Nashville, TN (August 8, 2018)Â â€“Â StowTown Records is pleased to announce their 2018 Dove Award nominees.Â Co-founder, producer and songwriter,Wayne Haun, leads the way with seven nominations.Â StowTown artistÂ Trey IveyÂ receives his first nominations as a producer in two different categories. Additionally, StowTown is honored to be the home of two 2018 GMA Dove Award nominated artists:Â Ernie HaaseÂ & Signature SoundÂ andÂ The Little Roy & Lizzy Show.
Haun, while ecstatic about his personal nominations, chose to focus on the accolades his artists received. â€œWe are thrilled that the GMA uses this platform to promote gospel music and its message to the world.Â It’s an honor for me to be a part of this industry.â€Â His nominations includeÂ Producer of the Year,Â as well as several songwriting and production nominations in various categories.
First-time nominee, Trey Ivey, is nominated as a producer on the Ernie Haase & Signature Sound projectÂ Clear Skies, as well as The Little Roy and Lizzy Show projectÂ Going Home.
Clear SkiesÂ is proving to be a powerful project for Ernie Haase & Signature Sound receiving a nomination forÂ Southern Gospel Album of the Year,Â as well asÂ Southern Gospel Song of the YearÂ for the title cut.Â â€œClear Skies,â€co-written by Haase, is the number one song for August on theÂ Singing NewsÂ Southern Gospel chart. â€œAfter all these years, I am beyond thrilled to hear about theÂ Clear SkiesÂ song and album nominations,â€ sharesÂ Ernie Haase. â€œBoth my team here at EHSS and the team at StowTown have worked hard and have seen God use this project in a fresh new way. We seeÂ Clear SkiesÂ today! Thank you, GMA!â€
Rounding out the nominations for StowTown is The Little Roy and Lizzy Show with nods forÂ Bluegrass/Country/Roots Album of the YearÂ forÂ Going HomeÂ andÂ Bluegrass/Country/
The 49th GMA Dove Awards show will take placeÂ onÂ October 16, 2018,Â in Nashville, TN, at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. The show will be filmed and will air on Trinity Broadcasting NetworkÂ on October 21.
ABOUTÂ STOWTOWNÂ RECORDS:
StowTown Records was founded in 2011 by Ernie Haase and WayneÂ HaunÂ and then expanded in 2014 with the addition of partners Landon Beene and Nate Goble. With each person bringing their individual expertise, StowTown has become a powerhouse independent Gospel Music label. As the creative home for many of todayâ€™s top artists, the StowTown family of artists includes Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Doug Anderson, Charles Billingsley, The Browns, Canaâ€™s Voice, The Collingsworth Family, The Erwins, TaRanda Greene, The Guardians, Trey Ivey, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Tim Lovelace, Jody McBrayer, Devin McGlamery, The Perrys, Rambo McGuire, Southern Raised, The Taylors and Triumphant. Distributed worldwide through Provident/Sony Distribution, StowTown Records has garnered industry attention with multiple GMA Dove Awards and chart-topping releases from their highly respected roster of artists.
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