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Tamela Mann’s “Take Me To The King” Achieves RIAA Double Platinum Certification

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Tamela Mann, a distinguished artist with Grammy, Stellar, Billboard Music, and 2022 American Music Awards in her accolades, is thrilled to announce a remarkable achievement in her music career.

Her iconic single, “Take Me to The King,” penned by the gospel legend Kirk Franklin and featured on her album, “Best Days,” has achieved the prestigious Double Platinum certification from RIAA. With over two million copies sold since its release on June 12, 2012, this chart-topping track continues to captivate hearts and souls across the globe.

Tamela shares her gratitude, saying, “What an incredible blessing to receive this special recognition. Collaborating with Kirk on this song was an honor, and I’m profoundly thankful for the unwavering love and support of our fans who made this achievement possible. It truly takes a village, and I couldn’t have done it without all of you.”

“Take Me to The King” marked a significant milestone in Tamela’s solo career, reuniting her with Kirk Franklin. This dynamic duo has also blessed us with hits like “God Provides” from Tamela’s Billboard chart-topping album “One Way” and “Superheroes Prayer” from her latest masterpiece, “Overcomer.”

Tamela Mann, joined by her husband, the multi-talented actor/comedian/singer David Mann, The Clark Sisters, Israel Houghton, Tye Tribbett, and the sensational New Breed, will be headlining The Reunion Tour. This exciting musical extravaganza also features special guests, including the spirited Texas-based choir, The Family, and the legendary God’s Property.

The tour is set to kick off on Thursday, September 28th, in Connecticut and will keep the music alive throughout November, making stops in vibrant cities like Miami, Atlanta, Toronto, Detroit, Chicago, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Houston, and more! For all the details about this electrifying tour and to grab your tickets, be sure to visit

Tamela Mann is a true luminary in the world of entertainment. As a prolific songwriter, producer, actress, and savvy businesswoman, she’s earned numerous accolades, including a Grammy Award, BET Award, Billboard Music Award, American Music Award, multiple NAACP Image Awards, and Stellar Gospel Music Awards.

Her Billboard No. 1 album, “Best Days,” boasts the chart-topping double-platinum single, “Take Me to The King,” and was honored as Billboard’s “Album of the Decade” in the Gospel category for 2010-2019.

Tamela’s Billboard No. 1 album, “One Way,” delivered two No. 1 singles, including “Change Me” and “God Provides,” which secured her first Grammy Award in 2017.

In 2018, Tamela and her husband, the NAACP Image Award-winning actor/comedian David Mann, made waves with their first book and joint album, “Us Against the World,” earning an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work. Their album gained airplay success with the Urban AC track, “Ups & Downs.”

Tamela and David are the visionaries behind Tillymann Entertainment and have shared the screen in the NAACP Image Award-winning docu-series, “The Manns,” the hit comedy series, “Mann & Wife,” and their viral family YouTube series, “Mann Family Dinner.”

Tamela’s culinary expertise shines in the second season of her YouTube cooking show, “Mama Mann’s Kitchen,” while she and David continue to entertain audiences in Tyler Perry’s “Assisted Living.”

Additionally, Tamela’s athleisure apparel and shapewear line, the Tamela Mann Collection, is available at and select retail stores, making her a force to be reckoned with in the world of fashion as well.


Fharnell M.