Archive for the ‘Album Releases’ Category

Marvin Sapp Declares You Shall Live June 2nd

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Sapp Marvin YSLPreacher, Pastor and Psalmist Marvin Sapp declares victory in Jesus despite trying circumstances with the June 2nd release of his 10th solo CD, You Shall Live on the RCA Inspiration label.  “I was in a very transparent space when I recorded this album.” “I wanted to deliver something that was going to encourage those who are in the valleys of their lives, to let them know I get it. I know what it feels like to have your heart ripped out of your chest. But, I also needed them to know that no matter the heartbreak, God’s got us and even the most painful experience can be overcome.”

Pastor Sapp will celebrate the CD’s release with concert appearances in Atlanta, Charlotte and as part of the 30th annual Chicago Gospel Music Festival.

Cedric Ballard Readies CD Release

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

imageHouston is an enclave for Gospel music and singer songwriter Cedric Ballard is definitely one of the city’s greatest offerings.  Ballard is without a doubt an effective worship leader and the music in his heart flows as a result of his personal time of prayer praise and worship.  His perspective of life experiences tempered by God’s grace prompted him to create songs that would lead to the creation of Transparency, his long awaited solo project.  Radio is abuzz with the release of his first single, My Praise Belongs To You.

Ballard will celebrate the release of Transparency with a CD Release Concert on Saturday, May 30th at Houston’s Greater Grace Church before embarking on a multi-city promotional tour.

A #1 Debut For Casey J

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Truth be told, Casey J makes her opening week debut at #1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums Chart. The Truth is being fueled by the hit single Fill Me Up, which continues its 9th week at the top spot on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart.Casey J

“We are so thankful and excited at Marquis Boone Enterprises that The Truth debuted at number #1 on Billboard,” says Casey J’s manager, Marquis Boone. “We were so optimistic about this artist and project and I believe the proof is in the pudding. Thank you to everyone that purchased the album and helped make this young new artist’s dream come true.”

Tina Campbell Solo Album Due May 7th

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

The other half of Mary Mary Tina Campbell prepares for the release of her long awaited solo album .  Its Personal is packed with appearances from Stevie Wonder, Teddy Campbell, Erica Tina-Book-Album-Feature-NewCampbell, Warryn Campbell, Honey Atkins, Aaron Lindsey, The Underdogs, Eddie Brown, Jason White, PJ Morton and Donald Lawrence and the Company.

The disc along with Tina’s book I Need A Day To Pray hits digital outlets on May 7th.

Trent Von Lee Makes Bold Declaration With I Am A Praiser

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Vegasgiovanni | Trent“Some may not understand why I lift my hands or why I run and dance, its because that’s who I am. I am a Praiser!” With these words we are introduced to the ministry gift that is Trent Von Lee.  The west coast based worship leader, psalmist, author and teacher’s  debut CD Bishop Noel Jones Presents: Trent Von Lee I Am A Praiser was released on March 24th and was warmly received making its way into the top 10 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart.

Von Lee has been leading worship and ushering people into the presence of God for more than a decade serving under the pastoral leadership of Dr. Marichal Monts and the late Bishop Kenneth Moales before relocating to Los Angeles and joining the City of Refuge pastored by Bishop Noel Jones.  After surviving a bout with prostate cancer and loss of a kidney, Trent stands on the promises of God to declare and sing the Lord’s praises to all who will hear and receive.

Ted Winn Puts More Into Perspective

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Ted WinnTed Winn delivered the goods with the release of Balance, his solo project in 2010 featuring The Lifter and God Believes In You.  He now engages audiences with a new single, More and gives reason to hope that Perspective, his sophomore CD is imminent.  More is gaining traction on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart and makes it debut on digital platforms on Tuesday, April 21st.

LIVRE Prepares For Summer CD Release

Monday, April 13th, 2015

LivreNew York based urban inspirational group LIVRE caught the attention of Gospel music fans with the release of their singles “I Will Be Alright” and “Amazing”.  Their power charged performances helped to send both songs  to the Top 20 on Billboard Gospel radio charts. The group is now ready for the July release of their CD, JERICHO: TRIBE OF JOSHUA.  The debut disc will feature guest appearances from Mali Music, Jason Nelson, rapper FERG and others.

 

The Showers Get In Gear For CD Release

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

TheShowers_PRAfter a power packed CD release concert hosted at New Orleans’ Greater St Stephens Full Gospel Baptist Church coupled with appearances from Lowell Pye and Canton Jones, the Showers are poised to make an indent in Gospel with the imminent release of their self titled album on Habakkuk Music.

April Chandler, president of Habakkuk Music, said “the album is very diverse and there’s something on it for everyone… production was executed excellently.”With production assistance from Grammy and Stellar award winners Deon Kipping, Myron Butler, Bruce Robinson, Jr. and others, this new disc is sure to be a favorite among Gospel music lovers.

Look for the new CD on digital outlets and in stores on April 21st

Any Given Sunday Bows at Number 1

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Inspired People/Motown Gospel recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago are all smiles as their sophomore release Any Given Sunday PastorCharlesJenkinsAlbumCovermakes its debut at #1 on the Billboard Gospel Chart.

“It’s no easy feat to follow up a #1 album with another #1 regardless of genre,” says Larry Blackwell, Motown Gospel Vice President/ General Manager. “We congratulate Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago on this significant achievement. More importantly `Any Given Sunday’ continues the vital legacy and rich heritage of Chicago choir music.”

The Set From Dr. Larry Reid Lands In Billboard Top 10

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Larry Reid The SetDr. Larry Reid and the Breakthrough Singers caught our attention with Better Than Ever from his debut CD, Work Me Over.  He then took his group to places near and far and developed a set of music that the group delivered during their concert performances.  The music was so well received that Reid decided to press, package and deliver it to his fans.  Thus, The Set was born.  Led by excitement generated from the lead single Can’t Take God From Me, The Set made its debut on March 3rd and landed in the top ten on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums charts.