Thursday, June 3, 2010
2nd Generation’s “I’ll Not Fear the Crossing” Impacts Radio This Week!
OAK GROVE, Ark. – (June 2, 2010) – Diamond Award nominated trio 2nd Generation continues to make their impact at Southern Gospel radio. This week, the group’s new single, “I’ll Not Fear the Crossing,” will hit program director’s desks.
“We are so excited about releasing ‘I’ll Not Fear the Crossing’ to Southern Gospel radio,” mentioned Elaine Parks of 2nd Generation. “This song always goes over very well in live settings, and we believe that radio will love this song!”
“I’ll Not Fear the Crossing” is the fourth single from the group’s breakthrough recording I See a City. The song was penned by Dove Award-winning songwriter Gerald Crabb. The song was released this month through Rhonda Thompson Promotions and is the follow-up to the AbsolutelyGospel.com (formerly SoGospelNews.com) Top 20 smash hit “The Blood Covered It All.”
Chris Unthank, program director for the award-winning SouthernSpinRadio.com said, “2nd Generation has remained a hit with our listeners since their first single a couple years ago. ‘I’ll Not Fear the Crossing’ is an immediate add for us. This group knows how to pick the right songs!”
Fans continue to respond to the music of 2nd Generation on Southern Gospel radio. The group’s last 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. In addition to the SouthernGospelTimes.com Top 40 Fan Chart, that single from the group charted on the Singing News Top 80 (#56) and AbsolutelyGospel.com (formerly SoGospelNews.com) Top 40 Weekly Chart (#14).
2nd Generation was recently greeted with news that they have received their first Diamond Award nomination. The nominees were announced last month 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.
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.”