Tramaine Hawkins

Gospel Singer
Born Oct 11, 1951

Tramaine Hawkins is an American Grammy-,Dove and Stellar Award winning gospel singer.

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1951 Birth Born on October 11, 1951.


1970 18 Years Old She also briefly sang with Andrae Crouch and The Disciples, singing lead on their 1970 release "Christian People." … Read More


1979 27 Years Old She scored several hits as a solo artist in the 1980s while signed to Light Records and released now-classic albums, such as her 1979 self-titled debut, Tramaine; and its 1983 follow-up Determined. … Read More
1981 29 Years Old Hawkins won her first Grammy Award in 1981 for her participation performance on The Lords Prayer along with then husband, Walter Hawkins.


1985 33 Years Old Her 1985 A&M debut The Search Is Over yielded dance chart singles such as "Child of the King," "In the Morning Time," and the monster club hit "Fall Down (Spirit of Love)". … Read More
1988 36 Years Old Following harsh criticism and backlash from the success of her A&M recordings, Hawkins signed with Sparrow and delivered 1988's The Joy That Floods My Soul, including the opener "All Things Are Possible." … Read More
1990 38 Years Old Though Joy That Floods was well received, that studio effort would be eclipsed by the release of the concert recording Tramaine Hawkins Live in 1990. … Read More
1991 39 Years Old The set eventually vindicated Hawkins in total by winning a much-coveted Grammy Award for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album in 1991.


1994 42 Years Old Following her triumphant comeback, she became one of the first gospel artists to sign with Columbia Records when she released To A Higher Place in 1994. … Read More
2000 48 Years Old New music would not surface until Hawkins' 2000 cameo appearance on gospel trio Trin-i-tee 5:7's recorded cover of her signature tune "Highway".
2001 49 Years Old Following this foreshadowing, Hawkins delivered the tour-de-force studio recording Still Tramaine in 2001 after signing a new contract with GospoCentric Records. … Read More


2005 53 Years Old Hawkins again paid final tribute to an African-American legend when she was requested in 2005 to sing at the funeral service of civil rights activist Rosa Parks. … Read More


2012 60 Years Old She also returned to Bobby Jones Gospel in 2012 to perform "I Never Lost My Praise". … Read More
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