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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.

Brian Courtney Wilson Announces 2023 TRANSITIONS TOUR

Brian Courtney Wilson announces his 2023 tour in support of his newest full-length live album, Transitions. Special guests still to be announced will open the set of shows, which will include City Winery venues around the country. The “Transitions Tour” ...

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THE WARDLAW BROTHERS Release Christmas Single and Lyric Video “SAVIOR REIGNS”

Most people will agree that family is everything.  There is a unique and sometimes inseparable bond within a family unit.  Throughout the year, families can experience the ups and downs of life, but what holds them together is love for ...

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Gospel Star Tamela Mann Wins Favorite Gospel Artist at 2022 American Music Awards

This weekend, GRAMMY® Award-winning Gospel star Tamela Mann was named the FAVORITE GOSPEL ARTIST at the 2022 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS, held Sunday, November 20, in Los Angeles. “What an amazing honor to receive this very special award. I’m so thankful for the love, support, and help ...

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New Christian Bolar Single “Have Your Way” Available Everywhere Now!

“Have Your Way” (produced by Derek C. Clark (Omarion, Neyo, Fred Hammond)) is the latest offering by 15 year old 2x Stellar Award Nominee Christian Bolar. Laced with an infectious beat, R&B melodies, smooth crooning vocals, and powerful, meaningful and ...

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RCAI Earns Six GRAMMY Awards Nominations

RCA Inspiration celebrates six nominations for the 65th GRAMMY® Awards, with nominations for releases spanning both Gospel and the Contemporary Christian Music categories. Garnering nominations are the acclaimed songs and albums by GRAMMY®-winning chart toppers Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA) for ...

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Watch The Candid Docu-performance WILLIAM BECTON: THE JOURNEY Airing Virtually On November 22

William Becton is a legendary artist who has garnered iconic status in Gospel music. His critically acclaimed #1 Billboard Chart-topping debut album BROKEN (Intersound Records) boasted the Gospel radio block-buster single and R&B Top 40 Radio cross-over hit “Be Encouraged”. ...

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Rising Gospel Star SEMAJE Releases Future Classic, “I Rely”

Detroit-based artist on the rise, SEMAJE, is enjoying a flagship year that introduced the world to his neo-soul take on Bill Withers’ classic “Lovely Day” and the uptown bop “You.” In a  few short months, he’s amassed over 1.1 million digital ...

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Carnegie Hall Presents A Night Of Inspiration In Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage On Saturday, December 10

On Saturday, December 10 at 8:00 p.m. Carnegie Hall presents the highly anticipated return of A Night of Inspiration, an uplifting evening of music, dance, and spoken word from diverse traditions in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. Under the direction ...

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Motown Gospel Celebrates Six Grammy Nominations

Motown Gospel celebrates six GRAMMY® nominations across its diverse roster of artists, as announced yesterday by the Recording Academy. Multiple GRAMMY®-winner Tye Tribbett picked up two nominations—one for Best Gospel Performance/Song (“Get Up”) and the other for Best Gospel Album (All Things New). ...

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Maverick City Music Earns Five GRAMMY Awards Nominations

Congratulations to TRIBL Recording artist Maverick City Music, who has earned five nominations for the 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Maverick City Music earned nominations in both the Gospel and Contemporary Christian Categories – and double nods in Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song (full list of nominations below). In ...

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