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NEW DAY DAWNING Debuts on Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine’s Top 15 Albums Chart

Written by SGN Scoops on January 7, 2013 – 9:36 am -

the roysNashville, TN (January 7, 2013) Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce brother/sister Bluegrass duo THE ROYS have received Christian Gospel Music (CGM) Fan Awards Nomination in the Favorite Duo category.  Fans can view the complete list of top ten nominees and CAST THEIR VOTE at Christian Voice Magazine.

The third and final ballots listing the top-five finalists in each category will be published by Christian Voice Magazine in March.  Awards will be given as winners are announced at the 2013 CGM Fan Awards in Pigeon Forge, TN this spring.  The CGM Fan Awards will be held April 27 during the week of CGM FanFest.  For more information, please visit

THE ROYS’ hit single “Still Standing” climbs again this month to reach the Number 14 spot on Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine’s TOP 30 Songs Chart with the album, NEW DAY DAWNING, making its debut this month on the publication’s Top 15 Albums Chart.  This has certainly been a landmark album for the duo as NEW DAY DAWNING debuted at Number 2 on the BILLBOARD Bluegrass Albums Chart last September and two weeks later climbed to Number 1 on Amazon’s Bluegrass Best Sellers list.

Lee and Elaine have just wrapped up an incredible year that brought them and Bluegrass music into the national spotlight with their high profile TV appearances on: CBS This Morning, Fox & Friends, Marie, Daytime, The Better Show, and Daily Buzz.  They also appeared on the PBS programs Pa’s Fiddle: Charles Ingalls, American Fiddler and Song of the Mountains; RFD-TV’s Reno’s Old Time Music Festival; CMC Australia/Sky TV-U.K. Bluegrass Mountains TV Show and the Dr. Steve Show.

THE ROYS will hit the high seas later this month on the Danny Stewart Bluegrass Cruise January 20-23 where they will perform along with other Bluegrass artists: Nu-Blu, The Spinney Brothers, Dave Nichols and Spare Change, Ernie Evans and the Florida State Bluegrass Band and more.  For a complete tour schedule and more information on THE ROYS, please visit

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Patterson Promotions Makes Top 5 in “Promoter of Year” CGM Fan Awards

Written by SGN Scoops on March 7, 2012 – 4:11 am -

EHA-Nashville, TN} National radio promoter, Pauline Patterson, founder of Patterson Promotions, was recently placed in the Top 5 finalists list for “Promoter of the Year” in the 2012 Country Gospel Music Fan Awards. The CGM, presented by Christian Voice Magazine, announced the top nominees this week in 22 categories. Pauline notes, “I am humbled and honored to have this kind of support. Country Gospel Music reaches so many hearts, and I’m so glad to be a part of promoting the music ministries of so many wonderful artists. It’s a blessing to be involved, and a huge blessing to be nominated!” Voting is currently underway to determine final winners, who will be announced at the 2012 CGM Fan Awards program, April 28, 2012, during the 3rd annual CGM FanFest, in Pigeon Forge, TN. All ballots must be submitted by March 31, 2012. For a full list of awards criteria, other categories, and to vote, visit the website:

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