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*Tuesday, May 22, 2018*

Casting Crowns Kingdom Bound Festival Poised To Grow Again In 2018

The Kingdom Bound Festival, one of the nation’s largest and longest-running Christian music festivals, is set to return to Darien Lake Theme Park in Darien Center NY this summer, featuring top national Christian artists TobyMac, Casting Crowns, and for King & Country. The 32nd annual festival is set to take place July 29 – August 1 with the largest crowd in over a half decade expected to attend from across the U.S. and Canada... << Full Report >>

Elevation Worship Tour Features Hallelujah Here Below

With nearly 800k subscribers on YouTube and ½ million followers on social media, Elevation Worship has captured the hearts of a new generation bent on worship. Elevation Worship announces their Hallelujah Here Below Tour that will journey across the East Coast and into Canada this October... << Full Report >>

*Monday, May 21, 2018*

MercyMe MercyMe Named Top Christian Artist At 2018 Billboard Music Awards

MercyMe earned a Top Christian Artist win at last night’s 2018 Billboard Music Awards! The top honor marks the first win for the band who has garnered a dozen BBMA nods throughout the course of their career thus far. Additionally, the multi-platinum selling band eclipsed all categories for their genre at this year’s show with recognition in the Top Christian Album (LIFER) and Top Christian Song (“Even If”)... << Full Report >>

FIT FOR A KING Resign with Solid State Records New Album Due Out This Year

Fit For A King are thrilled to announce their re-signing with Solid State Records. The band recently finished up in the studio recording with Drew Fulk (The Plot In You, I Prevail, Memphis May Fire) for their new album, which will be released this year. The highly anticipated album follows the band's 2016 release Deathgrip... << Full Report >>

Tasha Cobbs Leonard Wins Double Honors At The 2018 Billboard Music Awards

Multi-award winner Tasha Cobbs Leonard added two more honors to her already-impressive list last night at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. The acclaimed Motown Gospel powerhouse nabbed the title of Top Gospel Artist and Top Gospel Album (for Heart. Passion. Pursuit.) at the star-studded awards show in Las Vegas... << Full Report >>

Austin French Pays Tribute To Victims of Santa Fe School Shooting with Unreleased Song, "Why God"

After the tragic school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas last Friday, Georgia reared singer/songwriter Austin French took to Facebook to pay tribute to the victims, sharing an unreleased song from his upcoming album called "Why God." The timely single was already scheduled to release this Friday... << Full Report >>

*Friday, May 18, 2018*

for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Debut New Single and Video for "joy."

Two-time GRAMMY® award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY released their poignant new single entitled “joy.” today, which debuted simultaneously with the track’s official music video, premiering on Apple Music. The song’s message is revealed quite clearly in not only the lyrics, but in its accompanying music video... << Full Report >>

Jamie Grace Releases New Music, "Wait It Out"

To say it has been a busy and exciting 2018 so for Jamie Grace is an understatement. The beloved pop princess extraordinaire released new music, celebrated International Women's Day with YouTube, and then married Aaron Collins. It's been a whirlwind of joy and happiness... << Full Report >>

BEC Worship Welcomes Worship Leader London Gatch

BEC Worship welcomes worship leader London Gatch to the family with her debut single, "Jesus Only You," releasing everywhere today. Click here to get the single at all formats. Her single will be followed by a solo debut album later in 2018... << Full Report >>

Jasmine Murray To Release Debut Album June 15

Fair Trade Services' Jasmine Murray will be releasing her much anticipated full-length debut project, Fearless, in less than one month on June 15. Today the preorder for her album is available at the links below, along with several instant tracks for download and streaming... << Full Report >>

Chris McClarney's Sophomore Live Album, "Breakthrough," Due Out June 15

Capitol Christian Music Group announces Jesus Culture artist Chris McClarney will debut his sophomore live album, titled Breakthrough, on June 15. The album announcement follows the release of the project's anthemic first single and live music video, "Hallelujah For The Cross," which was introduced the week of Easter... << Full Report >>

Jonathan Cain Of Journey Releases "The Songs You Leave Behind" June 8

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Journey member Jonathan Cain releases globally his third solo album in as many years, The Songs You Leave Behind, June 8... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, May 17, 2018*

The Choir To Release New Album "Bloodshot" June 1

The Choir continue to explore and reveal, whether crafting adventurous new sonic textures or shining a light into shadowy corners of the heart. With Bloodshot, the Nashville and Los Angeles based alternative rockers push at the borders of their spacefaring sound while uncovering intimate truths, compelling generations of fans to return and relate. Bloodshot releases June 1st, 2018... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, May 16, 2018*

James Gardin Releases "Complaining" Music Video

James Gardin keeps it moving with a new video for his single "Complaining". The funk inspired single features production from Young Heat. "Complaining" features a dance-floor moving groove with a tight, driving style that aims to bless listeners worldwide... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, May 15, 2018*

Jason Crabb Inducted into Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Jason Crabb, GRAMMY® winner and 21-time GMA Dove Award winning artist, was inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame on May 11, 2018 during an induction ceremony in Mount Vernon, KY at the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center. Crabb was inducted alongside David "Stringbean" Akeman, Dale Ann Bradley, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jackie DeShannon and Bobby Lewis... << Full Report >>

Alternative Metal Band Fades Away Releases New Single To Radio Today

Minneapolis-based rock band Fades Away has emerged from a three year hiatus with a new album entitled Resurrection Part I. With hard hitting guitars, soaring vocal melodies and pounding drums, the album melds the genres of metal, hard rock and prog perfectly and is sure to please fans of all three. The first single from the album, "Sad State Of Affairs..." was released to national radio today.

After years of touring and sharing the... << Full Report >>

There Is More Tour Brings Fall Dates to U.S., Tour Features Hillsong Worship & Pastor Brian Houston

The Spring run for There Is More with Pastor Brian Houston and Hillsong Worship filled to capacity mega-churches as well as sold-out arenas and venues from Texas to D.C. More than 40,000 people received inspirational messages and participated in heart-felt worship every evening. Focusing on... << Full Report >>

Tori Harper Releases Debut EP "Seasons" May 18

Franklin, TN-based singer/songwriter Tori Harper releases amidst acclaim her debut EP, Seasons, May 18 through The Fuel Music. Nineteen-year-old Tori’s original songs are meant to speak truth over people as she vulnerably shares her experiences and the ways in which she has seen God work in her own life... << Full Report >>

Gospel Legend Tamela Mann to Headline Western Episcopal District's California Conference 150th Anniversary

Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Tamela Mann will headline the 150th Anniversary Celebration of the California Conference of the Western Episcopal District. The sesquicentennial anniversary marks 150 years of AME Zion’s spiritual leadership and ministry in the greater California region... << Full Report >>

G12 Worship Releases The Accompaniment Track To The Film "The Heart Of Man"

G12 Worship is proud to release their new single "Abba Father" available now.  The follow up to their emotionally charged single, "Blood Of Jesus", this beautiful worship track musically brings the depth and dimension while articulating the soul's deepest desire for God's love.   The worship team behind... << Full Report >>

*Monday, May 14, 2018*

Integrity Music Welcomes Ministry Collective Here Be Lions

Integrity Music welcomes the Nashville, Tennessee-based collective Here Be Lions founded by pastor, worship leader and songwriter Dustin Smith (“God Who Moves The Mountains,” “Miracles”), and announces the June 22 release of their debut album, Only A Holy God... << Full Report >>

Social Club Misfits Social Club Misfits Wrap Up Into The Night Tour

The Christian hip-hop duo, Social Club Misfits, recently wrapped up their spring Into The Night Tour. Their tour included 17 dates across the Southeast and Midwest, multiple sold out venues and the duo garnered thousands of new “Misfits.” 

The tour was in promotion of Social Club Misfits’ album Into The Night, released Feb. 9, and made... << Full Report >>

*Friday, May 11, 2018*

Amy Grant Amy Grant Releases Sentimental And Sweet “Say It With A Kiss"

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Amy Grant's sentimental and timely “Say It With A Kiss” is available on digital and streaming platforms for the first time. The unifying lyrics written by the singer, songwriter, mother and grandmother, encourage listeners to prioritize love and kindness to all we meet. A video for the perennial song was released last year... << Full Report >>

Centricity Music Signs Isaac Peabody, Releases First Single

Centricity Music is taking on new musical landscapes with its most recent signee, Seattle native Isaac Peabody. The singer-songwriter-producer recently signed recording and publishing deals with the independent Christian music label. Today he released his first single "Shoot From The Hip," along with its music video... << Full Report >>

Matthew West's Newest Video is a Tribute to Moms Honoring Mothers for their Enduring Impact

Four-time GRAMMY® Nominee Matthew West released his new music video today for "Becoming Me" as a tribute to moms this Mother's Day. Found on West's latest chart-topping album, All In, the heartfelt song was written to honor his wife, Emily, along with his own Mother... << Full Report >>

Jackie Hill Perry "Elevates Expectations" with Unveiling of "Crescendo"

A symbol of the rapper's personal growth, Jackie Hill Perry released her sophomore album May 11, aptly titled Crescendo. The project is centered on Perry’s sense of brokenness entrusted to God’s care amidst a rich tapestry of sounds, beats and words, the constant thread running through the growth-aligning the album... << Full Report >>

Radiate Worship Releases New Single 'Lionhearted'

Radiate Worship, the energetic electronic worship team from Norway releases new single "Lionhearted."  Following up their recently successful singles, "Trust" and "Victorious" the DREAM Worship artist's track is a powerfully passionate single full of energy and beautiful lyrics.  The guys went into the studio with Gnome Studio's producer David Ramirez.   You can pick up their new single here... << Full Report >>

Aaron Bucks Debuts "California" With BEC Recordings/Radiate Music

Radiate Music, in partnership with BEC Recordings, releases singer/songwriter and contemporary Christian music artist Aaron Bucks' debut single today titled "California." The song is available on all digital formats by clicking here along with a direct link to the official lyric video... << Full Report >>

Lexi Returns To Music With "Just Listen," Out June 8

Motown Gospel’s multi-hyphenate singer-star LEXI offers her anticipated new album JUST LISTEN for digital pre-order today. Fans pre-purchasing JUST LISTEN before its national release date on June 8 will receive two songs instantly— the radio hit “In The Room,” and Lexi’s rendition of the classic Winans favorite “Wherever I Go.”... << Full Report >>

Spontaneous "Moments: Mighty Sound" Marks First Of Its Kind For Bethel Music

Moments: Mighty Sound releasing todayMay 11 will mark Bethel Music’s debut spontaneous album, featuring a collection of a dozen songs captured live at Bethel Church in Redding, Calif... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, May 10, 2018*

Story: Alisa Turner... Trusting God, Miracle Or Not

Ten years ago, North Carolina native Alisa Turner was preparing for a performance at a small-town Ohio coffee shop. On her own and frail from health issues, she’d been sleeping in parking lots and showering in truck stops while crisscrossing the country for shows. As she set up her keyboard, she realized the last customers had filed out, leaving only her and the barista... << Full Report >>

UPPERROOM Releases Moments May 18 From The Fuel Music

Worship ministry UPPERROOM independently releases its third recording, Moments, May 18 with global distribution for the first time through The Fuel Music. This new five-song digital album is collection of songs curated out of the ministry’s Prayer Room that have since went on to inspire not only the members of... << Full Report >>

Artist Latrese Releases New Single, "Rest In Love"

Independent Christian artist Latrese is set to release a new single today titled “Rest In Love,” which is being serviced to Christian INSPO and AC-formatted radio outlets. “I am excited for my new single to be out,” Latrese says. “Music has always been an avenue that God used to speak to my heart. When I was younger, I noticed that the lyrics to my... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, May 9, 2018*

5th Annual GMA Honors and Hall of Fame Ceremony Honored Artists Last Night, May 8

The 5th Annual GMA Honors and Hall of Fame Ceremony was held Tuesday night at Lipscomb University in Nashville. CCM artist Carman, award-winning Southern Gospel artist Karen Peck Gooch, legendary Gospel family group The Staples Singers and acclaimed producer Greg Nelson were inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame... << Full Report >>

Kelontae Gavin Storms Multiple Billboard Gospel Charts

Kelontae Gavin, who was discovered via a viral video of him singing in his high school cafeteria four years ago, is really cooking now. The 19-year old singer’s inaugural album, THE HIGHER EXPERIENCE (MBE/Tyscot Records)... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, May 8, 2018*

Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Releases First Children’s Album, Book; Featured On NBC TODAY, FOX & Friends

Multi-Platinum, three-time Grammy® Award winning artist and best-selling author Michael W. Smith launched Nurturing Steps™ with the release of his first children’s album, Lullaby, and book, Nighty Night and Good Night, through The Fuel Music and Zonderkidz™ respectively. The projects, which were crafted in collaboration with renowned VeggieTales co-creator Mike Nawrocki, are available now wherever great... << Full Report >>

Brian Courtney Wilson's "A Great Work" Single Hits Top 10

Motown Gospel singer-songwriter Brian Courtney Wilson continues his success with his fourth studio album A GREAT WORK. The title track, “A Great Work,” hit the Top 10 on the BDS gospel radio chart this week, marking the fastest-rising single of Wilson’s career... << Full Report >>

Andrew Marcus Hosts "Sharing The Road" Show For PureFlix

Sharing The Road, an innovative new series featuring in-depth, personal conversations with Christian music’s leading artists, songwriters and worship leaders, will debut on May 11. Created and hosted by award-winning worship artist Andrew Marcus, each episode of Sharing The Road consists of unscripted, real-life dialogue between Marcus and his... << Full Report >>

Canadian Jordan St.Cyr Releases New Single To U.S.

