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Florida Boys Shine at SGMA Awards

Posted in News on June 17, 2002

The Southern Gospel Music Association recently presented its 2002 SGMA Awards and Hall of Fame inductees in Gatlinburg, Tennessee (5/22). The Florida Boys earned Album of the Year honors for Movin' On. In existence since the 1950's, the legendary group has recorded more than 100 albums and is recognized in the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. The Isaacs received the Song of the Year nod for "Stand Still," written by Rebecca Isaacs Bowman, Sonya Isaacs Surrett and David Marshall. Other top BMI winners included Greater Vision as Artist Of The Year with Gerald Wolfe as Male Vocalist, Karen Peck Gooch as Female Vocalist, Old Time Gospel Hour Quartet as New Artist and Phil Cross as Songwriter of the Year. BMI affiliates inducted to the Hall of Fame were Jerry Goff, Buford Abner, R.W. Blackwood and Alphus LeFevre.

The SGMA Awards Banquet, which doubled as the organization's fund raiser, was held at the Park Vista Resort in the Dollywood theme park.


Old Time Gospel Hour Quartet


The Florida Boys


Greater Vision

BMI's SGMA 2002 Winners:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Movin' On by The Florida Boys

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Greater Vision

FEMALE VOCALIST
Karen Peck Gooch

MALE GROUP
Dove Brothers Quartet

MALE VOCALIST
Gerald Wolfe

MIXED GROUP
Crabb Family

STAGE MUSICIAN
Sonya Isaacs Surrett

NEW ARTIST
Old Time Gospel Hour Quartet

PRODUCER
Wayne Haun

SOLO ARTIST
Kirk Talley

SONG
Stand Still, Isaacs

SONGWRITER
Phil Cross

STUDIO RECORDING ENGINEER
Kevin McManus

TRIO
Booth Brothers

VIDEO
Encore, Old Friends Quartet

SOURCENews TAGS Kirk Talley Christian Gospel

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