Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

Erica Campbell, Michelle Williams, Donnie McClurkin Nominees For Soul Train Awards

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

The nominees for the Soul Train Music Awards were announced on Monday, October 13th. Talk show maven Wendy Williams will serve as the host for this year’s festivities. The Soul Train Awards 2014 show will be taped in Las Vegas, NV on Friday, November 7, 2014, and air on CENTRIC and BET on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 8 pm ET/PT.
In the Best Gospel/Inspirational Song Category, the nominees are

soul-trainBest Gospel/Inspirational Song
“Help” – Erica Campbell feat. Lecrae
“I Can Only Imagine” – Tamela Mann
“No Greater Love” – Smokie Norful
“Real Love” – Inspired People feat. Charles Jenkins
“Say Yes” – Michelle Williams feat. Beyoncé & Kelly Rowland
“We Are Victorious” – Donnie McClurkin feat. Tye Tribbett

Dove Award Win And Performance For Erica Campbell

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Lecrae and ECCatch Erica Campbell as she performs Help,  the title track from her debut solo CD on the broadcast premiere of this year’s Dove Awards.  The show will air on Sunday, October 12th on the TBN network.

Campbell shared the stage during the performance of Help with Dove Awards co host Lecrae, and took home a statue for Traditional Gospel Song of the Year for A Little More Jesus. Fans get to experience the behind the scenes action of the Campbell family as the 4th season of Mary Mary is in production and Erica expands her brand outreach with a 10 color line of nail polish.

 

Erica Campbell, Donnie McClurkin, Tamela Mann & Hezekiah Walker Take Home Dove Awards

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Hez CoverIt was a memorable evening as the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards were held at the Lipscomb Arena in Nashville on October 7th.  Among the night’s honors, Erica Campbell took home the Traditional Gospel Song Award for A Little More Jesus, Every Praise garnered the award for Contemporary Urban Gospel Song for Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Tamela Mann took home a statue for Gospel Performance of the Year, Donnie McClurkin won Traditional Gospel Album and Tye Tribbett won Contemporary Gospel Album.

The Dove Awards telecast can be seen on the TBN Network on Sunday, October 12th.Erica-Campbell_Help_CD

For a full list of winners, click here 

Erica Campbell, Tamela Mann, Hezekiah Walker and Lecrae Receive Dove Award Nominations

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

DOVE-awards-press-conferenceThe Gospel Music Association announced the nominees for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards which will be held on October 7th at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennesse.  TBN will broadcast the event live.  Nominees in the Gospel Categories are as follows: (more…)

Stellar Awards Relocate to Las Vegas

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Now comes official word frvashawn_mitchell2012-stellars-wideom Central City Productions that the Stellar Music Awards will celebrate its 30th Anniversary in the city of Las Vegas, Nevada.  In addition, the 2015 awards show will be held on March 28th moving from its original January date.  The venue for the event is the Orleans Arena. For additional details, check out the Stellar Awards official website.

Anthony Brown Takes Honors At ASCAP Urban Music Awards 2014

Friday, June 27th, 2014

anthonybrownThe American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) honored the songwriters and publishers for the most performed songs in 2013 at the 27th Annual  Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 26th. Tyscot recording artist Anthony Brown was honored as his composition Testimony was recognized as the Top Gospel Song.  Other Gospel songs celebrated were 1 on 1 (Zacardi Cortez), A Little More Jesus (Erica Campbell), Break Every Chain (Tasha Cobbs), Clean This House (Isaac Carree), Every Praise (Hezekiah Walker), God Will Make a Way (Shirley Caesar), Greater is Coming (Jakalyn Carr), Here in our Praise (Fred Hammond and United Tenors), Hold On (James Fortune), If He Did It Before (Tye Tribbett), Its Not Over (Israel & New Breed) and Sunday Morning (Mary Mary).  Lecrae, Anthony Brown and Jekalyn Carr performed during the awards ceremony.

Aaron Lindsey, John P Kee & Charles Jenkins Among Honorees at BMI Awards

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Aaron and IsraelThe most performed Christian rock, contemporary Christian, inspirational, southern and urban Gospel songs on U.S. Christian radio were celebrated at the 2014 BMI Christian Awards on June 17th.  Aaron Lindsey was honored as one of the six Christian songwriters of the year for Its Not Over (When God Is In It) for Israel Houghton and My Testimony for Marvin Sapp.  Other award winning songs included Awesome (Charles Jenkins), Life and Favor (John P. Kee) and Take Me To The King (Kirk Franklin).

Chicago Honors Its Own With Chicago Gospel Music Awards

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

The city of Chicago CGMAcan make its boast in that it is the birthplace of Gospel Music and the host city of the largest free outdoor Gospel Music festival in the world.  Chicago was the starting point for many Gospel Greats including Rev. James Cleveland, Albertina Walker, Inez Andrews and Reverend Milton Brunson’s Thompson Community Singers.  Today,  Ricky Dillard, Smokie Norful,  Donald Lawrence, Jonathan McReynolds and Anita Wilson all call Chicago home.  The Gospel Community will honor its very own on Friday, July 13th with the first annual Chicago Gospel Music Awards.  The event will honor local Chicago gospel artists as well as pay tribute to legends Reverend Clay Evans, the late Dr. Charles G. Hayes and The Barrett Sisters.

Donnie McClurkin Talks To Steve Harvey

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Steve and DonnieBe sure to catch Donnie McClurkin as he makes a guest appearance on the Steve Harvey Morning Show on Monday, May 19th.  Pastor McClurkin will talk about his latest project Duets (RCA Inspiration) as well as his nomination in the Best Gospel Artist category for the 2014 BET Awards.  McClurkin won the first BET Award for Best Urban Contemporary Gospel Artist in June, 2001 and then again in 2005.    Pastor McClurkin will also make a special guest appearance on the Steve Harvey Show on the NBC network on June 4th.  Check local listings for time and station information in your area.

Erica Campbell Celebrates BET Nomination

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Erica-Campbell_Help_CDErica Campbell received her first nomination as a solo artist for the 2014 BET Awards. Her solo debut HELP was the number one gospel album on the Billboard chart for 4  consecutive weeks and has maintained the number one slot for 6 weeks total.   Campbell, has won three previous BET Awards, as part of multi award winning duo Mary Mary.

This summer, Campbell shares hosting duties with Jonathan Slocumb as the McDonald’s Inspiration Gospel Tour visits Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Jackson, Los Angeles, Memphis, Newark, Oakland, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Raleigh.