“Male Vocalist of the Year” Nomination in ICM Awards Ceremonies Cap Fall 2011
Nashville, Tennessee (September 14, 2011) – Guy Penrod strikes a strong vocal note of encouragement to the everyday American worker in his powerful new single “More Power To Ya” being delivered to country radio this week via Play MPE and CDX Vol. #531.
The third single from his much acclaimed BREATHE DEEP CD release, Penrod’s choice of the Jon Mabe/Jason Matthews written “More Power To Ya” continues to engage country listeners with a ‘faith & family’ values message that delves deep into the heart of the nation’s ‘can do’ spirit.
Charlie Daniels will host the 10th Anniversary Benefit Concert Monday, November 21, 2011 at the Ryman Auditorium
The 10th Annual Christmas 4 Kids Concert Adds Colt Ford And Joe Nichols To Line-Up!
Nashville, TN – Top country artists Colt Ford and Joe Nichols have just been announced as the latest additions to the line-up for the 10th Anniversary of the Charlie Daniels Band & Friends Concert to benefit Christmas 4 Kids (a division of Christmas For Kids, Inc.). They will be joining previously announced artists Phil Vassar and Sawyer Brown to round out the line-up for this special event. The Charlie Daniels Band will also take the stage throughout the night, as Daniels will play host for entire evening.
Christmas 4 Kids is a not-for-profit organization that has been in existence for over 25 years providing many children, each year, with their very own shopping spree. The funds generated by the concert, and the Tour Bus Show/Artist Meet and Greet event, are used to give over 400 children from 29 different schools, a day-long shopping excursion. The special day consists of a chauffeured trip from their school aboard an entertainer’s luxury tour bus, lunch, and a party hosted by Santa and Mrs. Claus at College Heights Baptist Church. To wrap up the day, the tour buses journey to the Hendersonville, Tennessee Walmart, where the kids receive a brand new winter coat, and $150.00 to spend on anything they want!
Tickets for the concert are available through Christmas 4 Kids online at www.Christmas4kids.org, beginning September 15, 2011.
Nominations include Entertainer and Legend/Pioneer Award
Nashville, TN (September 1, 2011) — The ICM Faith, Family & Country Awards Top 5 finalists were announced yesterday, and Ricky Skaggs secured nominations in five categories: Legend/Pioneer Award, Entertainer, Inspirational Country Song (“Someday Soon”), Musician and Inspirational Bluegrass Artist. For Skaggs, who has previously won several ICM Awards, this year’s nominations are particularly sweet. “I’m very grateful to the ICM for all the nominations,” says Skaggs. “When I started playin’ and singin’, they didn’t have award shows like they do now, so I’ve never been driven to win them. I just love the music and I love the fact that God uses music to speak to people’s hearts. That’s what I’m in it for, to be a messenger of His Love.” The 17th Annual Inspirational Country Music Awards will be held on Friday, October 28 at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center.