"The one thing that was
absolutely epic...the single with Kierra. We had the kids' choir...come down the isles, then they were joined by the teen's
choir and they were joined by the adult choir. It was fantastic to see that," said Bishop J. Drew Sheard about the live
recording "GEI Live" released from his label Karew Records, which he owns with his Grammy Award winning wife Karen
Clark Sheard who is also the First Lady of his church Greater Emanuel Institutional Church of God in Christ (C.O.G.I.C.).
"On the single one of the choir members is a rapper he did his rap piece. It was phenomenal."
The single Bishop Sheard is talking about featuring his daughter Grammy Award nominated Kierra Sheard is titled "Hang
On." The album was record live before a full house in Detroit. It also features The Clark Sisters, Karen Clark Sheard,
Dorinda Clark Cole and Elbernita "Twinkie" Clark. "God gives us gifts. Those gifts
have to be nurtured," said the Bishop when I mentioned that everyone in his family is outstanding artists. "It is
up to us to nurture so he can get the glory. It has been a blessing. My house when the kids ...Read the full October 14, 2016
"Uplifting Minds II" Enter. Conference Sat October 22, 2016 in Hollywood - (562)-424-3836
Tegna Media and OWN premieres new talk show hosted
by T.D. Jakes
(Los Angeles, CA) - A newly syndicated daily one-hour talk show was launched on TEGNA and OWN markets hosted
by T.D. Jakes, the best-selling author, film and music producer, entrepreneur and senior pastor at The Potter's House.
The show will feature real personal stories and conversations with celebrity and non-celebrity guests. It will be filmed before
a live studio audience in Los Angeles and will air weekdays in afternoon time periods around the country. "T.
D. Jakes" is produced by Tegna Media, 44 Blue Productions, Jakes' TDJ Enterprises and enLight Productions.
'Love Jones' the Musical Stageplay tours with
Chrisette Michelle, Musiq Soulchild, Dave Hollister, Marsha Ambrosius, Raheem Devaughn and MCLyte
(New York, NY) - Love Jones The Musical, a stage adaptation
of the critically acclaimed 1997 Love Jones film, is scheduled to tour nationally this Fall/ Winter. The stage production
will boast an all-star cast of R&B music's biggest names including Chrisette Michelle, Musiq Soulchild, Marsha Ambrosius,
MC Lyte, Raheem Devaughn and Dave Hollister who were all carefully selected to star in the must see musical event of the year.
Love Jones The Musical will debut in Oklahoma City on September 9, 2016.
VIDEO CLIPS OF
winning Gospel artist, author and Pastor Bishop Paul S. Morton recently released the lead single "Watching Over
Me" off of his upcoming October 28, 2016 album release "Legacy: Live in New Orleans." He will be hosting a
release concert Monday Oct 10th at the Loft at Center Stage at 7pm ET. Watch his live performance of "Watching
Over Me" with the Full Gospel Baptist Mass Choir below!
(Los Angeles, CA) -Grammy
Award and third season American Idol winner Fantasia releases her fifth studio album, "The Definition Of..." via
19 Entertainment/RCA Records. "The Definition Of..." is the follow
up to Fantasia's 2013 LP, "Side Effects Of You," which debuted at #1 on the Billboard R&B Albums Chart and #2
on the Billboard Top 200, marking her second consecutive positions on these charts. "The Definition Of..." will
feature collaborations with acclaimed soulstress Stacy Barthe and gospel great Tye Tribbett, as well as chart-topping producers
Ron Fair, R. Kelly, Brian Kennedy, Neff-U, and Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon.
In 2004, the High Point, North Carolina native became the season three winner of Fox's American Idol.
Later that year, Fantasia released her platinum-selling debut album "Free Yourself" and became the first artist
in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 chart to debut at #1 with her first single, "I Believe." Fantasia's second
single, "Truth Is," spent 14 weeks at #1, making her the first singer to simultaneously have two of the top three
songs on the Billboard chart. Fantasia's 2006 eponymous second album featured the #1 R&B single, "When I See U,"
and reached gold status. In 2010, Fantasia released the critically acclaimed Back To Me, which featured the hit single "Bittersweet"
that earned her first ever Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding
Song. Back To Me debuted at #1 on the Billboard R&B Albums chart, #2 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart, and not only
marked Fantasia's first #1 R&B album but also her highest Billboard Top 200 chart ranking. In 2013, Fantasia released
her fourth studio album, Side Effects of You which debuted at #1 on the Billboard R&B Albums Chart and #2 on the Billboard
Top 200, marking her second consecutive positions on these charts.
addition to being a mainstay in music, Fantasia adds author and actress to her growing list of accomplishments. In 2006, she
released her New York Times bestselling memoir, "Life Is Not a Fairytale," and starred as herself in the
Lifetime movie of the same name. In 2007, Fantasia landed the coveted role of Celie in Broadway's The Color Purple for which
she won a Theater World Award. Fantasia returned to Broadway in 2013 as the first celebrity engagement in After Midnight,
a dance-focused musical that celebrated Harlem's iconic Cotton Club during the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920's and 1930's.
After receiving rave reviews, Fantasia joined the cast of After Midnight for a second run in May 2014.