RCA Inspiration has signed Grammy Award-winning recording artist, two-time Stellar Gospel Music Award winner and Billboard magazine's #1 Female Gospel Albums Artist of 2012, Le'Andria Johnson to an exclusive recording agreement. The announcement was made today, April 1, 2014. Under the deal, RCA Inspiration will exclusively distribute and provide marketing and promotional services for future albums by Johnson.
“God promises us a future greater than our past,” said Le’Andria Johnson. “I am so happy to have a new home with RCA Inspiration. I look forward to working with the best team in the business to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. I’m ready to use the hurt from my past to love people back to life.”
“I’ve been a fan of Le’Andria’s ever since her first performance on Sunday Best,” said Geo Bivins, General Manager of RCA Inspiration. “Vocally, her gift is amazing. We are all very excited to have her here at RCA Inspiration.”
“Le’Andria has a very unique gifting for bridging generations of gospel music lovers,” said Joseph Burney, A&R Vice President of RCA Inspiration. “She brings incredible vocals and a passion for people to every stage. I look forward to supporting her essential ministry.”
Le'Andria Johnson was crowned season three winner of BET's Sunday Best in 2010. Her groundbreaking and chart-topping debut CD, "The Awakening of Le'Andria Johnson," entered at #1 on multiple music charts,including both the Billboard Top Gospel Albums and the Top Christian/Gospel Albums charts. The CD also debuted at #1 on the Christian Music Trade Association's Current Gospel Overall chart. "The Awakening of Le'Andria Johnson" spent seven weeks at #1 on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums chart, and remained in the Top 10 for over 20 weeks.
In 2011,Johnson received her first GRAMMY® Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music performance for her debut single, "Jesus." Le'Andria's subsequent critically-acclaimed releases, T"he Awakening of Le'Andria Johnson Deluxe Edition," "The Evolution of Le'Andria Johnson," "Christmas Best "and her new project, "Le'Andria Johnson The Experience," have all landed atop the Billboard charts.