It has been announced that 2x Grammy Award-winning group The Clark Sisters, have been nominated for “Outstanding Gospel/Traditional Song (Traditional or Contemporary)” at the 51st Annual NAACP Image Awards! This is the first NAACP Image Award nomination for the group in their 40+ years of music. “Victory” is the first single from the groups upcoming album to be released on Karew Entertaintment/Motown Gospel.
“It is very exciting news to hear that “Victory” has been nominated for a NAACP Image Award. Here at Karew we are are truly humbled by this honor and as a team, we are excited to hear that this song is being a blessing. Congratulations Clark Sisters!”J. Drew Sheard, President and CEO of Karew Entertainment
The 51st Annual NAACP Image Awards will air live from Los Angeles, CA on Saturday, February 22, 2020.
This monumental nomination is the latest from the sanctified sisters who have influenced generations of singers and musicians. Not exactly sure who The Clark Sisters are? Read more about them, below!
Born and raised in Detroit, MI., The Clark Sisters are a legendary and iconic Gospel music group comprised of sisters Jacky Clark Chisholm, Elbernita “Twinkie” Clark Terrell, Dorinda Clark Cole, and Karen Clark Sheard. The daughters of renowned Gospel musician and choral director, Mattie Moss Clark, they have been singing and performing together since 1966. The recipients of numerous notable awards and honors, including 2 GRAMMY Awards, The Clark Sisters have produced 20 albums to date. Revered by numerous Pop and R&B artists such as Mariah Carey, Jill Scott, Beyoncé, and Xscape,
The Clark Sisters were honored at the 2016 Essence Music Festival for their musical contributions with remarks from Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott, Kierra Sheard and Yolanda Adams. Their vocals were most recently featured on the latest projects by Hip-Hop artists Jay-Z and Snoop Dogg.
Credited for helping to bring gospel music to the mainstream, The Clark Sisters are considered pioneers of contemporary Gospel music. Some of their crossover hits include “Is My Living In Vain?,” “Hallelujah,” “He Gave Me Nothing to Lose,” “Endow Me,” “Jesus Is A Love Song,” “Pure Gold,” “Expect A Miracle,” and “You Brought The Sunshine,” their largest mainstream crossover; which was often played on Urban/R&B radio formats and in club venues.
The Clark Sisters are the highest-selling female Gospel group in history with millions of record sales to their credit. Their biopic, executive produced by Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott, and Queen Latifah will broadcast premiere nationally on Lifetime Networks Easter 2020.
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