Gospel Artists to Watch

Gospel Artists to Watch
ESSENCE.COM Jul, 15, 2011

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Debut CD “From the Heart” September 27, 2011

Runner up doesn’t mean loser. Just ask Jessica Reedy, Season 2’s Runner-up of BET’s Sunday Best. Teen mom turned Gospel sensation has music lovers everywhere waiting with baited breath for her debut project.

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Current CD “Triumphant”

Some may think Mitchell’s rise to the top of the charts was over night with his hugely successful single “Nobody Greater.” But on his third project, Triumphant, he’s struck gold!

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Debut CD “Uncommon Me” August 23, 2011

From member of Men of Standard to background vocalist for Kirk Franklin to going solo, Isaac Carree is by far one of the best male vocalists in Gospel.

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Current CD “Get Ready”

They are proof that a family that prays together stays together. Their heartfelt endearing first single “He Wants It All” will continue to touch hearts for years to come!

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Current single “Jesus”

Annihilating the competition with her raw, gritty vocals and powerful testimony is Season 3’s winner of Sunday Best, Le’Andria Johnson. She is poised to become one of the best of the best.

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Current CD “Earnestly Yours”

If you’ve never seen this man perform live, you are missing out! He has a range most singers would die for and his latest hit “I Need Your Glory” is an undeniable Gospel smash.

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Debut CD “Uncommon Me” August 23, 2011

From member of Men of Standard to background vocalist for Kirk Franklin to going solo, Isaac Carree is by far one of the best male vocalists in Gospel.

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Current CD “As We Worship Live”

Writing one of the most powerful worship songs in recent times, “I Give Myself Away,” McDowell is riding high and will be for a long while.

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Current single “Beautiful”

She has written hits for some of Gospel’s heavy hitters, Mary Mary and Kierra Sheard. Now she’s creating a sound all her own with lyrical depth that has everyone taking notice.

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Current CD “Just Love”

You’ve heard the term “grown and sexy” music? Well, Brian Courtney Wilson gives you “grown and saintly” music. His smooth vocals and humble presence are a rare find!

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Current CD “The Beginning”

Virtually appearing out of nowhere, this immensely talented vocalist is catching everyone’s attention with her soulful single “I Win.” And winning is exactly what she’s doing.

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urrent CD “Next Dimension” July 19, 2011

A trio of young men, sold out for Christ, with some of the smoothest vocals you’ll find. Their Urban Gospel flavor will definitely catch the attention of the tween crowd.

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Current CD “Under An Open Heaven”

Close your eyes and you’d swear he was Black. But this blue-eyed Gospel soul singer makes you a believer after you hear his single “I Choose to Worship.”

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Current CD “More Than I Ever Had”

This twenty something Boston based group has all the ingredients to be majorly successful: a great sound, powerful lyrics and a fire for God.

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Current CD “Rehab”

This Holy Hip Hop rapper is at the top of his game and he’s set the bar high! Selling mainstream units with a quick spit of 16 bars about God is to be applauded and noted!

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urrent Single “I Just Want to Hear You”

Since writing a hit song for Gospel chart topper Marvin Sapp, Deon Kipping has been coming up through the ranks ever since. Recently signing his first major label deal, this is a name to remember.

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