SESAC CHRISTIAN MUSIC AWARDS BESTOW TOP HONORS ON JASON INGRAM
Sony ATV/Timber Publishing Wins Publisher Of The Year Award
Pictured (left to right): SESAC’s Trevor Gale & John Mullins, Ingram & SESAC’s Tim Fink.
NASHVILLE – March 5, 2014 – SESAC, the nation’s most progressive performing rights organization, named Christian songwriter/producer Jason Ingram as SESAC’s Christian Songwriter of the Year at ceremonies held at the elegant Hillwood Country Club in Nashville. Sony/ATV Timber Publishing was named SESAC’s Christian Music Publisher of the Year. The awards recognize activity for songwriters and publishers in 2013.
A highlight of the evening occurred when SESAC presented the legendary band Petra with its Legacy Award, marking the first time the award has been given in the Christian music genre. Previous recipients of this prestigious award have included Neil Diamond, Paul Shaffer and Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains. Petra also performed during the event, playing “Holy Is Your Name,” a newly-recorded single from the 40th Anniversary Reunion Tour.
Other SESAC award winners included such Christian songsmiths as Cary Barlowe, Jamie Grace, Juan Otero, Ian Eskelin, Natalie Grant and Tiffany Arbuckle Lee (Plumb), to name but a few. For a complete list of winners, go to www.sesac.com
SESAC Honors Petra with LEGACY AWARD. Pictured (left to right): Petra’s John Lawry, SESAC’s John Mullins, Petra’s Greg Bailey & John Schlitt, SESAC’s Tim Fink and Petra’ Bob Hartman & Cristian Borneo.
SESAC Christian Music Publisher of the Year, Sony/ATV Timber Publishing. Pictured (left to right): SESAC’s Trevor Gale, Sony’s Holly Zbaka, Terry Hemmings & Devon DeVries and SESAC’s Tim Fink.
Pictured (left to right): SESAC’s Pat Collins with Billboard’s Christian Producer of the Year, Seth Mosley and SESAC’s John Mullins.
PHOTO CREDIT: Ed Rode