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Daywind Music Group Celebrates a Dozen GMA Dove Award Nominations

Written by Staff on August 15, 2020 – 8:21 am -

Daywind Music Group Celebrates a Dozen GMA Dove Award NominationsArtists and songwriters who call Daywind Music Group (DMG) home were honored with twelve (12) nominations for the 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards. Daywind Records’ very own  Joseph Habedank was among some of the industry’s top artists and musicians to announce the nominees during the live announcement on Facebook Live and YouTube Live.

 

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Karen Peck & New River

GRAMMY® nominated and multiple Dove award-winning group Karen Peck and New River  received three (3) nominations, including Southern Gospel Artist of the YearSouthern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year  for “The God I Serve” (written by Jimmy Yeary, Sonya Isaacs, Rebecca Bowman, and Daywind Music Publishing’s exclusive songwriter Karen Peck Gooch), and Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year  for “Ain’t No Grave” (written by Claude Ely, Molly Skaggs, Jonathan David Helser, and Melissa Helser).

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Joseph Habedank

Singer-songwriter Joseph Habedank garnered two nominations, one from his latest GRAMMY® nominated album Deeper Oceans  for  “Sometimes It’s The Radio”  (written by Jimmy Yeary, Tony Wood,  and Daywind Music Publishing’s exclusive songwriter Joseph Habedank) in the Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year  category, as well as earning a nomination for Southern Gospel Artist of the Year.

Legacy Five nabbed two nominations, as well, a nomination for its #1 hit song “What Kind of Man” (written by Daywind writer Sue C. Smith, Kenna Turner West, and Daywind Music Publishing’s exclusive songwriter Jason Cox) in the Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year category, and another for Pure Love for  Southern Gospel Album of the Year.

The Sound received its first-ever Dove Award nomination for its #1 song “Can I Get A Witness”  (written by Brent Baxter, Kenna Turner West, and Daywind exclusive writer, Jason Cox) in the Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year category. The Crabb Family’s first release in eight years, 20/20, earned a nomination for Southern Gospel Album of the Year, while Jason Crabb garnered a nomination for Southern Gospel Artist of the Year.

Daywind Music Publishing also earned nominations in the Musical of the Year category for Messiah Overcame, created by Mike Harland and John Darin Rowsey and arranged and orchestrated by Cliff Duren, Jim Hammerly, Christopher Phillips, and Phil Nitz; as well as for The Song of Bethlehem created by Lee Black and arranged and orchestrated by Cliff Duren, Phillip Keveren, and Phil Nitz.

 

Daywind would also like to recognize Producer of the Year  nominees, Ben Isaacs (High Road, Wilburn & Wilburn) and Wayne Haun (Joseph Habedank, Legacy Five, Karen Peck & New River, Tribute Quartet, the LeFevre Quartet), for their achievements.

 

“Our artists and songwriters continue to create wonderful music that inspires the world to follow Christ,” said Ed Leonard, president of Daywind Music Group.  “We are so proud of their success and honored to play a part in their ministries.”

 

Voting for the final winners will run from August 20th through August 27th. The celebration will air exclusively on TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network) on Friday, October 30th. For further information, please visit www.doveawards.com.

 

Daywind Music Group is home to an award-winning roster of artists, including Adam Crabb, Amber Nelon Thompson, Blackwood Brothers, Crabb Family, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, Brian Free & Assurance, Greater Vision, Hoppers, Jim & Melissa Brady, Appalachian Road Show, Joseph Habedank, Karen Peck & New River, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, Legacy Five, Mark Lowry, Michael Booth, Michael English, Donna Ulisse, Carolina Blue, Nelons, Riley Harrison Clark, Tribute Quartet, Wilburn & Wilburn, Alan Bibey and Grasstowne, LeFevre Quartet, Tim Menzies, High Road, and The Sound. Daywind is distributed to retail through New Day Christian Distributors and the Orchard, covering all major physical and digital outlets.

Daywind Music Publishing is home to an award-winning roster of songwriters including Lee Black, Jason Cox, Gerald Crabb, Janice Crow, Marty Funderburk, Mike Harland, Devin McGlamery, Tim Lovelace, John Darin Rowsey, Belinda Smith, Sue Smith, Dianne Wilkinson, Nathan Woodard, and Hunter Leath.

