#NewsNuggets: 4-10-20

by | Apr 10, 2020 | News


Debra Perry & Jaidyn’s Call of Dahlonega, Georgia announced their new lead singer is Jarrett Grubbs, a 19-year-old from Jamestown, Tennessee. Grubbs replaces Zach Smith who left the group a few weeks ago.

The nonprofit foundation HearStrong of Syracuse, N.Y., has named hearing-impaired singer-songwriter and recording artist Sherry Anne one of its 2020 HearStrong Champions.

Jason Crabb will appear on the Grand Ole Opry’s live broadcast on Circle-TV, Saturday, April 11 at 8:00 PM EDT. Trace Adkins, T. Graham Brown, and Bobby Bones are also scheduled to appear.

Wilds & Associates announced the 2020 Gospel Music FanFair scheduled for May 11-16 in Somerset, KY has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions on large public gatherings.

The Guardians announced their new singer is former Anchormen Scott Mullins. Mullins replaces Neil Uhrig who announced his retirement from the group earlier this year.

Noted pastor, concert promoter, and emcee Bill Bailey has established a fund to assist artists and their families who are struggling financially due to COVID-19 limitations on travel and large public gatherings. Click HERE for details.


April 10 – The Inspirations – Ever Old, Ever New (CD)
April 10 – Charles Billingsley – I Was Made For This (CD)


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.

April 17. 2020 – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound – Something Beautiful: Our Favorite Songs By Bill & Gloria Gaither (CD)
April 24 – The Talleys – The Music Goes On (CD)
May 1 – Jim Brickman – Songs Of Inspiration (CD)
May 1 – Canton Junction – Great Is Thy Faithfulness Live (CD/DVD)
May 1 – Various Artists – Silver Dollar City’s Diamon Jubilee: A Collection of Southern Gospel Favorites (CD)
May 1 – Reba Rambo – Confessions (Digital reissue of 1980 release)
May 8 – The Kramers – The Hope Of All Tomorrows (CD)
May 15 – Down East Boys – Faithful Still (CD)
May 15 – The Steeles – A Song To Remind You (CD)
May 29 – The Collingsworth Family – Mercy & Love: Live At Inspiration Encounter (DVD)
June 5 – The Old Paths – What Love Does (CD)

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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. David plays piano for Southern Sounds Quartet and the Foothills Community Choir.


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