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RISING STAR NIA ALLEN EARNS FIRST BILLBOARD #1 WITH CELEBRATED SINGLE "WAIT"


Rich Nation Entertainment (distributed by Sony Orchard) celebrates its premiere worship leader signee, Nia Allen, claiming #1 on Billboard’s National Gospel Airplay Chart with her debut single, “Wait;” additionally, “Wait” has reached top 50 on Billboard’s Urban AC Chart. “Wait” is lifted from Nia Allen’s six-track EP, Every Nation, is available now at all major digital retailers.


Promoted at radio by The Lewis Kortez Group, “Wait,” is a faith-filled ballad that instantly draws the listener in, and encourages their heart to be still and wait patiently on the Lord. In only 21-weeks as an independent artist Nia Allen’s “Wait” (co-written with her father, Milton Ruffin) reached #1 status, giving her reason to be declared a top artist of 2021.

“I wrote this song many years ago with my dad. It’s a song I’ve certainly had to live out. My prayer is that it would encourage all of those who find themselves in a place of “waiting” to remember that our God is faithful, and His timing is perfect," shares Nia Allen.

The Lewis Kortez Group, shares, "Working with Nia on this single "Wait" at radio in a highly competitive environment and reaching #1 success, has proven that she is a major force in the Urban Inspirational genre."

With the success of her #1 song “Wait,” Nia is excited for the world to hear her follow-up single "I’m In Love” - a fun, energetic, uptempo song perfect for the summer; she's also planning a 30 city “Urban Inspirational Tour” with 4x GRAMMY Award Winner Mr. Talkbox.

Nia Allen is a graduate of Berklee College of Music. Since her years at Berklee, Nia has worked alongside some of the top artists and producers in the industry. Persons like CeCe Winans, Nicole C. Mullen, Tori Kelly, Rascal Flatts,David and Nicole Binion and more. In December 2020, Nia Allen was seen exclusively on Apple TV+ as a vocalist on Mariah Carey’s “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas.” Worship Leader Phil Thompson will feature Nia Allen on his upcoming album due summer 2021.

Nia presently resides in Los Angeles, CA where she serves as a full-time worship leader and recording artist. Nia recently received her Doctor of Ministry degree from Azusa Pacific University with a concentration in worship and racial reconciliation.


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