Jennifer Hudson, who will star in Aretha Franklin’s biopic ‘Respect’ as the Queen of Soul herself, just released a new song entitled “Here I Am (Singing My Way Home”). The song, co-written with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Grammy award-winning songwriter Carole King and Jamie Hartman, will be included on the ‘Respect’ soundtrack. […]
Miss California, Carrie Prejean, may have lost the Miss USA title for explaining her opposition to same-sex marriage, but it looks like she’s gained a new gig as Christian idol. After appearing on Fox News, NBC’s “Today” and other talk shows to defend her stance, saying she would “rather be Biblically correct than “politically correct,” Prejean was invited to to appear at the Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards–the Christian world’s Grammys–on Thursday night. The 21-year-old, who says she’s a longtime fan of Christian music, introduced a performance by the band MercyMe.
Joanne Brokaw over on Gospel Soundcheck has more on last night’s Dove Award winners.