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NEWS: Ben Tankard’s THE FULL TANK LIFE Book Tops Essence Magazine’s “Best Books of 2016” List

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Grammy, Dove, SoulTrain, Stellar Awarded artist/producer and reality TV star Ben Tankard wears many hats, including recording artist, NBA motivational speaker, pilot, and pastor. The well liked 6’6″ gentle giant with the big smile shares his “renaissance man” secrets in his recent best-selling hardback motivational book release: The Full Tank Life: Fuel Your Dreams-Ignite Your Destiny.

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NEWS: Gospel/Jazz Instrumentalist, Ben Tankard, Prepares For Season 3 of THICKER THAN WATER: THE TANKARDS on Bravo

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Gospel/Jazz instrumentalist Ben Tankard won his first Stellar Gospel Music Award as New Artist of The Year in 1989. With an incredible career span of three decades, the musical pioneer has earned the title of “Godfather of Gospel Jazz” and earned his fourteenth Stellar Award over the weekend in Las Vegas, NV. Tankard took home the honor for Best Instrumental CD of the Year for his FULL TANK 2.0 album.

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NEWS: Ben Tankard Celebrates RIAA Gold Certification For Hit “JESUS IS LOVE” With Shirley Murdock and New FULL TANK 2.0 CD Topping Amazon Charts At #1

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Nashville, TN — Gospel/Jazz pioneer BEN TANKARD and R&B/Gospel sensation Shirley Murdock recently received RIAA Gold certification records for their 2006 hit single “JESUS IS LOVE” for reaching over 500,000 sales as part of the 2006 WOW Gospel collection. Originally written and recorded by Lionel Richie, “JESUS IS LOVE” was covered on Ben Tankard’s PIANO PROPHET 2006 Smoothjazz release and has been selling and receiving heavy airplay for a staggering eight years.

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