Did you miss the BIG REVEAL of the Top 10 Nominees on singing News Radio? CLICK HERE to re-live the moment!

Nashville, TN (March 21, 2018) — The 2018 Singing News Fan Awards first round of voting is over, and we’re happy to announce the Top Ten nominations in each category!

The Singing News Fan Awards are the Southern Gospel industry’s PREMIERE fan-voted awards, with winners decided by the readers of Singing News Magazine. This year’s show is set to be another amazing event, taking place at the National Quartet Convention in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, later this year.

Subscribers to Singing News have spoken in the first of three rounds of voting, and voting for the second round will begin with the ballot in the May 2018 issue of the magazine. Online voting will be available as well.

If you wish to vote in the second round, but don’t already have a subscription to Singing News  don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE TODAY to be eligible to vote in the second and third rounds! The deadline to subscribe in order to vote in the second round of voting is April 18, 2018.

2018 Singing News Fan Awards Top Ten Nominations

Note: Nominations are listed in alphabetical order

Favorite Artist
Booth Brothers
Collingsworth Family
Greater Vision
Joseph Habedank
Karen Peck & New River
Kingdom Heirs
Mark Trammell Qt
Tribute Qt
Triumphant Qt

Traditional Quartet
Blackwood Brothers
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Gold City
Kingdom Heirs
LeFevre Qt
Legacy Five
Mark Trammell Qt
Tribute Qt
Triumphant Qt

Mixed Group
Collingsworth Family
Karen Peck & New River
Mylon Hayes Family

Booth Brothers
Brian Free & Assurance
Bowling Family
Greater Vision
Jim Brady Trio

Barker, Pat
Bishop, Mark
Crabb, Jason
Habedank, Joseph
5 Lowry, Mark
McDonald, Gene
Parker, Ivan
Parsons, Squire
Penrod, Guy
Wilburn, Jonathan

Young Artist
Bowling, Hope—Bowling Family
Clark, Autumn Nelon—Nelons
Conkle, Trevor—Mark Trammell Qt
Erwin, Katie—Erwins
Gooch, Kari—Karen Peck & New River
Hayes, Kennedy—Mylon Hayes Family
Hopper, Karlye—Hoppers
Jones, Layke—Jim Brady Trio
Townsend, Josh—Legacy Five
Whisnant, Austin—Whisnants

Allman, Chris—Greater Vision
Booth, Michael—Booth Brothers
Buffin, Blake—Mark Trammell Qt
Clark, Riley Harrison—Tribute Qt
Free, Brian—Brian Free & Assurance
Haase, Ernie—Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Jenkins, Chris—Kingsmen
Martin, Jerry—Kingdom Heirs
Peace, Jeremy—LeFevre Qt
Sutton, David—Triumphant Qt

Booth, Ronnie—Booth Brothers
Brady, Jim—Jim Brady Trio
Casto, Gary—Tribute Qt
Fowler, Scott—Legacy Five
Hopper, Dean—Hoppers
Inman, Clayton—Triumphant Qt
Rice, Arthur—Kingdom Heirs
Shivers, Bill—Brian Free & Assurance
Trammell, Nick—Mark Trammell Qt
Wolfe, Gerald—Greater Vision

Blackwood, Billy—Blackwood Brothers
Griffin, Rodney—Greater Vision
Harris, Loren—Kingdom Heirs
Howard, Scott—Legacy Five
Inman, Scott—Triumphant Qt
Lancaster, Paul—Booth Brothers
LeFevre, Mike—LeFevre Qt
Rogers, Mike—Brian Free & Assurance
Singletary, Josh—Tribute Qt
Trammell, Mark—Mark Trammell Qt

Bennett, Eric—Triumphant Qt
Byrd, Randy—Mark Trammell Qt
Chapman, Jeff—Kingdom Heirs
Duncan, Tim—Canton Junction
Davis, Anthony—Tribute Qt
Fouch, Matt—Legacy Five
Harkey, Paul—Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Owens, Butch—Blackwood Brothers
Plott, Keith—LeFevre Qt
Reese, Ray Dean—Kingsmen

Blair, Brooklyn—Collingsworth Family
Bowling, Kelly—Bowling Family
Brady, Melissa—Jim Brady Trio
Erwin, Katie—Erwins
Fortner, Connie—McKameys
Gooch, Karen Peck—Karen Peck & New River
Greene, TaRanda—Cana’s Voice
Hopper, Kim—Hoppers
Talley, Lauren—Talleys
Thompson, Amber Nelon—Nelons

Bean, Peg McKamey—McKameys
Bowling, Hope—Bowling Family
Clark, Kelly Nelon—Nelons
Easter, Sheri—Jeff & Sheri Easter
Hopper, Connie—Hoppers
Jackson, Susan Peck—Karen Peck & New River
Metz, Courtney—Collingsworth Family
Stuffle, Libbi—Perrys
Talley, Debra—Talleys
Whisnant, Susan—Whisnants

Collingsworth, Kim—Collingsworth Family
Conkle, Trevor—Mark Trammell Qt
Dishman, Aaron—Triumphant Qt
Elliott, Bryan—Gold City
Mote, Gordon—Soloist
Singletary, Josh—Tribute Qt
Stice, Jeff—Soloist
Townsend, Josh—Legacy Five
Williams, Kevin—Gaither Vocal Band
Wolfe, Gerald—Greater Vision

Dixie Echoes Band
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound Band
Gaither Vocal Band Band
Inspirations Band
Isaacs Band
Jason Crabb Band
Jeff & Sheri Easter Band
Kingdom Heirs Band
Primitive Qt Band
Southern Raised Band

Bishop, Mark
Brady, Jim
Crabb, Gerald
Gaither, Bill
Gooch, Karen Peck
Griffin, Rodney
Habedank, Joseph
Inman, Scott
Rowland, Kyla
Wilkinson, Dianne

Beyond Amazed—Brian Free & Assurance
Clear Skies—Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Gospel Music Hymn Sing: Live in Texas—Various Artists
Great Moments—Mark Trammell Qt
Hope For All Nations—Karen Peck & New River
Last Big Thing—Kingdom Heirs
Quartet Tribute—Tribute Qt
Resurrection—Joseph Habedank
Thankful—Triumphant Qt
What’s Not To Love—Mark Lowry

“Chain Breaker”—Triumphant Qt
“God of the Storms”—Tribute Qt
“God’s Got A Better Plan”—Canton Junction
“He Can Take It”—Brian Free & Assurance
“Here He Comes”—Joseph Habedank
“Hope For All Nations”—Karen Peck & New River
“Last Big Thing”—Kingdom Heirs
“Let the Church Arise”—LeFevre Qt
“Life Is Good”—Hoppers
“Present In The Presence Of The King”—Guardians

New Artist
Bowling Sisters
Children of the Promise
Franks, Josh & Ashley
High Road
Lore Family
Master’s Promise
Sherry Anne
Souls Harbor

Radio Station
KTTK  Lebanon, MO
KWFC  Springfield, MO
WCKB  Dunn, NC
WCON  Cornelia, GA
WEMM  Huntington, WV
WGUS  Augusta, GA
WHQA  Piedmont, SC
WJBZ  Knoxville, TN
WJGM  Jacksonville, FL
WXRI  Winston-Salem, NC

About The Author


Notice: The information in the post above may have been formatted to suit this website, but is not necessarily material originally created by, or is exclusive to Singing News Magazine. Singing News is a part of the Salem Media Group, America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider and magazine and book publisher targeting Christian audiences.

Leave a Reply