Gaither Music Group Gives the World a Smile this Week with Top-Selling Videos Posted: Tuesday March 7th, 2017
Gaither Music Group's
twoall-new HOMECOMING DVD and CD recordings gave fans
something to smile about this week.Give the World a Smile and Sweeter As the Days Go By, filmed at the famous
Gaither Studio C at the company's home base in Alexandria,
Indiana, landed the No. 1 and No. 2 spots
on the Billboard Music Video Chart and the No. 1 andNo. 2 positions on theChristian Music Video Chart, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Give the World a Smile
audio CD landed at #7 on the Contemporary Christian Music chart, while Sweeter As the Days Go By came in at the No. 9 position.
"It's rewarding to see such a strong response to these new releases,"
stated Paul Sizelove, vice president of Gaither Music Group. "It
had been over six years since we had this many of our family of artists in
one room to sing together. Those of us in the room enjoyed a special time
of music and friendship. To see friends and fans of this music respond so
enthusiastically to what was captured is encouraging, and we are grateful
to be able to share these songs of hope and inspiration."
The two new releases feature over 125 members of the HOMECOMING family of
artists, led by Bill and Gloria Gaither, enjoying an
evening together of gospel singing, storytelling and a celebration of
lifelong friendships. Gospel music fans will enjoy performances by the
Oak Ridge Boys, the Gatlin Brothers, Jeff & Sheri Easter, the Booth
Brothers, Russ Taff, Goodman Revival, the Gaither Vocal Band, Mark
Lowry, Lynda Randle, David Phelps, The Isaacs, The Hoppers
and more. Performances from up-and-coming artists including Bradley Walker, the Martin Family Circus and others added
to the excitement in this room of veteran performers.
The top-selling Gaither HOMECOMING Series, known worldwide
for its TV specials and arena tours, has become a household name among
gospel music lovers since its early days when the concerts featured such
legendary artists as
Jake Hess, Vestal and Howard Goodman, George Younce, Glen Payne, Dottie
Rambo, Hovie Lister
and many more gospel music mainstays.
These new recordings include timeless favorites such as
"There Is Power in the Blood," "Working on a Building," "Sinner Saved
by Grace," "Child of the King," "Holy Spirit, Thou Art Welcome," "It Is
No Secret," "We'll Talk It Over," "Roses Will Bloom Again,"
the title tracks and more. (full track listing below)
Give the World a Smile
and Sweeter As the Days Go By are airing as a TV special on a
large number of networks including
PBS, DIRECTV, Dish TV, AT&T U-verse, TBN, RFD, GaitherTV,
FamilyNet, CTN, GMC, GMTN, Guardian, Liberty, TCT
and TLN. In Canada they are airing onVision TV, The Miracle Channel, CTS and Hope TV.