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Jim Sheldon Scores First Charting Hit at Christian Country Radio

Written by SGN Scoops on October 5, 2011 – 2:49 pm -

DANVILLE, Ky. – (October 5, 2011) – Homeland Inspiration Group recording artist Jim Sheldon has earned his first ever charting single this month. His first single to Christian Country radio – “God Is Looking At My Heart” – will debut at #88 on the PowerSource Magazine Inspirational Country Top 100 Chart this month. “I am overwhelmed at how God is using my ministry at this present time,” mentioned Jim. “He is using me and my music in ways that I never would have dreamed. Thank you to everyone at Christian radio who has played my music!” “God Is Looking at My Heart” is the debut single from Jim’s recording His Grace. The single was released and promoted to Christian Country radio through HMG Nashville. Fans of Christian country and Southern Gospel music can hear the single by visiting Jim’s website at www.puttinggodfirstministry.com  . You can also sample Jim’s music by visiting his Reverb Nation site at http://www.reverbnation.com/jimsheldon  . Jim recently released his debut recording for Homeland Inspirational Group’s Christian country label Mont Eagle Records. The album – I Belong to Jesus – released last month during the National Quartet Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.  More information on that release will be forthcoming. Jim’s debut single at Southern Gospel radio will be released soon from Homeland Inspiration Group/Mont Eagle Records. Jim recently signed an exclusive publicity agreement with Southern Spin Entertainment. Through this agreement, Jim will have unlimited access to all media outlets serviced by Southern Spin Entertainment, as well as potential marketing and media campaigns through the organization. For more information about Jim, visit his website at www.puttinggodfirstministry.com .  About Jim SheldonJim 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!


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The Ladd Family Share the “Love, Mercy & Grace” of the Lord On Brand New Single

Written by SGN Scoops on August 11, 2011 – 1:05 pm -

ROCK HILL, S.C. – (August 11, 2011) – Emerging Southern Gospel duo The Ladd Family are sharing the love, mercy and grace of the Lord on their brand new single.
 
The new song, titled “Love, Mercy & Grace,” has been making its mark at Southern Gospel radio and through fan support. The song was sent to radio through Jeff O’Neal and Heritage Communications. The song can be found on Heritage’s latest compilation – Heritage Gold 2011, Vol. 1.
 
“We’ve gotten such a great response from radio and those attending our concerts about this song,” mentioned Paul Ladd of the Ladd Family. “We love that people are getting behind the message of the song.” Read more »


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Vanessa Feltner Reaches Publicity Agreement with Southern Spin Entertainment

Written by Scoops Staff on December 9, 2010 – 2:54 pm -

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Rising soloist and international recording artist Vanessa Feltner has signed an exclusive publicity agreement with Southern Spin Entertainment. Through this agreement, Vanessa will have unlimited access to all media outlets serviced by Southern Spin Entertainment, as well as potential marketing and media campaigns through the organization.

Vanessa Feltner was raised singing Gospel music by her father – respected songwriter Charles Feltner (“I’ll See You In the Rapture”). She sang with her father for years until she was contracted to sing in four-star hotels throughout Asia, Europe, and the Middle East in 1994. She was privileged to sing for the President and Vice President of Indonesia twice and was hired by their country to compose songs for social campaigns and performed those songs at a concert for the political and government workers there. Vanessa is currently contracted in South Korea and will be returning to the States early next year.

Vanessa just released her fourth single to Southern Gospel radio, “You Are Holy,” through the Rick Hendrix Company. Her previous single, “God Will Provide,” became her first charting song on the Singing News Top 80 chart.

“Vanessa is an artist that came highly recommended to us by other artists. She’s got a great talent and is a respected recording artist all around the world,” mentioned Chris D. Unthank, President of SSE Group, Inc. “We can’t wait to really introduce her to the Gospel music fans here in the States. We know that people are going to fall in love with Vanessa just like we did!”

