Sing2Praise recording group Larry Callahan & Selected of God joins GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artists The Clark Sisters, and the American Sign Language Interpreters for the Deaf Professional Arts Network’s (D-PAN) for the “You Brought The Sunshine — American Sign Language (ASL)”video premiere and VIP fundraiser. The event will be held on Sunday, November 24 at the Baldwin Theatre/Stagecrafters, 415 South Lafayette Avenue, Royal Oak, MI 48067, located in downtown Royal Oak at Fifth and Lafayette Street. The VIP receptionbegins at 5:00 p.m., doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the program starts at 6:30 p.m.
The fundraising event is inspired from the #1 international mega hit song “You Brought the Sunshine” by The Clark Sisters. The remake video of “Sunshine” with Larry Callahan & Selected of God and the Deaf Dynamic Praise Choir of San Francisco is a groundbreaking video—marking the first time the gospel music industry and the deaf and the hearing impaired communities have joined forces on a powerful and inspired music project. The video will be unveiled at the event and on the Word Network at 8:00 p.m. ET. The video premiere alongside a 30-minute television special.
The “Sunshine” video will also be included on D-PAN’s forthcoming DVD release It’s Everybody’s Music, Volume 2, which will be released this fall to the deaf and hearing audiences worldwide. Proceeds from the event will benefit D-PAN and The Way Academy’s Detroit Campus.
Larry Callahan & Selected of God is best known as the Chrysler Choir in the Emmy Award-winning Super Bowl XLV’s “Born of Fire—Imported from Detroit 200 Chrysler” commercial with Eminem. The three-time Verizon’s How Sweet The Sound Choir competition winners’ current album, The Evolution II, peaked at #4 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart and has remained in the Top 25 since its November 2012 release. This week, the album moves to #16 and their current single, “Be Still and Know” is #27 on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs chart. Callahan is the founder of the acclaimed 20-member choir, who’ve been together more than 12 years.