The Overflow (Gospel News Round-Up): Dorinda Clark Cole, Anthony Hamilton, Michelle Williams, JJ Hairston, Vashawn Mitchell, & More

Published: Sunday 5th Oct 2014 by Rashad

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 RogersJonathan McReynoldsTasha Page-Lockhart, 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 jam-packed news on JJ Hairston,  Vashawn Mitchell, Dewayne Woods & Anthony Hamilton, Michelle Williams, Dorinda Clark Cole, and more:  

Report:  Dorinda Clark Cole Leads Cast of New Oxygen Reality Show ‘Preachers of Detroit’


That Dorinda reign simply will not let up.

After Grammy & Stellar Award winning albums (with the legendary Clark Sisters and by her lonesome), a television show, radio show, and fashion line, the ‘Rose of Gospel’ is seeing her lucrative business efforts continue to bloom.  Much like sister Karen Clark Sheard (aboard BET’s popular reality series ‘The Sheards’), now Dorinda Clark Cole is tackling reality television with a spot on Oxygen’s ‘Preachers of LA’ spinoff, ‘Preachers of Detroit.’

The Detroit cast will include: Bishop Charles Ellis of Greater Grace Temple in Detroit; Pastor David Bullock of Greater St. Matthew Baptist Church in Highland Park; evangelist and gospel singer Dorinda-Clark Cole, a member of the Grammy-winning Clark Sisters; Pastor Don Shelby of Burning Bush International Ministries in Ypsilanti; Bishop Corletta Vaughn of Go Tell It Ministry in Detroit; Bishop-elect Clarence Langston of the Word in Action Christian Center in Detroit; and Pastor Tim Alden of the City of Praise Christian Church in Los Angeles, who hails from Detroit and returns home frequently. (source)

Keep it locked to TGJ for news on the show’s premiere date and more.  In the meantime, word has it Mrs. Clark-Cole is also hard at work on a new album!


Extended Trailer:  Michelle Williams & Deitrick Haddon Star In New Oxygen Reality Series ‘Fix My Choir’


After riding high on Gospel charts with her latest effort ‘Journey To Freedom,‘ it looks like Michelle Williams’ next journey will take her to TV screens via the forthcoming Oxygen reality series ‘Fix My Choir.’   Alongside co-star Deitrick Haddon, the former Destiny’s Child diva visits New Orleans, LA; Los Angeles, CA; Hermosa Beach, CA; San Francisco, CA; New York, NY; Santa Barbara, CA; and Pasadena, CA to fix ailing choirs who just can’t get the notes right.

Premiering November 5, see an extended trailer below:


Hot Shot:  Vashawn Mitchell Unveils ‘Unstoppable’ Cover

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Vashawn Mitchell is ‘Unstoppable.’  After scoring one of the biggest gospel hits in recent history with ‘Nobody Greater,’ the gospel hitmaker is readying the highly anticipated follow-up to his 2012 release ‘Created4This.’

Led by the single ‘God My God,’ the new project reportedly features an impressive guest list including Tasha CobbsShana Wilson, Anthony Brown, and Jonathan McReynolds.

Get into the official album cover above and hear the lead single bleow:


 New Song:  Dewayne Woods ft. Anthony Hamilton & Dave Hollister – ‘Friend of Mine’

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‘Let Go, Let God’ hitmaker Dewayne Woods is back with friends on the hot new single ‘Friend Of Mine‘!

Debuting September 30th, the blazing track features the likes of R&B crooners Dave HollisterAnthony Hamilton.  Take your first listen to the tune below and click that link to purchase on Itunes!

Buy ‘Friend of Mine’ here on Itunes


New Song:  J. Moss – ‘Fall At Your Feet’


Are you ready for some ‘Grown Folks Gospel’?  Well, gospel hitmaker J. Moss thinks you are.

If so, get familiar with ‘Fall At Your Feet‘ – the first single from his newest album ‘GFG (Grown Folks Gospel).’ It awaits below…


Hot Shot:  JJ Hairston Unveils ‘I See Victory’ Album Cover


If you’re looking to see new music from JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, you’re in luck.

Led by single ‘Bless Me’ ft. Donnie McClurkin,  the group is back and ready to take over charts once more with their album ‘I See Victory.’

Featuring an impressive guest list of stars like Karen Clark Sheard, Vashawn Mitchell, McClurkin, and more, the album is set to see an October 27th release date.


Throwback Gospel Jam of the Day:  Walter Hawkins – ‘When the Battle Is Over’

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  1. FutureCIARA October 5, 2014

    I look forward to The Gospel Roundup every Sunday!

    Thanks TGJ

  2. LittleJohnny October 5, 2014

    It’s gonna be interesting seeing Dorinda on a reality show. I love that song with Dewayne Woods, Anthony Hamilton and Dave Hollister. They sound real good!!!!!

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