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Winners of the 2010 Singing News Fan Awards

September 30, 2010 By: Aaron Category: SG Artists, SG Industry News, SG Music, Singing News Fan Awards

  • Favorite Musician- Jeff Stice- Triumphant Quartet
  • Horizon Individual- Morgan Easter- Jeff and Sheri Easter
  • Tenor- Michael Booth- The Booth Brothers
  • Soprano- Kim Hopper- The Hoppers- Kim’s daughter Karlye accepted the award and dedicated it to Tony Greene, making for one of the night’s more emotional moments.
  • Young Artist- Brooklyn Collingsworth
  • Baritone- Jim Brady- Booth Brothers
  • Horizon Group- Soul’d Out Quartet
  • Favorite Male Artist- Ivan Parker
  • Favorite Bass Singer- Eric Bennett- Triumphant Quartet
  • Favorite Lead Singer- Ronnie Booth
  • Favorite Alto- Libbi Stuffle
  • Favorite Mixed Group- The Hoppers
  • Favorite Female Singer- Kim Hopper
  • Favorite Male Quartet- Triumphant Quartet
  • Marvin Norcross/Templeton Award- Primitive Quartet
  • Favorite Soloist-Ivan Parker
  • Favorite Trio- The Booth Brothers- also dedicated to The Greenes.
  • Songwriter Of The Year- Rodney Griffin
  • Favorite Album- Jubilee- Legacy Five, Greater Vision,The Booth Brothers
  • Favorite Song- If You Knew Him- The Perrys
  • Favorite Artist- The Booth Brothers

There’s really nothing to complain about in this year’s awards; everyone who won something deserved the win, IMHO. Here’s hoping that we see the Awards back at NQC next year, though.

My Final Picks for the 2010 Singing News Fan Awards

June 19, 2010 By: Aaron Category: SG Artists, SG Music, Singing News Fan Awards

1. Favorite Artist of the Year
Booth Brothers
Greater Vision
Kingdom Heirs
Perrys
Triumphant Quartet

2. Favorite Traditional Quartet
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Inspirations
Kingdom Heirs
Legacy Five
Triumphant Quartet

3. Favorite Mixed Group
Collingsworth Family
Hoppers
Isaacs
McKameys
Perrys

4. Favorite Trio
Booth Brothers
Greater Vision
Greenes
Jeff & Sheri Easter
Karen Peck & New River

5. Favorite Soloist
Bishop, Mark
Crabb, Jason
Parker, Ivan
Penrod, Guy
Ritchie, Charlotte

6. Favorite Male Singer
Booth, Michael (Booth Brothers)
Booth, Ronnie (Booth Brothers)
Habedank, Joseph (Perrys)
Parker, Ivan (Soloist)
Rice, Arthur (Kingdom Heirs)

7. Favorite Female Singer
Easter, Sheri (Jeff & Sheri Easter)
Gooch, Karen Peck (Karen Peck & New River)
Greene, TaRanda (Greenes)
Hopper, Kim (Hoppers)
Stuffle, Libbi (Perrys)

8. Horizon Individual
Barker, Pat (Dixie Echoes)**
Easter, Morgan (Jeff & Sheri Easter)
Elliot, Bryan (Perrys)
Gaches, Gus (Legacy Five)
Ragan, David (Inspirations)

9. Horizon Group
Akins
Austins Bridge
Ball Brothers
Crystal River
Soul’d Out Quartet

10. Favorite Young Artist
Collingsworth, Brooklyn (Collingsworth Family)
Easter, Morgan (Jeff & Sheri Easter)
Elliot, Bryan (Perrys)
Stringfield, Andy (Kingdom Heirs)
Thompson, Amber (Nelons)

11. Favorite Tenor
Booth, Michael (Booth Brothers)
Free, Brian (Brian Free & Assurance)
Haase, Ernie (Ernie Haase & Signature Sound)
Phelps, David (Gaither Vocal Band)
Sutton, David (Triumphant Quartet)

