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ICYMI: Monica Coates and EJ Gaines appointed to senior management roles at Motown Gospel

Last week, there was a big announcement from Motown Gospel. Well-respected and experienced Gospel Music industry executives Monica Coates and EJ Gaines were appointed to senior management positions at the label. Coates and Gaines will report  to Ken Pennell, President of Gospel Music at Capitol Christian Music Group (CCMG)

EJ Gaines joins Motown Gospel
EJ Gaines

As Vice President of A&R and Vice President of Marketing respectively, Coates and Gaines will work  together to build upon the label’s artist signing and development strategies. They take on their roles on October 3rd and will be based at Motown Gospel/CCMG’s headquarters in Nashville.

Monica Coates joins Motown Gospel
Monica Coates

 

Both Monica Coates and EJ Gaines will also work with CCMG Publishing to discover, sign and develop songwriters and expand the company’s existing roster of Gospel writers and producers including Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, Tasha Cobbs, Aaron Lindsey plus many others and its strong catalog of 1000’s of owned and administered songs including “Take Me to The King,” “Break Ev its strong catalog of 1000’s of owned and administered songs including “Take Me to The King,” “Breery Chain,” “You Are Good,” “Soon and Very Soon,” “Total Praise,” “Jesus At The Center.” “No Weapon” and “Never Would Have Made It”

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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