Gospel music icon Kirk Franklin talks about his whirlwind success with his wife Tammy Franklin just before his honorary ceremony at the 2012 BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Luncheon in Nashville, TN.

Joyful Noise debuts this week at #1 on Billboard’s Soundtrack Chart, #1 on the Billboard Gospel chart, #2 on Billboard’s Christian chart, #2 on the Billboard Independent Current Albums chart, and landed a Top 20 debut on Billboard’s Top Current Albums chart.

View photos and more from tonight's "Joyful Noise" movie premiere at the Regal Short Pump theater.

Musician and actress Dolly Parton stars as a choir singer in the upcoming film "Joyful Noise." She's now championing real church choirs as a spokesperson for National Choir Appreciation Sunday this weekend.

The musical film centers on two women who must work together when a small-town gospel choir is threatened after the death of the group’s director. Latifah, portraying a mother of two teenagers, and Parton, who plays the director’s wife, lead a cast that includes Keke Palmer and Courtney B. Vance. The trailer reveals nearly the […]