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Creekside 2018 VIP

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on June 6, 2018 – 3:23 pm -

Creekside 2018 VIP

Creekside 2018 VIP

Hey Creekside 2018 Southern Gospel fans! I want to invite you to this year’s Creekside Gospel Music Convention. It will be our sixth convention. Can you believe Coastal Media has now been producing and putting on Creekside for SIX years? Find out more on our Facebook page.

This is going to be a special year with exciting things going on all four days and we want to encourage you to purchase your $25 VIP ticket. That’s right. $25 for ALL four days. That works out to a little over six dollars a day. There is nowhere else that you can get such a great value and see so many fantastic Southern Gospel groups. And VIP means preferred seating, special gifts and entrance to backstage events.

Creekside Gospel Music Convention will be held at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center, Pigeon Forge, Tenn. The Convention runs from October 28 through November 1, 2018, and includes the Diamond Awards on Tuesday night. Click on our website for more information.

If you are interested in purchasing your $25 VIP ticket call Rob Patz at 360 933 0741 or you can buy online at the link below, For hotel reservations please contact 360 933 0741.






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Chapel Valley thanks Media for a great Year

Written by Staff on September 28, 2017 – 6:46 am -

Chapel Valley celebrates media and DJs during nqc

Chapel Valley celebrates media and DJs during NQC

This morning, Thursday, September 28, Chapel Valley Music Group brought DJs and media together for a celebratory breakfast. This NQC tradition is always highly anticipated  by media and radio personalities.

Chapel Valley thanks Media for a great Year

Chapel Valley thanks Media for a great Year

Shane Roark and Richard Hyssong from Chapel Valley engaged the crowd in food, fun, and fellowship.

Participants enjoyed an extensive buffet breakfast as well as games and prizes.

Coastal Media CEO Rob Patz, owner of SGNScoops and WPIL FM, and DJ of Highway 9, along with Vonda Easley from WPIL FM, were invited to join in the festivities.

Chapel Valley thanks Media for a great YearEasley and Patz were presented with special Tennessee ball caps as they were from out-of-state. Patz, from Seattle, is usually noted as the personality who has traveled the farthest to attend NQC and this major annual event.

Chapel Valley thanks Media for a great YearPatz noted, “It is always enjoyable to attend the breakfast put on by Shane and Richard. We really appreciate the Chapel Valley folks. Plus, they always give away cool stuff. Thanks so much guys from SGNScoops and WPIL FM.”

For the latest issue of SGNScoops magazine click here

For more gospel music news click here.

For online gospel music click here.

 

 

 


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11th Hour: 2014 Sunrise Diamond Award Winner featured on the Road to the 2015 Diamond Awards

Written by Staff on March 4, 2015 – 11:12 am -

11th Hour Credit: Randi Radcliff

11th Hour Credit: Randi Radcliff

We are traveling the Road to the 2015 Diamond Awards during this nomination period, by highlighting the definition of each award category. The Sunrise Award is given to a new or developing full-time artist who has seen major growth in their career, as evidenced by airplay or personal appearances during the past year. Nominees in this category must have released their debut single only two years prior to the eligibility date of January 1, 2015. This award is a once-in-a-lifetime honor and can be presented to any artist in the Southern, Country or Bluegrass Christian music genres.

On November 4th, 2014, the Diamond Awards were held at the 2014 Creekside Gospel Music Convention in Pigeon Forge. The winner of the 2014 Sunrise Diamond Award was 11th Hour, whose debut album in October 2o12 was Steppin’ Out. They followed that up with Picture This in June 2014. They have also been nominated for awards by the Singing News and Absolutely Gospel. 11th Hour has had several charting songs such as “Steppin’ Out,” “Adam’s Fall,” “Room With A View,” and “How Will You Plead.”

Who will you decide to nominate this year?

The 2015 Diamond Award Nominations are now open on the SGN Scoops website until March 31. Everyone is invited to the website to enter the Nominations area and list their top ten favorite picks for each Diamond Award category. You can vote today from the link below!

 

2015 Diamond Awards

2015 Diamond Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

Be sure to vote for your favorite nominees today.

The list of nominees will be posted on the site and fans will then nominate their favorites from this list, with a maximum of five names nominated per award. In
this way, the field of nominees will be narrowed to ten, voted on by fans once more and then narrowed to five. This final list of five will then be voted on by fans to find the one winner for each award.

