Inspired People Music CEO and Billboard chart topping recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins is one of today’s most popular Gospel artists. Few know Jenkins received a GRAMMY Award in 2005 for penning “You’ve Been A Friend” on Israel & New Breed‘s project, “Alive In South Africa.” Recently, the prolific songwriter launched the Inspired People Music Songwriting Contest. He has extended the contest deadline to March 23.
Jenkins is a well-known speaker and author, the Senior Pastor of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois, became a household name when his song, “Awesome”, soared to the top spot on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs Chart. Sung in choir stands all over the country, the track, from the current CD, “The Best of Both Worlds,” saw the nation singing the praises of God. The song and the CD netted the artist five 2013 Stellar Awards (Song of the Year, CD of the Year, Choir of the Year, Traditional Choir of the Year and Recorded Music Packaging of the Year) in January.