July 19, 2021

Christian Voice Magazine Announces Winners of 2021 Gospel Music Fan Awards


Christian Voice Magazine is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Gospel Music Fan Awards.

Gospel Music Fan Award recipients are decided upon solely by Gospel music fans and enthusiasts through a two-ballot voting process once annually. Presenting awards in 31 categories, we congratulate this year’s recipients:

 Favorite Southern Gospel Group – Mark Dubbeld Family

Favorite Country Gospel Group – Waymasters

Favorite Bluegrass Gospel Group – HighRoad

Favorite Southern Gospel Duet – Wilburn & Wilburn

Favorite Country Gospel Duet – Webster Brothers

Favorite Southern Gospel Soloist – Joseph Habedank

Favorite Country Gospel Soloist – Mike Leichner

Favorite Male Vocalist – Jonathan (Wilburn & Wilburn)

Favorite Female Vocalist – Karen Peck Gooch (Karen Peck & New River)

Horizon Male – Lance Driskell (Soloist)

Horizon Female – Anna Tamburello (Soloist)

Horizon Southern Gospel Group – New Salem

Horizon Country Gospel Group – The Murphys

Horizon Bluegrass Gospel Group – The Isbell Family

Favorite Crossover Artist – Barbara Fairchild

Favorite Comedian – Chonda Pierce

Favorite Band – Faith Country Band

Favorite Musician – Mitchell Whisnant (Soloist)

Favorite Songwriter – James Payne

Favorite Album – Make It Count (The Sound)

Favorite Video – Old Rugged Cross (Chronicle)

Favorite Song – In the Shadow of the Cross (James Payne)

Favorite Radio Station – WFLQ 100.1 FM (French Lick, IN)

Favorite Radio Personality – Lottie Squires (WCKB 780 AM / 97.7 FM – Dunn, NC)

Favorite TV Show – Huckabee (Hosted by Mike Huckabee)

Favorite Website – gospelmusictoday.com

Radio Promoter of the Year – Tommy Smith (Canyon Creek Records)

Concert Promoter of the Year – Paul Belcher (Paul Belcher Concerts)

Producer of the Year – Shane Roark

Faithful Servant – Sheila Reed

Living Legend – Jimmy Swaggart

Randall Wilds, CEO of Wilds & Associates (parent company), states, “We sincerely appreciate everyone’s patience and understanding as we have been unable to present our annual awards program in a live setting due to Covid-19 health and safety restrictions for the past couple of years. As these concerns and restrictions currently continue to subside, we are planning to return to Somerset, KY May 9 – 14, 2022 with Gospel Music FanFair, including the annual Gospel Music Fan Awards. We’ll keep you posted as details are confirmed. We appreciate your prayers, and we look forward to seeing everyone next year.”

Artists already confirmed to appear at the 2022 event include Gerald Crabb, The Freemans, John Lanier, Carroll Roberson, and The Singing Cookes. Others will be announced in the near future.

To stay informed with the latest information and important updates regarding the 2022 Gospel Music FanFair and the Gospel Music Fan Awards, please visit www.wildsandassociates.com and subscribe to the newsletter mailing list.