Southern Spin Entertainment is one of three divisions of the 501c non-profit organization SSE Group, Inc.  The company is operated by siblings Amy Marie Unthank and Chris D. Unthank.  The company currently represents artists, companies, and organizations in all genres of Gospel music – including the Dove Brothers, The Freemans, AbsolutelyGospel.com (formerly SoGospelNews.com), HisSong, Freedom, Misty Freeman, Driven Quartet, the Diamond Awards, Branson Gospel Music Convention, Eighth Day, David Hill Trio, Sharron Kay King, Heavens Highway, 2nd Generation, Brothers Forever, Shine On Trio, Men of Music, The Quicks, Rod Burton, and many more.

Until Vanessa’s new site is up and running, you can find out more information on her and her ministry by visiting her MySpace at http://www.myspace.com/vanessafeltnermusic or Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/vanessafeltner .


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2nd Generation Renews Publicity Contract with Southern Spin Entertainment

Written by Scoops Staff on December 8, 2010 – 12:31 pm -

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OAK GROVE, Ark. – (December 8, 2010) – Diamond Award winning trio 2nd Generation has just renewed their contract with Southern Spin Entertainment.  The popular group has signed on for another year of exclusive publicity from Southern Spin Entertainment.  2nd Generation will continue to have access to all media publications serviced by Southern Spin Entertainment, as well as marketing possibilities with the organization.

Brenda Denney of 2nd Generation said, “We’ve been with SSE for a few years now, and there are few people in this industry that work as hard for us as they do! They truly are partners with us in our ministry. They want to see us succeed, and we are so thankful for their support, guidance, and friendship.”

“2nd Generation is a group that has it going on,” mentioned Chris D. Unthank, President of SSE Group, Inc. “Elaine, Brendy, and Rocky are great ministers, and we are so excited to see the growth in their ministry over the last few years. This next year is going to be a great year for them!”

2nd Generation’s latest single debuted on the AbsolutelyGospel.com (formerly SoGospelNews.com) Top 40 Weekly Chart a couple months ago and has already made it to the Top 20 on the chart – peaking at #12. The song, “I’ll Not Fear the Crossing,” has also been a fan favorite, consistently charting on the SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart – coming in at #5 this week.

Fans are encouraged to be listening for 2nd Generation’s new single, “I’ll Not Fear the Crossing,” at Southern Gospel radio.

For more information on 2nd Generation – visit http://www.2ndgenerationministries.com.

You can also find out more information about the group on their MySpace at http://www.myspace.com/2generation.  The group’s ShoutLife can be found at http://www.shoutlife.com/2ndgeneration.


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Lee & Loyall Renews Publicity Agreement with Southern Spin Entertainment

Written by Scoops Staff on December 1, 2010 – 4:12 pm -

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. – (December 1, 2010) – National recording artist Lee & Loyall has just renewed their contract with Southern Spin Entertainment.  The up and coming group has signed on for another year of exclusive publicity from Southern Spin Entertainment.  Lee & Loyall will continue to have access to all media publications serviced by Southern Spin Entertainment, as well as marketing possibilities with the organization.

“Lee & Loyall have been a great artist to work for,” mentioned SSE Group, Inc.’s Chris D. Unthank. “They’ve got a great work ethic and believe in the power of the Gospel. That’s exactly the kind of group that we love working with!”

Joseph Lee of Lee & Loyall said, “SSE is a company that we believe in, and they have done a great work for us. We always know that they are going to do what they say they’re going to do – and that means the world to us!”

Lee & Loyall have been preparing to release their debut recording. More information on that will be released soon.

The group doesn’t have a website yet – until then you can find out more information on the ministries of Joseph Lee by visiting http://www.josephleeministries.com .

About Lee & Loyall
Lee & Loyall is an upcoming trio based in Mechanicsville, Virginia. The group consists of accomplished actor and musician Joseph Lee as well as Bill Loyall and Lee’s daughter. The group sings with a passion for reaching the lost and showing the hope and love found in Christ.


