The Crabb Family Makes 'Singing News' History

Kentucky-based sibling group debuts at number seven on the Singing News chart with

Kentucky-born sibling group The Crabb Family broke the record for the highest debut single on the Singing News chart with their newest hit “The Shepherd’s Call.” The song, which is from the group’s award-winning 2004 release Driven, ranked in at number seven on the Top 80 national radio chart for the month of August.

“Our family was both thrilled and shocked when we heard about ‘Shepherd’s Call’ debuting so high on the chart for August,” said Crabb Family member Kelly Bowling. “Everyday we are blown away with how God has blessed our family. Our deepest appreciation goes out to our friends, fans and radio stations for their continuous support of our ministry.”

The Crabb Family is currently in the midst of their annual homecoming event the Crabb Fest, which will finish up tomorrow night at the Owensboro Sports Center in Kentucky. Along with the Crabb Family, Crabb Fest 2005 will feature a host of musical guests including Aaron Wilburn, Lynda Randle, Paid In Full, the Gospel Enforcers, Avalon, the Isaacs, Michael English and others, as well as several showcases, including Crabb Karaoke, and a talent contest. The Crabb Fest attracts over 800, 000 fans every year.

From their beginnings in a small, storefront church in rural Kentucky, The Crabb Family, which includes siblings Jason, Kelley, Terah, Aaron, and Adam, have gone on to become one of Southern Gospel’s most recognized names. The group has been honored with eight Dove Awards and 2 Grammy nominations in their near 10 year career, as well as had 16 number one singles.

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