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DMV Musicians and Singers Banquet honored many talented artists

The room was filled to capacity!

DMV Musicians and Singers Banquet took place at Kettering Baptist Church on Monday,  January 27. The night was co-hosted by the erudite Bonita White and gospel industry insider, Pastor Jerome Bell. The banquet is entirely put on by musicians and singers. More than 500 people were in attendance.

The night was hosted by Stellar Award winner Phillip Carter and musician Jarvis Smith. The two have worked collaboratively to put on extremely successful events. Honorees were Jeremiah Murphy, Stephen Key, Rosalind Lynch, Capria Mclearn, Mike Scott, PJ Rineheart, Ronald Johnson, Valeria Foster and Michael Reid.

The next DMV Musicians and Singers Banquet  will take place Monday, June 29 @ 7 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit

Check out the DMV Musicians and Singers Banquet photos: (Photo credit: Alicia Butler-Adams)

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of, founded in 2011. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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