Aretha Franklin, Dallas Holm, The Hoppers, Rex Humbard, Ricky Skaggs, and Love Song, Inducted into GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame
The GMA Foundation (GMAF) inducted Aretha Franklin, Dallas Holm, The Hoppers, Rex Humbard, Love Song and Ricky Skaggs as the newest members into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 during a ceremony filled with music, family, friends, and fellow Hall of Fame members at Trinity Music City in Hendersonville, TN.
Those honoring the careers of the new Hall of Fame members were Dailey & Vincent, Dottie Peoples, Gordon Mote, Greg Long, The Isaacs, Jamie Grace, Michael W. Smith and The Talleys. The evening was hosted by Jason Crabb and Jaci Velasquez.
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The ceremony was taped by Trinity Broadcasting Network for future broadcast.
ABOUT THE GMA GOSPEL MUSIC HALL OF FAME
The GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame - established in 1971 - has inducted more than 150 members since its inception. Previous inductees include Johnny Cash, DeGarmo & Key, Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, Mahalia Jackson, Amy Grant, the Statler Brothers, the Winans, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Andrae Crouch, Sandi Patty, Andrae Crouch & the Disciples, Vestal Goodman, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Shirley Caesar, The Oak Ridge Boys, the Blackwood Brothers, Petra, Bill Gaither, Gloria Gaither, the Happy Goodman Family, Larry Norman, George Beverly Shea, Albertina Walker, The Imperials, Pat Boone, Dottie Rambo, Evie, Larry Norman, Richard Smallwood, Jake Hess, The Lewis Family, Cliff Barrows, Thomas A. Dorsey, the Cathedral Quartet, the Fairfield Four, Billy Graham and The Jordanaires. The Gospel Music Hall of Fame is dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of gospel music and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience, as well as honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to gospel music. For a full list of GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame Members click here.
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