Thursday, February 6, 2014
Daryl Williams Garners Absolutely Gospel Music Award Nomination
Daryl Williams is known for such great hits as “Singin' With The Saints”, “Promises One by One”, “I've Got Joy”, “Glory To God In The Highest”. “Jesus Saves”, and “Mountain Get Get Out Of My Way” just to name a few, placing him in the “Who's Who” bracket of songwriters. Daryl has sang with such groups as the Speer Family and the Daryl Williams Trio writing hits for every group he has been with.
Daryl stated “I am humbled to be considered for this award among the great songwriters who were also nominated. I am very thankful to my peers in the industry who nominated me.”
The Absolutely Gospel Music Awards are among the most prestigious awards in the Southern Gospel Music genre. The Awards were founded in 2002 by the staff of AbsolutelyGospel.com. The award nominations are chosen by the staff of AbsolutelyGospel.com and most of the winners are then chosen by the fans of the genre and readers of the site. In 2005 AGM started the Absolutely Gospel Music Award Celebration in which the top artists in the genre gather to literally celebrate each others accomplishments of the previous year.
You can learn more about Daryl Williams at https://www.facebook.com/darylkwilliams .
Daryl is not only a great songwriter, but also sings with the Daryl Williams Trio as well as taking select solo dates.
About Daryl Williams
Daryl was born in the San Francisco Bay Area town of Burlingame, and grew up in San Jose California. His mother was active in Gospel Concert Promotions, and Daryl fell in love with Gospel Music at an early age. He remembers vividly spending time as a child with such Gospel legends as Doris Akers, Jake Hess and Vestal Goodman. It was at the age of 7 that Daryl decided he wanted to write his first song. There are now over 1,100 songs in his catalog. Daryl went on to study music at California State University, and received a Bachelor’s degree in Music.
From 1994 to 2008 Daryl traveled full time with his own ministry team, the Daryl Williams Trio. They recorded 10 CD’s and appeared on many Gaither Homecoming Videos and Concerts. They also appeared as regulars for 7 years on TBN’s Unfolding Majesty program with hosts Dean and Mary Brown.