The Clark Sisters

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The Clark Sisters are an American gospel vocal group consisting of five sisters: Jacky Clark Chisholm (b. 1948), Denise “Niecy” Clark Bradford (b. 1953), Elbernita “Twinkie” Clark (b. 1954), Dorinda Clark-Cole (b. 1957), and Karen Clark Sheard (b. 1960). The Clark Sisters are the daughters of gospel musician and choral director Dr. Mattie Moss Clark. They are credited for helping to bring gospel music to the mainstream and are considered as pioneers of contemporary gospel. Their biggest hits include: “Is My Living in Vain”, “Hallelujah”, “He Gave Me Nothing to Lose”, “Endow Me”, “Jesus Is A Love Song”, “Ha-Ya (Eternal Life)”, “Pure Gold”, “Expect Your Miracle”, and their largest mainstream crossover gold-certified hit, “You Brought the Sunshine”. The Clark Sisters have won three[1] Grammy Awards. With 17 albums to their credit and millions in sales, the Clark Sisters are the highest-selling female gospel group in history.

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The Clark Sisters are an American gospel vocal group consisting of five sisters: Jacky Clark Chisholm, Denise “Niecy” Clark Bradford, Elbernita “Twinkie” Clark, Dorinda Clark-Cole, and Karen Clark Sheard. The Clark Sisters are the daughters of gospel musician and choral director Dr. Mattie Moss Clark. WikipediaOriginDetroit, MI (1966) AlbumsThe ReturnLive – One Last TimeMOREAwardsGrammy Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music PerformanceMOREMembersKaren Clark SheardVocalsTwinkie ClarkVocalsDorinda Clark‑ColeVocalsJacky Clark ChisholmVocalsSongsYou Brought the SunshineYou Brought The Sunshine / Unworthy · 2002Blessed & Highly FavoredLive – One Last Time · 2007Is My Living In VainIs My Living In Vain · 1980

Also known asThe Dynamic Clark Sisters (1980)
OriginDetroit, Michigan, U.S.
GenresGospelurban contemporary gospel
Years active1966–present
LabelsBillmo, Sound Of GospelWestbound/ElektraRejoice/WordSparrowEMI Gospel Karew
Associated actsMattie Moss ClarkBill Moss, Sr.Kierra SheardJ MossBill Moss, Jr.
Websitetheclarksisters.net
MembersElbernita “Twinkie” ClarkJacky Clark ChisholmDorinda Clark ColeKaren Clark Sheard
Past membersDenise Clark Bradford