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…

Book and EP in the works for chart-topping Juanita

Her debut single went straight to the top of the iTunes Christian charts and now Juanita Francis is readying the next projects that will be released soon. The London singer songwriter, who is the eldest daughter of Bishop John and co-pastor Penny Francis of Ruach City Church, received rave reviews for her track Fall Afresh….

Triple O starts again ahead of new album

Six years is a long time in music, especially if you’re a Triple O fan. That’s how long it’s been since Triple O released an LP. The wait is almost over. The MOBO winner just dropped what will be the first single from the new album. We think it’s hit material. The track’s called Started…

Travis Greene: Shut up and get involved!

  Travis Greene has called on the church to stop complaining about the world culture and do something about changing it. He said that believers are really good at moaning about the things they’re unhappy about, instead of becoming part of the positive change they want to see. Greene spoke to the Sound Doctrine in…

Travis Greene to headline London show in April

US gospel star Travis Greene is set to travel to London in April for the first of what will be two major headline shows in the UK in 2017. Greene, who has made a huge splash in the gospel scene in his young career, will top the bill at the Revive Concert in Golders Green. The event…

Premier Gospel’s UK Gospel Show announces 2017 Ones to Watch

One thing that we hope is true: 2017 HAS to be better than last year. Saying that, we did see a lot of great music released by British artists in 2016 and the horizon looks promising for the next 12 months. The UK Gospel Show on Premier Gospel has named the people it thinks will…

Guvna B makes history with MOBO win

Guvna B became the first artist from the UK to win the Best Gospel Category twice at the MOBO awards after winning the prize for the second time last night. The East London rapper picked up the gong at the Pre-MOBO Awards at Cadogan Hall in the capital. In what was the toughest gospel category in…

Lurine Cato: I almost didn’t record Power

It’s one of the biggest tracks to come out of the UK in recent years but Lurine Cato’s smash hit Power almost didn’t get recorded. Lurine Cato, known to many as the Queen of UK Gospel, told the Sound Doctrine that the track almost ended up on the cutting room floor and was close to…

S.O. drops new single ahead of fresh EP

Mobo nominated rapper S.O. has been teasing a new EP but it looks like we now have all the details we need. Following some cryptic messages on social media last night, S.O. has just took the wraps off a new single. And there’s a full EP on the way. The new track is called New…