The 28th Annual Stellar Awards, Gospel music’s biggest night was presented all the way live this year on GMC (formerly Gospel Music Channel). The energy in the place was absolutely electric! (more…)
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Have you always wanted to sing with Bishop Marvin Winans? Well, we have news for you. Put up your Winans CDs and the Karaoke mic. You now have a Golden Opportunity (think Winans Song) to stand on stage and sing with the man himself.
The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration presents the Jingle Dreams Contest where contestants will have a chance to win a trip to the Super Bowl and perform with Marvin Winans.
Billboard has released its year end charts and topping the Gospel Songs Chart is Let the Church Say Amen from Andrae Crouch featuring Marvin L. Winans followed by Awesome from Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago. Rounding out the top ten are My Testimony (Marvin Sapp), Shifting the Atmosphere (Jason Nelson), After This (JJ Hairston and YP), I Won’t Go Back (William McDowell), I Feel Good (Fred Hammond) Still Able (James Fortune), Go Get It (Mary Mary) and One More Time (Zacardi Cortez featuring John P Kee).
The Year End most popular gospel songs are determined by radio airplay detections as measured by Nielsen BDS.
Well it was another nonstop weekend for Gospel Music
The “hardest working woman in show business “ Vickie Winans began Thanksgiving Day in worship at Memphis’ Temple of Deliverance Church of God in Christ, then appeared in concert in Columbus, OH on Friday. Trying to keep up with her was the equally as hard working Earnest Pugh who after making his acting debut on TV One’s Rickey Smiley Show celebrated his birthday on Friday, passed through Columbus on Saturday and then shared the stage with Beverly Crawford, DeWayne Woods, Leandria Johnson and Tyronn Wilkins in Spartanburg, SC for an Evening of Worship on Sunday at Evangel Temple.
Miami native and hip hop superstar Flo Rida was the host for the Big Dreams for Kids Foundation’s Gospel Explosion on Saturday at Carol City Park. The free event drew a capacity crowd to see special guests J Moss, Deitrick Haddon and Mary Mary. James Hall and Worship and Praise returned to Montreal on Saturday for a concert appearance at the Outrement Theater. Canada holds a special place in Hall’s heart as his Stellar Award nominated Trip Down Memory Lane was recorded in Toronto and King of Glory was recorded in Montreal in 1995.
Donnie McClurkin joined Bishop Marvin Winans in Johannesburg South Africa for Perfecting Church International’s 2012 Holy Convocation. Byron Cage joined the ranks of fellow radio angels Donnie McClurkin and Yolanda Adams with the debut of Sunday Joy airing from noon to 4pm each Sunday on DC’s Praise 104.1 FM, a Radio One station. Cage was feted with a brunch at the Carlyle Club in Alexandria for the show’s first broadcast and many well wishers were on hand including Tye Tribett.
Pastor Smokie Norful celebrates his birthday today along with 7 years of Pastoral Ministry. Norful is the founding pastor of Victory Cathedral Worship Center located in a Chicago suburb. The church boasts a membership of over 3000. In honor of Founder’s Month, the church celebrated throughout the month of October with guest speakers including Pastor Marvin Winans and Evangelist Dorinda Clark Cole. Karen Clark Sheard, Kierra Sheard and Isaac Carree headlines the founders day concert.
Is this is where I declare that I am a dyed-in-the-wool Lowell Pye fan (as in fanatic)?????? (more…)
Allow me to say that 2010 was a year of exciting releases. Some we heard, some we missed, some we liked and plainly some we didn’t want to hear. The Lowell Pye “Finally” project was one of the exceptions, it was good and memorable (although I am not sure if it got its just recognition). So, let me point you to a few words of commentary…… (album review)
….and because I knew there would be people who didn’t believe me, I brought a clip.
Check out the BET “Lift Every Voice” behind-the scenes special at the concert tribute and funeral for Bishop Walter Hawkins. It airs on BET at 10 am EST this Sunday, July 25th. Among the guests: Donnie McClurkin, Ted Winn, Tye Tribbet, Kathy Taylor Brown, Richard Smallwood, Ricky Dillard, Dewayne Woods, and Byron Cage.
Sharing in ministry on the Tuesday Night Musical Celebration, titled, “The Man, the Music, The Ministry: A Musical Salute to Bishop Walter Hawkins” will be Yolanda Adams, Mary Mary, Pastor Donnie McClurkn, Daryl Coley, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Ledisi, Ted Winn, Kim Burrell, Byron Cage, Karen Clark Sheard and more. Lady Tramaine Hawkins will be making a special appearance along with Bishop Hawkin’s sister, Lynette Hawkins Stevens. The musical directors for the event will be Bishop Hawkins brother, Edwin Hawkins, Donald Lawrence, Kurt Carr, Richard Smallwood, and Bishop’s own musical director Rusty Watson. The master of ceremony duties will be shared between Dr. Bobby Jones, Marvin Winans, and BeBe Winans.
UPDATE on Ticket Information:
Tickets are FREE and available on a first come, first serve basis.
The box office is open Fri, July 16th from noon til 3pm, Sat, July 17th and Tues, July 20th from 11am til 3pm and Wed, July 21st from 10am til 11am.
…Contact Paramount Theater at: (510) 465-6400.
OUT OF TOWN GUESTS (Outside of California), please contact Charles Jackson at (510) 708-9246 for your tickets. Tickets are limited!
Bishop Kenneth Moales will officiate the funeral services on Wednesday morning.
As of this moment the musical tribute to Bishop Walter Hawkins will not be streamed, although anything could change at any moment! We’ll keep you posted! The good news is Gospel Music Channel will air the Tribute Concert on Sunday at 8PM EST.