Make plans now to join us for the 2015 Diamond Awards during the Creekside Gospel Music Convention in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee from November 2nd through 5th, 2015. For more information visit www.creeksidegospelmusicconvention.com

2015 Diamond Awards Nominations can be found at http://www.sgnscoops.com/2015-diamond-awards/

The Diamond Awards are hosted by SGN Scoops digital magazine and Coastal Media Group.


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2015 Diamond Award Nominations Begin January 19

Written by Staff on January 5, 2015 – 1:18 pm -

Susan Peck Jackson, Karen Peck Gooch, Rob Patz and Jeff Hawes

Susan Peck Jackson, Karen Peck Gooch, Rob Patz and Jeff Hawes

Pigeon Forge, TN (January 5, 2015) – SGN Scoops and Coastal Media Group are pleased to begin the nomination process for the Diamond Awards on January 19, 2015. The Diamond Award winners are nominated by fans in each category, with a maximum of five names nominated per award. The field of nominees will be narrowed to ten, voted on by fans once more and then narrowed to five. This final list of five will then be voted on by fans to find the one winner for each award.

The 2015 Diamond Award nominations survey form will be found at http://www.sgnscoops.com/

The Diamond Awards are presented during the Creekside Gospel Music Convention each year. This year’s awards will be presented on November 3rd, 2015 at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. For more information on the Creekside Gospel Music Convention, visit http://www.creeksidegospelmusicconvention.com/

Shown: Karen Peck and New River were big winners at the 2014 Diamond Awards. For more pictures, visit http://www.sgnscoops.net/


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Creekside Monday Night Bash

Written by Staff on November 4, 2014 – 3:48 pm -

RP and cast. RYCreekside Gospel Music Convention held its first concert for the 2014 Convention on Monday, November 3rd at 5:30pm. Creekside and SGN Scoops staff present and on stage for the event included Donnie Williamson, Ava Kasich, Vonda Easley, Rob Patz and Jonathan Edwards.

Groups performing on stage included the Shannon’s, The Steeles with special guests Tony Gore and

The Steeles with John Lanier and Tony Gore

The Steeles with John Lanier and Tony Gore

Pine Ridge Boys

Pine Ridge Boys

Faith's Journey

Faith’s Journey

Willie Wynn Bash

Willie Wynn Bash

John Lanier, Sacred Harmony, Jericho Junction, Crimson Ridge, Faiths Journey, Jason Runnels, Williamsons, Pine Ridge Boys.

Following this, the Lou Wills Hildreth Honors Award was presented to Willie Wynn. Woody Wright saluted Willie by gathering some of his friends from The Kramers, Sweetwater and the Tennesseans.

For more details of the evening’s events, click on to http://www.sgnscoops.net/

For more information on Creekside visit http://www.creeksidegospelmusicconvention.com/

Be sure to catch the November issue of SGN Scoops for all the Creekside details! Coming soon! www.sgnscoops.com

 

Special thanks to Robert York and Michelle Drummond for photographs.


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2014 Duet Of The Year Nominees for Diamond Awards

Written by Staff on October 6, 2014 – 10:05 am -

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We want to introduce you to the 2014 Diamond Awards Duet Of The Year Nominees. The Diamond Awards are being held at Creekside Gospel Music Convention at Pigeon Forge on November 3rd through 6th. These Awards recognize the best in Southern, Country and Bluegrass Christian music and are hosted by SGNScoops digital magazine and Coastal Media Group.

The Diamond Awards have a long history of being a gala event with surprise guests, great music and an evening of worship. We urge you to reserve your FREE tickets HERE

SGN Scoops would like you to meet our top-five finalists for each category of the 2014 Diamond Awards.
Last year, the award was presented to Aaron and Amanda Crabb.Today’s category is the Duet Of The Year, defined as a group consisting of two vocalists only.

Rob Patz with Jonathan Wilburn and Jordan Wilburn

Rob Patz with Jonathan Wilburn and Jordan Wilburn

The 2014 Nominees for Duet Of The Year are:

Aaron and Amanda Crabb

Wilburn & Wilburn

Reggie and Ladye Love Smith

Josh and Ashley Franks

Weston and Christy Hinson

The Diamond Awards are swiftly approaching. Reserve your free tickets today!


