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NEW YORK–Former U.S. President Donald Trump was found guilty on all 34 counts of falsifying business documents in New York Thursday afternoon. That makes him the first former President to be convicted of felony crimes. He could face four years in prison depending on the judge’s sentence, which will happen later. The judge has the […]

Executive Producer and Showrunner for "Gospel LIVE! presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.," Kristen V. Carter, speaks with Praise Midday Host, Ronnette Rollins about the concert special.

It's officially the Holiday Season! Traditionally, the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping goes into full swing the day after Thanksgiving. With many brick and mortar stores as well as online sites having storewide sales in effect for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Tuesday, who can't resist taking advantage?

Congrats to newly engaged singer, songwriter and actress, Koryn Hawthorne! Known for her song, “Won’t He do It”, and her latest single, “Look at God”, Koryn announced her engagement to longtime friend, Hunter Register, with an Instagram post that includes pictures from their engagement photo shoot, with the caption, "An @essence exclusive ! Sooo in love".

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Check out some of the major moments from the 2023 Stellar Awards

Entrepreneur & wife of one of the most iconic Gospel artists, Tammy Franklin stops by Praise 102.5 to speak with Neiko Flowers. During the interview, Tammy speaks about her new dating show ‘The One’ on TV ONE. The show will be hosted by Tammy & her husband Kirk Franklin. Speaking of having fun, the Texas […]

Praise 102.5 personality, Neiko Flowers had the opportunity to sit and chat it up with Atlanta legend Pastor Troy. Now, many of us may know him for his classic secular music. However, Neiko is Bridging the Gap by asking him about his relationship with God, how it cultivates everything he does, and how important it […]

Praise 102.5’s very own Jekalyn Carr brings home the Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for her song ‘My Portion’ at the 2022 Dove Awards. Prior to the event, the gospel singer posted a behind-the-scenes look at her day. Neiko Flowers caught up with Jekalyn at the 2022 Dove awards and asks her […]

Brian Courtney Wilson stopped by Jekalyn Carr’s Family Affair to talk about a number of things. Wilson talked about new music, gives the listeners a powerful word of the day, & even answers some trivia “this or that”! Watch the full interview here: RELATED: Group Fire Joins the Family Affair with Jekalyn Carr RELATED: Koryn Hawthorne Tells […]

The 2022 Stellar Gospel Music Awards was one for the books. All of our favorite celebrities came out such as Erica Campbell, Brian Courtney Wilson, Marvin Sapp, & more. Praise 102.5 won the “Major Market of the year” award. The 37th annual Stellars was hosted by our very own Jekalyn Carr. It is safe […]