Gladys Knight and the Saints Unified Voices Win Grammy
One Voice, the debut album from Gladys Knight and the Saints Unified Voices, won the Grammy for Best Gospel Choir Album this afternoon at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards.
Since the January 2005 release, One Voice has remained in the top-40 on Billboard’s Gospel charts for the better part of 52 weeks. In the first week, the album soared to immediate success and snagged the title of Billboard’s #1 Hot Shot Debut and landed at #9 while it simultaneously shot to the #1 Gospel Album and #2 Inspirational Album on iTunes.
Created and directed by Knight, the Saints Unified Voices, is a matchless gospel choir consisting of more than 100 members from several cultural backgrounds whose mission is to build faith while breaking down cultural barriers. From the energetic, gospel classic “Pass Me Not,” to the moving duet, “Did You Know,” with John Fluker, One Voice offers uplifting and inspirational musical insight.
Other nominees in the Best Gospel Choir Album category were the albums, I Speak Life by Donald Lawrence & Company, Live at the Fellowship by VIP Mass Choir, One Church by The Choir of Life (Japan), The Choir of Life (USA) & The Kurt Carr Singers, and 20/85 The Experience by The Love Fellowship Choir.
For more information about the Saints Unified Voices please visit www.suvchoir.org.
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