Donnie McClurkin To Receive Gospel Music Icon Award At The Black Music Honors Ceremony

Donnie McClurkin will receive the Gospel Music Icon Award at the Black Music Honors ceremony, and Marvin Winans, Latrice Crawford, and  Karen Clark Sheard are set to perform.

The Black Music Honors,  honors legendary African American artists who have made significant musical contributions to African American culture and American music worldwide. Television and radio personality Rickey Smiley, and singer, actress LeToya Luckett, will co-host the show that is set to air  on Bounce TV, October 10.

Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the National Museum of African American Music, scheduled to open in Nashville, TN, 2019.


About Donnie McClurkin

Donnie McClurkin is one of the world’s top Gospel music artists with over 10 million albums sold worldwide. In addition to his three Grammy awards, other top honors include 11 Stellar Awards, four BET Awards, four NAACP Image Awards, and three Dove Awards.

His world was characterized by violence, alcoholism and abuse, but young Donnie McClurkin found a safe haven in his church, Bethel Gospel Tabernacle, Assemblies of God. It was there, at the age of nine, when he made a commitment to Christ. Throughout his troubled youth, amidst the strife of daily life, he learned to stand on the promises in the scripture. “A man’s gift makes room for him, and brings him before great men” (Prov. 18:16). “I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it” (Rev. 3:8).

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