Every now and again, we are able to capture a genuine treasure in an earthly vessel whose exuberance is illuminated only by talent, unique ability, humility and opportunity. Such an individual comes in the person of Michael McClure, Jr. who is known all over the country as Pastor Mike, Jr. PMJ in a short time has captured the hearts and minds of people from all walks of life, inspiring them to change their way of thinking and to dream again despite the odds that appear devastating.
His Live Free album was an immediate success, making its debut atop the Billboard Gospel charts and garnering 2 coveted Stellar Awards in his first year. Billboard crowned “B!G”, his first single, was the Gospel Airplay song for the year 2020 maintaining the top spot at Gospel radio for 9 consecutive weeks. That was followed by the release of “I Got It” which won fans in both Gospel, HipHop, and R&B genres making its way to number 20 on the HipHop radio charts.
PMJ calls Birmingham home where he proudly and distinctly serves as Sr. Pastor of the Rock City Church, one of the fastest growing congregations in the United States. His concert dates are numerous with standout performances at Praise in the Park, TSU Homecoming Kick-Off, and WXOK Anniversary Celebration, and iHeart Media annual Hallelujah Summer Jam.
His Stellar Awards and Dove Awards performances drew wide audience reaction and internet engagement. “B!G” the single from LIVE FREE, receives over 1.5 million plays a week on streaming platforms and has been #1 Most Added Song at Gospel and R&B Radio. To date B!G has received more than 10 million streams. Most notably LIVE FREE landed the #1 album spot on the Gospel Billboard charts just 4 weeks after release!
And the rest of the story is being written and unfolding.