Husband and wife Contemporary Gospel duo and Worship leaders, Jerard & Jovaun made their debut in 2019 with WHAT A BEAUTIFUL NAME EP on Motown Gospel. Their soulful delivery, exquisite vocal artistry, and vehement praise and worship have catapulted the couple from the background microphones into the spotlight. Their talent and inviting spirit have the music industry buzzing and Christian music fans applauding.
Jerard and Jovaun Woods became well-known together through their YouTube video performances. They are seasoned background vocalists with dozens of live and studio sessions recorded with BeBe & CeCe Winans, Donnie McClurkin, Michael W. Smith, Amy Grant, Natalie Grant, Andrae Crouch, Kim Burrell, Michael McDonald, Wynona Judd, Jonny Lang, among many others. Jerard & Jovaun now serve as worship leaders at Bethesda Community Church in Fort Worth, TX.
With two hit singles under their belt, “What A Beautiful Name” (Hillsong) and “The Potter’s House” (Tramaine & Walter Hawkins), Jerard & Jovaun are adding two 2020 Stellar Gospel Music Award Nominations to their credit. They will head to Las Vegas, NV March 27-28 with nominations for New Artist of the Year and Contemporary Duo/Chorus Group of the Year and to perform on the Stellar Awards Pre-Show.
“Our Stellar Award nominations were a pleasant surprise and blessing,” says Jovaun. “We’re honored to be recognized among Gospel’s finest!”
In addition, they have just garnered new management with industry veteran Roderick Jemison of Jemison & Associates. Roderick Jemison is the founder and CEO of Jemison & Associates located in Nashville, TN. Roderick has worked in the Gospel industry for over 20 years. Throughout his career, he has contributed to the careers of Tamela Mann, Steven Curtis Chapman, Yolanda Adams, Donnie McClurkin, Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Monica Lisa Stevenson, and many others. He now adds long time friends Jerard & Jovaun to his roster of clients.
“Roderick Jemison has been a major Gospel industry leader for many years. But he also happens to be like family to us for many years,” Jerard shares. “We are so excited to have him manage our artistry and ministry endeavors! We’re looking forward to some touring and other opportunities that are in the days ahead with our new manager, Roderick Jemison!”
“I’m excited about the new management partnership with Jerard & Jovaun,” states Roderick Jemison, President/CEO Jemison & Associates. “We’ve been friends for over 20 years and now I have the opportunity to work with two of the most incredibly talented people I know. You haven’t heard anyone quite like them and I’m truly blessed to be able to share their music ministry with the world.”
Jerard & Jovaun have a musical style that is uniquely diverse, which gives them a limitless fan base. They will be sharing their extraordinary vocal skills and unconstrained heart for worship across the county during their forthcoming “The Relationship Tour” this summer.