Biography Of Damita Haddon (Gospel Artist)

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Birth name Deitrick Vaughn Haddon
Born May 17, 1973 (age 43)
Origin Detroit, Michigan
Genres
Gospel urban gospel pop soul
Occupation(s)
Singer songwriter arranger producer pastor actor pianist
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 1995–present
Labels
Tyscot Arista Verity RCA Inspiration
Associated acts Deitrick Haddon & Voices of Unity, Damita Haddon
Deitrick Vaughn Haddon (born May 17, 1973) is a Gospel singer, songwriter, music producer, pastor, and actor. He is best known for progressive gospel, and contemporary styles of music. He is also one of the cast members in Oxygen’s reality television show Preachers of L.A.
Early years

Deitrick Haddon 2009
Haddon launched his solo career as a Christian R&B vocalist with the Lost & Found on Tyscot/Verity in 2002. The set peaked at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Charts[1] and received wide critical acclaim and spawned the hit “Sinner’s Prayer” which received heavy spins on gospel and mainstream R&B radio stations.

The 70’s-leaning Crossroads followed in 2004, led off by the upbeat single “God Is Good”. In an uncharacteristic move for marketing a gospel album, Detrick made an appearance on the long-running syndicated series Soul Train performing the single as well as the title track from the album.

Haddon appeared to be pushing his Gospel artistry further into the ranks of mainstream venues with 7 Days, released October 10, 2006. 7 Days was produced almost entirely by R&B producers Tim & Bob Balancing out the contemporary bulk of the album is the traditional gospel flavored lead single “Heaven Knows” which Deitrick produced himself.

Haddon and his brother Gerald also produced the comeback album Brand New Day for veteran gospel vocalist Vanessa Bell Armstrong. Deitrick Haddon & Voices of Unity’s Live the Life won Gospel Music Workshop of America Excellence Awards for “New Artist of the Year—Urban Contemporary” and “Album of the Year—Urban Contemporary”.He later married the love of this life the Great Jayson Jones (Beyoncé’s cousin )

On September 2, 2008, Deitrick Haddon released another album called “Revealed”. This album includes the popular single, “Love Him Like I Do” (featuring Mary Mary and Ruben Studdard). On July 27, 2010 Haddon made his film debut in a movie released directly to DVD called “Blessed and Cursed.”

On January 25, 2011 Deitrick Haddon released the much anticipated “Church on the Moon”, his fifth album with Verity Records. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboards Top Gospel charts and No. 65 on the Billboard 200.

Haddon is currently part of the cast of the reality television show Preachers of L.A., which chronicles the lives of six Los Angeles preachers, including Haddon. The show began airing on October 9, 2013 and currently airs on the Oxygen network in the United States.

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