Posts Tagged ‘BMI Trailblazers of Gospel’

BMI Trailblazers Of Gospel Awards Set Up Shop In Atlanta

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

bmitrailblazersBMI announced that their Annual Trailblazers of Gospel Awards event will be held on January 17, 2015 at the Rialto Center For The Arts in Atlanta, Georgia.  The Trailblazers of Gospel Awards event was a part of Stellar Awards weekend for many years, but opted for a new venue and city as the Stellar Awards moves to Las Vegas in March.

Richard Smallwood Live Recording In Washington DC

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Richard BMIOn Saturday, August 23rd, all roads will lead to Evangel Cathedral in Upper Marlboro, Maryland for Anthology, the highly anticipated live recording from Richard Smallwood with Vision. Anthology is Smallwood’s first live recording in in five years and marks 13 years since he’s recorded live in his hometown of Washington, D.C.

The recording caps off a year of celebration for Smallwood.  He was feted at the BMI Trailblazer of Gospel Awards during Stellar Award weekend and was celebrated at the BET Celebration of Gospel.

 

BMI and eOne Music’s ‘Trailblazers’ Album Debuts at #10 on Gospel Chart

Monday, November 4th, 2013

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Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) and Entertainment One (eOne) Music  new release “Trailblazers of Gospel Music Live 2013” debut at #10 on the Billboard Gospel Charts. The album is a collection of live performances from the 2013 BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Luncheon held on January 18th in Nashville, TN. The album was released on October 22nd and was a milestone for BMI as it was the company’s first ever recording and sets a standard for other performing right organizations. The album features live performances from Pastor Shirley Caesar, Donald Lawrence and Company, Jason and Jonathan Nelson, Kierra Sheard, and more. Recently, BMI held an invitation only release event in Atlanta that featured newly signed artist Anaysha singing  the leading single, “Holy One”.  The album is produced by music director Joe “Flip” Wilson and Donald Lawrence with BMI’s Catherine Brewton and Wardell Malloy serving as Executive Producers. The compilation is available online and in stores.

 

Check out Exclusive Photos of the Atlanta Release Party 

Read Recap of 2013 BMI Luncheon 

BMI Partners with eOne Music to Release Trailblazers of Gospel CD

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Mark your calendar for OTrailblazers_CD_Coverctober 22nd when Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), a global leader in music rights management, in partnership with Entertainment One Music (eOne Music), releases the BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Live 2013 album.  Recorded live on January 18 at the 14th annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon in Nashville, the album features memorable performances from  the likes of Anaysha Figueroa, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Le’Andria Johnson, Donald Lawrence & Company, Yolanda Adams, Kierra Sheard and many more.

Releasing a live recording of the performances from the BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon allows a wider audience to experience our salute to the legends of gospel music,” said Catherine Brewton, BMI Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, Atlanta, and Executive Producer of the album. “This project pairs some of the brightest stars in gospel music with iconic songs written and performed by trailblazers of the genre.”

“eOne Music is proud to partner with BMI to release a monumental project that captures so many award-winning and beloved artists on one album,” said Phil Thornton, eOne Music Vice President of Marketing & New Business Development. “From the pairings of award-winning icons Pastor Shirley Caesar and Bishop Paul Morton, to the sounds of Donald Lawrence & Company, this one-of-a-kind album is filled with legendary performances and the distinctive voices that they are known for, which continue to inspire and command gospel today.”

TV Monitor – Zacardi Cortez, Chicago Mass and Tramaine Hawkins on Bobby Jones

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Zacardi-Cortez-BiographyZacardi Cortez graces the stage of Bobby Jones Gospel this Sunday to tell the world, God Held Me Together.   The 26 year old Texan has been making waves in gospel with high profile performances with the likes James Fortune, John P. Kee, Rance Allen and others.  His debut CD, the introduction of Zacardi Cortez released last year dropped at #2 on the Billboard Gospel Chart and #8 on the R&B Albums Chart.  Cortez is currently traveling the country on the United as One Tour featuring Fortune, Kierra Sheard and VaShawn Mitchell.  Also appearing on BJG this week are the famed Chicago Mass Choir and 2013 BMI Trailblazer Tramaine Hawkins.

Earnest Pugh Introduces New Artist Charles Butler

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

 

100_0427GOSPELflava caught up with Earnest Pugh at the 2013 BMI Trailblazers Luncheon in Nashville, TN. He talks with our red carpet correspondent Goo Goo from weTV’s “Mary Mary”, about his new artist Charles Butler, and all the exciting things going on with his new label.