Multiple Grammy, Dove, and Stellar Award nominated Urban Gospel sister trio VIRTUE (Karima Kibble, Heather Martin, and Ebony Holland) is set to release their highly anticipated all-new 7th studio album FEARLESS (Mixed Bag/Entertainment One) available in stores and online everywhere Friday, February 12, 2016.
The 14-track collection boast production by super producers Fred Jerkins (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston), Mark Kibble (Take 6, BeBe & CeCe Winans), Asaph Ward (The Clark Sisters, Mary J Blige), Alvin Garrett (Joe, Ruben Studdard) and emerging newcomers Taylor Hill (Drake, Virtue), Armand Hutton (Naturally 7, Committed), Imani Pressley (Canton Jones,Trin-i-Tee 5:7), Jamiene Thompson (Beverly Crawford, Coko), Dennis Atkinson (John P. Kee, Da’ T.R.U.T.H.), Andre Johnson, (Joss Stone, Mariah Carey) and Major 3rd Productions (Amber Bullock, Darwin Hobbs) that consists of Gerald “DaGospelTruth” Jones, Justin Francis and Carlos Woodard.
The CD features the Top 20 hit single “You Are,” the upbeat inspirational track “Walk It Out,” the title-track “Fearless” featuring RCA Records Hip Hop recording artist Dee-1 and the breathtaking remake of the #1 hit Pop ballad “More Than Words” written and originally performed by American rock band Extreme and the remake of The Clark Sisters’ “Miracle”.
With nearly 20 years of memorable music to their credit, over 500K in career sales, and high profile national TV appearances including “BET’s Celebration of Gospel,” “BET’s Lift Every Voice,” The Stellar Gospel Music Awards, The GMA Dove Awards, “BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel,” and “News One Now with Roland Martin” (TV One) among more VIRTUE embarked on a journey of sonic excellence that would lead them from humble Southern beginnings in New Orleans to the top of the gospel charts with signature Billboard Top 20 hits like “Follow Me” (#4 peak), “You Are” (#17 peak), and “Greatest Part of Me” (#10 peak) in addition to notable songs “Get Ready,” “Put Your War Clothes On,” “Til’ You Believe,” “Lord, I Lift My Hands,” among more.
Their discography shines on the hems of six studio albums, a revamped album and a compilation project – VIRTUE (1997, #6 peak US Gospel), GET READY (1999, #4 US Gospel), VIRTUOSITY (2001, #4 US Gospel), FREE (2003, #10 US Gospel), NOTHING BUT THE HITS (2004), TESTIMONY (2006, #23 US Gospel), and TESTIMONY: RELOADED (2015, #20 US Gospel) – that brought with them no shortage of critical and commercial acclaim. Now, with a trail of gospel gems in their rearview, the sensational sister act is looking to forge a new path with their long-awaited project FEARLESS.
For more information on VIRTUE please visit their website at www.VirtueGirls3.com and on their social media platforms at Facebook.com/VirtueGirls, Twitter.com/VirtueGirls and Instagram.com/VirtueGirls.