Beyoncé Knowles and Mariah Carey are two of the many powerhouse singers who’ve named gospel legend Karen Clark Sheard as a vocal influence. But the the veteran gospel songstress says she hopes to be remembered for more than what she has done on stage.
Clark Sheard, 54, has been in the gospel music industry for over 40 years and is showing no signs of slowing down with her sixth album, Destined to Win.
While she says she’s on a mission with her latest musical offering, Clark Sheard also values her role as a wife, mother and first lady of the Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God in Christ in Detroit, Michigan.
“I want people to know I’m more than just a singer. I’m there to assist, I’m there to serve, and that’s most important in how I want people to see me,” Clark Sheard told The Christian Post. “I want to hear people’s testimonies in how I have helped them be where they are today
Outside of the church where her husband, John Drew Sheard, is the senior pastor, the gospel sinsation says her mission is to encourage people through the Destined to Win album, which was recorded live at the House of Hope performance arena in Chicago, Illinois.
Even though she has released studio albums in the past, Clark Sheard said creating the album with the help of renowned choir director, songwriter and producer Donald Lawrence in front of a live studio audience left room for the Holy Spirit to take over.
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Karen Clark Sheard Talks Being More Than a Singer; Reaching Club Culture With New Album was originally published on praisecleveland.com
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