Posts in Gospel
Actress Jada Pinkett Smith reveals which Tasha Cobbs Leonard song ministers to her

Girls Trip star, Jada Pinkett Smith, one of Hollywood’s best known actresses, is a big fan of one of Gospel’s best known singers, Tasha Cobbs Leonard. In a recent Instagram post, the wife of actor Will Smith shared a clip of Cobbs Leonard singing a worship song titled “You Know My Name.”

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Time to assess and reassess: Nicole Mullen offers end-of-the-year wisdom

Contemporary Christian singer, Nicole C. Mullen, recently shared some end-of-the-year wisdom with her social media followers about the value of using the holiday season as a time of assessing and reassessing one’s life in preparation for a new year.

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Jesus, Our Peace: Kirk Franklin & more head to Nigeria to exalt the Prince of Peace in turbulent times

In turbulent times like these, gatherings of worshipers exalting Christ, the Prince of Peace, is needed like never before. On Friday, December 7, 2018, Lagos will host The Experience 13, an annual musical gathering. This year’s theme is Jesus, Our Peace.

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Too hot for holiness? Deitrick Haddon’s sexually suggestive love song sparks outrage

If Gospel singer Deitrick Haddon was endeavoring to compete with Song of Solomon’s verses about sexual intimacy with a spouse, mission accomplished. If he was hoping to unify and rally the Body of Christ around this latest musical endeavor, well, we’ll have to chock this one up to an epic failure.

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Our Top 5 favorite ‘lessons learned’ from Jonathan McReynolds’ birthday reflections

Last month, gospel singer Jonathan McReynolds turned 29 years old and took occasion to share wisdom that far exceeds his years on earth. On his Life Room Talk blog, he shared 16 truths he lives by that he has discovered in his less than 30 years on earth. EEW is choosing our Top 5 favorites.

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Donnie McClurkin, Mary Mary, CeCe Winans tapped for AMA's Gospel tribute to Aretha Franklin

The late Aretha Franklin’s roots run deep in Gospel music, which makes it fitting for Gospel singers to tribute her at The American Music Awards next month. According to The Associated Press, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin, CeCe Winans, Gladys Knight and Ledisi will perform.

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Tamela Mann, Shirley Caesar and more join forces to benefit National Museum of Gospel Music

A free concert to support the construction of the National Museum of Gospel Music in Chicago is bringing out Donnie McClurkin, Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Travis Greene, Tamela Mann, Smokie Norful, Shirley Caesar, and many more.

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Colin Kaepernick singing along to Hezekiah Walker’s ‘God Favored Me’ gets gospel artist's attention

As controversy swirls around him and his fight against police brutality and racial inequality, a video of the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, singing along to gospel artist Hezekiah Walker’s 2009 hit, “God Favored Me,” is going viral.

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Marvin Sapp shares how taking a ‘step of faith’ to pursue full-time ministry has been a blessing

Gospel singer Marvin Sapp says leaving a steady gig to go after his divinely inspired musical dream has been a blessing. Nearly 30 years ago, at 22 years of age, he said, “I walked away from my job…”

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BeBe and CeCe Winans to receive ‘Gospel Music Icon’ award

One of America's favorite gospel duos of all time, BeBe and CeCe Winans, may have recorded their final album, Still, in 2009. But all these years later, they are still relevant and are being billed ‘icons’.

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Kierra Sheard shares ‘amazing’ visit to South Africa’s Robben Island where Mandela was imprisoned

Gospel singer Kierra Sheard is known for touching hearts with her powerful songs and vocals. Recently, her own heart was touched during a visit to Cape Town, South Africa. She toured Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela, spent 18 years.

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Capitol Records’ new artist Queen Naija hit with accusations of stealing a John P. Kee mega hit

Queen Naija, an urban singer and YouTube star, has been accused of stealing the melody and music of one of Gospel’s most respected artists. Some think the hook of her single “Karma,” sound like Pastor John P. Kee’s 2012 mega hit…

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We love it: Tasha Cobbs Leonard honors late father with ‘Fritz Eyewear Collection’ launch

Gospel singer Tasha Cobbs Leonard is getting ready to help you see something you’ve never seen. Get ready for the “Fritz Eyewear Collection,” a new line of glasses in honor of her late father, Bishop Fritz Cobbs. See the frames.

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Love comes first: We love you Auntie Maxine, but what you said was not right

As a Christian, no matter how frustrated you may be with some of President Donald Trump’s policies, you cannot endorse the harassment and mistreatment of his supporters, despite what U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, affectionately known as “Auntie Maxine,” says.

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Just Listen: Lexi releases first album in 6 years

It’s time to listen to Lexi’s first album in 6 years, Just Listen, which is streaming on all digital platforms, and available for purchase in stores and online today. The highly anticipated project from Motown Gospel’s multi-hyphenate singer-star has been gaining momentum since the release of her new single, “In The Room,” in March. 

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‘The Walls Group’ singer Rhea Walls celebrates graduation and motherhood

One-quarter of the GRAMMY® Award-nominated The Walls Group, Rhea Walls, is celebrating her recent graduation from Houston Community College, while simultaneously doting on her adorable son, Zyon Gray. See photos of the grad and her handsome son.

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