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Author Archives: Khalif M. Townes

Khalif M. Townes is the Founder/President/CEO of The Townes Media Group, LLC (formally 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.

BET Awards 2022-RCAI celebrates Kirk Franklin, Maverick City Music’s group performance and Franklin’s award!

RCA Inspiration celebrated the BET Awards 2022 show, with a night of powerful music and words of inspiration, as Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA) took the stage performing with Maverick City Music, and garnered a win this year. The sixteen-time GRAMMY®-winning artist/songwriter/producer and GRAMMY®-winning group Maverick City ...

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Tamela Mann & Yolanda Adams Team Up For Stunning New Single “Superheroes Prayer”

GRAMMY® Award-winning Gospel songstress Tamela Mann announced the release of a stunning new single, “Superheroes Prayer,” from the forthcoming deluxe edition of her acclaimed Tillymann Music Group album, Overcomer. The angelic ballad, gracefully performed alongside fellow vocal powerhouse Yolanda Adams, was written and produced by GRAMMY® Award-winning ...

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Gospel Recording Worship Artist Benestelle offers New Single “TRUST IN YOU.”

Gospel Recording Worship Artist Benestelle offers New Single “TRUST IN YOU.” Faith is tried before we can experience the power of God in our lives and Gospel Recording worshipper Benestelle, starting with the woman in the mirror implores to wholeheartedly ...

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37th Stellar Gospel Music Awards Nominations Announced

Central City Productions has announced the nominees for the 37th Stellar Gospel Music Awards, the annual celebration honoring excellence in Gospel music. The Stellar Awards will return to Atlanta for the live-taped ceremony on Saturday, July 16, at the Cobb ...

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Yolanda Adams, Serayah, Chandler Moore and more! Kingdom Business: Season 1 soundtrack out now!

Today, RCA Inspiration released Kingdom Business: Season 1 Soundtrack. The album features music from the popular BET+ original series, Kingdom Business, which is now streaming. Making its debut alongside the soundtrack is the album’s powerful first single, “Dear God” featuring Serayah and its accompanying video. In ...

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Marvin Sapp Lands Seventh Consecutive #1 Album Debut!

Marvin Sapp’s 15th album release debuts at #1 on Billboard’s Current Gospel Albums chart, making it Sapp’s seventh consecutive #1 Gospel album debut. The album also lands at #3 on the Top Christian/Gospel Albums Sales chart. This is an especially notable ...

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Jekalyn Carr Is In Her Winning Season – Co-Hosts Stellar Awards, “My Portion” Hits #1!

Though she wears many hats, powerhouse singer Jekalyn Carr continues her winning season as a recording artist. In July, Carr will co-host the 37th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards alongside the gifted Kierra Sheard-Kelly. This is a double first for Carr, ...

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CeCe Winans Is Launching Her First National Tour in Over A Decade!

Good things come to those who wait. It’s a timeless, unquestioned truth that’s never been more accurate than when considering the legendary CeCe Winans’ first full-length live recording, Believe For It (Pure Springs Gospel / Fair Trade Services). After almost 40 years ...

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LEADING MUSIC APP DEVELOPER EXPANDS HIS NETWORK BY ACQUIRING NEW INSTRUCTIONAL APPS FOR ASPIRING MUSICIANS

As a leader in the gospel music, media, and technology world founder and CEO of The CDub Brand, Carlton Whitfield, announces his acquisition of two major apps for musicians, PianoClubHouse and Organ Clubhouse. The apps help users learn gospel music ...

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KINGDOM Book One by Maverick City Music x Kirk Franklin Available Now

Today, GRAMMY Award-winning music group Maverick City Music and 16-time GRAMMY winner Kirk Franklin are bringing the injustices around mass incarceration – and the voices of 1,300 inmates – to center stage with the release of KINGDOM Book One, available everywhere via TRIBL Records and ...

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