is a list of some of our contest judges, past and present:
is best known for his hits with The Paynes. He has written the songs "When
He Was On The Cross (I Was On His Mind)," "The Conversation," "Angels Step
Back," "Who But God," "I'm A Jesus Fan" and "Out Of This World".
is a Southern Gospel Artist and is also a songwriter. One of the most notable
songs he has written is "Midnight Cry." "Midnight Cry" first went #1 back
in 1987 by Gold City and has since been recorded by Brooklyn Tabernacle
Choir, Clay Crosse, Alvin Slaughter & Michael English. This song was
also included on the "Left Behind" movie and soundtrac with sales of 5
million plus. Another notable #1 song is "Angels In The Room" made popular
by The Ruppes.
is a Zion recording artist and the writer of over 450 songs. He has released
19 nationally charting singles. He is best known for writing "Ten Thousand
Angels Cried" recorded by Karen Peck & New River and Country
artist LeAnn Rimes.
is a songwriter, producer, studio musician & founder of "The International
Southern Gospel Music Network". He has been involved in groups and studio
work with such artists as Twila Paris, David Ponder (of Ponder, Sykes &
Wright), Don Thomas (former tenor for The Florida Boys), as well as many
Gospel Artist with Ponder, Sykes & Wright; Producer in Nashville, TN
at Michael Sykes Productions. You will see his name in the credits for
many artists like The Gaither Vocal Band, Carmen, Shirley Ceasar, Higher
Faith, and many others.
Promoter for Showcase Media & Management in Charlotte, NC and is responsible
for the airplay success of many of the hits from the Martins, Howard &
Vestal Goodman, Higher Faith, as well as several others.
a Publisher for Cal IV Christian in Nashville, TN responsible for publishing
hits for Faith Hill as well as several Southern Gospel artists. She currently
hosts a morning show at a large radio station in Nashville.
a Column Writer for The Gospel Voice Magazine, currently a writer for SoGospelNews.com.