Karen Peck & New River Mingle With Stars On The Red Carpet
Hendersonville, TN (February 23rd, 2016) – GRAMMY nominated Karen Peck & New River enjoyed an exhilarating weekend in California; participating in a variety of events leading up to the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards, held in Los Angeles on February 15th.
In addition to the glitz and glamour of the televised show, the award-winning Southern Gospel group took pleasure in rubbing elbows with some of music’s biggest stars on the red carpet while celebrating their fourth GRAMMY nomination. Among the show’s attendees was acting legend, Johnny Depp, who performed that evening with the supergroup Hollywood Vampires, featuring Alice Cooper and Joe Perry. The Kentucky native heard Karen Peck & New River giving an interview and, upon recognizing the deep southern accent, inquired where they were from. Karen and Depp participated in a brief conversation regarding their mutual southern roots that proved to be a highlight from the evening.
Karen Peck also had the pleasure of meeting R&B great, Andra Day, while visiting Amoeba Records in Hollywood. The artists shared a sweet moment congratulating each other on their respective nominations, as well as exchanging well wishes. “I’ll be praying for you,” said Day, as Peck reciprocated the sentiment. Nominated in two categories that evening, Day also performed her song, ‘Rise Up,’ with Ellie Goulding on the telecast.
Karen Peck & New River’s 2015 release, Pray Now, garnered a GRAMMY nomination for Best Roots Gospel Album, marking the group’s fourth nomination to date. Previous nominations include Live At Oak Tree, Ephesians One, and Journey of Joy, all in the Best Southern Gospel/Country/Bluegrass Album of the Year category.
The 58th Annual Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday, February 15, 2016.
Pray Now is available at Christian retail stores across the country, online at daywind.com, and digitally at iTunes and other outlets. Bulk purchasing for gift and ministry purposes is available by calling 1.800.635.9581.
Daywind Records is home to an award-winning roster of artists, including Legacy Five, Adam Crabb, Browders, Jim Brady Trio, Greater Vision, Joseph Habedank, The Hoppers, Karen Peck & New River, Bowling Family, Tribute, Nelons, Brian Free & Assurance, Blackwood Brothers Quartet and Wilburn & Wilburn. Daywind is distributed to retail through New Day Christian Distributors, Sony RED, and all major digital outlets, including iTunes.
Karen Peck & New River Garners Fourth Grammy Nomination
Hendersonville, TN (December 7th, 2015) – Karen Peck & New River are honored to be among the nominees of the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. Their 2015 studio project, Pray Now, received a nod in the Best Roots Gospel Album category, presenting the award-winning group with their fourth career Grammy nomination.
Pray Now, produced by Wayne Haun, has already enjoyed its share of success since its April 2015 release, having received a GMA Dove Award for Southern Gospel Album of the Year in October. The title track from the album, ‘Pray Now,’ is a collaborative effort from Karen Peck Gooch, Dave Clark & Michael Farren urging listeners to call on God in prayer regardless of circumstances. The timely single powered to the top of the Singing News Radio Chart in October of this year, and has received glowing reviews from fans and critics alike.
Karen Peck Gooch shares her excitement, “We are extremely excited and honored to have a Grammy nomination! Everyone worked very hard on this project: it was truly a team effort. Special thanks to our producer, Wayne Haun, as well as Ed Leonard, Dottie Leonard, Scott Godsey and Rick Shelton at Daywind Music and Ed Harper of the Harper Agency. Also, we want to express our gratitude to all of the incredible writers on this album. Pray Now is very dear to us. We had no idea when we recorded the album in January that our world would change within a matter of days when my husband Rickey was diagnosed with cancer. Pray Now helped us through many difficult days. This nomination is an extra special blessing to us. To God be the glory!”
“Karen Peck and New River is the consummate artist,” comments Ed Leonard, President of Daywind Records. “ They continue to make fresh, inspiring music, giving hope to a world in need. We are so proud to have them as part of the Daywind family!”
The 58th Annual Grammy Awards will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday, February 15, 2016. The live program, which will feature many of the top musical acts in the country, will be broadcast in high-definition and 5.1 surround sound on CBS. Hosts, presenters and performers will be announced at a later date.
Pray Nowis available at Christian retail stores across the country, online at daywind.com, and digitally at iTunes and other outlets. Bulk purchasing for gift and ministry purposes is available by calling 1.800.635.9581.
