Maverick City Music featured singer Bobbi Storm, who says God told her to sing for passengers aboard a Delta Airlines flight.
Storm released a video of the event, showing a flight attendant asking her to “be quiet.”
“So I used to sing on planes a long time ago. I just found out I'm up for two Grammys—my first time, you guys. My name is Bobbi Storm, and I'm up for two Grammys. I sing for the Lord, and my song is out on all platforms. It's called, 'We Can't Forget Him,'” she told the passengers before asking if she could share the song.
“I wanted to do it when I first got on the plane. But I was like, you know, I haven't done this in a while. I've gotten to the next status,” she said before she was interrupted by the male flight attendant.
“I'm not enjoying it. So I'm asking you, can you be quiet?” the flight attendant said.
She then said she was doing “what the Lord” told her to do, but then the flight attendant threatened to remove her from the flight.
Eventually, Storm finished her song and was applauded.
Delta Airlines officials said in a statement that they had reached out to Storm.
“For the safety of our customers and crew, it’s always important to follow crew instructions,” the statement said.
Storm followed up with a post on Instagram, saying God wanted her to “shake things up.”
“One thing you will never be able to do is question my obedience, and the people saying, ‘God won’t call you to cause disruption’—in fact, he will,” Storm said. “Even in his Word, he has told his people to disrupt and shake things up for his glory. I urge, especially by Christians, to really have a heart check and a word check before attacking another one of your kind.”
“I’m up for this because I know that to whom much is given, much is required, but one thing I can’t let rock when I have the platform to correct is ignorance,” she added. “People should be informed. I believe my music will also show us who really is a believer and who is not! Let’s all pray and watch, and all will be well!”
Storm was featured on Maverick City Music’s most recent album, The Maverick Way. She sings on two tracks on the album. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for “Best Gospel Album.”
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Amanda Casanova is a writer living in Dallas, Texas. She has covered news for ChristianHeadlines.com since 2014. She has also contributed to The Houston Chronicle, U.S. News and World Report and IBelieve.com. She blogs at The Migraine Runner.
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