Kirk Franklin Has Top Album and is Top Gospel Albums Artist of the Year

Billboard lists Kirk Franklin as the top Gospel Albums Artist of the year, and his HELLO FEAR is the year’s top Gospel Album. Additionally, Verity Gospel Music Group secured three of Billboard’s list of Top-10 Gospel Album Artists; seven of the Top-25 Gospel Albums; three of the Top-10 Hot Gospel Songs Artists, and five of the Top-25 Hot Gospel Songs - including Franklin’s “I Smile;” Marvin Sapp’s “He Has His Hands on You;” and Deitrick Haddon’s “Well Done.”

“It is an honor to work with the best and brightest in Gospel music, and our #1 position in the genre is a nod to our commitment to cultivating and propelling the great tradition that is Gospel music,” says James “Jazzy” Jordan, Executive Vice President, Verity Gospel Music Group.

Verity Gospel Music Group’s 2012 releases will include WOW Gospel 2012 and new music from Fred Hammond, Marvin Sapp, J Moss, Crystal Aikin and Donnie McClurkin.

Verity also received 14 Stellar Award nominations, and four Grammy Award nominations.

- Verity Newsletter