The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces multi-Dove Award winning powerhouse Erica Campbell, the five time Grammy winner and WEtv star of the hit show “Mary Mary,” and New York Times best-selling author Sadie Robertson as the co-hosts for the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards (www.doveawards.com). Additionally, the Song and Songwriter of the Year categories are announced today. The Dove Awards will take place on Tuesday, October 13th, live from Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN and will air exclusively on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 18th at 9:00 p.m (CST).
GRAMMY® and Billboard Music Award winner Chris Tomlin saw his longtime vision come to life last week as more than 35,000 people came together for Worship Night In America events, selling out NYC’s Madison Square Garden, Denver’s Red Rocks Amphitheater and Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena.
McDonald’s USA will televise its 12th annual 365Black Awards ceremony for the third consecutive year on the national cable television network Black Entertainment Television® (BET®). Hosted by national TV correspondent/actor Terrence ‘J’ Jenkins and leading actress KeKe Palmer, the program will initially air Sunday, August 23 at 9:00 p.m. EDT/8:00 p.m. CDT.
Salem Media Group announced today thatWayne Haun will launch a brand new show, “Southern Gospel Today,” on the Solid Gospel Radio Network. “Southern Gospel Today” launches on Monday, August 17, 2015 and will run from 2 – 6 P.M., Monday thru Friday every week!
On Saturday, August 29, four-time GRAMMY® nominee Matthew West will appear in Birmingham, Alabama in front of thousands during the Restoring Unity event to perform his hit single “Do Something.” Restoring Unity is a two-day event helmed by Glenn Beck which supports his non-profit organization, Mercury One.
NEWS: TobyMac’s THIS IS NOT A TEST Takes No. 4 Spot on the Billboard Top 200; No. 1 on Christian Albums Chart
THIS IS NOT A TEST, the latest from platinum selling artist TobyMac has debuted in the No. 4 spot on the Billboard Top 200, garnered No. 1 at the Christian Albums Chart and is No. 3 on the Digital Albums Chart. Called a “masterful mix,” “ a consistent pleasure” and “worthy of repeat,” the high placement comes after a shining street week for the artist who garnered coverage from ESPN Online, HLN’s “Weekend Express,” ABC Radio, Billboard, FOX News, Patheos and more.
NEWS: JESUSFREAKHIDEOUT.COM Celebrates 19 Years With Release Of Fifth Volume Of Indie Music Compilation Series
JesusFreakHideout.com, one of the pioneers of Christian music media on the web that has helped to pave the way for similar media outlets, is celebrating 19 years online today. To celebrate, the JFH team is releasing the next installment of their popular free indie mp3 compilation, Songs We’ve Been Trying To Tell You About (And Others We Haven’t), Volume Five.
NEWS: THIS IS NOT A TEST, Latest from Six-Time GRAMMY® Winner TobyMac, Streets With Critical Acclaim
The sixth studio album from six-time GRAMMY® winner TobyMac is now available, and receiving stellar reviews from both critics and fans alike. With an accumulation of over 11 million units in career sales, the 11 track project is the follow up to his No. 1 Billboard debut and GRAMMY® Award winning project, Eye On It. The title of the album comes as a reminder to “make every moment count, and make every second count,” explains TobyMac – an album that he feels reflects important themes like loving each other well and the richness of diversity.
Known primarily for his comedic stylings that leaves audiences in stitches, Aaron Wilburn is a man of many talents. An accomplished songwriter with dozens of hit songs in his portfolio, Aaron’s writing abilities have provided Southern Gospel music with songs such as ‘Four Days Late,’ ‘The Reason That I’m Standing,’ ‘That Sounds Like Home To Me,’ and ‘It’s Beginning To Rain,’ among others. With such a history of top-notch songs, Daywind Publishing is pleased to announce the addition of Aaron Wilburn to their songwriting staff.
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The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today, from on the campus of Lipscomb University, the nominees in 41 categories for the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards. The theme of this year’s award show is “Better Together” which focuses on the strength in unity.
Syndicated Radio Host and Gospel Recording artist Yolanda Adams is set to take the stage of “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon” on Tuesday night, August 11th. This undoubtedly uplifting performance will be backed by legendary band The Roots and Hezekiah Walker’s choir!
Daywind Music Publishing is excited to announce the promotion of Joe Dan Cornett to Assistant Creative Director.
NEWS: ESPN Online Unveils Exclusive Worldwide Premiere of “Feel It” Music Video From Six-Time GRAMMY® Winner TobyMac
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NEWS: BET Celebrates and Pays Tribute to Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones As He Announces His Retirement from “Bobby Jones Gospel”
It was 35 years ago when Dr. Bobby Jones was introduced to the world of Gospel through the premiere of “Bobby Jones Gospel” on Black Entertainment Television in 1980. Since that initial partnership which helped established BET to get off the ground, “Bobby Jones Gospel” has become the longest continuously running original series on cable television as well as all other networks. Dr. Jones served as the host and executive producer.
NEWS: Gospel Music Association IMMERSE Conference Winner Aryn Michelle to Perform at the Iconic Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, TN
Gospel Music Association IMMERSE Conference Winner Aryn Michelle is prepping to launch several events to accompany the release of her highly anticipated debut album, Depth. Since sharing the stage with artists such as Natalie Grant and Matthew West at Ichthus Festival, Aryn has been performing a series of shows throughout the southeastern region, which includes an upcoming performance on August 20th at Nashville’s iconic Bluebird Café.
Cinder Entertainment has announced that multiple GRAMMY Award winning artists Tye Tribbett and Jason Crabb, along with Dove Award winning comedian Akintunde, have joined forces to create what is shaping up as one of the most unique, must-experience concert tours of 2015. The Up Close and Personal Tour will not only allow audiences to experience the artists in an intimate concert setting, but it will also provide the artists the opportunity to express their desire to break down barriers that too often separate generations, cultures, denominations and races.
Christian rock music staple, Pillar, is releasing their first album in six years. The new album, One Love Revolution, was made possible through the support of their loyal fanbase, and is scheduled to release physically through Lifeway on August 18th with a digital release to follow onAugust 21st.
Dove Award-winning Christian singer and mother of three, Natalie Grant shares the must-try strategies that help her stay upbeat and energized even on hectic days in a new interview featured with “First for Women” Magazine.
MegaFest, the nation’s largest inspirational family festival today announced the addition of several speakers to its powerhouse lineup of inspirational programming. The speakerswill be part of the ManPower and Woman Thou Art Loosed conferences and include: Bishop Tudor Bismarck, Dr. R.A. Vernon, Joyce Meyer, Joyce Rodgers, Christine Caine and Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams.