Gospel music star Yolanda Adams performs How Great Thou Art, a hymn that has become deeply rooted in American music at the White House Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading
Gospel Queen Mahalia Jackson performing Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho on the Nat King Cole show. Continue reading
Fill Me Up / Overflow– A Music video by Tasha Cobbs performing for Motown Gospel (2015). Continue reading
Oh Happy Day is a 1967 gospel music arrangement of an 18th-century hymn. Recorded by the Edwin Hawkins Singers, it became an international hit in 1969. Hawkins’ arrangement quickly became a “standard” and has been recorded by hundreds of artists. It was included on the RIAA Songs of the Century list and won Hawkins a Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance in 1970. Continue reading
Shirley Ann Caesar-Williams, known professionally as Shirley Caesar is considered the First Lady of Gospel Music. The singer, songwriter and recording artist career has spanned over six decades. Caesar is a multi-award winning artist, with eleven Grammy Awards and seven Dove Awards to her credit.
Richard Smallwood’s Calvary, led by Maurette Brown Clark, Darlene Simmons, and Carolene Hatchet, combines good compositional form with strong dramatic narrative elements creating a true gospel classic.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, is a pioneer of twentieth-century music. Tharpe attained great popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with her gospel recordings that were a unique mixture of spiritual lyrics and rhythmic/early rock accompaniment. She became gospel music’s first crossover artist and its first great recording star. Continue reading
Jekalyn Almonique Carr, independent artist, Grammy nominated urban contemporary gospel artist evangelist, entrepreneur and musician, has a chart climbing single entitled You Will Win. Continue reading
Anthony Brown is a brilliant singer, songwriter, choir director and vocal arranger with writing credits for songs recorded by Maurette Brown Clark and Stephen Hurd along with being the vocal director for BET s Celebration of Gospel for 2006 & 2007. Continue reading
In Every Praise, filmed flash-mob style at Birmingham’s Five Points South fountain, Walker and his friends make a joyful noise in Southside. Continue reading