12. Favorite Lead
Booth, Ronnie (Booth Brothers)
Fowler, Scott (Legacy Five)
Habedank, Joseph (Perrys)
Inman, Clayton (Triumphant Quartet)
Rice, Arthur (Kingdom Heirs)

13. Favorite Baritone
Anderson, Doug (Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Brady, Jim (Booth Brothers)
Campbell, Melton (Inspirations)
Griffin, Rodney (Greater Vision)
Inman, Scott (Triumphant Qt)

14. Favorite Bass
Bennett, Eric (Triumphant Qt)
Duncan, Tim (Ernie Haase & Signature Sound)
Dustin, Glenn (Legacy Five)
Holcomb, Mike (Inspirations)
Riley, Tim (Gold City)

15. Favorite Soprano
Gooch, Karen Peck (Karen Peck & New River)
Greene, TaRanda (Greenes)
Hopper, Kim (Hoppers)
Isaacs, Sonya (Isaacs)
Ritchie, Charlotte (Soloist)

16. Favorite Alto
Bean, Peg McKamey (McKameys)
Easter, Sheri (Jeff & Sheri Easter)
Hopper, Connie (Hoppers)
Stuffle, Libbi (Perrys)
Talley, Debra (Talley Trio)

17. Favorite Musician
Collingsworth, Kim (Collingsworth Family)
Fortner, Roger (McKameys)
Mote, Gordon
Parton, Tim (Legacy Five)
Stice, Jeff (Triumphant Qt)

18. Favorite Songwriter
Brady, Jim
Crabb, Gerald
Griffin, Rodney
Habedank, Joseph
Hinson, Ronny

19. Favorite Album
20 Years-Live In Texas (Greater Vision)
Almost Morning (Perrys)
Everyday (Triumphant Quartet)
Jubilee (BB, GV, L5)
The Son Came Down (Inspirations)

20. Favorite Song
He Locked The Gates (Kingdom Heirs)
I’ll Pray For You (Whisnants)
If You Knew Him (Perrys)
It Pays To Pray (Greater Vision)
Peace In The Shelter (Booth Brothers)
The Son Came Down (Inspirations)
When The Trumpet Sounds (Triumphant Qt)
When They Found Nothing (Legacy Five)
Why Can’t All God’s Children Get Along (Karen Peck & New River)
You Must Have Met Him (Brian Free & Assurance)

My Picks for the 2010 Singing News Fan Awards

May 11, 2010 By: Aaron Category: SG Artists, SG Industry News, SG Music, Singing News Fan Awards

Today, the Singing News announced the Top Five running in each category for the Fan Awards this year. Here are my picks:

