The 8th Annual USAGEM Awards will take center stage in Nashville , Tennessee on Saturday November 19, 2011 at 3:00 PM at the historic Texas Troubadour Theatre for a presentation of their annual music awards. Interspersed throughout the show will be an array of performances by gospel music artists associated with the Nashville-based organization.
The televised event will be hosted by the award-winning group, The Fox
Brothers. The show will be filmed by Fresh Well Media to be aired on the
Family-Friendly Entertainment Network and other Christian television
Artists scheduled to perform include Melanie Walker, The Hemphills,
Joanne Cash Yates, The Gardners, Glenn Tubb, Allison Speer, Russ Murphy,
Rene Jones, The Pearly Gates, Danny Jones, Sandi Kay & New Hickory,
Charlene Harrison, Bev McCann, Ann Hartmann, Tammy Vice, Joe Arview
& Thunder, Sunday Edition, and comedian, Cheryl Jackson.
A total of nineteen awards will be presented in a broad cross section of
categories including gospel entertainer, male and female artists, new
artist, song, acoustic singer/songwriter, group, duo, musician, and
comedian. Genre-specific awards will be presented to artists in
Southern Gospel, Christian Country, Black Gospel, Bluegrass , and
Contemporary Christian music.
The USAGEM Awards Show is a highlight of the annual USAGEM Convention
which is scheduled for Friday and Saturday November 18-19, 2011.
Convention activities will be held at the Texas Troubadour Theatre and
The Radisson Hotel (located on Music Valley Drive – adjacent to the
Texas Troubadour Theatre).
The USAGEM Convention & Awards is sponsored by the United States
Association Of Gospel Entertainers & Musicians, a 501(c)3 non-profit