Canadian singer Jordan St.Cyr, who recently was selected as CMUnited’s artist of the year at the 1st annual Christian International Talent Contest, is releasing a new single to U.S. Christian radio outlets. The single, “Victory,” which previously was released in Canada where it made frequent appearances on the national radio chart, goes... << Full Report >>

*Monday, May 7, 2018*

MercyMe MercyMe And TobyMac Top 2018 K-LOVE Fan Awards' Nominations With Four Nods Each

Multi-platinum selling artists MercyMe and TobyMac have garnered the most nominations for this year’s K-LOVE Fan Awards including four nods total in the major categories of Artist of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Group or Duo of the Year, Song of the Year and Film Impact. Casting Crowns, Cory Asbury and Zach Williams each received three nominations spanning... << Full Report >>

*Friday, May 4, 2018*

Dens Signs with Facedown Records

Welcome DENS to the Facedown Family! Four-song EP “No Small Tempest” out June 29. Listen to their first single "Deadrise." DENS have found a perfect niche in the space between energetic rock and contemplative ambience. They create an experience that drowns the listener in guitar-driven post-rock and vocal hooks while... << Full Report >>

Ginny Owens Shines with Vibrant Summer Single, "Remind Me"

Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter Ginny Owens steps into summer with an energetic new pop single, “Remind Me.” Co-penned by Owens with singer/songwriter Kolby Koloff (Lifetime TV’s “Preachers’ Daughters”) and acclaimed songwriter/producer Tyrus Morgan (We Are Messengers, Unspoken), the track is set to impact Christian AC and Hot AC/CHR formats and is available beginning today on Spotify and Apple Music, as well as leading digital retailers. 
The first in a series... << Full Report >>

Jeremy Gibson Releases New Album Worthy Of It All On DREAM Worship

Easton, PA worship artist Jeremy Gibson releases his third album and debut on DREAM Worship today.  Worthy Of It All is a cutting edge piece of art that focuses on the raw, broken areas of Gibson's heart in which a desperate desire for Christ is palpable. While his lyrical style ranges... << Full Report >>

The Great Romance Releases Greatest Hits Album

St. Louis area worship/rock band The Great Romance is releasing its greatest hits album today, a collection of music titled “Renew.” The project includes 10 songs produced by some of the Christian music industry’s top producers, including Rusty Varenkamp (Building 429, Tenth Avenue North, Toby Mac), Allen Salmon (Mute Math, Sanctus Real) and Chase Weber (Cody Cranes)... << Full Report >>

1K Phew Shows Love Is The Wave With New 2-Song EP, Georgia Shore, Available Now

Reach Records recording artist, 1K Phew, shows love is the wave with Georgia Shore, his new 2-song EP. Arriving today, May 4, Georgia Shore is now available for purchase and streaming across all... << Full Report >>

Transform Releases "Wildfire" Today

Denver, CO-based Pop / EDM group Transform (formerly Transform DJs) releases its energetic, pop, electro-house and rap influenced single “Wildfire” that is already garnering Rock and Hot AC / CHR radio airplay nationally and is available beginning today at iTunes... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, May 3, 2018*

dctalk Jesus Freak Cruise Returns With One-Of-A-Kind Experience Featuring Performances From dc Talk in 2019

After a sold-out 2017 journey, the Jesus Freak Cruise will return to the seas Jun. 10-14 2019, via Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas® offering unique musical experiences with dc Talk with more bands and speakers to be named soon. Titled around the iconic GRAMMY® winning group’s smash hit “Jesus Freak,” the cruise provides the rare experience to see the super group perform again... << Full Report >>

"Changed" by Sanctus Real Debuts To High Acclaim

Sanctus Real is proud to announce that their latest album, Changed, is now available. Releasing on April 27 with Framework Records, Changed is the band's eighth career album and the follow-up to 2014's Dream... << Full Report >>

Randy Seedorff Releases New Single

Veteran singer/songwriter and worship leader Randy Seedorff is releasing a new single today titled “From the Inside Out.” The song will go for adds at Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC-formatted radio stations... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, May 2, 2018*

Stryper STRYPER Continues to Dominate Billboard Charts with New Studio Album

STRYPER continues to dominate the hard rock/heavy metal scene with the their critically-acclaimed tenth studio album, God Damn Evil (Frontiers Music srl). Released on April 20, the album debuts at #1 on Billboard’s Christian Album Sales, #2 on Billboard's Top Christian Albums, #3 on Billboard’s Top Current Hard Music Albums, #5 on Billboard’s Top Independent Current Albums, #7 on Billboard's Top Current Rock Albums... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, May 1, 2018*

Hollywood Heavyweights Launch New Christian Music Label, Firma Music Group

Hollywood heavyweights Joel Weldon and Tom Mgrdichian have announced the launch of their new Christian Music label, Firma Music Group. Their debut release, Firma Collective - Songs for Every Soul, produced by Mgrdichian and mixed by the legendary Brian Reeves (U2, Elton John, Danny Elfman, Janet Jackson, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez), will be released on May 4 and is available now for pre-order at iTunes... << Full Report >>

More Performers Announced For 2018 K-LOVE Fan Awards

Adding to the star-studded list of talent already announced for this year’s K-LOVE Fan Awards, Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin, Hillsong Worship, Matt Maher, Tauren Wells featuring Natalie Grant, We Are Messengers featuring... << Full Report >>

The Material Return With New Single "The One That Got Away"

The Material are back from a five year hiatus with a new single, "The One That Got Away", premiering exclusively today on Billboard. Listen HERE. The song will appear on The Material's upcoming EP Gray States, marking their first release since 2013's Everything I Want To Say. The five-song EP, due out on 5/18, was produced by Colin Schwanke (State Champs, With Confidence). For more information... << Full Report >>

Steven Malcolm Debuts Video With Cantinas Arts Dancers

The Cantinas Arts Foundation is pleased to present Steven Malcolm’s “Not To Us/Good Love” music video featuring Cantinas dancers, and was filmed on location at the Watts Empowerment Center powered by Red Eye Inc. The video showcases one example of the incredible work that The Cantinas Arts Foundation is offering to their collection of talent, along with Malcolm delivering some of the most infectious and unmistakable hip-hop beats of his generation. This marks one of many collaborations that... << Full Report >>

Bryan Popin Scores 4th Career Billboard Top 30 Single

Stellar Award-nominated independent recording artist Bryan Popin's latest radio single "Step In The Name" from his Billboard #1 chart-topping project I GOT OUT (Little Wonder/Flaydo Music/ Fuel) has maintained a Top 30 position for three weeks on Billboard's Gospel Airplay chart. This marks Popin's 4th career Top 30 ("I Can Make It," "Such A Time As This," "I Got Out,")... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 30, 2018*

MercyMe "I Can Only Imagine" To Release on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital in JUNE

Experience the uplifting story that shares the power of forgiveness when I Can Only Imagine arrives on  Digital June 5 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital), DVD, and On Demand June 12 from Lionsgate and Provident Films. Directed by the Erwin Brothers (October Baby, Moms’ Night Out) and written for the screen by Jon Erwin & Brent McCorkle, the film tells the incredible true story behind Christian band... << Full Report >>

Visible Music College Emerges as New Model for Training, Equipping Christians in Music Ministry, Performance & Business

Chart-topping, seven-time  Dove Award-nominated singer, songwriter and worship leader Todd Agnew and rock star-turned-college president Ken Steorts (one of the original founding members of the award-winning, Double Platinum-selling Christian rock band Skillet) know a thing or two about music, ministry and the business of making records... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, April 28, 2018*

Life Changing Adoption Spurs Austin French's Latest Song "Wide Open"

Available today from new Fair Trade Services artist Austin French, “Wide Open” lyrically shares the transformative story of adopting his now two-year-old son, Coleman James. The Georgia reared singer, songwriter co-wrote the powerful track with four time GRAMMY® nominated Matthew West and... << Full Report >>

Matthew West Four Time GRAMMY® Nominee Matthew West Debuts Brand New Music Video for "All In"

Four Time GRAMMY® Nominee Matthew West released his music video for his latest single, "All In" today. The hit song, also featured on Spotify's Top Christian Contemporary Playlist, is already Top 20 at radio at continues to climb. Highlighting moments from the "Rock and Worship Roadshow" Tour, the video includes clips of West on the road... << Full Report >>

Dave Pettigrew Creates "Faith And Gasoline Journey"

Independent Christian artists are accustomed to working alone, making creative and business decisions on their own with limited budgets and resources, but Dave Pettigrew has grown a devoted community of fans not only through his music’s powerful message, soaring vocals and intelligent, theologically-rich writing but... << Full Report >>

*Friday, April 27, 2018*

Andy Mineo Andy Mineo's New Project "I: The Arrow" Arrives Today

Rapper Andy Mineo returns with his latest project, I: The Arrow , available today (April 27) for purchase and streaming across all DSPs via Reach Records. The Arrow is the first of four EP’s, which taken together, will culminate into Mineo’s third LP... << Full Report >>

Must Build Jacuzzi Drop Debut Album Via Indie Vision Music

Illinois ska-punks Must Build Jacuzzi have released their debut album. "Last Place" is out now via Indie Vision Music & available via Spotify. The band spoke exclusively to Punknews, to discuss the new record.... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, April 26, 2018*

Syntax Creative Picks Up Three New Partners

Syntax Creative is pleased to announce partnerships with three churches that are soon scheduled to release new music — Gateway Assembly of Imlay City, Michigan, Foothills Christian Church of El Cajon, California, and The Grove Church of San Diego, California.

In addition to releasing several music videos and a few features films, Gateway will drop... << Full Report >>

Author James W. Goll Unveils His Musical Side With Debut Album, "Never Alone"

Award-winning author and beloved Bible teacher James W. Goll is excited to announce the release of his inspirational debut music album, Never Alone, from GOLL Ideation Music / Right Angle Music... << Full Report >>

Nadirah Dawson Debuts "Take You There" Single and Video

"Take You There" is an invitation to dig deeper into who we are. A call to walk in true discovery. Nadirah's uptempo, R&B track "Take You There" marks the follow up single to "After" for the New Jersey singer. Produced by FRED and Chris for JahRock'n Productions, "Take You There" strives to contribute to the growing R&B/Soul/Gospel genre... << Full Report >>

Daniel AMP Releases Video for "Can't Stop Us," A Story of Overcoming Adversity

Daniel AMP releases a visual for his new single, "Can't Stop Us", over Alex Hitchens production. Daniel shares, "If you know me then you know that I've seen my share of adversity/hardship in life. I grew up a gangbanger who was abandoned by his mother and never knew his father, so all my... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, April 25, 2018*

CHRISTAFARI's New Album "Original Love" Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Reggae Albums Chart

Chart-topping Gospel Reggae pioneers CHRISTAFARI return to the top spot this week on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart with their latest studio album, “Original Love” (Lion of Zion Entertainment). Released on April 13th, “Original Love” is the group’s seventh consecutive album to debut at #1... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 24, 2018*

MercyMe Artist Performances Announced For 2018 K-LOVE Fan Awards

Emphasizing their mega year at radio, Cory Asbury featuring Francesca Battistelli, Jordan Feliz, Mandisa, Matthew West, MercyMe featuring Trace Adkins, Newsboys United and TobyMac are the initial slew of performances announced for the 2018 K-LOVE Fan Awards... << Full Report >>

New Artist Iryne Rock Releases New AC/CHR Single

New artist Iryne Rock is releasing her debut single today, titled “Fire In My Veins.” The song is from the Nigerian-born singer/songwriter’s album, “JFY,” set for a May release. “Fire In My Veins” is being serviced to Christian AC and Christian CHR formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

Word Worship's The Church Will Sing To Showcase Congregations Around the World

Honoring the Church’s foundational role in proclaiming the Gospel through song, Word Worship Music introduces The Church Will Sing, Volume 1. The inaugural collection in an inspired new series, The Church Will Sing offers a groundbreaking opportunity for congregations around the world to be the featured vocals on 10 new selections... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 23, 2018*

Jackie Hill Perry To Unveil Fearless New Album, "Crescendo," on May 11

Birthed out of one of the busiest times of her life, Jackie Hill Perry will release her sophomore album Crescendo (Humble Beast, Fair Trade Services) on May 11. The rapper, writer, preacher and poet presents a 14-piece... << Full Report >>

LEDGER LEDGER Makes Highest Debut on Billboard's Top Christian Albums Chart, Enters Top 5 at Rock

