Minister Cedric LeVance Ford (born September 28, 1968) is an American gospel musician and leader of Worship Unlimited, currently based out of Houston, Texas because he is the music minister at Reflections of Christ Church. His first album, Featuring Visions: A Choral Ministry, was released by Muscle Shoals Records in 2000, and produced by Dorothy Norwood. He released, Created 2 Worship, with Tyscot Records in 2009, and this was a Billboard magazine breakthrough release upon the Gospel Albums chart at number 34. He was nominated for a NAACP Theatre Award for his role in The Fabric of a Man by David E. Talbert.

Cedric Ford
Birth nameCedric LeVance Ford
Also known asMinister Cedric Ford
Born (1968-09-28) September 28, 1968 (age 53)
Chicago, Illinois
OriginHouston, Texas
GenresGospel, traditional black gospel, urban contemporary gospel
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, singer-songwriter,
Years active2000–present
LabelsMuscle Shoals, Tyscot
Associated actsWorship Unlimited
Websitecedricford.com

Early lifeEdit

Ford was born on September 28, 1968, in Chicago, Illinois, as Cedric LeVance Ford, whose father is Elder Collin Ford and mother Emma J. Ford.[1][2][3][4]

Music careerEdit

His music recording career commenced in 2000, with the release of Featuring Visions: A Choral Ministry by Muscle Shoals Records on February 1, 2000,[5] and it was produced by Dorothy Norwood.[1] The subsequent album, Created 2 Worship, was released on May 5, 2009 by Tyscot Records,[5] and this was his breakthrough released upon the Billboard magazine Gospel Albums chart at No. 34.[6]

Theatre careerEdit

Ford was in The Fabric of a Man by David E. Talbert, and he was nominated for a NAACP Theatre Award because of his performance.[4]

DiscographyEdit

List of selected studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions[6]
US
Gos
Featuring Visions: A Choral Ministry
  • Released: February 1, 2000
  • Label: Muscle Shoals
  • CD, digital download
Created 2 Worship
  • Released: May 5, 2009
  • Label: Tyscot
  • CD, digital download
34

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Carpenter, Bil (2005). "Uncloudy Days: The Gospel Music Encyclopedia": 140–1. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ Broadcast Music, Inc. "Songwriter/Composer: FORD CEDRIC L". Broadcast Music, Inc. Archived from the original on April 12, 2015. Retrieved April 12, 2015.
  3. ^ Intelius. "Cedric L Ford in Chicago, IL". Intelius. Retrieved April 12, 2015.
  4. ^ a b My Houston Gospel (October 31, 2013). "myhoustongospel.com/2013/10/artist-profile-cedric-ford/". My Houston Gospel. Retrieved April 12, 2015.
  5. ^ a b AllMusic. "Min. Cedric Ford : Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved April 12, 2015.
  6. ^ a b Billboard. "Min. Cedric Ford : Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved April 12, 2015.

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