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JfH OLD Music News

September, 2009
*Wednesday, September 30th 2009*

Family Force 5
On November 28th, “The Family Force 5’s Christmas Pageant” first annual tour will kick off in Grand Rapids, MI. The Atlanta-based band’s combination of dance and rock, funky rhythms and percolating club grooves will get anyone up out of their seats. “The Family Force 5’s Christmas Pageant” tour promises to be no different, putting the Family Force 5 touch on classic holiday tunes and age-old favorites. The inspiration for the tour comes from The Family Force 5 Christmas Pageant album, set to release on October 6. In accordance with the holiday spirit and in an effort to give back to the communities that...
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Chynna Phillips, of the new Christian music duo Chynna & Vaughan, is featured today by People magazine in an exclusive interview on People.com, as the celebrated singer/songwriter shares about her faith and return to music. Chynna also sits down with anchor Chris Cuomo on Good Morning America for her first morning show interview, airing tomorrow, Oct. 1, on ABC, in addition to Chynna’s interview this week with the entertainment newsmagazine ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, airing primetime tomorrow, 7:30pm (EST). Check local listings...
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House Of Heroes
It’s been a busy year for House Of Heroes with the release The End Is Not The End CD followed by two EP releases The Acoustic End and House Of Heroes Meets The Beatles as well as non-stop touring, and it’s not over as the band is looking to end the year with a bang with the release of their first holiday EP on November 10 as well they will be embarking on the biggest traveling Christmas party to date “The Family Force 5 Christmas Pageant Tour” with special guest Remedy Drive kicking off on November 28 for a 3 week trek. With a holiday themed backdrop adorning the stage you can expect this to be a Christmas party like no other...
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David Crowder Band
David Crowder*Band’s latest, Church Music, has proven to be a fan favorite raking in over 35,000 units the first week garnering the top spot on the Christian Retail Chart and the No. 11 position on the Billboard Top 200. Church Music also maintained a stay at No. 1 on the iTunes ® Christian and Gospel Album chart as well as peaked at No. 3 on the iTunes ® Overall Album chart. “The street week results for The David Crowder*Band are extremely rewarding, especially in the current market climate...
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The Rubyz, comprised of high school sophomore Alexis Slifer (16) and college freshman Cammie Hall (18), are poised to release their sophomore album, Sound Off, with iShine Records on October 27. “We wanted to say some things more straight up this time, really encouraging younger kids as well as our peers to live for the Lord,” says Hall. Following the notable success of a self-titled debut album (Radio Disney airplay, national touring, a surprise UK...
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Hillsong United
International Christian music sensation Hillsong United makes its U.S. big screen debut featuring their inspirational “The I Heart Revolution” project in Hillsong United: We’re All In This Together special in-theater event on Wednesday, Nov. 4th at 7:30 p.m. EST / 6:30 p.m. CST / 5:30 p.m. MST and 8:00 p.m. PST (tape delay). Hosted LIVE from Australia, this one-night exclusive event includes a LIVE performance by the internationally recognized band followed by their documentary, “The I Heart Revolution: We’re All In This Together.” Audiences in movie theaters nationwide...
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Tooth & Nail's The Letter Black premieres their music video for the single "Hanging By A Thread" on AOL's Noisecreep.com. Along with the music video is a exclusive interview with Noisecreep.com. Check out the music video and interview here. Last week, the female-fronted band released their label debut 6-song EP "Breaking The Silence" to much acclaim and leaving people wanting more anticipating the full record to come in 2010...
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Have a Fancy Yancy Christmas, the national debut from family entertainer and worship leader Yancy, hits stores October 6. Releasing via Pure Blue Records and Word Distribution, the 10-song set was produced by Stephen Leiweke (Chris Sligh, Cindy Morgan) and features Yancy’s cheerful arrangements of classic and original Christmas selections. Known for her bright and upbeat pop style, Yancy’s music has already endeared her to children and pre-teen audiences around the country...
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*Tuesday, September 29th 2009*

Matthew West
Award-winning artist Matthew West announces the kick-off of “The Motions Tour,” launching next month and running through early November. The tour will additionally feature speaker Lance McAfee, who was impacted by West’s song “The Motions,” and Sparrow Records singer-songwriter Josh Wilson. Named after West’s most recent hit, which was No. 1 at Christian AC radio for 14 consecutive weeks, the tour is an extension of “The Motions” national campaign that has captured hearts across America. Like...
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Comedown, the highly anticipated American debut album from Norway-based foursome Dreampilots, has officially landed on U.S. shores with today's release through Red Hammer Records and E1 Entertainment Distribution (formerly Koch Entertainment). While new to stateside audiences, the Dreampilots have already found fame and fanfare in its homeland thanks to their debut album If You Ever Come Down (2005), international touring and performances at such world renowned venues as Oslo's Valle Hovin (which has literally hosted every prominent music act including the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen...
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*Monday, September 28th 2009*

Switchfoot
JFH News Shorts featuring Switchfoot, Family Force 5, Project 86, Everyday Sunday: The upcoming Sparrow/Atlantic Records release of Switchfoot's new album Hello Hurricane has inspired the band to launch a new tour in support of the record. Check out the band's announcement and tour dates list below... "The Hello Hurricane Fall Tour is coming! We are playing some of our favorite venues across the country as an "An Evening with Switchfoot." We will be playing Hello Hurricane from start to finish, as well as some of our...
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The Best New Praise & Worship Album Ever three-CD, 50-song set features original recordings of many of today’s best-loved worship songs from such world-acclaimed artists as Paul Baloche, Brenton Brown, David Crowder Band, Delirious?, Hillsong United, Israel Houghton, Tim Hughes, Chris Tomlin, Michael W. Smith and 24 more noteworthy artists. The set retails for $19.99 and releases Oct. 20 from Kingsway with distribution by EMI CMG. Together, the artists on The Best New Praise & Worship Album Ever combine for 154 current Top 500 CCLI Songs, 38 No. 1 Songs...
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*Saturday, September 26th 2009*

GMA
Christian and Gospel music’s premier artists will gather in Nashville on Monday, Oct. 12 to unite in support of the Gospel Music Association with an exclusive dinner concert at Nashville’s famed Loveless Café. Five-time Dove Award Producer of the Year Brown Bannister will produce the spectacular evening of entertainment, which will include performances from Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Casting Crowns, MercyMe, Natalie Grant, Kirk Franklin, Point of Grace...
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Mikeschair
Following a successful run of the “Don’t Waste Your Life” summer tour, Reach Records recording artist Lecrae presents a mix of Christian Rock and Rap music this fall on the “Altered Minds Tour.” Launching on October 1, the tour will travel to 26 cities along with Christian Rock bands MIKESCHAIR and After Edmund as well as Lecrae’s labelmates Sho Baraka and Tedashii, who will join the tour in October and November, respectively. www.reachrecords.com/alteredminds provides more details...
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*Friday, September 25th 2009*

