WE tv just announced that Mary Mary has been ordered for a second season. During their first season this gospel duo recorded and pitch their hit new single, “Go Get It,” as well as experienced their drama-filled, energy-packed multi-career lives. Erica has given birth to her baby girl Zaya this season, but next season we will watch Tina give birth to her fifth child. More music, more “mommying” and plenty of more drama – WE tv can’t wait! The second season of Mary Mary is scheduled for early 2013.
Hosted by Samuel L. Jackson, the nominees for the 2012 BET Awards has been announced and in the “Best Gospel” category the list include Yolanda Adams, Kim Burrell, James Fortune & FIYA, Fred Hammond and Trin-i-Tee 5:7. The 2012 BET Awards is scheduled to air live on July 1, 2011 at 8 p.m. at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
J. J. Hairston of Youthful Praise announces a new church choir contest. The winning church will get a free concert from J. J. Hairston and Youthful Praise.
Cheryl “Coko” Clemons, of the legendary group SWV, has always been deeply connected to Gospel music. Over the past few years, Coko released two successful gospel efforts, “Grateful” and “The Winner In Me” on Light Records. Her new release “Always Coko is a compilation of her best of gospel songs. The album drops May 22, 2012.
From rapper to pastor, back to rapper, Mase has gone through some changes. But he regrets making his way to the pulpit. He retired from the hip hop industry 13 years ago to preach the gospel and eased his way back. Also known as Mason Betha, the 34 year old shared some interesting revelations on a TBN interview.
Look for The King’s Men Tour coming to a town near you. The tour will feature Kirk Franklin, Israel Houghton, Donnie McClurkin and Marvin Sapp.
The Top Singles for the Week:
1. My Testimony…Pastor Marvin Sapp
2. Let The Church Say Amen..Pastor Andre Crouch/Dr Marvin Winans
3.I Feel Good..Fred Hammond
4. Awesome..Pastor Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago
5. After This…JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise
New Music Videos:
Mary Mary…Go Get It
James Fortune & FIYA…Still Able
JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise..After This