Shirley Caesar

Gospel Singer Shirley Caesar is a pastor and an eleven-time Grammy-winning gospel singer. Her career in music began in the 1960s with popular gospel group The Caravans, under the tutelage of her mentor Dr. Albertina Walker. Caesar embarked on a solo career in 1966 and has since released over 30 gospel albums. She pastors a church in her native Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. She has received seven Dove Awards between 1981 and 1985 for Black Gospel Album of the Year. The breadth of her career and her continued outreach have earned Caesar the title “First Lady of Gospel.”

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Bobby Jones Gospel: Season Premier: Pastor Shirley Caesar, Tye Tribbett and More

Full Episode: Featuring performances by some of your gospel favorites. (10/12/2015)

Best Bobby Jones Gospel Moments: Season 35, Episode 1

Bobby Jones Gospel premieres with a stellar kick off performance from gospel favs Shirley Caesar, Richard Smallwood, and Tye Tribbett.

Bobby Jones Gospel Welcomes Pastor Shirley Caesar, Tye Tribbett and Richard Smallwood

Bobby Jones Gospel brings Tye Tribbett, Shirley Caesar and Richard Smallwood to the stage to sing praises and bid farewell to the great Dr. Bobby Jones in his final season.

Aretha Franklin, Shirley Caesar Help President Obama Celebrate Gospel

The first family paid homage to the soulful genre of music last night.

Celebrity Birthdays: Keyshia Cole Celebrates!

Usher, Sharon Leal and others celebrate this week.

This Day in Black History: Oct. 13, 1938

Shirley Caesar, one of the best known gospel singers, was born on Oct. 13, 1938.
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