INO Records and eb+flo Records? have recently announced their partnership to release Rice?s next project. Rice will begin recording for the project next month in Nashville for a projected August release . eb+flo records consists of partners Ken Lewis, Monroe Jones and Chris Rice
"We are huge fans of what INO has done to redefine the music industry," comments Lewis, "and believe that partnering with them to do this Chris Rice project is going to be a strong and beneficial relationship."
"Chris has a strong vision, and a sense for how he wants to grow in his artistry," adds Jones, "and as we met with potential partners for Chris and eb+flo, it became very clear that Jeff Moseley and INO not only understood that vision, but were excited and more than capable of helping us carry it out. It?s just a great fit."
"We are enamored by Chris? artistry and are excited to partner with eb+flo to further an already succesful career," commented INO president, Jeff Moseley.
With eight recording projects under his belt, catalog sales exceeding 1.5 million units worldwide, and eleven No. 1 radio singles, Rice has has received numerous Dove Award nominations, and has also won a Dove Award for Male Vocalist of the Year and for his participation in Special Event Album of the Year (Exodus). A critically acclaimed songwriter, Rice is also known for songs recorded by other artists including ?Welcome to Our World? recorded by Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant, ?Hallelujahs,? ?Missing You? and ?Go Light Your World? recorded by Kathy Troccoli, ?And Your Praise Goes On? recorded by John Tesh.
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