Karen Clark Sheard
Gospel singer Karen Clark-Sheard is a four-time Grammy Award winning singer, musician, and songwriter. The youngest daughter of pioneering gospel choral director Mattie Moss Clark, Karen began her career as a member of the Grammy-Award winning, gospel legendary female group, The Clark Sisters. She is the mother of contemporary gospel singer and actress Kierra “Kiki” Sheard. During the hiatus of the Clark Sisters, Karen rose to fame after she recorded her critically acclaimed and much anticipated solo album Finally Karen, which spawned her hit, Balm in Gilead.