|Tamela Mann is the only black female Gospel|
artist in recent years to
receive a gold plaque from RIAA
for a digital single.
The CD is almost gold certified with units sold in America in the excess of 470,000 copies to date. “Best Days” is the third studio album by African American recording artist Tamela Mann, released on Mann's own independent record label Tillyman Music Group on 14th August 2012. The CD debuted at number fourteen on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and topped the Billboard Top Gospel Albums Chart, becoming Mann's highest charting album to date. "Take Me to the King" was original released on 12th June 12 2012 as the lead single from Mann's third studio album, “Best Day".
At the 55th Grammy Awards Ceremony, the song received a Grammy nomination for "Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance". The was song also a huge commercial success, "Take Me to the King" topped the US Billboard Gospel Songs Chart for 19 consecutive weeks. Mann is the only black female so far in recent years to receive a gold plaque from RIAA for digital recording which has sold over half a million copies in America according to RIAA ,which is the new certification level for digital singles established by RIAA.