Gospel Dream Winners to be signed to Zomba Gospel

Gospel Dream Winners to be signed to Zomba Gospel


Katrina Evacuee, Dirt-Biking Nanny, & Train Conductor
Vie For National Recording Contract
With Zomba Gospel - A Division Of The Sony/Bmg Family

21 Recording Star Hopefuls From All Walks of Life Chosen to Compete
This Fall in Nationally-Televised Gospel Dream 2005

Atlanta - American Idol®… Nashville Star… ROCK STAR: INXS … What’s next? Gospel Dream 2005 - and it’s about time! The gospel/Christian music industry is exploding with more than $1 billion in album sales annually; 1400 gospel/Christian radio stations across America; 80 million listeners.

Now, fans of this heavenly genre can tune into their own American Idol- style talent search.

Gospel Dream 2005 airs 8:00pm - 9:00pm (Eastern) every Wednesday in October/November on the Gospel Music Channel, America’s first 24-hour all-music television network devoted to the best of all forms of gospel and Christian music. 21 semi-finalists, chosen from seven regional Gospel Dream 2005 auditions, will compete for a recording contract with the Zomba Gospel - a division of the Sony/BMG family, which has turned out albums for top gospel and Christian artists including Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin, Fred Hammond, Michael W. Smith, Third Day, and Casting Crowns.

Gospel Dream 2005 semi-finalists include:

36-Yr-Old New Orleans Hurricane Evacuee And Veteran Teacher who, with no school to teach in, is prepared to make a career shift to stardom!

20-Yr-Old, Four-Wheeling, Dirt-Biking, Blonde Bombshell Nanny From Georgiawho has dreamed all of her life of becoming a star!

31-Yr-Old Train Conductor From Memphis, Tn whose rendition of Smokie Norful’s “I Need You Now” put him on track for a potential career in the music industry!

Media Note: For interviews and high-resolution digital photos of the 21 Gospel Dream 2005 semi-finalists, visit or call Regina Lupoli or Jeff Johnson at (770) 813-0000.

Gospel Dream 2005, sponsored by Ford, Black Radiance, and Zondervan, is hosted by the hilariously funny Jonathan Slocumb (The Steve Harvey Show) who quipped, “The main difference between Gospel Dream 2005 and American Idol® is that I am a lot more attractive than Ryan Seacrest!”


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