Le'Andria Johnson Announced that She Will Not Be Part of the United As On Tour
Le'Andria Johnson, GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artist and Billboard magazine's #1 Female Gospel Albums Artist of 2012 announced today that she will not be part of the concert line-up for the United As One Tour featuring James Fortune, VaShawn Mitchell, Zacardi Cortez and legendary comedian Shuckey Duckey, beginning on January 21, 2013.
"Due to recent developments, I am no longer scheduled for the United As One tour starting later this month," said Le'Andria Johnson. "Both Al Wash and I were very excited about the opportunity of working together on this tour. The good news is that I will resume my active concert schedule, and my team and I are exploring various concert and touring opportunities nationally and abroad. In the very near future, I am preparing for my performances on the Stellar Awards, TBN, SIRIUS XM Satellite and other personal appearances."
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Veteran gospel concert promoter, Al Wash of ALW Entertainment in Dallas said, "I was looking forward to working with Le'Andria Johnson on the United As One Tour. She is an extraordinary talent with a unique gift. If she wants and is available, there are several dates that she can join us on for the United As One Tour. My hope is that we can continue to explore other touring opportunities that she and I have discussed."
ABOUT LE'ANDRIA JOHNSON
GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artist and Billboard magazine's #1 Female Gospel Albums Artist of 2012, Le'Andria Johnson has taken the gospel music scene by storm since being crowned the season three winner of BET's Sunday Best in 2010. The Music World Gospel recording artist's groundbreaking and chart-topping debut CD, The Awakening of Le'Andria Johnson, entered at #1 on multiple music charts, including both the Billboard Top Gospel Albums and the Top Christian/Gospel Albums charts. The CD also debuted at #1 on the Christian Music Trade Association's Current Gospel Overall chart. The Awakening of Le'Andria Johnson spent seven weeks at #1 on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums chart, and remained in the Top 10 for over 20 weeks. In 2011, Le'Andria received her first GRAMMY® Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music performance for her debut single, "Jesus." Le'Andria's subsequent critically-acclaimed releases, The Awakening of Le'Andria Johnson Deluxe Edition, The Evolution of Le'Andria Johnson, Christmas Best and her new project, Le'Andria Johnson The Experience, have all landed atop the Billboard charts. Le'Andria Johnson The Experience debuted in the Top 5 and has remained in the Top 10 on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums chart since its release in September 2012. That same year, Le'Andria received three Stellar Gospel Music Awards nominations for New Artist of the Year, Albertina Walker Female Vocalist of the Year, and Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year. She also received her first NAACP Image Award Nomination for Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary) for her current CD project, Le'Andria Johnson The Experience. In Billboard magazine's year-end issue, Le'Andria was named the overall #3 Gospel Albums Artists of 2012. She also has three albums that charted in the Top 50 including her debut project, The Awakening of Le'Andria Johnson at #8, The Evolution of Le'Andria Johnson at #18 and Le'Andria Johnson The Experience at #49. Known for her captivating live performances, Le'Andria is expanding her music ministry and breaking new ground all over the world.
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