MARY FAY JACKSON is a songwriter, recording artist, musician, television producer and promoter. She is the host of an award-winning television program now in its 2nd decade called Texas Country Gospel. The program airs on Family Friendly Entertainment and is broadcast over Glory Star Satellite, Promiseland Television Network, and over 300 cable companies and independent TV stations, plus international broadcasts in India and the UK.
Daystar Television Network was home to Texas Country Gospel program for seven years following its inception in 1995. The program was awarded "Top TV Show of the Year" seven times from 1997-2006 by the International Country Gospel Music Association (ICGMA). Host Mary Fay Jackson was the recipient of the ICGMA "2007 Crossover Award". The Country Gospel Music Guild voted Texas Country Gospel "Top TV Show of the Year" in 2002 and again in 2006. The program also won "Top TV Show" 1999, 2000, and 2001 by the Texas International Music Association. Ms. Jackson was presented the "2008 Radio & TV Media Appreciation Award" at the 2008 Agape Fest.
Texas Country Gospel is a family-friendly entertainment show, featuring Southern Gospel Music, Christian Country Music, Bluegrass Music, Christian Comedians, Instrumentalists, Poets, Patriotic Segments, and Special Interviews with performing artists. Venues include Nashville, Tennessee, Branson, Missouri, and "on location" at many festivals and events around the nation.
In addition to hosting the Texas Country Gospel television program, Ms Jackson also produces concept videos and commercials for Christian Television. She serves as Programming Director for the 24-hour-a-day Gospel Music Television Network. Mary Fay travels extensively to promote Gospel Music at national events such as The National Quartet Convention in Louisville, Kentucky attended by over 40,000 people each September, the annual Inspirational Christian Music Awards held in Nashville, Tennessee, and The World Premier held in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
Ms Jackson's signature song "Roses" is her most requested song in personal appearances. The song, written by Ms. Jackson and recorded on CD and also featured on video, charted #6 by the Country Gospel Music Guild as listed in U.S. Gospel News Magazine. Another original song, "In Spite of Myself" charted #2. She currently has four CD’s in release in addition to five CD’s recorded with her family group, 1AChord.
Mary Fay Jackson has been the recipient of several prestigious awards by the International Country Gospel Music Association: Promoter of the Year 1996, Songwriter of the Year 1997, and the highest award - Ms. Gold Cross Award 1998. She has received many other I.C.G.M.A. awards, including Ms. Texhoma 1994, Top TV Show 1997-2006, Top Group 1994-1999, and Duo of the Year 2003. Additionally, she was honored with a Doctorate of Music and Doctorate of Humanities from the Emmanuel Baptist University of NC.
MARY FAY JACKSON: phone: 1-888-881-MARY (6279)
mail: P. O. Box 83, Gainesville, Texas 76241