Thursday, April 14, 2011

Daywind Artists Take Home Nine 2011 Absolutely Gospel Music Awards

Hendersonville, TN (April 13, 2011) -- Daywind Records artists were
among the recipients of the 2011 Absolutely Gospel Music Awards held at
the River of Life Church in Smyrna, TN last night. Karen Peck & New
River were awarded Favorite Mixed Group, as well the overall Fan
Favorite Artist of the Year. Their hit song, "Why Can't All God's
Children Get Along" from the 2009 project, /No Worries/, received
Progressive Song of the Year, while Karen Peck Gooch was recognized as
Favorite Female Vocalist. The Booth Brothers were named as the Best Live
Performer and Sisters took home Female Group of the Year. Brian Free &
Assurance's Dove nominated project, /Never Walk Alone/, received the
award for Progressive Southern Gospel Album. Daywind Music swept the
songwriter category, with Artist Songwriter going to Joseph Habedank of
the Perrys and Profession Songwriter being awarded to Kenna West.
Traditional Southern Song of the Year went to Triumphant Quartet's
"Somebody Died For Me," from their Daywind Records project, /Everyday/.

The award show, hosted by Devin McGlamery and Madison Easter, featured
live performances from several of the nominated groups, including
Daywind artists Karen Peck & New River, the Booth Brothers, and Sisters.
A special memoriam segment honored those within the industry who passed
away in the last year, with a special presentation of the Susan Unthank
Memorial Award made to Beckie Simmons Bates for her devotion to the
Southern Gospel industry.

Daywind Records is based in Hendersonville, TN and is distributed
worldwide through New Day Christian Distributors. In addition to the
artists mentioned, Daywind is home to such great artists as Marshall
Hall, the Mark Trammell Quartet and Greater Vision, among others. For
more information on Daywind Records, visit

Daywind Music Group | 126 Shivel Drive | Hendersonville, TN 37075
615.822.4524 |

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