RCA Inspiration and Provident Music Group have annouced the relaunch of Verity Records, a legendary record label known for setting the standard of gospel music from 1994 until it closed in 2013. Verity is known for their innovative work with artists such as Fred Hammond, John P. Kee, Kirk Franklin, and more.
Provident Music Group CEO Terry Hemmings was excited to share the news: “We are pleased to relaunch Verity, a brand that has been an integral part of forging the sounds of Gospel Music today. The Verity Label represents a rich history of cherished albums encompassing contemporary and classic hits that can be enjoyed time and again. Uplifting entertainment is more important now than ever, inspiring all of us-no matter what path we may be on. We look forward to sharing this new chapter of Verity with all of you!”
Verity is kicking things off with Marvin Sapp and the launch of his newest single “Close,” from his highly-anticipated upcoming 11th solo album, Close, which is set to be released on September 29th.
Verity and RCA Inspiration SVP & General Manager Phil Thornton commented, “There is so much incredible music to experience, and amazing new Gospel and inspirational music to come from Verity. Every record has a story to tell. Whether you’re introduced to ‘Close’ for the first time or re-discovering past works, these records weave distinctive tales serving as a continual source of hope and love, to discover strength and hold faith through tough times, celebrate joyful times, and be a constant companion for all the complexities of our daily lives.”