Breaking news: 57th Grammy award

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The 57th GRAMMY Results for Gospel Music
February 9, 2015 Breaking News, Christian Rap/Hip Hop, Christian Rock, Contemporary Christian Music, Contemporary Gospel, Gospel Music Leave a comment
1423230562835Congratulations to the following 57th GRAMMY Award recipients: Best Gospel Performance/Song: “No Greater Love” – Smokie Norful Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song: “Messengers” – Lecrae feat. For King & Country Best Gospel Album: Help – Erica Campbell Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: Run Wild. Live Free. Live Strong. – For King & Country Best Roots Gospel Album: Shine For All the People . visit
Gospel’s Willie James McPhatter Dies; Performed in “Black Nativity”
January 28, 2015 Breaking News, Traditional Gospel Leave a comment

JGM learned from Anthony Heilbut today that Willie James McPhatter, gospel singer-songwriter and accompanist, has died. Originally from Buffalo, New York, McPhatter–the cousin of Clyde McPhatter of the world-famous vocal groups the Dominoes and Drifters–had worked with a number of gospel groups by 1954 when Alex Bradford (“Too Close to Heaven”) approached him about joining the Bradford Singers. Although he initially declined, McPhatter joined the Bradford Singers two years later. He toured with the group, soloed on occasion, and recorded with the group for Specialty and Vee Jay Records. McPhatter also worked with Bradford on the 1960 Abyssinian Baptist Church …

Washington, DC Area Gospel Radio Announcer Marsha D. Sumner Dead at 69
January 27, 2015 Breaking News, Gospel Music, Prayer List Leave a comment

MarshaDSumnerWASHINGTON, DC: Marsha D. Sumner, a native Washingtonian and celebrated local gospel radio announcer for two decades, died on Saturday, January 24, after a brief illness. She was 69. Sumner, who was born on April 20, 1945, attended DC public schools and graduated from Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School, where she excelled in sports and received an athletic scholarship to Tennessee A&I State University. Marsha declined the offer saying: “All they wanted me to do was run track and that rubbed me the wrong way.” Alternatively, she started a career in government service, working at HUD and FEMA for 30 …
Detroit Mourns Death of Pastor Oscar Hayes; Homegoing Service Details
January 19, 2015 Breaking News, Contemporary Gospel Leave a comment





UnknownGospel music historian and enthusiast Marcel West of Detroit informed JGM of the passing of Pastor Oscar Hayes. Here is Pastor Hayes’s bio, according to his LetsSingIt page: Stellar Award nominee Pastor Oscar Hayes was born October 12, 1967, in Detroit Michigan, to Ms. June Hayes. Oscar grew up on the fast track. Living on the north-end exposed him to the streets at an early age. The tragedy of losing his best friend to gun violence and coming close to death himself slowed him down. Hayes was captivated by another gospel legend, Marvin Winans. One night at a gospel concert, …
Andrae’ Crouch Service to Stream Live
January 16, 2015 Breaking News, Contemporary Gospel, Prayer List Leave a comment

crouch (LOS ANGELES, CA) — A celebration of Andraé Crouch’s life will take place on Tuesday, January 20th and Wednesday, January 21st at West Angeles Church of God In Christ, located at 3600 Crenshaw Blvd in Los Angeles, California. Both services will be open to the public. Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Viewing: 2:00pm 5:00 pm Tribute Celebration: 7:00 pm Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Viewing: 9:00am 10:00 am Celebration of Life: 11:00 am Cable network BET will stream both services LIVE at West Angeles Church of God In Christ will also stream both services at “People are coming from all …



January 14, 2015 Breaking News, News Leave a comment

Andrae’ Crouch Dead at 72; Homegoing Celebration Details Confirmed
January 9, 2015 Breaking News

crouchLOS ANGELES, CA — Music legend Andraé Crouch has died. The Grammy and Dove Award winner passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at approximately 4:30pm PST at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in the Los Angeles area. Andraé, 72, was hospitalized on January 3rd. Andraé’s family requests privacy at this time. Andraé’s accolades include 7 Grammy Awards, 6 GMA Dove Awards, an Academy Award nomination for “The Color Purple,” induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His songs have been recorded by everyone from Elvis Presley to Paul Simon, and …
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Gone but not Forgotten: Rev. Dr. Johnnie Colemon
December 24, 2014 Breaking News Leave a comment

The Journal of Gospel Music learned from Ron Barrett that Rev. Dr. Johnnie Colemon, founder of Christ Universal Temple in Chicago, died December 23. Here is a link to the church’s website: Colemon founded Christ Universal Temple (CUT) in 1956 and expanded her New Thought Church concept into a ministerial empire called the Universal Foundation for Better Living, Inc. At one time, CUT’s music ministry was led by Robert Mayes, a top-shelf musician and choir director who died at age 50. One could argue that CUT was one of Chicago’s first megachurches, well before megachurches were popular. Homegoing information for Rev. Dr. Colemon ..
Torrence Greene Hospitalized Needs Your Prayers | Atlanta Daily World
December 24, 2014 Breaking News, Urban AC Gospel Leave a comment


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