BIO Christian Soul Artist- Shelia Moore Piper Bring listeners 47mins worth of excellent listening with her most spectacular work to date “Are You Ready Chapter 2. Released from the Bdm/Ugroove Music label in 2014 it is comprised of 12 powerful and anointed tracks, with popular songs like Get Excited (the soulful single) which debuted in the top 50 DRT Rock/Adult Contemporary Charts and was just re-released April of last year. The title track Are You Ready? featuring vocalist Erin Stevenson. Shelia Moore Piper is simultaneously unashamed in declaring the joyful news of the gospel while crafting a sound that is unabashedly and jubilantly analog in a digital world. Establishing an independent record label and production company with her husband Glenn 'GP' Piper, BDM/Ugroove Music in 2004, as a vehicle to increase the effectiveness of her ministry, she released her Debut album 'Tha Story Told Twice' in 2009. Breaking new grounds and perhaps carving out a new category in gospel music she labels "Christian Soul". With signature songs like "Single Lady" And "Rest Your Mind the album receive Numerous airplay from various stations including 92.1 Praise, former home of the Yolanda Adams Morning Show Shelia won Female Vocalist Of The Year for the 2018 Texas Gospel Music Excellence Awards and is up for 5 nominations in the 2018 Rhythm Of Gospel Awards. She is gearing up for her spring and summer tour in cities including: Las Vegas, Chicago, South Carolina to name a few, this Christian Soul Artist is on the move and making her print across the country. Her voice is soulful, feminine, and guided by her impeccable ear and good taste. Her music stretches over a variety of styles, often utilizing jazz and soul undertones, sometimes dealing in groovy offerings of funk with light smatterings of Motown and disco, and occasionally visiting the hip-hop genre.
Top 5 Influences? Kirk Franklin, Mary Mary, George Frederick Handel, Earth, Wind and Fire and lots of other Major and Indie Artists!! ( Smile).
What got you into music? Music has always been my calling since I was 8 years old. I was a full time Teacher until the Lord transition me out to be now in Music 4 years ago. I have been grinding every sense! ( smile)
Anything to tell your fans? You can’t be a transforming individual in a non transforming environment. Please make you sure are transforming other lives with your gifts. If you are doing something you do need God for, stop doing it! God should be the driving force or it’s not going to work! Its gotta be a purpose for your life!
Biggest Goals for 2018? My biggest goals are to keep moving in the right direction for the purpose for my life. I want to be great at being me!! No Duplicates ( allowed) Stay tuned! While you’re on your journey, Love God and Love People!Yes Indeed!