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NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Acclaimed Difference Media recording artist Canton Junction garnered the 2014 Singing News Fan Award for Favorite Southern Gospel New Traditional Quartet at ceremonies held last week in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, during the National Quartet Convention. Pictured following the presentation are (from L) Canton Junction’s Matthew Hagee, Aaron Crabb, Tim Duncan, and Shane McConnell.

Canton Junction’s self-titled debut won a 2013 GMA Dove Award for Southern Gospel Album of the Year. Produced by Michael Sykes and Aaron Crabb, Canton Junction features the #1 singles “Hold On” and “Sweeter As The Days Go By.” The quartet’s highly anticipated sophomore recording is slated to release next April on the Difference Media label.

Comprised of GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriter Aaron Crabb; award-winning bass vocalist Tim Duncan; singer, pastor and author Matthew Hagee; and acclaimed vocalist Shane McConnell, the members of Canton Junction have collectively garnered numerous Dove Awards and multiple GRAMMY® nominations, among other accolades and honors.

Difference Media is a division of Cornerstone Church, founded and pastored by John Hagee. The label features some of the leading names in Gospel music including Aaron & Amanda Crabb, Canton Junction, Matthew Hagee, Tim Duncan, The Cornerstone Sanctuary Choir, Ricardo Sanchez, John Hagee and The Hagees. A non-denominational evangelical church with more than 20,000 active members, Cornerstone Church is home to John Hagee Ministries, which telecasts Pastor Hagee’s radio and television teachings throughout America and to more than 190 countries around the world. The ministry also operates GETV, a 24/7 online television and video on-demand broadcast of sermons and original programming, as well as music videos and performances by Difference artists (

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Photo Credit: Paul Wharton

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