Tonight on the “BMI Trailblazers Of Gospel Music,” music artist paid tribute to Bishop Marvin Sapp. Singer gave a riveting performance of Sapp’s “Never Would Have Made It”
According to the Michigan Chronicle:
The night paid tribute to iconic gospel singer-songwriter Marvin Sapp and was hosted for the second consecutive year by previous Trailblazer recipient and renowned gospel singer-songwriter Yolanda Adams, along with gospel singer-songwriter VaShawn Mitchell.
R&B singer-songwriter Tank gave a soulful performance of “Grace and Mercy,” Isaac Carree performed “Praise Him in Advance,” Travis Greene sang “Not The Time, Not The Place” and Todd Dulaney performed “I Believe. Le’Andria Johnson paid homage to the gospel great with her version of “Never Would Have Made It” and brought the crowd to their feet as Bishop Paul Morton joined her on stage. The uplifting performances kept coming with Bishop William Murphy (“Perfect Peace”) and Tasha Cobbs (“You Are God Alone”). After accepting his honor and thanking those who helped his career along the way, Sapp belted out his chart-topping single “Best in Me” from his 2010 album “Here I Am”and closed the show with a performance of “One Thing.”
The invitation-only event featured the most promising young stars and iconic figures in gospel music today. In addition to honoring Sapp for his indisputable musical contributions to the gospel community, BMI’s Most Performed Gospel Song of the Year “Wanna Be Happy?” written by Kirk Franklin and Al Green, was also recognized.
Watch Le’Andria’s full performance here: