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.
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.
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.