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2014 BET Award’s Nominees for ‘Best Gospel Artist’

  BET recently revealed the nominees for its upcoming 2014 BET Awards Show. The annual show, hosted by Comedian Chris Rock, will air live on Sunday, June 29 at 8pm EST from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Below is ...

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BET’s Celebration of Gospel – Cancelled or Not Cancelled is the Question!

Last week, uGospel.com reported that BET’s Celebration of Gospel was cancelled, however, according to sources, the show will go on. According to a reliable source, BET planned to cancel the show due to lack of advertisers and could no longer ...

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Word Entertainment Partners with Curb Entertainment for International Film Distribution

Word Entertainment—a leading Christian entertainment company offering an array of artist services including recorded music, publishing, merchandising, booking and marketing—announced that it has partnered with international feature film production and distribution company Curb Entertainment, to distribute Word Entertainment’s faith-based films ...

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“Celebration of Gospel” 2014 Draws In Over 2 Million Viewers!

BET continues to raise the bar in gospel programming and dominated with last night’s telecast of “CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL”!  According to the Nielsen Company, “CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL” 2014 holds the #1 spot in COG franchise history among Households and was ...

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Introducing FaithTIX.com – Online/Phone Event Ticketing and Registration!

After nearly three years of development, Urban Roundup Group, LLC. (creators of uGospel.com) has launched a brand new business venture, FaithTix.com. With a rich, award-winning history serving the Faith-Based community for over 13 years, the company decided to enhance its marketing expertise by becoming a ...

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Former Central South Exec Reignites Radio Promotions Brand

Many know Patrick Noble Allen as an exceptional radio promoter.  He’s the force behind hits for some of Gospel music’s most popular acts.  For two years, he exclusively worked records for Central South Distribution.  Always an independent radio promoter, he’s ...

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Academy Award Nominated Actress Taraji P. Henson to Host BET’s “Celebration of Gospel”

Academy Award® nominated actress Taraji P. Henson has been chosen to host BET’s #1 gospel music special, “Celebration of Gospel.”  The multi-talented Taraji takes over the role as Steve Harvey, king of comedy and all things media, ends his historic ...

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Central South Distribution Files Lawsuit for $5 Million Against Executive Producer for “Preachers of LA” and Lions Gate Executive!

According to court documents, after several years of trying to resolve an on-going dispute, top television producer and music industry veteran Holly Carter and veteran Lion’s Gate movie executive Jeff Clanagan were named in a landmark $5 million dollars law ...

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Elroy Smith Parts Ways with Radio One!

Sadly just two months away from Radio One’s Inspiration & Music Conference, Operations Manager and Program Director, Elroy Smith, has parted ways at Radio One as of earlier today (Tuesday, January 28, 2014). Details on this recent incident are still ...

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29th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Award Winners Are In!

Well the 29th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards are over. And one can only say that this was truly Tamela Mann’s Night Winning 8 Stellar Awards including song of the year (Take Me To The King) written by Kirk Franklin. Tosha ...

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