Thursday, July 31, 2014

2014 NBCC Called to Be a DIVA Women' Empowerment Conference

  We hope to see you there!

Major Gospel & Inspirational Music Conference In Wilmington, NC

This Impacting Event is Being  Hosted by the Multi-Award Winning Donald Lawrence

Here is a Sneak Peek of the Concert & Event Showcase Detail Line Up's:
Courtesy of Music Executive Management - Oliver J. Crooms, III MBN6 

Gospel Concert and Sony Music Indie Artist Showcase Friday August 8th Line Up:
9AM to 10AM Artist Meet

& Greet, Check In
10AM to 10:15 AM

Introductory Workshop : Jeremy Newkirk (MBN6 Executive) / Kal Nwaneri (CEO

10:15AM to 10:45AM

Media Marketing and Artist Development with Bobby Burwell (Former Radio1

Executive, Manager of Braxton Family Values, Music Production for Tyler Perry)
10:45AM to 11AM Question

and Answers from for the Artist - Jeremy Newkirk/ Bobby Burwell
11AM to 1PM Sony music

Indie Artist Showcase
1-1:30pm – Break
1:30PM - 3PM Sony music

Indie Artist Showcase
1:30-1:45 Comedy -

Pastor Greg (Gospel Joy Radio Host)
1:45-2:00 Business Development

with Integrity Seminar - Jeremy Newkirk
5:00 Popular Live DJ

Pre-concert Red Carpet Event
6:00 Doors Open for

MBN6 Gospel's Best Youth Concert
7:00 MBN6 Gospel's Best

Youth Concert Hosted by Holla Walla
Jauquin Hawkins (Ex-NBA

Player and Ambassador for American Heart Association) - Electronic Inspiration

Message, Mime, Dance Group, Chris Thomas (Comedy) Showcase Artists;  Arnetta Murrill-Crooms, Kal Nwaneri and Joshua


MBN6 Gospel Concert and

Sony Music Indie Artist Showcase Saturday August 9th Line Up:
 (Activities between 8 -10 am are Free to the

Community, Concert Ticket required for All Activities after 10 am)
8:00 to 9:00 Six Man

Sport Physical Fit - NCAA Champion Byron Muton / Ex-NBA player Jauquin Hawkins

with Trainers - Cameron Avery from Six Man Sport & Brandon Crooms
9:00 to 9:30 Effects of

Bullying Workshop: Tiaera Pritchett
9:30 to 10:00 Skills

and Talent Workshop: Open
“Free Youth Giveaway” *Note:

Any child under 12 must be accompanied by Adult.
Activities after 10:00

Open to Concert Ticket Holders Only 
10:00 to 10:15 Artist

Meet and Greet
10:15AM to 10:35AM

(Music Industry Today with Grammy Winner Donald Lawrence)
10:35 AM - 10:45 AM

Question and Answers - Donald Lawrence
10:45 AM to 1:15PM Sony

music Indie Artist Showcase
1:15-1:30 PM – Break
1:30 PM-1:45 PM One on

One Live with Dottie Peoples (Gospel Music Pioneer and Entrepreneur)
1:45-2:00 PM Testimony

by Veronica Petrucci
5:00 PM Popular Live DJ

Pre-concert Red Carpet Event
6:00 PM Doors Open for

MBN6 Gospel's Best Concert
7:00 PM MBN6 Gospel's

Best Concert Hosted by Donald Lawrence Featuring Dottie Peoples, Luther Barnes,

Arnetta Murrill-Crooms, Veronica Petrucci, Kal Nwaneri, Dr. Larry Reid,

Lamanuel Boykins, Chris Thomas

MBN6 Gospel Concert and

Sony Music Indie Artist Showcase Sunday August 10th Line Up:
12:00 to 12:30PM

Inspirational Message
12:30PM to 1:00PM

Praise and Worship
1:00PM to 2PM MBN6

Winners Circle
Email Silivea Johnson.

