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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.

PJ Morton Picks Up NAACP Image Nominations for “Gospel According to PJ” Album

R&B singer/producer PJ Morton’s critically acclaimed album, Gospel According to PJ (Morton Inspiration/ Tyscot), has earned two nominations in the forthcoming 52nd Annual NAACP Image Awards program. The winners will be announced during the two-hour live television broadcast airing on BET with simulcasts across Viacom-CBS Networks including CBS, ...

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Gospel Superfest 21st Annual Salute to Black History

Cartwright Entertainment Group, the producers of Gospel Superfest TV deliver the first of five TV specials slated for 2021 with its “21st Annual Salute to Black History Special.  The show features Hollywood actors & actresses and features the top names ...

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The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song To Air February 16 And 17, 2021 At 9:00 P.M. ET

THE BLACK CHURCH: THIS IS OUR STORY, THIS IS OUR SONG will premiere February 16 and 17, 2021 at 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide (check local listings). This moving four-hour, two-part series from executive producer, host and writer ...

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Just Added! Kierra Sheard, DeSean Jackson, Pastor Mike Todd & More to 22nd Super Bowl Gospel Celebration

For the eighth consecutive year, the 22nd Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration will air on BET during Super Bowl LV week on Saturday, February 6th at 8/7c. Kicking off with an opening prayer by author and Pastor Mike Todd, the theme “Nothing Can Stop Us” is the inspirational ...

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TRAILBLAZER PUBLISHER TERESA HAIRSTON TO RELEASE MEMOIR ‘UNSTOPPABLE: The Incredible Journey of America’s #1 Christian Lifestyle Magazine’

Publisher, life coach, mentor, and entrepreneur Dr. Teresa Hairston, widely considered one of the most significant voices in Gospel media and culture, will release her eighth book, “Unstoppable: The Incredible Journey of America’s #1 Christian Lifestyle Magazine,” a chronicle of Hairston’s amazing ...

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DOE, new live performance “Brighter” out now!

Rising star DOE releases a new video for her single “Brighter,” available now. On the intimate live band performance, DOE plays guitar and delivers a soaring rendition of “Brighter” with her unforgettable rich vocals. A lively track lifting up the ...

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Cicely Tyson Dies at Age 96

Pioneering Black Actress, Oscar Nominated and Tony Award Winner Cicely Tyson has died at age 96! Cicely Tyson was an American actress and fashion model. In a career spanning more than seven decades, she has become known for her portrayal of ...

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Chicago’s Next Big Thing, God’s Elect, Releases Gospel Soul Single “The Change” Available Now For Streaming And Download!

The birthplace of gospel music has birthed a new group with a very unique sound. The group, God’s Elect, comprised of songwriter Aasha Francis and producers Runtrell “Tricky” Skinner, Terrance “Slim” Holmes, excitedly release their current single The Change which ...

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Darwin Hobbs is Back in the Top Ten with “Get Ready”

Singer-songwriter Darwin Hobbs has entered into a partnership with FairTrade Services and Tyscot Records. “It’s been over a decade since I recorded an album,” he says.  “I spent time away from the music industry to regain a sense of focus and purpose. I needed to ...

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Star of New USA Network TV Series “The Rev” Drops New Song “Highway”

Richard Hartley, star of the USA Network’s new docu-comedy series, “The Rev,” has been whipping choirs together for superstars such as Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, and Diana Ross – for over two decades. After years of making others sound good, he’s finally making his own ...

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