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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.

Tyscot Music and Entertainment Makes a Splash at GMWA

On August 17th, Tyscot Music and Entertainment will share new and exciting movies and music with the gospel community during the 2011 GMWA Convention in Tampa, FL. To kick off the day, as a special gift to the gospel announcers, ...

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Martha Munizzi Receives Six Nominations In Stellar Awards First Round Ballot

For worship leader Martha Munizzi, blessings come in sixes.  Recently, she’s been savoring the success of her sixth album, “Make It Loud!”.  The project, filled with powerful worship songs and moving ballads is a declarative statement for Christians to make ...

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True Worship Retreat Convenes To Experience The Sound Of Worship

Visionary and Founder, Lance Williams will host the 9th Annual True Worship Retreat at the New Vision Full Gospel Baptist Church in East Orange, NJ on September 8 – 10, 2011. The theme for this year’s retreat is “Experience the ...

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Florida Pastor Found Dead In New York At Times Square W Hotel

Today, the Gospel community mourns the death of Pastor Zachery Tims, leader of one of the largest congregations in central Florida. According to the NY Daily News, Tims, senior pastor of New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka, Florida, was found ...

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Week of August 20, 2011 Billboards Top Gospel Songs Chart: Smiling Pays Off, Kirk Franklin Is Still #1

In the world of radio, there hasn’t been much shaking up of the charts this week.  I Smile by Kirk Franklin is still #1 followed by Earnest Pugh’s I Need Your Glory, which jumps one spot to #2. By the ...

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Week of August 20, 2011 Billboards Top Gospel Albums Chart: Kirk Franklin Continues To Dominate With Hello Fear

After 20 weeks of being on Billboard, Kirk Franklin’s Hello Fear is still #1, which is where the album spends most of its time. Next is Earnest Pugh’s Earnestly Yours, which jumps from #3 to #2 this week. Surprisingly, WOW ...

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Pastor Tased At Church After Firing Minister Of Music

A man gets tased followed by a woman getting stabbed sounds like the plot of a scene in an action movie. One would never think those words could be used to recollect Sunday’s church service. Well that’s the case for ...

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Da’ T.R.U.T.H. Releases Two Singles From “THE WHOLE TRUTH” On Facebook Page

One the heels of being named one of “10 Men Leading the Way” by EEWMagazine.com & DaSouth.com (see http://www.eewmagazine.com/), DA’ T.R.U.T.H. releases the first two singles from his highly anticipated forthcoming project THE WHOLE TRUTH exclusively on his Facebook page. ...

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Gospel Music Workshop Of America Annual Music Conference Takes Place August 13-19, 2011 In Tampa

The Gospel Music Workshop of America (GMWA) will call Tampa home this August as the convention heads south after two successful conventions in Cincinnati. The biggest Gospel music convention brings its celebration of all things Gospel with a new line ...

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Tyler Perry Said To Have Cable Tv Venture In The Works With Lionsgate

According to The New York Times, media mogul Tyler Perry is said to be working on a cable venture with movie studio Lionsgate. Following down the same brick road as his high profiled friend and supporter, Oprah Winfrey, Perry plans ...

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