OAK GROVE, Ark.Â â€“ Diamond Award nominated trio 2nd Generation continues to make their impact at Southern Gospel radio. This week, the groupâ€™s new single, â€œIâ€™ll Not Fear the Crossing,â€ will hit program directorâ€™s desks.
â€œWe are so excited about releasing â€˜Iâ€™ll Not Fear the Crossingâ€™ to Southern Gospel radio,â€ mentioned Elaine Parks of 2nd Generation. â€œThis song always goes over very well in live settings, and we believe that radio will love this song!â€
â€œIâ€™ll Not Fear the Crossingâ€ is the fourth single from the groupâ€™s breakthrough recording I See a City. The song was penned by Dove Award-winning songwriter Gerald Crabb. The song was released this month through Rhonda Thompson Promotions and is the follow-up to the AbsolutelyGospel.com (formerly SoGospelNews.com) Top 20 smash hit â€œThe Blood Covered It All.â€
Chris Unthank, program director for the award-winning SouthernSpinRadio.com said, â€œ2nd Generation has remained a hit with our listeners since their first single a couple years ago. â€˜Iâ€™ll Not Fear the Crossingâ€™ is an immediate add for us. This group knows how to pick the right songs!â€
Fans continue to respond to the music of 2nd Generation on Southern Gospel radio.Â The groupâ€™s last single, â€œThe Blood Covered It All,â€ recently reached the #1 spot on the popular SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart.Â â€œThe Blood Covered It Allâ€ is the second single from the popular trio to reach the top spot.Â Last year, the group saw â€œFeel the Joyâ€ take the #1 spot as well.Â In addition to the SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart, that single from the group charted on the Singing News Top 80 (#56) and AbsolutelyGospel.com (formerly SoGospelNews.com) Top 40 Weekly Chart (#14).
2nd Generation was recently greeted with news that they have received their first Diamond Award nomination. The nominees were announced last month in the May 2010 issue of SGN Scoops Digital, and 2nd Generation was nominated for the Sunrise Award.Â The Sunrise Award honors up and coming artists in the Gospel music community.
The group is currently preparing to enter the studio to record their third album.Â More information on that process will be released at a later date.
For more information on 2nd Generation â€“ visit http://www.2ndgenerationministries.com.