Posts Tagged ‘Pastor Smokie Norful’

The Williams Brothers and Smokie Norful Honored By ASCAP

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Smokie Norful at the keyboardASCAP paid special honors to Pastor Smokie Norful and The Williams Brothers at its 6th Annual Morning Glory Breakfast held during Stellar Awards weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada.  In addition to recognizing  the ASCAP affiliated Stellar Award nominees, Pastor Norful received the ASCAP “Spirit of Song” Award while The Williams Brothers received the ASCAP “Gospel Icon” Award. The event was co sponsored by eOne entertainment and was  hosted by Michelle Williams with performances from eOne recording artists  Dorinda Clark-Cole and William McDowell.

Erica Campbell, Michelle Williams, Donnie McClurkin Nominees For Soul Train Awards

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

The nominees for the Soul Train Music Awards were announced on Monday, October 13th. Talk show maven Wendy Williams will serve as the host for this year’s festivities. The Soul Train Awards 2014 show will be taped in Las Vegas, NV on Friday, November 7, 2014, and air on CENTRIC and BET on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 8 pm ET/PT.
In the Best Gospel/Inspirational Song Category, the nominees are

soul-trainBest Gospel/Inspirational Song
“Help” – Erica Campbell feat. Lecrae
“I Can Only Imagine” – Tamela Mann
“No Greater Love” – Smokie Norful
“Real Love” – Inspired People feat. Charles Jenkins
“Say Yes” – Michelle Williams feat. Beyoncé & Kelly Rowland
“We Are Victorious” – Donnie McClurkin feat. Tye Tribbett

Early Christmas Gifts From Motown

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas as artists from Motown, Motown Gospel and Capitol Records join forces for Motown Christmas, the first collection of new Christmas recordings from tMotown Christmashe label in over 40 years. Leave it to producer in chief Aaron Lindsey to deliver masterful performances from the likes of India.Arie, Ne-Yo, Tasha Cobbs, Smokie Norful and Tye Tribbett, Kierra Sheard and more.

Look for the disc hitting stores at the end of September.

A Video Thank You From Pastor Smokie Norful

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Pastor Smokie Norful expresses his heartfelt gratitude as he celebrates a #1 Billboard Top Gospel Albums Debut for FOREVER YOURS, his long awaited project released on August 5th. Smokie Norful Forever Yours



Smokie Norful Releases Forever Yours August 5th

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Smokie Norful Forever YoursSmokie Norful is preparing for the release of his first new project in five years. Forever Yours features production from Aaron Lindsey, Tony Dixon, Derek D.O.A. Allen, Elvis Williams (Blac Elvis) and Warryn Campbell.  No Greater Love, the first single from the CD is making impact at radio and is currently in the top 20 on the Billboard Hot Songs Gospel chart. Forever Yours hits retail and digital outlets on August 5th.

Smokie Norful, Tamela Mann, John P Kee And LeCrae Headline McDonalds Gospel Tour

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

MCDONALD'S USA, LLC SMOKIE NORFULSmokie Norful and son Ashton will take their show on the road as part of McDonalds Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour beginning May 9th in Washington, DC.  The Norfuls will be joined by Tamela Mann, John P. Kee, 2013 Grammy Award winner Lecrae and host Vickie Winans on the multi city tour.  In its 7th year, the tour touches the community through the power of Gospel Music as well as reinvesting in the community through the Ronald McDonald Charities.

Host Vickie Winans shared these sentiments: “Giving back to those around us is crucial, especially with the recent tough times our families and communities have faced. Now more than ever, our communities need to know we are there for them, and that’s something the McDonald‘s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour has set out to do. I’m honored to take part in the cause, and I look forward to brivickie-winans-1nging joy and laughter to everyone who attends the concerts.”


Tour dates and locations include:

  • May 9Washington, D.C., Ebenezer AME Church
  • May 10Philadelphia, Sharon Baptist Church
  • May 11Newark, McDonald‘s Gospelfest – Prudential Center
  • June 6Birmingham, Bill Harris Arena
  • June 7Atlanta, Greater Travelers Rest Baptist Church
  • June 21Detroit, Second Ebenezer Baptist Church
  • June 22Chicago, Chicago Gospel Music Festival
  • July 3Louisville, Full Gospel Baptist Conference
  • August 30Dallas, MegaFest

Happy Birthday and Anniversary Greetings to Pastor Smokie Norful

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012


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.