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RIP Gospel Radio Icon Connie Denell Cato-Dickerson, 65

2021-08-26T16:45:55-05:00August 26th, 2021|

Eboni Funderburk, Kenny Smoov (92Q), Tammy Taylor, Denell Nashville, TN -- Legendary Stellar Award and NAACP Award-winning radio announcer Connie Denell Cato-Dickerson was the pride of Nashville. The daughter of radio legend Evelyn Cato, the first black female disc-jockey in the Southeast, Denell started as a sports reporter [...]

JGM Pick of the Week: August 9, 2021

2021-08-10T01:10:12-05:00August 10th, 2021|

“Amazing” Pastor Mike Jr. Blacksmoke Music Worldwide (release date: July 30, 2021) By Robert M. Marovich Pastor Mike McClure Jr., better known as Pastor Mike Jr., the 2021 Stellar Awards Artist of the Year and gospel music's current It Guy, cleverly gospelizes Gnarls Barkley’s 2006 smash hit “Crazy” as [...]

“He’ll Be There” – RiZen

2021-05-04T22:48:55-05:00May 4th, 2021|

“He’ll Be There” RiZen DAF Entertainment Group / Tyscot By Robert M. Marovich Although Adriann Lewis-Freeman has carved out a solo career, it’s been a few years since the Stellar Award-winning RiZen vocal group has come together to release a new single. The drought is over with “He’ll Be There.” [...]

Chicago Mass Choir Takes Hometown Honors for Best Gospel Entertainer of the Year at 39th Annual 2021 Chicago Music Awards

2021-03-26T23:43:29-05:00March 26th, 2021|

Dr. Feranda Williamson (center stage) with Ken the Rapper (left) and Sister Afrika Porter (right) accepts the 39th Annual 2021 Chicago Music Award on behalf of Chicago Mass Choir for Best Gospel Entertainer of the Year CHICAGO, IL —International ambassadors of gospel music Chicago Mass Choir were recently [...]

JGM Pick of the Week: March 8, 2021

2021-03-09T02:47:28-06:00March 9th, 2021|

“We Need You”Titus ShowersA&P Records (release date: January 15, 2021) By Robert M. Marovich Alternately balladic and rhythmic, Titus Showers’ new single “We Need You” is a passionate, moving entreaty to the Lord to help the world search for peace, regain its faith, and answer the most fundamental question during [...]

Tasha Cobbs Leonard Named Billboard’s Top Gospel Artist Of The Decade

2020-12-13T01:22:22-06:00December 13th, 2020|

Photo Credit: Christian Redl Singer Wraps Whirlwind Year With Holiday Programming Alongside Dolly Parton and Ne-Yo. Nashville, TN (December 11, 2020) – GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter Tasha Cobbs Leonard has been named Billboard’s Top Gospel Artist of the Decade. News of the top honor came late last week, as Billboard [...]

Jekalyn Carr on New Album: “I Wanted to Do Something Different”

2020-10-22T01:26:22-05:00October 22nd, 2020|

By Bob Marovich “I wanted to do something different.” That’s how multi-GRAMMY Award nominee and Stellar and Dove Awardee Jekalyn Carr describes Changing Your Story Live. Her new album is scheduled for release this Friday, October 23, on Lunjeal Music Group / The Orchard. The main difference between Changing Your [...]

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