Multiple award-winning singer/songwriter, Jekalyn Carr, will spend this holiday season gracing the cover of Pandora’s Christmas Spirit mode for one week beginning December 16 and concluding on December 22, 2022. Carr will also be featured as host of the Christmas Spirit Mode on Pandora’s billboard in New York’s Times Square (Broadway between 45th and 46th Streets) for one week.
On December 10th 2022, Carr performed in New York City at the famed Carnegie Hall, in a sold-out event titled “Night Of Inspiration,” which was produced by Ray and Vivian Chew of Chew Entertainment. Carr performed “Mary Don’t You Weep,” with the legendary gospel singer, Shirley Caesar, and took part in a tribute to Richmond Smallwood singing, “Total Praise,” but the highlight of the night, was Carr performing an original piece of her own music, “It’s Yours,” with the Carnegie orchestra.
On Friday, November 4, 2022, Carr released her new holiday single titled, “Great Christmas,” which has reached # on the Billboard Gospel Airplay Artist Chart, #2 on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay Song Chart, and #7 on the Mediabase Gospel Airplay Chart.
Carr was recently interviewed and performed her single, “Great Christmas,” for Houstons’s Click2Houston/KPRC. She was alsointerviewed by Fox 5 Atlanta and performed a resounding version of her single, “Great Christmas,” which will air on Christmas Day.
In 2021, Carr became the first gospel artist to be inducted into the Women’s Songwriters Hall of Fame and in 2022, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from President Joe Biden.
About Jekalyn Carr:
Multiple award-winning recording artist, and entrepreneur, Jekalyn Carr, began professional music career at the age of fifteen. In less than a decade later, Carr has become one of the top-selling independent recording artists in gospel music.
Jekayln Carr garnered six Stellar awards wins, four GMA Dove wins, five GRAMMY® Award nominations, and two Billboard Music Award nominations. Carr’s accomplishments on the charts include nine Billboard number ones, six number one radio singles, two number one albums, and two number-one digital singles. In her short career, Carr has had seven songs reach top ten. Her music has been performed at prestigious landmarks like Carnegie Hall.
In 2022, Carr was featured by Forbes magazine which highlighted her brand, from the music to a new beauty skin care line. She was named one of EBONY Magazine’s coveted ‘Power 100’ that highlights the most influential people in the world. Carr also received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the President of the United States, Joe Biden. Carr was the first gospel artist to be inducted into the Women’s Songwriters Hall of Fame. In addition to her illustrious singing career, Jekalyn Carr is a sought-after speaker, conference host, and radio personality.