Album: Champion Live
Role: Producer, Composer, Author, String Orchestrations, Violins, Violas
Released Aug. 19, 2010
Titles from Champion Live appear on multiple records
Released Oct. 15, 2010: Tye Tribbett's album, Fresh
, featuring the song Champion
and string orchestrations composed and played by Donnie Reis. Billboard's Top Gospel Album, #1, Billboard's Top 200, #60, Gospel Digital Song #23.
Released Jun. 19, 2012: Byron Cage Memoirs of a Worshipper,
featuring the song Great and Mighty
. Billboard's Hot Gospel Songs #8, Gospel Airplay #8, Top Gospel Album #3, Christian/Gospel Album #5, Billboard's Top 200, #155.
Released Jan. 29, 2013: WOW Gospel 2013
, featuring the song Great and Mighty
. Billboard's Top Gospel Album, #1, Christian/Gospel Albums, #2, Compilation Albums, #3, Top Album Sales, #43.
Champion was a group founded by recording artist, Amante Lacey in 2007. This supergroup of musicians combined their talents and recorded a live album, titled Champion Live,
released in 2010. They toured North America, gaining much success in New York, Chicago, Canada, and much of the Midwest. Their songs got the attention of other recording artists, Tye Tribbett and Byron Cage, who ended up recording covers of the group's titles, Champion
and Great and Mighty
, landing them on top several of Billboard's charts.
The team consisted of:
Amante Lacey (producer, composer, lead vocals, guitar)
Donnie Reis (producer, composer, string orchestrations, violin, viola)
Matt Goodloe (producer, composer, bass guitar, guitar)
Donnell Phillips (producer, composer, keys)
Chriss Tripplett (producer, composer, drums)
Champion Band Publishing, LLC