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Kenny Lewis shares about his new album, his musical mentors & lessons learned in the music industry.

Kenny Lewis 2014

Chicago will always be considered one of the birthplaces of Gospel music. Mahalia Jackson, Albertina Walker and Thomas A. Dorsey all considered Chi-Town home during important stretches in their musical careers. The Thompson Community Singers, long considered one of the most storied community choirs in Gospel music history, was a product of West Side Chicago.   …

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Smokie Norful Reveals Cover and Track List for New Album, “Forever Yours”

Smokie Norful - Forever Yours

FOREVER YOURS, the long awaited project from Smokie Norful is set for release on August 5, 2014.  This is Norful’s first full length all-new album in five years and will reinforce his position as one of Gospel music’s top vocalists. Pouring all he had into the album, FOREVER YOURS shows great range.  Norful …

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Allstate Gospel Superfest Thrills Chicago Audience with 15th Annual Live TV Production

Allstate Gospel Superfest

Allstate Gospel Superfest Thrills Chicago Audience with 15th Annual Live TV Production Show Honors Hit Makers Mary Mary for Lifetime Achievement Chicago, IL:  On a chilly night in Chicago (Saturday, March 22, 2014) Allstate Gospel Superfest brings the heat as it played to eight thousand fans during its 15th annual TV …

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The Allstate Gospel Superfest XV! Comes to Chicago on Saturday, March 22, 2014

Allstate Gospel Superfest

Press Contact: Publicity Department gsfbattleofthebands@gmail.com www.gospelsuperfest.com 800-219-0337 Media Alert For Immediate Release February 20, 2014 The Allstate Gospel Superfest XV! Comes to Chicago! Thirty National Acts to Record at Chi-town’s House of Hope Arena CHICAGO, IL. – 12/02/2013 – Unity Media Limited, the creators of the Allstate Gospel Superfest, unveiled its …

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AIR GOSPEL RECORDING ARTIST REV. GERALD THOMPSON PASSES

The Malaco Music Group regrets to announce the passing of Atlanta International Records (AIR Gospel) recording artist Rev. Gerald Thompson. Rev. Gerald Thompson has without a doubt, emerged as one of America’s most premier Gospel personalities. Indeed Rev. Gerald Thompson is not only a gifted singer/songwriter, musician, arranger and producer, …

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@DonaldLawrence to host LIVE Recording June 18th In Chicago

Donald Lawrence

NASHVILLE, TN (May 15, 2013) – Grammy® Award-winning songwriter and producer Donald Lawrence will kick off a star-studded live recording from his home base in Chicago on Tuesday, June 18th for the first part in his much-anticipated two-volume 20th Year Anniversary album, Donald Lawrence 20 Year Celebration Volumes I & II.  Celebrating 20 years for the …

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Jenkins Launches the Inspired People Music Songwriting Contest

The Best Of Both Worlds - Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago

(Chicago, IL-January 2, 2013) – It was during this time last year that Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago started a year-long journey when they released the record-breaking and critically-acclaimed #1 CD project, The Best of Both Worlds, which included the #1 praise and worship anthem, “Awesome,” penned by Jenkins, who …

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Funeral Details Announced for Cleotha Staples In Chicago

Chicago, IL – Funeral services have been confirmed for Cleotha ‘Cleedi’ Staples (a founding member of the pioneering folk-gospel group, The Staple Singers), who died of complications of Alzheimer’s disease, on the morning of February 21, 2013. “We will keep on,” Mavis Staples says of her sisters’ death. “Yvonne and …

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EMI Gospel Recording Artist Anita Wilson’s Debut Album, Worship Soul, Named Among New York Times’ Ben Ratiff’s Top 10 Albums of 2012

Anita Wilson - Worship Soul

  Nashville, TN — EMI Gospel recording artist Anita Wilson had a banner year in 2012, as she stepped onto center stage with the release of her debut album, Worship Soul, a powerful and moving 11-song anthology in which Wilson gives the listener a worship experience that extends beyond Sunday …

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