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Karen Clark-Sheard


Gospel singer that has won 4 Grammy Honours. After being truly a person in the Clark Sisters, she started a successful single career using the debut launch Finally Karen. She sang in chapel with her family members. Sheard’s second recording, Second Opportunity, was influenced after a medical procedures accident that remaining her having a 2% success chance. She wedded John Drew Sheard in 1984 plus they experienced two children. Among her daughters is definitely contemporary gospel vocalist Kierra Sheard. She sang with Twinkie Clark in The Clark Sisters.

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Date Of Birth November 15, 1960
Place Of Birth Detroit, MI
Profession Gospel Singer
Nationality American
Spouse John Drew Sheard
Children Kierra Sheard, J. Drew Sheard II
Parents Mattie Moss Clark, Rev. Elbert Clark
Siblings Dorinda Clark-Cole, Twinkie Clark, Jacky Cullum Chisholm
Awards Grammy Award for Best Gospel Song, Grammy Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance
Music Groups The Clark Sisters, Youthful Praise
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Gospel Album, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album, Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance/Song, Grammy Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album, BET Award for Best Gospel/Inspirational Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best Gospel Album
Movies Blessed & Cursed, Twinkie Clark & Friends: Live in Charlotte, Donald Lawrence Presents the Tri-City Singers: The Grand Finale: Encourage Yourself
TV Shows The Sheards, For Richer or Poorer
Star Sign Scorpio

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1Karen Clark Sheard has two children, Kierra Sheard, and John Drew Sheard II.



For Richer or Poorer2012TV SeriesDee Dee
Church Girl2011Valerie
Blessed and Cursed2010Lady Hawkins



Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood1996performer: "Don't Give Up" - as Karen Clark-Sheard



The BET Honors2014TV MovieHerself
The Sheards2013TV SeriesHerself
Praise the Lord2009-2012TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Performer
The Walter Hawkins Tribute Concert2010TV MovieHerself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHerself
Unsung2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Can You Hear Me Now: The Evolution of Gospel Music2008TV Movie documentary
Faith Unscripted: Ambassador Bobby Jones2007VideoHerself
Soul Train2006TV SeriesHerself
The 19th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
Look Up Sing Out... Power2005VideoHerself
Higher Ground: Voices of Contemporary Gospel Music2004Video documentaryHerself
19th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Celebration of Gospel2003TV MovieHerself
The 1998 Soul Train Christmas Starfest1998TV MovieHerself

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