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My name is Tommy Rice. I lost my precious wife, Deborah, to brain cancer in which we battled for almost 3 years. She was the greatest love I have ever known. After being asked to write a short story of her fight to stay alive, I read to my grief recovery class and my classmate asked to make it a song. Two years later, with no experience in writing, I now have 192 written songs, 84 recorded songs, 2 number ONE songs, a number two Christmas song, 9 songs with radio play that are all highly charted, 2021 nomination for Crossover Artist of the Year, 2022 New Country Group of the Year award, and a book titled Miss Her More Today Than Yesterday. All of my songs are about our love of Jesus and the real love we shared together. All glory goes to Him.

I have been a Real Estate Broker for 44 years and just sold my Auto Dealership after 27 years of making memories of a lifetime. My heart and goal in life right now is writing music and sharing Jesus’s love and the real love He put into our life all over the world. If I am so blessed to end my life here on earth sharing this greatest of love about Jesus, and the love we shared together, no higher honor could ever be given to me!

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Where it all started . . . 

Remember the preacher and wife in my story that took the prayers to Wailing Wall in Israel for Deborah? They stepped in to help me, my true Christian friends. He advised me to go to First Baptist Church of Jackson for divorce recovery and to get a dog. We have laughed about this for years.

      The story behind the dog story is this: I was use to companionship, because without it you get lonely. Brother Tommy and I were having lunch soon after my divorce was final. When he asked how I was doing, I told him I was lonely with the house so empty. “All you need now,” he said, “is a good dog.” We both laughed, but I knew he meant it. He didn’t want me to rush into a relationship just to satisfy that need, and my true friend was right.

      When I met Deborah the first time and we were joking around a bit, I told her about the advice from Brother Tommy. I thought she would laugh herself to death! When Deborah and I got married, there were occasions when we were with Brother Tommy and Sandra and she would remind him of what he suggested. We would all get a big laugh out of it. As I have said, Deborah laughed all the time. She loved life and lived it to the fullest.

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  • 2020

Catalog of over 100 songs

  • Words To Live By

For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope. – Jeremiah 29:11

He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress. I will not be shaken. – Psalm 62:6

Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. – Joshua 1:9

The Sovereign Lord is my strength: He makes my feet like the feet of a deer. He enables me to tread on the heights. – Habakkuk 3:19

The Name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. – Proverbs 18:10

I love you, Lord. You are my strength. The Lord is my Rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my Rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the power that saves me, and my place of safety. – Psalms 18:1-2

Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. – Isaiah 40:31

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Awards & Honours

Years in the making – Rice has been recognized across the globe.

  • 2024 – IMN Songwriter of the Year 

  • 2023 – Nominated – NMA Country Breakthrough Artist of the Year

  • 2023 – Inspirational Song of the Year
  • 2022 – New Music Awards Country New Group Of The Year
  • 2022 – Museboat Live Song Of The Year
  • 2021 – Nominated – NMA Crossover Artist of the Year

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