Mann Made Moments

A glance at Tamela Mann's career.

The Beginning  - Tamela Mann got her start when she joined multi-Grammy-winning and double platinum gospel phenomenon Kirk Franklin and the Family. (Photo: Roger Walsh /Landov)

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The Beginning  - Tamela Mann got her start when she joined multi-Grammy-winning and double platinum gospel phenomenon Kirk Franklin and the Family. (Photo: Roger Walsh /Landov)

Stepping Into Her Purpose  - Much like all modern day musicians, Mann opted for more than just singing and began honing her acting chops. Consequently, she was discovered by Tyler Perry in 1999 and made her on stage acting debut as Cora Brown in I Can Do Bad All by Myself. (Photo: Earl Gibson III/FilmMagic)

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Stepping Into Her Purpose  - Much like all modern day musicians, Mann opted for more than just singing and began honing her acting chops. Consequently, she was discovered by Tyler Perry in 1999 and made her on stage acting debut as Cora Brown in I Can Do Bad All by Myself. (Photo: Earl Gibson III/FilmMagic)

Meet the Browns - While Mann has sang background vocals for acts like Mary J. Blige and Yolanda Adams and appeared in countless stage plays, it was her role on TBS's Meet the Browns that saw the talented starlet enter America's homes and her character Cora evolve. (Photo: Lionsgate)

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Meet the Browns - While Mann has sang background vocals for acts like Mary J. Blige and Yolanda Adams and appeared in countless stage plays, it was her role on TBS's Meet the Browns that saw the talented starlet enter America's homes and her character Cora evolve. (Photo: Lionsgate)

Sparkle 

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"Take Me to the King"

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Tamela Mann

To The King - Before bringing the house down with her stirring rendition of "Take Me To The King," Tamala Mann looks absolutely flawless in her cerulean blue dress.(Photo: Maury Phillips/Getty Images for BET)

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To The King - Before bringing the house down with her stirring rendition of "Take Me To The King," Tamala Mann looks absolutely flawless in her cerulean blue dress.(Photo: Maury Phillips/Getty Images for BET)