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Anthony Brown & group therAPy; Brian Courtney Wilson visit St Jude Children’s Hospital

(from L to R: Anthony Brown, Ziggy, Brian Courtney Wilson)

Top gospel stars recentLY visited St. Jude Children's for special performance.

Anthony Brown & group therAPy and Brian Courtney Wilson stopped by the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (SJCRH) in Memphis, TN last week for a private concert. Although both artists continue to maintain a busy schedule traveling around the country in promotion of their respective projects, both donated their time and talent to perform for the patients, their families and the hardworking staff at SJCRH.

“Gospel Fest” included an intimate performance with Anthony and Brian at the Domino’s Event Center located on the St. Jude campus. The artists were then treated to a meet and greet with patients and exclusive tour of the hospital. Throughout the visit, both artists were overwhelmed and inspired by the patients they met. They connected with one special young man named Ziggy, who showed Anthony and Brian the meaning of

nthony Brown and Brian Courtney Wilson at St. Jude
(from L to R: Anthony Brown, Ziggy, Brian Courtney Wilson)

resilience and fortitude.

About Brian Courtney Wilson:
“Worth Fighting For” is Brian Courtney Wilson‘s debut release on Motown Gospel and it has
solidified Wilson’s position in the gospel music industry as a premiere songwriter and male
vocalist. The album made an impact when it was released. Critics heralded the project “a
masterpiece,” and said it “leaves listeners empowered to worship.” The album earned him a
Dove Award for Traditional Gospel Album of the Year in 2015. And the title single peaked at
Number 1 on the Billboard Gospel Songs Chart and Mediabase Gospel chart. Wilson also
earned his first Grammy® Award nomination for the single, “Worth Fighting For” in the Best
Gospel Performance/Song category.

About Anthony Brown:
Anthony Brown & group therAPy debuted their self-titled album in 2012 which catapulted him
into the gospel mainstream. They released “Everyday Jesus,” in 2015 which earned them their
first Grammy® Award nomination, 3 Billboard Music Award nominations, first BET Award
Nomination and multiple Stellar Award trophies. Sweeping the 2016 Stellar Awards, Anthony
Brown walked away with an unprecedented 10 awards, the most won by any artist in one year.
The massive single, “Worth,” which has literally taken the world by storm was the Number 1
Gospel single for over 27 weeks and was the best-selling gospel digital single for weeks.


Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of PositivelyGospel.com, founded in 2011. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.
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