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The Official Statement from the Family on the Passing of Aretha Franklin

Statement on the Passing of Aretha Franklin It is with deep and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Aretha Louise Franklin, the Queen of Soul, in a statement issued by Franklin’s family through her longtime publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn….

0 Comments / 4 View / August 16, 2018

Gospel Music Association (GMA) announce nominees for the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 8, 2018) – The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today the nominees for the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards, revealed exclusively on Facebook Live with the help of Travis Greene and Francesca Battistelli. The awards show will take place…

0 Comments / 16 View / August 9, 2018

Diamonds & Pearls Women’s Empowerment Luncheon Saturday, June 16, 2018 – 8:00am – 3:30p.m.

Richmond, VA – (April 23, 2018 ) — With a focus on women, healthy living, and building legacies the Enhancement Foundation will be presenting its inaugural Diamonds & Pearls Women’s Empowerment Luncheon on Saturday, June 16th at the Marriott Richmond Short Pump,…

0 Comments / 250 View / April 24, 2018

Howard University Alumni Association Celebrates Senator Henry L Marsh III With “Truth and Service Award”

From left to right: Mrs. Donna Dawson, Senator Henry Marsh, Mrs. Shelby Randolph and Mrs. Lissa Brown   Richmond, VA – Howard University Alumni Club of Richmond, VA held their Sixth Annual Charter Day Scholarship Brunch at the Speakeasy Grill…

0 Comments / 90 View / March 5, 2018

Gospel Music Workshop of America Celebrates 50th Anniversary With High Attendance and Chapter Representation From Around the World

Take a Behind the Scenes Look on Instagram @thebellereport  and @LivingthatlifeforChrist TBR — Atlanta, GA — The Gospel Music Workshop of America. (GMWA) just wrapped up its celebratory 50th Anniversary at their Annual Convention at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Hotel…

0 Comments / 1124 View / August 2, 2017

VIDEO: Former President Barack Obama Headed for Richmond, VA

Richmond, VA — To the delight of many, former President Barack Obama will be making a special trip to Richmond, Virginia this fall. Obama is currently slated to speak at the Richmond Forum on November 18, 2017. Organizers say that the…

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SAVE THE DATE for a Historic and Epic Evening, Saturday, December 10, 2016 for “THE GIFT”

Richmond, VA – Save the date for a special evening as RVA comes together to celebrate “THE GIFT” with  Gospel Recording artists Jekalyn Carr, Tamika Patton, First Lady Taleshia L. Chandler, Almeta Ingram Miller and Sheilah Belle “The Belle.” This…

0 Comments / 167 View / August 24, 2016

RCA Inspiration Names Phil Thornton as Senior Vice President and General Manager

(The Belle congratulates Phil Thornton on new appointment) Nashville, TN (August 8, 2016) – RCA Inspiration announced today that Phil Thornton has been named Senior Vice President and General Manager.  Mr. Thornton, a veteran entertainment executive, will drive the day-to-day…

0 Comments / 99 View / August 8, 2016

Church Service Comes to a Halt after Man Unleashes Pitbull Inside

by Sheilah Belle My heart really hurt yesterday, when a friend of mine, shared this post about her time during 11am service at her Henrico church.  In a nutshell, a white man, who was not a member of this church,…

0 Comments / 2281 View / July 19, 2016