Crystal Aikin / Singer
Since graduating from Pacific Lutheran University with her Bachelors Degree, the life of Crystal Aikin, this ER Registered Nurse, has been a great example of trusting in God.
Crystal Aikin is the winner of the inaugural season of “BET’s Sunday Best”. Her show aired 8 seasons ago, in which gospel talent from all over the country exhibited their gifts in front of gospel legacy artist as judges, Mary Mary & Bebe Winans. Crystal not only won the inaugural season but, she also received a recording contract with Verity Gospel, now known as RCA Inspiration.
Fast forward, to now, Crystal Aikin has been a part of several movements that have allowed her to be considered a continual force in the gospel music world. A few major highlights to her musical career, but not limited to are:
2009 – Debut album self-entitled “Crystal Aikin” on Verity Records
2009 – Nominated for 3 Stellar awards. Won 2 Stellar Awards; New Artist of the Year and Contemporary Female Artist of the Year
2010 – Dove Award Nominee for New Artist of the Year
2010 – Album feature at Paul S. Morton Celebrates 25 Years Live Recording.
2011 – Album feature on the TD Jakes “Jumping the Broom" Soundtrack
2011 – Honored singing performance before The Desmin Tu Tu.
2013 – Toured with the national stage play "Love Lies" featuring Brian McKnight, Angie Stone, and Elise Neal.
2015 – Sophomore album entitled "All I Need" on RCA Inspiration
2016 – Received Minister’s License, The Potter’s House of Higher Ground Ministries
Among her short list of experiences, she currently serves as the Director of Music & Fine Arts at The Potter House, Fort Worth campus.
With a purpose to serve Gods people through the Word and in song, her holistic approach to ministry leads her to live a committed life of change and transparency. Crystal Aikin is and forever will be an example of “Every Day’s Best!”