Jekalyn Carr celebrates her second consecutive week at #1 on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart and an overall 3rd non-consecutive week on the chart. Carr checks in this week at #3 on the Gospel Digital Songs chart as well and #14 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart. Carr has spent to date four non-consecutive weeks on the Digital Gospel Songs chart.
After achieving her first #1 album on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart with the critically acclaimed and career-defining The Life Project, enjoying a #1 single on both airplay and digital sales charts, “You’re Bigger,” is delivering dynamic and noteworthy performances on high profile platforms such as BET’s “Joyful Noise” , “Black Music Honors” and “The Triumph Awards.”, Gospel music prodigy, Jekalyn Carr, is capping off a groundbreaking 2016 with eligibility in seven early-round Stellar Awards categories.
Carr occupies a unique space in the Gospel Music industry. One, in which, she bridges the gap between traditional music and contemporary audiences. Hers is a voice that traverses through the portals of time and leaves no listener untouched as she ministers well beyond her 19 years. When casting your votes for the best in this year’s Gospel Music, help to invest in, and celebrate, the future of Gospel Music by considering Jekalyn Carr the following categories.
Artist of the Year, Song of the Year for “You’re Bigger,” Female Vocalist of the Year, Producer of the Year, Traditional Female of the Year, Recorded Music Packaging of the year and Praise and Worship CD of the Year.
In addition to her Stellar Awards nominations Carr is also nominated in the first round of the GRAMMY Awards. She is nominated in the categories of Best Gospel Album (The Life Project) and Best Gospel Performance/Song for “Better”. The 59th annual award show takes place in Feb 2017 in Los Angeles.
Carr will continue to promote her album across the country in addition to the release of her upcoming Christmas single entitled “Joy” which is slated to hit all digital music outlets this Friday, November 10.