#NewsNuggets: 3-16-18

#NewsNuggets: 3-16-18

Gospel Music Happenings

  • The Inspirational Country Music Association announced the Top 5 nominees for their 2017* ICM Awards this week. Nominees in various categories include Chuck Day, Chris Golden, High Road, James Payne, The Isaacs, Rhonda Vincent, Lisa Daggs, and more. Click HERE to view the entire list. Winners will be named on April 5 during the ICM Faith, Family & Country™ Awards Show at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee.
    * “2017” is not a typo

Remembering

  • The Singing Cookes co-founder Hubert Cooke passed away on Monday, March 12. His family held a graveside service on Wednesday, March 14 in Norton, Virginia.

Releasing Today

  • March 16 – The Oak Ridge Boys – 17th Avenue Revival (CD)


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.

  • March 23 – Various Artists –¬†Fanny Crosby: Newly Discovered Hymns & Songs

  • March 23 – Craig Duncan & The Appalachian Music Orchestra – Smoky Mountain Fifties (CD)

  • March 30 – The Talleys – Finest Hour (CD)

  • April 6 – The Hoppers – Honor The First Families Of Gospel Music (CD/DVD)

  • April 20 – Jason Crabb – Unexpected (CD)

Category News, Obituary

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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