Archive for December, 2012

The Word Network Brings in the New Year in Memphis

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Start of the New Year with The Word Network in Memphis, Tennessee. The Word Network will begin its New Year’s Eve Celebration at the historic Mason Temple, the world headquarters of the Church of God in Christ at  11 pm EST TONIGHT. (more…)

EMI Gospel Celebrates 20 Years of Donald Lawrence and The Tri-City Singers

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Its hard to imagine that its been 20 years since Donald Lawrence and The Tri-City Singers burst onto the scene with A Songwriter’s Point of View.  The singing aggregation was  warmly received and set a standard endearing themselves as one of Gospel Music’s most beloved artists.

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Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Sings at Presidential Inauguration

Monday, December 31st, 2012

The Grammy award winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir under the direction of Carol Cymbala will be featured performers at the 57th Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies on the West Front of the United States Capitol on January 21st.

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Shirley Caesar Eulogizes Inez Andrews

Monday, December 31st, 2012

David Spearman courtesy of DV and Associates shared this clip of Pastor Shirley Caesar having remarks at the funeral celebration of Inez Andrews.

Stellar Awards To Broadcast LIVE on GMC

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

For the first time in its 28th year history, the 2013 Stellar Awards will broadcast LIVE on GMC ( formerly the Gospel Music Channel).

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Kevin Bond Releases ” A Song Of Hope”

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

2012 has proven to be a year for the record books. In light of the recent tragedy in Newtown, CT, GRAMMY Award Winning Producer Kevin Bond has released a new single entitled, “A Song Of Hope” from his upcoming album “Center Stage”. (more…)

Release Date Set For Tasha Cobbs Album

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

 

EMI Gospel Recording Artist Tasha Cobbs has released her album cover and release date. “Grace” will hit stores and online digital outlets on February 5, 2013. Ever since her performance  of “Break Every Chain” at Bishop T.D. Jakes “Woman Thou Art Loosed”  the single has become a fan favorite on social media and hit #1 on the iTunes Gospel charts. Tasha is slated to join Bishop Jakes and The Potter’s House Church in Dallas for watch night service.

“Grace” was recorded live in June of 2012 at NCC Safe Harbor in Montgomery, AL and will be Cobbs first major label debut. She released an independent project in 2010.

Pastor Barbara Best Passes

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

 

Pastor Barbara Best of the BL and S Singers has passed away.  With her gift acknowledged early on, she appeared before large audiences at the early age of 10 .  Barbara Best sang with several groups around the Washington, DC area before organizing  Barbara Best and the Deliverance Singers in 1966.  It was from this group that BL and S was birthed (representative of the first initials of Barbara Best, Lois Tillery and Sylvia Wayman).

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Where Are They Now? Ronzel Pretlow

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Ronzel Pretlow. While the name may or may not be familiar to you, his voice most certainly is.  The son of a preacher with an amazing musical gift, Ronzel Pretlow was introduced to the world via Bishop Carlton Pearson’s Live at Azusa 4  CD in 2001.  The song was his original composition Overflow.  It was an immediate HIT.

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Israel Houghton’s “It’s Not Over” Hits #1 on Gospel Singles Chart

Friday, December 28th, 2012

With 2012 wrapping up, its evident that the saints of GOD are holding fast to the message “It’s Not Over”. Israel Houghton’s latest hit with James Fortune, and Pastor Jason Nelson from his latest release “Jesus At The Center” has hit #1 on the Gospel Singles Chart.  Israel will perform the song on the 2013 Stellar Awards in Nashville, and currently has two Grammy Nominations.