Kingsmen hire Bob Sellers

Bob SellersThe Kingsmen just announced that, following Bryan Hutson’s departure, they have hired Bob Sellers:

The Kingsmen are pleased to welcome Bob Sellers to the quartet, filling the vacancy created by the departure of Bryan Hutson. “I am so excited to become a member of the legendary Kingsmen Quartet family,” says Bob. “I’m thankful for this opportunity that Ray and Brandon Reese have given me, and I look forward to meeting every single Kingsmen fan.

“The first song I recall singing with my mom and sister in our little country church was ‘A Place Where The Hungry Are Fed,’ so it is a dream come true to now stand on stage with the group that introduced that song and so many other great songs to Gospel music. I will work with all that is within me to continue the proud tradition that is The Kingsmen Quartet and, most importantly, to present the Gospel of Jesus Christ in song effectively. I cannot wait to see what God has in store!

Bob’s first concert will be in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada on December 31, 2011.

Brandon Reese confirmed to SouthernGospelBlog.com that Sellers will be their new lead singer; Randy Crawford will remain at baritone.


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  1. I have never heard Bob sing. I am assuming he is taking the baritone position and Randy going to lead based upon what others have been posting? Is that a fair assumption? Thanks for the update Daniel! You are always right there on top of it! 🙂

    • Notice the edit? Bob’s the new lead.

  2. I looked up Bob on YouTube and he has a very good voice. He filled in with the Kingsmen while Randy Crawford was out so it was not a surprise he was considered and chosen as Bryan Hutson’s replacement. Here is a link to a video of Bob singing with the Capstone Quartet: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igzeALr8MGE

    • Eric, thanks for mentioning that! I will probably include it in tomorrow’s Saturday News Roundup.

      • You’re welcome Daniel. I figured it was a good representation of his vocal ability so I shared it. Glad you all like it 🙂

  3. Just watched the youtube clip from above. He reminds me of Arthur Rice a little bit. He has a strong lead voice. Looking forward to seeing him with the Kingsmen!

  4. I had the “Great Opportunity” to sing three years with Bob Sellers as the Baritone for the Capstone Quartet of Gordo, Ala. I can truthfully say from the depths of my heart and soul that not only is the the “Greatest Lead Singer” I have ever stood on stage with but He is on of, if not the “Best Christian” gentlemen I have ever had the pleasure of singing with. I am Pastoring now in Bibb County, Alabama at Lowerytown Missionary Baptist Church and I am so Proud to say that I can call Bob my friend. Hope we can have you guys Bob at our Church one day. God Bless you Big Time and the Kingsmen Quartet also.

    • It is always great to have a testimonial like this from someone who has actually toured with the individual we are discussing!

  5. The Kingsmen sang in Munster Indiana sunday night Palm sunday. Bob is not only a terrific singer but a super gentlemen. It was an honor to have him in my home and he is always welcome here.

  6. Just heard Bob live for the first time. This guy is really, really good.

  7. I must agree … Bob is one of the best lead singers that I’ve heard in a long time. I would have to agree with the gentleman who said that Bob reminds him of Arthur Rice. He’s a very strong singer and obviously enjoys what he does. I look forward to hearing more fr0m this addition to the Kingsmen!