Former American Idol contestant Huff will premier his "Miracles" video on the Gospel Music Channel following the season finale of Fox-TV’s American Idol on May 23 at 9:01 p.m. The Ford Fusion plays a starring role throughout the video.
"This is a dream come true in so many ways," said recording artist George Huff. "I am blown away by the support that Ford Motor Company and the Gospel Music Channel have given me. They have provided me with a new opportunity in my career that I will never forget."
"At the center of bold moves are the choices people make every day about how to live their lives – that’s what drives the action," says Dan Geist, Fusion marketing manager. "George Huff is a great example of an individual who is making bold moves in his career."
Fusion customers enjoy breaking free from convention to enjoy life with style and attitude. Fusion is a sedan targeted toward buyers who are looking to express their personality and achievements. It distinguishes itself in what is the most competitive of vehicle segments with its bold exterior design and engaging driving dynamics. Fusion brings to the segment bold design, good fuel economy, clean emissions and roomy interior space – all at an attractive value.
"Ford understands the entertainment value the Gospel Music Channel provides to its viewers," David Baker, vice president, National Advertising Sales, Gospel Music Channel. "We are proud to have them as an exclusive automotive sponsor and appreciate their efforts to support gospel music artists like George Huff."
Ford is the exclusive automotive advertiser on the Gospel Music Channel and its Wednesday night programming of Hot List, Soulful Videos, and SuperFest. Ford is also in its second year as the exclusive sponsor of a 10-city gospel talent competition called "Gospel Dreams," with product embedment within the televised competition.
About George Huff
George Huff, New Orleans, La., native was trying to repay college music degree loans working as a fry cook and dishwasher at the University of Oklahoma when his American Idol break came. Huff appeared on season three of American Idol, wowing audiences with his deep baritone voice and his infectious smile. His legion of fans voted him among the top 5 contenders of the 2003 season.
Today, Huff is a well-respected R&B vocal artist in the $1 billion gospel music industry, which boasts a fan base of 80 million with 1400 gospel music stations across the U.S. and now its own music television network—Gospel Music Channel.
Huff is currently under contract with Word Records, a division of Word Entertainment, a Warner/Curb company.