Six-time Stellar Award winner and GRAMMY® nominated recording artist VaShawn Mitchell will release his new project, Created 4 This, August 28, 2012. The new album was recorded live in his hometown of Harvey, IL. Created 4 This will also be released as a Deluxe Edition CD + DVD, which features 13 songs, three live performance videos, and exclusive behind-the-scene footage. Fans can also purchase the Limited Deluxe Edition package, which is sold exclusively at Wal-Mart and contains the
CD + DVD plus a T-shirt. Fans can now pre-order the new album at Wal-Mart, iTunes and Amazon.
The first single, “Turning Around For Me,” enters at #5 this week on Billboard’s Top Singles chart. At Wal-Mart, the exclusive single contains a unique QR Code. By scanning the code using an Android or Iphone compatible device, fans are granted access to exclusive video streams and more.
Mitchell’s promo tour kicks off in New York at Donnie McClurkin’s New York Call (Saturday, August 25). There will also be a series of album release events including the Official Release Day Celebration at the Baptist Worship Center in Philadelphia (Tuesday, August 28), Windsor Village United Methodist Church in Houston (Thursday, August 30), Union Temple Baptist Church in Washington, DC (Friday, August 31), and the Back II School Album Release Skate Party in Charlotte (Monday, September 3). The promo tour will be coupled with radio and press interviews, as well as Sunday church appearances and retail visits (see dates and cities below). Mitchell will also co-host Verizon’s How Sweet The Sound event in Detroit (Saturday, September 15) and Los Angeles (Friday, September 21).
Mitchell is also on the cover of the current issue of ROOT magazine which includes the featured story, “The Evolution of VaShawn Mitchell.”
VaShawn Mitchell’s Created 4 This Album Release Events
Thursday, August 16th
4217-4221 Primose Avenue
Baltimore MD 21215
Jamal Bryant, Senior Pastor
Friday, August 17th
Corner Stone Christian Center
450 South State Road 7
Hollywood, FL 33023
Dr. Henry D. Daniels, Senior Pastor
Saturday, August 25th – 3:00 p.m.
Donnie McClurkin’s New York Call
Eisenhower Park Lakeside Theater
Hempstead Turnpike—East Meadow
Long Island, NY
Sunday, August 26th
Bethany Baptist Church
1115 Gibbsboro Road
Monday, August 27th
Shiloh Baptist Church
515 West 4th Street
Tuesday, August 28th – 7:00 p.m.
The Baptist Worship Center
Official Release Day Celebration
4790 James Street
Philadelphia, PA 19137
Bishop Millicent Hunter, Host Pastor
Thursday, August 30th – 7:00 p.m.
Windsor Village United Methodist Church
6011 West Orem
Houston, TX 77085
Kirbyjon Caldwell, Senior Pastor
Friday, August 31st – 7:00 p.m.
Union Temple Baptist Church
1225 W Street, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20020
Rev. Willie F. Wilson, Senior Pastor
Monday, September 3rd – 4:00 p.m.
Back II School Album Skate Party
Breakways Sports Skating Center
2917 Trailer Drive
Charlotte, NC 28269