Houston Based Christian Soul Artist- Shelia Moore- Piper Bring listeners 47mins worth of excellent listening with her most spectacular work to date “Are You Ready Chapter 2.
Released from the Bdm/Ugroove Music label in 2014 it is comprised of 12 powerful and anointed tracks, with popular songs like Get Excited (the soulful single) which debuted in the top 50 DRT Rock/Adult Contemporary Charts and was just re-released April of this year. The title track Are You Ready? featuring vocalist Erin Stevenson Shelia Moore Piper is simultaneously unashamed in declaring the joyful news of the gospel while crafting a sound that is unabashedly and jubilantly analog in a digital world.
Establishing an independent record label and production company with her husband Glenn 'GP' Piper, BDM/Ugroove Music in 2004, as a vehicle to increase the effectiveness of her ministry, she released her Debut album 'Tha Story Told Twice' in 2009. Breaking new grounds and perhaps carving out a new category in gospel music she labels "Christian Soul".
With signature songs like "Single Lady" And "Rest Your Mind the album receive
Numerous airplay from various stations including 92.1 Praise, former home of the Yolanda Adams Morning Show
When you spend time with Shelia you begin to understand the subtle intensity of her music. Music is a ministry, and it is my ministry, and it was this passion and conviction that inspired Shelia Moore Piper to deliver her current release, Are You Ready Chapter 2. A body of music that is inviting, reflective, and encompasses a universal message of worship, self-love, and hope.
Piper deals with these themes directly and with endless finesse. Her voice is soulful, feminine, and guided by her impeccable ear and good taste. Are You Ready stretches over a variety of styles, often utilizing jazz and soul undertones, sometimes dealing in groovy offerings of funk with light smatterings of Motown and disco, and occasionally visiting the hip-hop genre.
All in all, the record is exceptional listening, incredibly well orchestrated and produced, and Represents a fantastic introduction for the public to this astounding, Christian Soul singer.
Piper says, as an artist I want my music to uplift and inspire. Through the years the sound of gospel music has evolved to speak to new generations.
She has lifted her voice and talents at various special events, including “Koinonia” at Lakewood International, where mega church pastor Joel Osteen presides, Pastor Dan Willis (I’m Just Say in) gospel TV show in Detroit
Shelia won the 2016 Season 8 Grand Finale Champion of the Prayze Factor People Choice International Awards in Nassau, Bahamas that was hosted at Bahamas Faith Ministries International, home of the late Dr. Myles Munroe.
She co- wrote and co-produced with her husband Glenn ’GP’ Piper Atlanta based Artist Earl White Current Single “No Fair-Weather Friend” that received 3 nominations in the 2017 IGARA Radio Alliance Awards for Best Artist W/ Featured Vocalist, Inspirational Song of the Year, and Best Music Production.
Shelia was also featured on the front cover of Gospel USA Magazine for the July-Sept 2017 issue, won Female Vocalist Of The Year for the 2018 Texas Gospel Music Excellence Awards and was nominated in 5 categories for the 2018 Rhythm Of Gospel Awards, bringing home Contemporary Female Vocalist of The Year, this Christian Soul Artist is on the move and making her print across the country.