Shirley Caesar Research Paper

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Famed Singer Releases New Single Shirley Caesar is not just a music superstar, she is a Gospel music legend. Over six decades, Caesar, the "Reigning Queen of Gospel Music" compiled a list of awards that is almost unbelievable: 11 Grammy Awards, 13 Stellar Awards, 18 Doves, 1 RIAA gold certification, an Essence Award, McDonald 's Golden Circle Lifetime Achievement Award, NAACP Achievement Award, SESAC Lifetime Achievement Award, induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and she performed at the White House. Caesar has also been named as one of those who will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016. In addition to nearly 60 years of music and 40 albums, Caesar also pastors the 1,500-member Mount Calvary Word of Faith Church in Raleigh, North Carolina. She served there with her husband, Bishop Harold I. Williams, until he passed away. She now oversees the church herself. Not to live in the past, Shirley Caesar has just released another single, "It 's Alright, It 's Okay". The song is available on iTunes and will be a regular play on Gospel radio. The song is the first release from her newest album which is due out in the spring. Of her song, Caesar said, “It has been more than two years since I have recorded a project so, needless to say, I am very excited about my new release, ‘It’s Alright, It’s Ok’ that also features Anthony Hamilton. It is my prayer that you will be blessed not only by this song but all the others that will be featured on my upcoming release.” Lest anyone forget her voice, Caesar recently took the stage for a taping of BET 's “Celebration of Gospel” for the song’s television debut. The show first aired on January 31, 2016, and can now be seen on the Internet. According to EurWeb, Caesar can also be found opening the Andraé…show more content…
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