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.
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Pastor Charles Jenkins has extended the deadline for the Inspired People Music Songwriting Contest to March 31st, 2013. The celebrated songwriter of the smash hit Awesome and Stellar Award winner is giving up-and-coming songwriters a chance to have their songs included on the upcoming Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago CD. Jenkins says about the contest, “This is our way of inspiring songwriters, giving back and creating opportunities for the next generation and beyond. We want someone to write a worship song to inspire the world to sing!” (more…)
Sunday Best has released the audition song list, and it follows below : (more…)
Dexter Walker and Zion Movement now carries the distinction of being “America’s Best Gospel Choir” as the Chicago based group was named the grand prize winner of the Verizon Wireless How Sweet the Sound Competition. (more…)
The Most Powerful Voices Gospel Music Contest has extended its submission deadline to February 28th. The competition, presented by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association is open to independent solo artists, groups and choirs. Celebrity guests judges include Light Records’ James Robinson, Light Records Recording Artist Michelle Williams and Holy Hip-Hop Artist Flame. (more…)
So you’ve always thought you had a musical gift that the world really needs to hear? Well, a chance to be a part of the elite group known as Sunday Best is available to you as the BET hit show hosted by Kirk Franklin announces auditions in Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta and Houston. Additional information about locations and times are forthcoming. Check out the schedule below
Have you always wanted to sing with Bishop Marvin Winans? Well, we have news for you. Put up your Winans CDs and the Karaoke mic. You now have a Golden Opportunity (think Winans Song) to stand on stage and sing with the man himself.
The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration presents the Jingle Dreams Contest where contestants will have a chance to win a trip to the Super Bowl and perform with Marvin Winans.
One can certainly ask, Where in the world is Deitrick Haddon? The answer is he is not standing still for very long. Deitrick has had a very busy November in the studio working on music for his new CD, The League of Extraordinary Worshippers. In the midst of recording, Haddon ministered the gospel in song in the city of lights; Paris, France. In December, Haddon joins Fred Hammond, Don Moen, Israel Hougton, Micah Stampley and others for The Experience 2012, the largest musical concert in Lagos, Nigeria attracting crowds of over 250,000.
AND THIS: TV One will celebrate the holiday season with the world television premiere of “Deitrick Haddon’s A BEAUTIFUL SOUL” on Saturday, December 22, 8:00PM EST
America’s Got Talent is looking for choirs and vocalists to audition for season 8 of the show.
Go to the site if you want to register. When registering make sure to click on “TABITHA” in the drop down menu under the section titled “Reference”.
Aspiring Gospel recording artists, this one is for you. The details are below!
You might have seen this post on twitter or maybe even facebook by Mary Mary. Here are the details:
They are offering a chance for aspiring singers to perform a 60-90 second video snippet of one of their songs. The winner of the contest will win a 3 Day VIP trip to this year’s Essence Musical Festival, a meet and greet with the ladies, and a $2,500 cash prize. The three songs that you can choose from are : Shackles (Praise You) , God In Me, and Yesterday . Remember you can only upload a 60-90 second video snippet of the perfomance. The winner will be chosen based on public voting, and they will then choose a Grand Prize winner out of the top 10 amongst voters. Go to their website to enter the contest and upload your video!