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Second Generation and Brothers Forever Special Guests on Gospel Music Today

Written by SGN Scoops on August 15, 2011 – 7:42 am -

The guests on the current edition of Gospel Music Today are Second Generation and Brothers Forever. The Feature Group is The Smith Family, and Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. Ken and Jean visit a concert in Bristow, OK, to hear The Galloways. Jean reviews a new CD by Daron Farmer, and the show features singing by The Wisecarvers and The Chuck Wagon Gang. The latest Gospel Music Today webcast is online now at www.gospelmusictoday.com


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Brothers Forever Embark on 2011 “Let the Worshippers Arise” Summer Tour

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on June 17, 2011 – 11:38 am -

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. – Popular trio Brothers Forever are currently embarking on their 2011 “Let the Worshippers Arise” Summer Tour. This new tour will take Brothers Forever across 10 different states for 21 concert and worship events.

The “Let the Worshippers Arise” Tour kicked off this past Sunday in Pampa, Texas. Throughout the tour, the guys will be ministering across California before making their way back around to Arkansas, North Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia. One stop along the tour will be at First Church of God in Red Bluff, California. This venue has hosted many major artists such as Greater Vision, Jeff & Sheri Easter, The Nelons, Booth Brothers, and many more.

Curtis Hagy of Brothers Forever said, “We are so honored to be invited to such a prestigious venue that has hosted the best artists in Southern Gospel!”

“On a spiritual note, the summer tour is always our favorite because we usually have so many decisions for Christ, and that’s what it’s all about,” responded Brothers Forever’s Gary Ballew.

In addition to this summer tour, Brothers Forever have recently released their much anticipated worship recording – Let the Worshippers Arise. The new recording features many songs that churches have grown to love over the years such as the title cut “Let the Worshippers Arise,” “Mighty to Save,” “Bring the Rain,” and “Heal the Wound.” More information on that release can be found by visiting the group’s web site.

The dates for this year’s “Let the Worshippers Arise” Summer Tour are as follows:
June 12, 2011 / Pampa, TX / Carpenters Church

June 15, 2011 / Alburquerque, NM / Crossroads at Alburqueque

June 18, 2011 / Escalon, CA / First Baptist Church

June 19, 2011 / Tracy, CA / Center of Hope

June 22, 2011 / Ripon, CA / Ripona Christian Fellowship

June 24, 2011 / Fremont, CA / Pregnancy Choices Clinic Benefit Concert

June 26, 2011 / Mantecca, CA / Cornerstone Community Church

June 26, 2011 / Caruthers, CA / The Rock Church

June 30, 2011 / Red Bluff, CA / First Church of God

July 3, 2011 / Hayward, CA / Church of the Cross

July 10, 2011 / Vendor, AR / Big Creek Assembly of God

July 20, 2011 / Smyrna, TN / SGN Music Fest, River of Life Church

July 23, 2011 / Honorville, AL / Midway Community Church

July 24, 2011 / Enterprise. AL / Holloway Tabernacle

July 30, 2011 / Lessburg, OH / Highland Methodist Church

July 31, 2011 / New Vienna, OH / New Vienna United Methodist Church

August 5, 2011 / Wadesboro, SC / Bethany FWB Church

August 7, 2011 / Youngsville, NC / Grace Fellowship Church

August 14, 2011 / Gate City, VA / Daniel Boone Baptist Church

August 21, 2011 / Bean Station, TN / Noeton Baptist Church

August 28, 2011 / Princeton, WV / First Assembly of God

August 28, 2011 / Princeton, WV / Fairview Community Church

To visit the newly designed Brothers Forever website, visit http://www.brothersforever.net.


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Curtis Hagy (of Brothers Forever) Reaches Publishing Agreement with Binion Music Group

Written by Scoops Staff on March 29, 2011 – 8:34 am -

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. – (March 28, 2011) – Curtis Hagy, member of popular Christian music trio Brothers Forever, recently reached a publishing agreement with Binion Music Group.

“I’m so excited about Binion Music Group representing my music and the songs that God has given me,” mentioned Curtis Hagy. “I know that Chris and his team will do a phenomenal job of making sure my music is heard to other artists and companies!”

Binion Music Group is based out of Alvin, Texas. The company houses many great songwriters including 2007 SGN Music Award Songwriter of the Year Chris Binion who wrote such hits as “God Is Faithful,” “The Answer Is Christ,” “My Past Has Passed,” and many more.

