The 19th Annual Scholarship Awards & Gospel Music Celebration will return LIVE on Sunday, August 28, 2022, 5:00 p. m. at the Canton High School Auditorium, 634 Finney Road, in Canton.
This celebration is sponsored by the Canton Gospel Music Association (CGMA) along with our local sponsors.
Lifetime Achievement Music Awards will be presented to music producer, musician, songwriter, Gerald Nichols and retired band director, producer and musician, Rev. Jessie Primer, Jr.
In addition, The Mayor’s Award will be presented by Mayor William Truly to Mrs. Evelyn Jones of WMGO Radio.
The highlight of the celebration is the awarding of music scholarships to up and coming musicians. In addition, the audience will get to hear from current and former scholarship recipients as they present musical pieces for your enjoyment.
To date, the CGMA has awarded 114 scholarships. Special musical guests include Jessica Poston, Evangelist Elizabeth “Libby” Brister, DoxaMuziq, Jean Ellis & The DB Singers and Dr. Jessie and Yuric Primer. Pastor John Woodard, Jr., serves as Musical Director.
Due to COVID-19, masks will be required, and social distancing will be observed. Hand sanitizing will be available at the door.
A limited number of tickets will be sold. Click here to Purchase tickets online!
For more information, call Cynthia Goodloe Palmer, 601-918-7809, Erma Cole (601) 859-5002 or Jearlean Jones (601) 668-8563 or via email @ CantonGospelMusic@gmail.com.
The Canton Gospel Music Association seeks to Lift Up The Name of Jesus by promoting the gospel thru music based upon Christian themes and the overall Gospel message.
Your contributions will enable us to support our Music Scholarship Fund and continue to highlight “MADISON COUNTY’S BEST.”