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‘Motown Christmas’ is the Top-Selling Album on Billboard’s Gospel Albums Chart

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Motown Christmas, a collaborative release from Motown Gospel and Motown Records, is a stunning holiday album featuring soulful, inspired interpretations of seasonal classics. It is a must-have addition to any music collection that will help spread the joy of the season.

This week, Motown Christmas is the top-selling album on Billboard’s Gospel Albums chart, with more than 6,000 units sold. The Associated Press says that Motown Christmas “doesn’t disappoint…with impressive duets and solo performances”; while the Journal of Gospel Music calls the album “a marvelous addition to the Christmas canon.”

Under the direction of Grammy Award winning producer and Motown Gospel Vice President of A&R Aaron Lindsey, who recorded with live musicians to exceptional sonic effect, Motown Christmas boasts the soulful, feel-good signature Motown sound with a little heart pulling praise and worship added to the mix. “I’m hoping this album draws people together while reminding us of the reason that we celebrate Christmas, which is because we have a savior,” says Lindsey. “We all love getting gifts, this music is even a gift, but the real gift is from heaven.”

Motown Christmas has been featured on The 700 Club, where Tasha Cobbs performed her flawless rendition of “O Come All Ye Faithful”, and TBN, which aired a 2-hour “Motown Christmas Special” hosted by Smokie Norful. With its fresh and soulful take on timeless classics,Motown Christmas is destined to be a part of holiday traditions for years to come.

Motown Christmas is #1, and it available in stores and online now.

MOTOWN CHRISTMAS TRACK LISTING:

  1. It’s Christmas Time                                                    Smokey Robinson & Kevin Ross
  2. This Christmas                                                           Brian Courtney Wilson & Gene Moore
  3. Go Tell it On the Mountain                                         Gregory Porter & Anita Wilson
  4. Angels We Have Heard on High                                Chrisette Michele & Kierra Sheard
  5. Little Drummer Boy                                                    Tye Tribbett
  6. The Christmas Song                                                  Neyo & Tasha Cobbs
  7. Christmas Overture                                                    Carol of The Bells / My Favorite Things
  8. Joy To The World                                                       Micah Stampley  & Sheri Jones-Moffett
  9. Bethlehem                                                                  KEM & Janice Gaines
  10. O Come All Ye Faithful                                             Tasha Cobbs
  11. Silent Night                                                               VaShawn Mitchell
  12. Mary Did You Know                                                  India.Arie & Gene Moore
  13. Mary’s Revelation Interlude                                      The Aaron Lindsey Orchestra
  14. O Holy Night                                                             Smokie Norful
  15. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas                   Babyface & Toni Braxton
  16. Silent Night (Bonus Track)                                       The Temptations
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About Mike Jones

Michael Jones is the Director of Public Relations for Urban Roundup Group, LLC and Chief Editor of uGospel.com. He began his career in the Gospel Music Industry upon graduating from Rowan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. Since then, Jones has had the honor of interviewing Kirk Franklin, Donald Lawrence, Erica Campbell, Deitrick Haddon and many more of Gospel’s elite.