Rumored Christian release imminent.

Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell has signed a deal with Provident Music Group's Reunion Records, Billboard.biz has learned.

Littrell's signing will be officially announced during a press conference next Wednesday (Dec. 8) at Paragon Studio, near Sony/BMG-owned Provident's Franklin, Tenn. headquarters.

Littrell has long been rumored to be working on a solo release for the Christian market.