Guy Penrod Garners ICM Nomination and Releases New Single

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Guy Penrod“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.

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Top Five Category Finalists Announced For The 17th Annual ICM Awards

Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, The Band Perry, Ronnie Dunn, George Strait, Randy Travis, Dolly Parton Given Top Major Category Honors

ICM Gold LogoNashville, Tenn. (August 31, 2011) –The ICM Faith, Family & Country Awards Top 5 finalists were announced today in 22 key categories  advancing the presentation of the 17th Annual Inspirational Country Music Awards in award ceremonies to be held on Friday, October 28th at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

The ICM Faith, Family & Country Top 5 ballot, as determined by first round membership voting by the members of the Inspirational Country Music Association, includes a stellar array of major names in a broad cross section of categories that include entertainer, new artist, song, songwriter, group, duo,  musician, radio, radio station, film, television honors and more.

Major artist nominees on the Top 5 ballot for this year’s  ICM Faith, Family & Country Awards  include Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum,  The Band Perry, Ronnie Dunn, The Roys,  Josh Turner, Jeff Bates, Randy Travis, The Grascals,  Ricky Skaggs, The Oak Ridge Boys, Point of Grace, Guy Penrod, The Isaacs, and George Strait.  Film honors finalists  include a competitive field highlighted by family rated major box office contenders including Country Strong, Secretariat, and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

Top 5 finalists in all categories will now be presented to the membership in final round voting that will end on September 30th. Awards will be announced at the October 28th awards presentation.

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Guy Penrod’s March Madness Song Tournament

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Guy Penrod’s “March Madness Song Tournament” Tips Off With 16-Title Playoff

Fans To Choose Their Favorite Penrod Recording Via Facebook

Nashville, TN (March 10, 2011) — In keeping with the spirit of the NCAA basketball tournament, Country and Christian music star Guy Penrod has announced his “March Madness Song Tournament” on Facebook. Fans can vote to select their favorite Penrod performance in a seeded, 16-song tournament.

Earlier this month, Guy Penrod’s Facebook fans nominated their favorite tracks from his solo CD, BREATHE DEEP, or any song recorded during his 14-year reign as the lead vocalist of the Gaither Vocal Band. A total of 46 different titles were nominated; the top 16 most-popular songs now round out the bracket. The first round of voting will begin tomorrow, Friday, March 11, and continue until the winning song is announced on Thursday, March 31.

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The contest’s Grand Prize is a brand new, 32-GB Apple iPod Touch, loaded with all of the tournament’s 16 songs, plus additional music and videos from Penrod’s BREATHE DEEP and THE BEST OF GUY PENROD releases.

Guy’s combined 2010 CD sales exceeded 100,000 units (BREATHE DEEP; THE BEST OF GUY PENROD), and BREATHE DEEP was the best-selling new Southern Gospel CD last year.

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