"Mark Shelton pays homage to the great singers of the past and has the vocal ability to make you remember what great singing was like"
Brian Johnson, Director, Flynn Theater, Burlington, VT.
Mark Shelton is an award winning vocalist that transcends genres.
His latest album, "At the Gates of Graceland" (a 2009 release) is a rich tribute to the award winning gospel music of Elvis Presley featuring familiar hymns, foot tapping favorites and Spirituals that pour out effortlessly, gracefully coursing through crisp and delicate vocal tones with streams rising into a surging delivery that is powerful and moving, passionate, full of musical articulation, ensuring that this compilation hits the mark in style and quality with such vibrancy one can feel it in their bones and even into their very soul throughout this memorable testament that both pays homage to the great gospel performances of the King of Rock and Roll and also, uniquely, truly honoring the King of Kings.
Mark Shelton is considered one of the most dynamic performers with astounding vocal prowess that leaves audiences mesmerized in amazement. A career that spans multi-faceted venues, Mark has recorded several times in Nashville, Tennessee, releasing custom projects; has recorded and performed in Canada, on Cruise Ships, in hundreds of churches, schools, auditoriums, at festivals, on live television and radio, and performed a set at the 10th Annivesary of SOULFEST. Mark Shelton has recently wrapped up his latest tour the "Golden Classics Crooner Tour" performing the hit songs of Bobby Darin, Roy Orbison, Ricky Nelson, Perry Como and more, featuring a special tribute to the music of Elvis Presley for which Mark has received international acclaim as one of the best voices and renditions of Elvis hits ever heard.
In October of 2008 Mark Shelton was selected to perform in the Bahamas as part of "Cruise for A Cause".
2007 - Best International Christian Male Artist (Toronto Exclusive Magazine Online)
2007 - Gold Artist Award - Radio Indy
2007 - Momentum Awards Nominee - IndieHeaven (Nashville)