In the 2nd Quarter of 2011, there were soul lifting songs from various South Florida Christian Artists serving up the right peace moving, faith soothing hope through these songs. They’ve help many of us renew our hearts and love for what is truly significant on earth.
The Top 10 Praise and Worship Christian Songs during the 2nd Quarter of 2011 from the Miami, FL area is:1.Mary Alessi–“Saturate Me”2.Jonathan Nelson –“Called to Be” Featuring Purpose3.Valencia Brown & Royalty – “You Are My Desire”4.Johnny Sanders– “Long to Know You”5.Leon Timbo – “I’m Not Perfect”6.Sensere – “Be Encouraged”7.Kendall Hunter– “Brighter Day”8.Christina Robinson –“More of You”9.Sir Princeton – “God’s Got It”10.Naturally Blessed – “Higher Place”Mary Alessi – “Saturate Me”
The twin sister of GRAMMY Award nominee Martha Munizzi, Mary Alessi is known for her passionate praise in songs and throughout the Stellar Award-nominated release When Women Worship. The new CCM and gospel-flavored record made its entrance on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart at #11. In addition, her new project peaked at #23 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart. The Heatseekers Chart represents new artists, from all genres, which have made impressive rankings and sales for the first time.
Alessi, co-pastor of Metro Life Church in Miami, FL will make you feel a release of anointing with the worship heavenly song, “Saturate Me”. This song isn’t just another song sung from this Dove Award nominee, but a heartfelt presentation from the creator.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEJ3FADhv58 (Official Video)
Jonathan Nelson – “Called to Be” Featuring Purpose
Multi-Stellar Award winner Jonathan Nelson gives the world a fresh anointed song “Called to Be” letting you know God has plans for you. He also states, “The world needs to hear these proclamations.”
Nelson is new to the South Florida Gospel music family, moving from his native city and state, Baltimore, MD. “It has been the smoothest transition in my life,” Nelson states. With his smooth transition, he has blessed many with the soft soul moving praise and worship music he leads at his church.
He’s one of the brightest young faces in praise and worship music. Over the last few years, he’s been the composer of classic tunes such as Donald Lawrence’s “Healed,” Youth for Christ’s #1 smash “The Struggle Is Over,” and Bishop T.D. Jake’s “My Praise Is My Weapon.” Then, in 2008, Nelson received a Dove Award nomination as Best New Artist of the Year.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvnDJguLuG0&feature=player_embedded (Official Video)
Valencia Brown & Royalty – “You Are My Desire”
Valencia Brown & Royalty have been sweeping the nation with their sincere and divine vocals. Yes, the journey has been monotonous, but Valencia has committed to run for the Lord whole heartedly with her gift along with Royalty and not get weary in well doing. In March 2010, they released their debut single, “J-E-S-U-S” which received many award nominations.
They are currently working on their debut album, “It’s Time”, which is set to be released in late fall of 2011. In the words of T.D. Jakes, “Get Ready, Get Ready”! So, brace yourselves for the anointed vessels through the wonderful song “You Are My Desire” that lets you know no one else can compare and will usher you into the anointed “Throne Room”. She’s a worshiper at heart and will not stop serving God’s people with the love of her gift.
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Johnny Sanders – “Long To Know You”
Johnny Sanders is a Stellar Award Finalist and Grammy Award winner with this powerful worship song “Long to Know You” from his CD “God Said”. It has been playing on various radio airwaves. Exclaimed and Disturbed by New Day, “God Said” is comprised of powerful message songs; speaking to the hope, protection and provision we are afforded!
Johnny Sanders has a true heart for gospel music and leading anyone into the heavenly praise and worship. He shakes up heaven and earth by his strong impressive vocals with meaning. He offers more than his heavenly singing, he has worked in the field of entertainment programming, marketing and advertising for more than 15 years. Not to mention, he has served as guest host on a number of local and national radio shows and is currently a T.V. Host for the Word Network. Millions view him weekly worldwide.
For more information on the unbelievable Johnny Sanders visit: http://www.reverbnation.com/johnnysanders Leon Timbo – “I’m Not Perfect”According to Mr. Timbo “his songs are birthed in secret places on a stage of transparent prayers so they require the listener to be ready to be transparent in their listening”.
