ForeFront Records

ForeFront Records
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Parent company Universal Music Group
Founded 1987 (1987)
Founder Eddie DeGarmo, Dan R. Brock, Dana Key, Ron Griffin
Distributor(s) Capitol Christian Music Group
Genre Contemporary Christian music, Christian rock
Country of origin United States
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ForeFront Records is a contemporary Christian music and Christian rock record label founded in 1987 by Dan R. Brock, Eddie DeGarmo, Dana Key, and Ron W. Griffin.[1] It was purchased by EMI in 1996 from Dan R. Brock and Eddie DeGarmo and is a division of Universal Music Group under Capitol Christian Music Group.)[2]

In 1998, ForeFront released Ten: The Birthday Album, a two-CD compilation to celebrate their 10th anniversary that featured songs from several of their artists at the time with several song remakes of older songs performed by new bands.




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  1. ^ Price, Deborah Evans (1996-07-13). "EMI buys Christian label ForeFront". Billboard Magazine. 108 (28): 5.
  2. ^ Hendershot, Heather (2004). "Why Should the Devil Have all the Good Music? Christian Music and the Secular Marketplace. Currently, Forefront Records is negotiating record contracts with hip hop, R&B, and other rock bands/artists.". Shaking the World for Jesus: Media and Conservative Evangelical Culture. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press. p. 56. ISBN 0-226-32679-9.
  3. ^ "Music News, November 2010: REBECCA ST. JAMES PARTNERS WITH PROVIDENT LABEL GROUP". 2010-11-18. Retrieved 2011-12-29.

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