LEDGER, the self-titled debut EP from drummer and vocalist Jen Ledger of multi-platinum selling, GRAMMY® nominated rock band Skillet, made the highest debut on Billboard's Top Christian Albums Chart, hitting Top 5 on Rock charts as well as No. 2 on iTunes Rock Albums... << Full Report >>

Hillsong UNITED and Hillsong Worship Honored With Five Billboard Music Award Nominations

Multi-platinum-selling Christian music powerhouses Hillsong UNITED and Hillsong Worship garnered a combined five Billboard Music Award nominations, earning in all principal Christian categories, including dual nominations for Top Christian Artist and Top Christian Album (“Wonder” and “Let There Be Light”)... << Full Report >>

*Friday, April 20, 2018*

Skillet Winter Jam Crowned Top First Quarter 2018 Music Tour

Landing at #2 on Pollstar’s newly published “2018 1Q YTD Worldwide Ticket Sales Top 100 Tours” chart, the Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular takes the top spot of all music tours on the chart. Following the #1 tour “Disney On Ice,” Winter Jam ranks ahead of first quarter tours by such superstars as Bruno Mars and Blake Shelton... << Full Report >>

Caitie Hurst Releases Single, "How Could I Be Silent"

Centricity Music artist Caitie Hurst has released her first radio single “How Could I Be Silent.” The song, penned by Hurst and writer/producer Cody Fry (Ben Rector), is available now on iTunes and all streaming outlets. Hurst also showcases the song’s infectious spirit... << Full Report >>

Rhett Walker Band Announces Self-Titled EP for August 10

Grammy-nominated Rhett Walker Band has released a brand new single, "Say Hello," that is available now and will be on the upcoming self-titled EP releasing August 10th in partnership with Essential Records/Sony Music. Also debuting today is the music video for "Say Hello," which you can watch here... << Full Report >>

Owl City Announces "Cinematic" North American Tour

Owl City announced today the “Cinematic Tour” — his first North American tour in over three years. Kicking off this September in Milwaukee, WI, the tour will bring Owl City (Adam Young) to 24 markets across North America in support of his new album — Cinematic — which is slated for release on June 1... << Full Report >>

Tom Read Releases Fresh EP, "Lament"

Tom Read, in partnership with Bespoke Records, is excited to announce the release of his new record, April 20th. A collection of songs 5 years in the making- Lament explores this under discussed expression through a heart wrenching journey of honest and raw lyricism set to a dynamic and engaging soundscape... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, April 19, 2018*

Tamela Mann Receives Two 2018 Billboard Music Awards Nominations

Tillymann Music Group Platinum-Selling Top Gospel Artist Tamela Mann received 2018 Billboard Music Award nominations for “Top Gospel Artist” and “Top Gospel Song” for “Change Me” from her 2017 Billboard Music Award-winning, No. 1-selling album, ONE WAY. In 2017, Tamela broke the record for the most No. 1’s in the history of Billboard's Gospel Airplay chart when "Change Me" became her... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, April 18, 2018*

Stryper Walmart Refuses to Carry Chart-Topping Christian Rock Band Stryper's New Album

Expressing concerns over the album title, leading national retail chain Walmart has refused to carry chart-topping rock band STRYPER's upcoming 10th studio album, God Damn Evil — available April 20, 2018 from Frontiers Music SRL. Several Christian retail chains have also... << Full Report >>

Travis Greene Receives Three Billboard Music Award Nominations Across All Gospel Categories

Travis Greene continues to cement his place as a top Gospel artist by securing three Billboard Music Award nominations across all Gospel categories, as announced live this morning on NBC’s “Today” show... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 17, 2018*

Seventh Day Slumber Seventh Day Slumber's Joseph Rojas Launches Nashville Label Group

Joseph Rojas, founding member of Dove Award-winning Christian rock band Seventh Day Slumber and creator of the City RockFest Tour, announces the formation of Nashville Label Group. The new company will house dual imprints: RockFest Records, featuring Seventh Day Slumber and many of the leading names in Christian rock, and Burtonwood Records, presenting artists from the... << Full Report >>

MercyMe MercyMe Earns Three Billboard Music Award Nominations, Eclipsing All Categories For Genre

Multi-platinum selling band MercyMe reaped three nominations for the “2018 Billboard Music Awards,” garnering nods in each of the genre’s categories – Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Album... << Full Report >>

Kim Walker-Smith ON MY SIDE TOUR with Special Guests Urban Rescue

With fresh focus and renewed purpose Jesus Culture’s Kim Walker-Smith is heading out on a summertime On My Side Tour with special guests Urban Rescue. Last fall, following the release of her latest solo album On My Side, Kim Walker-Smith toured a dozen... << Full Report >>

Indie Artist Joshua Israel Releases New Single

Award-winning Christian entertainer Joshua Israel releases a new single today, titled “You’re Not Alone.” The song, which is being serviced to gospel and praise & worship radio outlets, is being released on the J. Israel Family Entertainment Inc. label... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 16, 2018*

Jordan St.Cyr Wins Artist of the Year at Talent Contest

Canadian singer Jordan St.Cyr has been selected as artist of the year at the 1st annual Christian International Talent Contest. CM United sponsors the competition... << Full Report >>

*Friday, April 13, 2018*

LEDGER LEDGER Delivers With "Powerhouse Vocals" and "Empowering Anthems" In Debut EP Available Now

LEDGER, the self-titled debut EP from drummer and vocalist Jen Ledger of multi-platinum selling, GRAMMY® nominated rock band Skillet, released today to critical acclaim. Ledger's unique vocals and powerful stage... << Full Report >>

NF "Let You Down" Eclipses Top 40 Chart As NF Hit Co-Written & Produced By Tommee Profitt Marks First Pop No. 1 For Capitol CMG Publishing

Topping both the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 and Billboard Hot Christian Songs Charts, NF’s “Let You Down” co-written and produced by longtime friend Tommee Profitt is earning Capitol CMG their first pop No. 1. The global, multi-genre track has sold 5.8 million tracks... << Full Report >>

LOVECOLLIDE Releases "Tired Of Basic" Today Amidst Acclaim

Sisters Lauren Budnick and Brooke DeLeary of the faith-forward pop duo LOVECOLLIDE independently release their third full-length album, Tired Of Basic, today (April 13) amidst acclaim on ABS... << Full Report >>

Reach Records Signs WHATUPRG

WHATUPRG, as the newest member of the Reach Records family. You may recognize WHATUPRG from his recent contribution to the 116 single “Light Work.”... << Full Report >>

Social Club Misfits Social Club Misfits debut video "War Cry feat. Tauren Wells"

Miami duo, Social Club Misfits, has built a strong following releasing provocative and compelling music. Today, the group, comprising two distinctive voices that consistently challenge the norm and entice the heart, will debut the “War Cry feat. Tauren Wells” video from the hot new release Into The Night... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, April 12, 2018*

Multi-Grammy and Dove Nominated Band Smalltown Poets Set to Release Eighth Studio Album Via Friendly City Records May 11

Smalltown Poets is back with their much anticipated eighth studio album titled Say Hello, which will be available worldwide on May 11th, 2018. The album, co-produced by Smalltown Poets and Matt Goldman (Underoath, Third Day, Casting Crowns, Copeland, The Chariot), serves up ten portions of “thinking man’s rock” (as critics have dubbed the Poets’ past works)... << Full Report >>

Emery Announce Summer Tour with Special Guest '68

Emery are excited to announce their next round of tour dates this summer. The band will be hitting up the west coast with special guests '68 in early June. Tickets are on sale right now! (Click the appropriate link for the ticket you'd like to purchase.)... << Full Report >>

Andrew Peterson Andrew Peterson's "Resurrection Letters" Recordings Gather 5-Star Acclaim

Dove Award-nominated recording artist, songwriter, filmmaker and award-winning author Andrew Peterson released his long-awaited album, Resurrection Letters, Vol. I, March 30 and EP, Resurrection Letters: Prologue, Feb. 9 from Centricity Music, both amidst 5-star acclaim... << Full Report >>

Abigail Duhon Debuts 'Rebound' Video From "God's Not Dead: A Light In Darkness" Album

After releasing God's Not Dead: A Light In Darkness - Songs From And Inspired By the Motion Picture, Dream is proud to release Abigail Duhon's music video for her song "Rebound."  The video was directed by Spencer Kane.  The beautiful cinematic widespread shots mixed with Abigail's performance and clips from God's Not Dead: A Light In Darkness makes for a great piece of art... << Full Report >>

Jaxon Releases New Single, "I Need You"

Breakout Christian pop artist Jaxon is releasing a new single to Christian radio today. The song, “I Need You,” goes for adds at Christian INSPO and AC-formatted radio outlets. A video for the single, which is from Jaxon’s CD titled “The Journey,” can be viewed at YouTube... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, April 11, 2018*

Andy Mineo Andy Mineo's Single "You Can't Stop Me" RIAA Certified Gold

It's nothing but net for Reach Records hip hop recording artist Andy Mineo as he scores big with his colossal hit, “You Can’t Stop Me.” The song recently moved the equivalent of more than 500,000 copies, which includes over 51 million streams to date, and is officially certified GOLD by the Recording Industry Association of America® (RIAA). According to Spotify data, of the 500,000 units required to make... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 10, 2018*

Newsboys Newsboys United Tour Adds Summer Leg

Playing to capacity audiences across the U.S. this spring, the “Newsboys United Tour” will extend its history-making run through the summer, it was announced today. A slate of nearly 20 new shows kicks off in June, once again bringing current Newsboys members Michael Tait, Duncan Phillips, Jeff Frankenstein and Jody Davis together with former bandmates Peter Furler and Phil Joel for "all the hits... under one roof... for one tour."
Showcasing an electrifying headlining set from the supergroup, Newsboys... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 9, 2018*

Third Day Third Day Farewell Tour Announces Additional Dates

Four-time GRAMMY® Award-winning and multi-platinum selling band THIRD DAY is adding five final nights to meet the demand for their FAREWELL TOUR. The tour, produced by Awakening Events and sponsored by Food for the Hungry, will add extra nights to already sold out shows in New York City and Nashville. New tour stops will include Kansas City, Chicago, and Minneapolis... << Full Report >>

Chart-Topping Gospel Reggae Pioneers CHRISTAFARI Return April 13th with "Original Love"

CHRISTAFARI return April 13th with their latest studio album, “Original Love” (Lion of Zion Entertainment) - available now for pre-order at iTunes, with 4 instant tracks available upon purchase. After nearly three decades, CHRISTAFARI is the all-time top selling Gospel Reggae act and continues to be a driving force in world music. Their last 6 albums have debuted at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Chart. But the band considers themselves to be more than just musicians, but rather “musicianaries” (musical missionaries), spreading... << Full Report >>

*Friday, April 6, 2018*

Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Creates Nurturing Steps™, Releases His First Children’s Album, Book

Multi-Platinum, three-time Grammy® Award winning artist, best-selling author and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith launches Nurturing Steps™, a new infant and toddler series with a simple mission to provide parents and grandparents with music and books to enliven a young child’s journey with hope and faith through song and storytelling... << Full Report >>

Social Club Misfits Social Club Misfits Take April by Storm with Their Into The Night Tour

Capitol CMG recording artist Social Club Misfits kicked off their Into The Night Tour at Rocketown in downtown Nashville, Tennessee this week. The hip-hop duo will continue their 2018 tour through the end of April with stops in Pittsburgh, Chicago, Charlotte, Orlando and more. Tickets are currently available here.

