|Jesse Daniel's signs with Infinity
17 April 2006
Teen rock phenom Jessie Daniels announces today that she has signed a deal with Infinity Music Distribution, a division of Central South Distribution, to distribute her upcoming June 6 release to Christian retail. Daniels will be distributed by Navarre Corporation in the general market.
“We are very excited to join the growing Infinity Music Distribution family of labels,” says Robert Morrison, head of sales and operations for Midas Records Nashville. “It has been a blessing to have such a dedicated group of focused individuals helping to bring Jessie’s ministry to music lovers everywhere. Similarly, our long-standing relationship with Navarre Corporation, one of the leading general market entertainment media distributors, will help us to reach out and change lives in the world around us.”
“Jessie Daniels epitomizes what Infinity Music Distribution desires to bring to the Christian marketplace—quality music that is faith-filled and relevant,” comments Brad Mathias, director of operations for Infinity Music Distribution. “We are excited about what she will add to our increasingly diverse roster and are thrilled to be in partnership with Midas Records.”
Launched in February 2005, Infinity Music Distribution, a division of long standing Central South Distribution, is based in Nashville, Tenn. Infinity aims to reach out and support all genres of Christian music through relevant sounds including rock, adult contemporary, hip-hop, and R&B, as well as to provide the general listener with music ranging from black gospel to reggae. Infinity Music Distribution additionally sells children’s products, software and DVD’s, making it a full service Media distribution company.
Central South was started by Randy Davidson, Chuck Adams and J.P. Bennett as a music wholesaler. It was the first full-line Gospel distributor in the country to ship orders nationally. As Central South approaches its 34th year, the company has set its sights on increased growth through retail of Christian Music & Media, sustained outstanding customer service and diversity in product knowledge. Among those products it distributes are albums by best-selling artists Kevin Max, Take 6, Lifehouse and an outstanding roster of faith-based artists.
Navarre Corporation is a leading publisher and distributor of home entertainment PC software, video games and accessories, DVD Video and music. The company's customers include a wide spectrum of national and regional retailers. The customer base includes mass merchants, specialty stores, wholesalers, e-tailers, national and regional one-stops. The company operates a business-to-business website, www.navarre.com, which provides product fulfillment to both traditional and e-commerce retailers.
Daniels’ self-titled debut label project will be available at retail June 6. Featuring 12 songs all co-written by Daniels, the album is fun and catchy with a pop-rock flare. Its debut radio single “The Noise,” reached Top 10 on Radio & Records Christian Hit Radio chart in only five weeks and currently reigns at No. 2 with upward momentum. Jessie also was recently featured as Radio Disney’s Incubator artist March 11-24. Jessie will be touring in support of her release this spring and summer. Additional details are forthcoming.
Eighteen year-old Jessie Daniels hails from Long Island, N.Y. An actress since the age of eight, Daniels has appeared in multiple independent films as well as commercials for MTV and Lifetime. In 2003, she began writing and recording her first music project, a 6-song EP that released via her Web site. The EP garnered Daniels national attention, and she was asked to perform at Radio Disney concert events nationwide. Additional dates followed with artists including Seventh Day Slumber, Kutless, Paul Wright, and Across the Sky, among others. Daniels has been featured by more that 60 media outlets and is endorsed by Transitions Optical and Daisy Rock Girl Guitars. For more information, check out her official Web site at www.jessiedaniels.com.
Midas Records Nashville is a wholly-owned independent label founded by Ron Clapper, a multi-faceted entertainment visionary and entrepreneur. For more information, go to www.midasrecords.net.
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