Caravans Honored with Soul Train, Grammy Nominations

From a Malaco Records Press Release:

Jackson, MS. February 9, 2007 – On February 6, 2007, Soul Train announced nominees for their 21st annual prestigious music awards among whom is found The Caravans, for their 2006 release Paved The Way, in the category of Best Gospel Album.

The event takes place on March 17th at the Pasadena Civic Center in Pasadena, California and will then be broadcast through syndicated networks between March 17th and March 24th. Check local listings for dates and times.

Paved The Way is also in the running for a Grammy Award; winners will be announced at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 11th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

Building an impressive chart record, Paved The Way hit #7 on Billboard’s music charts as well as Nielsen SoundScan charts upon release and is currently at #19 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums charts, for its 22nd week on. “Remember Me,” the current radio single is at #11 and has also been on the charts for twenty-two weeks. The song reached #11 in its first weeks out.

The album also includes classic hits such as “Mary Don’t You Weep,” which The Caravans recently performed on B.E.T’s Celebration of Gospel event and at the 22nd annual Stellar Awards ceremony in January.

About Bob Marovich

Bob Marovich is a gospel music historian, author, and radio host. Founder of Journal of Gospel Music blog (formally The Black Gospel Blog) and producer of the Gospel Memories Radio Show.

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