|Artist Birtday :||10/11/1974 (Age 47)|
|Born In :||Baltimore, Maryland, United States|
|Occupation(s) :||Gospel Singer|
|Agent :||Light Records, eOne Music|
|Web Site :||muslyrics.com/artist/jonathan-nelson/|
The Profile, biography of Jonathan Nelson,
An American Gospel Music Singer, and also Songwriter.
Jonathan Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland to James D. Nelson and Bessie Nelson.
He has three older siblings Anthony, Janice and James Jr, as well as his twin Jason.
He got his education in Baltimore City public school system
and later went to the Baltimore School of The Arts and Morgan State University.
Nelson and his wife Christina Marie have two children together:
J. Andrew Nelson II and Julianna Marie Nelson.
Nelson’s early group, “PURPOSE” released an independent album which included the song “Healed”,
written by Nelson. In 2000, Nelson met Donald Lawrence,
a Grammy-nominated choir leader, at a workshop on Washington, D.C. Lawrence heard the song “HEALED”
and asked Nelson for permission to record the song.
The song became a gospel hit in 2005,
and Nelson won the Stellar Award as Songwriter of the Year in 2006.
Nelson also met producer Troy Sneed, who had heard another Purpose song called
“The Right Place“. Sneed produced the song for Pastor Rudolph McKissick
and it also became another commercial hit.
Some time later, Nelson wrote “The Struggle Is Over” for Sneed,
which also became another hit.
In December 2006, Nelson released a self-financed live album.
He then signed with Integrity Music and started working on his first full-length studio album.
In February 2008, Nelson released Right Now Praise.
The next year, he was nominated for a Dove Award for New Artist of the Year.
That same year, he accepted the position of minister of music
at The Faith Center with Bishop Henry Fernandez Sunrise, Florida
and Empowerment Temple Church with Dr. Jamal Bryant Baltimore, Maryland.
In 2010, he released his second album titled Better Days.
In 2016, Nelson released Fearless, with Light Records and DECLARATIONS in 2018
/Entertainment One Music (eOne Music).
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