Here are a few rarities that you don’t find or see everyday, if ever – A Blue Diamond (One of the rarest and most sought after diamonds in the world, Red Bananas (also known as Red Dacas found in Australia), A Tasmanian Crab (AKA A Giant Deep Water Crab that weighs 29lbs with a 15″ shell), William Shakespeare’s signature (Valued at somewhere close to 3 million dollars), JEKALYN CARR (19 year old powerhouse vocalist taking the world by storm). Lightening in a bottle doesn’t happen everyday, but when it does, it’s definitely worth paying attention to. Jekalyn’s smash hit single “You’re Bigger” (Listen to song here: https://youtu.be/Z-ZV61eDLXI) has now crossed over to mainstream radio and is ‘New & Active’ (on Billboard’s Adult R&B Radio Airplay chart (week ending September 24) and is currently sitting at #33 between Drake andTory Lanez.
With a mere 3 months left in 2016, this will be a year that Jekalyn Carr won’t soon forget as she celebrates several milestones in her budding career with three Billboard #1’s. Her third album THE LIFE PROJECT (August 2016) debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart. And after 13 consecutive weeks at #2 on the radio chart — Carr’s smash single “You’re Bigger” garnered her a first #1 on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay Chart (reaching 3.2 million weekly) as well as two consecutive weeks on Billboard’s Gospel Digital Songs chart (for most digital downloads).
This embryonic artist’s burgeoning national acclaim is evinced by having the distinct honor of being named a Power 100 by EBONYmagazine as one of the most influential people in the world. Carr shared the same list withBeyonce, Bishop T.D Jakes, Kanye Westand Quincy Jones to name a few. Carr has also graced the pages of some very influential lists including P Diddy’s Revolt TV naming her as 16 New Faces in Gospel, ESSENCEnamed her as One To Watch, JET Magazineand many others.
Jekalyn encompasses the right kind of substance in which great artists are made. She understands the dynamic and sacrifices she has to make for her platform, and she does them willingly, because her focus is on the greater good—impacting people. Her gift, passion, character, integrity, talent, and sacrifice is evident in everything she does and she is more than deserving of this moment.