Urban Roundup Group, LLC’s uGospel.com, one of the leading internet news portals in the Gospel music industry and Faith based community, and uGospel Radio, an online radio station that broadcasts the best in Gospel music, are both nominated for 2013 Rhythm of Gospel Awards. With over 1,000 potential nominees that submitted this year, the 2012-2013 selection committee nominated and compiled the very best candidates per category.
“I give all glory to God for these two nominations. It’s an honor to be nominated in all three of these categories. I always say that it’s a blessing when your hard work gets recognition and both, uGospel.com and uGospel Radio, have made tremendous accomplishments this year,” says Khalif M. Townes, CEO of Urban Roundup Group, LLC.
uGospel.com is in the running for two 2013 Rhythm of Gospel Awards this year, Internet Media Group of the Year and Internet Print/Press Group of the Year. uGospel Radio, which also made the first round ballot for the 2013 Stellar Awards, is nominated for Internet Radio Station/Show of the Year. The Rhythm Of Gospel Awards Show will recognize its nominees and winners on Saturday, July 27th 2013, at 6:00 p.m. at the University Of Florida Fine Arts Center, in Jacksonville, Florida.
This 2013 Rhythm of Gospel Award s is the largest national independent Gospel award show with over 5,000 attendees from the entire United States, Bahamas and Canada. The show gives independent Gospel artist both a national platform, and a positive collaboration which supports artist of all ethnicities in various genres of gospel music.
Public online voting for all nominations will end on March 1, 2013. To vote, visit www.therhythmofgospelawards.com. Make sure you vote for us in both categories before that deadline.
uGospel.com is the premiere website for the latest news within the Gospel music industry. The website is updated daily with current media relevant to the Faith based community at large. uGospel.com receives close to 1,965,000 page views each month and its award-winning eBlast service’s subscriber list now reaches approximately 323,000 people.
uGospel Radio is currently ranked #4 among Gospel internet radio stations and is officially licensed by ASCAP, BMI and SESAC. Currently, the station has three on-air shows, “Billboard’s Top 20 Countdown with Y’Anna Crawley”, “In The Praise, In The Worship with Stephen Hurd” and “Real Talk with Da Gospel Truth”, that continues to gain listeners each week. uGospel Radio broadcasts 24-hours a day, wherever an internet connection is available. Music played on uGospel Radio varies from Traditional to Contemporary Gospel Music, and features both major and independent artists.