Ruth La'Ontra Remakes Choir Classic "In My Name"

The dynamic vocalist and rising gospel star, Ruth La’Ontra, has cut a stunning cover of the Thompson Community Singers’ 1992 classic, “In My Name.” The soaring ballad is the Most Added Song at gospel radio this week according to Nielsen BDS with a dozen new stations playing it. It rises to No. 37 on Nielsen BDS Gospel Airplay and No. 32 on the Mediabase Gospel charts. “It’s refreshing to hear a classic redone with as much fidelity as forward-looking fashion,’ a Journal of Gospel Music review reports.

The song is featured on the North Carolina native’s sophomore album, I Got You (ALJR/Tyscot Records). It’s the fourth radio single from the set which also boasts the Billboard Top Ten radio single, “Kingdom.”

"In My Name” was produced by the dynamic duo of Anthony Brown (of the Grammy Award nominated act, Anthony Brown & group therAPy) and Justin Savage. "Ruth La'Ontra is such a unique gift,” says Savage who has collaborated with gospel greats ranging from Donnie McClurkin to Israel & New Breed. “Her vocal ability is so versatile and vast.…Ruth has an incredible future in the Gospel industry."