Check out this interview with multiple Stellar Award-winning singer, VaShawn Mitchell. In the interview he talks about his upcoming album, Created 4 This. VaShawn discusses everything about the album including his inspirations, creative process, and even how he plans to follow up to the “Nobody Greater” success. I don’t want to give too much away so make sure you listen to this great interview!
VaShawn will release Created 4 This on August 28, 2012. The new album was recorded live in his hometown of Harvey, IL. The first single, “Turning Around For Me” entered at #13 on Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel Digital Songs chart.
The acclaimed songwriter is best known for his mega hit song “Nobody Greater” from the Triumphant album. In 2011, Mitchell received 11 Stellar Award nominations, the most nominations received by an artist that year. Billboard magazine declared “Nobody Greater” the #1 Most Played Gospel Song of 2011.
Mitchell was named Billboard’s #1 Gospel Radio Artist of 2011 and Triumphant was among the Top 5 Gospel Albums of 2011. The single held the #1 position for nine consecutive weeks on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart and crossed-over to the Urban Contemporary Adult charts. Mitchell also received two GRAMMY® and two GMA Dove Award nominations for both the album and single.