(Los Angeles, CA) Multiple GRAMMY®-nominated recording artist and R&B Superstar Johnny Gill hits another milestone with his Billboard Top 10 R&B Adult Airplay single “Game Changer” from the album of the same title.
This is Johnny’s second single from the album that also boasted a Top 10 single, “Behind Closed Doors,” which peaked at No. 6 on both the Mediabase Urban Adult Contemporary and the Billboard R&B Adult Airplay charts.
Game Changer is the second album release on his label JSkillz Records, in partnership with Universal Music Group’s Caroline Records and Capitol Records.
“Johnny is such an incredible talent and it is a pleasure working with him,” says Azim Rashid, Senior Vice-President of Urban Promotions of Capitol Records. “Radio has embraced Johnny’s entrepreneurial spirit and applauds his work ethic. With that combination, we have a lot of life left in this single and the album.” Music industry radio veteran Ken Wilson adds “Johnny makes music that is timeless and it touches everyone’s emotions.”
This summer, Johnny performs on a series of concert dates, along with select dates with New Edition.
Dates for July and August include:
the Dell Music Center in Philadelphia, PA (July 30); the Black Family Cultural Festival in Cesar Chavez Park in Sacramento, CA (August 1); The Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont with New Edition in Richmond, VA (August 8); the Wolf Creek Amphitheater in Atlanta, GA (August 15); the Fantasy Springs Casino with New Edition in Indio, CA (August 21); the Star of the Desert Arena with New Edition in Primm, NV (August 22), Allstate’s Tom Joyner’s Family Reunion in Orlando, FL (September 5); the Heritage Classic at Landers Center in Southhaven, MS (September 11); and more dates to be announced in the coming weeks. An avid golf player and a sports enthusiast, Johnny will join Jeffrey Osborne and other celebrities at Osborne’s annual Celebrity Classic in Newport, RI (August 9-11).
On Wednesday, July 22, tune in for the worldwide release of Johnny’s acoustic performance on Voice of America’s Border Crossings with Larry London. For more information, please visit, www.voanews.com.