Wikipedia : This day (August 27, 1961), in Houston, Texas, is born Yolanda Adams, an American gospel singer.
Yolanda Adams : Yolanda has been wowing gospel audiences all over the world. In 1999, four studio albums and one live album later (the Grammy nominated Yolanda…. Live In Washington ), the Houston , Texas native is ready to extend her magnificent reach without watering down the message.
The Yolanda Adams Morning Show : Too many times we’re put in a box by musical labels, she says. It was while she served as a lead singer with the Southeast Inspirational Choir that Yolanda caught the eye of the prolific composer/producer Thomas Whitfield.
@last.fm : Two years later, Adams followed with Save the World, which included her first signature song “The Battle Is The Lord’s”. Her next release was 1995’s More Than A Melody, which featured production work from Ben Tankard, O’Landa Draper, and BeBe Winans.