TV One’s music biography series “Unsung” sits down with Shirley Caesar is the reigning Queen of Gospel Music and vocal phenomenon on Sunday, March 25 at 9P/8C on TVOne. In this personal profile, Shirley Caesar shares the triumphs and challenges of a life dedicated to spreading the good news.
Shirley Caesar has over 40 albums and 11 Grammy Awards, Beginning her career at 12-years-old, her teenage talent earned her a spot in the all-female gospel group The Caravans, where she became a standout star. In the early 1970s, she won her first Grammy Award for a dynamic cover of “Put Your Hand in the Hand of the Man from Galilee,” and the hits continued with songs like “No Charge,” “Hold My Mule,” and “I Remember Mama.” Despite her success, Shirley always knew her life was meant for more than music, and in the late ’80s, she’d taken on a second career as a pastor, preaching around the world and starting her own church in Raleigh, North Carolina. With a career now spanning more than seven decades, Shirley Caesar has become a living legend of gospel music .
Here’s a sneak peek: