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Edgefield Native Nominated for Four Awards in National Gospel Awards
web posted November 2, 2012
EDGEFIELD – Miles Draper
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
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
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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