Saturday, May 15, 2010
2nd Generation Lands 2010 Diamond Award Nomination
OAK GROVE, Ark. – (May 14, 2010) – Popular Southern Gospel trio 2nd Generation was greeted with news that they have received their first Diamond Award nomination. The nominees were announced last week in the May 2010 issue of SGN Scoops Digital, and 2nd Generation was nominated for the Sunrise Award.
The Sunrise Award honors up and coming artists in the Gospel music community. Joining 2nd Generation in the category are other popular artists like Firm Foundation Quartet, Gigi & Randy Burgess, the Ladd Family, and Praise Incorporated.
“We are so excited about our Diamond Award nomination!,” mentioned Elaine Robinson of 2nd Generation. “We can’t thank our friends and fans enough for placing their votes for us in such an awesome category!”
Fans can now vote for their favorites from the Top 5 ballot. The online ballot is designed for fans to vote for their favorite artists and individuals for each award. Fans and industry supporters are encouraged to visit the SGN Scoops Digital website to place their votes. The Diamond Awards home on the web is located at http://sgnscoops.com.
The 2010 Diamond Awards will once again take place at the Branson Gospel Music Convention. The show will take place on Thursday, July 1, 2010 in Branson, Missouri at the Branson Convention Center. The awards program will precede the Thursday evening concerts and will begin at 6:00 p.m.
For more information on the Diamond Awards – visit the SGN Scoops Digital website at http://www.sgnscoops.com .
Fans continue to respond to the music of 2nd Generation on Southern Gospel radio. The group’s current single, “The Blood Covered It All,” recently reached the #1 spot on the popular SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart. “The Blood Covered It All” is the second single from the popular trio to reach the top spot. Last year, the group saw “Feel the Joy” take the #1 spot as well. The SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart is the only chart in the Southern Gospel community that is determined solely by votes from fans of the genre. To vote on the popular chart – log on to http://www.southerngospeltimes.com .
In addition to the SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart, the new single from the group has been charting on the Singing News Top 80 and AbsolutelyGospel.com (formerly SoGospelNews.com) Top 40 Weekly Chart.
The group is currently preparing to enter the studio to record their third album. More information on that process will be released at a later date.
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.
About 2nd Generation
2nd Generation is based out of the Oak Grove, Arkansas. 2nd Generation has appeared at churches, state fairs, Singing in the Sun, Trinity Broadcasting Network, the Jim Bakker Show, Branson Gospel Music Convention, and many other events. The group’s current project, their sophomore album I See a City, has spawned off three hit singles including the #1 Fan Favorite songs “Feel the Joy” and “The Blood Covered It All.”