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March 2014 SGNScoops Magazine

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on March 12, 2014 – 9:29 pm -

sgnscoops0314_smWe are excited to present the March Issue of SGNScoops Digital Magazine. On the the cover this month is Weston And Christy Hinson. Read how Weston and Christy are carrying on the legacy of the Hinson name as the continue the tradition of singing great gospel music. Also read the scoop on the solo ministry of Joseph Habedank and catch the latest on the ministry of David Timms. Mike Rogers of Brian Free and Assurance is featured in this month’s Younger Perspective, and don’t miss the latest from Jason Runnels. We have several special interest stories this month. Don’t miss a concert story on The Mark Trammel Quartet, Gospel on the Seas and Miss Whatcom County. Dr Jeff Steele, Kelly Nelon and Jennifer Campbell share encouragement and Ms.Lou Hildreth shares her legendary stories. Music reviews plus news about the Ozark Gospel Music Convention, Creekside Gospel Music Convention and the Diamond Awards are all all found inside the beautiful March Edition of SGNScoops Magazine. Always digital, always free and always good. Please share with your friends, family and fans.

 


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SGN Scoops Extends Creekside Gospel Music Convention

Written by Lorraine Walker 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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Creekside Gospel Music Convention Welcomes Morris Music Group

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on February 7, 2014 – 9:32 am -

MMGPigeon Forge, TN (February 7, 2014) – SGN Scoops Magazine welcomes a new guest to the 2014 Creekside Gospel Music Convention this November. The three-day event in Pigeon Forge that features Gospel, Country and Bluegrass music will now feature the Morris Music Group from Alabama, an organization that is quickly growing into one of Gospel’s outstanding record companies. The Morris Music Group which represents such artists as The Steeles, Eagle’s Wings, Hope’s Journey and Jay Parrack and Vocal Event, will be hosting a Showcase on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014.

Kelly Morris, CEO and Owner of Morris Music Group, says that MMG is thrilled to be part of Creekside this year. “We are very excited about what God is doing with Morris Music Group and can’t wait to share our artists with the Creekside crowd!” says Morris. Co-owner and Director of Radio Promotions for MMG, Vonda Easley, adds, “I had the opportunity to attend Creekside in 2013 and was very impressed. Rob Patz put on a great event with some awesome, talented artists.”

Rob Patz, CEO of Coastal Media Group and publisher of SGN Scoops Magazine, is happy to welcome MMG to the Creekside family. “Creekside is growing each year, creating wonderful, memorable moments and engaging fans in a fantastic three-day experience of good music and fellowship. It truly is a spiritual retreat for many, including our artists. We welcome the many fans and artists that are planning on joining us for the first time in 2014, including our friends at the Morris Music Group. It’s going to be a great Convention!”

creekside2014adcopyCreekside Gospel Music Convention will run from November 3rd to 5th 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, please email rob@sgnscoops.com.

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2014 Diamond Award Nominations Are Open

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on January 13, 2014 – 12:33 am -

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Southern Gospel News January 2014 Magazine

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on January 12, 2014 – 10:17 pm -

 

Happy New Year! We’re kicking off 2014 right with the one and only David Phelps on the cover! Also in this issue, enjoy articles on Donna King, the Old Paths Quartet, Chris Allman, Page Trio, Carolina Quartet, Suzanne Hise and Mike Manuel. Don’t miss who topped the SGNScoops radio chart for January and don’t miss the latest update on our Creekside Gospel Music Convention. We are thrilled to welcome David Staton to our writing staff! David unveils his new column, “Can You Handle The Truth?” Catch the latest devotions from Sherry Anne and Jeff Steele as well as tips from Laurette Willis on Christian Fitness. Legendary Lou Wills Hildreth’s articles are always great. You don’t want to miss “Life, Love and Legends.” It’s a special treat to share an article on Edna Wright, the newly elected Southern Gospel Music Promoters President! Check out January’s music reviews as well as Publisher, Rob Patz and editor, Rhonda’s Frye’s expectations for the New Year. Remember, SGNScoops is absolutely free. Read. Enjoy. Share!


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December 2013 SGNScoops Magazine

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on December 11, 2013 – 8:35 pm -

 

Our gift to you…. December’s Issue of SGNScoops Magazine! Our Christmas edition is stuffed with Christmas goodies! Enjoy the cover story on the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir and also enjoy reading about the ministries of the Old Paths Quartet, Hope’s Journey and Gold City Quartet. Christmas is about giving, so don’t miss special guest writer, Kelly Nelon’s story about the Nelons latest mission trip. Also don’t miss the story about Steve Ladd’s sharing! This issue includes Christmas Music Reviews as well as Christmas Inspirational articles on Unopened Gifts and Christmas Traditions. Check out concert stories in the Isaacs and the Lesters and don’t miss Ben Wolfe’s younger perspective on things. Get caught up with Christian Country News, enjoy Life, Love and Legends with Lou Hildreth and read about plans for 2014 Creekside Gospel Music Convention and Diamond Awards. To make this Christmas Season special for our readers, we have surveyed many of your Southern Gospel Favorites and collected their favorite lines of Christmas carols and songs. December’s issue is most definitely a joyful one! Please read and share with your friends, families and fans and also let our staff know how much they are appreciated! Merry Christmas from the SGNScoops Family!


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Gospel Music Today On SGNScoops.com

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2013 Diamond Award Winners Announced At Creekside Gospel Music Convention

Written by SGN Scoops on November 5, 2013 – 12:28 pm -

Pigeon Forge, TN.(November 5, 2013) – SGN Scoops and Creekside Gospel Music Convention was proud to present the 2013 Diamond Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver Perform at 2013 Diamond AwardsAwards on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The gala celebration was hosted by Tim Lovelace and included appearances by Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, Larry Ford, Jeff and Sheri Easter, Gerald Crabb and many others. The evening was also filmed by WATC, Channel 57 of Atlanta, Georgia, to be aired at a later date.

Rob Patz, CEO of Coastal Media Group and publisher of SGNScoops, commented, “The Diamond Awards are always a special time of honoring the Gospel artists that fill our world with the music we love,” said Patz. “It’s great to take this opportunity to thank them and to be able to share the ceremony with fans across the nation and the world by internet. We are grateful to Tim Lovelace, our special musical guests and to WATC for  recording the Diamond Awards. We had a great time at the ceremony and we hope everyone will tune in and watch!” The airing date of the Awards will be announced shortly.

2013 diamond awards logoThe 2013 Diamond Award Winners Are:

J.D. SUMNER LIVING LEGEND AWARD: Squire Parsons

MIXED GROUP OF THE YEAR: The Isaacs

QUARTET OF THE YEAR:Ernie Haase and Signature Sound

TRIO OF THE YEAR: Booth Brothers

DUET OF THE YEAR: Aaron and Amanda Crabb
FEMALE SOLOIST OF THE YEAR: Sheri Easter
MALE SOLOIST OF THE YEAR: Jason Crabb
SUNRISE AWARD: Morgan Easter
SONG OF THE YEAR: I Want To Be That Man – Brian Free & Assurance
ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Love Is Stronger – Jason Crabb
CHRISTIAN COUNTRY GROUP OF THE YEAR: Jeff & Sheri Easter
CHRISTIAN COUNTRY FEMALE ARTIST OFTHE YEAR: Christy Sutherland
CHRISTIAN COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Love Is Stronger – Jason Crabb
ANTHONY BURGER INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR: Gordon Mote
DOTTIE RAMBO SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Gerald Crabb
BLUEGRASS GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Doyle Lawson & Quick Silver
VIDEO/DVD OF THE YEAR: Pure & Simple – Gaither Vocal Band
FAVORITE ARTIST WEBSITE: Jason Crabb
FAVORITE INDUSTRY WEBSITE: Gospel Music Today
PAUL HEIL AWARD (Broadcasting): Ken & Jean Grady- Gospel Music Today
CHRISTIAN COUNTRY MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Guy Penrod
LOU HILDRETH AWARD: Matthew Dudney
PUBLISHER’S CHOICE AWARD: Tim Lovelace

About Creekside Gospel Music Convention: Creekside Gospel Music Convention was held at the Smokey Mountain Convention Center, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee from October 28 through 30, 2013. The CGMC is presented by SGN Scoops and Coastal Media Group at Pigeon Forge and is the home of The Diamond Awards and other special events. For more information on Creekside Gospel Music Convention visithttp://www.creeksidegospelmusicconvention.com/

About SGNScoops: SGNScoops Digital is a fully-downloadable monthly magazine that exists to promote the gospel by unveiling what is intriguing and real about Southern Gospel and Christian Country music. SGNScoops offers music news and views as well as concert and book reviews, inspirational articles and features reaching beyond our gospel music world. SGNScoops is the home of the Diamond Awards, a fan-based annual awards program recognizing the best in Southern Gospel and Christian Country music.  SGN Scoops is always digital, always free. For more information: http://www.sgnscoops.com/

 


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