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2016 Stellar Awards Nominees

2016 Stellar Awards Nominees

Congrats to all the nominees!!!   2015 – 2016 31st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Award Nominees Category #1 ARTIST OF THE YEAR ANTHONY BROWN & GROUP THERAPY, EVERYDAY JESUS, KEY OF A/TYSCOT ERICA CAMPBELL, HELP 2.0, MY BLOCK INC./EONE MUSIC JONATHAN MCREYNOLDS, LIFE MUSIC: STAGE TWO, TEHILLAH MUSIC GROUP/EONE MUSIC TASHA COBBS, ONE PLACE LIVE, MOTOWN GOSPEL   Category #2 SONG OF THE YEAR ANTHONY […]

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January 11th, 2016

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Kirk Franklin’s 20 Yrs In 1 Night Tour

Kirk Franklin’s 20 Yrs In 1 Night Tour

Award-winning artist, songwriter, producer and trailblazer Kirk Franklin, announced the “20 Years in One Night Tour” in conjunction with Live Nation. The 24-city concert tour will visit major U.S. cities including Detroit at the Fox Theatre on Friday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets ($25, $35, $50 and $75) go on sale Friday, December 18 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, LiveNation.com, […]

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December 15th, 2015

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CASEY J EARNS 11 STELLAR AWARD NOMINATIONS

CASEY J EARNS 11 STELLAR AWARD NOMINATIONS

GOSPEL MUSIC’S SWEET SENSATION CASEY J CONTINUES TO MAKE STRIDES IN NEW CAREER AND EARNS 11 STELLAR AWARD NOMINATIONS – THE MOST OF ANY ARTIST THIS YEAR  – FOR #1 DEBUT ALBUM “THE TRUTH” One of Christian/Gospel music’s newest singing sensations Casey J continues to make big strides in her booming career as a praise and worship artist. The Atlanta native has earned the most Stellar Award nominations of any artist in this year’s […]

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December 1st, 2015

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BMI TRAILBLAZERS OF GOSPEL 2016

BMI TRAILBLAZERS OF GOSPEL 2016

Well it’s official, BMI is set to honor Bebe & Cece Winans along with Erica and Tina Campbell, aka Mary Mary next year during an All-Star Tribute at the Trailblazers of Gospel Music Luncheon held in Atlanta, GA.  Just so you know, this is an invitation only event which includes a star-studded line-up of Gospel and R&B artists singing tribute to the honorees. BeBe & […]

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November 24th, 2015

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Guess Who’s Celebrating A Birthday In November

Guess Who’s Celebrating A Birthday In November

Donnie McClurkin – Nov. 9  Jason/Jonathan Nelson – Nov. 10  Twinkie Clark – Nov. 15 Karen Clark Sheard – Nov. 15 Vashawm Mitchell – Nov. 19 Lisa Page Brooks – Nov. 23 Earnest Pugh – Nov. 23 James Fortune – Nov. 29 Richard Smallwood – Nov. 30

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November 12th, 2015

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Charles Jenkins Christmas Tour

Charles Jenkins Christmas Tour

PASTOR CHARLES JENKINS & FELLOWSHIP CHICAGO HITTING THE ROAD WITH MICHELLE WILLIAMS & BYRON CAGE FOR INSPIRED PEOPLE’S “HOLIDAY PRAISE: THE THANKFUL TOUR”   Chicago, IL – Multi-Award winning songwriter and Inspired People recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins and his electrifying choir Fellowship Chicago are hitting the road this month for Inspired People’s “Holiday Praise: The Thankful Tour.” Pastor Jenkins will be joined on the tour with fellow GRAMMY® winner Michelle ...

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November 8th, 2015

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Travis Greene Is Intentional About His Future

Travis Greene Is Intentional About His Future

written by Tim Funk Two months ago, Travis Greene moved from Charlotte to Columbia. But on Friday night, he’ll be back in town. At 7 p.m., you’ll find him in the sanctuary at Forest Hill Church, where he worked for a couple of years as the worship leader.  He’ll be returning, though, as a concert headliner. Belting out the soft and the soaring songs from “The Hill,” […]

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October 30th, 2015

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TYE TRIBBETT HOSTING iHOPE CONCERT FOR SLAIN COUSIN

TYE TRIBBETT HOSTING iHOPE CONCERT FOR SLAIN COUSIN

Grammy Award winner Tye Tribbett’s cousin Corey Jones, a drummer, was on his way home from a concert gig when he experienced SUV trouble in the early morning hours of October 18th. While he was awaiting roadside assistance on Interstate 95 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, an undercover officer approached Jones’ stranded vehicle and while there are differing accounts of what happened next  – less than an hour later Jones was dead, felled by […]

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October 30th, 2015

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Celebrating Birthdays In October

Celebrating Birthdays In October

Vanessa Bell Armstrong October 2 Cece Winans October 8 Tramaine Hawkins October 11 Kurt Carr October 12 Shirley Caesar October 13 Vickie Winans October 18 Dorinda Clark Cole October 19 Anthony Brown October 22 Daryl Coley October 30 Smokie Norful October 31

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October 29th, 2015

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Prayers For Earnest Pugh & Family

Prayers For Earnest Pugh & Family

Addie Mae Pugh lived through the segregated times of the Woodrow WiIson Administration and lived to see an African-American man named Barack Obama hold the same position almost 100 years later. The paternal grandmother of gospel recording artist Earnest Pugh, Mrs. Pugh was born October 15, 1916 in Arkansas. She celebrated her 99th birthday a week ago and passed away October 21st. Services will be held this Thursday, October 29th @ 12:00 PM at […]

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October 29th, 2015

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