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5 Things You Need To Know About The Gospel Singer Yolanda Adams

5 Things You Need To Know About Yolanda Adams

The National Memorial Day concert will unite people at the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C, which is held for the remembrance and praise of those who gave their life for the American nation. Yolanda Yvette Adams, the gospel singing sensation, will touch hearts across the nation as she performs at the stage with her stunning voice. Alongside country music star Trace Adkins and the soul duo ‘The War and Treaty’, she will glorify the live performance.

1. Yolanda Yvette Adams Is Also Known As “Gospel Queen”:

We recognize her by numerous names in the music industry like the “The First Lady of Modern Gospel” and “The Reigning Queen of Modern Gospel”. She was named the “No. 1 Gospel Artist” of the last decade in December 2009.

2. Her Big Time Debut Occurred in 1999:

Apart from her gospel singing fame, her main breakthrough came after the success of Mountain High… Valley Low by Electra Records. It earned her First Grammy when it went 2x platinum in 2000. Until September 2009, she was able to sell around 8 million albums worldwide.

3. Yolanda Yvette Adams Chased A Variety Of Careers:

She was originally a Houston, Texas native, graduating from the Texas University. Before she began persuading her career as a full time singer, she used to be a part time model and a school teacher. She was also a former radio host of her own national morning gospel show. To this day, she has a wide range of occupations such as an actress and even a producer!

4. The Late Music Legend, Prince Shared A Bond With Adams:

Prince had a significant influence on Adam’s heart when they first met at the Soul Train Awards. She spoke some great words for him,

“Watching him sing, perform, create was always a pleasure, he always had the bar set very, very high”

Yolanda Adams

5. Adam As A Book Writer:

In 2010, Adams published her first book, Points of Power. It is a book about spiritually filled Christian life. The book was very uplifting for the Christian readers living their day to day lives.

Yolanda has several accolades in her name, including five Grammy Awards and six Soul Train Music Awards. She has significantly influenced the Gospel singing genre and is admired by her fans and peers alike. She continues to pave the path for forthcoming Gospel music generations.