Friday, November 30, 2007

Malaco Sunday - THIS WEEKEND - on BET

We want to invite you to watch Black Entertainment Television's Bobby Jones Gospel Hour this Sunday, December 2, 2007 to see The Caravans, Luther Barnes and Mosie "Mama" Burkes perform.

You are guaranteed to tap your foot, sing along and have Church!

Check your local listings for specific broadcast times in your area.

Spread the word and set your TVs to "record" so you won't miss this show!!

Have a great weekend!!

Light 103.9 FM's Lamp Lighter Awards

The Light 103.9 FM's Lamp Lighter Awards will feature our own Maurette Brown-Clark (Atlanta International Records).

The semi-formal Lamp Lighter Awards Show will take place Saturday, December 1, 2007 at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts, in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The event is hosted by Jeff Majors and Donald Lawrence.

Gospel artists performing at the event include Melvin Williams (Blackberry Records), Beverly Crawford, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Vanessa Bell Armstrong and many others.

Presenters include Deitrick and Damita Haddon, Anthony Hamilton and David and Tamela Mann.

Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster locations or call 919-834-4000.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

A few of your favorite things---

It's that time of the year again! Those special people in your life deserve to have good Christmas surprises under the tree. Gift-wrap their favorite artists (you know what we mean!) and they'll be thanking you on into the New Year!

Make sure Santa doesn't forget to stop by the Malaco Records website (click on the picture below).

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Malaco Music Group partners with peermusic

Malaco staff gathered for a breakfast* to celebrate the newly-formed partnership with peermusic. peermusic has taken over administration of our extensive publishing catalog, which includes Malaco's Gospel and R & B hits as well as hits from the Muscle Shoals Sound catalog.

On hand to share in the festivities was Ralph Peer, Chairman and CEO, and his wife, Liz, Kathy Spanberger, President & Chief Operating Officer- peermusic Anglo American Region, and Kevin Lamb, Vice President of the Nashville office.

Also in attendance was songwriter, George Jackson.

*The breakfast was catered by Lovie Sanders, whose home cooked food had everybody going back for seconds (and truth be told, thirds)! Lovie was blown into Jackson by Hurricane Katrina, but New Orleans loss is Jackson's gain!

Monday, November 26, 2007

BREAKING NEWS: "Tribute To Bobby"

Yes, our very own Bobby "Blue" Bland!

English singer/songwriter Mick Hucknall, who formed the group Simply Red, recently brought the band together to record a new album entitled "Tribute To Bobby" to be released in 2008.

The upcoming album has twelve quintessential Bobby "Blue" Bland tracks. Hucknall and his band infuse a distinctive groove into the tunes that Bobby made classics. They breathe new life into the songs that will mesmerize old fans and catch the attention of new fans, too.

Tracks include "Stormy Monday Blues," "Too Far Gone," "Farther On Up The Road" and "I Wouldn't Treat A Dog."

Mick and the band are travelling to Memphis and will be meeting Bobby in person Wednesday. Don't forget the BBQ while you're travelling through, boys.

Mick is a huge fan of Bobby's and they will be filming their visit together.

We wish them great success for this album - and also appreciate the shout out for Bobby!

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Happy Thanksgiving!

It's pretty quiet around here and the last ones of us are getting ready to head out...

We hope you have a great Thanksgiving holiday.

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Look Out For Floyd Taylor!

Congrats to Floyd Taylor, whose album "You Still Got It," has debuted on the Billboard Blues Chart at #6!

Thanks to the fans and keep up the good work, Floyd!

Thursday, November 8, 2007

Malaco Christmas Package

This special offer will make a great Christmas present.

It is a 3 CD Christmas set of The Mississippi Mass Choir, The Sensational Nightingales and Luther Barnes for only $29.99.

Please visit our store at for more details!

Monday, November 5, 2007

VOTE - Gospel Music Channel Video Awards!

Click on link below to vote for Melvin Williams' Jesus Is Love Video for the Gospel Music Channel's 1st Video Awards....airing Dec. 29th.

You can vote, once per day until Dec 1st.

Send to your email address...encourage people to vote!!!!

Friday, November 2, 2007


The 9th Annual Gospel SuperFest, produced by United Television, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia, was held the weekend of October 25-27 at the new Cobb Energy Center. Sponsored by Proctor and Gamble, the event featured fifty award-winning artists in the gospel music industry; Malaco Music Group artists include: Dottie Peoples (AIR Gospel), Bishop Neal Roberson (Blackberry Records), The Mississippi Mass Choi, (Malaco Records), Dorothy Norwood (Malaco Records), and Maurette Brown-Clark (AIR Gospel).

The televised special will begin airing in nationally syndicated markets November 26, 2007 and will air through December 30th. Check local listings for times.

Thursday, November 1, 2007

News And New Releases

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Luther Barnes
"Christmas with Luther Barnes"
(AIR Gospel)
Release date: October 30, 2007
Award-winning top seller Luther Barnes featured with The Sunset Jubilaires and the Red Budd Gospel Choir

The Mississippi Mass Choir
"We Have Seen His Star"
(Malaco Records)
Release: October 16, 2007

Dorothy Norwood and The Mississippi Mass Choir
"No Request "
(Malaco Records)
CD Release: October 2, 2007
Video Release: October 30, 2007

Stan Jones
"Out Of The Shadows"
Blackberry Records
In Stores
November 13, 2007

Mentored by Doug, Melvin and Mr. Green (The Williams Brothers) for nine years, Jones journeyed from drummer to co-producer, engineer, and background vocalist on many of their recent hits, including “Still Here,” to solo artist.

Jones’ debut release features the radio single “Where Would I Be?” with guest artist Tarralyn Ramsey, winner of VH1’s “Born to be a Diva” and is also being released as a concept video. Jones and Ramsey are scheduled as featured guests alongside Juanita Bynum on her next TBN appearance.

Out of the Shadows contains original music written and produced by Jones and releases to retail November 13, 2007.