#NewsNuggets: 6-3-22

by | Jun 3, 2022 | News

The Kingdom Heirs announced the departure of 27-year veteran lead singer Arthur Rice. Rice has accepted a new position as music director at a church.

The Kingdom Heirs also announced that current baritone Loren Harris will step in the lead singer role while Andy Stringfield will resume a dual role as baritone/keyboard player as he has done previously when The Kingdom Heirs had a vacancy at the baritone position.

Sonlite Records artist Three Bridges announced they will cease touring full-time at the end of 2022. The trio’s appearances in 2022 are being branded as the God Did It tour.

The release of the new album Love Is The Voice by The Taylors today marks the return of Leslie Perkins to the recording studio. For the remainder of 2022, Perkins will rejoin her siblings Suzanne, Jonathan, and Chris for a reunion tour of the original Taylors lineup.


June 3 – The Taylors – Love Is The Voice (CD/streaming)
June 3 – Mark Lowry – Sit Up Straight And Sing: Vol. 2 (CD/streaming)


Click HERE to listen to June 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.

June 24 – Mac Powell – New Creation (vinyl)
July 15 – 3 Heath Brothers – Into The Deep (CD/streaming)
???? – Carolina The Band – Turn: A Legacy Of American Songs (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.

1 Comment

  1. Daniel h

    Those Inspirations have got some copy cats in the Kingdom Heirs now. There’s a lot of talent between Luke Vaught and Andy Stringfield.


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