Archive for June, 2012

Check Out Some Great Live Recordings&Concerts This Summer!!

Friday, June 29th, 2012

This summer there are a number of great live recordings, album release concerts, tours, and new releases on the horizon. Here are a few that you can be apart of!

Join EMI Gospel recording artist Sheri Jones-Moffett in Memphis, Tennessee Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Hope Presbyterian Church, 8500 Walnut Grove Rd, Cordova TN 38018. *Doors Open at 5pm, the recording begins at 6pm* Sheri Jones-Moffett’s voice is definitely one of a kind. No one can forget how she laced the Donald Lawrence & Tr-City Singers hit song “Encourage Yourself” with her stellar vocals. Do not miss this once in a lifetime experience.








Tye Tribbett presents the Greater Than live recording. The East Coast recording will take place in Miami, Florida on August 17th, 2012 at 7pm at: Faith Center Ministries 5555 NW 95th Avenue Sunrise, FL 33351. The West Coast live recording will take place on August 31st, 2012 at 7pm at Angelus Temple 1100 Glendale Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90026. The recording is sure to be full of lots of energy, great music, and wonderful transparent messages pointing to Christ.




Join Habakkuk Music affiliate Gerald Scott & Co. in concert in celebration of their forthcoming release Incredible (7/17) on Saturday July 14th, 2012 at 6pm at the Master’s Child Church & Children’s Center 2001 Brooks Drive District Heights, MD 20747. G.Scott & Co. are also featured on the “Got Gospel” Tour beginning August 2nd in Baltimore, MD and ending August 25th in Raleigh, NC.

Marvin L Winans CD Release Concert Set for June 26

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

All roads will lead to Detroit’s Perfecting Church on Tuesday, June 26th for the release concert for the highly anticipated Marvin L Winans Presents the Praise & Worship Experience CD. (more…)

Gabriel Hardeman Passes

Monday, June 18th, 2012

The Gospel Music Community is saddened with news of the passing of noted singer/songwriter Gabriel Hardeman on Saturday, June 16th.  (more…)

Dr. Margaret Douroux Heritage Music Conference New Date and Location

Thursday, June 14th, 2012


Noted Gospel Songwriter Dr. Margaret Pleasant Douroux’s Annual Heritage Foundation Music Conference moves from its  usual October date to July and takes the gospel to Irvine, California. (more…)

Ben Tankard: 20 Years with a New Full Tank

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Noted GospelJazz Music Pioneer Ben Tankard marks 20 years in the genre with the release of  a new project entitled Full Tank.  The new CD is his 18th solo release and features guest performances from Gerald Albright,  Take 6’s Mark Kibble, Tim Bowman and Cynthia Jones. (more…)

Michelle Williams, Israel&New Breed, Fred Hammond, And More! Check Out Some Highlights Of This Summer In Gospel Music!

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Israel & New Breed are set to release their much anticipated recording “Jesus At The Center“. Over the years Israel & New Breed have produced praise and worship standards for Christians across the globe. Their latest recording effort was recorded at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. The title track of the project, “Jesus at The Center” has already begun to create a buzz among churches across the world. “Your Presence Is Heaven” is the upcoming single from the project. Jason Nelson and James Fortune are also featured on the 2 disc 17 track project. “Jesus At The Center” is set to be released on August 14th, 2012.





You can check 0ut the legendary Fred Hammond headlining the Mcdonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour throughout the month of June in select cities. Special guests include Byron Cage, Canton Jones, Vashawn Mitchell, Myron Butler, and more! For remaining dates with ticket availability go to:

June 23 – Chicago, Chicago Gospel Music Festival

June 29 – Atlanta, Full Gospel Conference


The Chicago Mass Choir will be in concert this saturday June 9th, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. Details are as follows:

Voices of Calvary Anniversary Concert

June 9, 2012-7pm

Mt. Calvary MB Church

1238 Briarville Rd, Madison (Nashville), TN



Michelle Williams signs to Light Records/eOne.  We know Michelle Williams from the powerhouse R&B/Pop girl group Destiny’s Child, and from her solo Gospel recording efforts (2002 “Heart To Yours“, and 2004 “Do You Know“). She has also graced the theatrical stage with roles in “Aida”, “The Color Purple”, and “Chicago”, where she was cast as the first African-American to play the lead role of the hit stage play.  We’re looking forward to the release of a single and new project in January of 2013 from Michelle Williams.





William McDowell is preparing for his first live DVD recording on June 29th, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. McDowell has penned one of the most impactful songs in Gospel music in the past 10 years, “I Give Myself Away“.  McDowell continues to raise the bar with his ability to offer songs that speak to the heart of praise and worship. He is joined by some of Gospel music’s best and brightest, and up and coming artists such as: Tasha Cobbs, Jason Nelson.


Marvin Winans’ New Project Drops June 26

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Marvin Winans Jr. announced during the Perfecting Church’s Annual Holy Convocation the release of a new CD from his  legendary dad entitled Marvin Winans Presents the Praise and Worship Experience.   (more…)