Home Gospel Music News Root is named “Official” journal of 44th Annual GMWA

Root Magazine Announcesroot logoPhiladelphia, PA Jul 07, 2011 

Root Magazine, “Your source to the gospel music vibe..and beyond” announced today that Root will be the official journal for the 44th annual GMWA conference in Tampa, Florida.

The GMWA issue of Root will include a special cover story on Light Records artists: Ricky Dillard, Jessica Reedy, Dawkins & Dawkins, Dorinda Clark- Cole & JJ Hairston entitled “Let There Be Light”. Also, we take a deep look at the Black Church through Blue Eyes with rising gospel star, Wess Morgan and powerful pastor & world renowned evangelist, Sheryl Brady, as they both discuss their experiences of being caucasian with a large African American audience and congregation.

GMWA & Root Magazine join forces

If you are interested in advertising in this special edition journal, please e-mail Root’s Editor-In-Chief, Hasan James at therootmag@yahoo.com and a Client Reservation Form with specs, timeline and pricing will be sent to you. Root is offering 8 1/2 x 11 full page ads for the low price of $2000 and half page ads for $1200. Distribution for the journal is 5000 and will be distributed to key taste makers, radio announcers, record executives, artists and attendees from around the world.All ads should be at 300 DPI and should be ready to insert into the journal without any blemishes.

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About Root MagazineRoot Magazine is an online & print magazine that has featured some of gospel and christian music’s hottest artists such as: Donald Lawrence, Kim Burrell, Marvin Sapp, Jonathan Nelson, Group 1 Crew, Kirk Franklin, Hezekiah Walker, Tye Tribbett, Yolanda Adams, BeBe & CeCe Winans & many more. Last month, Root released the first of a series of mixtapes titled: “Root Magazine presents Underground Heat, Volume 1; which featured some of today’s rising christian and gospel stars. Get Rooted!

About GMWA

Founded in 1967 by Rev. James Cleveland, the Gospel Music Workshop of America is an annual convention bringing together people who love gospel music from America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean including a wide range of many faiths. With a membership of thousands, the meeting is a week long gathering including academic classes, evangelism and outreach, nightly music services, showcases, radio and television executives and promoters, exhibits and seminars. There is also an opportunity for persons to enhance their musical talents by singing in one of the various music outlets such as the National Mass Choir, the James Cleveland Gospel Chorus, the Thurston G. Frazier Memorial Chorale, the Women’s Chorus, the Men’s Chorus and our Children, Youth or Young Adult Choirs.


Root Magazine 

Hasan James
Editor In Chief
phone: 215-316-8163



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