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Jekalyn Carr spends fifth week atop with single,’It’s Yours’

Jekalyn Carr is nominated for five Stellar Awards

Jekalyn Carr‘s hit single, “It’s Yours,”  has now spent 5 WEEKS at NUMBER 1 on both the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart and MEDIABASE Gospel chart!

The GRAMMY® nominated and Dove Award winning artist has been soaring to success since the beginning of her career at the tender age of 15. As an independent artist, Jekalyn Carr has garnered both national and international reach with a Billboard No. 1 Top Gospel Album, The Life Project, as well as No. 1 on Billboard Gospel Airplay chart and No. 1 on Gospel Digital Song chart for single, “You’re Bigger.” The song also peaked at No. 33 on the Adult R&B Radio Airplay chart.

Jekalyn’s One Nation Under God project was released in February 2018 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart. In addition, the song “You Will Win” spent 5 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart and Carr garnered a GMA Dove Award for Traditional Album of the Year for One Nation Under God.

Jekalyn Carr scores double no. 1s

In a press release, Allen Carr – manager, record producer and proud father said: “When Jekalyn was born, I had a feeling that God was going to do something special in her life. Never in my wildest imaginations, however, would I have dreamed that God would do all He has done through her life. She is living proof that God really does dream bigger dreams for you then you do for yourself.”

She is nominated for five Stellar Awards – Female Vocalist of the Year, Traditional Female Vocalist of the Year, Traditional CD of the Year, Recorded Music Package of the Year and Artist of the Year and was nominated for two GRAMMY® Awards for Gospel Album of the Year and Gospel Performance/Song of the Year. In addition, she is celebrating her first-ever NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Gospel Album for the project One Nation Under God.

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of PositivelyGospel.com. Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. Sarah is widely known for her on-the-scene reporting which includes the GMA Dove Awards, the Stellar Awards, Grammys on the Hill, Gospel Music Heritage Month Celebration Concert, McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, St. Jude Celebration of Hope, the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference and many more. For more than 5 years, Sarah served as the DC Gospel Music Examiner at Examiner.com  where the site garnered more than 150,000 readers in the US and around the world. Sarah was named one of the Top Ten Heroes in Gospel Music in the Washington, DC area in 2012 for her extensive coverage, support and commitment to artists within the D.C. metro region.  In 2016 she was named Person of the Month by IndiMogul Magazine. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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