EMI Gospel Recording Artist VaShawn Mitchell’s
Created 4 This Available In Stores August 28
New Single “Turning Around For Me” Entered at #5 on
Billboard’s Top Singles Chart
(Nashville, TN – August 16, 2012) – Six-time Stellar Award winner and GRAMMY® nominated recording artist VaShawn Mitchell will release his new project, Created 4 This, August 28, 2012. The new album was recorded live in his hometown of Harvey, IL. Created 4 This will also be released as a Deluxe Edition CD + DVD, which features 13 songs, three live performance videos, and exclusive behind-the-scene footage. Fans can also purchase the Limited Deluxe Edition package, which is sold exclusively at Wal-Mart and contains the
CD + DVD plus a T-shirt. Fans can now pre-order the new album at Wal-Mart, iTunes and Amazon.
The first single, “Turning Around For Me,” entered at #5 on Billboard’s Top Singles chart. At Wal-Mart, the exclusive single contains a unique QR Code. By scanning the code using an Android or Iphone compatible device, fans are granted access to exclusive video streams and more.
Mitchell’s promo tour kicks off in New York at Donnie McClurkin’s New York Call (Saturday, August 25). There will also be a series of album release events including the Official Release Day Celebration at the Baptist Worship Center in Philadelphia (Tuesday, August 28), Windsor Village United Methodist Church in Houston (Thursday, August 30), Union Temple Baptist Church in Washington, DC (Friday, August 31), and the Back II School Album Release Skate Party in Charlotte (Monday, September 3). The promo tour will be coupled with radio and press interviews, as well as Sunday church appearances and retail visits (see dates and cities below). Mitchell will also co-host Verizon’s How Sweet The Sound event in Detroit (Saturday, September 15) and Los Angeles (Friday, September 21).
Mitchell is also on the cover of the current issue of ROOT magazine which includes the featured story, “The Evolution of VaShawn Mitchell.”
VaShawn Mitchell’s Created 4 This Album Release Events
Thursday, August 16th
4217-4221 Primose Avenue
Baltimore MD 21215
Jamal Bryant, Senior Pastor
Friday, August 17th
Corner Stone Christian Center
450 South State Road 7
Hollywood, FL 33023
Dr. Henry D. Daniels, Senior Pastor
Saturday, August 25th – 3:00 p.m.
Donnie McClurkin’s New York Call
Eisenhower Park Lakeside Theater
Hempstead Turnpike—East Meadow
Long Island, NY
Sunday, August 26th
Bethany Baptist Church
1115 Gibbsboro Road
Monday, August 27th
Shiloh Baptist Church
515 West 4th Street
Tuesday, August 28th – 7:00 p.m.
The Baptist Worship Center
Official Release Day Celebration
4790 James Street
Philadelphia, PA 19137
Bishop Millicent Hunter, Host Pastor
Thursday, August 30th – 7:00 p.m.
Windsor Village United Methodist Church
6011 West Orem
Houston, TX 77085
Kirbyjon Caldwell, Senior Pastor
Friday, August 31st – 7:00 p.m.
Union Temple Baptist Church
1225 W Street, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20020
Rev. Willie F. Wilson, Senior Pastor
Monday, September 3rd – 4:00 p.m.
Back II School Album Skate Party
Breakways Sports Skating Center
2917 Trailer Drive
Charlotte, NC 28269
Six-time Stellar Award winner and GRAMMY® nominated recording artist VaShawn Mitchell is a featured artist on the United As One Tour, along with James Fortune, Kierra Sheard and Zacardi Cortez. “[VaShawn’s] set is perfect for praise and worship,” reports the GopelPundit.com. “The crowd loved it. He doesn’t disappoint.”
The United As One tour kicked-off at the Wabur Theater at the Ft. Knox military base in Kentucky on January 20, the day after the 28th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards in Nashville. The tour’s next stop was a standing room only crowd at the Olivet Baptist Church in Chattanooga, TN. Following Chattanooga, the tour continued to Mt. Pleasant Church and Ministries (Saturday, January 26); the APG Post Theater in Aberdeen, MD (Sunday, January 27); and St. Paul’s Baptist Church in Richmond, VA (Monday, January 28). See complete listing below of forthcoming tour dates.
- January 28, 2013
- September 6, 2012
Six-time Stellar Award winner and GRAMMY® nominated recording artist VaShawn Mitchell will release his new project, Created 4 This, August 28, 2012. The new album was recorded live in his hometown of Harvey, IL. Created 4 This will also be released as a Deluxe Edition CD + DVD, which features 13 songs, three live performance videos, and exclusive behind-the-scene footage. Fans can also purchase the Limited Deluxe Edition package, which is sold exclusively at Wal-Mart and contains the CD + DVD plus a T-shirt. Fans can now pre-order the new album at Wal-Mart, iTunes and Amazon.
- August 16, 2012
- July 16, 2012
Nashville, TN (April 19, 2012) – Multiple award winner, Grammy Award nominee, VaShawn Mitchell, to be honored in hometown of Harvey, IL next weekend. The popular praise & worship leader will be appreciated at a ‘Street Naming Presentation’ on Sunday, April 29th and then will perform at his live recording concert on Monday, April 30th.
Mitchell will be recognized by The Honorable Mayor Eric Kellogg, along with Alderman’s of the City Council and residents of the City of Harvey at a ‘Street Naming Presentation’ on Sunday. Taking place at 14615 South Winchester in Harvey at 4:00pm, the street will be officially re-named ‘VaShawn Mitchell Avenue.’ Family, friends and fans are all encouraged to join the celebration.
- April 19, 2012
And the winner is...
VaShawn Mitchell started off 2012 with 6 Stellar Award trophies in hand. Having been nominated for 11statues, VaShawn's chart-topping CD - TRIUMPHANT ~ made him the top winner at this year's festivities.
