(Philadelphia, PA – March 14, 2013) uGospel Radio is ecstatic to announce and celebrate its one year anniversary. The Gospel Internet Radio Station launched in March of 2012 and has been expanding ever since. Four months after its premiere, uGospel Radio was ranked #4 among Gospel Internet Radio Stations and still holds that position today. What started as simply an outlet for Traditional, Contemporary and Praise & Worship Gospel Music has blossomed into a complete online broadcasting network. uGospel Radio now features original on-air programs for its faithful listeners to tune in to each week.
“This year went by so fast! Although we did a lot with uGospel Radio, there’s so much more that we are going to do in the future with the station. I want to thank all of the listeners who tune in to uGospel Radio for hours at a time daily, and of course I want to thank God as always for showing us His favor,” says Khalif M. Townes, CEO/President of Urban Roundup Group, LLC.
Currently, uGospel Radio is nominated for a 2013 Rhythm of Gospel Award for Internet Radio Station/Show of the Year and was included in the first round ballot for the 2013 Stellar Awards for Internet Radio Station of the Year. The station received both of these nominations within months of its launch indicating a positive response from the industry and listeners. Proving to be a reliable source of the best in Gospel music, uGospel Radio broadcasts 24/7 and has yet to experience any “downtime” or periods where music is unavailable for its appreciated listeners.
uGospel Radio has an array of supporters who listen to the station from all over the globe. Over 125,000 listeners tune in to www.uGospelRadio.com for their daily inspiration each week. Within the United States uGospel Radio broadcasts in 153 markets, while broadcasting in 88 different countries worldwide. uGospel Radio can be heard in countries like Nigeria, Brazil, Bahamas, France, Bermuda, Spain, Italy, Uganda, Madagascar, Namibia and many more. uGospel Radio’s main purpose is providing Gospel Music to whoever may need to hear it, regardless of their location.
There are three shows that can be heard on uGospel Radio each week. BET’s Sunday Best Season 2 Winner Y’Anna Crawley kicks off the week with “Billboard’s Top 20 Countdown With Y’Anna Crawley” every Tuesday at 3 pm EST. Next is Praise and Worship Leader Stephen Hurd hosting his show, “In The Praise, In The Worship With Stephen Hurd”, every Wednesday at 2 pm EST. Finally, concluding the work week is Gospel Blogger Gerald Jones, better known as Da Gospel Truth, with his fun-loving show, “_Real Talk With Da Gospel Truth”, airing on Friday at 1 pm EST. uGospel Radio has dubbed Sunday as “Sermon Sundays”_, in which the station plays sermons from the leading Bishops, Pastors, and Spiritual Leaders in the Faith-Based Community.