Ephesians New Testament Church

 

Presents 

 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2022 Celebration 

 

Jack Bulik Park

Paul Biane Pavilion

16581 Filbert Ave.

Fontana, Ca.

 Saturday January 15, 2022
Fontana, California

6:00pm

(909) 823-2310

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Special Guest "

"11 time Grammy Winner"

 

Ms. Shirley Caesar

Tickets

$75 VIP

$50 General Admission

Group Rates Available

 

Cash App $ephes982

 

 

Shirley Ann Caesar-Williams

known professionally as Shirley Caesar, is an American gospel singer, songwriter and recording artist whose career has spanned seven decades. A multi-award-winning artist, with 12 Grammy Awards along with Dove Awards and Stellar Awards to her credit, she is known as the "First Lady of Gospel Music" and "The Queen of Gospel Music." She began recording at the age of 12 in 1951 on Federal Records.

 

Website www.pastorshirleycaesar.com

Shirley Caesar has released over forty albums. She has participated in over 16 compilations and three gospel musicals, Mama I Want to Sing, Sing: Mama 2 and Born to sing: Mama 3. She is also the creator of the "unameit challenge" (beans, Greens, Potatoes, tomatoes....  Unameit) which occurred during one of her song sermonettes. She opened her eponymous store and plans on using the profits to help others during this pandemic season.

Caesar's credits also include a series of commercials for MCI Communications and numerous awards for her recordings. She has won 12 Grammy Awards (including The Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award), 14 Stellar Awards, 18 Doves, 1 RIAA gold certification, an Essence Award, McDonald's Golden Circle Lifetime Achievement Award, NAACP Lifetime Achievement Award, SESAC Lifetime Achievement Award, Rhapsody & Rhythm Award from the National Museum of African American Music, as well as induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. According to Soundscan, she has sold 2.2 million albums since 1991. She has made several notable appearances, including the televised Live from Disney World Night of Joy, the Gospel According to VH1, 2 White House appearances President George Bush (43), and President Barack Obama (44), a speech on the Evolution of Gospel Music to the US Treasury Department. In 2017, Shirley Caesar was honored with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award from The Recording Academy. NARAS (National Academy Recording Arts Sciences)

Background information

Birth name: Shirley Ann Caesar[1]

Also known as Pastor Shirley Caesar
The Queen of Gospel
The First Lady of Gospel
Durham, North Carolina, U.S.[2]

Genres GospelChristian hip hop

Occupation(s)Singer, pastor

Instruments Vocals

Years active1951–present

Labels Artemis Gospel, Light Records

Associated acts: 

Albertina Walker
James Cleveland
The Caesar Singers
The Caravans
Inez Andrews
Dorothy Norwood
Patti LaBelle