Posts Tagged ‘Sparkle’

R & B Superstar Kem Brings in the Holiday Spirit with Glorify The King

Friday, October 26th, 2012


Riding on the heels of the success of his big-screen debut in the movie, SPARKLE starring Jordin Sparks and the late Whitney Houston, R & B song stylist Kem gets in the holiday mood with the release of Glorify the King, the lead single from his brand new holiday CD released October 16th .

What Christmas Means is the fourth Motown release for the 2 time Grammy nominee and Detroit native and is comprised of five original compositions and five holiday standards.

Whitney Houston, Marvin Sapp and BeBe Winans Among Gospel/Inspirational Nominees at 2012 Soul Train Music Awards

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012


Gospel A-Listers BeBe Winans, Marvin Sapp, Fred Hammond and Mary Mary round out the Best Gospel/Inspirational Category

 for the 2012 Soul Train Music Awards.  Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks are also nominated in the category for their performance of Celebrate from the movie Sparkle.  Gospel Jazz virtuoso Ben Tankard is among the nominees in the Best Contemporary Jazz Artist/Group Category.

The 2012 Soul Train Music Awards hosted by comedian and star of the TV Land Sitcom The Soul Man Cedric the Entertainer will tape on November 8th at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The two hour show will simulcast on the BET and Centric networks on Sunday, November 25th.  Check your local listings for the time.


Best Gospel/Inspirational Performance

BeBe Winans, “America America”

Fred Hammond, “I Feel Good”

Marvin Sapp, “My Testimony”

Mary Mary, “Go Get It”

Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks, “Celebrate”

Best Contemporary Jazz Artist/Group

Ben Tankard, Full Tank

Brian Culbertson, DREAMS

Cassandra Wilson, Another Country

Esperanza Spalding, Radio Music Society

Peter White, Here We Go