ATLANTA, GA –– SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 – The 18th Annual Atlanta Gospel Choice Awards (AGCA) is honoring ten chosen pastors in and around Metro Atlanta for their service and work in the communities in which they serve. Those pastors are: Bishop Christopher E. Clark, Shield of Faith Christian Center, Griffin; Archbishop Ruth W. Smith Holmes, Light of the World Christian Tabernacle International, Stockbridge;
In additional to the honored pastors, local artists will grace the stage to perform some of their best inspirational music at the Georgia World Congress Center. for their work within their church and their service to the surrounding communities. Performers for the event include: Grammy Award Nominee, Canton Jones, Sera Hill – contestant from season 2 of The VOICE, who will perform with T-Ran Gilbert; renowned gospel vocalist, William Murphy III, Corey Webb, from the first season of Sunday’s Best; singer/psalmist, Dr. Pauline Key, Saxophonist Richard Shaw, Robert Weaver and the Weaver Chorale, instrumentalist Kevin “Kalimbaman”
Additional artists are on the ballot and want your vote. Voting is open through September 12th, 2012. And the categories are: Song of the Year, Best Male Vocalist, Best Female Vocalist, Best New Artist, Best Choir/Director, Best Duo/Group, Best Praise & Worship Team, Best Quartet /Trio Group. AGCA gives Metro Atlanta’s aspiring Gospel/Christian artists - a platform that supports existing and budding talent. Fans of AGCA artists are encouraged to cast their vote by going to www.thegospelchoiceawards.com , clicking on the ‘VOTE’ tab on top, entering a valid email address, and voting in all categories for a favorite. Both VIP and general tickets are available. For media passes, more information on advertising, sponsorship or ticket purchase, call 770-969-7711, or go to www.thegospelchoiceawards.com.