History Of Capital Christian Music Group

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1.Description and history of the company. According to the Company (n.d.), Capital Christian Music Group was founded in February 1976 by a Christian music pioneer Billy Ray Hearn. Mr. Hearn graduated from Baylor University with a degree in Church Music; his career began as a church music minister prior to accepting his job with Word Records in 1968 in Waco, Texas. In 1972 Mr. Hearn founded Myrrh Records with other pioneering artist, which help to launch the Jesus Music Movement, which was combination ‘timeless theology’ with ‘passion’ of the new generation. Mr. Hearn has a ‘restless entrepreneurial spirit,’ which allowed for him to step out on faith and launch Sparrow Records in 1976 in Los Angeles. According to the CEO Bill Hearn their …show more content…

Capital CMG group is a leader in Christian Music genre for both retail and radio. • Capital CMG Publishing is a “full-service music publisher” representing more than 100,000 songs, hundreds of copyright catalogs and represents some of today’s best songwriters: Kirk Franklin, Ben Glover and Chris Stevens just to name a few. Furthermore, CMG Publishing has received numerous awards from ASCAP, BMI and Billboards Magazines. • Capital Christian Distribution represents a multitude of Christian films and books not only in the US, but also in more than 50 countries worldwide. Furthermore, Capital Christian Distribution is the leader in Christian and Gospel music distribution. • Motown Gospel was launched on April 1, 2013, which occurred when Capital Christian Music Group and Universal’s East Coast Label Group joined the EMI Gospel label with A&R consultation from Island Def Jam & Motown combined with marketing and promotion. Motown Gospel reaches the ‘Urban Gospel’ audience using contemporary and traditional …show more content…

• CeCe Winanas. • Mowtown Gospel: Tasha Cobbs, Tye Tribbett, Vashawn Mitchell among many others. 4.List some examples of where the company can place songs for songwriters/clients. • Christian Movies & Plays for example Tyler Perry’s ‘Diary of a Mad Black Women.” • Artist such as Kirk Franklin, Tye Tribbet and Vashawn Mitchell can be featured and perform at the Stellar Awards. • Televised TV shows such as: Bobby Jones Gospel and Sunday’s Best. 5.Why should a songwriter/client sign with them? What makes them different? The reason why a songwriter/client should sign with the Capital Christian Music Group is because they are the leader in Christian/Gospel music industry, who has joint ventures with labels such as Sparrow; they are the leader in Christian and Gospel distribution and award-winning global publishing company. What makes CMG different is that they are family owned and operated, which has been in business for over forty years dedicated to spreading the gospel traditional or contemporary through music. References: Artists. (n.d.). Retrieved March 29, 2015 from,

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