Posts Tagged ‘Lecrae’

Lecrae Angers Some Fans With Truthful Tweet

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

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Lecrae rubbed some “fans” the wrong way on the 4th of July when he posted this reminder on Twitter that not all people were free on July 4th, 1776. (more…)

Lecrae Tells Life Story In New Book

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Grammy award winner Lecrae gives details of his journey and all the things that make for faith and freedom in Unashamed, his life story in his own words.  lecrae

The Atlanta based Christian hip hop artist has won seven Dove Awards,  won two Soul Train Music Awards and garnered a BET Hip Hop Awards nomination and one Billboard Music Award nomination.  His seven studio albums and mixtapes have sold more than 1.5 million copies.  In the book, he shares the experiences that have caused him to grow closer to God and deeper in His faith.

If you live for people’s acceptance, you’ll die from their rejection.” – Lecrae

I had learned to be unashamed in the midst of a fallen world. Now I needed to learn to be unashamed in the midst of a religious world.” – Lecrae

“Critics always have a lot of fury. But they rarely have a lot of facts.” – Lecrae

The book is available on Amazon and iTunes as well as in stores.

 

Lecrae Inks Deal With Columbia Records

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

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After a decade with Reach Records, Lecrae has signed with Columbia Records.  Columbia, the largest label under Sony Music, is home to Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, and Adele.
With Grammy and Dove awards, Lecrae has enjoyed critical acclaim, as well as mainstream success having collaborated with hit artists, topping the Billboard charts, and appearing on The Tonight Show. The new deal will allow Lecrae to continue to make music in conjuction with Reach, the label he founded.  Lecrae also recently releases a new book, Un-Ashamed, which made The New York Times bestseller list.

Lecrae Wins Soul Train Gospel Award

Monday, November 30th, 2015

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Lecrae won the award for Best Gospel and/or Inspirational Song,  “All I Need Is You”  at the 2015 Soul Train Awards that aired last night. Erica Campbell won the award last year for her song “Help” that also featured Lecrae.  Nominees this year in the category were: (more…)

2015 Dove Awards Highlights

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

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Last night’s 46th Annual Dove Awards went off in grand fashion at the Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University, featuring hosts Duck Dynasty’s Sadie Robertson and Erica Campbell.

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Erica Campbell, Michelle Williams, Donnie McClurkin Nominees For Soul Train Awards

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

The nominees for the Soul Train Music Awards were announced on Monday, October 13th. Talk show maven Wendy Williams will serve as the host for this year’s festivities. The Soul Train Awards 2014 show will be taped in Las Vegas, NV on Friday, November 7, 2014, and air on CENTRIC and BET on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 8 pm ET/PT.
In the Best Gospel/Inspirational Song Category, the nominees are

soul-trainBest Gospel/Inspirational Song
“Help” – Erica Campbell feat. Lecrae
“I Can Only Imagine” – Tamela Mann
“No Greater Love” – Smokie Norful
“Real Love” – Inspired People feat. Charles Jenkins
“Say Yes” – Michelle Williams feat. Beyoncé & Kelly Rowland
“We Are Victorious” – Donnie McClurkin feat. Tye Tribbett

Dove Award Win And Performance For Erica Campbell

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Lecrae and ECCatch Erica Campbell as she performs Help,  the title track from her debut solo CD on the broadcast premiere of this year’s Dove Awards.  The show will air on Sunday, October 12th on the TBN network.

Campbell shared the stage during the performance of Help with Dove Awards co host Lecrae, and took home a statue for Traditional Gospel Song of the Year for A Little More Jesus. Fans get to experience the behind the scenes action of the Campbell family as the 4th season of Mary Mary is in production and Erica expands her brand outreach with a 10 color line of nail polish.

 

Lecrae Makes History!

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Lecrae Congrats to Lecrae and Reach Records who makes history with the f irst Gospel Album EVER to top Billboard’s Top 200, beating out Maroon 5, R&Bs Jhene Aiko and Rocker Ryan Adams to take the #1 Spot.    Anomaly sold 88,000 copies in the week ending Sept. 14, according to Nielsen SoundScan.  Lecrae’s collective catalog of seven studio albums has yielded 1.4 million album sales and 2.9 million track downloads.

The Walls Group Score On iTunes

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

WallsDarrell, Rhea, Paco and Ahjah Walls celebrated the news of Fast Forward, their latest project produced by Kirk Franklin taking the number 1 spot on the iTunes Christian/Gospel chart.  The Walls Group was the first act signed to Franklin’s Fo Yo Soul Recordings label.  They have experienced great favor having completed a tour with Tye Tribbett and Tasha Page Lockhart and their Perfect People video has received over a million views.

Fast Forward features the close knit harmonies that fans love and appreciate from The Walls Group with 8 of the ten tracks written by Franklin and two by Darrell Walls.  The disc also features a collaboration with Brandy and LeCrae.

Erica Campbell, Tamela Mann, Hezekiah Walker and Lecrae Receive Dove Award Nominations

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

DOVE-awards-press-conferenceThe Gospel Music Association announced the nominees for the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards which will be held on October 7th at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennesse.  TBN will broadcast the event live.  Nominees in the Gospel Categories are as follows: (more…)