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Michael Jones is the Director of Public Relations for Urban Roundup Group, LLC and Chief Editor of uGospel.com. He began his career in the Gospel Music Industry upon graduating from Rowan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. Since then, Jones has had the honor of interviewing Kirk Franklin, Donald Lawrence, Erica Campbell, Deitrick Haddon and many more of Gospel’s elite.

Bishop Hezekiah Walker to Receive James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award at 2014 Stellar Awards

Grammy Award winning choir director and church pastor Hezekiah Walker will receive the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2014 Stellar Awards. Bishop Walker has collaborated with Justin Timberlake, P. Diddy and Whitney Houston; recorded more than a dozen ...

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Sad News: TBN Founder Paul Crouch Dies at Age 79

Paul Franklin Crouch, co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network, is dead at age 79. TBN’s official Facebook page released the following announcement about Crouch’s death: “Dr Paul F Crouch passed into the presence of the Lord on November 30, 2013. We are ...

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Jaeson Ma to Release “Confession and Resurrection” Digital CD Tomorrow

Jaeson Ma is a successful motivational speaker, businessman, actor and spoken word griot but it was not always certain that he’d reach this level of achievement. During his teen years, the Chinese American entrepreneur ran with Vietnamese gangs in his San Diego neighborhood and ...

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Week of December 7, 2013 Billboard Top Gospel Albums Chart: Tasha Cobbs Returns to #1 with Hit-Song, “Break Every Chain”

In the world of radio, Tasha Cobbs takes the #1 spot with Break Every Chain, causing Hezekiah Walker’s Every Praise to drop to #2. William Murphy enters the top 10 with It’s Working at #3 and Donald Lawrence’s The Gift ...

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Week of December 7, 2013 Billboard Top Gospel Albums Chart: William McDowell Holds on to #1 Spot with “Withholding Nothing”

William McDowell holds on to #1 with Withholding Nothing, followed by Tamela Mann’s Best Days at #2. LeCrae’s mixtape, Church Clothes: Vol. 2, drops to #3 while the Black Nativity Soundtrack enters the top 10 at #4. Tasha Cobbs drops ...

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New Video: “So Good” by Joshua Rogers

Check out this new video by BET Sundays Best Winner and Music World Gospel’s artist Joshua Rogers for his latest single, “So Good”.  The video was filmed in Houston, Texas with the Legendary Jack Yates High School Marching Motion Band. ...

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Urban Contemporary Gospel Group LIVRE’ Releases New Worship Single, “Amazing”

Glory 2 Glory Records/MBK Entertainment Recording Artist LIVRE’ (pronounced liv-RAY) has been making their mark in the Gospel music industry since the release of their single, “I Will Be Alright”.  The bouncy and motivational cut wowed audiences nationwide.  Peaking in ...

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Video: Erica Campbell Stops by V103’s “Ryan Cameron Morning Show”

  Mary Mary’s Erica Campbell stopped by V103’s “Ryan Cameron Morning Show” last week to talk Reality TV, “Preachers of LA”, Pastors and much more! Click play on the interview below to hear all that she has to say. Tina ...

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Album Preview: Legendary R&B/Disco Queen Gloria Gaynor Releases First Gospel CD, “We Will Survive”

Legendary Grammy Award-winning singer GLORIA GAYNOR released her first Gospel CD WE WILL SURVIVE this week!  Gaynor is noted for her classic hits “Never Can Say Goodbye”, “Reach Out I’ll Be There” and “I Will Survive” which is the only song to earn a Grammy for Best ...

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J.J. Hairston and Youthful Praise to Back Miss Piggy on “Lady Gaga and the Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular”

J.J. Hairston & the tenors from Youthful Praise will back Miss Piggy on a classic holiday song on the network TV special “Lady Gaga and the Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular” that airs on Thanksgiving evening, November 28, 2013 @ 9:30 p.m. EST on the ABC ...

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