Tehila Records have officially announced American GRAMMY® Award-nominated, GMA Dove Award and Stellar Award-winning recording artist and songwriter, KIERRA SHEARD as the International Headline Artist for this year’s edition of their ALABANZA Concert 3, holding in Lagos, Nigeria on the 11th of September, 2015.
The popular singer/songwriter/actress/
activist will be performing alongside some of the biggest voices in the Gospel Music Industry in Nigeria and South Africa namely ENKAY, SAMMIE OKPOSO, UCHE AGU (USA), CHIIKA100%, TEHILA CREW, NIKKI LAOYE, PITA, ANDILE KAMAJOLA (SOUTH AFRICA), NATHANIEL BASSEY, TONY ADOKI, BUKOLA BEKES, ONOS, EFE NATHAN, ANNY, ENITAN ADABA, BOLA UDOM, VOICES IN ZION AND APOSTLES, SOUND OF HEAVEN AND THE PSALMISTS.
Kierra Sheard is the daughter of American Gospel four-time Grammy Award winning singer, Karen Clark Sheard, of the legendary Clark Sisters, and Bishop J. Drew Sheard, senior pastor of Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God In Christ in Detroit, Michigan.
With a career spanning over 18 years and five albums to her credit, the 28-year-old Detroit native is a renowned Reality TV star on BET’s family docu-drama series, “The Sheards” and She is also one of the judges on BET’s popular singing competition, “SundayBest”.
A budding entrepreneur as well, Kierra Sheard helms the hosiery line, Sheers by Sheard (available exclusively at select Walgreens, USA) and recently launched Eleven 60, a plus-size clothing line, for the fall/winter 2015.
Kierra recently released her Stellar Award-nominated fifth album, Graceland, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s and iTunes’ Gospel Albums charts with hit songs, “Flaws” , “Save Me”, “Moving Forward”,”Reping My God” and many more.
This will be Kierra Sheard’s first time ever in Africa, with her debut performance taking place in Nigeria, the Giant of Africa.
The singer will also be speaking at the pre-concert music seminar which is scheduled to hold earlier on the concert day. More details coming soon.
She will be accompanied by her superstar brother and producer, J.Drew, fellow co-star on BET’s The Sheards.
Her colorful versatility provides the creative blueprint for her contemporary urban inspirational sound and this is an exciting experience everyone looks forward to at the upcoming ALABANZA Concert.
**Here is a short video message from Kierra Sheard**
ALABANZA CONCERT 3 holds on the 11th of September,2015 at the City Of David (Redeemed Christian Church of God), COD road, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lekki.
The brains behind the ALABANZA concert are CEO of Tehila Records, Tim Ogboruche and his wife, Nkiruka Gift also known as Enkay.
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