Some of Donnie McClurkin's songs include "Stand," "We Fall Down," "Ooh, Child" and "Wait on the Lord." McClurkin has a catalog of his own music, as well as collaborations with artists such as Yolanda Adams, Karen Clark Sheard and Kirk Franklin. His songs have earned three Grammy Awards, ten Stellar gospel music awards and two Soul Train awards, among others. As of December 2015, McClurkin remains one of the top gospel music artists, selling over 10 million albums worldwide.
Donnie McClurkin is best known for his songs "Stand" and "We Fall Down." These songs gained so much popularity that both gospel and urban radio stations played them. Two of McClurkin's collaborations - "Wait on the Lord," featuring Karen Clark Sheard, and "Ooh Child," featuring Kirk Franklin - have garnered equal recognition and popularity. McClurkin often invites collaborative artists on his tours to perform the duets live.
Donnie McClurkin also writes songs for movie soundtracks, including "Lady Killers," "The Prince of Egypt" and "The Goofy Movie." He has also worked in productions for Tyler Perry Studios. McClurkin has appeared on many magazine covers, including USA Today, Essence, Ebony and Jet. In addition to these cover appearances, Billboard has featured McClurkin in one of its artist spotlights.