Posts Tagged ‘Erica Campbell’

NARAS Pairs Up Edwin Hawkins and Erica Campbell For Conversation

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Erica NewThe Los Angeles Chapter of the Recording Academy will host a conversation with 4 time Grammy winners Edwin Hawkins and Erica Campbell on August 28th. Hawkins is regarded by many as the father of contemporary gospel music and is known for the 1969 hit Oh Happy Day with his Edwin Hawkins Singers. Campbell, one half of gospel duo Mary Mary is celebrating her 4 Dove Award nominations for Help, her debut solo CD and the release of her new radio single You Are. Help held the top spot on the Billboard Gospel Charts for seven weeks. Edwin Hawkins
Campbell is slated to perform at the October 7th Dove Awards telecast. “Feeling very blessed for every acknowledgement and every opportunity I’m given,” said Campbell. “I’m so very excited to partner with N.A.R.A.S. and interview the gospel legend Edwin Hawkins. It is going to be an amazing night.”

Erica Campbell, Tamela Mann, Hezekiah Walker and Lecrae Receive Dove Award Nominations

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

DOVE-awards-press-conferenceThe Gospel Music Association announced the nominees for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards which will be held on October 7th at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennesse.  TBN will broadcast the event live.  Nominees in the Gospel Categories are as follows: (more…)

Anthony Brown Takes Honors At ASCAP Urban Music Awards 2014

Friday, June 27th, 2014

anthonybrownThe American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) honored the songwriters and publishers for the most performed songs in 2013 at the 27th Annual  Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 26th. Tyscot recording artist Anthony Brown was honored as his composition Testimony was recognized as the Top Gospel Song.  Other Gospel songs celebrated were 1 on 1 (Zacardi Cortez), A Little More Jesus (Erica Campbell), Break Every Chain (Tasha Cobbs), Clean This House (Isaac Carree), Every Praise (Hezekiah Walker), God Will Make a Way (Shirley Caesar), Greater is Coming (Jakalyn Carr), Here in our Praise (Fred Hammond and United Tenors), Hold On (James Fortune), If He Did It Before (Tye Tribbett), Its Not Over (Israel & New Breed) and Sunday Morning (Mary Mary).  Lecrae, Anthony Brown and Jekalyn Carr performed during the awards ceremony.

Ricky Dillard Debuts At #1

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Ricky AmazingCongrats to Ricky Dillard and New G! Amazing, makes a stunning debut at #1 on Billboard’s Gospel Albums Chart and at #1 on the Top Gospel & Christian (combined) Chart, as well as #28 on the Billboard 200.  The new disc honors Dillard’s 25th anniversary in ministry and marks the fifth consecutive #1 Gospel album released by Entertainment One Music, following the label’s chart-toppers from Erica Campbell, James Fortune, William McDowell, and Donald Lawrence.

Erica Campbell Celebrates BET Nomination

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Erica-Campbell_Help_CDErica Campbell received her first nomination as a solo artist for the 2014 BET Awards. Her solo debut HELP was the number one gospel album on the Billboard chart for 4  consecutive weeks and has maintained the number one slot for 6 weeks total.   Campbell, has won three previous BET Awards, as part of multi award winning duo Mary Mary.

This summer, Campbell shares hosting duties with Jonathan Slocumb as the McDonald’s Inspiration Gospel Tour visits Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Jackson, Los Angeles, Memphis, Newark, Oakland, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Raleigh.

Da’ T.R.U.T.H. Bows At #2 On Billboard

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

da-truth-01While Mary Mary’s Erica Campbell maintains the #1 spot on the Billboard Gospel Chart for the fourth consecutive week, Heartbeat, Mixed Bag Entertainment’s latest offering from Da’ T.R.U.T.H. makes its debut at #2.

Heartbeat is produced by Grammy winning producers J.R. and Symbolyc One (S1), as well as Justin Ebach, (Newsboys) and Alex Medina. The disc includes performances from Lecrae, Chris August, Isaac Caree, Alexis Spight, Canon, Papa San and Capital Kings.

Mississippi Mass Joins Erica Campbell & Anthony Brown For McDonalds Tour

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

anthonybrownThe world renowned Mississippi Mass Choir joins 2014 Stellar Award-winners Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, hip-hop sensation Uncle Reece, Moses Tyson, Jr. and Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers for the 8th year of McDonalds Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour with Mary Mary’s Erica Campbell and comedian Jonathan Slocumb serving as hosts.

Campbell, who is currently riding the charts with her solo debut CD Help shared her sentiments, “I am so thankful and honored to be chosen not only to host the tour, but to perform alongside other gospel greats.” “The tour will definitely be filled with uplifting music, laughter and an overall good time for everyone.” Miss Mass

McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour will make stops in 12 markets, including: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, Greensboro, Jackson, Los Angeles, Memphis, Oakland, Philadelphia, Raleigh and Washington, D.C.  and focus on the importance of giving back to the community by supporting the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Erica Campbell’s Help Tops the Charts

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Erica-Campbell_Help_CDGOSPELflava extends its congratulations to Erica Campbell as Help makes its debut at the top of the charts.  The highly anticipated solo project from Campbell is #1 on the Billboard Gospel Chart and the Billboard Gospel and Christian (combined) Chart.  Help is number 2 on the Billboard 200 and number 6 on the independent albums chart.

“We are extremely proud of the effort that Erica has put forth thus far and we are looking forward to bigger and greater things for her in the very near future. This type of amazing artist only comes along once in a blue moon,” said Warryn Campbell CEO MyBlockInc.    “eOne Music celebrates Erica Campbell on the #1 debut of her new album, HELP,” said Phil Thornton eOne Music VP Marketing & New Business Development. “Working together with Erica and My Block on the successful launch of her first solo record, HELP kicks off just the beginning in Erica’s journey as a solo artist. Erica’s breakthrough artistry continues to resonate with fans, and we are excited to continue developing Erica’s ongoing success as one of music’s most preeminent artists.”

Mary Mary Returns For Season Three On February 27th

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Mary 227The Campbell family is getting it together  for the return of Mary Mary’s hit reality show on WEtv.  New episodes begin airing on February 27th.  For the fans who couldn’t get enough of A Little More Jesus and Help, there’s hope for you too.  The anticipated debut solo project from Erica Campbell will be available in stores on March 25th.  The music video for Help made its exclusive premiere on VH1 on February 10th and features appearances from Lecrae and Erica’s daughter Krista Campbell.Erica-Campbell_Help_CD

Be sure to catch Erica performing live as she hits the road this spring in support of the CD’s release.

 

Donnie McClurkin Delivers Duets On March 4th

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Donnie DuetsDonnie McClurkin calls in a little assistance from his friends for Duets, his highly anticipated CD from RCA Inspiration.  Tramaine Hawkins, John P Kee, Erica and Tina Campbell, Justin Savage and Tye Tribbett all join in the celebration. While We are Victorious (featuring Tye Tribbett) has been making the rounds at radio, we can’t get enough of the churchy remake of Write My Name Above,  a tribute to Mattie Moss Clark and the Southwest Michigan State Choir featuring Dorinda Clark Cole. Duets hits stores and digital outlets on March 4th and is available for preorder on iTunes.