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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.

Kerry Douglas and The Coco Brother Team Up For “Gospel Mix V” Hit CD Compilation

BILLBOARD’S #1 INDIE GOSPEL CEO KERRY DOUGLAS TO RELEASE “COCO BROTHER PRESENTS GOSPEL MIX V” Featuring Radio Hits By New Generation of Gospel Stars Double CD Showcasing Zacardi Cortez, Earnest Pugh, Lonnie Hunter,  Bryan Wilson, Preashea Hilliard And Others Hits ...

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Vickie Winans Returns To Radio With New Show And New Single

The Hardest Working Woman In Gospel – Vickie Winans – is back on the radio airwaves in a big way. Radio One Detroit’s 105.9 KISS FM has added Winans to its on-air personality roster. The new weekly program, “Sunday Morning ...

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Kirk Franklin Endorses Star-Studded “Medicine” Benefit CD Featuring Ruben Studdard/ In Stores August 16th

Multi-platinum gospel recording artist, Kirk Franklin, has endorsed the “Medicine: Live At The Black Academy of Arts & Letters” CD benefiting youth arts programs at the non-profit Black Academy of Arts & Letters, a national institution based in Franklin’s native ...

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27th Annual Stellar Awards First Round Ballot nominations are IN!

Who’s going to have the honor of winning big at the 27th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards this year? The initial process has begun to narrow down the nominees for each category. The Official First Ballot for the Stellar Gospel ...

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Donald Lawrence & Company “YOUR RIGHTEOUS MIND” In Stores Today!

CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW Grammy Award winning producer, composer and recording artist Donald Lawrence and his dynamic support ensemble, Co., return to retail shelves with a brilliant new CD entitled, YRM: Your Righteous Mind (Verity Gospel Music Group/ Quiet Water), on ...

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The Brooklyn-Based Men’s Gospel Group MANIFEST Releases Debut CD HIGHEST PRAISE…TODAY…August 9, 2011

With a fresh, energetic presentation oforiginal songs that span a number of musical genres from traditional gospel, to contemporary gospel, to jazz-infused inspirational songs, to holyhip hop,MANIFEST is not your typical men’s ensemble. This exciting new group will release its debut CD, Highest ...

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Music World Entertainment Makes Over 30,000 Product Donations

Mathew Knowles’ Houston-based Music World Entertainment partners with the City of Houston and the Houston Independent School District (ISD) to sponsor the First Annual Back To School Fest on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Music World Entertainment ...

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The 41st Annual Gospel Music Workshop of America Convenes in Tampa, FL Sunday, August 14th – Thursday, August 18th

The who’s who in Gospel Music will soon be heading south for the 41st Annual Session of the Gospel Music Workshop of America featuring the most touted professionals from the Gospel Announcers Guild and Nationwide media. The workshops, musicals and ...

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Famed Gospel Singer Earnest Pugh Goes 3 For 3 On The Billboard Charts

Popular gospel artist Earnest Pugh is getting quite comfortable on the Billboard charts.  Gospel’s new leading man recently dropped his fourth CD, “Earnestly Yours” and the project has experienced phenomenal success with the new release topping the Billboard Top Gospel Chart. The ...

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Gospel great DeLois Barrett Campbell dies

DeLois Barrett Campbell- one of three sisters who made up Chicago’s legendary gospel trio the Barrett Sisters died Tuesday, August 2, 2011. The Barrett Sisters grew up in poverty in Chicago, Illinois. They had seven siblings. Four of their siblings ...

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