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Daywind Music Publishing Celebrates 2020 BMI Recognition

Written by Staff on August 6, 2020 – 6:28 am -

Daywind Music Publishing Celebrates 2020 BMI Recognition

Daywind Music Publishing Celebrates 2020 BMI Recognition

Songwriters Lee Black, Jason Cox, and John Darin Rowsey Honored

NASHVILLE, TN (AUGUST 3, 2020) — Daywind Music Publishing is celebrating its songwriters, Lee Black, Jason Cox, and John Darin Rowsey, who were recognized for writing on some of the  most performed songs in Christian music last year. BMI, one of the largest performing rights organizations which collect royalties from radio, television, and other performances, honored the three writers at the 2020 BMI Christian Awards celebration, announced online this year on BMI.com.

 

To honor the achievements of these Christian songwriters and more, BMI created a webpage where fans could watch special video messages and performances, listen to award-winning music, and learn more about their favorite songwriters.

 

Daywind Music Publishing’s catalog, Christian Taylor Music, and its exclusive songwriters Lee Black, Jason Cox, and John Darin Rowsey, were among those honored by BMI for some of Christian music’s top played songs on radio. Lee Black co-wrote “Sun’s Gonna Come Up.” Performed by the LeFevre Quartet, the song hit #1 on the Singing News Southern Gospel l radio chart in November, 2018. Jason Cox co-wrote “Even Me,” performed by Triumphant Quartet, which reached the top of the Singing News chart in July, 2019. And Rowsey penned “Woke Up This Morning” performed by The Guardians.

 

Daywind Music Publishing is home to an award-winning roster of writers including Lee Black, Riley Harrison Clark, Jason Cox, Gerald Crabb, Janice Crow, Marty Funderburk, Mike Harland, Joseph Habedank, Devin McGlamery, Tim Lovelace, Karen Peck, John Darin Rowsey, Belinda Smith, Sue Smith, Aaron Wilburn, Diane Wilkinson, Nathan Woodard and Hunter Leath. Daywind Music Publishing is a subsidiary of Daywind Music Group, one of the premier labels in Christian music.

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Registered “Radio 101” Class To Be Offered at Creekside

Written by scoopsnews on May 10, 2019 – 4:35 pm -

How can I get my song on the radio?

This is an indirect question — it sounds like an easy question , and on the surface, there is a straightforward answer.

To get your song played on the radio, either you or your Radio Promotion Company approaches program directors/music directors at radio stations, promotes your song to them using a combination of phone calls and faxes, press releases, and emails. Then the stations that are interested in the song will play it and the ones that aren’t won’t. Sounds pretty easy, right?

The truth is that radio promotion is anything but easy.

Tiffany Noecker from Daywind, Vonda Armstrong from Hey Y’all Media, and Richard Hyssong from Premier Promotions will be teaching “Radio 101”  for groups that have a song at radio or are considering Radio Promotion in the future.

This class will be available at Creekside Gospel Music Convention 2019 on Monday, October 28th at 2:00 pm at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center In the main hall.

Fee: $25 per person

     

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Daywind Music Group Celebrates Radio Success in 2015

Written by Staff on December 17, 2015 – 2:28 pm -

Jim Brady Trio At SiriusXM

Jim Brady Trio 

Hendersonville, TN (December 17, 2015) – Daywind Music Group is celebrating a wildly successful year at Southern Gospel Radio. Earlier this week, Singing News released the 2015 year-end radio report, detailing the top songs on Southern Gospel radio. Daywind Records is proud to announce that 5 of the Top 6 songs of 2015 belong to Daywind recording artists.

With their debut radio single, the newly-formed Jim Brady Trio claimed the top spot with ‘Steppin’ Out In Faith.’ The up-tempo tune, penned by Jim and Melissa Brady, climbed to #2 on the monthly charts, narrowly missing the coveted #1 position. However, its consistent performance and airplay throughout the first half of the year earned the song top honors for the year.

Bowling Family

Bowling Family

Coming in at #3 is June’s #1 song, ‘That’s What I Miss the Most’ by The Bowling Family, followed by Greater Vision’s hit single ‘Put Out The Fire,’ from the project, As We Speak. The title track for the Dove Award winning & GRAMMY nominated project, ‘Pray Now,’ by Karen Peck & New River rounds out the Top 5 songs. The Browders’ fifth consecutive #1 single, ‘Time Machine,’ came in at #6 for the year, having been named the #1 song for the month of November.

Altogether, Daywind recording artists accounted for 59 of all charting singles in 2015. Furthermore, Daywind Publishing produced a record-breaking 119 charting singles this year.

Greater Vision

Greater Vision

Ed Leonard, President of Daywind, shared, “Our artists, writers, producers, engineers, and musicians put their hearts and souls into this music, and our partners at radio are sharing it with the world. We are so thankful to radio for playing our music!”

