Posts Tagged ‘Edwin Hawkins’

EXCLUSIVE: A Musical Moment with Edwin Hawkins

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

GOSPELflava shared a few moments with the inimitable Edwin Hawkins. Hawkins will be honorEdwin Hawkinsed alongside Tramaine Hawkins and Kurt Carr at the 2013 BMI Trailblazers Salute during Stellar Awards Weekend in a couple days.  We asked about the BMI Salute, the New Edwin Hawkins Singers and the highly anticipated Love Alive 6 recording. (more…)

Date Set for Love Alive 6 Recording

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

By all intentions, 2013 is going to be a great year for Gospel.  July 5th has been set as the date for the  highly anticipated recording of Love Alive 6. The recording will serve as the highlight of the Edwin and Walter Hawkins Music and Arts Love Fellowship Conference scheduled for June 30 – July 5th in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Churchin After The Stellar Awards

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

It seems that Stellar Awards Weekend is going to go all day and night non stop.  The IMAC Conference presents Churchin After the Show on January 19th.  Billed as the “Official After Party”, the event will feature Edwin Hawkins, Kim McFarland, Moses Tyson, LeJuene Thompson, The Wardlaw Brothers, Monica Stevenson and more.


Donnie McClurkin & CeCe Winans To Host 14th Annual BMI Trailblazers Luncheon

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Grammy Award Winners Donnie McClurkin and CeCe Winans are set to the host the 14th annual BMI Trailblazers Luncheon. This event will honor Edwin Hawkins, Tramaine Hawkins, and Kurt Carr. The invitation only event will take place Friday January 18, 2013 at Rocketown in Nashville, Stellar Award Weekend. Stay tuned to for more details and for “The Road To The Stellars”

Tramaine, Edwin Hawkins and Kurt Carr Receive BMI Top Honors

Friday, November 16th, 2012







Lady Tramaine Hawkins confirmed via Twitter and Facebook that she is among the honorees for the 2013 BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon held during Stellar Awards Weekend in Nashville, Tennessee.  Sharing BMI top honors with Tramaine are  Edwin Hawkins, widely regarded as one of the fathers of contemporary gospel music and noted singer/songwriter and master producer Kurt Carr.

Gospel Heritage 2013 Returns to Atlanta, Honors Ricky Dillard and Lonnie Hunter

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012


Dr. Teresa Hairston’s Gospel Heritage Foundation 16th Annual Praise and Worship Conference returns to the city of Atlanta the week of February 14th, 2013 with some of the nation’s foremost worship leaders in attendance.  This year’s schedule includes William McDowell, Dr. Judith Christie McAllister, Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Pastor Wess Morgan, VaShawn Mitchell and others. One of the highlights of this year’s convention is a heritage session with the incomparable Edwin Hawkins.

The Gospel Heritage Award recipients for 2013 are noted choir directors Lonnie Hunter and Ricky Dillard and Bishop Liston Page, Sr.  Bishop Paul S. Morton and the Changing A Generation Full Gospel Baptist Church will serve as the host.

Additional details and registration info is available at

View the promo for the 2013 conference here

Love Center Ministries Celebrates 40 Years and Prepares for Love Alive VI

Thursday, October 18th, 2012


There will be “music in the air” as Bishop Walter Hawkins’ Love Center Ministries celebrates its 40th anniversary October 19-21 in Oakland, California.  Love Center was the home base of the famed Hawkins Family and the Love Center Choir shaped the course of gospel music with their Love Alive recordings.

Among the festivities is the highly anticipated reunion concert of the Love Center Choir featuring Edwin Hawkins, Lynette Hawkins-Stephens, Feddie Hawkins, Carol King,  Yvette Flunder and others.

Social media is abuzz with news of the recording of  Love Alive VI in the summer of 2013 with production being handled by Donald Lawrence.

Lawrence Matthews – Where Ya Been?

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Lawrence Matthews happens to posses one of the most distinctive voices in gospel music.  (more…)

Walter Hawkins Tribute on TBN

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Pastor Donnie McClurkin will be hosting a special Walter Hawkins tribute to air on TBN Tuesday August 24, 2010 at 10 p.m. EST, 7 p.m. CST. (more…)

Edwin Hawkins’ MALF in Chicago

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The 29th annual Edwin and Walter Hawkins Music and Arts Love Fellowship Conference (formerly the Music and Arts Seminar) converged upon the “Gospel Music Capital of the World”, Chicago, Illinois with a week of workshops, panel discussions, new artist showcases,  musicals and services the week of June 20th.