Smokie Norful is an award-winning recording artist, world renowned Pastor, educator and visionary who has reached the heights of success in both music and ministry. A career that has spanned over a decade, Norful now brings his music and ministry efforts towards global humanitarianism.
As an internationally known musician, music composer and singer, Norful’s 2002 debut release I NEED YOU NOW catapulted him to worldwide recognition. Since that time he has found commercial success with three Number 1 Billboard Albums (I NEED YOU NOW, NOTHING WITHOUT YOU, SMOKIE NORFUL LIVE) and over 2 million albums sold worldwide. Norful is a multiple RIAA certified gold-selling artist and has been named “Gospel Artist of the Year” in 2003 and 2004. He has earned several Stellar, Dove, Soul Train, NAACP Image and Grammy Awards. Norful received the Grammy Award in 2005 for Contemporary Soul Gospel Album of the Year for his chart topping CD NOTHING WITHOUT YOU and in 2015 received Grammy Award for “No Greater Love” Best Gospel Performance/Song.