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Kirk Franklin Announces THE REUNION TOUR 2024

Kirk Franklin has announced The Reunion Tour 2024, bringing together iconic gospel artists for an unforgettable musical experience.
Maurette Brown Clark Releases Album HE LOVES ME

Multi-Award Winning Singer-Songwriter-Producer, MAURETTE BROWN CLARK celebrates the release of her new project, 'HE LOVES ME'.
Broadcast Music Inc. Celebrates Artists at 2022 Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards

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.
A Tribute to Aretha Franklin Comes to MPAC, March 17

​​​​​​​Celebrate the music and legacy one of music's most legendary voices when A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $39-$69.
Pandora Will Honor Gospel Music Heritage Month Will Multiple New Initiatives

Pandora celebrates Gospel Music Heritage month during September by honoring the genre's roots with two ways for listeners to experience the exuberant spirit of Gospel music.
BET Awards 2021 Announces Official Nominations

This year’s nominees reflect an abundance of creative expression and Black excellence across music, television, film, and sports. 
2021 Billboard Music Awards Finalists Revealed

dick clark productions and NBC today announced the finalists for the “2021 Billboard Music Awards”, which honor the year’s most successful artists in 51 categories across all genres of music. The BBMAs will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, May 23 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC.
HAMILTON, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, Debbie Allen, Viola Davis and More Nominated for 52nd NAACP Image Awards

The full-list of nominees for the 52nd NAACP Image Awards were announced today in a special virtual event on NAACP Image Awards’ Instagram channel hosted by Tony-award winning actress and singer Anika Noni-Rose, actress and singer Chloe Bailey, actress Erika Alexander, actor, dancer, and choreographer Nicco Annan, and actor and singer TC Carson.
Welcome a New Era of Inspiration and Unity at the Virtual 2021 Inaugural Gospel Celebration

On Wednesday, January 20th at 8pm EST, join Emmy/Golden Globe-nominated Host Anthony Anderson, along with esteemed invited honored guests President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, for the first-ever virtual 2021 Inaugural Gospel Celebration.
Wharton Center Presents AMERICAN MASTERS: DAMIEN SNEED and Brandie Sutton

Join Brandie Sutton and Damien Sneed for a virtual concert highlighting American Masters on Friday, January 29 at 8pm.  This intimate virtual performance of voice and piano will explore the works of George Gershwin, Leslie Adams, Undine Smith Moore, Duke Ellington and more. 
Tisha Campbell & Tichina Arnold Will Host the 2020 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS

Today BET announces the hosts and nominees for the '2020 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS' across 12 different categories.
Recording Artist and Instrumentalist Damien Sneed To Be Artist-in-Residence at Michigan State University

Multi-genre recording artist Damien Sneed whose latest tour stop at Wharton Center celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be returning to campus as an artist-in-residence.  Sneed will work with Wharton Center and the MSU College of Music, helping to bring social impact programming to both institutions.
Creative Cauldron to Present CROWNS, a Gospel-Fueled Musical of Family, Joy, and Redemption

Creative Cauldron will present its first production of 2020, Crowns, February 13 - March 8, written by Regina Taylor and adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Mayberry. When a Brooklyn teen goes to live in South Carolina after the death of her brother she learns the beauty, ceremony and symbolism of hat-wearing from her resilient, southern sisters. This musical draws from the roots of gospel music and traditions of greater African-American Diaspora to weave an inter-generational story of love, joy, and redemption. Crowns has played throughout the country to acclaim, including a sold out run at Arena Stage. Directed by Kara Tameika Watkins and Ian Anthony Coleman, with musical direction by Cedric Lyles. Crowns will be presented at Creative Cauldron, 410 S Maple Ave, Falls Church VA 22046 from February 13 to March 8. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 PM, Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM. Press night is Saturday, February 15th, 2020 at 7:30 PM. Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 12th.
The Pompano Beach Amphitheater Will Host GOSPEL FEST Featuring John P. Kee

The Pompano Beach Amphitheater has announced Gospel Fest, an extraordinary evening of inspiring music featuring headliner John P. Kee with special guests Marvin Sapp, Sensere and Brother's Keeper. This concert is part of the City's celebration of Black History Month and is presented in collaboration with The Tiger Trail Festival. Gospel Fest takes place at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater on Saturday, February 22 at 5pm with tickets from $29-$49 plus fees. PLEASE NOTE, tickets may be purchased through
Justin Tomlinson Appointed as Associate Director of Digital Marketing at RCA

RCA Inspiration has appointed Justin Tomlinson as Associate Director of Digital Marketing. Tomlinson will lead strategic implementation of digital marketing campaigns for all RCAI artists, and ensure marketing campaigns support all promotion and consumption efforts. Through the role, Tomlinson contributes to the development and communication of RCAI's broader label strategy, while evaluating the effectiveness of campaigns.
RCA Inspiration Announces Ron Hill As Vice President Of Artist Development

RCA Inspiration has appointed GRAMMY® Award-winning music and entertainment veteran Ron Hill as Vice President of Artist Development, reporting to Senior Vice President and General Manager Phil Thornton. Hill will oversee all A&R/Creative matters and the newly-launched Brand Partnership division for RCA Inspiration, Essential Sound, and Verity, encompassing the label's breadth of new inspirational releases from Gospel to hip-hop, nurturing its diverse roster of new and veteran talent, and its award-winning catalog. Among new releases from RCA Inspiration are songs and albums from acclaimed hit makers Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA), Travis Greene, Donnie McClurkin, Kierra Sheard, Koryn Hawthorne, and more.     
Commissioned Comes to the Fox

Fox Concerts has announced that Grammy and stellar nominated Gospel super-group Commissioned will play at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Friday, November 8 at 8 p.m.
BET Network's SUNDAY BEST Announces Season 9 Finalists Joshua Copeland and Melvin Crispell, III

After making a triumphant return from its four-year hiatus earlier this summer, BET's inspirational singing competition, “Sunday Best,” moves closer to crowning a new gospel superstar. Last night the Grammy Award-winning songstress, Fantasia heated up the stage with a debut performance of “Looking For You,” from her forthcoming album Sketchbook. She later joined the judge's panel, kicking off an emotional night full of surprises which ended with Joshua Copeland and Melvin Crispell, III moving forward to the finale episode airing on August 25, 2019 at 8PM ET/PT. Fans are now encouraged to vote for their favorite contestant at:
Recording Academy Announces Newly Elected National Officers

The Recording Academy announced today its newly elected National Officers of the Board of Trustees, voted upon at the organization's annual spring Board of Trustees meeting in May. Record producer Harvey Mason Jr. has been elected as the Chair of the Board of Trustees, and managing partner of Placement Music Tammy Hurt will serve as Vice Chair. Veteran music executive Terry Hemmings was re-elected Secretary/Treasurer and recording artist and founder/CEO of Swan Songs Christine Albert assumes the position of Chair Emeritus. All officer appointments were effective on June 1, 2019.
Drake Breaks Record For Most BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Wins Of All Time - See Full Winners List!

Shattering the previous record of most all-time Billboard Music Awards wins, Drake took home 12 awards tonight, including Top Artist - the most of the evening, bringing his total to 27, now the most of any artist ever! Airing this evening from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 8pm ET/PT on NBC, the "2019 Billboard Music Awards" opened with a spectacular world premiere performance by global superstar Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie, followed by a show-stopping medley of today's biggest hits from show host, Kelly Clarkson. The night was full of legendary, nostalgic, and never-before-seen performances, celebrating this year's biggest and best in music!

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