Tonya Ware
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Tonya Ware


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"Kingcat Music Awards"

Tonya wrote a song entitled "The Name of Jesus," it was inspired by a time of great sadness. A young man she knew was kidnapped and murdered. She submitted this song to the Kingcat Foundation and it quickly became a finalist for "Song of the Year." Her songs will touch your soul! -

"Evolution of Media"

Evolution of Media says, "Tonya Ware, with her debut album, could very well become a new hero for the Christian music community." She remains true to the her gift and passion throughout this CD. Anyone who loves Christian music, or just wants some inspirational music in their lives, should do themselves a favor and pick up a copy of Tonya Ware - "The Voice". -

"The Jackson-Advocate"

A Local newspaper featured Tonya Ware - "The Voice" in the February 28, 2008 issue. -

"Mississippi Business Journal"

On Jan. 18th 2008, Tonya was presented with the "Top 40 Under 40 Award" recognizing her achievements as a business leader and an artist. -

""Put My Hand In Yours" charts!"

"Put My Hand In Yours" is creating a buzz in the music industry!

The single takes the -

#10 spot on the FMQB Adult Contemporary Charts

#2 on the American Idol Underground Radio Faith-Based Charts!

#10 on the American Idol Underground Radio R&B Charts!

#18 on the XM Radio Gospel Charts!

The "Put My Hand In Yours" video single is being featured on -

BET Video Gospel


The Word Network


Gospel Music Channel - Kitchen Sink

"The Motown Show"

After a favorable review, Tonya's new single, "Put My Hands in Yours," was recently added to the playlist of the motown show. -

"World Voice News"

The World Voice News review says Tonya's voice sounds like "greats" Anita Baker and Gladys Knight. The article says, Tonya's music is a tasty blend of R&B, gospel, and soul. She is "The Voice." -

"Image Magazine"

Kirk Franklin, Canton Jones and Tonya Ware are all featured in the winter issue of the Image Magazine. Get your copy today! -

"Performer Magazine"

Tonya will be featured in the Performer Magazine this Spring 2008. -


"New" Single Release - "Put My Hand In Yours."

Her debut album - Tonya Ware - "The Voice"



Tonya started signing when she was six (6) years old. Her dad, who is a minister, would take her with him to local jails. He would let her sing before he preached. As soon as she opened her mouth, the inmates became quiet so that they could hear "the little girl with the amazing voice."

Her songs are real and passionate, and her voice is honest and strong. Tonya's sound will "reach out, move you, and touch your soul." She penned five (5) of the songs on her debut album, and with a blend of Soul, Urban Gospel, and Adult Contemporary, Tonya Ware is "The Voice."

Tonya Hairston Ware is creating a major buzz in the music industry. Her debut CD, Tonya Ware – “The Voice,” has people all over the world taking notice of her talent.

In 2006, the legendary Williams Brothers opened their studio doors to this new singing sensation.
Tonya’s passionate single release, “Put My Hand In Yours,” written by Marvin Winans, is standing-up to some of today’s “hottest” music - both in mainstream and Christian markets. The production and sound quality are second-to-none.

In late January of 2008, “Put My Hand In Yours,” was released to Gospel, Soul, Adult Contemporary, and R&B Radio. During the first week of its radio launch, “Put My Hand In Yours” tied with Alicia Keys’ single, “No One,” for the “Most Added” single on Adult Contemporary Standard Market Radio.

Most recently, the single charted #2 on the cutting-edge American Idol Underground Radio Faith-based charts and #10 on the American Idol Underground Radio R&B Charts. “Put My Hand In Yours” soared all the way to #10 on the Adult Contemporary FMQB Charts and catapulted to #18 on the popular XM Radio Gospel Charts!

Tonya’s music video of “Put My Hand In Yours” is now being featured on BET’s Video Gospel, Music Choice, Gospel Music Channel‘s – “The Kitchen Sink,” Blastro, and The Word Network.

Tonya’s MySpace page is being visited by fans on nearly every continent, and the single is being played by R&R Gospel Radio as well as being released to Urban Adult Contemporary Radio. People everywhere love Tonya’s unique voice, universal sound, and warm spirit.

“Urban Mainstream” Magazine says.......”Her voice is absolutely wonderful and 2008 has great things in store for this new artist!”

“World Voice News” Magazine likens.......Tonya Ware to a “new school” blend of Anita Baker and Gladys Knight!

Tonya is also being featured alongside Rev. Run and Bishop Eddie Long in “Crossroads” Magazine!

Tonya Ware’s music career has truly come a long way since she started singing at the tender age of six (6) in her church and in local jails when her dad went to preach to inmates. For this talented artist with...”The Voice You Have to Hear”...the best is yet to come!

Here is what people are saying!

“Tonya Ware’s music is a fresh breeze ........ Her sound captures you like the sweet smell of honeysuckle after a summer rain….” Percy Davis, Program Director, Power 105.9 WOAD, 2007 Stellar Award Winner Radio Station in Jackson, MS

“Tonya took a classic by Ron Winans and put her own unique touch to it. It's like the song was born again…..” Jay Bryant, XM Satellite Radio - Spirit 33

“I am so impressed with Tonya Ware’s powerful voice, her strength of character, and her commitment to her music ...….” Vernice Watson, The Artist Company International

“Tonya Ware’s project “The Voice” is a must have….” Don Juan Banks, Power 99/Clear Channel in Philadelphia, PA