Favorite Artist
Booth Brothers
Greater Vision
Kingdom Heirs
Perrys
Triumphant Quartet
Traditional Quartet
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Inspirations
Kingdom Heirs
Legacy Five
Triumphant Quartet
Mixed Group
Collingsworth Family
Hoppers
Isaacs
McKameys
Perrys
Trio
Booth Brothers
Greater Vision
Greenes
Jeff & Sheri Easter
Karen Peck & New River
Soloist
Bishop, Mark
Crabb, Jason
Parker, Ivan
Penrod, Guy
Ritchie, Charlotte
Favorite Male Singer
Booth, Michael Booth Brothers
Booth, Ronnie Booth Brothers
Habedank, Joseph Perrys
Parker, Ivan Soloist
Rice, Arthur Kingdom Heirs
Favorite Female Singer
Easter, Sheri Jeff & Sheri Easter
Gooch, Karen Peck Karen Peck & New River
Greene, TaRanda Greenes
Hopper, Kim Hoppers
Stuffle, Libbi Perrys
Horizon Individual
Barker, Pat** Dixie Echoes
Easter, Morgan Jeff & Sheri Easter
Elliott, Bryan Perrys
Gaches, Gus Legacy Five
Ragan, David Inspirations
Horizon Group
Akins
Austins Bridge
Ball Brothers
Crystal River
Soul’d Out Quartet
Young Artist
Collingsworth, Brooklyn Collingsworth Family
Easter, Morgan Jeff & Sheri Easter
Elliott, Bryan Perrys
Stringfield, Andy Kingdom Heirs
Thompson, Amber Nelons
Tenor
Booth, Michael Booth Brothers
Free, Brian Brian Free & Assurance
Haase, Ernie Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Phelps, David Gaither Vocal Band
Sutton, David Triumphant Quartet
Lead
Booth, Ronnie Booth Brothers
Fowler, Scott Legacy Five
Habedank, Joseph Perrys
Inman, Clayton Triumphant Quartet
Rice, Arthur Kingdom Heirs
Baritone
Anderson, Doug Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Brady, Jim Booth Brothers
Campbell, Melton Inspirations
Griffin, Rodney Greater Vision
Inman, Scott Triumphant Quartet
Bass
Bennett, Eric Triumphant Quartet
Duncan, Tim Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Dustin, Glenn Legacy Five
Holcomb, Mike Inspirations
Riley, Tim Gold City
Soprano
Gooch, Karen Peck Karen Peck & New River
Greene, TaRanda Greenes
Hopper, Kim Hoppers
Isaacs, Sonya Isaacs
Ritchie, Charlotte Soloist
Alto
Bean, Peg McKamey McKameys
Easter, Sheri Jeff & Sheri Easter
Hopper, Connie Hoppers
Stuffle, Libbi Perrys
Talley, Debra Talley Trio
Musician
Collingsworth, Kim Collingsworth Family
Fortner, Roger McKameys
Mote, Gordon Soloist
Parton, Tim Legacy Five
Stice, Jeff Triumphant Quartet
Songwriter
Brady, Jim
Crabb, Gerald
Griffin, Rodney
Habedank, Joseph
Hinson, Ronny
Album
20 Years-Live In Texas Greater Vision
Almost Morning Perrys
Everyday Triumphant Quartet
Jubilee Booth Brothers, Greater Vision, Legacy Five
The Son Came Down Inspirations
2010 Singing News Top 10 Song Nominations
Song Artist Album
He Locked The Gates Kingdom Heirs When You Look At Me
I’ll Pray For You Whisnants Live Worth Living
If You Knew Him Perrys Almost Morning
It Pays To Pray Greater Vision Not Alone
Peace In The Shelter Booth Brothers Room For More
The Son Came Down Inspirations The Son Came Down
When The Trumpet Sounds Triumphant Quartet Everyday
When They Found Nothing Legacy Five Just Stand
Why Can’t All God’s Children Get Along Karen Peck & New River No Worries
You Must Have Met Him Brian Free & Assurance Worth It

My Picks For The Singing News Fan Awards

May 19, 2009 By: Aaron Category: SG Artists, SG Industry News, SG Music, Singing News Fan Awards

It’s that time of year again; the Final Five for the Singing News Fan Award categories have been announced. Here’s my picks for the winners, with occasional commentary:

Favorite Artist of the Year – Booth Brothers

Male Quartet – Triumphant Qt

Mixed Group – Perrys

Trio – Mark Trammell Trio: They put out one of the finest projects of the year. It’s high time this trio got this award!

Soloist – Parker, Ivan

Male Singer – Fowler, Scott – Legacy Five

Female Singer – Greene, TaRanda – Greenes

Horizon Individual – Kitson, Jacob – Greater Vision

Horizon Group – Soul’d Out Qt

Young Artist – Habedank, Joseph – Perrys

Tenor – Booth, Michael – Booth Brothers

Lead – Wolfe, Gerald – Greater Vision

Baritone – Trammell, Mark – Mark Trammell Trio

Bass – Bennett, Eric – Triumphant Qt

Soprano – Greene, TaRanda – Greenes

Alto – Stuffle, Libbi – Perrys

Musician – Mote, Gordon

Songwriter – Brady, Jim

Album – When God Ran – Kingsmen: This album can be considered a comeback album for the Kingsmen. They’re sounding better than they have in years, and they deserve an award for this outstanding project.

