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Tamela Mann

Biography

Modern gospel singer Tamela Mann, known on her behalf strong and effective soprano singing tone of voice, was born in June 9, 1966 in Fort Worthy of, Tx, the youngest of 14 children. Mann’s years as a child was focused by the current presence of the Cathedral of God in Christ (where her mom frequently offered as psalmist). She was performing within the church’s adult choir by enough time she was 12, frequently as a soloist, and continuing performing in choirs throughout senior high school. Her professional performing career began within the ’90s, when she became a member of Kirk Franklin & the Family’s gospel firm, ultimately spotlighted on many tracks. The knowledge resulted in an acting profession, in addition to successful single recordings recognized through many Dove, Stellar, and Grammy award nominations. After she still left Franklin’s firm, Mann’s acting profession began with a job in David E. Talbert’s He State…She State…But EXACTLY WHAT DOES God State?, a gospel musical. Mann shifted to play the type Cora Simmons in a number of Tyler Perry stage, film, and tv projects, including I COULD Do Bad Simply by Myself, Journal of the Mad Black Girl, and Meet up with the Browns, the final of which progressed into a tv series that highlighted her and spouse David Mann. Busy mainly because she was, Mann founded a solo profession with Gotta Maintain Movin’ (2005) as well as the concert Compact disc/Dvd and blu-ray The Live Encounter (2007), then up to date her faith-based gospel audio with modern R&B touches around the Master Strategy (2009). Best Times (2012), her most widely used launch, debuted at number 1 around the Billboard Gospel graph and peaked at quantity 14 around the Billboard 200. Following the summary of the next time of year of her comedic series Mann and Wife, Mann released her 4th solo album, A PROVEN WAY, another gospel-chart topper.

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Full Name Tamela Mann
Profession Actor, Songwriter, Television presenter, Gospel singer
Nationality American
Spouse David Mann
Children Joy Mann, Faith Serenity Mann, Daniel Mann, Tamera Mann
Awards Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance/Song, BET Award for Best Gospel/Inspirational Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Gospel Album, Billboard Music Award for Top Gospel Album
Music Songs Take Me to the King, God Provides, Father Can You Hear Me, I Can Only Imagine, Change Me, This Place, Step Aside, Speak Lord, Now Behold the Lamb, Lord We Are Waiting, The Master Plan, I'll Hold On, You Deserve My Praise, Gotta Keep Movin', Hymns: The Blood Medley, All To Thee, Through It All, Safety in His Arms, Back In The Day Praise, Take It to Jesus, Jesus Again, Best Days, Guest Of Honor, Here I Am, One Way, Anoint Me Lord, We Exalt Your Name, For My Good, Joy Of The Lord, Praise Medley, Lay It On the Altar, Thats What He Did
Albums Best Days, One Way, The Live Experience, The Master Plan, Gotta Keep Movin'
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Song - Traditional, World Music Award for World’s Best Album, Soul Train Music Award for Best Gospel/Inspirational Song, GMA Dove Award for Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year, Billboard Music Award for Top Gospel Artist, GMA Dove Award for Contemporary Gospel/Urban Recorded Song of the Year, GMA Dove Award for Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album of the Year, GMA Dove Award for Gospel Artist of the Year
Movies Meet the Browns, Madea Goes to Jail, Madea's Big Happy Family, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Sparkle, Madea's Class Reunion, Kingdom Come, In the Meantime, What's Done in the Dark, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, First Impression
TV Shows Mann & Wife, It's a Mann's World, Meet the Browns, The Manns, It's A Mann's World: Extras


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1 Tamela have two children, David Jr. And Tia and Tamela has two step-daughters named Tiffany and Portia that are from Her husband David Mann (before they married) from a previous relationship.
2 Tamela has always worked together professionally with her husband David.
3 Tamela and David adopted her niece Sonya.
4 Tamela and David celebrated 25 years of marriage in 2013 by renewing their wedding vows.
5 Tamela and David have 8 grandchildren.
6 Tamela and her husband, David Mann, were both a part of "Kirk Franklin and the Family".
7 Tamela sung the female lead on 'Now Behold the Lamb' by Kirk Franklin and The Family.
8 On July 19, 2005, Tamela released her debut album entitled "Gotta Keep On Moving".
9 Tamela and husband, David Mann are on Tyler Perry's sitcom Meet the Browns (2009).


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Being 2015 TV Mini-Series
Mann and Wife 2015 TV Series Toni
First Impression 2014/II Sister Renee
In the Meantime 2013 TV Movie Minnie
Sparkle 2012/I Ms. Sara Waters (as Tamela Mann)
Meet the Browns 2009-2011 TV Series Cora Simmons / Cora Jean Simmons / Cora
Madea's Big Happy Family 2011 Cora (as Tamela Mann)
Madea Goes to Jail 2009 Cora (as Tamela Mann)
Meet the Browns 2008 Cora Brown (as Tamela Mann)
What's Done in the Dark 2008 Video Cora
House of Payne 2007 TV Series Cora Brown
Diary of a Mad Black Woman 2005 Cora (as Tamela Mann)
Meet the Browns 2004 Video Cora Brown
Madea's Class Reunion 2003 Video Cora
I Can Do Bad All by Myself 2002 Video Cora
Diary of a Mad Black Woman 2002 Video Myrtle Simmons
Madea's Family Reunion 2002 Video Cora
Kingdom Come 2001 Lady #2

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Meet the Browns 2008 performer: "Hallelujah" - as Tamela Mann
Diary of a Mad Black Woman 2005 performer: "Take It to Jesus", "Father Can You Hear Me" - as Tamela Mann

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Gospel Tradition: In Performance at the White House 2015 TV Movie Herself
The Real 2015 TV Series Herself
It's a Mann's World 2015 TV Series Herself
BET Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Herself
The View 2014 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
BET Awards 2013 2013 TV Special Herself
21st Annual Trumpet Awards 2013 TV Special Herself
44th NAACP Image Awards 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself
Praise the Lord 2012 TV Series Herself
Made in Hollywood 2011 TV Series Herself
The Mo'Nique Show 2010-2011 TV Series Herself
42nd NAACP Image Awards 2011 TV Special Herself
Down Home with the Neelys 2010 TV Series Herself
41st NAACP Image Awards 2010 TV Special Herself
17th Annual Trumpet Awards 2009 TV Special Herself
The 40th NAACP Image Awards 2009 TV Special Herself

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