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Butler Music Group celebrates Top Five Diamond Award Nominees

Written by Staff on June 26, 2019 – 10:21 am -

Butler Music Group 2019 Diamond Awards Top Five nominees

Les Butler of Butler Music Group

Nashville, Tenn. (June 25, 2019) —The news is out!  The Top 5 Nominees in the Diamond Awards have been announced and Butler Music Group/Family Music Group is blessed to have artists in 12 categories!

We’re excited that our very own, Les Butler, has been nominated for the Living Legend Award.  Heaven’s Mountain Band leads our list with 4 nominations followed by the Williamsons and the Ferguson Family with 3 nominations each and the Barber Family with 1 nomination.

Butler Music Group 2019 Diamond Awards Top Five nominees

2019 Diamond Awards Top Five nominees

The Diamond Awards will be presented on Oct. 29, at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, TN, during the 2019 Creekside Gospel Music Convention.

To place your votes, click HERE

Butler Music Group 2019 Diamond Awards Top Five nominees

Heaven’s Mountain Band

About Butler Music Group

Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Butler Music Group provides professional management  services to Southern Gospel and Bluegrass artists including Heaven’s Mountain Band, Williamsons, Old Time Preachers Quartet, Barry Rowland & Deliverance, and Jason Davidson. 

They also provide consulting services for Bob Sellers, the Arenos, Barber Family, Birchfield Family, Cheri Taylor, Covenant, GloryWay Quartet and Sacred Harmony.

Butler Music Group 2019 Diamond Awards Top Five nominees. The WilliamsonsBMG subsidiary, Family Music Group, is the label and radio promotion division of BMG. Label artists include Williamsons, Old Time Preachers Qt and Jason Davidson.   Over the last 40 years, radio Promotion artists have included Canton Junction, David Phelps, Goodman Revival, Ivan Parker, Guy Penrod, Hagees, Jimmy Fortune, Oak Ridge Boys, Booth Brothers, Dunaways, Larry Gatlin, and many others.

Butler Music Group 2019 Diamond Awards Top Five nominees. Ferguson FamilyLes Butler 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 started Butler Music Group in 1978 and purchased Family Music Group in 2003.

Butler Music Group 2019 Diamond Awards Top Five nominees.Barber FamilyHe is a past March of Dimes AIR award, as well as winner of the Paul Heil Broadcasting Award in 2011. Butler’s syndicated radio show, Les Butler and Friends, is heard across America and abroad. Butler’s playing and production credits include 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, Larry Gatlin and many more. Butler’s publishing companies are Hurry-Up Publishing/BMI and Hush Jean/ASCAP.

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Written by SGN Scoops on March 4, 2014 – 5:47 am -

GREAT DAY garners their first TOP 80 for the month of April in the Singing News Charts.  “FOURTH MAN,” written by Tammie and Sarah Herring, debuted on the Singing News April Top 80 at #48 after its first month of GREAT DAY Promo Pic - backdrop 2013airplay.  The song, produced by the multi-award-winning Jeff Stice, is from their latest recording, UNTIL THE DAY, and is on Patterson Promotions VOL 13.

Based in Central Florida, the group is made up of husband and wife Bill & Brenda Ferguson and their children, Lisa Ann, Sara Lynn, and Steven. 

Chosen as a Top 20 artist at the NQC Regional stage, GREAT DAY sang their new single, FOURTH MAN, and made their NQC Main Stage this past year in Louisville KY. They have also been chosen as a Featured Artist to perform at NQC in Pigeon Forge, TN, 2014.

Pauline, owner of Patterson Promotions, states, “I’m so proud to have this awesome group on our Vol.13 compilation, leased to national and international radio this month.  I believe this song will bless the nation!”

For booking info, contact Bill Ferguson at 407-733-6165 or email to



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