Singing News Top 5 Nominees Announced

News and Updates

The second round of voting for the 2014 Singing News Fan Awards, the Southern Gospel Industry’s PREMIERE fan-voted awards, is now over, and the readers of Singing News Magazine have cast their votes for who they think is the TOP FIVE nominees in each available category.

Winners will be announced at the 2014 National Quartet Convention.

Favorite Artist
Booth Brothers
Collingsworth Family
Greater Vision
Kingdom Heirs
Triumphant Qt

Traditional Quartet
Brian Free & Assurance
Kingdom Heirs
Legacy Five
Mark Trammell Qt
Triumphant Qt

Mixed Group
Collingsworth Family

Booth Brothers
Greater Vision
Jeff & Sheri Easter
Karen Peck & New River

Bishop, Mark
Crabb, Jason
Greene, TaRanda
Parker, Ivan
Penrod, Guy

Favorite Male Singer
Bennett, Eric – Triumphant Qt
Booth, Ronnie – Booth Brothers
Phelps, David – Gaither Vocal Band
Rice, Arthur – Kingdom Heirs
Wolfe, Gerald – Greater Vision

Favorite Female Singer
Gooch, Karen Peck – Karen Peck & New River
Greene, TaRanda – Soloist
Hopper, Kim – Hoppers
Stuffle, Libbi – Perrys
Whisnant, Susan – Whisnants

Young Artist
Clark, Riley Harrison – Tribute Qt
Fortner, Eli – McKameys
Ivey, Trey – Legacy Five
Thompson, Amber – Nelons
Wilburn, Jordan – Wilburn & Wilburn

Allman, Chris – Greater Vision
Booth, Michael – Booth Brothers
Free, Brian – Brian Free & Assurance
Phelps, David – Gaither Vocal Band
Sutton, David – Triumphant Qt

Booth, Ronnie – Booth Brothers
Fowler, Scott – Legacy Five
Inman, Clayton – Triumphant Qt
Rice, Arthur – Kingdom Heirs
Wolfe, Gerald – Greater Vision

Brady, Jim – Booth Brothers
Griffin, Rodney – Greater Vision
Inman, Scott – Triumphant Qt
Singletary, Josh – Tribute Qt
Trammell, Mark – Mark Trammell Qt

Barker, Pat – Mark Trammell Qt
Bennett, Eric – Triumphant Qt
Chapman, Jeff – Kingdom Heirs
Riley, Tim – Gold City
Stuffle, Tracy – Perrys

Alvey, Lauren Talley – Talleys
Collingsworth, Brooklyn – Collingsworth Family
Gooch, Karen Peck – Karen Peck & New River
Hopper, Kim – Hoppers
Yeary, Sonya Isaacs – Isaacs

Collingsworth, Courtney – Collingsworth Family
Easter, Sheri – Jeff & Sheri Easter
Hopper, Connie – Hoppers
Stuffle, Libbi – Perrys
Whisnant, Susan – Whisnants

Collingsworth, Kim – Collingsworth Family
Mote, Gordon – Soloist
Stice, Jeff – Triumphant Qt
Williams, Kevin – Gaither Vocal Band
Wolfe, Gerald – Greater Vision

Dove Brothers Band
Gaither Vocal Band
Isaacs Band
Kingdom Heirs Band
Primitive Qt Band

Bishop, Mark
Brady, Jim
Griffin, Rodney
Inman, Scott
Parsons, Squire

For All He’s Done – Greater Vision
Redeeming The Time – Kingdom Heirs
Revival – Karen Peck & New River
The Greatest Story – Triumphant Qt
Your Walk Talks – Mark Trammell Qt

Small Market DJ
Beck, Elaine – WZCT – Scottsboro, AL
Garner, Scott – WGMI – Bremen, GA
Hutson, Jim – WYGS – Columbus, IN
Hutton, Dave – KTTK – Lebanon, MO
Whisnant, John – WCIS – Morganton, NC

Medium Market DJ
Elrod, Don – WGTJ – Gainesville, GA
Richardson, Gary – WJCR – Upton, KY
Roberts, Bill – WLWI – Montgomery, AL
Squires, Lottie – WCKB – Dunn, NC
Taylor, Dave – KWFC – Springfield, MO

Large Market DJ
Britt, Daniel – WXRI – Winston Salem, NC
Foster, Ron – WZZK – Birmingham, AL
Guinn, Tim – WJBZ – Knoxville, TN
Hicks, Ken – WUSY – Chattanooga, TN
Taylor, Wanda – WXRI – Winston Salem, NC

Non-Performing Songwriter
Free, Ricky
Lister, Mosie
Peck, Rebecca
Rowland, Kyla
Wilkinson, Dianne

New Traditional Quartet

Canton Junction
Carolina Boys
Freedom Qt
Paul’s Journey
Penny Loafers

New Mixed Group
Allen Family
Hoskins Family
Mylon Hayes Family
Southern Raised

New Trio
Barry Rowland & Deliverance
Mountain Faith
Watts, Rowsey & Bean

New Soloist
Eleton, Channing
Habedank, Joseph
Hodges, Billy
Paskvan, Abby
Robinette, Tammy Jones

A Hill Worth Dying On – McKameys
Because He Loved Me – Triumphant Qt
Calvary’s Cry – Brian Free & Assurance
He Can Move That Stone – Whisnants
I See Grace – Booth Brothers
Just Beyond The Sunset – Kingdom Heirs
Living In The Palace – Legacy Five
Long Live the King – The Old Paths
Preacher Tell Me Like It Is – Greater Vision
Revival – Karen Peck & New River