Hendersonville, TN (April 20, 2012) – The 43rd annual GMA Dove Awards celebrated another great year in Gospel music last night, April 19th, at the historic Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. Hosted by David Mann & Chonda Pierce, the crowd enjoyed performances by some of the top artists in the industry, including Kari Jobe, Lecrae, and Natalie Grant. Daywind artist, Karen Peck, lit up the stage with a moving rendition of “I Go To The Rock,” alongside Yolanda Adams, Angie Stone, and Crystal Lewis. Jason Crabb, Donnie McClurkin, and Wess Morgan also combined their talents to pay tribute to the legendary career of Russ Taff.
Daywind artists brought home a total of three Dove Awards, with Karen Peck & New River receiving Southern Gospel Album of the Year for their 2011 project, Reach Out, and Country Song of the Year for “Good Things Are Happening.” The Perrys received Southern Gospel Song of the Year for their #1 hit, “Celebrate Me Home.” Although nominated several times, this marks the first Dove Award for both groups.
The 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards will be televised on the Gospel Music Channel, Tuesday, April 24th, at 8:00 p.m & 10:00 p.m. ET.
Daywind Music Group is based in Hendersonville, TN and is distributed worldwide through New Day Christian Distribution. Daywind is home to such great artists as Marshall Hall and Wilburn & Wilburn, and writers such as Kenna West and Caleb Collins, among others. For more information on Daywind Records, visit daywindrecords.com.
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Franklin, TN (Mansion Entertainment) June 1st, 2011 – Three Bridges recently performed as part of the Delta Call Disaster Relief Concert on Memorial Day, May 30, 2011. The event was presented by the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), Donnie McClurkin and Samaritan’s Purse and held at the historic Boutwell Auditorium in Birmingham, AL. The purpose of the event was to raise support and bring hope to the Delta States ravaged by the recent flood waters and tornadoes. The Memorial Day concert will air on TBN’s flagship program, ‘Praise The Lord’, Wednesday evening June 1st at 10pm Eastern, 7pm Pacific and will include performances by Three Bridges, Donnie McClurkin, CeCe Winans, VaShawn Mitchell, Karen Wheaton, Vicki Yohe, Tribute Quartet and others.
Elliott McCoy, founder, manager and baritone for Three Bridges said, “It was a truly magnificent event where the presence of God was so real. I know that our heavenly Father loves it when His children come together to express His love for one another!” Three Bridges tenor, Jeremie Hudson was raised in the Birmingham area and still lives there with his wife and children today. Jeremie state, “It was an overwhelming show of support for our area and it was my honor to be a part of giving back to my home town and state during this time of crisis.” Pictures of the event can be viewed via Three Bridges’ Facebook: www.facebook.com/3bridgesmusic.
A new DVD from Three Bridges’ live performance at TBN’s Trinity City Theater earlier this year is slated for release this summer with the group also appearing as a featured artist on the upcoming international television program, “A Country Campmeeting”, to air this fall on TBN.
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