In the UK, the album of the same name has debuted atop the Official Charts Company's Americana Albums chart.
The new record features 19 tracks, including gospel versions of songs from the star's back catalogue like ‘Ultralight Beam’.
The new opus will be staged at Miami Marine Stadium on 8 December and it will feature music from West’s Sunday Service performers.
Helmed by Rick Rubin, Johnny Cash’s American Recordings saw the country legend make a stunning return late his career, re-establishing his rebel cred.
Filmed in Wyoming, this video features Kanye West along with a rare appearance his father, Ray West.
Kanye West’s 'Jesus Is King', debuts at No.1 on the Billboard 200 chart, making it his 9th consecutive No. 1 and tying with Eminem.
From its inspiration to its samples, ‘Jesus Is King’ is Kanye West’s most gospel-inspired album yet, pushing the music in an explicitly hip-hop direction.
Kanye West’s long-awaited album 'Jesus Is King' has finally arrived.
“This one-of-a-kind experience features songs arranged by West in the gospel tradition along with new music from his forthcoming album Jesus Is King” .
The influence of gospel music stretches far and wide, and the best gospel singers, too, cover a wider range of styles, as this list of the Top 15 shows.
Over the course of four decades, Lawson and the Persuasions recorded 25 albums that spanned rock, blues, gospel and pop.
Spanning jazz, country, hip-hop and soul music, the best gospel songs of all time prove that the spirit can move you, no matter what your tastes.
Gospel music has always had a major influence on R&B, with many of the biggest soul singers having started their vocal careers in gospel church choirs.
Aretha Franklin was awarded a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for her “indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades”.
A pioneer who influenced everyone from Chuck Berry to Keith Richards, Sister Rosetta Tharpe “played rock’n’roll way before anyone else”.