Archive for August, 2015

Pastor Charles Jenkins’ War Makes Its Way To Top Spot On Radio Chart

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

War, the infectious figPastorCharlesJenkinsAlbumCoverht song that serves as the lead single for Any Given Sunday,  Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago’s latest project has made its way to Number 1 on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart.

“Nothing brings us more joy than hearing people sing #WAR as their personal fight song. There is so much going on in the world and real people are fighting real battles everywhere. The stories and testimonies we hear everyday say it all and in the words of the great Andrae Crouch: To God Be The Glory.”

John P Kee Signs With Motown Gospel

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Gospel icon John P Kee joins the ranks of Smokie Norful, Tasha Cobbs, Tye Tribbett and VaShawn Mitchell in becoming a part of the Motown Gospel family.  Kee is preparing for the release of Level Next, his 25th album scheduled for release on September 25th, 2015.John Kee

“John P. Kee is a man on a mission. He could rest on his legendary musical accomplishments of the last 35 years, but instead he continues to write and produce compelling music with the passion of a brand new artist,” said Ken Pennell, President, Gospel Music, Capitol Christian Music Group. “At Motown Gospel, we are honored to partner with him as he takes his ministry and music to the next level.”

 

Akron, OH Native Receiving Great Industry Buzz

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Jennifer Mekel One of Ohio’s biggest secrets is out! Jennifer Mekel, a native of Akron, is blazing up the gospel charts with her single Great God. Being played on stations across the country, even the Yolanda Adams Morning Show, the powerful song is currently in the Gospel Top 40. The single beautifully showcases Mekel’s silvery vocals paired with the world-renowned Boys & Girls Choir of Harlem Alumni Ensemble. “We had this phenomenal song in Great God and we needed a choir. Someone suggested the Harlem Alumni Choir and I thought it was a wonderful idea,” Mekel stated. “I was honored to have been able to collaborate with them and while it was a collaborative effort, the result is pure worship.” The single is a prelude to her forthcoming album on the POWAMM (Power Of Word And Music Ministry) record label. On her full project, Mekel will be joined by famed multi-Dove and Stellar Award nominated Earnest Pugh, Swoope, Khyrie Tyler, and H. Doobie Powell. Still the prolific singer/songwriter is taking all of this industry “buzzing” in stride saying, “I am thrilled to be using my gifts to glorify God in these times.”