Posts Tagged ‘James Fortune’

Israel Houghton’s “It’s Not Over” Hits #1 on Gospel Singles Chart

Friday, December 28th, 2012

With 2012 wrapping up, its evident that the saints of GOD are holding fast to the message “It’s Not Over”. Israel Houghton’s latest hit with James Fortune, and Pastor Jason Nelson from his latest release “Jesus At The Center” has hit #1 on the Gospel Singles Chart.  Israel will perform the song on the 2013 Stellar Awards in Nashville, and currently has two Grammy Nominations.

James Fortune Ranks #1 on Billboard’s Best of 2012 Year End List

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012



GRAMMY Award Nominee James Fortune is ending 2012 on a high note. His latest album “Grace Gift” is in stores and climbing the chart, he’s signed a new management deal with EJ Gaines and Pathlight Music, and was recently nominated for two Grammy Awards Best Gospel Album, and Best Gospel Song.

Now James has been named as the Number 1 Gospel Artist on Billboard Magazine’s Best of 2012 Gospel Songs/Artist Year Ends List. The album “Identity” was recognized at Number 5 Best of 2012 Best Gospel Album lists and 2012 Gospel Albums/Artists. 

Next month James Fortune and Fiya are headed to the  2013 Stellar Awards where they are nominated for Group/Duo of the Year and Contemporary Group/Duo Of The Year. In 2013 expect new projects from Fortune’s label Fiya World Music Label in partnership with eOne and Light Records.


November Birthdays James Fortune and Richard Smallwood

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Bringing November birthdays to a close, we send out warm birthday wishes to James Fortune on today (November 29th) and Richard Smallwood on tomorrow (November 30th).

James Fortune Jessica Reedy Christmas Tour Update

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Gospelflava has been informed that the DC/VA, New York City and Baltimore dates for the James Fortune and Jessica Reedy Christmas tour have been postponed.  The Celebrate Christmas Tour will pick up in Royal Oak, Michigan on November 29th.  Plans are in motion to reschedule the missed dates in the near future.


Light Records Christmas Tour with James Fortune & Jessica Reedy

Friday, October 19th, 2012


Light Records has announced a holiday tour featuring James Fortune and Jessica Reedy. The two will go out on the road this Christmas season singing holiday classics and for Fortune singing new material off his just released Christmas album, “Grace Gift”. In most cities Light Reocrds will partner with Toys for Tots to host a toy drive on behalf of the US Marine Corps.

Tour Dates:

11/26 Arlington, VA The Birchmere

11/27 New York, NY BB Kings

11/28 Baltimore, MD  Baltimore Soundstage


12/01  Cleveland, OH  

12/02  Chicago, IL  

12/05  Houston, TX                  

12/06  Dallas, TX              

Kick Off The Holiday Season with James Fortune and Fiya

Thursday, October 18th, 2012


Christmas is only two months away, and there’s a brand new holiday album to get you and the family in the spirit of the season. Light Records recording artist James Fortune and Fiya’s new Christmas album “Grace Gift” is in stores now! Grace Gift contains new holiday songs along with the signature Fortune and Fiya spin on some  Christmas classics. “Grace Gift” is in stores and online now.

The Rance Allen Group Celebrated in New Documentary

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012


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…)

James Fortune & Fiya To Release Christmas Album

Friday, September 7th, 2012


Christmas is only 3 months away, and it’s time to roll out the new holiday music this season! James Fortune and Fiya will release their first Christmas release entitled “Grace Gift”. The CD releases October 16th on Light Records. When asked about the album Fortune says it was something that’s been in the works for over 2 years, and they are elated to bring forth this new project.



VIDEO PREMIERE: JAMES FORTUNE & FIYA featuring Monica and Fred Hammond

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

James Fortune & FIYA release “Hold On,” the second single from their #1 Billboard release, IDENTITY.


GMC Announces Air Dates of the 27th Annual Stellar Awards

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

GMC (formerly the Gospel Music Channel) has announced the World Premiere air dates for the 27th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards (more…)