*Writer/director/actor Roger Guenveur Smith will premiere his new solo performance OTTO FRANK at the Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival, in Manhattan January 22-29, 2023. OTTO FRANK is inspired by the father of diarist Anne Frank, the latest in Smith’s prolific body of historically-driven work. He adapted his Obie Award-winning A HUEY P. NEWTON STORY
Gladys Knight has announced upcoming tour dates for 2023. The Empress of Soul will kick off her 12-city tour on Jan. 13 at Silver Legacy Grande Hall in Reno, Nevada. From there, the legendary singer will play in Nashville, Tennessee; Orlando, Florida; Greensville, South Carolina; Albany, Georgia; and more. “I can’t wait to join you
R&B veteran LaTocha has signed a deal with Motown Gospel, a division of Capitol CMG/Capitol and Universal Music Group. As part of her new contract, LaTocha’s imprint, Made Girl Music, has an exclusive license agreement with the major label. “It has always been a passion of mine to do inspirational music,” says LaTocha. “It has been
Anita Baker is back in the studio. The R&B icon shared a new video on Twitter on Monday night (Jan. 9) that confirms she is working on new music or at least perfecting unreleased tracks. In the minute-long video, Baker tapes a studio mixing console with audio of “Unconditionally Yours,” a piano-driven song teased in
Christian music publishing veteran, Dale Mathews, has been tagged to lead Brentwood Benson as Executive Vice President. Mathews will report to J. Thomas McAfee, Chairman and President of Celebrating Grace. The post Celebrating Grace Acquires Brentwood Benson Choral Catalog From Capitol Christian Music Group appeared first on The Gospel Music Association.
The screening of the series premiere will be held, Monday, January 30th, 2023, at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio – hosted by GRAMMY Award-winner Mali Music and Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League. The post Stellar TV Announces Black History Honors, a 4-Part Docuseries appeared first on The Gospel
A multi-hyphenate force in the music industry, LaTocha is best known as a member of the multi-platinum-selling R&B group Xscape, providing leads on some of the group’s biggest songs, including “Who Can I Run To” and “The Arms of the One Who Loves You.” The post LaTocha Signs with Motown Gospel appeared first on The
Artists express their grief over the unexpected loss of Kevin Lemons. The post Artists Respond To Passing of Kevin Lemons, Founder and Director of Higher Calling appeared first on The Gospel Music Association.
Ahead of the January 20 debut album release from keyboard super-group The 3 Keys comes the groove drenched radio single ‘That Beat’. Constructed around a coming together of those established and talented solo artists, Bob Baldwin, Gail Jhonson and Phil Davis, this three cornered collaboration unites three of the hottest keyboard players the genre has
Taken from Walter Beasley’s current album ‘Meet Me At My Place’ this ultra cool interpretation of the Jimmy Webb classic ‘Wichita Lineman’ is as captivating as it is different. With more than two dozen hit albums to his name and a parallel career as a music educator (Walter has trained a plethora of soul and