Tamela Mann has had the year! Here are 8 Interesting Facts about this gospel favorite!

  1. She is known for her role as Cora in Tyler Perry‘s plays, including I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea’s Family Reunion, Madea’s Class Reunion, Meet the Browns, and What’s Done in the Dark.
  2. Mann was a featured soloist on several tracks while with Franklin’s group, including “Don’t Take Your Joy Away”, “Now Behold the Lamb”, and “Lean on Me”, the latter of which also included Mary J. Blige, Crystal Lewis, R. Kelly, and Bono.
  3. She released her own album, the Master Plan, in 2009.
  4. She is an original member of Kirk Franklin’s The Family
  5. In 2005, Mann & her husband David Mann created their own label entitled Tillymann Music Group.
  6. She missed the Grammy’s last year due to delayed travel
  7. Her album Best Days has been in Top 10 of Billboard Charts for 74 weeks!
  8. She has been nominated for 8 Stellar Award Categories for 2014.

The 29th Annual Stellar Awards will air from its new home at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7 p.m. EST/6 p.m. CST/4 p.m. PST.  The Stellar Awards will air in national broadcast syndication in over 200 television markets from January 25 – March 22. The red carpet hosted by Tye Tribbett will air online prior to the telecast covering the glitz and glamour of the celebrity arrivals.

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