Local artists recognized during Georgia-Tennessee Country and Gospel Music Awards
Three of Cleveland’s multi-award winning gospel singer-artists — Josh Neyman, center, Destiny Crittenden, left, and Shirley Baker, right— were recognized during the 2012 Georgia-Tennessee Country and Gospel Music Awards. Destiny Crittenden, a seventh-grade student at Ocoee Middle School, was presented the Female Vocalist of the Year in her age category. She began her singing career at age 9 while attending Arnold Elementary, Neyman was presented with Entertainer, Most Promising Vocalist, and Music Video of the year in the male adult category. Neyman has been singing nine years and writes his own songs. Neyman is also a graphic designer, who does all his own designs and for other artist. Baker was presented Most Promising Vocalist of the year in the female adult category. The awards were held at The Country Hall Of Fame in Nashville Sept. 2.