Award-winning icon Marvin Sapp is releasing CLOSE, his much-anticipated new album, sharing an uplifting potent message with listeners of encouragement, love, and strength through challenging times on the 10-track album. Unveiling the album’s cover and now available for pre-order – CLOSE marks Sapp’s 11th solo album, and is scheduled to be released on September 29th, 2017 – with his hit single “Close” available now with additional new songs to be unveiled in the coming weeks.
The multiple GRAMMY® nominated, 22-time Stellar Award-winning Gospel superstar, songwriter, producer, and pastor teams up with frequent collaborator Aaron Lindsey on the production, leading into a new season for his global music ministry with a fresh perspective, reflection on faith, and more for the devoted father of three. Featuring the lead single “Close,” Sapp’s acclaimed voice soars across the album with his signature lyrical talents and captivating melodies, creating an embracing musical experience of powerful new anthems, worship, and exciting collaborations through songs such as “Listen,” “Carried Me,” and “You and Me Together” (feat. Erica Campbell and Izze Williams).
In addition to his new music and traveling on preaching and performance engagements, Bishop Marvin Sapp’s ministry continues to thrive at home in Michigan, where he leads Lighthouse Full Life Center Church, with two locations serving Grand Rapids and Muskegon. He is also Metropolitan Bishop within the Global United Fellowship where he oversees more than 100 churches in 19 states.