For over 10 years, Dorinda Clark Cole has hosted her annual Singers and Musicians Arts Conference in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan. This year, she decided to package the conference and “take it on the road”. On Decmeber 5th, all roads will lead to Los Angeles, California as SMAC makes its way to the Bishop Craig Worsham’s Peoples Independent Church. The three day confab features a musical extravaganza, new artist showcase and workshops featuring some of the top names in gospel including Tasha Page Lockhart, Teddy Campbell, David Daughtry, Damien Sneed, Neily Dickerson, Eric Dawkins, Asaph Ward, Gerald Haddon, Jason White, Shep Crawford and many more.
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“Monday Night Live,” with noted pastor and teacher Paula White and “Gospel According to Dorinda” with Grammy Award winning singer and evangelist Dorinda Clark Cole are new shows being added to the programming lineup of the Word Network.
2013 has been a year of expansion for the Light Records recording artist and member of the legendary Clark Sisters. Cole’s Singers and Musicians Conference grew to include regional conferences in additional cities across the US. In related news, Cole’s syndicated radio program Serving Up Soul will be re-branded as the Dorinda Clark Cole Show beginning in January, 2014. Clark is currently in the studio working on music for her upcoming solo project.
Evangelist Dorothy Norwood is planning to have “some pure church with a little flair” as she heads to the nation’s capital to record her 52nd album on September 25th at Reid Temple AME Church. Joining her for the session will be Dorinda Clark Cole, VaShawn Mitchell, Isaiah Thomas and Patrick Lundy and the Ministers of Music.
SERVING UP SOUL, the two hour music and information program hosted by Dorinda Clark-Cole announced news of an agreement with Rejoice Radio Networks resulting in a major expansion of the show. Rejoice will provide programming, distribution, advertising sales, marketing and affiliate sales for the weekly radio program. The nationally syndicated SERVING UP SOUL provides inspiration, health tips, and showcases some of the best music. Today’s foremost entertainers, personalities, and recording artists share special moments with three time GRAMMY® award winner and host, Dorinda Clark Cole.
Serving up Soul was a 2011 Winner of the Crystal Mic Media Award for Best Syndicated Radio Show of the Year. Under the agreement with Rejoice, the show will now air in 100 markets nationwide. SERVING UP SOUL is produced by DMI Music & Media Solutions.
2013 Sista Friendz Stellar Women Of Gospel Honorees (from L-R) Demetrus Stewart, Melanie Clark, Diana Hobbs, Treiva Williams, Catherine Brewton, and JoJo Pada
The Stellar Awards now has another amazing event to add to its yearly weekend festivities: Toya Beasley’s SistaFriendz: “Stellar Women of Gospel Awards”.
This beautiful tribute took place on January 19, 2013 at the Gaylord Springs Clubhouse and honored women who are on the front lines in the Gospel music industry. This years honorees included GOSPELflva’s own Melanie Clark Pratt (CEO of GOSPELflava.com/ Afternoon Drive Host Praise 100.9), Catherine Brewton (Vice President, Writer/ Public Relations), JoJo Pada (Founder and President Of Ignition PR), Dianna Hobbs (CEO of EEW Magazine), Treiva Williams (Executive Administrator to Mary Mary), Demetrus Stewart (Consultant to Pure Springs Gospel), and Erma Davis (President and COO of Central City Productions).
Clark Sisters fans have reason to rejoice. Sources in the Clark camp confirm that the sisters are in the planning stages for the follow up to the 2007 Grammy Award Winning Live One Last Time project. Donald Lawrence announced weeks ago that he will produce Karen Clark Sheard’s next live solo project in 2013. Will he be tapped to recreate the magic again.
Until that time, you can enjoy the yuletide sounds of Christmas music done “Clark Style” on the Moss/Clark Family Christmas CD from Karew records.
Maranatha! Music announced today a partnership with Award Winning Producer Percy Bady. Bady will release his own solo projects and spearhead A/R for the Gospel division of Maranatha! Music as the director of Maranatha! Gospel. Bady’s first solo CD for Maranatha Gospel will be released in 2013.
Pastor Smokie Norful celebrates his birthday today along with 7 years of Pastoral Ministry. Norful is the founding pastor of Victory Cathedral Worship Center located in a Chicago suburb. The church boasts a membership of over 3000. In honor of Founder’s Month, the church celebrated throughout the month of October with guest speakers including Pastor Marvin Winans and Evangelist Dorinda Clark Cole. Karen Clark Sheard, Kierra Sheard and Isaac Carree headlines the founders day concert.
Tyscot Music & Entertainment celebrates the over 40 year career of the Rance Allen Group with the November 27th release of Amazing Grace, a 2 disc set featuring new music from the group and the never-before-seen Rance Allen Group documentary Music Majors. (more…)
On Tuesday 8/30 two of Gospel’s beloved female vocalists released albums. Dorinda Clark-Cole released her highly anticipated “I Survived” on Light Records. While Judith McAllister released her highly anticipated “Sound the Trumpet” on Shanachie Entertainment. Gospel music lovers are definitely in for a great treat with both projects. Check your music retailers for both projects.