This week in Gospel News brings us a new baby and Music World’s Roster.
Congratulations to one of gospel music’s most popular choir directors, Evidence Gospel/Light Records recording artist James “J.J.” Hairston and his wife ,Trina Hairston, on their exciting new addition to the family. The Hairstons welcome a beautiful baby girl, Jayelle Lalah Hairston, born June 3, 2010 at 4:29 am ET. Baby Jayelle weighed in at 6 pounds, 12 ounces and is reportedly doing great.
Music World Entertainment announces a newly established gospel music label, Music World Gospel. The label will succeed the company’s faith-based label, Spirit Rising with the award-winning recording artists and special projects joining the new venture. Music World Gospel roster of artists and compilation projects include, Juanita Bynum, Trin-i-tee 5:7, Brian Courtney Wilson, Micah Stampley, Pastor Rudy Rasmus and The ESSENCE Gospel Project. A Spirit Rising compilation CD will retain its name being released through Music World Gospel.
The Gospel Music Festival will take place June 5 & 6, 2010 in Millennium Park. The festival features more than 50 performances on three stages and activities for the whole family to enjoy including a gospel art fair.
The top 5 Gospel album this Week
#1 Marvin Sapp- “Here I am”
#2Various Artists- Wow Gospel 2010
#3 CoCo Brothers Live Presents
#4 Bebe Winans and CeCe Winans- Still
#5 Ashmont Hill- Your Masterpiece
Bebe & Cece Winans- “Close to You”
- June 17-19 Suwannee River Jubilee at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak – Southern gospel music and want to make this a special Father’s Day weekend for your dad or someone special, make plans now to attend the June 17-19. Featured groups will be Triumphant Quartet, Dixie Echoes, Primitive Quartet, Chuck Wagon Gang, Diplomats and the Hoppers.