Style: Smooth soul; compare to Fred Hammond, Yolanda Adams, Brian Courtney Wilson

Top tracks: "Sweeter," "Open Up the Door," "Jesus Is a Love Song"

With industry-wide applause for her masterful vocal phrasing and a fan club that includes music greats like Whitney Houston, Beyoncé, and Harry Connick, Jr., Burrell is a gospel superstar and singing legend. Using a set list of love songs to explore relationships with God and man, Burrell coats each verse with one-of-a-kind smoky soul. Remakes of Earth, Wind & Fire's "Love's Holiday" and The Clark Sisters' "Jesus Is a Love Song" work well, while "Is This the Way Loves Goes" showcases her flexible jazz prowess. The songs are sometimes sleepy, but Burrell's magical interpretations convey maximum soul.

The Love Album
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Release Date
May 17, 2011
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