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Edgefield Native Nominated for Four Awards in National Gospel Awards Show

web posted November 2, 2012

EDGEFIELD – Miles Draper Mealing, an Edgefield County native, has been nominated for 4 awards in the countries largest independent gospel awards show for 2013. Miles was born and raised in Edgefield, South Carolina, and is a 1997 graduate of Strom Thurmond High School. Miles Mealing is the founder of Miles D. Mealing and Nu'Movement, a local gospel group founded out of Beech Island, SC where most of the members attend New Beginning Ministries. 

Miles released his debut single nationally and it is receiving recognition nationally and internationally with airplay on radio stations in Paris France. Miles' debut single entitled "Try Jesus", which he wrote and produced with producer Kelby Taylor from Charlotte, NC, was released in May of 2012. 

Miles is nominated for Best Performance by Praise and Worship Artist, Best Performance by Group/Duo, Best New Artist, and Song of the Year for "Try Jesus".
Stuart Brooks, the manager for the group, said, "We recently received news that the group was nominated for 4 awards at 5th Annual Rhythm of Gospel Awards 2013. This award show is the largest Independent Artist award show in the country pulling in average of 5,000 attendees each year. This year awards will be televised nationally as well."  

Miles debut single will also be included on a compilation CD that will be available worldwide next year in local Wal-Mart's, Target, and any retail store that sells gospel music. Miles is the co owner of MME Music Group in which he released his single independently. The single is available digitally anywhere digital music is sold. 

You can vote online for Miles in the awards here.

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