From the blues to hip hop, African Americans have been the driving force of sonic innovation for over a century. Musical styles come and go, but there's one sound that has been a constant source of strength, courage and wisdom on any given Sunday. GOSPEL, the latest history series from Henry Louis Gates, Jr., digs deep into the origin story of Black spirituality through sermon and song.

In celebration of the upcoming series, we'd like to highlight some of the great stories in the last few years that focused on gospel music.  

Here's a quick Music Minute about gospel singer Tasha Cobbs by Leah Fleming and Taylor Gantt.  You might have missed it with all that happened in 2020, but here's your chance to remedy that!

The Black Church is a musical Bootcamp.  So says this Sound Field episode

Remember when the Super Bowl came to Atlanta?  Did you know that there is a Gospel concert in celebration of each Super Bowl?  Learn a little more about Atlanta's concert here!

Iconic Georgian Otis Redding was granted four BMI Million-Air awards at BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards ceremony in 2023.  Learn more here.

Now that you've got some background, stop back here for more Gospel updates, to learn about upcoming events and hear about famous Georgians in the gospel scene.