Negro Spirituals was developed in 1865. Negro Spirituals were very popular while slavery was going on. Even when slavery stopped Negro Spirituals still continued. Two profound artist during this time was Marian Anderson and Mahalia Jackson. Marian Anderson was known for her ‘deep’ voice in the spirituals and she was the first women to sing at the White House. Mahalia Jackson started to get recognized when Negro Spirituals started to turn into Gospel.