Archive for February, 2016

BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Airs On TV One February 21

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Get ready toBebeCeCenew relive the joy and celebration as the BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Awards air on TV One on Sunday, February 21st.  Taped in Atlanta, the show paid tribute to Gospel icons Bebe and CeCe Winans as well as sister duo Mary Mary.  Performers include Marvin Winans, Jonathan McReynolds, Tamela Mann, Ricky Dillard and New G featuring Tiff Joy and many others.  Check your local listings for time and station information in your area.

Check out our pics from the event here 2016 BMI Trailblazer Awards Pics

Sherri Shepherd and Rickey Smiley Host Gospel’s Biggest Night

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Smiley ShepherdThe Stellar Awards, dubbed the biggest night in Gospel music will make a triumphant return to Las Vegas Nevada in the Orleans Arena on February 20th. Also making a return for hosting duties are comedian Rickey Smiley and actress/daytime talk show host Sherri Shepherd.  The Stellar Awards will make its broadcast premiere on TV One during the week of March 6, before entering syndication reaching 150 stations in 125 markets between March and April. (more…)

RCA Inspiration Racks Up 2 Grammy Awards

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Kirkfranklin1RCA Inspiration did the happy dance when the envelopes were opened at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards on Monday, February 15th as they took home Grammy statues in two categories.  Kirk Franklin received his 10th Grammy for Best Gospel Performance/Song for his hit single “Wanna Be Happy?” and Israel Houghton was awarded his 6th Grammy in the category of Best Gospel Album for Covered: Alive In Asia.

“We are very proud of Kirk and Israel and their honors from The Recording Academy at this year’s GRAMMY® Awards,” said Geo Bivins, General Manager of RCA Inspiration. “We congratulate the innovating and inspiring work that they have done and continue to do.”

Kirk Franklin Wins Grammy, And Shares It!

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Kirk Franklin’s “Wanna Be Happy” was announced this evening as the Grammy winner in the category of Best Gospel Performance/Song(more…)

Gospel at the Grammys: Watch LIVE Today!

Monday, February 15th, 2016

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Make sure you tune in to the show before the show and watch Gospel at the Grammys! The legendary Fairfield Four & Tasha Cobbs will be performing live on the Premier Ceremony at 3pm EST at http://live.grammy.com/  (more…)

Fantasy Stellar Categories!

Saturday, February 13th, 2016
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Tasha Cobbs Performing, "Put A Praise On It" at the 2016 Celebration of Gospel

Tasha Cobbs Performing, “Put A Praise On It” at the 2016 Celebration of Gospel

All roads lead to Las Vegas, NV as the countdown begins for the 31st Annual Stellar Awards. For over thirty years this event has honored the best and brightest in Gospel music for their contribution to the art of Gospel Music. The biggest names in this genre have been awarded with high honors such as “Female Vocalist Of The Year”, “Producer Of The Year”,  and “Song Of The Year”.

Well… I thought what if we had some FUN and make up some Fantasy Categories with this year nominees to make you laugh and have some FUN! (more…)

New Inductees Into The Stellar Awards Honors Club

Saturday, February 13th, 2016
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In 2015, Stellar Awards Founder and Executive Producer Don Jackson introduced the Stellar Awards Honors paying tribute to individuals who have been trailblazers and trendsetters in Gospel music.  The inaugural honorees included Pastor Shirley Caesar, Byron Cage, Clifton Davis, Kirk Franklin, Vickie Winans, Dottie Peoples, Ricky Dillard, Vicki Mack Lataillade, Dr. Leonard Scott and Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones. (more…)

The Artists Favorite Eats In Vegas!

Friday, February 12th, 2016
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JJ Hairston and Anthony Brown

So while you’re in Vegas, since you won’t be gambling *wink*, you’ll have plenty of time to eat! We’ve checked in with some of our favorite artists to see where they like to break bread in Las Vegas. (more…)

Homegoing Arrangments for Erica Bratton-McCullough

Friday, February 12th, 2016

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There will be Celebration of Life services in both Maryland and North Carolina for Erica Bratton-McCullough. Bratton-McCullough departed this life on Thursday, February 11, 2016 after an extended illness.

Tri City Singers’ Erica Bratton-McCullough Passes

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

MCculloughGOSPELflava joins others around the country mourning the passing of Donald Lawrence and Tri City Singers’ member Minister Erica Bratton McCullough.  (more…)