20-year-old viral sensation and multi-faceted singer Kelontae Gavin success have humble beginnings. He was discovered singing “I Won’t Complain” to a cafeteria worker at his high school in Summerville, South Carolina a few years ago. The YouTube video of it snatched him a million views within days and led to him being discovered by budding music mogul and star-maker Marquis Boone, which led to him signing to his Marquis Boone Enterprises in partnership Tyscot Records.
Fast forward, the Atlanta-based chart-topping recording artist and multiple Stellar Award nominee have reached new levels of success and fame. His 2018 live debut album, The Higher Experience hit #1 on the Gospel Albums chart. His No. 1 radio single "No Ordinary Worship" spent 53 weeks on the chart and debuted on the mainstream top 40 radio-based Billboard Adult R&B Songs Airplay chart in March accumulating 91.3 million in all-format airplay audience while sporting 14.1 million on-demand audio and video streams combined.
"A live-wire prodigy!"
-Jon Caramanica, The New York Times’ Pop music critic
"Kelontae Gavin is a Gospel Star!”
- BET Music
"The cool thing about Kelontae Gavin is he's so kind and a really nice guy! Greatness young man greatness, that's what you are"
- Erica Campbell, Multiple GRAMMY Award winner, TV Personality and National Syndicated Radio Host
"Kelontae Gavin has to be one of the most incredible vocalists I've ever heard. Keep allowing God to shine through you!" -Willie Taylor, singer-songwriter, a former member of Billboard #1 male R&B group, Day 26
"I don't know what rock I've been under but Kelontae Gavin YOU got it! He's going to shape culture and advance the Kingdom"
- Dr. Jamal Bryant, Pastor, New Birth Church Atlanta