By Robert M. Marovich Paul Beasley, a celebrated gospel quartet singer, passed away Monday, March 13, 2023, at the age of 78. Born in Louisiana, Beasley spent a long career singing tenor with the Gospel Keynotes, alongside Willie Neal Johnson, Gino Smith, Val Alexander, and Johnny Jones. He also [...]
By Robert M. Marovich Tyrone Porter, member of the Christianaires gospel quartet and president of the GMWA Quartet Division, went on home to be with the Lord on February 14, 2023, after an extended battle with illness. Homegoing arrangements will be posted here when known. Meanwhile, here is a brief [...]
Here are the 65th Grammy winners in the Gospel and Contemporary Christian categories.
Dana “Ms. D.” Lin informed the Journal of Gospel Music that Charles V. Hamilton, affectionately known as Uncle Chucc and best known for his collaboration with Snoop Dogg, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2023.
The Journal of Gospel Music was sad to learn from Tim Dillinger-Curenton that Clyde Brown Moultry, a former member of Charles Fold's Gospel Messengers and the Cleveland Singers, passed away on December 21, 2022, at the age of 77.
It is with deep sadness that we join the family of Kevin Lemons in announcing his transition early this morning. Kevin Lemons was not only an extraordinary, highly respected songwriter, artist and choir director, he was a devoted and loving husband, a trusted leader of his music ministry and a pillar of gospel music’s vital choir scene.
Becky Isaacs of The Isaacs Released from Skyline Medical Center Over The Weekend Following Dec. 15 Car Accident
On December 15, Nashville-based artist Becky Isaacs was hit head-on in a two-car collision in Hendersonville, Tennessee, leaving one person dead.
Award-winning Singer Dr. Earl Bynum Shares Testimony Of Walking Away Injury Free From Horrifying Car Crash
Chesapeake, VA -- Dr. Earl Bynum is a Stellar award-winning singer, songwriter, and choir director who has a syndicated radio show, "On Stage With Earl Bynum," and a new television show of the same name.He wears many hats as a record label executive of Lrae Entertainment and the Executive Director [...]
Best Gospel Performance/Song:• PositiveErica Campbell; Erica Campbell, Warryn Campbell & Juan Winans, songwriters• When I PrayDOE; Dominique Jones & Dewitt Jones, songwriters• KingdomMaverick City Music & Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, Jonathan Jay, Chandler Moore & Jacob Poole, songwriters• The Better BenedictionPJ Morton Featuring Zacardi Cortez, Gene Moore, Samoht, Tim Rogers [...]