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Press Release: Maurette Brown-Clark On TBN With Juanita Bynum
07/12/2007

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     
July 12, 2007

MAURETTE BROWN-CLARK TO APPEAR ON TBN WITH JUANITA BYNUM

Jackson, MS. July 12, 2007-Maurette Brown-Clark, affectionately called the Princess of Praise & Worship, is slated to appear on  TBN's Praise The Lord! program with guest speaker Juanita Bynum on July 24, 2007. The weekly Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) program will open its doors for audience attendance at 4:00 p.m.; taping begins at 7:00 p.m. EST at the TBN station. TBN is located at 1550 Agape Way Decatur, GA 30035. Please call 404-288-1156 for directions or more information.

Brown-Clark’s 2007 single, “One God,” from the release, The Dream, produced by Asaph Ward (Kim Burrell, Men of Standard, Dorinda Clark-Cole), has received favorable reviews and consistent airplay, charting each of its eleven weeks on the street, peaking at #16 and currently holding the #17 slot. Brown-Clark’s diminutive figure packs a powerful punch as she delivers original gospel praise in a variety of contemporary stylings that appeal to a wide audience.

For more information on Brown-Clark, please visit www.malaco.com, www.maurettebrownclark.com, or contact her management at: BAI Management, (908) 238-3733.

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Press Release: Rev. Milton Biggham & The Georgia Mass Choir Poised To Tell It
06/26/2007

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     
June 26, 2007

REV. MILTON BIGGHAM &
THE GEORGIA MASS CHOIR POISED TO ‘TELL IT’

Jackson, MS. June 26, 2007- The Georgia Mass Choir, affectionately known as ‘America’s Choir’ is poised and ready to ‘Tell It’ with the album of the same name. Reverend Milton Biggham, Savoy Records Executive Director as well as founder and director of this award-winning choir, returned to direct them for their first recording in three years. The much anticipated Tell It releases the title track as its first single to national radio this week. The full album releases to retail in the fall.

Reverend Milton Biggham, sometimes referred to as the ‘King of Gospel Choirs’ for his invaluable and expansive contribution to the world of gospel choir music, is credited for discovering stand-out gospel artists Kirk Franklin and Donnie McClurkin through his direction in their work with both the Georgia Mass and The New York Restoration Choirs respectively; Franklin enjoyed his first hit with “Joy” and McClurkin’s debut single, “Speak To My Heart” also claimed the top of the charts.

Biggham’s biography reads like a ‘Who’s Who’ of gospel music, though he is most widely recognized for his work as Gospel Music Director of The Georgia Mass Choir for both the platinum-selling soundtrack and the award-winning motion picture The Preacher’s Wife with Whitney Houston and Denzel Washington.

During the promotion of the movie, he traveled with The Georgia Mass Choir while they performed in a ten-city concert tour with Whitney Houston. In addition, the choir made guest appearances on high-profile television programs such as: Saturday Night Live, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Ebony Awards, The Dove Awards, and The NAACP Image Awards. The choir also starred in a commercial for Volkswagen which aired throughout Europe and on the Tom Joyner Morning Show and performed during the opening ceremony of the prestigious 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, and at the 2000 NFL Superbowl.

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Malaco Headlines: Malaco Artists Join Aretha Franklin For Revival
06/17/2007

Volume IV, Issue 67 June 17, 2007
Malaco ◊ Legendary Gospel Music

MALACO ARTISTS JOIN ARETHA FRANKLIN REVIVAL

Detroit, MI-Legendary R& B artist and Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, has strong roots in gospel music and hosted her third old-fashioned revival in Detroit this past weekend. With a strong line-up of artists, Franklin held the revival over three days, from June 14th – June 16th, at her home church, the Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God in Christ, in Detroit, performing both Friday and Saturday nights.

Malaco Music Group artists invited to participate in this faithstrengthening event were evangelist Dorothy Norwood (Malaco Records) and the legendary Christianaires (Marxan), with Paul Porter. La Shun Pace and the Anointed Pace Sisters, formerly with Savoy Records, also performed. The remaining line-up of artists and evangelists from across the nation was equally impressive:
Grammy winner, Pastor Smoky Norful, Cissy Houston (Whitney Houston’s mother), evangelist Ruby Terry, Rev. Edgar Vann Jr., the Reverend Jim Holley, Micah
Stampley, and Zie’l, among others.

ABOUT ARETHA:

At the tender age of fourteen, Aretha Franklin began singing in her father’s Detroit church, New Bethel Baptist. For more than four decades, Franklin has recorded numerous gospel and R&B records, earning her the title, “Queen of Soul.” She has won seventeen Grammy Awards, was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, participates in numerous charitable activities, such as, Musicares, Save The Children, and Easter Seals. She has been honored in many ways and continues to give back to the communities that support her as well as the world at large.

