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BIG NIGHT FOR BUTLER MUSIC GROUP ARTISTS AT 2017 DIAMOND AWARDS

Written by Staff on November 2, 2017 – 1:52 pm -

Butler Music Group's Winning Artists: Williamons, Old Time Preachers Quartet, Heaven's Mountain Band, Sacred Harmony and Matt Felts.

Butler Music Group’s Winning Artists: Williamons, Old Time Preachers Quartet, Heaven’s Mountain Band, Sacred Harmony and Matt Felts.

Nashville, TN (November 1, 2017) Butler Music Group works with many of the top artists in Southern Gospel Music and the 2017 Diamond Awards honored many BMG artists last night. BMG entered the night with seven artists nominated in eleven categories and walked away winning six.

The Williamsons have built a reputation as the best mixed-quartet in Southern Gospel Music and last night they were awarded as Mixed Group of the Year. Sadie Williamson was also a special part of the night as she was the official “trophy girl.”

Heaven’s Mountain Band showed why they are mentioned along artists such as the Primitives and Issacs. They brought home multiple awards, Album of the Year, “This Old House of Mine,” and Song of the Year, “I’ll Ride This Ship to the Shore.” They were also nominated for Bluegrass Gospel Artist of the Year.

Sacred Harmony has been quickly catching the eyes

Matt Felts, Diamond Award winner

Matt Felts, Diamond Award winner

and ears of the Southern Gospel industry for their unique sound that blends traditional Gospel with more contemporary styles. They were honored with the Favorite New Trio award and was also a finalist in the Video of the Year category.

In only two years, the Old Time Preachers Quartet have established themselves as the hottest new group in Gospel Music. The quartet won Favorite New Quartet. They were also nominated for Album of the Year.

While not a new name to Southern Gospel fans, Matt Felts is charting new territories as a soloist. In his first year as a soloist, Matt was nominated for Favorite Male Vocalist and won the Sunrise Artist award. Butler Music Group was blessed to have the Coffmans and Jason Davidson also nominated in the Sunrise Artist Category.

“Wow, what a night! We are incredibly blessed and honored to work with the best of the best and the Southern Gospel fan spoke through the Diamond Awards. We want to thank Rob Patz and SGN Scoops for an incredible event,” stated Les Butler, Butler Music Group. For more pictures and a list of winners from BMG’s big night, go to the Butler Music Group Facebook page.

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Prayers for Heaven’s Mountain Band

Written by scoopsnews on April 3, 2017 – 6:59 am -

Prayers for Heaven’s Mountain Band in the loss of their bus and several instruments.

We had a great time singing with the

McKameys  in Roanoke Al tonight. Got in about 2 am and parked the Bus, we were all tired so we left several instruments on the Bus. Then got a call from the Belmont police dept. that the bus was burning about 4 am. We are ok, lost a few instruments, sound system, the CDs and obviously the bus. Nothing will change other than using different equipment and traveling in something different. God is great and the message we carry will always be the same. Pray that all will go well as we sort this out and continue doing what we do. God Bless, Heavens Mountain Band. We love you all. Thank you for all the prayers!!

 


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Heaven’s Mountain Band Honored At Dollywood

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on November 17, 2016 – 7:29 pm -

Heaven's Mountain Band Honored At Dollywood

Heaven’s Mountain Band
Honored At Dollywood

Nashville, TN – Dollywood has become a destination for Gospel music fans, as it hosts many of Gospel music’s top artists throughout the year.  Recently, the hottest group in Bluegrass Gospel Music, Heaven’s Mountain Band, made a multi-day appearance at the Tennessee based theme park. Heaven’s Mountain Band performed six shows over two days.  Each show was filled to capacity with attendees overflowing onto the streets.

Heaven’s Mountain Band is currently riding a career making wave of success that has included 3 consecutive Singing News Bluegrass #1 songs. While at Dollywood, Les Butler of Butler Music Group presented the band a plaque honoring this accomplishment. “We are so proud of how the Gospel music fans have embraced Heaven’s Mountain Band. Radio loves them and so do fans all across the nation. Once you get to know them, you understand why people love them. They are the real deal,” stated Les Butler.  It was great to have Rick Francis on hand representing Singing News Magazine,” Butler concluded.

Heaven’s Mountain Band recently released a new project, “This Ole House Of Mine,” that is expected to continue this unprecedented wave of success.  Fans can keep up with Heaven’s Mountain Band and purchase their new album on their official website,
, www.heavensmountainband.net.


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Butler Music Group and Heaven’s Mountain Band Announce Management Agreement

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on January 18, 2015 – 1:27 pm -

Heaven's Mountain Band

Heaven’s Mountain Band

Nashville, TN Butler Music Group’s Les Butler and Roger Johnson of Heaven’s Mountain Band recently announced an exclusive management agreement between Butler and the fast rising Bluegrass Gospel group.  Butler Music Group will be working extensively with Heaven’s Mountain Band in management and  every aspect of their professional careers.  

Regarding working with Les Butler and Butler Music Group, Heaven’s Mountain Band’s Roger Johnson said “We love to work with Brother Les. We have a really great relationship as friends as well as professionally”. Johnson added, “When it comes to traditional Bluegrass  Gospel we feel that Bro. Les has kept our kind of songs and music from going away’.

