- Gaither Music Group and UP TV announced a joint partnership to feature special programming of content to air on UP TV and UP Faith & Family.
- The Erwins announced a new partnership with Main Stage Artist Bureau for booking representation.
- Paul’s Journey announced they have hired Keith Gillam to sing lead. Gillam replaces Jamie Streetment.
- Daywind Records announced the launch of Daywind Radio Station and the Daywind Radio App. Visit www.DaywindRadio.com or download the free app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
- The Dove Awards were presented on Tuesday. For a complete list of winners, click HERE. A partial list is below:
Southern Gospel Artist of the Year – Gaither Vocal Band
New Artist of the Year – Zach Williams
Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year – (TIE) “Eye of the Storm (feat. GabeReal)”; Ryan Stevenson; (writers) Bryan Fowler, Ryan Stevenson AND “Chain Breaker”; Zach Williams; (writers) Jonathan Smith, Mia Fieldes, Zach Williams
Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year – “Better Together” Gaither Vocal Band; (writers) William J. Gaither, Reba Rambo-McGuire, Dony McGuire, Chip Davis
Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year – “When Grandpa Sang Amazing Grace” Nelons; (writers) Wayne Haun, Barbara Huffman
Southern Gospel Album of the Year Resurrection – Joseph Habedank (producer) Wayne Haun
Bluegrass/Country/Roots Album of the Year – Sing It Now: Songs Of Faith And Hope Reba McEntire (producers) Reba McEntire, Jay DeMarcus, Doug Sisemore
Musical / Choral Collection of the Year – For The Sake Of Love (creators) Lee Black, Cliff Duren, Camp Kirkland, Steve Mauldin, Phil Nitz
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 27 – Various – Daywind 30 (CD)