Nashville, TN (November 26, 2019) Family Music Group has had many great charting artists this year and the new January charts show that the blessings will continue. We were blessed to promote 1 Top 10, 2 Top 20s, 4 Top 40s, 6 Top 45s and 13 of the top 80 Southern Gospel songs in the January issue of the Singing News Magazine! The Top 10 included the Hyssongs and the Top 20 included Williamsons.Tim Livingston and the Old Time Preachers Quartet made the Top 40 while Les Butler and the Old Time Preachers Qt made the top 45 with their brand new singles! Heaven's Mountain Band, Barry Rowland & Deliverance, Fields of Grace, Adams Family, Faithful Crossings, Primitive Quartet and Heart 2 Heart all had Top 80 songs!
This was also an exciting month for the Singing News Bluegrass Gospel charts- we promoted 3 of the Top 10 songs! Heaven's Mountain band reached their 10th consecutive Singing News Bluegrass #1 song with "The Empty Altar" penned by Roger Johnson the patriarch of the group! TheBritton Family and the Primitive Quartet also shared in the Top 10 category. We also promoted Right Side, King James Boys, Primitive Quartet and Tim Davis who had songs in the Top 20.
We are excited to have 2 Top 20 hits in the SGN Scoops national Southern Gospel charts along with 3 Top 10s and 6 Top 20s in the Scoops Magazine Bluegrass chart!
Les Butler states, "What an incredible start to the new year, we are blessed!"
About Butler Music Group
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Butler Music Group provides professional management services to Southern Gospel and Bluegrass artists including Heaven's Mountain Band, Williamsons, Old Time Preachers Quartet, Barry Rowland & Deliverance, and Jason Davidson.
They also provide consulting services for Bob Sellers, the Arenos, Barber Family, Birchfield Family, Cheri Taylor, Covenant, GloryWay Quartet and Sacred Harmony.
BMG subsidiary, Family Music Group, is the label and radio promotion division of BMG. Label artists include Williamsons, Old Time Preachers Qt and Jason Davidson. Over the last 40 years, radio Promotion artists have included Canton Junction, David Phelps, Goodman Revival, Ivan Parker, Guy Penrod, Hagees, Jimmy Fortune, Oak Ridge Boys, Booth Brothers, Dunaways, Larry Gatlin, and many others.
Les Butler has been actively involved in Southern Gospel Music for 41 years as a musician, producer, manager, former publisher of the Singing News, and as a nationally syndicated radio host. Butler started Butler Music Group in 1978 and purchased Family Music Group in 2003. He is a past March of Dimes AIR award, as well as winner of the Paul Heil Broadcasting Award in 2011. Butler's syndicated radio show, Les Butler and Friends, is heard across America and abroad. Butler's playing and production credits include Palmetto State Quartet, Darryl Worley, Richard Sterban, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, Fairfield Four, Steeles, Dunaways, Crabb Family, Easter Brothers, Marksmen Quartet, Earl Scruggs, Bowling Family, Jimmy Fortune, Marty Raybon,Larry Gatlin and many more. Butler's publishing companies are Hurry-Up Publishing/BMI and Hush Jean/ASCAP.