#NewsNuggets: 1-16-17

#NewsNuggets: 1-16-17

Last Week’s Happenings

  • The Nelons announced they will sing “God Bless America” at the Tomb Of The Unknowns in Arlington Cemetery on January 19 when President-elect Trump will be there to place a wreath on the tomb.
  • It was also announced that Aaron & Amanda Crabb will join comedienne Chonda Pierce to perform at Family Research Council’s Faith Freedom & Future Inaugural Ball, a black-tie gala following the inauguration of President-elect Trump on January 20.
  • Last Friday, former Hoppers member Nathan Kistler participated in a prayer service held at the interior threshold of the door President-elect Trump will pass through on his way out of the U.S. Capitol and onto the Inaugural stage on January 20.
  • The nominees for the 2017 Absolutely Gospel Music Awards were announced last week. Click HERE to view the entire slate of categories and nominees.

Upcoming Releases
Please let us know if any significant upcoming releases are missing from this list. Note, the dates listed here are distribution dates when music will officially be available through retail and/or large online outlets. Some titles may be available sooner direct from the artists.

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    January 20 – The Collingsworth Family Presents Brooklyn & Courtney (CD)

  • January 27 – Selah -Greatest Hymns Vol. 1 & 2 (CD)

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    January 27 – The Guardians – Lift Him Up (CD)

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    January 27 – Zach Williams – Chain Breaker (CD)

  • January 27 – Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends – Bill Gaither’s 12 Favorite Hymns (CD)

  • February 3 – Reba McEntire – Sing It Now: Songs Of Faith And Hope

  • February 27 – Point Of Grace – Our Recollections: 25th Anniversary (CD)
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    February 10 – Lauren Talley – The Gospel (CD)

  • February 24 – Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends – Sweeter As The Days Go By (DVD/CD)

  • February 24 – Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends – Give The World A Smile (DVD/CD)

  • March 10 – Guy Penrod – Classics (CD)

  • March 24 – Selah – Unbreakable (CD)
  • March 24 – David Phelps – Hymnal (CD)
  • March 24 – Craig Duncan – Smoky Mountain Sixties (CD) (secular)

  • March ?? – Kingsmen Quartet – They Don’t Know (CD)
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David Bruce Murray

David Bruce Murray is a church music director in Ellenboro, NC. He is the author of Murray's Encyclopedia Of Southern Gospel Music and the owner of both SGHistory.com and MusicScribe.com. David plays piano for Southern Sounds Quartet and the Foothills Community Choir.

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