Richard Smallwood shares his heart regarding long time friend and mentor, Edwin Hawkins on his social media page!  What a beautiful tribute!  RIP Sir Edwin Hawkins!

Spirit of Praise: Video

Gospel icon Richard Smallwood was honored with the Legends award at the 10th Annual Spirit Of Praise . Smallwood talks about the honor, new book and more with Ronnette Harrison. Related: Erica Campbell Talks New Book, End Of Mary Mary Reality Series & More [#SOPDC17] Related: Ricky Dillard Tells Erica Campbell & Griff How Servicing The […]

Robert E. Person and Richard Smallwood stops by the Praise 104.1 studios to share Person’s  brand new single, “”I Give you Praise”!  It’s a remake of the Richard Smallwood Singers original!  Local phenom, Roderick Giles and Grace provides the amazing background vocals! Richard shares an exclusive secret of how the song was originated!  Check it […]


The cast of 'The Color Purple' performs a rendition of Richard Smallwood's "Total Praise."

Thank you to everyone tho attended our 5th Annual First Ladies Tea. Singer Richard Smallwood was able to bless us with a wonderful performance which you can see here. Related: Anita Wilson Performs Live At The 5th Annual First Ladies Tea Related: [Watch] First Ladies Tea Introduction & Performance By Damon Little  

Gaye Arbuckle lived through an extraordinary moment Tuesday afternoon. She sang a solo, a gospel song, which for her is nothing unusual. But on this day, there was nothing even remotely usual, or normal, or commonplace about whom she sang for. The crowd included President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama; Vice President Joe Biden […]

A little over a month after making Stellar Award history, Anthony Brown celebrates the big win with a "Stellarbration" back in his DMV hometown...

We witness countless videos of Chrisette Michelle singing Richard Smallwood’s “Total Praise”.  October this year marks the 20th Anniversary of Total Praise and Chrisette Michelle stops by Metropolitan Baptist Church to sing her version of “Total Praise” wjile Richard Smallwood accompanies her on keys!  EPIC! Richard Smallwood shared this video on his Facebook page>

Karen Clark Sheard will release her 6th solo album, ‘Destined To Win,’ on Friday, July 17th. You would think that after all these years she would…

Yesterday the maestro, Richard Smallwood went back to his Alma mater, Howard University, to speak to students in the Department of Music regarding his music career.  He shared how it started for him, he talked about his writing and musical journey in the industry, the industry today and his matriculation through Howard University.  Howard University is where […]