About this Artist
Benjamin, "BeBe" Winans, the six-time Grammy Award winner, is the seventh child and youngest male of the Detroit based “first family of gospel music”. BeBe is best known as an inspirational, R&B, popular vocalist and songwriter who along with his musical partner and sister CeCe Winans are the first true Christian crossover artists to hit the mainstream. After 10 years working behind the scenes on various projects, such as serving as a former Executive Music Producer for the OWN Network’s series, Greenleaf and host of his own radio show on the Heart & Soul Channel (68) on Sirius/XM Radio Networks (9am ET/7am PT), he moves back into the forefront with plans to release a new album and a new autobiography Born For This in fall of 2019. The critically acclaimed production of his buzzed about play Born For This played in Boston during the summer of 2018 with plans to come to Broadway next.
In April of 2018, his current song, “He Promised Me” featuring Tobbi & Tommi and introducing Kiandra, reached #1 on the Billboard Gospel airplay charts making it his first solo No. 1 in his career.
BeBe Winans has won six Grammy® Awards, ten Dove Awards, six Stellar Awards, four NAACP Awards and three Soul Train Music Awards.
Winans is also an author who wrote the book The Whitney I Knew about his relationship with his dear friend Whitney Houston. He is also an actor and has been featured in projects such as Denzel Washington’s The Manchurian Candidate and Broadway’s The Color Purple opposite Chaka Khan.
As a solo artist, BeBe has released seven albums with guest appearances from friends as diverse as Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, David Foster and Anita Baker and is known for his jaw dropping performances on some of the most important and star-studded musical specials of the past decades.
BeBe & CeCe Winans have taken their message and presented it in a way that has touched and inspired a wide variety of audiences. BeBe & CeCe have nine successful gold and platinum recordings and in 1995 they began to explore their solo endeavors. BeBe, with his sisters, brothers, parents and on his own, has achieved an iconic status with the audiences he has moved and encouraged through the Winans’ brand of popular inspirational song.