#NewsNuggets: 6-18-2021

by | Jun 18, 2021 | News


Southern Gospel Music Association president Arthur Rice surprised Karen Peck via video chat during Karen Peck & New River’s annual Homecoming concert to inform her that she will be inducted in the SGMA’s Hall Of Fame at a ceremony during the 2021 National Quartet Convention. Click HERE to watch it.

Former Dixie Echoes/Driven/New Dove Brothers tenor singer Wesley Smith has joined Dailey & Vincent. Smith replaces Josh Cobb.

Sea Walker Media Corporation announced that Rick Francis has been promoted to Publisher of Singing News and Danny Jones has been promoted to Vice President of Singing News.

June 18 – Rory Feek – Gentle Man (CD)
June 18 – Jason Crabb – Just As I Am (5-song EP)


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.

June 24 – The Larry DeLawder Family – I’m Ready For A Blessing (CD)
June 25 – Gordon Mote – Something Beautiful, Something Good: Songs Of Bill & Gloria Gaither On Piano (CD)
June 25 – Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver – Roundtable (CD)
July 9 – Zach Williams – Rescue Story Deluxe Edition (CD/adds six new songs)
July 23 – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound – Keeping On (CD)
July 30 – Greater Vision – The Journey (double LP)

August 6 – Darin & Brooke Aldridge – This Life We’re Livin’ (CD)

August 20 – Brian Free & Assurance – Looks Like Jesus (EP)

September 10 – The Kingsmen – More To The Story (CD)

September 17 – Southbound – He’s Got A Way (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.


  1. Cody

    Jason Crabb released a 5 song collection today entitled Just As I Am – EP.

    • David Bruce Murray

      It’s a shame the release date wasn’t publicized in advance so more people would know about it.


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