HIT MUSIC SERIES WOW GOSPEL 2017 DEBUTS AT #1 ON BILLBOARD'S TOP GOSPEL ALBUMS CHART
30-Song Star-Studded Collection Marks 18th Chart-Topping Debut for
WOW Gospel's 20th Installment
NASHVILLE, TN (February 6, 2017) - The acclaimed long-running series WOW
GOSPEL has topped charts again, with the newly-released WOW GOSPEL 2017
debuting at #1 on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums Chart. Celebrating the
must-have collection's 20th installment, WOW GOSPEL 2017 marks the
compilation set's 18th consecutive year debuting at #1.
A joint venture from RCA Inspiration/Provident Label Group, Word
Entertainment, and Motown Gospel, the double disc and DVD release crafts an
inspiring, soul-boosting musical experience with the stunning vocal power of
pioneering superstars and Gospel's newest rising stars. WOW GOSPEL 2017's
30-song collection and 11-track DVD comprises award-winning hits and diverse
works to love from Kirk Franklin, Shirley Caesar, Erica Campbell, Tasha
Cobbs, Travis Greene, Fred Hammond, Israel Houghton, Tamela Mann, Jonathan
McReynolds, VaShawn Mitchell, Marvin Sapp, Tye Tribbett, Hezekiah Walker,
Jekalyn Carr, Bri (Briana Babineaux), and much more.
Phil Thornton (RCA Inspiration, Senior Vice President and General Manager)
says: "We are thrilled about the success of WOW GOSPEL topping the Gospel
Albums Chart for the 18th year, with the #1 chart debut of WOW GOSPEL 2017!
Much gratitude to all the new and longtime fans who've added this to their
music collection. I am also immensely thankful to work with our incredible
partners on this well-loved series, in a joint venture between Motown
Gospel, Word Entertainment, and RCA Inspiration/Provident Label Group. I'm
honored in sharing a passion and appreciation for Gospel together with them,
to keep bringing extraordinary artists and essential music ministry to
millions across the globe."
WOW GOSPEL 2017 is available as a two-disc collection and DVD, and is out
now via digital retailers and stores everywhere.