Multiple award-winning recording artist and entrepreneur, Jekalyn Carr, began singing professionally when she was only fifteen years-old. In less than a decade later, Carr has become one of the top-selling independent recording artists in gospelmusic.
Jekayln Carr has garnered six Stellar awards wins, four GMA Dove wins, five GRAMMY®Award nominations, and two Billboard MusicAward 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 career, Carr was featured by Forbes, which highlighted her brand, from the music to a new beauty skin care line. She was named one of EBONYMagazine’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.
Nikea Marie’s journey is a multifaceted story that defies easy description. As a wife, mother, and friend, she’s a cherished presence in the lives of many. Growing up in the DMV region, the worlds of gospel and R&B music shaped her early years, and when she began writing lyrics, her musical path was already well-defined. Combining these gospel and R&B influences with urban and pop elements, she created a sound uniquely her own, setting her apart in today’s music scene.
However, Nikea’s talents extend far beyond music. She’s an accomplished actress and motivational speaker, infusing her music with a distinct depth. Her vocal performances stand out, marked by a dynamic range that captivates any listener. As a speaker, she imbues her music with a core of positivity and hope, much needed in these challenging times.
Nikea’s unwavering determination has led to great success, achieving significant independent milestones, including her hit single “I Believe In Me” with a music video amassing six figures in views. She’s shared stages with gospel icons like Fred Hammond, Kim Burrell, and MaryMary, and her return single has garnered impressive numbers on YouTube, with over half a million streams on various platforms and topping iTunes South Africa charts.
Yet, for Nikea, these accomplishments are just the beginning. Her ultimate aim in every creative pursuit is to inspire individuals to chase their dreams, surmount obstacles, and uncover the happiness that can reshape their lives.
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