Dottie Peoples to Be Honored At the 2018 Essence Festival!

This year’s Essence Festival celebrates the 10th anniversary of its All-Star Gospel Tribute. The 2018 3-day event will close out with a tribute to Gospel music luminary Dottie Peoples. Hosted by Cheryl Wills, the tribute concert will celebrate Dottie’s 30-year career in music. Having her start in music in church at the age of 8, Dottie began her professional music career after high school singing with acclaimed singer Dorothy Norwood.

That experience led Dottie to tour with Norwood which included Norwood’s tour with The Rolling Stones. Also known as a Jazz vocalist and a businesswoman with her own music label, DP MUZIK Group based in Atlanta Georgia, Dottie went back to her roots in Gospel music and the rest is Gospel history. She released her first album Surely God Is Able and went on to win multiple industry awards.

The tribute to Peoples will include music and performances from Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Marvin Sapp, Smokie Norful, Regina Belle, George Potts Young & the Church Friends Band, Johny Gil, Lexi, Tyronne G. Foster, the Arc Singers and more. The All-Star Gospel Tribute will be hosted by Cheryl Wills and will be held on Sunda,y July 8th in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
He's an on time God, yes he is (oh oh oh) On time God, yes he is Job said He may not come when you want him But he'll Be there right on time I'll tell you He's an on time God, yes he is,  
 ( You Can Read It Here )


  1. Havent posted in a while, but this is ONE gospel singer who has NEVER had any scandal associated with her name....its refreshing to see someone like her being honored.

    1. Thanks Christian Pentecostal for the comment, I agree, Dottie have been scandal free, she been in the Gospel music world for a very long time.

    2. PLUS.....SHE CAN SANG!!!

  2. Oh wow! A blast from the past. I used to enjoy listening to her music and seeing her appear on Bobby Jones Gospel. This is a well deserved honoree.

  3. "And whatsoever ye do, do [it] heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men. Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance:"


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