His career took off at age 20. In 1993, his Gospel group, "Kirk Franklin & The Family," released their debut album which spent almost two years on both the Gospel and Rhythm & Blues charts, going platinum. It remained at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart for 42 weeks. It was the first Gospel music album ever to sell over a million units. His song "Joy" was recorded by Whitney Houston and featured in the movie "The Preacher's Wife."
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