Tina Campbell, the other half of Gospel duo Mary Mary, has revealed that she has a new solo album and a new book coming. Tina is following in the steps of her sister and singing partner Erica Campbell in venturing forth into a solo singing career in Gospel music.
On Twitter, Tina writes about her near future plans: "New solo music, new book, new me," Tina tweeted, while promoting "An Evening w/Tina Campbell Nov 22, 2014."
Erica also confirms her sister's plans for publishing her own book: "Tina's book is coming. It is untitled but it chronicles the prayers she wrote and how she found herself, found the new her in the Bible," Erica exclusively revealed to The Christian Post. "You grow up in church but you look at it through different eyes when you go through things. And she has written a book that will be amazing I'm sure it will encourage women."
Last year, Tina revealed that her husband, gospel drummer Teddy Campbell, who has also worked as the percussionist for "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno, was unfaithful to her. But Tina lets her fans know that she was working on rebuilding her marriage now. They have allowed God to work on their marriage, and they are grateful to fans who have stuck by them and are inviting people to witness a new chapter in their journey.
Together as Mary Mary, Tina and Erica broke onto the music scene with their popular song "Shackles (Praise You)"-which is considered one of the pioneering songs of urban contemporary gospel music. The group's name, as stated in an interview is inspired by the two famous Mary's from the Bible; Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, and Mary Magdalene.
Their debut album, Thankful (2000), was certified Platinum. In addition, the duo has released two Gold albums: Incredible (2002) and Mary Mary (2005), both of which have charted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums. They have also received four Grammys, among other awards. In 2011, they released their fifth studio album, "Something Big."
In March 2012, they premiered their own television series, Mary Mary, on WE tv. A second season premiered in December 2012 and concluded in February 2013. Their most recently released album is their first compilation album, "Go Get It" (2012), with the hit single of the same name.