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Author Archives: Khalif M. Townes

Khalif M. Townes is the Founder/President/CEO of the Urban Roundup Group, LLC. He is also the creator of uGospel.com. Townes formed uGospel.com to provide an outlet where up to the minute information on the Faith Based Community and Gospel Music Industry can be accessed with the click of a button.

What is Karen Clark Sheard’s #1 Priority?

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Karen Clark-Sheard, a four-time Grammy Award winning singer, musician, and songwriter. The youngest daughter of pioneering gospel choral director Mattie Moss Clark, Sheard began her career as a member of the Grammy-Award winning, gospel legendary female group, The Clark Sisters. She ...

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Ben-Hur Earns $11.4M In it’s opening Weekend

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Timur Bekmambetov’s Ben-Hur was shut out of the box-office chariot race this weekend, debuting to a mere $11.4 million from 3,804 theaters despite a hefty production of nearly $100 million and getting beat by a pair of smaller new films, ...

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Charles Jenkins Is “Winning” At Urban Radio

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Chart-topping recording artist Charles Jenkins – who is best known for his Billboard Magazine No. 1 hits “War” and “Awesome” – has ventured out into new musical waters with his hypnotically catchy new beat “Winning.” The uplifting anthem of hope and determination was serviced to ...

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Willie Moore Jr., Darlene McCoy and more enjoy “KUBO and The Two Strings”

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The upcoming Focus Features film “KUBO And The Two Strings” (August 19) had a power-packed weekend, impacting both Los Angeles and Atlanta! VIP’s that posed with costumed characters “Kubo,” “Beetle” and “Monkey” included actress Tasha Smith (“EMPIRE”), singer Algebra, singer and radio host Darlene McCoy (“The Nightly ...

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The 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominees Announced!

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The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today the nominees in 44 categories for the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards. The awards show will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville at 6:30 p.m. ...

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