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April, 2016
*Friday, April 29, 2016*


Skillet Make-A-Wish® Rocks With Skillet

Wish Child Nathanael and his family joined Skillet during a tour date in Oklahoma City to fulfill his wish of playing with the GRAMMY® nominated rock band onstage. Joining Skillet during soundcheck, Nathanael had a blast drumming to their double platinum selling single and most streamed song in CCM history, "Monster," while the rest of band jammed with him. He was also treated to a special guitar session with Skillet's Seth Morrison... << Full Report >>
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Building 429 Building 429 Debuts New Live Video For "Unashamed"

Today, on 4/29, the award-winning band Building 429 has officiallly released their latest music video for "Unashamed," their current radio single. Filmed live during a recent concert stop in Seattle, the video captures the band's performance in front of thousands along with their time spent in the city. Be sure to check out this special video... << Full Report >>
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All About Worship's MY PURSUIT Releases Globally As AAW Community Gathers In Tennessee For Conference

My Pursuit, a new 10-track album from the All About Worship community of worship leaders and songwriters, is available globally today through Integrity Music following an exclusive "First Listen" preview offered online by Worship Leader magazine. All About Worship, which is dedicated to equipping, encouraging and inspiring worship leaders, worship teams and songwriters, is sharing songs from the new album this weekend... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, April 28, 2016*


TFK Thousand Foot Krutch Releases EXHALE June 17

Nearly two years after Thousand Foot Krutch landed their second consecutive Hard Rock No. 1 and Billboard Top 10 album with OXYGEN: INHALE, the adrenaline-doused rockers are back to the aggressive side of the dial with EXHALE, which is set to release independently worldwide June 17 on TFK Music and with marketing, sales and distribution through Fuel Music. The upcoming album is filled with arena-shaking anthems and some of the boldest lyrics in the group's history, and will be available to preorder tomorrow (April 29) from iTunes along with special pre-order options from Amazon.com, Best Buy and other digital and physical retailers internationally... << Full Report >>
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Last Chance to See Sandi Patty on Forever Grateful: The Farewell Tour

Fans have one last chance to see Christian Music Icon and the Most-Awarded Female Vocalist in Gospel Music History, Sandi Patty, on her historic Forever Grateful: The Farewell Tour. Venues are reporting brisk sales and sell outs at all venues on the tour outing. The tour is selling out at impressive rates as the majority of the final 10 shows of the spring leg sold out well in advance... << Full Report >>
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NGEN Radio Adds Chris Chicago as Morning Show Host and Production Director

NGEN Radio is pleased to announce the addition of veteran Christian radio talent Chris Chicago as its new morning show host and production director. Chicago started his career in Christian radio at 16 years old and brings nearly two decades worth of experience to his new gig. He is most well known for his top-rated, nationally syndicated Christian hip hop show and work within the Christian music industry... << Full Report >>
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GMA Foundation Announces Performers for Annual GMA Honors Celebration, Tuesday, May 10

The GMA (Gospel Music Association) Foundation announces today its performers for the annual GMA Honors celebration set for Tuesday, May 10, at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena. Performers include Amy Grant, Donald Lawrence, Donnie McClurkin, Hillary Scott & The Scott Family, Jason Crabb, JJ Hairston, Jordan Smith (Season 9, The Voice), Michael English, Richard Smallwood, Selah, Travis Cottrell and Tye Tribbett... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, April 27, 2016*


Amy Grant Amy Grant And Tori Kelly Collaborate On 25th Anniversary Of “Baby Baby”

Multi-platinum selling Amy Grant's crossover album Heart In Motion and multi-format No. 1 "Baby Baby" is celebrating it's 25th anniversary. To commemorate the milestone, Grant united with GRAMMY® nominee Tori Kelly for a timeless, multi-generational collaboration of the No. 1, available digitally this Friday, April 29. Today, an audio premiere of the song is available exclusively on PEOPLE.com. MarieClaire.com joined in the excitement, sharing behind the scenes footage of Grant and Kelly... << Full Report >>
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Sadie Robertson Takes Her Message On The Road With THE LIVE ORIGINAL 2016 TOUR

