Gospel Music Association (GMA)

Gospel Music Association (GMA). This is an industry organization created in 1964 and based in Nashville, Tennessee. It promotes the commercial interests and mass-media products of mostly English-speaking, North American, Protestant musicians and those making up the industry that supports them.  That industry is centered around Nashville and includes persons employed by electronic mass-media companies such as record companies and radio and television stations; producers; concert promoters; booking agents; artist managers; publishers; retailers, and the like (Garrison, p. 223).  Most of the music produced by those associated with GMA is created using popular styles originating in...

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