Who Are Some Famous Black Gospel Singers?


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Famous gospel singers include Donnie McClurkin, CeCe Winans, Marvin Sapp, Yolanda Adams and Kirk Franklin. Other popular gospel singers include Fred Hammond, Marvin Winans and Andrae Crouch. Donnie McClurkin is a popular gospel singer with three Grammy Awards, multiple Stellar Awards, two Soul Train Awards and two BET Awards.

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Who Are Some Famous Black Gospel Singers?
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Donnie McClurkin has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide and won a NAACP Image Award. He has a syndicated radio show and has appeared in the films "The Gospel" and "The Fighting Temptations."

CeCe Winans has sold more than 12 million albums worldwide. Fans know her as the CeCe in the duo BeBe & CeCe Winans. She has won 10 Grammy Awards and several Stellar Awards. CeCe Winans is the best-selling female gospel artist of all time.

Yolonda Adams has sold more than 8 million albums worldwide. She has won four Grammy Awards, 16 Stellar Awards and 7 NACCP Image Awards. In 2009, Billboard Magazine named Yolanda Adams the number one gospel artist of the decade by Billboard Magazine.

Kirk Franklin is renowned for leading urban gospel choirs. He has won seven Grammy Awards, 15 Stellar Awards and 13 GMA Dove Awards. Kirk Franklin has led various choirs that include the One Nation Crew, God's Property and The Family.

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