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City Of Atlanta Honors Gospel Legend Dottie Peoples With Phoenix Award

City Of Atlanta Honors Gospel Legend Dottie Peoples With Phoenix AwardGrammy ® Award-nominated, Dove, Stellar, GMWA, NAACP Image Award-Winning Singer DOTTIE PEOPLES was honored by the City of Atlanta on August 10 at WPZE 102.5 FM Praise In The Park 2013 where Dottie performed songs from her acclaimed new CD, I Got This – Live!

The Mayor’s Office presented Dottie with the Phoenix Award, which is the highest honor an individual or group can receive from the Mayor of Atlanta, recognizing outstanding achievements and service to the city, state, nation or world. On August 19, The City Council is recognizing Dottie by presenting her with a proclamation in honor of this anniversary.

“I am thrilled to be honored by the Mayor’s Office and City Council of Atlanta, and I continue thanking the Lord for His many blessings,” said Dottie. “Praise In The Park is always an incredible event to be a part of, and I want to thank Radio One for their continued love and support of my music.”

During WPZE 102.5 FM Praise In The Park 2013, Dottie sang four songs including her hit “I Got This” and her classic “On Time God.” The day included an autograph session after her performance and several interviews including one with Radio One’s nationally syndicated personality KD Bowe.

Recent Phoenix Award winners include individuals such as Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunnus, five-time world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, Tyler Perry, WSB-TV Channel 2 journalist Monica Pearson and Turner Broadcasting System Chairman and CEO Philip Kent.

City Of Atlanta Honors Gospel Legend Dottie Peoples With Phoenix Award

(Pictured: Mayor Kasiem Reed and Dottie Peoples)

City Of Atlanta Honors Gospel Legend Dottie Peoples With Phoenix Award

(Pictured: Mitch Henry, Dottie Peoples, and James Fortune)

For more upcoming Dottie tour dates, the latest news, photos, stream of songs from the I Got This – Live! and more, check out her website, www.dottiepeoples.com, ‘like’ Peoples on Facebook at facebook.com/officialdottiepeoples and follow her on twitter.com/dpmuzikgroup.


Dottie Peoples is a three-time Grammy®-Award nominee and the winner of numerous Stellar, Dove, Soul Train, NAACP, and GMWA awards. Known for her classic hits, “On Time God,” “Testify” and “Do It!,” she stays busy on the road with electrifying performances at churches and concert halls all over the country. Known as the gospel “Pattie Labelle” during her live concerts, her reputation for warmth and compassion precedes her, as she routinely embraces fans with the love and sincerity of a close friend. Born one of 10 children, and growing up in Ohio, Dottie’s mission remains intact; her ministry is people. Dottie has been featured in hit stage plays “God Don’t Like Ugly” and “A Fool For Love,” and in feature films, “Dirty Laundry” and “Kudzu Christmas.” She has been the National Spokesperson for The American Heart Association/The Ambassador for The Power To End Strokes, and a National Spokesperson for Speaking of Women’s Health.


DP Muzik Group was founded by award winning Gospel recording artist and CEO Dottie Peoples in 2008. DP Muzik Group is based in Atlanta, GA and is a full service company that focuses on recordings, music publishing, ministry and philanthropic endeavors. Its mission is to inspire, reach, and empower audiences around the world with quality faith-based entertainment.

For more information on DP Muzik Group, visit www.dottiepeoples.com/dpmuzikgroup.

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