TYLER PERRY'S "A MADEA CHRISTMAS ALBUM" RINGS IN THE HOLIDAYS WITH NOVEMBER 25th RELEASE ON MOTOWN RECORDS!
LIONSGATE AND MOTOWN RECORDS’
TYLER PERRY’S A MADEA CHRISTMAS ALBUM
RINGS IN THE HOLIDAYS WITH NOVEMBER 25th RELEASE
All-Star Soundtrack Album Features Motown Legends Smokey Robinson, Jackson 5,
Stevie Wonder, Boyz II Men, and Newcomers Kevin Ross and Myprynt,
Along With Music Icons Mariah Carey, James Brown, Pearl Bailey & More!
SANTA MONICA, CA November 5, 2013 – Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and Motown Records today announced the star-studded holiday season soundtrack album TYLER PERRY’S A MADEA CHRISTMAS ALBUM. Available in stores and through digital retailers on November 25, 2013, the album sets the stage for Lionsgate’s eagerly-anticipated feature film release TYLER PERRY’S A MADEA CHRISTMAS, the latest film in the hit “Madea” franchise created by writer, producer, director and leading man Tyler Perry. Lionsgate will release TYLER PERRY’S A MADEA CHRISTMAS in theatres nationwide on December 13, 2013.
TYLER PERRY’S A MADEA CHRISTMAS ALBUM rings in the holidays with 13 tracks by some of Motown’s greatest legends, including Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5, and Boyz II Men with Brian McKnight.
Motown newcomers Kevin Ross and Mprynt make their label debuts with two previously unreleased tracks, and the soundtrack album is rounded out by yuletide staples from Mariah Carey, James Brown, Pearl Bailey, Kelly Rowland, Ashanti, and Jeremih.
TYLER PERRY’S A MADEA CHRISTMAS gets busy when pistol-packing grandma, Mabel ‘Madea’ Simmons (Tyler Perry) gets coaxed into helping her best friend Eileen (Anna Maria Horsford) pay her daughter Lacey (Tika Sumpter) a surprise visit in the country for Christmas. But the biggest surprise is what they find when they arrive. As the small, rural town prepares for its annual Christmas Jubilee, new secrets are revealed and old relationships are tested while Madea dishes her own brand of Christmas Spirit to all.
Joining Tyler Perry is an all-star cast that includes Chad Michael Murray, Larry the Cable Guy, Kathy Najimy, Eric Lively, Alicia Witt, Lisa Whelchel, JR Lemon and Noah Urrea.
TYLER PERRY’S A MADEA CHRISTMAS ALBUM Track List:
1. Jackson 5 – “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”
2. Stevie Wonder – “What Christmas Means to Me”
3. Mariah Carey – “Oh Santa!”
4. Jeremih – “Your Mine”
5. Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – “Jingle Bells”
6. James Brown – “Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto”
7. Pearl Bailey – “A Five Pound Box of Money”
8. KEM – “Doo Wop Christmas (That’s What Christmas Is All About)”
9. Kevin Ross – “Favorite Thing” (previously unreleased)
10. Kelly Rowland – “Wonderful Christmastime”
11. Mprynt – “Sleigh Ride” (previously unreleased)
12. Ashanti – “Winter Wonderland”
13. Boyz II Men & Brian McKnight – “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!”
ABOUT UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP
Universal Music Group is the global music leader, with wholly owned operations in 60 territories. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry's premier music publishing operations worldwide.
Universal Music Group is a fully owned subsidiary of Vivendi.
Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales. Lionsgate currently has 30 television shows on 20 different networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses, including such critically-acclaimed hits as the multiple Emmy Award-winning Mad Men and Nurse Jackie, the comedy Anger Management, the broadcast network series Nashville, the syndication success The Wendy Williams Show and the critically-acclaimed new series Orange is the New Black.
Its feature film business has been fueled by such recent successes as the blockbuster first installment of The Hunger Games franchise, The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn – Part 2, Now You See Me, Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, Warm Bodies, Snitch, Texas Chainsaw 3D, The Expendables 2, The Possession, Sinister, Arbitrage and Pantelion Films' breakout hit Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever in the U.S.
Lionsgate's home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rate. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 15,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as the foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses. The Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.