Posts Tagged ‘BET Celebration of Gospel’

Stellar Spotlight – Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago

Friday, February 19th, 2016
Stellar Guide

 

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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…)

Heavenly Joy: Big Things In Small Packages

Friday, February 5th, 2016

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Both the live and television audiences were wowed at the close of this year’s Celebration of Gospel as Heavenly Joy stole the show with her rousing performance of Charles Jenkins’ #War.  (more…)

Deitrick Haddon Debuts New Music At Celebration of Gospel

Friday, January 29th, 2016

Deitrick COGGospel singer/songwriter Deitrick Haddon is counted in the number of gospel artists taking the stage to offer praise at this year’s Celebration of Gospel.  The Detroit native uses the show  to debut a new song, Be Like Jesus from his eighth solo album Masterpiece.  View pics from Celebration of Gospel here

Its a tv weekend for the Preachers of LA star as he makes appearances on the Trumpet Awards airing on January 29th and Lift Every Voice on Sunday morning in addition to his appearance on Celebration of Gospel.   A new video for Be Like Jesus directed by Yolande Geralds was released on Vevo this week.

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.

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!

BET Announces Return of Celebration of Gospel With Host Taraji P Henson

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

The ever popular BET Celebration of Gospel will open the new year making its return to the Orpheum Theater on January 9th hosted by Taraji P. Henson.  The AcadeCOG_LogoBlackmy Award and Golden Globe nominated actress shared these sentiments, “I am thrilled to return to BET’s Celebration of Gospel. It is truly a celebration of the best in music with love and hope. A celebration of what brings us all together and reminds us of what is important.” (more…)

Taraji Henson Set To Host BET Celebration of Gospel

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Taraji Henson will succeed comedian and radio/tv talk show host Steve Harvey for the 14th Celebration of Gospel, BET’s top Gospel special.  Henson expressed her excitement with these words: “I am thrilled toBET COG join the BET ‘Celebration of Gospel’ family. I look forward to a great evening of incredible music and continuing the rich history of BET and gospel music which started 14 years ago hosted by the talented and very funny Steve Harvey.”

This year’s star studded event tapes on Saturday, March 15th at Los Angeles’ Orpheum Theater and features top acts including Yolanda Adams, Erica Campbell, Hezekiah Walker, Tamela Mann, Tasha Cobbs, Deitrick Haddon, J.J. Hairston, “Sunday Best” Season 6 winner Tasha Page-Lockhart and current “American Idol” Candice Glover.  There will be special performances from “American Idol” winner Ruben Studdard, “Sunday Best” winner Le’Andria Johnson, and soulful crooner Kem as well as Acoustic soul artist India.Arie who will pair up with Christian contemporary artist Jonathan McReynolds for a special performance. Female R&B group SWV and the renowned Rance Allen Group will also join together to anoint the crowd through song.

The BET Celebration of Gospel will premiere on Sunday, April 6th.

Smokie Norful Performs on Celebration of Gospel

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Smoke and AshtonSmokie Norful rocked the house with his electrifying performance of  his new soon to be hit Say So at BET’s Celebration of Gospel.  Norful’s son Ashton joined him on stage for the performance.  Catch the Norful’s on Sunday evening.  Check your local listings for the time and station in your area.

Anthony Brown & Group Therapy Testify On BET Celebration of Gospel

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Anthony Brown & group thAnthony BrownerAPy make their debut performance on BET’s Celebration of Gospel airing this Sunday, April 7th with their break out hit Testimony.  Additionally, Brown and company will treat viewers to behind the scenes footage of rehearsal in preparation for COG as well as an exclusive interview on the BET website immediately following the show.

Group therAPy recently wrapped up filming on a music video for Testimony on last week.  Filming took place in Philadelphia during the Inspiration and Music Conference as well as in Baltimore, MD. The Testimony video is scheduled to debut later this month on various national video programs.

Moses Tyson Jr. Releases Music 2 November 13th

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Celebrated Gospel Organist and 2012 Stellar Award Winner for Instrumental Gospel CD of the Year Moses Tyson, Jr. is counting the days until the release of his latest project Music 2, Remastered and Sacred Organ on November 13th.

Tyson celebrated his Stellar Award win with appearances on BET’s Celebration of Gospel and Bobby Jones Gospel  in addition to appearances on TBN’s Praise the Lord program.  Tyson’s label, Tymo Records saw the release of Bishop Ed Stephens and the Golden Gate Cathedral Choir in August and is making preparation for additional releases in the upcoming year.