About Bev Johnson
Evangelist and Gospel Artist Bev Johnson knows that a song can be an answer to a prayer. Singing in church for most of her life and behind top artists including Stellar Award Winner Isaiah D. Thomas and featured on Bobby Jones Gospel, she’s witnessed the power of a song and how God uses music to uplift the soul.
With a musical resume that includes providing background vocals for the late O’landa Draper, and having opened up for other well-known Gospel acts such as Maurette Brown Clark and Lonnie Hunter catching the attention of the Gospel music industry. Bev has opened up for actress Vivica A. Fox for The Virginia Black History Month Association. She has performed at the Stellar Awards, Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, and WJLA ABC-7 Good Morning Washington to name a few. She has also been featured on Cheryl Jackson Praise 104.1, The Toya Beasley Show, Winston Chaney Morning Show, Praisefest Radio, WLVS Radio - Renee Allen and Friends Show, TCT Christian Television and 104.3 Joy FM.
In February 2009, Bev recorded her first gospel album, My Praise, My Worship in which later the song Purpose from the album was considered a nomination for a Grammy in 2020. In late 2012, Bev released her first Christmas single Have Yourself a Merry Christmas with a Little Love and Jazz. In 2019, Bev released her sophomore album It’s In You, a stunning inspirational album that reminds listeners that everything they need is in the Lord. In Fall 2020, Bev released her second Christmas single and music video, We Give You Praise, a song to bring joy and praise during the holiday season.
Evangelist Bev Johnson received her Bachelor's in Evangelism at HE Wood Bible Institute and Theological Seminary in October 2020. She is the Founder/Minister of Music for My Praise, My Worship Music & Arts Ministry, which consists of singing, praise dancing, sign language, and mime. The ministry annually hosts a scholarship concert featuring top college Gospel choirs including the Virginia Commonwealth University Black Awakening Gospel Choir, the Virginia State University Gospel Choir, and the Howard University Gospel Choir. The event also showcases dynamic Gospel artists in the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia, and Maryland.
In 2011, Bev Johnson created a scholarship called the Bev Johnson My Praise, My Worship Music & Arts Scholarship which is presented to a high school senior who shows commendable service and leadership skills in the Northern Virginia community. Bev has been recognized in the community for her philanthropic work, she was awarded the Dale City Multicultural Professional Leadership Award and featured in book, Worth 6 Figures by Nasha Barnes.