Sadie Robertson's ultimate goal is not only to inspire her peers, but to also inspire a nationwide movement encouraging her generation to live authentically and stay true to who they are. The A&E Duck Dynasty sweetheart and New York Times best-selling author announced via Facebook Live yesterday that she is taking her message on the road, along with a few family and friends, to tour through 17 cities starting on September 22. The Live Original Tour 2016 is a high-energy night packed full of dynamic messages from Sadie and friends, featuring special moments woven throughout the night to encourage and motivate attendees to Live Original. Throughout the three-hour event, Sadie's vision and message will be delivered in ways that keep the audience on an emotional journey on what it means to be yourself... << Full Report >>
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V. Rose Invasion Tour 2016 Announced, Featuring V.Rose

The Invasion Music Awards has been getting so much attention from all over the country that they've decided for those who can't make it to the show, they will bring the show to you! Starting June 22nd, V.Rose, J. Monty, Roy Tosh, Spec, & Surf Gvng will be touring the country for the Invasion Tour 2016! Brinson, Cj Emulous, & B-Fade have also been added to the line-up only in select cities... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, April 26, 2016*


Ryan Stevenson Ryan Stevenson's "Eye Of The Storm" Stirs Strong Response

"Eye of the Storm," the latest single by GRAMMY® Award-nominated Gotee recording artist Ryan Stevenson, is generating a whirlwind of impact at radio stations and concert venues across the country. From Stevenson's critically acclaimed 2015 release, Fresh Start, "Eye of the Storm" features GabeReal of DiverseCity and was written by Stevenson and producer Bryan Fowler... << Full Report >>
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FLAME and Mike REAL Gear Up to Release Collaborative EP

Christian Hip-Hop artist, Flame, teams up with label mate Mike REAL on an EP set to release May 20, 2016. The EP titled, REVIVAL, is a collection of six songs. “Our aim for this EP was to create a soundtrack that would spark a spiritual revival or renewal in the personal lives of believers. We hope these songs will be used as a means of grace to charge and drive us back to our first love—God Himself. I sense a fatigue in the body of Christ... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, April 25, 2016*


The Classic Crime Return to Kickstarter for New Album

Rock band The Classic Crime have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a brand new studio album slated to release early next year. With a goal of $30,000, the band has already surpassed it at the time of this news release... << Full Report >>
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Red Rock Band RED Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

GRAMMY® nominated and six-time Dove award-winning rock band, RED, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its debut, chart-topping, and RIAA certified GOLD album, End of Silence, in June. The group will release a digitally re-mastered Anniversary Edition of the album on June 3 containing popular tracks from the album, including the RIAA GOLD certified digital single, No. 1 and Dove Award-winning song, "Breathe Into Me," along with four additional No. 1 singles from the album. The special edition will also contain two never-before-released new songs ("If I Break" and "Circles") and four acoustic tracks... << Full Report >>
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Tye Tribbett Named Host of BET's New Series "Joyful Noise"

BET Networks has announced the new programming that's heading to its network of stations which includes BET and Centric. The announcement came at its annual Upfront presentation last week, with a commitment to offer more original programming than ever before. It was announced that Two - time GRAMMY®, Soul Train, Dove and Stellar Award winning recording artist Tye Tribbett has been tapped to host the network's new Sunday morning inspirational series JOYFUL NOISE... << Full Report >>
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Eshon Burgundy Launches NFTRY Brand, Announces New Album, "The Passover"

Philadelphia native Eshon Burgundy will release his highly anticipated third album, The Passover on May 27th. Following 2015's Billboard charting The Fear of God, Burgundy's new album, a 10 song set, showcases an energized and renewed Eshon, masterfully fusing incisive and reverent lyrics with dynamic production. The theme of this album... << Full Report >>
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Todd Dulaney Makes No. 1 Billboard Debut with New Album

