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Fred Hammond is known as an American gospel singer and record producer. He is most famous for being a leading figure in contemporary gospel music.

Background and Age

Fred Hammond was born on December 27, 1960, in San Antonio, TX. He was raised in the city of Detroit. Fred started singing with his congregation ensemble at 12 years old, played bass and sang with the Winans during the mid-'80s. He started to gain confidence as he won the approval of his peers and adults around him.

Marriage, Wife, and Kids

Fred got married to Kim Hammond in 1986. After 18 years of marriage, they got divorced in 2004. They ended up with two children named BreeAnn Hammond and Darius Hammond.

Career and Net Worth

All through his professional career, Fred Hammond has gained notoriety. Not many gospel artists can flaunt the consistency of deals, radio airplay and show appearances that Hammond has accomplished throughout his career. As an independent artist, originator of the spearheading urban group, Commissioned, and his work with Radical for Christ combined, Fred has sold more than 8 million album collections and these undertakings have made him a pillar on Billboard's Gospel Chart top 10. His release, {Pages of Life} Chapters I and II surpassed Double Platinum status and held the #1 position on the Billboard Gospel Charts for more than 15 weeks. His 2006 project called Free For Worship assaulted Billboard's #1 position on the Gospel Charts and was hailed as one of the year's top of the line gospel collections.

Hammond's accomplishments as CEO of Face To Face Productions have put him in a class without anyone else. Since their origin, Hammond has filled in as producer on in excess of 100 collection projects, piling on various honors and nominations including the Grammy, BET, N.A.A.C.P. Picture, Stellar, Dove, and GMWA Excellence Awards. His introduction release entitled "In Case You Missed it and Then Some" sold well more than 200,000 copies. Throughout the years, he proceeded to produce a few more famous projects including his Jazz collection Grandad Turner, the project committed to love, relationships, and marriage–God, Love, and Romance, and the development of the United Tenors—a staggering, applicable yet nostalgic introduction of a definitive, cutting edge quartet with hit after hit, procuring a few heavenly honors and nominations in 2013.

Hammond has taken his inventive canny to a higher level moving into from the phase to the big screen with the film, The Gospel. This feature film was both executive produced and inspired by Hammond, and flaunted a heavenly cast including Boris Kojo, Nona Gaye, Donnie McClurkin, Yolanda Adams, Hezekiah Walker, and Martha Munizzi. His first film adventure, "Christmas… Who Needs It" written by Hammond and Pam Kenyon M. Donald, came out ahead of the pack at the 2009 Hollywood Black Film Festival. It was hailed as "an intriguingly-hilarious dramedy which cleverly captures the true essence of Christmas" and has discovered a home on various telecom companies around the world annually as a favorite Christmas film during the Christmas season.

Date modified: Jun 8, 2020
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