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Heavens Highway Renews Publicity Agreement with Southern Spin Entertainment

Written by Rhonda on November 16, 2010 – 5:35 pm -

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (November 16, 2010) – Powerful Counry/Southern Gospel group Heavens Highway has just renewed their contract with SSE Group, Inc.  The group has signed on for another year of exclusive publicity from Southern Spin Entertainment.  Heavens Highway will continue to have access to all media publications serviced by Southern Spin Entertainment, as well as marketing possibilities with the organization.

“Heavens Highway is a group to watch,” mentioned Chris D. Unthank of SSE Groups, Inc. “These guys are extremely talented, and they have a sound and message that connects with people. We are excited to be a part of their ministry for another year!”

“We’ve been very pleased with the work that SSE has done for our ministry,” mentioned David Timms of Heavens Highway. “These guys believe in what we do, and it’s not often that you find a company like that. It’s never been about the bottom line for them, and we appreciate that so much!”

Heavens Highway will be entering the studio in the first part of 2011 for their next mainline release – and first with new members Holly Nash and Kathy Holcomb.

Heavens Highway has been making their mark at Southern Gospel radio. Fresh on the heels of scoring their first Singing News and AbsolutelyGospel.com Top 40 hits (“Longing to Go” and “When God Makes a Promise”), Heavens Highway recently released their new single to Southern Gospel radio. The single, titled “Set Me Free From Me,” was released to Southern Gospel radio earlier through both Spin-N-Motion Promotions and Patterson Promotions.
 
For more information on Heavens Highway, visit their website at http://www.heavenshighwaymusic.com .  You can also visit the band on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/heavenshighway .
 
About Heavens Highway
Heavens Highway is one of the most powerful Country/Southern Gospel Groups in North Mississippi. Heavens Highway ministers to literally thousands each year in churches and benefits. For over seven years, their primary goal is to see lost souls saved and the lonely, hungry and misguided people of this world find peace in the Lord Jesus Christ.  Members of Heavens Highway consist of Marty Rock, David Timms, Jerry Taylor, and newest members Holly Nash and Kathy Holcomb.


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Southern Plainsmen Quartet Renew Publicity Agreement with Southern Spin Entertainment

Written by Rhonda on October 11, 2010 – 2:14 pm -

HORNBECK, La. – (October 11, 2010) – West-Central Louisiana’s Southern Plainsmen Quartet has just renewed their contract with SSE Group, Inc.  The quartet has signed on for another year of exclusive publicity from Southern Spin Entertainment.  The Southern Plainsmen will continue to have access to all media publications serviced by Southern Spin Entertainment, as well as marketing possibilities with the organization.

“The Southern Plainsmen have such a rich and varied history, and we are so excited that we get to play a small part in their ministry,” mentioned Chris D. Unthank of Southern Spin Entertainment. “We can’t wait to work with them again this year!”

Marcelle Slaughter of The Southern Plainsmen Quartet said, “SSE has been a great asset to our ministry this year! They do fantastic work, and we recommend them to anyone who asks about their services!”

The Southern Plainsmen Quartet recently partnered with humanitarian organization World Vision.  The Southern Plainsmen Quartet are artist advocates for the organization – spreading the word at concerts, churches, and various other dates that the quartet may perform at.

For more information on the Southern Plainsmen Quartet, visit their website at http://www.southernplainsmen.com/ .  You can also visit the group on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Southern-Plainsmen/273186055053 .

About the Southern Plainsmen Quartet
The Southern Plainsmen Quartet was organized in May 1978 in the rolling pine-hills of West-Central Louisiana, and is an outreach of the Southern Plainsmen Ministries, Inc., a non-profit Christian organization.  The group has released 20 recordings in its impressive 30 years history.  The group currently consists of Marcelle Slaughter, Jordan Mothershed, Allen Doyle, Mike Burkhalter, and Aaron Allen. The group’s current release – Simply…Faith! released last year.


