The Overflow (Gospel News Round-Up): Karen Clark Sheard, Donnie McClurkin, Montell Jordan, Donald Lawrence, Mary Mary

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 Adams, Fred Hammond, Kierra Sheard, Dorinda Clark Cole, Israel Houghton, 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 Karen Clark Sheard, Donnie McClurkin, Montel Jordan, Donald Lawrence, and Mary Mary:

New Song:  Donald Lawrence – ‘The Gift’


Karen Clark Sheard Announces New Album For Fall Release

Grammy winning gospel legend Karen Clark Sheard‘s 2013 has given her much cause to celebrate.

After scoring a winning inaugural season of her hit BET reality show ‘The Sheards’ (recently renewed for a second season), the youngest of the renowned Clark Sisters recently announced a joint distribution venture with gospel giants eOne Music.  The partnership will see her family’s label Karew Records distribute the next Kierra Sheard and Clark Sisters’ album under the eOne imprint.

Joining the aforementioned releases with be Karen’s own new project, due September 9.  The album will serve as the follow-up to 2010’s ‘All In One’.


Donnie McClurkin Reveals Battle With Vocal Cord Cysts

‘Speak To My Heart’ hitmaker Donnie McClurkin spoke to fans via his Facebook page to deliver devastating news that a recent hospital visit revealed burst cysts on his vocal cord.  The damage of which, McClurkin shared, may affect his singing voice:


New Video:  Montell Jordan – ‘You Are’

Pastor Montell Jordan returns with the second single from his ”Shake Heaven” LP.  Enlisting Christian artist Chris August, look above for Jordan’s soon-to-be-hit ‘You Are’.


Behind the Scenes:  Mary Mary’s Marvelous ‘Ebony’ Magazine Spread


Click here to see the full behind the scenes action of Mary Mary‘s recent shoot with Ebony magazine.


Gospel Throwback Jam of the Day:  Karen Clark Sheard & Faith Evans – ‘Nothing Without You’

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  1. Back 2 J June 2, 2013

    When did Montell Jordan start doing Gospel music? I didn’t know that…’This Is How We Do It, Get It On Tonite & Let’s Ride’ are is still my jams.

  2. Anastasia June 2, 2013

    Mary Mary looks beautiful on the cover.

  3. Shuan June 2, 2013

    Soooooo excited about Karen Clark Sheard live recording on 09/09/2013.

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