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Posts Tagged ‘Gospel music’

15 Aug. 2016

3rd Annual Singles Conference, September

SAVED, SINGLE, SATISFIED OR SEARCHING Bishop Marvin L. Sapp has been nominated for a Dove Award for his 10th album You Shall Live in the Best Contemporary Gospel Album category. Sapp previously won the 2011 Dove Award for Best Contemporary Gospel Song of the Year (“The Best in Me”). The renowned Gospel singer and preacher […]

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15 Apr. 2015

Gospel According to Jazz IV, soothing inspiration

It’s as if he was born for this project and by every indication, the popularity of Kirk Whalum’s Gospel According to Jazz (GATJ) series–a compilation of traditional gospel favorites and original pieces–forever inspires.  Whalum, acclaimed world renowned saxophonist and recording artist, continues the GATJ tradition with an assemblage of complementary artists. This time around, Whalum […]

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09 Jan. 2015

Remembering Andrae Crouch…gone up yonder

According to wire reports from Associated Press (AP), Andrae Crouch, a legendary gospel performer, songwriter and choir director whose work graced songs by Michael Jackson and Madonna and movies such as “The Lion King,” has died. He was 72. Crouch died Thursday (1-8-2015) afternoon at Northridge Hospital Medical Center, where he had been admitted Saturday […]

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12 Dec. 2014

Gospel great Smokie Norful featured on MOTOWN CHRISTMAS

MOTOWN CHRISTMAS IS #1 GOSPEL ALBUM  THIS WEEK!  First Release of Holiday Music from the Motown Brand in Over 40 Years! Motown Christmas, is a collaborative release from Motown Gospel and Motown Records, featuring soulful, inspired interpretations of seasonal classics. To date, Motown Christmas is the top-selling album on Billboard’s Gospel Albums chart, with more […]

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20 Nov. 2013

Filmmaker Kasi Lemmons tells a new story

We were mesmerized by her first major on screen release in 1997, EVE’s BAYOU, the arresting and beguiling drama about the southern ways of an aristocratic black family—the film that introduced Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Meagan Good—led by Samuel L. Jackson, cast as a doting father, quasi-revered local physician with an untenable bedside manner. From there, […]

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10 Sep. 2013

Back for More!

The new CD, The Return of Nancey Jackson Johnson, slated for release later this year, features another all-star team of producers, including GRAMMY Award-winning Kevin Bond, Asaph Ward, Clay Bogan, and PAJAM.  “I’m Free,” the album’s debut single, was recently released to radio. Nancey Jackson Johnson is more than a nationally known artist with a […]

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