Memphis, TN — About 180 record label management, radio station general managers, promotions staff, national sales managers, program directors, and on-air staff, including award-winning gospel music artist James Fortune came together this weekend to help kick off the Radio Cares for St. Jude Kids® radiothon season for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, one of the […]

By Sheilah Belle Memphis, TN – Over the weekend, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital rolled out the red carpet for radio announcers across the country.  The goal was to talk about the many goals of the research hospital and the important roll the radio announcer’s play in helping to raise money during their yearly nationwide […]

Mathew Knowles’ Music World Gospel, an imprint label of Music World Music, today signed an exclusive International Distribution Agreement with Houston-based gospel recording artist James Fortune and Fiya World, LLC for recordings distributed worldwide, excluding North American. This Agreement covers any and all product that Fiya World, LLC wishes to place forth for distribution that […]

by Sheilah Belle Exclusive to TBR— Tampa, FL –The Gospel Music Workshop of America (GMWA) the largest independent Gospel Convention in the world, also known as a place where everybody is somebody is actually even more than that.  The GMWA is also a place where you can go to feel appreciated, loved on and respected […]

James Fortune performed at the 2011 Stone Soul Music & Food Festival.  Check out photos and his performance of “I Wouldn’t Know You”

Stone Soul 2011 was a huge success. We thank everyone who was in attendance . If you missed the amazing event we’ve got all the highlights you need. Check out some photos below. More photos and video coming soon!

Gospel artist, James Fortune will be performing that this year’s Stone Soul Music & Food Festival. Fortune and F.I.Y.A.’s sophomore project on Black Smoke Music World Wide (formerly World Wide), “The Transformation”, was .released January 22, 2008. The first single “I Trust You” is dominating Gospel radio with 25 weeks straight at #1 and counting. […]

by Sheilah Belle Nashville, TN — SR VP & General Manager of Light Records, James Robinson announced a marketing and distribution agreement with JAMES FORTUNE & FIYA, to bring his new label, FIYA World Music to Light Records and eOne Distribution.  The three year deal, which was inked this week, includes the future recordings of James […] brings you the EXCLUSIVE video of “I Believe” by James Fortune and FIYA feat. Shawn McClemore! History Was Made Here In Richmond Yesterday For A 105 Year Old Ashland Woman Texas Youth Pastor Recovering After Mid-Sermon Shooting Is Bishop Long’s Side-Stepping Around The Allegations A Reflection Of Guilt? The Bishop Eddie Long Scandal: Betraying […]

Via: // Where did James Fortune & FIYA come from? According to Wikipedia, James Fortune attended my alma mater (I graduated from Cal State University Northridge though, so that’s a non-event). He could be the “creation” of a major gospel label looking for a cash cow (but he’s on a hard-working independent label, so […]