Alexis “Lexi” Allen. The Columbus, OH born Stellar Award nominated gospel artist and YouTube sensation, Alexis “Lexi” Allen, has quickly become one of the most successful artists in gospel music. Since emerging with her futuristic debut album, “Call Her Lexi (1990),” and it’s follow up, “Somewhere Different (2001),” Lexi has gone on to become a cherished talent amongst the gospel music community and it’s followers. Lexi is a Stellar Award nominee and since 2005 has been the face of, “The WORD Network.”
Following the success of Lexi’s third album, she landed a major recording contract with Heavy-Weight Champion Evander Holyfield’s recording label, ‘Real Deal Records.’ Under her new label home, she would go on to release two critically acclaimed albums, “A Praise in the Valley (2005),” and “What Heaven Hears (2007).” “A Praise In The Valley” featured guest artists, William Murphy, Kim Burrell and featured the breakout song, “He Got Up!” Lexi’s 2005 album effort received a Stellar Award nomination and the attention of the television network, The Word Network. Lexi’s 2007 album featured the church anthem, ‘We Build An Alter,’ and featured Darius Tyman on the track, “Your Word.”
The Word Network brought on Lexi to record their theme music and as a result, she was extended their airwaves to create her own talk show. “The Lexi Show” hit airwaves in 2005 and it’s innovative interviews and journalism became a hit with the network’s viewers. “The Lexi Show” went on to run for 5 seasons; guests on The Lexi Show included: Evelyn Braxton, KeKe Wyatt, Kim Burrell, Bishop Oliver Clyde Allen (The Vision Church of Atlanta), Sheryl Lee Ralph, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Tonex and Bishop Carlton Pearson. In 2010, Lexi launched her YouTube channel, which features comedic sketches, parodies, and music and performance videos. Lexi’s YouTube channel (@LexiTelevision) has reached over 20 million views and over 150 thousand subscribers.
In 2011, Lexi launched, “Inside Inspiration” (weekly entertainment segment) on Reach Media’s, “The Yolanda Adams Morning Show.”