Archive for March, 2011

Isaac Carree To Open Up Kirk Franklin and Steve Harvey Tour

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Isaac Carree will be doing double duty on the Kirk Franklin and Steve Harvey Tour Gospel Comedy Tour. Besides doing his normal duty of adding those flawless backing vocals along with the rest of the Kirk Franklin crew, he will now be the opening act! Isaac will be the opening act for the tour, which kicks off in Atlanta on March 19th. Isaac’s album “Uncommon Me” is set to release later this year, and his single “Simply Redeemed” has already created a buzz. Be sure to follow this member of Men of Standard on his Twitter page at for updates on this tour and journey.

Sean Slaughter& Friends Set to launch the “I Am the Prototype” Tour!

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Gospel recording artist and CEO of Life-Line Worldwide Sean Slaughter has a new project out entitled “The Prototype” and is working on a new television program for JC-TV and TBN titled, “Life Is…with Sean Slaughter”. The show focuses on hot topics, and  urban/pop culture from a Christian perspective. Sean Slaughter has formed a new group called,”The Burn Unit” which features Sean Slaughter, CMO, and Pros. Check out Sean Slaughter and friends on the “I Am the Prototype” tour this year!!

“The Lexi Show” is Back!

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

GOSPElflava is excited that one of our longtime supporters, Lexi Allen is returning to Television.  The Word Network announced that it is bringing, “The Lexi Show”  back for its 5th season.  The show went on hiatus after the completion of its highly acclaimed fourth season. Lexi can be heard on the Yolanda Adams Morning Show every Friday morning doing her entertainment segment as well being seen on BET’s Lift Every Voice as a correspondent. Expect a new album from Lexi entitled, “Phenomenal”.

“I Give Myself Away” Hits #1

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

In the times we are living in, worship is proving to be needed now more than ever. William McDowell’s worship anthem, “I Give Myself Away” has climbed back to #1 on the BDS and Mediabase Radio Charts. The song has gained significant airplay since its release, keeping the  two disc album, “As We Worship Live” at the top of the charts. The lyrics are the song are simple as they say, ” I Give Myself Away, So You Can Use Me”.

As We Worship Live Review

Earnest Pugh Set To Release, “Earnestly Yours”

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

The man that brought us the dynamic worship album, “Rain On Us” is back! Earnest Pugh is set to release his new album, “Earnestly Yours” on June 28th. Earnest recently performed on the BET Celebration of Gospel and is excited about releasing new music.

GOSPELflava Review of Rain On Us

Ricky Dillard Set to Release “Keep Living”

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

As the 2nd Quarter of Gospel Music comes upon us we are welcomed to the news that Ricky Dillard and New G’s CD is scheduled to be released on April 26th. The album will be released on Light Records, and a DVD will be available. The project was recorded live last year in Detroit to rave reviews.

JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise To Continue Recording With Light Records

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

JJ Hariston and his powerful group Youthful Praise have given us songs that are becoming staples and classic in Gospel music. With  Songs like “Lord You’re Mighty”, and “Awesome God”, this talented musician has stayed true to his brand and flows effortlessly in the vein God has him in. The group started in 2004 with Light Records/Evidence Gospel and have decided  to renew their contract. JJ explains that this was more than just a “business” move. He considers the staff at Light Records to be his “extended family”, and is excited about all the great things to come.

JJ and Youthful Praise are scheduled to record another Live album this summer.

Catch VaShawn Mitchell On The STILL: Something BIG Tour

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

With A #1 Gospel Song sweeping the country, 2 Grammy Award Nominations, and powerful performances on specials such as the BET Celebration of Gospel and The Stellar Awards, VaShawn Mitchell continues to walk in this season that he has been prepared for.  Get ready to experience VaShawn in a “BIG” way as he was just added to the “STILL: Something Big Tour” with Bebe and CeCe Winans and Mary Mary! VaShawn will join the two groups starting in April. The tour is slated to hit major markets such as New York, Chicago and Washington.

Mary Mary and Deitrick Haddon To Perform on Image Awards

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Mary Mary and Deitrick Haddon are set to perform on the 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards. The Award show airs this Friday March 4, 2011 at 8 p.m. on FOX. Mary Mary is set to release their new album, “Something Big” on Tuesday March 29, 2011 while Deitrick’s Haddon’s latest addition, “Church On The Moon”  continues to make impact on the charts.

26th Annual Stellar Awards Airs Saturday!

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Tune in to see performances from JJ Hairston, Beverly Crawford, VaShawn Mitchell, Forever Jones, The Soul Seekers, Marvin Sapp, and more!