“Out of Bondage Music Radio”  at:
“Hope to see you


*Courtesy Image: Jeremy J-Newkirk, MBN6  and Silivea Johnson, Out Of Bondage Music

For more information


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

45th Annual GMA Dove Awards Set To Take Center Stage In Nashville, TN October 7, 2014

Attention to All: Gospel Music followers, connoisseurs and avid lovers of this cherished music can now purchase tickets o-line for the 45th Annual GMA DOVE Awards. “Music City USA “is the place to be on October 7, 2014 for the actual awards celebration.  October 7th falls on a Tuesday, but that will not lessen the impact and overflow of attendees expected at the event. 
With a production of this magnitude there can be many questions and valid concerns ranging from venue information to credentialing for working Media, and more.  With key information gathered from the GMA Dove Awards site, sharing the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) section, to provide more clarity for all interested planners.
Frequently Asked Questions for the GMA Dove Awards:
Q.When are the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards?
A. The Dove Awards are held at Nashville’s Allen Arena on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.
Q. How many GMA Dove Awards categories are there, and what are the categories?
A. Dove Awards are given out in the following 42 categories found here.
Q. How do I find out the nominees for the 45th Annual Dove Awards?
A. Nominees will be announced at the Dove Awards Press Conference held on Wed, August 13 in Nashville, TN.  The announcements will be streamed live on
Q. Is the public able to purchase tickets to the GMA Dove Awards?
A. Yes, tickets are currently available!  Click here to purchase online.
Q. What is the attire for the GMA Dove Awards?
A. Business/Formal attire is encouraged.
Q. Is there an age limit for children attending the show?
A. Children under the age of 5 years old are not permitted. Minors under the age of 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Q. What is the latest I can arrive to the Allen Arena?
Venue doors close at 6:15 PM/Central. Due to the nature of television, it is important for guests to be in place before the show begins at 6:30 PM in Nashville.
Q. Is there accessible seating available?
A. Yes. The Allen Arena is ADA compliant. Be sure to specify your seating requirements when purchasing tickets.
Additional Information: The GMA Dove Awards is Gospel music's biggest night of the year, featuring top artists from the many different genres of Gospel and Christian music. The event will be an evening of music and celebration held at Allen Arena on Tuesday, October 7, 2014.
For questions regarding GMA Dove Ticket Policy and other concerns, please contact the GMA office at They ask that you please allow them up to 3 business days for response.
TICKET Information:
Ticket purchases for the GMA Dove Awards are final. We are unable to offer refunds or exchanges.
Tickets will be available for pick up at the Allen Arena starting Monday, October 6, 2014, at 10:00am.
All questions about seating please call the Lipscomb University box office at Allen Arena at (615) 966-7075. Hours of operation are typically Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm. The "Ticket Purchaser" (indicated when ordering your tickets) must present a photo ID upon arrival at the box office in order to claim tickets.
SEATING Arrangement Information:
Due to the specific requirements of producing a live event, ALL seating assignments are subject to change until the night of the show. Ultimately, GMA and the production company for the live show will do their best to accommodate all needs and requirements and will assign seats accordingly.

*Artist and GMA Dove Award Images: Colton Dixon and Tamela Mann, both courtesy of GMA Dove Awards

Tickets can be purchased Official Website for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards:

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Still One Of My Favorite Throwbacks: 7 Days a Week

Full and Fabulous Program Helps Teen Girls: Detroit/Nationwide

Wess Morgan To Host RecoveryFest 2014

Recovery Fest 2014 is all about celebration and determination! Recovering addicts from around the world will convene in Nashville, TN ending National Recovery Month with three days of events including: power-packed seminars on a range of topics such as addiction, recovery strategies and techniques, relapse prevention and coping skills. More information as we get it *Image Courtesy of Wess Morgan Official Website.

Be Part of the YMC Community and Get Paid

Be Part of the YMC Community and Get Paid

First Full & Fabulous Debutante Ball Photo Shoot Girls Rocked It!

The young ladies in the Full & Fabulous, International 2014 "A Rose Is Still a Rose" Debutante Ball did an awesome job, says Founder/CEO Sharon DuMas. For that matter anyone else that was there or have even a remote idea of how Ms. DuMas and "Full & Fabulous, International Roll”, could say the same. With over 30 years in the business of transforming Plus Size women from one stage to the ultimate success, Sharon's expertise and focus have shifted to young ladies.  *Images Courtesy of Full & Fabulous, International
For more information about the 2014 “A Rose is A Rose” Debutante Ball is on August 15, 2014 at the Quality Inn Suites & Conference Center located at 30375 Plymouth Road Livonia, MI.  For tickets, to make a donation to the 501-C-3 Organization Contact: Sharon DuMas
Phone: (313) 331-4929 * Email: