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2008 SGN Music Awards Nominees

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Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

Copyright 2005, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Deon and Susan Unthank, administrators of SoGospelNews.com, have announced the nominees for the 2008 SGN Music Awards. Starting on February 1, 2008, the fans will get a chance to vote for their favorites in each category.

The Booth Brothers and the Dove Brothers Quartet led all of the artist nominees this year with eight nominations apiece. Karen Peck & New River came in next with seven nominations.  Gold City, the Isaacs, and the Perrys all received six nominations.

The Pacesetter Award, an award that is given to any artist, individual, or organization which has shown great strides in the industry and has raised the bar for others, has five nominees for 2008. Competing for the honor this year are: Dove Brothers Quartet, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, production company Haun & Ward Entertainment, Annie McRae, and SGShowPrep’s Chuck Peters.

The 2008 SGN Music Awards will be held Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at the River of Life Church in Smyrna, Tennesse and is free to the public.

2008 SGN Music Awards Nominees

Song of the Year

  • Get Away Jordan - Ernie Haase & Signature Sound (D.L.Coates)

  • Last Night - Karen Peck & New River (M.Henry)

  • He Chose Me - Freemans (R.Hendrix, A.Hoskins-Aldridge)

  • I Bless Your Name - LeFevre Quartet (G.E.Goodine)

  • I Can Pray - Dove Brothers Quartet (N.Markee)

  • I’m Rich - Gold City (P.L.Huffam, Jr.)

  • The One I’m Dying For - Isaacs (R.Isaacs-Bowman, S.Isaacs, R.Bowman)

  • Took It All Away - CrossWay (A.McRae)

  • We Have a Saviour - Mike & Kelly Bowling (C.McGruder)

  • When He Said Live - TK & McRae (A.McRae)

Album of the Year

  • Big Sky - Isaacs (M.Bright)

  • Don’t Let Me Miss the Glory - Gordon Mote (G.Mote, P.Johnson)

  • Get Away Jordan - Ernie Haase & Signature Sound (E.Haase, L.Goss, M.English)

  • Journey of Joy - Karen Peck & New River (B.Smith)

  • Sounds Like Sunday - Janet Paschal (W.Haun)

  • You Gotta Love It - Triumphant Quartet (S.Mauldin)

    • A Beautiful Thing - CrossWay (D.Ponder)

    • Back to the Roots - Imperials (M.Sykes)

    • Carry On - Booth Brothers (M.Booth, R.Booth, J.Brady, N.Bruno)

    • Look No Further - Perrys (W.Haun)

    Breakthrough Artist

    • Austins Bridge

    • Everyday Driven

    • King’s Heralds

    • Mercy’s Well

    • Tribute Quartet

    Male Vocalist

    • Ronnie Booth (Booth Brothers)

    • Jerry Martin (Dove Brothers Quartet)

    • Bill Shivers (Brian Free & Assurance)

    • Shannon Smith (Imperials)

    • Gerald Wolfe (Greater Vision)

    Female Vocalist

    • TaRanda Greene (Greenes)

    • Sonya Isaacs (Isaacs)

    • Annie McRae (McRaes/TK & McRae)

    • Janet Paschal

    • Karen Peck Gooch (Karen Peck & New River)

    Male Group

    • Booth Brothers

    • Dove Brothers Quartet

    • Gold City

    • Greater Vision

    • Triumphant Quartet

    Female Group

    • Amazed

    • Beloved

    • Rejoice!

    • Sweetwater Revival

    Mixed Group

    • Isaacs

    • Karen Peck & New River

    • Mike & Kelly Bowling

    • Perrys

    • Whisnants

    Songwriter (Artist)

    • Jim Brady (Booth Brothers)

    • Gerald Crabb

    • Joseph Habedank & Matthew Holt (Perrys)

    • Annie McRae (McRaes/TK & McRae)

    • Daryl K. Williams (Daryl Williams Trio)

    Songwriter (Professional)

    • Chris Binion

    • Ronny Hinson

    • Joel Lindsey

    • Rebecca J. Peck

    • Dianne Wilkinson

    Producer (Artist)

