Wednesday, March 3, 2010

The Nelons Honored with Christian Music Hall of Fame Visionary Awards Nomination

JACKSONVILLE, Fl. – Legendary Gospel music group The Nelons were recently honored with a nomination in the upcoming Christian Music Hall of Fame Visionary Awards. The trio received a nominated for Southern Gospel Group of the Year. Other artists nominated for the award include the Booth Brothers, Gaither Vocal Band, Brothers Forever, and Legacy Five.

Kelly Nelon Clark of The Nelons said, “We are absolutely thrilled to be included in this category. We have so much respect for all of the other nominees. We have to say ‘Thank You’ to the Christian Music Hall of Fame for honoring us with this nomination.”

The nominees for the Visionary Awards were announced on Monday, February 15, 2010. The winners will be announced live during the annual award show to be held on November 6, 2010.

This is the second Visionary Awards show and the third show inducting artists into the Hall of Fame. The hosts for the 2010 Visionary Awards were announced last week and will be hosted by award winning artists David Meece and Babbie Mason. The show will be live in the Dallas, Texas area and the location will be announced in the next few weeks.

Fans are urged to go to the charity web site at and vote for their favorites in each category.

The Nelons released their highly anticipated recording – Beside Still Waters – last month. The new release is being touted by many industry insiders as a career highlight for the group. This is the group’s sophomore outing for Vine Records.

The first single from the album, “He Found Me,” has been making a stir at Southern Gospel radio – including peaking at #2 on the Top 40 Weekly Chart, as well as breaking the Top 10 on the Christian Voice Magazine Top 100 Southern Gospel Chart (#8) and Top 40 Fan Chart.

“He Found Me” was written by Dove Award-winning songwriters Wayne Haun and Joel Lindsey and group member Jason Clark and is being promoted to Southern Gospel radio by Jim Stover and Crossroads Music.

The Nelons are booked exclusively through the Dominion Agency. To find out how you can have The Nelons in your church or at your event – visit the Dominion Agency’s website at or call (910) 484-6996.

For more information on The Nelons, visit their website at .

About The Nelons
The Nelons have had an accomplished musical career and ministry which includes six GMA Dove Awards, three Grammy Awards nominations, several #1 songs (including The Nelons’ trademark song “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing”), a prestigious New York Film Festival Bronze Award, numerous Singing News Fan Awards, and appearances all around the world in various venues. As a family, Jason, Kelly, and Amber continue to sing with a full heart of praise to the only One worthy, Jesus Christ the Son of God. The group’s current release, Beside Still Waters, features the Top 40 hit single "He Found Me.”

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