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Carman is listed in the credits for the following albums:

Year Artist Album Role
1982 Carman Some-O-Dat Songwriter, Vocals
1983 Carman Sunday's on the Way Songwriter, Guitar, Drumsticks, Mandolin, Vocals
1984 Carman Comin' On Strong Songwriter
1985 Carman The Champion Songwriter, Vocals
1986 Carman A Long Time Ago in a Land Called Bethleham Songwriter, Vocals
1987 Steve Camp After God's Own Heart Songwriter
1990 Take 6 So Much 2 Say Songwriter
1992 Mylon LeFevre Faith, Hope and Love Background Vocals
1993 Carman The Standard Vocals, Songwriter, Executive Producer
1994 Carman Yo! Kidz 2 Vocals
1995 Carman R.I.O.T. Songwriter, Vocals
1996 Swirling Eddies Sacred Cows Songwriter


Jan 19, 1956
Feb 16, 2021

Carmelo Domenic Licciardello known by his stage name, Carman, is a contemporary Christian music artist and evangelist. Carman was born in Trenton, New Jersey. As a child, he played drums in his mother's band. Then as a teen, he formed his own group. Around the age of 20, he moved to California.

While attending an Andraé Crouch concert, Carman became a born again Christian and embraced evangelicalism. In 1980, he made a custom album titled God's Not Finished with Me. The following year, he was invited by Bill Gaither to tour with The Bill Gaither Trio. After relocating to Tulsa, Oklahoma, he released a moderately successful eponymous debut album (later issued as Some-o-Dat) in 1982—which contained mostly novelty songs. Then with the release of the live album Sunday's On The Way in 1983, began a string of CCM chart successes beginning with the title song. As he continued his musical career, Carman established the non-profit organization Carman Ministries. With the 1985 release of The Champion came his first number one song, of the same name. Another live album—Radically Saved—came in 1988. Then 1989 brought Carman his first number one album—Revival in the Land.

Between 1987 and 1989, he was named Charisma magazine's readers' choice for favorite male vocalist. In 1990 and 1992, Billboard Magazine recognized Carman's influence in Christian music by naming him the Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year and in 1995 he recorded his first album in Spanish-Lo Mejor-which includes some of the already recorded songs like "Who's in the House" and "The River." In 2000 the album Heart of a Champion came out with 30 of his best songs including new songs. In 2007 he updated his catalog with Instrument Of Praise, which saw him exploring the new musical styles of the time.

He has received 15 gold and platinum albums and videos and has sold over 10 million records. He holds the world record for the largest solo Christian concerts in history with 80,000 attendees for a Charlotte, North Carolina show, and 71,132 indoors at Texas Stadium, as well as the largest ticketed CCM solo concert with 50,000 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Beyond music, he participates in various television productions and interview duties as a host for both the Trinity Broadcasting Network in general and flagship program Praise the Lord. In 2001, Carman starred in the film Carman: The Champion.

In November 2011, Carman was involved in an auto accident. He was in the passenger seat when the driver made a left into the church parking lot in front of a crowd of fans waiting to get into the concert. A truck from oncoming traffic struck Carman's side at 50 mph. Carman was able to walk into the church attempting to continue with the scheduled concert but collapsed soon after. He was taken to a hospital just outside of Houston, Texas, where he was examined and x-rayed. No broken bones or spinal injuries were found. However, there were internal injuries that required surgery.

In late March 2013, Carman announced a Kickstarter campaign for a new album and music video. A short time later, he announced an upcoming sixty-city tour as well, additionally noting that the online fundraising campaign had raised more than $230,000 within several weeks. As of December 2013, Carman had been in the hospital receiving chemotherapy treatments. By early 2014 however, Carman announced that medical tests had indicated that his body was free of cancer. He plans to continue preparing for his "Live Across America" album and tour.

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February 16, 2021

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame member, CARMAN, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at a Las Vegas, Nevada hospital, after fighting a series of complications resulting from surgery to repair a hiatal hernia.

Carman Dominic Licciardello, known to fans worldwide as “Carman,” was 65.

May 07, 2013

With 16 RIAA Certified Platinum and Gold albums and videos, over 10 million albums sold and attendance records for the largest solo Christian concerts in history, Carman plans to record an album and video of all new music for the first time in over 10-years. Remarkably, it was a death sentence by doctors that paradoxically revived this entertainer’s creative spirit through his fans.

February 14, 2013

CCM legend Carman has just announced that he has been diagnosed with Myeloma Cancer. Please keep the singer in your prayers. Below is Carman's personal letter to his fans via Facebook about the diagnosis...

January 15, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Anthems of a Champion, the first national release in six years from iconic Platinum-selling recording artist Carman, is set to bow January 22 from Sparrow Records.

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