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PHOTOS: Backstage at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards 2014

Monday, January 20, 2014 – Nashville, TN – Kaisha Blackstone, Team MorningChurch was on site at the 29th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium. See below for exclusive pictures from the night’s biggest names! Kaisha Blackstone, Sheryl Reid and videographer Pam English were ready to catch all the action! The Stellar […]

RECAP and PHOTOS: 29th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards

  Monday, January 20, 2014 – Nashville, TN – The FrontPage Firm, TAMELA MANN TAKES HOME SEVEN TROPHIES TO TOP WINNERS LIST AT 29th ANNUAL STELLAR GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS On the biggest night in Gospel music Tamela Mann’s star shined brightest at the 29th Annual Stellar Gospel Awards where she was honored seven times during […]

RECAP (Pics/Vids) – 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 – Nashville – The 44th Annual Dove Awards returned to Nashville this year for a Tuesday night show at the Allen Arena at the Lipscomb University. Check out pictures (bottome) and video from the evening below and don’t forget to check out theA� televised show on Monday, October 21, 2013 on […]

Special Event Coverage: 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards Winners

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 – Nashville – The 44th Annual Dove Awards returned to Nashville this year for a Tuesday night show on October 15th.A� See a list of the broadcast winners below and check out a full list of winners over HERE.A� Don’t forget to check out theA� televised show on Monday, October 21, […]

Video: Urban Soul Cafe Stellar Awards After Party

Saturday, January 19, 2013 – Nashville – Check out these video clips our performances from Signature, Mary & Martha, the Judah Band, Mr Del and Holy, rapper A.V., Level 3:16, TSO and Nue Breed, Sean Simmonds, Da TRUTH and more at the “Thank God I’m Fresh Post Stellar After Party- Love Hope War Edition” by […]

TONS of Photos and Recap: Urban Soul Cafe Stellar Awards After Party

Saturday, January 19, 2013 – Nashville – Kaisha Blackstone Urban Soul Cafe topped off a successful weekend of events with super packed line-up and super packed crowd at the “Thank God I’m Fresh Post Stellar After Party- Love Hope War Edition.” The event was hosted at BB Kings Blues Club and Grill in Downtown Nashville […]

Recap and Photos: 28th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards

Saturday, January 19, 2013 – Nashville – Kaisha Blackstone For the first time in the show’s 28 year history, the Annual Stellar Awards were broadcast on GMC TV from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, TN. Hosts Mary Mary and Kirk Franklin brought us one exciting moment after the next including performances and appearances […]

Photos: Red Carpet of 28th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards

Saturday, January 19, 2013 – Nashville – Check out these photos from on the Red Carpet of the 28th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards! For more Stellar Weekend coverage and a full recap of the Awards show jump to our AFTER THE EVENT section! PLUS check out more PHOTOS and a RECAP of of the […]

Recap, Photos and Video: Gospel Radio Awards

Saturday, January 19, 2013 – Nashville – Kaisha Blackstone The Stellar Awards Gospel Radio Awards were held the morning of Jan. 19 at Nashville’s Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) to honor the top radio stations serving urban Gospel music audiences.  Radio announcers, artists, and listeners will gathered for the event, sponsored by Central South Distribution, […]

Recap, Photos and Video: Bonnerfide Radio Anniversary Party

Friday, January 18, 2013 – Nashville – Kaisha Blackstone Gerard Bonner and the Bonnerfide Radio team held their Anniversary Party at a new venue this year, the Hard Rock Cafe Nashville. This event has become an annual staple during Stellar Awards weekend, brining an opportunity for members of the gospel community a relaxed environment to […]

Recap, Photos and Video: Stellar Awards Pre-Show

  Friday, January 18, 2013 – Nashville – Kaisha Blackstone The Stellar Awards Gospel Music Pre-Show was held at the Andrew Jackson Hall of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) in Nashville, TN to announce winners of the non-televised awards categories. The event was hosted by Lexi and VaShawn Mitchell, with performances by Jonathan Nelson, […]

Recap and Photos: BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon

Nashville, Friday, January 18, 2013 – Jamil Walker, BMI “Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the global leader in music rights management, brought legends and contemporary stars together to celebrate the careers of gospel giants Edwin Hawkins, Lady Tramaine Hawkins, and Kurt Carr at its 14th annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon today in Nashville. In […]

