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Hezekiah Walker, Lalah Hathaway, Jekalyn Carr, Todd Dulaney and more! Billboard Year-End top 10
Hezekiah Walker, Lalah Hathaway, Jekalyn Carr, Todd Dulaney and more! Billboard Year-End top 10

Hezekiah Walker, Lalah Hathaway, Jekalyn Carr, Todd Dulaney and more! Billboard Year-End top 10

ENTERTAINMENT ONE RANKS TOP 10 ON MULTIPLE BILLBOARD YEAR-END CHARTS FOR 2016
 
Dualtone’s The Lumineers Land Top Spot on 6 Charts
and Top 10 on 15 Total Charts
 
6 Artists Honored in Top 10 on Gospel and R&B Year-End Charts including Hezekiah Walker, Lalah Hathaway, Todd Dulaney, and more
 
New York, NY (December 12, 2016)Entertainment One (eOne) is honored with 8 artists named across multiple lists on Billboard’s Year-End Charts for 2016, with the label taking the #2 spots on the Billboard’s Top Independent Labels year-end chart and Billboard’s Top Gospel Labels year-end chart.  eOne also takes the #3 spot on the Top Adult R&B Labels Chart and #6 on the Top Mainstream Rock Labels Chart.
 
Additionally, eOne label Dualtone is in the top 10 on numerous label and artist charts, with The Lumineers landing the top spot on 6 charts and ranking top 10 on 15 charts.
 
Furthermore, eOne’s diverse roster of contemporary and traditional Gospel artists dominate Billboard’s Top Gospel Artists year-end chart, with 4 artists from the Nashville Gospel division named Top 10 on that chart: Hezekiah Walker, Label Services artist Jekalyn Carr, Todd Dulaney, and William McDowell.  J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise also gets honors in Top Gospel Artists – Duo/Group. Lalah Hathaway rounds out the Nashville division’s R&B honors, on two R&B year-end charts. 
 
Rock group Pop Evil also hits Top 10 on both Mainstream Rock and Mainstream Artist Charts.
 
Chris Taylor, President of eOne, comments,
 
“It’s so exciting to see our recorded music team doing so well in so many genres. It is a testament to the hard work and passion of the recorded division’s focus and determination throughout 2016. We are well on our way to being the #1 independent music company in the world with all the great things we have in store for next year!”
 
The following list is a full list eOne Music’s label and artist honors listed by Billboard’s Year-End charts.
 
eOne Music on Billboard’s 2016 Year-End Charts:
 
TOP INDEPENDENT LABELS
eOne (#2)
DUALTONE (#7)
 
TOP GOSPEL LABELS
eOne (#2)
LIGHT (#8)
 
HOT GOSPEL SONGS LABELS
eOne (#2)
 
GOSPEL ALBUMS LABELS
eOne (#2)
 
TOP TRIPLE A IMPRINT LABELS
DUALTONE (#2)
 
TOP ADULT R&B LABELS
eOne (#3)
 
TOP FOLK LABELS
DUALTONE (#4)
 
TOP MAINSTREAM ROCK LABELS
eOne (#6)
 
TOP ALTERNATIVE SONGS IMPRINT
DUALTONE (#6)
 
TOP ALTERNATIVE ALBUM IMPRINTS
DUALTONE (#9)
 
HOT ROCK SONGS IMPRINT
DUALTONE (#9)
 
HOT ROCK SONGS LABELS
DUALTONE (#9)
 
ALTERNATIVE SONGS LABELS
DUALTONE (#9)
 
TRIPLE A LABELS
DUALTONE (#9)
 
TOP ROCK LABELS
DUALTONE (#9)
 
TOP ALTERNATIVE ALBUM LABELS
DUALTONE (#10)
 
TOP GOSPEL NEW ARTISTS
TODD DULANEY (#1)
 
TOP GOSPEL AIRPLAY SONGS
HEZEKIAH WALKER – “BETTER” (#1)
Label Services artist JEKALYN CARR – “YOU’RE BIGGER” (#2)
TODD DULANEY – “THE ANTHEM” (#5)
WILLIAM McDOWELL – “SPIRIT BREAK OUT” (#6)
 
ADULT R&B SONGS
LALAH HATHAWAY – “ANGEL” (#1)
 
TOP TRIPLE A ARTISTS
THE LUMINEERS (#1)
 
TOP TRIPLE A SONGS
THE LUMINEERS “OPHELIA” #1
 
TOP ALTERNATIVE SONG
THE LUMINEERS “OPHELIA” (#1) (DUALTONE)
 
TOP ADULT ALTERNATIVE SONGS
THE LUMINEERS “OPHELIA” (#1) (DUALTONE)
 
ADULT ALTERNATIVE SONGS ARTIST
THE LUMINEERS (#1) (DUALTONE)
 
TOP ROCK AIRPLAY SONGS
THE LUMINEERS “OPHELIA (#1) (DUALTONE)
 
ADULT R&B ARTISTS
LALAH HATHAWAY (#2)
 
TOP FOLK ALBUMS
THE LUMINEERS “CLEOPATRA” (#2) (DUALTONE)
 
TOP FOLK ARTISTS
THE LUMINEERS (#2) (DUALTONE)
 
TOP GOSPEL ARTISTS – DUO/GROUP
J.J. HAIRSTON & YOUTHFUL PRAISE (#3)
 
TOP GOSPEL ARTISTS – MALE
HEZEKIAH WALKER (#3)
 
ALTERNATIVE SONGS ARTIST
THE LUMINEERS (#3) (DUALTONE)
 
TOP ROCK AIRPLAY ARTISTS
THE LUMINEERS (#3) (DUALTONE)
 
TOP MAINSTREAM ROCK ARTISTS
POP EVIL (#4)
 
TOP GOSPEL ARTISTS
HEZEKIAH WALKER (#5)
WILLIAM McDOWELL (#6)
Label Services artist JEKALYN CARR (#8)
TODD DULANEY (#9)
 
TOP ALTERNATIVE ALBUM ARTISTS
THE LUMINEERS (#7)
 
TOP ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS
THE LUMINEERS “CLEOPATRA) (#8)
 
TOP ROCK ALBUM ARTISTS
THE LUMINEERS (#8) (DUALTONE)
 
TOP HOT ROCK SONGS
THE LUMINEERS “OPHELIA” (#8) (DUALTONE)
 
TOP ROCK ALBUMS
THE LUMINEERS “CLEOPATRA” (#9) (DUALTONE)
 
TOP MAINSTREAM ROCK SONGS
POP EVIL (#10)
 
 
 
For more information and to connect with eOne Music, visit:
Website:           http://entertainmentone.com/music
Facebook:        www.facebook.com/eOneMusicUS
Twitter / Instagram:      @eOneMusicUS / @eOneNashville
 
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For more information, contact:
 
Giovanna Melchiorre at 212/353/8800 x5279 / gmelchiorre@entonegroup.com
 
Or
 
W&W Public Relations (for eOne Nashville):  908-253-6360 /
Jacinda Chen / Jacinda@w-wpr.com and
Aliya Crawford / Aliya@w-wpr.com
 
About Entertainment One
Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world. 
Entertainment One’s robust network includes film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; leading feature film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production companies Renegade 83Paperny Entertainment and Force Four Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location.
 
The Company’s rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 100,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks. 
 

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