The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the selection of five Honorees who will receive the 45th Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime artistic achievements. Recipients to be honored include George Clooney, Amy Grant, Gladys Knight, Tania León, and U2.
Marvin Sapp, who recently received his 11th GRAMMY® nomination, performed with The National Symphony Orchestra at The Kennedy Center recently, as it celebrated the 25th anniversary of the award–winning Handel’s Messiah.
Marvin Sapp’s name was called as the nominees were announced for the 60th annual Grammy Awards, as well as the 49th NAACP Image Awards. The “preacher who happens to sing” is also on the first-round ballot of the Stellar Gospel Music Awards.