BET Sunday Best finalist Andrea Helms has announced her departure from Mathew Knowles‘ ‘Music World Gospel.’ Helms will now go independent, and is trying to now ramp up momentum for her sophomore release.
This marks another departure for the struggling music label Music World Gospel. Earlier this year Mathew Knowles let Le’Andria Johnson and Brian Courtney Wilson out of their contracts after the singers fought for their release.
Beyonce’s father still has Season 6 Sunday Best winner Joshua Rogers and runner up Alexis Spight on his imprint, but it’s unclear whether Mr. Knowles is getting out of the music business all-together.
Read Details of Andrea Helms’ release below:
ANDREA HELMS, GOSPEL ARTIST AND BET SUNDAY’S BEST STAND-OUT, DEPARTS FROM MUSIC WORLD GOSPEL LABEL
Andrea Helms, best known as the runner-up on BET’s Season 4 Sunday’s Best TV show, is taking her budding music career in a different direction. Andrea recently parted ways from the umbrella of Music World Gospel (MWG) as the MWG family experiences changes in its organization. Andrea is now in pursuit of a new career as an indie artist and under the management of BPM Music Group, LLC. Andrea is currently exploring her options as an artist and working to build a repertoire of music for her fans. “I am so blessed to have this platform to minister to people through music. I am extremely excited about my future plans and know that my fans and supporters will truly enjoy all that I have in store,” says Andrea Helms.
Attorneys Heather Beverly of the Law Office of Heather Beverly, P.C. and Deborah E. Johnson of the Law Office of Deborah E. Johnson, Esq., worked amicably to provide the best long-term career goal options for Andrea as well as MWG. Andrea currently has no plans to sign with another label; however, she is open to the idea of signing with the well-known RCA Inspiration or Motown Gospel in the future. Both of these labels have picked up other Sunday’s Best participants and winners, including Le’Andria Johnson and Crystal Aikin. Currently, Andrea is set to release a new album this fall. Her management and legal team are striving to build momentum for the new project.