Recap and Photos: Urban Soul Cafe Access Granted

Nashville, Thursday, January 17, 2013 – LaTrisha Perkins Thursday night your MorningChurch.com team was on site at Carlos Hale’s Urban Soul Cafe: Access Granted 2013! This event is one of the “must attend” events during Stellar Awards weekend. Access Granted 2013 honored Byron Cage with the O’Landa Draper Memorial Unsung Hero Award, Bishop Hezekiah Walker […]

Recap: Bonnerfide Radio Tweet-Up

Nashville, Thursday, January 17, 2013 – LaTrisha Perkins of MorningChurch.com caught up with Gerard Bonner at the Bonnerfide Radio Tweet-Up! The Bonnerfide Radio Crew (BRC) met up in Nashville early for the “BRC Tweet-Up” on Thursday! Hampton Inn Suites served as host to the BRC as they all met up for good food, good laughs, […]

Behind the Scenes with the Kings Men Tour (Part 1) – MorningChurch.com

Your MorningChurch.com team takes you behind the scenes with the women of the King’s Men Tour. After experiencing night after night of sold out arenas, we caught up with Amber Bullock, Charmaine Swimpson, and Anaysha Figueroa-Cooper back stage and learned what went into their tour prep, the best experiences from the tour and what’s coming […]

RECAP & PICS: King’s Men Tour Philly

On Sunday, October 7, Pam, Kaisha and I from your Morning Church Announcements team was priviliged to attend the King’s Men Tour at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA. A large crowd formed outside before the doors were even opened in anticipation of what Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin, Marvin Sapp, and Israel Houghton had in […]

EXCLUSIVE – Jonathan Nelson & Vashawn Mitchell Interview

MorningChurch.com’s Pam, nabs an exclusive interview with Jonathan Nelson and Vashawn Mitchell in Philadelphia. Jonathan Nelson discusses his upcoming release of “Finish Strong” in 2013 and Vashawn Mitchell describes the creative process of his newly released album “Created 4 This” in stores now!

RECAP & PHOTOS: “Breaking Down” Stage Play Premiere

On Friday, your MorningChurch.com team was able to be in attendance at the premiere of the stage play “Breaking Down”. Written and directed by Joshua K. Jenkins, “Breaking Down” is the first stage play produced under his new company The Press Play Co. Joshua has written plays in the past and has served as the […]

Mary Mary Exclusive – MorningChurch.com

MorningChurch.com’s Trish nabs an exclusive interview with Tina and Erica Campbell of Mary Mary where they discuss their plans for 2012 after the Dove Awards.

Dr. Kenneth Porters 31st Founders Anniversary

Here is an exclusive rewind of the 31st Founder’s revival service, honoring Dr. Kenneth Porter featuring Evangelist Ruby Holland-Hutchins held on 6/8/12.

Pics & Recap: Jonathan Nelson Live Recording at Kingdom Worship Center

(May 19, 2012)  On Saturday night I and MorningChurch team member Steven Jefferson were able to attend the recording of the forthcoming musical CD by Jonathan Nelson and co-produced by Kenneth Shelton, at the Kingdom Worship Center (Bishop Ralph L. Dennis and Elder Deborah S. Dennis) in Baltimore, Maryland. Unlike previous recordings, concerts and releases […]

On the Red Carpet with Jason Crabb, Preshea Hilliard, The Isaacs, and Montell Jordan

MorningChurch.com’s Trish takes you on the Dove Awards Red Carpet with exclusives from Preashea Hilliard, The Isaacs, Jason Crabb and Montell Jordan on April 19, 2012 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA.

Exclusive: 2012 Dove Awards Pre/Post Show Pics

Exclusive MorningChurch.com Pre SHow and Post Show Pictures of the 43rd Annual Dove Awards held at the Fox Theatre, on April 19, 2012 in Atlanta, GA.

