#NewsNuggets: 9-28-18

#NewsNuggets: 9-28-18

Gospel Music Happenings

  • The National Quartet Convention brought thousands of fans, artists, and industry professionals to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee this week. The event concludes tomorrow.
  • The 2018 Singing News Fan Awards were presented on Wednesday afternoon at the National Quartet Convention. Click HERE to view a complete list of winners.
  • Tracy Stuffle, Norman Wilson, Ann Downing, and Mark Trammell were inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Association Hall Of Fame on Tuesday afternoon at the National Quartet Convention.

Prayer Request

  • Please pray for Inspirations lead singer Matt Dibler who was injured in an automobile accident on his way to the National Quartet Convention on Thursday. He suffered a broken rib and a fractured knee cap.

Releasing Today

  • September 28 – The Wisecarvers – Silhouette (CD)

  • September 28 – Steve Ladd – Come Up Clean (EP)

  • September 28 – Three Bridges – Our Story (CD)

  • September 28 – Riley Harrison Clark – Welcome To Me (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.

  • October 5 – Ivan Parker – Christmas Dreaming (CD)

  • October 19 – The Guardians – Ready For Revival (CD)

  • October 19 – Various Artists – Joy: The Ultimate Christmas Collection (CD)

  • October 19 – David Phelps – It Must Be Christmas (CD/DVD)

  • October 19 – Various Artists – Bill Gaither’s Best Of Homecoming 2019 (CD)

  • October 19 – Various Artists – Country Gospel Collection (CD)

  • October 19 – Craig Duncan – Colonial Christmas (CD)

  • October 26 – Josh Turner – I Serve A Savior (CD/DVD)

  • November 2 – Gold City – Hope For The Journey (CD)

  • November 2 – Front Porch Pickin’: Old Time Gospel Favorites (CD)

  • November 2 – Selah – You Raise Me Up: Greatest Hits (CD)

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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