Deborah Evans Price has covered country, gospel and rock music for Billboard magazine since 1994. She also contributes regularly to AOL’s The Boot, Country Weekly, Gospel Music Channel.com, CMA Close Up, FIRST and other publications. A noted country and Christian music historian, she’s authored The CMA Awards Vault, a history of the Country Music Association Awards published by Whitman Publishing as well as a historical retrospective on Word Records—“Word: Six Decades of Hits.”
Deborah has held editorial posts at Radio & Records, Country News, American Songwriter and Billboard. She has interviewed countless artists, including Willie Nelson, Amy Grant, Third Day, Don Henley, Bon Jovi, Chris Rice, Charlie Daniels, Kirk Franklin, 3 Doors Down, Sarah Brightman, Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, Smokey Robinson, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Steven Curtis Chapman, Sandra Bullock, and Robert Duvall.
A respected music industry analyst, Deborah has been interviewed by key media outlets including MSNBC, CNN, the Today Show, ABC’s Prime Time Live, the Gospel Music Channel, Country Music Television, The Washington Post and the New York Times, among others. She also served as a judge for three seasons on the nationally televised “Exalting Him: Christian Artist Talent Search.”
Deborah is on the Gospel Music Association’s Board of Directors and is a 2002 graduate of Leadership Music. She resides on a hilltop south of Nashville with her husband, Gary, and son Trey.
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