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BeBe & CeCe Winans - 90% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Brother and sister BeBe Winans (Benjamin Winans, 17 September 1962, Detroit, Michigan, USA) and CeCe Winans (b. Priscilla Winans, Detroit, Michigan, USA) are the most successful members of America’s premier gospel group, the Winans. During 10 years together as recording artists the duo were garlanded with awards, including two Grammy successes. More impressively they al Read more

Howard Hewett - 88% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: Christian & Gospel R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s
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Bebe Winans - 81% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Benjamin Winans, 17 September 1962, Detroit, Michigan, USA. The seventh child of the Winans gospel family, BeBe enjoyed crossover success performing with his sister CeCe. The duo recorded two gold albums and 1991’s platinum-selling Different Lifestyles, and won several R&B and gospel awards. In 1989, BeBe won a Grammy for Best Soul Gospel Performance, Male for his c Read more

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Loose Ends - 76% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1982 by Jane Eugene, Steve Nichol and Carl McIntosh, Loose End (as they were originally known) were the first all-black British band to be signed to the Virgin Records label. After several unsuccessful singles they changed their name to Loose Ends, enlisted producer Nick Martinelli, and started to make an impression on the soul/dance scene with a series of excellent r Read more

Yolanda Adams - 72% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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27 August 1961, Houston, Texas, USA. One of the biggest stars of contemporary gospel music, Adams began her recording career in 1987. She had previously worked as a fashion model and a teacher before joining the Southeast Inspirational Choir as a soloist. She toured and recorded widely with the choir from the age of 13 onwards. During this time her talent was recognized by T Read more

Mary Mary - 68% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: Christian & Gospel R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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US vocal duo formed by sisters Erica and Tina Atkins, whose slick fusion of gospel and R&B has attracted fans from both the CCM and secular markets. The sisters were raised in Inglewood, California and followed their parents into the local church choir at an early age. Their first professional engagements were as vocalists with a number of travelling gospel shows, but by th Read more

The Chimes - 67% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s
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Karyn White - 65% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: Country & Bluegrass R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Marvin Sapp - 63% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: Christian & Gospel Music Videos & Concerts
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The Winans - 62% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Contemporary Christian music group formed by four brothers, Marvin, Carvin, Ronald (30 June 1956, Detroit, Michigan, USA, d. 17 June 2005, Detroit, Michigan, USA) and Michael Winans, from Detroit, Michigan, USA. The family has additionally produced two well-known solo/duo gospel performers, BeBe and CeCe Winans. After having sung in gospel choirs all their lives the brothers Read more

Kirk Franklin - 61% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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26 January 1970, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. A meteoric success story in gospel music, a genre more usually associated with the longevity of its artists, Franklin made a huge impact with his 1993 debut. A fixture at the top of the US Contemporary Christian and Gospel charts, and the first platinum selling gospel album, it featured powerful performances from the 17-piece ‘Fa Read more

Freddie Jackson - 56% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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2 October 1956, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. A singer-songwriter, who was especially successful in the late 80s, Jackson was brought up in Harlem, and sang at the White Rock Baptist church while he was still a young child. Later, he worked in a bank before joining the group LJE, along with the singer, songwriter and producer Paul Laurence. In the early 80s, Jackson Read more

Alexander O'Neal - 54% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 November 1953, Natchez, Mississippi, USA. O’Neal was one of the best-known soul crooners of the late 80s. In 1978, he joined Flyte Tyme with future producers Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis. The group (as Time) became the backing band for Prince, although O’Neal was soon dismissed for insubordination. During the early 80s, he began a solo career as a vocalist, making Read more

Ann Nesby - 54% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Joliet, Illinois, USA. Despite the fact that Nesby launched a successful solo career in the late 90s singing R&B-style tunes, her roots lay in gospel music. Both of Nesby’s parents were singers, but it was her mother who taught the youngster how to sing, leading to her debut at the Mount Zion Baptist Church at the age of three. Two years later, Nesby became the youn Read more

Guy - 54% match to Sounds Of Blackness

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Widely applauded as the originators of swingbeat, a fusion of hip-hop beats with gospel/soul vocals also referred to as ‘new jack swing’, Guy was formed by Teddy Riley, Aaron Hall, and Timmy Gatling. At the close of the 80s the New York trio broke big by combining Aaron’s talented larynx with the studio know-how of producer Riley. The sound and image was much cop Read more


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