Biography

Captivating, enchanting, and imitable is the voice of Gospel Recording Artist Sonnie Day. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan known as the Gospel Music Capital, undoubtedly another tremendous gospel voice surfaces. Singing since the age of four, Sonnie has always had an interest in music, ministering throughout her childhood years. Singing in her first talent show at the age of four. She is known throughout the gospel music industry for working behind the scenes and promoting many of gospels greats such as Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Vickie Winans, Trinitee 5:7, Kurt Carr, Karen Clark-Sheard, etc..

PERFORMANCES
Her first recording was participating in the Detroit Sings Nu Hymns under the direction of high school classmate, Grammy nominee Deitrick Haddon. Sonnie Day has shared the stage with Fred Hammond, Karen Clark-Sheard, Witness, Israel & New Breed. In 2012, Sonnie performed at R&B Grammy Winner "KEM" annual Mack & Third event for the homeless. Sonnie has appeared on major stages, television networks and radio stations throughout the country.

AWARDS
Sonnie is the 2006 & 2008 Detroit Music Award WINNER for Outstanding Gospel/Christian Songwriter and 2008, 2011, 2012 Outstanding Gospel/Christian Vocalist. Sonnie wins a DMA for Outstanding Independent Video in collaboration with Paul Miles and local Detroit artist. She has been nominated over 10 times and has WON SIX DETROIT MUSIC AWARDS. Sonnie was 1 of the 12 Finalists for
  Verizon's Next Lady of Song for her new single "Celebrate You" during a contest for Radio One's 2015 Women's Empowerment Summit in Detroit.

RADIO/TV
She co-hosted a radio show "Unfolded Gospel" on the 2013 M.A.B Station of the Year: WXOU "The Grizz" on
88.3FM at Oakland University. Sonnie is one of the Host on a show called "Public Report" on Total Christian Television(TCT). Sonnie created and introduced the world to "The Sonnie Day Show" on Urban Nation Radio  an online radio station where she was the first Urban Inspiration radio personality. It is now available on Kingdom Empire Network. She has been interviewed by radio stations across the country as an advocate for the Angel Tree (a program that gives Christmas gifts to children whose parents are incarcerated). Angel Tree's 2015 Radio Fundraising Campaign raised over $800,000 and served 68,000 children.

COMMUNITY
Sonnie has partnered with Prison Fellowship and Forgiven Ministries as a musical guest and speaker to men and women inside the prisons. Her partnership has allowed her to share her music and speak in over 65 prisons in Michigan, Illinois, Virginia, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Sonnie Day sits on the Board of Directors for Incarcerated Youth Ministries and the 6 Mile/Meyers Community Development Corp. Sonnie is a committee member of the Female Responsive Task Force for the State of Michigan Bureau of Juvenile Justice. She is the Founder & Director of a program for teen girls called "RubyGirl" and serves as Executive Director for a 501c3nonprofit organization "Project-U-Turn Inc".

THOUGHT YOU SHOULD KNOW
Sonnie has completed all Doctoral level classes in Educational Leadership toward her Doctorate degree. Sonnie is a Wife, Mother, and G-Ma. Sonnie Day is a Vision Coach, Artist and Entrepreneur available as a guest speaker or workshop facilitator for (youth or women events). Also, she is available to host your next event and/or share her music. To Book Sonnie Day visit the booking page!