Todd Dulaney celebrates a chart-topping debut with his acclaimed sophomore album A WORSHIPPER'S HEART, which debuts at #1 on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums Chart. Following its #1 debut on iTunes Christian & Gospel Albums Chart in the U.S., Dulaney's live album has continued to achieve multiple accolades since its release on April 15th, with lead single "The Anthem" hitting #1 on the Gospel Airplay Chart, and his album also debuting at #3 on Billboard's Top Christian & Gospel Albums (Combined) Chart, #14 on Billboard's Top Independent Albums Chart, and #22 on Billboard's Current Digital Albums Chart... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, April 22, 2016*


V. Rose Pop Artist V.Rose Releases "Young Dangerous Heart" Today

A formidable female-fusion of modern pop unlike anything else Christian music has to offer is Inpop's latest prodigy, pop artist V.Rose. This vibrant young artist is making a splash today, with her debut album Young Dangerous Heart that is now available nationwide in stores and digital platforms... << Full Report >>
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Jesus Culture Reveals String of Summer Dates for Let It Echo Tour

When people encounter the presence of God, their lives are changed in dramatic ways. With that purpose in mind, Jesus Culture invites you to join them on the Let It Echo tour this summer, kicking off June 22 in Dallas and wrapping July 2 in Boston. The tour features music from Jesus Culture's latest album Let It Echo and Jesus Culture artists Kim Walker-Smith, Chris Quilala, Bryan and Katie Torwalt, and Chris McClarney. Tickets for Jesus Culture's Let It Echo Tour go on sale April 29, 2016... << Full Report >>
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NF "Therapy Session," The New Album From NF, Is Out Now

Therapy Session (Capitol Music Group), the new album from hip-hop/alternative artist NF (Nate Feuerstein), is out today and available HERE. Exclusive bundles and a vinyl edition of Therapy Session are available at NF's online store. Therapy Session is the follow-up to the Michigan native's debut album, Mansion, which entered the Top 10 of Billboard's Rap Album chart after its March 2015 release... << Full Report >>
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Hillary Scott Reveals New Single "Thy Will" To Christian Radio

One third of the multi-PLATINUM group Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott candidly shared an open letter to fans via social media this morning, introducing her latest musical endeavor and describing the story behind her sonically stunning first single "Thy Will." Serving as the debut from the forthcoming album LOVE REMAINS by Hillary Scott & The Scott Family, the tender track ships to Country and Christian radio today... << Full Report >>
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We Are Messengers We Are Messengers Releases Today To Rave Reviews

Word Records recording artist We Are Messengers releases its highly-acclaimed 14-song self-titled debut today. The album is now available at both iTunes and Spotify, as well as at all major music outlets. We Are Messengers is the musical and ministry vision of Irishman Darren Mulligan, whose heart is to serve God and to see His radical love transform our lives and our communities... << Full Report >>
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Shirley Caesar Reveals New Album, "Fill This House"

The Reigning Queen of Gospel, pioneering music legend Shirley Caesar reveals a bold new album with FILL THIS HOUSE, available for pre-order now via iTunes and Amazon. Unveiling the album cover and track listing, FILL THIS HOUSE is scheduled to be released on Friday June 3, 2016, and continues a thrilling 2016 in store for Caesar... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, April 21, 2016*


Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle Nominated for Two 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Centricity Music artist, Lauren Daigle, has been nominated for two BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS -- Top Christian Artist and Top Christian Album -- it was just announced. The show will air on ABC Network on May 22 (check local listings). Daigle, who recently received her first GRAMMY® nomination for "Best Contemporary Christian Music Album" at the 58th GRAMMY® Awards, has been reigning the top of the charts this past year. Her debut full-length album titled HOW CAN IT BE, has logged more than five weeks... << Full Report >>
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Jayden Frost Releases "Everything" EP

