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Kirk Franklin

 
Bio:
Kirk Franklin has been a trailblazer in contemporary music for over two decades. He first burst onto the world stage with Kirk Franklin & The Family, forever changing the look and sound of gospel music. Since then, Franklin has written and produced a series of timeless, platinum-selling albums, for ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Kirk Franklin has been a trailblazer in contemporary music for over two decades. He first burst onto the world stage with Kirk Franklin & The Family, forever changing the look and sound of gospel music. Since then, Franklin has written and produced a series of timeless, platinum-selling albums, for ... (read complete bio)
 

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Kirk Franklin attends the eOne Music post-Stellar Awards Celebration. Photo

Kirk Franklin attends the eOne Music post-Stellar Awards Celebration.

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04/03/2015
 

Kirk Franklin Biography

Kirk Franklin has been a trailblazer in contemporary music for over two decades. He first burst onto the world stage with Kirk Franklin & The Family, forever changing the look and sound of gospel music. Since then, Franklin has written and produced a series of timeless, platinum-selling albums, for himself and for other top artists. Along the way, he has earned 12 GRAMMY Awards, 43 Stellar Awards, and has sold over 10 million albums worldwide. At NJPAC, Franklin will perform a variety of fan favorites and songs from his most recent release, Losing My Religion, which earned a 2017 GRAMMY for Best Gospel Album.




Kirk Franklin News

Tamela Mann Announces 'Overcomer: Deluxe Edition' Photo Tamela Mann Announces 'Overcomer: Deluxe Edition'
by Michael Major - May 17, 2022

The album features including the breathtaking ballad “Superheroes Prayer” with Yolanda Adams, the uplifting and joyous “Hello God” with Wyclef Jean and Kirk Franklin, the powerful track “Finished Work” with Todd Dulaney, and stunning new live renditions of “Help Me” with Tim Rogers and The Fellas, and “Finished,” which is written by Travis Greene. 

Miles Teams Up With Lølø on Upbeat New Single 'The Internet' Photo Miles Teams Up With Lølø on Upbeat New Single 'The Internet'
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

LA-based singer/songwriter and rapper MILES has today unveiled his new single “THE INTERNET,” featuring LA by-way-of Toronto pop-punk artist LØLØ. Punctuated by bouncy guitars, breezy beats, and a melodic flow, the track is a sunny anthem leading into the summer season.

Samm Henshaw Unveils Special Edition 'Untidy Soul' Vinyl Photo Samm Henshaw Unveils Special Edition 'Untidy Soul' Vinyl
by Michael Major - Apr 29, 2022

Today, emergent R&B stronghold Samm Henshaw releases a special vinyl edition of his debut album Untidy Soul via AWAL. An exclusive cream vinyl is also available at Urban Outfitters. Samm also recently announced a run of US headline dates as part of his ‘Untidy Soul’ tour. He kicks off the at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco on June 3rd.

Find Out Who Won at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards - All the Winners! Photo Find Out Who Won at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards - All the Winners!
by Michael Major - Apr 21, 2022

The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards featured a tribute to Stephen Sondheim, a win for Barlow and Bear's 'Unofficial Bridgerton Musical,' Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett for their 'Love For Sale' Cole Porter duets album, Olivia Rodrigo, and more. Check out the full list of winners now!

Brooklyn Center For The Arts Announces 2022 Virtual Gala Photo Brooklyn Center For The Arts Announces 2022 Virtual Gala
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 20, 2022

Brooklyn Center for the Arts has announced its 2022 Virtual Gala Presentation. The purpose of this year’s Virtual Gala presentation is to raise funds toward the revitalization of the company's facility, innovative pre-professional arts programs, school partnerships, community performance events, and most importantly their scholarship fund for young artists!

2022 Billboard Music Awards Nominations Announced Photo 2022 Billboard Music Awards Nominations Announced
by Michael Major - Apr 8, 2022

MRC and NBC today announced the finalists for the “2022 Billboard Music Awards” (BBMA), which honor the year’s most successful artists in 62 categories across all genres of music. Nominees include Adele, Taylor Swift, Doja Cat, The Weeknd, and more. Plus, the film soundtracks for In the Heights, Encanto, tick, tick...BOOM!, and more were nominated.

