Chris Da Ambassada to cap landmark year with album release

If Chris Da Ambassada was a stock on the financial markets, we’d be telling you to buy big right now. Few can claim to have had such a meteoric rise in recent months. To cap it all off, the dancehall artist has announced he will be launching an album towards the end of the year….

Nominations announced for Tru-Life Gospel Music Awards

    Sarah Téibo and Guvna B lead the nominations for the first ever Tru-Life Gospel Music Awards, which will be held in London in October. The artists, who have both released high profile albums this year, will feature in awards categories alongside other gospel artists from the UK and abroad such as Tneek, InderPaul…

Excitement builds ahead of Big Church Day Out 2018

Big Church Day Out is hosting what we think is its biggest lineup to date across two locations, the first of which is this coming Bank Holiday weekend. Matt Redman, Jonathan McReynolds and Travis Greene are among those playing on the mega-festival’s main stage across the weekend. For King and Country, Britt Nicole and Housefires…

Olaedo drafts in all-star cast for new single

  MOBO nominated British singer Olaedo Ibe has a stellar lineup on both microphone and production for her latest single. The track, called Good Life, features hit singer Becca Folkes and male vocalist Leké – who also knows a thing or two about making impactful music. Good Life combines tropical house and afrobeat styles –…

Plush new visuals for Volney Morgan & New-Ye

MOBO winners Volney Morgan & New-Ye have released the video for their latest single Seek Ye First. The track is the second single with a video taken from the Focus Deluxe album released last year. The video, directed by Phil Ossai, is a fun and more polished effort than previous video for the single Run….

Lurine Cato to release Be Loved – new single

UK gospel songstress and MOBO award winner Lurine Cato has revealed her new single Be Loved, which drops next week. The track’s written by Lurine herself along with Ian Copeland Green who’s also on production duties and sees her taking a slightly different approach to the uptempo lead singles from her album Chosen to Serve….

#halflight is your new night time soundtrack

We’ve only gone and made another Spotify playlist. This one is very different to the hypeness of Gameface – our gaming playlist. It’s called #halflight and it was made specifically for those late nights when you want the music to reflect the mood. Yes, #halflight is downtempo but we’re not calling it a chillout playlist….

Sarah Téibo to release lead track from new album

MOBO nominee and Premier Gospel Award winner Sarah Téibo has taken the wraps off of what will be the first track from her second album. The song’s called Like a Child and plain and simple, this has ‘hit’ written all over it. We like the mid-tempo contemporary R&B sound expertly crafted by top producer GKID (he…

Anthony Brown grabs ten Stellar nominations

Somebody get Anthony Brown a new mantlepiece because there’s a chance he’ll be adding to his already bulging collection at this year’s Stellar Awards. The artist, who records with group therAPy, was himself making the nomination announcement for the awards in a Facebook Live broadcast. He was joined by Tasha Cobbs Leonard who also landed…

Sound Stories launches to write artist bios

The Sound Doctrine has launched a new service called Sound Stories to help artists tell the stories about the music they make and why they make it. Sound Stories gives artists access to a professional writer to draft their artist biographies for their websites and press kits. Biographies are an important asset for any artist…

IDMC sells out South London jazz club

Even by the choir leader’s own admission, Hideaway jazz club in Streatham took a huge gamble when they booked the venue for IDMC’s headline show. Yes, the choir is well known in gospel circles but Hideaway had never heard of them and neither had a lot of the venue’s regulars. There was a lot riding…