Archive for the ‘Contest’ Category

Donald Lawrence, Arnetta Murrill Crooms and Joshua Rogers Headline Gospel Showcase

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Donald-Lawrence-2011-2Grammy award winning producer Donald Lawrence, Arnetta Murrill Crooms, Joshua Rogers and Dottie Peoples headline the first annual Gospel’s Best 3 Day Concert and Indie Artist Showcase in Wilmington, North Carolina August 8th through August 10th.

This event extends an invitation to Gospel groups, artists and musicians to compete for an opportunity to win cash prizes and awards in addition to a trip to SONY MUSIC NYC to meet with A&R Executives. In addition, the selected artist will perform live at Six Flags America locations and MBN6 Gospel Believers ROC celebrity concerts and other Sony Indie Artist Showcases.

The event was created and spearheaded by Kal Nwaneri, Founder & CEO, MBN6, in collaboration with Bishop James Utley, President, Resource Outreach Center (ROC) and Kevin Liles, CEO of Go N’SYDE in an effort to provide an alternative to the violence, bullying and other ills plaguing inner city youth.

 

Contestant Search for GSN’s American Bible Challenge Season 3

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Cimagealling All Bible Scholars!  Casting directors will travel to select cities across the country searching for teams to compete on season three of the GSN’s highest-rated original series of all time, THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE. The hit series hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy along with Grammy winner Kirk Franklin as musical co-host is slated to air in 2014.

Casting sessions are currently ongoing in Los Angeles through September 29 th and will also take place in the following cities:

Saturday, September 28th

      New York, NY
      Time: 10 am – 4 pm
      American Bible Society
      1865 Broadway
      New York, NY 10023-7505
      Dallas, TX
      Time: 10 am – 4 pm
      Le Meridien Dallas by the Galleria
      13402 Noel Rd
    Dallas, TX 75240

 

 

Tasha Page Lockhart Wins Sunday Best Season 6

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Well, tSunday-Best-09_ahe votes were counted and a winner announced bringing season six of the BET hit series Sunday Best to a close. In the end, Tasha Page Lockhart (daughter of Lisa Page Brooks) took  home the coveted title of Sunday Best Season 6 winner and celebrated her victory as a “win for the city of Detroit”.

Sunday Best Season 6 – And Then There Were Two

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

After weeks of intensSunday-Best-09_ae competition, the judges have spoken and the finalists selected for season six of Sunday Best, BET’s award winning hit show.

Detroit’s Tasha Page-Lockhart and Philadelphia’s Kefia Rollerson will deliver unforgettable performances this week as votes are cast across the nation to determine who will take home the coveted prize. The winner will be announced during the power packed season finale on Sunday, September 1st, which will include performances from Chaka Khan, CeCe Winans, Tamela Mann and Israel Houghton.

Check your local listings for the time and station information in your area.

Michelle Williams Hosts How Sweet the Sound Finale Special On TV One

Friday, March 29th, 2013

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 bMichelley 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.

Charles Jenkins Extends Deadline for Songwriting Contest

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Pastor Charles Jenkins has extended the deadline for the Inspired People Music Songwriting Contest to March 31st, 2013. ThJenkins 9e 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 Audition Songs List

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Sunday Best Sunday Best has released the audition song list, and it follows below : (more…)

Chicago’s Dexter Walker and Zion Movement Take Top Honors at HSTS

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Zion MovementDexter 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…)

Most Powerful Voices Competition Deadline Extended to Feb 28th

Friday, February 1st, 2013

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 AssociaMost Powerful Voicestion 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…)

Sunday Best Auditions in Philly, Chicago, ATL and Houston

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

So you’ve always thought ySunday Bestou 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

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