Congratulations to the Fisk Jubilee Singers ® as they have been chosen by The Tennessean as one of five nominees for 2008 Tennessean of the Year.
The Singers® recently performed at The White House at a reception preceding the ceremony for the National Medal for the Arts in November. The Singers ® received the award for their historical contribution to American music and their preservation of the Negro Spiritual.
The Jubilee Singers ® join a list of nominees for Tennessean of the Year that include Belmont University President Dr. Bob Fisher, University of Tennessee Women’s Basketball Coach Pat Summit, Dr. James Hildreth, professor of internal medicine at Meharry Medical College as well as Vanderbilt University Professor of Oncology Dr. Jennifer Pietenpol.
To vote for the Jubilee Singers®, write a letter explaining their significance and why they should win the award. Send your letter to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.