Veda Brown

*The Gospel Music Workshop of America (GMWA) will host its third Crystal Mic Award Ceremony at the Gala 40th Anniversary Luncheon of the GMWA’s Gospel Announcer’s Guild on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. at the Hilton Netherland Hotel in Cincinnati, OH.

This year, founder and president of Black Gospel Promo, Veda Brown, is up for the Crystal Mic Media Award.

For nearly ten years, Brown has sent out daily e-mails about African American work to thousands of people in America and Europe. But the award is not guaranteed. The general public is invited to vote at

Brown’s vast entertainment media career began when she launched AOL’s Net Noir Black Gospel Chapel in the ’90s. She also worked for gospel record label and later for a minister. She eventually ended up working with Gospel Industry executive Vernice Watson who helped Brown use her eblasting talents for a bigger purpose.

Now Brown is heading one of the most exciting gospel promoting sites.