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January 25th, 2009 9:30am EST
Heather HeadleyPopular Tony award-winning vocalist Heather Headley captures the Number One slot on Billboard's Top Christian & Gospel Chart and number 6 on the R&B Charts with her new project, Audience Of One.

The January 13th release kicks off a month long series of appearances and promotional events for Headley who celebrates her first number one album. Audience Of One charted in the Number One slot on the Contemporary Christian Billboard Chart and debuted Number One on the Christian/Gospel album chart on iTunes.

Headley's album features a diverse mix of inspirational and traditional songs including the hit duet with label-mate, Smokie Norful, the Lionel Richie penned "Jesus Is Love." The single is one of the hottest songs at Gospel Radio right now and is quickly making its way up the R&R Gospel charts. The song is also being promoted at Urban AC Radio with an impact date of January 26th.

Headley recently sang at the historic HBO We Are One: The Obama Inauguration Celebration, broadcast from the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. She performed "My Country Tis of Thee" with Josh Groban. Heather also performed at the 24th Annual Stellar Awards taped in Nashville this past weekend. The Stellar Awards are scheduled to air in national syndication starting this month through early March as well as on the Gospel Music Channel, the exclusive cable home of the Stellar Awards, which premieres the show on March 1, 2009. Check out www.thestellarawards.com for a complete list of stations, air dates and times.



Additionally Headley is a featured performer on BET's Celebration of Gospel airing nationally on Sunday, January 25th and will be performing with CeCe Winans on TBN's "Praise the Lord" program next month.

Headley is also in the midst of promoting her chart-topping release on a national promotional tour. She was recently featured in USA Today and Billboard Magazine. Fans and supporters can catch her in New York, LA, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington DC, Dallas, Chicago and more. For details people can log on to: www.myspace.com/heatherheadley or www.emigospel.com.


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