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2012 DIAMOND AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT CREEKSIDE GOSPEL MUSIC CONVENTION

Written by SGN Scoops on November 12, 2012 – 12:27 pm -

SEATTLE, Wa.(November 8, 2012) – SGN Scoops presented the 2012 Diamond Awards
at the inaugural Creekside Gospel Music Convention on October 30 at Pigeon Forge,
Tennessee. The awards ceremony was hosted by Daniel Ball of the Ball Brothers along
with singer/songwriter Christy Sutherland and graced with such talent as Gerald and
Jason Crabb, Jeff and Sheri Easter, Phil Stacey, Crosby Lane, David Bryan and Watts,
Rowsey and Bean and several others.

“The Diamond Awards was a wonderful time of uplifting and encouraging the talented
artists in Christian music,” said Rob Patz, CEO of Coastal Media Group and publisher
of SGN Scoops. “We were honored by incredible performances by all of our featured
artists, as well as great hosting by Christy and Daniel. It’s always an event geared to the
appreciation of our Gospel music friends, but more than that, it’s a time of worship to
God, the Giver of all of our talents. We can’t wait until next year!”

Winners of the 2012 Diamond Awards:
J.D. SUMNER LIVING LEGEND AWARD: Ann Downing
MIXED GROUP OF THE YEAR: The Isaacs
QUARTET OF THE YEAR: Gaither Vocal Band
TRIO OF THE YEAR: The Booth Brothers
DUET OF THE YEAR: Wilburn and Wilburn
FEMALE SOLOIST OF THE YEAR: Janet Paschal
MALE SOLOIST OF THE YEAR: Jason Crabb
SUNRISE AWARD: Beyond the Ashes
SONG OF THE YEAR: “Hear My Heart”, Artist: Jeff and Sheri Easter, Written By:
Sheri Easter, Wayne Haun and Joel Lindsey
ALBUM OF THE YEAR: The Song Lives On, Artist: Jason Crabb
CHRISTIAN COUNTRY GROUP OF THE YEAR: The Isaacs

CHRISTIAN COUNTRY FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Christy Sutherland
CHRISTIAN COUNTRY MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Guy Penrod
CHRISTIAN COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Breathe Deep, Artist: Guy Penrod
ANTHONY BURGER INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR: Gordon Mote
DOTTIE RAMBO SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Gerald Crabb
BLUEGRASS GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR: The Isaacs
VIDEO/DVD OF THE YEAR: Bill and Gloria Gaither Present: Tent Rival Homecoming,
Gaither Homecoming Series
FAVORITE ARTIST WEBSITE: Gaither.com
FAVORITE INDUSTRY WEBSITE: Gospel Music Today, Ken and Jean Grady
PAUL HEIL AWARD (Broadcasting): Jonathan Edwards
PUBLISHER’S CHOICE AWARD: Lou Hildreth
LOU HILDRETH AWARD: Rhonda Frye and Patricia Mathis

About Creekside Gospel Music Convention: Creekside Gospel Music Convention
held it’s inaugural event at the Smokey Mountain Convention Center, Pigeon Forge,
Tennessee from October 29 through 31, 2012. 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. Next year’s dates are October 28, 29 and 30th,
2013. For more information on Creekside Gospel Music Convention visit http://
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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Song of David Set To Release Radio Single With Spin-N-Motion

Written by SGN Scoops on September 9, 2011 – 6:58 am -

Swannanoa, NC (September 8, 2011) Excitement is building as Spin-N-Motion prepares to welcome Southern Gospel Artist Song of David. From their brand new CD, Modern Pioneers, Song of David’s first radio release “One Step” is scheduled to reach radio before the end of September – A true southern gospel tune that is sure to be a fan favorite! D.J.’s can download this song now from www.spin-n-motion.com  ! Also, be looking for it on the SNM October 2011 compilation!Song of David is built around the ministry of lead singer, musician, song writer, and evangelist David Bryan. While on the road, a host of talented musicians and vocalists accompany David & his wife, Jodie, who make their home in Nashville,TN. Song of David is proud to be a part of Mansion Entertainment. Stop by Booth #374 at the National Quartet Convention and introduce yourself!  Catacomb Musicwww.catacombmusic.com 615-628-7173


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Song of David Reaches Agreement with Catacomb Music

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on August 4, 2011 – 12:10 pm -

Nashville, TN July – Singer, songwriter, musician and Minister David Bryan has reached an agreement with Catacomb Music.

