Highlights Of The Last Few Weeks In The Gospel Music Industry

Written by: Nakiyah Hayling

 

 

 

Verity/RCA Records announced that Marvin Sapp’s highly anticipated new project “I Win” is set to be released 4/3. It is available for pre-order. You can check out the first single from the project titled “My Testimony“.

 

 

 

 

EMI Gospel announced the forthcoming release of Smokie Norful’s new project “Once In A Lifetime” which is set to be released 4/3. This year marks the 10 year anniversary of his debut project “I Need You Now“.

 

 

 

 

 

Jason Nelson of the Verity Gospel Music Group participated in The National Education Association’sRead Across America Tour-Driven By Mazda” in his hometown of Baltimore, Maryland. He served as a reader to the children of the Winfield Elementary School. The organization called on local and national celebrity support their efforts in the improvement of literacy. His project is expected in the later part of 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shanachie Enteratinment announced that 10 time Grammy and Dove Award winning group Take 6 are set to release their new project on 3/27 titled “One“. Take 6 have been a mainstay in inspirational/Gospel music and are continuing to carry on the legacy that they have established.

 

 

 

 

Mary Mary released their new single “Go Get It“, which is the title track of their forthcoming 2012 release. They are also gearing up for the debut of their new reality tv series on WeTV. It is set to begin airing 3/29.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

William Mcdowell  was featured in the 2/27 week edition of Jet Magazine. Mcdowell was honored at the 8th Annual State Farm Black Heritage Celebration presented by PNC on 3/2 during the Gospel Night at the Cavs vs. Chicago Bulls game. He is  slated to perform at Radio One’s Inspiration &Music Conference in Philadelphia on 3/10.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Israel Houghton released his new project “Decade” chronicling the best of Israel &New Breed over the past 10 years on 3/6, so you can pick that up at your music media outlets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These are just a few of the highlights from the past few weeks in Gospel Music. Keep your eyes on the blog and site for reviews, news, and more industry information.

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