Beckah Shae

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Beckah Shae
Birth nameRebecca Alice Wilson[1][2]
Born(1978-09-01) September 1, 1978 (age 35)[2][3]
San Clemente, California, U.S.
OriginNashville, Tennessee, U.S.
GenresContemporary Christian, pop, Worship
OccupationsSinger-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2005-present
LabelsShae Shoc Records
Associated actsMontell Jordan, TobyMac
Websitebeckahshae.com
 
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Beckah Shae
Birth nameRebecca Alice Wilson[1][2]
Born(1978-09-01) September 1, 1978 (age 35)[2][3]
San Clemente, California, U.S.
OriginNashville, Tennessee, U.S.
GenresContemporary Christian, pop, Worship
OccupationsSinger-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2005-present
LabelsShae Shoc Records
Associated actsMontell Jordan, TobyMac
Websitebeckahshae.com

Rebecca Alice Shocklee (born September 1, 1982 in San Clemente, California née Wilson), is better known by her stage name Beckah Shae, is an American Christian-pop-worship singer-songwriter. She is signed to the independent record label Shae Shoc Records she co-owns with her husband and producer Jack Shocklee.[4][5][6]

History[edit]

Shae received her first Dove Award nomination in 2011 in the category of Urban Recorded Song of the Year for "Life". She also appeared on Jonny Lang's Turn Around (A&M), TobyMac's "Funky Jesus Music", Tonight (ForeFront) and joined him onstage for a performance at the 2010 GMA Dove Awards.[citation needed] Shae co-wrote several songs and featured on the title-track of Montell Jordan’s album, Shake Heaven (Victory World Music), currently featured on Byron "Mr. Talkbox" Chambers EP Show Me the Way "Everything Works Together". Shaw also appears on the movie soundtrack I'm in Love with a Church Girl. She has shared her testimony on CBNs -700 Club and RevolutionTV, Hosted JCTV's "1 Music Village", and has appeared on TBN's "Praise The Lord" 2011 Christmas Special with Donnie McClurkin.[citation needed]

The single "#Putyourloveglasseson" was released on April 12, 2011.[citation needed]

Philanthropy[edit]

Shae has travelled, promoting and working alongside ministries like Kids Alive, an organization that rescues abandoned and orphaned children. After a visit to Kenya in 2010 with Kids Alive, she filmed the music video, "Imagine", from her album LIFE, expressing her desire to "see others open up their eyes to the need and make a difference by becoming involved in sponsorship, adoption and missions."[citation needed] In 2011 she traveled with the A21 Campaign to Greece and acted as a "walking billboard", with matching shirts and taped mouths, as part of an initiative to raise awareness of human trafficking.[citation needed] On July 28, 2011 Shae performed and linked arms with keynote speaker Dr. Bernice King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., at the Women and Girls Benefit Luncheon held on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, to raise funds for Youth Life Learning Centers (YLFT).[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Butterfly (January 23, 2006)[7]
  • Joy (June 28, 2008)[8]
  • Life (June 15, 2010)[9]
  • Destiny (August 16, 2011)[10]
  • Scripture Snacks, Vol. 1 (December 13, 2011)[11]
  • "Scripture Snacks Vol. 2" (December 4, 2012)
  • Rest (September 4, 2012)

Christmas albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

YearTitleUS ChristianAlbum
CHR
[5][6]
Hot Songs
[13]
2010"Here In this Moment"631Life
2011"Life"833
"Most Beautiful Time of the Year"23Emmanuel
2012"Overflow"Rest
"Gold"23Destiny
2013"Incorruptible"30Champion

"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

Awards[edit]

GMA Dove Awards[edit]

YearAwardResult
42nd GMA Dove Awards (2011)Urban Recorded Song of the YearNominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilson Rebecca A. "Wilson Rebecca A (Work IPI-455005286)". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). IPI ID-455005286. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Rebecca Alice Wilson, Born on September 1, 1978 in California". California Birth Index. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Twitter post". BECKAHSHAE. Twitter. September 1, 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Soulful songstress Beckah Shae receives first Dove Award nod". Savvy Media Solutions. Retrieved April 9, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Beckah Shae biography". Today's Christian Music. Retrieved April 9, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Christian CHR charts". Billboard. Retrieved April 9, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Butterfly". Apple Pty Ltd. 
  8. ^ "Joy". Apple Pty Ltd. 
  9. ^ "Life". Apple Pty Ltd. 
  10. ^ "Destiny". Apple Pty Ltd. 
  11. ^ "Scripture Snacks, Vol. 1". 
  12. ^ "Emmanuel". Apple Pty Ltd. 
  13. ^ "Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved April 9, 2012. 

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