“Gospel Queen of Richmond” Maggie Ingram Dies

Maggie Ingram & The Ingramettes - Live In Richmond  Maggie Ingram & The Ingramettes - Live In RichmondGospel Music Fever reports that Maggie Ingram, the “Gospel Queen of Richmond” and leader of the Ingramettes family gospel group, has died.With the Six Trumpets, Ingram made an auspicious recording debut in 1961 singing the Christmas song, “Jesus Christ the Baby.”  It was a…

The McClurkin Family Says Farewell To Sibling Cheryl “Cheri” McClurkin

Cheryl "Cheri" McClurkin Cheryl "Cheri" McClurkin June 8, 1962 – March 3, 2015CHERYL “CHERI” MCCLURKIN Los Angeles, CA (March 3, 2015) - The McClurkin Family gathered together today to say farewell to sibling, Cheryl “Cheri” McClurkin who died from complications of a massive coronary heart attack at 4pm/EST. Cheri was a mother of five…

Beloved Washington, D.C. Area Gospel Radio Announcer Gospel Sumner Dies At 69

Marsha Sumner  Marsha D. Sumner, a native Washingtonian and celebrated local gospel radio announcer for two decades, died on Saturday, January 24th after a brief illness. She was 69.  Marsha Sumner Sumner, who was born on April 20, 1945, attended DC public schools and graduated from Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School, where she excelled in sports and…

Legendary Send-Off for Andrae’ Crouch Memorial Celebrations of Life! (PHOTOS & CAPTIONS)

Andrae CrouchLegendary Send-Off for Andrae’ Crouch Memorial Celebrations Of Life! For Immediate ReleaseContact: Edna Sims, ESP Public Relations310.770.8117 ~ espublicrelations@gmail.com  Photo Credit: Valerie Goodloe, Cover Up Photos (January 21, 2015---LOS ANGELES, CA) – Gospel legend Andrae’ Crouch’s life was celebrated over two days.  Thousands from all over the world paid their respects on January 20 and 21st at West Angeles Church of God…

Andrae’ Crouch Funeral Details and Participants Announced, BET to Stream Services Live ~ Tues Jan 20 Tribute & Wed Jan 21 Funeral]

Andrae CrouchFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor Media Credentials Contact: Edna Sims, ESP Public Relations310.770.8117 m~ espublicrelations@gmail.com   Andraé Crouch Funeral Details and Participants Announced, BET to Stream Services Live  Rev. Jesse Jackson, Dr. Bobby Jones and Kirk Franklin set to speak and Pastor Marvin Winans will give the Eulogy Performances from CeCe Winans, BeBe Winans, Shirley Caesar, Yolanda Adams, Donnie McClurkin, Fred Hammond,…

Andrae’ Crouch Dead at 72; Homegoing Celebration Details Confirmed.

Andrae CrouchAndraé Crouch has died. The Grammy and Dove Award winner passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at approximately 4:30pm PST at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in the Los Angeles area. Andraé, 72, was hospitalized on January 3rd. Andraé’s family requests privacy at this time. Andrae Crouch Andraé’s accolades include 7…

Gospel Music Legend Andrae Crouch Passes Away At 72

Andrae CrouchOFFICIAL FAMILY STATEMENT (LOS ANGELES, CA) -- Music legend Andraé Crouch has died from complications following a heart attack on January 3rd. Andraé passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at approximately 4:30pm PST at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in the Los Angeles area. Andraé was 72 years old. “Today my twin…

Al “The Bishop” Hobbs, Chairman of the National Gospel Announcers Guild, Passes Away

Al HobbsOn Thursday, July 31, 2014 around 2pm EST,  Al “The Bishop” Hobbs passed away after battling with cancer. More details are yet to come but please keep the Hobbs Family, Gospel Announcers Guild and The Gospel Music Workshop of America family in your prayers. Al “The Bishop” Hobbs was simply one of the most interesting…

Celebration of Life Musical & Homegoing Service Set for Renowned Gospel Director and GMWA National Board Member, Helen Stephens

Dr. Helen J.H. StephensOakland, CA -- The Celebration of Live Homegoing Service for Gospel Great, Dr. Helen J.H. Stephens will take place on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Beebe Memorial Cathedral, at 3900 Telegraph Avenue in Oakland, CA. The service will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will be officiated by Bishop Gordon A. Humpfrey, Jr., Senior Pastor, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church (Chicago,…

The Gospel Industry Mourns the Passing of Dr. Edna E. Tatum

Edna Tatum  Los Angeles, CA -- After a lifetime of dedicated service to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and to the Gospel music industry, we sadly announce the passing of “The Voice”, Dr. Edna Tatum. Dr. Tatum peacefully made her transition from labor to reward on Friday, March 14, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA. Edna Tatum…