Trish Standley Scores Big Wins at 2013 Rhythm of Gospel Awards

Trish Standley wins Rhythm of Gospel awardThe “Song Bird of Atlanta,” Trish Standley, was named Urban/Contemporary Female Artist of the Year at the 2013 Rhythm of Gospel Awards. Standley also took home the 2013 Rhythm of Gospel CD of the Year Award for her sophomore project, Redemption.

The Indiana native’s desire is to encourage the lost and those in despair through her music spreading the gospel that God is real.  Standley remarked that she is “grateful and humbled to receive such a great honor.”

Thousands of independent gospel artists, pastors,churches, industry executives, families and friends gathered July 24-28 at the Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk in Jacksonville, FL. to celebrate the accomplishments of their peers.

Trish Standley delivered an outstanding performance during the preliminary festivities. She sang her chart-topping single, “Cheer Up” during the 2013 NIGMA Scholarship Concert that honored  Wess Morgan and Tonya Baker.  Standley reminded concert-goers to keep smiling, because God has already has won the victory.

Standley also served as co-host with Stellar nominated gospel artist B. Chase Williams during the Pre-Show Award Ceremony held Friday night.

Trish Standley’s latest release, Redemption along with her debut album Introducing Trish is available at, as well as, iTunes, CDBaby and other digital outlets.


Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. Sarah is widely known for her on-the-scene reporting which includes the GMA Dove Awards, the Stellar Awards, Grammys on the Hill, Gospel Music Heritage Month Celebration Concert, McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, St. Jude Celebration of Hope, the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference and many more. For more than 5 years, Sarah served as the DC Gospel Music Examiner at  where the site garnered more than 150,000 readers in the US and around the world. Sarah was named one of the Top Ten Heroes in Gospel Music in the Washington, DC area in 2012 for her extensive coverage, support and commitment to artists within the D.C. metro region.  In 2016 she was named Person of the Month by IndiMogul Magazine. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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