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Yolanda Adams

Biography

Gospel vocalist, radio host, maker, and actress who was simply named #1 Gospel Designer of the 10 years in Billboard Magazine’s 2009 concern. Originally a instructor, she remaining her job to become vocalist. She became sponsor of her personal radio talk display: The Yolanda Adams Morning Display. She separated from Tim Crawford in 2004. She and Crawford experienced a daughter called Taylor collectively. She was earlier wedded to Troy Mason. Her track “Believe” was presented in the film Honey, starring Jessica Alba.

Quick Facts


Full Name Yolanda Adams
Date Of Birth August 27, 1961
Place Of Birth Houston, TX
Height 1.85 m
Profession Gospel Singer
Education Sterling High School, Texas Southern University, Open My Heart, The Battle Is the Lord's, I'm Gonna Be Ready
Nationality American
Spouse Timothy Crawford Jr.
Children Taylor Ayanna Crawford
Parents Carolyn Jean Adams, Major Adams, Open My Heart, The Battle Is the Lord's, I'm Gonna Be Ready
Awards Grammy Award for Best Gospel Song, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album, BET Award for Best Gospel/Inspirational Artist, Grammy Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Song, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Gospel Artist, American Music Award for Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Female, GMA Dove Award for Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year, Open My Heart, The Battle Is the Lord's, I'm Gonna Be Ready
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance/Song, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Gospel Album, Soul Train Music Award for Best Gospel Album, Open My Heart, The Battle Is the Lord's, I'm Gonna Be Ready
Movies The Gospel, Ride Along 2, Sweating in the Spirit: A 3-in-1 Gospel Workout, Hopeville, Shakin' the House: Live in L.A., Celebration of Gospel: Taking You Higher, Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem, WOW Gospel #1s, Yolanda Adams: Live in Concert: An Unforgettable Evening, WOW Gospel 2005, WOW Gospel 2003, Gospel Greats Presents: Praise & Worship Live: Vol. 2, The Covenant, WOW Gospel 2004
TV Shows Sunday Best
Star Sign Virgo

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#Fact
1She has a daughter named Taylor Ayanna Crawford.
2Gospel singer.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards2011TV Special performer: " You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman", "Spirit in the Dark", "Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves"
Madea Goes to Jail2009performer: "You"
Happy Feet2006performer: "I Wish"
The Gospel2005performer: "Victory"
Honey2003performer: "I Believe"
American Idol2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Sum of All Fears2002performer: "If We Could Remember"
Soul Food2000TV Series performer: "Through the Storm"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Passion2016/ITV MovieGospel Singer
Ride Along 22016Preacher
Sweating in the Spirit2005Video
The Parkers2004TV SeriesKarla
In the House1997TV SeriesYolanda

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Essence Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2003TV SpecialHerself
The 9th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Aretha Franklin2003TV SpecialPerformer
The Fighting Temptations2003Herself
3rd Annual BET Awards2003TV Special documentaryHerself
Celebration of Gospel2003TV MovieHerself (on video)
The 18th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards Preshow2003TV SpecialHerself
Christmas in Washington2002TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The Concert for World Children's Day2002TV Movie documentaryHerself - Performer
2nd Annual BET Awards2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
Essence Awards2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2002TV SpecialHerself - Host
17th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2002TV SpecialCo-Host
The 29th Annual American Music Awards2002TV SpecialHerself - Performer
2001 Lady of Soul Awards2001TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music2001TV Special documentaryHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2001TV SeriesMusical Guest
1st Annual BET Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
Essence Awards2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
32nd NAACP Image Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
An Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence2001TV Special documentaryHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2000TV SeriesHerself
Inside the Music with Yolanda Adams2000TV Special
31st NAACP Image Awards2000TV SpecialHerself
Soul Train1999TV Series documentaryHerself
3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards1997TV SpecialHerself
10th Anniversary Essence Awards1997TV SpecialHerself
31st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2016TV SpecialHerself
BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Honors2016TV MovieHerself
Covered-Alive in Asia2016DocumentaryHerself
Unsung2015TV Series documentaryHerself
Covered: Alive in Asia - Live Concert2015Herself
Sunday Best2011-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Judge
The 365Black Awards2015TV MovieHerself - Presenter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
The Real2015TV SeriesHerself
The View2014TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself
The 365Black Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade2012TV MovieHerself
We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston2012TV Movie documentaryHerself
BET Awards 20122012TV SpecialHerself
Celebration of Gospel2012TV MovieHerself
43rd NAACP Image Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHerself
National Memorial Day Concert2011TV Movie documentary
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The BET Honors 20112011TV MovieHerself
National Memorial Day Concert2010TV Movie documentary
The BET Honors2009TV MovieHerself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Patti LaBelle2009TV MovieHerself
2009 FedEx BCS National Championship Game2009TV MovieHerself - National Anthem Singer
Celebration of 20082008TV MovieHerself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Smokey Robinson2008TV MovieHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2007TV SpecialHerself
A Holiday Celebration at Ford's Theatre2007TV MovieHerself
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon2007TV SeriesHerself
A Capitol Fourth2007TV MovieHerself - Singer
Paul Simon: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song2007TV SpecialPerformer
BET Awards 20072007TV SpecialHerself
2007 Trumpet Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
One Day in Houston2007Documentary shortHerself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition2007TV SeriesHerself
BET 2006 Turks & Caicos Music Festival2007TV MovieHerself
Real Life Divas2007TV Series documentaryHerself
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHerself
Praise the Lord2005-2006TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Host
Legends Ball2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
37th NAACP Image Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
The 48th Annual Grammy Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
21st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Stevie Wonder2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
Behind the Scenes at the Michael Jackson Trial2005Video documentaryHerself
Diamond Life2005TV SeriesHerself
A Home for the Holidays2005TV MovieHerself
The Gospel of Music with Jeff Majors2005TV SeriesHerself
Night of Joy2005TV MovieHerself
The 8th Annual Soul Train Christmas Starfest2005TV MovieHerself
An All-Star Salute to Patti LaBelle: Live from Atlantis2005TV SpecialHerself
25 Strong: The BET Silver Anniversary Special2005TV SpecialHerself / Performer
The Tom Joyner Show2005TV SeriesHerself
The Gospel2005Herself
36th NAACP Image Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
20th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2005TV SpecialCo-Host
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Quincy Jones2005TV MovieHerself
A Clay Aiken Christmas2004TV SpecialHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2004TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993-2004TV SeriesHerself
A Capitol Fourth2004TV SpecialHerself
4th Annual BET Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
Soul Food2004TV SeriesHerself
35th Annual GMA Music Awards2004TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
35th NAACP Image Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Higher Ground: Voices of Contemporary Gospel Music2004Video documentaryHerself
19th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2004TV SpecialCo-Host
An Evening of Stars: 25th Anniversary Tribute to Lou Rawls2004TV MovieHerself
Living It Up with Patti LaBelle2004TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Best of the Doves Marathon2007TV MovieHerself - Performer

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group· Gerald Levert
· Carl Thomas
· Chaka Khan
2002Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special· Donnie McClurkin


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