1. Kirk Franklin Continues His No. 1 Streak With 'Hello Fear'

    April 02, 2011 11:00 AM EDT They say good things come to those who wait. Sometimes even better things come to those who don't. Originally slated for May, Kirk Franklin 's new CD "Hello Fear" was pushed up to March 22. The move paid off. "Hello Fear" bows at No. 1 this week on Billboard'…

  2. 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…

  3. In Your Corner: Kirk Franklin

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kirk Franklin has forged a successful career creating cutting-edge gospel music that hits his audiences where they live. He does so again on "The Fight of My Life," due Dec. 18 on Fo Yo Soul/Zomba Gos Kirk Franklin has forged a successful career creating cutting-edge gospel music…

  4. Winans Ready To 'Celebrate' New Album After Illness

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. You would be hard pressed to find someone with a more powerful testimony than Ron Winans. After literally dying on the operating table, he survived, thrived and now returns with a new album, "Family & Friends 5: A Celebration."…

  5. Artists Salute Dylan's Inspirational Albums

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Columbia will on March 25 release an 11-track tribute to two of Bob Dylan's inspirational albums. "Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan" will pay homage to 1979's "Slow Train Coming" an Columbia will on March 25 release an 11-track tribute to two…