Hillard's 'The Glory Experience' Reaches #1 Album on Billboard Top Gospel Chart
(Houston, TX) - Popular
worship leader, Preashea Hilliard, soars to the top spot this week on Billboard's Top Gospel Chart with "The Glory Experience."
Led by inspirational and relevant worship music, "The Glory
Experience," connects on all levels. The 15-track album is both effectual and powerful for corporate and personal worship
With songs like "No God Like Ours," "You Amaze
Me," "10,000 Reasons," and "Great Things" Hilliard creates moments to connect with God. Flowing
effortlessly supplies listeners with tools needed for an incredible and non-stop worship experience.
Hilliard, who serves as Worship Pastor and Creative Arts Director at New Light Christian Church
in Houston, TX will continue to support the album with several appearances around the country. Fans can catch up with Preashea
when she visits NY, Baltimore, Washington DC, Atlanta and Detroit. For more details follow her on social media @Preashea and
online at soundefxmedia.com
Nominated Maysa Releases New Album, 'Love is a Battlefield'
(Baltimore, MD) -
Baltimore's Grammy nominated and Soul Train Award winner Maysa has
a new album, "Love is a Battlefield." She will be performing at the Capital Jazz Fest June 3, 2017, doing a
special concert at her alma mater Morgan State University in Baltimore Sept 15th and at The Birchmere on Sept 16th.
The album features R&B songs that are close to Maysa's heart. It showcases a few surprise tunes that dip into the
Rock and Pop arena. "Love is a Battlefield" speaks to the enduring power of love and faith and the importance of
This is Maysa's 13th recording as a leader and
ninth for Shanachie Entertainment, and joins her with producers Chris "Big Dog" Davis, The Heavyweights and Jason
Miles, as she re-imagines a handful of R&B gems like BabyFace's Top 10 Tevin Campbell hit, "Can We Talk,"
The Isley Brothers' 1970s slow jam "Footsteps In the Dark," Natalie Cole's 1975 #1 hit single "Inseparable"
and Luther Vandross' timeless "Because It's Really Love." Maysa also delivers surprises like the album's title track
and Pat Benatar's Gold-selling 80s cult classic and Justin Bieber's hit single featuring Big Sean "As Long As You Love
Music releases New Single 'Gonna Be Alright' off Forthcoming Album
(New ork, NY) - Grammy Award nominated artist Mali Music releases his much-anticipated
new single "Gonna Be Alright" off of his forthcoming sophomore album via ByStorm Entertainment/RCA Records. The
inspiring track, which is written by Mali Music and produced by Salaam Remi with additional production by Mali Music, is
available for purchase at all digital service providers today.
Grammy Award nominated R&B singer Mali Music first emerged from the underground in 2008 with the release of his
debut album "The Coming," followed in 2009 by "The 2econd Coming." With a refreshing talent and original
synthesis of contemporary styles, Mali Music garnered national buzz for his much-discussed performance at the 2011 "BET
Awards' on the Music Matters stage. Since then, Mali Music, who is signed to Mark Pitts' ByStorm Entertainment imprint, has
toured the country, performed on the BET Experience Music Matters Stage and at the "Essence Music Festival" as well
as on TV on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and "American Idol."
Mali's debut album "Mali Is...," which included his top 10 single "Beautiful,"
debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. This album and single led to two Grammy nominations for "Best
Gospel Performance/Song" and "Best Urban Contemporary Album." Additionally, Mali's tracks "Contradiction"
featuring Jhené Aiko and "Sit Down For This" were featured on the soundtrack to Spike Lee's much-talked about
Charlie Wilson, Sheila E and Ceelo Green to perform at 'The Apollo Spring Gala' Fundraiser hosted by Cedric
the Entertainer June 12, 2017
(Harlem, NY) - The Apollo Theater announced details for its largest fundraising event - the 2017 Apollo
Spring Gala, which will take place at the theater on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7pm. The star-studded benefit concert will
be hosted by award-winning actor and comedian Cedric The Entertainer and will feature performances by renowned artists, including
CeeLo Green, Sheila E., Charlie Wilson, and Wé McDonald of NBC's The Voice (who started her career winning Amateur
Night at the Apollo). All proceeds from the celebration will support the non-profit organization's year-round, world-class
artistic, education, and community programming.
Every year as part of the evening, the Apollo recognizes individuals
and corporations for their outstanding contributions to the performing arts, community leadership and for their philanthropic
support of initiatives in the African American community. This year, the Theater will present Peabody Award winning director
and producer Stan Lathan with the Trailblazer Award for his substantial contributions to the performing arts. Lathan's extensive
credits include cultural classics ranging from "AMEN," and "Sanford & Son" to "Def Comedy Jam"
and "The Bernie Mac Show", to Dave Chappelle's recent comedy special, "Deep in the Heart of Texas."
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