Entries tagged with “4 Winds Records”.


Tammy Edwards & The Edwards SistersFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TAMMY EDWARDS & THE EDWARDS SISTERS MAKES BET’S BOBBY JONES GOSPEL DEBUT THIS SUNDAY

JACKSON, MS (December 7, 2012) – The Malaco Music Group invites you to watch 4 Winds Records / Malaco recording artist Tammy Edwards & The Edwards Sisters national television debut on BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel this Sunday, December 9, 2012.

Tammy Edwards & The Edwards Sisters CD entitled, “On The Right Road Now,” was 1 of 5 titles that Malaco Music Groups’ wholly owned subsidiary 4 Winds Records that charted in the same week on the Billboard Gospel Album chart. The 4 other Billboard chart topping albums are the North Carolina Community Choir, “Story To Tell,” Roy & Revelation, “Thank You,” Jewell & Converted, “For Real,” Tammy Edwards & The Edwards Sisters, “On The Right Road Now,” and The Soul Messengerz, “Grace & Mercy;” In addition, Roy & Revelation’s “Live” DVD, “Thank You” has charted on the Billboard Video chart.

Launched in 2009, 4 Winds Records is not only the fastest growing Gospel label in the country (17 Titles), but has become the Premiere Gospel Quartet Music record label featuring the hottest and youngest Quartet Gospel groups touring the country today along with the Legendary Quartet Groups Of All Time. In its short existence, the 4 Winds label has garnered a 3 time 2011 Stellar Award Nominee & Winner, The Christian Angels (Quartet Of The Year), Stellar Award Nominee, The Golden Wings (Quartet Of The Year) as well as a GMA 2011 Dove Nominee, The Original Messengers (Traditional Gospel Album Of The Year) along with national television appearances on shows such as BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel.

Malaco Music Group has always been the leader and home of Quartet music leading back to their first ever Gospel artist signing, the number one (1) group of that era, The Jackson Sothernaires. Since that time, other Quartet groups followed reaching legendary status such as The Sensational Nightingales, The Original Soul Stirrers, Willie Banks & The Messengers, Robert Blair & The Fantastic Violinaires, &Willie Neal Johnson & The Gospel Keynotes. In 2006, with the acquisition of Atlanta International Records (AIR Gospel) added, Luther Barnes & The Sunset Jubilaires, Rev. F.C. Barnes & Company, Tommy Ellison & The 5 Singing Stars and The Swanee Quintet to name a few.

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Be prepared to have a good old fashion hand clapping, foot stomping good time!!!

Have a Safe & Blessed Weekend!

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D. A. Johnson, Executive Director
Gospel Division
THE MALACO MUSIC GROUP

4 Winds RecordsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

4 WINDS / MALACO DEBUTS 5 ALBUMS ON BILLBOARD GOSPEL ALBUM CHART THIS WEEK

JACKSON, MS (June 15, 2012) – The Malaco Music Group is proud to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary 4 Winds Records has charted 5 albums this week on the Billboard Gospel Album chart. The 5 Billboard chart topping albums are the North Carolina Community Choir, “Story To Tell,” Roy & Revelation, “Thank You,” Jewell & Converted, “For Real,” Tammy Edwards & The Edwards Sisters, “On The Right Road Now,” and The Soul Messengerz, “Grace & Mercy;” In addition, Roy & Revelation’s “Live” DVD, “Thank You” has charted on the Billboard Video chart.

Launched in 2009, 4 Winds Records is not only the fastest growing Gospel label in the country (17 Titles), but has become the Premiere Gospel Quartet Music record label featuring the hottest and youngest Quartet Gospel groups touring the country today along with the Legendary Quartet Groups Of All Time. In its short existence, the 4 Winds label has garnered a 3 time 2011 Stellar Award Nominee & Winner, The Christian Angels (Quartet Of The Year), Stellar Award Nominee, The Golden Wings (Quartet Of The Year) as well as a GMA 2011 Dove Nominee, The Original Messengers (Traditional Gospel Album Of The Year) along with national television appearances on shows such as BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel.

Malaco Music Group has always been the leader and home of Quartet music leading back to their first ever Gospel artist signing, the number one (1) group of that era, The Jackson Sothernaires. Since that time, other Quartet groups followed reaching legendary status such as The Sensational Nightingales, The Original Soul Stirrers, Willie Banks & The Messengers, Robert Blair & The Fantastic Violinaires, &Willie Neal Johnson & The Gospel Keynotes. In 2006, with the acquisition of Atlanta International Records (AIR Gospel) added, Luther Barnes & The Sunset Jubilaires, Rev. F.C. Barnes & Company, Tommy Ellison & The 5 Singing Stars and The Swanee Quintet to name a few.

“This is not only exciting for the 4 Winds / Malaco family, but for the entire Gospel Quartet community. In a time in the Gospel industry, where Quartet Gospel music receives limited to no radio airplay, this accomplishment is a testament that there is interest and a buying consumer for Quartet Gospel music.” states, D.A. Johnson, Executive Director – Gospel Division of The Malaco Music Group.

Gloryland Gospel Blog 2010 to 2011 There are only a few weeks left in this year. Overall, it has been a good year for gospel quartet music. As we near the end of 2010, we reached out to several of the labels to get their assessment of 2010 and their insight into what fans of this genre can expect from them in 2011. We begin with MALACO.

According to D. A. Johnson, Executive Director, Gospel Division,

The Malaco Music Group has always been the leader and home of Quartet music leading back to their first ever Gospel artist signing, the number one (1) group of that era, The Jackson Southernaires. Since that time, other Quartet groups followed reaching legendary status. 2010 was an exciting and monumental history making year for The Malaco Music Group as we ushered in a new era of Quartet Gospel artists and reaffirmed our continued dedication and commitment to the Quartet genre.

4 Winds Records / Malaco was launched and released seven (7) CD’s into the marketplace (Castro Coleman & Highly Favored, The Christian Angels, The Alabama Boys, The Golden Wings Quartet, Spencer Taylor & The Highway QC’s, Darrell Luster & Friends, The Original Messengers) along with 1 CD from Air Gospel recording artist, “Mr. Rough Side Of The Mountain,” Rev. F. C. Barnes & Company; 3 of our 8 Quartet releases garnered 5 nominations for the upcoming prestigious 2011 Stellar Awards as well as 3 or our artists making national television appearances on BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel. At the American Gospel Quartet Convention, in Birmingham, we announced the signing and official name changing of Lil Blair & The Fantastic Violinaires to Lil Blair & The Fantastic Heirs. On May, 31, 4 Winds / Malaco recorded 3 artists, 3 CD’s & DVD’ s at the Malaco Memorial Day Live Recording in Rocky Mount, NC. What a year!

Since February 2007, The Malaco Music Group has been declaring the month of February as “National Quartet Month” in honor of the legendary Quartet artists’ contributions to Black History.

This February 2011, National Quartet Month, 4 Winds / Malaco kicks off their celebration with the new CD releases from The Brooklyn Allstars and Lil Blair & The Fantastic Heirs on February 1st along with the new CD and DVD releases from The Sensational Nightingales, The Joy Boyz and long awaited “Live” release from The Jackson Sisters on February 15th . In the 2nd Quarter of 2011, look for the new CD release from Tammy Edwards & The Edwards Sisters.