Will Snoop Dogg overshadow the Stellar Awards?

Snoop Dogg has made a gospel album. If this is the first time you’ve heard this news, we’ll give you a few seconds to process it. Caught up? Good. Now, the next thing to tell you is that he’s performing at the Stellar Awards. Yes THE Stellar Awards – as in, gospel music’s answer to…

Why the music video is an artform in its own right

It’s time to rethink what a music video is. It isn’t merely an adjunct to the track itself. It isn’t a necessary evil either that artists carry out to tick a box. It’s an opportunity to accentuate the meaning of the track and give it some visual punch. Imagine the scenario. You’re a new artist….

Our Ones to Watch for 2018

First announced on the UK Gospel Show on Premier Gospel this past Sunday, here are our picks for the artists you should be looking out for this year. Theon Theon is both very hard working and talented, which is a dangerous combination. Let’s break it down. He’s a singer, songwriter, producer and video director, which…

Our top 10 UK gospel tracks of 2017

It’s been a great year for UK Gospel music in 2017 so it was a struggle to rank our faves. But we’ve done it and so here it is – first revealed on the UK Gospel Show on Premier Gospel, here’s our Top 10! 10. Sianny – Yaweh We featured Sianny in a #WeIntroduce feature…

Seven epic music videos you HAVE to watch

To celebrate the JUMP Music Video Awards that take place on Saturday 21st October, here’s a list of some of our favourite videos that we think you should check out. 1. Ekklesia – Where You Are ft. Jaz Ellington This is a a clear cut example of what a music video can be if done…

UK Latin lone wolf set to fly the flag in Miami

Meet Jay Parades. He’s unlike any other radio presenter in the country. Why? Because not only does a represent his genre, he represents an entire community. And as the only Latin Christian music show in the UK, he takes his job very seriously. So seriously, in fact that he’s flying to the other side of…

Big Church Day Out Spotlight: LZ7

If you were to build an act that embodies the spirit of Big Church Day Out, it would look a lot like LZ7. The Manchester group has become synonymous with the festival. In fact seeing them light up big and small stages at BCDO is almost an annual tradition now. Like Pancake Day. So, why…

Big Church Day Out Spotlight: Dire Pitan

Give this man a guitar and watch the magic. Dire Pitan is a talented artist brimming with enthusiasm and passion for the One he’s singing for. You’re in for a treat if you check him out at Big Church Day Out this weekend. The first time we met Dire, he had just released his debut…

Big Church Day Out Spotlight: Andy Mineo

There’s no one on this year’s Big Church Day Out bill that we’re more excited about seeing than Andy Mineo. After the historic Lecrae set that we saw in 2015, Andy is the natural follow up. He’s right up there on the hip hop totem pole with his Reach Records boss. Andy Mineo burst onto…

Big Church Day Out Spotlight: Lucy Grimble

One thing we love about Big Church Day Out is its variety. For all the time we’ve rocked out on the main stage, there’s also a contrast such as that found in the Kingdom Come tent. Lucy Grimble is a name that feels right at home here. Fresh from hitting the number 1 spot on…

Has mainstream hip hop found its faith?

“This album is actually a Gospel album,” said Kanye West ahead of the release of his Life of Pablo album. Most of us howled with laughter. But once we stitched up our sides that had literally (yes literally) split, we had to think, why would Kanye make such a statement? Aside from his 2004 hit…

#WeIntroduce: Sianny set to make a BOLD entrance

Nottingham’s Sianny is raring to go with all the tools she needs to go far. She’s already been given a great start to her musical career by joining with top management and music production house BOLD, who also gave us Becca Folkes. Sianny also has a stunning voice that will open doors for her. You…