northern virginia folk musician, wama musician, I Know You, Plum Branch, carey creed singer songwriter, I'll Know You, Kerry Crede, Keri Creed, Keri Crede, Cary Creed, Cary Crede, Cary Creed,



  • Two Wammies for Contemporary Folk Vocalist (A Wammie is an annual Washington Area Music Association award. Mary Chapin Carpenter used to win it way back in the day!)

  • Four Wammies for Gospel/Inspirational Vocalist (These have also been awarded to Richard Smallwood!)


  • First Place songwriting winner in the Folk Category of the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest (MASC) sponsored by the Songwriters Association of Washington)

  • Silver (Second) Place winner in the Children's Category of the MASC

  • First and Second Place winner in the Gospel Category of the MASC

  • Two Honorable Mentions in the National Billboard Song Contest (now Billboard holds a general "Music Awards" Contest)

  • Second Prize for liturgical songwriting, Seminar in the Rockies, Estes Park, Colorado


  • Two Wammies for Contemporary Folk Recording:
    • "Small Braveries" (2012)
    • "Peace of Wild Things" (2008)

  • CDs and songs have been listed as annual favorites by community and public radio DJs, such as the following:

  • Acknowledged as one of "Rich's Picks" by Rich Warren, host of "The Midnight Special" on WFMT radio and host of a nationally syndicated folk show by the same name

  • Recordings have appeared repeatedly on both the top song and CD annual, monthly, and weekly charts posted by Folk DJs on Folk DJ-L