Jim Sheldon Honored with 2 Diamond Award Nominations

DANVILLE, Ky. – (September 3, 2012) – Homeland Inspiration Group recording artist Jim Sheldon received news earlier that he has made the final ballot for the upcoming 2012 Diamond Awards in two separate categories.

 Jim received first time nominations this year. His nominations are in the following categories:

 Favorite Christian Country Album – I Belong to Jesus (Mont Eagle Records)
Favorite Christian Country Male Artist

 “I was completely shocked to see my name on the Top 10 ballot for such a great and prestigious awards program,” mentioned Jim. ”Now to bein the Top 5 is an even greater blessing! Thank you to everyone who voted for me in the this awards program!”

 Voting on the final ballot for the 2012 Diamond Awards is currently taking place at http://www.sgnscoops.com.  The Diamond Awards will take place this year at the inaugural Creekside Gospel Music Convention in Pigeon Forge, TN on October 30, 2012.

 Jim also was recently greeted with news that he has scored his second consecutive #1 hit at Christian Country radio. The trend-setting recording artist has taken the #1 spot for a second time this year on the popular syndicated internet radio show “JB’s Indie Gospel Top 10 Chart” with his new single “Extreme Makeover.” “Extreme Makeover” follows in the footsteps of “God Is Looking at My Heart” which earned the #1 spot on the countdown this past April.
 In addition, Jim’s debut music video for his Southern Gospel single “I Belong to Jesus” has received an overwhelming response on YouTube and is garnering much media attention for the Christian Country singer. The video has already amassed over 107,000 views and counting since its debut on the web. You can view the video by visiting YouTube at http://youtu.be/t43KwQMYKcg Jim will be releasing his sophomore album for Homeland Inspiration Group’s Mont Eagle Records next week at the National Quartet Convention. More information on Still Putting God First will be released later. For more information about Jim, visit his website at www.jimsheldonmusic.com.

 About Jim Sheldon
Jim is based out of Danville, Kentucky where he spearheads his personal ministry – Putting God First Ministries. Jim was most recently seen traveling and singing baritone for the The Keetons. Jim recently signed a recording contract with Homeland Inspiration Group’s Mont Eagle Records. His debut album with Mont Eagle Records – I Belong to Jesus – is now available!