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Shawn McLemore (1967–2021), gospel singer

by Linnea Crowther

Shawn McLemore was a gospel singer known for music including his 1997 album with New Image, “Wait on Him.”

Musical career

McLemore led the gospel group New Image, which had a Billboard hit with their album “Wait on Him.” McLemore followed it with several other albums, including his most recent, 2011’s “One Percent Miracle: Any Minute Now.” Also an actor, McLemore appeared in stage plays including Tyler Perry’s “If Loving You Is Wrong” as well as in the 1988 movie “Colors.”

Tributes to Shawn McLemore

Full obituary: Praise Houston


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