Biography

Tasha Cobbs Leonard

American Gospel musician and songwriter Natasha Tameika Tasha Cobbs Leonard was born on July 7, 1981 in Jesup, Georgia, United States to Bishop Fritz Cobbs and Lady Bertha Cobbs. She does Contemporary Christian music and Urban contemporary gospel. She had her childhood and young adult experience and started singing in the church at Jesup New Life Ministries led by her parents. Tasha married Kenneth Leonard on March 3, 2017 attended by her family and friends and Kenneth Leonard three children.

Tasha Cobbs relocated to Atlanta in 2006 to pursue her career after hearing the voice of God telling her to do so and receiving a strong confirmation from her father. She worshipped and served at dReam Center Church of Atlanta where she submitted to Pastor Williams and Danielle Murphy who taught her prayer, worship and leadership. Tasha led and ministered in worship and was eventually made the church’s worship pastor. Her amazing, beautiful, creative gift has made way for her and has made her gain recognition in her music career and she prays that God would keep her humbled at His feet and never take His anointing away.

Tasha started her music career in 2010, with the album Smile. With “Smile” the record EMI Gospel (now Motown Gospel) was attracted to her and on February 5, 2013 they released her EP Grace. Grace was listed on Billboard charts: the Billboard 200 at No. 61, and at No. 2 on the Top Gospel Albums chart. The EP later got to No. 1 on the Top Gospel Albums chart. Two single from the album “Break Every Chain” and “For Your Glory” got to No. 1 on the Hot Gospel Songs chart. Tasha released many singles: “Overflow”, “Fill Me Up”, “Jesus Saves”, ” Put a Praise on It”, “This Is a Move”..just to mention a few.

Tasha won her first Grammy Awards in 2014 at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. She was awarded the Best Gospel/ Contemporary Christian Music Performance. In 2015, at the GMA Dove Awards, she received the award for the Gospel Artiste of the Year. Tasha also received awards from Stellar Awards.

Tasha Cobbs Leonard is a prolific and energetic singer, she has not only released songs but has also impacted and blessed lives through her beautiful music. She acknowledges that God is the source for all her achievements and accomplishment.