Tamela Mann

Tamela Mann



Tamela Jean Mann (née Johnson) (born June 9, 1966) is an American gospel singer, and actress.

Mann began her career as a singer with the gospel group Kirk Franklin and the Family. She was a featured soloist on several tracks while with Franklin's group, including "Don't Take Your Joy Away", "Now Behold the Lamb", and "Lean on Me", the latter of which also included Mary J. Blige, Crystal Lewis, R. Kelly, and Bono. She released her debut studio album in 2005. Her third studio album, Best Days was certified Gold by the RIAA, and lead single "Take Me to the King" was huge commercial success, and well as received Grammy Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance nomination.[1]

Mann is known for her role as Cora in Tyler Perry's plays, including I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea's Family Reunion, Madea's Class Reunion, Meet the Browns, and What's Done in the Dark. Mann has appeared in movies including Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Madea's Big Happy Family. She recorded some songs on the soundtrack for Diary of a Mad Black Woman, including participating in the song "Father (Can You Hear Me)".

Mann is married to David Mann. They starred on the TBS sitcom Meet the Browns from 2009 to 2011. In 2015, they began starring on the Bounce TV sitcom Mann & Wife.



Best Days
Best Days is the third studio album by American recording artist Tamela Mann, released on Mann's own independent record label Tillyman Music Group on August 14, 2012.
Take Me to the King
"Take Me to the King" is a song recorded by American recording artist Tamela Mann.
One Way
One Way is the fourth studio album by American recording artist Tamela Mann, released on Mann's own independent record label Tillyman Music Group on September 16, 2016.
Gotta Keep Movin'
Gotta Keep Movin' is an album by musical artist Tamela Mann, released on January 1, 2005.

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NHL, Frozen Four Hockey Headlines Tuesday Tickets On Sale
  –  April 3, 2018
A Mothers Day Celebration Starring Kirk Franklin & Tamela Mann The Venue at Horseshoe Casino Hammond, IN Sat, 5/12/2018 8:00 PM TMUSA Aaron Lewis The Event Center at Hollywood Casino Charles Town, WV Fri, 7/20/2018 9:00 PM TMUSA Adam Ant: The Anthems Tour ...
Tune in for Your Easter Sunday Treat: The 2018 Stellar Awards
  –  April 1, 2018
This year’s roof-raising show also put the spotlight on up and coming gospel artists. The incomparable Tamela Mann, who was honored with the 2018 James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award, was there to help pass the torch on to the next generation.
Tamela Mann Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at Stellar Gospel Music Awards
  –  April 1, 2018
Tamela Mann received high honors at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards held over the weekend in Las Vegas. She took home the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement award recognizing her career and contribution to Gospel music before a capacity crowd at the ...
Snoop Dogg, Tamela Mann, Tori Kelly & Mary Mary: Here Are Four Reasons To Watch The Stellar Awards
  –  March 30, 2018
Easter is Sunday and you could use a little spirituality. Get your praise on with Gospel's biggest stars and a few surprise appearances from Snoop Dogg and Tori Kelly. Yes you read that right. Here is why you don't want to miss this year's Stellar Awards.
Nothing's Finer than Spring in Texas with Singer/Songwriter, Kimberlee M. Leber, at the Shack 512 Sunday Gospel Brunch on Lake Travis
  –  March 26, 2018
Additionally, Kimberlee M. Leber charted with, "Like a Tree," on the RMR (Roots Music Report) Radio Chart, keeping in good company with other Texas artists, such as Willie Nelson, Tamela Mann, the Old 97's, Miranda Lambert, Kirk Franklin, Rodney Crowell ...
What this weekend’s big box office surprise tells us about the faith-based movie audience
  –  March 19, 2018
It still regularly pops up on Christian radio and has been covered by artists including Amy Grant, Jeff Carson, Wynonna Judd, Emerson Drive, Marie Osmond, and Tamela Mann. So tying the movie to the song almost guaranteed a sizable built-in audience on top ...

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