Song – Hello After Goodbye – Legacy Five

Top Tens For The SN Fan Awards Announced

March 18, 2009 By: Aaron Category: SG Artists, SG Industry News, SG Music, Singing News Fan Awards

The Singing News announced who the top ten artists are in each voting category today. It’s always fun to look at the list and guess at who will win each award at the next NQC. My predictions for the winner are as follows:

Favorite Artist of the Year
Booth Brothers – They swept the Fan Awards last year, they continue to be successful, and there’s no reason why not!
Brian Free & Assurance
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Gooch, Karen Peck
Inspirations
Legacy Five
Parker, Ivan
Perrys
Triumphant Qt
Wolfe, Gerald

Male Quartet
Brian Free & Assurance
Dove Brothers
Down East Boys
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Gold City
Inspirations
Kingdom Heirs
Kingsmen – This group released one of the best albums of the year and have done a great job of revamping their sound without doing so too drastically. These guys have it coming.
Legacy Five
Triumphant Qt

Mixed Group
Beene Family
Browns
Chuck Wagon Gang
Collingsworth Family
Diplomats
Hoppers
Isaacs
Lesters
McKameys
Perrys

Trio
Booth Brothers
Greater Vision – After bidding goodbye to their tenor of 13 years, Jason Waldroup, they picked right up and got a fantastic young tenor, Jacob Kitson. They haven’t missed a beat and continue to be one of the classiest trios in the business.
Greenes
HisSong
Jeff & Sheri Easter
Karen Peck & New River
Mark Trammell Trio
Pfeifers
Talley Trio
Whisnants

Soloist
Bishop, Mark – His Fields Of Love project was very well done and was a very interesting concept.
Combs, Michael
Crabb, Jason
Ford, Larry
King, Sharron Kay
Mitchel Jon
Parker, Ivan
Parsons, Squire
Paschal, Janet
Ritchie, Charlotte

Male Singer
Bishop, Mark Soloist
Booth, Michael Booth Brothers
Booth, Ronnie Booth Brothers
Brady, Jim Booth Brothers
Campbell, Melton Inspirations
Fowler, Scott Legacy Five
Free, Brian Brian Free & Assurance
Parker, Ivan Soloist
Rice, Arthur Kingdom Heirs
Wolfe, Gerald Greater Vision

Female Singer
Bean, Peg McKamey McKameys
Easter, Sheri Jeff & Sheri Easter
Gooch, Karen Peck Karen Peck & New River
Greene, TaRanda Greenes
Hopper, Kim Hoppers
Paschal, Janet Soloist
Stuffle, Libbi Perrys
Talley, Debra Talley Trio
Talley, Lauren Talley Trio
Whisnant, Susan Whisnants

Horizon Individual
Alvey, Brian Tribute Qt
Barker, Pat Dixie Echoes
Crist, Breana Crist Family
Crist, Jackie Crist Family
Easter, Morgan Jeff & Sheri Easter
Hitchcock, Toby Austins Bridge
Kitson, Jacob Greater Vision – This was honestly a hard pick for me. It makes sense for Kitson to get it this year because of his seamless transition into Greater Vision after Waldroup’s departure, but be looking for Bruce Taliaferro to take this award in 2010.
Mitchel Jon Soloist
Stringfield, Andy Kingdom Heirs
Taliaferro, Bruce Gold City

