Arthur Rice

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Arthur Rice
Arthur Rice
Birth name Arthur Julius Rice
Born (1962-12-27) December 27, 1962 (age 51)
Asheville, North Carolina United States
Genres Christian
Years active 1995 (1995) - Present
Associated acts The Kingsmen
Squire Parsons
Kingdom Heirs
Website kingdomheirs.com

Arthur Rice (born December 27, 1962 in Asheville, North Carolina) is the lead singer for the Kingdom Heirs.[1][2] He has been with the Kingdom Heirs since 1995. He previously traveled with The Kingsmen and Squire Parsons.[3]

The son of Julius[4] and Nedra Wade Rice,[5] he has been nominated numerous Singing News Fan Awards nominations including favorite newcomer (twice), male vocalist (15 times), favorite lead (16 times), favorite baritone (once), and along with the rest of the band has won favorite band (6 times).[3] The Kingdom Heirs have also been voted favorite group once during his tenure. Rice is currently President of the Southern Gospel Music Association and a member of its Board of Directors.[6] He also produces Gospel recordings.[3][7][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Kingdom Heirs". ChristianMusic.com. Retrieved 26 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Kingdom Heirs". ChristmasReviews.com. Archived from the original on 15 December 2010. Retrieved 26 December 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c "Arthur Rice Biography". Kingdom Heirs. Retrieved 26 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "Julius Rice Passes Away". SouthernGospel.com. 31 December 2001. Retrieved 26 December 2010. 
  5. ^ "The Mother of Arthur Rice Passes Away". SouthernGospel/com. 17 November 2003. Retrieved 26 December 2010. 
  6. ^ "Board of Directors". Southern Gospel Muic Association. Archived from the original on 27 November 2010. Retrieved 26 December 2010. 
  7. ^ "Christmas CD Reviews". SouthernGospel.com. 10 December 2010. Retrieved 26 December 2010. 
  8. ^ "Tribute Quartet in the Studio". Southern Gospel.com. 17 May 2007. Retrieved 26 December 2010. 
  9. ^ "Scott & Kasey Inman Join JP Miller In The Studio". SouthernGospel.com. 13 November 2009. Retrieved 26 December 2010.