Posts Tagged: wanna be happy

MTV Does Documentary On Kirk Franklin!

MTV News has produced a short documentary on Kirk Franklin, and it’s very good! In the twelve minute special “The Gospel According To Kirk Franklin” recorded during his “20 Years In One Night” tour, Franklin talks about his upbringing, the flack that he’s received from the ‘church’ for working with secular artists, and the responsibility… Read more »

Kirk Franklin’s Speech On Race Cut Out Of Awards Show!

Kirk Franklin’s not too happy right now. The “Wanna Be Happy” singer recently won Gospel Artist Of The Year at the GMA Dove Awards and instead of the traditional acceptance speech, he made a very impassioned speech encouraging the “church” to take a stand on racial injustice. Franklin was given a standing ovation and very… Read more »

Kirk Franklin Calls For Racial Healing

Kirk Franklin says that the cure for the racial crisis that the United States is facing is prayer, and he’s calling for people to not only pray but to stand up and speak out for what is right. “We have the spirit of redemption when we speak” he said. “When we say something, we want… Read more »

Kirk Franklin & Ledisi Make Huge Announcement!

Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin has teamed up with R&B diva Ledisi to make a big announcement about a new collaboration! Check out their Instagram announcement:   A video posted by Kirk Franklin (@kirkfranklin) on Oct 4, 2016 at 12:04pm PDT

Kirk Franklin Teams With Pharrell Williams!

Kirk Franklin has taken his inspiring song to another level! Franklin has teamed up with Pharrell Williams to remix his song “123 Victory!” The original version of the song is featured on Franklin’s very successful “Losing My Religion” album and quickly became a fan favorite upon the album’s release. Franklin and Williams were featured on… Read more »

Kirk Franklin Says Prayer Still Works!

Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin says that despite all that is going on in the world with killings and terrorist attacks, the “Wanna Be Happy” singer says that believes that prayer still works. “Aren’t you getting tired of posting pictures of countless tragedies in the world..?” he said. “I am. I even had someone on Twitter… Read more »

Kirk Franklin’s BIG Night At The BET Awards!

Congratulations to our hometown boy Kirk Franklin who won the Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award at the BET Awards last night! Franklin brought Tammy Franklin, his wife of 20 years to the stage with him to accept his well deserved award!   Late last night, the “Wanna Be Happy” singer also posted a special… Read more »

Kirk Franklin’s “123 Victory” Hits #1!

Kirk Franklin is #1 again! Months after his record breaking song “Wanna Be Happy” hit #1 on the Gospel charts, his latest song “123 Victory” has also hit #1! “A sincere thank you to all of the fans who made 123 Victory the #1 song at Gospel Radio! This song is #1 because of you!… Read more »

Kirk Franklin’s Big Night At The Billboard Music Awards!

Congratulations to Ft. Worth’s own Kirk Franklin who had a big night last night at the Billboard Music Awards! While the rest of the world of focused on Rihanna, Celine, and Madonna, our boy Kirk was busy winning two Billboard Music Awards…for Top Gospel Album for his “Losing My Religion” album and Top Gospel Song… Read more »

Kirk Franklin Unveils New Cause For Kids!

Kirk Franklin has a new cause, and he needs your help! “The Wanna Be Happy” singer has teamed up with the Expectations Project to help raise awareness of education equality. The Expectations Project is raising money through the sale of their t-shirts to ensure a quality education for all kids no matter of race or… Read more »