Horizon Group
Akins
Austins Bridge
Ball Brothers
Calvary’s Voice
Cross 4 Crowns
Crabb Revival
Crist Family
New Desire
Soul’d Out Qt – Another hard choice. Soul’d Out has had it coming a long time, and both they and Cross 4 Crowns put out outstanding projects this year. Look for the latter to get it next time around if they can stablize their lineup.
Voices Won

Young Artist
Brown, Michaela Browns
Collingsworth, Brooklyn Collingsworth Family
Easter, Morgan Jeff & Sheri Easter
Elliott, Bryan Perrys
Fortner, Eli McKameys
Habedank, Joseph Perrys
Kitson, Jacob Greater Vision
Rivers, Justin Austins Bridge
Smith, Zach Crabb Revival
Thompson, Amber Nelons

Tenor
Booth, Michael Booth Brothers
Free, Brian Brian Free & Assurance
Haase, Ernie Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Hodges, Billy Kingdom Heirs
Kitson, Jacob Greater Vision
Martin, Jerry Dove Brothers
Phillips, Eric Mark Trammell Trio
Seamans, Frank Legacy Five
Sutton, David Triumphant Qt
Watkins, Archie Inspirations – An award such as this would be a great parting gift to the long-time Inspirations tenor. A legend in his own right.

Lead
Booth, Ronnie Booth Brothers
Carden, Ricky Down East Boys
Dove, McCray Dove Brothers
Fowler, Scott Legacy Five
Habedank, Joseph Perrys
Inman, Clayton Triumphant Qt
Rice, Arthur Kingdom Heirs
Seaton, Ryan Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Shivers, Bill Brian Free & Assurance
Wolfe, Gerald Greater Vision

Baritone
Brady, Jim Booth Brothers
Campbell, Melton Inspirations
Dove, Eric Dove Brothers
French, Steve Kingdom Heirs
Griffin, Rodney Greater Vision
Howard, Scott Legacy Five
Hutson, Bryan Kingsmen
Inman, Scott Triumphant Qt
Selph, Derrick Brian Free & Assurance
Trammell, Mark Mark Trammell Trio

Bass
Bennett, Eric Triumphant Qt
Chapman, Jeff Kingdom Heirs
Duncan, Tim Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Dustin, Glenn Legacy Five
Hester, David Dove Brothers
Holcomb, Mike Inspirations
Lile, Jeremy Brian Free & Assurance
McCune, Aaron Gold City
Reese, Ray Dean Kingsmen
Stuffle, Tracy Perrys

Soprano
Collingsworth, Brooklyn Collingsworth Family
Crabb, Amanda Aaron & Amanda Crabb
Fortner, Connie McKameys
Gooch, Karen Peck Karen Peck & New River
Greene, TaRanda Greenes
Hopper, Kim Hoppers
Isaacs, Sonya Isaacs
Penhollow, Terah Crabb Crabb Revival
Starkel, Tami Crist Crist Family
Talley, Lauren Talley Trio

Alto
Bean, Peg McKamey McKameys
Brown, Michaela Browns
Clark, Kelly Nelon Nelons
Easter, Sheri Jeff & Sheri Easter
Hopper, Connie Hoppers
Jackson, Susan Peck Karen Peck & New River
Stuffle, Libbi Perrys
Talley, Debra Talley Trio
Whisnant, Susan Whisnants
Woodard, Carol McKameys

Musician
Collingsworth, Kim Collingsworth Family
Cook, Martin Inspirations
Elliott, Bryan Perrys
Fortner, Roger McKameys
Mote, Gordon
Murphy, Dennis Kingdom Heirs
Parton, Tim Legacy Five
Stice, Jeff Triumphant Qt
Varnado, Stewart Dixie Echoes
Webb, Roy

Songwriter
Bishop, Mark
Brady, Jim
Crabb, Gerald
Cross, Phil
Griffin, Rodney
Hinson, Ronny
Inman, Scott
Knight, Sandy
Rowland, Kyla
Wilkinson, Dianne

Album
Always Have A Song Mark Trammell Trio
Ephesians One Karen Peck & New River
Everyday Triumphant Qt
God’s Been Good Legacy Five
How Great It Is Inspirations
Life Goes On Talley Trio
Not Alone Greater Vision
Room For More Booth Brothers
Something More McKameys
When God Ran Kingsmen – As I stated before, this album gave the Mighty Kingsmen a whole ‘nother sound, and solidified their place as one of the top quartets in the business. If they hold on to this lineup, and bring back the band soon, they’ll keep chugging along for many years to come.

