TONI BRAXTON & BABYFACE TAKE #1 R&B SOUNDSCAN DEBUT WITH LOVE, MARRIAGE & DIVORCE DUETS ALBUM ON MOTOWN RECORDS !!!
ALBUM CONTAINS #1 URBAN AC SMASH “HURT YOU” AND NEW SINGLE, “WHERE DID WE GO WRONG”
USA TODAY’s ALBUM OF THE WEEK: “JUST IN TIME FOR VALENTINE’S DAY. WITH MORE ON THEIR MINDS THAN FLOWERS OR CHOCOLATES“
(Feb. 12, 2014 – New York, NY) LOVE, MARRIAGE & DIVORCE on Motown Records (released February 4th), the first album of duets by multi-platinum superstars Toni Braxton & Babyface, wins a #1 R&B and a #4 Soundscan Valentine’s Week chart debut on first week sales of 67,000 copies. Described as a “quiet-storm oasis” in People magazine’s rave review, LOVE, MARRIAGE & DIVORCE is “the highest charting album since 2005 for Braxton, and the highest charting ever for Babyface,” as reported by Billboard.
Motown Gospel’s Tasha Cobbs Wins Big with Three GMA Dove Awards
and Performs on the Broadcast
Cobbs’ Debut Album, Grace, Moves Up to #4 on
Billboard Hot Gospel Albums Chart
(Nashville, TN – October 16, 2013) – Motown Gospel’s Tasha Cobbs won big at the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards ceremony last night at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, TN. The vocal powerhouse also performed her international anthem “Break Every Chain.” The broadcast will air Monday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m. EST exclusively on UP cable channel.
KEM’s WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS – DELUXE EDITION EXPANDS HIS CLASSIC HOLIDAY ALBUM WITH FOUR NEWLY RECORDED BONUS TRACKS, SET FOR OCT. 29th RELEASE ON MOTOWN RECORDS
SELF-PRODUCED ALBUM MIXES NEW ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS WITH TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS STANDARDS
INCLUDES DUET WITH LEDISI ON “BE MINE FOR CHRISTMAS”
PATTI LaBELLE & RONALD ISLEY FEATURED ON BONUS TRACK “JESUS”
Motown Gospel Artist Tye Tribbett’s New Album, Greater Than In Stores August 6…Album Pre-Order Available Now and More
|Motown Gospel Artist Tye Tribbett’s
New Album, Greater Than In Stores August 6
Album Pre-Order Available Now
Hit Single, “If He Did It Before…Same God”
In Top 10 at Gospel Radio
Tribbett’s Greater Than Promotional Tour
Kicks-Off in August
MOTOWN GOSPEL SIGNS CELEBRATED ARTIST AND WORSHIP LEADER MICAH STAMPLEY
New Studio Album Set For Release Winter 2013
Project Features Gospel Legends Karen Clark-Sheard and Donnie McClurkin
NASHVILLE, TN (May 2, 2013)– Motown Gospel is pleased to announce the signing of celebrated artist Micah Stampley. Known for his worship-filled style and stunning vocal range, the Atlanta-based singer/songwriter came to national prominence in 2005 with the release of the critically-acclaimed album The Song Book of Micah. That project, which was released on Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Dexterity Sounds/EMI Gospel label, featured the instant smash, now classic anthem “Take My Life.” Read more…
Gospel recording artist veteran star CeCe Winans has become Motown Gospel’s first signing, with her inaugural Motown Gospel album. This will also mark Winans’ first record in five years which is not set for release early next year.
Also on the roster are Detroiter Kierra (Kiki) Sheard, Smokie Norful, Tye Tribbett and Tasha Cobbs.
Barry Weiss, chairman and CEO, Universal Music Group East Coast Label Group says the new label will also tap into the promotional resources of Motown Records, whose current roster includes Ne-Yo, Erykah Badu and Kem. Read more…
UME RELEASES ‘MOTOWN ORIGINALS: THE CLASSIC SONGS THAT INSPIRED THE BROADWAY SHOW!’
Motown: The Musical Opens On Broadway On April 14, 2013
With a sound that has become one of the most significant musical accomplishments and stunning success stories of the 20th century, the timeless music of Motown continues to be embraced by every generation and will now be immortalized on Broadway. Read more…
KEM COMPLETES “WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS” – HIS FIRST CHRISTMAS ALBUM, SET FOR OCT. 16th RELEASE ON MOTOWN
SELF-PRODUCED ALBUM MIXES NEW ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS WITH TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS CLASSICS
DUET WITH LEDISI ON NEW COMPOSITION, “BE MINE FOR CHRISTMAS”
Two-time Grammy Award®-nominated Motown Records artist KEM has completed his first holiday album, WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS, set for October 16th release, it was announced today by Ethiopia Habtemariam, SVP of Motown Records. The album is highlighted by a duet with Verve recording artist Ledisi on “Be Mine For Christmas,” co-written by KEM and new collaborator Melanie Rutherford. Read more…
As the first major star to join the roster of the newly revitalized Motown Records, multi-platinum, three-time Grammy Award-winning artist NE-YO moves into the next phase of his career with “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself),” the new single pick from his new album, R.E.D., arriving in-stores on September 18th. “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself),” launches globally today and officially impacts at Pop and Rhythm radio in the weeks ahead .
“Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)” is the follow-up to R.E.D.’s first advance single, “Lazy Love,” which heated up Urban radio. The explicit version of the “Lazy Love” video has generated over 320,000 views since it premiered late last month on NE-YO’s website (http://www.neyothegentleman.com/lazylove/) and on BET’s “106 & Park.” The video has also logged over 880,000 YouTube views to date. The video is also in rotation on VH1 Soul and MTV Jams.
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