Please Vote: uGospel Radio Included in Stellar Awards Gospel Music Radio Station Ballot for “National Radio Station of the Year”
Urban Roundup Group, LLC is honored to announce that uGospel Radio is included on the Stellar Awards 2013 Gospel Music Radio Station ballot. The category for uGospel Radio is “National Radio Station of the Year”. Online public voting is now available until Monday, October 15, 2012. Voters are only allowed to vote for one national radio station/show. Also, after casting their ballot voters will have an opportunity to enter the sweepstake completion to qualify to win a free trip to the Stellar Awards.
“This is more than an honor, we feel so blessed for uGospel Radio to be recognized by this ballot entry. We’re grateful that our hard work hasn’t gone unnoticed,” says Khalif M. Townes, CEO/President of Urban Roundup Group, LLC.
On October 27, 2012 the official Stellar Awards nominees and Gospel Radio nominees for each category will be announced live via the Stellars Awards Press Conference on the GMC Network. Between November 1, 2012 and November 25, 2012, the second and final Stellar Awards Gospel Radio Station ballot voting will take place. Finally, the 28th Annual Stellar Awards taping will be held on January 19, 2013 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville.
uGospel Radio is ranked #4 among Internet Gospel Radio Stations in the United States. The station broadcasts 24-hours a day, wherever an internet connection is available. The music played on uGospel Radio varies from Traditional to Praise & Worship to Contemporary Gospel, and features both major and independent artists. The radio station will soon feature sermons, talk shows, live interviews and more interactive programs for listeners.
After the first week of its launch, uGospel Radio was already off to an impressive start. The following statistics were generated during the premiere week: 8,227 total streams launched, 8,500+ total listening hours and an average time of 3.5 hours on the station per listener. Currently, uGospel Radio is heard in 74 countries across the world. Within the United States, uGospel Radio can be heard in 133 markets across 42 States according to Geo Tracking Reports.
After being received so favorably by the listeners, uGospel Radio began airing its first on-air radio show. The show, titled “Billboard Top 20 Countdown with Y’Anna Crawley”, features Stellar Award-Winning Gospel Powerhouse and Sunday Best Season 2 Winner Y’Anna Crawley. She discusses and counts down the top 20 songs in Gospel Music according to Billboard. The show airs every Tuesday at 3:00 pm EST on uGospelRadio.com.
An upcoming show on uGospel Radio is “In The Praise, In The Worship With Stephen Hurd”. The show will feature host, Urban Praise and Worship Singer, Stephen Hurd. The show will feature Hurd’s selection of Praise & Worship songs as he discusses various related topics. During the three hour show, Hurd will interact with listeners, conduct interviews and premiere new music.
uGospel Radio is an officially licensed ASCAP, BMI and SESAC internet radio station. Listeners are guaranteed to be uplifted, entertained and inspired. Tune in now to hear the latest and greatest music in the Gospel Music Industry today.