Posts Tagged ‘Sunday Best’

LE’ANDRIA JOHNSON BEGINS WORK ON NEW CD

Monday, June 13th, 2016

LeAndria-BETTER DAYSGrammy and Stellar Award winner Le’Andria Johnson took to social media on Sunday night to inform her fans that she has begun work on an upcoming solo album.  The Sunday Best winner released a new single, Better Days in March following the Season One finale of  Preachers of Atlanta.    Better Days also received a warm reception from audiences as Johnson performed the song on BET’s Celebration of Gospel.

This will be the fifth project from Johnson and she presented her wish list of collaborators and duet partners including Fantasia, Anthony Brown, Tye Tribbett, B Slade, Marvin Winans, Darryl Walls and Tim Rogers.

Joshua Rogers Joins Mixed Bag Entertainment Roster

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

JoshRogersMixed Bag Entertainment announced the signing of Sunday Best Season 5 Winner Joshua Rogers.  Well Done, Rogers first album was released by Mathew Knowles’ Music World Gospel label. He followed that with Unconditional in 2013.  Both discs placed in the top 5 spots on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart.  Rogers was released from his recording contract with Mathew Knowles’ Music World Gospel earlier this year.

Mark Mims, COO of Mixed Bag Entertainment states: “We’re excited to add a talented artist like Joshua to Mixed Bag Entertainment. He has so much to offer the gospel music community and we can’t wait to share his new music with his dedicated fans.” Emanuel “DA TRUTH” Lambert, CEO of Mixed Bag Entertainment adds: “Joshua Rogers is the full package. He’s a gospel singer with a golden voice and a great heart! We are super excited to have him on the Mixed bag team!” Gary Crockett, Co-founder and CSO of Mixed Bag Entertainment also states: “Joshua Rogers is the full package. We’re excited that Mixed Bag gets to be a part of the next and most exciting phase of his career by bringing the many dynamics of Joshua’s talent to bigger platforms including film, television and live stage plays.”

Joshua heads into the studio to create new music with the assistance of Grammy winning producer Blac Elvis, with plans for a single release in the fall and a full-length album in 2017.

“I’m optimistic about my future with Mixed Bag Entertainment,” said Rogers. “I’m in a position where I can create the best quality of music that is meaningful, storytelling and relatable for my fans.”

Ashford Sanders Gives His Sunday Best

Friday, October 30th, 2015

Ashford Sanders officialSunday Best Season 5 Fan Favorite Ashford Sanders makes his fans happy with the release of more music from his forthcoming CD via a collection entitled My Sunday Best, featuring covers of Millions and Make Me Better, two songs he popularized while on the hit BET gospel music competition.

Sanders offered this explanation, “everywhere I go (to perform), someone asks for either Millions or Make Me Better or both. I believe in giving people what they want, so NOW you have new music from Ashford Sanders with my first single, Because You’ve Been Good written by Pharis Evans, Jr. that we released earlier in the year, and then there is the stuff that people know and love Ashford Sanders for in the My Sunday Best pack.

While Sanders continues to tour across the country, the My Sunday Best singles are available from Fountain of Life Records for digital download on Amazon and iTunes,  and Sanders tells us to look for the release of his full project come the beginning of 2016.

 

Ashford Sanders Video Nets Over 3 Million Views

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Ashford Sanders officialLeave it to Ashford Sanders to lead an entire restaurant into a moment of worship.  The Sunday Best season 5 fan favorite who recently released his single Because You’ve Been Good on Fountain of Life Records was instantly recognized as he encountered the prom night crowd at a local restaurant in Mississippi on a weekend in early May.  He was asked to sing and obliged the audience with a verse of Something About the Name Jesus. What he didn’t expect was the entire restaurant (including patrons and waitstaff) to join him in the rousing rendition.  The moment was captured via cellphone and posted to social media sites.  That musical event caught the attention of the local news and the social media post has garnered over 3 million views.

