Industry veteran Demmette Guidry is named GM; Motown Gospel/Capitol Christian Music Group will provide distribution.
Rodney Jerkins, Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer and chairman/CEO of Evolve Music Group, formally enters the gospel and Christian music arenas with the launch of Lifestyle Music Group (LMG). Industry veteran Demmette Guidry has been appointed general manager for Lifestyle, which will be distributed through Motown Gospel/Capitol Christian Music Group.
In a press release announcing Lifestyle's launch, Bill Hearn, president/CEO of Capitol Christian Music Group, comments, “Rodney Jerkins’ entrance into the Christian and gospel music genres is long overdue. I have no doubt our industry will benefit greatly from the artists and music he develops.” Larry Blackwell, VP/GM at Motown Gospel, adds, “His consistent excellence in delivering hits over the past 20 years places him in a class by himself."