Wednesday, November 30, 2016

2016 Diamond Awards Winners

Dr Jerry And Jan Goff
Pigeon Forge, TN (November 2, 2016) – Creekside Gospel Music Convention was the site for the 2016 Diamond Awards presentation on Tuesday, November 1st. Among the winners present in the Smoky Mountain Resorts auditorium were Ronnie Hinson, Gold City Quartet, Freedom Quartet, The Williamsons, Jeff Stice and more. The gala evening was emceed by Dr. Jerry and Jan Goff and attended by a large enthusiastic crowd.

Ronnie Hinson - 2016 Diamond Awards The 2016 Diamond Award winners are: The J.D. Sumner Living Legend: Ronnie Hinson Mixed Group: Karen Peck and New River Quartet of the Year: Gold City Trio of the Year: Karen Peck and New River Duet of the Year: Josh and Ashley Franks Eagle's Wings at Diamond Awards Eagle’s Wings John Rulapaugh at Diamond Awards John Rulapaugh of Freedom Quartet Female Vocalist of the Year: Sheri Easter Male Vocalist of the Year: Jason Crabb Sunrise Award: The Chandlers Sunrise Trio of the Year: Surrendered Sunrise Quartet of the Year: Freedom Quartet Song of the Year: The Williamsons – “Shout” Album of the Year: The Williamsons – “Tell Somebody” Williamsons at Diamond Awards Williamsons Christian Country Group of the Year: HighRoad Anthony Burger Instrumentalist of the Year: Jeff Stice Dottie Rambo Songwriter of the Year: Gerald Crabb Bluegrass Gospel Album of the Year: Canaan’s Crossing – “Words” fb_img_1478124546253 Bluegrass Gospel Song of the Year: Eagles’ Wings – “When I Wake Up To Sleep No More” Bluegrass Gospel Male Artist of the Year: Tim Maze Bluegrass Gospel Female Artist of the Year: Debra Wilson Bluegrass Gospel Group of the Year: Eagles’ Wings 2016 Diamond Awards Gospel Music Today Video/DVD of the Year: The Bates Family – “Louder Than Nails” Favorite Industry Website: WATC Channel 57 Paul Heil Award for Broadcasting: Vonda Easley – WPIL FM Publishers Choice Award: The Pine Ridge Boys Lou Hildreth Award: JP Miller
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Creekside Gospel Music Convention continues until Thursday November 3rd at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge. Tickets are free and everyone is invited to the last day of the event. For more information and to see pictures of the event, visit the Creekside Facebook page at

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