#NewsNuggets: 5-20-22

by | May 20, 2022 | News

Jaquita Lindsey (Daywind Recording Studios/ARS) and Chris Jenkins (Kingsmen Quartet tenor) have announced their engagement. They plan to be married later this year.

Citing “increasing requirements regarding music licensing,” the National Quartet Convention announced in an email yesterday that no webcast streaming service will be offered for the 2022 event.

The Blackwood Brothers announced the addition of tenor singer Jim Rogers. Rogers will make his debut with the group in West Plains, Missouri on June 8.

The 21st Annual Absolutely Gospel Music Awards were presented on Tuesday. Click HERE to view a complete list of winners.

LATE BREAKING NEWS: Absolutely Gospel announced that effective immediately, they are joining Nashville 37201, a media and production firm headed by Bev McCann. Nashville 37201 will manage the website content going forward. Absolutely Gospel had been managed by the Unthank family since it’s founding as SoGospel.com over 25 years ago.

Singing News announced the Top 5 finalists for the 2022 Fan Awards. The final round of voting to determine the winners begins on June 24. Click HERE to view the list.


May 20 – The Perrys – John 3:16 (CD/streaming)


Click HERE to listen to May 2022 releases on YouTube Music.

The dates listed here are distribution dates when music will officially be available through retail and online outlets. Some titles may be available sooner direct from the artists.

May 27 – Singing Contractors – Hard Workin’ Man (CD/streaming)
May 27 – McKamey Legacy (self-titled) (CD/streaming)
June 24 – Mac Powell – New Creation (vinyl)
July 15 – 3 Heath Brothers – Into The Deep (CD/streaming)
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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