gmcTV, the network formerly known as Gospel Music Channel has announced that it’s changing its name to “UP“. This will be the network’s most extensive re-brand since its launch in 2004. Executives at the network believe “the name change will strengthen the network’s brand as America’s destination for “Uplifting Entertainment”. With a now reach of over 60 million households in the US, the network is excited about the September 1st re launch which will include a fresh new image. It is believed that the network will continue to be the home of the annual Stellar and Dove Awards.
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For the first time in its 28th year history, the 2013 Stellar Awards will broadcast LIVE on GMC ( formerly the Gospel Music Channel).
GMC (formerly the Gospel Music Channel) has announced the World Premiere air dates for the 27th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards (more…)
It’s the CD that’s become the talk of the town if you will in the music game. Yes, none other than Kirk Franklin’s latest ground breaking album, “Hello Fear”. The album debut at #1 on Billboard’s Gospel Charts, and #5 on Billboard’s Top 200 charts. Kirk is known to make history, and has done it again as the album is the 4th highest Gospel debut in the history of Sound Scan. Prior to release day the album was already the buzz in all of social media as many loyal fans have been waiting on Franklin’s return since his last album, “The Fight Of My Life”. This was evident as the album hit #1 on the Christian/Gospel Digital Album Charts, #3 on the R&B Charts, and #7 on the Overall Digital Charts.
Kirk has been a busy man as he continues to tour with Steve Harvey on their Gospel Comedy Tour which is selling out venues across the country. Set your DVR’s as Kirk and his crew will be on The Monique Show April 4, 2011 at 11 p.m. EST on BET performing ” I Smile” and “Before I Die”, and will appear on the GMA Dove Awards on April 24th on the Gospel Music Channel. Franklin is also a New York Time’s Best Selling Author and his book, “The Blueprint” will be available in paperback format as of April 5th.
The event that has grown to be hailed as one of the most exclusive and powerful events in Gospel Music will air on TV this Saturday. The 12th Annual BMI Luncheon honoring Commissioned and Pastor Shirley Caesar will air on GMC February 19, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. with an encore following at 8:30. The luncheon was filled with heartfelt tributes, words of encouragement, and great memories.
(gmc, formerly Gospel Music Channel, can be seen on DIRECTV 338, FIOS TV 224 and local cable. There is also a show page on the gmc website with a “gmc Insider” video of VaShawn Mitchell covering the awards at http://www.watchgmctv.com/video/bmi-trailblazers-gospel-sat-feb-19-gmc. )
Check out Melanie Clark’s Full Recap Of the Event: BMI 12th Annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon (2011)
The 26th Annual Stellar Awards will air this week in the following Markets this week. The Stellar Awards will air Nationally on Gospel Music Channel (GMC) on Saturday March 5, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. EST. Check your local listings for updates.
|MARKET:||STATION:||CHANNEL:||AIR DATE AND TIME:|
|Atlanta, Georgia||WAGA||5||Saturday Jan.29.2011 @ 4:00 p.m.|
|Elkhart, Indiana||WHME||46||Friday January 28, 2011 @ 8:00 p.m.|
|South Bend, Indiana||WHME||46||Friday January 28, 2011 @ 8:00 p.m.|
|Monroe, Louisiana||KARD||14||Saturday January 29, 2011 @ 2:00 p.m.|
|Monroe, Louisiana||KARD||14||Sunday January 30, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.|
|New York, New York||WWOR||9||Sunday January 30, 2011 @ 3:00 p.m.|
|Greensboro, NC||WGHP||8||Sunday January 30, 2011 @ 12:00 p.m.|
|Winston Salem, NC||WGHP||8||Sunday January 30, 2011 @ 12:00 p.m.|
|Erie, Pennsylvania||WFXP||66||Sunday January 30, 2011 @ 1:00 p.m.|
|Columbia, SC||WZRB||47||Saturday January 29, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.|
|Petersburg, Virginia||WRLH||35||Sunday January 30, 2011 @ 3:00 p.m.|
|Richmond, Virginia||WRLH||35||Sunday January 30, 2011 @ 3:00 p.m.|
The Gospel Music Association recently announced that the 2011 Dove Awards will be held on April 20, 2011 but not in Nashville, TN. The 2011 Dove Awards will be held in Atlanta, GA at the Fabulous Fox Theater. This is an interesting change as the award ceremony had been held at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville for the past few years. GMC formerly known as Gospel Music Channel which is headquartered in Atlanta, recently renewed its partnership with GMA and plans to broadcast the ceremony with the help of the city of Atlanta.