Music Birthday: Israel Houghton

🔊🥳 Today, May 19, 1971, Israel Haughton was born in Oceanside, California. Houghton (& New Breed) has a 2004 contemporary gospel album called “Live From Another Level,” and it’s got these three tracks starred as fan favorites on Apple Music: ‘Again I Say Rejoice,’ ‘Friend of God,’ and ‘Medley: Here I Am To Worship /…

Music Birthday: Deitrick Haddon

🔊🥳 Today, May 17, 1973, Deitrick V. Haddon was born in Detroit, Michigan. Haddon has a song called ‘Reppin’ the Kingdom,’ and it’s included on his contemporary gospel album “Church on the Moon.” The song features gospel stars J. Moss, Canton Jones, T. Haddy & Tye Tribbett.

Music Birthday: Tina Campbell

🔊🎉 Today, May 1, 1974, Tina Campbell was born Trecina Evette Campbell in Inglewood, California. Campbell is the younger sister of fellow Mary Mary member, Erica Campbell—who had a birthday last month. Well, Tina Campbell has music on the charts as well, the US Billboard Hot Gospel Songs Chart: her ‘We Livin’’ single peaked at…

Music Birthday: Erica Campbell

🔊🥳 Today, April 29, 1972, Erica Monique Campbell was born in Inglewood, California. Erica has a beautiful song called ‘The Question,’ and it reminds us of the price Jesus paid for us to be free from perpetual fear and sin in this evolving world. The song is included on Erica’s Grammy-winning debut solo studio album,…

Music Birthday: Amber Bullock

🔊🥳Today, April 11, 1986, Amber Bullock was born Amber Briana Lawrence-Bullock in St. Louis, Missouri. After winning season four of BET’s Sunday Best gospel singing competition, Bullock released an album called “So in Love,” which peaked at no. 3 on the US Billboard Top Gospel Albums Chart. Kirk Franklin is featured on the album’s title…

Music Birthday: Joshua Rogers

🔊🥳Today, March 22, 1994, Joshua Rogers was born in Greeleyville, South Carolina. After monumentally winning season five of BET’s Sunday Best, Rogers went on to release three albums, and attain more than 20k monthly listeners on Spotify. His first album, “Well Done,” peaked at no. 1 on the US Billboard Gospel Albums Chart.

Music Birthday: Marvin Winans

🔊🥳Today, March 5, 1958, Marvin Lawrence Winans was born in Detroit, Michigan. In September 2006, Israel & New Breed released “A Timeless Christmas,” which contains the timeless ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.’ Marvin Winans joined Cece Winans, Matthew Ward, Lalah Hathaway, Daniel Johnson, and Gerald Albright in covering Judy Garland’s classic tune.

Music Birthday: Shane Harper

🔊🎉Today, February 14, 1993, Shane Steven Harper was born in La Jolla, California. Shane contributed to the motion picture soundtrack to 2014’s Christian film God’s Not Dead. Shane’s song ‘Hold You Up’ was a commercial success, peaking at no. 24 on the US Billboard Christian Airplay Chart. Just three positions higher, ‘Hold You Up’ also reached…