Events

Yolanda Adams, Donnie McClurkin, Tasha Cobbs & Mary Mary To Join 25 Years Of Black Women In Gospel Music Celebration

If you’ve been to even one ESSENCE Festival, then you already know that our annual Gospel Celebration on Sunday is a true highlight of the weekend.

This year, as part of our range of citywide experiences celebrating 25 years of ESSENCE Fest moving the culture forward, we’ll be celebrating 25 years of Black women in Gospel music with Yolanda Adams, Donnie McClurkin, Tasha Cobbs Leonard and Mary Mary!

It’s no secret that Gospel music roots run deep in the music industry, with many of today’s most beloved musicians even getting their start singing Gospel in church as children or teens. Part of the beauty of the genre is the consistent presence of immensely talented Black women whose powerhouse vocals are second to none.

Scroll down to see just a few of the Gospel music superstars who will be joining us this year as we celebrate 25 years of Black women in Gospel music and be on the look out for more names to come.

Click to view slideshow.

...Read More.
Now Playing:

Our Mission at a Glance

To bridge the cultural gap within

Christian Music

by uniting listeners all over the world to join in the diverse listening experience we provide.

35th Stellar Award Nominee Rap/Hip Hop Ablum ...

35th Stellar Award Nominee for Rap/Hip Hop Album of The Year, Lawrence Hancock is back with his newest release, Who I Am (LV Productions/Symphoni... READ MORE

God Is Watching How You Use Your Shape

God wired you in a unique way and gave you certain talents, and he’s watching to see how you use your shape. Are you going to use your spir... READ MORE

Give God’s Word a Gaze

"Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do w... READ MORE
ADVERTISEMENT

Top 5 Christian Songs