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Pastor Charles Jenkins Extends Deadline For The Inspired People Music Songwriting Contest

Pastor Charles JenkinsInspired People Music CEO and Billboard chart topping recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins is one of today’s most popular Gospel artists.  A well-known speaker and author, the Senior Pastor of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois, became a household name when his song, “Awesome”, soared to the top spot on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs Chart.  Sung in choir stands all over the country, the track, from the current CD, The Best of Both Worlds, saw the nation singing the praises of God.

The song and the CD netted the artist five 2013 Stellar Awards (Song of the Year, CD of the Year, Choir of the Year, Traditional Choir of the Year and Recorded Music Packaging of the Year) in January.  Few know that the songwriter received a GRAMMY Award in 2005 for penning “You’ve Been A Friend” on Israel & New Breed’s project, Alive In South Africa.  Recently, the prolific songwriter launched the Inspired People Music Songwriting Contest.  Jenkins desired to tap undiscovered talent for his forthcoming release.

Pastor Jenkins says about the contest, “This is our way of inspiring songwriters, giving back and creating opportunities for the next generation and beyond.  We want someone to write a worship song to inspire the world to sing!”  The renowned pastor is giving up-and-coming songwriters a chance to have their songs included on what’s certain to be another ground-breaking album.

Below are the Entry Requirements:

  1. All songs must be in MP3 format and under 4 minutes total playing time.
  2. Song must be in the genre/style of Gospel/Christian/Worship.
  3. A complete lyric sheet.
  4. A completed entry form.
  5. Contestant must be at least 18 years of age.
  6. Contestant must be free to enter a publishing contract.

The Grand Prize Winner will have their song placed on the next Pastor Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago CD.  The winner also receives a publishing deal with Inspired People, LLC and a $1,000 cash advance against royalties; an Apple computer and a gift card from a major retailer.  The deadline for entry has been extended to Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 12:00AM CT.  Full rules and regulations as well as instructions for submitting songs can be found at



  1. idebenone

    February 14, 2013 at 1:25 PM

    GRAMMY® Award-winning songwriter Pastor Charles Jenkins and Inspired People record label sign an exclusive worldwide distribution agreement with EMI Gospel/EMI Christian Music Group. Pastor Charles Jenkins Presents Fellowship Chicago Live’s debut project, The Best of Both Worlds will be in stores and available online everywhere on June 12. Jenkins, the senior pastor of the legendary Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, is a dynamic, inspirational and visionary religious and community leader. Since taking the helm at Fellowship as senior pastor almost twelve years ago, at age 24, succeeding Reverend Clay Evans, Jenkins has more than quadrupled weekend attendance at services (now over 8,000 members), and created a variety of life changing programs and services for children, youth, and adults within the church and in the community.

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    March 3, 2013 at 2:45 PM


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