Essential Records (Christian)

Essential Records is a contemporary Christian record label based in Franklin, Tennessee. It is a division of the major label Sony Music Entertainment.

Essential Records
LogoEssential Records.jpg
Parent companySony Music Entertainment
Founded1992 (1992)
FounderRobert Beeson
Distributor(s)Provident
GenreContemporary Christian music
Country of originUnited States
LocationFranklin, Tennessee
Official websiteprovidentlabelgroup.com

HistoryEdit

It was established in 1992 and acquired by Brentwood Music in 1993.[1] The label's first big hit release was "Flood" by Jars of Clay in 1996.[2] The song was a hit on mainstream radio before hitting on Christian formats; it hit No. 12 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and appeared in the Billboard Hot 100.[2] Today it is part of the Provident Label Group, a division of Sony Music Entertainment.[1]

ArtistsEdit

CurrentEdit

The current roster of artists:[3]

FormerEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Essential Records". MyMusicWay.com. Archived from the original on August 18, 2010. Retrieved June 4, 2010.
  2. ^ a b Can Christian Acts Depend on Radio?. Billboard magazine. Retrieved June 4, 2010.
  3. ^ "Artists roster". Essential Records. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Record Labels". Google. Archived from the original on April 17, 2010. Retrieved June 4, 2010.
  5. ^ Jesusfreakhideout.com: Day Of Fire Discography, Day Of Fire Artist Database, Day Of Fire Lyrics jesusfreakhideout.com. Retrieved April 29, 2011.
  6. ^ "Kerrie Roberts". Retrieved February 3, 2011.

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