This Week on Gospel Music Today – 1 21 2024

Scotty Inman is the guest on Gospel Music Today for the week of January 21. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. The Feature Group is Sojourner Quartet, and Jean reviews new recordings by The Pine Ridge Boys and James Rainey. An article from AbsolutelyGospel.com featuring Dusty Wells is the subject…

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Congratulations to Southbound and The SGN SCOOPS Top 100 Southern Gospel February 2024

1. Somebody Testify Southbound/Daywind 2. Privilege Of Prayer Whisnants/UIA 3. I Think I’ll Just Go On Perrys/StowTown 4. Carry The Glorious Gospel Mylon Hayes Family/UIA 5. Come To The Well Inspirations/Crossroads 6. I’m Forgiven Kingdom Heirs/Crossroads 7. Here Comes Jesus Jeff & Sheri Easter/Gaither Music 8. Sheaves Karen Peck & New River/Daywind 9. Until We…

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Pray For Claude Hopper

A personal note from The Hoppers: As we embrace this new year, new challenges often arise. For our family, the specific challenge has been the hospitalization of Pop (Claude). Over the last week, he has suffered two minor heart attacks and doctors have discovered an aneurysm. As always, Pop is in great spirits and working…

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ARTIST RESOURCE SERVICES WELCOMES NEW TEAM MEMBER

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Artist Resource Services (ARS) of Hendersonville, TN, the independent artist and label services arm of New Day Christian Distributors, welcomes Kim Pennington as its Director of Radio Promotions, effective January 1, 2024. ARS has seen continued growth over the last two years in production, marketing, merchandising, and especially at Southern Gospel radio…

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Steve Ladd Unveils Solo Masterpiece “Preach The Word”

   In a triumphant return, GMA Hall of Fame inductee and acclaimed musical artist Steve Ladd releases his debut solo single, “Preach The Word.”

   Originating from his transformative Gold City days nearly two decades ago, this anthem has evolved into a powerful force resonating with pastors, evangelists, and devoted listeners—an unwavering call to boldly proclaim the Gospel!

   A powerhouse creation, “Preach The Word” has flourished as one of Steve’s most sought-after melodies, shadowing his artistic journey and captivating audiences. Expressing deep gratitude, Steve rejuvenates the anthem, vowing to sing it for as long as Jesus allows, infusing it with new life and preserving its transformative message. This latest rendition retains the essence of its original call—to “Preach the word, preach the cross, preach redemption.”

 “Preach The Word” is now available for pre-save and will hit major streaming platforms on February 2nd.  For an immersive experience into Steve Ladd’s musical universe, inclusive of tour dates and more, visit steveladdmusic.com.

Pre-save “Preach The Word” here: https://listen.daywind.com/sl_ptw

The Kingsmen announce upcoming album, Unstoppable God

Arden, North Carolina — “2022 was a bit of a stressful year for the Kingsmen,” confesses Alan Kendall, baritone singer for storied Southern Gospel quartet, The Kingsmen. “Not only were we tasked with finding a lead singer and tenor singer almost simultaneously, but Ray Dean Reese also began experiencing voice problems, and began relinquishing his…

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LEGENDARY SINGER/SONGWRITER KICKS OFF MOMENTS TO REMEMBER TOUR IN FEBRUARY

Alexandria, IN – Multi-Grammy Award winning recording artist, Bill Gaither will kicks off the Moments To Remember Tour this Spring, as he brings his multi-award winning group, The Gaither Vocal Band to 16 cities during February, March, April and May (complete Tour dates listed below). For nearly half a century, Gaither, a multiple Grammy and…

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Big News For The Gospel Music Get-Together!

GOSPEL MUSIC GET-TOGETHER ANNOUNCES NEW LOCATION & DATES!
FARMINGTON, MISSOURI * August 7-8-9-10, 2024
 
The 9th Annual Gospel Music Get-Together will take place this summer August 7-8-9-10, 2024 at the Farmington Civic Center Centene Auditorium, 2 Black Knight Drive, Farmington, Missouri!
 
Promoter Duane Garren shares, “The Farmington Civic Center is the perfect fit for our event, and all concerts will be held in their Centene Auditorium!”  In addition the city of Farmington, Missouri offers plenty of hotel rooms & campgrounds to accommodate our crowd, and there is a variety of great dining options, including some fantastic local restaurants.  Plus, we are able to keep our ticketing “in house”, through our office, to accommodate our annual season ticket holders & individual ticket purchases directly!
 
“Additional details are being worked out, and will be announced soon.  Permanent seat holders will have seating similar to what they have enjoyed in the past.  The Centene Center Auditorium offers plenty of floor seating for our handicap guests, and the theater seating has many aisle seats, three times more than we have been able to offer in the recent years.
 
“Please make plans to join us THIS SUMMER in Farmington, Missouri!  We have some fantastic artists joining us, including; The Inspirations, Greater Vision, Gold City, Mark Trammell Quartet, The Mylon Hayes Family, Guardians and more to be announced.
 
“Again, more details such as the lineup, ticket price, & on sale date will be made available soon. All that info will be posted FIRST through my weekly email, if you’re not on that list you can sign up at www.duanegarren.com

Congrats to Phillips & Banks and the SGN SCOOPS Top 20 Bluegrass (January)

1 Man In The Middle Phillips And Banks/Independent 2 Because Of Me Eagle’s Wings/Independent 3 I Want To Be Like You Chosen Road/Thoroughbred Records 4 Hell’s Fire Jimmy Howson/Independent 5 It’s Too Late Carson Peters & Iron Mountain/Billy Blue Records 6 My Shepherd Britton Family/FMG 7 Can I Tell You About My Jesus Primitive Qt/Mountain…

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