GMA Academy Picks Dallas Regional Winners
February 23, 2007 at 2:10 PM (PT)
The GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION (GMA) held its GMA ACADEMY and GMA ACADEMY ARTIST & SONG OF 2007 regional competition in DALLAS on FEBRUARY 16-17 at the HYATT REGENCY DALLAS.
The group IN TOUCH of WASHINGTON, DC was named the Artist Overall Winner, and LEANN SQUIER of DENTON, TX was named the Song Overall Winner for her song "Run to You" in the GMA ACADEMY competition.
Second and third place winners, respectively, were JOEL HUDSON of NASHVILLE and JUSTIN DAVIS of DETROIT in the ARTIST OF 2007 competition, and "Give It to Him" by TRANNIE STEVENS of WACO, TX and "All Around the World" by COY WATSON of BROUSSARD, LA in the SONG OF 2007 competition.
IN TOUCH and SQUIER both advance to compete at the national ARTIST & SONG OF 2007 competition to be held at the 33rd annual GMA MUSIC IN THE ROCKIES from JULY 29 to AUGUST 4 in ESTES PARK, CO.