HOUSTON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Music World Entertainment announces a newly established gospel music label, Music World Gospel. The label will succeed the company's faith-based label, Spirit Rising with the award winning recording artists and special projects joining the new venture.
Music World Gospel roster of artists and compilation projects include, Juanita Bynum, Trin-i-tee 5:7, Brian Courtney Wilson, Micah Stampley, Pastor Rudy Rasmus and The ESSENCE Gospel Project. A Spirit Rising compilation CD will retain its name being released through Music World Gospel.
Music World recently signed the world-renowned gospel-recording artist, Juanita Bynum, to a joint venture recording agreement and management partnership. Music World Gospel/Son Flower Records will be releasing Bynum's new EP, The Diary of Juanita Bynum: Soul Cry (Oh Oh Oh) on June 22. The music trilogy is the first of a three-tier project that will culminate in the release of her highly anticipated CD/DVD, The Diary of Juanita Bynum II, scheduled for January 2011.
Acclaimed gospel singer, songwriter, producer, minister and Stellar Award nominee Micah Stampley also recently joined Music World with a management and recording joint venture and will release a new album through Music World Gospel/Interface. Stampley's first CD hit the music charts as the second highest debut for a Male Gospel Artist in Billboard's history at #3.
A rising star in contemporary gospel music, Brian Courtney Wilson is considered one of the top break-through artists of 2009. Wilson's debut album, Just Love, entered the chart at #2 and after 51 weeks remains in the Top 10 on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums Chart. The CD remained at #1 on CMTA's Inspirational Chart for 14 consecutive weeks.
Founded by President and C.E.O. Mathew Knowles, Music World Entertainment has a rich history of high profile successes within the music genre. Its gospel division was named by Billboard in the Top 10 Gospel Songs Labels of The Year (2009). The label group has released #1 gospel albums with Michelle Williams, Trin-i-tee 5:7 and The Fighting Temptations Soundtrack. Under the Music World management and recording umbrella, Trin-i-tee 5:7 became the Best Selling Gospel Trio in history. The gifted artists made their mark with a #1 gospel album debut and since crossed music genre lines achieving award-winning accolades and critical acclaim that included GRAMMY® Award nominations and two prestigious Dove Awards.
Destiny's Child member, Michelle Williams went solo after a series of commercial successes with the Best Selling Female Group of All Time. In 2002, Williams released her #1 Billboard gospel album, Heart To Yours, which became the best-selling gospel album of the year. The following year, her second album, Do You Know, made its debut at #2.
Music World Entertainment is the music partner with ESSENCE Communications. Future music projects under this partnership are slated for release on Music World Gospel.
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About Music World Gospel
Music World Gospel is the premiere faith-based and inspirational label under the umbrella of Music World Entertainment. The label group features a roster of top recording artists, joint ventures and special projects including, Juanita Bynum, Trin-i-tee 5:7, Brian Courtney Wilson, Micah Stampley, Pastor Rudy Rasmus and The ESSENCE Gospel Project.
About Music World Entertainment
Music World Entertainment (MWE) was founded by Mathew Knowles, President and C.E.O. Music World Entertainment is one of the world's leading entertainment and music conglomerates dedicated to bringing quality entertainment. The MWE worldwide platforms include successful record label ventures, recording artist and producer management services, artist development services, a master catalog series, film ventures, television productions, licensed and merchandise products, sports endeavors, community philanthropic work and investment and property holdings. The Houston headquarters is home to House of Dereon Media Center, a performance and event facility hosting special events including charity galas, corporate parties and private functions. MWE has offices in Houston, New York, Los Angeles and London.
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