LISTEN: New Music Joshua Rogers- “So Good”

joshuarogersUmm, so yea this sat in my inbox for a minute. I am just now listening to it…and wow! I’m really surprised by the tune! I think I may like it, LOL!! Okay so it’s no secret that I wasn’t feeling the BET Sunday Best Season 5 Winner, but this is so different from what we’ve come to know about Joshua.  Now I can rock with this and it gets me excited about the upcoming album, “Unconditional”.  Great first single Joshua!! Check out the tune below and leave a comment about what you think!

808’s, MPC’s, and head knocking vibes emanate from Joshua Rogers’ brand new single, So Good. In many ways, the single is the first look into Rogers artistry as it is the first original piece that the singer has released since winning BET’s Sunday Best competition last year. Rogers, who already has a #1 album under his belt (Well Done), is flexing his versatility on his new single and giving fans what they’ve been asking for – brand new music.

So Good is a lighthearted anthem reflecting on how God’s love makes him feel. Rogers’ signature vocal range and ability is captured in this modern track showcasing his effervescent approach to his music. Rogers made history as the youngest winner and the first male to win Sunday Best. The singer has gone on to carve out a niche for himself as an artist to stay. He is currently working on the release of his debut full-length album,Unconditional through his label home, Music World Gospel. Rogers has written a few songs on the new project, which is set to hit stores everywhere October 29, 2013.  So Good is hitting radio now and will be available on iTunes for purchase on Tuesday, September 3rd.

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New Music From Mathew Knowles’ Music World Gospel

Music_World_FB_iCon(New York, NY – May 31, 2013) – Just in time for your summer playlist, Music World Gospel has released a hit compilation of Sunday morning contemporary standards from some of their top current and former acts. Ultimate Gospel Volume 6: Sunday Morning hit stores earlier this week and is sure to have something for everyone. The compilation features hit songs from Joshua Rogers, Juanita Bynum, Le’Andria Johnson, Brian Courtney Wilson, and more.

A follow-up release is set to feature a compilation of gospel hits from the ladies of the gospel music industry including music from Mary Mary, Alexis Spight, R&B singer Ledisi, and others. The album, Ultimate Gospel Volume 7: The Contemporary Ladies of Gospel hits stores in July. Ultimate Gospel Volume 6: Sunday Morning is available now in stores and online.

Ultimate Gospel Volume 6: Sunday Morning Track Listing

1. Trin-i-tee 5:7 – Get Away

2. Amber Bullock – Lord You’ve Been So Good

3. Trin-i-tee 5:7 – Let It Go

4. Micah Stampley – Ransomed

5. Joshua Rogers – God In Me

6. Amber Bullock – Done For Me

7. Le’Andria Johnson – Make Him Like You

8. Micah Stampley – Marvelous

9. Brian Courtney Wilson – One Day At A Time

10. Le’Andria Johnson Cast – The First Stone

11. Juanita Bynum – Soul Cry (Oh, Oh, Oh) [Recitation] {Speak To Me Remix}

12. Amber Bullock – Yes

13. Micah Stampley – Close To You

14. Trin-i-tee 5:7 – Love

15. Brian Courtney Wilson – You Are My King

Mathew Knowles Keeps Music World Music Going With New Records and New Music

Music_World_FB_iCon(New York, NY – May 8, 2013) – Music World Music continues to establish itself as an independent label with the muscle of a major. Under the helm of music mogul, label president and CEO, Mathew Knowles, Music World Music has weathered the changing climate of the music industry over the past twenty years and has remained on top. Just in from Nielsen Soundscan are reports that Music World Music has acquired 8.36% of the market share with BMG/Verity (now RCA Inspirational) claiming 19.83 % of the market share and EMI Gospel (now Motown Gospel) following with 9.25% of the market share. Music World Music’s placement puts the imprint ahead of industry peers Sony/Columbia, RCA, E1 Music Ent., Gospo Centric and others and marks the imprint’s third consecutive year moving up in its market share holdings.

