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The Overflow (Gospel News Round-Up): Lecrae, Karen Clark Sheard, Jason Nelson, & More

Published: Sunday 21st Dec 2014 by Rashad
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Ever keen to broaden our musical scope, recent months have seen That Grape Juice venture into a number of new musical landscapes including, most recently, gospel.

Spearheaded by well-received interviews with gospel singers Yolanda AdamsHezekiah WalkerTwinkie ClarkFred HammondKierra SheardDorinda Clark ColeIsrael HoughtonMarvin SappMicah StampleyJoshua Rogers, J. Moss, and more, TGJ is now offering readers ‘The Overflow’ – a collection of the top gospel-themed news stories from the week.

Tuck in below for the latest news on Richard Smallwood, Karen Clark Sheard, Jason Nelson, Israel Houghton & New Breed, Lecrae, and more:

Karen Clark Sheard Reveals New Album Cover 

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‘Secret Place’ songstress Karen Clark Sheard has kept a tight lid on information surrounding her forthcoming sixth studio album.  But, after learning its lead single ‘Sunday A.M.’ will be competing for ‘Best Gospel Song’ at the 2015 Grammys, the legendary Clark Sister is finally set to unveil news about the project.

Titled ‘Destined To Win,’ Sheard unveiled the album’s official artwork this week (as seen above) and reported that it is due on shelves in early 2015.  Will she compete with sister Dorinda Clark Cole‘s new ‘Living It’ album due in February?

Time will tell. Keep it locked to That Grape Juice for more news on the ladies as it becomes available.

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 New Video:  Lecrae – ‘Say I Won’t’

With a little help from fellow emcee Andy Mineo, Grammy winning rapper Lecrae brings forth a visual to accompany ‘Say I Won’t’ – the latest single from his chart-topping album ‘Anomaly.’

Directed by Nathan Corrona for Dustbrand Film, press play above to see the gospel rapper in action.

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New Song:  Jason Nelson – ‘Can’t Stop Callin’

We are getting closer and closer to the release of Jason Nelson‘s newest album ‘Jesus Revealed.’  Due in stores on January 20th, the album is led by the top 10 gospel hit ‘I Am.’  But, for fans not yet convinced that the album is a “must have,” we assure you one listen at the project’s official second single will do the trick.

Titled ‘Can’t Stop Calling,’ give it a listen above.

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New Song:  Richard Smallwood with Vision – ‘Same God’

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Richard Smallwood & Vision are back with a stirring new song titled ‘Same God.’  The first single from their forthcoming LP ‘Anthology’ album due early 2015, get into the gospel icon’s latest (courtesy of GospelGuru):

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New Song:  Israel Houghton & New Breed ft. Yolanda Adams – ‘How Awesome Is Our God’

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Early 2015 will prove itself a late Christmas for gospel music fans.  For, not only should they expect releases from the likes of big names like Jason Nelson, Dorinda Clark Cole, Karen Clark Sheard, Richard Smallwood, and more, now they can expect to add Israel Houghton & New Breed‘s ‘Covered: Alive in Asia’ scheduled for a March 2015 release.

The latest offering lifted from the set comes in the form of ‘How Awesome Is Our God,’ featuring Grammy winning gospel diva Yolanda Adams.

“How Awesome Is Our God“ is a simple anthem of His amazing and overwhelming  love for us. It also marks a ‘bucket list’ moment for me personally to have the incomparable Yolanda Adams singing with us on this song. I pray it moves you as it did tens of thousands of people in these cities. – Israel Houghton

Hear it below:

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