VERITY GOSPEL MUSIC GROUP BRINGS HOME 5 STELLAR GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS
Kirk Franklin Receives 4 Awards, Including CD of the Year;
Deitrick Haddon Wins Music Video Award
Co-Hosted by Marvin Sapp, Telecast Features Performances by Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond and Richard Smallwood
Kirk Franklin opened the show with a fast-moving medley of his latest hits “God Like You” and “I Smile.” The production-packed number was a visual and aural display of Franklin’s innovation and included a dance number and 21 piece string orchestra. The audience was delighted to see industry favorite Fred Hammond, who performed his new single “I Feel Good” for the first time, and Richard Smallwood & Vision provided a memorable performance of “Trust Me.” Additionally, Verity artists Byron Cage, Jason Nelson and Deon Kipping presented the Female Vocalist of the Year award.
Co-Hosted by Marvin Sapp, the 27th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards will air in syndication from January 21 to February 26 in over 130 Markets, and will air nationally February 11 on Gospel Music Channel.
DAUGHTRY JOINS THE FIGHT AGAINST MALARIA, DONATING $1 OF EVERY TICKET SOLD TO "MALARIA NO MORE"
January 16, 2012 — Los Angeles, CA — DAUGHTRY has announced the first leg of its upcoming tour in support of the multi-platinum selling rock band’s third album, Break The Spell (19 Recordings/RCA Records). Tickets go on sale over the next two weeks beginning Friday January 20th.
Daughtry’s “Break The Spell Tour” will begin its first leg on March 20 in Buffalo, NY and continue through April 30 when it concludes in New York, NY. Singer Chris Daughtry, guitarists Josh Steely and Brian Craddock, bassist Josh Paul and drummer Robin Diaz are excited to bring their bigger than life show into theaters across the country to provide an intimate experience for fans.
“IT ALL BELONGS TO ME” SET FOR RELEASE FEBRUARY 6TH
THE HITMAKING DUO’S FIRST COLLABORATION SINCE THEIR HISTORIC GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING,
BEST-SELLING SINGLE OF 1998 “THE BOY IS MINE”
“It All Belongs To Me” appears on Monica’s brand new album NEW LIFE available March 6
and Brandy’s forthcoming, yet-to-be titled album set for release this Spring
Track written and produced by Rico Love
Monica and Brandy both tweeted news of their collaboration from the studio in Miami kicking off an avalanche of excitement in the blogosphere.
It’s been 14 years since the then-teenage duo released their monumental collaboration, “The Boy is Mine,” which held the #1 spot on the Hot 100 Chart for 13 weeks, won the Grammy for R&B Performance by A Duo or Group, and was declared the best-selling song of 1998.
“It All Belongs to Me” will appear on Monica’s NEW LIFE album scheduled for release on March 6th (RCA) and Brandy’s yet-to-be-titled RCA/Chameleon debut to be released this Spring.