Kurt Carr’s highly anticipated new CD BLESS THIS HOUSE debuts at the top of Billboard’s Gospel Sales Chart, and #43 on the Billboard Top-200. It is the highest Top-200 debut for Carr, who earlier this month received the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award at the Stellar Awards, and was honored as a BMI Trailblazer. Additionally, it is Carr’s second #1 debut.
Released January 22, BLESS THIS HOUSE is an instant Gospel music classic that is receiving accolades across the board – from radio, press, fans and Carr’s peers in the Gospel music industry.
Byron Cage tweeted : “This new CD by Kurt Carr, BLESS THIS HOUSE, is absolutely Epic…Choir directors, praise leaders and liturgical dance ministries – you’ve got two years worth of music to teach on this CD. And Donald Lawrence tweeted that the CD offers “amazing songs and singing!”
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“I’m blown away by the favor of God in this season of my life,” says Carr. “After 20 years in music, to receive awards, critical acclaim, recognition from peers and fans – God has just blessed me in this moment, and His timing is always perfect. When I wrote “I’ve Seen Him Do It,” I knew it was a great song, but I didn’t realize it would be the theme of MY life right now! I’m rejoicing about this great debut, and my sleeves are still rolled up to work, because – as we know – to whom much is given much is required.”
“Kurt Carr is a prodigious Gospel artist who delivered a project that exceeded all expectations. I am incredibly proud of this debut and look forward to keeping BLESS THIS HOUSE at the top of the charts,” says Geo Bivins, General Manager, RCA Inspiration.