Curtis Hagy has been an integral songwriter for his own group Brothers Forever. Songs penned by Hagy include their most recent radio hits like “I Feel a Blessing Coming On,” “Be Alright,” “I Am Him,” and “More Than That.”

Brothers Forever recently made their first ever appearance on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). The trio was featured alongside many of the Christian music industry’s most prominent artists on January 2, 2011 as a part of the 2010 Christian Music Hall of Fame Visionary Awards program.

Brothers Forever’s sixth single from the critically acclaimed release Sheltered hit radio earlier this year. The song, “Whenever I Speak His Name” (written by Russ and Tori Taff), was released to radio through Millennium Music Group and has been a steady song on both the AbsolutelyGospel.com (formerly SoGospelNews.com) Top 40 Weekly Chart and SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart.

Brothers Forever are currently booking dates for their upcoming 
Summer 2011 tour.  More information on that will be announced at a later date.

To visit the newly designed Brothers Forever website, visit http://www.brothersforever.net

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Brothers Forever Make First Appearance On Trinity Broadcasting Network

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on January 17, 2011 – 6:31 pm -

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. – (January 17, 2011) – Popular trio Brothers Forever made their first ever appearance on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) earlier this month. The trio was featured alongside many of the Christian music industry’s most prominent artists on January 2, 2011 as a part of the 2010 Christian Music Hall of Fame Visionary Awards program.

Brothers Forever joined other performers, presenters, and artists who were a part of the show such as Chonda Pierce, Mitchel Jon, Tommy Brandt, Lou Wills Hildreth, Jason Castro, Aaron Crider, Bruce Carroll, Randy Stonehilll, Nicole C. Mullen, Brandon Bee, Arthur Rice, and hosts David Meece and Babbie Mason.

Gary Ballew of Brothers Forever stated, “We’ve always dreamed of being featured on TBN, and it was such an honor to be featured with such a great lineup of some of our favorite Christian musicians and songwriters.”

“God has really blessed our ministry over the last couple of years, and we know that this is just another step that He paved the way for,” mentioned Curtis Hagy of Brothers Forever. “We are so excited for what this year holds for Brothers Forever.”

Brothers Forever was nominated during the evening’s awards for Southern Gospel Group of the Year.

The Christian Music Hall of Fame Visionary Awards were held on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Trinity Music City in Hendersonville, Tennessee. This is the second Visionary Awards show and the third show inducting artists into the Hall of Fame.  The hosts for the 2010 Visionary Awards were award-winning artists David Meece and Babbie Mason.

For more information on the Christian Music Hall of Fame and Visionary Awards – visit http://www.hallmuseum.com .

Brothers Forever’s sixth single from the critically acclaimed release Sheltered hit radio earlier this year. The song, “Whenever I Speak His Name” (written by Russ and Tori Taff), was released to radio through Millennium Music Group and has been a steady song on both the AbsolutelyGospel.com (formerly SoGospelNews.com) Top 40 Weekly Chart and SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart.

Brothers Forever are currently booking dates for their upcoming
Spring 2011 tour.  More information on that will be announced at a later date.

To visit the newly designed Brothers Forever website, visit http://www.brothersforever.net

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About Brothers Forever
Brothers Forever is based out of Church Hill, Tennessee.  Nestled in the foothills of upper East Tennessee, this group has quickly become known for their unique style of southern gospel music.  Songs such as “I Feel a Blessing Coming On” and “I Can’t Forget the Day” have become nationwide favorites. Brothers Forever felt the call to the music ministry a little over a few years ago, and since the group’s inception, it has been an exciting journey.


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Brothers Forever Perform at 2010 Christian Music Hall of Fame Visionary Awards

Written by Rhonda on November 16, 2010 – 5:18 pm -

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. – (November 16, 2010) – Popular trio Brothers Forever was a featured performer earlier this month at the 2010 Christian Music Hall of Fame Visionary Awards program.

Brothers Forever joined other performers, presenters, and artists who were a part of the show such as Chonda Pierce, Mitchel Jon, Tommy Brandt, Lou Wills Hildreth, Jason Castro, Aaron Crider, Bruce Carroll, Randy Stonehilll, Nicole C. Mullen, Brandon Bee, Arthur Rice, and hosts David Meece and Babbie Mason.

“It was a real honor for Brothers Forever to be a part of such a wonderful event,” mentioned Brothers Forever’s Curtis Hagy. “It was such a fun and exciting night for us!”

Brothers Forever was nominated during the evening’s awards for Southern Gospel Group of the Year.

