Gospel Music

Gospel music is a Christian musical genre. Like other forms of Christian music, the creation, performance, significance, and even the definition of gospel music varies according to culture and social context. Gospel music is composed and performed for many purposes, including aesthetic pleasure, religious or ceremonial purposes, and as an entertainment product for the marketplace.

Read more about Gospel MusicStyle, History, Gospel Music Genres and Subgenres, Controversies

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Timeline Of Music In The United States (1920–1949) - 1938
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... Andrus began in gospel music by singing with his mother's gospel group in his boyhood hometown of Mermentau, Louisiana ... association with Crouch as he formed the popular contemporary Christian music act Andrae Crouch and the Disciples in 1964 ... That group would not only gain notoriety within the gospel music field for merging funkier rhythms with the gospel message but a measure of fame outside of ...
Stellar Awards
... The Stellar Awards is the first Gospel Music Awards show in the U.S ... honoring Gospel Music Artists, writers, and industry professionals for their contributions to the Gospel Music Industry ... The Stellar Awards ranks high in status as the only Gospel Music television awards program syndicated in over 140 markets nationwide ...
Gospel Music - Controversies
... of "standard" hymns generally dislike gospel music of the late 19th and early 20th centuries ... that commercial success led to a proliferation of such music, and "deterioration, even in a standard which to begin with was not high, resulted." They went on to say, "there is no doubt ... However, he also provided this quotation "Gospel hymnody has the distinction of being America's most typical contribution to Christian song ...
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    Morning work! By the blushes of Aurora and the music of Memnon, what should be man’s morning work in this world?
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    peace hath her victories
    No less renowned than war; new foes arise,
    Threatening to bind our souls with secular chains:
    Help us to save free conscience from the paw
    Of hireling wolves whose gospel is their maw.
    John Milton (1608–1674)