motown chistmas

“Motown Christmas,” a collaborative release from Motown Gospel and Motown Records

* A history making collaborative release from Motown Gospel and Motown Records is Motown Christmas,” a stunning holiday album featuring soulful, inspired interpretations of seasonal classics. It is a must-have addition to any music collection that will help spread the joy of the season.

This week, Motown Christmas is the top-selling album on Billboard’s Gospel Albums chart, with more than 6,000 units sold. The Associated Press said that Motown Christmas “doesn’t disappoint…with impressive duets and solo performances”; while the Journal of Gospel Music calls the album “a marvelous addition to the Christmas canon.”

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Motown Gospel Vice President of A&R Aaron Lindsey

Under the direction of Grammy Award winning producer and Motown Gospel Vice President of A&R Aaron Lindsey, who recorded with live musicians to exceptional sonic effect, Motown Christmas boasts the soulful, feel-good signature Motown sound with a little heart pulling praise and worship added to the mix. “I’m hoping this album draws people together while reminding us of the reason that we celebrate Christmas, which is because we have a savior,” says Lindsey. “We all love getting gifts, this music is even a gift, but the real gift is from heaven.”

Motown Christmas has been featured on The 700 Club, where Tasha Cobbs performed her flawless rendition of “O Come All Ye Faithful”, andTBN, which aired a 2-hour “Motown Christmas Special” hosted by Smokie Norful. With its fresh and soulful take on timeless classics, Motown Christmas is destined to be a part of holiday traditions for years to come.

Motown Christmas is #1 and  available in stores and online now.

 MOTOWN CHRISTMAS TRACK LISTING

  1. It’s Christmas Time            Smokey Robinson & Kevin Ross
  2. This Christmas                      Brian Courtney Wilson & Gene Moore
  3. Go Tell it On the Mountain            Gregory Porter & Anita Wilson
  4. Angels We Have Heard on High     Chrisette Michele & Kierra
  5. Little Drummer Boy                           Tye Tribbett
  6. The Christmas Song                           Neyo & Tasha Cobbs
  7. Christmas Overture           Carol of The Bells / My Favorite Things
  8. Joy To The World             Micah Stampley  & Sheri Jones-Moffett
  9. Bethlehem                                 KEM & Janice Gaines
  10. O Come All Ye Faithful     Tasha Cobbs
  11. Silent Night          VaShawn Mitchell
  12. Mary Did You Know         India Arie & Gene Moore
  13. Mary’s Revelation Interlude    The Aaron Lindsey Orchestra
  14. O Holy Night                   Smokie Norful
  15. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Babyface & Toni Braxton
  16. Silent Night (Bonus Track)  The Temptations

 

 

 

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Kymberlee Norsworthy
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