Tuned in concert... June 29th 2014...Lakeland, Florida
The only person in history to be a member of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, the Amateur Radio Hall of Fame and the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame is Larnelle Harris. Admired by fans and peers alike for his majestic tenor voice, Larnelle has become the epitome of talent and integrity in a career that spans over three decades. Larnelle has garnered numerous accolades for his music including five Grammy Awards, eleven Dove Awards (three of which were for Male Vocalist of the Year), and a Stellar Award, among other honors. He has garnered nineteen #1 radio singles and countless top 10 hits. Songs such as "How Excellent Is Thy Name," "I Miss My Time With You," "I've Just Seen Jesus," plus many others, including his signature song, "Amen," are now considered modern classics.
From the White House to the danger zone of the 38th Parallel, Larnelle has impacted audiences across the globe with his music and ministry. He was the first Christian artist to perform inside the Kremlin after the fall of the Soviet Union. He is one of a handful of celebrities to receive the Ad Council's Silver Bell Award for Distinguished Public Service in recognition of his song "Mighty Spirit" as the theme song for the longest-running Public Service Announcement in television history.
Harris continues to tour worldwide, recently singing for
a gathering of the United Nations Ambassadors. In addition to his numerous
solo dates, Harris also travels with various tours including the Gaither
Homecoming tour and the Sandi Patty & Friends tour. Additionally,
Harris will join the Ralph Carmichael Legacy Tour in 2013 as well as tour
with Patty and renowned pianist Dino on "The Big 3" Tour. Harris
and Steve Green often tour together and Harris, Green and Steve Amerson
recently performed a “Three Tenors” concert at Carnegie Hall. Wowing crowds
with a voice that still soars with both soulfulness and tenderness, Larnelle
continues to receive rave reviews for his performances. CCM Magazine
recently described Harris as having a “larger-than-life stage presence
with impeccable vocal prowess.”
HALL OF FAME INDUCTIONS
2014 Gospel Music Hall of Fame induction
as former member of Gaither Vocal Band
#1 Hit Radio Singles
2008 Honorary Doctorate
from Alma Mater, Western Kentucky University
Larnelle sang for a special Easter gathering of the United Nations Ambassadors in April 2012.
In 2004, Larnelle performed for U.S. troops stationed at the 38th Parallel between North and South Korea.
Larnelle was the guest performer for the Armed Forces Chaplains Conference held in March 2002, and for the Service of Remembrance at the 101st Airborne Division in Fort Campbell, Kentucky on September 11, 2002.
Larnelle’s self-penned song, “The Other Woman,” about his daughter Teresa is featured on the My Child compilation CD from radio host Delilah whose show is heard by over eight million listeners every day.
Featured performer at the 2000 Vice Presidential debate held at Centre College in Larnelle’s hometown of Danville, Kentucky.
Larnelle’s song, “Mighty Spirit” from his 1989 release I Can Begin Again was featured on the broadcast public service announcement (PSA) for the Points of Light Foundation. Larnelle performed the song for former President & Mrs. Bush at the White House in 1992. The PSA became the longest running of its kind in television history.
Larnelle has been given two Honorary Doctorate of Music Degrees, one from his alma mater, Western Kentucky University, in 2008. The second came from Campbellsville University located in Campbellsville, Kentucky.
Featured on CNN’s live broadcast of the 17th Annual Easter Service held at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.
Performed for National Caring Institute Awards ceremony at Senate Hall in Washington, DC.
Featured artist as part of the history-making Moscow Project, sponsored by the International Bible Society and Youth For Christ. The project, which distributed 4 million Russian New Testaments, culminated in the first gospel concert inside the Kremlin following the 1991 attempted coup.
Featured vocalist on the title cut for the movie, Born Again, the life story of Chuck Colson.
National and international television appearances
including Live With Regis & Kathie Lee; Music City Tonight with Crook
& Chase on TNN; 700 Club; Good Morning South Africa; Billy Graham Crusades;
World Vision TV Special; Hour Of Power; Larnelle Christmas Special.
** Benson Records
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