Posts Tagged ‘Queen of Gospel’

Shirley Caesar Feted By Hollywood Walk of Fame June 28th

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Yolanda Adams and Kirk Franklin will be on hand to pay homage to the reigning Queen of Gospel , Pastor Shirley CaesPastorShirleyCaesar-Photo3ar as she is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on June 28th by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

“We are proud to welcome the Reigning Queen of Gospel Shirley Caesar to our famous Walk of Fame. She is 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 Caesar joins only 3 other Gospel legends Mahalia Jackson, Reverend James Cleveland and Pastor Andrae Crouch with the with the 2,583rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame .

Aretha Franklin honors the Queen of Gospel

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

The Celebration of Life for the Queen of Gospel Dr.  Albertina Walker took place over October 14th and 15th in Chicago, Illinois, the Gospel Music Capital of the World as well as Albertina Walker’s birthplace and home city. The two days of celebration brought the masses from all across the country to pay homage to this Gospel Music Giant.  During the Friday Funeral service, the Queen of Soul, the legendary Aretha Franklin was given an opportunity to share her memories of The Caravans and other gospel groups of yesterday as well as give a rousing rendition of I’ll Fly Away, all of which you can watch above. Pictures from the two day celebration will be posted shortly at Gospelflava.com

Funeral Arrangements for Dr. Albertina Walker

Friday, October 8th, 2010

The Order of Services honoring the life of the Queen of Gospel Dr. Albertina Walker are as follows: (more…)

Passing of the Queen of Gospel, Dr. Albertina Walker

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Gospelflava.com joins the world in mourning the passing of the Queen of Gospel, Dr. Albertina Walker at the age of 81.  Funeral arrangements are pending.

Albertina Walker Update

Friday, September 17th, 2010

The Queen of Gospel, Dr. Albertina Walker has used her website (albertinawalker.com) to make a statement regarding her recent illness and recuperation over the past couple of weeks. In addition, a new documentary chronicling her life and times is now available. Albertina Walker: A True Music Legend tells the story of her humble beginnings on the southside of Chicago, her meeting Robert Anderson , the formation of the Caravans and much more. Some never before seen photos and early footage are also included.