Daywind Records is home to an award-winning roster of artists, including Legacy Five, Adam Crabb, Browders, Jim Brady Trio, Greater Vision, Joseph Habedank, The Hoppers, Karen Peck & New River, Bowling Family, Tribute,

Karen Peck & New River Releases Highly Anticipated Album, PRAY NOW

Karen Peck & New River

Nelons, Brian Free & Assurance, Blackwood Brothers Quartet and Wilburn & Wilburn. Daywind is distributed to retail through New Day Christian Distributors, Sony RED, and all major digital outlets, including iTunes. Albums by Daywind recording artists can be purchased at www.daywind.com.

For more information, visit www.daywindrecords.com or contact Dani Phillips at publicity@daywind.com.

 

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Daywind Music Group Shines at 2015 IMMERSE BMI Songwriter’s Showcase

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on June 19, 2015 – 10:18 am -

Daywind Music Group Shines at 2015 IMMERSE BMI Songwriter’s Showcase

Daywind Music Group Shines at 2015 IMMERSE BMI Songwriter’s Showcase

Hendersonville, TN  – Talent was not in short supply Tuesday night in the Van Ness Auditorium at the LifeWay Christian headquarters. Several of the industry’s top singers and songwriters performed to a full house of aspiring artists, songwriters and industry professionals attending GMA’s sold out IMMERSE conference this week in Nashville, TN.

Award winning singer/songwriters Brandon Heath and Chris August kicked off the evening, hosted by Ed Cash, that went on to feature one chart topping song after another, as well as moving stories from the writers about the personal struggles that inspired the now well-known lyrics.  All genres of Christian music were well represented and received with an overwhelming enthusiasm by the audience, as well as the songwriters themselves.

Representing Southern Gospel was Daywind singer/songwriter Joseph Habedank, as well as Daywind’s songwriting veteran, Dianne Wilkinson.  Habedank wowed with an acoustic version of his recent radio hit, ‘Never, No Never,’ accompanied by co-writer Lee Black on the piano. Wilkinson, the self-proclaimed ‘Momma’ of the group, offered inspiring words of encouragement to the younger writers before inviting the Kingdom Heirs on stage to perform her song, ‘The Joys Of Heaven.’  Both performances were met with standing ovations from the eager crowd.

“The BMI Songwriters Showcase is a highlight each year for the Christian music industry,” shares Rick Shelton, Vice President of Music Publishing at Daywind. “We couldn’t be more proud of Dianne and Joseph whose songs lit up the audience. We are grateful to BMI and the Gospel Music Association for the opportunity to honor current hit songwriters, and in the process, inspire the next generation of creatives. What an impactful experience!”

Daywind Records is home to an award-winning roster of artists, including Legacy Five, Adam Crabb, Browders, Jim Brady Trio, Greater Vision, Joseph Habedank, Adam Crabb, Karen Peck & New River, Bowling Family, Tribute, Nelons, Brian Free & Assurance, Blackwood Brothers Quartet and Wilburn & Wilburn.  Daywind is distributed to retail through New Day Christian Distributors, Sony Red, and all major digital outlets, including iTunes.  For more information, visit www.daywindrecords.com


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Greenbrier Quartet Festival: Daywind Music Group brings Quartet Music to the prestigious Greenbrier Resort

Written by Staff on March 6, 2015 – 8:22 am -

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Hendersonville, Tenn. (March 5,2015) Daywind Music Group brings quartet music to the prestigious Greenbrier Resort on March 9th-11th, 2015. Quartet fans from across North America will gather in White Sulphur Springs, WV to take part of this three-day event.  The inaugural DMG Concerts event will feature performances from Legacy Five, Brian Free & Assurance, Tribute, and the Blackwood Brothers, as well as Gold City, Kingsmen, Triumphant Quartet and Guardians, and special appearances by Gene McDonald, Jay Parrack and Paul Heil from the Gospel Greats radio show. Fans will enjoy quartet music from the most awarded quartets on the road today, as well as impromptu scrap iron quartets, and the premier of Quartet Night Across America.​
The Greenbrier is an award-winning resort located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. As a National Historic landmark, The Greenbrier’s classic architecture, exquisite interior design, carefully sculpted landscape, impeccable service and outstanding amenities have hosted distinguished guests from around the world since 1778.For more information, call 1.800.635.9581 or visit dmgconcerts.com, or click on the picture above.


