SWEET CRYSTAL In The News... sweet, very sweet indeed!

Sweet Crystal is humbled and thrilled to win both the Akademia '2020 Artist Of The Year Award (Gospel/Christian Category)' and the prestigious '2021 Rising Star Award' at this year's Akademia Gala Event virtual awards show streamed from Los Angeles, California. Take a look!

"Heaven's Call"

The Akademia Music Award for Best Christian / Gospel Song

Dear Sweet Crystal,
Thank you for your patience. There were hundreds of submissions received this month in your category, which made making a final decision extremely difficult. That said, it is with great pleasure that we formally congratulate you on winning The Akademia Music Award for Best Christian / Gospel Song for 'Heaven's Call' in the April 2021 Akademia Music Awards! This is an important achievement and you should be very proud of your accomplishments! Winning an Akademia Music Award is a rare career distinction. It also means you are now inside the gates of an organization that can significantly advance your creative career. Please accept our warmest congratulations from The Akademia team on your outstanding achievement in the field of music. We look forward to working closely with you to advance your career.
Kind regards,
The Akademia

www.TheAkademia.com/music 

Sweet, Very Sweet Indeed!

Sweet, Very Sweet Indeed!

And the winner is... SWEET CRYSTAL! 

Once again we are humbled and honored to have won another prestigious

Detroit Music Award!
2021 Outstanding Gospel/Christian Act
will be the bands 24th DMA and we have no plans to stop any time soon!
The music, the message, the mission, the ministry continues
and once again, it's your support that keeps us going.
Thank you all - you mean the world to us.

Very excited about this latest collaboration of musicians, studios, engineers and producers on this timeless David Perez tune.

Vocals, piano bed tracks and strings recorded at Real II Reel Productions (Marshall Block - engineer/producer); guitars, drums, and additional keys recorded and mixed at Nightcrier Studios (Marq Andrew Speck - engineer, producer).

Music, Lyrics and and Lead Vocals by David Perez.

Additional Music By Marq Andrew Speck

Musicians: Marq Andrew Speck - Piano, Organ, Additional Keys Bill Blatter - Electric Guitar, Bass Steve Wieser - Drums David Winans II - Cello, Backup Vocals.

Just another dose of sweet launched across the Internet. Enjoy and please share! Click The picture to hear (and hopefully purchase) the song!

Check Out "Angel My Love (Rock Mix)" Track and Video!

Check Out "Angel My Love (Rock Mix)" Track and Video!

Another video/single "Heaven's Call" from the upcoming release "7th Heaven" has over 5,000 views to date. This tribute to the life and times of our dear friend VINCENT  SALVIA will keep him in our hearts for years to come. Take a look and listen... and maybe consider helping us raise donations for some of St. Vincent's (what we lovingly called him) favorite causes. Click The picture to hear (and hopefully purchase) the song.

Thank you for all you do.

Wow!!! Once again thrilled, humbled and blessed to win three of these prestigious and very sweet awards:

the 2020 Detroit Music Awards!


Outstanding Gospel/Christian Act 
SWEET CRYSTAL 
Outstanding Gospel/Christian Songwriter 
MARQ SPECK 
Outstanding Gospel/Christian Instrumentalist 
MARQ SPECK (Keyboards) 
....like we said... humbling.