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2000 Inductees

Shirley Caesar

By | 2000 Inductees, 2017 Honorees

Shirley Caesar is a Gospel music singer, songwriter and recording artist whose career has spanned over six decades. A multi-award-winning artist, with eleven GRAMMY® Awards, fifteen Dove Awards and thirteen…

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Bob MacKenzie

By | 2000 Inductees

Bob MacKenzie moved to Nashville in 1964 to become the general manager of The Nashville Symphony. He joined the John T. Benson Publishing Company in 1966 as creative director. During…

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Edwin Hawkins

By | 2000 Inductees

Edwin Hawkins will take his rightful place in music history as the man whose inspired choral visions motivated millions to turn their thoughts to matters spiritual by introducing them to…

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Kingsmen

By | 2000 Inductees

From the beginning in the 1950s to their plans for the new millennium, the Kingsmen have had one purpose in mind to present the gospel of Jesus Christ through the…

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Petra

By | 2000 Inductees

Bob Hartman formed Petra (along with original members Greg Hough, bassist John DeGroff and Bill Glover) in 1972 while attending a Christian college in Fort Wayne, Indiana. By the next…

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Fisk Jubilee Singers

By | 2000 Inductees

The Fisk Jubilee Singers, associated with Fisk University, is a historic ensemble, which popularized “slave songs.” The group has received several awards including the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed on…

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The Oak Ridge Boys

By | 2000 Inductees

The Oak Ridge Boys represent a tradition that extends back to World War II. The original group, Oak Ridge Quartet, began performing Country and Gospel music in nearby Oak Ridge,…

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