Nashville, Tenn. (June 25, 2019) —The news is out!Â Â The Top 5 Nominees in theÂ Diamond AwardsÂ have been announced andÂ Butler Music Group/Family Music Group is blessed to have artistsÂ in 12 categories!
We’re excited that our very own,Â Les Butler, has been nominated for theÂ Living Legend Award.Â Â Heaven’s Mountain BandÂ leads our list with 4 nominations followed by theÂ WilliamsonsÂ andÂ theÂ Ferguson FamilyÂ withÂ 3 nominations each and theÂ Barber FamilyÂ with 1 nomination.
The Diamond Awards will be presented on Oct. 29, at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, TN, during theÂ 2019 Creekside Gospel Music Convention.
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About Butler Music Group
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Butler Music Group provides professional managementÂ services to Southern Gospel and Bluegrass artists includingÂ Heaven’s Mountain Band, Williamsons, Old Time Preachers Quartet, Barry Rowland & Deliverance, and Jason Davidson.Â
They also provide consulting services forÂ Bob Sellers,Â theÂ Arenos, Barber Family, Birchfield Family, Cheri Taylor, Covenant, GloryWay QuartetÂ andÂ Sacred Harmony.
BMG subsidiary,Â Family Music Group, is the label and radio promotion division of BMG. Label artists includeÂ Williamsons, Old Time Preachers Qt and Jason Davidson.Â Â Â Over the last 40 years, radio Promotion artists have includedÂ Canton Junction, David Phelps, Goodman Revival, Ivan Parker, Guy Penrod, Hagees, Jimmy Fortune, Oak Ridge Boys, Booth Brothers, Dunaways, Larry Gatlin, and many others.
Les ButlerÂ has been actively involved in Southern Gospel Music for 41 years as a musician, producer, manager, former publisher of the Singing News, and as a nationally syndicated radio host. Butler startedÂ Butler Music GroupÂ in 1978 and purchasedÂ Family Music Group in 2003.
He is a past March of Dimes AIRÂ award, as well as winner of theÂ Paul Heil Broadcasting AwardÂ in 2011. Butler’s syndicated radio show, Les Butler and Friends, is heard across America and abroad. Butler’s playing and production credits includeÂ Palmetto State Quartet, Darryl Worley, Richard Sterban, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, Fairfield Four, Steeles, Dunaways, Crabb Family, Easter Brothers, Marksmen Quartet, Earl Scruggs, Bowling Family, Jimmy Fortune, Marty Raybon,Â Larry GatlinÂ and many more. Butler’s publishing companies areÂ Hurry-Up Publishing/BMIÂ andÂ Hush Jean/ASCAP.
Read the June SGNScoops Magazine OnlineÂ HERE