Posts Tagged ‘Essence Festival’

Virtue Releases Lyric Video For Miracle

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Virtue Sings Clark SistersFresh from their tribute performance to the legendary Clark Sisters at the Essence Festival, Virtue releases a lyric video for their top 30 radio hit Miracle.  I’m Looking For a Miracle was written by Elbernita Twinkie Clark and originally recorded by the Clark Sisters on their 1980 Is My Living In Vain LP.  The women of Virtue made the song a part of Fearless, their seventh studio project.

“Miracle” has spent more than 6 consecutive weeks in the Top 30 on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart .

Virtue Set To Honor Clark Sisters At Essence Festival

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

VirtueGoatFarm-39Clark Sisters OLTGRAMMY nominated female group Virtue (Ebony Holland, Karima Kibble, and Heather Martin) will join Yolanda Adams, Travis Greene, Brian Courtney Wilson, Tasha Page Lockhart, Kierra Sheard, Faith Evans and Keke Wyatt in paying tribute to the legendary Clark Sisters at the Essence Festival on July 3rd in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Virtue’s current radio single, Miracle (written by Twinkie Clark and recorded by the Clark Sisters in the 80s) has spent 6 weeks in the top 30 on the Billboard radio chart.  Miracle comes from the group’s seventh studio album, Fearless, which made its debut at #3 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart.

Continuing their summer promotional stops, Virtue will appear at Kirk Franklin’s 20 Years In One Night World Tour on Tuesday, June 14 at The Alabama Theatre.

Worth Fighting For Nominated For Top Song At Billboard Music Awards

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

BCwilsonwffBryan Courtney Wilson earned his first Billboard Music Award nomination for the hit single Worth Fighting For.  The song from his Billboard chart topping Gospel CD also earned him a Grammy award nomination as well as a Dove Award win.  Wilson has had prominent performance opportunities on Bobby Jones Gospel, BET Celebration of Gospel, the BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards and the Stellar Awards.

Wilson will take to the stage during the Essence Music Festival on July 3rd participating in the  Essence All-Star Gospel Tribute honoring The Clark Sisters.

Beyonce & Kelly Rowland Join Michelle Williams To Say Yes

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

MWsay yesJust in case you were waiting for a Destiny’s Child reunion, the wait is now over.  Michelle Williams debuts her new song “Say Yes” (feat. Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland), heading both to iTunes and radio on June 2nd.    “Say Yes” is produced by superstar producer Harmony Samuels and is from Williams’ upcoming album Journey to Freedom.

Catch Michelle Williams on the road this summer at the Essence Festival July 5th and on television as she joins Deitrick Haddon for the premiere of Fix My Choir later in the year,

2013 Essence Festival Honors Tramaine Hawkins and Donnie McClurkin

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Lady TramaineThe 2013 Essence Festival heads to the Crescent City, New Orleans, Louisiana on the weekend of July 4th through July 7th.  This yedonnie-mcclurkinar, the Get Lifted All Star Gospel Tribute honors Gospel music icons Tramaine Hawkins and Donnie McClurkin.  Scheduled performers include Bishop Lester Love and the City of Love, Yolanda Adams, Michelle Williams, Amber Bullock, Tasha Cobbs, Bishop Noel Jones, Tyronne Foster and The Arc Singers, Kurt Carr, Isaac Carree, Kim Burrell and many more.