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11175026_10152937312602523_1479946091227277281_nAward Winning Gospel Artist Ted Winn has new music on the way and is inviting everyone to be apart. On Tuesday June 14th, Winn will go live on his Facebook and Periscope social media pages. Those who join him will be given the opportunity to hear his new single, “Grateful“, with Gospel’s newest sensation Maranda Willis.

The single is inspired by the Hawkins family classic, “Be Grateful”,  led by the legendary Lynette Hawkins Stephens. Willis who was dubbed as one of Essence Magazine’s, “Gospel Artist to Watch in 2016”, adds her own unique flair while remaining true to the musicality of the original Hawkins version.  When asked about recording the song with Winn she states, “It was a joy and honor to work with Ted. It’s such an amazing song and to be able to excerpt from the legendary Hawkins was humbling”.

Kirk FranklinGrammy Award Winning Gospel Artist Kirk Franklin has kicked off the second leg of his,  Twenty Years in One Night Tour.  Before going on a brief hiatus, the tour hit several cities across the country and opened to rave reviews. The tour has been filled with special appearances from Tasha Cobbs, Marvin Sapp, Geoffrey Golden, and others.  During the Jacksonville stop this past weekend, Franklin gave the microphone to Josiah “Jojo” Martin during his song, “Intercession”.

Martin is a newly signed artist to Grammy Winner PJ Morton’s label, Morton Records, and has been a background vocalist, writer, and producer in the music industry for over a decade. While Martin did his ad-lib parts the song became very personal. For the past three years he’s battled kidney disease and is currently on the waiting list to receive a new one. At the age of 31 the disease has had a profound impact on his health and he’s currently undergoing dialysis treatment. To support JoJo during his medical crisis, you can donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/luuou8

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Tasha Cobbs Performing, "Put A Praise On It" at the 2016 Celebration of Gospel

Tasha Cobbs Performing, “Put A Praise On It” at the 2016 Celebration of Gospel

All roads lead to Las Vegas, NV as the countdown begins for the 31st Annual Stellar Awards. For over thirty years this event has honored the best and brightest in Gospel music for their contribution to the art of Gospel Music. The biggest names in this genre have been awarded with high honors such as “Female Vocalist Of The Year”, “Producer Of The Year”,  and “Song Of The Year”.

Well… I thought what if we had some FUN and make up some Fantasy Categories with this year nominees to make you laugh and have some FUN!

We are just one day away from the ultimate praise Party, BET's The Celebration of Gospel. This special will be sure to encourage and lift your spirit. Taraji P. Henson will be on deck as your host and guide you through the evening of praise

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Tina Campbell It's PersonalFor more than a decade she's been one half of the multi-platinum selling sister duo Mary Mary with her sister Erica Campbell. Now Tina Campbell has stepped onto the solo stage with her debut album, It's Personal. For years Mary Mary fans have marveled at

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[caption id="attachment_8338" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jonathan McReynolds performs at BMI’s Gospel on the Park Brunch, held on June 7 at Park Tavern in Atlanta.Photo Credit: Prince Williams#BMIgospelbrunch[/caption] In celebration of Black Music Month, Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) has added another event to their roster of signature events

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