Shirley Caesar

We told you the other day that Shirley Caesar would be performing on the season premiere of Little Big Shots Forever Young, well in true Pastor Shirley fashion, not only did she perform, but  she took the audience to church while performing her “You Name It” remix. After having some fun on the couch with […]

Gospel legend, Shirley Caesar is set to perform on Little Big Shots Forever Young, Wednesday night on NBC. Mama Shirley is expected to sing her song “Beans, Greens, Potatoes, Tomatoes,” which has gone viral, along with a dance. The song came about shortly before Thanksgiving last year when someone posted Caesar’s song on YouTube. Little […]

GETTY IMAGES: Veteran gospel singer Shirley Caesar is making headlines again, but not for singing about “beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes.” The 11-time Grammy-winner has weighed in on the heated controversy swirling around fellow gospel songstress Kim Burrell’s comments on homosexuality. According to her, the way to avoid being lambasted online for controversial commentary is to […]

getty images: The Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture opened its doors with an all-star tribute that will air on ABC January 12, 2017 from 9-11 PM EST. “Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America” – a two-hour program of music, dance and the spoken word – […]

*In a long overdue move, the Recording Academy has announced it will honor legendary singer Nina Simone with a posthumous lifetime achievement award during its 2017 Special Merit Awards ceremony. Gospel great Shirley Caesar, jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal, experimental rockers the Velvet Underground, funk icon Sly Stone, country superstar Charley Pride, and seminal country singer […]

Grammy-winning gospel singer Shirley Caesar is setting the record straight about a $5M lawsuit over the #UNameItChallenge: It’s just not true. NO LAWSUIT: Hello Family, I just got a call from someone asking me about a lawsuit; please be clear, there has been no lawsuit filed. I asked my attorney to issue a statement and this is […]

According to, The legendary Shirley Caesar, 79, earns her first No. 1 on Billboard‘s Hot Gospel Songs chart (dated Dec. 10), as “Hold My Mule,” rises to #1. Pastor Caesar, first released “Hold My Mule” in 1988.  It now reigns as the track leads Gospel Streaming Songs for a second week, up by 268 percent […]

If you haven’t heard “I got greens, beans, potatoes, tomatoes” in the last week, then you must be living under rock. The viral clip which features gospel icon Shirley Caesar has fueled thousands of memes across the internet (See here) with people taking their shot at creating the funniest video to go along with the catchy […]

We are so sorry to report that Pastor Shirley Caesar has lost her husband Bishop Harold Ivory Williams after being married since 1983. According to Wikipedia,…

  The legendary Shirley Caesar praises God for being the one that stays through it all in her single “You Stayed.” Listen to this track…

The 29th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards today announced the lineup for Gospel music’s biggest night.  Mary Mary’s Erica Campbell, Shirley Caesar, Donald Lawrence, Hezekiah…

Thanks to Mary Mary, CeCe Winans and the legendary Pastor Shirley Caesar, Gospel music was well-represented at the 2011 edition of BET’s “Black Girls Rock!” Pastor Caesar performed and received the living legend award at the televised celebration of Black females, and CeCe and the Marys hit the stage as well. Take a look at […]