Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Local Artist to Appear on Awards Show, Nominated for New Artist

HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (11/17/11)—Mark Brown, a dedicated servant of Jesus Christ, a Madisonville native, and a naturally talented songwriter, was nominated for the United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians’ (USAGEM’s) “2011 New Artist of the Year” award earlier this year and will be appearing in the 8th Annual USAGEM Awards this upcoming Saturday, November 19th.

To be held at Nashville’s historic Troubadour Theatre beginning at 3pm, the 8th Annual USAGEM Awards will include a variety of live performances by gospel music artists associated with the Nashville-based organization.

The event, which will be televised, will be hosted by the award-winning group, The Fox Brothers. The show itself will be filmed by Fresh Well Media and will be aired on the Family-Friendly Entertainment Network and other Christian television networks.

According to the USAGEM, artists scheduled to perform at this year’s event include Melanie Walker, The Hemphills, Joanne Cash Yates, The Gardners, Glenn Tubb, Allison Speer, Russ Murphy, Rene Jones, The Pearly Gates, Danny Jones, Sandi Kay & New Hickory, Charlene Harrison, Bev McCann, Ann Hartmann, Tammy Vice, Joe Arview & Thunder, Sunday Edition, and comedian, Cheryl Jackson.

A total of nineteen awards will be presented in a broad cross section of categories including gospel entertainer, male and female artists, new artist, song, acoustic singer/songwriter, group, duo, musician, and comedian. Genre-specific awards will be presented to artists in Southern Gospel, Christian Country, Black Gospel, Bluegrass , and Contemporary Christian music.

Fellow artists competing alongside Madisonville native Mark Brown for the title of 2011 New Artist include Emily Carey, The Davis Family, David Smith, Paul Sparks, Allison Speer, and Sunday Edition. Each of the artists were selected from a pool of hundreds, if not thousands, of similar artists.

As Mark is a native and representative of our community, we at SurfKY News wish him the best of luck at the awards ceremony! 

To view an exclusive SurfKY News interview with Mark Brown, please click here

For more information on the USAGEM, click the following link: http://usagem.org/

Luke Short
SurfKY News
Information provided by Helen Brown and the USAGEM

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

button coupons
button classifieds

In Other News...

January Events at Maple Mount

OWENSBORO, Ky. (12/16/14) — The following events are scheduled for January: Ursuline presentation "See as the Mystics… Read More

Triplett Twist District Redevelopment Advisory Team Meeting Schedule

OWENSBORO, Ky. (12/16/14) — The Triplett Twist District Redevelopment Advisory Team scheduled meeting dates are below.… Read More

Most Read This Week

December 16, 2014 8043

Coal Miner Fatally Injured in Underground Mining…

in Top News For All Sites by Dick Brown
December 14, 2014 8032

Muhlenberg Pays Homage to U.S. Armed Forces

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
December 12, 2014 7553

Man Allegedly Threatening Medical Staff with…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Wes Miller
December 15, 2014 4473

Hopkins County Woman Charged Second Time in Two…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
December 11, 2014 4457

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
December 12, 2014 4280

Man Allegedly Hits Brother with Pickup Truck…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Wesley Miller
December 15, 2014 4120

Woman Leads Police on High-Speed Chase in Stolen…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police
December 11, 2014 3988

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Dec. 11, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
December 12, 2014 3696

Man Accused of Public Intoxication, Stealing…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
December 15, 2014 3083

Vehicle Careens down 150 Foot Embankment with…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department

Stories Trending Today

December 16, 2014 8043

Coal Miner Fatally Injured in Underground Mining…

in Top News For All Sites by Dick Brown
December 16, 2014 2229

Highway Crews Pre-Treating Roadways for Potential…

in Hopkins News by Keith Todd
December 16, 2014 2184

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Dec. 16, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
December 15, 2014 2116

Rich Brings Old, New Together in New Album

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
December 16, 2014 2061

Muhlenberg Community Hospital Installs Biometric…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Erin Warren
December 16, 2014 1934

KFWC Proposes 2015-2016 Deer Season Dates and…

in General News For All Sites by Department of Fish and Wildlife
December 15, 2014 1929

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Melissa Heflin
December 16, 2014 1792

Galloway, Director of Provider Services MCH,…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Karen Robinson
December 16, 2014 1773

MCH Auxiliary Donates $16,000 for the Renovation…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Erin Warren
December 16, 2014 1461

Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission 2015…

in Hopkins News by Cindy Young

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss