Kirk Franklin wins 2021 BET Award

Nashville, TN (June 28, 2021)RCA Inspiration celebrated the 2021 BET Awards with a powerful night for gospel, as two #1 hits from Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA) were lauded at this year’s awards. The sixteen-time GRAMMY®-winning artist, songwriter, and producer was honored with the Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award for the second consecutive year, winning for his #1 gospel hit single “Strong God” (from his hit album LONG LIVE LOVE). He emerged the winner among other nominees BeBe Winans, CeCe Winans, H.E.R., Marvin Sapp, and Tamela Mann.

Kirk Franklin performs at the 2021 BET Awards with Lil Baby. (RCA Inspiration)

Franklin also kicked off the night’s broadcast in an exuberant opening performance with Lil Baby, showcasing their #1 gospel hit “We Win” (featured from the soundtrack for the highly-anticipated summer movie Space Jam: A New Legacy). The 2021 BET Awards ceremony was held before a live audience at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 27th.