Revival Awards winners announced

Earlier this year, Friday Night Revival launched the Revival Awards. The focus is to recognize categories not included in the Singing News Fan Awards. The winners were posted this morning, here. They are:

  • Non-Performing Songwriter: Dianne Wilkinson
  • Most Creative Project: Declaration – Booth Brothers
  • Most Re-Invented Group: Mark Trammell Quartet
  • Best Table Project: Treasures – Mark Trammell Quartet
  • Session Pianist: Gordon Mote
  • Best Live Recording: Jubilee 2 – Booth Brothers/Greater Vision/Legacy Five
  • Best Arranger: Lari Goss
  • Best Engineer: Van Atkins
  • Best Producer: Wayne Haun
  • Most Creative Re-Interpretation of a Song: You Are My All In All – Gaither Vocal Band
  • Best Easy-Listening Song: Love Came Calling – Triumphant Quartet
  • Best Youtube Moment: Chris Allman Sings “Hallelujah Square” First Night Back in Myrtle Beach at the Urging of the Late Tony Greene
  • Best Original Heaven Song: Celebrate Me Home – Perrys
  • Best Original Crucifixion Song: Never Walk Alone – Brian Free & Assurance
  • Best Original Up-Tempo Song: The Love of God For Me – Nelons
  • Best Original Power Ballad: What About Now – Booth Brothers
  • Best Emcee: Gerald Wolfe
  • Most Dynamic Performer: Jason Crabb

In a unique twist, the top three in each category were posted. Read the whole list here.


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  1. I had come here first, but when I saw this I went on over there instead of reading here. It seemed proper to read and comment on the choices over there.

    • Yes, that would certainly be appropriate and best. This wasn’t my planned post for the day – the Singing News tidbits post was the planned post. This fell more into the unplanned news story department.

      • Well it is good in that you might lead some of your readers over there.

  2. Which video (hallelujah square) won? I can’t find one from Myrtle Beach.

    • It has been removed from YouTube (at least publicly). I had wondered if perhaps it should have been disqualified, for that reason.

      • That’s interesting.

      • Yeah guys! When we went through the nominations, it was still listed and by the time of the vote, it had disappeared. But there was still an overwhelmingly large number of votes for it. Even when I sent the final list out, I noted that it had disappeared. As if Ralph Nader came from nowhere to bring in the victory.