Joel Thomas is a singer and songwriter born on August 25, 1985 in Baltimore, to the loving parents of Arlette Thomas-Fletcher and Kenneth Fletcher. Being the oldest sibling of two, Joel was often inspired to sing at his church on youth Sundays by his mother. Arlette and Kenneth relocated the family to Reisterstown, Maryland when Joel was a teenager of seventeen years old. A passionate raising star he began writing music being inspired by a lot of old school music of artist like Michael Jackson, P Diddy, R Kelly, and JayZ.
With the completion of his first Cd titled “Dynamite”. Joel is fast on the road of promoting his music. His music is currently available on itunes and cdbaby.
Joel was often requested with his brother Charles to sing songs during church services and at other churches in Maryland. He has performed at event such as fundraisers, college events and local parties. He is an artist that music consist of R&B, Pop and Rap mainly, but he does do some rock, HipHop and Gospel. Everyone who has heard Joel is amazed by his ability to sing and encouraged him to his dream to become a Pop and R&B singer. Currently Joel works with his producers in the studio on his second Cd. He is also in college working on getting his recording and production degree.
Joel has a shy demeanor but is ignited when he performs on stage. Truly he is an artist with a unique voice. Growing up in Maryland he has strong connections to the community and the people he grew up with. Joel received awards for his music video from the Global Music Awards and was nominated by the Vollies 2012 Awards. His parents say that they would often hear him playing music for new songs and singing and free styling rap around the house. Music has always been a positive thing in Joel’s life.
Joel’s greatest goal is to compete on America’s Got Talent and be discovered so that he can enter the world stage with his music. He love’s people, and sharing his music with the world, has been his dream for a long time. Joel is a wonderful young man with a sweet gentle disposition. He has performed at Arts-cape, and performs for many charitable events such as the Marathon of Miracle Cancer Prevention Center.