Yolanda Adams, Singer/Songwriter, Actress. Billboard Magazine Gospel Artist of the last decade, Yolanda, is a five-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist who believes that her music heals, encourages, and inspires others to trust more than themselves. She has triumphantly carried the torch for the contemporary gospel and inspirational music via 13 glorious albums. Stunningly beautiful, exceptionally educated, filled with the spirit, and blessed with one of the most influential voices in any genre of music, this Houston native and one-time school teacher has been a stately beacon of God’s light. She has earned numerous accolades for her shining efforts, including the first American Music Award for Contemporary Gospel Artist and four Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Her pioneering blend of the modern gospel with R&B, infused with a touch of jazz, continues to inspire her fans and transform the musical landscape.