JACKSONVILLE, Fl. â€“ Legendary Gospel music group The Nelons were recently honored with a nomination in the upcoming Christian Music Hall of Fame Visionary Awards. The trio received a nominated for Southern Gospel Group of the Year.Â Other artists nominated for the award include the Booth Brothers, Gaither Vocal Band, Brothers Forever, and Legacy Five.
Kelly Nelon Clark of The Nelons said, â€œWe are absolutely thrilled to be included in this category. We have so much respect for all of the other nominees.Â We have to say â€˜Thank Youâ€™ to the Christian Music Hall of Fame for honoring us with this nomination.â€
The nominees for the Visionary Awards were announced on Monday, February 15, 2010. The winners will be announced live during the annual award show to be held on November 6, 2010.
This is the second Visionary Awards show and the third show inducting artists into the Hall of Fame.Â The hosts for the 2010 Visionary Awards were announced last week and will be hosted by award winning artists David Meece and Babbie Mason. The show will be live in the Dallas, Texas area and the location will be announced in the next few weeks.
Fans are urged to go to the charity web site at www.hallmuseum.com and vote for their favorites in each category.
The Nelons released their highly anticipated recording â€“ Beside Still Waters â€“ last month.Â The new release is being touted by many industry insiders as a career highlight for the group.Â This is the groupâ€™s sophomore outing for Vine Records.
The first single from the album, â€œHe Found Me,â€ has been making a stir at Southern Gospel radio â€“ including peaking at #2 on the SoGospelNews.com Top 40 Weekly Chart, as well as breaking the Top 10 on the Christian Voice Magazine Top 100 Southern Gospel Chart (#8) and SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart.
â€œHe Found Meâ€ was written by Dove Award-winning songwriters Wayne Haun and Joel Lindsey and group member Jason Clark and is being promoted to Southern Gospel radio by Jim Stover and Crossroads Music.
The Nelons are booked exclusively through the Dominion Agency.Â To find out how you can have The Nelons in your church or at your event â€“ visit the Dominion Agencyâ€™s website at http://www.dominionagency.com or call (910) 484-6996.
For more information on The Nelons, visit their website at http://www.thenelons.com .