Posts Tagged ‘Cece Winans’

RCA Inspiration Signs Phillip Bryant

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Phillip Bryant.PRRCA Inspiration announced the addition of award winning songwriter, producer and musician Phillip Bryant to their roster.  The North Carolina native and  two time Dove Award winner has worked with the likes of Dave Hollister, John P. Kee, Kelly Price, Fantasia, Mary J. Blige, Anthony Hamilton, Trinitee 5:7 and CeCe Winans over the past 10 years and is now set for the release of his first national label effort.

“I’m looking forward to sharing my music with the world and making history with RCA Inspiration,” said Phillip Bryant.  “My first single ‘Source’ is a song of both surrender and praise.  The simple yet powerful lyrics: ‘I never wanna think I can do this on my own’ is my personal testimony.”

“Phil is the consummate musician: singer, composer and producer,” said Joseph Burney, VP of A&R at RCA Inspiration.  “I am enthused to present these gifts to the listeners.”

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Set To Honor Andrae Crouch April 12th

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

andrae-crouch2Pastors Marvin Winans and Donnie McClurkin join CeCe Winans as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors the musical artistry of the late singer/songwriter Pastor Andrae Crouch during Cleveland Rock Week on Sunday April 12th.

Sandra Crouch shared these sentiments, “I am honored that the Rock Hall’s Rock My Soul Gospel Concert is celebrating the life of my best friend and twin brother. Andraé’s music has always had a global reach, so to be celebrated by such a distinguished organization is a blessing.”

Amen Tour Features Andrae Crouch and Friends

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Coming to a city near you this holiday season is the Let the Church Say Amen Tour honoring the music of internationally known and celebrated gospel singer/songwriter Andrae Tourand musician Pastor Andrae Crouch. The multi city tour will feature performances from Grammy winners CeCe Winans, Pastor Marvin Winans, Israel Houghton, Bishop Rance Allen and others.  Tour dates are scheduled for Charlotte, Birmingham, Chicago, Atlanta, Milwaukee, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Orlando and Miami with other dates and cities soon to be added.

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.

Duawne Starling Releases If This Is Faith

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Duawne StarlingIf you are not familiar with the name Duawne Starling, you then are most certainly familiar with his voice.  Duawne Starling has sang background for a plethora of gospel artists including CeCe Winans, Donnie McClurkin (remember Great is Your Mercy?) , Kirk Franklin, Kelly Price,  Fred Hammond (When Jesus Sings), Sandi Patty and the list goes on.  Duawne released his solo project back in 2004 and is making plans for the release of his follow up project, Deeper Faith in the Spring.  His single, If This is Faith is available now on iTunes and Amazon.

GOSPELflava caught up with Duawne and talked about Background Singers, read our archive interview here: Duawne Starling Interview

Tasha Page Lockhart Wins Sunday Best Season 6

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Well, tSunday-Best-09_ahe votes were counted and a winner announced bringing season six of the BET hit series Sunday Best to a close. In the end, Tasha Page Lockhart (daughter of Lisa Page Brooks) took  home the coveted title of Sunday Best Season 6 winner and celebrated her victory as a “win for the city of Detroit”.

Sunday Best Season 6 – And Then There Were Two

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

After weeks of intensSunday-Best-09_ae competition, the judges have spoken and the finalists selected for season six of Sunday Best, BET’s award winning hit show.

Detroit’s Tasha Page-Lockhart and Philadelphia’s Kefia Rollerson will deliver unforgettable performances this week as votes are cast across the nation to determine who will take home the coveted prize. The winner will be announced during the power packed season finale on Sunday, September 1st, which will include performances from Chaka Khan, CeCe Winans, Tamela Mann and Israel Houghton.

Check your local listings for the time and station information in your area.

Motown Gospel Bows, Signs CeCe Winans and Taps Aaron Lindsey for A&R Post

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Iconic hitmaker Motown Records has entered in a joint venture with EMI Gospel to form Motown Gospel. The label makes it debut tonight in Los Angeles with a showcase featuring Smokie Norful, Kierra Sheard, Tasha Cobbs and Tye Tribbett.   Motown Gospel

EMI Gospel label veteran Ken Pennell will oversee day to day operations and Grammy award winning songwriter/producer Aaron Lindsay has been tapped to serve as VP of A&R.  In its first act, the label signed multi award winner CeCe Winans whose project is slated for a 2014 release.  Tribett, Norful and Sheard all have releases scheduled for 2013.

Michelle Williams Hosts How Sweet the Sound Finale Special On TV One

Friday, March 29th, 2013

TV One will air Verizon’s How Sweet The Sound Road to Gospel Greatness: The Finale hosted by Light Records’  Michelle Williams on Sunday, March 31, at 10 PM/ET.  The one-hour television special will feature performances bMichelley each of the regional finalists as well as the announcement of the grand prize winner. The choirs were judged based on their winning performances at the regional shows by a distinguished panel of judges in the gospel music community that included CeCe Winans, Erica Campbell of Mary Mary, Fred Hammond, Hezekiah Walker and James Robinson from Light Records.

Is There A Preacher In The House? Damien Sneed, CeCe Winans and Desmond Pringle

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Now when it comes to singing preachers, there are a few that come to mind (shall we call the short list?): Shirley Caesar, Marvin Winans, Donnie McClurkin, Paul Morton, Dorinda Clark Cole, Kim Burrell Marvin Sapp,  John P Kee, Smokie Norful and the list goes on. Today, we extend the list.

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