Posts Tagged ‘Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago’

Charles Jenkins Extends Deadline for Songwriting Contest

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Pastor Charles Jenkins has extended the deadline for the Inspired People Music Songwriting Contest to March 31st, 2013. ThJenkins 9e celebrated songwriter of the smash hit Awesome and Stellar Award winner is giving up-and-coming songwriters a chance to have their songs included on the upcoming Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago CD.  Jenkins says about the contest, “This is our way of inspiring songwriters, giving back and creating opportunities for the next generation and beyond.  We want someone to write a worship song to inspire the world to sing!” (more…)

Elev8 Announces Digital Gospel Music Awards Winners

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, its time to decide which projects and artists had the greatest impact.  With over 10,000 votes cast, Elev8 has announced the winners of the 2012 Digital Gospel Music Awards presented by Elev8.

And the Winners are:

  • Best Gospel Song Of 2012: Charles Jenkins &  Fellowship Chicago “Awesome”
  • Best Female Gospel Artist Of 2012: Tamela Mann
  • Best Male Gospel Artist Of 2012:  Marvin Sapp
  • Best Gospel Video:  Mary Mary “Go Get It”

New Music: Lisa Page Brooks, Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago, Earl Bynum and More

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Have you heard? There’s new music coming to radio.  Habakkuk music drops 3 new singles.  Lisa Page Brooks is following up on the release of Better Than Life with God Thing. The song is the collaborative effort of Lisa and her husband, pastor/songwriter/musician Michael Brooks and comes from her 2013 CD release aptly titled Ready.  Two time Stellar Award nominee Minister Earl Bynum and the 100 voice Mount Unity Choir raises their voices in song on Bless the Name of the Lord from their debut CD dropping in February, 2013.  Rounding out the Habakkuk releases is God is Good from Gerald Scott and Company.



Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago is following up on the success of the smash hit Awesome with the release of their new single I Will Live by offering a free digital download via the Inspired People Music website.  There is an Awesome Remix featuring Isaac Caree, Jessica Reedy and Canton Jones making the rounds.   Also announced  was news of a Inspired People Music songwriting contest.  Contestants will submit their praise and worship original composition to a panel with the chances of having it appear on Fellowship Chicago’s next CD.

Grammy Nominations Announced December 5th

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Once again, nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced in primetime via The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night.  CBS will broadcast the concert, being held for the first time at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, December 5th.

Speculation is running high that Inspired People/EMI Gospel newcomer Charles Jenkins  and Fellowship Chicago will be among the nominees in the gospel category.

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA.


COGIC Convocation Brings Top Gospel Artists to St. Louis

Thursday, November 8th, 2012


The nation’s top gospel artists take center stage during the 105th International Holy Convocation of the Church of God in Christ in St. Louis, Missouri on Friday, November 9th. .  International Music Department President Dr. Judith Christie McAllister welcomes Donald Lawrence and Company, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Professor James Hall, Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago, The Nevels Sisters,  Tamela Mann, Anita Wilson, Jonathan McReynolds, Twinkie Clark and others.