Biography Of Nicole C. Mullen (Gospel Artist)

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Nicole C. Mullen is an American singer, songwriter, and choreographer. She was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Born January 3, 1967, as Aileen Nicole Coleman-Mullen, she joined a vocal group called Living Praise, while studying at Christ for the Nations Institute in Dallas, and began pursuing a music career. Under the name Nicole, she recorded her first solo album, Don’t Let Me Go, in 1991 with the independent label Frontline Records, and produced by Tim Miner. She continued her singing-songwriting-choreography career in the 1990s, singing backup for Michael W. Smith and the Newsboys, writing for Jaci Velasquez, and working as a dancer and choreographer with Amy Grant. She also provided backup vocals for the music video at the end of the VeggieTales program, Larry-Boy and the Fib from Outer Space! and the opening of the VeggieTales presentation, Larry-Boy and the Rumor Weed. She was signed to Word Records in 1998 by VP of A&R Brent Bourgeois. Her fourth album, Talk About It, was certified gold for sales in excess of 500,000 copies on April 15, 2008.

Personal life

Mullen has been married twice. During her first marriage, she endured physical and mental abuse. In 1993, she married singer, songwriter and music producer David Mullen. They divorced in 2014. In a Facebook post, she cited “Biblical reasons” for the divorce. They have three children, one daughter and two sons, one of which was adopted

Recommended: List Of Songs By Nicole C. Mullen

Awards And Honours

Mullen was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame on November 5, 2011. Mullen is the only African-American artist to win the Dove Award for Song of the Year, and Songwriter of the Year.

GMA Dove Awards and Year

1998
Song of the Year [“On My Knees”]

2001
Song of the Year [“Redeemer”]
Songwriter of the Year
Pop/Contemporary Record of the Year [“Redeemer”]

2002
Female Vocalist of the Year
Short Form Music Video of the Year [“Call on Jesus”]

2005
Female Vocalist of the Year
Urban Album of the Year [Everyday People]

Grammy Award nominations

2002
Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year [Talk About It]
2005
Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year [Everyday People]

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