Grammy-nominated gospel singer Jekalyn Carr visits Houston Life

HOUSTON – Get ready to be inspired by new music from Grammy Award-nominated gospel singer Jekalyn Carr.

She’s in Houston for a special event, but first, she stopped by Houston Life to perform her new holiday tune “Great Christmas.”

Jekalyn Carr Great Christmas

Carr began singing and ministering professionally when she was only 15. Less than a decade later, Carr became one of the top-selling independent recording artists in Gospel music. 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 career, Carr has had seven songs reach the top 10.

In 2022, Forbes magazine featured Carr, highlighting her brand, from the music to a new beauty skincare line. She was named one of EBONY Magazine’s coveted ‘Power 100′ which 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, Carr is a sought-after speaker, conference host, and radio personality.

Carr’s newest holiday single, “Great Christmas,” is available on all streaming platforms.

Watch her complete interview and performance in the video above.

To connect with her, click here.


About the Author:

Beatriz is a producer for Houston life. She’s a dog mom who enjoys traveling and eating her way through new cities and cultures.