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  • Jonathan McReynolds sets out for Make More Room Tour 2019

    Jonathan McReynolds sets out for Make More Room Tour 2019

    Gospel musician Jonathan McReynolds has announced 2019 dates for the Make More Room Tour in support of his 2018 album Make Room which hit No. 1 on the Gospel Albums chart. He'll finish up several dates in 2018 before kicking off a tour that spans the eastern side of the United States. McReynolds...
  • Travis Greene announces See The Light spring 2019 tour

    Travis Greene announces See The Light spring 2019 tour

    Travis Greene is a musician who is out to change the way gospel music is perceived. Born and raised in both The Carolinas and Georgia, gospel music has long been part of Green’s DNA. His accent into contemporary gospel greatness began in 2007, when he released his album, The More, and was it an...
  • Gladys Knight, Donnie McClurkin and more deliver moving tribute to Aretha Franklin at 2018 AMAs

    Gladys Knight, Donnie McClurkin and more deliver moving tribute to Aretha Franklin at 2018 AMAs

    Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin and CeCe Winans closed out the American Music Awards Tuesday night (Oct. 9) with a tribute fit for a Queen. Led by Knight, who got things started with a rendition of “Amazing Grace,” the singers paid homage to Aretha Franklin with a medley that drew...
  • Aretha Franklin music sales increased by 1,568% in U.S.

    Aretha Franklin music sales increased by 1,568% in U.S.

    Sales almost always spike after the death of a musician, and Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is no exception. According to a Nielsen report, sales of albums and digital songs of Franklin's increased by 1,568% in just one day after her death, jumping up from 8,000 sales to 134,000. The top-selling...
  • 'Where No One Stands Alone': a great collection of Elvis's gospel tunes

    'Where No One Stands Alone': a great collection of Elvis's gospel tunes

    Gospel is the foundation of a lot of music from blues to bluegrass and country.  The sound and style of legendary singer, Elvis has strong gospel roots, and now there's an album entitled Where No One Stands Alone that pays tribute to it. Even the non-religious will want to have a listen.  "Saved...
  • Interview: Erica and Warryn Campbell hope to make impact with real love and family issues in 'We're the Campbells'

    Interview: Erica and Warryn Campbell hope to make impact with real love and family issues in 'We're the Campbells'

    While many of today’s reality TV shows focus on negative drama and dysfunction in order to get ratings, gospel power couple Erica Campbell and Warryn Campbell want to give people a healthier alternative that’s a real—but not sugar-coated—representation of family life.  In the TV One series “We’re...
  • Paul Thorn returns to gospel roots with 'Don't Let the Devil Ride'

    Paul Thorn returns to gospel roots with 'Don't Let the Devil Ride'

    For a lot of artists - particularly in blues and country - their connection to music began in the church with gospel music. Paul Thorn is an artist known for his blues and country albums. On his latest album Don't Let the Devil Ride, Thorn returns to his gospel roots. The first track on any album is...
  • Film exploring Bob Dylan's gospel years, 'Trouble No More,' to debut on Cinemax

    Film exploring Bob Dylan's gospel years, 'Trouble No More,' to debut on Cinemax

    “Trouble No More,” the film documentary exploring Bob Dylan’s “gospel” years, will be released on Cinemax on Feb. 26, according to a press release reported on Broadway World on Feb 7. The film spotlights the era when Dylan expressed his passion for Christian gospel in the late 1970s.   The Nobel...
  • Snoop Dogg reveals title of his upcoming gospel album

    Snoop Dogg reveals title of his upcoming gospel album

    We all remember Snoop Dogg’s famous foray into funk as Snoopzilla and who could forget his reggae transformation into Snoop Lion. Like it or not, the legendary rapper isn’t afraid to reinvent himself. If you’re a fan of Snoop’s various ventures into different genres then we’ve got good news. Snoop...
  • Watch: Oak Ridge Boys release song 'Brand New Star' on 45th anniversary

