About Andrea Helms
Andrea Helms is a lifelong singer and worshipper. She brought the best of her talent and spirit to every performance as a contestant on Season 4 of BET’s Sunday Best, the world’s leading gospel competition television show. It took her to the show’s finale, where she was first- runner up. Now she’s bringing her best to her debut CD as a Music World Gospel recording artist. Moving Forward, which features songs she performed on Sunday Best, was released in stores and online everywhere March 6, 2012
Andrea is especially drawn to the song, “Change,” on the CD because of her personal story. The recording includes some of her testimony. “From the time that my mother was carrying me, doctors told her that I would be a vegetable and that I would never talk or walk, but I was born a healthy 8 pound 2 ounce baby,” she said. “God performed a miracle. I wasn’t even supposed to be able to talk, and He gave me the ability to sing. Born in Odessa Texas, Andrea was an only child and the daughter of a preacher who was also an accomplished musician.
Andrea met her husband, Michael, at Friendship Church when his family came there when she was 13 and he was 15. “Andrea and Michael were married in 1993.