GRAMMY® and NAACP Image® Award Winners David and Tamela Mann Release Romantic New Music Video, “Ups & Downs,” on Valentine’s Day; Plus, Tamela’s RIAA Gold-selling “Best Days” Receives Billboard’s Gospel Album of the Decade Honor

TAMELA’S BEST DAYS HONORED WITH BILLBOARD’S
GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE DECADE 
OUR SECRETS TO LOVE, MARRIAGE, AND FAMILY NEW 10-DAY YOUVERSION PLAN NOW AVAILABLE

DALLAS, TX (February 14, 2020) — Grammy® Award and NAACP Image® Award Winners David and Tamela Mann are back on screen. In addition to starring in the BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios new sitcom set to premiere on BET in summer 2020, “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living,” where they reprise their roles as “Mr. Brown” and “Cora,” David and Tamela are debuting their first-ever joint music video, “Ups & Downs,” on YouTube today. The romantic music video for the Urban AC track from their album Us Against The World is produced by the Manns’ daughters, Laporcia Mann-Morrison and Tia Mann, and directed by Mann-Morrison. Watch the video: here.
Tamela’s RIAA Gold-selling album, Best Days, featuring the RIAA Certified Platinum Billboard No. 1 radio hit, “Take Me To The King,” recently received Billboard’s Gospel Album of the Decade (2010-2019) honor. 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 with Best Days. The string of hits included “Take Me To The King,” “I Can Only Imagine,” and “This Place.”
The couple’s Our Secrets to Love, Marriage, and Family 10-Day Devotional is available today on YouVersion. The new series is based on their bestselling, NAACP Image® Award-winning book, Us Against The World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage and Family.
Fans currently can see David and Tamela on Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play Tour. Tamela is also a special guest on several upcoming Oprah’s 2020 Vision tour dates, including those in San Diego, Denver, and Los Angeles.
For the latest updates on David and Tamela:
FACEBOOK: @DavidandTamela
INSTAGRAM: @DavidandTamela
TWITTER: @DavidandTamela
UPS & DOWNS VIDEO: Watch here
YOUVERSION PLAN: http://bible.us/r/4mY
TOUR INFORMATION AND TICKETS: ticketmaster.com
ABOUT DAVID MANN
Ingeniously funny and extraordinarily talented are understatements when it comes to David Mann, the multi-faceted, two-time NAACP Image® Award winning actor and comedian. A native of Texas, David masterfully showcases his God-given talents in a most dynamic and distinguished way. His musical and theatrical talents brilliantly epitomize ingenuity at its best. Along with his wife, Gospel singing sensation Tamela Mann, David has co-starred in numerous productions, including the hilarious new BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios sitcom, “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living” where he reprises the role of “Mr. Brown.” In 2018, the Manns released their first book and joint album, Us Against the World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage, and Family. The book won a NAACP Image® Award for Outstanding Literary Work and the album continues to garner top-charting singles including the current Urban AC track, “Ups & Downs.” When David is not on set shooting, producing or directing, he brings his live comedy show to venues around the country playing to capacity crowds. David and Tamela, together helm Tillymann Entertainment.
ABOUT TAMELA MANN
Tamela Mann is a Grammy® Award winner, 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 No. 1 album Best Days includes the Billboard 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 included “Take Me to The King,” “I Can Only Imagine,” and “This Place.” Tamela’s Billboard No. 1 fourth 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. Also, a stage and television actress, Tamela has co-starred with her husband, actor/comedian David Mann, in numerous productions, including the hilarious new BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios sitcom, “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living” where she reprises the role of “Cora.” In 2018, the Manns released their first book and joint album, Us Against the World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage, and Family. The book won a NAACP Image® Award for Outstanding Literary Work and the album continues to garner top-charting singles including the current Urban AC track, “Ups & Downs.” Most recently, Tamela launched a new athleisure apparel line and joined the WW® (formerly Weight Watchers) family as a WW® Ambassador. Tamela and David, together helm Tillymann Entertainment.
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