The Southern Gospel Music Guild saluted its top artists, writers and industry professionals Monday (Nov. 21) during the second annual Harmony Honors held at the Renaissance Center in Dickson, Tenn.

The Southern Gospel Music Guild saluted its top artists, writers and industry professionals Monday (Nov. 21) during the second annual Harmony Honors held at the Renaissance Center in Dickson, Tenn.

The Crabb Family were the evening's top winners, taking home the artist of the year award and album of the year for "Driven." Jason Crabb was named male vocalist and family patriarch Gerald Crabb received the songwriter of the year honor.

Bill Gaither received the Impact award. Karen Peck Gooch was named top female vocalist and Hope's Call was awarded new artist of the year. "His Life for Mine," recorded by the Talley Trio, was named song of the year.
Jeff Collins took the top producer prize. Daywind Music Group's head of publicity Crystal Burchette received the award for non-musical support. The creative support award went to Jason Webb. Channing Eleton received the accolade for top performing musician.

The Isaacs, Mark Bishop, the Kingsmen, Karen Peck and New River, Crossway Quartet, Hope's Call, the Isaacs, the McKameys, and the Perrys were among those who performed during the event. The third annual Harmony Honors will be held on Nov. 28, 2006.