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 Houston.
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
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.