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Lake Jackson, Texas, United States | SELF

Lake Jackson, Texas, United States | SELF
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"Faith:REFINED Nominated for 4 awards"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -
Debbie L. Rice & Faith:REFINED Nominated for:
“Contemporary Artist of the Year"
“Worship Artist of the Year”
“Female Vocalist of the Year” &
“Song of the Year” (In Your Silence)
IndieHeaven Momentum Awards

Lake Jackson, TX, Dec. 5th, 2007 – IndieHeaven, the nations leading organization supporting Independent artists in the Christian music genre, is pleased to announce that Debbie L. Rice & Faith:REFINED have been nominated in 4 categories’ for the 2nd annual "Momentum Awards". This prestigious award will be handed out at the upcoming IndieHeaven CIA Summit2007 conference March 29 - April 1, 2007.

IndieHeaven founder and CIA Summit director Keith Mohr states, "It's important to recognize and applaud the efforts made in recent years by artists who are independent. By providing them the recognition they have earned, we hope to increase their platform and awareness. There are many independent artists who are doing an incredible job with their music and most importantly their mission. We look forward to the awards being a part of our annual artist’s conference."

Faith:REFINED is a band made up of members who have faced the Refiner’s fire and emerged stronger in their Faith than they were before. Led by Debbie L. Rice, a native of Lake Jackson and herself a cancer survivor, their unique blend of Pop, Country, and Rock Contemporary Christian music tells the story of a faith refined each time a crisis is faced. Debbie L. Rice has won Honorable Mention in the songwriting category of the Unisong International Songwriting Awards for her song, “Building Idols in a Fallen World”, and her currently nominated song, “In Your Silence”, also was nominated for the 2005 Song of the Year at SongU.com. In addition to performing with her band, Debbie leads Children’s Worship for the 3rd-6th grade Wednesday night BreakOut program at Willow Drive Baptist in Lake Jackson, and she also serves as a small group leader for 6th grade girls. She is one of the Worship leaders for Children’s church on Sunday’s, and sings part time in the Choir. Darren Rice, Debbie’s husband, is the group’s manager, producer and photographer. Darren & Debbie’s children, Hayden, Emma and Joshua, also participate by performing a few children’s songs at the band’s live shows.

To register your vote for Debbie L. Rice & Faith:REFINED in each of the 4 categories’, Contemporary Artist of the Year, Worship Artist of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, and Song of the Year (In Your Silence), in this year’s Momentum awards, please visit http://www.indieheaven.com/go.idh?section=mawards Likewise, you are invited to visit Faith:REFINED’s IndieHeaven website located at www.indieheaven.com/artists/debbielrice

Please forward booking inquiries to: Debbie L. Rice, 207 Rosemary Ln, Lake Jackson, TX 77566, dlrice@houston.rr.com 979-299-0148.


Contact:
Darren Rice, Mgr.
207 Rosemary Ln
Lake Jackson, TX 77566
dlrice@houston.rr.com
(979)299-0148

- Indieheaven.com


"Local Christian band nominated for awards"

LAKE JACKSON
Local Christian band nominated for awards

IndieHeaven, which supports independent artists in the Christian music genre, has announced Debbie L. Rice and Faith:REFINED have been nominated in four categories for the second annual “Momentum Awards”. This award will be handed out at the upcoming IndieHeaven CIA Summit 2007 conference March 29 through April 1.

Led by Lake Jackson native Rice the band’s unique blend of pop, country and contemporary Christian music tells the story of a faith refined each time a crisis is faced.

Rice has won Honorable Mention in the songwriting category of the Unisong International Songwriting awards for her song “Building Idols in a Fallen World”.

Her currently nominated song “In Your Silence” also was nominated for the 2005 Song of the Year at SongU.com

The Brazosport Facts
December 16, 2006
- The Brazosport Facts


"Debbie Rice Hits the Wednesday Review"


It's been reported from good sources that Debbie Rice made a giant hit today at our Brazosport Wednesday Review Club.

Debbie made a songwriter's presentation on how she writes songs and music. And then she moved right into her fascinating keyboard performance. We're expecting many great things from Debbie Rice.

