PURPOSE MUSIC GROUP and its’ distribution arm NIA are proud to announce a new international partnership and distribution deal with singer/songwriter CARMEN RODGERS and her label CANDIGIRL MUSIC, LLC.
CARMEN RODGERS’ highly-anticipated third studio album “STARGAZER” is set to release on FEB 17, 2015.
Mississippi born, Dallas-raised, and now residing in the musical-mecca of Atlanta, Carmen’ s debut album Free in 2004 laid the foundation for her diverse and productive career over the past decade, which has included an EP and several single releases, songwriting and features, as well as international touring and film music supervision projects.
CARMEN RODGERS began her early career touring and singing background for N’DAMBI, and hosted and shared the stage with notable artists including BILAL, KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL, LEDISI and ERYKAH BADU. Most recently, Carmen has been touring and recording with the dynamic band THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE and ZO!, the Producer/Musical Director/Keyboardist for The Foreign Exchange and a dynamic solo artist in his own right.
STARGAZER was written & produced by Carmen along with writing partner CLAUDIA MELTON, and other collaborators & producers including Grammy Award Winner S1 & CALEB (Beyonce, Kanye West, Keyshia Cole, Lecrae), DANIEL JONES (Justin Timberlake, Joe, Chrisette Michelle) and Carmen’s consistent production partner since her first project ERNIE G (Lalah Hathaway, Dwele). Stargazer also features a guest appearance from Grammy Award Nominee ANTHONY DAVID.
The first single from STARGAZER entitled “HEARTLESS” produced by DEONIS “PUMAH BEATS” COOK will be released in mid Nov 2014.
“CARMEN RODGERS is not only a talented artist , but an astute, creative self-starter who understands the complexity of the current marketplace. We are looking forward to building together in the next chapter of her career” – Russell Johnson -Co-Ceo Purpose Music Group/Nia.
“We are excited to finally work with CARMEN RODGERS. Her new album STARGAZER is an album you can listen from cut to cut, beginning to end. We have been friends with CARMEN for over 12 years and have not only admired her talent but her creativity and business acumen. We knew we would work together at some point.”—-George Littlejohn-Co-Ceo Purpose Music Group/Nia
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