Louisville singer Jason Clayborn releases new song and music video in honor of GospelFest | Derby 147


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter from Louisville released a new song on Sunday that pays homage to GospelFest.

Jason Clayborn was joined by his sister, Daria Raymore, and her band, The Atmosphere Changers for the track, “God made him beautifulThe song is intended to boost the morale of community members after the annual GospelFest, which features choirs from Louisville and the area, has been canceled for the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clayborn teamed up with the Kentucky Derby Festival (KDF) to create a music video for the song. The video features the Ohio River, the Louisville skyline, and common Derby sites like the Chow Wagon, Great Balloon Race, Air Show, Great Steamboat Boat Race, and Thunder Over Louisville.

“Seeing everything that is going on around us inspired me to write this song to share a message of hope,” Clayborn said in a press release. “I love working with my family and it was an honor to have my sister in this song and a special tribute.”

Clayborn, a native of Louisville and worship director at Saint Stephen’s Church in Louisville, and his band hit the gospel charts in 2020 with the single “Praise Belongs to You,” which was nominated for a Stellar Award.

According to KDF, Clayborn and eight other artists recorded “God Made It Beautiful” remotely.

Related stories:

Copyright 2021 WDRB Media. All rights reserved.

Previous How much would it cost to get a verse from your favorite rapper?
Next Poetry review: "If By Song" by Marcia Karp - Passionate and undisciplined verse