BMI Award Winning songwriter, producer music director and international workshop clinician Derrick Starks goes into the uttermost parts of the earth with the Gospel. Starks celebrates the beginning of Spring with news of his composition, Hang On (recorded by the GEI Mass Choir with Kierra
The 33rd Annual Stellar Awards weekend will go down as historic for Karew Records recording artists the Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God in Christ Choirs. Their Billboard Top 5 debut project GEI Live was nominated in two categories, Contemporary Choir of the Year as
One of the hottest tickets in town during Stellar Awards weekend, the BMI Luncheon attracted a capacity crowd to La Cave in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 23rd. The industry must attend event honored songwriters and performers nominated for the 33rd Annual Stellar Awards as
GOSPELflava took time to chat with Stellar nominated, BMI award winning songwriter, producer, music director and musician extraordinaire Derrick Starks on his way to this year's Stellar Awards in Las Vegas.
GospelFlava: Derrick, how goes it?
Derrick Starks: I feel a Darryl Coley song in my spirit
WOW Gospel delivers its annual collection of top selling artists from Traditional to Contemporary Gospel on January 26, 2018. This year also marks the 20th anniversary of the hit series since the first WOW Gospel 1998 was release in January of that year.
The WOW Gospel
Derrick Starks took to social media to introduce Wonderful, his latest musical offering featuring lead vocals from Lena Starks backed by the newly formed Family and Friends Choir.
Derrick Starks convened the Family and Friends Music Conference in the Motor City this past summer. "Can I
Hang On, the radio single from the Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church Choir disc GEI Live lands at number one on the Gospel Airplay Chart. The album made its debut at number 5 on the Billboard Gospel Albums Chart and features the choir along with unforgettable
The late Ron Winans was instrumental in the introduction of great Gospel singers, musicians and songwriters via his Family and Friends recordings. Billboard hit making producer and songwriter Derrick Starks was a recipient of Winans' opportunity. From that humbling experience, Starks has gone on to
Karew Records delivered a music video for Hang On, the lead single from the new album Bishop J Drew Sheard presents GEI Live featuring Kierra Sheard. Produced by Derrick Starks and J Drew Sheard III, the album features the music ministry of the GEI Mass
Bishop J. Drew Sheard, Kierra Sheard and J. Drew Sheard II joined Derrick Starks on social media last week to announce the September 30th release date for GEI Live, the highly anticipated recording of Detroit's Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God in Christ music department.