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Deitrick Haddon is taking music to a new creative level with his album , “Church On the Moon” He is a pastor, gospel artist, producer and actor.  The album “Church On the Moon has been in the top 5 of The Billboard Gospel Charts for over 13 weeks. Before Easter  he took a moment out […]

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The summer of Gospel music is starting to heat up. Yolanda, Kirk and Mary Mary maintain  their strength in the top 10 chart positions. Kim Burrell’s latest project, The Love Album, has entered Billboard’s Gospel Albums chart at #5 Here are the  Top 10 Gospel albums this week 1 | Kirk Franklin – Hello Fear […]

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Born Anthony Charles Williams II in San Diego, California, B. SLADE™ (formerly known as TONEX™) [later stylized as TON3X™] has released several hundred songs on 24 albums over a span of 14 years, while producing several others for both gospel and secular artists. How did Gospel Artist Tonex Become Gay Activist B-Slade? [Video] He has […]

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Trin-i-tee 5:7 is very  aware that we are all struggling to make every dollar stretch. Therefore, they have come up with something to help us all out.Angel & Chanel want to help you out. Gospel music duo  Trin-i-tee 5:7 is giving away free gas! Don’t we all need that?! lol World Premiere Trin-i-tee 5:7:”Heaven Hear […]

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Gospel great Kirk Franklin appeared on the season finale of “American Idol” last night, where he performed his hit single “I Smile” with “Idol” finalist Jacob Lusk and legendary singer/ Atlanta native Gladys Knight. Check it out! RELATED: Kirk Franklin “I Smile” Video [WORLD PREMIERE] RELATED:  Kirk Franklin Mall Takeover [RECAP] RELATED: Kirk Franklin Talks […]

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Multiple award-winning songwriter and producer Stan Jones recently debuted his new gospel song “Love Somebody”. The single is from the More 2 Me album which is tentatively scheduled for a September 2011 release. He contributed to the super popular debut gospel music CD by Brian Courtney Wilson and for that he gets major props from […]

VaShawn Mitchell’s hit song “Nobody Greater” from his album Triumphant is one of the most popular gospel songs of the year, and the singer is about to drop the video! Rhodell Lewis talked to Vashawn Mitchell about the new video. Listen below! Praise 102.5 has secured the exclusive WORLD PREMIERE for Vashawn’s “Nobody Greater” video! […]

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The T.D. Jakes produced “Jumping The Broom” leapt over expectations this weekend with an opening of over $13 million. The class-conscious comedy movie was only expected to open up with between $8-10 million in sales. While Tyler Perry seemed to have the Black marriage/comedy market in a stranglehold, Jakes appears to be a player now […]

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The Blind Boys of Alabama are a gospel group from Alabama that first formed at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind at Talladega, Alabama in 1939. The three main vocalists of the group and their drummer/percussionist are all blind. As of 2010, The Blind Boys of Alabama continue to tour nationally and internationally, with […]

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The Word Network, the largest African American religious network in the U.S. and the world, has just finalized an historic partnership with Juanita Bynum Enterprises. As the new Director of Special Programming, Dr. Juanita Bynum will be on The Word Network Monday through Friday at 5:00 a.m. ET; in addition, she will be producing monthly […]

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Donnie McClurkin is a man of few words but deep intellect. He once said that ministry was using and losing do to popularity. If we do that where is the truth in that?  He said, ,”There’s a level of ministry missing here because it’s become too commercial.  If people can’t afford to buy the ticket, […]

Beyonce showed up to the red carpet of The Costume Institute Gala honoring the designer Alexander McQueen in one of the late visionary’s masterpieces. Jay-Z was close on her arm to help her walk in the stunning mermaid cut gown. Things seem to be going well until Beyonce walked away from the paparazzi who then […]