Archive for March, 2011

Mary Mary To Perform on “The Tonight Show”

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Mary Mary is returning to the Jay Leno Show! The ladies will be performing live on “The Tonight Show”, on Thursday March 31st. Their 6th Studio Album, “Something Big”, which includes the smash single, “Walking”, was released nationwide on Tuesday.  We got a chance to sit down with the ladies for an in-depth interview, where they discussed the new album, upcoming tour, and more.

“The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno airs on NBC at 11:35 p.m. EST.

READ Our In-Depth Interview With MaryMary Here ~ >  Mary Mary Interview

Hello Fear Debuts at #1

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

It’s the CD that’s become the talk of the town if you will in the music game. Yes, none other than Kirk Franklin’s latest ground breaking album, “Hello Fear”. The album debut at #1 on Billboard’s Gospel Charts, and #5 on Billboard’s Top 200 charts.  Kirk is known to make history, and has done it again as the album is the 4th highest Gospel debut in the history of Sound Scan. Prior to release day the album was already the buzz in all of social media as many loyal fans have been waiting on Franklin’s return since his last album, “The Fight Of My Life”. This was  evident as the album hit #1 on the Christian/Gospel Digital Album Charts, #3 on the R&B Charts, and #7 on the Overall Digital Charts.

Kirk has been a busy man as he continues to tour with Steve Harvey on their Gospel Comedy Tour which is selling out venues across the country.  Set your DVR’s as Kirk and his crew will be on The Monique Show  April 4, 2011 at 11 p.m. EST on BET performing ” I Smile” and “Before I Die”, and will appear on the GMA Dove Awards on April 24th on the Gospel Music Channel. Franklin is also a New York Time’s Best Selling Author and his book, “The Blueprint” will be available in paperback format as of April 5th.

Attend A Taping of BET’s Sunday Best!

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

JMoss Leaks “Strong Enough” from His Forthcoming V4 Project

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Super producer, vocalist, writer, and musician- JMoss has leaked a hot track from his forthcoming Fall release entitled “V4″ .   Check it out here:   http://snd.sc/ibVG0B

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Smokie Norful Releases New Project,”How I Got Over(songs that carried us)”

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Dynamic singer, songwriter, and preacher -Smokie Norful has released a new project entitled “How I Got Over (Songs that carried us)” today!! It is comprised of many songs widely known and sung in the African American Church. This project pays homage to classic church songs that many have grown to love. The project features artists&  such as: Sherri Jones-Moffet, Myron Butler, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Melvin Williams, and Joe Ligon. The 12th District A.M.E. church conference choir is also featured on the project. Some songs included are: “Sunday Morning Medley” (which is in rotation on radio) , “The Lord Will Make A Way”, “I Know It Was The Blood”, “Storm Out On the Ocean”, and many more. Support good gospel music today!!

“Nobody Greater” Hits the #1 spot on the Billboard Gospel Chart!!

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Congratulations to Vashawn Mitchell and all of those involved in producing the chart topping “Nobody Greater”. It currently holds the #1 position on the “Gospel Songs” Billboard Chart!!  It’s an amazing song with a powerful message that’s being sung in places of worship across the world!Let’s keep supporting and creating great gospel music!!

Music World Gospel Set to Release “Most Powerful Voices Volume 1″

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Music World Gospel/Music World Music is gearing up to release a compilation project on May 3rd  in recognition of  National Stroke Awareness Month. The compilation project will feature: Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Kim Burrell, Trinitee 5:7, Micah Stampley, Juanita Bynum, Myron Butler, and Brian Courtney Wilson. They are also hosting the 5th annual “Power Awards” where gospel recording artists Brian Courtney Wilson& Trinitee 5:7 will be performing. They are partnering with the American HeartAssociation and GMC (Gospel Music Channel) to host a Gospel Music competition! Look out for these great events and the compilation project in the month of May!

Verity’s “WOW Gospel 2011″ Holds the #1 spot!!

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Wow Gospel 2011 currently holds the #1 chart position on Billboard’s “Gospel Albums” category and #53 on the Billboard top 200 across all genres!! Congratulations to Verity Records for compiling a wonderful collection of songs for this year’s WOW Gospel edition! Check it out today!

Bonnerfide Radio Responds To the Crisis in Japan

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

      The entire world watched in awe and amazement at the enormous Earthquake and Tsumani that occurred in Japan last week. The devastation experienced requires aid and certainly action on the part of the world community. Bonnerfide Radio has responded to this crisis by sponsoring a day of fundraising on Friday March 25th,2011 as they partner with World Vision. The campaign is entitled I AM JAPAN”. World Vision is a Christian humanitarian group that will be distributing relief supplies in Japan such as: medical supplies, water, diapers, blankets, and powdered milk for survivors. There will be an entire day of programming featuring the morning show and three specialty programs. Throughout the day of programming anyone that would like to help can contribute funds for relief in Japan at   www.getbonnerfide.com  

    The Christian community has a duty to respond in whatever way possible to crisis. The essence of the gospel is encompassed in love and showing that love in a tangible way. Support Bonnerfide Radio and relief efforts to Japan this Friday, March 25th. We have an opportunity to make an impact, so let’s do so.  Even after the fundraising day is done, do something!  Give a helping hand to those that need it most at this time. Families effected need prayer, love, and support.

New Music From Kirk Franklin and Richard Smallwood

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Huge Music Release Day in Gospel Music as two of the front runners in Gospel music release ground breaking new material. Kirk Franklin’s new album, “Hello Fear” releases today and has already hit the #1 spot on iTunes Gospel and Christian Charts.  The legendary Richard Smallwood and Vision releases their new single, “Trust Me”. Both have been creating a buzz in social media, as Gospel music fans have been anxiously awaiting the return of these great men.