16 Facts About BeBe Winans


BeBe Winans is a member of the noted Winans family, most members of which are gospel artists.


BeBe Winans signed with Atlantic records in late 1996 and delivered a self-titled solo debut in 1997.


Between releases, BeBe Winans made his film debut with a small role in the 2004 remake of The Manchurian Candidate.


Early the next year, BeBe Winans released his third proper solo album Dream featuring the single "I Have A Dream".


The cover of the album features a hand painted portrait of BeBe Winans standing in front of a Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.


BeBe Winans performed a duet with Eden Espinosa on the 2008 Alma Awards which was broadcast on ABC on September 12.


BeBe Winans has starred in Broadway's The Color Purple as Harpo as of January 9,2008.


BeBe Winans is starring alongside Chaka Khan who is playing his wife, Sofia.


BeBe Winans was one of the judges for a gospel music competition show on BET called Sunday Best, along with gospel duo Mary Mary.


BeBe Winans was invited to participate in the remake of "We Are The World" to benefit Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.


In 2012, BeBe Winans released The Whitney I Knew, a memoir about Whitney Houston, who had died earlier that year.


BeBe Winans was a close friend of the singer, and sang at her funeral.


In November 2007, BeBe Winans filed suit in Davidson County, Tennessee against Eric Peterson, who had managed him between 2002 and 2007.


BeBe Winans's claims included breach of a managerial contract and of fiduciary duties, as well as fraud.


BeBe Winans was arrested March 11,2009 on charges of domestic assault for allegedly pushing his ex-wife to the ground in front of their children during an argument.


An AP news report indicates the court action resulted from a pre-trial diversion deal offered by the prosecution, calling for BeBe Winans to attend domestic violence counseling in exchange for dismissal of the charges.