Jekalyn Carr is a GRAMMY® Award nominee and GMA Dove Award-winning independent recording artist. She’s a profound speaker, entrepreneur, actress, and author. She has spent half a decade at the helm of gospel music charts. As a top selling recording artist, Jekalyn Carr has earned eight career Billboard #1’s before the age of 21, which includes her hit singles, “You’re Bigger” and “You Will Win”
She burst onto the scene as a teenager as a highly sought after speaker and 2 years later at the age of 15 years with incomparable vocals and a distinguished grasp of gospel wisdom well beyond her years. The Billboard’s Top 5 single, “Greater Is Coming” is still being performed nearly a decade later.
Ever evolving, Jekalyn debuted with a featured role on the OWN Television Network series “Greenleaf” and expanded her acting experience in the feature film, “Never Heard”. Her entry into the literary marketplace was heralded by her debut release “You Will Win!” “Inspirational Strategies To Help You Overcome” which was released in conjunction with the #1 Billboard song by the same title and premise. In “You Will Win!” Carr shares some of her most poignant and riveting exhortations, inspirational messages, pointers and strategies to promote a victorious life.
At just 13, Jekalyn was a highly sought-after speaker. She has never shied away from her true calling of delivering messages of positivity, hope and the celebration of her faith to audiences around the country. Her messages are always warmly received by audiences everywhere. She has graced stages at colleges, conferences, churches and organizations of all sizes and note.
At the age of 15, her speaking shifted to song when her single “Greater Is Coming” broached Billboard’s Gospel Music Top Ten chart debuting at number three. The wonderment of this achievement was manifold as Jekalyn was not only a teenager, she was and remains an independent artist. Adding to her spectacular introduction to the gospel music industry, Jekalyn received her first Stellar Award at the age of 16.
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