Anthony Brown (gospel musician)

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Anthony Brown
Birth name Anthony Jamar Brown
Born (1981-10-22) October 22, 1981 (age 36)
Origin Baltimore, Maryland
Genres Gospel, black gospel, urban contemporary gospel
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, singer-songwriter
Years active 2012–present
Labels Tyscot
Associated acts Group Therapy (group therAPy), Answered Prayers
Website ajblive.com

Anthony Jamar Brown (born October 22, 1981) is an American urban contemporary gospel artist and musician, whose background singers are called Group Therapy, stylized group therAPy. He started his music career, in 2012, with the release of, Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, by Tyscot Records. This was a Billboard breakthrough release, with chartings The Billboard 200, the Top Gospel Albums, and the Independent Albums chart.

Early life[edit]

Brown was born on October 22,[1] 1981,[2] as Anthony Jamar Brown,[3] who considers his hometown to be Baltimore, Maryland.[4] He is a worship leader at First Baptist Church of Glenarden, which is located in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

Music career[edit]

His music career got started in 2012, with the release of Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, that released on August 21, 2012, by Tyscot Records.[5] It was produced by Brown and Justin Savage. The album was the breakthrough release on the Billboard charts, having placements at No. 130 on The Billboard 200, No. 3 on the Gospel Albums, and at No. 19 on the Independent Albums chart.[6] Andy Kellman, specifying in a review by AllMusic, recognizes, "Brown puts his vocal-arrangement chops on full display throughout this contemporary gospel set, which bursts with uplifting spirit."[5] Peggy Oliver, indicating in a highly recommended review at Soul Tracks, realizes, "Brown & group therAPy’s debut still invokes a fresh and joyous spirit."[7] The capitalized AP, references his former group, Answered Prayers.[8]

Members[edit]

  • Group TherAPy[9]
    • Ashia Bello
    • Shirley Daley
    • Jamarice Daughtry
    • Michelle Thompson
    • Martellies Warren
    • Nicole Wilson
    • Mashica Winslow
    • Doretha Sampson

Discography[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions[6]
US US
Gos
US
Indie
Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy 130 3 19
Everyday Jesus
  • Released: July 17, 2015
  • Label: Tyscot
  • Formats: CD, digital download
11 1 3
A Long Way from Sunday
  • Released: July 28, 2017
  • Label: Tyscot
  • Formats: CD, digital download
117
[10]
1
[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Anthony (October 21, 2013). "So...tomorrow's my b day & I'm hoping that as a gift, I get 2 hear from, read post, or hear a birthday song from all my friends!! That's u!". Twitter. Retrieved March 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ Intelius. "Anthony J Brown in Churchville, MD". Intelius. Retrieved March 23, 2015. 
  3. ^ American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. "Testimony Work ID No. 884172974 ISWC No. T9095453955". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Archived from the original on March 6, 2013. Retrieved March 23, 2015.  Work ID No. 884172974 ISWC No. T9095453955
  4. ^ Brown, Anthony (August 11, 2013). "Free this evening? Come join me and group therAPy at CRL (the church of the redeemed of the Lord) in Baltimore, MD. Hometown tonight!! 6 pm". Twitter. Retrieved March 23, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b Kellman, Andy (August 21, 2012). "Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy - Anthony Brown, Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy". AllMusic. Retrieved March 23, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "Anthony Brown & Group Therapy – Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved August 9, 2017. 
  7. ^ Oliver, Peggy. "Anthony Brown & group therAPy - Anthony Brown & group therAPy". Soul Tracks. Retrieved March 23, 2015. 
  8. ^ Jeffries, David. "Anthony Brown & Group Therapy : Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved March 23, 2015. 
  9. ^ Brown, Anthony J. "Anthony J. Brown - About". Facebook. Retrieved March 23, 2015. 
  10. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/7756003/anthony-brown-group-therapy/chart?f=305
  11. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/7756003/anthony-brown-group-therapy/chart?f=323

External links[edit]

Recent News

Just recently(30 March 2018),Anthony Brown and Group therAPy took part in a concert entitled Harvest Praise in Ghana at Trade Fair,Fantasy Dome. It was an amazing performance.