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Gospel Music Today For November 17th On SGNScoops.com

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on November 17, 2014 – 9:02 am -

Gospel Music Today November 17 2014

Gospel Music Today November 17 2014

McCray Dove is the guest on Gospel Music Today for the week of November 16. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. The Feature Group is The Ball Brothers, and Jean reviews a new recording by The Hyssongs.  An Absolutely Gospel article about Three Bridges is the subject of this week’s News Notes. In the News Headlines this week are Jim and Melissa Brady, Steve Ladd, the Perrys and the Old Paths.  The show features singing by The Akins and Karen Peck and New River, exclusive video of McCray Dove and The Dove Brothers Band, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras in Pigeon Forge,TN, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive concert video of The Booth Brothers at Gospel Singing Time, in Bixby, OK.

The show is on KWHB TV47 in Oklahoma every Sunday at 4:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Check local TV schedule for Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX. Atlanta, TX, and Morrilton, AR. The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, www.gospelmusictoday.com.


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Gospel Music Today For November 10th On SGNScoops.com

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on November 10, 2014 – 8:10 am -

Gospel Music Today

Gospel Music Today

The Mark Dubbeld Family is the guest on Gospel Music Today for the week of November 9. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. The Feature Group is Sacred Calling, and Jean reviews new recordings by The Erwins and Kenny Glass. A Christian Voice Magazine article by Lou Wills Hildreth is the subject of this week’s News Notes. The show features a new music video by Back Home, singing by Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, exclusive video of The Mark Dubbeld Family, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras at the Absolutely Gospel Music Fest, in Nashville, TN, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive concert video of The Melody Boys Quartet at Geyer Springs Baptist Church, in Little Rock, AR.

The show is on KWHB TV47 in Oklahoma every Sunday at 4:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Check local TV schedule for Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX. Atlanta, TX, and Morrilton, AR. The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, www.gospelmusictoday.com.


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2014 Diamond Award Winners Announced At Creekside Gospel Music Convention

Written by Staff on November 5, 2014 – 8:31 am -

Karen Peck and New River with Rob Patz.

Karen Peck and New River with Rob Patz.

Pigeon Forge, TN.(November 5, 2014) – SGN Scoops and Creekside Gospel Music Convention was proud to present the 2014 Diamond Awards on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The gala celebration was hosted by Tim Lovelace and included appearances by The Blackwoods, Karen Peck and New River, the Dixie Melody Boys, the Freemans and many others. The evening was also filmed by WATC, Channel 57 of Atlanta, Georgia, to be aired/streamed at a later date.

The big winners of the night were Karen Peck and New River, who were honored with Song Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Mixed Group Of The Year and Trio Of The Year. Karen Peck Gooch was the 2014 Female Artist Of The Year.

"Living Legend" Ed O'Neal

“Living Legend” Ed O’Neal

Ken and Jean Grady of Gospel Music Today were award winners and Jean also contributed to the planning of the program. “It was a Southern Gospel star-studded night in Pigeon Forge at the Creekside Gospel Music Convention Diamond Awards. What a blessing to see so many artists and friends for the annual Awards show.  Although it was a lot of work, it was well worth it as the artists sang and the artists and industry professionals received their awards.”

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 t

The Freemans, 2014 Christian Country Group Of The Year

The Freemans, 2014 Christian Country Group Of The Year

o WATC for recording the Diamond Awards. We had a great time at the ceremony and we hope everyone will tune in and watch!”

“What an awesome night at the Diamond Awards at Creekside Gospel Music Convention 2014. What a blessing to be a part of such a great event!” said Vonda Easley, from Strictly Southern With Vonda Easley. Vonda is also a vocalist with Hope’s Journey and part of the SGN Scoops staff. “The music was amazing and the winners were deserving. I loved it!”

Jonathan Edwards, from Faith’s Journey, is part of the Creekside crew and the voice of SGN Scoops Radio. He stated, “I am always thrilled at the amount of talent that is featured on the Diamond Award program and this year was no different. I am thankful for the opportunity to be a small part of this special event.”

Lorraine Walker, acting editor of SGN Scoops digital magazine, was unable to be present but noted that a lot of work goes into the planning and execution of the Diamond Awards. “Many people have contributed to this year’s Diamond Awards event and I am thrilled that it was such a beautiful night. My thanks to the volunteers and staff of Creekside and SGN Scoops for making the Diamond Awards an exceptional evening. Congratulations to each of the very deserving winners!”

