The residents and staff at the Diana Isaac Retirement Village in New Zealand, put together a very "Happy" tribute. They celebrate 80 years and show they have lots of energy left. This song was made for people all over the world to get happy when they sing it. You can tell these residents definitely are happy to come this far.
Thank God for allowing them to sing and dance as well as they do!more >>
Country music star Dolly Parton credits her Christian faith instilled in her during childhood for her success and keeping her grounded.
After recently releasing her 42nd studio album, "Blue Smoke," the 68-year-old singer says she still holds onto the belief that her success is due to a higher power.
"It's all kept me sane. It's kept me stable. A belief in God is essential. You have to believe in something bigger than yourself. We grew up believing that through God all things are possible. I think I believed that so much that I made it happen," Parton said in an interview with Country Woman Magazine. more >>
DC Talk member Kevin Max appeared on the Bad Christian podcast this week where he discussed the Christian music industry, the band's origins and his public divorce.
Host's Matt, Toby and Joey inquired about his opinion on public figures asking for privacy while going through personal issues. Max went through a divorce that he's been very candid about in the past.
"If somebody is a [famous] artist, they're going to have to be ready to explore and expose who they are," said Max. "Some artists decide not to and I think that's kind of an easy way out." more >>
Those who pre-order Lecrae's Anomaly will receive two new songs off the project including the recently released "Nuthin" and "Fear."
The album is currently available to reserve through iTunes and Merchline and those songs will come as a free MP3 download when a purchase is made.
Lecrae dropped the first single "Nuthin" via YouTube a few weeks ago and most of the feedback on the song has been positive. more >>
Kierra Sheard has a lot to celebrate with a chart-topping new album and historic position on BET's "Sunday Best," but the daughter of a renowned preacher and gospel music legend has no problem admitting her struggles.
Kierra, 27, has always had a powerful voice that she has used to sing for the Lord in the choir of her father's church since the age of six. As the daughter of Grammy award winning singer Karen Clark Sheard of the gospel music group The Clark Sisters, Kierra is no stranger to the gospel music industry.
But with four albums under her belt, the daughter of Bishop J Drew Sheard decided it was time to offer the world something more than Sunday morning Praise and Worship songs. Kierra decided that her fifth album, "Graceland", would feature many of her own insecurities and issues on her walk with Christ. more >>
Rapper and mogul Jay-Z's recent affiliation with the 5 Percent Nation caused a media frenzy earlier this year due to some of the group's beliefs that include the thought that white men are devils.
A fellow hip-hop veteran and 30-year official 5 Percent member Lord Jamar of the group Brand Nubian weighed in on the matter via VladTV and answered the question about the group's controversial belief.
"Yep," answered Jamar when asked if the group holds to the teaching of the white man being a devil. "But now with that being said white people come from the black man. And the original devil, the strongest devil is a black devil. So, are the white people devils by themselves? No. They come from a stronger version of the devil, which was the original black man." more >>