Friday, February 15, 2008 @6:56:29 PM
For Immediate Release
February 15, 2008 (Nashville, TN)- At a press conference held yesterday, the Gospel Music Association announced the nominees for the 39th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Vine Records walked away with an impressive 9 nominations in the following categories:
Janet Paschal "Sounds Like Sunday" for Southern Gospel Album,
Lillie Knauls "Past And Present" for Traditional Gospel Album and
"Oh Happy Day" (with the Talley Trio) for Traditional Gospel Recorded Song,
Calvin Hunt "Bridges" for Contemporary Gospel Recording and
"Come On" for Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song
The Lewis Family "The Key To Heaven" for Bluegrass Recorded Song
Little Roy Lewis, Earl Scruggs and Lizzy Long (Lewis, Scruggs and Long) garnered three nominations with "Lifetimes" for Bluegrass Album,
"I Will Find You Again" for Bluegrass Recorded Song and
"James White" for Country Recorded Song.
"Speechless is the only word I can think of right now to describe how we feel. Vine is a small independent label. This just goes to show the respect our artists have in the industry. We want to congratulate all of them and the songwriters for this outstanding achievement," stated Kevin Ward of Vine Records.
The 39th Annual GMA Dove Awards will be handed out at Nashville's famed Grand Ole Opry House on April 23, 2008. For more information and a complete list of nominees, visit www.gospelmusic.org. For more information about Vine Records and their roster of artists, visit www.vinerecordsonline.com.
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About Vine Records:
Founded by award-winning producers Wayne Haun and Kevin Ward, Vine Records is the creative home to artists including Lewis, Scruggs and Long, Janet Paschal, Lillie Knauls, HisSong, Naomi and the Segos, Calvin Hunt, The Cumberland Quartet, Ann Downing and The Nelons.
Vine Records 2008