The McDonald's Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour returns in May for its ninth annual event and a list of performers were announced on Wednesday.
Gospel music powerhouse Yolanda Adams is set to take part in the 14-city tour, hosted by national radio personality, Lonnie Hunter. Adams is joined by acclaimed singer/songwriter, Donald Lawrence, evangelist Dorinda Clark-Cole, Ricky Dillard, DeWayne Woods, BET's Sunday Best winner Tasha Page-Lockhart and comedienne Small Fire.
"I couldn't pass up an opportunity to join this unique tour with so many of my phenomenal peers," said Clark-Cole of The Clark Sisters. "The tour will certainly be filled with exciting, soul-stirring music." more >>
Hillsong UNITED is revealing the story behind "Touch the Sky," the lead single off their highly-anticipated new album "EMPIRES."
The new album, which releases on May 26, is Hillsong's follow-up to "Zion," their fastest-selling album to date. "EMPIRES" is available for pre-sale now, but Hillsong fans can already enjoy both the lyrics video to "Touch the Sky" as well as the story behind the song straight from band members Joel Houston and Taya Smith.
"Before we knew what the album was going to be called, before we knew really what is was gonna be about, all I knew was that I felt like we had to, as a foundation, start with attitudes," Houston explains in a new video. "I love the idea that Jesus and his disciples climbed up a mountain and Jesus decided to start talking about the Kingdom of Heaven. We live in a culture now, much like back then, where status was based on who you were and what you looked like and who you knew or what labels were attached to you, much in the same way as back then." more >>
Warryn Campbell recently opened up about the idea of his church, California Worship Center being inspired by God.
Warryn, the My Block Records CEO, who has produced music for his wife Erica Campbell and her sister, Tina, in their group Mary Mary for years, has inspired a direction for the church. Now, the super producer is getting ready to open the doors to his church and opening up about the inspiration behind his name.
"God gave me that name, out of the blue before I had even realized that I was going to be a minister years ago. Anybody that knows me in business, I come up with business ideas all the time and I call my general manager and I said 'hey, secure this domain name for me,'" Campbell recalled on BET's Lift Every Voice. "One day I said 'secure California Worship Center,' I don't know why. I hadn't even started preaching." more >>
It seems very hard to steal the spotlight from Beyonce when she performs live. But, this mother-daughter duo of Tianne and Heaven King come very close. You won't believe how great they perform together!
Tianne King is a professional dancer and choreographer from NYC. She never realized her daughter could move like this until she saw her do moves she observed at Tianne's studio. She decided to make a video of her and 2-year-old Heaven dancing to another Beyonce tune. It quickly went viral and landed them a spot on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." They are now back at it again. Heaven is now 4 years old and showing off how much her moves have improved since then.
Check out this awesome due performed live below: more >>
Cissy Houston, the mother of the late singer Whitney Houston and grandmother to Bobbi Kristina Brown, is calling for prayers for her granddaughter.
Bobbi Kristina, the daughter of late singer Whitney Houston and former R&B star Bobby Brown, has been hospitalized since Jan. 31. Bobbi Kristina, 22, was not conscious after she was found in a tub in the Georgia home she shared with boyfriend Nick Gordon.
Cissy, 81, recently appeared on the New York City radio station WBLS where she confirmed that her granddaughter had been moved from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta to a rehabilitation center. However, she admitted that the situation seemed bleak for her granddaughter. more >>
Natalie Grant is back on the Game Show Network with season two of "It Takes A Church" today, and this time, the singer is offering sage advice to singles both on and off the television series.
The "Held" singer made her debut as the host of "It Takes A Church" last year, and the Christian dating show has encouraged dozens of congregants to find love. Undoubtedly playing a key role in the success of the show, Grant revealed her practice of giving advice to "singles" on "It Takes A Church" while speaking to The Christian Post.
First, Grant explained the utmost importance of finding an identity in Christ as opposed to looking to a spouse to meet that need. Taking time for yourself is "being selfish in the right sense of the word," according to the six-time Dove Award-winner. more >>