Donnie Mcclurkin Biography
Donnie Mcclurkin born Donald Andrew McClurkin Jr., is an American gospel singer and minister. He was born on November 9, 1959 in Chester, South Carolina.
Year 2010 started with McClurkin being honored with a BMI Trailblazer’s Award alongside his mentor, Pastor Andrae Crouch, he received his third GRAMMY Award for “Wait On he Lord”, the hit single with Karen Clarke Sheard from his We Are All One: Live From Detroit CD, and was nominated for another NAACP Image Award in the Outstanding Gospel Artist category. In 2007 McClurkin was honored at both the 15th Annual Trumpet Awards and the NARAS Recording Academy – NY Chapter. Nestled beside the honoree trophies are several other Grammy, Dove, BET, Soul Train and NAACP Image Awards, statuettes and plaques.
McClurkin’s talent did not go unnoticed by “the suits” on the other side of the entertainment fence. The studios soon came calling for McClurkin to create tunes for soundtracks such as, “Lady Killer’s” (New Line), “The Prince of Egypt” (DreamWorks) and “The Goofy Movie” (Disney). From the concert stage to the big and small screen, fans have also seen this gospel crooner shine in cameo appearances on UPN’s “The Parkers”, “Girlfriends”, “Meet The Browns” (Tyler Perry Paramount Pictures, “The Fighting Temptations” starring Cuba Gooding, Jr and Beyonce’ Knowles and a myriad of Award Shows. However, it was in Sony Screen Gems/ Rainforest Films “The Gospel,” starring Boris Kodjoe and Idris Elba, that McClurkin made his debut in a character role. His face has been sprawled on the pages of USA Today, New York Times, Essence Magazine, Ebony & Jet Magazines, Billboard, Daily Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. There is definitely far more to this man than his music.
It was never McClurkin’s intent to retire as a recording artist. He always knew that singing was just one of the gifts that would be used as a platform to crossover to another arena in the business. His long-time vision of starting a record label has finally arrived; Camdon Music, the name of McClurkin’s label, is well on its way to becoming a reality. Heading up a label will position him to showcase his many gifts while allowing his keen ability to hear great talent and discover the musical potential in artists from every walk of life. Already signed and sealed to Camdon Music is McClurkin’s sister, Andrea Mellini, who sang background with him on all his recordings, and Perfecting Faith Choir.
Camdon Records will not only be home to the best music around, but it will feature the spoken word as well. The Donnie McClurkin Ministry Series, which can currently be found in Wal-Mart stores across the U.S. and www.camdonmusic.com is another division of the label that fans will enjoy. Powerful messages like “The Valley of God” and “Attachments” is just a sample of what’s to come.
Donnie Mcclurkin Age
He was born on November 9, 1959 in Chester, South Carolina.. He is 59 years old as of 2018.
Donnie Mcclurkin Wife – Donnie Mcclurkin Getting Married
Both singer Nicole C. Mullen and McClurkin confirmed they were exploring marriage in response to an impromptu announcement by Matt Crouch on TBN’s “Praise the Lord” that they were getting married.
Donnie Mcclurkin Children – Donnie Mcclurkin Son
He has a biological son Matthew and adopted daughter Michelle.
Donnie Mcclurkin Engaged
Mullen who is divorced twice and a mother of three, clarified on Periscope that while she and McClurkin were “definitely on the road to marriage,” they are not engaged.
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Around August 2016, the gospel musician who God cured of leukaemia was reported to be in a relationship with Nicole C. Mullen, a female gospel singer when they made an appearance on TBN’s Praise the Lord a faith-based talk show with fellow pastor A.R. Bernard.
Matt Crouch, the host of the show, announced that Donnie was getting married, no one had to think far on who the bride would be as Nicole C. Mullen very much fit in the picture of a better half for God’s servant. McClurkin didn’t deny the likelihood on the show but Mullen further clarified her stand through Twitter, stating that while they were dating, they are not set to marry. She threw more light on the topical issue in a video interview she had with Premier Gospel stating that they were headed towards that (marriage) but protocols had to be followed and they still had to talk about a lot of things.
Donnie Mcclurkin Music
A friendship with a Warner Alliance executive resulted in his signing to the label for his 1996 self-titled LP, with producers Bill Maxwell, Mark Kibble of Take 6, Cedric and Victor Caldwell plus Andraé Crouch. The disc, which featured the perennially popular “Stand,” went gold shortly after being publicly lauded by Oprah Winfrey. At the 48th Annual Grammy Awards, he won in the category Traditional Soul Gospel Album, for “Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs”. McClurkin is best known for his hit songs “Stand” and “We Fall Down” which were played in heavy rotation on both Gospel and Urban radio. His three solo albums have topped the Billboard charts.
Dovetailing off the success of his near double-platinum selling album,”Live in London and More” McClurkin released “Psalms,Hymns and Spiritual Songs” in 2005 and “We All Are One: Live In Detroit” in 2009 which also topped Billboard charts across various musical genres. McClurkin’s love for people and desire to share gospel music, globally, is the reason he includes a language medley: Japanese, Russian, Spanish, and Dutch in most live performances.
Donnie Mcclurkin Albums
- Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs
- We All Are One
- The Journey
- The Essential Donnie McClurkin
- The Ultimate Collection
- Rural Renewal
- WOW Gospel (2011, 2015, 2016)
Donnie Mcclurkin Songs – Donnie Mcclurkin Gospel Songs
He has sang songs like:
- Great Is Your Mercy
- We Fall Down
- Only You Are Holy
- Speak to My Heart
- I Need You
- I Call You Faithful
- We Are Victorious
- Church Medley
- Days Of Elijah
- I Am Amazed
- Total Praise
- Caribbean Medley
- Agnus Dei
- Ooh Child
- The Great I Am
- I’ll Trust You, Lord
- Wait On The Lord
- That’s What I Believe
- Victory Chant (Hail Jesus)
- Holy, Holy, Holy
- Lord I Lift Your Name on High
- Draw Me Close_I Am Thine Oh Lord (Draw Me Nearer)
- Jesus Medley
- I Will Sing
- Language Medley
- Create in Me a Clean Heart
- Who Would’ve Thought
- Special Gift
- Great And Mighty Is Our God
- All We Ask
- I Love To Praise Him ((Reprise))
- Didn’t You Know
- Blood Medley
- Donnie’s Christmas Songs
- All I Ever Really Wanted
- You Are My God and King
- I’m Walking
- Choose to Be Dancing
- Search Me, Lord
- Jesus, the Mention of Your Name
- I Speak Life
- Blood Sermon
- Just a Little Talk With Jesus
- Let the River Flow
- When You Love
- Psalm 27
- Home Someday
- Akhekho Ofana No Jesu
Donnie Mcclurkin Latest Songs
His latest songs include:
- Carrubean Medley (2017)
- Akhekho Ofana No Jesu (2017)
Donnie Mcclurkin Net Worth
McClurkin has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
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Donnie Mcclurkin Instagram
His name on Instagram is donmac6453. His account is private.
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‘I AM ALIVE’: Donnie McClurkin Says Two Angels Rescued Him from Serious Car Accident
Updated on: 17 November 2018.
Gospel singer Donnie McClurkin is praising God after surviving a serious car accident last week.
“Was in a serious accident at 12:50am this morning…passed out while driving on the highway. Totaled the car…hospitalized, going through a myriad of tests…..But I’m alive!!!” McClurkin wrote in a Facebook post.
“Lost consciousness driving…but two human angels followed my swerving car with their emergency blinkers onto stop traffic ….drove behind me until my car crashed into the middle concrete island. I remember none of it except those two angels pulling me out of the passengers side of the crumbled TOTALED car..airbags deployed…crushed metal and Fiberglas,” he continued.
McClurkin said he was left “somewhat mangled” with a “sprained wrist, hurt knee” and stitches.
“Two angels saved my life! I owe them…I am still here by the grace of God!
Thank you, Lord…thank you!” he concluded.
Doctors encouraged McClurkin to rest and recover, but the gospel singer had different plans.
“I overrode doctors and sisters advice and flew to KENYA today for ministry Saturday @ TWO RIVERS. and home on this Sunday to celebrate life,” he wrote. ‘My new Christmas single “MY FAVORITE THINGS” has one more thing added to the list….LIFE!”
McClurkin said he is stilling “hurting and limping” but what’s more important to him is “I’m STILL HERE!!!”
Adopted from: www1.cbn.com