Third Day
Multi-Platinum, GRAMMY-winning rock band Third Day took its place alongside other Peach State music legends on Saturday, Sept. 19 as the group was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The event, sponsored by the Friends of the Georgia Music Festival organization, was telecast on Atlanta-based public television station WGTV-Channel 8, and featured performances...
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Tenth Avenue North
Tenth Avenue North, the reigning GMA Dove Awards New Artist of the Year, wrapped its 12-city “Inside and In Between” Tour last week performing before 7,000 fans and seeing an incredible six shows sold out. The tour, the band’s first headlining effort, is the latest evidence of Tenth Avenue North’s steady ascension since the May 2008 release of its debut, Over and Underneath (Reunion Records), which made them the best-selling new Christian artist of 2008 and is moving strongly toward the 180,000 sales mark and spending 70 weeks on the Top Current Contemporary Christian Chart...
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*Thursday, September 24th 2009*

FFH
Best-selling pop group FFH rallies for the release of its first new record in three years, Wide Open Spaces. The album’s debut single, “What It Feels Like,” will vie for adds at both the Christian AC and INSPO radio formats beginning Sept. 25. After taking a sabbatical in 2006, FFH frontman Jeromy Deibler and his wife Jennifer, also in the group, moved to South Africa where they spent six months training musicians and mentoring worship leaders at a small church south of Cape Town...
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Paul Baloche
Worship music takes on an international spirit when American Paul Baloche, Canadian Brian Doerksen and Irish Kathryn Scott share the stage for the multi-city DEEPER Worship Tour this Fall. "DEEPER: A Night of Worship,” presented by Integrity Live Events, will be a powerful and unforgettable night of intimate worship featuring the music of three of the top songwriters and worship leaders in the world. Baloche is the writer...
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As the 2009 National Youth Workers Convention in Los Angeles kicks off this week, Youth Specialties announces their Fall 2010 / Spring 2011 schedule for the National Youth Workers’ Conventions. NYWC will return to two events, one in the fall of 2010 and one in winter of 2011. The dates are: Nashville, TN November 18-21, 2010 Nashville Convention Center. And in San Diego, CA February 10-13, 2011 Town & Country Resort / Conference Center...
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Anthony Evans
'Tis the season! Christmas is fast approaching and it's almost time to start bringing out the holiday tunes. At the top of music wish lists everywhere will surely be Anthony Evans' first-ever Christmas project, What Christmas Means. Releasing October 6th and distributed by INO Records, these timeless songs are warmly wrapped with holiday cheer, all led with Evans' powerful, soulful, and exceptional voice. Evans also produced the project alongside Brandon Hood. Offering a unique twist to timeless holiday classics "Little Drummer Boy...
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*Wednesday, September 23rd 2009*

Flyleaf
JFH News Shorts featuring The Insyderz, Skillet, Flyleaf, Sara Groves, Relient K, Ginny Owens, Saving Grace: To add to the growing list of band reunions, Motor City ska band The Insyderz are back! The band has reunited with a mix of original and new members and have began writing and recording for a new album. Front man Joe Yerke told Jesusfreakhideout.com, "As of right now we are writing and recording our new album 'The Sinner's Songbook.' We are hoping to have it out by Summer." For the latest on the guys, visit their Facebook page...
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Big Daddy Weave
Eleven years with all original members intact, five No. 1 singles and an impressive amount of Top 5 hits later, Big Daddy Weave this week releases their first inspirational Christmas record, Christ Is Come. “Over the past couple of years we have recorded Christmas songs for various Christmas compilation projects,” says Big Daddy Weave frontman, Mike Weaver. “Then fans at shows began asking about a full length record, so when Fervent Records...
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Releasing on Oct. 15, 2009 through Zondervan, Glo brings God’s word to life with HD video and documentaries, high-resolution images, zoom-able maps, 360-degree virtual tours and more. Glo is the Bible “re-imagined for a digital world,” according to Glo co-creator Nelson Saba. He and co-creator Phil Chen combined more than 12 years of expertise in interactive media to create a Bible product that would revolutionize how the Bible is experienced. Content is accessed through Glo’s five lenses: Bible (the text in its traditional form)...
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Just four more opportunities remain in 2009 to attend Seminars4Worship: Deeper The Worship Sessions, the premier equipping conference for worship teams presented by Integrity Live Events and featuring Paul Baloche, Kathryn Scott, Brian Doerksen and Ross Parsley. Seminars4Worship (http://www.seminars4worship.com) conferences focus on developing skills, growing faith and filling souls for worship leaders and their teams. The conferences not only offer top-notch training, but this year’s Deeper The Worship...
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Mission Six
While most teens are going back to high school this fall, teen rockers Mission Six are continuing their ministry through music with the release of their second album, Not Too Young, on iShine Records on Oct. 27. With Radio Disney support, festival appearances like this year’s Big Ticket Festival, nationwide tours such as iShine Live and a freshman project titled Super Hero, Mission Six teamed up with Dan Needham and Kevan Cyka (together, have produced...
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David Crowder Band
As their new album hits stores, electronic rock group the DAVID CROWDER*BAND are storming the internet and making their mark early on the charts. In USA Today’s Fall music preview, CHURCH MUSIC--out today (September 22) via sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records--was hailed as “…progressive electronic rock influenced by Radiohead, Linkin Park, Sigur Ros and others” (9/18/09). The buzz is building as CHURCH MUSIC hits the Top 5 on the iTunes Album chart and Top 10 on the Amazon MP3 Album chart...
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*Tuesday, September 22nd 2009*

