Carlene Davis

Carlene Davis

Most Popular Songs

   Going Down To Paradise

   Stealing Love

   Winnie Mandela

    Stand Up Stand Up For Jesus

Bookings and Current Status

Birth Name Carlene Davis
Nick Names
Born 1953 Colonels Ridge,
Origin Clarendon, Jamaica
Genres Gospel, Reggae
Years active 1970s – Present
 Labels  VP, Gee Street, Glory Music

Carlene Davis Biography

Internationally acclaimed Gospel recording artiste Carlene Davis is one of the most dynamic music ministers coming out of Jamaica.  As this Caribbean Hall of Fame Awardee testifies in song, the powerful message of God’s love flows through her, bringing hope and healing to the heart of the listener.

God has truly anointed and appointed her to affect this generation and her mission is to bring deliverance and transformation to a hurting world through the ministry of music, thus fulfilling The Great Commission.

Born in Clarendon, Jamaica, W.I., Carlene Davis spent her early childhood with her grand-parents who instilled the importance of Christ in her life.  At the age of 14 she migrated to England with the rest of her siblings to join her parents.

She later moved to Canada and then to Jamaica during which time she pursued a full time career in music and became known as the song bird of the Caribbean singing the ‘songs of love and freedom.’  As a secular artiste Carlene recorded and released 15 albums, with # one singles such as ‘Winnie Mandela,’ ‘It Must Be Love,’ ‘Going Down To Paradise,’ ‘Santa Claus Do You Ever Come To The Ghetto,’ ‘Dial My Number,’ and ‘Like Old Friends Do.’ She toured extensively to Japan, North & South America, Europe Canada and the Caribbean and was signed to Gee Street/Polygram Records of the USA, Cutting Edge Records of Japan and VP Records, N.Y.

After being diagnosed with cancer in 1996, she rededicated her life to Christ, ‘The only One I could run to’ says Carlene.  In this renewed calling and healing, she stands as a living testimony of the mighty healing power of God.

An ordained minister with a Ph.D in pastoral counseling and a graduate of the Ron Kenoly Praise Academy, her skills as a praise and worship leader, songwriter/arranger, styled with the rhythms of Jamaica are quite unique.  Carlene Davis says, ‘By God’s grace I am now led to the places I once performed going beyond denominational and cultural barriers, witnessing on television, radio, conferences and concerts bringing the light of Jesus to the world, which is indeed a privilege.’

Carlene’s 2005 album release, ‘Rock Me Jesus’ a Glory Music Production which copped the ‘Gospel Album of the Year’ award at the Reggae Soca Music Award in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in May 2006.  This latest project is distributed by VP Records of New York, Universal Records of Canada and is available in the United States, Canada, England and the Caribbean.

The album consists of 14 songs and a hidden track.  There are six other albums in her catalogue with award winning songs such as:‘Wish I Knew Then’ ‘My Forever Friend,’ ‘This Island Needs Jesus,’ ’Let The Church Unite,’ ‘By Any Means Necessary’ ‘Redeemed’ ‘Author & Finisher,’and‘Your Name Is Like Ointment.’  

Carlene Davis shares her life with husband-manager-producer, Tommy Cowan.  This union has produced Nathan and Naomi and is also a major influence in the lives of Tommy’s older children.  In 1998 Carlene and Tommy began Vessel Ministries and today they both operate Judah Recording Studio and Glory Music.  As promoters of ‘Fun In The Son, an annual celebration of music, praise, worship and missionsalong with a three week summer outreach, where children from the inner city are spiritually and physically fed.  Carlene and her family fellowship at Family Church On The Rock, Kingston, Jamaica under the leadership of Apostle David Keane and Pastors Franz & Dianne Fletcher.

Ah-E-A-Oh Ahead In Life Alimony All About Love All Virgins Angel Back In The Days Bedroom Bounty Hunter Believer Big Up Body A Shake Bonafide Girl Boombastic Bow Wow Wow Broadway Bullet-Proof Buddy Can\\\\\\\’t Fight This Feeling Can\\\\\\\’t Hold Me Chica Bonita Chow Church Heathen Clothes Drop Criteria Dame Dame feat. Kat Deluna Dance & Shout Day Oh Diva Don\\\\\\\’t Ask Her That End of the World (Drink Up\\\\\\\’) Everything You Need Feel the Rush Feeling Alive Finger Smith Fired Up (F*ck the Rece$$ion!) Fly High 2012 Follow Me Forgive Them Father Freaky Girl Full Control Gal Roll Gal You A Pepper Gal Yu a Pepper Geenie Get Back My Baby Get Down To It Get My Party On Get Up, Stand Up Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Girls Just Want to Have Fun Give Thanks Give Thanks And Praise Glamity Gone With Angels Good Times Roll Heartbreak Suzie Hey Love Hey Sexy Lady Hold Me Holla At You Hookie Jookie Hope Hot Shot How Much More Hurting I\\\\\\\’m Rebel I\\\\\\\’m Sorry In The Summertime Intoxication Island Lover It Bun Me It Wasn\\\\\\\’t Me Jenny John Doe Jump and Rock Just Another Girl Keep\\\\\\\’n It Real Keep\\\\\\\’n It to Me (Swingers mix) Kibbles and Bits Lately Leave It To Me Leave Me Alone Letter To My Kids Lonely Lover

Lost Love How Them Flex Lucky Day Lust Luv Me, Luv Me Luv Me Up Mad Mad World Mampie Man a Yard Me Julie Midnite Lover Mission More Woman Move Hype Mr. Boombastic My Dream Needle Eye Nice And Lovely Not Fair Oh Carolina One Burner Out Of Control P.h.a.t. Perfect Song Piece Of My Heart Ready Fi Di Ride Reggae Vibes Repent Rise Road Block Sexy Body Girl Sexy Body Girls Sexy Lady Shaggy & Rayvon Show Shake Shake Shake She Gives Me Love Shut Up And Dance Soldering Soldiers Story Something Different Soon Be Done Special Request (Rough Cut Demo) Stand Up Strange Love Strength Of A Woman Sugarcane Supa Hypnotic Tek Set Tender Love Thank You Thank You Lord That Girl The Only One (Lie to Me) The Only One (Lie to Me) (feat. Jaiden) The Rain is Coming The Train is Coming The Voices Of Sweet Jamaica – All Star Remix These Are The Lips Think Ah So It Go This Could Be Your Day Those Days Too Cute Too Hot To Handle Train Is Coming Ultimatum Version Walking In My Shoes Way Back Home We Are The Ones We Never Danced To The Rub-A-Dub Sound Wear Di Crown What\\\\\\\’s Love Why Me Lord? Why You Mad At Me? Why You Treat Me So Bad Wild 2Nite Wildfire Woman a Pressure Me Woman Scorn WorldCitizen (Radio Edit) [feat. Shaggy] Jahcoustix Would You Be Wrong Move You See Him Face

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