Harlem Gospel Choir performed for the UN General Assembly at The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in front of 500 international dignitaries. Later during the evening President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama met with the choir, thanking them individually for their performance and contributions to children’s charities. They also urged everyone to vote.
Harlem Gospel Choir established the Gospel Sunday Brunch at historic Howard Theatre in Washington DC. Featuring powerhouse singers & musicians Harlem Gospel Brunch has been a welcome addition to The Howard’s local neighborhood Sunday entertainment offerings.
Harlem Gospel Choir performed with Josh Groban on “Late Night with David Letterman”, a reprise of their performance Josh on Swedish TV in December 2010 while on tour in Norway
Harlem Gospel Choir performed on Skavlan TV in Stockholm with Josh Groban. Josh stated he had always wanted to work with the choir and how much he appreciated the fact that the choir was able to fly in for the taping.
On the Tuesday morning following the death of Michael Jackson, Harlem Gospel Choir performed on Channel 7’s Good Morning America’s bi-coastal tribute to the late Michael Jackson. 15 singers sang “I Will Be There” acapella in Times Square to a national audience on the day of Michael’s funeral in Los Angeles.
Harlem Gospel Choir performed during the “Concert of Hope” Sunday, April 20, 2008, after which Pope Benedict XVI conducted Mass at Yankee Stadium.
“Harlem Gospel Choir is incredibly honored to be asked to perform, once again, for his Holiness the Pope,” said Anna Bailey, manager and co-founder of Harlem Gospel Choir. The Choir will sing “Oh Happy Day” and “Amazing Grace” and then join Stephanie Mills for a joint performance of “We Can Move Mountains.” Others set to perform during the “Concert of Hope” include Harry Connick, Jr., Jose Feliciano, and the Young People’s Chorus. The concert will take place at noon as the attendees are entering the stadium.
“We are pleased that Pope Benedict XVI is continuing the tradition Pope John Paul II started, by inviting the Choir perform” Bailey explains. Harlem Gospel Choir performed twice for Pope John Paul II, including once in Sala Nerve at the Vatican Christmas concert in 2003.