‘When You Worship More, You Worry Less’

One of gospel's best selling artists,JAMES FORTUNE and his group FIYA have enjoyed a #1 run with their new double-CD album, LIVE THROUGH IT. Fortune's most popular songs focus on overcoming hardships, and he explains why in an ...
 

Troy Sneed Keeps It Simple

Gospel singer, producer, choir leader and executive TROY SNEED may wear many hats in his world, but his watchword, as he explains to BOB MAROVICH, is to 'keep it simple.'

 

Another Archeophone Treasure

It's another major event for ARCHEOPHONE RECORDS when the Grammy winning label releases, on September 30, the rarest known gospel recordings, from 1890-1900. BOB MAROVICH details all the specifics.
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – May 2013

Gospel Picks include new CDs by MARICA CHISOLM, SHERREE BROWN, THE CATHEDRAL OF PRAISE CHOIR, ALEXIS SPIGHT, CARL LAVON, MUYIWA & RIVERSONGZ, DANIELLE KELLEY

 

Rev. Charles Brown Goes Home

Remembering REV. CHARLES BROWN, who sang with the VIOLINAIRES, and before that was promising soul singer CHARLIE 'COAL BLACK' BROWN.
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks—September 2014

GLADYS KNIGHT returns to her gospel roots in WHERE MY HEART BELONGS and leads gospel editor BOB MAROVICH's top picks for September

 

Gospel News & Notes – October 2012

Tim Dillinger's new album; The Rance Allen Group's 40th anniversary retrospective is released; Al Dent of the Supreme Angels crosses over.
 

She’ll Take You There

Celebrate MAVIS STAPLES: Feb. 26 sees the release of her new album, Feb. 29 sees the HBO debut of a new documentary about her life and tiimes, MAVIS!, produced and directed by JESSICA EDWARDS.

 

Artist of the Violin: Chatting Up Brooke Alford

It's not a full-blown trend yet, but the violin is becoming more prevalent in gospel music. One of the leading practitioners of gospel violin, BROOKE ALFORD, has a new album, VIOSOCALIST, that also spotlights her affecting sing...
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

Reviews of seven new noteworthy gospel releases featuring SHIRLEY CAESAR, VIKTORY, DANIEL MURPHY, CROWNS OF JOY, EAGLE ROCK GOSPEL SINGERS, ELOHO, and GRETCHEN KESKEYS

 

Gospel News & Notes – February 2013

In Gospel News & Notes: Fundraising begins to complete a documentary about the BARRETT SISTERS; DEWAYNE WOODS is PETA's first faith-based spokesperson; the Tri-City Singers mark 20th anniversary with CD/DVD
 

A History Lesson Wrapped in Gospel

Gospel editor BOB MAROVICH reviews the stage musical A PIECE OF MY SOUL (THE ANTHOLOGY OF GOSPEL), 'a history lesson wrapped in spiritual and gospel songs'