KJ-52
Today hip-hop extraordinaire, KJ-52, releases his newest adventure, "Five-Two Television," on BEC Recordings. This being one of his most ambitious projects to date, it features a massive 24 track-listing (24 tracks mirroring 24 hours in a day) as well as a star-studded list of guest appearances. "Five-Two Television" was co-produced by Aaron Sprinkle and KJ-52. Those appearing on "Five-Two Television" include Theory Hazit ("Headline News At 5"), Trevor McNevan of Thousand Foot Krutch...
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David Crowder Band
David Crowder*Band’s fifth album Church Music is being welcomed by acclaim from fans and media alike as it releases today, September 22. As of its release, David Crowder*Band’s Church Music is resting the No. 3 spot on the overall iTunes ® album chart. The Dove Award-winning six-piece outfit even landed a spot in USA Today’s Fall Music Preview. Below is just a sample of other media that are singing the praises of Church Music. “This is far and away the best worship record of the year, perhaps the best overall record...
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The year 2009 is going to be a life changing time for the band, Me In Motion. The group has signed with Centricity Music and will embark on the Newsboys The Way We Roll Tour October 1st. "We are so excited to add Me In Motion to the Centricity family,” says Conor Farley, Vice President, Centricity Music Publishing. “This is the band we have been looking for as a label since they bring faithful hearts, great songs and a rock’n roll live show that leaves you energized and encouraged. Their vision for ministry is deep but reachable, which gives them a...
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Hawk Nelson
Living life to the fullest and LOUDEST today, fan favorite Hawk Nelson releases their fourth studio project proudly as the DEAL OF THE DAY on AmazonMP3.com. Past artists that have been a "deal of the day" include David Gray, Nelly Furtado, Jay-Z and John Fogerty, all of which showcase the musical variety featured on AmazonMP3.com. Hawk Nelson's album is available for $3.99 today only on AmazonMP3.com. LIVE LIFE LOUD is available now at all retail and digital outlets (BEC Recordings / Tooth & Nail Records)...
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Brenton Brown
Introducing Brenton Brown, a six-song CD for $5, releases today from Kingsway with distribution by EMI CMG. The recording features four CCLI Top 100 songs from modern worship songwriter/artist Brenton Brown, including such familiar anthems as “Lord Reign in Me,” “All Who Are Thirsty,” “Hosanna (Praise is Rising)” and “Everlasting God,” which was honored by ASCAP as one of the most performed songs in the USA in 2007 across all genres, marking the first time that a worship song has been recognized with such an honor. Introducing Brenton Brown further features the current radio single “Adoration” and the brand new song...
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After two decades of making music, acclaimed six time vocal group of the year and GRAMMY ® nominated Diamond Rio are unveiling their 11th album and first full length Christian record The Reason on Word Records today, September 22 as well as their first autobiography from Thomas Nelson titled Beautiful Mess. Critics are welcoming the band’s organic progression to faith-based music. Below are just examples of that the reviews are saying...
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Singer-songwriter Lara Landon is celebrating the release of her debut album Beloved on the road, as she's in the middle of a two week U.S. media tour promoting the project. Landon will be featured on numerous television programs this week including Live from Studio B, FamilyNet's Mornings, Good Morning Arkansas (ABC affiliate, Little Rock), Live at 9 (CBS affiliate, Memphis), Atlanta Live and the nationally syndicated mainstream morning show DAYTIME. Landon's road to a record deal came through a chance meeting with music executive...
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*Monday, September 21st 2009*

Kids In The Way
JFH News Shorts featuring Kids In The Way, Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, Matthew West, Project 86: Yesterday, rock band Kids In The Way, who had called it quits right before the release of their last album, Love Hate Masquerade, announced their return to music. Although the details are next to none, the band writes, "Hello friends, A reunion is forthcoming. If your venue would like to book us for a show simply send us a message. See you all soon, KITW." Along with the announcement, the band announced two upcoming show dates, September 24 2009 (9:00P) at The Pub in Indianapolis, Indiana, and October 17 (8:00P)...
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Flyleaf
A&M/Octone recording group, FLYLEAF, announce that they will embark on a "thank you to our fans" tour in support of their latest album, Memento Mori. The tour kicks off in Los Angeles at the El Rey Theatre on October 29th and sees the band traveling across the country through the end of November. They will share material from the new record, treating fans to intimate performances at smaller venues as a celebration of the release. FLYLEAF will release Memento Mori worldwide on November 10, however the...
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Fireflight
As Fireflight continues to pound the pavement, the Dove Award Artist Of The Year nominee is excited to hit the road for its second headlining tour. Beginning in October, Fireflight will take the stage for a run of dates with New Artist Of The Year nominee Remedy Drive (Word) and emerging new artist ABANDON (Forefront/EMI) for The HOPE Tour. Fireflight lead singer, Dawn Michele, is looking forward to the tour, “We are so stoked to be out on the road with our friends from Remedy Drive and Abandon! We are always thrilled to be a part of a dynamic line-up, and this will certainly prove to be one...
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TFK
Thousand Foot Krutch's "Welcome to the Masquerade" has already been touted as a "hit," the "best album of its genre to be released," and one of the "very best albums of the year." During its first week out, TFK's latest venture made an impact debuting on the Billboard Top 200 at No. 35 and No. 2 on the Christian albums chart. Digitally, the album spent street week in the Top 10 on the overall album and rock chart on iTunes (peaking at No. 4 and No.2). In addition to the previously announced reviews, TFK received a 4.5 star review along with the stamp of approval from All Music...
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The Myriad
Seattle-based band The Myriad is back after nearly a year long hiatus to tour with Tyrone Wells (Universal Republic) and indie darling Matt Hires for The Humane Society of the United States “All Creatures Great and Small” campaign. Since November 2008, drummer Randy Miller has been fearlessly fighting stage 4 cancer, and since the group operates more as a family than a band, they chose to stay home and help support Randy however they could. With the blessing of Randy’s doctors, the band is able to get back on the road and get reacquainted with their fans all across the country...
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Tim Hughes
Modern worship songwriter, two-time Song of the Year GMA Dove Award winning artist Tim Hughes releases in the U.S. his first-ever live DVD/CD, Happy Day, Oct. 20 on Kingsway with distribution by EMI CMG. Directed by Andy Hutch (Delirious?, Darlene Zschech, Matt Redman), produced by Nathan Nockels (Chris Tomlin, Passion, Point Of Grace) and mixed by Sam Gibson (Pearl Jam, dc Talk, Crowded House), the high-energy, celebratory Happy Day was recorded live before a capacity crowd at the famous London venue, Shepherds Bush Empire. Opening with the...
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*Friday, September 18th 2009*

