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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.

Gospel’s DeWayne Harvey Releases New Song, “What The Lord Allows”, With Fred Hammond

Coined the Renaissance Man of Gospel by BET’s Dr. Bobby Jones, DeWayne Harvey makes his triumphant return to Gospel music through the release of his first solo project, DeWayne Harvey & Friends – “What The Lord Allows”. The title track, which is the first single ...

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Vocalist Lisa Bellamy Releases WHAT WILL IT TAKE EP And “Nothin’ But The Spirit” Gospel Radio Single

Lisa Bellamy is an Arlington, VA native who began her formal training at the prestigious Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, D.C., where she enriched her gift for song with a classical foundational technique that supported her love for ...

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GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame Member, CARMAN, Dies in Las Vegas

GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame member, CARMAN, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at a Las Vegas, Nevada hospital, after fighting a series of complications resulting from surgery to repair a hiatal hernia. Carman Dominic Licciardello, known to fans ...

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Charles Jenkins’ New Book SEASONS, Available Now + Single “He’ll Make It Alright” #2 on Billboard’s Gospel National Airplay Chart

Global spiritual leader, thought provoker and celebrated GRAMMY®-recognized, Stellar Award-winning artist Charles Jenkins, continues his mark as an author with the release of the book SEASONS: How To Grow And Succeed During Times Of Transition. Additionally, as an artist, his gospel music single, ...

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Kelontae Gavin, The N.O.W. Experience album pre-order available now

Chart-topping sensation Kelontae Gavin continues to rise as a solo artist, songwriter, and musician, as he readies the release of his second full-length album. Titled The N.O.W. Experience, three tracks – “Hold Me Close,” “Hold Me Close (Reprise),” and “Victory” ...

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Dr. Sheryl Kenan Randolph Inspires Us To “LIVE ANYWAY” Through Debut Gospel Single

Dr. Sheryl Kenan Randolphhas over 25 years of experience speaking and teaching which enable her to engage and connect with her audience through humor, warmth, strength, and transparency.  She is the founder and lead pastor of Destiny Church of Chattanooga, TN, where ...

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Lifetime To Premiere The Gospel Biopic Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia

Lifetime’s highly anticipated gospel biopic Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia, will premiere Saturday, April 3 at 8:00pm ET/PT.  An impressive list of Broadway stars including Tony® nominee Joaquina Kalukango (Slave Play), Jason Dirden (Fences), Olivia Washington(The Butler) and Rob Demery (Lovecraft Country) join the film which is directed by Tony® Award-winnerKenny ...

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Husband and Wife Duo David and Tiffany Spencer Encourage Unity Through Optimistic Battle Cry “We Are One”

David and Tiffany Spencer are a dynamic couple who are married under the bond of God’s love and are dedicated to music and ministry.  David and Tiffany were high school sweethearts who met during choir rehearsal.  Their love of music brought them together – ...

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Lifetime & Bishop T.D. Jakes Reunite for 2 New Movies LUST: A SEVEN DEADLY SINS SAGA & ENVY: A SEVEN DEADLY SINS SAGA

Following the successful partnership of Lifetime with Bishop T.D. Jakes with Faith Under Fire and I Am Somebody’s Child, Lifetime reteams with the Bishop for two movies –Lust: A Deadly Sins Saga (wt) and Envy: A Deadly Sins Saga (wt) – based on two books from the Seven Deadly Sins anthology by Victoria Christopher ...

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Israel Houghton Shares “Hymn of Breakthrough;” New Album “Feels Like Home: The Quarantine Worship Experience”

Nearly a year after beginning his #WorshipWednesdays livestream services for stay-at-home worship services, gospel singer-songwriter and worship leader Israel Houghton is announcing pre-orders and sharing the first single, “Hymn of Breakthrough,” from a new live album Feels Like Home: The Quarantine ...

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