GRAMMY® nominated and Stellar Award-winning Jekalyn Carr releases her new self-titled album, JEKALYN, today via WayNorth Music. JEKALYN is preceded by the Billboard Gospel National Airplay #1 single, “I Believe God,” and is available now wherever music is sold and streamed. The single “I Believe God” marks Carr’s seventh career #1 on Billboard.
JEKALYN, is full of inspiration, faith filled messages, encouragement, empowerment with each lyric bringing excitement, freedom, and restoration into the listeners atmosphere. Jekalyn Carr delivers a timeless album that shows maturity and defines the elevation of Jekalyn’s faith that has inspired people for years and, as it will continue for years to come. The self-titled, JEKALYN, marks Carr’s first-full release in four years and features outstanding collaborations with Tauren Wells, Kierra Sheard, Papa San, Tim Bowman Jr., Kirk Franklin, Pastor Mike Jr., Mike Teezy, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Blanca and Elevation Rhythm.
“I pray that listeners of this project find hope and understanding in whatever trials and tribulations they are currently facing,” shares Jekalyn Carr.
Earlier this year, Carr starred in the Universal Pictures’ Will Packer produced film, PRAISE THIS, as “KiKi.” Carr received rave reviews for providing comic relief as her portrayal as the ghetto-fabulous choir member. Jekalyn Carr continues to expand her brand with offerings under her-all new, JEKALYN BEAUTY, collection. Jekalyn Carr can also be heard during the midday on Radio One’s Atlanta affiliate Praise 102.5 as the host of her radio show “Jekalyn Carr Family Affair Show” which airs Monday-Friday 10am-3pm EST.
At the 54th GMA Dove Awards performed the nominated duet “New Day” (Word Entertainment) with Blanca.
About Jekalyn Carr:
In such a short period, Carr has achieved many notable accomplishments. She is an award-winning artist. Jekalyn has spent half a decade on top of the charts as a top-selling independent recording artist with ten Billboard No.1’s including six No.1 radio singles, two No.1 albums, two No.1 digital singles, and seven Top 10 songs. In her career, she’s garnered four GRAMMY® Award nominations, two Billboard Music Award nominations, millions of lifetime global streams. Her 1.5 million social media followers often go to her for a positive voice during rough times. She was recently inducted into the Women’s Songwriters Hall of Fame, and was named one of EBONY Magazine’s ‘Power 100’ in 2014 as one of the Most Influential People in the World and ranked No. 23 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Artist of the 2010s according to the All Decade-end Charts.