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


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards 2011 TV Special performer: " You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman", "Spirit in the Dark", "Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves"
Madea Goes to Jail 2009 performer: "You"
Happy Feet 2006 performer: "I Wish"
The Gospel 2005 performer: "Victory"
Honey 2003 performer: "I Believe"
American Idol 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Sum of All Fears 2002 performer: "If We Could Remember"
Soul Food 2000 TV Series performer: "Through the Storm"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Passion 2016/I TV Movie Gospel Singer
Ride Along 2 2016 Preacher
Sweating in the Spirit 2005 Video
The Parkers 2004 TV Series Karla
In the House 1997 TV Series Yolanda

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Essence Awards 2003 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 2003 TV Special Herself
The 9th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Aretha Franklin 2003 TV Special Performer
The Fighting Temptations 2003 Herself
3rd Annual BET Awards 2003 TV Special documentary Herself
Celebration of Gospel 2003 TV Movie Herself (on video)
The 18th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards Preshow 2003 TV Special Herself
Christmas in Washington 2002 TV Special Herself - Performer
The Concert for World Children's Day 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself - Performer
2nd Annual BET Awards 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself
Essence Awards 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2002 TV Special Herself - Host
17th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards 2002 TV Special Co-Host
The 29th Annual American Music Awards 2002 TV Special Herself - Performer
2001 Lady of Soul Awards 2001 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music 2001 TV Special documentary Herself
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2001 TV Series Musical Guest
1st Annual BET Awards 2001 TV Special Herself
Essence Awards 2001 TV Movie documentary Herself
32nd NAACP Image Awards 2001 TV Special Herself
The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2001 TV Special Herself
An Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence 2001 TV Special documentary Herself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 2000 TV Series Herself
Inside the Music with Yolanda Adams 2000 TV Special
31st NAACP Image Awards 2000 TV Special Herself
Soul Train 1999 TV Series documentary Herself
3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 1997 TV Special Herself
10th Anniversary Essence Awards 1997 TV Special Herself
31st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards 2016 TV Special Herself
BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Honors 2016 TV Movie Herself
Covered-Alive in Asia 2016 Documentary Herself
Unsung 2015 TV Series documentary Herself
Covered: Alive in Asia - Live Concert 2015 Herself
Sunday Best 2011-2015 TV Series Herself / Herself - Judge
The 365Black Awards 2015 TV Movie Herself - Presenter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
The Real 2015 TV Series Herself
The View 2014 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
BET Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Herself
The 365Black Awards 2013 TV Special Herself
Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade 2012 TV Movie Herself
We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston 2012 TV Movie documentary Herself
BET Awards 2012 2012 TV Special Herself
Celebration of Gospel 2012 TV Movie Herself
43rd NAACP Image Awards 2012 TV Special Herself
The Mo'Nique Show 2011 TV Series Herself
National Memorial Day Concert 2011 TV Movie documentary
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards 2011 TV Special Herself - Performer
The BET Honors 2011 2011 TV Movie Herself
National Memorial Day Concert 2010 TV Movie documentary
The BET Honors 2009 TV Movie Herself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Patti LaBelle 2009 TV Movie Herself
2009 FedEx BCS National Championship Game 2009 TV Movie Herself - National Anthem Singer
Celebration of 2008 2008 TV Movie Herself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Smokey Robinson 2008 TV Movie Herself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 2007 TV Special Herself
A Holiday Celebration at Ford's Theatre 2007 TV Movie Herself
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon 2007 TV Series Herself
A Capitol Fourth 2007 TV Movie Herself - Singer
Paul Simon: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2007 TV Special Performer
BET Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Herself
2007 Trumpet Awards 2007 TV Special Herself
One Day in Houston 2007 Documentary short Herself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 2007 TV Series Herself
BET 2006 Turks & Caicos Music Festival 2007 TV Movie Herself
Real Life Divas 2007 TV Series documentary Herself
BET Awards 2006 2006 TV Special Herself
Praise the Lord 2005-2006 TV Series Herself / Herself - Host
Legends Ball 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
37th NAACP Image Awards 2006 TV Special Herself
The 48th Annual Grammy Awards 2006 TV Special Herself
21st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards 2006 TV Special Herself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Stevie Wonder 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
Behind the Scenes at the Michael Jackson Trial 2005 Video documentary Herself
Diamond Life 2005 TV Series Herself
A Home for the Holidays 2005 TV Movie Herself
The Gospel of Music with Jeff Majors 2005 TV Series Herself
Night of Joy 2005 TV Movie Herself
The 8th Annual Soul Train Christmas Starfest 2005 TV Movie Herself
An All-Star Salute to Patti LaBelle: Live from Atlantis 2005 TV Special Herself
25 Strong: The BET Silver Anniversary Special 2005 TV Special Herself / Performer
The Tom Joyner Show 2005 TV Series Herself
The Gospel 2005 Herself
36th NAACP Image Awards 2005 TV Special Herself
20th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards 2005 TV Special Co-Host
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Quincy Jones 2005 TV Movie Herself
A Clay Aiken Christmas 2004 TV Special Herself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2004 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1993-2004 TV Series Herself
A Capitol Fourth 2004 TV Special Herself
4th Annual BET Awards 2004 TV Special Herself
Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself
Soul Food 2004 TV Series Herself
35th Annual GMA Music Awards 2004 TV Special Herself - Hostess
35th NAACP Image Awards 2004 TV Special Herself
Higher Ground: Voices of Contemporary Gospel Music 2004 Video documentary Herself
19th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards 2004 TV Special Co-Host
An Evening of Stars: 25th Anniversary Tribute to Lou Rawls 2004 TV Movie Herself
Living It Up with Patti LaBelle 2004 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Best of the Doves Marathon 2007 TV Movie Herself - Performer

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group · Gerald Levert
· Carl Thomas
· Chaka Khan
2002 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special · Donnie McClurkin


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