Bryan Popin’s Testimony Inspires New CD You Can Make It In Partnership With eOne Music

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Bryan PopinNASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 23, 2013) – Soulful Singer/Songwriter Bryan Popin announces the release of You Can Make It on October 22 through a partnership with eOne Music. You Can Make It marks the first national debut for the piano player who has dedicated his life to writing and recording music that will bring listeners closer to the heart of God.

“Worship is an amazing thing because you help people see Jesus,” said Popin. “You can be a light and help them experience God’s love musically. I hope to accomplish that with You Can Make It. I want it to be an anthem that speaks encouragement into listeners and restores faith in those who may be broken.”

Popin has lived a life of resilience through ups and downs in his personal life and career. A composer and singer on tour across the country as a 12 year old, he experienced the incredible works and guidance of God’s hand, received unexplainable blessings as a young adult, but then went through years of painful trials and tests before finally seeing his promise fulfilled. Continue reading

Voices Reign United at GMA Dove Awards

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Atlanta, GA- (April 19, 2012) –

Powerful voices ruled the night and multicultural unity took center stage at the Gospel Music Association (GMA)’s 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards at the FOX Theatre in Atlanta with a blockbuster show that reached new heights.  Choirs, where so many of today’s leading music artists first got their start, stepped out of the background and into the spotlight throughout the night’s performances.  To bring to life the theme of “Voices,” The Tenors made their Dove Awards debut as the first classical group to ever perform at the awards, with two of Gospel’s biggest icons:  Yolanda Adams and Donnie McClurkin.  The evening featured a show-stopping performance by American Idol break-out stars Danny Gokey, Mandisa, Phil Stacey and Ruben Studdard paying homage to the role of faith in their lives with classics ranging from Lean on Me to Send Me An Angel. Continue reading

Lecrae gets top honors at 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 20, 2012) – Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Lecrae (Reach Records), walked away with top honors this evening at the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards ( Garnering two Dove’s in major categories, Lecrae won Rap/Hip Hop Song of the Year: “Hallelujah,” (Rehab) and Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year: Rehab: The Overdose.

In addition to his Dove Award wins, Lecrae also took the stage for a special award show performance alongside Dove nominated artist and label mate Tedashii. Both joined the powerhouse talent that included special appearances by Natalie Grant, Donnie McClurkin, Jason Crabb, Jamie-Grace, Kim Burrell, Kari Jobe, Danny Gokey, Ruben Studdard, Mandisa and more. Continue reading