BeBe Winans performed two songs, “Ultimate Sacrifice” and “God Bless America”, from his latest album, America, America, on Good Morning America on the 4th of July. America America is an uplifting new collection of patriotic songs and a celebration of the heritage and history that we all share.
During the BET Awards 2012, Sunday Best’s elite ladies took the stage for an unforgettable, spirit filled performance of the Clark Sisters’ “You Brought The Sunshine”. Yolanda Adams, who is a host on the upcoming season of Sunday Best, lead the quartet consisting of Y’Anna Crawley, Amber Bullock and Jessica Reedy. Yolanda Adams won the BET Award for Gospel Music as well..
Shirley Murdock is heading back out. This time she is off to Dallas, TX to share the theatre stage with a few friends. On Friday, June 29th, Shirley Murdock will star in Tiffany L. Warren’s play, “The Replacement Wife” at Christian Chapel Temple of Faith in Dallas, TX. Xist Music and UpLift! Group have joined forces with the child-sponsoring organization Compassion International to present the MOVE TOUR—the highly anticipated follow up from the producers of the acclaimed 25-city MISFiT Tour 2011. MOVE TOUR 2012 is a movement to challenge, refresh and ignite the world through a life-changing MOVE of God.
Michael Ealy, who appears in films like Think Like A Man and Barbershop, stars in the upcoming Christian/Faith based film, “Unconditional.” Ealy plays Joe, a childhood friend of the main character, Samantha, played by Lynn Collins. In the movie Samantha’s life is a storybook life. She’s happily married, she lives on a ranch where she keeps her beloved horse, and the stories she’s told and illustrated since childhood have become published books. When her husband Billy is killed in a senseless act of violence, Sam loses her faith and her will to live. However, a death-defying encounter with two children leads to a reunion with Joe. As Samantha watches Joe care for and love the kids in his under-resourced neighborhood, she begins to realize that no matter life’s circumstances, the love of God is always reaching out to us. The movie is scheduled to premiere in theaters on September 21, 2012. BeBe Winans, recently announced that his book, “The Whitney I Knew”, will be released on July 31, 2012. The book is based on the friendship he had with the late singer, Whitney Houston. “The Whitney I Knew” will feature photos of the singer with BeBe’s personal account of his relationship with the superstar.
Amber Bullock, winner of Season Four of BET’s Sunday Best, releases her sophomore album, “So In Love,” July 10, 2012. The lead single is “Lord, You’ve Been So Good To Me.”
Sheri Jones-Moffett is finalizing plans for her first live recording, to be held in Memphis on July 21, 2012! The project will be her sophomore solo albumn the follow-up to her 2009 debut, ‘Renewed.”
Tye Tribbett is recording his next project live, from coast to coast, this August. The CD/DVD recording, titled Greater Than, will take place first in Miami, on August 17th, then in Los Angeles, on August 31st.
TOP GOSPEL SINGLES FOR THE WEEK:
5. Mary Mary..Go Get It
4. Andre Crouch feat Marvin Winans..Let The Church Say Amen
3. Pastor Jason Nelson…Shifting The Atmosphere
2. Pastor Marvin Sapp…My Testimony
1. Pastor Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago..Awesome