#NewsNuggets: 5-10-19

#NewsNuggets: 5-10-19

GOSPEL MUSIC HAPPENINGS

The Collingsworth Family recently performed at the Celebration Banquet for the 2019 National Day of Prayer. The event was held at the Ronald Reagan International Center in Washington, D.C. (The Collingsworth Family is pictured with former National Day of Prayer president, Shirley Dobson and her husband, James.)

The second round of voting for the 2019 Singing News Fan Awards is now open. Click HERE (if you are a subscriber) to vote online.

Main Street Music & Entertainment has added worship pastor Kellan Monroe to their Exit 209 record label. Monroe is a former member of Beyond The Ashes.

Singing News editor Danny Jones launched a new podcast, Danny’s Diary, this week. Click HERE to check out the first episode featuring Perrys baritone singer Troy Peach.

LakeSide announced they have signed a recording contract with Mountain Fever Records, and will record on the company’s Morning Glory Music label.

Remembering

Mike Rueter, patriarch of the Illinois-based group, The Chosen Ones, passed away on Sunday, May 5. A memorial service for Rueter was held in Jacksonville, IL on Thursday, May 9.

Releasing Today

May 10 – Steven Curtis Chapman – A Great Adventure: Live Performances Of Timeless Hits (DVD/CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
May 10 – Orla Fallon – Sweet By And By: Americana Songs Of Inspiration And Hope (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
May 10 – Craig Duncan – Colonial Hymns (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
May 10 – Masters Voice – Vintage (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
May 10 – The Old Paths – Hits! (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)

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.

May 17 – Carolina – American Morning (CD)
(Listen Here – YouTube)
May 17 – Chris Rice – Untitled Hymn: A Collection Of Hymns (CD)
May 17 – Adam Crabb – Clean (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
May 24 – Jimmy Fortune – God & Country (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
May 31 – Tim Menzies – His Name Is Jesus (CD)
May 31 – The McKameys – The Crown (CD)
June 7 – The Kingsmen – Victory Shout (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
June 7 – Patsy Cline – Hits & Hymns (CD)
June 7 – Gloria Gaynor – Testimony (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
June 14 – Michael Booth – Dear Yesterday (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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