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Sir The Baptist Releases New Single ‘Jesus In The Ghetto’ ft. Anthony Hamilton

Hip hop chaplain Sir the Baptist has released a brand-new single, “Jesus in the Ghetto,” with which he poses a question: what if people could see Jesus as a peer sharing the same struggles they face? Would this make Christians more confident in their beliefs?   Through Sir the Baptist’s profound lyrics and R&B singer’s […]

Posted on Mar, 29th
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Koryn Hawthorne, Bri Babineaux, Jekalyn Carr and Christian rapper Wande Set to Star in ‘Young & Gospel’ Reality Series At OWN

Via Deadline: Young & Gospel will follow the lives of four young gospel artists as they pursue their dreams and live life on their own terms while staying true to their faith and their families. It stars singers Koryn Hawthorne, Bri Babineaux, Jekalyn Carr and Christian rapper Wande. The show is produced by ITV America’s Thinkfactory Media and is exec produced […]

Posted on Mar, 18th
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Jonathan McReynolds Earns First GRAMMY Award

Entertainment One congratulates Jonathan McReynolds on his first GRAMMY® Award win. Announced during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards Premiere Ceremony, McReynolds won Best Gospel Performance/Song for his Billboard Gospel #1 hit single “Movin’ On” with Mali Music (K Approved Enterprises/RCA Inspiration). The fan favorite single is featured on McReynolds’ latest effort, PEOPLE. “Movin’ On” marked McReynolds’ third number one single, preceded by the singles “Not Lucky, I’m […]

Posted on Mar, 17th
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12-Time Grammy Winner CeCe Winans Releases New Album, Believe For It

The incomparable CeCe Winans is thrilled to release her newest album Believe For It.  For over three decades she has consistently rolled out an array of music that has evolved into all-time classics.  Now she’s back with her first live recording taped in Nashville, Tennessee. The highly anticipated Believe For It is an inviting 78 minutes of worship, […]

Posted on Mar, 15th
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PJ Morton Wins Grammy for “Gospel According to PJ”

R&B singer-songwriter and producer, PJ Morton, has scored a Grammy® Award for his first-ever inspirational music album, Gospel According to PJ (Morton Records/ Tyscot), in the category of Best Gospel Album. The award was revealed during the pre-telecast of the 63rd annual Grammy® Awards ceremony on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. […]

Posted on Mar, 15th
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Gospel Music Association Announces Easter Broadcast Special on TBN, Because He Lives: An Easter Celebration

The Gospel Music Association is proud to announce its first Easter broadcast special, Because He Lives: An Easter Celebration. Conceptualized as a way to celebrate and recognize Christ’s death and resurrection through song, the star-studded line-up includes powerful performances by Amy Grant, Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, CeCe Winans, Ellie Holcomb, Jekalyn Carr, Karen Peck & New River, Natalie Grant & Bernie Herms, Nicole C., and Zach Williams. Because […]

Posted on Mar, 11th
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OWN to Premiere Easter Gospel Music Special “OUR OWN EASTER” Hosted by Bebe Winans and Deborah Joy Winans

 OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that “Our OWN Easter,” a one- hour gospel music special celebrating the glory of the Resurrection will premiere on the network Tuesday, March 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT following the critically-acclaimed drama series, “Queen Sugar.”  “Our OWN Easter” from executive producer Dr. Holly Carter, Rikki Hughes and Relevé Entertainment, […]

Posted on Mar, 11th
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Pastor Mike Jr. Scores 2nd Billboard #1 with ‘I Got It’

The early arrival of Spring ushers in a new wind as Blacksmoke Music Worldwide celebrates award winning recording artist Pastor Mike, Jr. taking his second number one radio designation for his latest single, I Got It.     Blacksmoke Music CEO Kerry Douglas was full of praise to God for Pastor Mike, Jr.  “God is […]

Posted on Mar, 9th
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Watch: Danielle Brooks Sings ‘Praise You’ from Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia, April 3rd on Lifetime

Tony Award Nominee, SAG and GRAMMY® Award winning actress Danielle Brooks (Orange is the New Black) stars as the gospel legend and civil rights trailblazer, Mahalia Jackson. Lifetime’s highly anticipated gospel biopic Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia, will premiere Saturday, April 3 at 8:00pm ET/PT.  

Posted on Mar, 9th
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Grammy Nominated Singer Jason Nelson Drops First Single ‘Residue’ in 3 Years!

Jason Nelson, best-known for his No. 1 gospel ballads “Shifting the Atmosphere” and “Forever,” is showcasing another dimension to his immense talent on the smooth, mid-tempo track, “Residue” (Tyscot / FairTrade). Dueling guitars – including Nelson on Bass – open this R&B-flavored groove about a bright future with no residue of a dark past. “The […]

Posted on Mar, 5th
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Koryn Hawthorne teams up with R&B Artist Queen Naija for ‘Speak to Me (Queen Mix)’

To kick off Women’s History Month, chart-topping GRAMMY®– nominated songstress, Koryn Hawthorne, released a girl power rendition of her chart dominating single “Speak to Me” featuring R&B artist Queen Naija. Premiering exclusively on Rated R&B, “Speak to Me (Queen Mix)” features powerhouse vocals from both Hawthorne and Queen Naija and is a perfect match up of both Gospel and R&B sound. […]

Posted on Mar, 5th