The 2016 James Cleveland Award will celebrate the heyday of the choirs with a posthumous honor for Olanda Draper. (more…)
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Habakkuk 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.
The city of Memphis will serve as the backdrop for the Live DVD recording for Kurt Carr and the Kurt Carr Singers’ Bless This House project. The recording takes place on September 20th at the New Direction Christian Church. Kurt Carr is getting a little help from his friends Kathy Taylor, Dr. Judith McAllister, Bishop William Murphy and Isaac Carree. The Kurt Carr Singers is currently impacting radio with the release of their latest single, We’ve Gotta Put Jesus Back.
Pugh will record a live version of the song as part of his May 3rd session on his newly formed P Man Music Group label produced by Grammy winner Cedric Thompson. In addition to cameos by various gospel artists, Pugh has planned an O’landa Draper tribute medley honoring the founder of the Memphis based group The Associates and Pugh’s mentor.
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Start of the New Year with The Word Network in Memphis, Tennessee. The Word Network will begin its New Year’s Eve Celebration at the historic Mason Temple, the world headquarters of the Church of God in Christ at 11 pm EST TONIGHT. (more…)
Earnest Pugh doesn’t let good talent pass him by. Memphis based Vincent Tharpe and Kenosis is but one of the recent signings to the EPM Music Group label, and they are wasting no time in tearing up the airwaves with the release of their “Thanksgiving Anthem of the Year” Thank You, Lord
Vincent Tharpe and Kenosis have already established a presence in gospel music with appearances on BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel in addition to taking top prize at Dorinda Clark Cole’s Singers & Musicians Conference Artist Showcase Competition in 2011. The CD (their first nationally released outing) drops on October 30th.
The city of Memphis is all abuzz with the recording session of the 200 voice Women’s Choir of the Temple of Deliverance Church of God in Christ on Sunday, July 29th during the church’s Women’s Weekend Celebration. (more…)