    Watch: Oak Ridge Boys release song 'Brand New Star' on 45th anniversary

      The Oak Ridge Boys have released a new song titled “Brand New Star,” from their upcoming album 17th Avenue Revival, according to Rolling Stone. The country-gospel quartet is celebrating their 45th anniversary in 2018 and has announced new music to mark the occasion. Watch the attached video to...
  • Della Reese, music icon and 'Touched by an Angel' star, dead at 86

    Della Reese, music icon and 'Touched by an Angel' star, dead at 86

    Della Reese, famed American gospel singer and prolific actress, has passed away. She was 86. Reese's work expanded across music, television and film, leading a successful career as a singer in the 1960s before lending her talents to countless television movies, series, game shows and major-motion...
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    Americanafest Thursday recap: Paul Thorn and friends hold a tent revival

    The third day of the Americana Music Festival's 2017 edition is over and it was a full one for us here at AXS. Our day's travels took us from a Canadian takeover of an American Legion to an old school tent revival held within the brick and mortar confines of Nashville's 12th and Porter. An American...
  • Top 5 DFW concerts for June 2017

    Top 5 DFW concerts for June 2017

    There are several great concerts coming to the Dallas-Fort Worth area in June as DFW music fans prepare for summer. Fans can catch tickets to these shows through AXS.com. Here is a look at the five best concerts for the month of June that fans can get tickets for right here on AXS. CeCe...
  • CeCe Winans announces Let Them Fall in Love spring tour

    CeCe Winans announces Let Them Fall in Love spring tour

    This spring, gospel legend CeCe Winans will be heading out on tour. Winans is hitting the road in support of her ninth studio album, Let Them Fall in Love, which was released on Feb. 3. The tour will see Winans play a series of dates through the South, Northeast and Midwest, including shows at...
  • Interview: Mary Mary singer Erica Campbell shares her inspirational message about music

    Interview: Mary Mary singer Erica Campbell shares her inspirational message about music

    As one-half of the multi Grammy-winning contemporary gospel duo, Mary Mary, Erica Campbell has been able to touch hearts and souls through the power of her voice in a multitude of ways. We recently caught up with the singer/songwriter/TV personality/radio host at this year’s NAACP Image Awards, to...
  • Watch: Anderson .Paak sings 'Come Down' with a gospel choir in Grammy video

    Watch: Anderson .Paak sings 'Come Down' with a gospel choir in Grammy video

    Two-time Grammy nominee Anderson .Paak has teamed up with The Recording Academy’s “Believe In Music” campaign for an uplifting video released on Feb. 8, which just so happens to be .Paak’s birthday. The video features a gospel choir singing .Paak’s “Come Down” from his Grammy nominated album Malibu...
  • Reba releases the powerful music video for "Back to God."

    Reba gives it all 'Back to God' in timely new music video (watch)

    Throughout her impressive legacy, Reba McEntire has conquered it all -- from country radio to TV, film and Broadway. The powerhouse has never had the chance to record a gospel album -- until now. Her double-decker release, Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope, arrives everywhere next Friday, Feb...
  • Reba to release double album, Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope, on Feb. 3, 2017.

    Reba reveals double gospel album 'Sing It Now,' drops Kelly Clarkson & Trisha Yearwood collaboration (listen)

    Country veteran Reba McEntire dropped a couple bombshells during her Facebook Live session last night (Dec. 15). Following the release of Love Somebody earlier this year, the singer is now eyeing her next studio set, a double-album called Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope. The gospel collection...
  • The top 10 best Tasha Cobbs songs

    The top 10 best Tasha Cobbs songs

    Attributing all to God’s grace, Tasha Cobbs has won a Grammy for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance, 3 Stellar Awards, and 3 Dove Awards. After years of faithful service as a worship leader, Cobbs recorded her debut album, GRACE in 2013 - produced by the renowned VaShawn Mitchell...
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