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2012 Singing News Fan Awards Top Ten

NOTE: To see coverage of last year's event, click here

The Singing News Fan Awards is the Southern Gospel industry's premiere awards show, and features winners chosen directly by the readers of the Singing News Magazine. The 2012 Fan Awards is set to be another great event, taking place at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, TN on Wednesday, October 3rd 2012. 

We're happy to announce that the SECOND ROUND OF VOTING IS NOW OPEN!!! Just click on the link above and put your vote in! You will need your Singing News subscriber number to access the voting form.

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Top Ten Nominees After First Round Of Voting

Favorite Artist
Booth Brothers
Brian Free & Assurance
Greater Vision
Hoppers
Inspirations
Kingdom Heirs
Legacy Five
Parker, Ivan
Perrys
Triumphant Qt

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

Mixed Group
Browns
Collingsworth Family
Crist Family
Diplomats
Hoppers 
Isaacs
McKameys
Perrys 
Talleys
Taylors

Trio
Booth Brothers 
Bowling Family
Greater Vision 
HisSong
Jeff & Sheri Easter 
Karen Peck & New River 
Nelons
Pfeifers
Sisters 
Whisnants

Soloist 
Bishop, Mark
Crabb, Adam
Crabb, Jason
Greene, TaRanda
Hall, Marshall
Parker, Ivan 
Parsons, Squire
Paschal, Janet
Penrod, Guy
Ritchie, Charlotte

Favorite Male Singer
Booth, Michael - Booth Brothers
Booth, Ronnie - Booth Brothers
Crabb, Jason - Soloist
Fowler, Scott - Legacy Five
Free, Brian - Brian Free & Assurance
Habedank, Joseph - Perrys
Parker, Ivan - Soloist
Rice, Arthur - Kingdom Heirs
Trammell, Mark - Mark Trammell Qt
Wolfe, Gerald - Greater Vision

Favorite Female Singer
Alvey, Lauren Talley - Talleys
Bean, Peg McKamey - McKameys
Easter, Sheri - Jeff & Sheri Easter
Gooch, Karen - Peck Karen Peck & New River
Greene, TaRanda - Soloist
Hopper, Kim - Hoppers
Ritchie, Charlotte - Soloist
Stuffle, Libbi - Perrys
Talley, Debra - Talleys
Whisnant, Susan - Whisnants

Young Artist
Brown, Adam - Browns
Clark, Riley - Tribute Qt
Collingsworth, Phillip - Collingsworth Family
Easter, Morgan - Jeff & Sheri Easter 
Fortner, Eli - McKameys
Ivey, Trey - Legacy Five
Vaught, Luke - Inspirations
Thompson, Amber - Nelons
Whisnant, Austin - Whisnant
Wilburn, Jordan - Wilburn & Wilburn

Horizon Individual
Alvey, Brian - Talleys
Brown, Andrew - Browns
Clark, Riley - Tribute Qt
Fortner, Eli - McKameys
Hawes, Jeff - Karen Peck & New River
Ivey, Trey - Legacy Five
LeFevre, Jordan - LeFevre Qt
Stringfield, Andy - Kingdom Heirs
Walker, Bryan - Perrys
Wilburn, Jordan - Wilburn & Wilburn

Horizon Group
11th Hour
Barry Rowland & Deliverance
Beyond the Ashes
Carolina Boys
Heaven's Call
Old Paths
Paul's Journey
Red Roots
Taylors
Wilburn & Wilburn

Tenor 
Allman, Chris - Greater Vision
Booth, Michael - Booth Brothers
Free, Brian - Brian Free & Assurance
Gaches, Gus - Legacy Five
Haase, Ernie - Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Hosterman, Jodi - Inspirations
Martin, Jerry - Kingdom Heirs
Phelps, David - Gaither Vocal Band
Phillips, Eric - Mark Trammell Qt
Sutton, David - Triumphant Qt

Lead
Booth, Ronnie - Booth Brothers
Casto, Gary - Tribute Qt
Fowler, Scott - Legacy Five
Habedank, Joseph - Perrys 
Inman, Clayton - Triumphant Qt
Ragan, David - Inspirations
Rice, Arthur - Kingdom Heirs
Shivers, Bill - Brian Free & Assurance
Sweatman, Dustin - Mark Trammell Qt
Wolfe, Gerald - Greater Vision

Baritone
Brady, Jim - Booth Brothers
Epley, Jon - Inspiration
French, Steve - Kingdom Heirs
Griffin, Rodney - Greater Vision
Howard, Scott - Legacy Five
Inman, Scott - Triumphant Qt
Selph, Derrick - Brian Free & Assurance
Singletary, Josh - Tribute Qt
Trammell, Mark - Mark Trammell Qt
Walker, Bryan - Perrys