May 1st, 2015
Karen Peck & New River Hosts Online Prayer Meeting
Hendersonville, TN (May 1, 2015) –In honor of the National Day of Prayer on May 7th, Karen Peck & New River announce an opportunity for fans across the world to band together in prayer.
During the upcoming week, the group invites you to post prayer requests on their social media pages. Then, on Thursday evening at 6:30 pm cst, Karen will host a time of prayer to lift up the requests, as well as pray for America and other current events.
“We are in need of prayer now more than ever, not only as a nation, but in each of our lives personally. Everybody has something going on in their lives, big or small, that impacts them and as believers we need to join together and lift up one another,” shares Karen Peck Gooch. “We have been flooded with prayer, love and encouragement with Rickey’s recent cancer diagnosis and treatments and we look forward to the opportunity to pray for all those who have been so kind and gracious in our time of need.”
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Daywind Records is home to an award-winning roster of artists, including Legacy Five, Adam Crabb, Browders, Jim Brady Trio, Greater Vision, Joseph Habedank, Adam Crabb, Blackwood Brothers, Bowling Family, Tribute, Nelons, Brian Free & Assurance, and Wilburn & Wilburn, among others. Daywind is distributed to retail through New Day Christian Distributors, Sony Red, and all major digital outlets, including iTunes.
Karen Peck & New River Releases Highly Anticipated Album, PRAY NOW
Hendersonville, TN (April 28, 2015) – Daywind Records is proud to announce the release of Pray Now from Karen Peck & New River. This project, which is the group’s newest release since the 2013 Dove Award winning album, Revival, speaks of the power of prayer and the many ways in which it has touched lives. This timely message resonates with a world searching for hope and encouragement that can only be found in the Lord.
Pray Now was produced by Wayne Haun and includes songs written by Karen Peck Gooch, Kenna West, Gerald Crabb, Jason Cox and many more. The first single and title track, ‘Pray Now,’ shipped to radio in March and debuted at #36 on the Singing News Radio Chart. In anticipation of the album release, a lyric video was shared on social media this week, and the group announced the debut of their new music video for ‘Pray Now’ on Tuesday.
“It amazes me how at times God provides the perfect message through song in such a way that we can’t deny it’s His doing,” shares Scott Godsey, VP & Director of A&R at Daywind Records. “When we began listening to songs for this project many months ago, none of us had any way of knowing how much the song ‘Pray Now’ specifically would mean to this group and family. I’m excited to see how this album touches the lives of those who hear it and can identify with its significant message.”
Pray Now is available at Christian retail stores across the country and digitally at iTunes and other outlets. Bulk purchasing for gift and ministry purposes is available by calling 1-800-635-9581.
Daywind Records is home to an award-winning roster of artists, including Leagcy Five, Adam Crabb, Browders, Jim Brady Trio, Greater Vision, Joseph Habedank, Adam Crabb, Blackwood Brothers, Bowling Family, Tribute, Nelons, Brian Free & Assurance, and Wilburn & Wilburn, among others. Daywind is distributed to retail through New Day Christian Distributors, Sony Red, and all major digital outlets, including iTunes. For more information, visit www.daywindrecords.com or contact Dani Phillips at email@example.com.
Karen Peck & New River and Daywind Music Group are excited to release the group's brand-new album, Pray Now, with a new music video, but they need your help!
Hendersonville, Tenn (March 26, 2015) Pray Now, which releases to the public April 28th, features the radio single by the same name that encourages Christians to pray the Lord's Prayer. As tragedies, natural disasters and political unrest increase around us, 'Pray Now' creates an urgency for Christians to pray now more than ever before. In keeping with this poignant message, the group's music video will revolve around prayer, in all forms and by Christians everywhere.
This is where you come in!
Film a video of someone praying; yourself, your family, your kids, your grandkids, your co-workers, your church, anyone!
Please make this video no more than 15 seconds long and make sure to film it holding your camera or phone horizontally.
Next, email your video to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All submissions need to be received by April 8th to be considered.
Please include the hashtag #PrayNow when sharing your videos on social media!
*By submitting your video to Daywind Records you hereby claim that all content in your video was created by you. You hereby give full permission for the use of your name, picture, image, likeness, actions, voice, or other personally identifiable information, in whole or in part, individually or in conjunction with other images, as part of a video submission for the "Pray Now" music video being produced by Daywind Records. You waive all rights of privacy or compensation if your video is selected.