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Tramaine Hawkins

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Given birth to Tramaine Davis in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA and raised in Berkeley, Tramaine Hawkins may be the granddaughter of Bishop E.E. Cleveland, among the founders from the Cathedral of God in Christ Cathedral, the largest Dark Pentecostal organization within the U.S. She got her begin as an adolescent in 1968 executing using the Edwin Hawkins Performers through the homemade documenting session that created the crossover smash “Oh Content Time,” the biggest-selling gospel one up to now. In the first ’70s, she wedded Walter Hawkins, Edwin’s sibling, who continued to business lead the Love Middle Ministries. There she sang business lead soprano with her husband’s Appreciate Middle Choir and made an appearance over the Appreciate Alive record, a recorded Weekend session offering her husband’s sermon, Edwin on piano, and Hawkins on business lead vocals. It and its own follow-up, Appreciate Alive II, had been both best-sellers. Hawkins started her single documenting career within the mid-’80s. Being a single musician, she drew from a number of styles, and her albums demonstrate that she actually is just as much in the home shouting traditional music as she actually is belting out the blues, crooning silky-smooth spirit numbers, as well as doing hard-driving metropolitan funk. Her propensity to utilize well-known music has triggered controversy amongst conservatives and also triggered others to query her trust, but a detailed pay attention to her music shows that despite the fact that her music offers crossed over, her trust and good motives are rock-solid.

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Full Name Tramaine Hawkins
Profession Actor, Singer, Music Producer, Songwriter
Nationality American
Spouse Tommy Richardson
Children Trystan Hawkins, Walter "Jamie" Hawkins, Jr
Awards Grammy Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album, Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance, Contemporary
Music Songs I Never Lost My Praise, Holy One, Goin' Up Yonder, What Shall I Do?, Excellent Lord, The Potters House, He's That Kind Of Friend, I'm So Glad, I Still Want You, Jesus Christ Is The Way, Lord I Try, Praise The Name Of Jesus, All Things Are Possible, Will You Be There?, You Get The Glory, In the Morning Time, Who's Gonna Carry You, When You Pray, Who Is He, I'll Be With Him, Coming Home/Highway, Fall Down, Stand Still And Know, The Search Is Over, We're All In The Same Boat, I Found the Answer, Waymaker, It's Never Too Late, He Loves Me, And He Shall Purify, Lift Me Up, Justified By Faith
Albums Live, All My Best to You, The Joy That Floods My Soul, To a Higher Place, All My Best To You Vol 2, The Search Is Over, I Never Lost My Praise Live, Classic Gold: Tramaine, Tramaine, Determined, Freedom, Praise & Worship, Clear, Classic Gold: Determined, Classic Gold: Tramaine Treasury, The Lord's Prayer, My Everything, 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best Of Tramaine Hawkins
Nominations Soul Train Music Award for Best Gospel Album, Soul Train Music Award for Best Gospel Album – Solo
Movies Walter Hawkins & the Love Center Choir: Vols. 1 & 2


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1 Ex-sister-in-law of Edwin Hawkins.
2 Gospel Artist.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gabriel's Fire 1990 TV Series Sister Isabell

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Restored Me 2016 Herself
The Walter Hawkins Tribute Concert 2010 TV Movie Herself
Celebration of Gospel 2003 TV Movie Herself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1996 TV Series Herself
The 35th Annual Grammy Awards 1993 TV Special Herself
The 5th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1991 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Motown 30: What's Goin' On! 1990 TV Special Herself
Family Reunion: A Gospel Music Celebration 1988 TV Movie documentary Herself
Living the Dream: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 1988 TV Special Herself
The 1st Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1987 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1986 TV Series Herself
Soul Train 1986 TV Series documentary Herself
A Celebration of Life: A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. 1984 TV Special documentary Herself
The 23rd Annual Grammy Awards 1981 TV Special Herself - Performer

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