Nashville, TN -- This past weekend, Marty won two Country Gospel Music Fan Awards including Favorite Soloist along with the award for Favorite Song, "I'm Working On A Building." The awards ceremony took place April 28th during the 2012 Country Gospel Music (CGM) Awards Program presented by Christian Voice Magazine held at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, TN. CGM Fan Award recipients were decided upon solely by Country Gospel Music fans who voted in a two-phase voting process held at ChristianVoiceMagazine.com.
Marty has been receiving critical acclaim for Hand to the Plow, that not only includes "Working On A Building", but also the incredible new chart single, "I've Seen What He Can Do" which has also been released as a music video. Marty's popularity is soaring as a crossover artist as he is also celebrating success for another Rural Rhythm Records album, Southern Roots & Branches (Yesterday and Today) released earlier this month. Marty produced the album that contains classics from his previous solo albums, new original songs like his new bluegrass chart single, "Dirt Road Heartache," a wonderful acoustic version of Shenandoah's big hit, "I Want To Be Loved Like That," and many more fan favorites.
Marty Raybon has produced a remarkable list of career accomplishments including: 15 #1 singles, CMA, ACM and Grammy Awards arid collectively sold well into the millions. Marty's signature country soulful vocals with Shenandoah were developed many years ago when he performed bluegrass and gospel music with his family.
Southern Roots & Branches will take you on a fun musical journey from Marty Raybon's storied past to his present as a popular festival headliner. The album contains two new original songs, "Big Pain," and the new bani burner and first single release, "Dirt Road Heartache." Other songs on the album include classic bluegrass songs, "Down the Road," "Rocky Road Blues," "Home Run Man," "White House Blues," "Prayer Bells of Heaven" and more acoustic versions of a Shenandoah hits like "Next To You, Next To Me", "Ghost In This House" and the fan favorite "Beulah Land."
Produced by Marty Raybon, Southern Roots & Branches will surely delight bluegrass, classic country and Shenandoah fans with this 12 song collection of favorites and new hits. Marty Raybon also has another new release on Rural Rhythm, Hand to the Plow, a Country Christian album that includes the beautiful new hit single "I've Seen What He Can Do.