Tamela Mann’s musical career began when she joined up with the multi-grammy award winning and double platinum gospel phenomenon Kirk Franklin and the Family. Mann has also enjoyed collaborating and performing with numerous artists such as Yolanda Adams, Mary J. Blige, Al Green, Celine Dion, Bono, R. Kelly and Fred Hammond. In 2005, Tamela and her husband of 26 years David Mann created their own label entitled Tillymann Music Group, which has released several successful projects.
I Can Only Imagine
In 2005 Mann released her first solo album titled Gotta Keep Movin. Her 2007 live album The Live Experience featured the explosive songs Father Can You hear Me and Take It To Jesus. In 2009 Mann’s second Studio album The Master Plan was released and peaked at number two on the Billboard Gospel Album Chart, as well as peaking at number 97 on the Billboard 200.
Take Me To The King/ I Surrender All
Mann’s third studio album Best Days was released on August 14, 2012. It debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart, as well as Number 14 on the Billboard 200. Tamela Mann won the 2014 Stellar Award’s Best Female Gospel Artist of the Year, as well as Best Gospel Artist at the 2014 BET Awards.