J Knapp
Today, Jennifer Knapp's team released a new website at JenniferKnapp.com that features the image of a letter written by Jennifer to the fans. The letter, which is featured now at JenniferKnapp.com, reads: "Yes, it's true. I am the REAL Jennifer Knapp and I've been doing a little music lately. With every 'old friend' I run into these days, there is the sudden rush of questions... How ar you? Where have you been? Are you working? What have you been doing? What hole did you fall into? Were there any trolls? Did you have enough water? Is this...
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Disciple
“Lay My Burdens” will receive its world broadcast television premiere this evening on Gospel Music Channel. The new music video showcases a Disciple concert and life on the road. The “Lay My Burdens” video is also available for sale on iTunes ®. To view the video, visit: http://www.tangle.com/view_video?viewkey=d1eb8670855c4cf390f7 In addition, the single “Lay My Burdens” was recently released to Rock and CHR radio formats...
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Tooth & Nail Records continues to find talent with a dash of attitude, and Queens Club is no exception. Hailing from Kansas City, Queens Club debuted last night on the DANCE! RAWR! DANCE! 3 tour with Family Force 5, Breathe Carolina, Cash Cash & I Rival (tour dates below). Their "The Nightmarer EP" will be available on the road as well as Zambooie.com and released on iTunes in the coming weeks. For more info, visit their artist page on Toothandnail.com Queens Club, formed in 2008 by ex-members of The Chariot, are unashamedly accessible...
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NewSong
GRAMMY™ Award-nominated and Dove Award-winning artist NewSong will launch its 2009 Fall "Give Yourself Away Tour" tonight in Chesapeake, Virginia. The 21-city run will lead up to the release of the modern pop act's much-anticipated new album, Give Yourself Away, later this fall. The "Give Yourself Away Tour" follows the 2009 "Winter Jam Tour Spectacular," hosted by NewSong, ranked among the Top 5 largest tours of the year's first quarter according to Pollstar...
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It was an impressive night for High Valley as they mingled with such stars such as Reba McEntire, Martina McBride and The Bachelorette’s Jillian Harris at the 2009 Canadian Country Music Awards in Vancouver, British Columbia. The night also marked the debut performance of High Valley on the show and they were joined onstage with country star, Paul Brandt, who co-produced their upcoming Centricity Music CD that will release in spring 2010. High Valley and Brandt performed, “When You Call My Name,” from the new project...
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*Thursday, September 17th 2009*

J Knapp
JFH News Shorts featuring Jennifer Knapp, NEEDTOBREATHE, Leeland, Disciple, Grits: Since the relaunch of JenniferKnapp.com, buzz has been flying around the web of her return to music. Today, a blog was posted for details on an upcoming September 24th (next Thursday) performance in Los Angeles from Knapp (with Phillip LaRue). Here are the details... "Tickets to Jennifer Knapp's show on 9/24/09 at Hotel Cafe are now available to purchase online! We hope to see you there! Ticket Link - http://www.hotelcafe.com/tickets...
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Hawk Nelson
Today the pop rock foursome, Hawk Nelson, premieres their debut single music video from forthcoming album LIVE LIFE LOUD on MySpace.com. The video is currently playing via a link on the homepage under the music tab of the social networking founder (http://www.myspace.com). Hawk Nelson will release LIVE LIFE LOUD on this Tuesday, September 22nd on BEC Recordings / Tooth & Nail Records. The fun-filled sound that fans have come to know and love is perfectly evident...
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Natalie Grant
GMA’s reigning four-time Female Vocalist of the Year and Gold-selling Curb recording artist, Natalie Grant, was recently honored by Curb Records founder and chairman, Mike Curb, for career sales of more than 1 million units and radio airplay surpassing 500,000 spins (Nielsen BDS). The presentation was made following Grant’s performance for Christian radio broadcasters at Momentum ‘09 in Orlando. Since the release of her self-titled debut in 1999, Grant’s recordings have included Stronger...
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BETWEEN THE TREES was just announced as the winner of mtvU’s Freshman contest, a poll that MTV’s mtvU site held for fans to vote on their favorite new band. As winner, BETWEEN THE TREES’ video “We Can Try” has been added to mtvU’s regular on-air rotation. The follow-up to BETWEEN THE TREES’ THE STORY AND THE SONG, SPAIN, their sophomore album, made a high debut on the itunes charts as the #29 Top Selling record overall, and the #6 selling rock album and hit the Billboard 200 at #138 shortly thereafter...
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David Crowder Band
As the David Crowder*Band rapidly prepares to release Church Music on Tues., they take time to tackle autographing thousands of vinyl records. How long does it take them? You be the judge. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBczEYmON5s Church Music is the follow-up to David Crowder*Band’s 2007 release of Remedy. Along with the group’s 6 GMA Dove Awards and...
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Avalon
Avalon, one of Christian music's premier and award-winning vocal groups, released their 14th project, Reborn, on Sept. 15th (E1 Music). With numerous accolades achieved over the years, Avalon is now feeling truly reborn thanks to their new songs and the support of their brand new production team comprised of Ian Eskelin and Barry Weeks. Offering aggressive melodies and harmonies tied to unique guitar-driven moments, Reborn is already making new fans while it's also giving long-time Avalon fans...
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FiF
JFH News Shorts featuring Five Iron Frenzy, The Fold, August Burns Red, Night Of Joy, TobyMac, Family Force 5: While false news has been a hobby of some Five Iron Frenzy fans in the past, there seems to some hopeful evidence that the long awaited, long rumored, long delayed Five Iron DVD may finally be becoming a reality! We got an email last night that http://www.fifdvd.com has gone live -- a teaser site that promises the DVD's arrival this Winter! When questioning the sender of the email for more details, all they said they know right now is that the DVD will be released on Asian Man Records...
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Razzbarry Records (Jacksonville, FL) is announcing the signing of The Great Transparency (Columbus, Ohio). Razzbarry Records is the Management Company / Label of industry veteran Barry Blaze, which is currently home to his band Code of Ethics and his solo projects. "We are so excited To be working with The Great Transparency. These talented young men have a healthy work ethic to go with their heart to share Hope to people in what can be a very difficult world," says Blaze...
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Shane Newville’s “Samurai Showdown” has been chosen as the theme song for CW’s new hit television series “The Beautiful Life: TBL.” The show stars Sara Paxton, Benjamin Hollingsworth, and Mischa Barton and centers around the lives of high-fashion models and the high-stakes competitive nature of the fashion industry. “Samurai Showdown” debuted on Formless, Newville’s premiere release from Syntax Records. The album showcased the musician’s flair for mixing energetic hip-hop and electronic music. With a background...
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*Wednesday, September 16th 2009*

