Phil Cross To Perform At 2013 Diamond Awards

Phil_enhanced_closeup-200x300Pigeon Forge, TN (10-28-2013) Coastal Media Group welcomes legendary songwriter, Phil Cross to the Diamond Awards on Tuesday, October 29 in Pigeon Forge.  Cross will be performing during the 22nd Annual Diamond Awards in addition to Gerald Crabb, Doyle Lawson and Quick Silver, The Easters and more.  Phil Cross is a Diamond Awards final nominee for “Songwriter of the Year.”

“It is a special honor to be nominated for “Songwriter of the Year” because the Diamond Awards are fan voted,” Cross stated.  “It is an honor to be nominated and to also sing on this year’s awards program. I’m looking forward to a time of good music and fellowship with great friends.”

Owner of Coastal Media Group and SGNScoops Magazine, Rob Patz commented, “Our industry has been blessed for many years by the music of Phil Cross.  He is a truly a  legend.  We are very excited to have him perform on this year’s Diamond Awards Show.”

Editor of SGNScoops Magazine, Rhonda Frye added, “The music of Phil Cross has literally reached around the world.  I respect Phil for his musical accomplishments, but also for how he mentors and encourages others.  He is a great friend to many and we’re thrilled to have him singing on this year’s program.”

The Diamond Awards Show will be held at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee at 8:30 pm.  Tickets to the event are free, but reserved seating is encouraged.  Channel  57 out of Atlanta will be taping the program to be aired at a later date.  For more information about the Diamond Awards email Rob Patz at or Rhonda Frye at

About Phil Cross

Phil Cross is known as a one of today’s most anointed Christian music artists and is highly regarded as a composer, singer, and speaker. He began using his God-given musical talents as a teenager and has been writing songs since 1983.  Brought up in a Christian home by loving parents, Phil has truly been blessed with a marvelous life in service to God.

God has miraculously brought Phil Cross to a place of prominence in music ministry.  He has long been known as one of today’s finest composers. He has received many of Gospel music’s highest honors including Dove Awards, Song Of The Year, and Songwriter Of The Year honors.  Although he has gained recognition as a composer and a singer, and has had a great deal of success as a musician, Phil has remained genuine and sincere. His strongest desire is to let everyone know that God is on their side and He has an incredible plan for their lives.

Some of Phil’s notable compositions include: “I Am Redeemed,” “Champion of Love,” “One Holy Lamb,” “Yes I Am,” “When I Get Carried Away” and many more.