Multi-award winning band Restless Heart recently announced their triumphant reunion and are taking another step in giving their fans some long overdue stage time by being one of the latest superstar act to sign on as participants in the Christian Country Music Association’s 10th Anniversary Award Show to be held Thursday, November 4, 2004 at the historic Ryman Auditorium (5 th 4 th Ave South). The Award Show begins at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast live on Great American Country (GAC). The show will be co-hosted by MCA recording artist Josh Turner and Lisa Ryan who also serves as co-host of the 700 Club.

In addition to Restless Heart, the growing list of performers and presenters to take the stage for this event include UMG recording artist Jimmy Wayne; Pioneer Award and Female Vocalist of the Year nominee Stella Parton; gospel and country music legends The Oak Ridge Boys; Curb recording artists Jeff Carson and Lisa Brokop; Nashville Star’s second season winner Brad Cotter; The Fox Brothers; The Crabb Family; Mike Hammock; Mere Image; Lawrence Bishop with Shirley Murdock; Vocal Duo of the Year nominee, Branded and singer/songwriter Clifton Jansky Among the newest presenters are Young Harmony, Del Way, Paula Snow, Margo Smith, Curt Collins and DennisAgajanian.

The Christian Country Music Awards is the keynote event of the Christian Country Music Association Convention held this year at the Millennium Maxwell House in Nashville, TN from October 31 st to November 3 rd. The Christian Country Music Association provides education, resources, products, services, promotional opportunities, and events for the sole purpose of touching and changing lives through the message of music. Founded in 1992, it faithfully serves and supports its members interested or involved in Christian Country and/or other forms of Christian or positive music expressed through their careers, ministries, or businesses.

Great American Country®, Inc. (GAC) is the NEW home of the Grand Ole Opry. GAC is best known for its music-intensive format, featuring a broad mix of current and past Country videos, original programming, specials and live concerts in addition to Country’s only daily request show, Country Request Live, broadcast from the heart of Nashville. Founded in 1995, GAC, owned and operated by Jones Media NetworksTM, Ltd. and reaches 34 million households in the United States.

The 10 th Annual Christian Country Music Award Show is sponsored in part by Sam Ash Music ( and The Christian Brotherhood Newsletter (