Billy Gaines biography
With six #1 radio singles and two Dove Awards, Billy Gaines is a sought-after studio vocalist. The music video for the song “That is Why,” soared to #2 on the BET Video Charts. Billy has been featured on recordings by numerous artists including Peabo Bryson, Vanessa Williams, CeCe Winans, Amy Grant, DC Talk, Carman, Nicole C. Mullen, and many more.
His most recent accomplishment is his singing and acting role of the character Moses, in Kathie Lee Gifford’s new movie titled “The Way,” singing the song “The God of The How And When.” Gaines has inspired audiences worldwide for more than three decades through song, television, radio, albums, and live performances.
Billy’s new radio single, “There Will Come a Day” is being released worldwide on Clinetel Records. This power pop anthem was written by #1 hit songwriter songwriters, Lacie Carpenter and Thornton Cline; produced by legendary hit producer, Ted Perlman who has produced such greats as Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Bob Dylan, Chicago and Ringo Starr.
Thornton Cline biography
Thornton Cline has written over 1,500 published songs, 150 recorded songs, 36 adult and children’s traditionally published books and has been nominated multiple times for Grammy and Dove Awards. Cline has been honored with “Songwriter of the Year” twice-in-a-row and received a platinum certification for sales of over one million album units in Europe. Cline has had his songs recorded by Engelbert Humperdinck, Gloria Gaynor, Rebecca Holden, Gary Puckett, Tim Murphy, Ray Peterson, Billy and Sarah Gaines, Tammy Trent, Matt Newton, among others. Thornton Cline has had his original songs appear in TV and major films. Cline has had seven number one and one number three charted songs on the Billboard and Euro Hot 100 charts.
Cline was inducted into the Tennessee Songwriters Association International Songwriters Hall of Fame in April of this year. He lives in Hendersonville, Tennessee USA with his wife, Audrey and cat, Kiki.
Lacie Carpenter is an award-winning musician and known as a dynamic performer, author, and scholar. Nashville-based, Carpenter is constantly working on her next project. Her first album, produced by the legendary Wayne Moss, “Nothing is Real” received rave reviews within the Americana genre and a Grammy nod. Her song, “Back Together” is the theme song for the World Craniofacial Foundation and “Standing in the Rain” was the number one requested song in Virginia (2018-2019). Carpenter’s recent song, “My Lucky Song” reached #1 on the World Indie Charts and the Euro Indie Network Charts with co-writer, Thornton Cline. Lacie Carpenter recently signed on as a recording artist on the Nashville-based, Clinetel Records label for her first artist deal with her first single released scheduled for the fall of this year.