CeCe Winans I Promise (Wedding Song) & Other Hits

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CeCe Winans began her music career on the Christian telecast The PTL Club. She commonly performed as a duo with her older brother BeBe. Their first album was Lord Lift Us Up followed by BeBe & CeCe Winans.

In 1995, CeCe began her solo career with the release of the album Alone in His Presence.

In 2005, CeCe released her album Purified on her own label Puresprings Gospel. The 9th song on the album is “I Promise (Wedding Song)”. The song was written by CeCe Winans and Keith Thomas. Keith Thomas also produced the song.

While the song did not receive critical acclaim by being on the R&B, Christian, or Gospel song charts, it has been played at many weddings over the years.

You can listen to the song:

We would categorize the song as a Christian song  (see our list of other Christian Wedding Songs).

Favorite Lyrics:

Now we begin our life today
And though we’ve only just begun
The quest until we’re old and gray
Is the vow to live as one

You can purchase the song on Amazon:


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CeCe Winans Solo Albums

  • Alone in His Presence (1995)
  • Everlasting Love (1998)
  • His Gift (1998)
  • Alabaster Box (1999)
  • CeCe Winans (2001)
  • Throne Room (2003)
  • Purified (2005)
  • Thy Kingdom Come (2008)
  • Songs of Emotional Healing (2010)
  • Let Them Fall in Love (2017)
  • Something’s Happening (2018)
  • Believe for It (2021)

CeCe Winans Highest Charting Songs

  • #1 “Pray”, 2005 (Billboard Gospel)
  • #1 “Believe For It”, 2021 (Billboard Gospel)
  • #2 “Never Lost”, 2020 (Billboard Gospel)
  • #4 “Never Have To Be Alone”, 2016 (Billboard Gospel)
  • #8 “Count On Me” by CeCe Winans and Whitney Houston, 1996 (Billboard Hot 100)
  • #11 “He’s Concerned” 2005 (Billboard Gospel)
  • #12 “Waging War”, 2008 (Billboard Gospel)
  • #20 “Goodness Of God”, 2022 (Billboard Christian)
  • #22 “Hey Devil!” by CeCe Winans Featuring The Clark Sisters, 2016 (Billboard Gospel)
  • #27 “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” by Carrie Underwood Featuring CeCe Winans, 2021 (Billboard Christian)
  • #30 “More”, 2010 (Billboard Christian)
  • #42 “I’ve Got Joy”, 2022 (Billboard Christian)

BeBe & CeCe Winans Highest Charting Songs

  • #1 “Lost Without You”, 1989
  • #1 “Addictive Love”, 1991
  • #1 “I’ll Take You There” (feat. Mavis Staples), 1991
  • #1 “Close To You”, 2009
  • #2 “I.O.U. Me”, 1987
  • #2 “Depend on You”, 1992
  • #3 “Heaven”, 1989
  • #4 “Celebrate New Life” (feat. Whitney Houston), 1989
  • #5 “Grace”, 2009

Do you have a favorite CeCe Winans song to play at weddings? Please share it below and why it is special to you.

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