According to Billboard, Nothing short of a living legend, The World’s Greatest Storyteller, Dorothy Norwood, has been entertaining, preaching, uplifting, mentoring, writing and producing for more than fifty years.
On January 14, 2012, Ms. Dorothy Norwood will be the recipient of the prestigious, Ambassador Bobby Jones Legends Awards at The Grand Ole Opry house, Nashville, TN during the 2012 Stellar Awards taping.
On March 20, 2012, Dorothy Norwood returns with her latest and possibly best recording of her illustrious “God’s Been Just That Good.” Ms. Norwood’s signature voice is backed by the young, bright, fresh sounding voices of Isaiah Thomas & EOP (Appears Courtesy of Good Fellas Music Group) and the result is truly a heavenly mix.
The debut single, “Just That Good”, Ms. Norwood pays tribute to her best friend and mentor, The Queen of Gospel”, The Late Albertina Walker. Upon listening you will be drawn into worship and your hands will go up in praise.
Dorothy Norwood Officially began her gospel career in 1956, singing with Mahalia Jackson, Reverend James Cleveland, and with one of the greatest female groups of all times, The Caravans. In 1960, she launched her solo career with Savoy Records, recording her first album, Johnny and Jesus in 1964. This release quickly followed by Denied Mother in 1965, earning Norwood the title, “The Greatest Storyteller”. Both projects certified gold. All total, five all reached gold status. 1971, she recorded Live with the GMWA Mass Choir Northern California; Live reached #1 on the Billboard Charts. To her credit also had three top ten gospel albums and been in the top forty fourteen times.