Nashville News: January

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CA Staff
Jan 30, 2006

Nominations will be announced for the 37th Annual GMA Music Awards by the Gospel Music Association (GMA) tomorrow. The GMA Music Awards show will be presented on April 5, 2006 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and will be hosted by Franklin and St. James. The awards show will then be televised in national syndication April 15 to May 1, 2006.

1/26/6 Live at Long Hollow, the debut DVD from Christian music’s premier Big Band, Denver & The Mile High Orchestra, is slated for release February 7. The DVD was recorded at Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

1/24/6 The Martins will perform on Saturday, February 11th at North Side Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, TN. Check our calendar for details!

1/6/6 Bott Radio Network (BRN) announces the launch of a major 50,000-watt Christian Super-Station in Nashville, Tenn.—WCRT AM 1160. BRN will begin broadcasting in Nashville on January 20, 2006, at 1:00 p.m. with a special dedication broadcast. The station—currently known as WAMB—broadcasts with 50,000 watts non-directional at 1160 kHz from a tower in the center of Nashville. The powerful signal covers all of Central Tennessee from Bowling Green, Kentucky to the Alabama state line. At night the station covers the Nashville metropolitan area with 1,000 watts.

1/6/6 Passion 06 concluded in downtown Nashville yesterday as Passion Conferences founder/director Louie Giglio encouraged students to return to campus and let ‘Passion’ begin.

Saturday, January 14th at 1pm on the Entertainment Stage at Opry Mills, the Exalting Him 2004 Talent Search Winner Julian Drive will perform songs from their debut self-titled CD, including the current hit single heard on 94FM The Fish, "Famous."

1/3/6 Passion 06 opened at the Gaylord Entertainment Center (GEC) in downtown Nashville at full conference capacity with 18,000 in attendance and students representing all 50 states, 20 countries. Passion 06 is a four-day indoor gathering for college students from around the nation and world and is the second such conference held in Nashville, following last year’s Passion 05.




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