1. Kim Burrell Asked to Not Take Part in BMI Gospel Music Event After Anti-Gay Sermon

    January 06, 2017 8:41 PM EST Kim Burrell will not take part in next weekend's BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Honors, the performance rights organization announced on Friday (Jan. 6).  The announcement comes amidst a wide backlash against Burrell over a sermon she gave calling homosexuality "perverted."…

  2. Gospel Singer Kim Burrell's Show Dumped from TSU Radio Station Following Anti-LGBT Remarks

    January 06, 2017 2:30 PM EST Kim Burrell 's radio show on Texas Southern University's KTSU radio station, "Bridging the Gap with Kim Burrell," has been canceled, following the backlash over the gospel singer's anti-LGBT comments. In a statement proclaiming the decision, the university announced ,…

  3. Pharrell & Ellen DeGeneres Discuss Kim Burrell's Anti-Gay Remarks: 'There's No Room for Prejudice in 2017'

    January 05, 2017 3:52 PM EST Pharrell Williams and Ellen DeGeneres discussed the absence of gospel singer and pastor Kim Burrell and her  remarks against the LGBT community  during Thursday's  The Ellen DeGeneres Show . Burrell was scheduled to perform with Williams on the show, but she was uninvited by DeGeneres…

  4. Frank Ocean's Mom on Kim Burrell's 'Blonde' Feature: 'Son, Can We Crop Her Voice Out of Your Song?'

    January 03, 2017 5:30 PM EST Gospel singer  Kim Burrell set the Internet ablaze with her anti-gay sermon at the Love & Liberty Fellowship Church in Houston, Texas. In a video that circulated online, Burrell said "the perverted homosexual spirit, and the spirit of delusion and confusion, it has deceived many men…

  5. Kim Burrell Won't Appear on 'Ellen' After Anti-Gay Sermon

    January 03, 2017 3:18 PM EST Ellen DeGeneres says that Kim Burrell isn't going to appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show as scheduled. DeGeneres' statement Tuesday on Twitter came several days after Burrell refused to apologize for a sermon in which she referred to gays and lesbians as perverted. A tape of Burrell…

  6. Kim Burrell Under Fire for Comments About Gays and Lesbians

    December 31, 2016 8:38 PM EST Gospel singer Kim Burrell says she makes "no excuses or apologies" for a sermon at a Houston church where she referred to gays and lesbians as perverted. A tape of Burrell preaching at the Love & Liberty Fellowship Church began circulating online. She said that "the…

  7. Frank Ocean's 'Blonde': 10 MVPs Who Contributed to the Album

    August 24, 2016 11:40 AM EDT When Frank Ocean returned after a four-year hiatus with his Endless visual album , he followed up with the real comeback album -- his highly anticipated album, Blonde. While the set contains 17 meticulously crafted tracks, Ocean didn't tackle the studio effort solo. Frank Ocean's &…

  8. Kanye West, the Throne, Beyonce Lead BET Awards Nominations

    May 22, 2012 7:44 PM EDT BET Awards viewers will be watching the Throne. Kanye West and Jay-Z 's collaboration has five nominations at this year's ceremony, including Best Group, Best Collaboration and two nominations for Video of the Year ("N***as in Paris" and "Otis"). (West earned…

  9. Jason Crabb Tops 2012 Dove Awards Nominees

    February 22, 2012 8:24 PM EST The diversity of the faith-based music community was recognized today as nominees were announced for the 43rd annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Southern gospel singer Jason Crabb leads the ceremony, set for April 19 at Atlanta's Fox Theater, with eight nominations, including…

  10. Whitney Houston Funeral: Broken Hearts Gather to Celebrate Singer

    February 18, 2012 4:00 PM EST Clapping hands and swaying to gospel hymns in the church where Whitney Houston's powerful voice once wowed her congregation, the biggest names in entertainment sang along with the choir to remember the pop superstar at her hometown funeral Saturday. Remembering Whitney • SLIDESHOW: The…

  11. George Clinton Goes 'Gangster' On New Album

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT George Clinton is getting by with a little help from his friends on his next album -- a list that includes the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Carlos Santana, Sly Stone, RZA, System Of A Down bassist Shavo Oda George Clinton is getting by with a little help from his friends on his next album -- a list…

  12. Mariah, Paula, 'Idols' Join Jackson's 'Club'

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Randy Jackson has a busy first quarter ahead of him. Not only will the musician/producer be returning to the stage this week as a judge on "American Idol," but come March 11, the musician/producer wil Randy Jackson has a busy first quarter ahead of him. Not only will the musician…

  13. Connick Doubles The Pleasure With New Albums

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Harry Connick, Jr. will release a pair of new albums on Feb. 6. "Oh, My Nola," will be issued via Columbia, while the all-instrumental "Chanson du Vieux Carre" will hit shelves via Marsalis Music. Harry Connick, Jr. will release a pair of new albums on Feb. 6. "Oh, My…

  14. Wonder Years

    October 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After numerous delays, Stevie Wonder's first new album in 10 years, "A Time 2 Love," finally arrives this week via Motown. The set was most recently due for release June 14. After numerous delays, Stevie Wonder's first new album in 10 years, "A Time 2 Love,"…

  15. New Wonder Album Finally Hitting Stores

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After numerous delays, Stevie Wonder's first new album in 10 years, "A Time 2 Love," will finally arrive Oct. 18 via Motown. The set was most recently due for release June 14; first single "So What th After numerous delays, Stevie Wonder's first new album in 10 years,…

  16. Stone Bares 'Soul' On Live DVD

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST A late-summer club performance is the basis of Joss Stone's first DVD release, "Mind, Body & Soul Sessions Live in New York City." A late-summer club performance is the basis of Joss Stone's first DVD release, "Mind, Body & Soul Sessions Live in New York City.…

  17. NBC Slates Thanksgiving Music Special Trio

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake, Shania Twain and Harry Connick Jr. will star in separate musical specials slated to air during the week of the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday (Nov. 27). Justin Timberlake, Shania Twain and Harry Connick Jr. will star in separate musical specials slated to air during the week…

  18. The Gospel According to Jazz . . . Chapter II

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Renowned soprano saxophonist Whalum returns with a superb sequel to his 1999 hit. Renowned soprano saxophonist Whalum returns with a superb sequel to his 1999 hit. Generously sharing the spotlight with a number of stellar guests, including George Duke, Paul Jackson Jr., Jonathan Butler, and…

  19. Alicia's 'Songs' Lead Soul Train Nominations

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys leads the nominees for the 16th annual Soul Train Music Awards with four, including two nods for her J Records debut, "Songs in A Minor." Receiving three nominations each were Aaliyah, Ind Alicia Keys leads the nominees for the 16th annual Soul Train Music Awards with…

  20. Destiny's Child To Play Gospel's Stellar Awards

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Destiny's Child are confirmed to perform at the 17th annual Gospel Music Stellar Awards, to be taped Saturday (Jan. 12) at the Atlanta Civic Center and air in syndication through Feb. 10. The group wi Destiny's Child are confirmed to perform at the 17th annual Gospel Music Stellar…

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