“I am very excited at where this journey will take us. Scott Lucas is a trusted name in the industry and I am proud to have him as a partner and help to this ministry”, said David Bryan (Song of David). “Looking forward to many great days ahead with Catacomb Music.”

Song of David recently signed with Mansion Entertainment and a brand new project by Song of David entitled ‘Modern Pioneers’ is currently being released nationally with David contributing five of the songs to the album. A debut single is being selected and will ship to Southern Gospel radio in the coming weeks.

David is the lead singer and founder of ‘Song of David’ and devotes a portion of his schedule to national and international evangelism, speaking in various meetings and revivals throughout North America and around the world. He and his wife Jodie Bryan, who also travels and sings with David, make their home in Nashville, TN along with their son Ezekiel. Also traveling part-time with Song of David are group members Gerry Slocumb (drummer/vocalist), Ashley Cook Mackey (vocalist) and Brian Beatty (vocalist).

For more information on Song of David visit www.song-of-david.com

For more information on Catacomb Music visit www.catacombmusic.com


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Mansion Publishing Hosts Songwriter Gathering

Written by SGN Scoops on July 20, 2011 – 10:54 am -

Franklin, TN (Mansion Entertainment) July 20th, 2011 – Mansion Publishing hosted a gathering of its songwriters and publishing partners July 14th at its Franklin, TN offices.  Mansion Entertainment added a publishing department to its array of company divisions in the past year and recently invited their network of songwriters and music publishing partners to gather and share its vision and goals for its immediate and long-term future in Southern Gospel Music. Director of Publishing John Mathis stated, “We simply want to create a family of writers that take their passion and love for The Gospel and combine it with their passion and love for crafting songs that encourage, uplift and edify those who may hear them.” Mansion’s BMI publishing catalog, Eaglestreet Press, is currently celebrating its first Southern Gospel Top 20 charting song with “Don’t That Sound Like Heaven”, a joint publishing venture with Songs of Peaceful Valley/BMI (Larry Strickland). The success of this single also marks Palmetto States’ return to top of the Southern Gospel charts and notes the success of what has been termed as the “New PSQ”.  You can find more information regarding Mansion Entertainment by visiting www.themansionentertainment.com or by following them on Facebook

(Pictured: Back row L to R. Bill Traylor, John Mathis, Kent Holland, David Bryan, John Lemonis, Brian Monehan. Front row L to R. Angela Monehan, Roz Merchant, Angela Thompson, Rhonda Frye, Michaela Lindsey)


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David Bryan Signs With Mansion Publishing

Written by SGN Scoops on July 18, 2011 – 11:40 am -

Franklin, TN (Mansion Entertainment) July 18th, 2011 – Mansion Publishing has signed songwriter, David Bryan, to an exclusive songwriting agreement.  David Bryan is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musician and minister. David is the lead singer and founder of ‘Song of David’ and devotes a portion of his schedule to national and international evangelism, speaking in various meetings and revivals throughout North America and around the world. He and his wife Jodie Bryan, who also travels and sings with David, make their home in Nashville, TN along with their son Ezekiel. Also traveling part-time with Song of David are group members Gerry Slocumb (drummer/vocalist), Ashley Cook Mackey (vocalist) and Brian Beatty (vocalist).
 A brand new project by Song of David entitled ‘Modern Pioneers’ is currently being released nationally with David contributing five of the songs to the album. A debut single is being selected and will ship to Southern Gospel radio in the coming weeks.  You can find more information by visiting www.song-of-david.com  or www.themansionentertainment.com .


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