Les Butler added “Over the past couple of years, I have gotten to know Roger Johnson, his family and all the fine folks who make up Heaven’s Mountain Band.  Our business relationship quickly segued into a friendship”.  Butler continued “We’ve prayed, worshiped, preached, and sung together all across the country during the past few months.  If I had to explain Heaven’s Mountain Band in a word, that word would be ‘real’. The wonderful singing and great musicianship of the band is a given.  But what sets them apart is the songwriting of group member and leader, Roger Johnson, who just happens to be one of the best songwriters in gospel music.”

About Heaven’s Mountain Band

Heaven’s Mountain Band was formed in February 1986. Prior to that, Roger and Deborah Johnson sang at church revivals and gospel meetings. Soon after, they recorded their first major release with The Eddie Crook Company in Nashville, Tennessee. Their first chart song was, “I Feel the Later Rain Coming Down.” The group’s primary goal has been that the lost would be saved and hurting hearts would be lifted up.. Heaven’s Mountain Band always wants to be anointed by God, and they count it a blessing that God has allowed them to be in His service.  Other members of Heaven’s Mountain Band are Rodney Johnson, Anita Davis, Murlin Johnson, and Christy Glascow.  More information can be found at  www.heavensmountainband.net

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Heaven’s Mountain Band Holds CD Release Party

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on May 22, 2014 – 8:28 am -

IMG_20140505_161552_602 editedSignal Mountain, TN (May 22, 2014) Heaven’s Mountain Band, Red Bay Alabama, celebrated the release of their new CD, Old Fashioned Worship, playing to a capacity crowd at Jim Oliver’s Smokehouse in Monteagle, TN. The live listening party and concert was the conclusion to an action packed day for this in-demand Bluegrass Gospel Group.

The day started with radio interviews at the Solid Gospel Radio Network, Nashville, TN. Heaven’s Mountain Band will be the June Front Porch Fellowship Artist Spotlight heard in nearly 200 markets nationwide. Later that day they traveled to Monteagle, TN for a taping of the Harmony Road TV program. The evening concluded with a concert in front of a packed house. Attendees included pastors, fans and media from several states. Les Butler (Singing News Magazine and Solid Gospel Radio Network) hosted all of the events. Les states, “Wow, what a jam packed, great day! Radio, TV and a live concert! They sure love what they’re doing!”

For more information on Heaven’s Mountain Band please check out heavensmountainband.net or facebook.com (Heavens Mountain Band Mississippi), phone 256 460 1421 or email johnson1roger@gmail.com.

ABOUT HEAVEN’S MOUNTAIN BAND
Heaven’s Mountain Band, formed in November 1986, started out singing in church singings, revivals and performing Gospel Music at bluegrass festivals. They recorded their first major album with the Eddie Crook Company in 1989 and would go on to record three albums with that label.

The group has had several Singing News Magazine charting songs, all written by founding member, Roger Johnson. They perform primarily bluegrass gospel music, touring with an upright bass, acoustic guitars, mandolin and banjo. Periodically they include piano, steel and drums for a more Country Gospel sound on select tunes. Heaven’s Mountain Band has traveled and ministered throughout the Midwest, South and Southeast in some of the area’s top venues including Dollywood. They have been nominated for Singing News Fan Awards and have been featured on national radio programs including “Front Porch Fellowship”. Their concept video “I’ll Keep on Praying” has been featured on several national programs on networks including TNN/The Nashville Network, The Heartland Network, Daystar, WALKtv and the NRB Network.


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Heaven’s Mountain Band Release Music Video With Current Single

Written by SGN Scoops on August 6, 2013 – 1:23 pm -

Nashville, TN (August 6, 3013) Country/Bluegrass artists Heaven’s Mountain Band is proud to release their new music video “I’ll Keepheavens.com Praying”. Produced by Les Butler and Directed by Godsey and Associates, Scott Godsey, this is a concept video portraying a young man in need of a life changing experience.

Organized in November 1986, Heaven’s Mountain Band started out performing in church singings, revivals and singing Gospel at bluegrass festivals. Later they got more serious about ministry and spreading the Gospel in song. They recorded their first major album in 1989 and would go on to record three additional albums.

In 1987 Heaven’s Mountain Band got their first song to chart on the Singing News Gospel charts. The song was “I Feel The Latter Rain”. In 1989 “When Children Cry” made it to #53 on the Singing News Gospel charts.

Group member Christy Steele said “We are especially excited about our new single “I’ll Keep On Praying” that has become our concept video with special guest Les Butler. This is a powerful song written by the lead singer and acoustic guitar player Roger Johnson.”

You can view this exciting video at http://youtu.be/RtRRJH_GmcM .

Heavens Mountain Band is a live bluegrass gospel group composed of Roger Johnson, Rodney Johnson, Debra Lynn Johnson and Christy Steele.

You can find out more about Heaven’s Mountain Band at heavensmountainband.net or www.facebook.com/heavensmountainband.mississippi .

You can E-mail the Heaven’s Mountain Band at johnson1roger@gmail.com .

You can find out more about Godsey and Associates at http://godseyandassociates.com .


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