Rickey Grundy, Celebrated Gospel Choir Leader, Passes at 56 | #RickeyGrundy

Ricky Grundy - Make Way For Jesus

Mr. J. Matthew Cobb of HiFi Magazine informed the Journal of Gospel Music that Rickey Grundy, leader of the Rickey Grundy Chorale; a musician; and a composer and arranger of dozens of popular gospel songs, died in Los Angeles, California, today, July 27, at the age of 56. Grundy not only recorded with his own Rickey Grundy […]

Vaughn Murphy Transitions Before Release of Powerful New Single “We Will Worship

DeVaughn Murphy

GOSPEL MUSIC ARTIST VAUGHN MURPHY  TRANSITIONS BEFORE RELEASE OF  POWERFUL NEW SINGLE,  ‘WE WILL WORSHIP’ (DETROIT, MI) It is with deep sadness that PAJAM/PMG Gospel Records sends their condolences to family and friends of gospel artist Vaughn Murphy, who transitioned to be with the Lord.   Vaughn Murphy (DeVaughn Muphy) is best known for penning the […]

“Gospel Queen of Richmond” Maggie Ingram Dies

Maggie Ingram & The Ingramettes - Live In Richmond

  Gospel 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 radio hit and propelled Ingram into the forefront of gospel […]

The McClurkin Family Says Farewell To Sibling 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 and grandmother of nine; she sang and […]

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.  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 received an athletic scholarship to Tennessee A&I […]

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

Andrae Crouch

Legendary 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 Crouch

FOR 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 Crouch

Andraé 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. Andraé’s accolades include 7 Grammy Awards, 6 GMA Dove Awards, […]

Gospel Music Legend Andrae Crouch Passes Away At 72

Andrae Crouch

OFFICIAL 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 Hobbs

On 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 […]