Calandra Gantt has been called and anointed since the age of 3 years old to minister to the nations through music. She constantly fulfills her calling by taking the gospel arena by storm. Calandra is a saved and anointed woman of God, known for her energetic live performances and her unique style of making every song her own. It is for this reason she has been deemed as "The Princess of Praise" by her peers.
Calandra has been able to infuse jazz and contemporary with her praise and worship style. Her experiences can be felt in her lyrics and expressive vocal style that reveals the many facets of who this artist was and has become on this journey.
She uses her gift to bless others by sponsoring and singing on benefit concerts and through volunteer work in her community. She has been blessed to travel to various states sharing her music ministry and the stage with well-known national and independent artists. God also elevated this woman of God to become licensed in 2009 and ordained in 2018 to preach the gospel to the masses. She is known in this arena as a ball of fire teaching with simplicity and under the anointing.
She is a 4x Rhythm of Gospel Nominee, YGEA Award Nominee, 5x Prayzefactor People Choice Award Nominee, Music Love Awards Praise/Worship Artist Nominee, ?Gospel Image Award Nominee and 5x IGARA Radio Alliance Award Nominee, 2017 Voices of Gospel Award Nominee?. She is the 2015 Akademia Award Winner for Best Christian/Pop Album and 2017 Prayzefactor People Choice Praise and Worship Artist of the Year Winner.
She re-released her album entitled, I Surrender -Songs of Reflections, VOL. 1. in 2017 and is scheduled to release her 4th album entitled, “The PWS Experience, Vol. 5 Live and Unplugged in 2018. Her desire is that when you come into her presence that you leave blessed, inspired, and encouraged through the anointing.