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).
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.
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”