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BGA 2016 Tour
BGA 2016 Tour
BGA 2016 Tour
BGA 2016 Tour
PRODUCER, LEAD VOCALIST
Lady Rose Watson is a triple threat talent who sings, dances, and acts. Lady Rose is not only known as a great performer, but also as an entrepreneur leading her own company, TWG, Inc as president, producer, director, and songwriter; doing everything with class, elegance and excellence.
Classically educated at the School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University in Virginia, she has toured and performed extensively in the USA, Europe, the Caribbean, South America and Asia. Lady Rose has appeared on numerous television shows, and has an extensive resume of stage credits in Europe and the USA.
In Europe, she co-starred with Ron Williams in the musical, Ray; with Joan Orleans in Mahalia; and with Joann Bell in Oh Happy Day. She was a principal performer in both Tenoritas and Sister Act during their European tours, and in the hit musical, Beehive in Hamburg, Germany.
In the USA, her musical credits include Little Shop of Horrors, Crowns, Ain't Misbehavin’, Beehive, Blues in the Night, Songs from the Soul, Tales of Hoffman, the Magic Flute, and the epic operetta, Carmen. With all her monumental successes ranging from stage to television, her first love is gospel music. Out of a deep desire to share the joy of her music with the rest of the world, she founded the Black Gospel Angels.
The music of Lady Rose Watson and the Black Gospel Angels is heavenly! Started in 2015, this dynamic ensemble from the USA, with its soulful mix of traditional gospel music and contemporary rhythms leaves audiences standing, jumping, stomping and cheering in expressions of pure joy!
is a singer, songwriter, and producer. Born in Leominster, Massachusetts, she is the third child of the musical family group The Kelly Family, a multi-generational pop group that achieved success in Europe in the 1990s.
In 1999, Kathy released her first solo album titled The Best Of Kathy Kelly which, in addition to her best songs from the albums of The Kelly Family (see The Kelly Family discography), contained five new songs. While still recording and touring with the group throughout the 2000s, Kathy worked on her solo projects, which resulted in three more LPs up to date and a number of singles. Some of the songs included were new versions of the traditional songs from all over the world previously sung by the group from as early as the 1970s; notably "Amazing Grace", "Motherless child", "Old Black Joe", "The Rose of Tralee".
ROSE WATSON & KATHY KELLY
have forged a friendship and loving bond through their passion for encouraging people through their gifts of song.
MEET 2024 ANGELS
"Angels Watching Over Me"
JOSEPH "JOJO" CLARKE • NEW ANGEL
is a native of Mechanicsville Virginia, USA. JoJo began his infatuation with music at an early age. His family recounts him singing all the way back into his days of potty training. The music would continue to pour out of him at home and he would soon begin sharing his love of song with the rest of his community as a young member of his church choir. Singer would quickly turn into director in his young teens as JoJo began to direct choirs at local churches. During high school, his love for music grew exponentially when he was assigned not only as the student/assistant director of the all-male a cappella group at Hanover High School but also as the vocal coach, arranger and choreographer for Hopewell High School’s Choral Program. During his tenure in these positions, the groups received several outstanding individual and group performances awards, including Grand Championship. Upon graduating high school, he became the music director for a prominent church in the area, as well as a facilitator for vocal clinics and choral workshops in numerous public schools.
is an independent gospel artist known for incredible worship. Born in the tidewater area and raised in Hopewell, VA. She presented her debut single "Show Me More" in 2010, has been featured on recordings with other artists, among them are her father, Teddy Cross (of Willie Neal Johnson and the Keynotes), and she has sang on the same stage as Fred Hammond, Deitrick Haddon, John P Kee and others. For the past two years she has sang background on the Bobby Jones Show for several major artists - and a repeat Black Gospel Angel. As a music student and even now as an Alumnus of Virginia State University, she has traveled extensively with the VSU Gospel Chorale as one of the soloist at events in Italy, France, Hungary, Barbados, and numerous other places. Chiquta recently offers from her gift - "Winner" (single) available on all music streaming platforms.
is an accomplished Vocalist who released her first Album “10 Miles Away” in March of 2020 that charted in the top 100 Gospel Billboard charts for well over a few months. The album is still currently being streamed and sold worldwide - available on all digital music platforms to download and purchase. She enjoys creating and enhancing music that moves and impacts all hearts regardless of the Genre or audience. Her goal is to be a colorful and proficient vocalist and musician who operates in excellence in all genres of music.
Among the growing list of musical accomplishments and features not limited to vocal production of over 6 Audio recordings/records, Inaugural performances, International touring throughout Italy, Switzerland and Czech, performances and recordings with Artists like Sam Moore, Brian Courtney Wilson, Chrisette Michelle, and several Recording and award-winning artists.
JAMES "JAYDEE" LEWIS
is a dynamic drummer, and has shared his percussive stylings with a number of well-established artists around the U.S. A newcomer to the Black Gospel Angels Tour, his musical experience and exposure have enabled him to function as a producer, music programmer, musical director, drum technician, keyboard and bass guitar player. In his element on the drum set, he plays to the beat of his heart. He uses his God-given gift as both a ministry and a mission. We welcome JJ Lassiter to the 2019 Tour of the Black Gospel Angels.
HERBERT "TRE" POLLARD • NEW ANGEL
is a singer, songwriter, and producer, an American independent Gospel artist. He is known throughout the southeastern region of the United States for his energetic style of music with his ensemble “The MO band.” His Debut album “Markise Hicks and the Mo Band: Live” garnered five award nominations, and the opportunity to sing on stages across the U.S. He is also the worship coordinator for his church in Norfolk, Virginia where he serves as choir director, and leads over 6,000 people in praise and worship every weekend.
GREG MITCHELL • NEW ANGEL
LAUREN BYRD • NEW ANGEL