Thursday, May 19, 2011

Karen Peck and New River Named in Top 5 of 2011 Singing News Fan Awards

Fan favorites Karen Peck & New River have been nominated in four categories in the Top 5 2011 Singing News Fan Awards.

The nominations include:
Favorite Female Singer (Karen Peck Gooch)
Horizon Individual (Jeff Hawes)
Soprano (Karen Peck Gooch).

Fan Award nominations are based on votes by Singing News Magazine subscribers. The awards will be handed out during a ceremony on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The night will also include the prestigious SGMA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The entire event is ticketed and open to the public.

“We are thrilled about this year’s Fan Award nominations. It means so much to us because they come from the fans of Southern Gospel music. Susan, Jeff and I want to thank everyone for all their love and support. We couldn’t do what we do without you!,” stated Karen Peck Gooch.

The Singing News nominations landed on the heels of Karen Peck & New River releasing “On The Banks of The Promised Land” to radio stations world-wide. The brand new single can be found on the group’s forthcoming album, “Reach Out“, which releases July 12, 2011 and can be pre-ordered at their online store. It was produced by award-winning producer, Wayne Haun.

Karen, Susan and Jeff are currently planning their annual homecoming,
“Christian Music Nights”
Father’s Day weekend (June 17-18).
Scheduled Artists:
Brian Free & Assurance
Mark Bishop
Jeff & Sheri Easter
New River Band

Meanwhile, Karen just wrapped production on the mainstream movie, Joyful Noise, starring Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton.

Throughout 2011, Karen Peck & New River is celebrating 20 years in Gospel music.

For more information of the 2011 Singing News Fan Awards, visit For up-to-date news, follow Karen Peck & New River on Facebook (!/pages/Karen-Peck-and-New-River/81762389595) and Twitter (karenpeckgooch).

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