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Ben Tankard net worth: Ben Tankard is an American former professional basketball player and gospel musician who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. Ben Tankard was born in Daytona Beach, Florida, and began playing professional basketball in Canada his sophomore year of college. He was injured while at NBA camp, and shifted his focus to producing, writing, and performing gospel music. The decision to focus on a music career proved to be a very good one. Since bursting onto the scene in the early 90s, he has racked up a large number of major music awards and nominations, and a steady string of best-selling solo albums, and tracks and albums for other artists. He has won twelve Stellar Awards, and has also received three Grammy nominations, and eight Dove Award nominations. He is the best-selling gospel jazz instrumentalist in the world, and has produced and written tracks for numerous other artists, including Yolanda Adams, Take 6, Kelly Price, and Gerald Albright, among many others.
Ben Tankard (born January 24, 1964) is a former professional basketball player and an American gospel, jazz keyboardist producer, songwriter and motivational speaker. Ben dropped out of college after one year to play minor league pro basketball in Canada. He was invited to an NBA camp but was injured and cut. Ben rebounded from his basketball injury to become the world's bestselling and most popular musician in gospel jazz music.
Often referred to as the "Godfather of Gospel Jazz", Ben Tankard discovered Yolanda Adams, signed her to his independent record label, Tribute Records (Ben-Jamin' Universal Music) and produced several of her earlier works. Tankard has also recorded a series of well received instrumental solo albums and soundtracks, with music styles ranging from pop to R&B to smooth jazz. Tankard was the first artist to dedicate complete instrumental albums to a mixture of gospel and jazz, thus the term "gospeljazz".
Since he came on the scene in 1990 Ben's musical accomplishments have earned him a total of three Grammy nominations, eight Dove Award nominations, and twelve Stellar Awards including 2010's "Best Instrumental Album" for his Mercy, Mercy, Mercy CD. This was his career highest charting release and featured an instrumental remake of the Chris Tomlin Christian hit song, "How Great Is Our God". Though many of Tankard's releases have received heavy rotation on gospel and smooth jazz stations, The Weather Channel, XM Satellite Radio and cable TV's Music Choice, Mercy, Mercy, Mercy was the first CD in the history of Billboard Magazine to chart on the gospel, contemporary jazz, and jazz chart all at the same time.
With his ability to assemble stellar talent for his recordings, Tankard has been also been called the "Quincy Jones of Gospel", and is the bestselling gospeljazz instrumentalist in the world with 15 solo albums to his credit. In additional to his extensive work with Yolanda Adams, Tankard has produced and collaborated with several ot

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Bravo Goes to Church with ‘Thicker Than Water’

Set to premiere in November, Thicker Than Water follows the family of basketball player-Nashville-minister, Ben Tankard. The father of five touts ... In a statement to EBONY, the network describes Thicker Than Water as follows: Self-dubbed the “Black ...
Posted: September 18, 2013, 4:29 am

Unorthodox Tankards are back for Bravo’s ‘Thicker Than Water’

Bravo’s “Thicker Than Water” returns Sunday for its second season documenting the lives of gospel great Ben Tankard and his blended family. While you may know Tankard as the “Godfather of Gospel Jazz” and the loving patriarch of his family — or ...
Posted: January 2, 2015, 3:01 am

Southern Christian Family 'God Called to Be Rich' Flaunts Wealth in New Bravo Reality Series 'Thicker Than Water'

A new reality series billed "Thicker Than Water" featuring the Christian family of Nashville-based gospel jazz artist Ben Tankard, his wife, Jewel, and the wealth "God called" them into, is scheduled to make its debut in November and it's primed to cause a ...
Posted: September 20, 2013, 3:25 pm

OK! Exclusive Video: Brooklyn Tankard Admits Her Relationship With Ben Tankard Is Improving As She Kicks Off Her Music Career

Tankard revealed why she didn’t take her father Ben Tankard‘s critiques too personal when she shared her music career plans with him. And she also opened up about her sister Cyrene Tankard’s health issues during her first year of college and what ...
Posted: May 19, 2016, 12:46 pm

Meet the Tankards, Bravo's 'black Brady Bunch'

“A family that prays together, stays together” is the motto by which gospel-jazz artist and motivational speaker Ben Tankard lives by — and these words are put into practice on his reality TV show Thicker than Water. Tankard and his ...
Posted: December 20, 2013, 1:00 am
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