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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.

Week of August 22, 2015 Billboard Top Gospel Songs Chart: “Worth” by Anthony Brown and group therapy Still #1

Worth by Anthony Brown and group therapy holds on to #1 and Charles Jenkins follows with #War at #2. Travis Greene’s Intentional climbs to #3, while Worth Fighting For by Brain Courtney Wilson drops to #4. At #5 is Tasha ...

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Week of August 22, 2015 Billboard Top Gospel Albums Chart: Israel and New Breed Holds on to #1 with “Covered: Alive In Asia”

Israel Houghton and New Breed’s Covered: Alive In Asia is still the #1 Gospel album in the country, followed by Anthony Brown and group therapy with Everyday Jesus at #2. Karen Clark-Sheard’s Destined To Win is #3 and WOW Gospel ...

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Fred Hammond and Israel Houghton Nominated for the 46th Annual Dove Awards

Announced yesterday, Fred Hammond (RCA Inspiration) and Israel Houghton & NewBreed (RGM/NewBreed/RCA Inspiration) are among the nominees for the 46th Annual Dove Awards. Five time Grammy®-winner Israel Houghton is nominated for Traditional Gospel Song of the Year for “How Awesome Is Our God” featuring Yolanda ...

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Worship Leader Eddie James’ Radio Single, “He’s Alive”, to Air on “The Nightly Spirit Show with Willie Moore Jr.”

International Worship Leader, Eddie James’ new radio single, “He’s Alive”is climbing the Gospel music radio chart with daily adds on stations across the country.  Adds are  pouring in from the stations, WCAO Baltimore MD, WFMV Columbia, SC, WLOU Louisville, KY, WAGG Birmingham, AL, WHLH Jackson,MS, WUFO Buffalo, NY, KMVP Phoenix, AZ and WTSK Tuscaloosa, AL. While “He’s Alive” climbs the radio charts, Eddie ...

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Robert E. Person Continues Sharing Current Indie Project, “Love Divine”, with Multiple Single Releases

Robert E. Person is a versatile vocalist who has been noted as having incredible vocal control.  His classical voice education and training, coupled with his love for Gospel music has enabled the Washington D.C. native the opportunities to share his ...

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eOne Music Garners Nine Nominations for the 2015 GMA Dove Awards

Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) garners a diverse slate of nominations for multiple artists at this year’s upcoming GMA Dove Awards, with 9 nominations encompassing the Contemporary Gospel, Traditional Gospel, and Rap/Hip Hop categories, including 2 nominations in the major ...

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PAJAM Presents “The Music Department Vol. 1” with Faith Evans, Wayman Tisdale, J Moss and More

PMG Records presents their latest project PAJAM presents The Music Department Vol. 1, digitally on August 21, 2015. The Music Dept is a band of musicians with a contemporary edge. The groups EP will consist of easy listening jazz contemporary music and feature ...

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Full List of Gospel Nominees for the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards

The 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards just announced the full list of nominees for this year’s ceremony! Below are all the nominees in the Gospel categories. The event will take place at Allen Arena in Nashville, TN on Tuesday, October 13, ...

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Israel Houghton and NewBreed Earn Seventh No. 1 Album, “COVERED: ALIVE IN ASIA”

Multi Grammy®, Stellar and Dove Award winning gospel recording artist, Israel Houghton and long time ensemble NewBreed earn number one album  on both Billboard’s Top Gospel and Top Christian/Gospel charts for current project COVERED: ALIVE IN ASIA. The album also enters the top 50 on the Billboard ...

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Elderly Woman Kicked Out of Church For Not Tithing, Despite Being Sick and Shut-In

Josephine King of Bainbridge, Georgia, recently received a letter from her church home, First African Baptist Church, denouncing her as a member of its congregation. The 92-year-old former church member, who was placed on the sick and shut-in list for ...

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