Award-Winning Artist, Accomplished Actress, Songwriter, Producer, and Businesswoman Tamela Mann is releasing her powerful new single, “Touch From You,” today, Friday, August 7. The single, released by Tillymann Music and distributed by The Orchard, is impacting Gospel radio and available on streaming platforms and from digital retailers.
Propelled by the Grammy-Award winner’s strong, passionate voice, the song, originally slated to release this fall, is meant to serve as healing for a hurting people left with fears, questions, and anxiety about what is happening in the world today. Tamela decided to release the song as a reminder that there is still love, hope and compassion in the world. BET Gospel, BET Her and BET Soul are premiering the new single’s music video this Sunday, August 9.
“I hope this song will touch people, especially during the pandemic and civil unrest across the nation,” Tamela says. “One part of the lyric goes, ‘Can you hear the voices of your people crying out?’ People are crying out for so many different things. They’re praying now more than ever. We need God’s touch. We need the Lord to send a cleansing. We need a refreshing. We need to know the Lord is with us.”
Tamela has always created art that encourages people and draws them closer to the Lord. Her hit-laden music career includes such memorable songs as “Change Me,” “God Provides” and the unforgettable, platinum-selling classic, “Take Me to the King.” Tamela has earned numerous accolades for her music. In addition to scoring a Grammy, she is a BET-Award winner, Billboard Music-Award winner, Gospel Music Stellar-Award winner and multiple NAACP Image-Award and GMA Dove-Award recipient.
“Touch From You” is the centerpiece of a busy career that includes a new television show, Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living, which premieres September 2 on BET+ and finds Tamela and her husband, NAACP Image Award-Winning Actor/Comedian David Mann, reprising their roles as “Mr. Brown” and “Cora” originated in Perry’s successful “Madea” plays, films, and television series. The duo will also be seen in the broadcast adaptation of the wildly successful touring stage play, “Madea’s Farewell Tour Play,” set to debut on BET+ on August 27.