Gospel recording artist Joshua Rogers has released his long-awaited third album, Returning, on Mixed Bag Music following a five-year hiatus. The new 14-track album from the 24-year-old Greelyville, South Carolina-native features songs such as "Pour Your Oil," "Don't Leave Me," and "The Daryl Coley Medley."
With currently over 180,000 fans across his social media platforms, and hailed as one of the most skilled millennial recording artists today, Rogers says Returning is one of his most personal and career-defining projects to date, where he openly discuss depression due to his career, finances, and health.
No longer a teenager, Rogers showcases his vocal versatility and maturing under the production of some of the music industry's top producers, including Blac Elvis on "Don't Leave Me," Asaph Ward on "The Daryl Coley Medley," Pierre Medor on the title track "Returning," and Lucious B. Hoskins on the album's lead single and Top 15 song at Gospel radio, "Pour Your Oil," just to name a few.
On Thursday, Rogers sat down with Atlanta's Inspiration Praise 102.5 FM to talk about his new album, and exclusively premiered performances during its "iPraise Live: Acoustic Live Set with Joshua Rogers." Click below to watch the performances (two parts), or click here to watch it on iPraise Live's official website:
Rogers rose to prominence in 2012 in front of millions of TV viewers, when he became the first male and youngest winner of BET's Sunday Best during the show's fifth season. His 2012 debut album, Well Done, featured songs performed during the show and landed at No. 1 on Billboard's Gospel Album chart, and his second album, Unconditional, debuted at No. 2 on the same chart in 2013.
Returning can be streamed or downloaded everywhere now, with links available here.