RECAP: Faith and Family Night with the Philadelphia Soul and Beckah Shae

(April 20, 2012) It was an awesome night for fun and praise at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Friday night’s first Faith and Family night included football, marching bands, music and an inspirational message for adults and kids of all ages. Arena football bowl Champions (2008) played an amazing fast paced game for a […]

Interview & Photos: Stephen Hurd CD Release

On Tuesday, March 20th, Trish and I got a chance to attend Min Stephen Hurd’s CD Release Concert for “O That Men Would Worship.”  This is Min Hurd’s 6th CD release and his 1st on his own record label. See below for an exclusive interview and pictures from the event! -Kaisha

RECAP: The Evolution of Negro Spirituals at PCCM

The Philadelphia Christian Church & Ministries in east Baltimore, MD had a concert performance featuring lyric-dramatic baritone, Thomas Beard on Sunday, February 26th. The concert featured selections to tell the story of the Evolution of the Negro Spiritual, starting with Songs of Slavery (like “Watch and Pray”), Songs of Hope (like (He’s Got the Whole […]

EVENT RECAP: NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles

  The NAACP held their 43rd Annual Image Awards Live to television on Friday, February 17, 2012.A� I had the pleasure to attend as two stars of the Gospel Music Industry took apart in the show. Yolanda Adams and Kirk Franklin, with music director Adam Blackstone, put together riveting tributes to the late Whitney Houston […]

RECAP: The Stellar Awards 2012 in Nashville

The MorningChurch team did its first live tweeting event from the 2012 Stellar Awards in Nashville, TN, on January 14, 2012.A� This year, the awards were hosted by Dorinda Clark Cole and Marvin Sapp, with Akintunde as the shows comedian. Kirk Franklin opened the show with an amazing medley, complete with a large string section […]

Exclusive Video- Bonnerfide Radio Anniversary Party Performances

Check out VIDEO from some of the great performances, including Kierra Sheard, Freddy Washington, and B.Reith, at the Bonnerfide Radio Anniversary Party “The Live Experience” on Friday, January 13th in Nashville, TN.      

Exclusive Pics- Bonnerfide Radio Anniversary Party Performances

Check out PICS from some of the great performances, including John P Kee, Kierra Sheard, G Scott & Company, Claude Duece, Freddy Washington, B.Reith and more, at the Bonnerfide Radio Anniversary Party “The Live Experience” on Friday, January 13th in Nashville, TN.    

RECAP: Video- Bonnerfide Radio Anniversary Party Red Carpet

Trish & Kaisha interview new gospel artists Freddy Washington, Algernon Johnson and group Levre at the Bonnerfide Radio Anniversary Party, a�?The Live Experience,” Stellar Awards Weekend, January 13, 2012 in Nashville, TN.        

RECAP: Pics- Bonnerfide Radio Anniversary Party Red Carpet

Bonnerfide Radio Anniversary Party “The Live Experience” Stellar Awards Weekend, January 13, 2012 in Nashville, TN

RECAP: James Fortune & FIYA Identity Album Release in Nashville

On Friday, January 13th I got a chance to attend the release party of James Fortune and FIYA at Jazz & Jokes Cafe in Nashville, TN. This event happened during the weekend of Stellar Award events to promote the release of the album “Identity” on Tuesday, January 17th. The first thing that I loved about […]

Event Recap: ‘The Sound of Victory’ Maurette Brown Clark Release Concert

Via Sarah Hearn, DC Gospel Music Examiner November 10, 2011 Maurette Brown Clark delivered a CD release concert full of passion and energy at Bethel AME Church on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. The Princess of Praise and Worship’s new CD The Sound of Victory is full of new songs that will excite longtime fans and […]

Recap: Marvin Sapp’s Live Recording at Evangel Cathedral

Last week, I attended the live recording of Marvin Sappa��s forthcoming album “I Win” produced by the great Aaron Lindsey! The night was full of songs that went along with his inspirational hits such as a�?He Saw The Best In Mea�? and a�?Never Woulda��ve Made Ita�?. Lots of people were in attendance at Evangel Cathedral […]

Recap: Onitsha Sings Live at the Conga Room LA

Last Monday, 7/18, I got to attend the Conga Room Live in Los Angeles, CA and hear Onitsha sing live!  Although the showcase is usually for R&B/Soul acts, Onitsha brought the house down with her Gospel lyrcis and the crowd loved every minute of it!  Awesome!  Check out some  footage below!  Hmmmm… LA may have […]

Recap: LeSoul Cafe with Y’Anna Crawley

Tonight, I attended the second ever LeSoul Cafe event in Dover, DE and it was great! The event promotors, VernonA� & Shanah, did a great job packing the house, which included a full meal with entertainment in a relaxed environment. The night featured poets, like Tywanda Howie & Stephanie Artist, as well as Kaneisha “Nee […]