New Evelyn Turrentine-Agee Single Declares “God Gave His Best”

2018-10-05T01:21:36-05:00October 5th, 2018|

By Bob Marovich Written and produced by her son, Curtis Turrentine Jr., Evelyn Turrentine-Agee's “God Gave His Best” will be released Friday, October 5. It's the latest single from the Queen of Quartet, whose gospel music career spans several decades. Evelyn told the Journal of Gospel Music that her singing ministry began at the tender age of [...]

Christafari – Original Love

2018-05-23T16:40:52-05:00May 23rd, 2018|

Christafari Original Love Lion of Zion Entertainment (release date: April 13, 2018) By Bob Marovich Toward the end of Original Love, Christafari’s seventh consecutive album to debut at #1 on the Billboard reggae charts, we hear the gospel reggae band’s founder and lead vocalist, Pastor Mark Mohr, offer his [...]

JGM Pick of the Week: May 8, 2018

2018-05-08T02:09:02-05:00May 8th, 2018|

“Blessing Me” Dr. F. James Clark Presents NextGeneration Choir From the City of Peace CD Sure. Focused. Centered (2017) By Bob Marovich Despite the jaunty piano intro and thunderous singing of the NextGeneration Choir, “Blessing Me” belongs to its fiery lead vocalist, Meaghan Williams-McNeal. Her feisty shouts and squalls lead the group on [...]

Damon Williams: “If the Chart Could Become a CD, It Would Be WOW Gospel.”

2018-01-27T02:21:27-06:00January 27th, 2018|

Damon Williams, RCA Inspiration By Bob Marovich In 1998, Damon Williams eagerly purchased a copy of the first-ever WOW Gospel two-CD compilation. “It was a big moment in gospel music,” Williams, who was recently named Vice President of Marketing for RCA Inspiration, shared with the Journal of Gospel [...]

Edwin Hawkins’ “Oh Happy Day” Back on Billboard Charts, Hits #1

2018-01-26T17:01:31-06:00January 26th, 2018|

From a press release: A week after the death of four-time Grammy® Award-winning recording artist, Edwin Hawkins, The Edwin Hawkins Singers’ 1969 million-seller, “Oh Happy Day,” has charted at #1 on Billboard Magazine’s Gospel Digital Song Sales chart for the issue week ending January 27, 2018. The classic song had [...]

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