The public celebration of women’s history in this country began in 1978 as “Women’s History Week” in Sonoma County, California. The week including March 8, International Women’s Day, was selected. In 1981, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Rep. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) co-sponsored a joint Congressional resolution proclaiming a national Women’s History Week. In 1987, Congress expanded the celebration to a month, and March was declared Women’s History Month. We had the pleasure of connecting with some wonderful women already and can’t wait to share their stories! Be on the lookout for the March post on our GOODINKMAG Facebook and Instagram pages which will highlight theRead More →

January 4, 2018 (New York, NY) — Multiple award-winner, best-selling artist Tasha Cobbs Leonard kicks off the new year with debut performance on Good Morning America. The Motown Gospel recording artist performed her current radio single “I’m Getting Ready,” to an overwhelming response and social media was abuzz with appreciation and excitement after Cobbs Leonard’s powerful performance. Immediately following the performance both the album (HEART. PASSION. PURSUIT.) and single rocketed to #1 on iTunes Christian & Gospel charts, and to the Top 20 Albums Chart across all genres. Tasha also shared a second song, “You Know My Name,” aired exclusively on abc.com.  Read More →

Stellar Award nominated sibling group,The Showers’, sophomore project THE JOURNEY (A&P Records) jumps 10 spots on Nielsen SoundScan’s Top Gospel Physical Albums Sales chart and lands at No.1 (11-1) this week with a +282% sales increase and No. 3 overall on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums Hybrid Sales chart, which includes streaming. Additionally, The Showers has advanced to the 2nd and final round of voting for the 32nd Annual Stellar Awards. Voting is open to the public and ends December 29th. Fans can visit www.thestellarawards.com and vote up to 3 times per day per household. Last week, The Showers concludes their 5-part weekly web-series, titled, TheRead More →

THE HOLIDAY SEASON IS IN FULL SWING Grammy Award-nominated singer, songwriter Kenny Lattimore’s standout Christmas album, A Kenny Lattimore Christmas is a must have this holiday season. This festive offering, released in 2016 on Motown Gospel, features 11 songs filled with happiness, joy and worship for the season and beyond. A Kenny Lattimore Christmas includes renditions of holiday favorites “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” a modern R&B interpretation of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” a jazz-leaning “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” and an ethereal version of “O Holy Night.” A Kenny Lattimore Christmas and Vulnerable are both available now. For more information, tour datesRead More →

This winter BET Networks will slide into viewers’ DMs and screens with the inaugural “THE BET SOCIAL AWARDS” from Executive Producer Mike Epps.  A first-of-its-kind award show, “THE BET SOCIAL AWARDS” will celebrate the very best (and worst) in social media over the past year. From your favorite celebrity follows, to the biggest memes, hashtags and trends of the year, this one-hour event will cover all of the most memorable social media moments that flooded your timelines in 2017. It will celebrate the most talked about moments across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, Musical.ly and more. “THE BET SOCIAL AWARDS” are a natural fit forRead More →

SANTA MONICA, CALIF. —The Recording Academy™ welcomes this year’s class of GRAMMY® nominees. Already a 21-time GRAMMY winner, JAY-Z leads with eight nominations, followed by Kendrick Lamar (7), Bruno Mars (6), Childish Gambino (5), Khalid (5), No I.D. (5), and SZA (5). Selected from more than 22,000 submissions across 84 categories, the nominations showcase some of the most gifted music makers of the past awards year (Oct. 1, 2016–Sept. 30, 2017). As the only peer-selected music award, the GRAMMY is voted on by the Recording Academy’s membership body of music makers, who represent all genres and creative disciplines, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, mixers, andRead More →

Calling all Chicagoland lovers!! SHOWTIME will kick off 2018 with the premiere of its new one-hour drama series, THE CHI, created and executive produced by Emmy® winner Lena Waithe (Master of None), and executive produced by Academy Award®, Emmy® and Golden Globe winner Common (John Wick 2, Selma) and Elwood Reid (The Bridge, Hawaii Five-O). Reid also serves as showrunner. The series, which explores the humanity behind the headlines sensationalizing the South Side of Chicago, will premiere on Sunday, January 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. For a first look at THE CHI go to: Produced entirely in its namesake city, THE CHI is a timelyRead More →

  More about Jasmine Crowe: Jasmine Crowe is a docu-series producer and entrepreneur whose projects addressing hunger and poverty, and access to quality education have positively impacted vulnerable communities in more than 20 U.S. cities, the United Kingdom, and Haiti. Specifically, the Sunday Soul Homeless feeding initiative has successfully fed more than 50,000 and led to the founding of social technology enterprise Goodr in 2016. Under Jasmine’s leadership, Goodr has redirected more than 100,000 pounds of excess prepared foods — in addition to fresh fruits, vegetables, and other supplies — to communities in need since 2016. Jasmine holds a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina CentralRead More →

Nashville-based internet radio station Yes Lord Radio has made it to the first round of nominations for Best Internet Station of the Year and they are encouraging listeners to vote them to the 2nd round. The  frequently cited and recognized as bringing Christians the TOP gospel music, news and entertainment, Yes Lord Radio has two Stellar Awards (2011 & 2014) under their belt and are hopeful for a third. With more than 3 million listeners world-wide the station has three channels: YLR HITS featuring  contemporary gospel, YLR Gold featuring traditional gospel, and YLR HYPE showcasing  hip-hop. Those wanting to show the station some voting loveRead More →

Renown songstress, songwriter and actress Kelly Price ended a two decade stint of independent management and turned over the reigns of the management of her enterprise to Sunni Gyrl Inc, a boutique management and production firm lead by icon ‪MC Lyte‬ (CEO) and financial expert Lynn Richardson (President/ COO). Price completes this on the eve of her 25th year in the business. With Sunni Gyrl’s leadership and day-to-day oversight by the firm’s esteemed Sr Talent and Business Finance Executive Ingrid Morris, a former Fortune 50 controller, Kelly Price will expand her global singing, songwriting, acting, and production catalog and will launch her charity, Look 2 LiveRead More →