Song
Hello After Goodbye Legacy Five
I Know It Was The Blood Perrys
I Want To Know That You Know Greater Vision
I Want To Thank You Karen Peck & New River
Jesus Made A Believer Out Of Me Kingdom Heirs
Loving The Lamb Mark Trammell Trio
The Old White Flag Triumphant Qt
The Rose Inspirations
What Salvation’s Done For Me Booth Brothers
When God Ran Kingsmen

Singing News Fan Awards

September 15, 2008 By: Aaron Category: NQC, SG Artists, SG Industry News, SG Music, Singing News Fan Awards

Here’s the list of the winners for this year:

Favorite Soloist – Ivan Parker
Favorite Young Artist – Nick Trammell (Perrys)
Favorite Mixed Group – Hoppers
Favorite Male Singer – Gerald Wolfe (Greater Vision)
Favorite Musician – Jeff Stice (Triumphant Quartet)
Horizon Individual – Jeremy Lile (Brian Free & Assurance)
Horizon Group – Tribute Quartet
Favorite Female Singer – Kim Hopper (Hoppers)
Favorite Tenor – Michael Booth (Booth Brothers)
Favorite Soprano – Kim Hopper (Hoppers)
Favorite Alto – Sheri Easter (Jeff & Sheri Easter)
Favorite Lead – Ronnie Booth (Booth Brothers)
Favorite Bass – Mike Holcomb (Inspirations)
Favorite Baritone – Rodney Griffin (Greater Vision)
Marvin Norcross Award – Maurice Templeton
SGPA Promoter Award – Bill Bailey
Favorite Songwriter – Rodney Griffin (Greater Vision)
Favorite Trio – Booth Brothers
Favorite Album – Carry On – Booth Brothers
Favorite Traditional Male Quartet – Legacy Five
Favorite Song – Look For Me – Booth Brothers
Favorite Artist – Booth Brothers

My original picks were:

Favorite Soloist – Ivan Parker
Favorite Young Artist – Joseph Habedank (Perrys)
Favorite Mixed Group – Perrys
Favorite Male Singer – Gerald Wolfe (Greater Vision)
Favorite Musician – Tim Parton (Legacy Five)
Horizon Individual – Jeremy Lile (Brian Free & Assurance)
Horizon Group – Tribute Quartet
Favorite Female Singer – Kim Hopper (Hoppers)
Favorite Tenor – Jason Waldroup (Greater Vision)
Favorite Soprano – Kim Hopper (Hoppers)
Favorite Alto – Libbi Stuffle (Perrys)
Favorite Lead – Scott Fowler (Legacy Five)
Favorite Bass – Aaron McCune (Gold City)
Favorite Baritone – Mark Trammell (Mark Trammell Trio)
Favorite Songwriter – Ronnie Hinson
Favorite Trio – Mark Trammell Trio
Favorite Album – Look No Further – Perrys
Favorite Traditional Male Quartet – Triumphant Quartet
Favorite Song – What We Needed – Kingdom Heirs
Favorite Artist – Greater Vision

Singing News Fan Awards Picks

May 12, 2008 By: Aaron Category: SG Artists, SG Industry News, SG Music, Singing News Fan Awards

The Top 5 for each category in the SN Fan Awards were announced today. Since I’m assuming it gets narrowed down to one from here, these are my picks (in bold):

