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Daywind Music Group Celebrates Successful 2021

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NEWS SOURCE: Wortman Works
December 23, 2021

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 23, 2021) – Daywind Music Group released 11 full-length projects in 2021 resulting in numerous awards, chart-topping singles, and critical acclaim for its albums, solidifying Daywind’s leading position in Southern Gospel and Bluegrass Gospel music.
Dusty Wells, director of artist and label relations for Daywind, states, “I am so proud of our artists, songwriters, and team, who work closely together to get the music out to a world so desperately needing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and its themes of love, peace, strength, and hope. What they have written, recorded, and shared in concerts and through media breathed life into so many hurting folks during a difficult time in our history. I am humbly amazed at God’s faithfulness and goodness. I cannot wait to see what 2022 will bring.”
2021 brought the following accolades for the talented roster of artists and songwriters at Daywind Music Group:
Dove Awards:
Change Is Coming - Joseph Habedank – Southern Gospel Album of the year
“My King Is Known by Love” – Crabb Family – Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
“If God Pulled Back The Curtain” – Nelons – Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year
Songs for the Times – The Isaacs – Bluegrass/Country/Roots Album of the Year
GRAMMY® Award Nominations:
Songs for the Times – The Isaacs – Best Roots Gospel Album
Singing News #1 Songs (Monthly) of 2021:
“Great God Almighty” – The Sound
“Made Right” - Karen Peck & New River (co-written by Karen Peck-Gooch)
“I’ve Been Washed Clean” – Greater Vision
“Goliath” – Joseph Habedank (co-written by Joseph Habedank and Sue C. Smith)
“Practice What You’re Preaching” – LeFevre Quartet (co-written by Lee Black)
“First Church of Mercy” – The Sound (co-written by Aaron Wilburn and Lee Black)
“I Call It Home” – Tribute Quartet
“Start With Well Done” – Greater Vision
“Religion Isn’t Working” – Joseph Habedank (co-written by Joseph Habedank)
“The 99” – LeFevre Quartet (co-written by Marty Funderburk and Christina DeGazio)
Power 50 #1 Songs (Weekly) of 2021:
“Hallelujah Homecoming” – Wilburn & Wilburn (co-written by Jason Cox)
“The Wilderness” – Isaacs
“Practice What You’re Preaching” – LeFevre Quartet (co-written by Lee Black)
“Goliath” – Joseph Habedank (co-written by Joseph Habedank and Sue C. Smith)
“I Call It Home” – Tribute Quartet
“How Good Does Grace Feel” – Brian Free & Assurance (co-written by Jason Cox and Sue C. Smith)
“What A Day” – Legacy Five
“Messiah Overcame” – Karen Peck & New River (written by Alley Horner)
“My King Is Known By Love” – Crabb Family (co-written by Jason Cox)
“Grace Ain’t Fair” – Nelons (co-written by Jason Clark)
“The 99” – LeFevre Quartet (co-written by Marty Funderburk and Christina DeGazio)
“The Book” – Karen Peck & New River (co-written by Karen Peck-Gooch)
“What the Cross Really Is” – Brian Free & Assurance
Bluegrass Gospel #1s:
“Don’t Tune Him Out” – The Whites
“Hear Jerusalem Calling” – Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers
“When He Calls My Name” – Alan Bibey & Grasstowne (co-written by Alan Bibey)
“He’s Gettin’ Me Ready” – Darin & Brooke Aldridge
Other Daywind Music Publishing #1s:
“I Wish I Could Tell You” – Guardians (co-written by John Darin Rowsey)
“The God I Know” – Erwins (co-written by Jason Cox)
“Keep On Keepin’ On” – Ernie Hasse & Signature Sound (co-written by Lee Black and Sue C. Smith)
“How Saved I Am” – Triumphant (co-written by Jason Cox)
If 2021 is any indication of great music and ministry from the Daywind Music Group roster of talent, get ready for a strong 2022, with powerful new music coming from such iconic artists as Karen Peck & New River, Greater Vision, Tribute Quartet, The Sound, LeFevre Quartet, a live DVD from Southbound, and more.
Daywind Music Group is home to an award-winning roster of artists and songwriters including Adam Crabb, Barry Weeks, Belinda Smith, Blackwood Brothers, Brian Free & Assurance, Clint Brown, Crabb Family, Devin McGlamery, Dianne Wilkinson, Greater Vision, High Road, Jacob Mills, Janice Crow, Jason Cox, Jim & Melissa Brady, Jody Braselton, John Darin Rowsey, Jonathon Wilburn, Joseph Habedank, Karen Peck & New River, Karen Peck Gooch, Kim Hopper, Lee Black, LeFevre Quartet, Levi Mills, Marty Funderburk, Michael Booth, Mike Harland, Natalie Cromwell, Nathan Woodard, Nelons, Rob Mills, Seth Elby, The Sound, Southbound, Sue C. Smith, Tim Lovelace, Tim Menzies, Tribute Quartet, and Wayne Haun. Daywind is distributed to retail through New Day Christian Distributors and the Orchard, covering all major physical, digital, and streaming outlets.




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