It’s an exciting time for the Tankard family as they get ready to kick off Season 4 of their hit reality show, Thicker Than Water: The Tankards.
Ben Tankard’s Sunday’s Best Musician Contest is open to musicians and vocalists with one instrumentalist and one vocalist to be selected as grand prize winners.
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.
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.
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.