While at the 2017 Stellar Awards Weekend in Las Vegas, JJ Hairston took time to talk with uGospel.com during the ASCAP breakfast about his new single, New Album and also the Bloody Win Tour. Checkout interview below:
Meanwhile, You Deserve It, the sixth album from JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, continues to soar high on the Billboard Gospel charts. The album is currently sitting at #4 on the Billboard Gospel Top Albums Chart; the single “You Deserve It,” is currently sitting at #1 on the Gospel Digital Sales Chart and #2 on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart. The excitement created by the album’s self-titled first single has translated into a highly anticipated national tour with Hairston and his contemporary Tye Tribbett. Both men are set to embark on the “Bloody Win Tour;” kicking off in Orlando this weekend.
Fresh from a powerful performance at the 32nd Stellar Gospel Music Awards, Hairston’s unique praise and worship style is becoming a trend amongst millennial worshippers. Watch JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise’s performance from the 32nd Stellar Gospel Music Awards here:
The Stellar Awards airs in national broadcast syndication on 170 stations in over 150 markets around the country from April 14 – May 7, 2017. For more information visit stellartv.com.
The album You Deserve It is available everywhere now and was recorded live at City of Praise Ministries in Hyattsville, MD (where Hairston is the director of music and arts). The 18-track project boasts new recordings of Youthful Praise’s biggest hits alongside new songs with guest artists including Grammy® Award nominated singer, songwriter and producer, Travis Greene.
By popular demand, new cities have been added to the “Bloody Win Tour” including Houston and Memphis. Joining Hairston and Tribbett on select dates of the tour are Tasha Cobbs and Jekalyn Carr. For more information on The Bloody Win Tour visit bloodywintour.com.
Formed in 1991 out of Faith Temple in Bridgeport, CT, Youthful Praise was originally known as Teens of TFT and served as the choir for the church, pastored by Bishop J.C. White and Evangelist Gloria White. JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise is known for their Top Ten gospel radio hits such as “After This,” “Resting on His Promises,” “Incredible God, Incredible Praise,” “Bless Me” and “You’re Mighty.”