If you enjoy listening to Gospel Music, here are some of the most popular singers you should follow.
- Hezekiah Walker – Bishop Walker is the founder of the Love Fellowship Tabernacle Church. This church has several locations including Brooklyn, Long Island, Bensalem, Columbia, and Lilburn. He holds the position of Presiding Prelate of the Pentecostal Churches of Jesus Christ.
Bishop Walker’s congregation has a growing number of multi-cultural members with different age, race, and social backgrounds. His ministry is one of the biggest in the Northeast. The Love Fellowship actually started with only eight members and now has over 1,000 attendees.
The church focused their attention on the youth which aims to prevent the teenagers from experimenting with drugs. Bishop Walker has the ability to draw people from all walks of life to listen to the Word of God.
- Donald Lawrence – He is a Grammy Award-winning recording artist, composer, and producer. He has several hits including Encourage Yourself and Back II Eden among many others. Lawrence has also collaborated with several big name musicians such as Mary J. Blige and En Vogue to name a few.
He has also written and produced music for the Clark Sisters, Kirk Franklin, and Hezekiah Walker. Lawrence joined the Tri-City Singers as the group’s musical director. They climbed their way to the charts with several hit gospel albums.
At the same time, he is also planning on expanding his projects to television, movies, and Broadway.
- Kirk Franklin – Franklin is most famous for his urban style of gospel music. He is an award-winning gospel artist with numerous awards and recognitions including several Grammy’s, Doves, Stellars, and NAACP.
Franklin added a taste of hip-hop to spice up the traditional gospel music with the aim to expand his audience. His album Kirk Franklin & the Family rose as the first gospel album to receive a platinum after staying for 100 weeks in the charts.
- Fred Hammond – This artist spent 25 years of his career playing Gospel music. He became the founder of the group, Commissioned and Radical for Christ. His albums have sold more than 7 million and received numerous awards including Grammy’s, Dove, BET, NAACP, Stellar, and GMWA.
Hammond is a talented songwriter, vocalist, producer, and musical arranger. Many recognize him as the main person behind the widely popular Urban Praise & Worship. He is one of the most respected gospel artists to date.