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Erica And Tina Campbell Of Mary Mary

1. Mary Mary Started As Background Singers

Mary Mary Started As Background Singers

They have sung for Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams and BeBe And CeCe Winans

2. In 2000 they were the First!

They were the first gospel act to record for the industry giant Columbia Records since Tramaine Hawkins in the mid-1990s. Their first single, “Shackles (Praise You)” became a crossover hit, being popular with gospel, R&B, and pop audiences. I

3. American Music Awards 2001

The duo signed to Columbia Records/C2 Records and decided to perform under the name Mary Mary, honoring Mary, the mother of Jesus and Mary Magdalene.

4. Mary Mary’s Names Are NOT Mary!

Mary Mary's Names Are NOT Mary!

Erica Atkins-Campbell and Trecina “Tina” Atkins-Campbell are their names

5. Thankful (2000), was certified Platinum

Thankful (2000), was certified Platinum

6. They are close in age.

They are close in age.

The two sisters grew up closer to one another than to any of their seven siblings.

7. Mary Mary’s Stylist is Sister Goo Goo

Mary Mary's Stylist is Sister Goo Goo

8. All eight Atkins children have been on Bobby Jones Gospel

All eight Atkins children have been on Bobby Jones Gospel

9. The sisters have done traveling plays.

The sisters have done traveling plays.

The sisters toured with the 1995 Michael Matthews traveling gospel show Mama I’m Sorry and Sneaky

10. Mary Mary have 7 Albums To Their Credits

Mary Mary have 7 Albums To Their Credits

American Music Awards wins, which is sales based, prove the American audience loves them!
2005: Favorite Inspirational/Christan Contemporary Artist
2009: Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist

11. They each love fashion.

They each love fashion.

BET has recognized them 3 times over the years.
2009: Best Gospel Artist
2011: Best Gospel Artist
2013: Best Gospel Artist

12. They still share a a last name

They still share a a last name

Both sisters are married to men that happen to have the same last name — Campbell

13. 2005 Heaven And Yesterday Become Chart hits

They debuted on both Billboard Charts and R&B charts!

14. Their reality show is a big success!

Their reality show is a big success!

March 2012, they premiered their own television series, Mary Mary, on WE tv. A second season premiered in December 2012 and concluded in February 2013. the third season premieres on February 27.

15. Erica and Tina have an autobiography

Erica and Tina have an autobiography

In November 2003, the sisters released their biography Transparent

16. They hosted the 2013 Stellar Awards

They hosted the 2013 Stellar Awards

Kirk Franklin was their co-host.

17. Mary Mary Go Reality

Mary Mary Go Reality

The reality became executive producers of their hot We Tv show in 20012

18. Mary Mary works hard.

Mary Mary works hard.

They scored a double Grammy nomination under the categories of Best Gospel/Contemporary Music Performance and Best Gospel Song, for “Go Get It”

19. They continue to tour.

They continue to tour.

They tour the country with joy!

20. Mary Mary at 2014 Gospel Superbowl

21. They have a number of awards

Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album, for Thankful.

22. 2008-bet-awards

They won Lady Of Soul Awards in 2001 for Best Gospel Album – Thankful and Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Duo or Group
2009: Soul Train Award For Best Gospel Performance – “God In Me”

23. The music industry embraces their takent

2011 they won ASCAP Golden Note Award

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