Whitney Houston’s rendition of the song “I Will Always Love You” made it a bonafide classic, but it was country music legend Dolly Parton who originally recorded the song. Dolly Parton released the following statement about the passing of Whitney Houston on her website: Mine is only one of the millions of hearts broken over […]

14-year-old Atlanta singer Ivan Kelley Jr. stopped by Praise 102.5 today and spoke with Darlene McCoy about his role in the film “Joyful Noise,” which hits theaters this Friday. “Joyful Noise” stars Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer and Courtney B. Vance, among others. The film was shot in Atlanta. Kelley Jr. plays the lead […]


Hollywood’s Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton are helping to sing the praises of church choirs everywhere with this weekend’s National Choir Appreciation Sunday. The national campaign celebrates singers and musicians giving it their all for God every week. The first event of its kind, it attracted Parton and Latifah given the pair’s participation in “Joyful […]