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American Gospel Sensation Fred Hammond Storms Ghana For Freedom Concert

By Prince Ntiamoah Boampong/EntertainmentGhana.Net

Stand up Ghana, and shout with joy as America’s Gospel Artiste FRED HAMMOND storms the country in this year’s maiden edition of FREEDOM CONCERT. The concert which will be held on Saturday the 15th of March this year at the Accra Sports Stadium is to commemorate Ghana’s Independence Day Celebration, to unite the nation, foster peace and tolerance among Ghanaians.

Ministering alongside Fred Hammond are Ghana’s own ministers Cwesi Oteng, Ohemaa Mercy, Mary Ghansah, Joe Mettle, Francis Amo, Soul-Winners and a host of others.

The event is the first of an annual Gospel music concert organized under the auspices of Springs of Joy Multimedia to bring the whole nation together to worship, praise and dance to the Glory of God whiles fostering peace, unity and tolerance among the people.

The concert promises to be the biggest gospel show in Ghana for 2014. Minister Fred Hammond will treat the audience to some his best gospel tunes that will shake the foundations of Accra Sports Stadium.

That rich Ghanaian flavor will not miss out as Ghana’s Gospel Pop Minister Cwesi Oteng will blend his contemporary music with that of the Gospel Queen Ohemaa Mercy’s rich, Holy Ghost brewed sensational tunes. The good old but still very vibrant voice of Mary Ghansah will heal the heart of the nation. Soul-Winners and Joe Mettle will surely minister to bring the heavens kissing the earth. And finally, there will be a benediction of his Grace by Francis Amo.

Fred Hammond is a multiple Grammy, Dove, Stellar award winner and nominee as a performer,producer and writer. Fred is an active member of the gospel performing group called Commissioned and also as a solo artist (currently for Verity Records). He first gained recognition while playing the bass guitar for the gospel group The Winans. By 1985 he was one of the six original members of the group Commissioned, participating in 10 of the group’s 12 albums.

After parting ways with Commissioned, he formed another music group called Radical for Christ selling millions of albums with them. Fred made a come back to his first love, the music group called Commissioned in 2002 to record the Commissioned Reunion Live album with Keith Staten, Marvin Sapp, Mitchell Jones, Karl Reid, Michael Williams and Marcus Cole.

He also performs with Sean Combs on the album Thank You. Notable singles of the Fred Hammond includes; Speak Those Things, Hooked on the Hits, Somethin ‘Bout Love, Free to Worship, Love Unstoppable, God Love & Romance, United Tenors, Let the praise Begins, Power, King of Glory, All things are working, Celebrate his life, By Faith Feat. Sean Combs and a host of others.

Fred has won six Dove Awards, four Stellar Awards and one Grammy Award. And featured prominently on the Billboard. But for his over 45 nominations on Dove, Stellar and Grammy Awards we can say Ghana shall be on its knees to worship, praise and dance.


Gospel Sensation Fred Hammond

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