Kirk Franklin is a multi-talented gospel music icon in addition to being a choir director, author, television personality and talent manager.
In late March, he released his newest album, "Hello Fear," in late March. It features the hit single "I Smile," and includes songs with Grand Rapids' Marvin Sapp, John P. Lee and Mali Music.
He is currently also a musical co-host of "The American Bible Challenge" on Game Show Network (GSN). Its third season premieres May 22, airing Thursdays at 9 p.m. EST and includes co-host Jeff Foxworthy.