In Gospel News & Notes this month: the Southern Gospel Music Association (SGMA) is awarding of its 2010 James D. Vaughan "Impact Award" to DOLLY PARTON. And from The Black Gospel Blog, BOB MAROVICH offers his monthly gospel album picks, Debbie Orange Sings Church Live and the Mighty Sincere Voices’ Sing, Sing In Glory.

MARVIN SAPP: ‘My focus is to live a holy and righteous life and to be a light at all times’
By Gerald Bonner,

The gospel superstar’s new album, Here I Am, looks to be following the same pattern as his previous blockbuster, Thirsty, a #1 gospel album, a crossover smash, and the prelude to Sapp winning all seven categories in which he was nominated for the 2009 Stellar Awards. Gerald Bonner’s informed piece explains why the artist is indeed a light to others.

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