by Sheilah Belle
Dallas, TX — Acclaimed Actress, NAACP Image Award Nominee and Dove Award-Winning Singer TAMELA MANN’s single, “Take Me To The King,” lands at #1 on the Billboard Gospel radio chart this week, marking the first #1 track of her career. “Take Me To The King,” written and produced by Kirk Franklin, is the first single from Tamela’s CD, BEST DAYS, which debuted at #1 on multiple music sales charts last week, including #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Album Chart, Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel Chart, and the Christian Music Trade Association’s (CMTA) Current Gospel Overall Chart.
“I’m excited to see the success of ‘Take Me To The King’ on the Gospel radio chart this week,” said Tamela. “This is new territory for me since it is my first #1 single. I’m enjoying the moment and am thankful for all of the support from my fans.”
TillyMann Music’s President David Mann adds, “I’m extremely proud of my artist and wife Tamela. TillyMann appreciates all of the support of Gospel radio and wants to thank everyone who has worked hard to make this project a dream come true for Tamela and TillyMann Music Group.”
About Tamela Mann
Tamela Mann is an accomplished NAACP Image Award nominated actress, singer, songwriter, producer, and businesswoman. Starring as “Cora Simmons,” the loving and churchgoing “but woe to those who cross me” daughter of beloved Deacon Leroy Brown and the iconic Madea Simmons on the hit TBS comedy Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns, Tamela makes millions laugh every week while she enjoys a unique personal double blessing. Continuing the role she originated in Perry’s 2004 play and 2008 film of the same name, the sassy, high spirited multi-talented singer and actress is able to work every day with David Mann, her husband who plays Leroy. Tamela’s highly successful, Dove Award-winning CD “The Master Plan” remained at the top of the Gospel sales chart for almost a year, and in 2010, Tamela released “The Master Plan Deluxe Edition” which contained not only all the songs from the best-seller, but David’s CD, “Mr. Brown’s Good Ol’ Time Church,” and a full bonus DVD of behind the scenes footage and music videos. Tamela and David’s new cooking and lifestyle show, “Hanging With The Manns,” will be coming to television this fall.