Mali Music announced has that he will be perrformaning on American Idol. The singer will perform his latest single, “Beautiful”, which a video was released earlier last week. Mali will hit the Idol stage on Thursday, March 13, 2014!
“Live Through It,” the new CD from James Fortune & FIYA the 2 disc CD scored a #1 debut on Billboard’s Gospel Albums chart and #13 in top albums on the Billboard 200 chart. This feat marks a career-high for Fortune with his highest first week of sales.
The Gospel Music Association will celebrate the music of Grammy and Dove Award winners Take 6 during its annual GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame Induction and Honors Ceremony on April 29th. It goes down at the Allen Arena on the Lipscomb University campus in Nashville. With 18 albums, 12 Grammy and 5 Dove Awards to their credit, Take 6 has come a long ways from humble beginnings on the campus of Oakwood College.
Deitrick Haddon’s LXW (League of Xtraordinary Worshippers) will perform their new song “Great God” on April 6th making their nationwide debut on BET’s Celebration of Gospel.
TYE TRIBBETT’s “Tye Tribbett Ministries” readies The Chosen: Music Mentorship Program for kick off in Columbia, South Carolina on May 15th-17th. Hosted at the Medallion Conference Center, the highly anticipated mentorship is an “opportunity to provide singers, worship leaders, new artists and musicians with the practical information to make it in the Industry.
This year’s ‘Women’s Empowerment” which this year theme is Vision, Power and Purpose will go down Saturday March 15th in Raleigh, NC at the RCA Center. Angel Taylor (formerly of Trinitee 5:7) has just been added to a center stage panel that will discuss the theme of Vision, Power and Purpose. The panel will also include singing sensation Janae Monae, Michelle Williams (Destiny Child) and a few others. Angel will also perform and Tyler Perry will be a guest speaker. Look for Angel to tape this year’s “Allstate Gospel Superfest” the following Saturday in Chicago on March 22nd.
Up Entertainment and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association presents the fifth annual ‘Most Powerful Voices’ gospel singing competition looking for the best and brightest gospel talents who will raise stroke awareness — particularly in the African-American community — through the power of music. Joining the competition this year as celebrity judge is RCA Inspiration recording artist Latice Crawford.
On April 14, 2012, over 6,000 people from various ages, ethnicities, religious denominations and backgrounds gathered in the city of Fayetteville, NC for one purpose – to unite in prayer as one massive body and proclaim that God belonged in their city. The God Belongs In My City Prayer Walk for Fayetteville, led by then Mayor Anthony Chavonne, local pastors and community leaders, was the first of its kind for the North Carolina community. Because of the positive impact of this event, it returns again to Fayetteville but under a new name. AS ONE (THE PRAYER WALK). The AS ONE Prayer Walk and a predicted 10,000 walkers will once again flood the streets of Fayetteville on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
TOP SINGLES FOR THE WEEK:
1. Jamie Grace..Beautiful Day
2. Hezekiah Walker & LFC..Every Praise
3. Tasha Cobbs…Break Every Chain
4. Pastor William Murphy..It’s Working
5. Erica Campbell feat Lecrae..”Help”