The Belle

by Sheilah Belle New York, NY — On the heels of the stunning release of Kirk Franklin’s HELLO FEAR, which is the #1 Gospel CD in the country for the 5th consecutive week, Verity Gospel Music Group has also secured a dominant position on the radio and sales charts.  The label has four CDs in […]

Sheilah Belle aka The Belle and Barbara S. S. Belle in Washington, D.C. (a few years ago)lol! by Sheilah Belle Richmond, VA – It’s Mother’s Day weekend and I pray everyone who has a mom, had a mom or anyone you may think of as a mom is loved and remembered on this weekend.  My […]

by Sheilah Belle On Sunday, July 10, 2011 in Byrd Park at Dogwood Dell, Richmond, Virginia Larry Bland and the Volunteer Choir, will once again grace the Dogwood Dell stage in Byrd Park for a special performance during the 2nd Annual Gospel Music Fest with The Belle. The evening concert will kick off at 5p.m. with The […]

by Sheilah Belle Jackson, Mississippi — Maurette Brown Clark has returned once again with her signature brand of “Praise & Worship” on her upcoming 4th CD “The Sound Of Victory” on Atlanta International Records (Air Gospel), Distributed by The Malaco Music Group (Also available on DVD). The Sound Of Victory” was recorded “Live” in front […]

by Sheilah Belle Billboard magazine’s 2010 #1 indie gospel label CEO Kerry Douglas welcomes veteran recording artist Lonnie Hunter into his Blacksmoke Music Worldwide family that includes catalogue music by chart-topping gospel artists such as James Fortune & FIYA, Keith Wonderboy Johnson, Earnest Pugh and Evelyn Turrentine-Agee. It’s been eight years since Hunter’s last CD. […]

by Sheilah Belle Jackson, Mississippi — Malaco Records Headquarters in Jackson, Mississippi has been destroyed as a result of a recent storm that plagued that section of the country.  D.A. Johnson, Executive Director of the Gospel Division said, “It all happened Friday morning around 11am.  I was on the other side of the city at […]

Richmond, VA — Jeff Anderson, Radio One Richmond Operations Manager and Reggie Baker, Program Director of WPZZ-FM, announced that Sheilah Belle has been selected as the Afternoon Personality for WPZZ Praise 104.7 FM Richmond. Ms. Belle brings over 20 years of multi-media experience and a reputation that is highly respected in the Gospel music industry. […]

by Sheilah Belle New Haven, CT — Through the years listeners have celebrated the soulful elements and syncopated rhythms found in Soul Tempo’s classic urban inspirational music. Their signature four-voice texture, inventive arrangements and dynamic stage presence have established this group as genuine talent and a mainstay in music and entertainment.  Jerry Brunson, Tony Burnett, and […]

by Sheilah Belle Get ready for a new African-American television network to be added to your TV listings this fall. Bounce TV is a joint venture headed up by Ambassador Andrew Young and Martin Luther King III and will feature a mix of live sports, theatrical movies and original programming targeting African American adults 25-54 […]

by Sheilah Belle Tune in this Monday, April 11th at 10 p.m. EST to TBN’s “Praise The Lord” program which features Bryan Wilson performing three songs, including “Best Time of My Life” from his forthcoming “Bapolstogic 101” CD. The program takes place from TBN’s Miami studio and will be hosted by veteran actor Clifton Davis […]

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 […]

(In photo: The Belle’s cousin; Anita Mallory, The Belle and neighbor Charlotte near the starting line) By Sheilah Belle Richmond, VA — The Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k is one of Richmond’s biggest events of the year anyway you look at it, sporting or social, however Saturday’s 10k seemed even more significant and timely as the […]