This is the official site of Divine Voices Media, a multimedia production, brand marketing strategy and entrepreneurial consulting firm for entertainers, for 17 years we have worked with past and present amazing clients such as Rhythm and Blues Preservation Society, HBCU Beauty, Supermodel Emme, Essence Magazine Stylist Susan Moses, multi Emmy award-winning Journalist Patricia Gras, R&B Def Jam Recording Artist Oran “Juice” Jones, Hip Hop Legend Reggie Reg of the Crash Crew, Yo! MTV Rap Veteran DJ T-Money, Houston Fashion Week, Miss New York Plus America Pageant, Miss Plus USA Pageant, I WILL GRADUATE/Entertainers 4 Education Alliance, Veteran Plus Model and Runway the Real Way Curator Catherine Schuller, Ashley Stewart Stores-Flagship Harlem Store, Off-Broadway Production Strength of a Woman: A Phyllis Hyman Tribute Starring Queen Diva, and Chef DC Williams of Hot Spicy Cool LLC celebrating 25 Years of Excellence in Culinary Arts in the Greater Houston and Dallas, Texas area.
Our Founder/Sole Proprietor is Reverend Dr. Sonja Elise Freeman, BA CTM aka “Queen Diva” and was recently crowned Ms. WIBOP 2020 and Miss WIBOP Photogenic 2020 at the Inaugural Women in Business Online Pageant on October 10, 2020. She is formerly the appointed Ms. Divine Voices Media WIBOP 2020, a part of the Women Business Leaders Entrepreneur representing the Lone Star State of Texas. In July 2020, we celebrated our 10th Anniversary of Diva’s Diamonds Words to Inspire, Empower and Encourage brand she started on Blogger.com that has evolved into books, podcast, beauty & fashion movement, fitness and health community as well as a yearly empowerment conference! She accepted her call to ministry in 2004 while a member of The Fountain of Praise Church in Houston, Texas under the spiritual leadership of Dr. Remus E. Wright and Co-Pastor/First Lady Mia K. Wright, Sonja Elise learned about the fundamentals of being both a servant, psalmist, and clergy leader in excellence!
She was under watch care for 8 years learning everything from Youth Ministry to Toastmasters International to sharpen her speaking and leadership skills to Prison Ministry to learn humility and patience to Sunday School to learn how to teach the Word of God in simplest terms for all ages and Biblical Study backgrounds and to the Music Ministry which is her first love singing and writing music under the musical guidance of Pamela Jean Davis, Worship Arts Director where she ministered in song with Kurt Carr & the Kurt Carr Singers, Sheri Jones-Moffett, Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers, James Fortune & Fiya, Nakitta Clegg-Foxx, Gary Mayes & Nu Era, Kathy Taylor & Favor and the Mighty Clouds of Joy just to name a few. She is a member of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church where Reverend Dr. Marcus D. Cosby is the Senior Pastor and Reverend William Lawson is the Founding Pastor. She is also the Founder/Worship Arts Pastor of Divine Voices World Ministries, a music and encouragement ministry.
She is an Alumna of Prairie View A&M University College of Arts and Sciences in Prairie View, Texas with a Bachelors degree in Music-Voice and Fashion Merchandising & Design and presently studying towards her Executive MBA degree from the Prairie View A&M University College of Business at the Northwest Houston Center in Houston, Texas where she is a PVAMU Alumni Affairs 5 Year Class Reunion Ambassador, Honor Student with a 3.75 GPA and was inducted in Phi Sigma Pi Honor Fraternity, the Society for Collegiate Leadership and Achievement, Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society, Alpha Pi Mu reactivating chapter at PVAMU. She is the Co-Founder and 1st Alumna of the Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority Zeta Iota chapter and a Distinguished Member of the Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity, Lambda Zeta chapter and active with the SAI New York Alumnae Chapter.
Sonja Elise is an Entrepreneur, Off-Broadway Producer/Star, Recording Artist, Empowerment Conference Host, Bible Teacher and Founder & Sole Proprietor of Divine Voices the parent company of Divine Voices Media, Divine Voices Music Group, Soul Divas Night Out Presents, Diva’s Diamonds and PINK Diamonds Beauty with headquarters now in Houston, Texas U.S.A. She produces the ONLY Phyllis Hyman tribute that is approved and supported by the Hyman Family, Friends and Musicians and featured to sold out shows on Broadway (Feinstein’s/54Below) and Off-Broadway (The Triad Theater, Club Iguana, Yotel Hotel, Pennsylvania Hotel) production called “Strength of a Woman: A Phyllis Hyman Tribute Starring Queen Diva.” It is also supported by Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray, City of New York.
Her 1st Gospel single “This Day” peaked at #3 on the Reverbnation.com Gospel NY Chart in 2018 and now peaked in 2020 at #5 on the Houston, TX Chart “This Day” written by the Late Dr. Edwin Hawkins as sold on Apple Music and other digital media platforms. She was featured as a soloist in Tonya Lewis Taylor’s debut #15 Billboard Gospel Chart album “Delayed But Not Denied” on “Great I Am” and background vocals. She has had the amazing opportunity to perform at the Gospel Music Workshop of America Eastern New York Chapter twice as well as TBN New York Studios performing “Great I Am.” And she added her background vocals again for Tonya Lewis Taylor’s recently released single “I Am More Than A Conqueror” along with her soon to be released EP of the same name TBA.
She successfully produced her first Diva’s Diamonds Conference NYC 2019 and successfully produced an virtual Diva’s Diamonds 10th Anniversary & Conference 2020 live from Divine Voices Media Studios in Houston, Texas on Facebook Live on August 22, 2020. All year long she is celebrating her Diva’s Diamonds 10th Anniversary of sharing words of inspiration, empowerment and encouragement on social media, books and in person at her speaking and singing engagements. She received on August 22, 2020 a Proclamation of Recognition from Mayor David Allen, Mayor of Prairie View, Texas, “Diva’s Diamonds Day” in celebration of 10 years of producing and hosting Diva’s Diamonds by Queen Diva Podcast on Blog Talk Radio. Diva’s Diamonds: Words to Inspire, Empower and Encourage Online Empowerment Movement is her platform for both Ms. Divine Voices Media WIBOP 2020 and Ms. Divine Voices Media WBLEP 2020 because during these challenging times now more than ever the world needs to be inspired, empowered and encouraged. Diva’s Diamonds is Sonja Elise’s way of sharing love to the world. She was a Podcaster of the Year 2019 nominee for Diva’s Diamonds By Queen Diva podcast on BlogTalkRadio.com as well as the author of Diva’s Diamonds eBooks Collection and Diva’s Diamonds Ultimate P.I.N.K. Diamonds Collection Anthology all sold on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles and other digital media and publishing outlets!