• Stephanie Canada

    Born and raised in Rockford, Illinois to Robert and Phyllis M. Goldsmith. She was a busy little girl, being raised with two of her older brothers. Stephanie is the youngest of eight siblings. Stephanie’s hobbies included singing, swimming, roller skating and bowling. Stephanie was the 2005 winner of the Christian version of American Idol called Inspiration Sensation. With that win, she was awarded her first contemporary single “Good to know”. Stephanie had an opportunity to share the Entertainment stage with some of the finest gospel artists known today. Namely, Mary, Mary; Dewayne Woods; Tye Tribett; LeAndria Johnson; Michelle Williams; Todd Delaney; Amber Bullock; Alexis Spight; Tremaine Hawkins (for whom she also sang background for); she sang at the Chicago Gospel Fest and the House of Blues’ Gospel Brunch in Chicago; she sang backup for Andrea Helms and Wes Morgan, as well at the 70’s Landmark Gospel Concert in Rockford, IL in 2012. She also sang at Rev. Jesse Jackson’s 70th birthday celebration..