Published on May 10th, 2018 | by Inspirations with Liz Black

Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame Honored New Members and Honorees

Four new members and four honorees were inducted into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame Tuesday night May 8th 2018. The 39-year foundation’s event honored artists who have been active in music and ministry in the last 25 years. The iductees of the 2018 class were CCM artist Carman, award-winning Southern Gospel artist Karen Peck Gooch, legendary Gospel family group The Staples Singers and acclaimed producer Greg Nelson were inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

Also honored were people in the gospel industry who are currently having an impact on the culture which included Chonda Pierce for Branches Counseling Center, Bishop Marvin Sapp, Ryan Lampa for People Loving Nashville and Lipscomb University.

Marvin Sapp celebrated on Facebook:

The 5th Annual ceremony held at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn. The celebration featured performances from Scott Hamilton, Steven Curtis Chapman, Dr. Bobby Jones, TobyMac, Larnelle Harris, Jekalyn Carr, The Isaacs, Jason Crabb, Steve Green, Nashville Super Choir and many more.

“This year marks our 5th Annual GMA Honors Celebration,” GMA President and Executive Director Jackie Patillo says. “We are delighted to celebrate our deserving inductees and honorees who are true heroes of the faith. Those being inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame will forever be acknowledged as musical innovators and the architects of our industry. We are proud to recognize each honoree for their commitment to stretch beyond themselves to make the world a better place.”


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