Stryper
Groundbreaking Christian rock band Stryper kicked off their 25th Anniversary Tour on Friday night, September 11th, at the House of Blues in Boston, MA. Making the occasion even more special, the band was joined on stage by Tom Scholz and Gary Pihl of the legendary band BOSTON for a performance of "Peace of Mind." BOSTON founder, guitarist and songwriter Tom Scholz is featured on Stryper's cover version of "Peace of Mind" on the recently released Murder by Pride (Big3 Records/SONY)...
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Pillar
While lead singer Rob Beckley and guitarist Noah Henson have been Pillar's principal songwriters the past eight years, Confessions marks the first time the two of them have collaborated with writers outside the band. Guest composers include Chris Stevens (tobyMac, Sanctus Real), Skidd Mills (Saving Abel, Skillet), Keith Wallen (Fuel), Red guitarist Jasen Rauch and Building 429 front man Jason Roy. Confessions’ production marks equally new territory. Pillar teamed with GRAMMY nominated, Dove Award-winning...
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TFK
September Tooth & Nail news!... Thousand Foot Krutch released their highly anticipated album last week "Welcome to the Masquerade." This project was reviewed across the board as one of the top rock albums of the year from multiple outlets.  After debuting at #4 on iTunes and spending the entire week in the Top 10 overall albums on iTunes and #2 on the Rock iTunes chart, the band debuted at #35 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. Congratulations to the band for such an awesome street week and releasing a stellar...
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BeBe & CeCe Winans
The return of Grammy Award-winning gospel duo, BeBe & CeCe Winans, is proving to be a chart-topping success as, "Close to You," the first single from their highly anticipated album is currently #1 on Billboard Magazine's Hot Gospel Charts. "Close to You" has received critical acclaim and success for its soul-stirring, smooth sound and pristine vocals. Still, their first album in fifteen years, will be available in stores on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 and will be released on B&C Records in conjunction with Malaco Music Group. Pre-orders are currently available online via ...
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Thanks to the Gospel Music Association (GMA) and Walt Disney World, Indianapolis artist/songwriter Jake Brothers had the music experience of a lifetime when he shared the stage with Flyleaf and Jars of Clay at Night of Joy at Walt Disney World (www.disneyworld.com/nightofjoy) last weekend. Brothers arrived in Orlando via Nashville where in August he won multiple honors at GMA IMMERSE...
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Classic art never loses its relevance – just ask Ahmad. His “Back in the Day” hip hop nostalgia theme will surely garner new fans when they hear its unforgettable hook reinterpreted by Mariah Carey and The Dream in the song “Candy Bling,” featured on Mariah’s upcoming album Memories of an Imperfect Angel. Ahmad’s recent visit to Sway (MTV) and King Tech’s World Famous Wake Up Show yielded a special moment when multi-platinum artist...
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*Tuesday, September 15th 2009*

Matt Maher
Worship artist and renowned songwriter Matt Maher vaults into the Top 20 of Billboard’s National Audience Chart this week with “Alive Again,” the title track of his highly anticipated sophomore album. In addition, Matt’s song is up six spots to No. 22 on the Christian AC Monitored chart, with two new adds in Jacksonville and Roanoke. Early adds came from many of the largest Christian AC stations in the nation, including K-LOVE Network, KSBJ/Houston...
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Former Make-A-Wish child and cancer survivor Paige Armstrong will release her first project, Wake Up, on Oct. 6 in hopes of inspiring listener’s to find their purpose. The 19 year-old’s journey to this point in her career is unlike most artists. Armstrong was diagnosed with bone cancer at age 11 and endured an extensive stay in the hospital. She was linked to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and traveled to Nashville to make a Christian album as a part of her wish. Her early music also found its way onto the Bath & Body Works Holiday album in 2005...
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[cm]songwriter, the premier Christian songwriters' competition is looking for the best written song in Christian Music. A series of five monthly competitions will be conducted online beginning in October with the Grand Final held in March. Monthly prize packages will be awarded valued at $500 each with the Grand Prize to include the rerecording of their song by studio musicians and a national release...
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*Monday, September 14th 2009*

Newsboys
Internationally renowned rock band newsboys announces its 2009 “The Way We Roll” fall tour, kicking off in October. The legendary group will be joined by BEC Recordings’ Seventh Day Slumber, independent artist Bread of Stone, and recent Centricity Records signing Me In Motion. newsboys’ first dedicated tour in support of its May 2009 release, In The Hands of God, “The Way We Roll” is also the band’s first full-length tour featuring new frontman Michael Tait, who stepped into the role earlier this year. The four-act bill will...
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Phillip LaRue
As one of this year's rising solo artists, BEC Recordings' Phillip LaRue receives his fifth song placement on national TV on CW's "One Tree Hill" season premiere episode with song "Chasing the Daylight." Fans can catch Phillip's song tonight, Monday, September 14th on CW 8/7 PM Central. This song was also recently nominated in the first round of Gospel Music Channel's Music Video Awards in the "Contemporary" category. This is a fan-voted award, and Phillip's fans can show support...
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David Crowder Band
Less than two weeks before David Crowder*Band unveils their 17-track recording Church Music, David Crowder gives you an original introduction to their newest album releasing on September 22 at the band’s home church in Waco, Texas. In support of the album, the band is also embarking on the 32-city Church Music Tour and releasing a single from the new record on iTunes ® every Tuesday leading up to the release...
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EMI Christian Music Group, Provident Music Group, and Word Entertainment announce their continuing partnership in the WOW brand with the October 6 release of WOW Hits 2010. With 7 #1s, 11 top 5, and 3 top 10 Christian radio songs, WOW Hits 2010 marks the 15th two-disc release of the platinum-selling series that compiles the best songs from Christian radio at an incredible value for the consumer. The entire WOW branded series (Worship, Gospel, Hits, and specialty releases) now tops 22 MILLION units in sales. Also releasing October 6 is the WOW Hits 2010: The Videos DVD, featuring 26 selections from...
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Decyfer Down
INO rockers Decyfer Down continue to dominate the charts as their current single “Desperate” recently topped the Christian Rock Radio chart at No. 1. This is the band’s seventh consecutive No. 1 single on Christian Rock Radio following the success of their previous hits “Crash” and “Fading,” from their sophomore album Crash (May ’09), along with “Break Free,” “Life Again,” “Fight Like This” and “No Longer,” from their debut release, End of Grey. “We’re very excited about the response for the new record Crash and to have our 3rd consecutive No. 1 single from this...
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Mark Schultz
Platinum selling, Dove Award winning artist Mark Schultz has become one of Christian music’s most acclaimed singer/songwriters. Schultz, known well for his powerful songs of inspiration, has garnered success at both mainstream adult contemporary radio and Christian radio with such hits as “He’s My Son,” “Letters from War,” “Remember Me,” “I Am the Way,” “Walking Her Home,” and the 2003 BMI Christian Song of the Year “Back in His Arms Again.” Schultz has flooded radio with nine No. 1 songs so far, with his current hit single...
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Newsboys
JFH News Shorts featuring Newsboys, Third Day, Project 86, Starflyer 59, Family Force 5: This past weekend, Jesusfreakhideout.com attended Disney's "Night Of Joy" in Orlando, FL, where Newsboys headlined the Magic Hat Stage at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park on Saturday. While the band performed two back-to-back sets, former Newsboys frontman Peter Furler joined new vocalist Michael Tait on stage both times to perform their hit "Breakfast" with the band. During the second and last performance of the night, Furler announced that this would be his final appearance with the Newsboys. When it came time to introduce the band members during the song, Tait insisted Furler have the honors...
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*Friday, September 11th 2009*

