Style: Program-heavy R&B; compare to Mary Mary, Kirk Franklin, Toni Braxton
Top tracks: "Heaven Hear My Heart," "Over and Over" (w/ PJ Morton), "Drops of Rain"
As the title of their seventh studio recording indicates, Trin-i-tee 5:7—gospel music's best-selling female trio—is now a duo. Helmed by a slew of Grammy-winning producers, Angel & Chanelle reflects the two original members' newfound spiritual and artistic freedom with modern worship inspirations, surprising theatrical rock, and plenty of stylish urban programs. The R&B twosome traces the album's emancipation M.O. with various songs of surrender ("Let It Go"), grace empowerment ("God's Grace"), thanksgiving ("I Don't Need a Reason"), and praise ("I Worship Your Name"). Seventeen songs is long, but the invigorating duet keeps it fresh with their hip vocals.
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