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"Joyous Word"

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Elder Melvin Taylor and The Prodigal Sunz are brought together to minister God's Gospel through music. To glorify, worship and praise the name of Jesus Christ through whom all their blessings flow. Elder Taylor and The Prodigal Sunz formed their powerful union in 2002. In 2010, the group was named 1st runner-up in the quartet division for The Gospel Music Workshop of America's Convention. The group was invited to come the following night, after placing as 1st runner-up, to give a salute to Shirley Caesar and Albertina Walker. Elder Melvin Taylor has graced the stage by opening for such nationally renowned acts as The Rance Allen Group and the Gospel Keynotes.
Elder Melvin Taylor and The Prodigal Sunz have been the spiritual and musical staples for several events including: Coalition for a Drug Free America Concert on Fountain Square presented by Drug-Free Action Alliance. The group has also performed in the City of Cincinnati Gospel and Blues Fest, The annual City of Cincinnati Juneteenth Celebration, and The American Cancer Society fundraising events.