All About Me
Janice Barnett is a vibrant beautiful woman with an amazing powerful voice. This petite former beauty queen has surprised many audiences across the nation with her astounding vocal abilities. She has an enthusiasm that is totally infectious and absolutely true.
Janice was the opening act for WAR, PATTI PAGE, TINA TURNER,REDD FOXX,BILL FOXX,MICKEY MOUSE AND ETC. She eventually moved to Los Angeles, California, where she met Richard Pryor. Richard heard her /she became his protégé! Joe Hubbard of Maverick Flats became her manager and the rest is history. Before there was Susan Depasse there was HARVEY FUQUA OF THE MOONGLOWS who discovered Marvin Gaye, The Spinners, Etta James & Janice. HARVEY produced JANICE on Fantasy Records, which became a treasured collector's item with beach music fanatics. Her tunes are also featured on some of the best of collector's sets, including the ever so popular " I Told You So" on Ripete Records Beach Beat Volume IV.
Janice toured with Tokyo with WAR and Pattie Page was highly successful. At Geneva, Switzerland, she performed for Prince Faisal of Saudi Arabia and his court on a regular basis. She performed at Lake Tahoe, Reno to standing ovations nightly, appeared on The Dinah Show with Redd Foxx, and opened for Bill Cosby at the Hilton hotel in Las Vegas, under the guidance of NBC Television producer Scoey Mitchell who became her manager. A guest appearance on THE REDD FOXX SHOW, resulted in a 13 weeks run at the Hilton hotel. She was cast in the play "Selma" which is about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., playing the role of Rosa Parks. JANICE recorded the sound track for Atlantic Records entitled "SELMA". You can see Janice in the movie "Having Our Say" as the jazz singer.
Never leaving her roots for Gospel music, she also performed for sold out crowds of 50,000 people at a time with gospel greats such as Shirley Caesar, Leon Petillo, and Petra.
She was a headliner at both Disneyland and Disneyworld for 10 years.
Janice was nominated FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR at the Beach Music Awards,& inducted in the Hall of Fame in 1995 as THE QUEEN OF BEACH MUSIC.
In 1996, she won again for DUO OF THE YEAR along with Billy Scott of the Georgia Prophets (MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR) They recorded a duet entitled "SOMETHING ABOUT YOU BABY I LIKE", which became a beach hit single resulting in 22 weeks at the top of the Beach Music charts in 1995.
Ripete Records released the album entitled JANICE in 2000. It Ain't No Way" reigned on the People's Choice as 1 on the chart.
Bring Back That Loving Feeling duet by Maurice Williams and Janice was at 8 for that week. The Rhythm and Beach Chart the album "Janice" was rated 9 best album --all duets of JANICE with Billy Scott, Maurice Williams, Harvey Fugua of the Moonglows, William Guest of Gladys Knight and the Pips, and Dink Perry.
Janice began her journey under Pastor E.V. Hill. She later joined West Angeles Church of God and served for many years under Bishop Charles Blake. Janice's Pastors over the years include Father Vernon & Barbara Moore ---Rev. Samuel Ervin at El Shaddia Full Gospel Baptist Church--- Pastor Benny Hinn ----Mentor Dr.Juanita Bynum---Pastors Billyand kay Houze. Janice served as the Associate PASTOR under Pastor Bobby Quinn.
THE QUEEN OF BEACH MUSIC also hosted her own program on Pastor Garland Faw's MOMENT OF TRUTH. After much prayer, God lead Janice to join World Changers International where Dr. Ceflo and Taffi Dollar are her Pastors today. When asked how did she have so many pastors, Janice answered, "I was a professional entertainer who traveled 300 days a year. I was blessed to have so many great pastors all over the world. I guess I had a lot to learn in so little time. God surely has a great plan for my life".
Since 2006, God has used Janice as a major catalyst/recruiter for Urban pastors and leaders all over the world to help plant and start their ministry out of the Four Square Gospel Church, which was founded by Gospel Legend, Amy McPherson
As CEO OF Janiceminstries.com -- she is serving Atlanta's community as a servant of God creating affordable homes for families, clothing and feeding those in need.
Janice is currently developing "SIGNS AND WONDERS REALITY T.V" and "You Just Got Blessed" in Atlanta Georgia.
Janice believes God has called her and she has gladly answered and never looked back.
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