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|ATLANTA, GA (Thursday, March 21, 2019) — Nearly five years after going viral on YouTube (1 million+ views) singing, “I Won’t Complain” in his high school cafeteria, 19-year-old viral sensation-turned-chart-topping-recording-artist, Kelontae Gavin continues to tally Billboard chart achievements reaching new levels of success and fame. This week, his song “No Ordinary Worship” debuts on the mainstream top 40 radio-based Billboard Adult R&B Songs Airplay chart rising from No.41 to No. 39. The song reaches 14.1 million on-demand U.S. audio and video streams combined while sporting 91.3 million in all-format airplay audience to-date.In addition to his Adult R&B Songs Airplay debut, “No Ordinary Worship” reached Top 5 on three Billboard genre-based charts: To-date the song peaked at #4 and spends its 47th week on Hot Gospel Songs, which combines airplay, streaming and sales data. On Gospel Airplay (spent 53 consecutive weeks on the tally) and Gospel Digital Song Sales (42nd week) both landed at No.5. His April 2018 Warner Music Group distributed 11-track live freshman album, The Higher Experience (MBE/Tyscot Records) – co-produced by hitmakers Marquis Boone and TedyP – reached No.1 on the Gospel Albums Sales chart. Additionally, Gavin also debuted on multiple Billboard mainstream charts: No. 4 on the Next Big Sound chart, and on the all-genre Top Independent Album (No.11) and Top Albums Sales charts (No. 94).|
|WATCH KELONTAE GAVIN’S OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO TO HIS BILLBOARD ADULT R&B AIRPLAY TOP 40 HIT, “NO ORDINARY WORSHIP” BELOW|
|The South Carolina born, Atlanta-based multi-faceted newly appointed worship leader of the 12,000 member House of Hope Atlanta megachurch will make his first nationally televised major awards show performance debut on the upcoming 34th annual Stellar Gospel Music Awardspresented by AT&T and hosted by Kirk Franklin. The live show will be taped in front of an audience at Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena on Friday, March 29, 2019. It will air Friday, April 19 at 8 PM ET/7 PM CT and 10 PM ET/9 PM CT on BET Networks. He’s also a nominee in the categories of Male Vocalist of the Year, Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year, Contemporary CD of the Yearand Praise and Worship CD of the Year.Stream the Audio of the Album, Download the Digital Album or Buy the CD by clicking this link: http://smarturl.it/mxy2bp | Stream the Concert Video, Download the Concert Video or Buy the DVD by clicking this link: http://smarturl.it/5dqusa.About Kelontae Gavin:
Kelontae Gavin’s success has humble beginnings. He became a viral sensation in 2014 after he was recorded singing the Rev. Paul Jones’ “I Won’t Complain” by a lunch lady in his school cafeteria in Summerville, South Carolina. Since then, Gavin has made a name for himself in the music industry. He signed a record deal with record executive/ hitmaker Marquis Boone and his MBE Enterprises in partnership with Tyscot Records in 2016. Gavin’s single EP release, “Higher,” reached the Top 25 on Billboard Hot Single Sales chart that same year and earned him his first Stellar Award nomination for Youth Project of the Year in 2018. Gavin then released his 11-track full-length debut live album The Higher Experience and reached #1 on the Gospel Albums chart. His single “No Ordinary Worship” spent 53 weeks at Gospel radio and reached Top 5 on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs (#4), Gospel Airplay (#5), and Gospel Digital Song Sales charts (#5).###