Posts Tagged ‘Any Given Sunday’

Charles Jenkins is London Bound

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

CharlesJenkins1Pastor Charles Jenkins takes the #WAR cry overseas for dates in the United Kingdom.  The Chicago based ensemble will be in concert at London’s The Rock Tower on Friday, May 13th followed by the Sunday morning worship experience at at Kingsway International Christian Centre’s Prayer City  location.

“This will be my first real promotional tour in London,”Jenkins noted.  The pastor of 8,000 member Fellowship Chicago Church will also do interviews and press for various outlets during his visit.

Stellar Spotlight – Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago

Friday, February 19th, 2016
Stellar Guide



Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago aren’t  strangers to the Stellar Awards.  The Chicago based ensemble burst on the scene with their runaway smash hit, Awesome (from the Best of Both Worlds CD) which spent 22 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Radio chart,  took home a BMI Award for over 100,000 spins at radio and won 5 Stellar Awards. (more…)

Charles Jenkins Unforgettable Performance On Celebration of Gospel

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Charles Jenkins and Heavenly JoyCheck out our photos from #Celebration of Gospel

Noted Chicago pastor and Inspired People recording artist Charles Jenkins sounds the alarm as he performs a lively rendition of his chart topping hit #WAR on BET’s Celebration of Gospel.

#WAR was recognized by BMI as one of the top ten most performed songs in 2015 and was the lead single for Jenkins’ Any Given Sunday album which has been nominated for 2 Dove Awards nominations and 8 Stellar Award nominations.

Catch Jenkins performance with some very special guests airing on Sunday, January 31st on BET.

Charles Jenkins War Cry Tops Billboard Year End Chart

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago celebrate the blessings of the New Year with news that their radio single, War is #1 on Billboard Magazine’s year-end Gospel Airplay chart.  The song also lands in the top spot on the year-end Gospel Streaming Songs chart (over 500,000 streams on Spotify alone) and was the 5th most downloaded gospel song of the yJenkinsear with over 50,000 downloads.

“It’s been an amazing year for us and we’re all so thankful,” says Jenkins. “We all have so much to be thankful for and to celebrate God’s goodness.” The news comes as Any Given Sunday receives 8 Stellar Award nominations including Song of the Year: War, CD of the Year, Choir of the Year, Producer of the Year and Traditional Male Vocalist of the Year.

Charles Jenkins Shares Holiday Spirit With Gospel Friends

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

On the heels of a sucJenkins 9cessful Holiday Praise Thanksgiving Tour, Inspired People recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins heads home to host a holiday TV taping.   The night of music will be recorded and edited for rebroadcast during Christmas and New Year’s celebrations.  A Celebration of Christmas will feature Grammy award winner Erica Campbell, native Chicago son Jonathan McReynolds, Deitrick Haddon and Brian Courtney Wilson.  The Holiday Praise New Year’s Party will feature performances from Casey J, Dorinda Clark Cole, Canton Jones and Donald Lawrence and Company.

Pastor Charles Jenkins Rejoices With Radio Show

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

CharlesTaraJenkinsGrammy winner and Billboard chart topping singer/songwriter and recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins is moving into radio with the launch of Inspired People Radio, a 2 hour music and infotainment show on Rejoice Musical Soulfood network.  Jenkins, who serves as pastor of Chicago’s Fellowship Baptist Church will make the show of family affair by having his wife, Dr. Tara join him as co-host.  Pastor Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago is riding the airwaves with War,  the single from their Any Given Sunday CD in the top ten on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart.

“My wife Dr. Tara and I are so grateful to Mike Chandler for the opportunity to join the Rejoice Musical Soul Food Family with our new radio show,” Jenkins noted. “Inspired People Radio is a combination of everything inspiring, fun, empowering and uplifting. We call it radio’s remix and we add a dose of family, friends and more.” The show will boast interviews with celebrities and intriguing regular folks as well as segments focusing on faith, wisdom, business, health, music and more.”

Any Given Sunday Bows at Number 1

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Inspired People/Motown Gospel recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago are all smiles as their sophomore release Any Given Sunday PastorCharlesJenkinsAlbumCovermakes its debut at #1 on the Billboard Gospel Chart.

“It’s no easy feat to follow up a #1 album with another #1 regardless of genre,” says Larry Blackwell, Motown Gospel Vice President/ General Manager. “We congratulate Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago on this significant achievement. More importantly `Any Given Sunday’ continues the vital legacy and rich heritage of Chicago choir music.”

Charles Jenkins Sounds The War Cry

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

PastorCharlesJenkinsAlbumCoverAward winning songwriter and Inspired People recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins’ new single War has been effective in sounding the alarm to rally the church to action.  “War is a victory anthem, fight song, and an inspirational prayer,” says Jenkins. “I believe everyone is fighting for victory in one way or another every day.  Sometimes life is like a boxing ring and Satan brings new and often multiple opponents into our lives. This song is a reminder of who you are, whose you are, and calls on your faith, strength, and hope in God. It is a reminder not to settle for defeat when victory is an option.”

War is the first single from Any Given Sunday, the follow up disc to Best of Both Worlds that yielded the hit Awesome.  The new CD features Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago Choir with guest appearances from Rev. Clay Evans, John P. Kee, Beverly Crawford, Byron Cage, Jonathan McReynolds, Sean Hodo, Kevin Vasser, Tanesha Jefferson and the new Inspired People recording artist Donishisa Ballard. The CD hits stores and digital outlets March 17th.