1994 —
First artist to sign with Gotee Records, group member Danielle is only 12 years old. Toured with dc talk; Debut, "Lovin’ the Day," released.

1995 — Featured performers at the Gotee Block Party during Gospel Music Week.

1996 — Received first of 14 Dove Award Nominations for “Urban Recorded Song of the Year”: “Good Thing” (from "Lovin’ the Day"). "More Than You Know" released. Appeared on “Moesha” (The Mother’s Day Special). First performance at Billy Graham Crusade.

1997 — "More Than You Know" and "Lovely Day" videos in regular rotation on BET.

1998 — "No Turning Back" Released. Lisa Kimmey records duet for Sonicflood’s smash hit “I Could Sing of Your Love Forever.” “Greater Love” featured in motion picture "Dr. Doolittle" starring Eddie Murphy.

1999 — Travels to Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia on a 10-day tour to perform for U.S. troops. Featured artist/co-host of BET’s “Teen Summit.” “River” spends 3 weeks at No. 1 on CCM’s CHR airplay chart. “Window” also hits No. 1 on CCM’s CHR airplay chart.

2000 — Hosted BET’s “Lift Every Voice.” Featured artist/co-host of BET’s “Teen Summit” for the second time.

2001 — Brazil tour: performing in six cities in 10 days and singing to more than 750,000 people.

2002 — "This is Your Life" released. “Different Now” reaches No.1 on R&R’s CHR airplay chart.

2003 — Nominated for Stellar Award. Won Dove Awards for “Urban Album of the Year” ("This is Your Life") and “Urban Recorded Song of the Year” (“Meditate”). Career album sales reach 1.5 million units (world wide). Group member Andrea becomes a mother.

2004 — "Love Peace and Happiness" releases. Scheduled to host BET’s “Lift Every Voice” in February.

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