Thursday, May 26, 2022

The Pulse of Entertainment: ‘Dream Again,’ #1 on Billboard Top Gospel, James Fortune’s 10th Album

*“We have dreams, goals and aspirations we’re going after for years. Years go by and it doesn’t happen and we give up…put our dreams on the back burner.

People need to dream again to believe – not just survive,” said two-time Grammy-nominated James Fortune about the titled of his 10th album “Dream Again” (Entertainment One), which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s “Top Gospel Album” Chart.

James Fortune heads and directs the FIYA Choir, an Urban Hip-Hop Gospel choir. The projects’ single “I Am” features vocal assistance from Deborah Carolina and it reached Billboard’s “Top Ten Hits.” Others featured on the “Dream Again” album include Zacardi Cortez, Keith “Wonderbody” Johnson and Lisa Knowles Smith.

“It’s #1 in the world on Billboard Gospel Albums,” James pointed out. “I believe He (God) gives me a message to turn into songs.”


Two-time Grammy-nominated James Fortune releases a new album, ‘Dream Again.’

James Fortune and FIYA (Free in Yahweh’s Abundance) debuted in 2004 with “You Survived,” which peaked at #2 on Billboard and it the was the most played Gospel song in the country. In 2017 he released “Dear Future Me,” which debuted at #1 on Billboard “Gospel Albums” Chart. Fortune has also garnered an ASCAP Award nomination. He even launched a talk show on WLIB (1190am) in 2013 which airs Monday through Friday from 7pm to 9pm.

“We understand God’s Word and that there is power in his Word,” Fortune said about the struggles of Gospel artists. “We speak more about negativity and death. With Gospel we speak of life. What you speak creates the world you live in. There’s a way out and over through God’s Word.”

SYNDICATED COLUMN: Eunice Moseley, has an estimated weekly readership of over ¼ million with The Pulse of Entertainment. She is also a Public Relations Strategist and Business Management Consultant at Freelance Associates, and is Promotions Director (at-large) for The Baltimore Times. EVENT: Eunice is founder of the annual “Uplifting Minds II” Entertainment Conference (ULMII), into its 20th year. Next event dates include Los Angeles Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (511) and Baltimore Saturday April 18, 2020, held in partnership with Security Square Mall and The Baltimore Times. The free conference offers an Entertainment Business Panel and a Talent Showcase and Competition (vocal, songwriting, dance and acting) with over $15,000 valued in prizes/product/services to selected artists.  Log onto for more information or to participate as a panelist or talent call 562-424-3836.

Dr. Eunice Moseley
Eunice Moseley is a syndicated columnist of The Pulse of Entertainment, which has an estimated syndicated readership of 1/4 million a week. She is also a PR/Media & Promotions consultant at her firm Freelance Associates ( located in Baltimroe and Los Angeles, is the founder and coordiantor of the 'Uplifting Minds II' Entertainment Conference ( held annually in Baltimroe and Los Angeles, as well as, the Promotions Director (at-large) at The Baltimore Times.




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