2013 SouthernGospelBlog.com Awards: Nominations for Best Southern Gospel Behind-The-Scenes Video

Quite a few Southern Gospel magazines and websites offer “best of” contests and awards shows. But they often cover much the same ground: Favorite artist, song, album, male singer, female singer, soprano, alto, tenor, lead, baritone, bass, and the like. Let’s do something different. Let’s honor the best Southern Gospel videos—concept videos, behind-the-scenes videos (including studio videos), and live concert videos. For each category, we’ll do a nominations post and a follow-up post with a poll featuring the top five nominees.

What were the best Southern Gospel behind-the-scenes videos posted this year? Nominate up to two; nominations with three or more videos listed will not be counted.

Behind-the-scenes videos can include videos recorded in the studio, at home, in rehearsal, and on the bus. Eligible nominations must be publicly viewable.


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  1. This time, I may as well kick off the nominations by nominating an obvious one – a video I’m sure will at least be top three and wouldn’t surprise me as a winner: Collingsworth Family – Burdens Are Lifted at Calvary – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sv5bEFfiDPY

    I filmed quite a few In the Studio videos this year. One of my favorites was one with a number of gentlemen from the Faroe Islands recording an album in Faroese, but I don’t think it would have a chance here. So I’ll nominate the studio sessions video for the Kingdom Heirs’ Redeeming the Time video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWfH-5Us3rQ

    • Great ones!

      And after just one post of nominations, there are already two more videos that I’ve actually watched than there were in the previous poll. 🙂

      • That’s a little funny! I do suspect this will be a popular category this year.

  2. Daniel, I enjoyed both of those very much.

    I will try with this one of the Martins recording, with D. Phelps producing and arranging and M. English producing. Thanks for your hard work. 🙂

  3. One of my favorites of the year was Brian a Free and assurance’s tracking session. It was about 40 minutes long but it was great for musicians and studio geeks like myself.

  4. Oh, here is a good one from David’s Studio on his farm. 🙂

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_6HrQU2f6k

  5. I’d like to nominate Devin McGlamery’s video at his CD Release Party at The Listening Room in Nashville, TN for his project, “Love Is A Verb” …in this video Devin is singing “While I Still Can” with his children on stage with him. Thank you~ http://youtu.be/wi2CWLFEInE YouTube devin mcglamery and kids

    • I’m planning on doing a third category, in-concert videos. I believe this video would fall better into that third category.

  6. One of the first that comes to mind is Matt Fouch’s interview with Nick Trammell & The Invader. 🙂

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtQlOShrFwE