America Gospel News: Kirk Franklin

Kirk Dewayne Franklin (born January 26, 1970) is an American gospel musician, choir director, and author. He is known for leading urban contemporary gospel choirs such as The Family, God's Property and One Nation Crew (1NC), and has won multiple awards, including seven Grammy Awards.

Kirk Franklin's 'Happy' at No. 1 on Hot Gospel Songs Chart 2015 "Happy" is Franklin's fourth leader and first No. 1 debut on the multi-metric Hot Gospel Songs chart. The song sold 12,000 downloads in the week ending Sept. 3, according to Nielsen Music, and likewise launches at No. 1 on Gospel Digital Songs; Franklin previously topped the sales list with 2011's "I Smile" for 40 weeks. "After 22 years, I'm still very humbled to play a part in people's journey to get to know God's love," the format cornerstone tellsBillboard regarding his new song's breakout success. "It's more than I could have ever imagined." Kirk Franklin,Upcoming tour dates 2015: Kirk Franklin is on tour from March 22/03/2015 at House of blues In Texas and Chicago until to the 27 December 2015 around Christmas time. Book your ticket now. His Gospel music is Wonderful and very excited. God will be praised during that tour and all participants will be blessed.