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The Hezekiah Walker Center for Gospel Music at Virginia Union University (VUU) will host auditions for the 2023 VUU Gospel Choir next month, beginning Friday, February 3. Auditions are open to VUU students and the general public. Those interested are asked to complete the form, here, to schedule their audition. Auditions will be held on the […]

(Black PR Wire) As production starts for Tyler Perry’s exciting new project for Netflix, Six Triple Eight, an all-star cast has been announced. Beloved host, producer, and actress Oprah Winfrey and acclaimed actress Kerry Washington are joining the cast of the upcoming epic film. The two talents will star alongside actress Ebony Obsidian, known for her role […]

LIFE! If you hurt someone, manipulated situations that affected their name, caused confusion that altered people’s opinion about an individual, lied on them or to them, created a controlling environment, used their personal information for you gain, planted negative seeds about someone, caused division within your own family, violated someone, stressed someone out to the […]

(New York, NY) — Singer-Songwriter, Brian Courtney Wilson, will appear on the top-rated “SHERRI” show Monday, January 16. Brian will perform his new single, “Always Peace,” live as part of a special commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. You can find where to watch SHERRI here. In support of his current album, TRANSITIONS, Wilson is prepping […]

Nashville, TN (January 15, 2023) – DOE is releasing her third Spanish single, “So Good (Cuán Bueno)” feat. Lilly Goodman. DOE teamed up with Dominican Christian singer Lilly Goodman to create a Spanish rendition of her chart-topping song, “So Good,” blending her and Lilly’s voices on “So Good (Cuán Bueno)” with soul, high energy and […]

Nashville, TN. – January 15, 2023 – Congratulations to Dr. Bobby Jones as his life and many career attributes will be placed on display at the National Museum of African American Music.  The “Living Legends: Dr. Bobby Jones” exhibit celebrates the work, achievements, and legacy of Dr. Bobby Jones.  The exhibit will be open to […]

Nashville, TN ( January 8, 2022) – RCA Inspiration celebrates two nominations for the 11th Annual We Love Christian Music Awards, with nominations for releases by Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA) and DOE (Life Room Label/RCA Inspiration). With nominations announced today, Kirk Franklin is nominated in the category of “Gospel Song of the Year” for […]

(Las Vegas, NV) — Grammy and Stellar Award-winning recording artist Brent Jones is joining Las Vegas’ top-ranked urban radio station starting January 8th as the host of the newly minted “The Brent Jones Show”. Reaching over 2.7 million listeners in the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area, Power 88.1 FM has been serving the community for […]

The platinum-selling worship ensemble, Shekinah Glory Ministry (known for gospel classics such as “Praise is What I Do” and “Yes”), have teamed up with an urban producer on the rise, Avehre, to release a four-song digital EP, The Artist Project, Vol. 2 (Kingdom Records). The set of songs, now available on all digital music platforms, […]

Nashville, TN (November 7, 2022) – Chart-topper DOE will present a whole live experience of her award-winning debut album CLARITY on tour this winter, with “A Night of Clarity,” her first solo tour. Headlining dates during December, tickets are available now for the multi-city “A Night of Clarity” Tour, hitting Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC; and Philadelphia, PA. The three-time […]

NEW YORK, NY – October 23, 2022 – Today, BET announces the host, nominees and premiere date of “Soul Train Awards” 2022 presented by BET taking place, Sunday, November 13 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Actor, comedian and writer Deon Cole will host an incredible night celebrating the best in soul music and the iconic legacy […]

Smokie Norful is one of the brightest lights on the current gospel scene. The son of an African Methodist Episcopal minister, Norful spent his first 14 years in Muskogee, OK, where he absorbed music ranging from sacred gospel to the secular soul that was popular at the time. By the age of two he was picking […]