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The airwaves are flooded with talent competitions these days, and as you read earlier today I don’t really care. Except that the contestants for the third season of The Sing-Off were announced, and now I have to care. Competing on the […]

Don’t you just love doing those “30 Day” challenges? Movies, music, all sorts of fun stuff. We thought it would be fun to do one here on the Gospel Soundcheck blog, but with one noteable difference: every 7 days, you […]

I hope you had a chance to catch gospel music artist Israel Houghton this morning on “CBS Sunday Morning.” The profile was part of the show’s Easter Sunday coverage, which also featured CeCe Winans and Patty Griffin. I had a […]

The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, Gospel Music Channel (GMC) and FameCast Media educating people about stroke through an online choir competition as part of the Power to End Stroke campaign. The three-month online contest, […]

Gospel artist Calvin Hunt passed away on December 26, 2009 at the hospital in Queens, NY. The 52-year-old Hunt was member and soloist of the famed Christ Tabernacle Choir and Brooklyn Tabernacle Singers. His latest Vine Records’ release, Bridges, earned […]

Here’s a special Christmas present, just for Beliefnet readers: The premiere of Ruben Studdard’s new Christmas song, “Christmas In Your Arms”! The song doesn’t release until December 8th, when you can buy it on iTunes, but you get to hear […]

Gospel duo Mary Mary follow up their American Music Award win with three 2009 Soul Train Award nominations. The hottest sister act in gospel music are nominated for Best Gospel Performance (Male, Female or Group), along with BeBe and CeCe […]

Gospel artist Christopher Page was nominated for a 2010 Stellar Award for “Contemporary Group/Duo of the Year” for his release, A Page From My Heart, recorded with his group, The Dream Keeper’s Ensemble. The album includes the popular song, “Sanctified […]

The Second Annual Verizon Wireless “How Sweet The Sound” church choir competition ended this weekend with the Atlanta West Pentecostal Church Choir, Atlanta, GA, taking home the title of “The Best Church Choir in America.” The competition is an opportunity […]

Hip hop artist Da’ T.R.U.T.H. announced on his website that he is taking a sabbatical from ministry after a “moral indescrtion” in his personal life. In the statement, Emanuel L. Lambert, Jr, – aka Da’ T.R.U.T.H. – said that he […]