Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Another Bellamy Group Update: Murk's P31 Premiere Show and Album Release March 27 In Memphis, TN

As always, we can count on Marketing and Promotional Genius Benita Bellamy of the Bellamy Group to keep us informed and updated on the latest Gospel Music and Ministry Trends. On Friday March 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm CST in Land Marking Memphis, Tennessee; "MURK" will host her premiere P31 show.  652 Marshall Avenue at the "Dizzy Bird Lounge." 

With only a few days left  til the release of Murk's " P31" album, Murk wants to give you the opportunity to get the release before anyone else. On Friday March 27, Murk will be hosting the P31 Premiere Show which will feature her live performances of all the  new tracks from the P31album. The Ticket Package includes attendance to this must-see show, a copy of the P31Album, and a copy of the new P31 Devotional bookfor only $31. This is going to be an amazing experience for all girls and ladies to come and enjoy a night out. So gather up your sisters, daughters, nieces, cousins, and girlfriends to attend this astonishing event.

Wait, there is more!
The anticipated "P31" will finally be here March 31, 2015! 
With her trendy petite style, giant personality, and fearless mentality, Murk has officially introduced her The P31 Movement via her new single and“P31” music video. Her "P31" video single and movement aims to impact and teach women the true beauty and value of not only being a woman, but being a beloved daughter of God.  
"The video is kind of like a short movie," Murk says. "It's based on the Proverbs 31 chapter of the Bible that talks about women and how they carry themselves, and the whole song is a women's empowerment song."  She continues, "This song is really fun, really upbeat and sassy. It's a little bit daring and takes Christian music out of the typical box. But this song definitely caters to young women, so it's a little more hip." 
For Booking or Media Inquiries :  Contact/Booking: dmgmemphis@gmail.com
Media/Marketing: Benita@TheBellamyGroup.com


Once agian the Hardy Institute Brings forth interesting and substance filled news from  the Gospel Music Industry and Ministry home front. This time it's from Los Angeles , California.
Award-winning worship artist Stephen B. Steward, in partnership with LOV Olive Branches, CDC – a nonprofit organization serving at-risk youth, announces the talent call for the highly anticipated annual “SBS Youth Talent Competition.”
All Proceeds to Benefit LOV Olive Branches, CDC in Its Service to Local At-Risk Youth. 
They are accepting submissions from solo and group acts since March 11, applicants aged 5 to 17 are encouraged to visit http://www.stephenbsteward.com/2015-talent-competition to upload videos demonstrating their talents in singing, dancing, acting, playing instruments, and spoken word. After talent submissions end on May 11, finalists in each school category (Elementary, Middle, and High School) will be selected and announced to perform at the annual SBS Youth Music Festival this year held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 11. At the festival, Los AngelesCouncilmember Curren Price Jr. (9th district) will offer opening remarks and will arrange for bus transportation for participating students that need it. 
The judging  is based on criteria that will include originality, stage presence, performance quality, musicianship and overall likeability, the Grand Prize winners of each school category of the competition will receive a $1000 scholarship.
For more information on this event, visit www.stephenbsteward.com andwww.lovolivebranchescdc.com.
To connect with Stephen B. Steward, please visit: 
Official website: http://www.stephenbsteward.com 
Twitter: @stephenbsteward 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Stephenbstewardmusic
About Stephen B. Steward
Stephen B. Steward, co-founder of youth music of the LOV Olive Branches CDC, is an award-winning gospel singer, songwriter, producer, and philanthropist whose contemporary worship stylings have seen him touted as one of the genre’s new artists to watch. At 53, Stephen’s music now serves all ages as an inspiration to not give up on dreams.
Mentored by the late gospel icon AndraĆ© Crouch, who is also featured on his dynamic debut single “With My Whole Heart,” and its follow-up “Purify My Soul,”Steward saw its parent album, ENTER YOUR GATES, enter the Billboard Gospel Albums chart at #10. His soul-stirring music has landed him on a number of nationally recognized television platforms including TBN, The Word Network and BET’s “Bobby Jones Gospel” as well as mention in S2S Magazine and The Huffington Post.
Jason Hardy / The J. Hardy Agency 
615-596-2203 / e: Jason@thejhardyagency.com
Rashad Taylor / The J. Hardy Agency 
662-347-2362 / e: qtaylor@thejhardyagency.com

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Warm Your Hearts, Minds and Spirits at The Focus 2015 Women’s Conference

The inclement weather has thrown a many a Monkey Wrench in everyone’s mix over the past few weeks; we’re all hoping that will come to an end soon. The facilitator and her team for the 2015 Women’s Conference has extended an invitation statewide and beyond.  To attend the event and re-set the frosty, weather beaten down mind set and to  join the various Vendors. To network and to mix and mingle with enterprising women and enjoy a bevy of “FREE Samples” and demonstrations in the interim. Hosted by Amani Murph of AIG Financial Network.  IT ALL TAKES PLACE ON: Saturday, March 14, 2015 * 