Music World Music boasts the coveted title of the largest owned and operated African-American gospel label in the US. 2013 will see the release of several projects including the May 14th dual release of Ultimate Gospel Volume 6 Sunday Morning featuring Music World Gospel Artists, Brian Courtney Wilson, Joshua Rogers, Juanita Bynum and Vanessa Bell Armstrong and Ultimate Gospel Volume 7 Contemporary Ladies of Gospel featuring former and current Music World Gospel artists Le’Andria Johnson, Michelle Williams, Alexis Spight, Trin-i-tee 5:7 and Amber Bullock. Summer will bring the release of a Trin-I-tee 5:7 Hits Compilation album (7/23) featuring some of their greatest hits along with a DVD collection of their best videos. The fourth quarter of the year will see some of the most highly anticipated releases from Music World Gospel artists Le’Andria Johnson (9/10/13), Andrea Helms (10/15/13) and Brian Courtney Wilson (11/19/13). Music World Music continues to reinvent itself and reinforces a standard of excellence as a trusted leader in innovation, quality, and vision.

Joshua Rogers To Appear on TBN and BET’s Celebration of Gospel

(New York, NY – March 4th, 2013) – Music World Gospel recording artist Joshua Rogers is making his debut on Trinity Broadcasting Network tonight on the nationally syndicated hit television show, Praise The Lord (PTL). Rogers will perform two singles from his latest album, Well Done, which skyrocketed to #1 on the Billboard Gospel charts upon it’s December release and has since remained in the top ten. Rogers is fresh off his performance at the CIAA tournament last week and is prepping for his upcoming performance on BET’s Celebration of Gospel. Rogers will be a part of the star-studded Celebration of Gospel James Cleveland Tribute joined by gospel music legends – Dr. Bobby Jones, Kurt Carr, Rance Allen and Donnie McClurkin. Rogers current single, Peace be Still was penned by the legendary James Cleveland.

joshJoshua Rogers is an 18-year-old singing sensation who most recently took home the title of BET’s Sunday Best making history as both the youngest winner of the series and the first male to win. Since the win, a mere six months ago, Rogers has made a mark within the gospel music industry and is here to stay. Rogers has upcoming dates and is working on new material for his upcoming album along with a few other soon to be announced projects. Tonight’s Praise The Lord episode airs at 10p EST/9p CST.

JOSHUA ROGERS UPCOMING MARCH DATES

MARCH 9TH – CLEVELAND, OH

MARCH 9TH – GEORGETOWN, SC

MARCH 14TH – WIGGINS, MS

MARCH 16TH – LOS ANGELES

MARCH 17TH – TYLER, TX

MARCH 28TH – YOUNGSTOWN, OH

MARCH 30TH – CHARLESTON, SC

ARTIST INTERVIEW: Alexis Spight- New Album and Life After BET’s Sunday Best

Alexis_Spight_SteadyI was so excited to be able to take a moment to talk with BET Sunday Best alum, Alexis Spight!  She dazzled and wowed us on season 5 of the hit show, coming in second place to winner Joshua Rogers.  Since then Alexis has been all over the place with her signature red hair, she’s landed a recording contract with Mathew Knowles’ Music World Gospel and joins the Sunday Best franchise.  Check out the interview below as I get to talk with Alexis about her upcoming album “L.O.L. (Living Out Loud)” and more!

WATCH: Alexis Spight “Steady” Official Music Video

Alexis_Spight_Steady Yo! Right on time the 1st Runner-up to BET’s hit singing competition show, Sunday Best, drops the visual for her debut single “Steady.”  Alexis Spight has been having a great year after being on the show. The video looks nice and Alexis is blazing with her vocals!  Looks like it was a fun time shooting the video.  I like the concept, my only question is what’s up with the water scenes?!! Check out the official video for “Steady” below.  Alexis’   “L.O.L. (Living Out Loud)” will be available on March 12, 2013 via Music World Gospel.

Alexis Spight “Steady” Available Online!

(New York, NY – February 5, 2013) – The debut single from BET Sunday Best runner-up Alexis Spight is now available on iTunes. The highly anticipated release of Steady comes to the delight of fans nationwide. Spight has developed a core fan base since the August 2012 season finale of the show that made her a household name, BET’s Sunday Best. At 18 years old, Spight along with the show’s winner that year,  Joshua Rogers, was the youngest to make it that far in the competition.

Alexis_Spight_SteadyThe industry welcomed Spight with excitement awaiting what was ahead of the young singer. Spight quickly got to work on an album full of original material on her new label home, Music World Gospel and has been working hard ever since. Steady is also the song behind Spight’s debut music video, set to premiere on Interactive One, Monday, February 11th.

The video has already garnered excitement – Spight gave Yolanda Adams Morning Show listeners/viewers a sneak peak earlier this year. Both the single and video are leading up to the release of Spight’s debut full length album, due in stores March 2013. Download your copy of Steady today and look out for more exciting things from Alexis Spight in the near future. Purchase the single HERE!