Shirley Caesar is an iconic Gospel artist who has traveled the world spreading the Gospel and breaking down barriers for Gospel artists. She is a multiple Grammy Award nominee and 11 time winner who has truly exemplified Gospel music to the core. She has sung for Presidents and world leaders, yet is also at home Pastoring to a thriving church in Raleigh-Durham. Shirley Caesar started out in the early 60's singing with the group the Caravans, and went on as a solo artist in 1966. She has released OVER 30 solo albums during her career.
And she's still going -- while she splits her time pastoring a church and traveling the country ministering and singing. Shirley has been hard at work and is set to release,A CITY CALLED HEAVEN, November 24, 2009. The new album features Shirley's innate ability to stay both timely and timeless. Included is a contemporary collaboration with J. Moss as well as tried and true Shirley Caesar. Her signature brand of `take-you-to-church' will remain as she explores new sounds and styles for a younger generation.
A woman who has always exhibited unparalleled charisma, who could have, long ago, retired and rested on her many successes, does it again. Shirley Caesar is the essence of inspiration and vitality - a global sensation.