Be Be Winans
@ Pigeon Island, St. Lucia Jazz Festival
9 May 2009
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R&B, and Gospel vocalist, writer, and producer, BeBe Winans
has won four Grammy Awards, ten Dove Awards, six Stellar Awards,
two NAACP Awards and a Soul Train Award. A multi faceted artist,
Winans not only has a successful recording career, but also recently
launched a syndicated radio show and returned to acting in both
film and theatre.
As a member of gospel music royalty, Winans success is truly a
family tradition. The seventh of 10 children, Winans began his career
as a background singer for his famous brothers (The Winans) before
teaming with sister CeCe Winans in 1987 for an amazing run of smash
hits and platinum-selling albums. Winans has also recorded songs
with such entertainers as Stevie Wonder, Brain McKnight and Whitney
BeBe and CeCe had success with such hits as, “Heaven”,
“I'm Lost Without You”, and the number one hits “Addictive
Love” and “I'll Take You There.” Winans stop-in-your
tracks voice shines on his songs “In Harms Way,” “Jesus,
Children of America” and, “Coming Back Home” with
Brian McKnight and Joe.
In 2009 Be Be Winans will launch the BeBe Winans Radio Show with
syndicator, SupeRadio Networks. BlueSky Productions, the award winning
production team that produces the Dave Koz Radio Show, will produce
this 2 -hour weekly program in partnership with Winans Grammy Award
winning production team. The show will feature Urban and Gospel
music and will include the biggest hits of the format, exclusive
interviews, and superstar surprise guests each week.
Winans acting resume includes, making his feature film debut in
Jonathan Demme’s, ‘The Manchurian Candidate’,
appearing in the off-Broadway touring musical production of King
Solomon Lives, ‘A Nubian Love Story’ and ‘The
Diary of a Black Man’ (written and Directed by Danny Hodges)to
name a few.