Friends and family of George Beverly Shea, including the Rev. Billy Graham, music director Cliff Barrows, and gospel music legends Bill and Gloria Gaither, gathered Monday night to celebrate the legendary Gospel soloist's 100th birthday.
Truett Cathy, founder and president of Chick-fil-A, is among those scheduled to speak next month at the 2009 Heart of a Leader Conference.
Michael W. Smith, Dolly Parton, Dr. Bobby Jones, The Dixie Hummingbirds and Lair Goss will be inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame on Monday, joining music legends including Elvis Presley, Amy Grant, Andrae Crouch, and Sandi Patty.
Award-winning baritone George Beverly Shea, known best for his role in the Billy Graham evangelistic crusades, will hit a new high note this weekend – one that only 60,000 or so Americans living today have reached.
Christian publisher Zondervan will be releasing next month a special TV tie-in edition of the book Gifted Hands as part of a special partnership with the TNT television network.
The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has announced the finalists of this year's Christian Book Awards as well as a new change to how the awards will be presented.
Chart-topping traditional Gospel singer Marvin Sapp led the list of winners this year at the 24th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards.
Award-winning Christian band newsboys will kick off the New Year with their 35-city "Join The Tribe" tour next month, joined by DecembeRadio, VOTA, and Bread of Stone.
An award-winning author has signed with Christian publisher Regal to write a total of seven books on the life of legend of faith A.W. Tozer.
Multi-generational music icons will be gathering Tuesday to honor wounded servicemen and women recently returned from Iraq and Afghanistan, their families, active-duty personnel serving overseas, military leaders and other honored guests.
Believers from over 146 cities, 40 different states and 5 nations have gathered for the 9th Annual Holy Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta, which will feature performances from some 137 "ministers of the Gospel."
The most played song on Christian radio in 2008 was "You Are Everything" by award-winning Christian music star Matthew West, according to a year-end report by Radio & Records.
The sister of award-winning artist Prince has released her first gospel CD.
With nearly 60,000 in physical sales, Tenth Avenue North was the best selling new Christian artist of 2008, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Christian music legend Michael W. Smith and Country music star Dolly Parton will be among the latest additions to the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, according to an announcement this week.
BET Networks is kicking off a nationwide talent search this week for America's next great gospel singer.
After a five-year hiatus, a longtime member of Christian band newsboys has returned, replacing outgoing guitarist Paul Coleman who moved on with his solo career.
Contemporary Christian radio continued to grow in 2008, adding 28 stations over the past year and more than doubling its numbers from a decade ago.
Music videos by Flyleaf, Rascal Flatts, Marvin Sapp and Switchfoot were among the recently announced winners of the Gospel Music Channel Video Awards.
The Christian publishing group behind the Christian Choice Book Awards has announced the winners of the first-of-its-kind contest.
Award-winning worship leader and artist Israel Houghton will be releasing a new solo album next year that features guest vocals from leading Christian artists including tobyMac, Martin Smith of delirious?, Mary Mary and Chevelle Franklin.
Less than one month remains before the 9th Annual Holy Hip Hop Awards and 137 "ministers of the Gospel" are confirmed to perform.
The finalists of the 7th annual Independent Music Awards have been announced and are moving on to the final round to be judged by a distinguished group of influential artists and industry insiders.
Hillsong United will "encounter" the United States next year during their most extensive visit to America to date.
The Soweto Gospel Choir is up for a third Grammy award after their latest project, Live at the Nelson Mandela Theatre, was nominated last week for "Best Traditional World Music Album."