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WHAT:  “BOBBY JONES GOSPEL,” the longest running original series on cable television, begins taping its 32nd season on Friday, July 27, 2012.  For two consecutive weekends, gospels legends Pastor Shirley Caesar, Cissy Houston, Marvin Sapp, Yolanda Adams and rising stars Michelle Williams, Y’anna Crawley, Javen and Amber Bullock will take to the stage to celebrate the legacy of gospel music and the continuing success of “BOBBY JONES GOSPEL.” 

WHERE:  BET Studio 2
1235 W Place, NE
Washington DC 20018

WHEN:   July 27-29, 2012 and August 3-5, 2012

WHO:  GRAMMY award winning Dr. Bobby Jones, Jr., host of the network’s flagship gospel program and special guests.  Cissy Houston, BeBe Winans, Smokie Norful, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Vickie Winans, Amber Bullock, Shirley Murdoch, Wess Morgan, Michelle Wiliams, Yolanda Adams, Hezekiah Walker, Marvin Sapp and many more confirmed to perform this season.

Media outlets interested in covering MUST submit requests via email to Keesha Wallace at  

For the full taping schedule of “Bobby Jones Gospel,” please visit BET PR’s new press site:


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Friday, July 27th, @ 4PM Show
The Rance Allen Group
Shirley Murdock
New Artist: Amber Bullock

6PM Show
Dorothy Norwood
Pastor Charles Jenkins
New Artist: Tasha Cobbs

8PM Show
Cissy Houston
Earl Bynum & Mt. Unity Choir.
James Fortune & FIYA
New Artist: Da’ T.R.U.T.H

Saturday, July 28th @ 4PM Show
Special appearance by Sheryl Lee Ralph and the Nashville Super Choir
Karen Clark Sheard
JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise
New Artist: Javen

6PM Show - Special appearance by Hezekiah Walker and the Nashville Super Choir
Earnest Pugh
Beverly Crawford
New Artist: Valerie LeFlore

8PM Show
Tremaine Hawkins
Chicago Mass Choir
Michelle Williams
The Wardlaw Brothers
New Artist: Zacardi Cortez

Sunday, July 29th 4PM Show
Byron Cage
Donald Lawrence
New Artist: Anita Wilson

6PM Show
Vashawn Mitchell
Helen Baylor
New Artist: Cepeda McKay & No Limits

8PM Show
Isaac Carree
William McDowall
Myron Butler
New Artist: Glen/Genobia Jones, feat: Y’Anna Crawley

Friday, August 3rd @4PM Show
Marvin Sapp
Pastor Shirley Caesar
New Artist: Derrick Starks Family & Friends

6PM Show
Smokie Norful
Jonathan Nelson
New Artist: Linda Williams

8PM Show
Yolanda Adams
Bishop Paul Morton
Bryan Wilson
Jason Nelson
New Artist: Tammy Edwards & The Edwards Sisters

Saturday, August 4th @4PM Show
Special appearance by Richard Smallwood w/ Dr. Jones & NSC
J. Moss
Anthony Brown & Group Therapy
New Artist: Deanna Ransom

6PM Show
Vickie Winans
Wess Morgan
New Artist: Sensere

8PM Show
Moses Tyson Jr.
Vicki Yohe
Williams Murphy
Dottie Peoples
New Artist: James Ziegler

Sunday, August 5th @ 4PM Show
BeBe Winans
Tamela Mann
New Artist: D. Jakolby Washington & JudahLYFE

6PM Show
Israel Houghton
Forever Jones
New Artist: Jackson Southernaires

8PM Show
Kurt Curr & The Kurt Carr Singers
Stephen Hurd
Mary Glover
New Artist: Genita Pugh


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