GRAMMY® Award-Winning Gospel Singer, NAACP Image® Award-Winning Author and Actress Inspires Her Fans and People Everywhere to Join Her Journey to Wellness with WW
Today, WW (NASDAQ: WTW) – the new Weight Watchers – announced that GRAMMY® Award-Winning Platinum Recording Artist Tamela Mann is joining as a new ambassador. Mann is focused on developing healthier habits and losing weight so that she can live healthier for herself and her family. As an ambassador for WW, Mann will share her weight loss journey and the motivation behind her lifestyle changes, and she is inviting her community of fans, friends and family to join her.
“I am blessed to have achieved so much in my life. I am so excited to embark on this new lifestyle journey to become my best self with my new partner WW,” said Mann. “I’m so glad to have the WW program to give me the tools and inspiration I need to lose weight and that my family will be there to support me along the way. I look forward to showing my fans and people everywhere how WW is the program and community for weight loss and wellness.”
Mann is embarking on the final leg of Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Farewell Tour” and is the recent recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for her debut book, co-authored with her husband David Mann and Shaun Saunders, “Us Against the World: Our Secret to Love, Marriage and Family.”
“Tamela is a wonderful addition to our WW family as we build on our leadership in weight loss to become the world’s partner in wellness,” said Sherry Thompson, SVP of Community Engagement & Activation for WW. “WW aims to make wellness accessible to all by helping millions of people adopt healthy habits for real life. With Tamela’s help, we hope to inspire more African American women and their communities to live healthier by providing the tools, information, and inspiration to get there.”
Mann is working with a WW Coach and using the highly-rated WW app to follow the program. The WW program is grounded in science, enabled by technology and powered by community. It is more effective and livable than ever, and WW remains a category leader, having been ranked #1 “Best for Weight Loss” for the ninth year in a row by health experts in the 2019 Best Diets rankings released by U.S. News & World Report.
Mann will document her experience on the WW program on her social media channels, frequently checking in with fans while on tour, in the studio and during everyday life at home. To stay connected to her journey on WW, follow her on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
For more information and a special offer to join, please visit ww.com/tamelamann.
WW – the new Weight Watchers – is a global wellness company and the world’s leading commercial weight management program. We inspire millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. Through our engaging digital experience and face-to-face group workshops, members follow our livable and sustainable program that encompasses healthy eating, physical activity, and a helpful mindset. With more than five decades of experience in building communities and our deep expertise in behavioral science, we aim to deliver wellness for all. To learn more about the WW approach to healthy living, please visit ww.com. For more information about our global business, visit our corporate website at corporate.ww.com.
ABOUT TAMELA MANN
Tamela Mann is a Grammy® Award winner, three-time NAACP Image Award® winner, BET Award winner, Billboard Music Award winner, Stellar Gospel Music Award winner, and GMA Dove Award-winning singer, actress, songwriter, producer, and businesswoman. Tamela’s award-winning album Best Days debuted at No. 1 on multiple Billboard music sales charts and includes the No. 1, RIAA-Platinum certified single “Take Me to The King.” Tamela set a historic personal and industry record as the first Gospel lead artist in Billboard Gospel radio chart history to score three consecutive No. 1’s from an album. The string of hits includes “Take Me to The King,” “I Can Only Imagine,” and “This Place.” Tamela’s Billboard chart-topping fourth solo studio album One Way features the Billboard No.1 singles “God Provides” and “Change Me.” In 2017, Tamela broke the record for the most No. 1’s in the history of Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart when “Change Me” became her sixth leader. Tamela co-stars with husband actor/comedian David in the hilarious TV comedy, Mann & Wife, and their family docu-series, The Manns. Together, the couple heads up their independent entertainment company Tillymann Music Group. The Manns released their first book and joint album, Us Against the World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage, and Family. The book won a 2019 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author. Tamela and David are currently starring together in Tyler Perry’s Madea Farewell Tour through the end of May.