Style: Gospel-infused R&B; compare to Mary J. Blige, Mary Mary, Yolanda Adams
Top tracks: "I Believe," "The Promise," "You're Still God, "Well Done"
Long before she was on center stage, Y'Anna was singing background vocals for soul heavyweights like Angie Stone, Jennifer Lopez, and Raheem DeVaughn. But after winning 2009's "Sunday Best" on BET, she was propelled into the national spotlight. On her debut CD, The Promise, she mixes contemporary R&B with old-school gospel and Motown influences, making the ten-track collection the best of both worlds. Y'Anna sings everything from faith-affirming anthems to booming ballads and powerful praise.1
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