TITLE

Gospo Centric gears up for Franklin

AUTHOR(S)
Collins, Lisa
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Billboard;09/12/98, Vol. 110 Issue 37, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the forthcoming release of the album `The Nu Nation Project,' by Kirk Franklin. How the singer is primed to be the first gospel/Christian artist in history with an album shipping platinum; Opening order from Word Distribution; Solid response from growing number of mainstream retailers and Christian bookstore accounts; Sales of his prior four releases; Aggressive global marketing strategy of Gospo Centric, Interscope, Word Distribution and mainstream distributor Universal; How a portion of sales will go to burned churches.
ACCESSION #
1040097

 

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