For more than 25 years, gospel music listeners around the world have known Fred Hammond as a talented songwriter, bassist and vocalist singing praises to our God. He is also known throughout the music industry as a gifted musical arranger and producer. But, his work with Face to Face Productions Corporation, the company for which he is both founder and CEO, has earned him the title the “Babyface” of gospel.
Fred Hammond Giving God Praise Playlist
Fred Hammond has been active both as a member of the gospel performing
Hammond first gained recognition while playing bass guitar for the gospel group The Winans. By 1985 he was one of the six original members of the group Commissioned, participating in 10 of the group's 12 albums.
After his time with Commissioned ended, he regained fame in the gospel community after selling millions of albums with his musical group Radical For Christ.
In 2002 Hammond returned to the group Commissioned (now with members Keith Staten, Marvin Sapp, Mitchell Jones, Karl Reid, Michael Williams, and Marcus Cole) to produce the Commissioned Reunion Live album.
Fred Hammond on TBN Sep 25, 2014 Interviewed by Donnie McClurkin