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Archive for May 16th, 2007

SGN Fan Awards Finalists Revealed

May 16, 2007 By: Aaron Category: SG Artists, SG Industry News

From the Singing News website:

The results are in! The Top Five finalists in the 2007 Singing News Top 5 Fan Award Nominees have been announced. Winners will be revealed Thursday, September 13 in Louisville, Ky., during the National Quartet Convention.

Female

Peg McKamey Bean- The McKameys

Sheri Easter- Jeff & Sheri Easter

Kim Hoppers- The Hoppers

Libbi Stuffle– The Perrys

Susan Whisnant– The Whisnants

Male

Scott Fowler- Legacy Five

Ernie Haase– Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

Ivan Parker- Soloist

Arthur Rice- Kingdom Heirs

Gerald Wolfe- Greater Vision

Tenor
Brian Free- Brian Free & Assurance

Ernie Haase– Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

Frank Seamans– Legacy Five

David Sutton- Triumphant Quartet

Jason Waldroup– Greater Vision

Lead
Matt Dibler– The Inspirations

Scott Fowler- Legacy Five

Clayton Inman– Triumphant Quartet

Arthur Rice- Kingdom Heirs

Gerald Wolfe- Greater Vision

Baritone

Doug Anderson- Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

Rodney Griffin- Greater Vision

Scott Howard- Legacy Five

Scott Inman– Triumphant Quartet

Mark Trammell– Mark Trammell Trio

Bass
Eric Bennett- Triumphant Quartet

Tim Duncan- Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

Glenn Dustin- Legacy Five

Mike Holcomb- The Inspirations

Tracy Stuffle– The Perrys

Alto

Sheri Easter- Jeff & Sheri Easter

Connie Hopper- The Hoppers

Libbi Stuffle– The Perrys

Debra Talley- The Talley Trio

Susan Whisnant– The Whisnants

Soprano
Connie Fortner– The McKameys

Karen Peck Gooch– Karen Peck & New River

TaRanda Greene- The Greenes

Kim Hopper- The Hoppers

Lauren Talley- The Talley Trio

Young Artist

Eli Fortner– The McKameys

Ricky Free- Brian Free & Assurance

Joseph Habedank– The Perrys

Scott Inman– Triumphant Quartet

Dustin Sweatman– Mark Trammell Trio

Horizon Individual
Grant Barker- The Kingsmen

Jeremy Lile– Brian Free & Assurance

Josh Singletary– Tribute Quartet

Dustin Sweatman– Mark Trammell Trio

Nick Trammell– The Perrys

Horizon Group

The Ball Brothers

The Browns

Crystal River

Paid In Full

Young Harmony

Musician

Roger Bennett- Legacy Five

Kim Collingsworth– The Collingsworth Family

Matthew Holt- The Perrys

Jeff Stice– Triumphant Quartet

Roy Webb- Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

Songwriter
Mark Bishop

Jim Brady

Gerald Crabb

Rodney Griffin

Dianne Wilkinson

Album

Get Away Jordan- Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

I Know- The Inspirations

Live In Music City- Legacy Five

Revival- Gold City

Triumphant- Triumphant Quartet

Group of the Year

The Booth Brothers

Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

The Inspirations

Legacy Five

Triumphant Quartet

Song

Give It Away- Gaither Vocal Band

He Will Hide Me- The Perrys

Heaven’s Hero- Greater Vision

Hey Jonah- Triumphant Quartet

I Have Not Forgotten- The Inspirations

I Will Trust You Lord- The McKameys

If It Takes A Valley- Brian Free & Assurance

My Anchor of Hope- Kingdom Heirs

Once Upon A Cross- Mark Trammell Trio

Strike Up The Band- Legacy Five

D’oh! Another (Possibly) Disbanded Group!

May 16, 2007 By: Aaron Category: Jody Brown Indian Family, SG Artists, SG Industry News

According to the guys over at SoGospelNews.com’s Forums, the Jody Brown Indian Family is disbanded. Well, actually they’re “taking time off the road”, and will decide at a later time whether to continue or not. I’m hoping they’ll continue; they’re a relatively young group that has already had good radio play and could make a pretty good mark in the realm of SGM Family groups…