Yolanda Adams

‘Kingdom Business’ Takes Audience on Road to Redemption

The new BET+ series, “Kingdom Business” pulls back the holier-than-thou, saved and sanctified prayer cloth to reveal that the inner workings of the gospel music industry have the same underpinnings as the secular world.

Psalmist David Daughtry Presents CD Release Concert

Friday, May 13, at 6:45 p.m., marks the day and time for renowned and beloved Los Angeles based praise & worship leader, David Daughtry’s highly anticipated, CD Release Concert with special Guest recording artists, Kim Burrell and Dorinda Clark-Cole.

Jakes Celebrates 25th Anniversary of The Potter’s House

Bishop T.D. Jakes and members of The Potter’s House marked the church’s 25th anniversary on July 4. Special guests included gospel singer Yolanda Adams, along with Marvin Jones III and Pat Smith. The Dallas-based ministry celebrated the milestone while looking to the future of the work that the mega-church continues to do in all facets of faith, entertainment and business.  Earlier this month, Jakes announced plans to improve the quality of life for people of color with his Atlanta revitalization project  and also debuted a new sermon series on network REVOLT entitled “Kingdom Culture with T.D. Jakes” that will feature sermons conversations directly from the services

‘Girlfriends Check In’ — a new series on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network — pandemic self-care in a virtual space.

Despite these unpredictable times with the COVID-19 pandemic still doing its damage especially to the African-American and Latino population. There is an Ethiopian proverb

that says: If you pick up one end of the stick you also pick up the other. Standing on this wisdom it’s vital that Black women take the time to take care of the most important person in the world —us. We Black and Brown women are strong no doubt but we have a history of putting others before ourselves and that lack of self-care has proven deadly for us. Deadly for our families, the community, and the advancement in all areas from the largest to the smallest.

Gospel Artists Headline Murray’s Collaboration to Inspire During Pandemic

Jawn Murray, a popular TV host and commentator, had a birthday coming on April 21, but a celebration with friends wasn’t happening during the coronavirus pandemic. But instead of thinking of himself, God directed Murray to consider others, who just like him, were homebound and could use a pick-me-up. So, he invited 24 recording artists to sing in a remake of “That’s What Friends Are For,” the classic Dionne Warwick & Friends song. The result is a virtual video collaboration featuring leading gospel stars Yolanda Adams, Isaac Carree, Le’Andria Johnson, Michelle Williams and Brian Courtney Wilson. The beautiful rendition also

100-Year-Old Legendary African American Debate Coach Awarded 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from NSDA

Dr. Thomas Freeman’s 70-plus year resume includes teaching Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during his time at Morehouse, former U.S. Reps. Leland and Jordan, Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis, gospel superstar Yolanda Adams, and Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington, who sought out Freeman’s expertise to coach the cast of the Golden Globe-nominated film “The Great Debaters.”

Gospel Music Heritage Month Foundation Gives Soulful Tribute to Aretha Franklin

The Gospel Music Heritage Month Foundation’s (GMHMF) 10th Evolution of Gospel presented an exhilarating, spirit-filled tribute to the life and legacy of the late great Aretha Franklin on a stage where she once performed; the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.  The evening featured soul-stirring musical performances from some of gospel’s leading artists and a litany of powerful narratives that paid homage to her expansive body of music and contribution to the civil rights movement. 

NDU Honors Fred Hammond, Yolanda Adams and More 

On Saturday, August 15, Next Dimension University (NDU) held its star-studded commencement and award ceremony at the West Angeles Cathedral in Los Angeles to celebrate a host of honorees and students who have committed their lives to a work in ministry. The honorees included recording artists Fred Hammond, Yolanda Adams, Hezekiah Walker, Judy Jacobs and Dr. Clarence McClendon, all of which received honorary doctorate degrees for their God-given talents and service to the community. The graduation ceremony was free to the public and offered exciting musical selections from gospel favorites, where the lively audience sang along and worshiped on one