|Studio album by Trin-i-tee 5:7|
|Released||September 18, 2007 (standard)
September 30, 2008 (deluxe)
|Genre||Gospel, R&B, Soul, Hip Hop|
|Label||Spirit Rising Music|
|Producer||Chanelle Haynes, Angel Taylor, Adrian Anderson, Mathew Knowles, Rodney Jerkins, Walter Milsap, Solange Knowles, Bama Boyz, Dana Hammond|
|Trin-i-tee 5:7 chronology|
|Deluxe Edition Cover|
T57 is the fifth album of gospel group, Trin-i-tee 5:7. The album was released September 18, 2007, on Spirit Rising Music.
Chart performance and sales
T57 charted #102 on Billboard 200, #2 on the Top Gospel Albums, #5 on the Top Christian charts, and #12 on the Top R&B charts. In 2008, T57 became certified platinum selling over one million copies worldwide. The album spent over 73 weeks on the Top Gospel charts. "Listen" was released as the album's lead single and charted #1 on the gospel radio charts and #89 on Hot R&B charts. In early 2008, "I Will Lift" was released as the album's second single. "Get Away" was released as the lead single of the deluxe edition. "Get Away" charted at #3 on gospel radio charts. In December 2008, the cover song known as "Soul Is Anchored" was released as the album's fourth single.
During 2007, the group embarked on their The Sisters in Spirit tour. The tour began in March 2007 and ended in August 2008. In September 2008, a deluxe edition of T57 which features three new songs was released. Following Hurricane Katrina, Trin-i-tee 5:7 formed the Trin-i-tee 5:7 Ambassador of Hope and Triumph Campaign. The group has taken the campaign to New Orleans, offering help to those affected by the hurricane. They have also visited Mississippi. In 2008, Trin-i-tee 5:7 took the campaign to Sacramento and Los Angeles, California, and Houston, Texas.
In January 2009, Trin-i-tee 5:7 performed at BET's Celebration of Gospel performing their single "Get Away". Since the release of T57, the group have been doing individual projects. Chanelle is pursuing an acting and solo career and has recorded her own songs like "I Still Love You". Adrian will be launching her own beauty line. Also, Adrian Anderson along with Soulfruit appeared on Spirit Rising's Pastor Rudy Experience album. Angel was hosting the BET network show "106 & Gospel" lasted for one season.
The deluxe version of T57 was released on September 30, 2008. The deluxe edition featured three new songs which also contained the album's third single "Get Away", which was produced by Rodney Jerkins. Along with iTunes, the music videos for "Listen", "I Will Lift", and "Get Away" were released as bonus tracks alongside the deluxe edition of T57. The album also featured a leftover track which leaked to internet entitled, "La-La".
The album has won two Dove Awards. The group won an award for Urban Album of the Year and Urban Recorded Song of The Year for the song "Listen" at the 39th GMA Dove Awards. The group was also nominated for a Grammy Award. In 2008, T57 earned the group a nomination for BET Award featuring the category of Best Gospel Artist.
|U.S. Billboard 200||102|
|U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums||12|
|U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums||10|
|U.S. Billboard Top Gospel Albums||2|
- Cross Rhythms review
- Trin-i-tee 5:7 - Billboard Albums (allmusic)
- Trin-i-tee 5:7 - T57 (Top Gospel Albums)
- The Soul Inspiration Behind Trin-i-tee 5:7
- Trin-I-tee 5:7 T57
- Nominations Announced for 39th GMA Dove Awards on CBN.com (February 14, 2008)
- SPIRIT RISING MUSIC’S TRIN-I-TEE 5:7 WINS TWO GMA DOVE AWARDS Retrieved April 24, 2008