The duo, comprised of Marty and Fern, released their album... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Kids Relaunches as Bright Ones

Bethel Music Kids announces its relaunch as Bright Ones. Formed as an extension of Bethel Music and Bethel Church in Redding, CA, Bright Ones is a ministry for creative talented youth and kids who love God and want to see His Kingdom expanded through music, movement and multimedia. Correlating with the announcement,... << Full Report >>

Jesus Culture's Kim Walker-Smith Releases Live EP

Jesus Culture's Kim Walker-Smith has released a live EP with selections from her 2017 hit solo album, On My Side. On My Side Live (EP) is available now here. Known as one of Christian music's top female worship leaders, Walker-Smith recorded these... << Full Report >>

Joel Vaughn Announces New Studio Album Coming July, 2018

Today Joel Vaughn releases first new digital single since the release of his hit album, Surrender earlier last year.  The new single is from his first of his two part forthcoming EPs beginning to release in July. In celebration of the release, "Pray It Up" has been sent out to radio stations with an official add date of April 27th... << Full Report >>

LEDGER LEDGER Debuts New Song "Not Dead Yet" From Upcoming EP

On the heels of announcing her signing to Atlantic Records and Hear It Loud, Loudwire exclusively premiered the track “Not Dead Yet” yesterday off LEDGER (Apr. 13), the anticipated... << Full Report >>

Ryan Stevenson Ryan Stevenson Debuts New Album NO MATTER WHAT Today

Today Ryan Stevenson releases his newest studio album, No Matter What, on Gotee Records. The project offers such soul-stirring tracks as "The Gospel" and "Faithful" featuring Amy Grant, who also co-wrote the song with Stevenson and the album's producer, Bryan Fowler... << Full Report >>

Mandisa K-LOVE Fan Awards To Air On Television For First Time With TBN At Helm

A new partnership with TBN will allow fans from all over the world to tune in to the 2018 K-LOVE Fan Awards as it makes its return to Nashville’s iconic Grand Ole Opry on May 27. Marking the show’s first appearance on television, TBN... << Full Report >>

Hawk Nelson Hawk Nelson's New Album MIRACLES is Available Now

Hawk Nelson’s new studio album, Miracles (Fair Trade Services), is available today. The band’s eighth studio project features their current single, "He Still Does (Miracles)," which is currently heard on more than 60 stations – including SiriusXM, Air 1, WAY-FM, WAWZ/New York... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, April 5, 2018*

Skillet Multi-Platinum Selling Skillet Releases Lyric Video For New Single "Brave"

Multi-Platinum selling rock band Skillet has released a lyric video for new single "Brave." Also, their song "Rebirthing," from the album Comatose, marks the seventh Skillet song to receive RIAA distinction as track is certified Gold... << Full Report >>

Lincoln Brewster Points Listeners To The "God Of The Impossible" With New Album, Available May 4

Renowned worship leader and pastor Lincoln Brewster, known for church and radio favorites like “There Is Power,” “No One Like Our God,” “Let The Praises Ring,” “Everlasting God,” “Love The Lord,” “God You Reign” and “Today Is The Day,” delivers his first new album in four years with... << Full Report >>

Annie Moses Band Welcomes Acting Legend John Rhys-Davies As Part of Annie Moses Summer Music Festival

Nashville-based award-winning, Juilliard-educated Annie Moses Band, known for its impeccable artistry and genre-defying music, announces today that eminent Shakespearean and acting legend John Rhys-Davies, one of modern cinema's most recognizable character actors, will join them as part of... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, April 4, 2018*

Third Day Guitarist, Mark Lee, Announces Debut Solo EP

Third Day guitarist Mark Lee has been working on his first solo project, and he's inviting fans to help be a part of it. The news of Lee's first solo project comes just a few weeks after the band has announced their break-up and final tour. After releasing his first book, Hurt Road, last year, it's Lee clearly isn't wasting time paving the road for life after Third Day... << Full Report >>

Tom Read Returns with Single 'Dead Things To Life' Ahead of New EP, "Lament"

It’s been a 5 year wait, but this week UK based worship leader Tom Read returns with new single ‘Dead Things To Life’ taken from the upcoming Lament EP... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 3, 2018*

Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp, Matthew West, Rend Collective Unite For "Summer Lights Tour"

Compassion International’s “Summer Lights Tour” will find Jeremy Camp, Matthew West, Rend Collective with special guest Koryn Hawthorne trekking the east coast throughout the month of July. Inviting fans to escape the ordinary, this marks the second year for the popular tour to visit a mix of venues... << Full Report >>

Jordan Feliz Jordan Feliz's "Future" Makes Strong Debut Landing No. 1 Spot On Billboard Christian Chart

Last week Centricity Music pop artist Jordan Feliz dropped his highly anticipated sophomore release Future , which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Christian Album Chart and garnered over 4.5 million streams. Feliz’s current single... << Full Report >>

Pat Barrett Releases Self-Titled EP on Chris Tomlin's Imprint Label, Bowyer & Bow

Singer/songwriter and worship leader Pat Barrett is the flagship artist on GRAMMY® Award winner Chris Tomlin's imprint record label, Bowyer & Bow, in partnership with Capitol Christian Music Group. Barrett's self-titled debut EP is available now (click here to listen) and will be followed by a full-length album set to release... << Full Report >>

Cory Asbury’s “Reckless Love” Skyrockets To No. 1 At Radio In Only Seven Weeks

“Reckless Love” from Cory Asbury has quickly climbed atop the Mediabase Christian Audience Chart as one of the fastest growing songs taking the top spot in only seven weeks. The single, which is found on his chart-topping album bearing the same name, marks... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 2, 2018*

Former Tourniquet Vocalist Launches Solo Project

Bay Area vocalist Luke Easter, who was Tourniquet's lead singer from from 1993 to late 2015, has announced a new solo endeavor. As part of the band Tourniquet, he co-wrote a number of songs, released ten CDs, four home videos/DVDs, and played numerous shows internationally. This is his first solo project, and it is slated for an early summer 2018 release... << Full Report >>

Impending Doom Debut "The Wretched and Godless," New LP Details

California metal veterans IMPENDING DOOM have announced a new song today titled "The Wretched and Godless" exclusively via ALTERNATIVE PRESS. The new track is the first song being released from the band's all-new LP due this summer, and the first bit of new music fans have heard in over 5... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 30, 2018*

Switchfoot All for Laughs, Switchfoot Teases New Metal Album As Elaborate April Fools Joke

It's no secret that San Diego rock quintet Switchfoot have been enjoying time off the road, as the band members have been regularly celebrating being home. In a surprising move on Friday evening, March 30th, the band's email list sent out a silly and cryptic announcement of a "New Single," with a new lightning-fused band logo that mimics 80s metal. When the recipient clicks on the link to "Listen Now" to the new single, we're met with a short video that promises the band will "Return to their roots" with a "Groundbreaking new album" and presents a minute-long... << Full Report >>

Tori Kelly Releases New Song "Help Us To Love" Featuring The Hamiltones

Today, Capitol Records released GRAMMY®-nominated singer-songwriter Tori Kelly’s new track, “Help Us To Love” featuring The Hamiltones. The song was written and produced by 12-time GRAMMY winner Kirk Franklin. Stream/download... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, March 29, 2018*

Phil Wickham Phil Wickham Delivers New Single "Living Hope" Tomorrow Coinciding With Good Friday

Harmonizing with Good Friday and Easter, California-based worship leader Phil Wickham will release the timely “Living Hope” tomorrow on Good Friday. The single was co-written with Brian Johnson (Bethel Music)... << Full Report >>

MXPX Announces New Album, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

"Left Coast Punk Rock" band MxPx has had a frequently fluctuating status as a band for a few years now, with their future left uncertain many times. The trio also hasn't been back together officially for a while, but Yuri, Tom and Mike can't seem to stay apart for long, and this rings true now more than ever with the announcement of a brand new MxPx album... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Steffany Gretzinger's "Blackout" to Release Tomorrow

Bethel Music’s Steffany Gretzinger will unveil her sophomore album, Blackout, tomorrow to critical acclaim. With songs for the “in-between moments in life” that often shape us, Blackout heralds... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers Band Releases "Heaven On Earth Part 1" EP April 6

Internationally recognized praise band Planetshakers, with a mission of “empowering generations to win generations,” will independently release Heaven On Earth Part 1 April 6th on iTunes, Amazon Music, Google Play and more digital outlets, as well as through Apple Music, Spotify and other streaming sites. Recorded... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, March 28, 2018*

Vertical Worship Set to Release New Album April 6th

Vertical Worship announces the upcoming release of their newest project, Bright Faith Bold Future, available on April 6th. This is their fifth release with Essential Worship/Provident Label Group/Sony Music since 2012. The album... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, March 27, 2018*

Point of Grace Bow First-Ever Hymns Album April 3

Platinum-selling, GRAMMY®-nominated Point of Grace return April 3 with a landmark new collection, Beautiful Name . The iconic trio’s second LifeWay Worship set and first full-length recording of hymns and worship songs, the project showcases Point of Grace’s signature harmonies atop 10 fresh arrangements of... << Full Report >>

StowTown Records Releases Fanny Crosby: Newly Discovered Hymns & Songs

A project that has been in the making for over 100 years is finally available. StowTown Records is excited to announce a historic project, Fanny Crosby: Newly Discovered Hymns & Songs... << Full Report >>

*Monday, March 26, 2018*

MercyMe MercyMe's "The Imagine Nation Tour" With Tenth Avenue North Unveiled For 20+ Markets This Fall

5X GRAMMY® nominated MercyMe’s “The Imagine Nation Tour” with longtime friends Tenth Avenue North will trek over 20 cities nationwide beginning in Oct. of 2018. Indianapolis, New Orleans, San Antonio and more are on the docket for the two-month run... << Full Report >>

Travis Greene Receives 4 Stellar Awards, Including "Artist of the Year"

RCA Inspiration and chart-topping gospel artist Travis Greene was awarded four Stellar Awards for the 2018 ceremony that took place this past Saturday, March 24 for his current album, CROSSOVER: LIVE FROM MUSIC CITY... << Full Report >>

Geoffrey Andrews Releases "O Praise The Name (Anástasis)"

Franklin, Tennessee-based Courage Management Group announces the release of vocal powerhouse Geoffrey Andrews' newly recorded song, "O Praise The Name (Anástasis)" today on all digital formats. The song, which was originally recorded by Hillsong Worship in 2015, is a timely release to celebrate in the Easter season, sharing in both... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 23, 2018*

Jordan Feliz Jordan Feliz Releases Anticipated Sophomore Album, "Future"

Future, the highly anticipated sophomore album by Centricity Music’s Jordan Feliz is available worldwide on stands and digital platforms and is receiving praise from critics... << Full Report >>

Paul Zach Releases "God Is A Friend of Silence" Today

Worship leader and songwriter Paul Zach releases his debut solo EP, God Is The Friend Of Silence, today (March 23) through The Fuel Music. The five-song EP was recorded live Dec. 2017 at Mason Jar Studio in Brooklyn, NY, and... << Full Report >>

"Preachers" Releases Today From Singer, Songwriter Harvest

Atlanta-based singer, songwriter Harvest is unveiling Preachers (GoForth Sounds, Heritage Music) today. The self-taught pianist delivers a bold collection of nine songs that bypass the need for louder, bigger and technical. With piano and string orchestration by... << Full Report >>

Passion Passion's "Whole Heart" Releases on CD

Physical copies of Passion’s latest chart-topping album, Whole Heart are now available nationwide with newly added live versions of the hit songs "Reckless Love" and "All My Hope." Since releasing digitally one month prior, the album debuted... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, March 22, 2018*

Tedashii Hosts Harvard Debate Council Diversity Program Students at Universoul Circus in Atlanta

Reach Records’ Rapper Tedashii celebrated his birthday weekend and the release of his new single, “Smile” by hosting a group of Harvard Debate Council students at a recent performance of the Universoul Circus in Atlanta... << Full Report >>

"Killing Kryptonite Tour" Launches In June With John Bevere And Bethel Music

Pairing a freedom & strength infused message from best-selling author John Bevere and powerful worship ushered by Bethel Music, the “Killing Kryptonite Tour” will begin in June visiting New Orleans, Atlanta, Boston and New York among other markets. The tour... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, March 21, 2018*

Sanctus Real Sanctus Real to Debut New Album, CHANGED, April 27

Sanctus Real is set to release Changed, their eighth career album on April 27 (Framework Records). Changed, which can be pre-ordered now by clicking here, is the follow-up to their 2014 release, Dream... << Full Report >>

Cory Asbury's Chart Topping "Reckless Love" Brings Forth Top Single

Cory Asbury’s No. 1 album Reckless Love is continuing to invigorate listeners. The title track just took top honors on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs Chart adding to his 10 song collection which debuted atop Billboard’s Top Christian Albums Chart upon its release in late January. Radio audiences are resounding; “Reckless Love” is currently No. 5 at Christian Airplay, No. 8 at AC Indicator and No. 11... << Full Report >>

Bryan Popin Preps for Stellar Awards and Stellar Women of Gospel Awards

2018 Stellar Award nominee and chart-topping independent recording artist Bryan Popin is taking his dynamic music ministry and showmanship to the biggest night in Gospel Music during The 33rd Annual Stellar Awards weekend in Las Vegas with high-profile performances at two Official Stellar Awards Sanctioned... << Full Report >>

The Great Romance's New Single Garners Praise

St. Louis area worship/rock band The Great Romance is releasing a new single today to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC radio. The song, titled “Bigger Than The Odds” from the group’s eponymous album, is garnering praise among early station adds at 68 radio outlets... << Full Report >>

Indie Vision's Light The Way Debut New Lyric Video

Pop-punk quartet Light The Way have premiered a new lyric video for single 'Holy Ghost'.

