November 2016 – SOGR Radio

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AG Publicity Artists Shine at 2016 SGN Scoops Diamond Awards

AG Publicity Artists Shine at 2016 SGN Scoops Diamond Awards

Nashville, Tennessee (November 3, 2016) AG Publicity artists received some of the top honors last evening at the 2016 SGN Scoops Diamond Awards. The Annual Awards were held last night as a part of the Creekside Gospel Music Convention at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Dove Award-winning family group Karen Peck & New River took home two awards last night for Trio of the Year and Mixed Group of the Year. The Williamsons also were awarded two trophies for Favorite Song of the Year and Favorite Album of the Year (for “Shout” and Tell Somebody respectively).

Karen Peck of New River stated, “We are very honored to receive these amazing Diamond Awards. We want to thank all of you who voted for us. You all have been such a blessing to us over the past 25 years as KPNR. We work very hard to keep our ministry moving forward for the Lord. Your prayers and support are greatly appreciated. We also want to thank Rob Patz and his awesome team for their tireless efforts in keeping Southern Gospel Music in the forefront of the music world.”

“Such an honor to be awarded with Album of the Year and Song of the Year at the 2016 Diamond Awards! Thank you Lord for this honor and thank you all for voting for us.” an excited Donnie Williamson exclaimed.

Country/Bluegrass hybrid group HIGHROAD won the Diamond Award for Christian Country Group of the Year, while Jeff Stice won Instrumentalist of the Year.

Sarah Davison of HIGHROAD commented, “It was really inspiring to be surrounded last night by friends and artists who love Gospel music so much. We couldn’t do it without the folks who voted for us and have prayed for us while we go out and travel and sing all the time. We are humbled by this honor and it’s to God we give the Glory. I’m just thankful He gives us the songs to write and let’s us do what we love to do.”

Jeff Stice said, “The Bible says if we delight in the Lord , He will give us the desires of our hearts…. but it amazes me that when we delight in the Lord those desires change. My desire? I just want to finish well, and be a vessel that glorifies God… I truly am speechless over this Diamond Award… I am honored that the voters have chosen me as Instrumentalist of the Year. My thanks to The Beckie Simmons agency for booking me, Daywind Records for signing me as an artist, AGP for being my publicist , my family for praying for me, the Nelons for believing in me and my wife, Stacey ( my gift from God)for loving and supporting me… Psalm 130:7 says: “Hope in the Lord , for in the Lord there is mercy, and with Him there is ABUNDANT REDEMPTION ”

AGP President, Deon Unthank, stated, “We at AG Publicity are proud to represent some of the most talented artists in the Gospel Music industry. Congratulations to Karen Peck and New River, The Williamsons, HIGHROAD, and Jeff Stice. Your hard work is appreciated as indicated by these awards.”

AG Publicity represents an award-winning roster of artists including Karen Peck & New River, The Williamsons, HIGHROAD, Jeff Stice, Michael English, The Browders, Wilburn & Wilburn, Johnny Minick with Goodman Revival, 11th HOUR, Steve Ladd, The Freemans, and more.

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The Goulds Sign Booking Agreement With Covenant Agency

The Goulds Sign Booking Agreement With Covenant Agency

Joplin, MO (November 1, 2016) Exciting up and coming young Gospel trio The Goulds are pleased to announce the signing of an exclusive booking agreement with Covenant Agency.

Patriarch and group manager Tim Gould stated, “We are excited to be joining the Covenant Agency. We have many friends who are already a part of the Covenant Agency family so this transition is a natural fit for us. We are looking forward to this exciting new chapter in our ministry and the opportunities it will provide for us to be able to spread the Gospel to new parts of the country. We are so blessed to be able to share the Good News of Jesus Christ through music and partnering with everyone at the Covenant Agency. It is an exciting door that the Lord has opened to reach many more for his glory.”

According to the booking agency, The Covenant Agency is an assembly of God’s promise to His people, a desire to serve the people with various gospel artists in which the Lord God has put together. The Covenant Agency helps to provide churches, county fairs, co-ops, concerts, festivals and many other venues with some of the most ministry minded and entertaining gospel artists across the United States. In addition to The Goulds, The Covenant Agency also proudly represents Sunday Drive, Great Day, The Kramers, the Perry Sisters, and many more fine Southern Gospel artists.

The Goulds have made great strides in furthering their careers in Gospel Music, including promoting Gospel concerts and performing on the main stage at the National Quartet Convention.

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