FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Debbie L. Rice Nominated for: “Contemporary Artist of the Year" “Worship Artist of the Year” “Female Vocalist of the Year” & “Song of the Year” (In Your Silence) IndieHeaven Momentum Awards Lake Jackson, TX, Dec. 5th, 2007 – IndieHeaven, the nations leading organization supporting Independent artists in the Christian music genre, is pleased to announce that Debbie L. Rice has been nominated in 4 categories’ for the 2nd annual "Momentum Awards". This prestigious award will be handed out at the upcoming IndieHeaven CIA Summit2007 conference March 29 - April 1, 2007. IndieHeaven founder and CIA Summit director Keith Mohr states, "It's important to recognize and applaud the efforts made in recent years by artists who are independent. By providing them the recognition they have earned, we hope to increase their platform and awareness. There are many independent artists who are doing an incredible job with their music and most importantly their mission. We look forward to the awards being a part of our annual artist’s conference." Debbie L. Rice, a native of Lake Jackson and a cancer survivor, with her unique blend of Pop, Country, and Rock Contemporary Christian music tells the story of a faith refined each time a crisis is faced. Debbie L. Rice has won Honorable Mention in the songwriting category of the Unisong International Songwriting Awards for her song, “Building Idols in a Fallen World”, and her currently nominated song, “In Your Silence”, also was nominated for the 2005 Song of the Year at SongU.com. In addition to performing with her band, Debbie leads Children’s Worship for the 3rd-6th grade Wednesday night BreakOut program at Willow Drive Baptist in Lake Jackson, and she also serves as a small group leader for 6th grade girls. She is one of the Worship leaders for Children’s church on Sunday’s, and sings part time in the Choir. Darren Rice, Debbie’s husband, is the group’s manager, producer and photographer. Darren & Debbie’s children, Hayden, Emma and Joshua, also participate by performing a few children’s songs at the band’s live shows.