NASHVILLE, Tenn. – November 3, 2010 – Gaither Music Group’s October 26th DVD release, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound: A Tribute to the Cathedral Quartet, currently sits at #1 on Billboard’s Music Video chart! This chart-busting release week is historic for Gaither Music Group because sitting at #2 is the Rolling Stones, and at #3 is the Beatles… an unprecedented victory for gospel music!
The DVD also currently tops Christian Music Video charts at #1, and the audio release is #1 on the Southern Gospel Music chart and #3 on the Contemporary Christian Music chart.
Also notable is the album’s #72 spot on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, and it is even #15 on the Christian digital album chart!
When Gaither Music Group delivered the news to Ernie Haase he was overjoyed, stating, “When I saw the Billboard Charts, my heart skipped a beat. We are so proud of this project which honors two of our heroes, George and Glen. As a group, we are humbled beyond words.”
Bill Gaither states, “I’ve always believed that truly great music stands the test of time and bridges generations. Now, to see the world respond to this incredible tribute by Ernie Haase & Signature Sound to George Younce and Glen Payne is a wonderful testament to the timelessness of The Cathedrals’ legacy. This release week success is another powerful reminder that gospel music is meeting a very special need in our world. People love good news….and this tribute is brimming with it!”
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound: A Tribute to the Cathedral Quartet, is distributed through EMI CMG Distribution, and is available online at gaither.com, ErnieHaase.com, iTunes and Amazon.com among others, and in retail stores where Christian music is sold.
About Ernie Haase & Signature Sound:
Combining 21st century ideas with the timeless quality of great quartets from the 1950s, this Grammy-nominated, Dove award winning group has broken the traditional mold of gospel quartets. With their unconventional approach to communicating the Good News, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound (EHSS) are blazing a trail through the heart of Gospel music with groundbreaking originality.
The group’s founder and leader, Ernie Haase, got his start in Gospel music as a long-time member of the renowned Cathedral Quartet, and his roots are deeply planted in the rich legacy of music that is both meaningful and thoroughly entertaining. After the Cathedrals bid farewell to their five-decade run in the music industry, Ernie put all his great training to work when he formed, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound. With chart-topping DVDs and audio releases, the group’s success continues to gain momentum with each new release.
For more information regarding Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, visit www.ErnieHaase.com.