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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.

Billboard Names CeCe Winans Top Female Gospel Artist of the Year!

What an amazing year gospel legend CeCe Winans has experienced.   The classic quote of Charles Dickens,“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” can easily be used to explain the past 18 months, but the powerful music and ...

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Award-winning Powerhouse Fellowship Soul Choir & Shawn Cotterell Offer THE BEST GIFT Christmas EP

The Powerhouse Fellowship Soul Choir continues to stretch the boundaries of the Gospel Choir.  Based in Canada, the multiple award-winning choir extend their music ministry and their brand prowess throughout the North American continent through live performances and throughout the globe via significant television ...

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Trip Lee Releases New Single and Video

Rapper, pastor, husband, father, and 116 Clique founding member, TRIP LEE, is back with another single, “Supernatural!” “This song, Supernatural, is about some of the things I wish were different in our world. Some of them are big and important— and others are ...

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E. Dewey Smith Closes Out 2021 on ‘Top 50 Gospel Album” List with ‘God Period’!

After successfully sustaining weeks of ‘Top Gospel Album’ sales, E. Dewey Smith’s debut EP, “God Period”, is #48 on the 2021 “Top 50 Gospel Albums” list!  This is quite the feat for any artist, especially a new one, however for ...

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Rhyme & Reason Music Collective Presents ‘TIS THE SEASON, ‘TIS THE REASON

The Baltimore-based production company Rhyme & Reason has created music and built unique collaborations with area talent.  Songwriter, lyricist, and vocal producer Joshua Lay partnered with composer and arranger Morgan Turner to form the Rhyme & Reason music collective.  Each year, the ...

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Matthew Donaldson Invites Christmas Worship With WHEN I THINK OF CHRISTMAS EP Release

Matthew A. Donaldson is a minister, psalmist, and recording artist committed to his role to set, maintain and protect the atmosphere of praise and worship.  Matthew has purposefully navigated sacred spaces for the past sixteen years as a worship leader and ...

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Motown Gospel Announces Signing of 4x GRAMMY® Nominated duo The Baylor Project

Thursday, December 9, 2021—Globally acclaimed record label Motown Gospel (a division of Capitol CMG/Capitol and Universal Music Group) announces the signing of four-time GRAMMY® nominated duo The Baylor Project to an exclusive distribution agreement, in partnership with their artist-owned label, Be A Light. Their celebrated ...

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Yolanda Adams To Lead Cast Of BET+ Gospel Drama Series “Kingdom Business”

Yolanda Adams and Serayah have been tapped to star in Kingdom Business, a  music-driven drama executive produced by DeVon Franklin (Miracles From Heaven), Holly Carter (The Clark Sisters: The First Ladies of Gospel), multi-Grammy-award-winner Kirk Franklin and Michael Van Dyck. Written by John Sakmar ...

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Gospel Legend John P. Kee Drops 16 Versions of “No Christmas Without You” This Friday 12/10

Gospel music legend, John P. Kee, will drop a one-song, 16-track holiday album entitled, “No Christmas Without You” (Kee Music Group / Tycsot), on all digital music platforms on December 10th. This one-of-a-kind rarity is comprised of sixteen unique versions of ...

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Festival Of Praise To Return In 2022 With 30-City Tour, 16 Shows Announced

After a two-year hiatus, the incomparable, soul-stirring Festival Of Praise is set to kick off its fifth nationwide tour in March 2022. The 30-city tour will be headlined by Gospel music icon Fred Hammond, along with Gospel superstars Marvin Sapp ...

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