Monday, February 18, 2013
2013 Diamond Awards Nominations Now Open
Annual Fan-Based Awards To Be Held October 29, 2013
Bellingham, WA.(February 18, 2013) – Coastal Media Group and SGN Scoops are thrilled to announce the opening of the 2013 Diamond Awards nominations. Everyone who enjoys Southern, Country and Bluegrass Christian music is encouraged to nominate a top artist who they feel is the finest talent in their category. The ten artists receiving the most nominations in each category will be voted upon to create a top-five artist list. The top-five artists will then be voted upon and the artist who achieves the most votes in their category will be awarded a Diamond Award at the gala ceremony to be held at the Creekside Gospel Music Convention on October 29, 2013 at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
The annual Diamond Awards recognize the best in Southern, Country and Bluegrass Christian music and are hosted by SGNScoops digital magazine and Coastal Media Group. Originating in 1991, they were the first Southern Gospel fan-based awards and are still open to all fans, no subscription required. The Diamond Award categories and definitions can be found at http://www.sgnscoops.com/2013-diamond-awards/ . Fans are encouraged to vote today.
About Creekside Gospel Music Convention: Creekside Gospel Music Convention will be held at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, October 28-30, 2013. Presented by SGN Scoops and Coastal Media Group, the CGMC showcases The Diamond Awards and other special events. For more information on Creekside Gospel Music Convention: http://www.creeksidegospelmusicconvention.com/
About SGNScoops: SGNScoops Digital is a fully-downloadable monthly magazine that exists to promote the gospel by unveiling what is intriguing and real about Southern Gospel and Christian Country music. SGNScoops offers music news, concert and book reviews, inspirational articles and features reaching beyond our gospel music world. SGNScoops is the host of the Diamond Awards and is always digital, always free. For more information: http://www.sgnscoops.com/