Award-winning singer Yolanda Adams is a Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2017 inductee. The ceremony will take place on May 9 in Nashville at Lipscomb University Allen Arena.
Adams, a Houston native, still wows audiences around the world ever since her 1988 debut album, “Just as I Am.” She is renowned for pioneering modern gospel infused with soul and jazz, which has led to numerous of awards, including the first American Music Award for Contemporary Gospel Music.
Throughout her career, she has earned additional accolades, including four Grammy Awards and multiple Stellar and NAACP Image Awards.
In addition to being a gospel superstar, she’s a radio personality and host of “The Yolanda Adams Morning Show,” which airs weekdays from 5 to 9 a.m. on the Amazing 102.5FM.
The Gospel Music Association, which created the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, has previously recognized Adams for her outstanding achievements in the Christian music industry through its Dove Awards.