Fred Hammond has sold more than 7 million copies of two dozen albums, both as a solo act and as a member of successful gospel groups. He first enterted the scene as a bassist for The Winans. He went on to flex his vocal and production muscles as one of the original members of the group Commissioned, which released their first album, I'm Going On
, in 1984. He later joined the group Radical for Christ. His first solo project was 1991's I Am Persuaded.
Hammond has won multiple Stellar and Dove Awards, and a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album for Free to Worship
in 2007 and Love Unstoppable
in 2009. In 2012, he released his most recent LP, God, Love and Romance
. He has produced more than five dozen albums for other gospel artists.