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Merge Summit Returns To LA

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Releve Entertainment CEO Dr. Holly Carter welcomes attendees at the Merge Summit makes its return to Los Angeles at the end of August.  The 3 day event brings together prominent faith based leaders and hollyentertainment industry elite for a time of fellowship, education and impartation.

“I’m excited to have The Merge Summit back in LA. It’s the birthing ground for this vision and I am believing for infinite possibilities for all those who attend. All I can say is…”are you ready for this?” says Dr. Holly Carter– Founder of The Merge Summit.

Cedric the Entertainer will host the opening gala on August 25th as special recognition is given to Senior Vice President of Prudential Financial- Dorinda Walker, ESSENCE Magazine Editor At Large-Mikki Taylor, founder and senior pastor of Living Word Christian Center (LWCC)-Dr. Bill Winston and Emmy Award Nominated Actor-Courtney B. Vance.

A number of Hollywood’s movers and shakers will be on hand including  Michelle Williams, Jonathan McReynolds, Kierra Sheard, Devon Franklin and Tasha Cobbs.

 

Whitney Houston, Marvin Sapp and BeBe Winans Among Gospel/Inspirational Nominees at 2012 Soul Train Music Awards

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

 

Gospel A-Listers BeBe Winans, Marvin Sapp, Fred Hammond and Mary Mary round out the Best Gospel/Inspirational Category

 for the 2012 Soul Train Music Awards.  Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks are also nominated in the category for their performance of Celebrate from the movie Sparkle.  Gospel Jazz virtuoso Ben Tankard is among the nominees in the Best Contemporary Jazz Artist/Group Category.

The 2012 Soul Train Music Awards hosted by comedian and star of the TV Land Sitcom The Soul Man Cedric the Entertainer will tape on November 8th at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The two hour show will simulcast on the BET and Centric networks on Sunday, November 25th.  Check your local listings for the time.

 

Best Gospel/Inspirational Performance

BeBe Winans, “America America”

Fred Hammond, “I Feel Good”

Marvin Sapp, “My Testimony”

Mary Mary, “Go Get It”

Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks, “Celebrate”


Best Contemporary Jazz Artist/Group

Ben Tankard, Full Tank

Brian Culbertson, DREAMS

Cassandra Wilson, Another Country

Esperanza Spalding, Radio Music Society

Peter White, Here We Go