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Fred Hammond Net Worth: Fred Hammond was born December 27, 1960, in Detroit, Michigan. For much more than 25 years, music lovers all over the world have known Fred Hammond as a gifted songwriter, bassist and vocalist. He’s also known through the music business as a talented musical arranger and producer. His work with Face to Face Productions, the firm that he’s both creator and CEO, earned him the title the “Babyface” of gospel. A multi instrumentalist, producer and vocalist for the soulful black gospel group Commissioned during the ’80s and ’90s, Fred Hammond also became among the most famous praise & worship leaders in the area. Hammond started singing with his church choir in the age of 12. He also played bass guitar and sang with the Winans during the early ’80s subsequently joined Commissioned after that decade, showcasing his brilliant ordering, production and songwriting abilities along with his soaring vocals. Hammond’s concurrent solo career started in 1991 with I’m Persuaded, and he released added records for Benson, slowly adopting an in concert feel even on his studio recordings. His fifth studio album, Goal By Design, was launched beneath the Verity label in 2000. In The Event You Missed It as well as And Then Some followed in 2001. God, Love & Romance followed in 2012.

Quick Facts

Birth date: 1960-12-27
Birth place: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Profession:Camera Department
Nationality:American
Spouse:Kim Hammond
Children:BreeAnn Hammond, Darius Hammond
Parents:Mildred Hammond
Siblings:Dave Hammond, Ray Hammond Jr., I Will Trust, No Weapon, They That Wait
Awards:Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album
Nominations:Grammy Award for Best Gospel Song, BET Award for Best Gospel/Inspirational Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Gospel Album, Soul Train Music Award for Best Gospel/Inspirational Song, Soul Train Music Award for Best Gospel Album, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Gospel Artist, I Will Trust, No Weapon, They That Wait
Movies:The Gospel, Celebration of Gospel: Taking You Higher, Shakin' the House: Live in L.A., Gotta Have Gospel Gold, The Rance Allen Group: The Live Experience, Commissioned: The Commissioned Reunion: Live, Verity Records: The First Decade, Fred Hammond and Radical for Christ: Purpose By Design, Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem, WOW Gospel #1s, WOW Gospel 2009, Gospel Greats Presents: Praise & Worship Live: Vol. 2, Fred Hammond: Speak Those Things POL: Chapter 3: Live in Chicago, WOW Gospel 2006, WOW Gospel 2003, WOW Gospel 2008, WOW Gospel 2007, WOW Gospel 2004, WOW Gospel 2001, The Covenant
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Has one daughter BreeAnn with his ex-wife Kim, and adopted a boy named Darius a.k.a. "Bubba.".
2When he started Commissioned, the group consisted of 6 members; 3 singers (Karl Reid, Keith Staten & Mitchell Jones) and 3 musicians (Fred Hammond, Michael Williams & Michael Brooks.) Fred doubled as a musician and singer; playing bass and singing at the same time. Michael Brooks was the Keyboardist and Michael Williams, the drummer. Eventually, Commissioned took on two extra musicians to tour with them. Brothers Earl Wright (Keyboards) and Michael Wright (Guitar). Keith Staten and Michael Brooks left the group in 1990 and 3 new members were brought on. Marvin Sapp took Keith's place as a vocalist and Maxx Frank & Eddie Howard Jr. became the Keyboardist and Organist for the group. (bringing the group 7 Members) After Eddie Howard left the group, Fred brought on two more keyboardists for the group's live performances; Producers Tommie Walker and Noel Hall. After Fred left Commissioned in 1995, Tommie Walker and Noel Hall went with him to become apart of Radical for Christ. Noel Hall served as Fred's musical director for 6 years as well as song writing and producing. Tommie walker played Aux keys and worked alongside Fred Producing and song writing as well.
3His last name Hammond, is his adopted name from his step-father Raymond Hammond. Before his birth, his mother Mildred was married to another man and became involved in an extra-marital affair which lead to her pregnancy with Fred. Her first husband left her. On a Radio show with Donnie McClurkin, Fred revealed that his mother had shared a dark secret with him before her death. After her first husband left her, she attempted to have Fred aborted. In 1960, she went to an illegal abortion clinic and had the procedure done. When it failed, she informed the clinic and rescheduled an appointment to "correct mistake." After a failed second attempt, she took this as a sign from God that this baby was supposed to be born and left the clinic. She gave birth to Fred in 1961. Some time after he was born, she married Raymond Hammond and gave birth to two sons Raymond Jr. and Dave. Raymond Sr. died of bowel cancer at the age of 32, when Fred was only 8 years old.
4For each album that he has recorded, Fred laid down the bass tracks for most of the songs himself in the studio, but for live performances had another bass player.
5He has won 6 Dove awards, 4 Stellar awards and one Grammy. He was been nominated 19 times for the Stellar Awards, 12 times for The Grammy's and once for the Soul Train awards.


Quotes

#Quote
1In 1993, I had a vision. I saw the Lord seated on the throne and at his left hand was a vault. He opened the vault and inside were songs. And the Lord said to me, "These are my favorite songs. These are the songs that minister to Me and bless my people. And I will pour them out into the earth... some to you and some to others. Watch what I will do.


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015BET AwardBET AwardsBest Gospel Artist
2015Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary)Album: "I Will Trust"


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I'm in Love with a Church Girl2013writer: "Forever I'll Praise"
Idols!2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Second Chance2006performer: "I'M GLAD ABOUT IT" / writer: "I'M GLAD ABOUT IT"
The Gospel2005performer: "All Thing's Are Working The Gospel Remix" / writer: "All Thing's Are Working The Gospel Remix"
Left Behind: The Movie2000Video performer: "Can't Wait for You to Return" / writer: "Can't Wait for You to Return"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Woman's Worth2012/Iexecutive producer
Fred Hammond's Christmas... Who Needs It2007Video executive producer
The Gospel2005co-executive producer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Woman's Worth2012/IJ.B. Wilson
Fred Hammond's Christmas... Who Needs It2007VideoJames Jonathan Zaxby

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fred Hammond's Christmas... Who Needs It2007Video

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fred Hammond's Christmas... Who Needs It2007Video co-director

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fred Hammond's Christmas... Who Needs It2007Video

Production Designer

Production Designer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fred Hammond's Christmas... Who Needs It2007Video

Transportation Department

Transportation Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
To End All Wars2001production driver

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Covered-Alive in Asia2016DocumentaryHimself
Praise the Lord2015TV SeriesHimself
Celebration of Gospel2012TV MovieHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
T.D. Jakes Presents MegaFest: Let It Flow2006TV MovieHimself
21st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Stevie Wonder2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Gospel2005Himself
Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Higher Ground: Voices of Contemporary Gospel Music2004Video documentaryHimself
An Evening of Stars: 25th Anniversary Tribute to Lou Rawls2004TV MovieHimself
The 8th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Stevie Wonder2002TV SpecialHimself
17th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
The Parkers2001TV SeriesHimself
Say Yes1986TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee

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