Two-time Stellar Award winner J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise gains another achievement with their first ever #1 Billboard Top Gospel Airplay Chart with his smash hit single, “You Deserve It.” This is the first release on Hairston’s new recording label, JamesTown Music. The resonating song of worship has topped Billboard Magazine’s Gospel Digital Sales chart […]

Here’s what we know. Kirk Franklin has been in the industry for 25 years. And since his first album debuted in 1992, Gospel’s hype man has worked with everyone from R. Kelly, Cheryl ‘Salt’ James and Pharrell Williams to more recently Chance The Rapper and Kanye West. We test out Kirk’s knowledge of some of Hollywood […]

Gospel recording artist Casey J is putting some joy into your week by dropping an uplifting, spirited new lyric music video. The rousing song of praise, “Let It Be Known,” boasts a festive urban-flavored rhythm and a bold message. The video footage was filmed when Casey J was on tour last year and it shows the Atlanta-based singer enjoying […]


Songstress Joni Sledge has died at 60.

    Frank Ocean called on the iconic Kim Burrell to help him on his latest album entitled ‘Blond’, which became available this week! The R&B singer-songwriter tapped the gospel force to join him on a track entitled ‘Godspeed’! Hit ‘play’ and tuck into the track below… CLICK HERE to read story source:

President Obama is once again sharing his summer picks — an eclectic mix of hand-selected tracks on two lists that take listeners from day to night. The vacation playlists feature legendary songs from Prince and Aretha Franklin, some more recent tracks from hip hop artists like Common and Chance the Rapper and the musical styles of […]

Former R&B superstar Montell Jordan has released a new book, “Becoming Unfamous: The Journey of ‘How We Do It’ To How He Do It.” The “This Is How We Do It” singer stepped away from his career in mainstream music in 2010 to become a Worship Minister at Victory World Church in Norcross, Georgia. Jordan, […]

Your summer calendar may already be filled with some of the hottest concerts and festivals of the year, but does purchasing those tickets make you a hypocrite in the eyes of the Church? The great debate continues. It’s officially summer, and that means music festival season is well under way. All across the nation, music […]

  Here are 8 great gospel songs by Whitney Houston for you to enjoy. I Look to You The album, “I Look to You,” released in 2009, was the last album that the late Whitney Houston would ever produce and it was fitting that she would sing, “As I lay me down. Heaven hear me […]

From jazz to blues to hip hop, black music has touched, inspired and shaped the culture of millions around the world. In celebration of Black Music Month, President Obama issued a Proclamation to commemorate the contributions of black musicians and their art. “A vital part of our Nation’s proud heritage, African-American music exemplifies the creative […]

International recording artist and worship leader Micah Stampley’s partner in love, life, music and ministry, wife Heidi Stampley has written or co-written over 40 songs on her husband eight Stellar and Dove Award-nominated albums, which started with Micah’s debut album, Songbook of Micah, and subsequent releases A Fresh Wind…The Second Soul, Ransomed, One Voice, Release […]

With the success of her first solo album and book, Tina Campbell is showing no signs of slowing down by revealing her next project. The 42-year-old Mary Mary singer who released her first solo album It’s Personal last year, plans to follow up with another project next fall called A Song And A Prayer. “I’m also […]