The nominations were announced for the 2013 BET Awards taking place on June 30th. In the Gospel category, Mary Mary, Tamela Mann, Marvin Sapp, Lecrae and Deitrick Haddon received nominations. Mary Mary also received an additional nomination in the Best Group Category. The 2013 BET Awards will be hosted this year by comedian Chris Tucker and the winners will be announced during the live show held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on June 30th.
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TV One will air Verizon’s How Sweet The Sound Road to Gospel Greatness: The Finale hosted by Light Records’ Michelle Williams on Sunday, March 31, at 10 PM/ET. The one-hour television special will feature performances by each of the regional finalists as well as the announcement of the grand prize winner. The choirs were judged based on their winning performances at the regional shows by a distinguished panel of judges in the gospel music community that included CeCe Winans, Erica Campbell of Mary Mary, Fred Hammond, Hezekiah Walker and James Robinson from Light Records.
The Gospel Music Association has announced that the GMA Dove Awards will return to one of its original homes, Nashville, TN. Over the last few years the show has traveled, with Atlanta being its most recent home. The award show will take place for the first time in the fall of the year on October 15, 2013 and will be televised on GMC from the Lipscomb University Allen Arena. Mayor Karl Dean of Nashville states, “The Christian and Gospel music industry plays an important role in the energy of our city’s music scene, and, as Music City, we are proud to welcome the Dove Awards back to Nashville.” The Association has also added a feature film category to the awards, with inspirational films being on the rise in the industry. To assist in these efforts, The Dove Foundation has partnered with the GMA Association with the development and credibility of the award.
Congratulations to Gospel duo Mary Mary on winning two NAACP Image Awards (Best Duo/Best Gospel Album) on Friday February 1,2013 in Los Angeles. The duo is continuing on their winning streak after winning 5 Stellar Awards, and now preparing to head to the Grammy Awards where they are nominated for two awards. The Grammy Awards airs this Sunday February 10, 2012 at 8pm EST on CBS.
*Just a note to our viewers, the GOSPEL categories are announced during the pre-show which airs on http://www.grammy.com/
Tonight’s the night! The 44th NAACP Image Awards airs on NBC network with Steve Harvey handling hosting duties. Tamela Mann and Mary Mary dominate the recording categories with Mann being nominated for both the Outstanding Female and Outstanding Gospel Album categories and Mary Mary being nominated in the Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration and Outstanding Gospel Album categories. Rounding out the Outstanding Gospel Album category is Fred Hammond, Marvin Sapp, and Leandria Johnson. Check your local listings for the time and station in your area.
Kandi Burrus from Bravo’s, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” has announced that she has a new single being released entitled, ” Stay Prayed Up”, which will feature the newly appointed “Male Vocalist Of the Year”, Pastor Marvin Sapp. Burruss confirmed the information in an interview to the Yolanda Adams Morning Show and on her Facebook page. On next weeks episode of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” the viewers will see Kandi in the studio working on the new single. Kandi says, “ No matter who you are, what you do, you still need God and to be Prayed up!”. The Real Housewives of Atlanta airs Sundays at 8 pm on Bravo.
Tune into tonight as some of Gospel’s new and biggest acts invade TBN. Pastor Donnie McClurkin hosts Stellar Awards Praise with Israel Houghton, Rance Allen, Kim Burrell, Anita Wilson, Charles Jenkins, Kurt Carr, Smokie Norful, Tasha Cobbs, Anthony Brown & Group Therapy in Nashville, TN. ”Praise The Lord” airs at 10pm EST on TBN. Check local listings for more information.