The track is taken off upcoming album "False Memory Syndrome", which drops March 30th via Indie Vision Music... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, March 20, 2018*

Abigail Sloane Releases Debut Radio Single

The debut single from Christian music newcomer Abigail Sloane goes for adds today at Christian AC and CHR/Hot AC-formatted radio stations. The song, “Enough,” is from Sloane’s EP, “Reason and Rhyme,” which was released in October 2017 by Creative Soul Records... << Full Report >>

*Monday, March 19, 2018*

No. 1 New Indie Film, "I Can Only Imagine," Hits High Note; Top 3 Overall

I Can Only Imagine (Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions), the movie based on the life of MercyMe frontman Bart Millard who wrote the mega-hit song after the loss of his father to cancer, shattered pre-weekend tracking expectations... << Full Report >>

Erskin Anavitarte Unveils Deeply Personal New Single Today

“Grace Made The First Move,” the long-awaited new single from singer/songwriter, adoption advocate and diversity spokesperson Erskin Anavitarte, is now available on iTunes. Backed by a gospel choir, the deeply personal pop anthem... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 16, 2018*

Crowder's "All My Hope" Reaches No. 1

Three time GRAMMY® Award nominee and this year’s Dove Award winner reached no. 1 on the National Christian Airplay chart this week with his current radio single, “All My Hope” featuring emerging Christian artist Tauren Wells, making it Crowder’s highest-selling single from the... << Full Report >>

Citizen Way Release New Song "WaveWalker" Featuring MercyMe's Bart Millard

The pop-driven “WaveWalker” from Citizen Way was unveiled today featuring the vocals of Bart Millard, frontman for the multi-platinum selling band MercyMe. #WaveWalker was announced initially to fans through social media and follows Citizen Way’s fan and radio favorites... << Full Report >>

Chris McClarney's "Hallelujah For The Cross" Single And Video Debut Today

Capitol Christian Music Group announces Jesus Culture artist Chris McClarney releases his anthemic single, "Hallelujah For The Cross," today. The song, which was recorded live in Sacramento, CA at Jesus Culture Church, is available on... << Full Report >>

Austin and Lindsey Adamec Release "Victorious" Today

Husband / wife duo, Austin & Lindsey Adamec, releases “Victorious” globally today (March 16) through Wander Creative. Available now at iTunes, Apple Music, << Full Report >>

Atlantic Records/Hear It Loud Announce Signing of Skillet's Jen Ledger to Solo Endeavor

Jen Ledger, drummer and vocalist of multi-platinum selling, GRAMMY® nominated rock band Skillet is signing with Atlantic Records and Hear It Loud, the imprint encompassing the creative team of Skillet’s John & Korey Cooper and longtime manager, Zachary Kelm. Billboard exclusively announced the news yesterday... << Full Report >>

Andrew Peterson "Resurrection Letters, Vol. I" Album Preorder Begins Today

Dove Award-nominated recording artist, songwriter and award-winning author Andrew Peterson releases the long-awaited album Resurrection Letters, Vol. I March 30 from Centricity Music. Releasing in time for Easter, the album is also available for preorder beginning today... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, March 15, 2018*

Skillet's Jen Ledger Launches Solo Project, LEDGER

Today, Skillet's longtime drummer / vocalist Jen Ledger announced a new solo project, titled Ledger. According to an exclusive report from Billboard, Ledger will release her debut EP, also titled LEDGER, next month on April 13 through Atlantic Records and bandmates John & Korey Cooper's new label imprint, Hear It Loud... << Full Report >>

Glorious Encounter Named Songwriter of the Year

Glorious Encounter, a Los Angeles-based worship group, has been named Songwriter of the Year of the 15th annual competition. The contest, sponsored by CM United, is the longest-running Christian songwriting contest in existence... << Full Report >>

Chris Howland's Way Up Feat. CASS & Sajan Nauriyal Goes #1 On Hot CHR

DREAM Records' dance label DRÖM is proud to announce that this week, Chris Howland's “Way Up (feat. CASS and Sajan Nauriyal” is now #1 on the Hot CHR chart.  "Way Up..." (which is also currently #21 on the Billboard Hot AC / CHR chart too) featuring CASS and Sajan Nauriyal is a fresh electronic hip hop track that perfectly merges the rhythmic sounds with thought provoking Hip Hop lyrics... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, March 14, 2018*

Video of Cana's Voice and Brooklyn Tabernacle Goes Viral

Cana's Voice - a powerhouse trio comprised of TaRanda Greene, Jody McBrayer and Doug Anderson - is quickly becoming one of the most popular artists in Christian music. The group recently made an appearance with the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir at the church in Brooklyn, NY as... << Full Report >>

MercyMe MercyMe, Jason Crabb Join Trace Adkins for "Jammin' To Beat the Blues"

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mar. 14, 2018) – Country hitmaker Trace Adkins has not only cemented his status as a country music icon, he has also made it his mission to give back to several important causes throughout his career. Adkins serves as a spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Project and the American Red Cross and has participated in 12 USO tours for our servicemen and women... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, March 13, 2018*

Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Performs On Good Morning America

Multi-Platinum, three-time Grammy® Award winning artist, best-selling author and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith performed “Surrounded (Fight My Battles)” on ABC-TV's Good Morning America today (March 13)... << Full Report >>

Annie Moses Band Hosts Annual Annie Moses Summer Music Festival July 8 - 15

Nashville-based award-winning, Juilliard-educated Annie Moses Band, known for its impeccable artistry and genre-defying music, announces today that it will host its highly-anticipated annual Annie Moses Summer Music Festival this July 8 -15 in Franklin, Tennessee... << Full Report >>

*Monday, March 12, 2018*

Mandisa Revived "American Idol" Launches Icon Series with Mandisa Correlating with Show's Season Premiere on ABC

American Idol made its awaited return to TVs across America last night at 8pm ET, premiering on ABC. Correlating with the start of the season, the seminal show launched its Icon Series, highlighting GRAMMY® winner Mandisa. The beloved season 5 finalist discussed her journey after American Idol... << Full Report >>

Curt Anderson To Release "Every Moment" Deluxe Edition March 30

Singer/songwriter and pop vocalist Curt Anderson is poised to impact growing international audiences with tour dates around the globe this spring, in conjunction with the March 30 release of the Every Moment Deluxe Version. The project features four new songs... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 9, 2018*

Bethel Music's Steffany Gretzinger to Release Deeply Vulnerable "Blackout" on March 30th

Blackout, the newest album from Bethel Music’s Steffany Gretzinger, is set to release on March 30. Known for leading thousands in corporate worship with powerful vocals, Gretzinger's latest project sheds light on her vulnerable, less-visible side. With songs for the... << Full Report >>

NF Celebrates No. 1 Success

While NF was in Los Angeles yesterday for his sold-out show at The Wiltern, Capitol Music Group (CMG) Chairman & CEO Steve Barnett surprised him with a plaque to commemorate 1 million global adjusted album sales. This impressive number includes 125,000 albums, 750,000 track... << Full Report >>

Centricity Music Signs Caitie Hurst

Centricity Music has added another strong talent to its artist roster; 23-year-old Caitie Hurst has signed with the indie Christian label. Today she released her debut single “Nothing To Hide,” which precedes an EP to be released later this year... << Full Report >>

"Broken Prayers" Proves To Be Breakthrough Debut For Riley Clemmons

Broken Prayers,” the breakthrough hit from Riley Clemmons, is making its mark, with the track topping over a million streams, and its accompanying music video breaking a million+ plus YouTube views. The Nashville-based singer... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, March 8, 2018*

YouTube & Jamie Grace Celebrate International Women's Day

Jamie Grace, pop princess extraordinaire, is celebrating International Women's Day with YouTube. Today, celebrating International Women's Day, YouTube is showcasing women who empower women... << Full Report >>

Michael W. Smith To Perform On Good Morning America March 13

Multi-Platinum, three-time Grammy® Award winning artist, best-selling author and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith will perform live on ABC-TV's Good Morning America Tuesday, March 13. The appearance was sparked by his two, back-to-back hit albums... << Full Report >>

Israel Houghton Releases New Single "Reckless Love"

Six-time GRAMMY® winning artist ISRAEL HOUGHTON releases his new single tomorrow, March 9, titled “Reckless Love” on iTunes, Amazon and all digital retailers worldwide. “Reckless Love” is the first new song from Houghton’s forthcoming EP, due this Spring... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, March 7, 2018*

Dove Award Winning Songwriter Michael Farren Releases New Single "Fighting For Us" March 9

Integrity Music announces the March 9 release of “Fighting For Us,” a new single from Dove Award winning and GRAMMY Award nominated songwriter and Franklin, Tennessee-based worship leader Michael Farren. The song is the title track for a forthcoming album and first-ever solo project for Farren, the former frontman and founding member of... << Full Report >>

Maddie Rey Releases "Fire" To Christian Radio

A new single from Christian music recording artist Maddie Rey goes for adds today to Christian radio. The song, “Fire,” will be serviced to Christian CHR and Rock-formatted radio outlets. The song, which is available at iTunes and other online retailers, is also featured on YouTube, where the upbeat... << Full Report >>

Jekalyn Carr's "One Nation Under God" Album and "You Will Win" Song #1 In The Country

Top selling independent recording artist Jekalyn Carr currently is celebrating three #1's across Billboard and Mediabase charts this week. Carr's 4th independent release ONE NATION UNDER GOD (Lunjeal/New debuted at #1 on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums and Top... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, March 6, 2018*

Passion "Whole Heart" Finds Passion Once Again at No. 1

Passion’s latest, Whole Heart (Feb. 23), finds them once again on top. Debuting at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Christian Albums Chart, Whole Heart is now the ninth release from Passion to do so. The album also claimed the No. 5 spot on Billboard’s Digital Albums Chart and No. 8... << Full Report >>

Spotify Pays Tribute To Billy Graham with Playlist

Spotify, a leading digital music service provider, is paying tribute to Rev. Billy Graham upon his passing with a special playlist, Rev. Billy Graham - In Memorium... << Full Report >>

Dave Stovall Launches GoFundMe Campaign To Back New Solo Project

Longtime frontman for rock band Wavorly, and more recently guitarist for the revived Audio Adrenaline (which is defunct again), Dave Stovall has launched a campaign on GoFundMe to ask fans to back a new solo project. The campaign, which launched yesterday, is tiered to allow for more songs to be recorded based on how much money is raised... << Full Report >>

*Monday, March 5, 2018*

Ryan Stevenson Ryan Stevenson Announces New Album for April 6th; New Song Feat. Amy Grant Available Now

Gotee Records' Ryan Stevenson will release a new full-length studio album on April 6th titled No Matter What. Last week, Stevenson released a new song from the upcoming album, "Faithful (feat. Amy Grant)” written by Stevenson, producer Bryan Fowler and Amy Grant. The song was also featured in... << Full Report >>

"I Can Only Imagine – The Very Best Of MercyMe" Available Now Ahead Of Major Motion Picture

Multi-platinum selling band MercyMe just released I Can Only Imagine – The Very Best Of MercyMe, a 13 piece collection of their most beloved songs alongside a special version of the monumental hit “I Can Only Imagine” made just for the anticipated movie... << Full Report >>

Leslie McKee Releases New Single

Creative Soul Records artist Leslie McKee is set to release a new single today when “I’m Alive” goes for adds at Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC radio... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 2, 2018*

Third Day Third Day Announces 2018 Farewell Tour

Four-time GRAMMY® Award-winning and multi-platinum selling band THIRD DAY will hit the road one last time this summer to headline their FAREWELL TOUR, which concludes an extraordinary touring career that spans 25 years and boasts legions of loyal fans from around the world. The tour, produced by Awakening Events and sponsored by Food for the Hungry, kicks off May 31... << Full Report >>

Electrically Charged Duo FF5 Release EL COMPADRE Today

Curb Records’ twin brother pop duo FF5 release their highly anticipated EP EL COMPADRE today - available now on all streaming platforms following the exclusive streaming premiere on yesterday (3/1). EL COMPADRE includes red-hot new single “Fire On the Highway,” which... << Full Report >>

"There Is More" From Hillsong Worship On April 6

Today, the influential worship band behind the fastest-growing single in church history (“What A Beautiful Name”), Hillsong Worship, released a preorder link for their next full length album titled ”There Is More,” a 12-track... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, March 1, 2018*

Historical Musical Tribute Celebrates Billy Graham's Ministry

At Rev. Billy Graham’s historic Crusades, Gospel music always paved the way for his message. In a moving video memorial titled “Passing the Torch,” The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Crossroads Label Group pay tribute to Graham and the music... << Full Report >>

Pastor Danilo Montero Celebrates Three Decades of Ministry With New Album

Four years after the release of his Latin GRAMMY Award winning album La Carta Perfecta (The Perfect Letter) and after a well-deserved sabbatical, beloved singer-songwriter, author and pastor Danilo Montero returns with Mi Viaje (My Journey), available globally through Integrity Music... << Full Report >>

Milagro Records Inks Distribution Deal with New Day Christian Distributors

Independent Gospel artist Juan Santiago is known as the leader of the dynamic ensemble Juan Santiago & Uninhibited Praise (JSUP). The group, based in North Carolina, is consistently recognized for riveting vocals and unforgettable sacred music. The group’s leader is also the owner and founder of Milagro Records, a record company... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 28, 2018*

Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Leads "Just As I Am" During Rev. Billy Graham Capitol Service Today

Multi-Platinum, three-time Grammy® Award winning artist, best-selling author and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith received the distinct honor to take part in the memorial service in the Capitol Rotunda honoring the late Rev. Billy Graham this morning... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 26, 2018*

Pop Duo FF5 To Release "El Compadre" EP March 2

Curb Records’ twin brother pop duo FF5 announce the highly anticipated release of their new EP EL COMPADRE on March 2. Fueled by their new single “Fire on the Highway,” available now, the track gives fans a first taste of what to expect from EL COMPADRE. Revved up by... << Full Report >>

Kelontae Gavin Makes First Billboard Top 30 Entry

On the heels of delivering a solid and commanding performance at the Gospel Superfest TV taping in Dayton, OH earlier this month, 18 Year-Old Stellar Award nominee and multi-faceted millennial worship leader, Kelontae Gavin, celebrates his first Billboard Top 30 entry on the Gospel Airplay chart this week with his riveting single "No Ordinary... << Full Report >>

Christa Deana Releases New Single and Lyric Video for "If God Doesn't Want It."

