BET recently awarded the Gospel Artist of The Year to Tamela Mann. The nominees this year were Donnie McClurkin, Erica Campbell, Hezekiah Walker and Tamela Mann. She now joins a prestigious roster of BET Gospel Artists of the Year whose past winners include Donnie McClurkin, Yolanda Adams, Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp and Mary Mary.
Recent Motown Gospel signee Brian Courtney Wilson is preparing for a momentous occasion – his first live recording. Most recognized by his noteworthy works “All I Need” and “Already Here”, the Stellar Award Winner will showcase brand new music from his forthcoming album in Houston, Texas on Friday, July 25, 2014. The recording will be hosted at the downtown location of renowned worship facility, St. John’s United Methodist Church, where Rudy Rasmus presides as the Senior Pastor.
“They feel regal,” said one of the members when trying on the new robes. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chancellor Dr. Laurence B. Alexander is pictured with Vesper Choir Director and Interim Music Department Chair Dr. Michael Bates along with a some of the members of the 65 voice ensemble. See Special Features for the full story. (Photo by Brian T. Williams)
Stuff In The Bluff, nominated for The 2014 Rhythm of Gospel Awards, is gearing up for this year's show. The 6th Annual ROG Awards is scheduled for Saturday, July 26, 2014. This star-studded evening begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in Birmingham, AL. For more information or performance opportunities, visit www.therhythmofgospelawards.com or call 210.745.5858, ext. 102.