Tamela Mann, the star of Tyler Perry’s TBS television series “MEET THE BROWNS” releases her second gospel CD Today entitled “The Master Plan.”
The disk will feature a more contemporary urban/R&B twist to traditional gospel music. And it will showcase Mann’s talents as a songwriter, as well as a vocalist.
The upcoming CD is a follow-up Mann’s 2004 “Gotta Keep Movin” and “The Live Experience,” which spawned a Top 20 Billboard Gospel chart hit and 2008 Stellar Award nominations for Female Vocalist of the Year and Contemporary Female Artist of the Year. It was produced by Grammy Award winning Myron Butler (Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams); and Terrell Carter
In addition to starring in other Perry plays and movies, Mann is a former member of Kirk Franklin’s The Family on which she sang the featured soloist on the Grammy-nominated “Song of the Year” – “Lean On Me,” which featured Mary J. Blige, Crystal Lewis, R. Kelly and Bono. Mann’s vocals also can be heard on the soundtrack album of “Diary Of A Mad Black Woman.”