Shotgun Angels Releases April 30, 2019 with Media Appearances on TODAY and FOX & Friends
Grand Rapids, Mich., April 26, 2019 — Jay DeMarcus, founding member of the superstar vocal group Rascal Flatts, gives fans a glimpse into the creation of the band and shares a message of hope instilled in him at a young age by his mother. Available April 30, Shotgun Angels: My Story of Broken Roads and Unshakeable Hope, sees DeMarcus reflect on being raised in a blue-collar family, his start in the music industry and why he almost walked away before Rascal Flatts was even formed.
DeMarcus will launch the book with major national media in New York City, Nashville and Columbus, OH, next week, including an exclusive TODAY Show interview on Monday April 29, and on FOX & Friends on Tuesday April 30. Additional appearances include FOX NEWS Radio and Sirius XM’s The Highway.
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Tenn. (April 2, 2019) – David and Tamela Mann with Shaun Saunders received the NAACP
Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author for Us Against the
World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage and Family during the 50th
Annual NAACP Image Awards March 30, 2019 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The
book is published by W Publishing, an imprint of Thomas Nelson.
are honored and blessed by the recognition from the NAACP Image Awards for our
book Us Against the World,”
said David and Tamela who are currently performing before sold-out crowds on
the Tyler Perry Madea Farwell Tour. “We hope readers are uplifted, spiritually
encouraged, and feel inspired about love, family, and marriage when they read
a relationship spanning more than 30 years, David and Tamela are just as, if
not more than, happily in love as they were in the early days of life together.
In their book, Us Against the World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage and
Family, the superstar couple who has delighted and inspired audiences
through music, plays, movies, and the television series’ Meet the Browns,
The Manns, and Mann & Wife, candidly share a wonderfully
inspiring, funny, and up-close look at their lives while offering hope and
practical advice for building a strong relationship, marriage and family in the
W Publishing book.
“Thomas Nelson is incredibly proud to be a part of David and
Tamela Mann’s ministry. We are also deeply honored that the NAACP Image Awards has recognized
the contribution of their book Us Against the World to supporting
the spiritual and emotional health of African-American families and
communities,” said Daisy Hutton, vice president and publisher, W
talent and commitment of the Mann family inspires us all to give our best back
to the world every single day that we are in it, and their humility, faith,
empathy, and tenacity challenge us all to work each day at becoming a better
version of ourselves. David and Tamela Mann are extraordinary human
beings, and Us Against the World is an extraordinary book that
will continue to help foster healing in marriages and families for many, many
years to come.”
Mann is a Grammy® Award winner, three-time NAACP Image Award® winner, BET Award
winner, Billboard Music Award winner, Stellar Gospel Music Award winner, and
GMA Dove Award-winning singer, actress, songwriter, producer, and
businesswoman. Tamela’s award-winning album Best Days debuted at No. 1
on multiple Billboard music sales charts and includes the No. 1, RIAA-Platinum
certified single “Take Me to The King.” Tamela set a historic personal and
industry record as the first Gospel lead artist in Billboard Gospel radio chart
history to score three consecutive No. 1’s from an album. The string of hits
includes “Take Me to The King,” “I Can Only Imagine,” and
“This Place.” Tamela’s Billboard chart-topping fourth solo studio album One
Way features the Billboard No.1 singles “God Provides” and “Change Me.” In
2017, Tamela broke the record for the most No. 1’s in the history of
Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart when “Change Me” became her sixth
leader. Tamela co-stars with husband actor/comedian David in the hilarious TV
comedy, Mann & Wife, and their family docu-series, The Manns.
Together, the couple heads up their independent entertainment company Tillymann
funny and extraordinarily talented are understatements when it comes to David
Mann, the multi-faceted, two-time NAACP Award-winning actor and comedian. A
native of Texas, David masterfully showcases his God-given talents in a most
dynamic and distinguished way. His musical and theatrical talents brilliantly
epitomize ingenuity at its best. Along with his wife, Gospel singing sensation
Tamela Mann, David co-stars in the hilarious TV comedy, Mann & Wife,
and their family docu-series, The Manns. When David is not on set
shooting, producing or directing, he brings his live comedy show to venues around
the country playing to capacity crowds. David, together with Tamela, head up
their independent entertainment company Tillymann Music Group.
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