Stellar and Dove Award winner and Grammy nominated Dottie Peoples has announced that Alan Freeman, former head of Atlanta International Records is President of DP Muzik Group effective immediately. Peoples made the announcement Thursday, April 12. DP Muzik Group is the Atlanta based record label that she founded and launched in 2008 and Peoples serves as CEO.
“Joining forces with Alan again feels great” said Peoples. “We had tremendous success together for many years at Atlanta International Records, and I am confident that Alan is the right person to lead DP Muzik Group into our future. His valuable experience and strong leadership will help DP Muzik Group chart our God given course as we plan ahead for the years to come.”
Peoples’ was signed to Freeman’s Atlanta International Records in 1992 and enjoyed tremendous success. Her hits included “On Time God” and “Testify,” which she recorded with The Peoples Choice Chorale.
She went on to receive numerous awards and accolades throughout the years, and Freeman stood at the helm of her professional recording career. Freeman sold Atlanta International Records to Jackson, MS based Malaco Records in 2005.
“Dottie and I spent over 14 years together at Atlanta International Records, and developed a great working relationship and a wonderful friendship,” said Freeman. “I admire Dottie as an artist, a successful business woman and a humble person that represents the essence of Gospel music. It is my goal to assist her in continuing her tradition as one of the top female Gospel artists and to develop her label, DP Muzik Group, into a nationally recognized Atlanta based Gospel label with other artists that share her passion for Gospel music.”
Peoples is gearing up for live recording at Siloam Church International in Atlanta, GA on Saturday April 21, 2012. The project will be her sophomore release recorded on the DP Muzik Group label.