March 4, 2014 (Nashville, TN) — Motown Gospel announces the signing of exciting and refreshing singer Janice Gaines. Gaines, an emerging star, is the label’s newest game-changer who is poised to bring in the next generation of urban contemporary Gospel music.
Gaines will simultaneously release two debut singles– “The Break-Up Song” (featuring Eric Dawkins) and “Wait On You”– on April 7, 2015 to all digital platforms. The first, beat-driven and up-tempo, “The Break-Up Song” offers ingenious, yet profound lyrics coupled with smooth vocals. She’s joined by Eric Dawkins whose vocals are simply the archetype. “Wait On You,” is a soulful pop ballad that is beautifully crafted and Gaines’ soprano truly soars. Continue reading →
New York, NY – January 20, 2015 – ‘Sunday Best’ winning artist Crystal Aikin will release her much-anticipated new album, All I Need, on Tuesday, February 3, 2015. Available for pre-order today, fans who pre-order the album will receive the Instant Grat track, “So Amazing,” the album’s lead single. Featuring 7 inspiring tracks, including “Heaven,” “Mighty To Save,” and more, Aikin’s latest album showcases the powerful voice and transporting style that have brought her continued acclaim among fans everywhere. Continue reading →
Atlanta, GA- Marquis Boone Enterprises (MBE) and Tyscot Music & Entertainment have formed a partnership to release MBE projects. The first one will be a live set by worship artist Casey J who is currently #6 on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart. “Dreams and visions do come true,” says the singing educator. “Recently my dream of being on the Bobby Jones Gospel TV show was realized and today I wake up in the Top Ten on a Billboard chart. I know it has nothing to do with me as an individual. God is just creating another platform for Him to receive glory and it’s just happening through me and I am so thankful.” Continue reading →
NEW YORK—November 10, 2014—Multiple Stellar, Dove, and Grammy® Award-winning gospel superstar Fred Hammond is releasing his highly-anticipated new album I WILL TRUST, on Monday, November 17, 2014. Hammond, who underwent an excruciating double knee surgery in January, pours his soul into this project and delivers his most intimate album to date. Featuring a strong mix of anointed ballads and foot-stomping praise, the 12-track offering is Hammond’s personal and powerful declaration of faith and victory. I WILL TRUST is available now for pre-order on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play. Upon pre-order, fans will receive instant access to three stand-out tracks: “I Will Trust,” “Festival of Praise,”and “It’s Only the Comforter.” Continue reading →
The iconic Grammy Award winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir is recording a live album and the general public is invited to attend the event. The choir’s founder Carol Cymbala and her in-house musical team has crafted over a dozen inspiring new songs that return the gold-selling ensemble to its musical roots on what will be its 28th musical release. “This is taking us back to the concept of our first album Giving Him Thanks back in 1981,” says Brooklyn Tabernacle Music & Conference Administrator Kevin K. Lewis. “This is totally live with no studio tracking. Our recent recordings have included studio tracking that didn’t give us freedom we felt we needed. Carol wanted to go back to what defined our sound in the beginning because Brooklyn Tabernacle is best when it’s completely live and spontaneous.” Continue reading →
July 8, 2014-Deric Lewis & The Church Choir release their new single, I Believe with EPM Music Group. Deric Lewis & The Church Choir is a professional recording choir birthed from the Music Ministry of Mount Sinai Baptist Church in Austin, Texas. Enjoying a rich history in ministry, “The Mount” was founded in 1899 and currently, under the leadership of Pastor A.W. Anthony Mays; it has grown to become one of the largest, premier churches in the Central Texas area. The Music and Arts ministry includes the over 100-voice choir, “The Church Choir”, which has garnered a rapidly increasing fan base with their signature sound that has reaffirmed, revitalized, and reenergized church choir music. Under the direction of Deric J. Lewis, The Church Choir recently completed their first, live recording project, “Deric Lewis & The Church Choir- LIVE” produced by industry leader Mike Bereal, George Powell, and Deric Lewis. The CD/DVD features guest national recording artists Zacardi Cortez, Nakitta Clegg Foxx, and Kathy Taylor; and it captures the unique, diverse, and biblically based perfected sound of worship in song that is indicative of a worship experience at The Mount. Continue reading →