Gospel music is no longer stuck behind the four walls of church.

It no longer looks or sounds like what it did when your parents would drag you to church in your stuffy suit or frilly dress.

Gospel music has reached the White House, mainstream award shows and even late night talk. Like most genres of music, a new crop of graduates is ready to shine.

Here are 15 artists, among a long list, you will be hearing from in the very near future.

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