"You could take away the singing, and I am fine. But don't' take away my gift of writing. It is the best way I can relate and express what I am feeling and what I am going through."

  • Born Sept. 17, 1962, in Detroit
  • Gospel singer BeBe Winans kicked off his solo career in 1997 with his self-titled debut release. The album featured the singles "In Harm's Way," "Thank You" and the international crossover hit, "I Wanna Be The Only One," which features Eternal. Album reached No. 36 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
  • Winans won his first career GRAMMY for Best Soul Gospel Performance, Male for his work on "Abundant Life" for 1988. For 1993 Winans took home a GRAMMY for his contribution of "Jesus Loves Me" to Album Of The Year-winning The Bodyguard film soundtrack.
  • Winans has nine siblings.
  • The singer participated in the GRAMMY Foundation benefit concert, A Starry Night in 2006, a fundraiser that honored Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa with the GRAMMY Foundation Leadership Award.
  • Winans teamed up with Nurses for Newborns to help save Missouri babies during a charity concert in 2017.

 

 

BeBe Winans

"You could take away the singing, and I am fine. But don't' take away my gift of writing. It is the best way I can relate and express what I am feeling and what I am going through."

  • Born Sept. 17, 1962, in Detroit
  • Gospel singer BeBe Winans kicked off his solo career in 1997 with his self-titled debut release. The album featured the singles "In Harm's Way," "Thank You" and the international crossover hit, "I Wanna Be The Only One," which features Eternal. Album reached No. 36 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
  • Winans won his first career GRAMMY for Best Soul Gospel Performance, Male for his work on "Abundant Life" for 1988. For 1993 Winans took home a GRAMMY for his contribution of "Jesus Loves Me" to Album Of The Year-winning The Bodyguard film soundtrack.
  • Winans has nine siblings.
  • The singer participated in the GRAMMY Foundation benefit concert, A Starry Night in 2006, a fundraiser that honored Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa with the GRAMMY Foundation Leadership Award.
  • Winans teamed up with Nurses for Newborns to help save Missouri babies during a charity concert in 2017.

 

 

GRAMMY Award Results for BeBe Winans

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Wins
Best Gospel Performance
Grace
Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album
Still
 
Nominations
Best Gospel Performance
I Understand
 
Nominations
Best Traditional Gospel Album
Cherch
 
Nominations
Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album
Dream
 
Nominations
Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album
Live And Up Close
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Coming Back Home (Track)
Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album
Love & Freedom (Album)
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
If Anything Ever Happened To You (Single)
Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
First Christmas (Album)
 
Wins
Album Of The Year
The Bodyguard - Original Soundtrack Album
 
Wins
Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album
Different Lifestyles
 
Wins
Best Gospel Vocal Performance, Male
Meantime
Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Celebrate New Life (Single)
Best Gospel Vocal Performance By A Duo Or Group, Choir Or Chorus
Heaven (Single)
 
Wins
Best Soul Gospel Performance, Male
Abundant Life
Nominations
Best Gospel Performance By A Duo Or Group Choir Or Chorus
Silent Night, Holy Night (Track)
 
Nominations
Best Soul Gospel Performance, Male
Call Me (Track)
Best Soul Gospel Performance By A Duo, Group, Choir Or Chorus
BeBe And CeCe Winans (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Gospel Performance, Male
It's Only Natural (Track)
 
Nominations
Best Soul Gospel Performance By A Duo Or Group
Lord Lift Us Up (Album)