Kim Boyce

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Kim Boyce
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born (1961-03-14) March 14, 1961 (age 53)
Title(s) Miss Florida 1983
Major
competition(s)
Miss America 1984
Official website

Kim Boyce Koreiba (born March 14, 1961 in Winter Haven, Florida) is an American Christian music singer.[1] She is best known for her 1990s hit By Faith.[2][3] She was Miss Manatee and Miss Florida 1983 and competed at Miss America 1984.[4]

Boyce's hit singles include "Good Enough" (#2 in 1991), "Weapon of Good" (#14 in 1991), "When Love Calls Your Name" (#12 in 1992).[5][6] The song "When Love Calls Your Name", which was a hit 1992 single for Boyce, was written by Tom Snow and Jimmy Scott and originally recorded in 1991 by Cher on the album Love Hurts.

Boyce now resides in the Branson, Missouri, area with her husband, Gary Koreiba. They were both performers at Branson's Pierce Arrow Theater for many years.[citation needed] They have two sons.

Discography[edit]

  • 1986: Kim Boyce (Myrrh)
  • 1988: Time and Again
  • 1989: Love Is You to Me
  • 1991: This I Know
  • 1993: Facts of Love (Warner), including the single "When Love Calls Your Name"
  • 1994: By Faith
  • 1997: As I Am (Diadem)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cusic, Don (2009). Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music. "Beauty queen Kim Boyce's (b. c. 1961 in Winter Haven, Florida) first albums in the 1980s reflected the trend in dance music in the pop world; however, by the end of the 1990s she was more comfortable with the sounds of adult contemporary Christian music." 
  2. ^ Billboard. October 7, 1995. p. p.70. "Warner Alliance recording artist Kim Boyce worked on her first Spanish-language record, "Por Fe" (By Faith)" 
  3. ^ Billboard. May 31, 1997. p. 18. "Rice has penned such Christian radio hits as "Go Light Your World" for Kathy Troccoli and "By Faith" for Kim Boyce." 
  4. ^ Marchetti, Nancy (September 19, 1983). "Miss Florida, Kim Boyce, Feels Good Following Top 10 Finish In Pageant". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. p. 1B. Retrieved July 19, 2014. 
  5. ^ Powell, Mark Allan (2002). Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music. p. 104. "Good Enough" (# 2 in 1991); "Weapon of Good" (# 14 in 1991); "When Love Calls Your Name" (# 12 in 1992); "Facts of ..." 
  6. ^ Alfonso, Barry (2002). The Billboard Guide to Contemporary Christian Music. p. 123. "Facts of Love, her first release for the label, found her moving toward a more organic, less techno-driven sound. ... Changing labels again, this time to Diadem, Boyce released As / Am in 1997. ... 1986) Time and Again (Myrrh, 1988) Love Is You to Me (Myrrh, 1989) This I Know (Myrrh, 1991) Facts of Love (Warner Alliance, ..." 

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