The Gordons Do Gospel In A Big Way

Written by: Gregory Gay

October 21st, 2014

We got our first exposure to the Gordons via their debut on the “John P. Kee Presents: The New Artist Showcase” CD (Verity Records) with “Can’t Take No More” in 2005. Since that time, the familyGordons couch group from the lone star state of Texas have been winning fans over with their unique blend of traditional quartet harmonies and contemporary gospel style.  Securing a national distribution deal with Central South, The Gordons are now preparing for the release of their CD Project Love on their very own Airtone Entertainment label in early 2015.

Their single, Like You is making lasting impressions impacting radio and is available on iTunes and Amazon.   All we can add is make sure you get a good seat to enjoy the ride.

BMI Set To Honor Israel Houghton, LaShun Pace and The Pace Sisters

Written by: Gregory Gay

October 16th, 2014

spacer the-anointed-pace-sistersIsrael 1014Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) announced today that the 16th Annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards will honor Israel Houghton, LaShun Pace and The Pace Sisters on January 17th, 2015 in its new location at the Rialto Center of the Arts in the city of Atlanta.  “I’m thrilled to bring the fete to Atlanta this year and to honor these revered luminaries of gospel music,” said BMI Vice President, Writer-Publisher Relations, Atlanta, Catherine Brewton. “Atlanta has a rich musical history and it’s the perfect setting to laud Israel Houghton, LaShun Pace and The Anointed Pace Sisters.”

Totally 4 Him Shares The Love of Quartet With Stan Jones and Doug Williams

Written by: Gregory Gay

October 15th, 2014

Who said Quartet was being diminished? Adding to its continuation and expansion now comes contemporary quartet Totally 4 Him, making impact with their new single All We Need Is Love.  For the single, the group calls on assistance from veteran quartet legend Doug Williams and award winning producer Stan Jones with the end result being something they call “Quartemporary”.Totally4him

T4H is made up of two sets of brothers, Carlos and Michael Harvey Jr (Turk), and Dante and Jesse Eady.  The group is in the studio working on finalizing their CD which is scheduled for an early 2015 release. 

Erica Campbell, Michelle Williams, Donnie McClurkin Nominees For Soul Train Awards

Written by: Gregory Gay

October 15th, 2014

The nominees for the Soul Train Music Awards were announced on Monday, October 13th. Talk show maven Wendy Williams will serve as the host for this year’s festivities. The Soul Train Awards 2014 show will be taped in Las Vegas, NV on Friday, November 7, 2014, and air on CENTRIC and BET on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 8 pm ET/PT.
In the Best Gospel/Inspirational Song Category, the nominees are

soul-trainBest Gospel/Inspirational Song
“Help” – Erica Campbell feat. Lecrae
“I Can Only Imagine” – Tamela Mann
“No Greater Love” – Smokie Norful
“Real Love” – Inspired People feat. Charles Jenkins
“Say Yes” – Michelle Williams feat. Beyoncé & Kelly Rowland
“We Are Victorious” – Donnie McClurkin feat. Tye Tribbett

The Showers Ink Deal With Habakkuk Music

Written by: Gregory Gay

October 15th, 2014

Louisiana basedShowers group family group The Showers announced  an exclusive national distribution partnership with Habakkuk Music/INgrooves Fontana.  The group has two Top 40 radio singles “Praise Your Way Through” and their current rising radio single “Better” (written and produced by Deon Kipping).  In addition to Kipping, their debut album, the first project from their A & P (Aquilla and Priscilla) label will also feature production by Grammy winner Myron Butler(Tamela Mann, Marvin Sapp) and Bruce Robinson, Jr (Joshua Rogers, Fantasia).

Prayers For J Moss

Written by: Gregory Gay

October 15th, 2014

GOSPELflava is joining Jmossothers around the country praying for multiple award winning songwriter and producer J Moss as his home was destroyed by fire on Tuesday, October 14th.

Dove Award Win And Performance For Erica Campbell

Written by: Gregory Gay

October 10th, 2014

Lecrae and ECCatch Erica Campbell as she performs Help,  the title track from her debut solo CD on the broadcast premiere of this year’s Dove Awards.  The show will air on Sunday, October 12th on the TBN network.

Campbell shared the stage during the performance of Help with Dove Awards co host Lecrae, and took home a statue for Traditional Gospel Song of the Year for A Little More Jesus. Fans get to experience the behind the scenes action of the Campbell family as the 4th season of Mary Mary is in production and Erica expands her brand outreach with a 10 color line of nail polish.

 

The Song Of The Saints: Its Been Jesus

Written by: Gregory Gay

October 10th, 2014

Pharis Evans Jr. and Saints With A Vision make a triumphant return with their new single, Its Been Jesus on Evans’ new Fountain of Life record labelIts Been Jesus.  The singing aggregation caught the attention of the country with If Nothing Else, Thank You from their Calling All Saints CD debut.  Saints With A Vision celebrates 16 years of existence with an anniversary concert with special guest Kim McFarland in October as the launch to their fall performance schedule throughout the Midwest and southern part of the United States while Its Been Jesus makes the rounds at radio.

Tasha Cobbs Set For Live Recording In South Carolina

Written by: Gregory Gay

October 10th, 2014

Motown Gospel recording artist and Grammy, Stellar and Dove Award winner Tasha Cobbs heads to Greenville, SC for a live recording on Monday, October 13th. “We all have heard the saying that you ‘appreciate something more when you invest in it’. If you’ve sacrificed and invested in order to get there, you’re not coming as a spectator, you’re coming to actively participate in the worship experience,” says Cobbs.Cobbs1014  “I’ve noticed that God always sends me places that require a sacrifice in order for one to attend,” she says about recording in South Carolina. “I had the opportunity to minister at Redemption Center a few months ago and I knew immediately that I was going to record there. Apostle Carpenter and the Redemption Church have been very gracious to open their church doors to us.”

The untitled project will pair Cobbs once again with producer VaShawn Mitchell and feature guest artists Bishop Paul Morton and Jamie Grace

Erica Campbell, Donnie McClurkin, Tamela Mann & Hezekiah Walker Take Home Dove Awards

Written by: Gregory Gay

October 8th, 2014

Hez CoverIt was a memorable evening as the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards were held at the Lipscomb Arena in Nashville on October 7th.  Among the night’s honors, Erica Campbell took home the Traditional Gospel Song Award for A Little More Jesus, Every Praise garnered the award for Contemporary Urban Gospel Song for Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Tamela Mann took home a statue for Gospel Performance of the Year, Donnie McClurkin won Traditional Gospel Album and Tye Tribbett won Contemporary Gospel Album.

The Dove Awards telecast can be seen on the TBN Network on Sunday, October 12th.Erica-Campbell_Help_CD

For a full list of winners, click here