Tye Tribbett is on a mission. When his new show "Joyful Noise" premieres on BET Sunday morning, the gospel music artist says he won't be trying to fill the shoes of the "Bobby Jones Gospel" program that had the timeslot for over 30 years. Instead, his focus will be on attracting a new generation.
"My thing was to really make Jesus, gospel and music as cool and relevant as it really is.
Now that the very last episode of "Bobby Jones Gospel" has aired after a 35-year run, gospel music artists are speaking up about its impact.
Dr. Bobby Jones' BET show "Bobby Jones Gospel" is ending it's reign on the network after 35 years and maintaining the title of the longest continuous running original series on cable television.
Bobby Jones' longstanding BET staple, "Bobby Jones Gospel," is airing its final season, which the music pioneer said is comparable to losing a loved one.
Gospel music has proven to be a staple among the BET network audience with shows like "Bobby Jones Gospel," "Celebration of Gospel" and "Sunday Best," so it's only fitting that big names like Michelle Williams, Erica Campbell, Deitr...