1/6/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Koryn Hawthorne – Won’t He Do It

Koryn Hawthorne‘s full length debut album, Unstoppable, was released on July 13, 2018 and reached number 1 on the Top Gospel Albums. The album’s lead single, “Won’t He Do It”, reached number 1 on Billboard’s three main gospel charts. Continue reading

12/30/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Smokie Norful – Dear God (Live)

Rev. W.R. “Smokie” Norful, Jr. best known for his 2002 album, I Need You Now and his 2004 release, Nothing Without You, which won a Grammy at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album in 2004. Norful received his second Grammy in 2015 at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards for his song No Greater Love, ten years after winning his first. Continue reading

12/9/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY HOLIDAY SERIES: CeCe Winans- Jesus, You’re Beautiful from Live In The Throne Room (2005)

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Jesus, You’re Beautiful is featured on Throne Room, the sixth studio album by multiple Grammy-winning gospel artist CeCe Winans. Continue reading

12/2/18 O&A GOSPEL SUNDAY HOLIDAY SERIES: Kirk Franklin and the Family- Christmas

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Out and About NYC Magazine offers seasons greetings. We will present holiday inspired gospel music for the month of December.

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11/25/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Ray Charles And The Voices Of Jubilaton- Oh, Happy Day


Ray Charles And The Voices Of Jubilaton perform the Edwin Hawkins gospel classic Oh, Happy Day.  Continue reading

11/18/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: The Caravans- Oh Mary Don’t You Weep ( Caravans Reunion- 1988 Stellar Awards)


The Caravans reunion featuring  Inez Andrews, Shirley Caesar, Albertina Walker, Delores Washington with James Cleveland perform Oh Mary Don’t You  Weep at the 1988 Stellar Awards. Continue reading

11/4/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: The Old Landmark featuring James Brown from The Blues Brothers 

James Brown, The Godfather of Soul, leads his flock through a spirited version of The Old Landmark( look for an angelic Chaka Khan is the choir).  Continue reading

10/21/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Tamia- Tomorrow

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Tamia Marilyn Hill known professionally as Tamia, is a Canadian born singer-songwriter. Tomorrow written by Carvin Lawrence Winans and Deborah Kerr Winans and appears on her third studio album More (2004).  It was originally scheduled (and titled Still) for a 2003 release but was later delayed due to Tamia’s multiple sclerosis diagnosis. Tamia peformed to the song a few years earlier and performed it in 2001 on the BET. Continue reading

10/13/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY- MOTHER RUTLEDGE’S PICKS: Mahalia Jackson- How Great Thou Art

Mahalia Jackson sings How Great Thou Art. From her first million-copy seller in 1946 until her death in 1972 Mahalia Jackson (born 1911) was the face and voice of gospel music for millions around the world. These television appearances from 1957 to 1962 catch her at her vocal and interpretive peak.  Continue reading