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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.

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Seminal Arts Organization Studio620 Reveals Leadership Transition

Studio@620 has announced the appointment of Erica Sutherlin as Incoming Artistic Executive Director.  The appointment is part of the planned transition and retirement of Studio@620's founder, Bob Devin Jones, who will step down in June 2024 after leading the seminal arts organization for 20 years.

Adam Blackstone Releases New Holiday Album 'A Legacy Christmas'

The 11-track opus boasts a bevy of A-list friends and collaborators, including Andra Day, BJ The Chicago Kid, Boyz II Men, Keke Palmer, Lena Byrd Miles, and more. A LEGACY CHRISTMAS warms up the season as the perfect soundtrack!

Jacob Collier Announces UK & Europe Dates for the 'Djesse Vol. 4' World Tour 2024

Next Autumn, following the release of his highly anticipated (already Grammy-nominated) album Djesse Vol. 4 (February 29th Hajanga / Decca / Interscope), Collier and his illustrious band will traverse the continent on a 22-date run, produced by Live Nation, which kicks off in Portugal on 2nd November at Lisbon's Sala Tejo.

Christian HipHop/Rap Artist DPB Releases Survival Anthem 'Undefeated 3.0 (Radio Edit)'

Christian hip-hop/rap artist DPB releases his highly anticipated single 'Undefeated 3.0 (Radio Edit)' from his upcoming album. With a unique sound blending positive rap and hip-hop, DPB's music delivers powerful and uplifting messages. This anthem of survival is sure to inspire listeners with its infectious and motivational hook.

Groundbreaking Bassist/Composer Kinga Głyk Unveils New Album 'Real Life'

Recorded with GRAMMY Award-winning engineer/mixer Nic Hard (Snarky Puppy, Charlie Hunter, Ute Lemper) in multiple sessions during winter 2022-23 at Michael League's Estudi Vint in Catalonia, Spain, Real Life marks Kinga Głyk's first new album in more than four years as well as the most distinctive work of her still-evolving career.

Taylor Swift & More Nominated For 2024 GRAMMYS - Full List of Nominations!

Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, and more were also nominated for GRAMMYS. Check out the full list of nominations now! Sweeney Todd, Parade, and more were nominated in the Best Musical Theatre Album category.

Fantasia & More Join New NBCU Performance Based Docu-Series; CHASING THE DREAM Launches on LX Home & Peacock

Chasing the Dream, unlike other performance-based shows, follows a different format. It is not a competition and participants are not reliant on votes to move them forward.  This series is centered on the proposition that mentoring and giving back is a valued commodity. Fantasia, Fat Joe, Jermaine Dupri, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, and more will appear.


The complete cast has been set for the world premiere of Sugar Hill: The Ellington/Strayhorn Nutcracker. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.

MUSE/IQUE Presents GOSPEL AND THE KING ELVIS First Congregational Church LA, October 19 and 21

MUSE/IQUE presents 'Gospel and the King: Elvis' at First Congregational Church LA on October 19 and 21.

Rich Campanella's 'Over And Over' Set To Debut On Little Steven's Underground Garage

Rich Campanella’s album 'Over and Over' will debut its title track on Little Steven’s Underground Garage. The song tells the tale of finding love again, and Rich's music is described as 'New classic rock for a New Era.'

Erika Henningsen, Jason Gotay, and More Set For EVER AFTER in Concert at the Ordway

This special event will kick off the Ordway's 2023-2024 season and give audiences an exclusive look at the latest songs from a musical in development, Ever After, based on the 1998 film starring Drew Barrymore.

THE BASH at City Theatre Takes Over the South Side Next Month

City Theatre Company, Pittsburgh’s home for contemporary plays, has announced its annual fundraiser, THE BASH. On Saturday, September 9, 2023, Co-Chairs Holly & Evan Frazier and Cori & J. Dax Parise kick off City Theatre’s 49th season of bold, new work with a street party cookout.

Tori Kelly Sets Fall Tour Dates

The intimate nine-date trek will take Tori Kelly across North America and begins on September 10, 2023, at The Axis Club in Toronto, Ontario. It will hit New York City, Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, and San Francisco, before wrapping with two nights in Los Angeles, CA on September 25-26.

for KING + COUNTRY Drops 'What Are We Waiting For? (The Single)'

for KING + COUNTRY brother duo Joel and Luke Smallbone, wrote the song with Josh Kerr, and Sean Douglas; and it was produced by for KING + COUNTRY, Josh Kerr, and Tedd T.  Filmed in the Mojave Desert, California, the video takes the listener on a journey as the larger-than-life track challenges listeners to be the change. Watch the video now!

Photos: Jonas Brothers Kick Off 'The Tour' at Yankee Stadium

Saturday night, Jonas Brothers’ THE TOUR kicked off to a massive, sold-out crowd at Yankee Stadium. The show marks the start of their most ambitious outing, performing five albums every night during the 90-date run and across 20 countries. Check out photos from the opening night now!

Rapper MC Lyte Will Mentor On New NBCU Music Series, CHASING THE DREAM

NBCU's new performance-based, reality music series, Chasing the Dream, has added another iconic name to its growing list of celebrity mentors. The series, created by Queens, New York native, Monica Kelley, a 25-year veteran of the industry, has announced the addition of MC Lyte.

Tori Kelly Releases New EP 'tori'

Two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum artist Tori Kelly releases her new EP, tori. Included on the 7-track set is the hitmaker's latest single “cut,' a soulful gem that sparkles with Kelly’s commanding vocals and infectious hooks.  Among the many standouts on the Jon Bellion-produced EP is “shelter.”

Erin Duvall Releases Female-Empowered Summer Single 'Girls Weekend'

Singer, songwriter, mother, and entrepreneur, Erin Duvall releases her country summer single, 'Girls Weekend.' This new song from Erin is about female friendships that transcend their worth and how a girls weekend for everyone might not look the same, but it will be felt by everyone.

Tori Kelly to Release 'tori' EP Later This Month

Two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning multiplatinum artist Tori Kelly announces her new EP, tori. The seven-track project follows the recent critically acclaimed lead single “missin u,” and heralds the beginning of a new chapter for the superstar. It marks the first original body of work from Tori since 2020.  

PJ Morton, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra & More Set for September at The Wallis

September 2023 offerings at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts include a superb season-opening performance by PJ Morton, a multi-GRAMMY®-Award winning R&B and soul singer, songwriter, performer, and producer and more.

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