Deitrick Haddon, award-winning gospel artist and a star on Oxygen network’s popular reality series Preachers of L.A.. Preachers of Detroit and Fix My Choir, is launching a new partnership with eOne Music. In addition to a record label, DHVisions, Haddon’s multi-faceted deal includes developing and producing projects for television and film.
“eOne has my DNA,” says Haddon, who will be working in association with Relevé Entertainment, headed by his manager and entertainment business partner Dr. Holly Carter. “It’s about doing things unorthodox; about being creatively progressive and unapologetically moving gospel forward,” continues Haddon. “I’ve been exploring TV and loving it for the last three years. Now I’m back to my first love as well.”
Billboard broke the news this morning.
Deitrick Haddon has been making music history for a while. Haddon launched his solo career as a Christian R&B vocalist with the Lost & Found on Tyscot/Verity in 2002. The set peaked at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Charts and received wide critical acclaim and spawned the hit “Sinner’s Prayer” which received heavy spins on gospel and mainstream R&B radio stations.Following chart-topping projects from his choir album Deitrick Haddon’s LXW (League of Xtraordinary Worshippers), to R.E.D. (Restoring Everything Damaged), Church on the Moon, and others, since his first release with Voices of Unity almost 20 years ago the Detroit native has earned countless accolades as a gospel leader, pioneering a distinctive progressive, urban contemporary style whose vision for the future of gospel defies expectation on each project.
I beleive he took gospel to new heights of new transparency and creativity with what I consider to be one of the best gospel albums ever with R.E.D. His adventure into television has broken records, but he has also has a few great movies with Blessed And Cursed and the emotional Beautiful Soul.
Haddon continues to be a compelling television fixture – having garnered success on hit TV shows, and become an Oxygen network favorite starring on the series “Preachers of L.A.” and “Fix My Choir” – but he is eagerly returning to his first love, gospel music. Respected worldwide for his unique, bad boy, cutting edge style of gospel, the 3 time Grammy-nominated, Stellar and Dove Award-winning superstar has been behind groundbreaking gospel hits like “Sinner’s Prayer,” “Have Your Way,” He’s Able,” “Well Done” and more.
The award-winning home for a diverse lineup of talent from the sounds of contemporary gospel to traditional gospel, choir, urban inspirational and more, eOne Music’s gospel label continues to be a leading force in sustaining gospel’s powerful history and continued influence across the world, as well as developing talent whose multi-faceted music fuels spiritual inspiration with audiences everywhere. Boasting an acclaimed roster that includes pioneering legends from Gospel Hall of Famer Pastor Shirley Caesar, Gospel icons Dorinda Clark-Cole and Bishop Paul S. Morton, to the celebrated sounds of chart-toppers Ricky Dillard, Donald Lawrence, Erica Campbell, Michelle Williams, William McDowell, Jonathan McReynolds and more, eOne Music’s creative talents have been at the forefront of building a powerhouse music ministry with gospel’s biggest hit-makers.
The potential is limitless. We congratulate our hard working brother!