Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Christian Voice Magazine Announces 2011 Southern and Country Gospel Music Fan Award Nominees
Karen Peck & New River, Triumphant and The Isaacs Dominate SGM Fan Award Nominations
Sunday Drive, Allen Frizzell & Family, Brett Hill and Tommy Brandt Top the List of CGM Fan Award Nominees
During the month of February gospel music fans had the opportunity to nominate their favorite artists for the 7th Annual SGM Fan Awards and the inaugural CGM Fan Awards to be held this spring in Pigeon Forge, TN.
The results are in, and early this morning Christian Voice magazine announced the top five nominees.
Garnering the most nominations in the SGM Fan Awards this year are Triumphant Quartet, The Isaacs, and Karen Peck & New River – tied with five nominations each. Closely following are Gold City Quartet, The Nelons and Singing Echoes each with nominations in four categories. The Bowling Family gained the most nominations in the “Favorite Song” category for their hit, Pray Anyway. LuLu Roman is first in line for the “Naomi Sego Living Legend” award.
In the CGM Fan Awards, Brett Hill, Sunday Drive, Allen Frizzell & Family and Tommy Brandt all scored big with each winning four nominations. Country Gospel veterans Chuck Day and Del Way are closely behind with three nominations each, including Del’s nomination for “Living Legend.” I Supplied the Nails by Country Gospel’s newest boy band, The Springs, is at the top of the “Favorite Song” category.
CGM Fan Award winners will be announced at the inaugural CGM Fan Awards ceremony on Saturday, April 30, 2011, during CGM FanFest. The following week, on Thursday May 5, 2011, the 7th Annual SGM Fan Awards will take place during the week of SGM FanFair.
For more information on both of these upcoming events, visit www.cgmfanfest.com and www.sgmfanfair.com.
In the meantime, gospel music fans can also log on to www.christianvoicemagazine.com to view the complete lists of top 5 finalists and cast votes for their favorite Southern and Country Gospel music artists.
CGM FanFest and SGM FanFair are produced by Wilds & Associates (http://www.wildsandassociates.com/).
The CGM and SGM Fan Awards are presented by Christian Voice Magazine (http://www.christianvoicemagazine.com/).