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2009 SGN Music Awards

Nominees for the 2009 SGN Music Awards

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Deon and Susan Unthank, administrators of SoGospelNews.com, have officially announced the nominees for the 2009 SGN Music Awards. The nominees were all chosen by the staff of SoGospelNews.com. Starting on February 1, 2009, fans will get a chance to vote for their favorites in each category. The winners will be announced live on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at the River of Life Church in Smyrna, Tennessee. The ceremony will be free to the public.

Nominees for the 2009 SGN Music Awards

Song of the Year

  • “God Will Pass By” – Greater Vision (Griffin) - Purchase/Download
  • “Hello After Goodbye” – Legacy Five (Brady, Weeks) - Purchase/Download
  • “Preach the Word” – Gold City (Davis) - Purchase/Download
  • "The Broken Ones" – Talley Trio (Rudd, Salley, Vipperman) - Purchase/Download
  • “The Potter Knows the Clay” – Perrys (Henry, LaPointe) - Purchase/Download
  • “Welcome to the Family” – Booth Brothers (J.Brady, B.Weeks, T.Wood) - Purchase/Download
  • “When God Ran” – Kingsmen (B.Hester, J.Parenti)
  • “Whispered Prayers” – Karen Peck & New River (E.Galloway, J.Steele) - Purchase/Download
  • "You Don't Know God's Love" – Dove Brothers (J.Collins, C.Wiseman) - Purchase/Download
  • “Your Cries Have Awoken the Master” – Mike & Kelly Bowling (R.Isaacs Bowman, S.Isaacs) - Purchase/Download

Album of the Year

Pacesetter

  • Canaan Records
  • Christian Voice Magazine
  • National Quartet Convention
  • Chuck Peters (SGShowPrep)
  • The Southern Styles Show (R.Patz)

Breakthrough Artist

  • Aaron & Amanda Crabb
  • Crabb Revival
  • Driven Quartet
  • Eighth Day
  • Shiloh

Male Vocalist

  • Michael Booth (Booth Brothers)
  • Mike Bowling (Mike & Kelly Bowling)
  • Jim Brady (Booth Brothers)
  • Joseph Habedank (Perrys)
  • Steve Ladd (Gold City)

Female Vocalist

  • Kelly Bowling (Mike & Kelly Bowling)
  • Misty Freeman
  • Karen Peck Gooch (Karen Peck & New River)
  • Kim Hopper (Hoppers)
  • Lauren Talley (Talley Trio)

Male Group

  • Booth Brothers
  • Dove Brothers
  • Gold City
  • Greater Vision
  • HisSong
  • Mike LeFevre Quartet

Female Group

  • Amazed
  • Perry Sisters
  • Rejoice!
  • Sweetwater Revival

Mixed Group

  • Collingsworth Family
  • Karen Peck & New River
  • Mike & Kelly Bowling
  • Perrys
  • Talley Trio

Traditional Southern Song

  • “Hello After Goodbye” – Legacy Five (Brady, Weeks) - Purchase/Download
  • "I Still Have It All" – HisSong (Collins, Funderburk) - Purchase/Download
  • “The Great I Am Still Is” – Triumphant Quartet (Cross, LaBar) – HisSong (Collins, Funderburk) - Purchase/Download
  • “The Potter Knows the Clay” – Perrys (Henry, LaPointe) - Purchase/Download
  • “Whispered Prayers” – Karen Peck & New River (Galloway, Steele) - Purchase/Download

Traditional Southern Album

  • God’s Been Good - Legacy Five - Compare Prices
  • Life - Dove Brothers
  • Moment of Truth - Gold City - Compare Prices
  • Not Alone - Greater Vision
  • Reflections…A Tribute - Southern Sound

Progressive Southern Song

  • “Preach the Word” – Gold City (Davis) - Purchase/Download
  • "The Broken Ones" – Talley Trio (Rudd, Salley, Vipperman) - Purchase/Download
  • “Welcome to the Family” – Booth Brothers (Brady, Weeks, Wood) - Purchase/Download
  • “When God Ran” – Kingsmen (Hester, Parenti)
  • “Your Cries Have Awoken the Master” – Mike & Kelly Bowling (I. Bowman, Isaacs) - Purchase/Download

Progressive Southern Album

Country/Bluegrass Song

Country/Bluegrass Album

  • Everything Holy – Eighth Day
  • Faith to Believe – Mike & Kelly Bowling - Compare Prices
  • Help Is On the Way – Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver - Compare Prices
  • One Good Reason – Glovers
  • What If I’m Right? – Misty Freeman

Special Event Project

  • December: Hymns Where the Story Began, Chapter 2 – Mercy’s Well
  • Dream On…Live From Chicago – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound - Compare Prices
  • Live From Norway – Isaacs
  • Personal – Kim Collingsworth - Compare Prices
  • We Are Family – Easter Brothers, Jeff & Sheri Easter, Lewis Family - Compare Prices

Best Live Performer

  • Booth Brothers
  • Dixie Echoes
  • Dove Brothers
  • Isaacs
  • Tribute Quartet

Fan Favorite Artist of the Year

  • 2nd Generation
  • Booth Brothers
  • Crabb Revival
  • Dove Brothers
  • Gold City
  • Hoppers
  • Isaacs
  • Karen Peck & New River
  • Mike & Kelly Bowling
  • Perrys

Songwriter (Artist)

  • Jim Brady (Booth Brothers)
  • Gerald Crabb
  • Phil Cross (Poet Voices)
  • Joseph Habedank (Perrys)
  • Becky & Sonya Isaacs (Isaacs)

Songwriter (Professional)

  • Chris Binion
  • Marty Funderburk
  • Twila LaBar
  • Rebecca J. Peck
  • Dianne Wilkinson

Producer (Artist)

  • Gerald Crabb
  • Darrell Freeman (Freemans)
  • Arthur Rice (Kingdom Heirs)
  • David Staton (Mike LeFevre Quartet)
  • Roger Talley (Talley Trio)

Producer (Professional)

  • Donna Beauvais
  • Lari Goss
  • Bubba Smith
  • Michael Sykes
  • Barry Weeks

Engineer

  • Steve Allen
  • Kevin McManus
  • Aaron Minick
  • Terry Thompson
  • Kevin Ward

Musician

  • Kim Collingsworth (Collingsworth Family)
  • Jerry Kelso (Dove Brothers)
  • Micah Schweinsberg (Crabb Revival)
  • Stewart Varnado (Dixie Echoes)
  • Roy Webb

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