Multi-platinum selling purveyor of majestic fusions of Gospel and contemporary music. Franklin is a pioneer in gap-bridging musicianship, uniting audiences across gospel, hip hop, pop and R&B. Most notably known for leading urban contemporary gospel choirs such as The Family, God's Property and One Nation Crew.
In 1993, the debut album release of Kirk Franklin & The Family spent almost two years on the Gospel music charts and charted on the R&B charts, eventually earning platinum sales status. It remained at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart for 42 weeks. It was the first gospel music album to sell over a million units.