Tribbett’s Greater Than promotional tour kicks off in Aug
Nashville, TN -Motown Gospel recording artist Tye Tribbett’s new album, “Greater Than” hits stores on August 6.
Last week, Tribbett’s new single “If He Did It Before…Same God” is the fourth most downloaded gospel song in the country. The single has been performing
well at gospel radio with an accumulative listening audience of over 10 million. The single also entered at #1 on iTunes.
Motown Gospel will launch Tribbett’s “Greater Than” promotional tour with several high-profile events and activities this summer, including a concert at
Greater Grace Temple in conjunction with Radio One and the Word Network in Detroit (Monday, August 5); promotional visits in Charlotte and Columbia, SC
(Tuesday, August 6); a series of activities in his hometown of Philadelphia, (Wednesday, August 7); New York’s WBLS City Parks
Concert in Harlem, NY (Thursday, August 8); an album release concert, free and open to the public, at Greater Allen Cathedral in Queens, NY (Friday, August
9), and Radio One’s Praise in the Park in Atlanta (Saturday, August 10). Motown Gospel will be announcing additional promotional dates in the coming weeks.
Tribbett first came to national attention in 1997 when he entered his group, GA, into the McDonalds and Wrigley’s Gospel choir competitions, where they
“swept the competitions,” winning first place in all categories. The group quickly became highly in demand, performing with music industry superstars
Gloria Estefan, LeAnn Rhimes, Elton John, Luther Vandross, and Stevie Wonder.
They also appeared with Jill Scott, India Arie, John Mellencamp, Music Soulchild and The Roots, among many other artists, and toured with Faith Hill and
Tribbett and his group performed “Let Go, Let God” on the soundtrack of the Dream Works animated film The Prince of Egypt with the multiple Grammy
Soul Train, and American Music award-winning duo, Mary Mary. The group also appeared on Common’s “Electric Circus LP,” Jessica Simpson’s Christmas project,
Will Smith’s CD, on a song featuring Mary J. Blige, and Justin Timberlake’s “Cry Me A River.”