2023 CeCe 4 HannahCorwinThe incomparable CeCe Winans is coming to the Crown Theatre on Wednesday, March 6, to debut her brand-new album More Than This, featuring her new hit single That’s My King. Fans are encouraged to grab tickets early, as Winans usually sells out her events.

VIP tickets are already sold out, but those wanting to attend can still find tickets ranging from $35 to $75 at Ticketmaster.com.

Doors open at 6 p.m., with the concert starting at 7 p.m..

CeCe Winans's career spans over three glorious decades, garnering accolades and awards around the globe. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Winans grew up in the church singing, a common start for many artists past and present. Throughout her career, she has accumulated 15 Grammys, 16 Stellar Awards, and 27 Dove Awards, a number that not many artists can match or supersede.

That’s My King is the first single of Winan's new album.

“..it’s about inspiration. We need to be encouraged. We need to be reminded that when you believe, there are benefits that come with that. We understand that the God that we serve is the creator of all things and he has all power, he has all wisdom and you’re a daughter of the King. And this song proclaims Jesus is King. It’s got a little boast in it,” Winans said of her choice to make this the first single of her new album.
CeCe Winans started her music career alongside her brother BeBe in the early 80s singing with a gospel group, but by the late 80s, they started carving out a space for themselves musically.

The duo made their mark with their self-titled debut album BeBe and CeCe Winans in 1987. Over the course of their lengthy career, they released not only gospel songs but R&B as well. The singing sensation doesn’t just sing. She has also appeared in the acting arena, including the 1994 episode of Martin entitled The First Noel. The episode featured the performers as themselves during a Christmas special gone wrong. The episode was a success and an experience that Ms. Winans is reminded of by fans to this day. She has also made appearances on Living Single, 7th Heaven and The Tonight Show stage when Jay Leno was still at the helm. She has performed at the White House and countless Christmas specials, gospel celebrations, and awards shows.

Count on Me, her duet with the late, great Whitney Houston, for the soundtrack of the classic hit Waiting to Exhale, garnered her a secular audience and racked up playtime on the airwaves, hitting the top 10 on the Billboard top Pop, R&B, and Contemporary.

Her longevity as an artist has led to her induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, a space on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the Nashville Music City Walk of Fame.

CeCe Winans and her brother parted ways as a music duo in 1995 to pursue their solo careers. Winan's solo career continues to thrive, 29 years later.

Her discography as a solo artist is massive. Her debut album, Alone in His Presence, dropped in 1995 and set the tone and pace for the 15 albums that would follow, including More Than This, which will be released in April. Her fourth album, Alabaster Box, was released on October 19, 1999, under Winan's label WellSpring, and executive produced by her husband Alvin Love II.

Her solo albums have earned her quite the reputation for winning at awards shows, taking home an NAACP Image Award, Soul Train Award, and Essence Award.

The titles that Winans holds most highly are those of mother and wife. She has two children with her husband. While music has been a big part of Winan’s life, it has not been the only venture. She and her husband founded Nashville Life Church in Nashville, Tennessee.

She is also the founder of Generations Live! Women’s Conference. A one-of-a-kind Christian Women’s Conference, the aim is to bring together different generations of women to worship and learn. The conference will be held in Nashville, May 10 and 11 at Belmont University, a Mother’s Day gift that mothers and daughters can enjoy together.

“We’re better together. Being ministered to separately is awesome and it has its place. But it’s really important that we understand that it’s a ministry of us together. There are things that my mother carried that I got to get. There are things that I carry that my daughter has to get. There are things that my daughter carries that I have to get. God made it that we are stronger as a family unit,” Winans said.
Winans is also a best-selling author, having written 6 books, including her latest, Believe For It: Passing On Faith To The Next Generation debuting in the Christian Top 10.

The Goodness Tour marks CeCe Winans's first tour since 2022. After two years, she is hitting the road and packing churches and small venues all over America. While Winans could easily pack a stadium, she is very intentional in where she stops on her tours.

“We did churches on my last tour. The first half we did churches and in the second half we did arenas. We did about six arenas, which was awesome and both have their advantages and disadvantages. I think the churches have advantages and disadvantages. You can’t get as many people in there but the advantage is, it feels like church…and reaching people in areas where they maybe can’t make it to the major cities,” Winans said of her tour stops.

There is no sign of Winans slowing down anytime soon. Touring until May and a women’s conference, while leading a church… there is nothing this woman of God can’t do.

For more information on the Generations Live! Conference, and tour dates and to download the new single visit https://cecewinans.com/.

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