9/23/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: CeCe Winans- Alabaster Box (Live)

Alabaster Box is the 1999 album by award winning gospel artist CeCe Winans.  This was the first album on Winans’ own label, Wellspring Gospel (later renamed Puresprings Gospel). Winans described the album as an “experimental” album for the label before any new artists were signed. Continue reading

9/2/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Blessed Assurance- CeCe Winans and Terrence Blanchard


CeCe Winans and Terrence Blanchard serenades Cicely Tyson with a rendition of Blessed Assurance at the Kennedy Center Honors. Continue reading

12/17/17 O&A Gospel Sunday Holiday Series: CeCe Winans

Gospel Sundaybebeandcece-743-croppedCeCe Winans continues to bring in the holiday spirit with three Christmas songs  Because a Child is Born, Jesus Your Beautiful, and Oh, Holy Night (Live).
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1/29/17 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: BeBe & CeCe Winans- Heaven

Heaven, the third album released in September 1988 by brother and sister duo BeBe & CeCe Winans. The single Heaven and the album of the same name reached number one on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart. Continue reading

12/11/16 GOSPEL SUNDAY HOLIDAY SERIES: Jesus You’re Beautiful- CeCe Winans

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Jesus You’re Beautiful, recorded by Grammy Award winning gospel artist CeCe Winans during the The Throne Room Church Tour at Cornerstone Church in Nashville, TN.  Continue reading

6/12/16 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: BeBe & CeCe Winans- Heaven

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Heaven, the third album released in September 1988 by brother and sister duo BeBe & CeCe Winans. The single Heaven and the album of the same name reached number one on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart.   Continue reading

1/31/16 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: BeBe and CeCe Winans- Close To You

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Close To You, featuring the brother and sister duo BeBe and CeCe Winans, is the second single on their ninth album Still released on October 6, 2009.   Continue reading

1/3/15 O&A NYC Gospel Sunday: CeCe Winans and Terrence Blanchard Honor Cicely Tyson – Blessed Assurance Kennedy Center Honors

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CeCe Winans took the Kennedy Center Honors church with a soulful rendition of the Christian hymn Blessed Assurance, paying special tribute to Cicely Tyson. Winans was joined by Terence Blanchard and the Cicely Tyson Community School of Performing and Fine Arts Choir. Tyson gave the performance a tearful standing ovation. Continue reading

11/28/15 O&A NYC Gospel Sunday Holiday Series: CeCe Winans- Jesus, You’re Beautiful from Live In The Throne Room (2005)

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Jesus, You’re Beautiful is featured on Throne Room, the sixth studio album by multiple Grammy-winning gospel artist CeCe Winans. In comparison to Winans’ previous projects, this one is more inspirational, with more traditional songs.  In 2004, the 25-city tour Throne Room with the group Anointed performed free admission concerts. The DVD of the concert was recorded in Tennessee near Winans’ home.  Continue reading

2/15/15 O&A Gospel Sunday: BeBe and CeCe Winans

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BeBe (Benjamin) and CeCe (Priscilla) Winans are the seventh and eighth of “Mom” and “Pop” Winans’ ten children, most of whom have had gospel music careers. Together, they have received several awards, including three Grammys. While BeBe and CeCe were in high school, four of their elder brothers formed the successful Gospel music group The Winans. Continue reading