The former touring lead vocalist for 80's iconic band When In Rome (U.S. Version), Jayden Frost, has just released his latest project, an EP titled EVERYTHING. The six songs found on Everything were co-written by Frost and produced in Nashville along with Dove Award-winning producers Ian Eskelin and Barry Weeks. With a deep influence for 80's music, the songs found on Everything are influenced in the spirit of the iconic decade, yet very relevant to today. The lyric video... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, April 20, 2016*


1 Girl Nation 1GN 1GN's "Unite" Is Out Now

1GN released its highly anticipated sophomore album, Unite, on April 15 with Reunion Records. Touted as its "breakout album," the project features 10 upbeat original tracks written by the group, Lauryn Taylor Bach, Kayli Robinson and Carmen Hadley. Here are a few key reviews... << Full Report >>
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Audrey Assad Audrey Assad, Onething Conference, Live Recording Foster Christian Unity

Critically lauded singer, songwriter, author and charismatic Catholic, Audrey Assad, joined Mike Bickle, Francis Chan, Matt Maher, Misty Edwards and more during the International House of Prayer of Kansas City's (IHOPKC's) annual Onething young adult conference held last December. A picture of what can be accomplished by worship leaders, speakers and ministries representing different faith traditions, this event celebrating Christian unity is captured in song on the album, Onething Live: Love Makes Us Strong, which released this week amidst acclaim from Forerunner Music, the official record label of IHOPKC... << Full Report >>
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Promise's "TellAVision" EP Out Friday

Promise's upcoming EP TellAVision paints a vision of a generation defined not by societal pressures, but rather by something far better and worthwhile. The entire project starting from the first track 'Right Now' featuring Crystal Nicole down to the last track 'Who You Are' featuring Montell Jordan, No Malice, and MC Jin encapsulates the truth that everyone is uniquely created, so be true to who you are. Don't fall into the lies and deceptions of society nor the trends of the world, but be true to who you were created to be... << Full Report >>
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Bethel Music Bethel Music's Heaven Come Conference To Gather Thousands From All Over The World

Bethel Music, the worship ministry of Redding, CA-based Bethel Church, is gathering thousands of registrations from people around the globe for its first-ever Heaven Come Conference. As registrations continue to come in for the event being held May 25-27 in Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater, those attending represent virtually every state in the US, as well as from at least 28 countries around the world, including Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, Republic of Korea, United Kingdom, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Canada, Mexico and more... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, April 19, 2016*


All Things New Premieres New Music Video; Heads Out on Tour This Weekend#

BEC Recordings' All Things New premieres a new music video today for their new radio single "Believe" from their current album The Good News (2015). Giving glimpses of the music video the last month on their Instagram account, the band is thrilled to share the final product. Based off the scripture in Mark 9, the new single was written to encourage listeners in times of struggle and desperation. "In times we feel we have no hope at all... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, April 18, 2016*


The Quiet Science's "The Rekindling of the Stars" Releases May 6

Since its inception, The Quiet Science has been known for an innovative brand of story-driven, ethereal music. The band's albums found a faithful audience who were drawn to the stunning musical landscapes and harmonic convergence of hope and renewal. Now, after a four-year hiatus, The Quiet Science reemerges with The Rekindling of the Stars, their third and most worship-centric album to date... << Full Report >>
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Country Faith Hymns, Third Installment To The Country Faith Music Series Releases May 6

Word Entertainment/Curb Records announce the release of Country Faith Hymns, the third installment within the Country Faith music series. Debuting two album versions from the applauded multi-faceted brand on May 6, 2016, one edition will feature 12 songs and be available online as well as at Walmart, Barnes & Noble, and other key retail outlets. The other version, offering two additional songs, will be exclusive to all Cracker Barrel stores throughout the U.S. Located in 42 states and 630 retail stores to date, Cracker Barrel is the #1 fast casual restaurant chain in the nation... << Full Report >>
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"This Is Winter Jam" Premieres In Nashville

