Announced today, RCA Inspiration signed an exclusive partnership agreement with prolific music producer, musician and praise leader, Phillip Bryant.
Bryant, a two time Dove Award winning producer and Stellar Award nominee, began producing professionally in his teens and has worked with artists like Dave Hollister, John P. Kee, Kelly Price, Fantasia, Mary J. Blige, Anthony Hamilton, Trinitee 5:7 and CeCe Winans. Having spent over 10 years behind the scenes as a talented producer and musical director, Bryant is prepared to step into the forefront with his first national label deal. “Source” the powerful new single from Phillip Bryant’s forthcoming album will be released to radio today.
“I’m looking forward to sharing my music with the world and making history with RCA Inspiration,” said Phillip Bryant. “My first single ‘Source’ is a song of both surrender and praise. The simple yet powerful lyrics: ‘I never wanna think I can do this on my own’ is my personal testimony.”
“Phil is the consummate musician: singer, composer and producer,” said Joseph Burney, VP of A&R at RCA Inspiration. “I am enthused to present these gifts to the listeners.”
“I was blown away by Phil’s live show,” said Geo Bivins, General Manager of RCA Inspiration. “We’re very excited about having him on the RCAI roster.”
Writer, producer, musician, and now gospel artist Phillip Bryant grew up singing and playing instruments in the church. As the son of a preacher, The Fayetteville, North Carolina native clearly understands gospel music and has been singing as far back as he can remember. At 19 he signed with a production company where he wrote and produced songs for various R&B and gospel artists. Byrant has worked with Dave Hollister, John P. Kee, Kelly Price, Fantasia, Mary J. Blige, Coko Clemons, Out of Eden, Anthony Hamilton, Trinitee 5:7, CeCe Winans and many more. The Stellar Award nominee also served as a road musician and musical director for various bands and acts. At only 17, Bryant received two Dove Awards (“Song of the Year” and “Urban Album of the Year”) for Out of Eden’s album “This Is Your Life”.