Sylvia Fedrick is an awarding winning Contemporary Gospel/Christian Artist. The Chicago native started singing at the age of 4, receiving much encouragement and coaching from her father Larry V. Fedrick. While growing up, Sylvia’s father educated her about Jazz, Blues and Gospel music. Sylvia would go from elementary school thru College performing in various stage productions, talent shows & competitions. Sylvia performed and recorded with Chicago groups “Kajsa” & Rare Form” during the 1980’s.
After a 13 year hiatus from the music industry, Sylvia released her Freshman CD “Sistha Under God’s Construction” in 2008. Sylvia landed the “2010 Black Essence Award”. In 2012, Sylvia released her Sophomore CD “Best Of Sylvia Fedrick–Work In Progress” and was the recipient of the “2014 Music Love Awards” for Female Contemporary Artist Of The Year, received the 2014 X-Poze-ing Award for "Best Gospel Video-What Has He Done For You Gospel Glide Remix", The 2015 Akademia Awards for "Best Christian/RB Song - Sometimes You Got To Go Through" ,"Best Christian/Hip Hop Music Video - What Has He Done For You Gospel Glide Remix" and “Best Neo Soul and “Best Christian/Singer Songwriter Song-Gentle Breeze
The 2015 Poze Productions Born To Perform Awards for “Best Gospel Neo Soul Spiritual Song-Gentle Breeze” and “Best Gospel Dance Music Video-What Has He Done For You Gospel Glide Remix”. Sylvia recently received an award for Best Christian/Gospel Song for “We Sing Noel”.
Though Sylvia is most known as an entertainer who has many passions, she is also the Founder & Visionary of the Annual Hat & Glove Inspiration Breakfast, which she was honored in 2013 for the “Women of Excellence” Award by the Chicago Defender. Sylvia’s involvement with several local and national organizations allows her to mentor youth, empower women and contribute to community development.