Tamela Mann Achieves Major Milestone as “Take Me to The King” Earns Double Platinum Certification

Gospel superstar Tamela Mann’s iconic single “Take Me to The King” has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). This honor signifies over 2 million copies sold of her inspirational ballad originally released in 2012.

On the heels of this career achievement, Tamela Mann will kick off The Reunion Tour on October 1st joined by gospel luminaries Kirk Franklin, The Clark Sisters, and more. Fans can anticipate powerful live performances from Tamela Mann as she continues to inspire with her unmatched vocal talent.

Originally released in 2012, “Take Me to The King” marked a powerful collaboration between Tamela Mann and gospel icon Kirk Franklin. Their poignant lyrics and Mann’s soaring vocals struck a chord with listeners, making it a breakout gospel single. It became the standout track on her album Best Days, which later took home the Billboard distinction of “Gospel Album of the Decade” from 2010-2019.

Tamela Mann Take Me To The King

On achieving double platinum status, Tamela Mann shares “What an amazing blessing…I’m so thankful for the love and support of our fans who helped make this happen.” This certification caps off a banner year for the acclaimed vocalist after winning Favorite Gospel Artist at the 2022 American Music Awards.

With her undeniable vocal talent and gift for uplifting music, Tamela Mann has cemented herself as a gospel force with a glittering array of honors to her name. The resonant message of faith in “Take Me to The King” will continue inspiring audiences as it takes its place among the top-selling gospel singles of all time.



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