Debuting in theaters around the country for one night on Tuesday, April 19, Fathom Events and WORD Entertainment's "This Is Winter Jam" premiered to an exclusive audience of artists, industry executives and VIPs at the historic Franklin Theatre last week. Hosted by GRAMMY®-nominated NewSong-founders of the blockbuster Winter Jam Tour Spectacular-the event's star-studded red carpet featured for KING & COUNTRY's Joel Smallbone, Newsboys' Duncan Phillips, Jeremy... << Full Report >>
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Indie Band Avery Road Releases New Album, Single

Virginia-based Christian trio Avery Road has released a new single today, "Your Dreams." The song, from the band's sophomore album titled "Another Song," is being serviced to Christian Soft AC/INSPO and Christian AC-formatted radio stations... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, April 15, 2016*


Group 1 Crew Group 1 Crew Set To Release New Studio Album, POWER, July 29

With three No. 1 singles, six top 5 radio hits and music featured on MTV, VH1, NBC and Fox to name a few, five-time Dove Award-winning Group 1 Crew is set to debut their fifth full-length studio album, titled POWER, on July 29 (Fervent Records). The pre-sale for the album begins today, April 15, where every advance purchase will include an immediate download of the title track and next radio single, "Power." Visit iTunes to find out more... << Full Report >>
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We Are Leo To Release "Fightback Soundtrack: The Remixes" April 29

Wisconsin outfit We Are Leo had a great debut with Fightback Soundtrack on Dream Records and after a successful remix contest, the guys are proud to announce, Fightback Soundtrack: The Remixes. Featuring great remixes by Unikron, J.G.F., Josh Sentner, Kevin Aleksander and more, the album is due out on April 29th. DRÖM, (Dream Records EDM label) will be releasing the project and it will begin to take pre-orders today (April 15th) with fans receiving the Unikron remix of "Phoenix". Click here to get it on iTunes... << Full Report >>
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Gospel Icon Fred Hammond Hosts Live Recording on May 1st

In what will be his first live recording since 1999, gospel recording artist and music producer, Fred Hammond is ready to bring praise to life with the Fred Hammond LIVE: Night of Worship and Live Recording Concert. The ticketed event will take place at The Fountain of Praise Church in Houston on Sunday, May 1st at 6:30 p.m. and will be the source of his forthcoming album on RCA Inspiration. Following his chart-topping 2014 album, I WILL TRUST, the new project is scheduled for release later... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, April 14, 2016*


Hip Hop Artist Viktory Announces New Album To Release June 17

Billboard charting hip hop artist Viktory announces the release of his highly anticipated new project Tomorrow Came, slated to release June 17, 2016 on all digital platforms. Self-produced and recorded in (Huntsville, AL), the speaker/author/ordained ministry and multi-faceted artist packed 10 hard-hitting tracks that will compel, encourage and empower... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, April 13, 2016*


Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE's 2016 Tour De Compadres Releases Free Sampler on Noisetrade

The TOUR DE COMPADRES 2016 Sampler is the best way to get an early taste of what's to come on this year's tour! Featuring two songs from NEEDTOBREATHE's Live From The Woods album -- recorded live in Nashville, TN -- plus a track from each of the other compadres, Mat Kearney, John Mark McMillan, Parachute, and Welshly Arms, this sampler shows how much good music will be packed into one great night. Get it on Noisetrade here: http://noisetrade.com/needtobreathe/tour-de-compadres-2016-sampler... << Full Report >>
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Syntax Creative Partners With Music Veterans Of Great Comfort Records

