Gospel Soundcheck
December 2008 Archives

The Gospel Music Channel recently announced the winners of their Video Music Awards, and rockers Flyleaf took home the top honors for Video of the Year and Best Rock Video of the Year for their “All Around Me.”Other winners included:Switchfoot […]

I can’t believe it’s the last day of 2008. Where did the year go? I’m not good at keeping New Year’s Resolutions, but last year I made a resolution to read the entire Bible in 2008. And with one more […]

BET is once again giving aspiring gospel singers a chance to show off their vocal abilities when “Sunday Best” returns to BET in March ’09. This nationwide talent search will again travel to cities across the country to audition hundreds […]

My friend Kim Jones, who is the Christian Music guide over at, gave me the head’s up today about a band that she’s in love with: Kingsfall.The Dallas-based band recently was named the December winners in the contest, […]

CJ, a columnist with the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reported that pop legend Prince’s sister Tyka Nelson has released a Gospel CD called A Brand New Me. Nelson tells CJ, “Every song is about God. It’s all about Jesus. It’s a […]

Just a quick note to let you know that I heard from Laurie, dear friend of the Wright family and the amazing person who keeps me posted on Rev. Timothy Wright. Laurie tells me that Rev. Wright has been transferred […]

This week’s iTickets free download is “Awe-Struck,” from singer, rapper, songwriter and producer B. Reith’s The Forecast EP. B. Reith’s music reflects his love of classic soul with modern hip-hop, which makes Gotee the perfect home for him. Head over […]

I read an article on a Christian music website yesterday that listed trends in the industry for 2008. One of the trends was the use of digital over physical products, with some artists releasing their albums only in digitial download […]

As I sat here this week listening to some of the CDs I’ve gotten in for review over the past 12 months looking for the best of 2008, I came to one conclusion: it’s impossible to pick “the best” of […]

As many of you know, I’ve been covering the story about Rev. Timothy Wright since July and have been trying to give readers as many updates as I can.Unfortunately, it’s difficult to get information sometimes, and I hear about the […]