GMA Names Talent Competition Winners
August 9, 2007 at 8:12 AM (PT)
The GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION (GMA) recently named the winners of its GMA MUSIC IN THE ROCKIES national talent competition.
RACHEL HURT of SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY, was named GMA’s Artist Vocal Solo 2007 grand prize winner and GMA’s “DISNEY’S NIGHT OF JOY Best of Show Award,” which means she will perform at NIGHT OF JOY at the MAGIC KINGDOM in SEPTEMBER. HURT was also selected to have a song on two upcoming CD projects, one with INDELIBLE CREATIVE GROUP and one with CCM MAGAZINE.
The grand prize winners in the other four categories were THE SONFLOWERZ from COLORADO SPRINGS in Overall Vocal Group, HOLLOW of OKLAHOMA CITY in Overall Band and STEVE MERRICK of CLAIRMONT, CA, in Overall Instrumental. “How Big Small Can Be,” written by STEVEN and AMANDA POTACZEK of INDIANAPOLIS, was named as the Overall Song of 2007 winner.