Anita Wilson

Anita Wilson


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Sunday - 11:55AM: The Convention Center's Great Hall

Motown Gospel’s Grammy- nominated singer Anita Wilson first found notoriety as part of the Grammy-nominated ensemble Donald Lawrence & Company, Wilson’s beeline to the solo stage – via her debut album WORSHIP SOUL. Wilson’s WORSHIP SOUL was Recognized by the New York Times’ Ben Ratliff as one of “2012’s top ten albums” across all genres and named "8 Rising Gospel Stars" in 2013 by JET Magazine. Wilson’s forthcoming project VINTAGE WORSHIP drops June 24th.

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