 2000 American General Way in Brentwood, Tennessee.  To register or for more information please see: http://www.focuswomensconference.com/
** Special thanks to Media Personality Yolonda Beech for sharing the information and UPDATE.
This experience will make you feel like your favorite women's magazine has come to life and put the fun and personal exhilaration back where it belongs.  Conference attendees may join other professional women who are interested in fashion and beauty, fearlessness, fab and frugal event planning, finance, and fitness.  By the way, Dance will be combined with fitness via:  “No Shame No Limits No Judgment” by Tier Elera (@tierelera)
Author, Sirius XM Radio host, business woman, and "chief evangelist of joy" Regina Prude will be speaking at the Focus Women's Conference this Saturday.  Reserve your spot through Eventbrite or the Facebook Page for the Focus 2015 Women’s Conference.
Among other great items on the refreshing menu N.Cabknor Pro Cosmetics will provide you with live tutorials on makeovers in under 20 minutes, as well as some unique and amazing beauty products. (Ask her about Brow Rehab Services too….)
Enterprising women will be admitted without a business card, and will still be allowed to register to attend as long as a Facebook invitation has been extended.
Fitness, Fabulousness, Finance, Fashion and Beauty are just touching the tip of the iceberg! We don’t want to give away too much more of the who, what, but the “when and where and time” of this major event is a must have!

Remember, Saturday, March 14, 2015 @ 1:00 pm CST!  2000 American General Way in Brentwood, Tennessee.  To register or for more information please see: http://www.focuswomensconference.com/

Monday, January 19, 2015

Deborah A.Culp: "Debbie's World": Vote For Me and Your Nominees Up to 5 Times Per D...

Deborah A.Culp: "Debbie's World": Vote For Me and Your Nominees Up to 5 Times Per D...: The National Black Women In Jazz & the Arts Day Inaugural weekend celebration begins Friday, Feb 27- Sunday, March 1, 2015. The Attire i...

Vote For Me and Your Nominees Up to 5 Times Per Day Until February 21, 2015

The National Black Women In Jazz & the Arts Day Inaugural weekend celebration begins Friday, Feb 27- Sunday, March 1, 2015.
The Attire is Black Tie for the awards show

Tickets are on sale now at www.BlackWomenInJazz.com
and www.BWIJAwards.com . Inquiries? Call us at: 678.861.7370. 

Georgia International Convention Center 
2000 Convention Center Concourse 
College Park, GA 30337 
**Feb 27 - Welcome Cocktail Reception & Concert 7pm
Health, Beauty, Wellness & Artist Market

**Feb. 28 -Living Legends & Pearls of Courage Luncheon 2pm-5pm
Health, Beauty, Wellness & Artist Market
Artist Instructed Workshops and Seminars

**Feb 28 - 5pm- Atlanta Screening (Documentary)

**Feb 28 - BWIJA - Artist Market -(Original Paintings, Sculpting, Literary and more! (All Sales from the Artist Market are Final)

**Feb 28 - 70's, 80's & 90's Themed Costume Party - 8pm-11pm

**March 1 - Doors open at 3pm - Red Carpet-4pm

** March 1 - 2nd Annual Black Women In Jazz & the Arts Awards Presentations - 6pm

**March 1 - Dessert Reception Immediately following the Awards

For Partnership/Sponsor, Advertising or Patron information, please call 678.861.7370 or email us via: info@blackwomeninjazz.com

Vote Via this Link Until February 21, 2015 * http://www.bwijawards.com/vote.php

Friday, January 16, 2015

What’s All The Buzz and Fuss About? Regarding The Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards

The biggest night in Gospel music, The Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, is moving to a new venue and taping date in celebration of its 30th Anniversary milestone. The show's producer announced today that the telecast will be taped in front of a live audience at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with a new Spring production date, shifting from January to March 28, 2015.
"I am excited about moving The Stellar Awards to the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas to celebrate our 30th Anniversary in a bigger, more elegant venue," said Don Jackson, founder & executive producer of The Stellar Awards. "The 30th Anniversary of The Stellar Awards will mark the longest running Black awards show in television and we wanted to commemorate this historic occasion in a first class venue that we know our Gospel music stars and guests will enjoy."

"Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world, and we are excited to welcome The Stellar Awards to our great city," said Oscar B. Goodman, former mayor and now the Chairman of the Las Vegas Host Committee. "As the official ambassador of Las Vegas, I look forward to welcoming The Stellar Awards and showing them how much we appreciate them choosing our destination."
"We are honored to welcome The Stellar Awards to The Orleans, and we look forward to hosting thousands of gospel music fans from across the country," said Tony Taeubel, Senior Vice President and General Manager of The Orleans Hotel & Casino. "The Orleans has significant experience hosting nationally televised award shows including the Academy of Country Music Fan Jam and the Soul Train Awards. We're thrilled that they have chosen the Orleans to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Stellar Awards.”
Annually the Stellar Awards recognizes the accomplishments of Gospel music icons and individuals instrumental in advocating for Gospel music. 

