Michelle’s music is not a stranger to digital sites like iTunes and Cd Baby. Recordings from NBC’s the Voice like
"Proud Mary" and "Crazy in Love" and other independent projects are available for download.
Michelle released her first Inspirational EP in 2015 entitled “My Life’s Testimony’’ featuring her single, “When I Think.” The EP featured smoothed sounds infused with Gospel, Jazz and R&B elements. Other titles on the EP included the up-tempo worship song “Greater” and the Gospel ballad “He Will Do It,” all written by Michelle. Her single premiered on the popular music website, The Singers Room., and was featured on the official Facebook page and website of the legendary Soul Train and others.
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Her EP ultimately led to three award nominations in the 2016 Rhythm of Gospel Awards, an Independent Gospel Artist Music Awards platform. In August 2017, she released her second independent single titled “I Am Triumphant," which was instantly added to 60+ US and International radio stations. Michelle’s single debuted on the national BDS reporting charts for Gospel Music as “Most Added Song” in September 2017. In 2018 Michelle was a 4x nominee in the Season 11 Prayze Factor Awards and won Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year. After years of continued success for Michelle, in February 2021 she officially signed her first distribution deal as an indie recording artist with Sony The Orchard & TB Productions! In addition to music awards, Michelle has appeared on several radio popular station programs across the U.S. including Hezekiah Walker Radio Show, 94.7 WMAS, WLIB, Fearless Radio, the Cletus Kassidy Radio Show, iGospel, 91.1 WMUA, 93.9 the River, and more! In addition to national and international radio stations, her music can be heard on cable’s popular music station Music Choice.
Michelle’s 2021 single “Woman First,” distributed through Sony the Orchard, is a song of empowerment for women everywhere. The single reached #86 on the Smooth Jazz Top 100 Charts in August 2021 and is still climbing. In July 2021, Michelle released her official recorded version of the US National Anthem arranged and produced by Mark Copeland, Berklee College of Music Professor, Producer, and Pianist extraordinaire!
Michelle is currently working on a full length Inspirational album featuring the song "Never Give Up" written and produced by Mark Copeland. And it doesn't stop there because Michelle has also teamed up with Grammy, Stellar and Dove nominated producer & Jazz Saxophonist, Mel Holder. Stay tuned for the official release of the song "Phenomenal."
"Michelle Brooks-Thompson has the kind of spellbinding talent that completely embraces the audience. Her soaring vocals, technical expertise and engaging performance delivers every time. Watching Michelle on stage conjures up all the greats, from Whitney Houston to Tina Turner. She is a consummate professional!“
- Susan MacNeil, Keene Idol Executive
"Beautiful songs with strong and insightful lyrics coupled with Michelle's velvet voice, whose skillful mastery of her soprano range, takes us upward to untapped levels in worship to the listener, or those who have had the unique pleasure to experience her ministry and musical prowess.“
-Michael Anthony Johnson, C.E.O. of Centertainment TV & Radio, Bedford, TX
"I highly recommend Michelle Brooks-Thompson to your organization, ministry, or establishment for the purpose of fulfilling her God-ordained call to minister in music and arts. She graced us with her gift last year during a pinnacle time of celebration in our church. She stood flat footed before 3 services to an audience that totaled an estimated 2,000 present per service, 5,000 streaming per service, and performed with the kind of prowess that should be emulated by all.“-Mr. Eugene Brown, Minister of Music of Empowerment Temple Church, Bishop Jamal Bryant, Pastor
"It has been a pleasure to collaborate with Michelle Brooks-Thompson over the years, to present the best in Gospel and Inspirational music to varied audiences throughout the region. Michelle is a versatile artist and exceptional vocalist, who has captivated audiences across contrasting venues. Whether in a church, banquet hall, public event, or a stadium filled with thousands, Michelle's anointed vocals move the spirit and touch the soul."
-Bishop Talbert Swan II, Pastor, Community Activist, C.O.G.I.C. National Executive Secretary, Springfield, MA
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Michelle performing at the 2017 Summer Jam Fest in Springfield, MA.