SCC
The debut single from multi-platinum selling artist Steven Curtis Chapman’s upcoming project Beauty Will Rise, “Heaven Is The Face,” has been welcomed with open arms. Available digitally on September 8, the single released to radio August 21 and has already pulled at the hearts of many. Thirty-one stations have added the single already, quickly finding that it is resonating with all who hear it, offering light in a dark place: "Heaven Is The Face” is a song that takes you a little deeper each time you hear it,” says Tulsa, OK, KXOJ Program Director...
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Jason Gray
Centricity Music’s, Jason Gray, took to the road in support of his new project, Everything Sad Is Coming UnTrue, for a radio and retail tour. The trip took him to seven states that started August 21 and included stops in Kentucky, Illinois, North Carolina, Georgia, Wisconsin, Indiana, and concluded September 3 in Gray’s home state of Minnesota. While on the road, Gray paid visits to local radio stations and retail outlets while performing shows in the area that featured acoustic performances of songs from Everything Sad Is Coming UnTrue. The performances also spotlighted Gray’s new single...
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B.Reith
Fans worldwide are invited to tune in as B.Reith's debut Now Is Not Forever is unveiled live via an online listening party at www.breith.com on September 21st at 8pm CST, with a special guest appearance by tobyMac and Dave Barnes. The Nashville-based event will be broadcast over the web and feature new music from B.Reith's full-length Gotee Records' debut, as well as dancing, contests, and behind-the-scenes chatter. The premiere comes on the eve of Now Is Not Forever"s street date release, with the 12-song album being available in both retail and digitally on September 22nd...
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Derek Webb
Stockholm Syndrome has proven to be the latest masterpiece from INO Records’ Derek Webb, which has quickly garnered adoration from both critics and fans. The album landed in the No. 66 spot on the Billboard Top 200 and No. 2 at CBA Retail raking in over 7,500 units. Below is just a sample of the media buzz from Webb’s September 1 release: "This spine-tingling ballad is one of the more sonically gentle tracks on the new Stockholm Syndrome, a groovy, searing testament to Webb's musical and spiritual restlessness. But the message packs plenty...
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Jasmine will be a part of Radio Disney’s coveted Next Big Thing competition that started Wednesday, September 9. Jasmine’s music will be promoted on Radio Disney, Disney Channel and RadioDisney.com October 21 through November 3. Listeners will vote for their favorite competitor December 2 through December 9 with Radio Disney’s N.B.T. being crowned on December 11. Jasmine’s single “Make A Movie” will be featured on Radio Disney and her song “Nothing Left to Say...
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*Thursday, September 10th 2009*

Vicky Beeching
Integrity Music has signed worship artist and songwriter Vicky Beeching for the worldwide release of a self-titled EP due November 24 and followed by a full-length CD, Eternity Invades, slated for release in early 2010. “Vicky has spent years as a worship leader trapped in a traditional record industry system,” said Jay King, Vice President of A&R and Artist Development. “We are excited to...
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Skillet
With sales approaching 100k after just 2 weeks of their latest release, AWAKE (Atlantic/Ardent/INO), SKILLET is getting some major exposure with their singles and music videos for both “Monster” and “Hero:” The music video for “Monster,” which is the #1 best selling rock music video on i-Tunes®, and was just added to FUSE TV’s rotation, premiered on AOL’s NOISECREEP ( http://www.noisecreep.com/) and MSN Music last week...
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*Wednesday, September 9th 2009*

Philmont
New EMI/Forefront Records rock act Philmont has released its first full-length CD, ATTENTION, currently available at physical retail outlets nationwide. The band will support ATTENTION this fall on its debut headlining tour, the “REAL ROCK SHOW,” joined by special guest Days Off Screen. ATTENTION follows Philmont’s national label debut, Oh Snap...
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Norma Jean
Acclaimed post-hardcore heavy rockers Norma Jean will headline the "Explosions 2009" US tour, presented by Hot Topic, Monster Energy Drink, Activision / Tony Hawk: Ride, Denny's All Nighter, Rockett Clothing, Keep A Breast, Solid State Records, Vagrant Records, and Century Media Records. Rolling out in late November and running through late December, the tour is the band's first headlining trek since the Fall of last year and boasts an impressive lineup with a few surprises from the powerful live band. Norma Jean handpicked the bands for...
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Starfield
Sparrow Records award-winning Canadian modern rock band Starfield sets out this month on its fall 2009 “Reign In Us” tour, visiting 37 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada. Additionally featuring Inpop Records’ Canadian-based band Article One, the tour kicks off Sept. 22 and wraps late November. A perennial fan favorite in the band’s native Canada, Starfield is among the country’s best-selling tour bills year after year. Having invested in developing similar relationships with churches across America, the Starfield frenzy has taken...
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David Crowder Band
The David Crowder*Band countdown to Church Music has begun with weekly singles being released on iTunes ®. Fans are getting an early dose of Church Music with iTunes ® releasing a new single from the record every Tuesday in September until the album streets allowing listeners to complete their own album. As of today, three singles have been...
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Abandon Kansas
WE’RE ALL GOING SOMEWHERE, Abandon Kansas’s debut EP on Gotee Records, just released as an iTunes exclusive. The Wichita-based band created this project with producer Mark Townsend (Relient K, House of Heroes), and it’s receiving rave reviews for its singalong hooks while never losing it’s indie rock edge. The Lexington Music Press calls We’re All Going Somewhere “an addictive, sweet and melodic EP. 4 ½ stars”, while The Album Project responds with “melodic rock songs which are so pure and inviting...
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Kari Jobe
With the topic of health care now on the minds of most Americans, Integrity Music artist Kari Jobe offers a spiritual alternative to the often heated national debate with her new single "Healer," now going for adds at Christian radio. Jobe declares God as the ultimate "healer" of physical, spiritual and emotional needs: "I believe You're my healer; I believe You are all I need." And, a new inspirational video to be released simultaneously with the song provides...
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Porter’s Call, the Franklin, TN organization that offers free counsel, support and encouragement to recording artists and their families, has partnered with the premier celebrity auction website, www.clothesoffourback.org, to host an online celebrity auction September 14th – 30th. The auction’s direct link is www.clothesoffourback.org/porterscall. The auction is an effort to sustain the organization’s long-term financial health and to continue to offer free services to the community of recording artists. More than 30 music and sports stars, television...
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In a music industry that’s awakened to a ‘new model’ at virtually every creative level over the past decade, Nashville-based music entrepreneur, Austin Cook, has helped carve a unique niche with Band With A Mission –a dual service networking one-stop where bands and labels find the potential of musical marriages that work. The BWAM concept is working so well that it went global January of this year. Talent searches are being set...
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Rock The Universe
Word Entertainment announces a partnership with the No. 1 movie and television-based theme park in the world, Universal Studios, via its “Rock the Universe Sunday Bonus Concerts” event, to be held Sunday, Sept. 13 at Universal Studios Florida. In promotion of the event, Word has implemented a comprehensive consumer campaign to both raise awareness of and provide attendees with the ultimate concert experience. Featuring an all-star line-up of Word Label Group artists including BarlowGirl, Group 1 Crew, Sidewalk Prophets & pureNRG, the “Rock the Universe Sunday Bonus Concerts...
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Josh Wilson
Sparrow Records singer/songwriter Josh Wilson releases his highly anticipated sophomore label release, Life Is Not A Snapshot, today. Wilson will debut music from his latest project on labelmate Matthew West’s “The Motions” tour beginning next month. The follow up to his critically acclaimed Sparrow Records debut Trying to Fit the Ocean In A Cup, Life Is Not A Snapshot, co-produced by Wilson, is a seven-song collection of contemporary theological musings that reflect...
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*Tuesday, September 8th 2009*

