Arts & Entertainment

Fred Hammond is back and the entire industry is buzzin’. When it comes to new music from this pioneer of the Black praise and worship experience, we’re practically insatiable. He is among a handful of gospel artists that the entire industry watches to receive instruction on how gospel music should now sound. It’s been 3 […]

Fan voting has begun for the 25th annual Stellar Awards now through October 3, 2009. Fans will only be allowed to vote once for Artist of the Year by going to the Stellar Awards website.

Eight-time Grammy nominated jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum will release the long-awaited third installment in his popular genre-bridging gospel jazz series this fall with a special package and unique online marketing campaign. The Gospel According To Jazz: Chapter III will be available November 17, 2009, in both a two-disc CD package and a special DVD. The […]

#1 Mary Mary – God In Me #2 Marvin Sapp – Praise Him In Advance #3 Hezekiah Walker – God Favors Me #4 James Fortune – I Trust You #5 Smokey Norfull – Justified #6 BeBe & Cece Winans – Close To You #7 Brian Courtney Wilson – Already Here #8 James Fortune – I […]

As a special “thank you” to his fans, multiple award-winning artist Smokie Norful will release Smokie Norful Live: Deluxe Edition (EMI Gospel/Tre’Myles Music) on August 25. The deluxe edition package will consist of an expanded version of Norful’s fourth and latest album release, Smokie Norful Live, with two bonus tracks (a studio version of the […]

Growing up in Detroit, MI, Benjamin “BeBe” Winans and Priscilla “CeCe” Winans were born into a home that birthed the first family of Gospel music. The Winans Family was led by a mother and father who taught their ten children the foundations of a Godly life and admonished them to use their voices for the […]

JJ Hairston and the impeccable voices of Youthful Praise continue to raise the roof with their new blockbuster album, Resting on His Promise. Featuring the talents of Myron Butler, Dorinda Clark Cole, and Shirley Caesar, JJ delivers a collection of music that continues the Youthful Praise legacy for passionate worship mixed with that East Coast […]

VIA GOSPEL MUSIC CHANNEL: Most recognize Cheryl “Coko” Clemons as the elegant statuesque beauty of the R&B group Sisters With Voices, better known as SWV. As she takes the gospel music industry by storm, the world will be anointed by the smooth velvety vocals of this powerful songstress. Though widely known for her accomplishments in […]

Oprah Winfrey will premiere the seven-night OWN television event “Belief” next month, an interfaith program that claims to examine “humankind’s ongoing search to connect with something…

Bishop Clarence Langston visits his biological mother’s grave. Make sure that you are following @elev8official on twitter during the show. Don’t miss: Preachers of Detroit Episode…