Griffith Family signs with New Day Records and AG Publicity
Nashville, TN – One of the fastest rising artists in the Gospel music community, The Griffith Family, recently reached agreements with two industry powerhouses this week. The group reached an exclusive recording and distribution deal with New Day Records, a division of Daywind Music Group and New Day Distribution. In addition, the promising new act signed an exclusive publicity deal with AG Publicity.
Tony Griffith stated, “We are excited to start this new season with such a great group of people. The names Daywind and New Day come with so much prestige. We just feel blessed that they would have us.”’
Scott Godsey, A&R Director for Daywind Music Group, said, “I’m happy to welcome The Griffith Family to the Daywind Family. I feel like there is a special place in the industry for them. Their future looks very bright.”
The Griffith Family’s debut recording for New Day Records has an anticipated release in early 2018. The first single from the exciting release impacts radio this month. The song titled “That’s Who He Is” was written by Matthew Lawson and Karen Gillespie.
Beckie Simmons of the Beckie Simmons Agency commented on The Griffith Family, “I have known the Griffith Family for many years and believe in The Griffith Family! They are so talented and hardworking. Julie is very talented and such a great singer. Tony has been in many areas of Gospel Music and he is so gifted at everything he does. This union with New Day Records will be a success for both of them.”
Source: AG Publicity
Date: Sept. 22, 2017
The Griffith Family Among the "For Your Consideration" GRAMMY Entries
(October 17, 2016 - Franklin, TN)
The “For Your Consideration” GRAMMY entries for potential nominations were released Monday, October 17, 2016 with The Griffith Family album, ‘Give His Love Away’, landing in voting consideration for Best Roots Gospel Album. This isn’t Tony and Julie Griffith’s only chance at a first-time potential GRAMMY nomination; Tony also co-produced the ‘Christmas With T. Graham Brown’ album with Award Winning Country Artist T. Graham Brown that will be available in Cracker Barrel stores this Holiday season with Julie contributing background vocals. ‘Christmas With T. Graham Brown' is among the “For Your Consideration” albums in the Best Americana Album category. Grammy voters will have a chance to vote for these projects in determining forthcoming GRAMMY Nominations for 2017 that will be announced on Dec 6, 2016.
This year has seen The Griffith Family cover more new ground with a continued national tour involving special appearances with Dove Award Winning and GRAMMY Nominated artist Adam Crabb (The Crabb Family and Gaither Vocal Band) and appearing at several performances in Canada as well as performing on the world-wide television network TBN. The group has also had multiple appearances at Dollywood and performed once again at the The National Quartet Convention, billed as 'The Granddaddy of Them All’ in regard to Gospel events.
‘Give His Love Away’ is The Griffith Family’s sophomore release for their record label Mansion Entertainment and is being distributed through Sony RED with availability at all major online digital outlets including iTunes and Amazon. A new national radio single, “I’m Gonna Leave The Light On”, releases later this month from the album.