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VaShawn Mitchell’s Upcoming CD and Promo Tour, New Single Enters at #5 on Billboard

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

Empowerment Temple

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

Lindenwold, NJ

Monday, August 27th

Shiloh Baptist Church

515 West 4th Street

Plainfield, NJ

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

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Michael Jones is the Director of Public Relations for Urban Roundup Group, LLC and Chief Editor of 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.