SEASON 1 WINNER OF FOX’S THE FOUR: BATTLE TO STARDOM DEBUTS NEW SINGLE CO-WRITTEN WITH MEGHAN TRAINOR, “BRING THE WHOLE HOOD”
NASHVILLE, TN (May 29, 2020) — Motown Gospel/Capitol CMG recording artist Evvie McKinney debuts her new single “Bring The Whole Hood”, available on all digital platforms today and by clicking here. The powerhouse songstress and Season 1 winner of FOX’s The Four: Battle to Stardom co-wrote the single with Grammy award-winning artist Meghan Trainor. The song is also accompanied by a compelling lyric video available on YouTube, Apple Music and iTunes.
With an upbeat tempo and ode to her hometown of Memphis, “Bring the Whole Hood” is an autobiography of Evvie’s life and a look into her path of becoming an emerging artist. The warm lyrics and passion in her voice speak to what has inspired her musically and invites listeners into her journey. “In this single, I’m introducing you to the heart and soul of who I am; where I’ve come from and where I’m going.”
Evvie McKinney rose to prominence as the winner of the inaugural season of the TV singing competition The Four: Battle for Stardom on FOX. The soulful singer wowed judges Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, DJ Khaled, and Meghan Trainor with her powerful voice and fearless stage presentation, packing a punch as she effortlessly covered iconic soul songs, like Aretha Franklin’s “I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You” and Tina Turner’s “Proud Mary.”
“We are so excited to share Evvie’s new music with the world,” share Capitol CMG Co-Presidents Brad O’Donnell and Hudson Plachy. “Her inspiring story encourages so many people to reach for their dreams and never quit.”
“Without question, Evvie McKinney is a formidable live performer,” add Monica Coates and EJ Gaines, Co-Executive Directors of Motown Gospel. “With the release of ‘Bring The Whole Hood,’ we are thrilled that fans will finally get to hear her inspiring story in her own voice.”