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Vocalist, songwriter, motivational speaker, actress and worship leader Regina Reneé Skeeters is one of the most innovative and courageous solo artists of today. The South Carolina native has been devoted to the anointed delivery of gospel music since her childhood. Raised by her parents, the late Eugene Skeeters and Jean Blain Skeeters, she began developing an exceptional gift for music at an early age while singing at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Throughout her youth and well into her high school years, Regina amazing voice dazzled audiences as she sang with different groups. Upon entering college, Ms. Skeeters continued to develop her unique vocal style and writing abilities as she pursued new musical prospects.
During her tenure at Benedict College, Regina served as an instrumental member of the award-winning Benedict College Gospel Choir and the Concert Choir. She was voted top alto vocalist at the National Collegiate Gospel Competition. She wrote and sang lead vocals on the soulful hit “Put All My Trust” for the Benedict College Gospel Choir’s debut album (Say the Word) in 2000. The song was voted the Most Requested Song of 2001 on the nationally recognized inspirational radio station -Gospel 95.3 WFMV- in Columbia, South Carolina. In October 2004, Regina released her debut album entitled “Breathe On Me”. After five years, her long awaited EP “Relationship” was released in 2009. Her Single “The Outpour Remix” has recently been released. This single is simply a foretaste of her up and coming worship album. Along with juggling a demanding music career, Skeeters found the time to land the leading role of Mary in Walter Rutledge’s “Soulful Noel” with Jennifer Holiday and the role of Cynthia in the hit stage play “Yesterday is Still Gone”. The DVD of this W.O.W Productions play was released on a nationally through Mavrick Entertainment.
Regina has assisted music departments in various organizations including Perfecting Faith Ministries C.O.G.I.C, and Universal Outreach Ministries C.O.G.I.C. Regina was afforded the opportunity to facilitate praise and worship workshops for churches in Sao Paulo Brazil under Superintendent Ivo Mariano. She is currently the praise and worship leader for Journey United Methodist Church where Dr. George Ashford Jr. is the Pastor. Ms. Skeeters is a committed member of the All Nations Church under the dynamic leadership of Pastors Naté & Tarsha Jefferson. Ms. Skeeters has shared the stage with numerous well-renowned recording artists such as: CeCe Winans, The Gatlin Brothers, Jonathan Nelson, Ashford and Simpson, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Kim Burrell, Nicole Nordeman, Ricky Dillard and Donald Lawrence to name a few. She has recently had the opportunity to open up for R&B singing sensation Fantasia. In 2016, Regina sang with Ms. Dorothy Norwood for the finale’ of Bobby Jones Gospel which aired on BET in the earlier part of this year. She is also the recipient of the Harmony Honors Award for the Artist of Excellence. In her attempt to give back to her community, Regina began an organization entitled “Blend Out “. This organization encourages people ages 5-25 to max out in being who they’re called to be through performing arts camps, various workshops and concerts.
From motivational speaking to her delivery of soul-stirring songs, God has allowed Ms. Skeeters to travel across the country nationally and internationally, relaying the message of strength and hope through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. “I want to encourage people to embrace who God has called them to be”. “Why blend in when God has called us to blend out”. “I pray that my music is practical and reaches everyone that listens”. Prepare to be enlightened, uplifted and inspired as you listen to the sweet sounds of God’s Oracle of Worship, Ms. Regina Reneé Skeeters.