Posts Tagged ‘Pastor Charles Jenkins’

Charles Jenkins War Cry Tops Billboard Year End Chart

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago celebrate the blessings of the New Year with news that their radio single, War is #1 on Billboard Magazine’s year-end Gospel Airplay chart.  The song also lands in the top spot on the year-end Gospel Streaming Songs chart (over 500,000 streams on Spotify alone) and was the 5th most downloaded gospel song of the yJenkinsear with over 50,000 downloads.

“It’s been an amazing year for us and we’re all so thankful,” says Jenkins. “We all have so much to be thankful for and to celebrate God’s goodness.” The news comes as Any Given Sunday receives 8 Stellar Award nominations including Song of the Year: War, CD of the Year, Choir of the Year, Producer of the Year and Traditional Male Vocalist of the Year.

Charles Jenkins Shares Holiday Spirit With Gospel Friends

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

On the heels of a sucJenkins 9cessful Holiday Praise Thanksgiving Tour, Inspired People recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins heads home to host a holiday TV taping.   The night of music will be recorded and edited for rebroadcast during Christmas and New Year’s celebrations.  A Celebration of Christmas will feature Grammy award winner Erica Campbell, native Chicago son Jonathan McReynolds, Deitrick Haddon and Brian Courtney Wilson.  The Holiday Praise New Year’s Party will feature performances from Casey J, Dorinda Clark Cole, Canton Jones and Donald Lawrence and Company.

Pastor Charles Jenkins’ War Makes Its Way To Top Spot On Radio Chart

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

War, the infectious figPastorCharlesJenkinsAlbumCoverht song that serves as the lead single for Any Given Sunday,  Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago’s latest project has made its way to Number 1 on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart.

“Nothing brings us more joy than hearing people sing #WAR as their personal fight song. There is so much going on in the world and real people are fighting real battles everywhere. The stories and testimonies we hear everyday say it all and in the words of the great Andrae Crouch: To God Be The Glory.”

Pastor Charles Jenkins Rejoices With Radio Show

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

CharlesTaraJenkinsGrammy winner and Billboard chart topping singer/songwriter and recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins is moving into radio with the launch of Inspired People Radio, a 2 hour music and infotainment show on Rejoice Musical Soulfood network.  Jenkins, who serves as pastor of Chicago’s Fellowship Baptist Church will make the show of family affair by having his wife, Dr. Tara join him as co-host.  Pastor Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago is riding the airwaves with War,  the single from their Any Given Sunday CD in the top ten on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart.

“My wife Dr. Tara and I are so grateful to Mike Chandler for the opportunity to join the Rejoice Musical Soul Food Family with our new radio show,” Jenkins noted. “Inspired People Radio is a combination of everything inspiring, fun, empowering and uplifting. We call it radio’s remix and we add a dose of family, friends and more.” The show will boast interviews with celebrities and intriguing regular folks as well as segments focusing on faith, wisdom, business, health, music and more.”

Byron Cage Signs With Charles Jenkins’ Inspired People Music Label

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

f20070914094919-byron_cageIn breaking news announced during Stellar Award Weekend, Chicago’s Pastor Charles Jenkins announced the signing of award winning praise and worship leader Byron Cage to the Inspired People roster.

“Byron Cage is a genuine statesman of Gospel music,” says Pastor Jenkins. “He is an anointed artist and most importantly he is dedicated to God, his people and The Church of Jesus Christ. When charles-jenkins1this opportunity came to me it was a natural fit for our company.

He is a globally revered psalmist, one of the body of Christ’s marquee worship leaders, and a proven voice committed to leading the world in worship to our God while serving beyond the stage. Our team is ecstatic to welcome him as we look forward to serving God’s people together.”

Carlton Jenkins, Vice President of Inspired People Music, says: “We experienced a tremendous amount of success with our Fellowship Chicago project, and it has established the benchmark for what we aim to achieve with every Inspired People project – uplift and inspire the church and the world with God’s message.”

“We are excited to bring Byron Cage into our musical family because it is a partnership that we know will continue to fulfill this vision.”

Larry Blackwell, General Manager and Vice President of Motown Gospel, says:

“Motown Gospel is thrilled to join Pastor Charles Jenkins in welcoming Byron Cage to the Inspired People Music/Motown Gospel family. We’re elated to embrace Byron’s uniquely gifted talents and award winning pedigree to our collective, dynamic array of artists.”

Tracey Artis, CEO of I Hear Music, Inc. and Byron Cage’s manager says:

“I have worked with Pastor Charles Jenkins very closely over the past few years, and I have worked with Byron for more than 25 years. I know that they both have a deep commitment to music, the industry, and moreover, to God, so I thought this would be a great partnership.”

Byron Cage says:

“I am extremely proud of Pastor Charles Jenkins. He is a phenomenal leader in the body of Christ, a people’s pastor whose heart for ministry spills over into everything he does. I believe this is why his music ministry has been so blessed. And I believe this is why his business ventures are so blessed.

Pastor Jenkins has a vision that is firmly planted in God’s Word. I am honored to be part of the Inspired People family, and look forward to breaking boundaries together.”

Get Ready For WOW Gospel 2013

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

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Are you ready? WOW Gospel 2013 hits the marketplace on Tuesday, January 29th.  The double CD and DVD features chart topping songs from Gospel’s hit makers including Kirk Franklin, Mary Mary,  Marvin Sapp, J. Moss, James Fortune,  VaShawn Mitchell, Charles Jenkins and Jason Nelson.

EMI Gospel Showcase at Stellars

Monday, January 14th, 2013

You  now have a chance to hear and see all of your EMI Gospel family favorites including ForeverJONES, EMI GospelSheri Jones-Moffett, VaShawn Mitchell, Anita Wilson, Tasha Cobbs and more as the EMI Gospel Artist Showcase during the Stellar Awards Weekend will be streaming live via YesLordRadio.

Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago DVD and Digital Release on November 20th

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Mark your calendars for the release of Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago’s The Best of Both Worlds DVD and Deluxe Edition digital version on November 20th.  The Best of Both Worlds CD, the first release for the Inspired People/EMI Gospel label spent three consecutive weeks in the top spot on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart and Awesome, the lead single has remained at #1 on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs charts for 15 weeks.  Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago received eight nominations for the 28th Annual Stellar Awards including  Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Choir of the Year and Traditional CD of the Year.

Anita Wilson Preps for Live Recording in Chicago

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

Anita Wilson has spent the last few years backing a venerable list of who’s who in the gospel industry including Hezekiah Walker, Marvin Sapp, DeWayne Woods and Vanessa Bell Armstrong.  Wilson has also enjoyed success as a member of Donald Lawrence’s backing ensemble (referred to as the Company), showcasing her own inimitable style on “Happy Being Me” a track from Lawrence’s The Law of Confession CD.  When not traveling, she can be found in ministry serving on the music staff and as Praise and Worship Leader at the Fellowship Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Charles Jenkins.

Anita now finds herself in the center stage as she is featured in a live recording session to be held on August 21st at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Chicago.  The event promises to be musically gratifying and memorable. Visit her website for details and ticket information at www.msanitawilson.com