#NewsNuggets: 12-20-19

by | Dec 20, 2019 | News

Last week, Lauren Talley sang at an interfaith luncheon hosted by the Foreign Service Fellowship in New York City. Approximately 60 ambassadors were in attendance from around the world.

David Phelps’ song “Catching Santa” is being used in a major television commercial for Google’s Pixel 4 smartphone this season. View the commercial below.


Songwriter, author, and music minister Dr. Bennie Triplett (“How About Your Heart”) passed away on Sunday, December 15 at the age of 90. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing service was held for Triplett on Wednesday, December 17 in Cleveland, Tennessee.


Please continue to pray for Jason Clark of The Nelons as he recovers in intensive care from heart surgery this past Wednesday.


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.

January 10 – Billy Blackwood – Billy Blackwood & Friends (CD)

January 24 – Legacy Five – Pure Love (LP)
January 24 – Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends – The Longer I Serve Him (CD/DVD)

January 31 – The Nelons – Peace At Last (CD)

February 7 – Scott Miller, Jim Wood – Mountain Frontier: A Musical Celebration Of The Pioneer Spirit (CD)

February 21 – Karen Peck & New River – Lift His Name (CD)

February 28 – The Crabb Family – 20/20 (CD/LP) (pre-order HERE)

February 28 – The Taylors – Salvation’s Song (CD)
March 13 – The Sound – Make It Count (LP)

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David Bruce Murray

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.


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