Donald Lawrence’s New Album, Best for Last , Opens at No.1 Atop iTunes Christian and Gospel Albums
AWARD-WINNING GOSPEL SUPERSTAR DONALD LAWRENCE CELEBRATES SEPTEMBER 24TH RELEASE OF ANNIVERSARY ALBUM, 20 YEAR CELEBRATION VOLUME I: BEST FOR LAST AND #1 SPOT ATOP iTUNES CHRISTIAN & GOSPEL ALBUMS
Lawrence Makes Hit Appearances on Multi-City Promo Tour for Highly-Anticipated Album Featuring Guest-Starring Songs with Yolanda Adams, Faith Evans, Natalie Grant, Lalah Hathaway, Kelly Price, and More
NASHVILLE, TN (September 24, 2013) – Today, Tuesday September 24th, Grammy® Award-winning Gospel superstar, songwriter and producer Donald Lawrence celebrates the release of his highly-anticipated 20th anniversary album, 20 Year Celebration Volume I: Best For Last (QuietWater Entertainment/Entertainment One Music). Already making a splash in pre-orders at #1 topping iTunes Christian and Gospel Albums chart, fans have eagerly embraced Lawrence’s empowering message, pushing his current hit single, “The Gift,” through the Top 5 on the Gospel charts, and flocking to his live appearances on his multi-city promotional tour.
A musical celebration of his prolific career for the past 20 years, Lawrence hit radio and churches with a busy slate of 17 appearances in the past week, from his home city of Chicago to Detroit, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Philadelphia, New York and Houston.
Sharing a dynamic journey in music ministry with fans on the Best For Last album, Lawrence has created an unforgettable 15-track album of faith and powerful inspiration, with live-recorded fresh performances that capture the vibrant energy of beloved songs and new songs including, “The Blessing of Abraham,” “Say A Prayer For Me” featuring Faith Evans, “Mighty God” featuring Coko, “Ultimate Relationship” featuring Lalah Hathaway, “Celebrate” featuring Ted & Sheri, “Best For Last” featuring Yolanda Adams and the Tri-City Singers, “There Remaineth A Rest” featuring the Tri-City Singers, “The Gift” and more.
A dazzling showcase of Donald Lawrence’s multi-faceted talents in his career as a pioneering recording artist, songwriter, producer and music director, the Best For Last celebration album has been building buzz since the release of the hit single “The Gift” and the star-filled live recording for the album hosted at Dr. Bill Winston’s Living Word Christian Center in Chicago. Executive produced by Lawrence, Best For Last displays the timeless messages of Lawrence’s rich song catalog and the lush, creative melodies he is known for, with another much-anticipated celebration album on the way.
Acclaimed for his ministry and musical influence, Lawrence continues to tour with upcoming appearances, including the celebration of his sixth year as a host for Verizon’s How Sweet The Sound™ nationwide choir search.
Donald Lawrence 20 Year Celebration Volume I: Best For Last
Artist: Donald Lawrence
Album: 20 Year Celebration Vol. I: Best For Last
Release: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 (QuietWater Entertainment/eOne Music)
Verizon’s How Sweet The Sound™ 2013 Tour Schedule
Fri. Sept. 27 New Orleans, LA UNO Lakefront Arena
Sun. Sept. 29 Dallas, TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
Wed. Oct. 2 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
Thu. Oct. 3 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall
Sat. Oct. 5 Chicago, IL Arie Crown Theatre
Sun. Oct. 6 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
Tues. Oct. 8 Atlanta, GA Civic Center
Sat. Nov. 2 Los Angeles, CA FINALE – Nokia Theatre LA Live