Sep 29, 2021 · Jack Clark of Cleveland was among four Southern Gospel Artists inducted this week into the Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame. The announcement is made every year during the National ...
A handful of groups were considered pioneers in southern gospel music for a series of "firsts." The Blackwood Brothers, with James Blackwood and J.D. Sumner became the first group to travel in a bus, which is on display at the Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of Fame at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
Home page of SGMA Hall of Fame and Museum, a marketing / publicity from Pigeon Forge, TN. Official site of the "Southern Gospel Music Association". We operate the "SGMA Hall of Fame and Museum" inside Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, TN.
In 1964, the Gospel Music Association was established, which in turn began the Dove Awards (in 1969) and the Gospel Music Hall of Fame (in 1972). Both of the latter two groups began primarily for Southern gospel performers, but in the late 1970s, began including artists of other subgenres, which brought in many Black artists. 
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Oct 12, 2021 · A replica of the bus is among the thousands of Southern gospel music artifacts displayed by the Southern Gospel Hall of Fame and Museum. The Southern Gospel Music Association is looking for a new home for its collections after more than 20 years at Dollywood, Dolly Parton’s amusement park and entertainment complex in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
The Southern Gospel Music Association (SGMA) is a professional association of artists, songwriters, industry workers, and fans founded to preserve, protect, and promote Southern Gospel Music, its history, and heritage. Click HERE to become a member today and help select future members of the SGMA Hall Of Fame! Partnerships are offered in tiers ...