Syntax Creative is delighted to announce a new deal with Great Comfort Records, a South Jersey-based record label founded by accomplished artists Lenny and Daniel Smith, who are father and son. Lenny's classic 1974 hymn "Our God Reigns" has been translated into 50 languages, appears on 30 albums and is in 40 songbooks and hymnals, while Daniel remains the frontman for his rock group Danielson, which was formerly under Tooth & Nail Records. Lenny wrote his first Scripture song in 1965, and the family's musical legacy is still building... << Full Report >>
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About A Mile About A Mile Launches PlegeMusic Campaign To Fund New Album

Former Word Entertainment artist About A Mile has launched a PledgeMusic campaign to fund their next studio album, an independent release. Click here for all the details on how you can contribute to the campaign. About the campaign, the band writes: "We are so excited to officially announce that we will be working on a new album. We have so much new music that we can’t wait to share with you and we know you’re going to love it. We want you to be a... << Full Report >>
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Messianic Worship Leader Paul Wilbur Releases "Forever Good" April 15

Integrity Music announces the April 15 global release of Forever Good, a 10-track album from the world's preeminent Messianic worship leader, Paul Wilbur, known for crafting music filled with scriptural truth that also celebrates the Jewish heritage of the Christian faith. The album launches with a special celebration on the 15th in Wayne, New Jersey, at Beth Israel Worship Center, the largest Messianic congregation in the U.S. and home of renowned Messianic Jewish Rabbi Jonathan Cahn... << Full Report >>
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UK's Newday Announce New Remix EP

In anticipation of this year's festival, Newday announced a new, exciting, EP containing remixes of their 2015 anthem 'Alive With Worship'. Written by Simon Brading and Jotham Oakley, the record is sung by Brighton native Sam Cox and has been reimagined by a selected group of international Christian producers each known for their own unique sound... << Full Report >>
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Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Honored With Four Billboard Music Award Nominations

Platinum-selling Hillsong UNITED received four Billboard Music Award Nominations, earning in all Christian categories, including Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Album (EMPIRES) and Top Christian Song where both "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" and "Touch The Sky" scored nods. The nominations were announced live on ABC's Good Morning America. In 2015, Hillsong UNITED was nominated for Top Christian Song and won the category of Top Christian Artist. The 2016 Billboard Music Awards broadcast will air live on Sunday, May 22 on ABC at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, April 12, 2016*


Matthew West The Bible Tour 2016 Kicks Off With String Of Sold-Out Dates

The Bible Tour 2016 has officially kicked off its 17-date tour last Wednesday night in front of a sold out crowd in Sacramento. Now in its third year, K-LOVE Radio presents The Bible Tour 2016 in partnership with 25 Entertainment, Roma Downey, Mark Burnett and LightWorkers Media, the producers behind History Channel's epic "The Bible" television miniseries watched by over 100 million. The tour's opening weekend included two more sold out shows in Phoenix and Albuquerque, and tickets are going fast for the remaining 12 dates. Fans can purchase general... << Full Report >>
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Salvador Frontman Nic Gonzales Unveils Debut Solo Album

Nic Gonzales, frontman of the award-winning band Salvador, is stepping center stage to debut his first singer/songwriter release, My Life Is Yours. The album features six original songs penned by Gonzales and includes special guest collaborations with Gabe Martinez of Stomptown Revival and CCM Music Icon and Award-Winning Latin Recording Artist Jaci Velasquez. My Life Is Yours is now available at digital retailers and streaming services including iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and others. Gonzales will donate 100 percent of his royalties from the project to benefit Autism Tennessee... << Full Report >>
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House of Heroes Launch Pre-Order for New Album, "Colors"

House of Heroes is back. The new record Colors is slated for release this June on BC Music. Get a taste of the new direction with the video for "Colors Run" in the full report. Colors exposes listeners to a completely unseen side of the Columbus band, approaching the concept record as one seamless narrative following three diverse characters. House of Heroes flipped the entire script with Colors, employing a new producer (J.Hall), throwing out the playbook on tried and true recording techniques while still expanding on the band's signature sound. This is the band's first... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, April 11, 2016*


