Davidson will host its Concerts on the Green: Gospelfest this Sunday.

Kirk Franklin and rapper Lil Baby won the Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award at last night’s BET Awards for their collaboration We Win on the soundtrack for Space Jam: A New Legacy.  Franklin shared that he has won the award five times before – holding the record in this category – and felt it necessary and appropriate […]

Tamela Mann has made music history as the first gospel artist ever to chart nine No. 1 singles on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart.  Previously tied at eight with Kirk Franklin, “He Did It For Me” now holds the top spot,  pushing Mann over the historical marker. Recently Mann announced the upcoming release of a new […]

Five-time GRAMMY-nominated super group Maverick City Music will continue to make history when they perform at the 64th GRAMMY® Awards. This electric performance will mark the first time in over 20 years that a Gospel or Christian artist has been televised at the ceremony as well as the first time an artist has been nominated in all 4 categories […]

Mary J. Blige has announced her inaugural Strength of a Woman Festival and Summit in partnership with Pepsi and Live Nation Urban.  It’s a  three-day festival that will take place in Atlanta from May 6-8, 2022.  Blige recently teamed up with Pepsi for her performance during the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show, and is […]

  Kierra Sheard’s acting career is all gas, no breaks.  Up next, she stars alongside Letoya Luckett, Drew Sidora and Ta’Rhonda Jones in Line Sisters. The drama centers around four sorority sisters as they reunite at a Black Greek Weekend celebration held on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  Years prior, the four pledged the […]

The Recording Academy revealed the nominations for the 64th Grammys show via Livestream on Tuesday, November 23rd with Charlotte-based Elevation Worship getting nods in several categories. Dante Bowe, originally from Rockingham, NC leads the Gospel categories with five nominations. Chandler Moore,  who hails from Charleston and lived in Charlotte for a bit, received noms as […]

Last night’s American Music Awards crowned the best in music of 2021.  In the Christian music categories,  mainstream artists finished over Christian artists with their Christian music releases.  In the FAVORITE INSPIRATIONAL ARTIST Category,  Country music artist and American Idol alum, Carrie Underwood, beat out CAIN, Charlotte’s Elevation Worship, Lauren Daigle and Zach Williams. And in […]

Over the weekend rocker Marilyn Manson made an appearance at Kanye West’s Sunday Service.  His wild performance persona, controversial presentation and rumored embrace of satanism have made this a big deal – whether in light of skepticism or redemption.  Manson appeared on stage with West and Justin Bieber this past weekend in a prayer circle […]

The Black News Channel (BNC) has partnered with RCA Inspiration to feature artists from its award-winning artists roster this week on the Start Your Day with Sharon and Mike morning show. The show airs weekdays on BNC from 6-10a EST and the schedule for the network’s inaugural Summer Concert Series Finale features Kirk Franklin, Jonathan […]

Tasha Cobbs Leonard appeared on Good Morning America last week with Robin Roberts and T.J. Holmes, for a special live tribute in Louisiana for Hurricane Ida survivors as a part of their “America Strong” feature.  Tasha was there to surprise a man named Sam Mamou, a special education teacher and father of five, who volunteers […]

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) has announced Dove Award-winning Artists Natalie Grant and Jonathan McReynolds as co-hosts of this year’s GMA Dove Awards.  The 52nd GMA Dove Awards are set to air exclusively on TBN, Friday, October 22nd, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. ET and again at 10:00 p.m. ET. The event will be recorded live and in person in […]