Marvin Sapp He saw the Best in Me

Marvin Sapp He saw the Best in Me:

Marvin Sapp’s performance tonight on the Celebration of Gospel 2010, of the song “He saw the Best in Me,” has grabbed him a lot of attention on the Internet.

Internet blogs, search engines and other listings, are all mentioning the Gospel singers name.

So who is this incredible singer?

Marvin Sapp was born and raised in Grand Rapids in Michigan in 1968, and started singing in the church at age 4.

He is a Gospel music singer who has recorded with the group Commissioned, during the 1990’s before then starting his own solo career.

He is also the Founder and Senior pastor of the Lighthouse Full Life Center Church, which is also in his birth town Grand Rapids.

After spending his teenage years singing with a number of Gospel groups, he was then invited by Gospel singer Fred Hammond, to start singing with Commissioned. He was also featured on the group’s albums titled Number 7 and Matters of the Heart.

When he decided to go solo in 1995, he did so to establish himself as a contemporary gospel artist, and has till now recorded seven albums.

He even has crossover success with his song, “Never Would Have Made It,” which is from the album Thirsty. It made it to number 14 on the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs, and number 82 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. But it also made it to number 1 on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs Chart.

The song has been certified Gold by the RIAA as it sold over 50,000 copies. In 2009 Sapp won each and every Gospel Stellar Award that he was nominated for.

He has another album due for release in March, 2010 titled, “Here I Am” recoreded in October 2009.

Sapp is married to MaLinda Sapp, who is a professor and psychologist, who serves as the Administrative Pastor at the Lighthouse Full Life Center Church.

The couple have three children and in 2009 Sapp, was initiated into the Grand Rapids Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.

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