TWO-TIME GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING SONGWRITER JOHNTÁ AUSTIN RELEASES DEBUT SOLO ALBUM LOVE, SEX & RELIGION, “LOVE ANGEL” MUSIC VIDEO OUT NOW
“After penning hits for artists like Mariah Carey, Trey Songz and Justin Bieber, singer-songwriter Johntá Austin is now saving a bit of that magic for himself” – BILLBOARD
[New York, NY, August 2, 2019] Today, one of the most successful songwriters in modern pop and R&B, Johntá Austin, is sharing his refreshing take on R&B with his long-awaited debut solo album, Love, Sex & Religion. Executive produced by Austin for Austin Entertainment and Troy Taylor for Songbook Entertainment, the album explores the nuances of love, sex and religion over a soundtrack of provocative, potent, and powerful R&B upheld by throwback soul and rife with modern energy. The two-time Grammy Award winner’s nine-track album is independently distributed via EMPIRE.
“This album is my love letter to the genre of R&B and all of the things that make me proud to have a place in contributing to that genre,” says Johntá Austin.
Fresh off releasing the album’s debut single “Love Angel,” Austin has also premiered the steamy visual for the smooth track. Directed by Derek Blanks, the video vividly brings the song to life and finds Austin in a fantasy dream with the angelic bartender he’s been eyeing.
The full tracklisting for Love, Sex & Religion can be found below:
“Born Again” featuring Bobbi Storm
“Making Love to God” featuring Dondria
Before embarking on his solo recording artist career, Austin established himself as an impressive force in the music industry with a formidable catalog as a songwriter who has written tracks for the likes of Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige, Aaliyah, Trey Songz, Justin Bieber, Beyoncé, Quavo, Usher and more. He earned a Grammy Award in the category of “Best R&B Song” twice for Mariah Carey’s “We Belong Together” and Mary J. Blige’s “Be Without You,” as well as served as the Supervising Music Producer for Lee Daniels’ Star television series.