    • Mike Bowling (Mike & Kelly Bowling)

    • Ricky Free (Brian Free & Assurance)

    • Darrell Freeman (Freemans)

    • Daniel Riley (Gold City)

    • Roger Talley (Talley Trio)

    Producer (Professional)

    • Lari Goss

    • Wayne Haun

    • Bubba Smith

    • Michael Sykes

    • Barry Weeks

    Engineer

    • Steve Allen

    • Aaron Minick

    • David Ponder

    • Terry Thompson

    • Kevin Ward

    Musician

    • Kim Collingsworth (Collingsworth Family)

    • Channing Eleton (Everyday Driven)

    • Jerry Kelso (Dove Brothers Quartet)

    • Gordon Mote

    • Tim Parton (Legacy Five)

    Traditional Southern Song

    • All That Matters to the Lord - Imperials (M.Funderburk, T.McBride-LaBar)

    • He Forgot - Perrys (J.Habedank, M.Holt)

    • I Can Pray - Dove Brothers Quartet (N.Markee)

    • I’m Rich - Gold City (P.L.Huffam, Jr.)

    • The Rock’s Between the Hard Place & You - Kingdom Heirs (D.Wilkinson)

    Traditional Southern Album

    • Everyday People - Greater Vision (G.Wolfe)

    • Sounds Like Sunday - Janet Paschal (W.Haun)

    • For Heaven’s Sake - Southern Sound (B.Harris, T.Haley)

    • Look No Further - Perrys (W.Haun)

    • Once Upon a Cross - Mark Trammell Trio (M.Trammell, S.Mauldin)

    Progressive Southern Song

    • Last Night - Karen Peck & New River (M.Henry)

    • A Little Song Coming On - Three Bridges (R.Hinson)

    • Took It All Away - CrossWay (A.McRae)

    • We Have a Saviour - Mike & Kelly Bowling (C.McGruder)

    • When He Said Live - TK & McRae (A.McRae)

    Progressive Southern Album

    • Journey of Joy - Karen Peck & New River (B.Smith)

    • Back to the Roots - Imperials (M.Sykes)

    • Carry On - Booth Brothers (M.Booth, R.Booth, J.Brady, N.Bruno)

    • Everyday Driven - Everyday Driven (C.Eleton, P.Lancaster, B.Mullins)

    • Live to Love - Hope’s Call (K.Ward)

    Country/Bluegrass Song

    • He’s In Control - Austins Bridge (M.Kofahl, J.Rivers, J.Rowsey)

    • A Homesick Angel - Daryl Williams Trio (D.K.Williams)

    • He Chose Me - Freemans (R.Hendrix, A.Hoskins-Aldridge)

    • The One I’m Dying For - Isaacs (R.Isaacs-Bowman, S.Isaacs, R.Bowman)

    • Wherever You Are - CrossWay (D.Ponder)

    Country/Bluegrass Album

    • Austins Bridge - Austins Bridge (B.Smith)

    • Big Sky - Isaacs (M.Bright)

    • A Beautiful Thing - CrossWay (D.Ponder)

    • Eyes On the Prize - Freemans (D.Freeman, J.Martin-Sanders)

    • Favor - Hinsons (B.Hinson)

    Special Event Project

    • A Little Christmas - Legacy Five (S.Fowler, S.Mauldin, T.Parton)

    • Together - Gaither Vocal Band and Ernie Haase & Signature Sound (B.Gaither, E.Haase, L.Goss)

    • Annie McRae...My Heart, My Song - Annie McRae (B.Adams)

    • Ronnie Booth - Ronnie Booth (R.Booth, N.Bruno)

    • Trails of Paradise - Booth Brothers (M.Booth, R.Booth, J.Brady)

    Best Live Performer

    • Booth Brothers

    • Dove Brothers Quartet

    • Gold City

    • HisSong

    • Imperials

    Fan Favorite Artist of the Year

    • Booth Brothers

    • Dove Brothers Quartet

    • Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

    • Gold City

    • Karen Peck & New River

    • Lesters

    • Mike & Kelly Bowling

    • Perrys

    • Shiloh

    • Soul’d Out Quartet

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