Kim Burrell could be considered one of the hardest working vocalists in her industry with more than 180 performances in one year. For Ms. Burrell, this New Year will represent many new platforms for her career not only as an incomparable vocalist, but as an entertainer whose brand value is swiftly moving to the center of pop culture.

Kimberly Burrell Wiley is an American gospel singer from Houston, Texas. She calls her musical style jazz gospel. Though she is comparatively new to the gospel music industry.

On February 1st, BET Networks will air it’s 2010 BET Honors program. Among several honorees such as Queen Latifah and Sean P. Diddy Combs, Whitney Houston received a special tribute performance by Kim Burrell. Her introduction, made by Superstar Neo, stated that Whitney considers Burrell’s voice to be the greatest on the planet. While her vocal performance was insatiable, her uncanny personality and her new look arrested the entire audience.

Kim Burrell took the stage in a couture gown by Carolina Herrera and diamonds by Gucci. Whitney Houston stood at the front of the stage during Kim’s entire performance, and the crowd’s awe and praises for Kim’s voice and her new look cemented the night as a rebirth for Ms. Burrell.