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SGN Scoops Digital Magazine Welcomes New Executive Sales Team Members

Written by Staff on September 30, 2014 – 12:26 pm -

Pat and Michelle Drummond

Pat and Michelle Drummond

Seattle, WA (September 30, 2014) – SGN Scoops recently welcomed a new couple to their Executive Sales Team. Pat and Michelle Drummond travel with their Southern Gospel group, The Drummond Family. Pat is the manager as well as a vocalist with the group and Michelle is a songwriter and the booking agent for the Drummonds. A vivacious and committed couple, Pat and Michelle have already proved to be an excellent addition to the SGN Scoops family.

The Drummonds noted, “Husband and wife team Pat and Michelle Drummond are so excited to be working with the SGN Scoops Advertising and Marketing Team. God has blessed us so much, and we are thrilled to be working with this great team. Being involved in the Southern Gospel field for more that 40 years we feel God has placed us here for this time. It’s truly a great honor to be a part of this powerful team with a great vision.”
“Pat and Michelle are good friends and I am exited that they have joined us at SGN Scoops,” said Rob Patz of Coastal Media Group, publisher of SGN Scoops. “We are committed to expanding our reach with the message of Jesus through the stories of the artists we feature every month. I truly believe that Pat and Michelle will be an integral part of that expansion, just as they are committed to sharing the love of God in everything they do.”
For the current issue of SGN Scoops digital magazine, visit http://www.sgnscoops.com/

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SGN Scoops Extends Creekside Gospel Music Convention

Written by Staff on March 7, 2014 – 1:32 pm -

2014 creekside largePigeon Forge, TN  – Coastal Media and SGN Scoops Digital Magazine have announced an exciting new addition to 2014 Creekside Gospel Music Convention. Creekside is being extended by another day to enable the inclusion of more artists, events and fellowship that Convention attendees have enjoyed over the past two years.
 
SGN Scoops logoJonathan Edwards of SGN Scoops Radio and trio Faith’s Journey, says, “Working back stage with the artists of this great event, I am thrilled that the demand to be apart of this event has allowed us to expand to a fourth day. With the extra day, there are more of your favorite groups to hear as well as always a surprise around the corner!”
 

“I have to say I’m very proud of what we’re accomplishing with the Creekside Gospel Music Convention,” says Rhonda Frye, Editor of SGN Scoops. “Our event has become a meeting place for friendships and business relationships to begin and thrive.Creekside has become a convention where artists feel they belong and are a part of something bigger than themselves. It has also been the desire of my heart to connect new artists to new fans.The best part is that we are sharing the love of Christ through song to anyone that wants to hear it- at no charge! Be a part of Creekside 2014. Unified, we can impact the world for Christ with the powerful tool of Gospel Music!” 

coastal media group logo“I’m thrilled that we are able to present even more of the wonderful music that has been onstage at Creekside,” says Rob Patz, CEO of Coastal Media and Publisher of SGN Scoops. “The Convention is growing and we want to make every moment count, by presenting Jesus through the best of today’s Gospel music. We want to see all of our friends at all four days of Creekside!”
Creekside Gospel Music Convention will run from November 3rd to 6th in The Smoky Mountain Convention Center, with such highlights as The 2014 Diamond Awards, Lou Hildreth’s Night of Honor, Old Fashioned Gospel Singing with Artists’ Choir, as well as a daily chapel service and afternoon showcases. For more information, latest news and artists scheduled to appear, visit the Creekside page on Facebook, here: https://www.facebook.com/Creeksidegospelmusicconvention . Artists wishing to participate are asked to email Rob Patz at  rob@sgnscoops.com.2014 Diamond Awards logo
Tickets are free and accommodations can be reserved by phone,  toll free at: 1-800-223-6707 or local call 865-908-3015. For online reservations, click onto http://www.smokymountainconventioncenter.com.

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Phil Cross To Perform At 2013 Diamond Awards

Written by SGN Scoops on October 28, 2013 – 11:48 am -

Phil_enhanced_closeup-200x300Pigeon Forge, TN (10-28-2013) Coastal Media Group welcomes legendary songwriter, Phil Cross to the Diamond Awards on Tuesday, October 29 in Pigeon Forge.  Cross will be performing during the 22nd Annual Diamond Awards in addition to Gerald Crabb, Doyle Lawson and Quick Silver, The Easters and more.  Phil Cross is a Diamond Awards final nominee for “Songwriter of the Year.”

“It is a special honor to be nominated for “Songwriter of the Year” because the Diamond Awards are fan voted,” Cross stated.  “It is an honor to be nominated and to also sing on this year’s awards program. I’m looking forward to a time of good music and fellowship with great friends.”

