Nashville, TN (May 17, 2021)
Singing News Magazine has announced its 2021 Top Five Singing News Fan Awards Nominees recently with Daywind Music Group (DMG) artists and songwriters receiving 37 nominations.
The Singing News Fan Awards are decided by the readers of the Singing News Magazine and fans of the Southern Gospel music genre. The ballot for the Top Five will appear in the July issue of the Singing News Magazine, with final round voting beginning on June 25, 2021. Voting will be done online and anyone may vote. After the final round of voting is complete, the awards ceremony will take place during the National Quartet Convention in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee later this year.
Greater Vision was honored with six (6) total nominations, highlighted by Favorite Album for its special 30th-anniversary album, The Journey, as well as Favorite Trio. Group members received nominations for their respective parts including Favorite Tenor (Chris Allman), Favorite Lead (Rodney Griffin), and Favorite Musician (Gerald Wolfe). Rodney Griffin also received a nomination for Favorite Songwriter.
Karen Peck & New River received five (5) nominations including Favorite Song for “The God I Serve,” Favorite Artist, and Favorite Mixed Group. Karen Peck Gooch also nabbed a nomination for Favorite Soprano, while Autumn Nelon Clark snagged a nomination for Favorite Young Artist.
Legacy Five received four (4) nominations including Favorite Quartet and Favorite Song for “I Believe the Book.” Group members Matt Fouch (Favorite Bass) and Lee Black (Favorite Songwriter) also received nominations.
The Sound nabbed three (3) nominations including Favorite Trio, Favorite New Artist, and Favorite Song for its #1 song, “Can I Get A Witness.”
Joseph Habedank, the reigning Favorite Soloist, received two (2) nominations for Favorite Soloist and Favorite Songwriter.
The Nelons received two (2) nominations including Favorite Young Artist (Autumn Nelon Clark) and Favorite Alto (Kelly Nelon Clark).
Brian Free & Assurance had two (2) nominations including Favorite Trio and Brian Free (Favorite Tenor).
Jason Crabb, lead singer of the Crabb Family, snagged two (2) nominations for Favorite Soloist and Favorite Artist.
Mark Lowry snagged a nomination for Favorite Solist, while Michael Booth nabbed a nomination for Favorite Tenor.
Jim & Melissa Brady and Wilburn & Wilburn each received a nomination for Favorite Duet.
Artist Resource Services artist The Isaacs received four (4) nominations including Favorite Mixed Group, Favorite Band, and Favorite Album for Songs for the Times. Group member Sonya Isaacs snagged a nomination for Favorite Musician.
Artist Resource Services artist Jordan Family Band nabbed three (3) nominations including Favorite Mixed Group, Favorite Band, and Favorite New Artist.