Angela 'Missy' Billups is a fantastic performer. She has an upbeat personality and she is really a peoples person, so it was such a pleasure to communicate with her over the last few months leading up to our event. I am soo grateful to have gotten the opportunity to meet her in person and see her live. To watch her and her backup singers in action was a treat to all. Their performance was out of this world. I would highly recommend her for any event, since she is quite versatile.
Hailing from the “Big Apple,” New York, New York, Missy is a three-time award winner and finalist of the New York Tri-State McDonalds' Gospel Fest. In 2016, she was the recipient of the Black Women Rock Award and Gospel Song of The Year at the Women's Gospel Music Awards hosted in Atlanta Georgia. She was nominated for four Rhythm of Gospel Awards. In addition to several appearances on BET's Bobby Jones Gospel and Impact television program, Missy has made several appearances on Atlanta Live, TBN and The Songwriters Circle Television Show. Her singing has taken her to points throughout Europe and to the island of Jamaica.
After the release of her sophomore project "Church in” caught the ears of entertainment industry executives, Angela was offered opportunities to appear on the David Letterman show singing behind Actor, Steve Martin, traveling with HBO Comedy Festival singing "Amazing Grace", performing “New Jingle” for Cablevision, recording the “Battle Hymn of The Republic” for Warner Bros, as well as being the featured performer for a luncheon with the stars of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Angela has continued to garner success with her EP, “My Inspiration II”, and the chart topping praise and worship single of the same name; My Inspiration along with the hand clapping; “Victory Right Now” and the soul stirring ballad; “Your Love”. Angela's current single is “Walking In Victory” an upbeat, contemporary gospel song. Angela was called upon to sing for dignitaries at the inauguration of the first female president of the University of Langston.
Known both nationally and Internationally, Angela has toured throughout several parts of Europe to include (Italy, Switzerland and Rome) and as far south as the beautiful islands of Jamaica. Angela has lent her talents from coast to coast touching thousands upon thousands of hearts and souls through her music and voice. This gift of inspiration has opened the door for Angela to perform every year at The TD Five Boro Bike Tour where over 32,000 bikers from all over the world come together to roll through every borough of New York City. Angela sings memorable songs of comfort that create positive thinking. She has the vocal strength of Jennifer Hudson, the power of Tamela Mann and will take you to church like Beverly Crawford.
Her warmth and genuine interaction make Angela a true crowd pleaser. Angela keeps a running calendar of bookings from acting, hosting of events, and singing performances.