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Gospel artists shine at McDonald's Inspirational Gospel Tour

Erica Campbell performs at the McDonald's Gospel Tour in Atlanta
Erica Campbell performs at the McDonald's Gospel Tour in Atlanta
Candace Walker

The McDonalds Inspiration Gospel Tour stopped in Atlanta recently and the Gospel artist put on a praise and worship event that was simply superb.

Headline by Erica Campbell of the sister act Mary Mary, Kurt Carr and others the event took place at the Full Gospel Conference that was held at The Georgia World Congress Center.

The Mississippi Mass Choir got things started with the power packed classic "Jesus Will Work it Out" and Mama Mosie Burkes delivered her soul stirring vocals that have blessed the choir for years. Since its formation in 1988, the choir has won numerous honors and awards for its contributions to gospel music. The group has traveled throughout the United States, toured Japan and appeared in Nassau, the Bahamas. Their motto is serving God through song and that is exactly what they did.

Lonnie Hunter, of the popular Praise Philly radio show was the host of the event and did a great job moving things along. Hunter is a Stellar Award nominated artist in his own right.

Local artist, BET Sunday Best Finalist and gospel music newcomer Danetra Moore performed with the choir and she was awesome. Moore has a new

Next up was Campbell herself who performed her hit songs "Help" and "Little More Jesus" both got the crowd to moving. Campbell has been performing solo and receiving several accolades for her music. She was recently nominated for a Grammy for "Little More Jesus"

In addition to Campbell there were great performances by new gospel artist Uncle Reese, Kurt Carr, Anthony Brown & Group Therapy and Moses Tyson . Comedian Joathan Slocumb also made an appearance.

Finally funds were raised for the Atlanta area of Ronald McDonald House Charities. Since 1974, the network of local Chapters for the charity have been making children happier and healthier by keeping families together – giving them a place to rest and refresh during their hospital stays.

Overall this was a great event and offered something for everyone. If it comes to your town I would suggest you go indeed. To get tickets to the upcoming shows log on to http://www.mcdonalds.com/365black/en/events/inspiration-celebration-gosp...