Kelly Nelon Clark and Johnathan Bond to Host 2009 Diamond Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Allen Smith of SGN Scoops Digital, home of the Diamond Awards, is proud to announce the hosts for the 2009 Diamond Awards program.

This year’s awards program will be hosted by Kelly Nelon Clark and Johnathan Bond.

Kelly Nelon Clark is one third of the award-winning trio The Nelons. The Nelons’ accomplished musical career and ministry includes six Dove Awards, three Grammy Award nominations, a prestigious New York Film Festival Bronze Award, numerous Singing News Fan Awards, and multiple #1 songs. The group released their worship album – You Are God – last year.

Johnathan Bond is no stranger to the Diamond Awards stage. Bond has co-hosted the Diamond Awards for several years. He ministers with his wife each week as a part of the popular duo Young Harmony. The group’s current release is titled Johnathan & Ginger.

Allen Smith of SGN Scoops Digital said, “We are very excited about having Johnathan back as a co-host and the addition of Kelly to the program. This year’s show is going to be fantastic!”

The online ballots are now available for the 2009 awards program through the Diamond Awards home on the web.

The online ballot is designed for fans to nominate their favorite artists for each award. Fans and industry supporters are encouraged to visit the Diamond Awards website to place their votes. The Diamond Awards home on the web is located at

The 2009 SGN Scoops’ Diamond Awards have moved to a new location and date for this year. The awards presentation will take place at the inaugural Branson Gospel Music Convention. The show will take place on Thursday, July 16, 2009 in Branson, Missouri at the Branson Convention Center. The awards program will precede the Thursday evening concerts and will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Additional information concerning the 2009 SGN Scoops Diamond Awards, including hosts, sponsors, and performers, will be available shortly.

For more information on The SGN Scoops Diamond Awards – visit

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