Andrew Peterson Andrew Peterson's "Wingfeather Saga: Animated Series" Doubles Kickstarter Goal

Dove nominated singer/songwriter, award-winning author, and now a film production executive, Andrew Peterson, joins his Shining Isle Productions partner Chris Wall in saying a big THANKS to their fans and followers for funding the first production of their new company. Between March 1 and April 5, over 3,000 people donated $265,880-which is $155,000 over the base goal-to bring The Wingfeather Saga: Animated Series to the screen. Backers came from over 10 countries and the initial goal of $110,000 was reached within 48 hours. This landed The Wingfeather Saga in the Top 50 of film and video projects submitted for all Kickstarter campaigns. The film will be a half-pilot episode for the purpose of seeking series distribution... << Full Report >>
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Red RED Receives 2nd RIAA Gold Certification and 20th #1 Radio Single

GRAMMY® nominated rock band RED has received its second RIAA Gold Certification for its album End of Silence, which was the group's Essential Records debut. To celebrate the album's 10-year anniversary, RED will release a 10th Anniversary Edition on June 3, featuring two never-before-released songs as well as acoustic versions of some of the album's biggest songs. This release will be followed by an anniversary tour in the fall - more details to come. End of Silence also yielded the group's RIAA Gold Certified single, "Breathe Into Me... << Full Report >>
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MercyMe MercyMe Earns Eighth and Ninth Billboard Music Award Nominations

GRAMMY® Nominated MercyMe was honored with their eighth and ninth Billboard Music Award Nominations for the categories of Top Christian Artist and Top Christian Song for "Flawless." The nominations were announced live on ABC's Good Morning America. MercyMe was previously nominated in 2011 for Top Christian Artist and Top Christian Album, in 2012 for Top Christian Artist and Top Christian Song and in all three Christian categories in 2015. The 2016 Billboard Music Awards broadcast will air live on Sunday, May 22 on ABC from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas... << Full Report >>
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V. Rose V. Rose, Flame To Appear in TLC's Jill & Jessa: Counting Tomorrow at 8pm CT

Inpop Records' pop star V.Rose can be seen in this week's episode of TLC's Jill & Jessa: Counting On as the cameras follow Ben & Jessa, along with their son Spurgeon, on a trip to St. Louis. The episode airs Tuesday on TLC at 8pm (Central). V. Rose is featured with friends FLAME and Mike REAL as they are in the recording music studio... << Full Report >>
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GMA GMA Foundation Announces 2016-17 Board of Directors

The GMA Foundation is proud to announce its 2016-17 Board of Directors. The GMA Foundation's mission is to continue to educate, preserve and invest in the Gospel and Christian music industry. GMA Foundation President Jackie Patillo states, "The GMA Foundation serves our community by focusing on our history and legacy as well as investing in education for our future creative leaders... << Full Report >>
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Chris Tomlin Chris Tomlin Garners Three Billboard Music Award Nominations, Honored In Every Christian Category

Chris Tomlin was honored today with nominations in every Christian category for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards including Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Album for ADORE: Christmas Songs Of Worship and Top Christian Song for "Good Good Father." The honors put Tomlin at ten total BBMA nominations with three previous wins. ADORE: Christmas Songs Of Worship hit No. 1 on Billboard's Holiday Albums and Top Christian Albums charts, while "Good Good Father... << Full Report >>
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*Saturday, April 9, 2016*


Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp Debuts "Christ In Me" Music Video

GRAMMY® nominated Jeremy Camp has introduced the official music video for “Christ In Me,” available globally today. K-LOVE, the leading Christian music radio network with a weekly listenership of over 14 million people, hosted the unveiling of Camp’s latest video. From his latest studio album I Will Follow (Capitol CMG), “Christ In Me” is currently Top 15 on the National Christian Audience chart after only three weeks at radio... << Full Report >>
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Colton Dixon Performs On AMERICAN IDOL Grand Finale

