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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: August 26, 1972    

The dynamic, instantly recognizable and captivating voice of Kim Burrell is undeniably one of the most powerful voices in music today. Her unrivaled instrument, impeccable musicianship and ability to tap into the human experience and emotion has made her a favorite across genre and within the musician community. Kim is one of the few artists to be revered in both the spiritual and secular worlds.

The Grammy-Award nominated and Stellar Award winning singer has collaborated with artists as diverse as Harry Connick Jr. and funk master George Clinton. In the middle, there's R. Kelly, Stevie Wonder and Gospel's First Lady, Shirley Caesar. Her soulful vocal runs have influenced a generation of mainstream recording artists ranging from Jazmine Sullivan to Justin Timberlake. Her burgeoning A-List Hollywood fan club includes Beyoncé Knowles, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Omarion, Jessica Simpson and Chaka Khan. It is no wonder why Ms. Burrell was invited by BET to return to another season of Sunday Best....
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Awards

2000 Gospel Music Excellence Award, Female Vocalist of the Year - Contemporary for Everlasting Life
2000 Stellar Award, Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year for Everlasting Life
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    No Ways Tired

    PGP RTB
    2009
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    Everlasting Life

    PGP RTB
    1998

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Featured recording “The Love Album”

Latest Release

The Love Album

Shanachie Records (2011)

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“There’s nobody greater.” Donnie McClurkin
“One of the greatest voices of our time.” Whitney Houston
“I heard Kim Burrell’s new single ‘Sweeter’ and I was blown away.” Richard Smallwood
“Ms. Burrell is beginning to break down those walls of the church and the romantic.” Kirk Franklin
“If she’s not the greatest musical mind I have ever been around, she’s certainly at the top of the list.” Harry Connick Jr.
“Nobody stretches a melody like gospel singer Burrell.” USA TODAY
“Her improvisational style, studied by vocalists of various genres, is filled with jazz phrasing and limber riffs… subtle pleasures from a woman who has nothing to prove.” San Francisco Chronicle
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