BMI celebrates the best and brightest in gospel music

BMI celebrated the best and brightest in gospel music last night during its 18th annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music Honors at the Rialto Center for the Arts in Atlanta. The night paid tribute to iconic gospel singer-songwriter Marvin Sapp and was hosted for the second consecutive year by previous Trailblazer recipient and renowned gospel singer-songwriter […]

VaShawn Mitchell shares the solace of a ‘Secret Place’

For Vashawn Mitchell, South Africa is a second home. This is surprising, even to him, considering his initial reluctance to accept an invitation to minister at a conference there. Intrigued by the offer, Mitchell was less than encouraged by the 20-hour flight necessary to get there. Fortunately, the celebrated multi-gifted artist (he is a songwriter, […]

Bishop Paul S. Morton records unprecedented live album, ‘The Kingdom Sound’

Bringing together sounds of praise and worship from Full Gospel Baptist Fellowship churches across the country under one roof, The Kingdom Sound fires up the faith of listeners everywhere with a night of grand celebration and masterful music ministry presented on the 12-track live album. Produced by award-winning artist VaShawn Mitchell, The Kingdom Sound was […]

VaShawn Mitchell is ‘becoming the best me I can be’

Gospel artist VaShawn Mitchell is firm in his belief that we should always become something. It’s what keeps him inspired to continue to create great music. It’s also why his latest music project is so powerful. “While there are some things that we all go through … experiences, mistakes, failures, successes it’s all a part […]

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 […]

Vashawn Mitchell, Mary Mary, Kirk Franklin Lead Stellar Award Nominations

The nominees for the 27th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, gospel music’s biggest night of the year, were revealed last tonight in a special one-hour live telecast from Nashville’s NorthStar Studios, “The Stellar Awards Nomination Concert and Announcements“ on Atlanta-based GMC Network. The Stellar Gospel Music Awards is the first and only annual nationally-televised awards […]

VaShawn Mitchell Is Ministering to the Masses Through Gospel Music

Just when you thought that VaShawn Mitchell had given you his best on the songs he wrote for gospel greats like Bishop Paul Morton (“Cry Your Last Tear”), Smokie Norful (“Just Can’t Stop”), and Vanessa Bell Armstrong (“Help”), he makes his gospel debut with Triumphant.   Mitchell has a creamy, warm baritone voice that possesses […]