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Gospel Choir Singing During Hurricane Harvey Land Tonight Show Gig

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A riveting and impromptu gospel performance that broke out at a storm shelter in Houston, Texas, during Hurricane Harvey, received over 10 million views. Host Jimmy Fallon of “The Tonight Show” was one of those viewers who was so inspired by the performance.

In an article by the HuffingtonPost, they shared that, “‘The Tonight Show’ host then said one of the most inspiring clips he saw last week showed gospel singers Victoria White and Marquist Taylor lifting spirits of Hurricane Harvey evacuees at a Houston shelter. So he invited White, Taylor and the Houston Gospel Choir on air to perform ‘Lean On Me’ with The Roots.”

On her Facebook page, White had this to share about the performance at the shelter: “Y’all, THE GOSPEL IS GOING VIRAL!!! This blows me AWAY (and that’s no easy task)! I had no idea this was being recorded, but God had a plan! Not only did He want to Love on those gathered in Lonestar Expo Center who suffered loss at the hands of Hurricane Harvey, but He wanted to love on people across the world who were dealing with their own personal storms!!!”

After his announcement of donating $1 million to the Hurrican Harvey fund started by Houston, Texan J.J. Watt, Fallon then introduced Victoria White, Marquist Taylor, and their Houston Gospel Choir who performed an inspiring rendition of “Lean on Me” with “The Tonight Show” house band, The Roots. Shared on the YouTube channel for “The Tonight Show,” this video may just shine a little inspiration into your life.

You could say a little bit of love goes a long way, and White and her Houston Gospel Choir shared the same joy and inspiration they brought to many at that shelter all the way to New York to spotlight the beauty of Texas neighbors helping neighbors during such a devasting event.