Triumphant Quartet Bio
Formed in 2002, the then named Integrity Quartet began their ministry together at the Louise Mandrell Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. In December of 2004, after a nationwide contest to submit entries, Integrity Quartet changed their name to Triumphant Quartet.
2007 was another landmark year for the quartet. They were honored to receive the Christian Music Presenters (CMP) Artist Endorsement. They were also awarded certification as American Gospel Music (AGM) artists. An invitation to perform in a celebration of American Gospel Music at Carnegie Hall in New York City rounded out this enormously successful year. The quartet shared the stage with other prominent gospel music artists, a 200 voice choir, and the American Festival Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Eric Dale Knapp. Also in 2007, Baritone Scott Inman was voted Young Artist of the Year by the Singing News Magazine.
2008 brought a new transition for Triumphant. They decided to take their ministry on the road full-time. Later that year, Jeff Stice was presented 2008 Musician of the Year by The Singing News Magazine. In 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, Triumphant was voted by theSinging News fan awards as Favorite Male Quartet of the year for the fourth consecutive year. In addition to that honor, Eric Bennett was voted Favorite Bass Singer of the Year in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Jeff Stice received the award as the 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Singing News Favorite Musician of the Year during the same ceremonies.
Also in 2009, Triumphant received a GRAMMY® nomination for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album, for their release, Everyday. In 2011, the quartet’s song, Love Came Calling, was named Favorite song of the Year, as well as favorite Album of the Year by the Singing news magazine. Love Came Calling features the group’s unmistakable quartet harmony, the number one hits “Love Came calling” and “Saved by Grace,” were co-produced by Jeff Stice and Wayne Haun.
Currently, 2012 has started out as another wonderful year for Triumphant. Their current recording, Songs from the Heart came from each member of the group. Each member wrote two songs. They have just received their 3rd number one song, Almost Home, written by Scotty Inman. Also climbing the charts is there 2nd single release Lets all stand for America, written by David Sutton, from this same project. Triumphant's album, Song From The Heart, was named favorite Album of the Year by the Singing news magazine.
With all of the accolades, numerous top 10 radio singles and continued success, the men of Triumphant keep their work in perspective. They are truly humbled and grateful for the support their fans have shown for their music and ministry. They reaffirm that their main focus is to keep God first in everything they do. Triumphant’s powerful combination of talent, commitment, and unwavering faith insures that the years to come will bring even more success...in God's name.