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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 December 13, 2014 Billboard Top Gospel Albums Chart: J. Moss Debuts at #1 with New Album, “Grown Folks Gospel”

J. Moss makes his return to Billboard’s charts, debuting at #1 with new album, Grown Folks Gospel. Fred Hammond’s I Will Trust drops to #2, followed by Motown Christmas at #3. WOW Gospel 2014 jumps to #4 and Tasha Cobbs ...

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Video: New Trailer for Oxygen’s Upcoming Show, “Preachers of Detroit”

Oxygen is expanding the network’s popular franchise and heading to Motown for “Preachers of Detroit,” set to premiere Wednesday, February 18, 2015.  The series will also focus on powerful themes of faith, family, and friendship as these seven men and ...

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“Fill Me Up Catapults School Teacher Casey J to Billboard Top 10

Things are really popping for the elementary school teacher that radio listeners now know as Casey J. The 28 year old educator has stormed the gospel charts with the rousing gospel radio smash “Fill Me Up” which entered the Billboard Gospel Airplay Top Ten ...

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Video: 3 Winans Brothers Perform ‘I Really Miss You’ at 2014 Soul Train Awards

Gospel’s newest, yet legendary group, 3 Winans Brothers, recently took the stage at BET’s Soul Train Awards in Las Vegas. The 3WB gave us a very inspirational performance with their song ‘I Really Miss You,’ a dedication to their brother ...

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Earnest Pugh Announces Dates for Upcoming Christmas Tour w/ Amber Bullock, Keith Williams and John McGee

Gospel’s #1 balladeer Earnest Pugh, known for #1 radio hits such as “I Need Your Glory” and “Rain On Us,” is on the road promoting his new Top 10 “Just Worship” EP (boasting the radio hit “Alpha & Omega”) and preparing to usher ...

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Video: Tina Campbell Performs New Music, Plus “An Evening With Tina Campbell” Tour Details

Check out this video of Mary Mary’s Tina Campbell performing new material from her upcoming, solo album. Tina recently confirmed, via Twitter, that she’ll pursue a solo career, following in the footsteps of big sister and fellow group member, Erica ...

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Bishop Larry D. Trotter Releases New Cookbook, ‘Cooking With The Bishop’

Those accustomed to Bishop Larry D. Trotter serving up unforgettable gospel gems like “Trouble Don’t Last” and “My Worship is For Real” should prepare room on their tables and hearts for what he is serving up next. The best-selling author ...

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Stellar Award Winner Brian Courtney Wilson Shares Artwork for New Album “Worth Fighting For”

One of Gospel Music’s leading gentlemen, Brian Courtney Wilson has been on the fast track to the release of his third album, “Worth Fighting For”. After signing with Motown Gospel this spring and an epic live recording this summer, the ...

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Kim Burrell and VaShawn Mitchell to Host BMI’s Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards

It’s that time of year again! It was announced today that the 16th Annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards will take place on Saturday, January 17, 2015 in Atlanta, during Stellar Awards Weekend 2015. Israel Houghton, a prolific worship ...

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BET’s Sunday Best Alumnus Maurice Griffin Launches “My Holiday Christmas” Tour

Maurice Griffin set out to expand a new phase of his music career after capturing the attention of a nation as a finalist on season two of BET’s Sunday Best Gospel competition television show.  Since then, the powerhouse vocalist and passionate worshipper has elevated his ...

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