On Sunday, May 15, 2022, Emmy Award-winning journalist Cheryl Wills launches her latest book, Isn’t Her Grace Amazing! The Women Who Changed Gospel Music at Melba’s Restaurant in Harlem, NY.
The book is in honor of 25 legendary gospel queens whose dynamic voices impacted the nation and transformed the genre. In this stunning coffee table book, Wills chronicles gospel legends of the past, as well as heralding the artists of today in this lavishly illustrated offering filled with in-depth interviews, never-before-seen images, behind the scenes stories, uncovered gems and more.
The book’s featured artists—listed in the categories of Queen Mothers, Sisters in Song, Architects of the Melody, Crossover Queens, And Still She Shouts—include notables such as: Mahalia Jackson, CeCe Winans, Albertina Walker, The Clark Sisters, Tramaine Hawkins, Yolanda Adams, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Aretha Franklin, Mary Mary, Tamela Mann and many more,
Photo credit: 1-8) Seitu Oronde.