Archive for February, 2013

See Who Tops The Billboard Charts In Gospel Music This Week!!

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

BILLBOARD.COM chronicles the top selling albums in music each week. So we’re bringing this info about the Gospel music genre to your fingertips each week, right here. We will highlight the Top 5 Gospel Albums & The Top 5 Gospel Songs!

For the week of February 9th, 2013

TOP 5 GOSPEL  ALBUMS

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Tasha Cobbs Releases “Grace”

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

525500_10151237829926537_2085558986_nGOSPELflava.com was invited to Tasha Cobb’s album release party for her first national release entitled “Grace”. The city of Atlanta showed up in a major way to support one of their own. The event hosted by Darlene McCoy was truly a night of intimate worship. Fans were give the chance to hear brand new music from the album that releases nationwide on February 5, 2013.  The venue will never be the same as Cobbs and her entire band ushered a corporate anointing into the place.  Artist and Pastors such as Pastor Hart Ramsey, Danielle Murphy, Darwin Hobbs, and LaTrice Pace took the stage to talk about the beauty and anointing on Tasha Cobbs. Tasha warmly greeted her fans and presented her staff and family gifts for their support of the project.

Read our review of “Grace” On GOSPELflava.com.

 

 

United Tenors Releases Single Here In Our Praise

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Throughout the moUnited Tenorsnth of January, Fred Hammond kept us glued to his social cam posts as he gave regular updates on the happenings of his new group.  Well, the wait is finally over as February delivers an official single from the much anticipated pairing of Fred Hammond, David Hollister, Brian Courtney Wilson and Eric Roberson known collectively as United Tenors (UT) released today.

Mary Mary Wins Two NAACP Image Awards

Monday, February 4th, 2013

MaryMary-Photo-Credit-Chris-Ragazzo2Congratulations to Gospel duo Mary Mary on winning two NAACP Image Awards (Best Duo/Best Gospel Album) on Friday February 1,2013 in Los Angeles. The duo is continuing on their winning streak after winning 5 Stellar Awards, and now preparing to head to the Grammy Awards where they are nominated for two awards. The Grammy Awards airs this Sunday February 10, 2012 at  8pm EST on CBS.

 

*Just a note to our viewers, the GOSPEL categories are announced during the pre-show which airs on http://www.grammy.com/

Chicago’s Dexter Walker and Zion Movement Take Top Honors at HSTS

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Zion MovementDexter Walker and Zion Movement now carries the distinction of being “America’s Best Gospel Choir”  as the Chicago based group was named the grand prize winner of the Verizon Wireless How Sweet the Sound Competition.  (more…)

Most Powerful Voices Competition Deadline Extended to Feb 28th

Friday, February 1st, 2013

The Most Powerful Voices Gospel Music Contest has extended its submission deadline to February 28th.  The competition, presented by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke AssociaMost Powerful Voicestion is open to independent solo artists, groups and choirs.  Celebrity guests judges include Light Records’ James Robinson, Light Records Recording Artist Michelle Williams and Holy Hip-Hop Artist Flame.  (more…)

New Music From Pastor Shirley Caesar On The Way

Friday, February 1st, 2013

37088_400783556682309_2018747650_nLight Records recording artist Pastor Shirley Caesar returns March 26th with a brand new album entitled “Good God”. The album features production by Kurt Carr and James Fortune. The 1st lady of Gospel Music recently performed at the 2013 Stellar Awards in tribute to her fellow Caravans group member the late Inez Andrews.

Gospel Takes Front Seat at NAACP Image Awards

Friday, February 1st, 2013

tamelamannthemasterplan3Tonight’s the night! The 44th NAACP Image Awards airs on NBC  network with Steve Harvey handling hosting duties.  Tamela Mann and Mary Mary dominate the recording categories with Mann being nominated for both the Outstanding Female and Outstanding Gospel Album categories and Mary Mary bNew Fred Hammond 213eing nominated in the Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration and Outstanding Gospel Album categories.  Rounding out the Outstanding Gospel Album category is Fred Hammond, Marvin Sapp, and Leandria Johnson. Check your local listings for the time and station in your area.