The Christian Music Hall of Fame Visionary Awards were held on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Trinity Music City in Hendersonville, Tennessee. This is the second Visionary Awards show and the third show inducting artists into the Hall of Fame.  The hosts for the 2010 Visionary Awards were award-winning artists David Meece and Babbie Mason.

For more information on the Christian Music Hall of Fame and Visionary Awards – visit http://www.hallmuseum.com .

Brothers Forever’s sixth single from the critically acclaimed release Sheltered hit radio earlier this year. The song, “Whenever I Speak His Name” (written by Russ and Tori Taff), was released to radio through Millennium Music Group and has been a steady song on both the AbsolutelyGospel.com (formerly SoGospelNews.com) Top 40 Weekly Chart and SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart.

Brothers Forever are currently booking dates for their upcoming
Spring 2011 tour.  More information on that will be announced at a later date. 

To visit the newly designed Brothers Forever website, visit http://www.brothersforever.net.

About Brothers Forever
Brothers Forever is based out of Church Hill, Tennessee.  Nestled in the foothills of upper East Tennessee, this group has quickly become known for their unique style of southern gospel music.  Songs such as “I Feel a Blessing Coming On” and “I Can’t Forget the Day” have become nationwide favorites. Brothers Forever felt the call to the music ministry a little over a few years ago, and since the group’s inception, it has been an exciting journey.


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Ernie Haase and Signature Sound on Gospel Music Today

Written by Rhonda on November 16, 2010 – 4:51 am -

The guests on the current edition of Gospel Music Today are the members of Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, Gene Bicknell of Mansion Entertainment, and Kenny Bishop. The Feature Group is Brothers Forever. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates and visit concerts by The Missourians and Brian Free and Assurance. The Mystery Men Quartet sing their new song, “Who Prayed For Me?” and Dave Emery of The Chuck Wagon Gang talks about a new CD. The latest Gospel Music Today webcast is online now at www.gospelmusictoday.com
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Brothers Forever Kick of 2010 “The Journey” Summer Tour!

Written by Scoops Staff on June 3, 2010 – 3:30 pm -

Group To Hit 25 Cities in 8 States Over Next Two Months

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. – Popular trio Brothers Forever kicked off their 2010 “The Journey” Summer Tour this past weekend in Youngstown, Ohio.

During “The Journey” Summer Tour, Brothers Forever will visit North Carolina, Texas, New Mexico, California, Idaho, Tennessee, Kentucky, and for the first time ever, Montana from now until August 8, 2010 – the final date of the tour.

Curtis Hagy of Brothers Forever said, “God has richly blessed this ministry over the last couple of years. Each time we embark on a new tour, God surprises us in new and exciting ways. We’ve already seen 79 souls won to the kingdom this year, and we are so excited to see what God does over the next couple of months!”

“This is such a great time for our ministry,” mentioned Gary Ballew of Brothers Forever. “We are anticipating so many great things! We encourage everyone to come out that can!”

To find out if Brothers Forever will be in a town near you, visit the group’s website at http://www.brothersforever.net

Brothers Forever will release their sixth single from the critically acclaimed release Sheltered this month. “Whenever I Speak His Name” (written by Russ and Tori Taff) will be released to radio through Millennium Music Group.

Brothers Forever was recently greeted with news last month that their last single has become the group’s latest Top 40 hit. The group’s fan-favorite hit song “Be Alright,” debuted on the AbsolutelyGospel.com (formerly SoGospelNews.com) Top 40 Weekly Chart at #40. The song rose to #31 on this week’s issue of the industry’s most watched weekly chart.

Brothers Forever are currently booking dates for their upcoming
Fall tour.  More information on that will be announced at a later date.

To visit the newly designed Brothers Forever website, visit http://www.brothersforever.net.


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Brothers Forever Scores Latest Top 40 Hit

Written by Scoops Staff on May 22, 2010 – 8:27 am -

Song Continues to Take Internet Radio By Storm!

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. – (May 19, 2010) – Popular trio Brothers Forever was greeted with news last week that their current single has become the group’s latest Top 40 hit. The group’s fan-favorite hit song “Be Alright,” debuted on the AbsolutelyGospel.com (formerly SoGospelNews.com) Top 40 Weekly Chart last week at #40. The song rose to #36 on this week’s issue of the industry’s most watched weekly chart.

Curtis Hagy of Brothers Forever said, “We are so excited to see that our song is doing so well on Southern Gospel radio! We are fortunate to have a lot of success off of our current release – Sheltered. We have to thank everyone who has called and requested the song or voted for it on various online surveys! The people that support our ministry really do mean the world to us!”