Catch the news story here

 

Ashford Sanders Drops New Music February 23rd

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

GOSPELflava was the first to break the news of music coming from Sunday Best Season 5 Finalist and Fan Favorite Ashford Sanders. Now comes word of the February release of a brand new single,Ashford Sanders official Because You’ve Been Good.

Sanders says the song is a personal testimony for him. “God has been good to me, and I know I have been blessed. Not that everyday in my life has been good, I have had some sleepless nights and days filled with pain, but I am a living witness that God will bring you through every situation. …… I can sing anything, but my heart is in songs with substance, and Because You’ve Been Good sums up how great God has been in my life. I can’t help but thank and praise Him for his goodness TO ME.”

Because You’ve Been Good is written and produced by Pharis Evans, Jr. and hits digital retail outlets on February 23rd.  Sanders will perform the song as he makes concert dates throughout the US leading up to the GMWA Board Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Crystal Aikin Delivers All I Need February 3rd

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

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The world came to know of and love  the talents of Crystal Aikin via her win of the BET Sunday Best competition and she made her recording debut with I Desire More in 2009 .  Her sophomore project, All I Need,  hits stores and digital outlets on February 3rd.  Her lead single So Amazing is gaining traction at radio across the country.

Ashford Sanders Readies Release of CD

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Ashford Sanders StandardSunday Best Season 5 Fan Favorite Ashford Sanders created a buzz with the release of a snippet of Millions via his social media accounts early this week.  The track will be featured on his highly anticipated CD due out in the first quarter of 2015. Sanders spoke exclusively with GOSPELflava and said, “I have a lot to be thankful for, God has blessed me, I have been traveling and sharing my music with people across the nation and I am so excited about what’s to come.  People are always asking, when are you going to release your CD, well we are almost ready, and I can tell you, there is something on it for just about anybody and everybody.  We’ve got a couple of surprises in store, and I’m doing my best to NOT tell it all.”

 

Sunday Best Season 6 Winner Tasha Lockhart Delivers Solo Debut August 5th

Friday, August 1st, 2014

TPLockhartOn the heels of the hugely successful “Kirk Franklin Presents Tye Tribbett Tour” alongside label mates the Walls Group, BET Sunday Best Season 6 Winner Tasha Lockhart prepares for the release of her debut solo project, Here Right Now on August 5th on Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA .

“I couldn’t be more proud to present Tasha as the first female artist on my new label,” says Kirk Franklin. “Tasha has a powerful story, and her lifestyle matches her music.”

Lockhart gets some help from her friends and family on Here Right Now in the person of  her mom, Lisa Page Brooks as well as acclaimed singer/songwriter PJ Morton.  Lockhart performs on Sunday Best on August 3rd and makes an appearance on 106 & Park on August 6th.

Danetra Moore Uplifts With Only God Can

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Danetra Moore’s utmost ddanetra-mooreesire is for people to come to an intimate knowledge about the God she sings about.  The Sunday Best Season 5 finalist gained the  respect of her musical peers for her undeniable talent and professional work ethic singing background on tour with artists like Ledisi and Angie Stone  recently inked a deal with Tyscot Records.  Moore now conveys messages of hope and encouragement in her new single, Only God Can.  The song has a deep and real personal meaning for the singer.  She believes that in spite of the challenges we face, God will empower us with strength to press on to victory.

Jamel Michael Lewis Presents A True Story

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

JMLotheroneJamel Michael Lewis is a singer with a passion for God’s Word and a desire to see people changed through the power of music.  Believing the scripture that says “a man’s gift maketh room for him and bringeth him before great men”, Lewis seized the moment and auditioned for a slot on BET’s Sunday Best singing competition.  Jamel sang from his heart, endearing himself to both the judges and the audience finishing the competition in the top ten during Season 6.   Sunday Best afforded him the initial opportunity to present his gift before the masses.  Jamel marks his return with the release of True Story, his debut single available at digital outlets everywhere with a full CD in the works and scheduled for release in the fall.