As a young child, Philadelphia-based Christian R&B artist Christa Deana's lifelong journey in music started when she won first place in the Young Artist Competition for the city of Allentown, PA.  Since then, Christa has toured the world with several choirs that took her to Romania, Turkey, France, Spain, England, and all over the US.  She signed with MTS Management Group for publicity and... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, February 24, 2018*

Smalltown Poets Release New Single Featuring Mac Powell

Pop rock band Smalltown Poets debuted in the 90s on the now-defunct Forefront Records, but broke up around 2006, only to return in 2011 to keep making new music. Late last year, the band released a new single titled "Song of Hallelujah," and yesterday returned again with another new single, this time featuring Mac Powell of Third Day. The new track is titled "You're My Shepherd" and is available on iTunes now!... << Full Report >>

Passion Releases New Album "Whole Heart" Digitally

Passion unveiled their newest collection of intentionally crafted songs, Whole Heart, today to critical acclaim. The album is available today on all digital music platforms, with the CD release following on Mar. 23, and includes new live versions... << Full Report >>

Worship Leader Mack Brock Releases Debut Song "Greater Things" With Capitol CMG

Sparrow Records/Capitol Christian Music Group announces the release of "Greater Things," the debut song from newly-signed recording artist and worship leader Mack Brock. Co-written by Brock along with Jacob Sooter and Jonathan Smith, the song officially released yesterday to all digital outlets. Brock will hit the road this spring for 33... << Full Report >>

Crossroads Releases Mark Bishop's "A Different Light"

Crossroads is bringing Southern Gospel fans messages of faith and trust with two new releases available now. Mark Bishop's A Different Light aptly displays his God-given ability to show listeners a timeless message... << Full Report >>

Alisa Turner Debuts New Single "Safe," Available Now

Nashville, Tennessee-based singer, songwriter and worship leader Alisa Turner knows firsthand the comforting peace of Jesus in the midst of suffering. Her own battle with Lyme Disease and struggle with chronic pain have taught her the transformative power of praise and the beauty of God’s grace for each moment. Turner shares this truth and captures the sigh of a trusting heart in new single... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 23, 2018*

toby TobyMac Drops “I just need U. [REMIX]” Today

7X GRAMMY® winner TobyMac surprised fans with the release of “I just need U. [REMIX]” today, a fresh version of his current hit remixed by Capital Kings. Dropping in January, "I just need U." is currently top 10 on the Christian Airplay and AC Indicator Charts, top 15 on the AC Monitored Chart and No. 2 on... << Full Report >>

Tenth Avenue North Announcing Tenth Avenue North's Over And Underneath The Tenth Anniversary Tour

With 1.5 million album sales, multiple No. 1 radio hits and more than 20 national and international tours over the last ten years, Tenth Avenue North is celebrating the release of their label debut album Over and Underneath. The Over and Underneath The Tenth Anniversary Tour with special guests We Are Messengers will feature the band... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 22, 2018*

Newsboys Newsboys United Launch History-Making Tour With String of Sellouts

Kicking-off last week in California, the landmark “Newsboys United Tour” saw sellout crowds throughout the opening weekend. Boasting "all the hits... under one roof... for one tour," the history-making Newsboys United lineup played to capacity audiences at City National Civic in San Jose, Redding Civic Auditorium and the Visalia Convention Center, as well as to a near-sellout... << Full Report >>

Michael W. Smith Releases "Surrounded" This Friday, Feb. 23

Multi-Platinum, three-time Grammy® Award winning artist, best-selling author and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith releases his highly anticipated live worship album, Surrounded, Feb. 23 from Rocketown Records and The Fuel Music. The acclaimed recording, featuring the declarative... << Full Report >>

The All Sons and Daughters Collection Available March 16

After seven years of recording together as the critically-acclaimed worship duo All Sons & Daughters, David Leonard and Leslie Jordan end their season as a band. To celebrate the impact of their songs, including “Great Are You Lord” and “All The Poor and Powerless,” Integrity Music... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 21, 2018*

Michael W. Smith Artists Respond To The Passing of Rev. Billy Graham

This morning, celebrated preacher Billy Graham at the age of 99. News of his passing has impacted much of the Christian community, including many of the artists who knew and were inspired by the beloved leader. Here are a few of the few reflections from Michael W. Smith, Jason Crabb and Don Moen: "I knew it was coming….we all knew it was coming. Billy was 99 and his health had been declining for years. And I knew from my visits with him that he longed to be... << Full Report >>

Tedashii Launches the #SmileTrainChallenge to Help Children

Reach Records rapper Tedashii and the world’s largest cleft charity, Smile Train, are joining forces to launch the social media #SmileTrainChallenge. The campaign will bring awareness of the... << Full Report >>

River Valley Worship Releases New Song "Calvary's Shadow"

BEC WORSHIP's River Valley Worship releases a new song "Calvary's Shadow," off their upcoming album Million Lifetimes today. Fans can purchase the song digitally here. As the perfect song to worship in churches for Easter, "Calvary's Shadow" helps us remember the reason for celebrating the holiday... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 20, 2018*

Armond WakeUp to Release "Even If I Lose" February 27th

Armond WakeUp is set to release Even If I Lose, the follow up to 40 Days, on Tuesday February 27th via Illect Recordings. The project features several guests including: Sean C. Johnson, Jonathan Baker, DJ Because, and Brieah Taiye. Production credits include: Tee-Wyla, Ess Be, Doc, J. Rhodan, and Jonathan Baker... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 16, 2018*

GMA Foundation Announces Hall of Fame Inductees and Honors Recipients for GMA Honors Celebration

The GMA (Gospel Music Association) Foundation announced its inductees and honorees for the 5th Annual GMA Honors and Hall of Fame Ceremony set for Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena. This year's GMA Hall of Fame inductees include CCM artist Carman, award-winning Southern Gospel artist... << Full Report >>

Danny Gokey Signs To Capitol Christian Music Group

Award-winning singer-songwriter Danny Gokey has signed with Capitol Christian Music Group. The announcement comes on the heels of Gokey’s first GRAMMY® nomination for his hit album Rise. Rise debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel albums chart and captured the attention of Billboard... << Full Report >>

Brad and Rebekah's "Sound Of Heaven" Out Now

Brad + Rebekah’s Sound Of Heaven streets today, marking the continuation of a four-year long, album making process where the couple asked 50 pastors nationwide what is needed in the worship songs of the church... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 15, 2018*

Worship Leader Greg Sykes Releases New Single “No Greater Love” Feb. 16

Fresh from winning three GMA Canada Covenant Awards last month, Integrity Music worship leader/songwriter Greg Sykes announces the February 16 release of a new single, “No Greater Love (How Marvelous),” and the forthcoming June release of his first full-length album... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 14, 2018*

BadChristian Plan to Create Documentary on Christian Music Industry (Official Press Release)

BadChristian, a media co-op producing alternative Christian podcasts, music, books and more, announced and launched today a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund their first feature-length documentary project centered around the Christian music industry. Learn more at << Full Report >>

Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Releases "A Million Lights" This Friday, Feb.1

Multi-Platinum, three-time Grammy® Award winning artist, best-selling author and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith releases his studio album, A Million Lights, Feb. 16 from Rocketown Records and The Fuel Music... << Full Report >>

Online Dating Decoded - "Beyond The Swipe" Tackles Timely Topic, Out April 24

It is estimated that nearly half of the 110.6 million (2017 U.S. Census Bureau) single Americans date online, but how can Christians surf the digital dating waters in an honorable way? Stemming from a conversation with over 100 people from a diverse range of ages, relationship statuses and more... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 13, 2018*

Bethel Music's "Heaven Come Conference" Planned For Dallas' Verizon Theatre In May

Following a stop at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theatre uniting 5,000+, Bethel Music’s "Heaven Come Conference" will take place at Dallas’ Verizon Theatre May 31 through June 2, 2018. The third "Heaven Come Conference" will be centered on the nearness of God... << Full Report >>

Jesse Pruett Preps 'The Journey' to Release March 9

It's rare to meet a worship leader who has shared the stage with such varied artists and actors as Robert De Niro, Bruce Willis, Liam Hemsworth, Sylvester Stallone, Switchfoot, Smash Mouth, and P.O.D., but multi-focused worship leader, recording artist, composer and actor Jesse Pruett, who is prepping the release of his latest worship... << Full Report >>

Whosoever South's Rowdy Eunice Steps to Center Stage with Valentine's Day Single "How You Shine"

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Rowdy Eunice of the country-infused hip-hop trio Whosever South, emerges with his debut solo single, “How You Shine” (Pit Bull Productions). "How You Shine” will be available at all digital outlets on February 14th, with pre-orders now available at iTunes... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 12, 2018*

BadChristian Music Launch Kickstarter for Christian Music Documentary

Anyone who's ever been involved with the Christian music market for some time knows that not everyone working behind the scenes has pure intentions. BadChristian, a company started by members of the band Emery, have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a documentary film, called What Would Jesus Sell?, that will expose the darker side of the Christian music industry... << Full Report >>

Matthew West Matthew West Pens Song for His Wife

Included on four-time GRAMMY® Nominee Matthew West's latest chart-topping album, All In, the love song "Jesus & You," is dedicated to West's wife, Emily. Inspired by the couple's real-life Music City love story, the two had an unlikely meeting when West walked into a label expecting to sign a record deal, not knowing that his future wife was also in the audience that day... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 9, 2018*

All Sons & Daughters All Sons and Daughters Announce Break-Up

After taking a year off as a music-making duo, David Leonard and Leslie Jordan - who comprise All Sons & Daughters - announced today that they will no longer be making music together. In a letter to the fans, the worship band wrote: "Dear friends & family,

As you know, we took last year off the road to rest, pray and dream about what was next for All Sons & Daughters. We spent the first half of the year wrestling through the... << Full Report >>

FF5 Announce EP "El Compadre" for Release March 2

FF5 (AKA Family Force 5) has been trying to get their latest album, Audiotorium, released for over a year now, and the former quintet (now a twosome) is finally making headway in getting new music out to the public. In the fall, the band quietly released a physical EP via their online store, simply titled FF5 EP, and then just recently released a brand new... << Full Report >>

Sidewalk Prophets' Bus Catches Fire; Band Launches Recovery Campaign

Word Records pop band Sidewalk Prophets's bus went up in flames Friday morning while on the road in Texas on their Something Different Tour. The band got out safely, but thousands of dollars of equipment and personal belongings were lost. The band is currently raising funds on GoFundMe with a goal of $95,000... << Full Report >>

Stryper Announces Controversial New Album, Due Out April 20

Iconic rock band STRYPER will celebrate their 35th anniversary with the upcoming release of their 10th studio album, God Damn Evil, due April 20, 2018 from Frontiers Music SRL. Produced by frontman Michael Sweet, the band returns with their most powerful album to date, doubling down on the hard rock/heavy metal sound that earned them a worldwide fan base... << Full Report >>

Tedashii Releases New Single "Smile" Today

Rapper Tedashii releases a new single "Smile" today (February 9), available now for purchase and streaming across all DSPs via Reach Records. Reflecting on the meaning of the song, Tedashii explains, "After going through some of the worst times of my life, I happened to read in the Bible where it says... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 8, 2018*

Hawk Nelson Hawk Nelson Believes in MIRACLES, New Album Out 4.6.18

Hawk Nelson is gearing up for spring with a brand new album releasing on April 6th and tour beginning later this month on February 22nd. The new album, Miracles (Fair Trade Services), will be the band's eighth studio project and features their current single "He Still Does (Miracles)... << Full Report >>

Matthew West Matthew West Performs at National Prayer Breakfast

4X GRAMMY® Nominee Matthew West performed at the National Prayer Breakfast this morning in Washington D.C. West was invited by IL congressman, Randy Hultgren, to attend the breakfast after meeting with representatives to advocate for songwriters' rights this past November after performing at the opening of D.C.'s Museum of... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 7, 2018*

Andrew Peterson Andrew Peterson Releases "Resurrection Letters," One Album, Three Parts, Ten Years In The Making

Dove Award-nominated recording artist, songwriter and award-winning author Andrew Peterson announces the long-awaited album Resurrection Letters, Vol. I, which will release March 30 and will be preceded by this week’s (Feb. 9) launch of Resurrection Letters: Prologue. Both recordings will release globally from Centricity... << Full Report >>

First Time Grammy Award Winners Dwan Hill and Alvin Love III Take Home Two Awards

