#NewsNuggets: 3-22-19

#NewsNuggets: 3-22-19


The newly formed Main Street Music & Entertainment announced country/gospel quartet, Carolina, is the debut artist on their Berry Hill Records label. Carolina’s upcoming CD, American Morning, will be released to retail outlets on May 17, 2019, and their single “I Don’t Have To Stay” will soon be available on radio.

Singing News announced the Top Ten nominees for the 2019 Fan Awards. Click HERE to view the entire list.

The Williamsons announced Lisa Williamson’s younger brother, Bo Chesser, is assuming the position of lead vocalist following the departure of Karl Rice. Rice had been traveling with the group since 2013.

Song Garden Music Group announced the addition of Tamra Gaches to their office staff.

The Inspirational Country Music Association recently announced their Top Ten nominees for the 2019 ICM Awards to be presented April 4, 2019 at the Grand Ole Opry. Click HERE to view the complete list of nominees.


Former Couriers bass and baritone singer Dave Kyllonen passed away on Tuesday, March 19. Kyllonen’s memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 24 in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.


March 22 – Old Paths – It’s Real (EPCD)
(Preview Here – Spotify)
March 22 – Steven Curtis Chapman – Deeper Roots: Where The Bluegrass Grows (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)


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 29 – Russ Taff – I Still Believe (DVD Movie)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
April 12 – Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends – Because He Lives: 12 Easter Favorites (compilation CD)
April 12 – David Phelps – Hymnal (DVD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
April 19 – Mallory Hope – Out Of My Hands (CD)
April 26 – Joseph Habedank – Deeper Oceans (CD)
April 26 – The Talleys – Hymns Of The Faith (CD)
April 26 – The Kingdom Heirs – Something Good: Volume Two (CD)
April 26 – The Inspirations – Right Where He Is (CD)
May 10 – Steven Curtis Chapman – A Great Adventure: Live Performances Of Timeless Hits (DVD/CD)

May 17 – Carolina – American Morning (CD)

May 17 – Adam Crabb – Clean (CD)
June 14 – Michael Booth – Dear Yesterday (CD)
June 7 – The Kingsmen – Victory Shout (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)

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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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