Sonya McGuire is truly a multi-gifted individual. If I had to describe Sonya McGuire in one word it would be anointed. She is a gospel singer, recording artist, songwriter, musician, and Radio Personality for FreedemRadio.com. Sonya truly has ministry at the heart of all she does.
Sonya's unique ministry and style of praise & worship, has electrified audiences, offering
them an original and blessed praise and worship experience. With vocal ability that is comparable to none and marveled by many, Sonya incorporates thought provoking
lyrics with unmistakable jazz overtones into her music. Her organic songwriting abilities
blends soul, traditional gospel, jazz, funk, and praise & worship. Her gift has made room for her to share the stage with artists such as Mariah Carey, Kirk Franklin, Tye Tribett, Donnie McClurkin, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Fred Hammond, Kim Burrell, Marvin Sapp, Natalie Wilson andS.O.P., Israel Houghton, Karen Clark–Sheard, Rizen, Youthful Praise, Mary Mary, the Jonathan Nelson and many more. Her most recent collaboration with Corey “Coco Brother” Condrey’s (Radio personality from one of RadioOne’s largest syndicated gospel shows) Stand Project introduced her most popular single “Should’ve
Thought About It” to audiences across all 50 states.
Sonya's passion for music and self-mission to win souls for Christ is at the heart of her ministry and transcends racial, cultural, and even language barriers. In 2005, Sonya's music ministry spread internationally as she was commissioned to deliver several concerts during a twenty-one day European tour. The presence of God was so prevalent during her performances that they became much more than just a concert, they evolved into worship & unbelievable praise experiences. She has also ministered in 18 cities in Asia, from Japan to Malaysia with plans to expand wider. As a result, Sonya has toured annually & has released a European Christmas DVD of her ministry overseas.
Sonya shares her gift, conducting choir workshops, conferences, and music seminars throughout the United States. Sonya has received numerous awards and nominations including Best New Female Artist, Best New Artist and Song of Year from 2008 to 2012.
With all her accomplishments, she is yet a faithful servant in her community. Sonya is the founder of four nonprofit organizations including: Sisters, Soul & Psalms, an organization that empowers women of the arts; Psalms of Thanks, which serves as a vehicle that provides food, and clothes to those individuals that are less fortunate, Project Think, an adolescent and teen empowerment movement, and Blessed to be a Blessing, serving the community, meeting their needs and empowering families. Sonya has experienced monumental success of her chart topping first Project "My Journey", and is currently working on her sophomore album
"The Next Chapter" to be released in Spring 2013.