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The public still doesn’t know what’s ailing Aretha Franklin, but she’s “recovering and her spirits are high” after surgery for the undisclosed health issue, according to her friend, civil rights leader Jesse Jackson. “She’s doing very well. She’s very prayerful. She’s a woman full of deep religious faith,” Jackson was quoted as telling the Detroit […]

Premiering Sunday, January 30, 2011 @ 8P.M. Hosted by Comedian, Radio and Television Personality Steve Harvey, BET’s CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL will Feature Performances and Appearances by Kim Burrell, the Rance Allen Group, Israel Houghton, Beverly Crawford, James Fortune and FIYA and Many More. Having just celebrated its 10th anniversary as the number one Gospel show […]

And the Grammy Nominees for 2011 Are… With BeBe & CeCe Winans, VaShawn Mitchell and Forever Jones Leading the way for Gospel The 2011 Grammy nominees were announced during the CBS Grammy Nominations Concert at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, and with so much amazing music released this past year — not to mention […]

VIA: PraiseHouston.com According to GospelFlava.com, we should be getting a new single from writer, arranger, and veteran vocalist Twinkie Clark December 7th, called “God’s Got A Blessing.” The member of the famed Clark Sisters is due to release her new album during the first quarter of 2011. Here’s a sneak peek of Twinkie’s new single! […]

Trin-i-tee 5:7 has been the Best Selling Female Gospel Trio in music history. The GRAMMY® Award nominated, Gospel Music Association’s Dove Award and Stellar Award winners have achieved unprecedented success in their career over the past decade.

(EW)  A casting agent working on director Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit was fired from the production after placing ads in a regional New Zealand newspaper seeking extras with “light skin tones,” according to Agence France-Presse. The casting agent was also reported to have told a prospective background extra, a woman of […]

Montell Jordan made his mark with his 1995 smash single “This Is How We Do It.” The song quickly became ingrained in pop culture and became a 90s classic party jam. But this New Years Eve, Jordan will perform the song that made him a star 15 years ago for the very last time. Last […]

VaShawn Mitchell is feeling pretty ‘Triumphant’ himself now that his song ‘Nobody Greater’ has landed him his first number one position on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Radio chart and the R&R Gospel Top 30 singles chart. “It’s like seeing the title of my CD come to life,” Mitchell told BlackVoices.com. “This project is the manifestation of […]

Gospel Rap is alive and well, yes sir! Get the New Phanatik album! For more info about Phanatik, go to www.crossmovement.com.

The charity run by former Cowboys great Emmitt Smith and his wife, Pat, has been named the official North Texas partner for the 2011 Super Bowl Gospel Celebration, which will be held the Friday before Super Bowl XLV. The partnership was announced Monday. Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities offers programs for local children, some of […]

Kenya, Africa — Gospel music fans were treated to an evening of inspiration and spiritual satisfaction as 11 Grammy award winner CeCe Winans performed at the Bomas of Kenya. The 46 year old renowned songstress put her audience to tears with her inspirational delivery and powerful music. Performing her best picks which included ‘Mercy said […]

Steve Harvey has announced that he’ll be teaming up with Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin for his upcoming comedy tour! The comedian and the Gospel star announced that they’re heading out on the road together starting in March. In a statement, Harvey says it will be fun — and a challenge — trying to get through […]