2/25/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Dottie Peoples- On Time God And More

GOSPEL SUNDAY

Dottie Peoples has been a star in the gospel music industry for more than 30 years, since she was nine years old. Called the Songbird of the South by Atlanta WAOK radio announcer Brother Esmond Patterson, Peoples won the top four honors at the 1995 Stellar Awards with her album, On Time God. Continue reading

3/19/17 O&A NYC Gospel Sunday- Celebrating Women’s History Month: Dottie Peoples

GOSPEL SUNDAY

Dottie Peoples has been a star in the gospel music industry for more than 30 years, since she was nine years old. Called the Songbird of the South by Atlanta WAOK radio announcer Brother Esmond Patterson, Peoples won the top four honors at the 1995 Stellar Awards with her album, On Time God. Continue reading

12/27/15 O&A NYC Gospel Sunday: Hallelujah Chorus- Various Artists at the 1992 Stellar Awards

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 The Hallelujah Chorus (Hallelujah!) from Handel’s Messiah: A Soulful Celebration, performed by various artists at the 1992 Stellar Awards. Arranged and produced by Take 6 alumnus Mervyn Warren, Handel’s Messiah: A Soulful Celebration won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album in 1992, and a Dove Award for Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year. Continue reading

3/31/15 O&A DIVA ALERT: Say Yes- Michelle Williams featuring Beyonce & Kelly At The 2015 Stellar Awards

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It took an act of God to bring Destiny’s Child back together again. The three women made a surprise appearance during the gospel-centric Stellar Awards at Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena on Saturday night. Beyonce and Kelly Rowland came out to sing with their multiple, Stellar Award nominee sister Michelle Williams on the song Say Yes. The piece, which was up for three awards on Saturday, originally appeared on Williams’ religious album from 2014 Journey To Freedom. Continue reading

3/8/15 O&A Gospel Sunday: Dottie Peoples

GOSPEL SUNDAY

Dottie Peoples has been a star in the gospel music industry for more than 30 years, since she was nine years old. Called the Songbird of the South by Atlanta WAOK radio announcer Brother Esmond Patterson, Peoples won the top four honors at the 1995 Stellar Awards with her album, On Time God.

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 Peoples’s 1995 album, On Time God, would change her role in gospel music. At the Stellar Awards, she won Female Vocalist of the Year for traditional music, Choir of the Year for traditional music, Album of the Year, and Song of the Year for On Time God. That same year, Peoples would receive a Vision Award by Bobby Jones Gospel of Black Entertainment Television (BET) and Gospel Today Magazine. On Time God would also win the Atlanta Gospel Choice Award for Song of the Year.

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In 1999, God Can and God Will: Live In Atlanta became her ninth album. She sang songs from the new release to an audience of 4,500 at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Decatur, Georgia. An inspiring 225-member choir backed her performance.

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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

10/26/14 O&A Sunday Gospel: Pastor Beverly Crawford- With Dr. Bobby Jones

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Beverly Crawford  is best known for singing with the New Life Singers on Bobby Jones Gospel on the Black Entertainment Television (BET) and for having well-known songs such as Jesus, Run to the Water, He’s Done Enough, and most recently It’s About Time For A Miracle. Continue reading