Fireflight
JFH News Shorts featuring Fireflight, Steven Curtis Chapman, Plumb, Project 86, NEEDTOBREATHE, Superchick: In a unique underground promotion as a thank-you to fans, Fireflight announces for the first time AND debuts today a brand new project, Unbroken and Unplugged, a collection of acoustic songs from their two albums, Unbreakable and The Healing Of Harms. Get it now at www.FireflightRock.com...
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TFK
Today is the day that Thousand Foot Krutch invites fans to their masquerade ball with the fifth studio release on Tooth & Nail Records, "Welcome To The Masquerade." As the reviews roll in on what some media have labeled their "masterpiece," one of the "best albums of the year," and "highly recommended," TFK is ready to rawk fans with the new album and on the upcoming Creation Festival: The Tour. The fans also appear to be ready for the ball, as the album has already moved to #5 on the overall top albums on iTunes...
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Switchfoot
On November 10, Sparrow Records and Atlantic Records will release Hello Hurricane, the seventh full-length album from the multi-Platinum, San Diego-based rock band SWITCHFOOT. Hello Hurricane is the group’s first album on Atlantic Records and its first studio album since 2006’s Oh! Gravity, which debuted at No. 18 on The Billboard 200. SWITCHFOOT has been hard at work on Hello Hurricane, tracking more than 80 songs at the band’s self-built home studio and selecting the very best of them for the record...
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INO Records' artist and songwriter, Jonny Diaz, performed in front of hundreds of fans during The Music At The Mills concert, held this past Saturday, September 5th, at Opry Mills Mall in Nashville and sponsored by 93.7/94.1FM The Fish. Much to Diaz' surprise, at the end of his set he was joined on stage by Dan Michaels, Sr. Vice President of Marketing/Promotions, INO Records, who presented Diaz with his first #1 radio plaque for his top hit single, "More Beautiful...
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Future Of Forestry
Continuing an already acclaimed musical and spiritual journey that launched in May, ethereal San Diego rock band Future of Forestry will release Travel II, the second six-song EP in its unique three-part Travel series, on September 8, 2009 via Credential Recordings (Switchfoot). “The last few years of my life brought so many unexpected changes, some of them painful and some of them beautiful,” explains Future of Forestry front man Eric Owyoung...
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*Sunday, September 6th 2009*

Joy Williams
Joy Williams continues to have a prolific and productive year. She’s already released 2 EPs in 2009 (the 4 song One of Those Days EP in January and the Charmed Life (Remixes) EP in May). “Charmed Life” was featured during the season 5 finale of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy on May 14th, 2009, and “One of Those Days” was featured on Lifetime’s Drop Dead Diva on August 23rd, 2009. Additionally, Williams readies the release of a new 10 song double EP...
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*Saturday, September 5th 2009*

Third Day
Multi-Platinum, GRAMMY-winning rock band Third Day celebrates its 27th No. 1 radio single with “Born Again” reaching the pinnacle of the Billboard AC Indicator chart on August 31. Featuring Lacey Mosley, lead singer of the Platinum-selling band Flyleaf, and written by Third Day, “Born Again” is the third hit from its No. 1 album Revelation (7/29/08). “‘Born Again’ is a special song for Third Day because it’s so personal,” shares lead vocalist, Mac Powell...
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toby
TobyMac’s single “City On Our Knees,” from his upcoming album (February, 2010), has taken off at digital retailers including iTunes® Music Store and Amazon MP3, selling more than 17,000 digital units in its first week. The single has hit No. 2 on Christian/Digital Tracks Chart, while making the top 100 on the Hot Digital Tracks chart at No. 86. “City On Our Knees” has also been embraced at radio with 96 stations adding it to their playlist in the first three weeks. The song has already sped to...
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Jeremy Camp
In one week, BEC Recordings' artist Jeremy Camp will head out on his first headlining tour in two years with Natalie Grant and label-mate Bebo Norman. The "Speaking Louder Than Before" tour kicks off on Thursday, September 10th in Panama City, FL and will continue across the nation until November 21st. Gospel Music Channel (GMC) is partnering with Camp and this Christian music powerhouse line-up...
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*Friday, September 4th 2009*

BarlowGirl
Million-selling and twelve-time Dove nominated, BarlowGirl, will appear on two national television programs this month. The Joyce Meyer Special, “Lives Changed Part I,” will feature BarlowGirl and focuses on Rebecca Barlow’s testimony. It spotlights her eating disorders when Rebecca was younger and how Meyer’s book, “Battlefield of the Mind,” impacted her healing. The show will air on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 and can been seen on such TV outlets as Daystar...
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Tenth Avenue North
Tenth Avenue North, the reigning GMA Dove Awards New Artist of the Year, hits another milestone in a soaring career by launching its first headlining tour this week in Indianapolis. The “Inside and In Between Tour,” currently scheduled in 14 cities through September, kicks off on Thursday, September 3, at Indianapolis’ Lifepoint Church. Joining Tenth Avenue North on all dates will be singer/songwriter Audrey Assad (EMI/CMG) and worship leader Brenton Brown (Survivor/Kingsway). The tour is the latest evidence of Tenth Avenue North’s steady ascension since...
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Canadian brother trio, High Valley, is scheduled to make its debut on the Canadian Country Music Association Awards Show, September 13 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The group will perform the song, “When You Call My Name,” with country star, Paul Brandt. Brandt was co-producer, along with Sean Neff (Rascal Flatts, Chicago, Mike’s Chair), for High Valley’s self-titled CD that will release March 2010 on Centricity Music. “We are so excited to be a part of the CCMA Awards Show this year,” says Brad Rempel...
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*Thursday, September 3rd 2009*

