Multi-Grammy nominated R&B superstar Johnny Gill has always had the “Midas Touch” when it comes to sultry R&B songs. With the release of his current album Game Changer via J Skillz Entertainment/Caroline Records, Gill releases his third top ten single “This One’s For Me & You”, which features long time musical partners New Edition.
This song is a romantic groove that fans will love and impacted radio in January and has surged up to No. 7 on the Urban AC charts. Holding strong for a fourth week in the top 10 and as the #10 Greatest Gainer for a 3rd consecutive week at the R&B format, the single has received major support from stations in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Detroit, Cleveland and a host of others including SiriusXM and Music Choice. Fans can purchase “This One’s For Me & You” on all digital retailers via the album Game Changer on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon. Gill will release the video later this month that will feature band-mates New Edition as well as their signature dance moves that have made the group one of a kind among devotees
Released in December 2014, Game Changer the album debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard R&B Albums chart, No. 4 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart as well as released three Top Ten singles “Behind Closed Doors,” “Game Changer,” and previously mentioned “This One’s For Me & You.” The album received reviews from outlets like Allmusic.com calling the music “Mature contemporary sounds, sophisticated disco-funk, and Hi-like southern soul are handled with equal finesse,” while Amazon and iTunes adds respectively “…the timeless Johnny Gill has returned to reclaim his position atop the music charts and to serve as a reminder that undeniable talent gets better with time,” and “Johnny Gill continues to deliver enthralling R&B that feels like a slow dance with an old flame.”
Gill, who is celebrating his 31st year in R&B music, has garnered an impressive catalog of music as a solo artist as well as with groups like New Edition and L.S.G. that includes songs like “My, My, My,” “Can You Stand The Rain,” and “My Body,” all of which have charted at No. 1 on the US R&B Charts and garnered Grammy nominations.
Gill is currently rehearsing to hit the road with New Edition as well as making solo appearances at events like the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, Funk Fest and the recently announce Tom Joyner’s Fantastic Voyage.