Here We Are
Tamara Chauniece Williams Tamara is an 18 year old gospel sensation. She has been singing since the age of 10 months. Her beginning was with the TV jingles. By age 3, she was singing with gospel and inspirational music tracts. Her very first public appearance was at age 7. Tamara received a standing ovation and many invitations. This was the beginning of her young career as a sensational gospel singer. By age 11, she had recorded her very first CD, "Higher Ground". Tamara entered the Show Time at the Apollo McDonald's Kids' Talent search and walked away with second place. She won a Yolanda Adams sing a like contest from which she received free tickets to the "Hopeville Presentation", and was able to go behind stage to meet Mrs. Adams personally in order to fulfill one of her dreams. She appeared on Daystar at age 10, BET at age 13, TBN at age 14, The Word Network at age 15, and The Gospel Channel with Dr. Bobby Jones at age 17. She appeared in several magazines, Sister to Sister (October 2003 edition), Gospel Today (May/June 2005edition) and Upscale (August 2003 edition). At age 13, she was the only Texan and the youngest of the Original Gospel Dream 2003 Top Ten Finalist to perform at the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Conference 2003 in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2005, at age 15, she was the youngest soloist to compete under age 26 and win The Gospel Heritage Foundation's unsigned artist contest in Atlanta, Georgia. Tamara has opened for various artist such as The Williams Brothers, Trin-i-tee 5:7, Tye Tribbett, James Fortune and F.I.Y.A and Soul Fruit. She was recognized as the "The Best Youth Soloist" and "The Most Sought After Youth Soloist in Texas" at The Texas Gospel Music of Excellence Annual Awards Conference. She was nominated as the Best Young Female Vocalist in the state of Texas in 2001. The list goes on. Tamara is also a song writer and has written several songs on her up and coming album which is untitled at this time. Her single, "Here We Are", was a written by her for a Gulf Coast Juneteenth celebration at Miller's Outdoor Theater in Houston, Texas. She was asked to write a song for the occasion by the Co- Founder of the Houston Institute For Culture and Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston Foundation. Upon having the ownership of the song returned to her, she went back into the studio with a band and background singers to add music. This song has become one of the most talked about songs in the Texas Gulf Coast area. Tamara is an independent artist who takes her gift seriously. She often says, "I'm just a small town girl, trying to go to school and do what God has called me to do, and that is to be a blessing to my generation." She recognizes the anointing that is upon her life and has accepted her calling and responsibility as a gospel / inspirational artist.