By: Nathaniel J. Greene, Community & Culture Reporter

Get ready for an uplifting and unforgettable experience as the NABJ Convention in Chicago concludes with a spectacular Gospel Brunch, headlined by the legendary Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Yolanda Adams. Known for her powerful voice and inspiring music, Adams is set to deliver a performance that will resonate with all attendees.

Joining her on stage will be Stellar Award winner and renowned choir leader Darwin Hobbs, bringing his dynamic energy and soulful sounds to the event. Adding a local flair, Chicago-native DJ ihearcanvas will keep the spirit high with his eclectic mix of gospel and contemporary beats.

The event will be emceed by esteemed television host and long-time NABJ member Jacque Reid, whose vibrant personality and passion for faith will guide attendees through this spiritually enriching morning. To further inspire and uplift, world-renowned faith leader Pastor A.R. Bernard will deliver a powerful message, promising a morning of profound reflections and joyous celebration.

Be Part of the Choir

There’s still time to join the NABJ Gospel Brunch Choir and perform alongside this incredible lineup of artists. This is a unique opportunity to showcase your vocal talents and be part of a memorable event. All accepted choir members will receive a free ticket to the Gospel Brunch!

[Apply to Sing in the Gospel Choir]

Don’t Miss Out – Secure Your Tickets Now!

Tickets for this highly anticipated event are limited, so be sure to secure yours today. Visit to purchase your tickets and register for this soul-stirring finale to the NABJ Convention. Don’t miss your chance to be part of a day filled with inspiring music, powerful messages, and community celebration.

[Register for the Gospel Brunch]