One listen to Steve Dalton & The Leviticus Singers of Charlotte and anyone within earshot knows that these young men and women are gifted vocalists. This Award Winning Ensemble began as a community choir in 2002. Over the years, the Lord has matured them into possessing an electrifying presence in the Gospel Music Industry. Their unforgettable performances have placed them in the company of Gospel notables such as JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, Marvin Sapp, John P. Kee, Deitrick Haddon, Israel Houghton, Byron Cage, Jonathan Nelson, DeWayne Wood, Micah Stampley, and Lexi Allen.
Steve Dalton & LSOC caught the attention of the Gospel Music Industry by netting an impressive eight nominations for awards such as the 2015 Rhythm of Gospel Awards, the 2015 Independent Artists Christian Music Awards and the 2015 Prayze Factor People’s Choice Awards, and winning the 2015 Gospel Image Award for Best Video of the Year, the 2016 Gospel Image Award for Group of The Year and the 2016 Carolina Music Video Award for Best Gospel Video and the 2019 Gospel Image Award Trailblazer of the Year Award.
In 2016 they released a single entitled “I WIN, The Remix”. It features Stellar Award Nominee and Dove Award Nominee vocalist, LeJuene Thompson. In addition to being an extraordinary solo artist, she’s widely known as one of the lead singers for Donald Lawrence & the Tri City Singers. The song debuted at number nine on ITunes 100 Gospel Christian Music New Release Charts. It charted on Nielsen’s BDS BILLBOARD Gospel Airplay Chart as one of the top 30 Gospel Songs in the Country.
January 3rd 2020, the group released a single entitled “GOD IS LOVE”. It was warmly received by radio and lovers of Gospel Music nation-wide. The song broke the Nielsen BDS BILLBOARD Internet Gospel Radio Airplay Chart record for being the number one song in the country for twenty weeks. The previous record was seventeen weeks set by Gospel Artist Micah Lee in October 2019 for his single, “Don’t Break”. “God Is Love” entered the number one spot on Monday, February 10, 2020 and remained there through the week ending Sunday, June 21, 2020. The ensemble is grateful for reaching such a milestone as an independent artist.
The song “GOD IS LOVE” is accompanied by a music video that is deemed LIFE-CHANGING. It has a simple message for everyone in the world. It tells the story of several members in the group that have dealt with issues such as SUICIDE, ABORTION, DEPRESSION and LOW SELF ESTEEM. The world as we know it today is hurting and looking for answers. Steve Dalton & LSOC is trying to get the word out that love, GOD’S LOVE is the key.
The group returned with a new single entitled For My Good. It was released to radio nation-wide on June 5, 2021. The song hit #1 on the Billboard Gospel Indicator Chart August 13, 2022. To God be the glory! It features the queen of Gospel ad libs, Evangelist Lillian Lloyd of Ricky Dillard & New G. This toe tapping up tempo tune is sure to get you out of your seat. They have one message! Difficulties in life may not feel good but in the end if you trust the process, through GOD it will work out “FOR YOUR GOOD”.
As these opportunities and accolades have been humbling, they do believe that God can and will do even greater in their lives if they continue to seek HIM first. “Experience the singing, the sound and their heart to worship HIM. This is not a show but a true worship experience”.