“I can’t think of a better thing to write music about than the Gospel that we preach and sing about.” said Dwan Hill after winning his first ever Grammy award on Sunday, January 28th. Written by the two first-time Grammy award winners: Dwan Hill (left) and Alvin Love III (right), multi Grammy Award winner, Cece Winans... << Full Report >>

Zach Williams Grammy Winner Zach Williams Announces Chain Breaker Spring Revival Tour

Fresh on the heels of his 2018 GRAMMY® Award win (Best Contemporary Christian Album, Chain Breaker) Zach Williams announces the Chain Breaker Spring Revival Tour, a 20-city headlining run that will also feature special guests Carrollton and... << Full Report >>

Hitmaker Kathy Troccoli Brings "Comfort By Candlelight" with Hope-Inspired Gift Items and Concert Events

Three decades after first stepping into the spotlight, Kathy Troccoli continues to be a powerful force in popular music. The multifaceted vocalist is currently touring the country with her “Comfort by Candlelight” concert events. She has also released “KT’s Comfort Box”— filled with... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 6, 2018*

Jon Foreman Jon Foreman Releases Film '25 IN 24' On March 6

With reports of strong ticket sales on Jon Foreman’s upcoming solo tour, Aspiration Entertainment announced today the digital release of Jon’s new film 25 IN 24, as well as exclusive one-night world premiere viewing parties. 25 IN 24, which follows the SWITCHFOOT... << Full Report >>

Manchild of Mars Ill and Deepspace 5 Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Manchild, one-half of Mars Ill and founding member of collective Deepspace 5, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new solo album titled Red Bird Day. Visit the video above to hear Manchild talk about the project and what's been going on in his life in recent years... << Full Report >>

Passion's "Whole Heart" To Release Digitally Feb. 23

Recorded live with the sold-out backdrop of Atlanta’s Philips Arena, Infinite Energy Center and Washington D.C.’s The Anthem, Whole Heart, the newest collection of songs from Passion, will street digitally on Feb. 23 followed by a... << Full Report >>

Winter Jam Adds Hollyn To Select March Dates

Christian music’s largest annual tour and one of the biggest first quarter tours in the world, the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, has announced the addition of Dove Award-nominated Gotee recording artist Hollyn for a 12-date stint in March... << Full Report >>

"WOW Gospel 2018" Makes No. 1 Debut

The beloved annual series, WOW GOSPEL, is back again, continuing a long-running tradition of topping the charts.  The newly-released compilation, WOW GOSPEL 2018, debuts at #1 this week on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums Chart.  The release serves as the 20th anniversary... << Full Report >>

Capitol CMG Announces New Co-Executive Directors of Motown Gospel Promotions

Capitol Christian Music Group (CCMG), the market leader in Christian recorded music and music publishing, has promoted Monica Coates and EJ Gaines each to the position of Co-Executive Director of Motown Gospel, it was announced today by CCMG Chairman & CEO Peter York. Coates is also promoted to... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 2, 2018*

MercyMe "I Can Only Imagine - The Very Best of MercyMe" To Bow Next Month Alongside Motion Picture, Book And Headlining Tour

In celebration of the upcoming global movie release, MercyMe is unveiling I Can Only Imagine – The Very Best of MercyMe, a 13 piece collection of the band’s most beloved songs alongside a special version of the monumental hit “I Can Only Imagine” made just for the movie called “I Can Only Imagine (The Movie Session).” 

"We’re so excited to get to share this new version of 'I Can Only Imagine' with everyone. The song has meant a lot to me over... << Full Report >>

Jordan Feliz's Forthcoming Album FUTURE, Available for Pre-Order

Centricity Music’s Jordan Feliz has officially launched the pre-order for his highly anticipated sophomore album Future, set to release worldwide on March 23. Three gratis tracks: “Witness”, “Faith” and “Changed” are available with each purchase and can be made on Spotify, Amazon, iTunes and... << Full Report >>

My Epic Announces Two New EP Releases

My Epic’s latest project is actually two projects, a diptych of EPs conceptualized to address a common theme from two different points of view. Dealing with things which are beyond what we can see and know, and things that we do see but can’t fit into our paradigm... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 1, 2018*

Chasing Victory Return With New EP Next Week

2000s post-hardcore band CHASING VICTORY have released the second single from their comeback EP, Friends. Titled "Kenosis," the track is exclusively premiering on r/posthardcore, which is home to a vibrant... << Full Report >>

Vineyard Churches UK and Ireland Announce Rebrand of Worship Label

Vineyard Churches UK & Ireland today announced the rebrand of their music label. Twenty years ago, Vineyard in the UK and Ireland released their first record, Come Now Is The Time. The album had a significant impact throughout the UK church and while worship has always been at the centre of the Vineyard movement... << Full Report >>

Journey-Based "Reckless Love" From Cory Asbury On Bethel Music Available Now

Cory Asbury’s Reckless Love is available everywhere marking his first with Bethel Music. The 10 track LP draws from the lessons learned in the sojourn from boyhood to manhood, and the organic, soulful discovery whole-hearted telling... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, January 31, 2018*

Rush Of Fools Launches Kickstarter To Fund New Album

Pop rock band Rush of Fools is the latest act to take to crowd funding in order to make a return to music. The band has a hefty goal of $55,000 with about 1/5 of it raised and 12 days to go. For details on the campaign and contributing, head to This will be the band's first new album since their 2014 release, Carry Us Now... << Full Report >>

Tenth Avenue North Tenth Avenue North Debuts New Video for No. 1 Single "Control"

What if I told you God doesn’t need you, He wants you?" asks Mike Donehey of Tenth Avenue North when talking about their No. 1 song "Control." "What if I told you that your loveliness to God doesn’t rise and fall with your usefulness to God? God doesn't need us to be successful... << Full Report >>

Dream Set To Release "God's Not Dead: A Light In Darkness" Album

DREAM Label Group and Pure Flix Music, will release God's Not Dead: A Light In Darkness - Songs From And Inspired By the Motion Picture as a digital album on Friday, March 30th with a special CD touring edition available sold at the artist events... << Full Report >>

Off Road Minivan Premiere New Music Video "Spiral Gaze"

Rock quintet Off Road Minivan is thrilled to share their brand new music video "Spiral Gaze," premiering now via Alternative Press. "Spiral Gaze" is the title track from the band's forthcoming debut EP, out... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, January 30, 2018*

Hillsong Worship Wins First-Ever Grammy® Award

Hillsong Worship won its first GRAMMY® Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for their genre-smashing single, What A Beautiful Name that continues to be the fastest growing song in modern church history... << Full Report >>

Rend Collective Experiment Rend Collective's Latest Brings "Good News" To Multiple Billboard Charts

Irish band Rend Collective released their latest album on Friday, Jan. 19 to critical acclaim. The widely praised Good News saw Rend Collective at the top of the charts, earning the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Christian & Gospel Chart, and No. 5 spot on... << Full Report >>

Phil Madeira to release "Providence" on April 6

Most people who know Phil Madeira know him as one of the most seasoned players in Nashville. Since his arrival in 1983, Madeira has seen success in a plethora of different ways. He has quietly released five solo critically-acclaimed records and has shared the stage with Neil Young, Sheryl Crow, Leon Russell, and Jack White. If you can think... << Full Report >>

There Is More Tour Features Hillsong Worship & Pastor Brian Houston

Join Pastor Brian Houston and members of the GRAMMY® Award-winning Hillsong Worship team on their upcoming spring tour - There Is More Tour. Houston and members of Hillsong Worship from Australia will embark on a 14-city spring tour this April across the south-eastern United States... << Full Report >>

*Monday, January 29, 2018*

Zach Williams Zach Williams' Wins GRAMMY® Award With Debut Album, CHAIN BREAKER

Provident Label Group/Sony Music proudly announces that Zach Williams received his first GRAMMY Award during yesterday's 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony in New York. Williams won for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for Chain Breaker, his debut album release. Reflecting about his win... << Full Report >>

To Write Love on Her Arms Announces Annual HEAVY AND LIGHT

To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) has announced that they will be holding their annual HEAVY AND LIGHT event on March 10th, 2018 at the House of Blues in Orlando, FL. The organization invites everyone to save the date for what promises to be an inspiring evening of songs, conversation and hope, with performances from Jon Foreman of Switchfoot, Dustin Kensrue... << Full Report >>

*Friday, January 26, 2018*

Ryan Stevenson Ryan Stevenson Kicks Off 2018 With New Song

Gotee Records' Ryan Stevenson is starting his 2018 strong with the release of brand new music with the song "No Matter What (feat. Bart Millard of MercyMe)." Stevenson is coming off the heels of a successful 2017 and already this year two of his own songs have charted on the Billboard's... << Full Report >>

Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle Achieves Third No. 1 Single

Centricity Music artist Lauren Daigle’s “O’Lord” is Christian music’s Number 1 song in the country, making it the third No. 1 single from her RIAA-certified Gold, debut album, How Can It Be. The song not only hit No. 1 on the... << Full Report >>

For All Seasons Releases "Clarity EP" Today

California worship band For All Seasons is thrilled to start 2018 with the release of their debut Centricity Music EP, Clarity. With contributing producers Seth Mosley (for KING & COUNTRY, Passion), Mike O’Connor (Colton Dixon, Meredith Andrews), Ed Cash (NEEDTOBREATHE, Passion), and Cameron Jaymes (Matt Wertz), the 7-track record... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, January 25, 2018*

Off Road Minivan Signs to Tooth & Nail Records

Rock quintet Off Road Minivan is thrilled to announce that they have joined the Tooth & Nail Records family. Additionally, the band will be releasing their debut EP, Spiral Gaze, on February 16th, 2018. For more information or to pre-order the record... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, January 24, 2018*

Andrew Peterson Andrew Peterson Announces Two New Studio Albums

Michael W. Smith isn't the only singer/songwriter releasing two new studio albums early this year. Andrew Peterson has just announced two projects as part of his Resurrection Letters that will release one each in February and March... << Full Report >>

Big Daddy Weave to Perform at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, January 27

Award-winning Christian group Big Daddy Weave will perform live on stage at historic Carnegie Hall in New York City on Saturday, January 27th with an orchestra and 250 Big Daddy Weave fans joining them in the choir.

Known for their number one radio hits including Redeemed, My Story and the Lion and the Lamb, their appearance at the iconic performance hall sees them... << Full Report >>

Michael W. Smith Announces "Surrounded By A Million Lights World Tour"

Multi-Platinum, three-time Grammy® Award winning artist, best-selling author and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith announces the first leg of his “Surrounded By A Million Lights World Tour.” Presented by Compassion International and featuring special guest Nathan Tasker, the tour launches March 8 in Rochester, MN and... << Full Report >>

Gospel Hip-Hop Label, Renaissance Music, Gives $31k Check To Build Safe House In South Africa

Renaissance Music artists Legin, Sinai and Focus released their compilation album, Safe House, in June 2017 to raise funds and awareness to protect children in Soshanguve, South Africa from sex trafficking.  Through Renaissance's non-profit, Expect Renaissance, Inc., 100% of the proceeds from the album go directly to building a safe house to protect the... << Full Report >>

Christian Music Duo Mere Messengers Garners Covenant Award Nomination for Pop Album of the Year

Creative Soul Records duo Mere Messengers is headed to the Covenant Awards this weekend where their debut album, Everything Everywhere, has been nominated for "Pop Album of The Year." Produced by Eric Copeland for Creative Soul Records, a Nashville-based music company associated with Word... << Full Report >>

Natalie Grant and Bernie Herms set to present during 60th Annual GRAMMY® Awards Premiere Ceremony

Multi-award winning singer-songwriter-producer team Natalie Grant and Bernie Herms will be presenters at the 60th Annual GRAMMY® Awards Premiere Ceremony on Sunday, January 28 live beginning at 3 p.m. EST. Watch the live stream at << Full Report >>

Noah Cleveland Declares "My Savior Lives!"

