Dear GMA Members and Friends,
At the Gospel Music Association, one of our objectives is to best represent the Christian/Gospel music industry to both our immediate community as well as the culture at large – exposing our music and Message to a broader audience. Part of this strategy requires that we consistently evaluate the tools we use as well as opportunities for innovation that will propel growth for the genre.
THE GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES RETURN OF THE LEGENDARY
GMA DOVE AWARDS TO NASHVILLE, TENN., OCTOBER 15, 2013
GMC TV to Telecast Show from Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena
Marks Unparalleled Move to Fall for Gospel Music’s Biggest Night
Announces Addition of Feature Film Category and
Food for the Hungry as Ministry Partner
NASHILLE, TN (March 19, 2013) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today the return of the legendary GMA Dove Awards to Music City for its 44th year of honors. For the first time in Dove Awards history, Gospel music’s biggest night will take place in the fall. This year’s show is on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at 8 p.m. EDT, at Allen Arena on the campus of Nashville’s historic Lipscomb University and will be nationally televised on GMC TV.
I worked for a company once that stressed the need to focus on “True North”. Although it is a navigational term, True North also speaks to our everyday life and refers to something that provides clarity and direction. “True North” is non-negotiable – a compass cannot help but point north – no matter what conditions or outside forces may be applied, the needle never veers.
RYFO.ORG LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE PROVIDING PRACTICAL SERVICES
FOR MUSICIANS AT NO CHARGE
New Site Offers Musicians Easier Access to National Network and Increased Service Selections
San Clemente, CA – RYFO, whose volunteer network has served the needs of hundreds of touring musicians with free meals, beds to sleep in, care-packs, prayer, and counsel, has launched a revamped website. The new site allows easy access for artists and hosts across the nation to connect, with a mobile-friendly version of the site coming soon.
The innovative organization offers a variety of services at no charge and no obligation for touring musicians living their lives on the road away from their support systems. Additional services include laundry facilities, showers as well as spiritual support.
GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION Announces Partnership With LIFEWAY CHRISTIAN RESOURCES
to Present IMMERSE 2013
Held May 26-29 at LifeWay Christian Resources in Nashville, TN,
IMMERSE Offers Unprecedented Training to Artists, Songwriters and Business Leaders
Nashville, TN – IMMERSE, the Gospel Music Association’s Music Training Experience, is pleased to announce it’s fifth annual event, May 26-29, 2013. In a unique partnership, IMMERSE will be held in its entirety at LifeWay Christian Resources corporate headquarters in downtown Nashville, TN. Registration opens today, January 17 at www.ExperienceIMMERSE.com.