The Gospel music scene has seen several talented artists over the years. Kelontae Gavin is one such American gospel singer and worship leader. Known for the gospel radio singles “No Ordinary Worship”. and “Higher”. Kelontae gained fame when a video of him singing “I Won’t Complain” went viral. He earned a Stellar Gospel Music Award nomination in 2018 for his debut radio single “Higher”. 

Early Life

Born in Charleston, SC, Kelontae was raised in Summerville, South Carolina. He began singing at the Favor Ministries at the age of four. Gavin is also a member of the Bold Ministries International and attended Summerville High School. However, when he graduated, Gavin planned to serve as a minister at the Ark of Salvation Church in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Music Career

Being an energetic gospel singer, his music career started when a video of him singing “I Won’t Complain” went viral on YouTube. This caught the attention of Marquis Boone, an Atlanta-based pastor & music producer. This led to Gavin being signed with Marquis Boone Enterprises in 2016. Through this collaboration, Gavin released his first single titled “Higher”. This song is produced by Myron Butler, a Grammy Winning artist. “Higher” is written by Gavin’s mother.

Kelontae Gavin’s “The Higher Experience”

Soon after, Gavin made his debut on national television on BET’s Joyful Noise. Throughout his music career, he has released tracks that truly connect with the soul. His music inspires the listener from within. His 2018 release of “The Higher Experience” which was a full-length album was a super hit. It also peaked at number two on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart. This release also included the hit single “No Ordinary Worship”. Overall, Kelontae Gavin is an extremely talented artist and we can’t wait to see what he has next in store for us!

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