Spencer Thornton “Believe in one thing…. Prayer changes everything”

He was born October 12, 1986 in Portsmouth, Virginia, prayed and asked God to grant him the gift of singing, along with the prayers of his aunt, Denise Howard, that God would give him the gift of music that would reach the hearts of people and make them want to hear from God and feel his presence.

And God answered! Spencer started singing and playing in church at the age of 7. He was influence by “gospel legends” such as the Clark Sisters, J Moss, Kierra Sheard, John P. Kee, Elder McDougal, Whitney Houston, and Vanessa Bell Armstrong.

Gospel Recording Artist Spencer Thornton’s Interview

Spencer always had one goal in life and that was to become an unmovable rock for Jesus Christ to minister to his people the word of God through not only by music and song, but also through his lifestyle.

By doing so, Spencer Thornton is a minister of music at Soul’s Paradise C.O.G.I.C.J. and the assistant minister of music at Providence Baptist Church, and owner of his self-owned music Production Company called Sir Thornton Entertainment.

He is also a founding member of the gospel trio,‘God’s Anointed.” He has shared the stage with Gospel greats, such as, Dorinda Clark Cole, Dottie Peoples, Keith Wonderboy Johnson, J Moss, Earl Bynum and many more.

Currently Spencer has recorded his very first album entitled, “Spencer Thornton,” and subtitled, “ U Take Me Away.” He praises his NEW HIT Single “U Take Me Away.” Based perfectly off his entire life experience.

U Take Me Away Promo!

He explains how he was trapped in a world of sin that he couldn’t break free until he realized that the way for his escape had already been made through the sacrifice of Jesus and through him, he could take him away from all the heavy and unnecessary baggage of sin and give him a brand new life. Being confident in knowing that he has changed him completely as a person. He credits God for everything that has happened to him.

He quotes,  “God did it all just for me, if it hadn’t been for him none of this would’ve been possible!”  God has blessed Spencer’s career to finally take off outside of Virginia

Spencer’s music has been featured on Bro Steve Harris’s national radio show in Hollywood, CA in dedication to the Grammy Award Show.

His song is also being played in other states as well earning him a recent placement on the Gospel Billboard Charts at # 171.

As Spencer’s ministry expands, he was nominated for Contemporary Male Vocalist of the year and Praise and Worship artist of the year for the prestigious, Rhythm Of Gospel Awards.

He also was chosen to be in the running for an artist search entitled “UNTAPPED” for the renowned and prestigious record label known as EMI Gospel.  God has ultimately blessed Spencer’s life to move in the direction that he was destined to be.



Category #23 Contemoprary Male Vocalist of the Year
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