Have you ever wondered what the best Southern Gospel albums were, by year? I have attempted to come up with a list of the 20 definitive albums released by year. Look back over this category to see the years already covered. Today I want to go back ten years to the year 2003.
Gold City (quartet), Hoppers (mixed group) and Greater Vision (trio) won their respective categories at the Singing News fan awards in 2003. Album of the year was Quartets (Greater Vision) and song of the year went to “We Need To Thank God” (Jeff Steele) performed by the Inspirations.
The Crabb Family dominated the Dove awards winning Southern Gospel song (“Don’t You Wanna Go”) and Southern Gospel album (A Crabb Collection).
- London – Legacy Five (Daywind)
- Great Day – Hoppers (SpringHill)
- Going On With The Song – Kingdom Heirs (Sonlite)
- Quartets – Greater Vision (Daywind)
- Walk The Talk – Gold City (Cathedral)
- This Is The Day – Perrys (Daywind)
- Stand By Me – Signature Sound Quartet (Cathedral)
- Booth Brothers – Booth Brothers (SpringHill)
- The Walk – Crabb Family (Daywind)
- Places To Go, People To See – Hoskins Family (Daywind)
- Refuse To Be Afraid – LordSong (Daywind)
- Greater Still – Brian Free & Assurance (Daywind)
- Betterland – Ricky Atkinson & Compassion (Lamp Music Group)
- Nothing Less Than All – Anchormen (AMG)
- Born Again – Dove Brothers Quartet (Ambur)
- The Message – Talley Trio (Horizon)
- For His Glory – Karen Peck & New River (SpringHill)
- A Thing Called Love – Taranda Greene (ACA)
- Beautiful Day – Dunaways (Family Music Group)
- Remember The Time – Down East Boys (Crossroads)
Listen to a mash-up of music from the twenty best albums released in Southern Gospel music in 2003. Enjoy!