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JOSEPH HABEDANK ANNOUNCES SOLO MINISTRY

Written by SGN Scoops on February 4, 2014 – 1:54 pm -

Daywind Music Group, NASHVILLE, TN – February 4, 2014 The new year brings a new path, a new direction and new steps for singer/songwriter Joseph Habedank. Joseph announced today that he is embarkingjoseph on a solo ministry. Most known for his time with iconic family group The Perrys, the popular singer/songwriter is excited for this new chapter in his life. With the support of his wife, Lindsay, and many friends and family, Habedank feels the time is right and looks forward to what God has in store. “All I’ve ever wanted to do was sing gospel music. Over 10 years ago, Tracy & Libbi Stuffle gave me that chance and I will be forever grateful,” says Joseph. “I am excited to begin this new season in my life and share the story of God’s grace, forgiveness, faithfulness and love. My wife Lindsay and I want to thank everyone who has reached out to us and prayed for us. We love you and can’t wait to see you soon!”

Today, it has also been announced that Joseph has entered into a recording contract with Daywind Records and a booking agreement with the Dominion Agency. “Embarking on a new journey and season is both exciting and scary. I am thankful that God has placed these two companies in my life to help guide and direct the path,” says Joseph.

Ed Leonard of Daywind Records comments: “Joseph is a wonderful communicator of the Gospel. As one of the most talented artists and songwriters in Gospel music, his potential to reach people with the message of Christ through his ministry is limitless. We could not be more excited to work with him to share his testimony.”

Michael Davis of the Dominion Agency says: “The first time I heard Joseph Habedank sing as a teenager, I knew he would have an extraordinary career in Christian music. His passion for Christ as a singer and songwriter is contagious. I am very excited to welcome him to the roster of Dominion Agency artists.”

Joseph is currently writing and choosing new material for his upcoming Daywind project set to release this summer and is currently touring select dates.

ABOUT JOSEPH HABEDANK:
Joseph Habedank is a multi award winning and Dove Award nominated singer/songwriter. He was awarded Singing News Magazine’s Young Artist of the Year in 2009 and Songwriter of the Year (Artist) at the Absolutely Gospel Music Awards in 2011. His songs have been recorded by such artists as: Gold City, Brian Free & Assurance, Karen Peck & New River, Lauren Talley, The Hoppers, The Kingsmen, Ivan Parker, Jeff & Sheri Easter, The Kingdom Heirs, Triumphant Quartet, The Hoskins Family and more. He has helped write two nationally charted number one songs and in 2010, “If You Knew Him” (written with Rodney Griffin) was nominated for Southern Gospel Song of the Year at the GMA Dove Awards and won the Singing News Fan Award for Song of the Year. Additionally, Habedank has been nominated for Singing News Magazine’s Male Vocalist of year, Lead Singer of the year and Songwriter of the year for three consecutive years. Joseph currently resides just outside Nashville, TN with his wife, Lindsay.

 


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Tribute Quartet’s Riley Harrison Clark Welcomes Baby Boy

Written by SGN Scoops on February 3, 2014 – 11:08 am -

rileyDaywind Music Group, Hendersonville, TN (February 3, 2014) Tenor for the Southern Gospel group Tribute Quartet Riley Harrison Clark and his wife Megan welcomed a precious baby boy, Colbin Harrison Clark, into their lives on January 28th at 11:50 pm.

Riley beamed “I’ve instantly learned a whole new level of love. This little boy is the most perfect 6 lb and 15 oz baby I could ever imagine and I am head over heels for him.”

They are grateful for the many prayers and well wishes they have received.

If you would like to congratulate this sweet couple please visit the Tribute Quartet’s Facebook page athttp://www.facebook.com/tributequartet


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Gospel Music’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

Written by Rhonda on August 19, 2010 – 3:11 am -

The National Quartet Convention has  announced a very special event that will take place on the closing day of this year’s NQC in Louisville, Kentucky. Norman Holland, of Daywind Music Group, has put together an outstanding showcase to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Gospel Music.  This special concert will take place in Freedom Hall from 12:00 to 1:30 pm.  Some of the highlights will include…
 
A tribute to the Cathedrals, featuring Greater Vision, Legacy Five, and the Mark Trammell Quartet.
A Gold City Quartet Reunion, featuring Tim Riley, Ivan Parker, Brian Free, Mike LeFevre, and Garry Jones.
A Speer Family Reunion, featuring The Speer Sisters, Ben Speer, and Sue Dodge.
Plus segments featuring The Hinsons, The Downings, The Rambos, The Singing Americans, The Lewis Family, and much, much more!  For more information visit http://natqc.com/


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