Posts Tagged ‘Fantasia’

Fantasia Drops New Music With Tye Tribbett

Monday, July 25th, 2016

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Fantasia is set to drop her latest project The Definition of… this Friday, and the album features a collaboration with Tye Tribbett. Check out the debut of the song “I Made It” as performed by Fantasia this morning on Good Morning America.

 

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Dennis Reed and GAP Hit #1 on Digital Songs Chart

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Dennis Reed and GAPThe sheer power of GOSPEL music is felt through the song Necessary, recorded by Charlotte, NC based Dennis Reed and GAP some nearly 10 years ago.  The song had a resurgence thanks to Fantasia posting a video in rehearsal performing the song with members of the group.  Fortified by the video that has had over 10 million views and performances during her concert stops, Necessary has made its way from #11 into the top spot on the Digital Download Gospel Songs chart, selling some over 3,000 +  downloads.

Just in case you’ve been out of the country and on an internet fast, here’s a lyric video for Necessary

Fantasia Turns Rehearsal Into Praise Break

Monday, June 13th, 2016

fantasiaOn June 9th, Fantasia went live on social media with Dennis Reed and GAP singing Necessary, a track from his 2005 CD Water Walker.  The song caused quite a stir in the rehearsal as the presence of the Lord permeated the room and tears begin to flow.  The Season Three American Idol winner begin to share out of her own personal experiences how the song ministers to her and how the Lord has kept her in spite of her mistakes, each experience was necessary.  The video went viral, being shared over 300,000 times and generating upwards of ten million views.

Over on iTunes, the album rode the top 20 through the week’s end and the single made its debut at number 11 on the Hot Gospel Songs charts.  Fantasia and the group performed the song at her concert in Houston and she commented on the impact of the song and of how the testimonies from people who were touched by the song continue to pour in.  Reed got in on the commentary and added the following via the group’s facebook page:

“I want to take the time to say THANK YOU. Look at what God can do in just a moment. Many of us are facing some tough challenges and want to quit. But it’s those trials that are the resistance we need to BUILD muscle. It’s those challenges that are the brick and mortar To set us on our FIRM FOUNDATION! Don’t you want to Stand as this BLESSING OVERTAKES you? (more…)

RCA Inspiration Signs Phillip Bryant

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Phillip Bryant.PRRCA Inspiration announced the addition of award winning songwriter, producer and musician Phillip Bryant to their roster.  The North Carolina native and  two time Dove Award winner has worked with the likes of Dave Hollister, John P. Kee, Kelly Price, Fantasia, Mary J. Blige, Anthony Hamilton, Trinitee 5:7 and CeCe Winans over the past 10 years and is now set for the release of his first national label effort.

“I’m looking forward to sharing my music with the world and making history with RCA Inspiration,” said Phillip Bryant.  “My first single ‘Source’ is a song of both surrender and praise.  The simple yet powerful lyrics: ‘I never wanna think I can do this on my own’ is my personal testimony.”

“Phil is the consummate musician: singer, composer and producer,” said Joseph Burney, VP of A&R at RCA Inspiration.  “I am enthused to present these gifts to the listeners.”

Fantasia Writes First Gospel Song

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

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Fantasia is no stranger to gospel, but she took to her Instagram account to announce that she has just written her first gospel song. (more…)

Fantasia Joins Michelle Williams For If We Had Your Eyes Remix

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Yes, you heMichelleard right. As if it couldn’t get any better, Fantasia joins multiple award winner Michelle Williams for the remix of If We Had Your Eyes released to iTunes today. Eyes is the first single from Journey to Freedom, Michelle’s fourth studio album from the eOne Music group. The song is riding the charts and is currently in the top 30 at Urban AC radio.  Journey To Freedom  is scheduled for a February 2014 release date.

Get a sneak peek of the song here:

GOSPELflava.com Presents, “Something On The Inside”

Thursday, October 7th, 2010