Branded has completed over 20+ years on the road Full Time with a 4 piece band traveling in almost every state in the continental United States. Along with many trips overseas to Africa, Russia, Mexico, Philippines,
Vocal Duo of the Year - 5 Times
Entertainer of the Year
Group Of the Year
Band Of the Year
Song Writer of the Year
Paul Staggs is an accomplished singer/songwriter from a little town in east Texas who has seen God move in big ways. As a youth, he had no desire to be a musician, but had dreams of becoming a professional athlete. However, God had other plans for him. His brother bought him his first guitar at 17, almost immediately he began to sing and write songs from his heart. Throughout the years he continued to sing, write songs, and perform in several groups until God called him into a full-time music ministry in 1995. From 1995-1999, he sang in revivals, youth rallies and camps and just wherever God opened up the doors. In 1999, God was putting it on his heart as well as Robert Welch to begin a Country Christian Duo that would be a breath of fresh air and minister to people in a powerful way. Since that time, numerous opportunities to minister in a variety of venues that sometimes takes them outside the doors of the church, without compromising the message of the gospel that God has put on their hearts. Paul has been married to his lovely wife Becky for 35 years. Their home base is Mineral Wells, TX.
Robert Wm Welch
Robert Wm Welch has a very unique music style that ranges from down-home Country to Bluegrass. A native Houstonian, They now are home based in Conroe, Texas. They attend Restoration Church. He learned to play the guitar in his Teens and throughout his years Robert experienced many different styles of music, but his desire has always been in country music. And it was only natural to use the sound of country, with a message of Faith through music. After serving in the Marine Corps, he returned home to his roots in Houston to sing and play for many years with quartets, bands and Praise Teams. The doors for Robert to pursue full-time music ministry in 1996 with three solo projects. Now he and Paul can be found at many of the PRCA Rodeos around Texas and just about anywhere people enjoy country music, spreading a message of Hope and Faith through Country music.