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Celebrating #UKGospel: launching the Ladies Edition (Part 1)

I cannot tell you how SO, SO, SO PROUD I am of every single lady on this list!!!! Story time: like many of the exciting ideas I get, this one came completely out of the blue and hit me like a ton of bricks It went like this: last week as I was planning the relaunch UKGospel.com version 3, I thought I’d create a section … Continue reading Celebrating #UKGospel: launching the Ladies Edition (Part 1)

AStepFWD Vocal Masterclass – Feb 2021

New or experienced vocalist? AStepFWD puts you in front of  the very best UK music industry  professionals this weekend Get tips, techniques and practical information to transform your vocal game Priscilla Jones, whose experience in vocal coaching includes working with celebrities such as Annie Lennox, JLS, Rita Ora, The Saturdays and flawlessly singing live in high-pressure professional situations like ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Mark Delisser: if you’ve … Continue reading AStepFWD Vocal Masterclass – Feb 2021

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UKGospel 2020 – State of Play

‘State of Play’ specials return after 4 years, celebrating landmarks and anticipating trends… Introduction February is the month I cast an eye over the previous year’s trends, events and general happenings in the UK Gospel scene. The last time I did anything this extensive was in 2016, and back then there was an incredible amount to get truly excited about. 2016 Vibe for 2020 2020 … Continue reading UKGospel 2020 – State of Play

#UKGospelLegacy – Celebrating The MOBOs

I’m dedicating this week’s #ThrowbackThursday #UKGospelLegacy to the MOBO Awards Because – in my book at least – they’re extremely *essential* to the legacy of Black music in the UK First: #Throwback to the 2017 MOBOAwards #UKGospel category announcement: 👍 Lurine Cato 👍 Triple O 👍 S.O. (he’d moved to the US just the year before) 👍 Mali Music 👌 VM and NewYe (Winners) New … Continue reading #UKGospelLegacy – Celebrating The MOBOs

New Releases – January 2018 (Part 2)

Two weeks into the new year and it’s good to see the ‘new thing’ announcements still coming. In this update: there’s a new app for you to download, new music for you to check out, new initiatives to get involved in and mixes for you to stream or download right away. New Music Blessed Man Hip-hop veteran Blessed Man announced the second single from his … Continue reading New Releases – January 2018 (Part 2)

Vinejuice needs you this Christmas!

Vinejuice needs you this Christmas! You’re invited to join them for a 24hr non-stop #CAROLATHON broadcasting live from Vinejuice Radio and on social media. The initiative has been launched to raise money for vulnerable women and children escaping domestic violence, abuse, and prostitution. On Friday 22nd December from 12 noon, Vinejuice will be streaming 24 hours of carol singing, challenges, and fun. Their target is to … Continue reading Vinejuice needs you this Christmas!

B Positive Choir’s Debut Single – a Call to Rise Up and Give Blood

B POSITIVE CHOIR releases their debut single to encourage blood donation and support sickle-cell sufferers Following their TV debut at MOBO’s 2017 Awards, B Positive Choir today (11 December 2017) announced the release of their first single “Rise Up”, a commendable cover of the Andra Day original (which itself already has 19 million views on YouTube). With lead vocals by the MOBO Gospel category winner, Lurine Cato, the release aims to … Continue reading B Positive Choir’s Debut Single – a Call to Rise Up and Give Blood

MOBO Announces 2017 Gospel Category Nominations

MOBO Awards announces the 2017 Gospel category Earlier today the MOBO Awards Gospel artist nominees were shared with the world via a Premier Gospel radio exclusive broadcast. Nominations Volney Morgan & New Ye: Facebook | Twitter Lurine Cato: Facebook | Twitter S.O.: Facebook | Twitter Mali Music: Facebook | Twitter Triple O: Facebook | Twitter Explore More MOBO Gospel 2016 – The year MOBO ‘Got it … Continue reading MOBO Announces 2017 Gospel Category Nominations