Texas Chapter Board Spotlight | Yolanda Adams
Yolanda Adams is a multi-GRAMMY winning Gospel artist, radio personality, actress and record producer.
What does being a member of The Recording Academy mean to you?
Being a Member of the Recording Academy is a responsibility I don't take lightly. I believe in Advocacy and Fair Representation for all Artists. As a Member of the Recording Academy, I get a chance to fight for those who trust us to keep their rights in tact.
Tell us about the musical influences and inspirations that helped to shape your career.
My Musical Influences are so broad and include several genres.
Jazz Icons Nancy Wilson, Dinah Washington, Nina Simone, Joe Sample,
Gospel Legends Tramaine Hawkins, Daryl Coley, Richard Smallwood.
R &B Legends
If you weren’t working in the music industry, what would you be doing?
If I were not in this amazing field we call Entertainment, I'd definitely be a Journalist somewhere getting the tough stories.