Thursday, February 6, 2014

Karen Peck and New River Collect 9 Absolutely Gospel Music Award Nominations

Dahlonega, GA (January 31, 2014) One of the stellar groups in Gospel Music, Karen Peck and New River have collected nine Absolutely Gospel Music Award nominations. Known for being the “Sweetheart” of Southern Gospel Music, Karen captures the hearts of fans with her personality as well as her beautiful voice.

A perennial favorite in the Absolutely Gospel Music Awards, Karen Peck & New River, were mentioned in nine categories – including Song of the Year (for “Revival”) and Album of the Year (for 'Revival') – two categories the group won last year. “Revival” penned by Karen Peck, Don Poythress and Kenna West was number one on both the Singing News and Absolutely Gospel Music charts.

Though Karen has written and recorded several of her songs, this nomination for Songwriter of the Year is her first award recognition as a songwriter.

Karen stated “We are very honored to be nominated by our peers and do not take it lightly. We have been blessed with such great and anointed songs and we are thankful that God has allowed us to be the vehicle He uses to sing them. We are also glad that our songs are connecting with the people who listen to them.” Karen continued “ This is an opportunity for us to spread the Gospel message even further and that is what we are all about. We have been praying that 2014 will bring a true revival not just to our city, state and country, but to the entire world.”

The full list of nominations for Karen Peck and New River follows:


"Revival" - Karen Peck & New River (K.Gooch, D.Poythress, K.West)


Revival - Karen Peck & New River (W.Haun)


Karen Peck Gooch (Karen Peck & New River)


Karen Peck & New River


Karen Peck Gooch (Karen Peck & New River)


"Revival" - Karen Peck & New River (K.P.Gooch, D.Poythress, K.West)


Revival - Karen Peck & New River (W.Haun)


Karen Peck & New River


Karen Peck & New River

Voting for the Awards begins Saturday, February 1st and will continue through Saturday February 22nd. Simply go to and look for the large banner at the top of the front page and you can click to vote for Karen Peck and New River.

The Absolutely Gospel Music Awards, often called the “finest” awards in the industry have been presented since 2002 by the staff of The award nominations are chosen by the staff of and other select industry professionals, and most of the winners are then chosen by the fans of the genre and readers of the site. In 2005, held its first AGM Music Awards Celebration which brought in all the artists, industry professionals, and fans for an official awards ceremony. In 2006, held a contest for the readers to name the statue that is presented to the winners at the Awards Celebration, in which "Ovation" was chosen as the winner. The Ovations are handed out on the third Tuesday in April every year.

You can learn more about Karen Peck and New River at or .

Karen Peck and New river are book by THE HARPER AGENCY Goodlettsville, TN 615-851-4500 or .

About Karen Peck and New River
No doubt the most popular mixed trio in Gospel Music, Karen Peck and New River are a music powerhouse in the music industry. With hit after hit and multiple number one songs, they are one of the most sought after groups today. Karen is known country flair and for having possibly the finest and highest soprano voice in any genre of music. Karen was also recipient of the Susan Unthank Memorial Award, an award given by Absolutely Gospel Music only to women who have excelled in their work in a man's world. Karen had a feature role in the hit movie “Joyful Noise”, starring Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah. New River's hit song “Four Days Late” has become a classic in Gospel music.

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