When it comes to gospel legends, you can’t help but mention the name of Ricky Dillard. Across the span of his three-decade career in gospel music, Dillard has given us music that has always stayed true to his sound, grandiose approach, and faith. When it comes to having church, he’s going to give it to […]

James Fortune is Number 1 this week on the Billboard Airplay Charts!  November 2021, MNRK Music Group and GRAMMY nominated artist James Fortune released the single, “Never Let Me Down”.  James said this is his 13th #1 hit as a writer and/or artist (8 as an artist). Now residing in Birmingham and a living testimony […]

For the second week in a row Fred Hammond, James Fortune and Charles Jenkins remains in the top three positions. 

Ricky Dillard Is Number One This Week On Billboard’s Gospel Air Play Chart!  The Chicago native and Gospel powerhouse Ricky Dillard’s  single “All Of My Help,” from his newest live album Breakthrough: The Exodus via Motown Gospel is number 1 this week. Dillard and his beautifully-boisterous New Generation Chorale have been iconic in the industry […]

Billboard Gospel Air Play Chart Week of June 25th JEKALYN CARR “My Portion” is #1!!!   This makes Jekalyn’s 6th #1 single at Gospel radio and her 10th Billboard #1 as an independent artist! See the full lists below… 1.  My Portion Jekaylyn Carr 2.  All of My Help Ricky Dillard 3.  Never Let Me Down […]

Spirit of Praise: Video

Ricky Dillard Tells Erica Campbell & Griff How Servicing The Lord Helps Him Survive It Related: Richard Smallwood Speaks After Receiving The Legends Award [#SOPDC17] Related: Erica Campbell Talks New Book, End Of Mary Mary Reality Series & More [#SOPDC17]

Radio One Originals

Ricky Dillard speaks on his career in Gospel Music, his new album “10”, how he survived it and more on “Voices” Related: Deitrick Haddon Wants To Reach “A Billion People” Related: Jeremiah Hicks Talks About “A Worship Heart”

Follow Praise 104.1: Today on The Cheryl Jackson Show we premiered Ricky Dillard‘s upcoming single “I Survived It” and it is wonderful! Dillard got to spend 2 hours with us on Praise and we got to talk about his music, ministry and more! Watch as Dillard speaks about his new single, when we can get […]


Ricky Dillard is set to release his long awaited new single “I Survived It” very soon. Before the song reaches all of your digital outlets and here at Praise 104.1, Dillard gives a scripture for those who has in deed survived it and is moving forward. The scripture comes from the book of Jude, 24-25 […]