MULTI-PLATINUM R&B SINGER-SONGWRITER JOE DEBUTS ON BILLBOARD CHARTS WITH NEW ALBUM
DoubleBack: Evolution of R&B
#1 R&B ALBUMS CHART
#1 INDEPENDENT ALBUMS CHART
#4 R&B/HIP HOP ALBUMS CHART
#6 TOP 200 ALBUMS CHART
Single “I’d Rather Have A Love” Is A Top 5 Hit At Urban AC Radio
New York, NY (July 10, 2013) – Multi-platinum selling R&B singer/songwriter/producer Joe debuts at #1 on the Billboard R&B Albums Chart , #1 on the Billboard Independent Albums Chart , #4 on the Billboard R&B/Hip Hop Albums Chart and #6 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart selling 31,500 copies of DoubleBack: Evolution of R&B the first week. DoubleBack also received ‘Editors Choice’ on iTunes, and became the #8 album overall and #1 R&B album. Released via the newly formed Massenburg Media, helmed by industry heavyweight Kedar Massenburg, DoubleBack: Evolution of R&B is Joe’s tenth studio album in twenty years, and as declared by USA Today, his “soulful vocals and inviting grooves show his passion is still there.”
DoubleBack already spawned a #4 radio hit and climbing at Urban AC with the first single “I’d Rather Have A Love.” The video for the smooth sexy song, which was directed by renowned music video and film director Hype Williams, can be seen on VH1 Soul, BET’s Centric, MTV Jams, and Music Choice.
More than half of the album was written, produced and or arranged by the soulful crooner himself, and Joe also enlisted superstar producers Stargate (Ne-Yo, Beyonce) and DOA (Tyrese, Wale) to collaborate on the new album. DoubleBack features West Coast rapper Too Short on”1 to 1 Ratio,” and a duet with Grammy-award winning artist Fantasia…
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