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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 November 8, 2014 Billboard Top Gospel Albums Chart: Lecrae’s ‘Anomaly’ Still #1 Gospel Album in the Country

Lecrae’s Anomaly is still sitting on top of the chart at #1 followed by Dorothy Norwood’s An Incredible Journey at #2. WOW Gospel 2014 jumps to #3 while 3 Winans Brothers’ Foreign Land drops to #4. At #5 is Tasha ...

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Josilyn Drake Reveals Cover For New Album, ‘I Will Worship You’

Josilyn Drake is an amazingly gifted vocalist who is a dedicated worshiper, a passionate lover of God, and “Birmingham’s Best Kept Gospel Secret,” says The Birmingham Times. With a crystal clear soprano voice, obvious gift for writing profound worship ballads, her ...

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Award-Winning Artist Jason Nelson Celebrates Top 10 Hit Single ‘I Am’, From Upcoming Album

RCA Inspiration artist Jason Nelson has a Top 10 hit on his hands with the powerful single, “I Am.” The song is from Nelson’s forthcoming album, Jesus Revealed, and has been steadily climbing the charts since its release. It jumped two spots from ...

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Motown Gospel Collaborates with Motown Records For Holiday Album, ‘Motown Christmas’

The transition to fall is a reminder that the holiday season is right around the corner, and what better time than now to update holiday dinner party playlists, or add to one’s holiday music collection? Motown Christmas, a collaborative release ...

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CBN to Profile Gospel Artist Sharetta-Nicole on The 700 Club

Few people have been through what Gospel artist Sharetta-Nicole has and have lived to tell the story.  Watching one parent die in front of her and having another kidnapped and murdered were just two of the enormously traumatic events that ...

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Sister 2 Sister Magazine Announces Transition from Print Publication to Digital Platform

Sister 2 Sister Magazine, the national entertainment magazine focused on the interests of Black women, today announced that the company is restructuring from publishing a subscriber and newsstand-based print publication to a digital platform that integrates content, events and social media activities to enhance the ...

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DeVon Franklin Featured on INSP’s Short-Form Series, ‘Moments’

Family entertainment network INSP has added two new videos to their critically-acclaimed and award-winning MOMENTS short-form series.  The videos feature DeVon Franklin, a movie producer and head of the newly-formed Franklin Entertainment.  In his former role as SVP of Production for Sony Pictures, Franklin ...

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Jessica Reedy Set to Release New Album ‘Transparent’

Jessica Reedy has become a much sought after vocalist since making her appearance on the BET Reality Competition, “Sunday Best” in 2009. Although Ms. Reedy didn’t take home the winning prize from the hit TV show, she has become a fan ...

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Pastor Charles Jenkins Earns Soul Train Award Nomination

GRAMMY® Award-winning songwriter and Inspired People recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins may soon add a new accolade to his crowded trophy cabinet. Best known for his uplifting anthem “Awesome” (#1 for 22 weeks on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart in 2012), Jenkins demonstrated his musical ...

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Pre-Order The Rance Allen Group’s New, Soulful Album “Celebrate”

Come November 10th, fans of the legendary Rance Allen Group will get just want they have been yearning for with the release of the new, soulful, grooving album Celebrate. Being the most anticipated gospel album of the fall, the Stellar-award winning trio surely ...

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