Music News: New Album Citizen of Heaven by Tauren Wells Available Now
SIX-TIME GRAMMY® NOMINEE TAUREN WELLS’ CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED SOPHOMORE ALBUM CITIZEN OF HEAVEN AVAILABLE NOW Tauren Wells Celebrates 500K Sales of Hit-Single “Known”
(NASHVILLE, TN) – January 24, 2020 – GRAMMY® and Billboard Award-nominated, and DOVE Award-winning, triple-threat artist Tauren Wells releases his sophomore album Citizen of Heaven (Provident Label Group) today at select retailers and across all major digital retail outlets. The accompanying video for the album’s title track, “Citizen of Heaven” is available here.
Citizen of Heaven the follow up to Wells’ solo debut Hills and Valleys features the lead single “Like You Love Me,” impacting radio now. The new project boasts several outstanding collaborations, including multi-GRAMMY® winner Kirk Franklin on “Millionaire (Good Like That)”; multi-CMA Award-winning trio Rascal Flatts on “Until Grace”; spoken word intro from Steven Furtick of Elevation Worship on “Close”; and Jenn Johnson (of Bethel Music) on “Famous For (I Believe). Chuck Butler and Jordan Sapp co-produced 10 of the album’s 12 tracks, with additional production on the remaining songs by Rascal Flatts, Kirk Franklin, Max Stark, and Colby Wedgeworth.
During Wells’ album release concert at Lakewood Church earlier this week in Houston, TX he was presented with a Gold plaque commemorating 500K sales of his hit single, “Known,” according to the RIAA. Special guests at the album release concert included Gary LeVox of Rascal Flatts, Christine D’Clario and Jenn Johnson.
Peter Wilson (Creative Head and Lead Worship Pastor, Lakewood Church); Dennis Disney (Maximum Artist Management); Mitchell Solarek(Maximum Artist Management); Tauren Wells; Jason McArthur (Sony Music Entertainment/Provident Label Group); Tony Johnsen (Creative Artists Agency); Brian Dishon (Sony Music Entertainment/Provident Label Group); Ronn Tabb (Sony Music Entertainment/Provident Label Group); Makella Webster (Sony Music Entertainment/Provident Label Group)
Beginning January 29, 2020 Wells will join TobyMac’s popular “HITS DEEP Tour,” making 37 stops nationwide along with Jordan Feliz, We Are Messengers, Ryan Stevenson, Aaron Cole, and Cochren & Co. For more information on Tauren Wells, visit taurenwells.com. Follow him on social media by using the handle @TaurenWells. Tauren Wells’ Citizen of Heaven is available now.
ABOUT TAUREN WELLS
In 2017, Wells was the opening performer on Lionel Richie’s “All The Hits Tour” with special guest Mariah Carey. His GRAMMY®-nominated and RIAA GOLD Certified “Hills and Valleys,” reached Top 10 at the Christian Airplay radio chart for multiple weeks. The single, “When We Pray” reached #2 at Christian Radio; single, “Known,” spent multiple weeks at #1 on the Billboard Christian Radio Airplay chart; single, “God’s Not Done With You,” reached top 5. Wells has earned six GRAMMY® Award nominations and one Billboard Music Award nomination. He has won four GMA Dove Awards including New Artist of the Year. Wells has also appeared on Chris Tomlin’s “Worship Night In America” Tour. Tauren Wells debuted his solo music in 2017 with the danceable pop hit, “Love Is Action”, which held the No. 1 spot at CHR radio for eight weeks, and the hard-hitting “Undefeated” featuring rapper KB.