CHART-TOPPER LAMONT SANDERS APPEARS ON MULTIPLE BILLBOARD 2022 YEAR-END GOSPEL CHARTS
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PHILADELPHIA, PA (Thursday, January 12, 2023) - - Former Interscope Records R&B recording artist turned Billboard chart-topping Gospel singer/songwriter, instrumentalist, and philanthropist Lamont Sanders readies for a new chapter as he celebrate his birthday today. He ended the 2022 year on a high note. His Billboard #1 gospel radio single “He Kept Me” landed on Billboard’s 2022 Year-End Gospel Airplay Songs chart at #4, Billboard’s 2022 Year-End Gospel Airplay Artists chart at #6, and #11 on Mediabase 2022 Year-End Gospel Airplay Labels chart. Additionally, Sanders’ independent record label Bear Tag Entertainment in partnership with radio promotions firm We Break Records appears at #6 on Billboard’s 2022 Year-End Gospel Airplay Labels chart.
Filmed in HD and is directed by Brian Kyle Atkins, Lamont released the concept music video for “He Kept Me” and a live version of the song simultaneously, which is out now! Stellar production by GRAMMY Award-winning super producer Fred Jerkins (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Beyonce, Brandy, Bishop Paul S. Morton, Trin-I-Tee 5:7, Jonathan Nelson) continues along with the prolific songwriting prowess of Lamont Sanders with the release of “He Kept Me” [Live]. The song is featured on multiple gospel music editorial playlists with support from Spotify’s New Music Friday Christian and Fresh Gospel, Pandora’s New Gospel Now, Contemporary Gospel, and New Music Now Tidal’s Christian Currents and Amazon Music’s Gospel Now!
Download or stream “He Kept Me” [Live] now
Watch the concept music video for “He Kept Me”: https://youtu.be/Yv3iMFuzeyY
2022 was a year of monumental firsts for Lamont Sanders. He earned a #1 radio single on the Billboard Gospel Airplay and Mediabase Gospel radio charts, performed on the Stellar Awards show, which aired on BET, and the Avidity Awards where he took home three awards for Artist of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, and Song of the Year for “He Kept Me”. On December 24, 2022, the Philadelphia-based artist also released a Christmas digital track and concept music video entitled “The Christmas Song.”