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Fantasia Joins Michelle Williams For If We Had Your Eyes Remix

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Yes, you heMichelleard right. As if it couldn’t get any better, Fantasia joins multiple award winner Michelle Williams for the remix of If We Had Your Eyes released to iTunes today. Eyes is the first single from Journey to Freedom, Michelle’s fourth studio album from the eOne Music group. The song is riding the charts and is currently in the top 30 at Urban AC radio.  Journey To Freedom  is scheduled for a February 2014 release date.

Get a sneak peek of the song here:

New Music From The Canton Spirituals

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

Music producer Stan Jones has been teasing us for quite some time with news of an imminent release from Harvey Watkins and The Canton Spirituals.  Malaco Music confirmed Jones’ info announcing via social media the news of a single from some of our favorite Mississippi music makers set for release on December 3rd.  Until then, you can groove to the single Keep Knocking here.

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Micah Stampley Releases Love Never Fails November 12th

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Micah Stampley gears up for a multi city promotional tour supporting the release of his sixth solo CD Love Never Fails releasing November 1Micah Stampley_LNF_FINAL_CVR2th via Motown Gospel/Interface Entertainment.  The CD is a collection of songs placing emphasis on God’s never ceasing and unfailing love.  Stampley puts his inimitable signature on Chris Tomlin’s Our God, the first single.  The song is near and dear to Micah’s heart as it encouraged him while in a trying time and season of his life.

Sample the music from the CD here:

 

Donny Hathaway Anthology Box Set Releases November 12th

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

The life and mDonny+Hathaway+Never+My+Love+TheAnthologyusic of Donny Hathaway is celebrated in Never My Love, The Anthology available in stores nationwide on November 12th. Included in the set are 3 gospel flavored tracks, namely Thank You Master (For My Soul), Lord Help Me and Come Ye Disconsolate, a duet from Hathaway’s successful music partnership with Roberta Flack.

Hathaway’s gospel roots run deep as his first musical experiences evolved from being a part of the church choir under the watchful eye of his grandmother in St. Louis. Hathaway continued a close affiliation with gospel music, producing and writing for Albertina Walker and the Caravans. Hathaway’s impact on gospel music is felt and heard in the varied covers of his music by Keith Pringle, Marvin Sapp, Darius Brooks, Richard Smallwood and Ted & Sheri. His daughter, Lalah continues to wow audiences with recent appearances on Donald Lawrence’s chart topping Best For Last CD.

 

Bishop Larry Trotter Returns to Pulpit and Impacts Radio

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Chicago’s BisTrotterhop Larry D. Trotter is counting his blessings and giving God all the praise.  He returned to the pulpit at the Sweet Holy Spirit Church where he serves as pastor following an extended absence for cancer surgery and treatment.  Bishop Trotter was greeted with the news that I Know a Man, the first single from his upcoming release PRAISE REVISITED (Utopia Music Group) landed on Billboard’s Gospel New & Active Chart.

“I Know A Man” written and produced by Calvin Rodgers and Phillip Feaster and co-produced by James Lott is being met with great enthusiasm by radio around the country landing on Gospel’s New & Active radio chart this week, while pushing into Billboard Gospel Singles Top 30. In a short time span this song has pulled in a weekly listening audience of over 400,000 ears across the United States.

New Music From Zacardi Cortez

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Zacardi-Cortez-BiographyZacardi Cortez follows up the spring 2012  release of his best-selling solo debut , “Zacardi Cortez: The Introduction” (Worldwide Music Inc.) with a new radio single, and its taking flight.   “1 on 1,”bows at #22 on this week’s Mediabase gospel chart and Billboard magazine Hot Gospel Songs chart. The digital single was released to online music retailers on July 2.

“The song is about spending one on one time with God,” says the Houston native. “We all go through those times when we just have to put everything else aside – turn off the TV, put the video game down, stop taking phone calls – and just concentrate on our relationship. It can be your relationship with your girlfriend, your child or God. We all need that one on one time with the ones we love to let them know that we do love them and that’s the real message of the song.” 1 on 1 serves as the anchor for “Kerry Douglas Presents Gospel Mix VI,” scheduled for release on August 20, 2013 featuring music from Tamela Mann, Ruben Studdard, Ted Winn, James Fortune & FIYA, Bryan Wilson, Earnest Pugh, Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson, Damon Little, Evelyn Turrentine-Agee and a host of up and coming artists.

Earnest Pugh Releases More Of You To Radio

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Earnest Pugh  Shirley Caesar During CDDVD RecordingEarnest Pugh sets radio ablaze with More of You, his new single from the WIN (Worship In Nassau) Experience CD releasing August 27th on his P-Man Record label. A video clip of Pugh in rehearsal was making the rounds across social media networks and is receiving favorable response.

More of You, written by Pugh and produced by Cedric Thompson was conceived as Earnest spent time in prayer. Pugh said the time with God was rewarding.  “I felt compelled to stay in God’s presence………… my time with God empowered me beyond words. From that day on, it was evident that nothing mattered more to me than quenching the hunger and thirst for more of God.”

The new CD is a commemorates Pugh’s twenty years in ministry and fifteen years in the music industry and features Shirley Caesar, Rance Allen, LeJuene Thompson and Vincent Tharpe and Kenosis

Catch the Behind the Scenes Video Here:

Kirk Franklin Gets Sirius

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Kirk FranklinMany will wonder with all that Kirk Franklin is doing these days, when does he get to sleep?  The multiple Grammy and Stellar award winner      is well on his way to solidly earning the moniker as “the hardest working man in show business”. Our friends over at SiriusXM shared a Kirk Franklin moment with us where the man of many hats shares his vision for his new radio venture and gives an impromptu performance of his hit SMILE.

SNEAK PEEK: Sheri Jones Moffett CD Cover and Music Clips

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Since we couldn’t get enough of SHINE, our friends over at Motown Gospel decided to treat us to the cover for the new Sheri Jones Moffett Live CD as well as whet our appetite with a few tracks from Power and Authority Live In Memphis.  Take a look and listen, then let us know what you think:

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Vincent Tharpe and Kenosis Kick Off Faith Tour

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

VincentTkPalm Sunday Weekend was the backdroup as Memphis’ own Vincent Tharpe and Kenosis embarked upon a 22 city tour in support of their EPM Music Group CD Release Live In Memphis. Dubbed the Faith Tour, Tharpe shared his excitement about the tour; “This tour is a testament that we can do all things through Christ! This…. is our way of putting action behind Faith.”
VTK will travel through the south, midwest and east coast with stops in Arkansas, Mississippi , Missouri , Ohio, DC and New York.

Two singles from the CD, Thank You Lord and Let’s Praise Him are making the rounds at radio and climbing up the BDS singles chart.