Posts Tagged ‘Jonathan Nelson’

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.

 

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BMI Hosts Album Release Party To Celebrate Trailblazers Album

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

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Piedmont Park in Atlanta, GA will never be the same after the electrifying live performances at the BMI Trailblazers Album Release Party. Gospel’s elite traveled from all angles of the globe to celebrate the release of BMI’s first Trailblazer Gospel Compilation. The album is a collection of the live performances from the 14th annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon in Nashville, TN. This year honorees included award winning artist Edwin Hawkins, Tramaine Hawkins, and Kurt Carr.

To celebrate this accomplishment BMI and eOne Music hosted an invitation only album release party. The event was reminiscent of the luncheon, as Gospel’s elite gathered together in an intimate setting to worship and encourage one another. Isaac Carree was on hand to host the event Anyasha Figueroa- Cooper started the evening singing the lead single, “Holy One” accompanied by Donald Lawrence and Company. Jason and Jonathan nelson sang “I Need Your Spirit”, and Lisa Knowles did her rendition of “Oh My Soul Loves Jesus” which sent the place into a worship frenzy.

The BMI staff, under their leader Catherine Brewton had the Park Tavern venue decorated with soft lighting and warm colors. Catherine made it very clear this project was to celebrate Gospel music and its life changing message. She gave honor to Donald Lawrence, DeWayne Woods, and her team for working so diligently on producing this project. BMI plans to release next year’s luncheon as a compilation album as well. All proceeds from this album will go directly back to the composers of the songs.

 

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Word and Worship – Nelson Style

Monday, August 19th, 2013

The Brothers Nelson (Jonathan and Jason) and their other siblings nelson-twins-cover-260x152announce the second annual Full Nelson Worship and Word Summit September 19-21 in Baltimore, Md.  Some of the country’s highly regarded psalmists,  prolific preachers and teachers will gather together for this time of impartation and fellowship.

“It is our vision to come together to impact God’s people with key tools for successful ministry as well as empowering a new generation to establish Kingdom principles and best practices in the 21st centuryNelson Word and Worship

Bishop Marvin Winans preaches on the first night with daytime sessions from Dr. Carolyn Showell, Mike Clemons and Pastor Hart Ramsey.  VaShawn Mitchell, Kierra Sheard and The Walls Group will offer music during the nightly services.

Karew Records and Entertainment One Music Announce Partnership

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Karew Records, the labeKaren Clarkl home of Karen Clark Sheard, Kierra Sheard, The Clark Sisters and Jonathan Nelson announced news of the label’s new partnership with Entertainment One Music beginning with the live recording of Karen Clark Sheard on September 9th in Chicago produced by Donald Lawrence.

The two entities already share a connection via the BET hit reality series The Sheards.  “We are excited to extend the eOne relationship with the Sheard family beyond television into music as well through this new partnership with Karew Records,” said Phil Thornton, Vice President of Marketing and New Business Development at eOne Music, Nashville.

The label also indicated that Johnathan Nelson’s latest project, Finish Strong will continue its distribution via Motown Gospel and the next CDs from Kierra Sheard and the Clark Sisters will also be handled by Motown Gospel

Jonathan Nelson’s “Finish Strong” Debuts at #1

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

225489_10151376591987881_1218539812_nJonathan Nelson is celebrating his first album to debut #1 . His latest release on Karew Records , “Finish Strong” debut at #1 on the Billboard Gospel Charts. The album features his dynamic group “Purpose” and artist such as Karen Clark Sheard, Todd Dulaney, and more. Finish Strong is available online and in stores.

New Music Tuesday Highlights from Tye Tribbett, Javen and Damien Sneed

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Tribbett Same GodMusic Lovers Rejoice as the wait is over (well kinda).  Tye Tribbett’s Same God single that caused a stir at this year’s Stellar Awards drops on iTunes on April 2nd. Also hitting the marketplace is Javen releasing his single (the) Worshipper In Me featuring Jonathan Nelson and the LeChateau Earl Records compilation featuring the hit Broken to Minister from Bishop Iona Locke and Here With You from Damien Sneed and the Levites featuring Anaysha Figueroa Cooper.

SNEAK PEEK Jonathan Nelson Finish Strong CD Cover

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

J Nelson Finish StrongJonathan Nelson went to social media today to unveil the CD cover for Finish Strong, his April 23rd debut release on the Karew Record Label.  The single is currently number 26 on the Billboard Top Gospel Songs Chart.  In addition to the title track, the CD will also feature Worked It Out, a Nelson composition written in tribute to Walter Hawkins and the Hawkins Family featuring labelmate Karen Clark Sheard.

EMI Gospel Showcase at Stellars

Monday, January 14th, 2013

You  now have a chance to hear and see all of your EMI Gospel family favorites including ForeverJONES, EMI GospelSheri Jones-Moffett, VaShawn Mitchell, Anita Wilson, Tasha Cobbs and more as the EMI Gospel Artist Showcase during the Stellar Awards Weekend will be streaming live via YesLordRadio.

November Birthdays: Jason and Jonathan Nelson, Angie Spivey, Roderick Jemison

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November is bursting at the seams with Gospel birthdays.  Gospelflava sends birthday wishes to twins Jason and Jonathan Nelson (11/10), Angela Spivey and Roderick Jemison (11/9)

New Music: Kurt Carr and Jonathan Nelson

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Election Day 2012 brings powerfully anointed messages in song from two of gospel music’s most beloved artists, Kurt Carr and Jonathan Nelson.

Kurt Carr and the Kurt Carr Singers deliver the goods with “I’ve Seen Him Do It” featuring Timiney Figueroa Caton for Verity Records, while Jonathan Nelson releases Finish Strong, the lead single for his debut project from his new label, Karew Records.

Both songs are available for download via Amazon and iTunes.