LIGHT RECORDS’ NEWEST ARTIST JUDAH BAND
DEBUTS #7 ON BILLBOARD TOP GOSPEL ALBUM SALES CHART
WITH “GONE FISHIN’”
Nashville, TN – Judah Band has officially made its mark. The Indianapolis-based band’s highly anticipated album, Gone Fishin’, has delivered, debuted at #7 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart. The album is the follow up to the successful EP releases, For My Good and More Than I Ever Expected.
Judah Band’s signature sound is a melting pot of musical genres. Gospel, rock, pop and classical can all be found on this dynamic album.The 13-song story told on Gone Fishin’ originated from leader Randy Weston’s experience with cancer.
Weston says, “I was laying in the bed, weak, and I could barely lift my head. I heard very clearly from God that this wasn’t happening TO me, but FOR me…and it was that sentiment that birthed ‘For My Good,’ which has become our anthem, and an anthem around the nation.”
Founded and lead by producer, songwriter, musician and singer, Randy Weston, Judah Band is comprised of an eclectic collective of talented musicians and singers. The group’s first single, “For My Good,” was released in November 2017, and the music video for the single has received over 700,000 views since then. The song continues to chart on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay Chart Top 100.
Gina Miller (VP/GM, Entertainment One, Nashville) says: “I am excited about Randy and Judah Band. There is an intentionality on our part to share music with the world that speaks to every kind of person. Randy and Judah Band make amazing music, and they bring the gospel to life with their fresh, fun, infectious approach and lifestyle! I keep saying: They fish differently and I think it’s a wonderful thing!”
Judah Band has been nominated for several awards and categories including: The 2018 Steeple Awards for Duo/Group of The Year; a Rhythm and Soul award; and Kingdom Image Awards for Small Group/Duo of the yearand Song of the Year. Judah Band has also been heralded as Gospel Artist Entertainment’s Top Artists to watch in 2018.
They received critical acclaim for their performance during the 2018 Stellar Gospel Music Awards and are gearing up for an eventful fall schedule on diverse platforms.
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