FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
THE GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION REVEALS UPDATED TALENT ROSTER FOR THE INAUGURAL
GMA HONORS CELEBRATION AND HALL OF FAME INDUCTION THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2014
AT LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY’S ALLEN ARENA
“Love Your Country. Vote. Faith, Family, Freedom Tour” Announced as Presenting Sponsor.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (April 3, 2014) – The GMA Foundation reveals additional talent for the inaugural GMA Honors celebration and Hall of Fame induction to be held on April 29th at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, TN. Inductee, Take 6 will do an exclusive group performance with all members, both past and present, for the first time ever, as a celebration of this honor and their 25th anniversary as a group. In addition, special guests scheduled to present will include dc Talk (TobyMac, Michael Tait, Kevin Max), Lenny LeBlanc and Earnest Pugh. Performers will include David Crowder, Ellie Bannister Holcomb, Kirk Whalum plus previously announced Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith. Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice, talk show host and Fox News commentator will host the evening’s program.
The GMA also announced “Love Your Country. Vote. Faith, Family and Freedom Tour” as this year’s presenting sponsor. The tour experience, produced by Rendy Lovelady, RLM/Mission Management and launching later this year, will bring together both country and gospel artists to encourage Americans to vote.
The GMA recently announced this year’s honorees and Hall of Fame inductees which include Honors recipients Dr. Bobby Jones, Don Moen, Michael Guido, Show Hope and World Vision. Inductees include Brown Bannister, Gaither Vocal Band, Rich Mullins and Take 6.
“We’re excited about this opportunity to raise awareness for the legacy of Gospel music. Each of these inductees or honorees has made a definitive mark on the fabric of our musical tapestry. While each has different gifts and has contributed in different ways, all of their stories highlight God’s faithfulness. We’ll be able to celebrate this through GMA Honors with some very special friends and truly inspiring performances,” says GMA Executive Director, Jackie Patillo.
Individual tickets or full tables are available for purchase, which include full dinner service with our honorees and guests. Contact the GMA office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
General admission tickets are also available for purchase online HERE.
To view biographical information on this year’s honorees, please visit this link: Honors and Hall of Fame bios here.
For More Information on the Love Your Country. Vote Tour visit: www.loveyourcountryvote.com
About the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame:
The GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum is a not-for-profit educational institution (501c3) working in connection with the Gospel Music Association (GMA). The GMAF is dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of gospel music and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience, as well as honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to gospel music.
About the Gospel Music Association:
Founded in 1964, the Gospel Music Association serves as the face and voice for the Christian/Gospel music community and is dedicated to exposing, promoting and celebrating the gospel through music of all styles including pop, rock, praise & worship, black gospel, R&B, hip hop, southern gospel, country, and more. The GMA community consists of 2,000 members including agents, artists, church leaders, managers, promoters, radio personnel, record company executives, retailers, songwriters and other industry visionaries. The GMA produces the GMA Dove Awards and IMMERSE. For more information about the GMA, please visit www.gospelmusic.org or contact the GMA directly at 615.277.1340.
Visit https://doveawards.wufoo.com/forms/gma-honors-media-application/ to apply for press and publicity credentials to the show, as well as awards history, photos, press releases and logos. Credentials must be requested by Thursday, April 24th.
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