Congratulations are in order for the “Queen of Gospel” Pastor Shirley Caesar! Earlier today, she was honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce with the 2,583rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The star in the Recording category, is placed in front of The Fonda Theatre and is near the stars of gospel singers BeBe and CeCe Winans.
“We are proud to welcome the Reigning Queen of Gospel music Shirley Caesar to our famous Walk of Fame. She is a woman known as a musical trailblazer who has influenced a wide range of artists across genres. Her career has made an indelible mark on American music and the sounds of gospel,” stated Leron Gubler, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President and CEO.
Pastor Shirley Caesar is celebrating her 50th anniversary as a solo recording artist. With a career that spans over 60 years as one of gospel music’s most recognized names and voices – she is enjoying the chart topping success of her latest album FILL THIS HOUSE (Light Records/eOne).
“Entertainment One Music congratulates Pastor Shirley Caesar on this monumental achievement as an honoree on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for 2016! What a great blessing to be selected for this honor. Pastor Caesar’s incomparable style, personality and lifelong dedication to ministry have continued to impact and influence so many fans around the world, and we are thrilled to celebrate her upcoming 50-year anniversary and deliver new music to come,” said Phil Thornton, eOne Music Vice President and General Manager of Urban Inspirational.
Look back at the Ceremony including remarks from Yolanda Adams, and Kirk Franklin:
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