Music World Gospel’s recording artist, Brian Courtney Wilson begins his 25 city tour today to promote the re-release of his debut break-through and award-winning project. JUST LOVE Deluxe Edition will be in stores October 5.
The 25 city tour includes concert and promo dates as well as a partnership between the American Heart Association’s Power to End Stroke campaign and Music World Gospel/Music World Entertainment. In addition to the American Heart Association concert dates, Wilson will visit other cities including Columbus, OH; Atlanta, GA; Montgomery, AL; Nashville, TN; Birmingham, AL; Jackson, MS; Mobile, AL; New Orleans, LA; Baton Rouge, LA; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; Little Rock, AR; Washington, DC; Philadelphia, PA; New York, NY; Detroit, MI; and Chicago, IL; (see partial schedule below).
Wilson’s new single “Awesome God” is # 1 Most Added, Billboard’s Greatest Gainer and Billboard’s Top 30 on the Hot Gospel Song chart. The song is also on Billboard’s New and Active list with only two weeks at radio. Pat McKay of Sirius XM Satellite Radio’s “Praise Channel” says,
“‘Awesome God’ is the captivating gospel truth.”
In addition, to Wilson’s “Awesome God,” the CD/DVD package includes four brand new songs—“The Word,” “Monday’s Pain,” “The Only Way,” and “This Christmas.” The relaunch project also features all the songs from the original recording. The DVD includes video footage from a worship service at Bethany Baptist Church in Lindenwold, New Jersey, where Wilson ministered in song.
Wilson’s second single from his debut project; “Already Here” will impact INSPO/Light AC radio in October. The single has been on the Billboard charts for over 60 weeks and remains in the Top 20 on Billboard’s Gospel Recurrent chart.
JUST LOVE’s first single release, “All I Need,” is the longest-running current single, charting for over 75 weeks on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Song chart. In 2009, “All I Need” was named Song of the Year at the Mississippi Gospel Music Awards, which also saluted producer, Stan Jones, as Producer of the Year for his work on the project. In September 2010, Wilson received the Gospel Music Heritage Month Rising Artist Award and he also received a nomination for Song of the Year by the Atlanta Gospel Music Choice Awards. The third and title single, “Just Love” also remains in the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot Gospel Song chart.
JUST LOVE debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top Gospel Album chart and #6 on Billboard’s Top Christian Album chart. The CD has remained at #1 on Christian Music Trade Association’s (CMTA) Inspirational Album chart for nearly 50 weeks. Since its release in June 2009, the CD has held steady in the Top 15 on the Billboard Top Gospel Album chart for over 65 weeks.