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Police in Georgia have arrested suspected gunman Floyd Palmer, a 52-year-old former facilities maintenance employee who allegedly shot and killed a volunteer leading a prayer this morning at the megachurch led by famed Georgia televangelist Creflo Dollar. Palmer is accused of killing Greg McDowell, 39, after firing several shots inside the chapel at World Changers. Pastor Dollar was not at the church at the time of the shooting,

Gospel superstars Kirk Franklin and Mary Mary are confirmed to host the 28th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards on January 19, 2013. 2013 Stellar Awards Nominees will be announced on Friday, October 26.

Singer/songwriter, Eric Dawkins of the group Dawkins & Dawkins said, “I do” to model/actress girlfriend Tish Graves on Sunday, October 21, 2012. Dawkins’ father, Bishop Roy Dawkins, and Elder Warryn Campbell, Sr., officiated the ceremony.

Bishop Larry D. Trotter presents “The Gathering”, the Inaugural Holy Convocation of Sweet Holy Spirit Church & New Century Fellowship of Churches & Ministries on October 30th-November 2nd.

The 1st Annual Saving Our Youth Stellar Weekend Celebrity Basketball Game will go down in Nashville Thursday, January 17. The Celebrity Basketball Game, presented by Real Talent Media Group, will help kick off a weekend full of power packed events leading up to the 28th Stellar Gospel Music Awards Show which will be taped on Saturday, January 19 at the Grand Ole Opry House. Going head to head on the court are: Brian Courtney Wilson, Isaac Carree, Pastor Jason Nelson, Q from the group 112, Bishop Joseph Walker (Mt. Zion Church, Nashville), and former New York Nicks star and Heisman Trophy winner Charlie Ward. More players and official team coaches will be announced each month leading up to the event.

Thomas Nelson, a world leading Christian publisher, is preparing to release a new Bible that will provide African-American women with an important and inspiring new tool to help bring their Sunday morning experience into their everyday lives “The Sisters in Faith Holy Bible” :Encouraging and Empowering African-American Women with God’s Truth.

VaShawn Mitchell artist, composer, philanthropist, motivational speaker and founder of The Norman Youth Arts Foundation will partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring Brothers in Action to nationally recruit more African American men to become mentors and strengthen their communities. Mentoring Brothers in Action is a movement formed in collaboration Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Psi Phi.

This year’s Christmas Celebration 2012.” extravaganza features Mary Mary, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Marvin Sapp, Wess Morgan, Keirra Sheard and Tye Tribbett.There will be twelve performances, December 1st through the 16th.

Mary Mary is gearing up to tour in support of their latest studio album, “Go Get It.” The duo’s headlining tour will kick off in Jacksonville, FL on October 25, running through November 17 in Hampton, VA.

Dr. Charles G. Hayes and The Warriors have returned with an all new, highly anticipated CD/DVD “BACK AGAIN” set to release in stores and online October 30 via Dr. Hayes’ new Cosmo Sounds record label and Central South Distribution. Dr. Charles G. Hayes and The Warriors will have a CD release concert on Monday, Oct 29 at Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer Chicago, IL. Jonathan McReynolds will be special guest.

Yolanda Adams and CeCe Winans are set to join Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson and Usher to honor the late Whitney Houston. The one hour special, “We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute To Whitney Houston,” will air Friday, November 16, 2012 at 10 pm EST on CBS. The show will be recorded this Thursday at The Nokia Theatre in Los Angles.The show will celebrate Houston’s life through performances and interviews with various artists paying homage to the six-time Grammy winner, and will include Houston’s own most memorable performances of her career, including nearly all of her Grammy performances, her classic performance of the national anthem at Super Bowl XXV in 1991 and her first-ever television appearance on “The Merv Griffin Show” in the early ‘80s

It has been reported that Gospel pioneer Kirk Franklin is the richest man in Gospel Music. Kirk Dwayne Franklin has an estimated net worth of $8.5 million.

Top Singles For The Week:

5. James Fortune & FIYA w/Monica and Fred Hammond..Hold On

4. Israel and New Breed..Its Not Over

3. Rev John P Kee & New Life…Life And Favor

2.Tamela Mann..Take Me To The King

1. Pastor Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago..Awesome

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