Gospel legend Pastor Shirley Caesar will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of recording this season, adding to her list of accomplishments including 11 Grammy awards, 14 Stellar awards and 18 Dove awards.
Pastor Caesar began her career in as a kid and celebrates 50 years in her gospel career as a solo artist this year. She began singing in a gospel group at age 10, touring at age 12 and recording her first song in 1951, all before she debuted with her own group, Caesar singers, in 1966.
40 albums and thousands of concerts later, Caesar continues to perform and currently preach at Mt. Calvary Word of Faith Church in her home state of North Carolina.