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Famous CCM Trailblazer, Carmelo Domenic Dies at 65

Famous CCM Trailblazer, Carmelo Domenic Dies at 65

GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame part, CARMAN, died Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at a Las Vegas, Nevada clinic, subsequent to battling a progression of complexities coming about because of a medical procedure to fix a hiatal hernia.

Carman Dominic Licciardello, referred to fans worldwide as “Carman,” was 65. Conceived January 19, 1956, in Trenton, New Jersey, Carman started his melodic profession playing drums in his mom’s band at 15 years old. Carman holds the world record for having the biggest crowd to see a solitary Christian craftsman. He set the precedent for the biggest show at Texas Stadium with in excess of 71,000 fans and drove in excess of 80,000 fans in love in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Among his numerous honors, Carman got the House of Hope of Humanitarian Award for his positive impact in the existences of American youth in 2006, other noted beneficiaries of this honor incorporate Ronald and Nancy Reagan and Billy Graham. The Gospel Music Association regarded Carman with acceptance into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2018. Bulletin named Carman “Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year” in 1992 and 1995, and in 1993, his collection, Addicted to Jesus, acquired the differentiation of Contemporary Christian Album of the Year. Carman was Grammy-selected on various occasions as the Best Pop Contemporary Gospel Artist. His chronicle, “A Long Time Ago in a Land Called Bethlehem” was selected for “Collection of the Year” by the Recording Academy in 1986.

In 1985, the arrival of his first #1 tune, “The Champion,” cemented his place in music history and characterized his spirit winning profession as one of perseverance, coarseness, commitment, and unadulterated ability. Any individual who realized Carman realizes that he considered just this his most prominent lifetime accomplishment – winning large number of spirits to Christ.

Matt Felts, Carman’s director, states: “When Carman continued visiting again a couple of years prior, he was worried that nobody would mind that he was back. He wasn’t right. Consistently fans stuffed out settings and his service was pretty much as amazing as it at any point was. This world has lost a light in the haziness however today Carman saw direct his reward for all the hard work.”

Carman was wanting to leave on a 60-city visit in the not so distant future.

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