VaShawn Mitchell is an American gospel singer and songwriter. He has produced several Stellar Award-winning projects and songs for Grammy Award winners Vanessa Bell Armstrong and Smokie Norful. In 2011 VaShawn's single "Nobody Greater", was the most played gospel song of the year and spent a combined total of 9 weeks on Billboard’s Gospel songs chart. Mitchell was the most nominated artist at the 27th Annual Stellar Awards...receiving 11 nominations and walking away with 6 statues. VaShawn was nominated for 2 Grammy Awards at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards...for "Best Gospel Performance" for "Nobody Greater" and "Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album" for "TRIUMPHANT". In 2013, "How Sweet The Sound" invited Mitchell to sit at the judges table for their popular choir competition.
The Music Experience and Dedry Jones, recently hosted hometown singer VaShawn Mitchell at Chicago's DuSable Museum. During the interview portion of "The Experience with Vashawn Mitchell", VaShawn talked about his early beginnings in Gospel music, the ups and downs he encountered and what he had to do to overcome them. He also shared with the audience his excitement of Donald Lawrence calling him into the studio in Nashville to hear Vanessa Bell Armstrong's recording of his song, "Help". He was thrilled! During the performance, VaShawn treated everyone with selections of some of his classic songs, included a rousing performance of "Nobody Greater". VaShawn also performed songs from his new cd, "UNSTOPPABLE:EXTENDED PLAY".