High Notes: Christian Mega Tour Dates , TD Jakes Signs New Act And More

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Here are the chart positions for the hottest music in gospel. There has been debate about gospel music dying.If you look at the charts there is plenty of new music!


Hot Gospel Songs on the air:

In other Gospel music news….

Hot off the heels on winning her first Stellar Award, Tiffany Joy McGhee (TiffJoy), announces new deal with VaShawn Mitchell’s new company, Walkway Music Group, a division of VMan Entertainment.

TiffJoy penned and is featured on the title track to Ricky Dillard’s successful 2014 album “Amazing” for which sherecently won the Stellar Award for “Song of the Year.” “Amazing,” had an impressive run at radio last year holding the number one spot on the Billboard singles chart for 30 consecutive weeks. An epic worship ballad, McGhee proves herself as an emerging songwriter, singer and worshipper.

In partnership with Tyscot Records, award-winner, producer and top selling artist VaShawn Mitchell will release McGhee’s debut single “The Promise” under Walkway Music Group/VMan Entertainment. “The Promise” will be available this Summer and McGhee’s full album is slated for next year.

“Tyscot has enjoyed years of working with VaShawn in various capacities, and now we are elated to be the label partner for his Walkway Entertainment,” said Bryant Scott, President and COO Tyscot Records. “We are excited about our first artist through this joint venture, TiffJoy. Her voice and song have saturated our spirits for the past year, culminating with a Stellar Awards win for Song Of The Year. It is now time to present TiffJoy on her own stellar project.”

Mitchell continues to expand his brand in the music industry away from the microphone. As head of the newly established, Walkway Music Group, Mitchell hopes to blaze new trails in Gospel music.

“I am excited to partner with Tyscot Records after years of being in relationship. With this endeavor I’ll be able present fresh new artists through Walkway.” Using this platform as a way to create new opportunities and produce life-changing music from rising new talent, Mitchell will tap into all avenues of praise and worship, gospel and Christian music genres.


Next up dates for biggest gospel tour…

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Premier Productions announces the launch of the all-new worship tour, OUTCRY Tour 2015, which champions, represents and promotes the local church: the Bride of Christ. The tour exists to highlight the creativity, heart and mission of the local church. Featuring a combination of artists and worship leaders in a lineup never-seen-before on one tour, OUTCRY Tour 2015 is a unique experience for the concert-goer who may never have the chance to see this group of artists together again on one stage. Tickets for OUTCRY Tour 2015 are on sale to the public beginning May 1, 2015.

“It’s hard to describe how amazing it is to finally see this dream become a reality,” said Shane Quick, co-owner, Premier Productions. “We’ve been planning OUTCRY Tour 2015 for five years.  God’s timing is everything.  This tour is nothing more than a picture of what God is doing through the local church, worldwide.  It’s the new sound of a 2,000-year-old movement.  We could be living in the most creative era in the history of the church.  Some of the most gifted worship leaders and musicians in the world will be on one stage with one purpose.  Come see what the church is doing.”

Artists teaming up for the OUTCRY Tour 2015 include Hillsong UNITED, Kari Jobe, Jesus Culture, Crowder, Bethel Music, Passion, Lauren Daigle, Trip Lee, DJ Promote, and DJ Biz. OUTCRY Tour 2015 is sponsored by Compassion and Reset.

For more information on the OUTCRY Tour 2015 and to purchase tickets, please visit: http://www.outcrytour.com.

OUTCRY Tour 2015 Dates:

7/24/15                Chicago, IL – FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

7/25/15                Pittsburgh, PA – First Niagara Pavilion

7/26/15                Washington, DC – Jiffy Lube Live

7/27/15                Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum

7/29/15                New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center

7/30/15                Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena

8/1/15                   Atlanta, GA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park

8/2/15                   Miami, FL – Bayfront Park Amphitheatre

8/4/15                   St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

8/5/15                   Tulsa, OK – BOK Center

8/6/15                   Houston, TX – Toyota Center

8/7/15                   Southaven, MS – BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove

 *Artists will vary by city.

Next up.. TD Jakes signs a new  group!

Five women have been selected to usher in a new musical chapter in Bishop T.D. Jakes’ ministry.

Psalmists Candy West, DeeDee, April Nevels, Ruby Cavazos and Shana Saint, each a Potter’s House of Dallas choir member, have collectively been signed by the mega ministry leader’s Dexterity Sounds label.

Named “Grace” from the Greek charis meaning “to rejoice,” the all-female quintet has released a new single, “This Time,” produced by Eric Dawkins.

Take a listen:



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