Multi-Award Winning JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise Headlines Sol Ultimate Gospel

JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise whose infectious worship song "You Deserve It" received six 2018 Stellar Awards will headline the Sol Ultimate Gospel in association with Life 97.5 FM on Saturday, May 26th at Garfield Sobers Gynmasium.

From being named #1 in 2017 by Billboard Magazine on four charts including The Hot Gospel Songs Chart, Hot Gospel Song Artists Chart, the Gospel Air Play Chart, and the Gospel Digital Songs Chart, JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise were nominated for a 2018 Grammy for Best Gospel Performance/Song as well as nine 2018 Stellar Awards. They emerged victorious with a total of six awards including Song of the Year, CD of the Year, Choir of the Year, Urban Inspirational Single of Performance of the Year, Contemporary Choir of the Year and Praise and Worship CD of the Year.

"We are pleased to be able to welcome JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise to Barbados and to the festival," said Adrian Agard, Executive Producer of Barbados Gospelfest. "Over the years we have sought to present artiste ministers who align with our vision, as the premiere Christian music and arts festival in the Caribbean, to promote the life changing impact of the Holy Spirit in all perons coming into contact with the festival."

JJ Hairston has also been nominated for three Billboard Awards. The Billboard Awards event is slated to take place in Las Vegas on May 20.

Barbados Gospelfest is an annual production of Gospelfest (Barbados) Inc. Envisaged to be the Caribbean's Premiere International Christian Music and Arts Festival, Barbados Gospelfest promotes the life-changing impact of God in the lives of all those that come into contact with the festival. Now in its 26th year, Gospelfest features leading local, regional and international Gospel artistes. The festival is family-oriented and incorporates specific events aimed at children, as well as teenagers and young adults. To find out more visit www.barbadosgospelfest.com. Like and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.