Troy Sneed

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Troy Sneed
Birth nameTroy Lenard Sneed Jr.
Born(1967-12-14)December 14, 1967
Perry, Florida
OriginJacksonville, Florida
DiedApril 27, 2020(2020-04-27) (aged 52)
Jacksonville, Florida
GenresCCM, gospel, traditional black gospel, urban contemporary gospel, praise & worship
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Instrumentsvocals, singer-songwriter
Years active1999–2020
LabelsMalaco, Savoy, Emtro Gospel

Troy Lenard Sneed, Jr. (December 14, 1967 – April 27, 2020) was an American gosep singer-songwriter. He was born in Perry, Florida.[1]

He started his music career on November 7, 1999, with the release of Call Jesus by Malaco Records. His second album, Bless That Wonderful Name, was released by Savoy Records in 2001. The third album, A State of Worship, was released and was a hit with Billboard magazine Gospel Albums chart. His fourth release, In His Presence, was released in 2006. The fifth album from him, In Due Season, was released in 2009. He released the sixth album in 2011, My Heart Says Yes. His seventh album, All Is Well, released in 2012.

Sneed died on April 27, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida of COVID-19, aged 52.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Carpenter, Bil (2005). Uncloudy Days: The Gospel Music Encyclopedia. pp. 382–3. ISBN 9780879308414.
  2. Farrel, Paul. "Troy Sneed Dead: Gospel Icon Dies at 52 After Coronavirus Battle". Heavy. Retrieved August 12, 2019.

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