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The Artists Favorite Eats In Vegas!

Friday, February 12th, 2016
Stellar Guide

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JJ Hairston and Anthony Brown

So while you’re in Vegas, since you won’t be gambling *wink*, you’ll have plenty of time to eat! We’ve checked in with some of our favorite artists to see where they like to break bread in Las Vegas. (more…)

Thomas Dorsey Award Notable Achievement Recipient Dr. Marabeth Gentry

Thursday, February 11th, 2016
Stellar Guide

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This year, the Stellar Awards will honor the work of Dr. Marabeth Gentry, President of the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses with the Thomas A. Dorsey Most Notable Achievement Award.  (more…)

List of Nominees

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
Stellar Guide

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Congratulations to all of the nominees for the 2016 Stellar Awards. The Awards will be held on Saturday,
February 20, 2016 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The tally sheet looks a little bit like this: (more…)

BET Celebration of Gospel Airs Tomorrow at 8!

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

504215054We are just one day away from the ultimate praise Party, BET’s The Celebration of Gospel. This special will be sure to encourage and lift your spirit. Taraji P. Henson will be on deck as your host and guide you through the evening of praise that includes some of the hottest performances by some of today’s Top Gospel Artist! We want you to join us on Twitter tomorrow night for the Tweet Party using the hashtag #CelebrationOfGospel. In the meantime check out our exclusive Celebration of Gospel Gallery  and post and share your favorite images.

One performance that’s sure to usher you in is Anthony Brown’s performance of his Chart topping single, “Worth” with Group Therapy. This song has captivated the heart of millions since its release in 2015, and has garnered Brown several Stellar Nomination.

Celebration of Gospel On BET January 31st

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

We’re in countdown mode for the praise party! Celebration of Gospel airs this Sunday January 31st 8P/7c!

RCA Inspiration Celebrates Four Grammy Nominations

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Travis GreeneThe nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards brought great joy to the RCA Inspiration camp.   Israel Houghton & Newbreed received nominations in the Best Gospel Album (Covered: Alive In Asia” (Deluxe) and Best Gospel Performance/Song (“How Awesome Is Our God” featuring Yolanda Adams) categories. Multiple GRAMMY winner Kirk Franklin and newcomer  Travis Greene are recognized in the Best Gospel Performance/Song category for “Wanna Be Happy?” and “Intentional”.

“We’re extremely proud of our GRAMMY nominees,” said RCA Inspiration’s General Manager, Geo Bivins.  “There’s a lot of great gospel music that came out this year and we congratulate Kirk, Israel and Travis on this very special achievement.”

Gospel Industry Legend Gentry McCreary Passes

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

GentryGOSPELflava joins others across the nation mourning the passing of Gentry McCreary, Sr, a giant in the Gospel Music industry.  In his over 40 year career, McCreary worked  promoting records to radio for a number of labels including Birthright, Word, Light and Benson.  His affiliation with Light Records led to the first solo album from Rev. James Moore, Brothers and Sisters, I Will Be Praying For You in 1981.  McCreary’s legacy was cemented with his work at the Onyx label, where he would introduce the world to the Richard Smallwood Singers, Vanessa Bell Armstrong and Bishop Paul S Morton in addition to defining albums from Keith Pringle, Danniebelle Hall and Thomas Whitfield.  Moving to the Plumbline label, McCreary orchestrated albums from Daryl Coley and Lecresia Campbell.

NAACP Announces Image Award Nominees

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

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The nominees for the 47th NAACP Image Awards were announced yesterday.  The Awards celebrate achievements of people of color in television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups who use the arts to promote social justice. (more…)

Cinque Cullar Takes Worship To The Nations

Friday, October 30th, 2015

While Cinque Cullar may have altered his look since we last saw him, we can rest assured that the worship remains intact.  The Chicago based worship leader is preparing for the release of Life and Worship, the follow up to his debut Letters to God that produced the singles Continual Praise and Let the Glory of the Lord.Cinque Cullar .

“I had some reservations about doing a live CD,” said Cullar.  “Letters to God was released almost three years ago, and I hadn’t given much thought to doing a new project, let alone a live CD.  I then thought, wait, I lead people in worship almost every Sunday of the year.  I can do this.  I had a Philippians 4:13 and Zechariah 4:6 moment.  Standing in God’s ability and not my own power gave me what I needed to honor God and do my part.”  Cinque is also proud to say that God served as executive producer of the project.  “It was a God thing, from start to finish.  The Lord opened the doors for us to go to Sweden, and when I tell you God ALWAYS has a witness, believe it.  The people came with open hearts and minds and great expectations; we had a very meaningful encounter. What you will hear is worship, unrestrained, free flowing and all that.

A radio single, Believer’s Declaration is making the rounds at radio as Cullar prepares to celebrate the CD Release with a concert in Chicago on November 14th.

Jeff Hargrove Takes New VP Post at Tyscot

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Congrats to Jeff Hargove on his promotion to Vice President of Marketing and Promotions for Tyscot Music & Entertainment, Tyscot LOUD and Tyscot Films. Hargrove served for 12 years as  the chief radio promotions strategist for Tyscot before assuming the position of VP of Promotions in 2007.  “I am extJeffHargroveremely excited about my expanded role with Tyscot Music & Entertainment, Tyscot LOUD and Tyscot Films.  I’m humbled that Dr. Leonard Scott and Pastor Bryant Scott have chosen to afford me this tremendous opportunity to further contribute to a company that I strongly believe is positioned for even greater things to come,”  Hargrove shared.

President Bryant Scott spoke of Hargrove’s new post, “Jeff is a twenty-year industry veteran with the experience, proven skills and Christ-centered values of which I’m confident will aid him greatly in taking our artists and their projects, our films and our company brands to the next level; an even brighter future.”