Vashawn Mitchell

Vashawn Mitchell

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VaShawn Mitchell is a multiple GRAMMY®-nominated gospel artist, songwriter and producer. With a music career spanning two decades, Mitchell is known for his numerous chart-topping hits, including the smash hit single “Nobody Greater,” the hope-filled  “Turning Around For Me” and “Joy,” the long-running #1 single from his most recent album, Secret Place (Live in South Africa).

 Born and raised in Chicago, IL, VaShawn Mitchell began his career as an assistant music director at the famed St. Mark Baptist Church, before becoming Minister of Music at Bishop Larry D. Trotter’s Sweet Holy Spirit Church, merging contemporary music themes with the church’s traditional choir sound.

 After releasing an independent project and two albums on Tyscot Records, Mitchell was signed to Motown Gospel (then, EMI Gospel), where he released his breakthrough album, Triumphant (2010). The celebrated album garnered Mitchell 11 Stellar Award nominations and 6 wins. Following the success of that album, Mitchell released Created 4 This (2012) and Unstoppable (2014), both of which yielded radio hits and consistent sales. With his most recent album, Secret Place (2016), Mitchell achieved a career-first #1 debut on the Billboard Gospel Albums chart.

 
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