Lou Hildreth Award Winner and MC, Tim Lovelace

Lou Hildreth Award Winner and MC, Tim Lovelace

The 2014 Diamond Award Winners Are:

J.D. SUMNER LIVING LEGEND AWARD: Ed O’Neal

MIXED GROUP OF THE YEAR: Karen Peck and New River

QUARTET OF THE YEAR: Brian Free and Assurance

TRIO OF THE YEAR: Karen Peck and New River

DUET OF THE YEAR: Aaron and Amanda Crabb

FEMALE SOLOIST OF THE YEAR: Karen Peck Gooch

MALE SOLOIST OF THE YEAR: Jason Crabb

SUNRISE AWARD: 11th Hour

SONG OF THE YEAR: Revival – Karen Peck and New River

ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Revival – Karen Peck and New River

Jeff Steele, 2014 Dottie Rambo Songwriter Of The Year

Jeff Steele, 2014 Dottie Rambo Songwriter Of The Year

CHRISTIAN COUNTRY GROUP OF THE YEAR: The Freemans

CHRISTIAN COUNTRY FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Christy Sutherland

CHRISTIAN COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR: James and Jeff Easter – Like Father, Like Son

ANTHONY BURGER INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR: Gordon Mote

DOTTIE RAMBO SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Jeff Steele

BLUEGRASS GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Doyle Lawson & Quick Silver

VIDEO/DVD OF THE YEAR: Lead Me Home – The Freemans

FAVORITE ARTIST WEBSITE: LeFevre Quartet

FAVORITE INDUSTRY WEBSITE: Gospel Music Today

Karen Peck and New River, multi-award winners.

Karen Peck and New River, multi-award winners.

PAUL HEIL AWARD (Broadcasting): Ken and Jean Grady- Gospel Music Today

CHRISTIAN COUNTRY MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Jason Crabb

LOU HILDRETH AWARD: Tim Lovelace

PUBLISHER’S CHOICE AWARD: Donna Blackwood

 

The  Creekside Gospel Music Convention is being held now at the Smokey Mountain Convention Center, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee from November 3rd through 6th, 2014. 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 visit http://www.creeksidegospelmusicconvention.com/

Thanks to Robert York for the Diamond Awards pictures.

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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Gospel Music Today For October 13 On SGNScoops.com

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on October 13, 2014 – 8:24 am -

Gospel Music Today October 13

Gospel Music Today October 13

The Martins are the guests on Gospel Music Today for the week of October 12. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. The Feature Group is The Lunas, and Jean reviews a new recording by New Road. An article by Pat Barker entitled “Where Are They Now?” is the subject of this week’s Singing News Notes. The show features singing by Three Bridges, exclusive video of Jeff and Sheri Easter, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras at the Southern Gospel Worship Gathering, in Broken Arrow, OK, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive concert video of The Lesters at the Southern Gospel Worship Gathering, in Broken Arrow, OK, including an exciting interview with Brian Lester and Gene Reasoner.  In the news headlines this week are The Kingsmen, Karen Peck, Bev McCann, the Steeles, Paul Heil, Eddie Crook and Claude Hopper.

The show is on KWHB TV47 in Oklahoma every Sunday at 4:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Check local TV schedule for Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX. Atlanta, TX, and Morrilton, AR. The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, www.gospelmusictoday.com.


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Gospel Music Today For September 29th On SGNScoops.com

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on September 29, 2014 – 7:39 am -

Gospel Music Today September 29

Gospel Music Today September 29

Lily Isaacs is the guest on Gospel Music Today for the week of September 28. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. The Feature Group is The Phillips Family, and Jean reviews new recordings by The Coffmans and Tribute Quartet. An article entitled “Front Porch Fellowship”, featuring High Road III is the subject of this week’s Singing News Notes. The show features singing by Tribute Quartet, exclusive video of Declaration, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras at the Southern Gospel Worship Gathering in Broken Arrow, OK, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive concert video of The Dixie Melody Boys at the Creekside Gospel Music Convention, in Pigeon Forge, TN. In the news this week, Jean shares news of Faith’s Journey, the Erwins and the Down East Boys. There is also a Happy Birthday wish to Morgan Easter.

