The Grammy Award-winning opera singer performs a classical, jazz and gospel influenced set.
The songs we love from the first half of the year span a wide emotional and musical range, from wild percussive romps to raw pleas for empathy to Beyoncé's command to leave it all on the dance floor.
The contemporary worship music collective performs behind the Tiny Desk, featuring a special appearance by gospel legend Kirk Franklin.
The "First Lady of Gospel Music" delivers a sampling of her vast music ministry in this Tiny Desk home Concert.
Some of the first truly American music was created by Black voices. In this playlist, pianist Lara Downes offers a broad range of songs that speak to the irrepressible, irresistible sound of hope.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Brent Cobb about his album, And Now, Let's Turn To Page..., which is a collection of spirituals and hymns. Surviving a car crash inspired him to make the album.
After a silent year in which artists were sent grants instead of invitations to perform, the beloved festival was determined to go on this year, as carefully as possible. And how possible is that?
The singer, one of the most celebrated gospel singers of her generation, Leonard had as tough a year as any – and, with a new song and new ministry, she wants to help.
Staples, a tenor vocalist, helped to ease his family's iconic gospel group into secular territory, and later found success as a manager and club owner.
Emmy award-winning actor and comedian Leslie Jones' popularity has reached new heights during the pandemic, now marked with the release of his new gospel music album, Company's Comin'.
My Savior, the new album by Carrie Underwood, is a first for the country music superstar, who pulls from the songbook of her childhood in church.
The soul singer's new album, The Moon and Stars: Prescription for Dreamers, finds her plumbing the origins of her own inspirations in order to pass some magic on down the line.
The R&B star's new song, written for Morning Edition's Song Project, is about working — alongside the whole world — to get through a year of challenges and loss.