Calling on “angels” and “faith” are usually not what comes to mind first when thinking of Lil NasX, 24-year-old “Old Town Road” singer. In fact, it’s quite the opposite to what he now calls his “Christian era.” The singer who once raised eyebrows by touting satanic sneakers joked that he earned a grand total of 2 streams in 2023. Fans of Grammy-winner and fellow creators are rightfully skeptical, and most are labeling his latest work as nothing more than a cheap gimmick and not the result of an overnight “Damascus Road,” embrace of Christianity.
Angel Taylor Celebrates First #1 as a Solo Artist
Angel Taylor has a lot of reasons to sing these days. Taylor, a former member of the 90s Grammy-nominated gospel girl group Trin-i-tee 5:7 Taylor known for her signature soprano vocals has truly hit a high note with her solo debut “Speak,” released in 2022, and currently sitting in top spots both on the Billboard and Mediabase gospel charts. “Speak,” a remake of the Donnie McClurkin classic “Speak to My Heart,” had been in the works for Taylor since 2016 and its success signals the beginning of more great things to come.
Stellar Tribute to the Holidays
Central City Productions, producers of the annual Stellar Awards ceremonies, have returned just in time for the holidays bringing gospel fans a star-studded lineup of entertainment to kick-off of the Christmas season. The special, which first began airing in 2010 is a showcase of artist performances with personal touches such as holiday memories. This year’s show will be a definite must-see with host gospel artist Doe Jones. Performers will include The Group Fire, JJ Hairston, Pastor Mike Jr.,Lena Byrd Miles, and many others. The show will air on Stellar TV and will also be syndicated in various local markets.
Meta has been a host on SiriusXM Praise for more than 20 years. In 2020, she won the prestigious Stellar Award for “Gospel Radio Announcer of the Year." Meta has also authored several books including “Bible Trivia Made Easy,” "On the Third Day" and the indie artist e-book that debuted as a #1 in Christian New Releases on Amazon “Cracking the Code: What Indie Gospel Artists Need to Know”.