The 'Detroit Gospel Update with' - August 2015

In Case You Missed It…
In case you missed Rick Lee and the “Detroit Gospel Update with” on Mix 92.3 FM’s “Rhythm & Praise with Deborah Smith Pollard” radio show this month, read on for updates on Fred Hammond, Stephanie J, Marvin Sapp, Larry Callahan and more. Also, Detroit says good-bye to music industry powerhouse, Derek Dirckson.

NOV 14: Hougton, Walker, Hammond, McClurkin, Burrell & MORE @ Festival of Praise Tour 2015

Festival of Praise Tour
Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Kim Burrell and many more

Wonder isn’t the only big name coming to Joe Louis Arena this fall,
Fred Hammond’s Face To Face production company is bringing the Festival
of Praise Tour to the Joe on November 14th, with Fred, Donnie McClurkin,
Kim Burrell and many more of your favorite gospel artists.

Fred Hammond honored with Honorary Doctorate

Fred Hammond honored with Honorary Doctorate

to Fred Hammond, who recently received an Honorary Doctorate degree
from Next Dimension University in Los Angeles. Yolanda Adams and
Hezekiah Walker were on hand to support.
Click here for details.

In Memorium: Derek Clayton Dirckson

In Memorium: Derek Dirckson
Detroit says good-bye to music industry powerhouse, Derek Dirckson

sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of Derek Clayton
Dirckson, former manager of gospel super group Commissioned, former
member of and producer for R&B group Chapter 8, and owner of Backstage Pass Recording Studio.
Click here for details.

Bishop Celebration Gala

Bishop Celebration Gala 
Honoring the Elevation of Bishop Marvin L. Sapp

to Marvin Sapp, who was recently elevated to the office of Bishop over
the Central Province of Global United Fellowship. In addition to
pastoring his own Grand Rapids church, Bishop Sapp will now oversee 15
churches in Michigan, Illinois, Ohio and Missouri. The upcoming Bishop
Celebration Gala in Grand Rapids includes Karen Clark Sheard as musical

AUG 25 @ 8PM: Larry Callahan & SOG on America's Got Talent!

Larry Callahan & SOG on America’s Got Talent! 
Tune in Tuesday, Aug., 2015 @ 8PM, and don’t forget to VOTE!!

Voting time!! Selected of God is on the America’s Got Talent Live Show, Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at 8PM!
VOTE for SOG from 8PM, AUGUST 25th Thru Noon, AUGUST 26th:

Spotlight Artist: Stephanie J

Spotlight Artist: Stephanie J
“Voice of Triumph”

The latest and Rhythm & Praise with Deborah Smith Pollard Spotlight Artist is Stephanie J. Stephanie’s new single, Holding On, from her most recent album, Voice of Triumph, was released July 4th of this year.
Click here for our exclusive interview and to listen to the beautiful new single, “Holding On”

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