Bass
Barker, Pat - Mark Trammell Qt
Bennett, Eric - Triumphant Qt
Chapman, Jeff - Kingdom Heirs
Davis, Anthony - Tribute Qt
Dustin, Glenn - Legacy Five
Holcomb, Mike - Inspirations
Lile, Jeremy - Brian Free & Assurance
Reese, Ray Dean - Kingsmen
Riley, Tim - Gold City
Stuffle, Tracy - Perrys

Soprano
Alvey, Lauren Talley - Talleys
Collingsworth, Brooklyn - Collingsworth Family
Crist, Jackie - Crist Family
Fortner, Connie - McKameys
Gooch, Karen - Peck Karen Peck & New River
Hopper, Kim - Hoppers
Lord, Kim - Ruppe Sisters
Thompson, Amber - Nelons
Trammell, Jessica - Browns
Yeary, Sonya Isaacs - Isaacs

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

Musician
Collingsworth, Kim - Collingsworth Family
Fortner, Roger - McKameys
Ivey, Trey - Legacy Five
Mote, Gordon - Soloist/Gaither Vocal Band
Murphy, Dennis - Kingdom Heirs
Singletary, Josh - Tribute Qt
Stice, Jeff - Triumphant Qt
Stringfield, Andy - Kingdom Heirs
Varnado, Stewart - Dixie Echoes
Williams, Kevin - Gaither Vocal Band

Band
Dove Brothers
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Gaither Vocal Band 
Inspirations
Isaacs
Jason Crabb Band
Jeff & Sheri Easter
Kingdom Heirs 
McKameys
Primitive Qt

Songwriter
Bishop, Mark 
Brady, Jim 
Crabb, Gerald 
Cross, Phil 
Griffin, Rodney 
Habedank, Joseph 
Hinson, Ronny 
Inman, Scott 
Rowland, Kyla 
Wilkinson, Dianne 

Album 
A Wonderful Life Legacy Five
God Makes No Mistakes Inspirations
Joy In The Journey McKameys
Journey Libbi Perry Stuffle
Let It Be Known Booth Brothers
Somebody's Coming Gold City
Songs From The Heart Triumphant Qt
The Only Way Greater Vision
The Waiting Is Over Tribute Qt
We Will Stand Our Ground Kingdom Heirs

Song - Twelve songs total
(There was a 3-way tie in the 10th position; therefore, all three songs are included.)
Ask Me Why - Legacy Five
Blue Skies Coming - Perrys
God Makes No Mistakes - Inspirations
He's Everything I Need - Kingsmen
Homecoming Day - Tribute Qt
I Believe - Brian Free & Assurance
I Know A Man Who Can - Greater Vision
On The Banks of the Promised Land - Karen Peck & New River
Peter, James & John - Gold City
Saved By Grace - Triumphant Qt
She Still Remembers Jesus Name - Booth Brothers
When Faith Steps In - McKameys

Favorite DJs - Small Market
Beecher Hyde - WAVU Albertville, AL
Bill McCarty - WXAN Ava, IL
Dave Hutton - KTTK Lebanon, MO
Jeff Crigger - WRGS Rogersville, TN
John Whisnant - WCIS Morganton, NC
John Wishon - WWWC Wilkesboro, NC
Randall Hamm - WFLQ French Lick, IN
Richard Chambers - WGUS Augusta, GA
Richard Ferguson - WOKK Meridian, MS
Robin Clayton - WLRC Walnut, MS

Favorite DJs - Medium Market
Bill Roberts - WLWI Montgomery, AL
Danny O'Day - WCON Cornelia, GA
Dave Taylor - KWFC Springfield, MO
Donnie Cox - WSNL Flint, MI
JR Pitsenbarger - WCWV Summersville, WV
Jim Snavely - WBTX Broadway, VA
Jonathan Edwards - KWFC Springfield, MO
Lottie Squires - WCKB Dunn, NC
Neal Wood - WCKB Dunn, NC
Patsy Ford Dickerson - KTXJ Jasper, TX

Favorite DJs - Large Market (11 due to a tie)
Brian Scott - WTRM Winchester, VA
Candi Chandler - WXRI Winston-Salem, NC
Daniel Britt - WXRI Winston-Salem, NC
Gregg Hutchins - WBOZ Nashville, TN
Ken Hicks - WUSY Chattanooga, TN
Mark Ferguson - WSSL Greenville, SC
Mike Clark - WJBZ Knoxville, TN
Ron Foster - WZZK Birmingham, AL
Steve Randall - KCBI Arlington, TX
Wanda Taylor - WTJY Winston-Salem, NC
Wayne Wallace - WXJC Birmingham, AL

Stay tuned for more information on this year's event! 

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