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. Sold exclusively at Wal-Mart, fans can also purchase the Limited Deluxe Edition which contains the CD + DVD plus a T-shirt. Additionally, fans can pre-order the new album at iTunes beginning August 7th.
The first single, “Turning Around For Me” entered at #13 on Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel Digital Songs 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.
The acclaimed songwriter is best known for his mega hit song “Nobody Greater” from the Triumphant album. In 2011, Mitchell received 11 Stellar Award nominations, the most nominations received by an artist that year. Billboard magazine declared “Nobody Greater” the #1 Most Played Gospel Song of 2011. Mitchell was named Billboard’s #1 Gospel Radio Artist of 2011 and Triumphant was among the Top 5 Gospel Albums of 2011. The single held the #1 position for nine consecutive weeks on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart and crossed-over to the Urban Contemporary Adult charts. Mitchell also received two GRAMMY® and two GMA Dove Award nominations for both the album and single.
Check out a preview of “Created 4 This” below: