Featured Gospel Artist
JJ Hairston of Youthful Praise
JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise (affectionately known as YP) continues to make waves in the Gospel Music Industry while garnering national and international recognition. Founded in 1991, the once 35-member church choir from Bridgeport, CT has transformed into a Billboard chart topping national gospel artist.
Recently, JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise have garnered much success with the release of “You Deserve it,” an infectious worship song that has taken the nation by storm. The single was named #1 in 2017 by Billboard Magazine on four charts: The Hot Gospel Songs Chart, Hot Gospel Song Artist Charts, the Gospel Air Play Chart and the Gospel Digital Song Chart. J J Hairston and the group have won 6 Stellar Gospel Music Awards, A Billboard Music Award, and an ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Award. JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise were also nominated for a 2018 GRAMMY for Best Gospel Performance/Song.
JJ Hairston has just launched a new syndicated radio show, Youthful Praise with JJ Hairston, and he is preparing for his new book, “Amazing Love”, with his wife, Trina. His life’s goal is to continue to develop music that can be used as a tool for audiences everywhere to develop their personal relationship with God.
Web Address: YouthfulPraise.org