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 →

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 →

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 →

JOHN LEGEND AND CARRIE UNDERWOOD SET TO CO-HOST “GRAMMYS® GREATEST STORIES: A 60TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL” AIRING FRIDAY, NOV. 24 ON CBS SUPERSTARS ALICIA KEYS, RICKY MARTIN, P!NK, BLAKE SHELTON, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, AND UNDERWOOD ADDED TO STELLAR LINE-UP SANTA MONICA, CALIF. —GRAMMY® Award winners John Legend and Carrie Underwood will co-host “GRAMMYs® Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special,” an all-encompassing retrospective packed with epic moments from the past 59 years of GRAMMY history, including new anecdotes directly from the artists on how their GRAMMY performances came to be. The primetime special will be broadcast on Friday, Nov. 24, from 9-11 p.m. ET/PT, on the CBS TelevisionRead More →

Tye Tribbett’s exciting new album, THE BLOODY WIN, debuts at #1, marking his second consecutive number one album, while Tasha Cobbs Leonard’s historic HEART. PASSION. PURSUIT. holds the #2 spot on the chart, which combines sales and streaming numbers each week. Both Tribbett and Cobbs Leonard continue to break barriers with their impressive crossover appeal and music that connects the masses. “The immediate success of Tye’s new album, and the way that Tasha’s new project continues to resonate with audiences, really underscore the importance of artist development and partnership—two core values for our label,” says EJ Gaines, VP of Marketing, Motown Gospel. Monica Coates, VPRead More →

Two-time Grammy nominated and 3x Stellar Award winner James Fortune received a bunch of support yesterday at his open call for a video shoot for his new single “Favor of God” featuring Cardikee. The event took place at Clark Atlanta University and from his posts on Instagram, it looks like a video that everyone will enjoy. Stay Tuned!!   Photo courtesy of James Fortune’s IGRead More →

  Nashville and Dove Awards Week attendees will be in for a treat courtesy of Yes Lord Radio. They will have several great recording artists who will attend their “Meat & Greet” on Monday, but the Tasha Page-Lockhart is planning to TAKEOVER YLR while in town. Get ready to meet and greet her and many others October 16-18! #YesLord #RePost #Share    Read More →

Rory Charles Graham, better known as Rag’n’Bone Man, is an English singer-songwriter and totally blew me away today as I listened to his first hit single “Human” on the Today Show. His sound is soulful, almost haunting akin to southern-folklore imagery depicted in old photographs. when he sings his voice bellows an aching, yet soothing melody at the same time. It’s so dope!! His debut album, also named Human, was released in February 2017. Go check it out on iTunes!Read More →

Since watching the recent episode of “Being” on Centric featuring R&B artist Keke Wyatt, I have a new interest her work and her overall life journey.  I plan on adding her to my iTunes playlist for good measure. If you haven’t checked out her story, be sure to look for the next airing of her episode on Centric TV,   She released a new album titled Keke Covers She’s expecting her 9th child (Congrats!) She’s been cast in Bounce TV’s hit drama series Saints and Sinners She’s starring in a play called Preacher’s Kid Resurrection with fellow R&B artist Angie Stone  She puts her totalRead More →