Colton Dixon performed on the AMERICAN IDOL series Grand Finale this week. Check it out inside the full report. Colton Dixon quickly became a household name in 2012 when he made it to the top seven on Season 11 of Fox's hit show AMERICAN IDOL, and his career has been on the fast track ever since. Dixon's 2013 debut... << Full Report >>
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My Epic Announce Viscera Tour

Facedown Records' My Epic have announced dates for their Viscera Tour featuring Come Wind... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, April 8, 2016*


NF "Therapy Session," The New Album From NF, Set To Release on April 22

Hip-hop/alternative artist NF (Nate Feuerstein)will release his new album, Therapy Session, on April 22 via Capitol Music Group. Therapy Session is the follow-up to the Michigan native's debut album, Mansion, which entered the Top 10 of Billboard's Rap Album chart after its March 2015 release... << Full Report >>
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Capitol CMG Signs Hip Hop Duo Social Club Mifits To Roster

Capitol Christian Records based out of Nashville, Tenn., has welcome hip hop duo, Social Club Misfits to its roster. Together, they will unleash The Misfit Generation EP available nationwide on May 6. Fans can pre-order the album starting April 29, and instantly receive a free download on Social Club Misfits' breakthrough single "Courage... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, April 6, 2016*


for King & Country for King & Country Premiere New Song On "The View" Today

Two-time Grammy Award winners for KING & COUNTRY will debut their new song, “Priceless,” from their forthcoming movie of the same name, live on "The View" this morning, Wednesday, April 6th at 11:00AM ET/10C/P on ABC. The performance, to highlight a special birthday celebration for one of the show’s co-hosts, Candace Cameron Bure, marks the first time that the group will perform the song on national television... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, April 4, 2016*


Heath McNease Releases 10-Minute Rap Song, "Bicentennial Man"

Rapper Heath McNease has just released a brand new song... and it's a whopping 10 minutes long. McNease announced, "Well, guys...I just dropped a 10 minute rap song. No hooks, no bridges...just lyrics upon lyrics upon more lyrics. Click on the link [below] to download "Bicentennial Man" for free from Noisetrade! Please download, like, share... << Full Report >>
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Urban Rescue To Unveil "Wild Heart" May 6

LA-based revival band Urban Rescue is preparing to release Wild Heart, the group's first full album with Rend Family Records, available May 6. Fans got a glimpse of what to expect from the project with Urban Rescue's 5-track Wild Heart EP, which released in January. Critics responded to the songs with enthusiasm, saying "We can't wait to hear more... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, April 1, 2016*


Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE To Release New Album "Hard Love" July 15

GRAMMY Award®-nominated Atlantic recording group NEEDTOBREATHE has announced early details of their forthcoming new album. “H A R D L O V E” arrives everywhere on July 15th. “H A R D L O V E” is now available for pre-order, with all purchases accompanied by instant grat downloads of the lead single, “HAPPINESS” as well as the album track “MONEY & FAME.” Exclusive album pre-order bundles that also... << Full Report >>
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The Gray Havens Return With "Ghost of a King" April 8

Critically acclaimed Artist Garden Entertainment husband/wife duo The Gray Havens are set to bow their highly anticipated full-length sophomore set, Ghost of a King, April 8. Featuring 10 of the couple's most personal and prolific songs to date, the project is currently available for pre-order on iTunes with two instant-grat tracks... << Full Report >>
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Decyfer Down Releases "The Other Side Of Darkness" Today Amidst Acclaim

Following Grammy and Dove Award nominations, a trio of best-selling major label albums and seven chart-topping singles alongside viral videos, Decyfer Down returns today (April 1) with the release of The Other Side Of Darkness through The Fuel Music. The album is available now on iTunes, Amazon.com and many more locations where great music is sold... << Full Report >>
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