Posts Tagged ‘eOne’

Pastor Shirley Caesar Honored In Hollywood

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Lady ShirleyMultiple Grammy winner Pastor Shirley Caesar was recently announced as a 2016 recipient of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  She is the 4th Gospel artist to receive the prestigious honor.   Eone VP/GM Phil Thorton shared these sentiments: “Entertainment One Music congratulates Pastor Shirley Caesar on this monumental achievement as an honoree on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for 2016! What a great blessing to be selected for this honor. Pastor Caesar’s incomparable style, personality and lifelong dedication to ministry have continued to impact and influence so many fans around the world, and we are thrilled to celebrate her upcoming 50-year anniversary and deliver new music to come.”

Dorinda Clark Cole’s Living It Debuts At #2

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Dorinda newGospel powerhouse Dorinda Clark Cole is overjoyed with the release of her fifth solo project, Living It hitting the #2 spot on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart. “This is a huge honor and I am overjoyed,” says Cole. “After being in this business for as long as I have, it is an incredible feeling to know that people still want to hear my music. This album is my life’s testimony and I am thankful for every person who purchased it and every heart it has touched.”

Jonathan Nelson Signs With Entertainment One

Saturday, January 10th, 2015

Entertainment One announced the signing of Jonathan Nelson to their roster as Nelson preps for a live recording taking place in February.  “I’m more than excited about this new journey, new label, new direction, andJonathanNelson-2015 new season that lies ahead with eOne Music. I’m ready for this FEARLESS journey! LET’S GO!!”

Phil Thornton, eOne Music Vice President and General Manager, Urban Inspirational, says: “We are thrilled to sign Jonathan Nelson and welcome him here at eOne Music in developing his new live album. Jonathan is a dynamic creative force as an artist, songwriter and worship leader. His distinctive voice has produced unforgettable lyrics and songs that have transformed the sounds of gospel in our times, and this live recording will showcase many incredible songs in store that take his music ministry to another level.”

The new live album recording will take place at The Faith Center in Sunrise, Flordia on Friday, February 20, 2015.

 

David and Tamela Reality Show Heads To BET

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

david-and-tamela-mannDavid and Tamela Mann told us back in January that a reality show was in the works documenting their love, ministry, career and family life.  BET recently announced the addition of the show to its lineup.  “THE UNTITLED MANNS PROJECT” will take a peek behind their celebrity on-screen personas, exclusive events and famous friends, to the down home lives of the real David and Tamela Mann. In eight 30-minute episodes, viewers will get a taste of their careful balancing act among being celebrities, entrepreneurs and parents to four adult children — all while maintaining their 26-year marriage. Viewers may have met the Browns, but this show introduces the Manns like you’ve never seen them before!

In partnership with eOne, the series is executive produced by David and Tamela Mann along with Tara Long, Howie Miller, Kim McKoy, Roger Bobb and Phil Thornton.

Todd Dulaney Joins Entertainment One Music Group

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Entertainment One toddMusic announced the signing of Chicago based songwriter and worshipper Todd Dulaney to its award-winning Gospel roster. Currently in-studio recording the finishing touches for his upcoming new album, Dulaney says of joining eOne Music: “My family and I are beyond excited for this fresh connection with eOne. I’ve watched them do great things in the music business, so I’m humbled to have the chance to be a part of and enhance this mighty machine.”

 Phil Thornton, eOne Music Vice President of Marketing & New Business Development, adds, “eOne Music is excited to sign an exceptional talent like Todd Dulaney, whose skilled songwriting and artistry have quickly made him a standout new artist to watch. His passion for ministry is apparent in every lyric and melody, inspiring anyone who has heard his songs, and as we continue development on Todd’s new album, it is clear that his music will impact Gospel for a long time to come.”

BMI and eOne Music’s ‘Trailblazers’ Album Debuts at #10 on Gospel Chart

Monday, November 4th, 2013

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Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) and Entertainment One (eOne) Music  new release “Trailblazers of Gospel Music Live 2013” debut at #10 on the Billboard Gospel Charts. The album is a collection of live performances from the 2013 BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Luncheon held on January 18th in Nashville, TN. The album was released on October 22nd and was a milestone for BMI as it was the company’s first ever recording and sets a standard for other performing right organizations. The album features live performances from Pastor Shirley Caesar, Donald Lawrence and Company, Jason and Jonathan Nelson, Kierra Sheard, and more. Recently, BMI held an invitation only release event in Atlanta that featured newly signed artist Anaysha singing  the leading single, “Holy One”.  The album is produced by music director Joe “Flip” Wilson and Donald Lawrence with BMI’s Catherine Brewton and Wardell Malloy serving as Executive Producers. The compilation is available online and in stores.

 

Check out Exclusive Photos of the Atlanta Release Party 

Read Recap of 2013 BMI Luncheon 

James Fortune’s New Label Signs to Light Records!

Friday, April 1st, 2011

James Fortune is bringing his new label “Fiya World Music” to Light Records and eOne Distribution. This  marketing deal will include the new material from James and his dynamic vocal group Fiya, as well as new artists that he plans to sign under the deal. James explains that “he respects the artist that are connected to Light Records and is excited about his future with them.”  We can expect new music from James Fortune and Fiya in early 2012 under the Fiya World Music Label. James Fortune was introduced to the Gospel world in 2005 with their album, “You Survived”, and followed later with the groundbreaking, “I Trust You”, and “I Believe”.