Industry Leaders Given Service Honor Awards
June 2, 2008 at 5:02 PM (PT)
The INTERNATIONAL GOSPEL INDUSTRY RETREAT handed out its first Service Honors Awards during a ceremony held in HOLLYWOOD, FL. The RETREAT honored music industry leaders for “their commitment, hard work and longevity in helping to make the gospel music industry what it is today. The honorees included the top key leaders of virtually every component of the gospel music industry.
Recipients included GOSPEL MUSIC CHANNEL's CHARLES HUMBARD, ZOMBA MUSIC's JAMES "JAZZY" JORDAN, THE STELLAR AWARDS' DON JACKSON, THE SHERIDAN GOSPEL RADIO NETWORK's SUSAN AUSTIN, THE WORD TELEVISION NETWORK's LEWIS GIBBS, GOSPEL MUSIC ARTS & MUSIC SEMINAR's EDWIN and WALTER HAWKINS, GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION Pres. JOHN STYLL, THE BELLE REPORT's SHEILAH BELLE, TYSCOT MUSIC GROUP's BRYANT SCOTT, Dr. MACK KING CARTER of MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH/FT. LAUDERDALE , Bishop VICTOR CURRY of NEW BIRTH BAPTIST CHURCH/MIAMI and GOSPEL MUSIC WORKSHOP OF AMERICA's AL "THE BISHOP" HOBBS.