“Be Alright” becomes Brothers Forever’s fifth Top 40 single on the popular chart.  The group’s previous singles to chart on the weekly report were “I Am Him,” “I Can’t Forget the Day,” “I Feel a Blessing Coming On,” and “My Everything.”

In addition, the song has had a resounding impact on internet radio – including charting at #1 on the SouthernSpinRadio.com Top 30 chart – making it the group’s fifth consecutive #1 hit on that chart from their Sheltered release.

“Be Alright” has also seen a surge of fan support. The song recently took the #1 spot on the Southern Gospel industry’s most popular fan-based chart – SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart.  “Be Alright” took the #1 spot on the chart for the week of February 22, 2010 after spending several weeks bubbling under the top position.

The SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart is the only chart in the Southern Gospel community that is determined solely by votes from fans of the genre. To vote on the popular chart – log on to http://www.southerngospeltimes.com .

Brothers Forever are currently booking dates for their upcoming
Fall tour.  More information on that will be announced at a later date. 

To visit the newly designed Brothers Forever website, visit http://www.brothersforever.net

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Brothers Forever Hit #1 on SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart

Written by Scoops Staff on March 4, 2010 – 1:44 pm -

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. – Popular trio Brothers Forever has seen a surge of fan support for their current single.  The song, titled “Be Alright,” recently took the #1 spot on the Southern Gospel industry’s most popular fan-based chart – SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart.

“Be Alright” took the #1 spot on the chart for the week of February 22, 2010 after spending several weeks bubbling under the top position.

Curtis Hagy of Brothers Forever said, “We are so excited that the fans like this song enough for them to take it all the way to #1.  This is a great song that goes over so well in concert.  Thanks to everyone who placed a vote for us! We appreciate you all so much!”

Brothers Forever’s last two singles – “I Am Him” and “More ThanThat” – both peaked at #2 on the fan-based system.

The SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart is the only chart in the Southern Gospel community that is determined solely by votes from fans of the genre. To vote on the popular chart – log on to http://www.southerngospeltimes.com .

Brothers Forever recently received word that they have been nominated for their first Christian Music Hall of Fame Visionary Award.  The trio received a nominated for Southern Gospel Group of the Year.  Fans are urged to go to the charity web site at www.hallmuseum.com and vote for their favorites in each category.

Brothers Forever recently wrapped up a successful run on the 2009 Breakthrough Tour.  The 2009 Breakthrough Tour saw Brothers Forever in several states including North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Massachusetts, Washington, Idaho, Texas, Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, and Alabama.

Brothers Forever are currently booking dates for their upcoming Spring tour.  More information on that will be announced at a later date.

To visit the newly designed Brothers Forever website, visit http://www.brothersforever.net

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Brothers Forever Nominated In 2010 Christian Music Hall of Fame Visionary Awards

Written by Scoops Staff on February 19, 2010 – 1:01 pm -

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. – Popular trio Brothers Forever has been nominated for their first Christian Music Hall of Fame Visionary Award.  The trio received a nominated for Southern Gospel Group of the Year.  Other artists nominated for the award include the Booth Brothers, Gaither Vocal Band, The Nelons, and Legacy Five.

Curtis Hagy of Brothers Forever said, “Its an incredible honor to be nominated alongside such talented groups, especially with two of the greatest groups to ever grace the stage of gospel music – The Gaither Vocal Band and The Booth Brothers.  Being a group that’s only in its sixth year, this is an incredible honor and all of nominees represent what we strive to achieve in our music and ministry.”

The nominees for the Visionary Awards were announced on Monday, February 15, 2010. The winners will be announced live during the annual award show to be held on November 6, 2010.

This is the second Visionary Awards show and the third show inducting artists into the Hall of Fame.  The hosts for the 2010 Visionary Awards were announced last week and will be hosted by award winning artists David Meece and Babbie Mason. The show will be live in the Dallas, Texas area and the location will be announced in the next few weeks.

Fans are urged to go to the charity web site at www.hallmuseum.com and vote for their favorites in each category.

Brothers Forever recently wrapped up a successful run on the 2009 Breakthrough Tour.  The 2009 Breakthrough Tour saw Brothers Forever in several states including North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Massachusetts, Washington, Idaho, Texas, Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, and Alabama.

Brothers Forever are currently booking dates for their upcoming Spring tour.  More information on that will be announced at a later date.

To visit the newly designed Brothers Forever website, visit http://www.brothersforever.net

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