Ernie Haase & Signature Sound scored a total of seven nominations,Â including prestigiousÂ Group of the Year and Artist of the Year.Â Additionally, “I Thirst” received a nomination forÂ SouthernÂ Gospel Recorded Song of the Year,Â Doug Anderson received aÂ Male Vocalist of the Year nomination and Wayne Haun is nominated forÂ Producer of the Year. Rounding out the nominations were nods for Southern Gospel Album of the Year for A Tribute to the Cathedral Quartet,Â andÂ Long Form Music Video of the Year for A Tribute to the CathedralÂ Quartet.
Ernie Haase says: “When I heard the news I immediately thought of George Younce and Glen Payne and how happy they would be to know theirÂ music has outlived their lives.” Ernie continues, “We’re honored to be nominated alongside our friends and peers. We are so blessed!”
Their highly-acclaimed latest releaseÂ A Tribute to the Cathedral Quartet debuted at #1 on the Billboard Music Video Chart and #1 on the SouthernÂ Gospel Music chart as well as #3 on the Contemporary Christian Music chart and features the #1 songÂ “I Thirst.”
The 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards will be held at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Ga. on Wednesday, April 20th. The awards show will be televised on GMC at 8:00p.m. ET/delayed PT on Easter Sunday, April 24th. GMC can be seen in 47 million homes on various cable systems around the country, on DIRECTV on channel 338 and on Verizon FiOS on channel 224.
About Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Combining 21st century ideas with the timeless quality of great quartets from the 1950s, this Grammy-nominated, Dove awardÂ winning group has broken the traditional mold of gospel quartets. With their unconventional approach to communicating the GoodÂ News, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound (EHSS) are blazing a trail through the heart of Gospel music with groundbreaking originality.
The groupâ€™s founder and leader, Ernie Haase, got his start in Gospel music as a long-time member of the renowned CathedralÂ Quartet, and his roots are deeply planted in the rich legacy of music that is both meaningful and thoroughly entertaining. After theÂ Cathedrals bid farewell to their five-decade run in the music industry, Ernie put all his great training to work when he formed, ErnieÂ Haase & Signature Sound. With chart-topping DVDs and audio releases, the groupâ€™s success continues to gain momentum with eachÂ new release.