Favorite Artist of the Year

Booth Brothers
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Greater Vision It’d be a nice going-away present for Jason, and these guys deserve it anyway!
Inspirations
Triumphant Qt

Male Quartet
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Gaither Vocal Band
Inspirations
Legacy Five
Triumphant Quartet

Mixed Group
Collingsworth Family
Hoppers
Isaacs
McKameys
Perrys

Trio
Booth Brothers
Greater Vision
Jeff & Sheri Easter
Mark Trammell TrioThese guys have really come to the forefront of SG trios here in the past couple of years, and rightfully so. One of the most solid lineups for any group out there.
Talley Trio

Soloist
Bishop, Mark
Lowry, Mark
Parker, Ivan
Parsons, Squire
Paschal, Janet

Male
Booth, Michael Booth Brothers
Booth, Ronnie Booth Brothers
Parker, Ivan Soloist
Rice, Arthur Kingdom Heirs
Wolfe, Gerald Greater Vision

Female

Easter, Sheri Jeff & Sheri Easter
Gooch, Karen Peck Karen Peck & New River
Hopper, Kim Hoppers
Paschal, Janet Soloist
Stuffle, Libbi Perrys

Young Artist

Fortner, Eli McKameys
Habedank, Joseph Perrys
Simpson, Josh Gold City
Thompson, Amber Nelons
Trammell, Nick Perrys

Horizon Individual
Barker, Pat Dixie Echoes
King, Sharron Kay Soloist
LeFevre, Jordan LeFevre Qt
Lile, Jeremy Brian Free & Assurance
Paschal, Daryl Down East Boys

Horizon Group
Aaron & Amanda Crabb
Crabb Revival
Crist Family
Soul’d Out Qt
Tribute Qt

Tenor
Booth, Michael Booth Brothers
Free, Brian Brian Free & Assurance
Haase, Ernie Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Waldroup, Jason Greater VisionI’m foreseeing an emotional send-off to a tenor definitely worthy of this award one last time.
Watkins, Archie Inspirations

Lead
Booth, Ronnie Booth Brothers
Dibler, Matt Inspirations
Fowler, Scott Legacy Five
Wilburn, Jonathan Gold City
Wolfe, Gerald Greater Vision

Baritone
Anderson, Doug Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Brady, Jim Booth Brothers
Campbell, Melton Inspirations
Griffin, Rodney Greater Vision
Trammell, Mark Mark Trammell Trio

Bass
Bennett, Eric Triumphant Quartet
Duncan, Tim Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Dustin, Glenn Legacy Five
Holcomb, Mike Inspirations
McCune, Aaron Gold City

Soprano
Gooch, Karen Peck Karen Peck & New River
Greene, TaRanda Greenes
Hopper, Kim Hoppers
Ritchie, Charlotte Jeff & Sheri Easter
Talley, Lauren Talley Trio

Alto
Easter, Sheri Jeff & Sheri Easter
Hopper, Connie Hoppers
Stuffle, Libbi Perrys
Talley, Debra Talley Trio
Whisnant, Susan Whisnants

Musician
Collingsworth, Kim Collingsworth Family
Holt, Matthew Perrys
Parton, Tim Legacy FiveThis guy’s had alot of pressure on him in the past year as the successor to Roger Bennett’s piano bench. And he’s a darn good player, too!
Stice, Jeff Triumphant Qt
Varnado, Stewart Dixie Echoes

Songwriter

Bishop, Mark
Brady, Jim
Griffin, Rodney
Hinson, Ronny
Rowland, Kyla

Album
Carry On Booth Brothers
Everyday People Greater Vision
Know So Salvation Legacy Five
Look No Further Perrys
Things Are Different Now Inspirations

Song
Holy Shore Perrys
I Choose Ivan Parker
I’ve Been Changed Legacy Five
If You Only Knew Inspirations
It Means Just What It Says Greater Vision
Look For Me Booth Brothers
Prayin’ Man Brian Free & Assurance
The Great I Am Still Is Triumphant Qt
What We Needed Kingdom Heirs
You Are With Me McKameys

