There’s a lot to say about James Fortune’s 20-year career. You can start at the beginning, when he exploded on the scene in 2004 with “You Survived.” We can graduate to 2008 when he sat comfortably on the charts for over a year and at no. 1 for a historic 29-week run with the smash, […]

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Erica Campbell's big year continues with a nomination for Outstanding Gospel/Christian Song for her song "Positive" for the 54th NAACP Image Awards. The Get Up! Morning's host is joined by Marvin Sapp, MAJOR., Jonathan McReynolds, and the Tennessee State University band in the exclusive category.

Tia LaVon backstage at the 2019 Lamplighter Awards with Luther Barnes, Todd Galberth, Michael George, James Fortune, Cousin Kera, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Efinance Shirley Caesar Music Outreach Award Winner Kim Person and Healing Intervention Health Outreach Award Winner Mr. Mangum. Stay Informed On Your Favorite Artists, Community Events, & More By Signing Up For Our Newsletter! […]

Beverly Crawford, saying she was high off the adrenaline and excitement of what she loves to do.

Stay Informed On Your Favorite Artists, Community Events, & More By Signing Up For Our Newsletter! November 3rd the Duke Energy Center, was filled with glorious spirit. As the town came together to acknowledge hometown heroes for the 17th Annual Lamplighter Awards. These heroes, thanks to sponsors Blue Cross of North Carolina and Honda Dealership […]

James Fortune!!!  Believes in the event so much that he promised to come every year and he hasn’t missed one yet! Newly married and on a new page of his journey James talks to Melissa about coming to this year’s show. The Lamplighter awards recognizes local individuals and organizations that do outstanding things in our […]