Posts Tagged ‘The Life Project’

Jekalyn Carr Takes #1 Spot On Billboard

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Jekalyn Carr 2Jekalyn Carr hits big with The Life Project, her third album and first live recording making its debut at number one on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart.  Carr’s single You’re Bigger also makes its way into the top spot on the Billboard Top Digital Downloads chart.

The Life Project, which dropped on August 5th is produced by Allen Carr and has seen much success because of the radio single.  You’re Bigger has held on to the number two spot on the Radio airplay chart for 8 consecutive weeks.

The 19 year old singer/evangelist continues to tour supporting the CD’s release.  Upcoming appearances include paying tribute to Pastor Shirley Caesar during the Black Music Honors event in Nashville on August 18th.  Carr also joins in the festivities at the Tom Joyner Family Reunion on Labor Day weekend.

 

 

Jekalyn Carr Hosts Two Night Revival Event For The Life Project CD Release

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Jekalyn Carr 2On August 5th, Jekalyn Carr’s live CD The Life Project hits stores and digital retail outlets.  Buzz has followed this project since its recording last year in Memphis, Tennessee largely fueled by the success of the radio single, You’re Bigger.  You’re Bigger continues to hold its own at the #2 spot on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart.

Carr heads to Birmingham, Alabama for a 2 day revival and joint CD Release celebration at the Bethel Baptist Church on August 4th and 5th.  A host of guests will be on hand including Cora Jakes Coleman, Casey J and Todd Dulaney.

GOSPELflava spoke with Carr about her many travels and the live recording The Rising Star of Jekalyn Carr

Jekalyn Carr’s The Life Project Set For August Release

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Jekalyn Carr 2Jekalyn Carr is ready for the world to hear the music from her third album, The Life Project, which hits stores and digital outlets on August 5th.  You’re Bigger, the first single from the project continues its reach on Gospel radio hitting number 2 on both the BDS and Mediabase charts, and the live video has garnered some 185,000 views in a month.  Essence Magazine named Carr one of Gospel’s 15 artists to watch.

The Life Project is Carr’s first live project and she took time to talk to GOSPELflava about the CD and what inspires her to keep on going, read our interview here: The Rising Star of Jekalyn Carr

The Rising Star of Jekalyn Carr

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Jekalyn Carr FullWe came to know of the exuberance of fifteen year old Jekalyn Carr when she ignited a fire with the release of her 2013 single, Greater is Coming.  The dynamic singer and evangelist would chart in the top 5 on Billboard and take home a Stellar Award win all by the age of 15.  Some three years later, Carr returned to the recording booth this time for a live recording, Jekalyn’s very first, entitled The Life Project.  GOSPELflava caught up with Jekalyn to talk about her new project, her mentors and what keeps her going.

GOSPELflava: Ok, set the stage for us, its 3 years since the release of Greater is Coming, what’s Jekalyn Carr been up to?

Jekalyn Carr: Well, I did my first national live recording October 22, 2015 and the result of that is my new album The Life Project.  My first single from the CD,  You’re Bigger is at radio and I am touring with singing and preaching dates, so its nothing short of amazing and all for God’s glory.

 

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