Owner of Coastal Media Group and SGNScoops Magazine, Rob Patz commented, “Our industry has been blessed for many years by the music of Phil Cross.  He is a truly a  legend.  We are very excited to have him perform on this year’s Diamond Awards Show.”

Editor of SGNScoops Magazine, Rhonda Frye added, “The music of Phil Cross has literally reached around the world.  I respect Phil for his musical accomplishments, but also for how he mentors and encourages others.  He is a great friend to many and we’re thrilled to have him singing on this year’s program.”

The Diamond Awards Show will be held at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee at 8:30 pm.  Tickets to the event are free, but reserved seating is encouraged.  Channel  57 out of Atlanta will be taping the program to be aired at a later date.  For more information about the Diamond Awards email Rob Patz at rob@sgnscoops.com or Rhonda Frye at rhonda@sgnscoops.com.

About Phil Cross

Phil Cross is known as a one of today’s most anointed Christian music artists and is highly regarded as a composer, singer, and speaker. He began using his God-given musical talents as a teenager and has been writing songs since 1983.  Brought up in a Christian home by loving parents, Phil has truly been blessed with a marvelous life in service to God.

God has miraculously brought Phil Cross to a place of prominence in music ministry.  He has long been known as one of today’s finest composers. He has received many of Gospel music’s highest honors including Dove Awards, Song Of The Year, and Songwriter Of The Year honors.  Although he has gained recognition as a composer and a singer, and has had a great deal of success as a musician, Phil has remained genuine and sincere. His strongest desire is to let everyone know that God is on their side and He has an incredible plan for their lives.

Some of Phil’s notable compositions include: “I Am Redeemed,” “Champion of Love,” “One Holy Lamb,” “Yes I Am,” “When I Get Carried Away” and many more.


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Bluegrass Legend Doyle Lawson to Perform at 22nd Annual Diamond Awards

Written by SGN Scoops on October 17, 2013 – 1:52 pm -

DLQ formal group graphicPIGEON FORGE, TN (October 17, 2013)  — Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver are honored to be nominated as Bluegrass Gospel Artist of the Year in the upcoming 22nd Annual Diamond Awards. The group will also perform at the event, which will be taped for a television special set to air later this year on Atlanta’s WATC Channel 57.

The 2013 Diamond Awards are sponsored by SGN Scoops Magazine, the vibrant all-digital source of Southern Gospel News, and will be held at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, as part of the Creekside Gospel Music Convention.

“My band and I look forward to performing at the Diamond Awards,” said Lawson, “and appreciate the honor of being nominated as Bluegrass Gospel Artist of the Year. We appreciate the beautiful job SGN Scoops does in spreading the good word about Southern Gospel Music, and we look forward to seeing everyone in Pigeon Forge at the Awards!”

Tickets for the event are being made available FREE of charge, but reservations are strongly encouraged:

http://creekside2013-new.eventbrite.com/

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver are reigning ICM Vocal Group of the Year, seven-time IBMA Vocal Group of the Year winners, and have multiple Grammy, Dove, ICM, and SPBGMA Award nominations. Lawson is also reigning SPBGMA Mandolin Player of the Year, and was inducted into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame in September 2012 at the Ryman Auditorium.

“We’re delighted to have Bluegrass legend Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver performing at this year’s Diamond Awards,” said Rob Patz, CEO of Coastal Media Group and Publisher of SGN Scoops Magazine. “Doyle Lawson’s gospel music is as legendary and beloved as his bluegrass, and we look forward to his band’s performance being a highlight of the 2013 Diamond Awards.”

The Creekside Gospel Music Convention runs from 5:30 pm on Monday, October 28 through 10:30 pm on Wednesday, October 30, and is all provided FREE of charge by SGN Scoops Magazine, Editor-in-Chief Rhonda Frye, and publisher Rob Patz, CEO of Coastal Media Group.  Highlights of the convention will feature Lou Hildreth honoring the legendary Ed O’Neal on Monday night, the Pauline Patterson Showcase is on Tuesday morning, the Diamond Awards are on Tuesday night and the  Old Time Gospel Sing is on Wednesday.

For more details on SGN Scoops Magazine and the Diamond Awards, please go: www.sgnscoops.com.
For daily news and photos of Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, please go to:   https://www.facebook.com/doylelawsonofficial


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