Go figure…

Southern Gospel online magazine www.thesoutherngospel.com has their Southern Gospel Music Awards online voting taking place right now. (EDIT 8/6/11: Broken link removed). In the “Favorite Male Soloist” category, the top five nominees are Kirk Talley, David Phelps, Ivan Parker, Guy Penrod, and Michael Combs. Guy Penrod?

For whatever it’s worth, I’m casting my vote for Guy Penrod, for no reason in particular other than that I’d be amused to see what happens if he wins.

I also voted for Karlye Hopper for favorite junior artist. I did not know that she sang at all, but perhaps the Hoppers have started training her to sing alto to be ready whenever Claude and Connie retire.

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  1. Karlye Hopper has been singing some for several years. She and her parents usually do a song when I have seen them in concert. It does look like that she will be ready when Connie decides to slow down (I do hope that will be along time down the road)

  2. I have only seen a clip of Karlye singing “Shoutin’ Time” on one of the Gaither videos, but she’s good. She is so much like Kim that it’s almost scary! 🙂

  3. David Phelps isn’t even remotely close to Southern Gospel as of the last couple of years. I don’t understand why he’s even one of the choices.

  4. Dear Karlye,
    I decided to draw!
    Now you try it!
    Your Friend,