Artist Profiles

 

Lee Williams

Williams began performing gospel music as young as age eight, when his uncle -- a member of a group called the Gospel Stars -- put together the Gospel Stars Junior, a companion group featuring Williams and his three brothers. Read more...

Karen Clarke-Sheard

Grammy Award winner Karen Clark Sheard is all about family. In fact, family has always been key to her success as one of music’s most dynamic vocalists. Read more...

Donald Lawrence

Lawrence began taking charge of his grace while growing up in Gastonia, NC. Raised by a gospel-loving aunt and influenced by gospel pioneer Andraé Crouch, he taught himself the piano at 15. Read more...

Juanita Bynum

As an International Empowerment Lecturer, Recording Artist, Author, Conference Host and Entrepreneur, Dr. Juanita Bynum sits as President of Juanita Bynum Ministries and CEO of Juanita Bynum Enterprises... Read more...

William McDowell

If you scan the Christian music horizon, you’ll find a wealth of artistry created in praise of God and represented by music styles as diverse as the Church itself. A pioneer in modern worship, McDowell serves as the lead pastor at Deeper Fellowship Church in Orlando, Florida. But his sphere of ministry reaches far beyond his hometown. Read more...

Jason Nelson

Jason pastors the Greater Bethlehem Temple Church, a thriving ministry in Randallstown, Maryland; however he is one of the most recognized voices in gospel music and is considered to possess a rare gift in the Body of Christ as he releases the power of the presence of God. Read more...

Latice Crawford

Enter Latice Crawford. Make no mistake, the Queens, New York native is anointed. Blessed with a gift to sing and a distinctively characteristic package, Latice embodies the spirit of obedience and sacrifice. Read more...

Zacardi Cortez

One of the most talked about voices in gospel music today belongs to 25-year-old singer, Zacardi Cortez. Over the last half dozen years, Cortez’ big voice and spine-tingling vocal gymnastics have distinguished... Read more...

Tasha Cobbs

When Tasha Cobbs took the stage on June 14, 2012 at Northview Christian Church, in Montgomery, Alabama, she did so neither as a nationally renowned vocalist, nor as a recording artist making her major-label debut. Instead, with microphone in hand, she ascended the platform prepared to do what she had done every week since her teenage years---lead the congregation into worship. Read more...

JJ Hairston

When Pastor Shawn Brown and Tyrone McKoy passed away in January 2010 and April 2011, respectively, it was a dark time J.J. Hairston and Youthful Praise. Read more...