Notable artists:

Kirk Franklin (2003 The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin)

Donnie McClurkin (2000 Live in London and More)

Mary Mary (2000 Thankful, 2002 Incredible, 2005 Mary Mary, 2006 a Mary Mary Christmas)

Fred Hammond (2000 Purpose by Design)

Yolanda Adams (2007 What A Wonderful Time)

Cece Winans

  • 2001: CeCe Winans
  • 2003: Throne Room
  • 2005: Purified
  • 2008: Thy Kingdom Come

Marvin Sapp

  • 2002: I believe
  • 2003: Diary of a Psalmist
  • 2005: Be Exalted
  • 2007 Thirsty
  • 2010: Here I Am

Hezekiah Walker

  • 2001: Love is Live
  • 2002: Family Affair
  • 2005: 20/85
  • 2008: Souled Out

Donnie McClurkin

  • 2003: Again
  • 2004: Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs

Kim Burrell

John P. Kee

Tye Tribbett

Tonex

Tamela Mann

Tasha Cobbs

James Fortune

Byron Cage

Forever JONES

Deitrick Haddon

Smokie Norful

Isaac Carree

Kierra Sheard

 

Notable Songs:

“In the Sanctuary” by Kirk Carr

“Praise is What I Do” by William Murphy

“God Favored Me” by Hezekiah Walker

Donnie McClurkin: “We Fall Down”

Smokie Norful: I need you now

Deitrick Haddon: Well Done

 

Characteristics:

Free-flowing music style

Unique to African American Church History

Still a part of the African American Experience

Contemporary

The Incorporation of Hip-Hop

The incorporation of R&B

 

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