With a joyous opening performance of “Danzo En El Rio” by internationally known praise and worship group Miel San Marcos, ASCAP kicked off its 41st Annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards tonight at the Franklin Theatre in downtown Franklin, TN. Top songwriters, artists and executives of the Christian music industry were in attendance to celebrate the most performed ASCAP Christian music songs over the last year. Top honors were presented including:
MercyMe's latest single, “Grace Got You” featuring. John Reuben, takes over the No. 1 spots at Billboard Christian Airplay, AC Monitored and AC Indicator charts as well as the Mediabase Christian Audience chart.
Zealot Networks bets on Nashville and acquires three area companies, including Gotee Records. Leading Zealot's Nashville office is John Zappin (also known as former Gotee Records artist John Reuben).