Posts Tagged ‘Karen Clark-Sheard’

The Clark Sisters Spread Sunshine On The Queen Latifah Show

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Clark Sisters QLSet your DVR’s for Tuesday, March 18th as Karen, Jackie and Twinkie help to make Queen Latifah’s day with a rousing rendition of You Brought the Sunshine on her syndicated daytime talk show.  The Clark Sisters was just one of many surprises as the show celebrated Queen Latifah’s birthday.  Check your local listing for time and station information in your area.

In other Clark Sisters news, Twinkie continues to travel with her Songs of Twinkie Clark tour, while Karen is prepping for the March 25th  release of Sunday AM (morning), the first single from her highly anticipated live recording in Chicago and Jacky is flooding social media with news of her new single which hits the streets on March 25th.

Karen Clark Sheard Slated To Perform For BET Honors 2014

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Karen_and_KiKi-01Karen Clark Sheard joins Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson and Wayne Brady performing for BET Honors 2014.  This year’s event will honor Motown Records founder and creator of the smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, Berry Gordy, American Express CEO & Chairman, Ken Chenault, visual artist, Carrie Mae Weems, entertainment trailblazer, Ice Cube and the iconic Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

Clark Sheard is also gearing up for the release of Sunday Morning, the first track from her highly anticipated Live In Chicago CD on Karew Records produced by Donald Lawrence. Karew Records will also release a new project from Kierra Sheard as well as the solo debut of Praise and Worship leader David Daughtry.

“BET Honors” will premiere during Black History Month on Monday, February 24.

Temple of Deliverance Women’s Choir in Top Ten on Billboard

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Milton R HawkinsHabakkuk Music celebrates another win as In the Sanctuary, the debut project from the Temple of Deliverance Women’s Choir ascends to #10 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums Chart. while Everybody Praise, the infectious single featuring Carla Tolbert Taylor re enters the Billboard Gospel Songs chart at #25.

The project produced by Derrick Starks and recorded last summer featured stand out performances by the 200 voice ensemble featuring guest appearances by Lisa Page Brooks, Tamela Mann and Karen Clark Sheard.

Temple of Deliverance Women’s Choir Debut CD Hits Stores Nov 5th

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Milton R HawkinsLeading ladies of Gospel Tamela Mann, Karen Clark Sheard and Lisa Page Brooks lend their remarkable talents as Superintendent Milton R. Hawkins  partners with Habakkuk Records to present the highly anticipated CD debut of the Temple of Deliverance Women’s Choir.  In addition to stand out performances from Mann, Sheard and Brooks, the twelve track CD produced by Derrick Starks features the breakout hit of the summer, Everybody Praise with Carla TolbertLisa Page Taylor on lead. Pastor Milton R. Hawkins Presents Live In The Sanctuary hits stores and digital outlets on November 5th but is available now for pre-order on iTunes with proceeds going to benefit disaster relief efforts across the country.

 

JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise Plan November Live Recording

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

jjhairston2Now comes word of a November 4th date set for the Live Recording of JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise. All roads will lead to the First Cathedral in Bloomfield, Connecticut. A number of guests will be on hand for the worship experience including Donnie McClurkin, Karen Clark Sheard, VaShawn Mitchell and Pastor Jason Nelson.

Karew Records and Entertainment One Music Announce Partnership

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Karew Records, the labeKaren Clarkl home of Karen Clark Sheard, Kierra Sheard, The Clark Sisters and Jonathan Nelson announced news of the label’s new partnership with Entertainment One Music beginning with the live recording of Karen Clark Sheard on September 9th in Chicago produced by Donald Lawrence.

The two entities already share a connection via the BET hit reality series The Sheards.  “We are excited to extend the eOne relationship with the Sheard family beyond television into music as well through this new partnership with Karew Records,” said Phil Thornton, Vice President of Marketing and New Business Development at eOne Music, Nashville.

The label also indicated that Johnathan Nelson’s latest project, Finish Strong will continue its distribution via Motown Gospel and the next CDs from Kierra Sheard and the Clark Sisters will also be handled by Motown Gospel

Donald Lawrence 20th Year Celebration Recording In Chicago June 18th

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Mark yodonald_lawrenceur calendars for June 18th, when all roads will lead to Dr. Bill Winston’s Living Word Christian Center in Chicago for the live recording celebrating award winning singer/songwriter/producer Donald Lawrence’s 20 years in gospel music.  Some of music’s best and brightest will be on hand to celebrate this momentous ocassion, including gospel royalty Karen Clark Sheard and Kierra Sheard, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Ted & Sheri, Faith Evans, Lalah Hathaway, Kelly Price and more.

The live recording in Chicago will mark the first collaboration between Lawrence’s  Quiet Water Entertainment production company  and eOne Music in their partnership,  Lawrence’s live recording for Volume II will take place in Charlotte, NC with the Tri-City Singers and other guests at a later date.

Micah Stampley Joins Motown Gospel Roster

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Motown Gospel announced the signing of Micah Stampley. His 2005 debut CD The Songbook of Micah was released on Bishop T D Jakes’ Dexterity Sounds/EMMicahI Gospel label and  featured the hit Take My Life/Holiness.

Stampley had this to say about his signing: “I’m excited to be working with Ken Pennell, Larry Blackwell, and the Motown Gospel family to take my ministry and career to the next level.  It’s great to be home with a new start, a new vision, a new passion, and a new sound that I’m ready to share with the world.” A studio project is in the works featuring production from Asaph Alex Ward and guest appearances from Donnie McClurkin and Karen Clark Sheard.  The project is scheduled for a winter release.

Hear snippets of the CD here: Micah Stampley CD

Huge Ratings for Celebration of Gospel and The Sheards

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The series premiere of The Sheards on BET drew 1.2 million viewers, making the show the top ranked Sunday cthe-sheardsable reality series this year (according to the Nielsen Company) .   Meanwhile, the 2013 installment of the Celebration of Gospel was seen by 1.8 million viewers. Celebration of Gospel, hosted by Steve Harvey holds the distinction of being the #1 gospel telecast on TV for 13 consecutive years running.

The Sheards moves into its regular time slot of 8pm ET on Sunday, April 14th and you can view the rebroadcast of Celebration of Gospel on the following dates:

Thursday, April 11 at 10:00 p.m. ET

Saturday, April 13 at 8:00 p.m. ET

Wednesday, April 17 at 9:00 p.m. ET

 

BET Renews Bobby Jones, Sunday Best, Celebration of Gospel & Preps for Sheards and TD Jakes Shows

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

td-jakesBET announced its slate of programs for the new season on Tuesday, April 2nd. Making a return is Bobby Jones Gospel, the longest continually running original series on cable television and the network’s flagship gospel program, the gospel competition Sunday Best hosted by Kirk Franklin and the ever popular Celebration of Gospel hosted by Steve Harvey.

Adding to the network’s line up is the much anticipated debut of The Sheards, a reality show following the lives of siblings Kierra and J Drew Sheard and their parents Bishop J Drew Sheard and Karen Clark Sheard. BET is also excited about the premiere of TD Jakes Presents: Mind Body and Soul, a talk show fronted by noted spiritual leader and motivator Bishop T D Jakes covering a wide range of topics including health and wellness, finance and relationships. The show will  air on Sundays beginning in the fall of 2013 the-sheards-copy1.