Commissioned

  Greetings!!! Now were going back in the day with another “Thankful Thursday” Today we feature “Commissioned” Originally from Detroit, Michigan, the six original members were Fred Hammond, Mitchell Jones, Keith Staten, Karl Reid, Michael Brooks, and Michael Williams formed a group in 1982, 2 years after Fred Hammond played bass for The Winans. In 1991 Staten and Brooks left the group and were replaced […]

  Greetings!!  We have looked in the archives and found this great inspirational song for one of the greatest groups ever assembled….Fred Hammond, Marcus Cole, Keith Staten, Karl Reid, Michael Williams, Mitchell Jones, and Marvin Sapp. BKA. Commissioned!! It’s called “Tis So Sweet” Question: What’s your favorite Throwback song?????

ource: Johnny Louis/WENN.com/praisedc: Commissioned group members Fred Hammond, Keith Staten, Michael Williams, Marvin Sapp, Michael Brooks, Mitchell Jones, Karl Reid and Marcus Cole are allegedly back in the studio working on an album. Together. And that’s not all.  According to TheJasmineBrand.com, the gospel group is also working on a biopic with Grammy Award winning producer, Jovan Dawkins. The movie, which sources say they’re looking to release with Netflix, is slated to tell […]

Originally from Detroit, Michigan, the six original members were Fred Hammond, Mitchell Jones, Keith Staten, Karl Reid, Michael Brooks, and Michael Williams formed a group in 1982, 2 years after Fred Hammond played bass for The Winans. In 1991 Staten and Brooks left the group and were replaced by Marvin Sapp, Maxx Frank, and Eddie […]

Originally from Detroit, Michigan, the six original members were Fred Hammond, Mitchell Jones, Keith Staten, Karl Reid, Michael Brooks, and Michael Williams formed a group in 1982, 2 years after Fred Hammond played bass for The Winans. In 1991 Staten and Brooks left the group and were replaced by Marvin Sapp, Maxx Frank, and Eddie […]

BMI will honor Gospel Greats Commissioned and Pastor Shirley Caesar at the organization’s 12th Annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon. The event is slated for Friday, January 14, 2011, the day before the 26th Annual Stellar Awards. Staged at Rocketown (601 4th Avenue South) in Nashville, the invitation-only celebration will welcome gospel music’s premier […]

On January 14, 2011, BMI will honor Gospel music artists Commissioned and Pastor Shirley Caesar at their 12th Annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon. The event will be held one day before the 26th Annual Stellar Awards. The invitation only event will be held at Rocketown in Nashville and will welcome Gospel music’s premier […]

On January 14, 2011, BMI will honor Gospel music artists Commissioned and Pastor Shirley Caesar at their 12th Annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon. The event will be held one day before the 26th Annual Stellar Awards. The invitation only event will be held at Rocketown in Nashville and will welcome Gospel music’s premier […]

The Dallas News has a great article on the influence that Fred Hammond’s mother had on his life. Mildred Hammond was a single parent and a choir director and musician raising five children in an area right in the middle of Detroit’s gang territory.  She was a nurse that worked double shifts at times to […]

The Dallas News has a great article on the influence that Fred Hammond’s mother had on his life. Mildred Hammond was a single parent and a choir director and musician raising five children in an area right in the middle of Detroit’s gang territory.  She was a nurse that worked double shifts at times to […]