She is the best-selling female gospel artist of all time, as of Winans is also a good friend of Bridget E. CeCe began her solo career with the platinum-certified album Alone in His Presence. It was released in and earned her a Grammy Award and two Dove Awards , including the Female Vocalist of the Year, an award she earned again in
BeBe Winans Writing Memoir About Friendship With Whitney Houston | Praise
At the televised New Hope Baptist Church funeral for Whitney Houston, celebrated gospel singer BeBe Winans gave the world a glimpse of the vivacious and generous friend he would miss. But when Winans was asked to collaborate on a book, The Whitney I Knew Worthy, July with Timothy Willard, he immediately said no, then changed his mind after talking to her family. Winans writes he spoke to her just before that performance, encouraging her. Writing this book was my therapy and helped me to get to the other side of my pain.
BeBe Winans Writing Memoir About Friendship With Whitney Houston
Winans celebrated the late pop star's warmth, enthusiasm and generosity before performing "I Really Miss You" Saturday at the New Hope Baptist Church where Houston sang as a child and teen. The Grammy Award-winning singer's metallic casket was transported from a nearby funeral home in a golden hearse, then was covered in a huge spray of purple and white flowers and placed in the front of the church. Standing behind Houston's coffin, and with his sister CeCe beside him, Winans said of Houston: "We spent a lot of time together and we talk about her voice and we talk about her talent and that's a beautiful thing. But what I'm going to miss is crazy Whitney.
You were not on this planet, for sure. If you are somewhere still in space, you're not aware of the massive outpouring of grief and goodbyes Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church in New Jersey at the legendary singer 's funeral. ET tonight.