Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, VaShawn Mitchell, will release GOD MY GOD’ EP on all digital platforms, August 19, 2014. The extended play release will include Mitchell’s new radio single, “God My God,” along with three additional songs “Amaze Me,” featuring Anthony Brown, “This Is To You,” and “Your Name … The Moment.” The ‘GOD MY GOD’ EP is a 2-part live recording done in Chicago and Atlanta. VaShawn will release the entire live recording as a full-length album entitled, “UNSTOPPABLE” in the Fall.
Greg “Uncle G” Lyons continues expanding the Uncle G Records roster with Gospel artist Niyoki inking a deal to release her third studio album. Uncle G Records team previously announced Alexis Spight as the first recording artist to join the label.
The Benton Convention Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina came alive as Global United Fellowship (GUF) recently hosted its inaugural conference “The Gathering.” With exceptional ministry and marketplace workshops; transformative prayer, praise and worship; and fiery, impassioned, empowering preaching “The Gathering” set a tone of elevated excellence and vigorous pursuit of The Great Commission. Bishop Neil Ellis gave the inaugural address. Guest psalmists Yolanda Adams, Tasha Cobbs, Kevin Levar, Hezekiah Walker and a 400 voice Global United Choir ministered in song. Juanita Bynum, John Gunns; Carolyn Showell, William Murphy and Bishop Kenneth Ulmer also attended. Marvin Sapp, was appointment as Global Leader of the Central Province of The United States and Judge Glenda Hatchett was GUF’s Spokesperson for Family. Next year The Gathering 2015 will be held in Jacksonville, Florida.
Oxygen Media returns to the pulpit with a fiery season two of “Preachers of L.A.,” premiering Wednesday, August 20 at 10 PM ET/PT. The highly anticipated series is a candid and revealing look at six boldly different, world-renowned mega-pastors in Southern California: Bishop Noel Jones, Minister Deitrick Haddon, Bishop Clarence McClendon, Pastor Jay Haizlip,Pastor Wayne Chaney and Bishop Ron Gibson.
Brent Jones release party for new CD “Joy Comin”goes down August 24, 2014 at the Founders Center Los Angeles, CA.
Total Deliverance Church in the Antelope Valley announces the first inception of the Antelope Valley Praise in the Park Festival event which will take place on Saturday August 30, 2014 in from Lancaster, CA. Kierra Sheard, Jonathan Nelson, Flex Alexander, Keke Palmer, Tyler Lepley and more will perform or appear
The new Live Recording from Richard Smallwood and Vision goes down Saturday August 23, 2014 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland at the Evangel Cathedral. It is free and open to the public. The effort will be titled “Anthology Live.”
The Gospel Music Association announced the nominees for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards which will be held on October 7th at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennesse. TBN will broadcast the event live.
The Living Legends Foundation (LLF) announced the 2014 honorees for its 18 th Living Legends Awards Celebration. This year will mark the first time in the foundation’s 23-year history that LLF will host the event in Los Angeles. The award show will be held on Friday, October 3, at Taglyan Cultural Complex. The LLF will honor eight distinguished individuals at this year’s event. Cathy Hughes, founder and Chairperson of Radio One, Inc./TV One LLC, Keith Clinkscales, CEO of REVOLT Media TV. Rushion McDonald, COO of Nu-Opp Inc Ethiopia Habtemariam, President of Motown Records and President of Urban Music, Co-Head of Creative Affairs at Universal Music Publishing Group Gail Mitchell, Senior R&B Editor of Billboard magazine Aundrae Russell, Program Director of KJLH-FM, Lee Bailey, CEO of Electronic Urban Report (EURweb.com), will be presented with the Digital Visionary Award and Los Angeles’ KJLH-FM, will be presented with the Broadcasting Icon Award, which will be accepted by General Manager Karen Slade.
TOP SINGLES FOR THE WEEK:
1. Lecrae..All I Need Is You
3. Hezekiah Walker & LFC..Every Praise
4. Jamie Grace..Beautiful Day
5. Michelle Williams feat Beyonce and Kelly Rowland…Say Yes