Jonathan McReynolds

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Jonathan McReynolds
Birth name Jonathan Caleb McReynolds
Born (1989-09-17) September 17, 1989 (age 29)
Chicago, Illinois
Genres Gospel, urban contemporary gospel
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, singer-songwriter, acoustic guitar, piano, organ, drums
Years active 2012–present
Labels Light, Entertainment One
Website jonathanmcreynolds.com

Jonathan Caleb McReynolds (born September 17, 1989) is an American gospel musician. He began his music career in 2012 with the release of Life Music via Entertainment One Music and Light Records. The album charted on three Billboard charts: the Billboard 200, Gospel Albums, and Independent Albums. His second album, Life Music: Stage Two, peaked higher on all three charts in 2015.

Early life[edit]

McReynolds was born in Chicago, Illinois, on September 17, 1989,[1] as Jonathan Caleb McReynolds.[2] He was raised by a single mother[3] with love and support from his family, church members and his pastor at New Original Church of God in Christ.

Music career[edit]

His music career got started in 2012, with the release of Life Music on September 25, 2012, by Light Records and Entertainment One Music.[4] This was his breakthrough released on the Billboard charts, and it placed at No. 98 on Billboard 200 along with Gospel Albums at No. 3, and at No. 23 on the Independent Albums chart.[5][6][7] He is a GMA Dove Award and Stellar Award nominee.[3] India Arie claims that she is a fan of his music.[8] He is a 2016 Grammy Award Nominee for Best Gospel Album.

Discography[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[5]
US
Gos

[6]
US
Indie

[7]
Life Music 98 3 23
Life Music: Stage Two
  • Released: September 18, 2015
  • Label: Light/Entertainment One
  • Formats: CD, digital download
44 1 11
Make Room
  • Released: March 9, 2018
  • Label: Light/Entertainment One
  • Formats: CD, digital download
97 1 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ McReynolds, Jonathan (September 16, 2012). "Almost forgot ITS MY BIRTHDAY! #23". Twitter. Retrieved March 17, 2015.
  2. ^ American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. "I Love You Work ID No. 883470768 ISWC No. T9068932105". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Archived from the original on March 6, 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2015. Work ID No. 883470768 ISWC No. T9068932105
  3. ^ a b EEW Magazine (March 6, 2014). "Gospel Singer Jonathan McReynolds Talks Growing Up Fatherless". Empowering Everyday Women. Retrieved March 17, 2015.
  4. ^ "Life Music : Jonathan McReynolds". AllMusic. September 25, 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Jonathan McReynolds Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved March 20, 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Jonathan McReynolds Chart History: Gospel Albums". Billboard. Retrieved March 20, 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Jonathan McReynolds Chart History: Independent Albums". Billboard. Retrieved March 20, 2018.
  8. ^ White, T.J. (March 31, 2014). "Gospel Singer Jonathan McReynolds On Discovering India Arie Is A Fan: 'That Was Really Cool'". EEW Magazine. Retrieved March 17, 2015.

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