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Fred Hammond Biography and Wiki
Fred Hammond is an American Record producer, bass guitarist, and gospel singer most well-known artists in modern gospel music. He is renowned for incorporating a wide range of musical genres into his songs, including R&B, hip-hop, and disco.
Fred Hammond Age and Birthday
How old is Fred Hammond? Hammond is 61 years old as of 2021. He was born Frederick William Hammond on 27 December 1960 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.
Fred Hammond Nationality and Ethnicity
What nationality is Fred Hammond? Hammond is of American nationality by birth. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, United States. He is of mixed race/origin. READ ALSO: Travis Greene
Fred Hammond Family
On the Donnie McClurkin Show, Hammond revealed that his mother had admitted to him that she had tried to have him aborted three months prior to her passing. Before abortions were legalized in 1960, the procedure was unsuccessful. When Hammond’s mother tried again, she decided against having the procedure done. The guard, Emmanuel Mudiay, is one of Hammond’s nephews.
Fred Hammond Wife
Who is Fred Hammond married to now? Hammond, who had been married to Kim for 18 years, filed for divorce in 2004. He now resides in Cedar Hill, Texas. Two of Hammond’s children can be seen on his 2009 album Love Unstoppable.
Fred Hammond Height
Hammond stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches(1.78 m).
Fred Hammond Net Worth
What is Fred Hammond net worth? Hammond has an estimated net worth of $500 Thousand.
Fred Hammond Career
Hammond has maintained a busy career as a solo musician and as a performer with the gospel group Commissioned (currently for Verity Records). As a performer, producer, and writer, he has received numerous nominations for Grammy, Dove, and Stellar awards.
While playing bass guitar for the gospel ensemble The Winans, Hammond initially came to public attention. He was one of the six founding members of the band Commissioned by 1985, and he appeared on 10 of the group’s 12 albums.
After his stint with Commissioned came to an end, he rose to prominence in the gospel world thanks to the success of his band Radical For Christ, which sold millions of albums. To create the Commissioned Reunion Live CD in 2002, Hammond rejoined the band Commissioned, which now included Keith Staten, Marvin Sapp, Mitchell Jones, Karl Reid, Michael Williams, and Marcus Cole.
Chanté Moore and Kenny Lattimore’s 2006 double-CD of gospel and R&B love songs, Uncovered/Covered (released October 10, 2006 by LaFace/Verity/Zomba Music Group), featured “Make Me Like the Moon,” a gospel ballad that was co-written by both of them. Hammond produced the album. On the unreleased album Thank You, he collaborates musically with Sean Combs.
Fred Hammond Love Unstoppable
Love Unstoppable, an album by Hammond, was made available on September 29, 2009, via Verity Records. Love Unstoppable earned a Dove Award for Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year at the 41st GMA Dove Awards. Additionally, “Awesome God” was a nominee for the year’s best contemporary gospel song. The album’s position on Billboard’s Gospel Albums chart peaked at #1. It appeared on the charts for 66 weeks. On Billboard’s Gospel Songs chart, “Awesome God” peaked at number fourteen.
Fred Hammond I Am Persuaded
Hammond’s first studio album is titled I Am Persuaded. It is Hammond’s debut solo album, which he made while still a member of the well-known gospel ensemble Commissioned. On May 28, 1991, Verity Records and Benson Records jointly published the album. The album’s primary gospel feel is combined with uptempo R&B, soul, and new jack swing musical elements to create a distinctive early 1990s sound. On September 7, 1991, the album reached its highest position, No. 11 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart. It spent 29 weeks on the charts.
Fred Hammond Albums
- 1995 – The Inner Court (Radical for Christ)
- 1994 – Matters of the Heart (Commissioned)
- 1993 – Deliverance
- 1991 – Number 7 (Commissioned)
- 1991 – I Am Persuaded
- 1990 – State of Mind (Commissioned)
- 1989 – Ordinary Just Won’t Do (Commissioned)
- 1988 – Will You Be Ready? (Commissioned)
- 1987 – On The Winning Side (Commissioned)
- 1986 – Go Tell Somebody (Commissioned)
- 1985 – I’m Going On (Commissioned)
- December 1, 1995 – Gospel Greats (Commissioned)
- August 20, 1996 – The Spirit of David (Radical for Christ)
- April 28, 1998 – Pages of Life – Chapters I & II (Radical for Christ)
- March 21, 2000 – Purpose By Design (Radical for Christ)
- March 6, 2001 – In Case You Missed It….And Then Some
- September 11, 2001 – Christmas…Just Remember
- April 23, 2002 – The Commissioned Reunion Live (Commissioned) –
- September 9, 2003 – Hooked on the Hits
- June 8, 2004 – Somethin’ ‘Bout Love
- June 13, 2006 – Praise & Worship (Commissioned)
- October 3, 2006 – Free to Worship
- September 29, 2009 – Love Unstoppable