Acknowledging that the wins are a team effort VaShawn appreciates & celebrates co laborers; The musical production team including ~ producers, musicians, singers, EMI Gospel, Ignition PR, Simone Smalls PR, Vonlee Entertainment, D3 Entertainment, EFG Promotions, the ND co., his legal team and everyone with direct involvement in "Triumphant." Mitchell is also thankful to Don Jackson and the entire Central City Production Team.
- January 20, 2012
EMI Gospel artist VaShawn Mitchell and Smokie Norful are celebrating multiple wins at the 27th Annual Stellar Awards, that taped before a live audience on Saturday at the historic Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville TN.
VaShawn Mitchell had a Triumphant evening as he led all nominees with 6 award wins, receiving top honors as Artist of the Year. Mitchell also won Male Vocalist of the Year, and Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year and his album Triumphant, won the Praise & Worship CD of the Year. VaShawn’s hit song “Nobody Greater” won for Music Video of the Year and Urban Inspirational Song of the Year. Although it did not garner the “Song of the Year” award, the presentation from the announced winner Kirk Franklin to the song writer Darius Paulk was a Stellar evening highlight.
- January 17, 2012
EMI Gospel proudly celebrates 14 Stellar Award nominations for the upcoming 27th Annual Stellar Awards. As the nominations were announced, the staff of, EMI Gospel were able to take a minute and enjoy the success of their artists, and look back at all the combined hard work.
VaShawn Mitchell topped the list as the # 1 nominated artist for the upcoming 27th Annual Stellar Awards. Mitchell grabbed an impressive 11 nominations, powered by the strength of his hit single “Nobody Greater”. Mitchell garnered top nominations, including Artist of the Year, CD of the Year, Album of the Year, and Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year. With “Nobody Greater” still in the top 10 on the gospel radio chart and the album in the top 15 on the Billboard gospel chart, VaShawn truly is enjoying a “Triumphant” year.
- November 2, 2011
With over 120,000 units sold of the original release of his EMI Gospel debut project Triumphant, VaShawn Mitchell is ready to give his fans a deluxe edition experience. TRIUMPHANT “The Deluxe Edition” is the CD + DVD collection that his fans are sure to love. The Deluxe Edition is a true experience, complete with live performance footage, a one-on-one interview with VaShawn, the "Nobody Greater" concept video, one of Mitchells most requested classics, "My Worship is for Real", and a new song "My Source."
- October 6, 2011
The highly anticipated season finale’ for BET’s Sunday’s Best is almost here. VaShawn Mitchell is set to perform his latest single, “Chasing After You” and his hit single, “Nobody Greater.” Get ready for the unveiling of the newest Sunday’s Best winner, and a stellar performance by VaShawn. BET’s Sunday’s Best airs this Sunday, September 11th, check your local listing for times.
Mitchell is also gearing up for the release of Triumphant - Deluxe Edition which is set to release Tuesday October 11. An exciting CD/DVD that includes the full Triumphant album plus two new songs, “My Worship is For Real” and “My Source,” the DVD includes 5 stellar live performances from the Triumphant recording, the Nobody Greater concept video, and an in depth interview with VaShawn.
- September 9, 2011
VaShawn Mitchell is having nothing less then a Triumphant year. Having the #1 song at Gospel radio for 9 weeks, an album positioned in the top 10 on Billboard’s Gospel chart, and entering the Urban AC radio charts in the top 40. Mitchell can now add debuting his first ever concept video to the list. VaShawn teamed up with talentedSol productions, with video director Bobby Yan to create the Nobody Greater video.
Tuesday May 17th, the Nobody Greater video is set to debut on BET.com’s “The Gospel According to Torrence”, Radio One and other key gospel stations. BET and Radio One are set to co-position the video on their pages. The concept video will also be available for purchase on itunes.
- May 16, 2011
EMI Gospel’s VaShawn Mitchell is still going strong. His album, Triumphant has maintained top 10 sales status on Billboard’s Gospel chart for an impressive 37 weeks in a row. His hit single Nobody Greater is still heating up Gospel radio, and is now impacting Urban AC radio. Nobody Greater, is the 3rd most added song at Urban AC radio its first week out. VaShawn is not only gearing up for his second single, Chasing After You, set to impact Gospel radio May 23, he will debut his first concept video to his # 1 single Nobody Greater May 17.
With no signs of slowing down VaShawn is set to perform his # 1 single Nobody Greater on BET’s late night hit show “The Mo’Nique Show”, Wednesday May 11 2011. Be sure to check your local listing for times in your area.
- May 10, 2011
Breakthrough Gospel artist, VASHAWN MITCHELL, was just added to R&B and Gospel icons Bebe & Cece Winans and Mary Mary upcoming spring tour. VaShawn Mitchell will be the special guest for the "Still Something Big" Tour, An Evening With BeBe & CeCe Winans And Mary Mary.
Mitchell, slated to open the show, will join the duos to hit a series of major market US tour dates this April 2011. Earning this coveted spot on the highly anticipated tour, Mitchell’s current success has been propelled by his Number 1 song, “Nobody Greater.” “Nobody Greater” has topped the Gospel radio charts for over 5 weeks continuing to touch a chord with audiences and people around the world. In 2011 Mitchell has garnered two Grammy nominations and recently two Dove Award nominations for his blockbuster CD, TRIUMPHANT.
- March 10, 2011
Since the release of VaShawn Mitchell’s TRIUMPHANT CD, it has never slowed down. It has continued to climb up the charts reaching its peak this week with the hit single, “Nobody Greater,” reaching Number 1 on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Radio chart and the R&R Gospel Top 30 singles chart.
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