On top of her game, Dana Divine was the Gospel House Music Diva in the early 2000s. Her hot dance track “Gospel Slide” hit the airwaves and Dana was the “it girl” for getting crowds out of their seats in Jesus’ name. As in anything, there were critics and naysayers, however she stayed true to who she was musically. In a recent interview, Dana Divine talked about her music and being a cancer survivor.
Oxygen Media’s new reality series “Fix My Choir” aired the first episode of season one Wednesday, Nov. 5. Famed multi-award winner Gospel music singer and Preachers of L.A. cast member, Deitrick Haddon, tackles keeping harmony within choirs with multi-award winning R&B group Destiny’s Child former member turned Gospel music singer, Michelle Williams. With one episode under their belt, will viewers see more attitude fixing or choirs actually being made better?
A family oriented group out of St. Petersburg, FL, two siblings and two friends come together to bring back good ol’ church group “sangin'”. Humbled and willing to give God their all, Chosen is determined to have their lives and music on the same page. Thus, their testimony in song and new single “We Won’t Hold Back“. Fresh from the Dove Awards, in Nashville, TN, Chosen shares their group’s vision.
Chicago has always been known for great music. Many artists have come from obscurity into the limelight on the underground music scene. Dave Hollister, R. Kelly, Carl Thomas, Common and Jennifer Hudson, to name some, have their musical roots in Chicago and Aniba Hotep & The Sol Collective are among them.
New contemporary Gospel male group Five V Men (MBM Entertainment Group) burst on the scene, Tuesday, Oct. 21, with one of the best albums of 2014. Gospel music legends Doug and Melvin Williams, Wess Morgan, Shawn McLemore and R & B crooner Christopher Williams have banded together to create a sound of melodious harmony. Under the direction of multi-award winning super producer Stan Jones, Five V Men’s album is a mix of varied styles to please the followers of each member.
Veteran Worship Leader and RCA Inspiration artist Israel Houghton has embarked on an international tour in Asia. Throughout the years, Israel’s music has become the go-to music for services across the world to set the atmosphere for an encounter with God. His new single “Covered”, released to radio in Sept. 2014, is destined to minister to souls with its message of grace.
All Quartet enthusiasts get ready for Tyscot artist The Rance Allen Group‘s new album, “Celebrate” which includes their hit single “A Lil Louder (Clap Your Hands),” due to be released on Nov. 10. For decades The Rance Allen Group has been one of the top Quartet groups around and this album is proof why they have been. Their sound is unmistakable.