LaShun Pace is an award winning, singer, songwriter, actress and evangelist with a career that has spanned some 35 years.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in a small community called Poole Creek, Lashun first emerged during the mid-1970s, performing alongside her siblings in the group The Anointed Pace Sisters (Duranice, Phyllis, June, Melonda, Dejuaii, Leslie, Latrice, and Lydia). Her singing and ministering skills were further honed while she toured with the Rev. Gene Martin and the Action Revival Team, and in 1980’s she begin to capture national attention with appearances on recordings with the legendary Edwin Hawkins, The Georgia Mass Choir, and Dr. Jonathan Greer and the Cathedral of Faith Church of God in Christ Choir. The Savoy Records label signed Pace as a solo artist and in 1991 she issued her debut He Lives, which reached the number two spot on the Billboard gospel charts and featured her signature song “I Know I’ve Been Changed”. She also enjoys a career as an actress, most notably co-starring as the Angel of Mercy in the 1992 Steve Martin film Leap of Faith and later in The Fighting Temptations with Beyonce Knowles & Cuba Gooding, Jr. LaShun has also starred in numerous theatrical performances including Tyler Perry’s “I Know I’ve Been Changed” and David Talbert’s “A Fool and His Money”.
LaShun is noted author penning an autobiography in 2003 entitled “For My Good But For His Glory” in which she offered a transparent view into her life’s struggles and triumphs.
LaShun has been recognized by peers and fans alike during her career winning, a Stellar, Soul Train Lady of Soul, Gospel Choice, and Gospel Music Workshop of America Excellence Awards. In 2007 Lashun was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame and in 2015 was honored by performing rights organization BMI as a Trailblazer of Gospel Music award for her career achievements.
The best is still yet to come for Lashun as she prepares to release new music and continues to be an in demand performer across the country and the world.