The show is on KWHB TV47 in Oklahoma every Sunday at 4:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Check local TV schedule for Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX. Atlanta, TX, and Morrilton, AR. The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, www.gospelmusictoday.com


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Gospel Music Today For September 21st On SGNScoops.com

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on September 22, 2014 – 2:02 pm -

Gospel Music Today September 21 2014

Gospel Music Today September 21 2014

The members of The Tacketts are the guests on Gospel Music Today for the week of September 21. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates, the Feature Group is Friends by Grace. Jean reviews a new recording by The Diplomats, and Ken and Jean visit The Dove Creek Cafe’s gospel singing night in Roanoke, TX. An article about Bobby Clark is the subject of this week’s Singing News Notes. The show features singing by The Talleys, exclusive video of The Tacketts, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras at the Absolutely Gospel Music Fest, in Smyrna, TN and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive concert video of The Reggie Saddler Family at First Assembly of God, in Owasso, OK. In the News this week: The Jay Stone Singers, Gold City, Jeff Stice, the Booth Brothers, the Lesters and Tommy Browder has a birthday. The show is on KWHB TV47 in Oklahoma every Sunday at 4:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Check local TV schedule for Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX. Atlanta, TX, and Morrilton, AR. The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, www.gospelmusictoday.com

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Gospel Music Today For September 15th On SGNScoops.com

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on September 15, 2014 – 8:32 am -

Gospel Music Today For Sept 15

Gospel Music Today For Sept 15

The members of Beyond the Ashes and Adelaide Callaway are the guests on Gospel Music Today for the week of September 14. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates, the Feature Group is The Alversons, and Jean reviews recordings by The Missourians, the Diplomats, Revelation and Faith’s Journey.  An article about The Booth Brothers is the subject of this week’s Singing News Notes. The show features singing by Gold City Quartet from the 1980’s, exclusive video of  New Road, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras at Crossway Baptist Church, in Springfield, MO, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive concert video of The Williamsons at The Creekside Gospel Music Convention, in Pigeon Forge, TN.  In the news are The Goulds, Three Bridges and Ray Stevens.

The show is on KWHB TV47 in Oklahoma every Sunday at 4:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Check local TV schedule for Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX. Atlanta, TX, and Morrilton, AR. The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, www.gospelmusictoday.com.


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Gospel Music Today September 8th On SGNScoops.com

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on September 8, 2014 – 8:23 am -

Gospel Music Today For Sept 8

Gospel Music Today For Sept 8

Ben Harris and Alan Brewster of Southern Sound are the guests on Gospel Music Today for the week of September 7. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates, the Feature Group is Georgia, and Jean reviews new recordings by New Revival and Tribute Quartet.  An article entitled “Married to the Music” about Riley and Megan Clark is this week’s Singing News Notes. The show features singing by Conrad Cooke and The Calvary Echoes, exclusive video of  Southern Sound, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras at the Absolutely Gospel Music Fest, in Smyrna, TN, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive concert video of The Dixie Echoes at The Southern Gospel Worship Gathering, in Broken Arrow, OK.

The show is on KWHB TV47 in Oklahoma every Sunday at 4:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Check local TV schedule for Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX. Atlanta, TX, and Morrilton, AR.
The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website,www.gospelmusictoday.com.


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Gospel Music Today For September 1 On SGNScoops.com

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on September 1, 2014 – 9:13 am -

Gospel Music Today September 1

Gospel Music Today September 1

The Bowlings are the guests on Gospel Music Today for the week of August 31. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates, the Feature Group is The Carolina Boys, and Jean reviews a recording by Natalie Cromwell and a brand new recording by Jeff Stice.  An article written by Roy Pauley is the subject of this week’s Singing News Notes. The show features exclusive video of The Diplomats, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras in Joplin, MO, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive concert video of McCray Dove and The Dove Brothers Band at The Owasso Gospel Opry, in Owasso, OK.

The show is on KWHB TV47 in Oklahoma every Sunday at 4:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Check local TV schedule for Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX. Atlanta, TX, and Morrilton, AR.
The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, www.gospelmusictoday.com.


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Gospel Music Today For August 25th On SGNScoops.com

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on August 25, 2014 – 8:58 am -

Gospel Music Today August 25th

Gospel Music Today August 25th

Aaron and Amanda Crabb are the guests on Gospel Music Today for the week of August 24. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates, the Feature Group is The Page Trio, and Jean reviews new recordings by The Dunaways and Keith Barkley.  An article entitled “And the Band Played On” is the subject of this week’s Singing News Notes. The show includes a new music video by Brian Free and Assurance, exclusive video of  Aaron and Amanda Crabb, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras at the AbsolutelyGospel.com Music Fest, in Smyrna, TN, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive concert video of 11th Hour, at The Owasso Gospel Opry, in Owasso, OK.

The show is on KWHB TV47 in Oklahoma every Sunday at 4:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Check local TV schedule for Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX. Atlanta, TX, and Morrilton, AR.
The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, www.gospelmusictoday.com.


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