Posts Tagged ‘Light Records’

Light Records Unplugged Drops January 15th

Monday, December 10th, 2012

If you think you loved Put It on the Altar by Jessica Reedy and James Fortune’s Identity before, just wait till you hear it come January 15th?!?!? Light Records will release a very special Light Records Unplugged compilation featuring your favorites from Fortune, Reedy and JJ Hairston and YP.  Looking over the track list, the only artist missing is Jonathan McReynolds, but we assume that’s coming on the second installment.

Michelle Williams Celebrity Judge for Most Powerful Voices Competition

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Light Records Michelle Williams will serve as a celebrity judge for the American HeartAssociation/American Stroke Association’s 4th Annual Most Powerful Voices Gospel Competition.  The online gospel singing competition helps the association to educate people about stroke – the No. 4 cause of death and the leading preventable cause of disability in America.

The contest is open to independent artists, groups and choirs who sing gospel, holy hip hop, praise and worship music. Participants, who must be 18 years or older, may sign up at and upload a video or MP3 file by Jan. 31. Family, friends – and fans – have until April 5 to vote for their favorite artists. Those who register to compete or vote will receive lifesaving stroke information from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

The grand prize winner will be announced April 30 and will receive:


  • Opportunity to perform in the Central Park Summer Stage Concert in New York City with Light Records artists
  • $2,500 for a trip to New York
  • $1,500 cash and a digital single on iTunes from Light Records
  • Personal coaching by a renowned Light Records gospel artist
  • $5,000 in musical instruments and gear from Roland Corporation
  • National recognition on GMC TV’s Digital Download of the week

The top 10 finalists and a lucky voter will also win prizes.

Bishop Paul Morton’s Best Days Bows at #3

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Now we knew we had a hit on our hands, and it seems that everyone else feels the same way.  Congratulations to Light and Tehillah and Bishop Paul S. Morton as Best Days Yet debuts at #3 on the Billboard Chart.

Light Records Christmas Tour with James Fortune & Jessica Reedy

Friday, October 19th, 2012


Light Records has announced a holiday tour featuring James Fortune and Jessica Reedy. The two will go out on the road this Christmas season singing holiday classics and for Fortune singing new material off his just released Christmas album, “Grace Gift”. In most cities Light Reocrds will partner with Toys for Tots to host a toy drive on behalf of the US Marine Corps.

Tour Dates:

11/26 Arlington, VA The Birchmere

11/27 New York, NY BB Kings

11/28 Baltimore, MD  Baltimore Soundstage


12/01  Cleveland, OH  

12/02  Chicago, IL  

12/05  Houston, TX                  

12/06  Dallas, TX              

Kick Off The Holiday Season with James Fortune and Fiya

Thursday, October 18th, 2012


Christmas is only two months away, and there’s a brand new holiday album to get you and the family in the spirit of the season. Light Records recording artist James Fortune and Fiya’s new Christmas album “Grace Gift” is in stores now! Grace Gift contains new holiday songs along with the signature Fortune and Fiya spin on some  Christmas classics. “Grace Gift” is in stores and online now.

Light Records Signs Anaysha Figueroa- Cooper

Thursday, October 18th, 2012


For the past few years she’s been on the frontline singing background for the best selling Gospel artist of all time, Kirk Franklin, but now Anaysha Figueroa Cooper is taking center stage. She is the newest signee to Light Records. We can expect new music from Anaysha in 2013.

Bishop Paul S. Morton Drops New Music on November 13th

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

The 4th quarter of 2012 is set to go out “ablaze” as Tehillah Records and Light Records  ready the release of Bishop Paul S. Morton with his latest offering, “Best Days Yet” on November 13th.  With production from Donald Lawrence, this is sure to be one of the most anticipated CDs of this year.

Check out Best Days Yet Here:


Jonathan McReynolds “Life Music” Debuts at #3

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Rising Gospel star Jonathan McReynolds is celebrating a Billboard Top 5 Debut. His new album “Life Music” debut at #3 on the Billboard Gospel charts, and has a combined placing of #6 on the Christian and Gospel charts. The album released last week on Light Records. Check out our review on 

James Fortune & Fiya To Release Christmas Album

Friday, September 7th, 2012


Christmas is only 3 months away, and it’s time to roll out the new holiday music this season! James Fortune and Fiya will release their first Christmas release entitled “Grace Gift”. The CD releases October 16th on Light Records. When asked about the album Fortune says it was something that’s been in the works for over 2 years, and they are elated to bring forth this new project.



JJ Hairston and YP hits #1 On Billboard Charts

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Do you have the #1 Gospel album in the country? If not, what are you waiting on! Congratulations goes out to JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise, their latest album “After This” debut at #1 on Billboard, making it the groups biggest debut to date. The new album features guests Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Tye Tribbett, Pastor John P.Kee, James Fortune, and more. When asked about how he feels about the debut,  with a grateful heart Hairston says,”Thank You all for the support and continue to spread the word”.

#AfterThis is available online and in stores nationwide on Light Records .