Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine has offered to pay for the funeral expenses of Christina Grimmie, a The Voice alum whom he previously coached two years ago.
Blown Away by Levine's Gesture
The singer's management confirmed with Entertainment Tonight that Levine will shoulder the financial costs of the funeral of the 22-year-old budding artist who was shot in the head close range while signing autographs during a meet-and-greet at The Plaza Live in Orlando last Friday. The "Sugar" singer coached Grimmie during Season 6 of reality show The Voice. more >>
Big Daddy Weave's bassist and vocalist Jason Weaver is in need of prayer as he attempts to rebound from the amputation of both feet after a life-threatening infection required drastic action.
According to a Facebook page called "Pray For Jay," promoted by the contemporary Christian group Big Daddy Weave's Facebook page to update followers on the singer's health, the latest is that Weaver underwent his fifth surgery on Sunday and, to his dismay, at least two more surgeries are scheduled for later this week.
"Jason is out of surgery," began the update posted on Sunday afternoon. "Doctor cleaned right ankle area. Found out Jason has to have two more procedures this week. This is hard news to take due to the fact that it means a longer stay. Everyone has been so kind but home is just home!" more >>
Two days after the murder of The Voice talent Christina Grimmie, authorities are still facing a blank wall as to the motive in killing the 22-year-old singer last Friday.
A Disturbed Fan
Since gunman Kevin James Loibl pulled the trigger on himself after shooting Grimmie while she was signing autographs during a meet-and-greet at The Plaza Live in Orlando, authorities still cannot figure out nor question anyone on why the 26-year-old gunman attacked the YouTube sensation. The police suspected that Loibl was a disturbed fan who planned to kill Grimmie. more >>
When Kirk Franklin stopped in Jacksonville, Florida, for the second leg of his tour Sunday, the concert was halted for a moment of intercession that made the veteran minister of music terrified to pray.
On his "Twenty Years In One Night" tour, Franklin taps singers in the audience to help him with the song "Intercession" from his Losing My Religion album. On June 5, one of that singer was 31-year-old gospel singer Josiah Martin who emotionally began to share his testimony and battle with kidney disease during the concert.
A number of conservative voices have been urging Christian rock singer Trey Pearson to deny himself as part of his Christian faith after he announced that he is gay and will be leaving his wife and children.
"Our hearts break for him and his family. We pray he remembers Christ's words: 'Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me,'" the Family Research Council said in a Facebook message on Wednesday.
"Denial of self is central to the Christian faith. It's a rejection of our stubborn sinful nature that seeks dominion in our lives. Yet through Christ, we have the victory — but we must deny self," the message added. more >>
Bobby Brown is thanking God for his life after overcoming drug addiction that led to the death of his singer ex-wife Whitney Houston and their daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown.
"The hardest thing I had to do in my life was tell my daughter to let go. My baby's gone." Brown said in an interview on ABC's "20/20". "I thank God I'm still here."
Bobbi Kristina died at the age of 22 in July 2015. Her death came six months after being found unconscious in the bathtub of the Georgia home she shared with her former boyfriend Nick Gordon. more >>