Atlanta, GA (July 2, 2012) The excitement is palpable as opening night quickly approaches for MOVE TOUR 2012 in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, July 14th. Today, producers Xist Music & UpLift! Group have released the official MOVE Promo Video by On The Real Films, available for viewing below and announced the tour’s first ever preshow sponsored by 1 Body Movement Entertainment (1BME) and PTnetworker Ministries. MOVE TOUR is part of the FrontGate Media group.[youtube id="5Olw11uJvgY" width="600" height="350"]
Sharing the inspiration behind the MOVE Pre-Show, UpLift! Group’s CEO Gessie Thompson stated, “This innovative sponsorship allows us to provide a unique platform to showcase some of the most creative emerging voices in urban music and ministry.” Excited about the road ahead, 1BME CEO, Truth Emrick remarks, “WOW! What a blessing to be able to partner with and support MOVE TOUR 2012! I’m honored and so grateful for such a wonderful opportunity for our company and artists!” His roster, which includes urban funk vocalist Danetta Lynn (www.dannettalynn.com), pop crooner Dzyne by God (www.dzynebygod.com) and soulstress Giel (www.gielmusiconline.com), will be gracing the MOVE stage along with ministry of high energy Urban Worshipper PT (www.ptnetworker.com).
This year’s MOVE TOUR brings together the fierce creative explosion of seven of today’s leading voices in music & ministry—BET’s “Sunday Best” favorite Jessica Reedy, Hip Hop generals Da’ T.R.U.T.H. & The Ambassador, Christian Hip Hop’s multi-talented rapper/singer/producer Sean Simmonds, Urban Pop artists B.Reith and/or Jai in select markets, and Hip Hop’s favorite event emcee/producer/recording artist DJ MaL-Ski. Tour sponsors include Compassion International, Moody Publishers, Dallas Theological Seminary, Mylache Concerts, designbySpirit.com, HearItFirst.com, HM Magazine, uGospel.com, JubileeMag.com, Trinity Tickets, City of One King, and On the Real Films, among others.
Visit www.MOVETOUR.com to buy tickets and for more information on the tour, and how promoters can bring the experience to their city. For tour sponsorship opportunities at one or more dates, contact FrontGate Media (http://www.frontgatemedia.com/contact.php.)
Xist Music is the recording label of Xist Worldwide, which produces innovative projects from our award-winning artists, who are leaders in the inspirational urban music industry. Xist Worldwide was founded by Terverius Black and Sean Simmonds to become the leading producer of inspirational urban entertainment, lifestyle, and media content. With properties in music, film, publishing, and other lifestyle projects, Xist Worldwide acquires, produces, markets, and distributes inspirational urban content. Visit Xist at www.xistmusic.com for more information and follow them at www.twitter.com/xist_music.
About UpLift! Group
The UpLift! Group is a management, marketing consulting and coaching firm that partners with individuals and organizations to help them See their vision, Soar towards it and Succeed at bringing it to pass. A ministry-focused firm, UpLift! develops and strive to provide the best in spiritual and personal development resources and lifestyle products in partnership with a stellar portfolio of clients including: GRAMMY® nominated Christian Hip Hop artists Da’ T.R.U.T.H. and The Ambassador, award-winning producer and Pop artist JR, Essence bestselling author and Certified Empowerment Coach Felicia Scott, dynamic spoken-word artist Oraia and Lamp Mode recording artist shai linne. Visit UpLift! at www.upliftgroup.com and follow them at www.twitter.com/UpLiftGroup.
About 1 Body Movement Entertainment
1 Body Movement Entertainment (1BME) is unconditionally committed to developing artists through strategic counsel and personal and professional development with the central goal of producing the most creative artistic talent in the industry. 1BME is dedicated to promoting creativity, innovation, and opportunities for new artists and specializes in Artist Management, Artist Development, and Artist Promotions. Visit 1BME at www.1bme.com and follow them on www.twitter.com/1BodyMovement.
About PTnetworker Ministries
In Mark 1:17 the Lord Jesus issues an invitation to his audience, “Come follow me and I will make you fishers of men.” Because we have accepted that invitation, we have become aligned with Christ and His mission, standing side-by-side issuing the same call He did, to open our nets and fish for men. PTnetworker Ministries was founded in 2011 with that sole purpose and mission, fishing for men by displaying various gifts and talents to image an awesome God with our captivating lyrics, exciting music, inspirational messages and all that we have to invite those who might be unaware to Christ’s banquet table and those who are to continue dining. Visit PTnetworker at www.ptnetworker.com and follow them on www.twitter.com/PTnetworker.
About Compassion International
Compassion International is the world’s largest Christian child development organization that permanently releases children from poverty. Founded in 1952, Compassion successfully tackles global poverty one child at a time, serving more than 1 million children in 26 of the world’s poorest countries. Recognizing that poverty is more than a lack of money, Compassion works through local churches to holistically address the individual physical, economic, educational, and spiritual needs of children, enabling them to thrive, not just survive. Compassion has been awarded ten consecutive, four-star ratings by Charity Navigator, America’s largest charity evaluator. Visit Compassion International at www.compassion.com and follow them on www.twitter.com/Compassion.
About FrontGate Media
FrontGate Media (http://FrontGateMedia.com) is the largest internet & event media group and marketing service reaching the culture-engaged faith and family values audience which represents $4.6 billion worth of Christian products purchased by consumers annually according to “USA Today.” The firm has been named the Best Faith-based Website by the Web Marketing Association in the Internet Advertising Competition, and celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2011. The FrontGate Media group creates relationship and reach for organizations and companies to engage their more than 15 million email subscribers, 25 million monthly page views, and 600,000+ attendees at annual events. The media group is #1 in reach to several consumer and leadership demographics in the faith and family values audience including event attendees, entertainment fans, music fans, church musicians and worship leaders, and political conservatives. FrontGate plays a key role in the success of faith-based, faith-friendly and family-friendly movie studios, non-profit organizations, publishers and authors, record labels and artists and more seeking to engage the Christian audience.