Nielsen SoundScan June 23, 2007

BILLBOARD
HOT GOSPEL SONGS

TW Artist Title Label Weeks Peak
16 Maurette Brown Clark "One God" Air Gospel 8 16
19 Neal Roberson "It’s On The Way" Blackberry 16 17
20 Luther Barnes /The Red Budd Gospel Choir "You Keep On Blessing Me" Air Gospel 8 16

RADIO & RECORDS

TW Artist Title Label Weeks Rank
16 Maurette Brown Clark "One God" MOST ADDED Air Gospel 8 24
19 Neal Roberson "It’s On The Way" Blackberry 16 17
20 Luther Barnes/The Red Budd Gospel Choir "You Keep On Blessing" Me Air Gospel 8 18
 

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Malaco Headlines: Luther Barnes to Marry "Somehow, Someway" Sweetheart
06/07/2007

June 8, 2007 Volume IV, Issue 66
Malaco ◊ Legendary Gospel Music

LUTHER BARNES TO MARRY “SOMEHOW, SOMEWAY” SWEETHEART

Luther Barnes of Luther Barnes and the Red Budd Gospel
Choir will marry Cynthia Walker at noon, Saturday, June 9,
2007. His bride played the part of the bridesmaid in the video
for the hit single title track of his latest album, Somehow,
Someway.

“SOMEHOW, SOMEWAY”
FINDS IT’S WAY ON TO WEDDING LISTS

As loving couples plan details of one of the greatest events of their lives, they hunt for the perfect song to aptly express the feelings of their heart toward one another. “Somehow, Someway,” has become a favorite among wedding planners. The lyrics to this special song are listed below:

SOMEHOW, SOMEWAY
Luther Barnes
Some said we would never make it
And some said this would never be
But thank God we're still going on
And in my heart, I do believe
(Chorus)
Somehow, Someway, we're gonna make it
to the other side
United, hand in hand, we're gonna make it
to the other side
Even though we've had our share of trouble
And even though we've had our ups and downs
But through it all we came out for the better
And there is no way we can turn around, I believe that
Chorus)
(Bridge)
Life will take us through many changes
Through things we may not understand
But with Jesus, with Jesus on our side
If we keep on holding on
We can weather any storm
I know we're gonna make it to the other side ...

Billboard Nielsen SoundScan June16, 2007
HOT GOSPEL SONGS ♦AIRPOWER♦
TW Artist Title Label Weeks Peak
16 Luther Barnes/The Red Budd Gospel Choir "You Keep On Blessing Me" Air Gospel 6 16
19 Neal Roberson "It’s On The Way" Blackberry 15 17
20 Maurette Brown Clark "One God" Air Gospel 7 20

RADIO AND RECORDS

TW Artist Title Label Weeks Rank
16 Luther Barnes & The Red Budd Gospel Choir "You Keep On Blessing Me" Air Gospel 7 16
19 Neal Roberson "It’s On The Way" Blackberry 15 19
20 Maurette Brown Clark "One God" Air Gospel 7 25

MUSIC MONITOR Independent Gospel Singles
9 Luther Barnes & The Red Budd Gospel Choir "You Keep On Blessing Me" Air Gospel 6 8

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Malaco Celebrates Black Music Month
06/05/2007

June 5, 2007 Volume IV, Issue 65
Malaco ◊ Legendary Gospel Music


MALACO CELEBRATES BLACK MUSIC MONTH

On May 31st, 2002, President Bush proclaimed the month of June to be “Black Music
Month.” Celebrations will be held throughout the nation during the month of June to
honor the invaluable contributions made to many genres of music—from gospel to
blues, jazz, pop, and hip-hop—by African-Americans.

The Malaco Music Group houses the largest and oldest Gospel catalog in the world.
We are proud of our place in preserving and promoting the purest forms of gospel music
and would like for you to join with us in our celebration! Our label has been home
to many legendary artists as well as the springboard for many new and celebrated artists
that have moved to other labels, such as The Anointed Pace Sisters (Beginnings
with Savoy….). From Traditional, Quartet, Choir, Soloist, Praise & Worship, Urban
Contemporary & Hip Hop, we truly have it all!

If you would like a review copy of any CD from our catalog (a few are pictured at
right), please don’t hesitate to ask!

Visit our website at: www.malaco.com for the complete collection.
Artists are listed below with current and/or hit radio single beside each one:
• The Caravans “Mary Don’t You Weep”
• Luther Barnes “You Keep On Blessing Me”
• Maurette Brown Clark “One God”
• Carolyn Traylor “There’s A Story Behind My Praise”
• The Mississippi Mass “I’m Still Here”
• Dottie Peoples “Old Landmark”
• Mosie Burks “What A Debt I Owe”
• Euclid Gray “Remind Yourself”
• DA Minista “I Ain’t Feeling That”
• Billy Rivers & The Angelic Voices Of Faith
“Let’s Celebrate” (Worship Christ)
• Dr. Charles G. Hayes & The Cosmopolitan Church Of Prayer
“Great Is The Lord”
• Rev. Benjamin Cone Jr. “Pray In Your Own Way”
YES! QUARTET:
Featuring:
• The Pilgrim Jubilees: “Jesus Got Me Off”
• Slim & The Supreme Angels: “Lift Him Up”
• Spencer Taylor & The Highway QC’s: “It Hasn’t Always Been Easy”
• The Sensational Nightingales:“I’m Taking Back” (Everything The Devil
Stole From Me)
• True Believers: “Worship You Lord”
• The Jackson Sisters: “My Help” (Comes From The Lord)

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