choir

via getupmornings: Erica Campbell put all of her kids into the church choir, and they learned to sing God’s praises right alongside their mommy. At first, they weren’t totally into it. But now, not only does everybody sing, but they also are learning to play various instruments. Erica explains what was behind her initial decision to […]

getty images: Watch Dr Tony Evans show his moves with his choir…. source: BCNN1.com

EW Magazine Entertainment News Who knew that actor Vin Diesel had a deep desire to sing in a choir? Well, the action star, who is currently filming xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, finally fulfilled his dream. In a new video, Diesel belts out a heartfelt—even if off key—rendition of the gospel classic “Oh Happy […]

The city of Oakland, California is not in harmony with one of its historic churches. The West Oakland Pleasant Grove Baptist Church recently received a letter from the city threatening to fine the church a $3,500 nuisance fee, and $500 daily, if its gospel choir doesn’t quiet down during its practices, according to SFist. “[This] activity […]

  Every year, the student chorus of Public School 22 in Staten Island, N.Y., performs a special song, and this year, it was dedicated to one of their favorite teachers. The elementary students, led by director Gregg Breinberg, sang a heart-wrenching performance of Martina McBride’s cancer survivor anthem, I’m Gonna Love You Through It, in honor of Adriana Lopez. According […]

Ricky Dillard is a choir master offering his talents to help develop the skills of others in a new choir challenge. Dillard and his New Generation Chorale, known as New G, have been making waves in the gospel music industry for 25 years. Currently, Ricky Dillard & New G sit atop the Gospel Airplay Billboard […]

(PHOTO: DEREK BLANKS) Ricky Dillard is an award winning choral master, recording artist, producer and songwriter. Choir master Ricky Dillard seems to be an anomaly on radio airwaves during a time when many of his kind have been replaced by more modern sounding gospel music artists. Dillard and his New Generation Chorale, known as New […]

Bishop Secular decided to stop by choir rehearsal to hear what songs would be sung on Sunday. When he got there he said the choir was moaning…

  History was made at the legendary Newark Symphony Hall breaking the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for Largest Gospel Choir. The McDonald’s Gospel Super Choir was made up of 1171 singers of all ages, from across the New York Tri-state area and as far away as Philadelphia and Florida. This record breaking event was produced and […]

  They know their history; it’s gospel to them. They drop names like Thomas Dorsey, the father of black gospel, or Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the first to combine church hymns with rock ‘n’ roll — long before Elvis Presley swiveled on scene.They can sing “Amazing Grace” with the best of ’em, but that sort of […]

  The excessive commercialization of Gospel Music has threatened a genre that has significantly impacted the African American community for decades. The solution?   I love Gospel Music. Traditional. Contemporary. Praise & worship. Choirs. Groups. Solo artists. Old and new. From Rev. So-and-So Presents… albums of the 80s to today’s Bishop So-and-So Presents… albums. I […]

Courtesy of: PraiseRichmond.com Gospel’s own “Choirmaster” Ricky Dillard has announced that he is looking for new voices to add to his energetic choir New G.…