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“Look to the Hills” – Rev. Luther Barnes & the Restoration Worship Center Choir

The Grammy nominated Reverend Luther Barnes has been a stalwart presence on the gospel scene for over two decades, scoring hit records as a solo artist, with quartet and choir’s, as well as alongside such artists as Shirley Caesar, Kirk Franklin, John P. Kee, The Mighty Clouds of Joy and numerous others. Raised in the church from a young age, Rev. Barnes’ …

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Renee Spearman hits first #1 on Billboard!

(Hollywood, CA)  Featuring multiple Grammy winner Hezekiah Walker & Hollywood Mogul Dr. Holly Carter(Clark Sister movie, Preacher’s of LA), JDI Records artist Renee Spearman hits #1 on Billboard! Celebrating 36 weeks in a row atop the Billboard chart, Renee Spearman is nominated for this year’s Stellar Award Traditional Duo/Group of the Year! Riding high o n her hit single “I LOVE HIM”(Billboard’s #1 Most …

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THE PULSE OF ENTERTAINMENT: MIGHTY MEN OF FAITH TO RELEASE INSPIRING LIVE ALBUM FEBRUARY 21

By Eunice Moseley “We didn’t know they were recording,” said Wendell Basey, co-founder of the vocal Contemporary Gospel group The Mighty Men of Faith about their performance at the Valley Christian School in San Jose, California. “They ‘googled’ looking for a gospel group in the Bay area and our name came up. The Chaplain of the school listened to us and …

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Mavis Staples and Buddy Guy Live at New Jersey Performing Arts Center

By Dwight Brown, NNPA Newswire Film Critic Combine their ages and these legends, Mavis Staples (80 years old) and Buddy Guy (83), have 163 years’ worth of living to sing about. And when they do, it’s a music and history lesson extraordinaire. Staples built a reputation for her rugged R&B chops, social activism and fame as the lead singer of …

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Isaac Carree gives us a great “Gift”

By Keivu Knox Six years may seem like a long time to take a break from recording, but when you are Gospel Artist Isaac Carree, you find ways to maintain a presence in the industry. From touring with Diddy and Faith Hill, to his “Good Vibes” show on Satellite Radio and his book, Carree has been expanding his brand. As the year …

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SHELÉA TO RELEASE NEW HOLIDAY SINGLE ‘DON’T WANNA WAIT ‘TIL CHRISTMAS’

(Los Angeles) – R&B/Pop/Soul songstress and pianist Sheléa, a protégé of music icon Quincy Jones, has released her new original holiday single “Don’t Wanna Wait “Til Christmas” on November 22, supported by performances on the nationally televised Hollywood Christmas Parade, taping December 1 on Hollywood Blvd. and airing December 13, and the New York Stock Exchange’s annual tree lighting event …

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PLATINUM BONEY JAMES’ ‘HONESTLY’ TOUR ARRIVES AT MHCA NOVEMBER 24, 2019

By Eunice Moseley “In this climate music is more important,” said Boney James, a four-time Grammy-nominated saxophonist, about touring constantly. His current tour, “Honestly” arrives in my home state of Maryland Sunday, November 24, 2019 in Annapolis at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (MHCA). “I love it. I still love it. It’s been since 1985.” Less than six months …

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GOSPEL SINGER FRED HAMMOND ON BEING CRITICIZED FOR COLLABORATING WITH KANYE WEST

By NY Magee   When Gospel artist Fred Hammond was tapped by Kayne West to feature on his “Jesus is King” album, the singer knew he would face the same harsh criticism that was hurled his way when he worked with Snoop Dogg on “Call Him.” “I lost a couple best friends — a husband and wife team walked away from me, called …

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JOHN P. KEE DEBUTS AT #1 W/ NEW ALBUM I MADE IT OUT

Entertainment One celebrates the release of GRAMMY-nominated gospel music pioneer and living legend John P. Kee’s latest full-length release, I Made It Out. Kee’s new album I Made It Out debuts at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Chart and #1 on Billboard’s Current Gospel Albums Chart. Winning many accolades including a Billboard Music Award, a Soul Train Award and numerous Stellar Awards, Kee’s songwriting and vocals have been hailed by critics throughout his career …

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TRAVIS GREENE’S ‘BROKEN RECORD’ SEEKS TO INSPIRE KINGDOM LIVING

By Eunice Moseley My wife said, ‘Kingdom living is proper culture,’” said Billboard winning Travis Greene about the message of his new album titled “Broken Record,” which has a goal to inspire people to engage in proper culture. “For us we’re about engaging culture…redefining culture.” “Broken Record” (RCA Inspiration) is led by the first single “Won’t Let Go” with accompanying music video, the …

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