Gospel singer CeCe Winans announced among chairs of new National Museum of African American Music
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 10:16AM

GETTYArticle By Marian Henderson // EEW Magazine

One of the most prominent gospel singers in America is taking on the role of preserver of the legacy of Black music in our nation.

On Monday, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner CeCe Winans, along with musicians Darius Rucker, India Arie and Keb Moe, were announced as national chairs of the new National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM).  

Each chairperson has committed to using their influential platforms to help raise awareness of and money for the Nashville-based project, which will be located in the heart of Lower Broadway.

NMAAM is the only museum dedicated to all dimensions of African American music and will showcase over 50 music genres created or impacted by African Americans.

Construction is already underway and the museum is expected to open in 2018.

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