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Tamela Mann talks artist faves, plus-sized transformation & the men in her life! | @DavidAndTamela

Tamela Mann 2017

One of the feel-good stories in Gospel is the slow but steady rise of the uber-talented Tamela Mann. It’s a telltale story of the unimaginable possibilities that materialize when God is in control. Over 20 years ago, Kirk Franklin & The Family first introduced this Fort Worth, Texas, C.O.G.I.C. singing …

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THE 2017 GRAMMY WINNERS: GOSPEL SPOTLIGHT by Christopher Heron

THE 2017 GRAMMY WINNERS: GOSPEL SPOTLIGHT

THE 2017 GRAMMY WINNERS: GOSPEL SPOTLIGHT   BY CHRISTOPHER HERON     The 2017 Grammy Awards had its monumental moments for sure. Adele botched her big tribute moment. Bruno Mars danced & delighted the audience to oblivion and Beyonce magnetized millions as a sovereign, celestial singer. The headliners held it …

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Donnie McClurkin talks radio, ministry, The Journey & more! | @DonnieRadio

Donnie McClurkin 2017

One of the indisputable gatekeepers of Gospel music is the perennial favorite, pastor, on-air personality and veteran performer, Donnie McClurkin. Ever since his artistic debut amidst Detroit royalty like The Winans, Donnie McClurkin has evolved into a singular brand that represents the bedrock of Black Gospel music.     Donnie‘s signature …

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Luther Barnes talks new album, the single “God’s Grace” & his unique journey for Jesus. | @LutherBarnes

Luther Barnes - 2017

There’s lots to admire and appreciate about the mild-mannered and likeable Luther Barnes. His fluid vocals and signature sound has stood the test of time, with a rich catalog of music that’s resonated with a multitude of believers. Barnes is also a humble, devoted, second-generation pastor and the founder of The Restoration Worship Center in …

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Uche Agu talks about the rise of Africa, teaming up with Americans & genuine friendships | @double2uche

Uche Agu 2017

There’s a fascinating trend slowly weaving its way into worship music and contemporary Christian culture. Africa has become a hotspot for powerful praise leaders, exporting incredibly popular worship warriors and songs, even as it welcomes many of today’s titans to its shores. African artists like Sinach, Sonnie Badu ad Joyous Celebration are …

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INTERVIEW: Bishop J. Drew Sheard

Bishop J. Drew Sheard 2016

There is a balm in Gilead. That place in the heart of Detroit, Michigan is Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church Of God In Christ. The classic song made famous by the First Lady of the same church describes the place of spiritual refuge thousands call home.     As one of …

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