All-Star Lineup Features Jason Crabb, Wynonna Judd, Greater Vision, Kingdom Heirs, Nelons, Booth Brothers and More!
NASHVILLE (January 25, 2013) â€” Some of the top names in Gospel Music will take the stage January 29 in Nashville at Trinity Broadcasting Network’sÂ Trinity Music City, as Grammy Award-winningÂ Christian music artistÂ Jason Crabb hosts a special live TBN taping of theÂ 2013 SGMG Harmony Honors.
Sponsored by theÂ Southern Gospel Music GuildÂ (SGMG), the annual SGMG Harmony Honors celebrates the best and brightest singers, songwriters, quartets, and groups in this unique American musical genre that has comforted, inspired, and entertained generations of fans.
This year the Harmony Honors recognize gospel songwriters Mosie Lister, Squire Parsons, Ronny Hinson, Rodney Griffin, Phil Cross, and Dianne Wilkinson. SGMG president Judy Nelon noted that many of the songs penned by these writers are now considered classics, and have been recorded and performed by scores of artists in gospel, country, andÂ other genres of music. â€œIt is a privilegeÂ to be able to honor this elite group of gospel music’s legacy songwriters,â€ she said. â€œTheir work continues to inspire individuals of all ages and backgrounds.â€
This special edition of TBN’s signature â€œPraise the Lordâ€ show will feature performances from a number of popular artists, including the Booth Brothers, the Bowling Family, Gold City, Greater Vision, Jeff & Sheri Easter, the Kingdom Heirs, LeFevre Quartet, the Nelons, Three Bridges, Tribute Quartet and Palmetto State Quartet featuring Grammy Award-winning country music great Wynonna Judd.
“I am honored to host the 2013 SGMG Harmony Honors and to be a part in recognizing these amazing songwriters,â€ said Jason Crabb, a regular TBN â€œPraise the Lordâ€ host. â€œI cut my teeth on their songs, and their work has been a big partÂ of my own musical heritage.â€
TBN Vice President Matthew Crouch noted that Gospel Music has been a regular part of TBN’s history over the past 40 years. â€œWe’ve welcomed many Gospel greats over the years,â€ he said. â€œThe rich harmonies and inspirational message of this sacred music have been a blessing to generations of TBN viewers. We’re honored once again to host the SGMG Harmony Honors.â€
Admission to the January 29thÂ live TBN taping of the Harmony Honors at Nashville’s Trinity Music City is free to the public, with 1,500 seats available. Doors open at 6 p.m. (Central Time) and the program begins at 7 p.m.
For more information and directions visitÂ www.trinitymusiccity.com