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….

Review: Sarah Téibo @ Hard Rock Cafe

It’s a venue that’s hosted the likes of Aerosmith, Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney but it’s never been known for hosting gospel events. In fact, Sarah Téibo’s show at the Hard Rock Cafe in London might well have been a first. The venue was perfect for this type of show. It was intimate, with the…

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…

Bobby Bovell takes the triple at the JUMP Awards

Bobby Bovell was the big winner at last night’s JUMP Music Video Awards, taking home three awards. The massive haul included the prestigious Music Video of the Year prize for the track Love Love. Yes, we totally called it. Another of the evening’s standouts was Sarah Téibo who picked up two gongs – both for…

Review: Premier Gospel Awards

It was a night the UK gospel industry was waiting for for a long time. And when it came, it delivered. The first ever Premier Gospel Awards took place last night in front of a sold out crowd at the Hub in East London. But it wasn’t just about giving out prizes, it represented a…

UK Christian Chart makes a grand re-entrance

It’s not often we feature website launches on the Sound Doctrine, but the new home of the aStepFWD UK Christian Chart isn’t just a website. It’s an important part of the fabric of gospel music from Britain. Friday night was the launch event for the new aStepFWD site. Taking place at the London Southbank University,…

Review: Premier Gospel Week

It was the first of its kind, an entire week dedicated to all different types of gospel music across the London. Premier Gospel’s Gospel Week festival was 7 nights, 7 concerts and all in all a fantastic experience. The Gospel Finale took place tonight at the Rock Tower (a really noice church, by the way!)…