Donnie McClurkin hospitalized after bad car wreck

Gospel singer Donnie McClurkin was hospitalized after getting into a car accident early Thursday morning. The minister admits he “lost consciousness” while driving late at night and crashed into the concrete island, according to Ebony.com. McClurkin is currently recovering from his injuries. He shared the experience on Facebook from his hospital bed: “Was in a […]

Donnie McClurkin reveals why people hate the church

Rolling out recently sat down with Pastor Donnie McClurkin to have an honest dialogue on a wide range of subjects. As our conversation unfolded, it turned to religion, and he was queried about why people seem to hate the church. His answer blew us away.

God’s World celebrates 39 years in Detroit with Festival of Praise

Grammy, Stellar and Dove Award-winning gospel great Fred Hammond is coming home to Detroit for the 2018 Festival of Praise tour. This year’s theme, Texture of a Man, marks the festival’s fourth installment. It features an inspiring all new line up of Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Take 6, James Fortune and Charles Jenkins. The tour is coming […]

Melanie Few’s 2018 Super Bowl Gospel Celebration merges faith and football

On Thursday, February 1, 2018, the 19th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration will help kick off Super Bowl LII at Benson Great Hall – Bethel University in Saint Paul, Minnesota. For the past 19 years, the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration, which is one of few NFL sanctioned Super Bowl weekend events, has brought together a […]

Donnie McClurkin and Yolanda Adams live at the Apollo

Donnie McClurkin

The Apollo Theater celebrated the holidays with offerings for the entire family. The stage was set for a night of soul-stirring gospel music for the holidays featuring multi-platinum superstar and five-time Grammy Award winner Yolanda Adams (“Open My Heart” and “The Battle Is the Lord’s”) with Grammy Award winner Donnie McClurkin (“We Fall Down” and “Stand”). Their stunning […]

Donnie McClurkin getting married

Donnie McClurkin announced his engagement to Nicole C Mullen on TBN’s long-running “Praise the Lord,” show During the Aug. 11 broadcast,McClurkin revealed that he and Mullen are getting married. “OK, are you ready for something? You want me to just drop something on ya?” Matt Crouch (alongside his wife Laurie and guest A.R. Bernard) who joined […]

Sherri Shepherd denies being homophobic

When it comes to the hosts of the venerable morning talk show “The View,” Sherri Shepherd has certainly been one of the more controversial hosts for her conservative and sometimes dumbfounding quotes about sexuality, HIV/AIDS and literally the shape of the world. For years many people have seen Shepherd as homophobic because of her conservative […]

Evander Holyfield’s son claims his dad isn’t homophobic

Evander Holyfield may be one of boxing’s most lovable stars, but there was little that people adored about the heavyweight champ this weekend when, on an episode of the U.K.’s “Celebrity Big Brother,” he claimed that homosexuality is unnatural and can be changed, like a handicap. Since then, Holyfield has been criticized by many across […]

‘Duck Dynasty’ star Phil Robertson makes more homophobic comments

Typically, when a celebrity blasts off recklessly at the mouth with controversial comments they follow up immediately with a (pseudo) heartfelt apology campaign. But not “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson. After enduring major backlash over racist and homophobic comments that he made in GQ magazine, Robertson is back at it again and recently made more […]

Donnie McClurkin cut from MLK Memorial Concert over anti-gay controversies

Donnie McClurkin’s songs may be celebrated by many, but his words recently got him in trouble in Washington D.C. when he was cut from a Martin Luther King Jr. memorial concert this past Saturday. According to the Washington Post, Mayor Vincent C. Gray  decided to remove McClurkin as a headliner from Saturday’s “Reflections on Peace: […]

Essence Festival 2013 lineup revealed

The 19th annual Essence Music Festival, the largest African American-based music event in the world that attracts more than a half-million people into the Crescent City, is set to take place in New Orleans July 4-7, 2013. In addition to big-name musical acts, Essence Fest is also famous for offering cultural and community programs This […]

Mary Mary, Vashawn Mitchell Score Wins at Stellar Awards

The forces in gospel music showed up in their Sunday best at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House Theatre for the taping of the industry’s premier event, The 27th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards. Multi-Grammy Award-winning My Block/Columbia recording artists Mary Mary kicked off the New Year with two Stellar Music Award wins. Recognized at Gospel […]