Leon sings “I’m Not Perfect” as an anthem for many Christians. We all attempt to be perfect in our walk with Christ but the reality is we will never be perfect, only mere saved sinners.Furthermore, the realness is that we are not perfect and never will be. Leon sings his way into the hearts of not only industry leaders but with a host of fans nationally giving great songs of messages like “I’m Not Perfect”. “Leon’s’ music and lyrics have phenomenal accessibility and universal appeal. Leon sets his passions on the Creator exclusively with the reminiscent seventies register of styles and a bit of Seal like quality”.
He utilizes the acoustic guitar to further his expression of music. He recently signed a label deal with Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds. Babyface received three consecutive Grammy Awards for Producer of the Year in 1995–1997.
When you hear “I’m Not Perfect”, you will hear how Timbo has a heart to speak truth acoustically and lead you to wanting to worship the Creator more and more.For more information: [email protected]://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqAo7iidsoI&feature=related (TBN I’m Not Perfect)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsuBHUOoUtk&feature=related (I’m Not Perfect) Sensere – “Be Encouraged”
The group, SENSERE is a gospel, neo-soul, and rock sounding group. This song “Be Encourage” is from their full length newly internationally released CD The Soul of Future Worship – Volume 1. SENSERE takes you through a journey of worship with “Be Encouraged”. We all can use a positive and uplifting message. SENSERE surely delivers with their soulful sounds and direct message in “Be Encourage”. The next time you are in your car and you want to put on an encouraging song, then this song “Be Encourage” will help, by their message that God won’t let you fall, keep on being strong.
Their talents are gaining great exposure with the release of the album, The Soul of Future Worship – Volume 1.You can follow them at the highly-anticipated live performance concert and DVD Video Taping Friday, August 26th at Redeeming Word Christian Center, Int’l. 2800 Prospect Road in Fort Lauderdale.
“The Soul of Future Worship-Volume 1” Live Taping and Album Release Concert also features Gospel Sensation and actress Inger Hanna and Christian Urban Artist, Dre Marshall.
Tickets are $15 (with your purchase you receive the Full Length CD)Visit LeChic presents Jackie’s Creations Hair Salon or Redeeming Word Christian Center International – 2800 Prospect Road in Fort Lauderdale to purchase tickets.
Learn more about SENSERE at www.SensereMusic.com.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnWjhktFemY&feature=channel_video_title (Official Video) Kendall Hunter – “Brighter Day”
Stellar Award winning Singer, Songwriter and Producer Kendall Hunter has created the stand-out debut single“Brighter Day”. His fresh and innovative singing and production style will be very apparent after just a few bars. The song has an eye-opener quality to it, having listeners singing on the first spin: “I Believe that Someway There’s Going to be a Brighter Day.”
Kendall Hunter was the former lead vocalist and songwriter for Stellar Award Miami Mass Choir for 13 years and is the 2008 recipient of the Best Male Artist of the Gospel Choice Awards.
Kendall Hunter really shows us through “Brighter Day” that there is hope for a better day ahead.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7n1Egq_6FM&feature=related (WMBM 1490AM Interview)
Christina Robinson “More of You”
When you think you’ve been cleansed enough from your sins, Christina Robinson lets us know we need more of him to be whole again, for him to use us for his Glory and nothing else really matters. Christina Robinson is one of the most anointed voices I’ve heard in a while. You can use this song to usher the Lord into your worship times. You will want to find the repeat button. It is a repeat worship experience.
For the experience, view video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ohKe86F9Go
Sir Princeton “God’s Got It”
A wonderful original praise song to reassure what our Father in heaven can do for all of us. Remember “God’s Got It”! Sir Princeton lets you know that God will supply all your needs no matter what. He knows God has the power to handle all your situations and circumstance.
For the music experience, view link below:
Naturally Blessed “Higher Place”
Naturally Blessed shares with us through “Higher Place” that we should know being with God in heaven will be amazing! Earth isn’t the final place for us, It’s heaven!
Naturally Blessed is a group combined of three individuals from Tab SDA church. The group members are Christelle Louisne, Adley Philossaint and Jonathan Dalberiste. Their main focus is not to sale records and become famous, but to win more souls for Christ. They want to be used anyway that God will allow. They are very talented as they write and compose all their songs.
Learn more about Naturally Blessed athttp://www.reverbnation.com/naturallyblessed