Saturday News Roundup #120
- The Gospel Music Association has announced that the Hoppers will be inducted into their Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be August 14th.
- Long-time NQC emcee Buck Morton’s wife Annette passed away last Saturday.
- Former Sego Brothers & Naomi member Lamar Sego, the last surviving Sego brother, also passed away last Saturday. In recent years, his sister-in-law Naomi Sego Reader has continued the group as Naomi and the Segos.
- Radio promoter Donna Beauvais King will be leaving Daywind at the end of the month to focus on the artists associated with her own promotions company, Vertical Sky. She will be replaced by Southern Gospel soloist Taj Rohr.
Here’s an in-the-studio sneak peek of a new Mark Bishop song:
It’s open thread Saturday—you decide!