Grammys Salutes Gospel Music June 18th
June 6, 2008 at 10:35 AM (PT)
AVALON, NATALIE GRANT and PATTI LABELLE will be performing at the "GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music" at the LINCOLN THEATRE in WASHINGTON, D.C. on JUNE 18th. EDWIN and WALTER HAWKINS, SANDI PATTY and THE WINANS will receive the President's Merit Award. MARTHA MUNIZZI will host the evening event.
The RECORDING ACADEMY President's Merit Award recognizes the contributions that key individuals have made in the music industry and the impact their efforts have had on music and the business of music. The "GRAMMY Salute to Gospel Music" event honors those who have made significant contributions to gospel music, while supporting the history and importance of the genre.