SGMA Award Winners Announced

Posted in News on June 13, 2000

The 2000 Southern Gospel Music Association (SGMA) Awards were recently announced at ceremonies at the Park Vista Resort in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. BMI-affiliated group Greater Vision - with its members Gerald Wolfe, Rodney Griffin and Jason Waldroup - laid claim to seven awards. The late Oak Ridge Quartet leader Smitty Gatlin, who joined BMI in 1960, was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame. The Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum opened in Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, in April 1999.

Pictured at the ceremony are Jason Waldroup, Rodney Griffin, Wayne Haun and Gerald Wolfe.

Greater Vision won seven SGMA awards on the strength of their Daywind album Far Beyond This Place, produced by Wayne Haun.


BMI's SGMA Award Winners

"My Name Is Lazarus"
written by Rodney Griffin
published by Songs of Greater Vision
recorded by Greater Vision


Rodney Griffin

Album of the Year

Far Beyond This Place
Greater Vision (Daywind Records)

Lari Goss

Female Vocalist

Debra Talley

Male Vocalist

Gerald Wolfe

Male Quartet

Greater Vision

New Artist
Dove Brothers Quartet


Wayne Haun

Recorded Music Packaging
Far Beyond This Place
Greater Vision (Daywind Records)

Solo Artist
Kirk Talley

"Fire On Stage"
Greater Vision

James D. Vaughn Award

Cathedral Quartet

SOURCENews TAGS Christian Gospel


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