Archive for September, 2015

Kirk Franklin Makes History With Wanna Be Happy

Friday, September 11th, 2015

“Wanna Be Happy?”, the new song from Kirk Franklin debuted at #1 and makes history as the beskirk-franklint first-week digital single in gospel sales history.   Franklin premiered the song on the Steve Harvey Morning Show as well as closing out the season finale of the ever popular BET Sunday Best singing competition.

“This is great news for both Kirk Franklin and the entire gospel genre,” said Mark Michel, VP of Sales, RCA Inspiration.  “We haven’t seen first week numbers like this in gospel since his last record four years ago.  We’re all very excited about this single and his forthcoming album.”

Wanna Be Happy? comes from Kirk Franklin’s eleventh album which is due in stores in November.

War Room Music

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015


War Room was busy taking over the box office nationally last week.  Continuing its success War Room helped unseat “Straight Outta Compton” as the most popular movie in North America over the long holiday weekend, according to final figures released Tuesday.


Stellars Announce 2016 Date and City

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Erica Campbell Stellars

Central City Productions has announced that it will hold the 31st Annual Stellar in Las Vegas once again. The awards were held in “Sin City” for the first time earlier this year. February 20 marks the date. Venue and event information still to be announced.

Mississippi Mass Lends Voices To Night of Unity

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

MMC Unity nightThe famed Mississippi Mass Choir celebrated perseverance and community in Stronger Together, a night of Unity held on August 25th in Jackson, Mississippi.  Wayne Singleton, minister of music of Charleston’s Mother Emmanuel AME Church was a special guest for the evening as pastors and area leaders from 2oo churches joined together for a night of fellowship and worship on dance, music and spiritual songs.  In addition to MMC, performances were given by the First Baptist Jackson Worship Choir and Orchestra and Ballet Magnificat!