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This Week’s Top Gospel CDs

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

This was the week for the return of HELP, Erica Campbell’s deluxe edition of her solo disc captured the top spot on the Billboard Top Gospel Erica NewAlbums chart (likely aided by her Stellar Award wins).  Kirk Whalum’s Gospel According to Jazz series also continues to hold a spot in the top ten and Trent Von Lee makes its debut at number 12.  The top Gospel CDs are listed below:

  1.  Erica Campbell                                            Help 2.0
  2. Various Artists                                              WOW Gospel 2015
  3. Charles Jenkins/Fellowship Chicago       Any Given Sunday
  4. 21:03                                                                Outsiders
  5. Tasha Cobbs                                                  Grace
  6. Kirk Whalum                                                 Gospel According To Jazz
  7. Fred Hammond                                            I Will Trust
  8. Various Artists                                              WOW Gospel 2014
  9. Jason Nelson                                                 Jesus Revealed
  10. Various Artists                                              Billboard #1 Gospel Hits
  11. Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir                        Pray
  12. Trent Von Lee                                               I am a Praiser
  13. The Walls Group                                          Fast Forward
  14. Dorinda Clark Cole                                      Living It
  15. Tasha Page Lockhart                                   Here Right Now
  16. 3 Winans Brothers                                       Foreign Land
  17. Stellar Awards 30                                         Stellar Awards 30
  18. VaShawn Mitchell                                       Unstoppable
  19. J Moss                                                           Grown Folk Gospel
  20. Brian Courtney Wilson                              Worth Fighting For
  21. Michelle Williams                                       Journey To Freedom
  22. Smokie Norful                                             Forever Yours
  23. Icon Gospel                                                  Icon Gospel
  24. Kevin Levar                                                  Destiny
  25. Deitrick Haddon                                         Best of Deitrick Haddon

This Week’s Top Gospel Albums

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
  1. 2103 outsidersMoving into April, 21:03 make their debut in the top spot on the Billboard chart with Outsiders, their new release followed by Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago.  Kirk Whalum also made his way into the top ten with his latest Gospel According to Jazz installment.  The top 25 Gospel albums are listed below:

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Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Announces Live Recording

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Grammy winners Carol CymbCarol Cymbalaala and the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir announced their live recording scheduled for Friday, September 26th and Sunday, September 28th. The choir has plans to do an “all the way live” recording with no studio tracking. “This is taking us back to the concept of our first album Giving Him Thanks back in 1981, “ says BTC Music and Conference administrator Kevin Lewis. “Carol wanted to go back to what defined our sound in the beginning because Brooklyn Tabernacle is best when it’s completely live and spontaneous.”

Jackie Gouche, Ten Minutes & Psalms 121

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Jackie GoucheIt  took singer/songwriter and worship leader Jackie Gouche ten minutes to pen a song inspired by Psalms 121. The song would be featured on the debut project of Purpose, Pastor Beverly Bam Crawford’s church choir.   But that was just the beginning.    The song would become a staple for Pastor Donnie McClurkin as he sang it during his many concerts in additon to being recorded by Ron Winans and CeCe Winans for his Family and Friends series and by Carol Cymbala and the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir.  Today, My Help is a classic and is sung in churches across America and around the globe.

As for Jackie Gouche, you can find her doing what she does best leading worship at Bible Enrichment Fellowship Church International each week.  Gouche  has authored two books; one being her autobiography and the other a book on true worship.  Convinced that God is not through with her yet, Gouche  is preparing for the release of her solo CD Big God, Little Me.

Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir News

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

The famed Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir releases their new single Redeemed from their 27th album Love Lead the Way in time for the annual fall muBrooklyn Tab Choirsic gathering.  The Brooklyn Tabernacle Church’s annual Music Conference kicks off Friday, October 4th and runs through Sunday, October 6th. Special musical guests include Anthony Evans and Sidney Mohede.

The Grammy  and Dove Award winning 300 voice choir began the year by performing a rendition of “The Battle Hymn of The Republic” at President Obama’s inauguration ceremony on the steps of the U.S. Capitol  BTC was also featured on the cover of The New York Times, highlighted in Time Magazine and performed on The Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends” program.

 

Love Fellowship Meets Brooklyn Tabernacle For the First Time

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Carol CymbalaGrammy and Dove award winners Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir directed by Carol Cymbala  and Bishop Hezekiah Walker’s  Love Fellowship Choir will mark the end of the summer with their first ever combined concert on Sunday, September 1st at the Brooklyn Tabernacle. The mass choir will do a unity concert of songs from both of their repertoires.

Six time Grammy Award winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir began 2013 performing The Battle Hymn of the Republic at this year’sHez presidential inauguration.  Their latest CD offering Love Lead the Way debuted at #11 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart this spring.  Bishop Hezekiah Walker founded the Love Fellowship Choir in 1985 and burst on the scene with a cover of DJ Rogers’ I’ll Make It.  Bishop Walker and the choir has earned two Grammy Awards and is currently enjoying the success of their latest release the Azusa: The Next Generation and the number 1 song in the country, Every Praise.

 

Gospel Spotlight – Carol Cymbala

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Millions tuned in as the famed Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir delivered a rousing rendition of TCarol Cymbalahe Battle Hymn of the Republic at the 57th Presidential Inauguration.  Over the last 40 years, BTC has been the recipient of many awards including six Grammy Awards and a cache of Dove Awards while selling over 4 million CDs and recording 28 albums. Leading the charge of this 285 member musical aggregation is the first lady of Brooklyn Tabernacle and founder of BTC, Carol Cymbala. (more…)

Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Drops New Music

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Battle HymnThe famed Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir’s rendition of the Battle Hymn of the Republic will drop on Tuesday, January 15th, in time for their nationally televised performance of the soul stirring selection at the 57th Presidential Inauguration on the steps of the U S Capitol in Washington, DC.

This particular arrangement of one of America’s most beloved hymns is a collaboration between BTC’s  founder and choir director Carol Cymbala and their music director, Jason Michael Webb. The song soars with majestic orchestral accompaniment and features mezzo-soprano Alicia Olatuja.  Also included in the release is Let Your Kingdom Come led by Brandon Camphor.  Both songs are available for digital download from Amazon.com and iTunes.  Love Lead the Way, the 28th recording from the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir will be released in the spring.

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Sings at Presidential Inauguration

Monday, December 31st, 2012

The Grammy award winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir under the direction of Carol Cymbala will be featured performers at the 57th Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies on the West Front of the United States Capitol on January 21st.

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