Artists/Pastors ~ Marvin Winans and Donnie McClurkin (Photo D. Culp) 
Martha Munnuzi (Photo D. Culp)

Pastor Shirley Ceasar (Photo D. Culp) 

Bishop T.D. Jakes and  Daughter Sarah (Photo D. Culp) 

Dottie Peoples (Photo D. Culp) 

The show will air in broadcast syndication on 150 stations in over 125 markets around the country during the Easter holiday season from April 5 - May 3, 2015.
Artist submissions for Stellar Awards consideration will be accepted from September 1 - September 30, 2014. Per changes to last year's eligibility criteria, projects qualified for consideration this year must have a release date between October 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014. Additional rules, regulations and the online submission form will be posted at www.thestellarawards.com.
The show is open to the public, with hotel and ticket packages on sale beginning August 4, 2014. Package prices range from $600-$1000 per person and include premium or deluxe accommodations as well as priority seating at the live taping and ancillary events. To purchase your package, call 1-800-675-3267 between the hours of 7:00AM - 11:00PM (PST) seven days a week and mention The Stellar Awards to receive this special pricing. Individual show tickets for SAGMA members will go on sale August 15, 2014 and general public show tickets will go on sale August 29, 2014. Show ticket prices range from $50-$200.
Prior to the Stellar Awards taping, The Stellar Gospel Music Awards Pre-Show will be held on Friday, March 27, 2015 to announce winners of the non-televised awards categories. Additionally, The Stellar Awards Gospel Radio Awards & Showcase will be held the morning of "We are also pleased that the Orleans Arena complex will provide our guests with a one stop destination to attend all of the new and exciting events taking place for our 30th Anniversary production," says Jackson.
The Stellar Gospel Music Awards show is Executive Produced by Don Jackson and Produced by Barbara Wilson for Central City Productions. Founded in 1970 by Don Jackson, Chicago-based Central City Productions is a distributor of original targeted programming to television and cable networks. CCP's award-winning television programs include the Stellar Gospel Music Awards, the Trumpet Awards, The Black College Quiz Show Series, Hispanic College Quiz, Our World with Black Enterprise and The Black Enterprise Business Report, among many others. For more information, please visit www.ccptv.com.

The Orleans Arena, a Boyd Gaming facility located just west of the Las Vegas Strip, is one of the nation's leading multi-purpose sports and entertainment facilities and the 2014 recipient of the Venue Excellence Award from the International Association of Venue Managers. In addition, the Orleans Arena is one of only a handful of arenas in the United States to achieve LEED Gold Certification and is part of the largest company in Nevada to achieve SHARP Certification for commitments to safe venue operations. According to Venues Today magazine, the Orleans Arena, which hosts more than 200 events each year, consistently ranks in the Top 10 for ticket sale.

or additional details, visit the Stellar Awards website (www.thestellarawards.com). To join the conversation on social media and receive up-to-the minute updates on this year's show, "Like" The Stellar Awards on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/StellarAwards) and follow the Stellars on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheStellars).

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Deborah A.Culp: "Debbie's World": February 2015 Leading Ladies Group Kicks Off The F...

Deborah A.Culp: "Debbie's World": February 2015 Leading Ladies Group Kicks Off The F...: LIMITED SPACE....ONLY FOR FIRST 100 WOMEN!!!! MUST REGISTER ON THIS PAGE!!!! - THAT IS TOTALLY FREE TO ATTEND!!!! Join us for ...

February 2015 Leading Ladies Group Kicks Off The First of 6 Workshops ~ *SAVE the Date!


Join us for 6 Leadership Series throughout the course of 2015. On the behalf of LL's Founder Treva Gordon with Leading Ladies, we are proud to present a series designed to take every woman to the next level....it's called...."A Total You" 

Please Join us every 3rd Monday from 6-8pm (every other month) beginning Feb, April, June, August, October and December. Don't miss. (Locations are subject to change).

Our first Session is coming February 16th at New Way Community Church in Clarksville, TN. Join Guest Speakers and LL's Dr. Dr-Toi Neshae Dennis, K.f. Burke, Nikki Williams, and Host and Founder Treva R. Gordon to inspired YOU to win.

Topics from Session #1 include:
Empowerment - K.F. Burke
Purpose - Thoughts to Inspire by Dr. Toi Dennis
Beauty Within with Nikki Williams
The Next Level with Treva Gordon
In December, all participants who have demonstrated perfect attendance throughout all 6 sessions....will receive a LL's Leadership Certificate upon completion. Come celebrate with us.

For sponsorship information call 931-980-4661. Or email ccshopper@bellsouth.net for additional information.