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“Men of Music” Sign Booking Agreement with EHA-Nashville

Written by Rhonda on September 21, 2010 – 1:01 pm -

{EHA-Nashville, TN} The talented Men of Music came to a booking agreement with EHA-Nashville during National Quartet Convention week in Louisville, Ky. Greg Colburn, manager of the group, notes, “We are very excited about being on Evie’s roster and taking this extra step to further our ministry. The group’s latest release, How Beaufitul Heaven Must Be, has been making a big impact on the artist music community, SoundClick.com’s charts. The song has charted in the top ten of both Christian Country and Country. The popular group comes back on the scene as strong as ever, after having a few years off and reorganizing. Colburn notes the group has another strong force on their team; Southern Spin Entertainment will be continuing their publicity, web design, and webhosting. Hawkins notes, “I’m really excited to be working with such a talented group. The Men of Music are back as strong as ever with great material and a passion for what they do best..sing!”
For Bookings:
EHA-Nashville
11 Music Circle South
Suite 106
Nashville, TN
37203
615-545-1241
www.EHA-Nashville.com
Men of Music website, visit http://www.themenofmusic.com
Publicity: Southern Spin Entertainment
www.SouthernSpinEntertainment.com


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Freedom Reaches Publicity and Web Publishing Agreement with Southern Spin Entertainment

Written by Rhonda on August 12, 2010 – 12:57 pm -

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (August 11, 2010) – Freedom, one of the most exciting new names in Christian music, has reached a publicity and web publishing agreement with SSE Group, Inc.  Through this agreement, the talented trio has gained exclusive access to all media outlets serviced by Southern Spin Entertainment, in addition to advertising and marketing possibilities.  Freedom will also receive a newly designed webpage and media kit through this agreement.

Freedom consists of industry veterans John Rulapaugh and Josh Garner along with relative newcomer Joel Trimble. The group’s schedule is already filling up including recent performances and scheduled appearances at industry events like the Suwanee River Jubilee, Branson Gospel Music Convention, 11th Annual SGN Music Fest, Grand Ole Gospel Reunion, and World Premier Gospel Event in Pigeon Forge, TN. The group records for Homeland Entertainment’s Riversong Records and just released their debut recording – Freedom – last month.

“We’ve known John and Josh for a long time, and we are so excited about getting to be a small part of their ministry,” mentioned Amy Marie Unthank of SSE Group, Inc. “There’s no denying that this group is going to be making a big impact on the Christian music industry, and we are so happy to assist them in whatever ways we can!”

Southern Spin Entertainment is one of three divisions of the 501c non-profit organization SSE Group, Inc.  The company is operated by siblings Amy Marie Unthank and Chris D. Unthank.  The company currently represents artists, companies, and organizations in all genres of Gospel music – including the Dove Brothers, The Freemans, The Nelons, AbsolutelyGospel.com (formerly SoGospelNews.com), HisSong, Misty Freeman, Driven Quartet, the Diamond Awards, Branson Gospel Music Convention, Eighth Day, David Hill Trio, Sharron Kay King, Heavens Highway, 2nd Generation, Brothers Forever, Shine On Trio, Men of Music, The Quicks, Rod Burton, and many more.

Fans are encouraged to call and request Freedom’s brand new single, “Come On In,” at radio all across the country!

Until Freedom’s new site is unveiled – you can find out more information on the group by visiting http://www.freedomtrio.com or by visiting them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FreedomTrio .
About Southern Spin Entertainment
Southern Spin Entertainment is one of three divisions of the 501c non-profit organization SSE Group, Inc.  Southern Spin Entertainment focuses on publicity and marketing for Southern and Country Gospel artists.  The company currently represents many artists, companies or organizations in all genres of Gospel music.

For more information on Southern Spin Entertainment, go to http://www.southernspin.com .

SSE Group, Inc.’s three divisions include Southern Spin Entertainment, SSE Design Group, and Southern Spin Radio.  SSE Group currently owns and operates Glorious Creations and TheBridgeLive.net.

For more information on SSE Group, go to http://www.ssegrouponline.com.


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