Singing News Fan Awards Top 5 Picks

April 08, 2008 By: Aaron Category: SG Industry News, SG Music, Singing News Fan Awards

My picks for the Top 5 this year, in no particular order (excluding Song Of The Year, which remains at 10 nominees):

Favorite Artist of the Year

Booth Brothers
Gold City
Greater Vision
Legacy Five
Triumphant Qt

Mixed Group

Collingsworth Family
Diplomats
Hoppers
Isaacs
Perrys

Male Quartet

Brian Free & Assurance
Dove Brothers
Gaither Vocal Band
Gold City
Kingdom Heirs

Trio

Booth Brothers
Greater Vision
Karen Peck & New River
Mark Trammell Trio

Soloist

Crabb, Jason
Ford, Larry
Lowry, Mark
Mote, Gordon
Parker, Ivan

Male Singer

Booth, Michael Booth Brothers
Fowler, Scott Legacy Five
Free, Brian Brian Free & Assurance
Rice, Arthur Kingdom Heirs
Wolfe, Gerald Greater Vision

Female Singer

Easter, Sheri Jeff & Sheri Easter
Gooch, Karen Peck Karen Peck & New River
Hopper, Kim Hoppers
Stuffle, Libbi Perrys
Talley, Lauren Talley Trio

Horizon Individual

Barker, Pat Dixie Echoes
Kitson, Jacob Tribute Qt
Lile, Jeremy Brian Free & Assurance
Rivers, Justin Austins Bridge
LeFevre, Jordan LeFevre Qt

Horizon Group

Austins Bridge
Crabb Revival
Old Paths
Soul’d Out Qt
Tribute Qt

Young Artist

Habedank, Joseph Perrys
Holt, Matthew Perrys
Simpson, Josh Gold City
Sweatman, Dustin Mark Trammell Trio
Trammell, Nick Perrys

Tenor

Free, Brian Brian Free & Assurance
Haase, Ernie Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Ladd, Steve Gold City
Martin, Jerry Dove Brothers
Waldroup, Jason Greater Vision

Lead

Fowler, Scott Legacy Five
Habedank, Joseph Perrys
Inman, Clayton Triumphant Quartet
Rice, Arthur Kingdom Heirs
Wolfe, Gerald Greater Vision

Baritone

French, Steve Kingdom Heirs
Griffin, Rodney Greater Vision
Howard, Scott Legacy Five
Inman, Scott Triumphant Quartet
Trammell, Mark Mark Trammell Trio

Bass

Bennett, Eric Triumphant Quartet
Chapman, Jeff Kingdom Heirs
Dustin, Glenn Legacy Five
McCune, Aaron Gold City
Reese, Ray Dean Kingsmen

Soprano

Gooch, Karen Peck Karen Peck & New River
Hopper, Kim Hoppers
Isaacs, Sonya Isaacs
Ritchie, Charlotte Jeff & Sheri Easter
Talley, Lauren Talley Trio

Alto

Easter, Sheri Jeff & Sheri Easter
Hopper, Connie Hoppers
Penhollow, Terah Crabb Crabb Revival
Stuffle, Libbi Perrys
Talley, Debra Talley Trio

Musician

Free, Ricky Brian Free & Assurance
Holt, Matthew Perrys
Parton, Tim Legacy Five
Stice, Jeff Triumphant Qt
Varnado, Stewart Dixie Echoes

Songwriter

Crabb, Gerald
Cross, Phil
Griffin, Rodney
Inman, Scott
Wilkinson, Dianne

Album

Never The Same Dove Brothers
Once Upon A Cross Mark Trammell Trio
Real Faith Brian Free & Assurance
True To The Call Kingdom Heirs
You Gotta Love It Triumphant Qt