By Weekly Press Staff
In a remarkable milestone, celebrated gospel superstar Tamela Mann's timeless single, "Take Me to The King," has earned a prestigious double platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). This distinction underscores the overwhelming success of Mann's inspirational ballad, initially released in 2012, with over 2 million copies sold.
Tamela Mann is poised to launch The Reunion Tour on October 1st, celebrating her career and music. This tour promises to be a gospel extravaganza featuring luminaries such as Kirk Franklin and The Clark Sisters. Fans can expect awe-inspiring live performances from Mann, showcasing her unparalleled vocal prowess.
Released in 2012, "Take Me to The King" was a powerful collaborative effort between Tamela Mann and gospel legend Kirk Franklin. The song's poignant lyrics and Mann's soaring vocals resonated deeply with listeners, catapulting it into the spotlight as a breakout gospel single. It became the standout track on her album "Best Days," which later earned the coveted title of "Gospel Album of the Decade" by Billboard for the years 2010-2019.
Reflecting on her achievement of double platinum status, Tamela Mann expressed her gratitude, saying, "What an amazing blessing... I'm so thankful for the love and support of our fans who helped make this happen." This certification marks a crowning achievement for the acclaimed vocalist following her victory as Favorite Gospel Artist at the 2022 American Music Awards.
With her undeniable vocal talent and the ability to deliver uplifting music, Tamela Mann has firmly established herself as a gospel powerhouse adorned with a glittering array of accolades. The enduring message of faith embodied in "Take Me to The King" will continue to inspire audiences as it secures its place among the top-selling gospel singles.