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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.

KARIMA Dominates Gospel Radio Charts with REDEEMER

Celebrated vocalist KARIMA soars high claiming the Number 1 spot on several Gospel radio charts. The beautiful worship ballad “Redeemer,” is KARIMA’s DARE Records debut and its impressive rise speaks to the power of the song and KARIMA’s exceptional performance of it. KARIMA’s first-ever Number 1 ...

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Shekinah Glory Ministry Hooks Up with Grammy Winning DJ For House Remix

As they celebrate the 20th anniversary of their first album release, the platinum selling Chicago-based gospel music ensemble, Shekinah Glory Ministry (SGM), is dropping fresh content (new music, a possible stage production, and a documentary film) throughout 2022. The first offering teams them ...

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu Passes Away at 90

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, a towering figure who helped bring an end to apartheid in South Africa, has passed away in Cape Town. He was 90. “The passing of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is another chapter of bereavement in our ...

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Allow Them To Reintroduce Themselves, Their Name Is Shelby 5 – New Single “Boom” Features Multiple Grammy® Winning Artist Lecrae

Hailing from the one of the most musical cities on the planet, Detroit – Don, Courtney, Drea, Trent and Amber are professionally known as Shelby 5. The family group first came to notoriety on the Oxygen network’s hit reality series, ...

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Pastor Mike Jr. Goes “Big” with ‘The McClure Family Christmas Special’ Airing Christmas Morning on Birmingham MY 68 and Online!

Stellar Awards 2021 “Artist of the Year”, Billboard chart topper, and the only gospel artist to score a slot on Billboards “Top 50 Adult R&B Year End Chart”, Pastor Mike Jr. and family will host an inspirational feature of The McClure Family Christmas ...

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STAND UP” BY DAMON LITTLE IS #1 ON BILLBOARD GOSPEL AIRPLAY

GRAMMY Award winner, songwriter, soul singer, and activist Damon Little current radio single “Stand Up” hits #1 on Billboard Gospel AirPlay chart this week. Powered by radio promotions firm By Any Means Necessary the emotionally charged song spends 44 weeks in the Top 30 making it ...

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KIM PERSON’S ‘THE JOURNEY 2.0’ [EP] -TOP 50 ON 2021 YEAR-END TOP GOSPEL ALBUM CHART

Two-time Stellar Award nominated powerhouse vocalist Kim Person current project The Journey 2.0 [EP] lands at the No. 49 position on Billboard 2021 Year-End Top Gospel Album chart. Released on October 21, 2021, the 5-song EP also celebrates 7 straight weeks on the Top 30 on Billboard’s ...

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Karima Enters Top 5 on the Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart with Hit Song “Redeemer”

KARIMA, celebrated vocalist and New Orleans native, marks her first solo Top 5 single this week with her DARE Records debut single “Redeemer.” KARIMA bridges the gap between Gospel and CCM while sounding effortless on “Redeemer,” which has connected with audiences across the ...

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Music Group Celebrates Its Top Songs Of The Year With EMG 2021 TEN GREATEST HITS

For six years Enon Music Group (EMG) has been making its mark in Christian music and is one of the fastest growing independent labels in Gospel.  Established by Reverend Dr. Alyn E. Waller, Senior Pastor of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, and under the ...

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Pastor Mike Jr gives “BIG” a new meaning with $10k Donation to the Ronald McDonald House!

Recently, Pastor Mike Jr of Birmingham, AL visited the Ronald McDonald House to present a monetary donation and surprise families with Christmas gifts. Pastor Mike Jr is one of five 2021 McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration® Gospel Tour artists, coming together to give $50,000 worth of gifts to ...

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