Emmy Award-winning, Singer/Songwriter, Gospel hit-maker and Amazon best-selling author Earnest Pugh has just released his second single “Keeper Of My Soul.” The soul-stirring anthem is featured on his forthcoming album The Very Best of Earnest Pugh, slated for release on Shanachie Entertainment on June 2, 2023.
The Very Best of Earnest Pugh will showcase such signature hits as “Rain on Us” and “The Great I Am,” as well as two new tracks featuring Zacardi Cortez and Nakitta Foxx respectively. It is a timely reminder of Earnest’s impact and contributions over the past fifteen years. Shanachie General Manager Shanachie notes, “We are thrilled to welcome Earnest Pugh to the Shanachie family. His extraordinary voice and consistently outstanding songs set a standard of quality that means a lot on the contemporary scene.”
Earnest Pugh launched his gospel recording career 15 years ago and scored a major breakthrough in 2009 with the Billboard #1 gospel hit “Rain On Us.” Pugh, who is a worship leader at The Church Without Walls in Houston, TX, also scored Billboard #1 hits for the songs “I Need Your Glory,” “God Wants To Heal You” and “Thank You So Much.” Dubbed “Gospel’s Leading Man,” Earnest Pugh has garnered multiple Stellar Award nominations and he is a recipient of the prestigious BMI (Broadcast Music Industry) award for long standing radio-play with his rendition of “ I Need Your Glory.” With a five-octave range, Earnest consistently sets the bar for quality gospel music as singer, songwriter, producer, label executive and mentor.