My Block Inc./eOne Music has announced this week’s release of “HELP,” the eagerly awaited solo debut from contemporary gospel icon Erica Campbell. The album – which includes the GRAMMY® Award-nominated single, “A Little More Jesus” – arrives in stores and at all digital retailers on Tuesday, March 25th.
“HELP” is further highlighted by the new hit single, “Help (Feat. Lecrae),” which is currently ascending the top 10 at gospel radio outlets nationwide. In addition, the track’s striking companion video – directed by famed filmmaker Bille Woodruff (Toni Braxton, Mary J. Blige, Dru Hill) – is streaming now at the official eOne Music YouTube channel,www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1e6zqqySHw. What’s more, Campbell recently raised the roof with an electrifying solo performance of “Help” on the nationally syndicated Arsenio Hall Show, streaming now www.youtube.com/watch?v=LL09vK4_sRM#t=0.
Campbell is heralding “HELP” with an array of high profile TV appearances, including a performance on VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live slated for this Thursday, March 27th at 10:00 AM ET/PT. That same day will also see Campbell performing “Help” and the album track, “All I Need Is You,” on TBN’s Praise The Lord, airing 7:00 PM PT. Other upcoming highlights include a performance on BET’s all-star Celebration of Gospel 2014: Forward In Faith, premiering Sunday, April 6th, at 8:00 PM ET (check local listings).
As if that weren’t enough, Campbell is set to celebrate “HELP” with a pair of very special live concert performances, slated for April 2nd at Washington, DC’s Howard Theatre and April 3rd at New York City’s B.B. King Blues Club & Grill. Furthermore, this summer will see Campbell headlining McDonald’s 2014 Inspiration Celebration® Gospel Tour, with guests Anthony Brown & group therAPy and comedian Jonathan Slocumb – full details, including tour dates and ticket information, will be announced soon.
“I’m so excited about this music,” Campbell says, “just being me and sharing my heart with the world. I want people to know there is help and there is hope!”
A special 2-disc CD/DVD edition of “HELP” will be available only at Walmart. The limited edition package features a number of extras, including the “Help” companion video and an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at WE tv’s smash Mary Mary.