Honoring the career and legacy of The Clark Sisters, Fox Soul is releasing a tribute with Hollywood Confidential Salutes The Clark Sisters Special.”
During the special, Jermaine Dupri, Faith Evans, Ledisi, SWV, Mary Mary, and Donald Lawrence give testimonials on the Clark Sisters’ meaning for them.
The gospel artists started as a quintet in the 1960s, with siblings Denise, Dorinda, Elbenita, Jackie and Karen. The Clark Sisters helped modernize the gospel genre with songs like “Is My Living In Vain,” “You Brought The Sunshine,” and “Blessed and Highly Favored.”
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According to The Grio, the Fox Soul tribute was filmed
in the group’s native Detroit, featuring an exclusive interview with the now-quartet on faith, family and forgiveness throughout their decades-long career. The group will also make an exclusive announcement with former member and sister Denise Clark-Bradford.
Clark-Bradford has had a shaky relationship with her sisters since the 1980s and hasn’t performed with them since. However, Karen Clark Sheard acknowledged the importance of her sister, hinting at a potential reunion.
The Clark Sisters also recently experienced renewed attention thanks to their 2020 Lifetime Network biopic The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel. The film was an absolute hit and netted about 2.7 viewers during its premiere. Deadline reported this as the highest-rated original movie for Lifetime since 2016.