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About Ronnette Rollins

Ronnette Rollins is a singer/songwriter, pianist, radio personality and Realtor. She is one of the most sought-after performers, hosts and vocal coaches in the DC, Maryland and Virginia area. Fueled by her love for God and her passion to teach music and perform, Ronnette’s mission is to always reflect the love of God in everything she does, whether she’s singing gospel or R&B, playing classical piano pieces or hosting an event.

Ronnette’s career in music started at an early age. At the age of 8, she was playing piano, organ and directing choirs for various churches in the D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia areas. By age 11, she started performing as a singer and pianist with her Godmother, Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee, Shirley Ables & The Joy Gospel Singers. She has recorded & performed background vocals with numerous gospel and inspirational artists including Pastor Shirley Caesar, Yolanda Adams, Isaiah D. Thomas & Elements of Praise and Mike McCoy & Voices United. As a result of her early success, Ronnette stepped out as a solo recording artist in 2012.

Ronnette received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education from Towson University and taught music in the Prince George’s County Public School system, including the choral & piano departments at Benjamin D. Foulois Creative & Performing Arts Academy in Morningside, Maryland. Ronnette is also a radio host & show producer with Radio One. You can hear her hosting weekdays in the midday on Praise 106.1FM then on the weekends on Praise 104.1FM, Saturdays from 3pm-7pm and “Sunday Joy” from 12pm-6pm. She’s syndicated on the Inspirational Network Saturdays from 10am-5pm in Houston, Atlanta and Columbus, Ohio. The songstress has successfully headlined sold-out performances at the historic Blues Alley in Washington, D.C., and at the Gospel en Karukera Festival in the Guadeloupe Islands. Ronnette has traveled the world touring and performing with various Gospel greats. She has made guest appearances performing on several television network shows, including “Rejoice in the Word” and “Great Day Washington” on WUSA9.

Ronnette made her theater debut with Mosaic Theater Company DC as pianist in “Marie and Rosetta” at Washington D.C.’s Atlas Theater in the Fall of 2018. Ronnette is also a member of the Grammy Award Recording Academy, Washington, D.C. Chapter, the premier outlet for honoring achievements in the recording arts and supporting the music community. Her debut project “JOURNEY” and follow up singles, “ALWAYS THERE” and “HE’S GOT THE POWER are available for digital download on all major music sites (Tidal, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon, etc).

Ronnette, who is no stranger to struggles with anxiety and depression, is an advocate for mental health and believes in therapy & counseling. She’s often heard saying “I believe in Jesus and Therapy.” She lives by Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not to your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your path.”

“TEXT & TITLE TIME” on Sunday Joy with Ronnette Rollins! Let’s share the good news! This part of the show is an opportunity for you to call in and share the text & title of a sermon you heard. Here’s a recap of today’s “TEXT & TITLE TIME”: Sheila, Rising Sun Baptist Church, Washington, DC […]

Romans 3:23 says, For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Sis, Bro, yes, you may have made some mistakes in your life. Made some decisions that you knew weren’t good. Been around people that just weren’t good for you. But don’t let the enemy make you think that because of […]

“TEXT & TITLE TIME” on Sunday Joy with Ronnette Rollins! Let’s share the good news! This part of the show is an opportunity for you to call in and share the text & title of a sermon you heard. Here’s a recap of today’s “TEXT & TITLE TIME”: Danielle Brown in Maryland Text: ? Title: When […]

One of my favorite scriptures is PROVERBS 3:5-6, 5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. 6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. This scripture has gotten me through some rough times. It simply encourages the reader to trust God with everything. […]

  “TEXT & TITLE TIME” on Sunday Joy with Ronnette Rollins! Let’s share the good news! This part of the show is an opportunity for you to call in and share the text & title of a sermon you heard. Here’s a recap of today’s “TEXT & TITLE TIME”: Nichole Nickens from Bethlehem Baptist Church, […]

Ronnette Rollins talks with singer, songwriter and musician Tyra McKinzie, who shares  the inspiration for the new song she penned and recently released, entitled “Stand Up”. This song features the powerful vocals of Rayshun Lamarr (singer, actor, ‘The Voice’ season 14 semi-finalist). This song definitely speaks to the current social and political climate of our […]

JJ Hairston is gearing up to release a new project in the fall and it promises to be a different sound than we’re accustomed to hearing from him. His latest single is a nod to Go Go, the official music of D.C. and it is FIRE! This remake of a song he wrote & previously […]

“Sunday Best” producer, Neily Dickerson, talks with Ronnette Rollins about Episode 5’s Tribute to a Living Legend! Washington, D.C.’s own, the Maestro himself, Richard Smallwood! In addition to a performance from Richard Smallwood, each contestant performed a song penned by this multi award-winning recording artist, songwriter, pianist and author. It was such a moving, worship-filled […]

I had the opportunity to talk with recording artist & business owner, Keyondra Lockett about her new single, “Trouble Won’t Last” and her clothing company, “Jolie Noire” (French for “Pretty Black”). She talks about her inspiration for the song “Trouble Won’t Last” and shares the struggles with embracing her voice & vocal style. She also […]

  It’s springtime. That means in addition to warmer temps, longer days and foliage being in full bloom, it’s also wedding season! But unfortunately, like everything else, coronavirus has derailed those plans for many engaged couples. Kudos to Glencliff Manor in Rustburg, Virginia! They are offering the use of their venue to 80 couples for […]

House democrats have proposed a bill to cancel student loan debt amid the coronavirus crisis. They’re calling it the “Student Debt Emergency Relief Act”. Here are the main points of the bill: Cancel $30,000 of federal student loan debt for borrowers; Student loan forgiveness would be tax free, meaning that $30,000 wouldn’t be taxed as […]

  With the turmoil our world is in right now, dealing with a pandemic, a rising death toll, and feeling paranoid when out in public, we need a reminder that the God we serve is still on the throne and HE’S GOT THE POWER! Check out new music from Praise 104.1FM’s “Sunday Joy” host, Ronnette […]