Jim Hill Passes Away

Middletown, OH (Jan. 11, 2018) — Jim Hill, age 87, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at Symphony of Centerville. Hill was probably best known for his composition of “What A Day That Will Be.” His caree...

Introducing The New Speer Family

Nashville, TN (Jan. 10, 2018) — “Let the song go on,” was a phrase G.T. “Dad” Speer would say during a concert after stopping a song to testify about God’s goodness in his life. His frequent testimo...

Dixie Gospel Caravan Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Birmingham, AL (Jan. 10, 2018) — In August 1968, Wayne Wallace began what is known throughout this genre of music as “The Dixie Gospel Caravan.” 2018 will encompass a yearlong celebration for the 50th ann...

Memphis Quartet Show Host Hotel Correction

Nashville, TN — In the January issue of Singing News, page 39, we inadvertently printed an incorrect phone number for the sheraton Downtown Memphis. The correct number for the official host hotel of The Memph...

Holly McGruder Passes Away

Franklin, TN (Jan. 4, 2018) — Zion Music Group is extremely heartbroken to report that Holly Elaine McGruder, 38 of Kennett, Missouri has passed away. Holly was the youngest daughter of the late Carroll L. an...

Tara Younce Passes Away

Stow, OH (Jan. 3, 2017) — Tara Younce, age 42, passed away Dec. 31, 2017. Tara was the daughter of George Younce, bass vocalist for the legendary Cathedral Quartet. The visitation will be held Friday, Jan....

Arthur Rice Raises $2,000 For SGMA On His Birthday!

Photo: Arthur Rice and JP Miller appearing on a local radio program promoting the SGMA Pigeon Forge, TN (Jan. 3, 2018) — Arthur Rice is no stranger to fans of Southern Gospel music. His career spans decade...

Ricky Dale Braddy Departs Karen Peck & New River

Nashville, TN (Jan. 01, 2018) — Dec. 31, 2017 marked the final night for Ricky Dale Braddy with Karen Peck & New River. From Karen Peck Gooch’s Facebook page: “Ricky told us about his departure ...

Chris Jenkins Rejoins The Kingsmen Quartet

Asheville, NC (Dec. 31, 2017) — Ray Dean Reese is happy to announce that former Kingsmen tenor Chris Jenkins has re-joined the award-winning quartet effective December 31, 2017. Chris has continued to stay...