Tamela Mann Nominated For 'Best Gospel Artist' at 2014 BET Awards Airing June 24th
The 2014 BET Awards nominations were announced and GRAMMY®-Award Nominated Vocalist Tamela Mann has received a BET Award nomination for 'Best Gospel Artist' for the second year in a row. Tamela's #1 single "I Can Only Imagine" also reclaimed the top spot at Gospel radio this week, for a total of eight weeks.
"I'm blessed to be honored with a BET Award nomination again this year," said Tamela. "I'm thankful for BET's support and recognition of my music, and to God be the glory that I continue to receive opportunities to share it with people across the country." The 2014 BET Awards will air live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, June 29 at 8:00p.m. EST.
Tamela will be performing at JoyFest May 24 at Carowinds in Charlotte, N.C. and July 19 at Kings Dominion in Roswell, Va. Check out here official website for all of her tour dates HERE.
An NAACP Image Award winner and GRAMMY® Award nominee, Tamela Mann is also a 7-time Stellar Gospel Music Award and two-time GMA Dove Award-winning singer, actress, songwriter, producer, and businesswoman. She stars as "Cora Simmons," the loving and churchgoing daughter of beloved Deacon Leroy Brown and the iconic Madea Simmons on the hit TBS comedy Tyler Perry's Meet The Browns, Tamela makes millions laugh every week while she enjoys a unique personal double blessing. Continuing the role she originated in Perry's 2004 play and 2008 film of the same name, the sassy, high spirited multi-talented singer and actress is able to work every day with David Mann, her husband who plays Leroy. Tamela's highly successful, Dove Award-winning CD The Master Plan remained at the top of the Gospel sales chart for almost a year, and in 2010, Tamela released The Master Plan Deluxe Edition which contained not only all the songs from the best-seller, but David's CD, Mr. Brown's Good Ol' Time Church, and a full bonus DVD of behind the scenes footage and music videos.
Tamela's a two-time GMA Dove Award and seven-time Stellar Gospel Music Award-winning CD Best Days debuted in 2012 at #1 on several music sales charts and includes the #1 single "Take Me To The King," which earned Tamela her first GRAMMY ® Award nomination for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance. Both the CD and single remained at #1 for a record number of weeks; the CD charted at the top for 15 weeks and the single for more than 25 weeks. Tamela and David's new cooking and lifestyle show, "Hanging With The Manns," along with several other film and TV productions, will be released soon.