The Almost
Tooth & Nail/Virgin Records (EMI) rock band The Almost have created a Monster. Monster Monster is the five-piece rock group's sophomore album, the follow-up to 2007's Southern Weather, which scored a #7 Modern Rock single in "Say This Sooner," a slot on MTV's prestigious Discover & Download program and a quarter-million in sales after debuting in the Top 40 on the Billboard Top 200 with 29k+...
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Taking a singular vision of meshing Scripture-rooted lyrics with Americana music, artists involved with the making of Glory Revealed II recently wrapped up a 10-date run. Promoters reported sell-out shows in more than half of the markets including Nashville; Marion, Ill.; McDonough, Ga, Fairhope, Ala., Broken Arrow, Okla., and Birmingham, Ala. The Glory Revealed II Tour featured many of the artists and musicians who devoted time, energy, and talent to the project, including creator Mac Powell, co-creator David Nasser, artists Aaron Shust...
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Selah
You Deliver Me, the most personal album to date from Gold-selling Dove Award-winning Curb artist Selah, debuted at #4 on Billboard’s Top Christian Albums chart and at #1 on Nielsen Christian SoundScan’s Inspirational chart, following its August 25 release. The project also entered The Billboard 200 at #66. In addition to claiming the top slot on the Inspirational chart, Selah holds the #6, #7, #8 and #9 positions on the same chart for their previous recordings Hiding Place...
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Switchfoot
JFH News Shorts featuring Switchfoot, Skillet, Project 86: As the band continues to leak their new single "Mess Of Me" across the world through an underground game of "pass-it-on," Switchfoot is making plans for a special Fall tour in support of their new album Hello Hurricane which will involve the band playing the entire album from beginning to end live. Jon Foreman writes, "Hello all, Hope this letter finds you well! First off, we (and many of you!) have been hiding our single, "Mess of Me" around the world. We hid the first one...
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*Wednesday, September 2nd 2009*

Skillet
AWAKE,” the acclaimed new album from Atlantic/Ardent/INO recording group Skillet, has made a blockbuster chart debut, entering the SoundScan/Billboard 200 at #2, with sales of 67,611. The project also debuted at #1 on SoundScan’s overall Contemporary Christian sales chart. The album is also shaping up as a digital phenomenon, with the Deluxe Version reaching the #1 spot on the iTunes Store’s “Top Albums” chart and “Top Rock Chart” within 24 hours of its release. The “AWAKE...
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Switchfoot
JFH News Shorts featuring Switchfoot, KJ-52, Skillet, Spoken: Beginning yesterday, Switchfoot has begun hiding copies of their new single, "Mess Of Me," across the country while on the road. Via Twitter, Jon Foreman posted, "We're hiding copies of our new single, 'Mess of Me' worldwide. The rules: If you get the song, pass it on-one at a time." Followed by, "OK, just hid the first one. Every year the Bro Am stage at moonlight is right near a palm tree, the cd is there- jon." After a fan found the first copy, the fan hid a copy of the single to continue the hunt...
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*Tuesday, September 1st 2009*

Anberlin
JFH News Shorts featuring Anberlin, The Fold, Eleventyseven, August Burns Red, Haste The Day: Thanks to the wonder that is otherwise known as "Twitter," we stumbled upon some buzz about a brand new Anberlin single that released to digital outlets today! The song, which apparently is a cover of New Order's "True Faith," is now available for download. Check out iTunes to hear a clip and download the single! No word about a new studio album coming or if this is just for some kind of compilation...
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Relient K
Relient K is asking fans to Forget And Not Slow Down on Oct. 6 as they launch the first release since taking helm on the newly revived record label, Mono Vs. Stereo, in conjunction with JIVE Records. “The songs that tend to be the fan favorites in the past are the ones about making mistakes but ultimately moving past them,” says guitarist Matt Hoopes. “And this record has a lot of that feeling. No matter what trials and tribulations you encounter in your life, it doesn’t have to be the end of your story...
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Chris Tomlin
GMA Dove award winning, GRAMMY® nominated and platinum selling artist and worship leader Chris Tomlin will release his first Christmas record, Glory In The Highest: Christmas Songs of Worship with sixstepsrecords on October 6. Produced by Ed Cash, Glory In The Highest features familiar classics including "Angels We Have Heard On High," "O, Holy Night," "Joy to the World [Unspeakable Joy]," to which Tomlin wrote a new refrain, and four new songs that will be...
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33Miles
INO Records’ trio 33Miles will partner with international philanthropic organization Food for the Hungry for the “One Life” tour hitting approximately 20 cities this fall. Provident recording artist John Waller and Word Records’ Pocket Full of Rocks will also be performing on the tour that will kick off this Sept. “We are so excited about hitting the road this fall on our very first headlining tour with John Waller and Pocket Full of...
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BeBe & CeCe Winans
B&C Records in conjunction with Malaco Records is proud to announce the upcoming release of Still, the highly anticipated and eagerly awaited new studio album from the platinum-selling chart-topping award-winning gospel duo BeBe & CeCe Winans. Still will be available online and in stores on Tuesday, October 6. Still is BeBe & CeCe's first album in more than 15 years and is the reunion that has been on the lips of fans around the world since it was announced earlier this year...
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What once began as three guys casually playing songs in a basement has quickly transformed into one of the most talked-about bands in the country. Meet Silverline, VSR Music/EMI Music Distribution's newest signing. Committed to rocking as hard as possible and standing up for truth in our lost generation, the now five-piece band hailing from Minnesota just released their debut, Start To Believe, on August 25th. Silverline's first single, "Get It Right," was added...
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Diamond Rio will be the first act to perform at Atlanta Motor Speedway in conjunction with a NASCAR event this Sun. Sept. 6 as the GRAMMY ® nominated band performs the pre-race party concert and the National Anthem. This race will mark the Inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Night Race at the speedway. Fans will experience a lot of ‘firsts’ next weekend in addition to the Diamond Rio concert, including night racing and nightly firework shows. Go to www.atlantamotorspeedway.com for tickets...
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