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Entertainment Kanye West and Joel Osteen planning second, bigger collaboration: Details

19:20  05 december  2019
19:20  05 december  2019 Source:   wonderwall.com

Watch Kanye West and His Sunday Service Choir Perform for Inmates at Texas Jail

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Kanye West is once again planning to join forces with Joel Osteen, one of the most well-known Christian pastors in the world.

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Joel Osteen standing next to a man in a suit and tie: Kim Kardashian West, North West, Kanye West and Sr. Pastor Joel Osteen answer media question after the 11 a.m. service at Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, on Nov. 17, 2019. © Michael Wyke / AP / Shutterstock / . Kim Kardashian West, North West, Kanye West and Sr. Pastor Joel Osteen answer media question after the 11 a.m. service at Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, on Nov. 17, 2019.

On Dec. 5, TMZ reported that the newly born-again Christian rapper and the Lakewood megachurch leader -- who made headlines last month when they took the stage together during Joel's 11 a.m. service in Houston on Nov. 17 -- are planning to team up again, this time at Yankee Stadium in New York City.

Kanye West tells televangelist Joel Osteen 'the devil has been distracting me for a long time' and calls himself 'the greatest artist God has ever created' at his Sunday Service in Houston - with a beaming Kim supporting in the front row

  Kanye West tells televangelist Joel Osteen 'the devil has been distracting me for a long time' and calls himself 'the greatest artist God has ever created' at his Sunday Service in Houston - with a beaming Kim supporting in the front row Kanye West made a highly anticipated appearance on televangelist Joel Osteen's mega church in Houston, Texas on Sunday where he said 'the greatest artist that God ever created is now working for Him.'Kanye West made a highly anticipated appearance at televangelist Joel Osteen's mega church in Texas on Sunday where he opened up about his faith and his latest album.

TMZ reports that, according to sources close to Kanye, he and Joel will both be at Joel's "America's Night of Hope" stop at Yankee Stadium on May 2, 2020. This will be Joel's third time putting on this big event at the baseball venue.

According to TMZ, Joel will preach and Kanye will lead one of his famed Sunday Services with his large choir, which also performed in Houston in November.

a man standing on a stage: With their eyes closed for prayer, Joel Osteen and Kanye West laugh as the rapper makes a joke while leading the prayer during a service at Lakewood Church in Houston, texas, on Nov. 17, 2019. © Michael Wyke/AP/Shutterstock With their eyes closed for prayer, Joel Osteen and Kanye West laugh as the rapper makes a joke while leading the prayer during a service at Lakewood Church in Houston, texas, on Nov. 17, 2019.

The webloid predicts that the event will sell out quickly. It points out that the stadium can accommodate 54,251 people, which is nearly 10K more than Joel's Lakewood Church in Texas holds.

Kanye West announces he's putting on his first opera, Nebuchadnezzar, which will premiere in a week

  Kanye West announces he's putting on his first opera, Nebuchadnezzar, which will premiere in a week Kanye West is putting on his first opera, Nebuchadnezzar, in a weekWest tweeted an image of the invitation to the opera, which is titled after a king of Babylon mentioned in the Book of Daniel. The invitation says the opera will be directed by performance artist Vanessa Beecroft, feature “music with Sunday Service, Peter Collins & Infinities Song,” and take place at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

During Kanye's visit to Lakewood in November, he told the pastor, "I know that God has been calling me for a long time and the devil has been distracting me for a long time." He also explained that during a low point in his life -- his 2016 hospitalization during a mental breakdown -- he realized God "was there with me, sending me visions and inspiring me."

Kanye released the gospel and Christian album "Jesus is King" in October and has said he doesn't plan to perform secular music anymore. 

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