Jekalyn Carr’s hit single, “It’s Yours,” is clearly making a mark and difference in the lives of listeners. The inspiring track has now spent 5 WEEKS at NUMBER 1 on both the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart and MEDIABASE Gospel chart!
Allen Carr – manager, record producer and proud father – comments: “When Jekalyn was born, I had a feeling that God was going to do something special in her life. Never in my wildest imaginations, however, would I have dreamed that God would do all He has done through her life. She is living proof that God really does dream bigger dreams for you then you do for yourself.”
Jekalyn’s One Nation Under God project was released in February 2018 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart. In addition, the song “You Will Win” spent 5 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart and Carr garnered a GMA Dove Award for Traditional Album of the Year for One Nation Under God.
She is nominated for five Stellar Awards – Female Vocalist of the Year, Traditional Female Vocalist of the Year, Traditional CD of the Year, Recorded Music Package of the Year and Artist of the Year and was nomianted for two GRAMMY® Awards for Gospel Album of the Year and Gospel Performance/Song of the Year. In addition, she is celebrating her first-ever NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Gospel Album for the project One Nation Under God.
ABOUT JEKALYN CARR:
GRAMMY® nominated and Dove Award winning artist, Jekalyn Carr, has been soaring to success since the beginning of her career at the tender age of 15.
As an independent artist, Carr has garnered both national and international reach with a Billboard No. 1 Top Gospel Album, The Life Project, as well as No. 1 on Billboard Gospel Airplay chart and No. 1 on Gospel Digital Song chart for single, “You’re Bigger.” The song also peaked at No. 33 on the Adult R&B Radio Airplay chart.
Jekalyn’s achievements have landed her collaborations with gospel legends Shirley Caesar and Dorothy Norwood and performances on GMA’s Dove Awards, OWN’s Greenleaf, BET’s “Joyful Noise,” Black Music Honors and The Triumph Awards. In addition, she was featured in a documentary, Rejoice and Shout alongside legends such as: Smokey Robinson, Andrae Crouch, and Kirk Franklin.
As compelling as she is as a vocalist, she is equally as dynamic as an evangelist. This emerging artist’s national acclaim is evinced by the distinct honor of being named Jet Magazine’s Top Ten Faces You Need to Know and Ebony’s Power 100 list.
Jekalyn’s heartfelt ministry and songs touch all genres, young and old. Her message is, “you can be successful if you believe, pursue the vision, and most of all trust God.”