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Travis Greene Shows His Intentionality

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

With high profile performances at Bishop TD Jakes’ Megafest and the BET All Star Sunday Best Finale, its no wonder that Travis Greene’s single Intentional would hit #1 on the Travis GreeneMediabase Gospel Singles Chart. Greene also made his way to Chicago last weekend to appear alongside Jonathan McReynolds at his birthday/CD release event.  Needless to say, his personal testimony and music ministry left the audience in awe.

“I’m thrilled at the success of this single,” said  Greene.  “It is a dream come true.  I just want to encourage the body of Christ and the world to know that everything God allows to happen is on purpose.”

While the EP is available on all digital retail outlets now, a full CD from Greene  entitled The Hill makes its way to stores and digital outlets on October 30th.

Lisa Page Brooks Set For First Live Recording

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Mark your calendars forLisa Page October 23rd as the city of Detroit serves as the backdrop for Lisa Page Brooks’ first live solo recording.  This not to be missed event will take place at the Christian Tabernacle Church in Detroit, MI.  Music Legend and Commissioned co-founder Bishop Michael Brooks will produce the live music set including a highly anticipated reunion of the group Witness.

““We decided to do a live recording because my live performances often take on a deeper dimension than what we capture in the studio. I couldn’t think of a better special guest artist for the night,” Lisa Page Brooks says. “The fun of getting together to do a medley and getting to see everybody again is going to be a lot of fun. I’m looking forward to a great time.”

Lonnie Hunter Announces End Of Radio Show

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Lonnie-HunterSyndicated radio host and Tyscot recording artist Lonnie Hunter informed listeners that his radio show will come to an end on September 21st.  “It’s time for a change,” Hunter says of his exit that’s been in the plans for weeks. “I’ve loved doing the show, interviewing artists and playing the Battle of the Sexes and Clues & Categories games with the audience; but I’ve got lots of other new and exciting adventures on the horizon that I’m about to get off the ground.”

The Stellar Award winning artist and Pastor of Worship for New Jersey Bishop David Evans’ Bethany Baptist Church is preparing for the release of He’s Worthy, the new single from his Billboard top 5 charting CD #GETITDONE.  Hunter will make his final appearance on October 17th in Los Angeles as host of this year’s McDonalds Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour and has signed on for hosting duties as the tour celebrates its tenth anniversary in 2016.  Plans are in the works for Hunter to transition to television with details on the show and format to come in the near future.


Early Birthday Presents For Jonathan McReynolds

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Mcreynolds Life MusicJonathan McReynolds celebrates his birthday with the release of Life Music: Stage Two hitting stores and digital outlets on September 18th. Fueled by the release of Gotta Have You and Pressure, the highly anticipated disc made its debut at #1 on the Amazon Hot New Releases in Christian Music Chart.  The Chicago native will celebrate the release of the CD with a birthday party/CD release event in Chicago.  Guests include Israel Houghton, Travis Green and India Arie followed by additional performances in New York, DC, Oklahoma, Virginia, Canada and Norway.

New Music From Rev Luther Barnes

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Luther+BarnesOn the heels of chart topping releases from Maurette Brown Clark and the Japan Mass Choir, SRT Entertainment readies God’s Grace, the new single from celebrated songwriter Rev. Luther Barnes and the Red Bud Gospel Choir.

The North Carolina based group has given us such Gospel classics as I’m Still Holding On, The Other Shore, So Satisfied and You Keep On Blessing Me.  “God’s Grace” hit digital outlets on September 11th and serves as  the first new music released from the group in 10 years.

Sensere Makes Their Billboard Debut

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Florida based soul band SenSensere_2015sere celebrate Kingdom Therapy, their sophomore CD making its debut on the Billboard Charts at #28.  The group comprised of nine vocalists and instrumentalists is making preparation for their Live DVD recording taking place on September 25th at Florida Memorial University’s Lou Rawls Center for the Performing Arts in Miami Gardens, Florida.

ANTHONY BROWN & group therAPy Ride The Charts With Worth

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Worth, the lead single from Anthony Brown & group therAPy continues its ride at the top of the Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart.  Brown and CoBrown Everyday Jesusmpany makes gains adding new fans with appearances on the BET Sunday Best singing competition, at TD Jakes’ Megafest and a live performance on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show.

Be sure to catch Anthony Brown 7 group therAPy on the final season of Bobby Jones Gospel on Sunday, November 22nd.

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.

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!


Tasha Cobbs Hits The Road For One Place Live

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Cobbs1014Motown Gospel celebrated the release of One Place Live, the follow up CD from Grammy, Dove and Stellar Gospel Music Award winner Tasha Cobbs  on August 21st.  The new disc fulfills its duty picking up where Grace left off, delivering powerful praise and worship music to the masses. Just this past week, Cobbs was greeted with the news of a Dove Award nomination for Gospel Artist of the Year.

In support of the CD’s release, Cobbs made appearances at Tony Evans’ Oak Cliff Bible Church as well as sharing the stage during this year’s MegaFest Celebration in Dallas.  On Labor Day weekend, she will join CeCe Winans, Marvin Sapp and Tye Tribbet at Brooklyn’s Barclay Center as well as share in ministry at Greenville’s SpiritFest with Tamela Mann and Israel Houghton.