17 Year Old Singer Songwriter Brooke Fair to Release Album THE THINGS WE WERE Photo 17 Year Old Singer Songwriter Brooke Fair to Release Album THE THINGS WE WERE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

Memphis native, 17-year-old singer/songwriter, Brooke Fair has announced her forthcoming nine-track studio album, 'The Things We Were,' set to release on May 20th. The album is available for pre-order/pre-add across all digital stores, with the single, 'First Love,' being available now.

Broadcast Music Inc. Celebrates Artists at 2022 Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Photo Broadcast Music Inc. Celebrates Artists at 2022 Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 2, 2022

On March 31st, BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) celebrated the best and brightest in gospel music at the 2022 BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards held at the National Museum of African American Music in Nashville. BMI’s Gospel Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Publisher of the Year and the top 20 songs of the previous year were all honored at the private event hosted by BMI’s President & CEO, Mike O’Neill and BMI’s Vice President, Creative-Atlanta Catherine Brewton.

Arts On Site Presents Leandria Lott & Brittany Harris Photo Arts On Site Presents Leandria Lott & Brittany Harris
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 2, 2022

Arts On Site (AOS) has announced their April performances, featuring dance, music, and film in the heart of the East Village at Studio 3R, 12 St. Mark's Place, NYC. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased online at https://artsonsite.ticketleap.com/studio-3r-performances/.

Arts On Site Announces April Performances Photo Arts On Site Announces April Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

Arts On Site has announced April performances, featuring dance, music, and film in the heart of the East Village at Studio 3R, 12 St. Mark's Place, NYC.

Kirk Franklin Videos

VIDEO: queen mars Shares 'Queen of Hearts' Video VideoVIDEO: queen mars Shares 'Queen of Hearts' Video
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2020

Hailing from Chicago, neo-soul artist queen mars shares the video for “Queen of Hearts,” premiered by Mundane Magazine. 

VIDEO: Tayla Parx Unveils Music Video for 'Residue' VideoVIDEO: Tayla Parx Unveils Music Video for 'Residue'
by Stage Tube - Nov 2, 2020

Multiple GRAMMYŽ Award-nominated recording artist Tayla Parx has released the official music video for new single 'Residue.'

Major Lazer and Khalid Unveil 'Trigger' VideoMajor Lazer and Khalid Unveil 'Trigger'
by Abigail Charpentier - Oct 24, 2019

Major Lazer x Khalid release new track “Trigger” today. “Trigger” is the latest offering from the upcoming DEATH STRANDING: Timefall (Original Music from the World of DEATH STRANDING) soundtrack, featuring original music inspired by the upcoming PlayStation ® 4 (PS4) video game, DEATH STRANDING. Earlier this month it was announced that RCA Records has partnered with Sony Interactive Entertainment (“SIE”) to release the soundtrack on November 7th.

Video: First Look at The New Original Hip-Hop Musical BUMP IT! VideoVideo: First Look at The New Original Hip-Hop Musical BUMP IT!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 24, 2018

The contemporary musical inspired by true stories finishes out its final workshop for the Central Florida area with inviting back alumni from past workshops to perform some of the original scores for the first time!

A Great Big World Drops Lively Song 'Life is Good' from Animated Film THE STAR VideoA Great Big World Drops Lively Song 'Life is Good' from Animated Film THE STAR
by Danielle Kfare - Oct 13, 2017

A Great Big World known for their Grammy-winning smash 'Say Something' featuring Christina Aguilera dropped a happy-go lucky song titled 'Life Is Good' which will be featured in the new animated film, 'The Star' set to release November 17.

VIDEO: Ariana Grande, Nick Jonas & More Perform on BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - May 23, 2016

The "2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS" hosted by hip-hop artist and actor Ludacris, and TV host and international music sensation Ciara, was a must-watch night of show-stopping musical performances and exclusive television premieres from today's hottest artists.

STAGE TUBE: Promo - Rachel Potter and The Vanity Belles Play Joe's Pub 7/29
by Stage Tube - Jul 26, 2012

After her sold out 'Live the Dream' EP release concert, and back by popular demand, Rachel Potter will return to Joe's Pub on July 29, 2012. Kicking off her 'Live the Dream' mini NYC tour, Rachel will be joined on the intimate stage by Cosmo Country Duo, The Vanity Belles. Check out a video promo for the event below!