Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has certified Vashawn Mitchell’s hit song “Nobody Greater” Gold.
The United States association during the week certified Vashawn Mitchell’s hit song “Nobody Greater” Gold. The association based its decision on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets and also the audit was conducted against net shipments after returns (most often an artist’s royalty statement is used), which includes albums sold directly to retailers and one-stops, direct-to-consumer sales (music clubs and mail order) and other outlets
The singer-songwriter was honored yesterday in his hometown Chicago.
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List of Certifications
- 500,000 units: Gold album
- 1,000,000 units: Platinum album
- 2,000,000+ units: Multi-Platinum album
- 10,000,000 units: Diamond album
ABOUT VASHAWN MITCHELL
Vashawn Mitchell began working with his mentor Lonnie Hunter at St. Mark Baptist Church. At age 20, his musical potential was noticed by Bishop Larry Trotter and he was hired as the Minister of Music at Chicago’s Sweet Holy Spirit Church.
As minister of music, he was responsible for every aspect of the department. He went on to produce what has become some of the most noted selections in the African American church Don’t Last and My Worship Is For Real. VaShawn also produced and released his first solo project entitled, So Satisfied.
As a songwriter, Mitchell has penned hits for Smokie Norful, Vanessa Bell Armstrong and Bishop Paul Morton. He is also a worship leader and throughout the years he has written several top-selling choir recordings and spawned such memorable hits as My Worship Is For Real and Trouble Don’t Last.
In 2012, Mitchell started the Norman Youth and Arts Foundation, named in memory of his grandfather. The Foundation sponsors summer youth camps for the arts in the Chicago area. Mitchell is also one of the only Gospel artists who acts as a spokesperson and is active with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters Foundation.
On December 31, 2016, it was announced that VaShawn Mitchell has been appointed as the General Overseer of Music & Worship Arts of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee.
CATALOG OF VASHAWN MITCHELL
- So Satisfied (1998)
- Another Chance (2002) as VaShawn Mitchell & New Image Ensemble
- Believe in Your Dreams (2005)
- Promises (2007) as VaShawn Mitchell and Friends
- Triumphant (2010)
- My Songbook (2011) (compilation album)
- Created 4 This (2012)
- Unstoppable (2014) (Some album covers read Unstoppable Extended Play on this 14-track LP.) Live in Africa (2016)
- Cross Music [EP] (2018)