Glenn Nelson McBride
- Texas Songwriters

posted by Glenn Nelson McBride | 7:27 PM

2 Comments:
Anonymous said...
Debbie has been blessed with a talent. The Lord gives her the inspiration. Its really neat to see what she's able to do and what will come next.
She's got some stuff out there where you can download her music if you would like to listen.
http://www.indieheaven.com/artists/debbielrice

Friday, January 20, 2006
Anonymous said...
Debbies music draws you into a place that many people need to be drawn to. It is as if God is sending a message through her music to all of those that haven't listened before to HIS words, that haven't felt the wonderful feeling HE can give you if you if you just believe. Her music reaches deep down into your heart and soul, then raises you up to a high that is the best high a person could ever have !!!

Friday, January 20, 2006
- Glenn Nelson McBride


"The Refuge Newsletter"

Oct. 27th, 2006

We had a wonderful time with Debbie Rice and her band Friday night. Debbie was such a sweet, precious and humble women. It was incredible to hear all the songs she wrote from her own heart and her own experiences on her journey with God and to freedom. She ministered and shared wonderful testimonies of what God had done along the way. Satan really tried to mess the night up by messing with their sound equipment and delaying the evening, but thank God for back up equipment. He was defeated and the night went on and was great! Thank you Jesus!

Melanie Daigle, Director, THE REFUGE COFFEE HOUSE
- Melanie Daigle


""They Chose Me" wins Honorable Mention"

"They Chose Me" has been selected to receive an Honorable Mention in the 11th Annual “Unisong" International Song contest.

This year featured the highest overall quality of songs, lyrics, and writers ever submitted by far, with the most diverse and varied entries from a multitude of countries representing every continent on Earth except Antarctica (and songwriting penguins out there).

The judging therefore was extremely competitive and to be singled out anywhere in the top 15% of all songs submitted was no easy feat.

Your song, “They Chose Me” received an Honorable Mention in the L.U.N.C. H. category, (www.lunchensemble.com) where all net proceeds will go to benefit social programs they sponsor in the areas of hunger, homelessness, substance abuse, & domestic abuse. All songs entered in this special category had to address any of these four main themes or similar variations.

Results are posted on our website at: http://www.unisong.com.

2007 - Unisong International Songwriting Contest


"UniSong International Songwriting Contest"

The UNISONG INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITING CONTEST has chosen our song, “Building Idols in a Fallen World”, for the 2005 Gospel/Christian category HONORABLE MENTION award!! - Unisong International


Discography

By Faith
© 2005 (BMI)

In Your Silence
Building Idols in a Fallen World
Free
I Want to Know You, Lord
BreakOut
Psalms 94:12
Refelecting Light
Pride

Alleluia
©2008 (BMI)

Alleluia
Healed By Faith
The Lords Supper
Jesus Is Real
Secret Sin
Dear Jesus (Emma's prayer)
They Chose Me
Walk On

New Singles (2010)

Seeker

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Bio

Keyboardist Debbie L. Rice is an award winning songwriter, having received awards from several songwriting icons including Billboard Magazine, Indieheaven.com, Unisong International, and KCCM King Cat Music Awards. 
Debbie has been nominated in several categories over the years for the prestigious "Momentum Awards" sponsored by Indieheaven.com, and the annual King Kat Music Awards in Kansas City, KS. Several of her songs have reached the Number One spot on Indieheaven.com's FanFaves Chart, a chart designed specifically for fan votes. Her song, "In Your Silenceâ€? was nominated for "Best of SongU" at SongU.com. "In Your Silence" was also selected for Indieheaven.com radio airplay, and made the chart in Christian Radio & Retail Weekly (CRW) magazine in the Indieheaven "Hot Top 40" category. The single, "Building Idols in a Fallen World" won the Honorable Mention award at the Unisong International Songwriters Awards. 
Debbie's inspirational song about adoption, "They Chose Me" was also given the Honorable Mention awards from Unisong International, and the 15th Billboard Magazine World Songwriting Contest. The single "Alleluia" was named an Honor Award winner in the 10th Annual Great American Song Contest. 
AmericanCSA Radio featured Debbie's song, "Seeker" during the Aryn Michelle show called, "SongShop", a collection of songs highlighting good songwriting techniques. 
Debbie L. Rice has been married to her husband, Darren, since 2003, and is blessed to be mother to 3 wonderful children. 

For more information, please visit www.debbielrice.com

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