Artist Garden Entertainment recording artist, Noah Cleveland, impacts Christian radio this week with his new Christian anthem "My Savior Lives." . The new single, co-written with Tony Wood, has been a work in progress for three years. Artist Garden's Keith Stancil shares... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, January 23, 2018*

Fireflight Fireflight Releases "I Won't Look Back" Single Feb. 9

Grammy and Dove Award-nominated Fireflight independently releases its first new song in nearly three years, “I Won’t Look Back,” Feb. 9. The heavy-hitting, guitar-driven single marks the band’s return to its rock roots and will be the first of several new songs slated to release this year... << Full Report >>

Colton Dixon Colton Dixon to Co-Headline Spring Tour with Hawk Nelson with special guest Sarah Reeves Set To Launch Feb. 22

Award winning artists Colton Dixon and Hawk Nelson will co-headline the spring tour, “An Evening With Colton Dixon & Hawk Nelson,” set to launch on Feb. 22, featuring special guest artist Sarah Reeves. Presented by Compassion International, the tour is slated... << Full Report >>

Skillet Skillet And for KING & COUNTRY Unite For "joy.UNLEASHED | The Tour"

Skillet and for KING & COUNTRY unveiled that they will join forces for "joy.UNLEASHED | The Tour" stopping in over a dozen markets from mid-April through early May. The unprecedented double-headliner line-up will visit San Antonio, Cedar Rapids, Huntsville, Orlando... << Full Report >>

"American Idol's" Scott MacIntyre Releases New Radio Single

Scott MacIntyre is releasing a new single “Look Up!” to Christian radio today. The single is being shipped to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC-formatted stations and is the first of a number of new songs that will comprise MacIntyre’s next album planned for release in 2018... << Full Report >>

*Monday, January 22, 2018*

GRAMMY® Nominated MercyMe Achieves Gold And Triple Platinum Certification

MercyMe’s landmark album Almost There has been RIAA certified triple platinum (3 million albums sold). In addition, their most recent #1 hit single... << Full Report >>

Integrity Music Announces Paul Baloche's "Ultimate Collection"

Every believer has signposts for the journey in faith. For Dove Award-winning worship leader Paul Baloche, the journey is marked by songs, personal prayers that have become global anthems for Christians from all walks of life. Integrity Music, Baloche’s label home for two decades, now offers 15 of his most beloved compositions with Paul Baloche Ultimate Collection, available globally February 16... << Full Report >>

Anthony Evans To Release New Book, "Unexpected Places," In August

Prolific singer-songwriter and author Anthony Evans to release his debut book, “Unexpected Places: Thoughts On God, Faith and Finding Your Voice,” an honest, riveting narrative of Evans’ personal journey... << Full Report >>

*Friday, January 19, 2018*

NF NF Releases New Song and Video, Goes Platinum in 8 Countries

NF returns with an emotional and fiery new song, "NO NAME", after ringing in the new year with his breakout single, "Let You Down," earning RIAA platinum certification for total consumption in excess of 1 million singles sold-combining equivalent traditional sales and on-demand audio and video streams. The song has more than 500 million worldwide streams... << Full Report >>

Rend Collective Experiment Rend Collective Drops Good News Today Giving Critics a "Reason To Celebrate"

Good News, the latest from Irish band Rend Collective, is available today. The widely praised 15-track release includes "Marching On," a collaboration with Hillsong Young & Free, along with Rend Collective's hit single, "Rescuer (Good News)," which has already hit Top 10 on both AC Indicator and National Audience chart, and has been added by major stations including K-LOVE, Air1, WAY-FM, KSBJ and more reaching an audience of over 2.8M weekly listeners,... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, January 18, 2018*

Creators Behind Annie Moses Band Launch New Publishing House,

Bill and Robin Wolaver, the creators of the Nashville-based award-winning, Juilliard-educated Annie Moses Band known for its impeccable artistry and genre-defying music, announce today the launch of ManAlive Publishing... << Full Report >>

OUTCRY: Spring 2018 Tour Dates and Line-Up Announced

OUTCRY announces dates and the line-up for the 14-city OUTCRY: Spring 2018 Tour. OUTCRY began four years ago as a hallmark, a line in the sand, a stake in the ground. It was the mark of something that truly had already begun – revival in the local church... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, January 17, 2018*

Jon Foreman Announces New Acoustic Video Series

Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman is focusing on his solo projects this year while the band takes a break from touring, and his latest announcement treats listeners to live, one mic, one-take versions of his songs... << Full Report >>

Andrew Osenga Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Fund New Album

Longtime solo artist (and former member of The Normals and Caedmon's Call) Andrew Osenga has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to fund his newest project, The Painted Desert. "I thought I was done making records," writes Osenga on his Kickstarter pitch page. "I felt I had said all I'd ever have to say. Then life happened. The past few years have felt like wandering in the desert, in a myriad... << Full Report >>

Flame To Release New Album, "God Knows"

Multi-award nominated artist, FLAME, is set to release his ninth studio album titled, God Knows. The album is set apart from his previous eight records in that it is the most personal in nature. FLAME discusses issues that he has never spoken about during the duration of his time as a public figure. If you thought you knew all there was to know about him, this album will prove otherwise... << Full Report >>

Matthew West Goes All In To 2018 With Radio Hit "Broken Things"

Matthew West is already going All In to the new year! The four-time GRAMMY® nominated singer/songwriter has already seen a No. 1 with “Broken Things” on the Christian Airplay chart with the single currently sitting at No. 2 on Christian Airplay and No. 3 on... << Full Report >>

Anthony Brown & group therAPy Lead The Way With 10 Stellar Award Nominations

Once again, Anthony Brown & group therAPy celebrate a ‘stellar’ year of recognition. Their current album, A LONG WAY FROM SUNDAY received 10 Stellar Award nominations this year, the most by any artist... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, January 16, 2018*

Steven Malcolm to Release Four New EPs in 2018

Multiple Dove Awards nominee, Steven Malcolm, will release his second project for Word Records Hip Hop label, IVAV, on Jan. 26, 2018. The Second City – Part 1, was executive produced by Word Entertainment’s Senior Director, A&R, Joseph Prielozny, and features four new songs written or co-written by Malcolm. Guest artists on the record include Taylor Hill, Anderson Michael and Zauntee. The Second City – Part 1 is available now for pre-order... << Full Report >>

Reach Records Introduces Its Most Unashamed 116 Day Manifesto Yet

For more than a decade Atlanta's esteemed independent label, Reach Records, has been creating music with a mission to change the way people see the world. This mission is underscored today, January 16, 2018, as the label launches its boldest and most unashamed manifesto yet with the introduction of the Light Bearer brand ethos... << Full Report >>

DREAM Worship Signs Norwegian Group Radiate Worship

Norwegian Electronic Worship team, Radiate Worship has signed with DREAM Label Group's worship division, DREAM Worship (Life.Church Worship, NewSpring Worship, New Hope Oahu). Led by Pastor Martin Midtgård Hagen, the worship ministry of Radiate Church started in 2008 focusing on it's fresh expression of groundbreaking worship... << Full Report >>

David and Tamela Mann Win NAACP Image Award For Their TV One Family Docu-Series "The Manns"

Comedian David Mann, and the rest of the Mann family are celebrating their win for Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series for their hit docu-series The Manns (TV One). For the first time, members of the public that were not NAACP members could cast award votes, and industry and fans showed their support of the Mann family by honoring them with this prestigious award... << Full Report >>

Capitol Christian Music Group Announces Two Key Senior Promotions

Capitol Christian Music Group (CCMG), the market leader in Christian recorded music and music publishing, has promoted Brad O'Donnell to Chief Creative Officer and Hudson Plachy to Chief Marketing Officer, it was announced today by CCMG Chairman & CEO Peter York. Following last week's promotion of York from... << Full Report >>

*Monday, January 15, 2018*

LOVECOLLIDE Releases Tired Of Basic April 13

Lauren Budnick and Brooke DeLeary of the faith-forward pop duo LOVECOLLIDE announce their third full-length album, Tired Of Basic, which is set to independently release April 13 on ABS Entertainment, LLC with global distribution for the first time through The Fuel Music... << Full Report >>

Oatmeal and 1K Phew Release New Single, "Ain't Worried"

GodChaserz artist newest artist Oatmeal drops his first single "Ain't Worried" featuring Reach Record's 1K Phew. This is the first single from Oatmeal's upcoming project Just Add Water releasing in 2018... << Full Report >>

*Friday, January 12, 2018*

Tedashii Tedashii Releases New Single "Splash" Featuring 1K Phew

Rapper Tedashii releases "Splash" today (January 12), a new single featuring Reach artist 1K Phew, available now for purchase and streaming across all DSPs via Reach Records. Reflecting on the meaning of the song, Tedashii explains "Splash is for those who love to question everything, color outside the lines, and have fun... << Full Report >>

Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Releases "Crashing Waves" Single Today

Multi-Platinum artist, best-selling author and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith reveals new music today from his studio album, A Million Lights, releasing Feb. 16 from Rocketown Records and The Fuel Music. “Crashing Waves,” a song about the unconditional love of God, joins the... << Full Report >>

Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp Announces Spring Leg of THE ANSWER Tour w/Micah Tyler

Following a successful 25-city run of tour dates in the fall featuring multiple sell-out performances, award-winning GRAMMY® nominee Jeremy Camp will extend ‘The Answer’ Tour this spring with special guest Micah Tyler. Kicking off April 5, the tour will hit an additional 16 markets in... << Full Report >>

Mandisa Mandisa Debuts "Bleed The Same" Video Featuring TobyMac and Kirk Franklin

Coinciding with Martin Luther King Jr. Day, HuffPost is exclusively sharing the first look at the thought-provoking music video of Mandisa's "Bleed The Same" featuring fellow GRAMMY® winners TobyMac and Kirk Franklin. To watch the video, click here... << Full Report >>

Audrey Assad Audrey Assad's Third Single From Evergreen, "Drawn To You," Releases Today

Acclaimed singer, songwriter and author Audrey Assad releases today the third single from her first new album of all new songs in four years, Evergreen. The song, “Drawn to You,” as well as “Wounded Healer” and first single, “Deliverer,” are available now at... << Full Report >>

Cameron James Release New Single & Music Video For 'Born To Bring The Light'

DREAM Records is proud to announce the release of Cameron James' sophomore single, "Born To Bring The Light".  After spending time in the studio with producer Rusty Varenkamp (Ellie Holcomb, TobyMac), the two came up with this powerhouse pop track.  This song is about the revealing of destiny from heartbreak.  The powerful lyrics center... << Full Report >>

Forerunner Music Releases Multi-Artist Project "Fully Alive," Today

Forerunner Music, the official record label of the International House of Prayer of Kansas City (IHOPKC), releases today the multi-artist album, Fully Alive. This much-anticipated, 15-track recording is available now at digital retail providers, including... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, January 10, 2018*

Todd Agnew Worship Leader Todd Agnew Launches Worship Team Weekend Conference

Chart-topping, seven-time Dove Award-nominated worship leader and singer/songwriter Todd Agnew has launched a new Worship Team Weekend Conference, designed to help worship leaders discover, build and apply a biblical theology of worship. Agnew, who teaches worship theology and worship leadership at Visible Music College in Dallas, developed the event after observing that many worship leaders learned their craft by watching... << Full Report >>

Alexis Slifer Releases FAMOUS FOR

Former Rubyz member and iShine actress Alexis Slifer has just released her sophomore, six-song solo-project, FAMOUS FOR. The album, produced by Chuck Butler, explores themes central to the young artist’s faith: God is real, He works miracles, and He longs to be close to his children... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, January 9, 2018*

Zealand Phil Joel's Zealand Returns With Album "Liberated" Feb. 9

Liberated, the long-awaited full-length debut from Word Records recording artist Zealand, is slated for release February 9. Produced by Brent Milligan (Colony House, Tauren Wells), as well as Philip Zach (Remedy Drive) and Galen Crew, the project features 10 original selections all co-written by GRAMMY®-nominated, Dove Award-winning group founder and frontman Phil Joel, with contributions from We Are Messengers’ Darren Mulligan; GRAMMY® winner Seth Mosley; multi Dove Award winner Jason Ingram; and Dove nominee Benji Cowart, among other acclaimed writers... << Full Report >>

Peter York Promoted to Chairman and CEO of Capitol Christian Music Group

Longtime Christian Music executive Peter York has been promoted to Chairman & CEO of Capitol Christian Music Group (CCMG), it was announced today by Capitol Music Group Chairman & CEO Steve Barnett, to whom York will report. In his expanded role, York will drive CCMG's strategic direction, business development initiatives... << Full Report >>

Global Worship Leaders Brad + Rebekah's "Sound Of Heaven" To Be Unveiled On Feb. 16

Brad + Rebekah’s Sound Of Heaven will debut on Feb. 16, marking the couple’s seventh album in their 10 year-journey as a worship duo. The forthcoming record stemmed from a four-year trek of asking around 50 pastors nationwide what is... << Full Report >>

Bryan Popin To Release "Step In The Name" Single January 16

Billboard No. 1 artist Bryan Popin is set to release his new single, "Step In The Name," from his best-selling album, I GOT OUT, on Tuesday, January 16. This hot track brings heat with an infectious funky pop groove that mixes old school with the new school. Embodied with the essence of gritty horns, coupled with assertive... << Full Report >>

Anthony Brown & group therAPy Worldwide Premiere of "I GOT THAT" On BET Tomorrow

Multi-Stellar Award winner, Grammy nominated singer-songwriter-producer, Anthony Brown & group therAPy unveil their new music video, “I Got That,” across and BET platforms (BET, BET HER, BET GOSPEL and BET SOUL) on Wednesday, January 10... << Full Report >>

Indie Label M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records Sign Sister Trio Juzang

M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records, Inc., President & CEO, Leonard J. Thompson III, announces the signing of JUZANG, a talented trio of sisters with a fresh sound, and dynamic presentation... << Full Report >>

*Friday, January 5, 2018*

toby Seven-Time GRAMMY Winner TobyMac's Anticipated New Single "I just need U." Out Today

“I just need U.” from TobyMac is hitting all digital music services today, marking the first new music from the seven-time GRAMMY® winner since 2015. TobyMac once again collaborated with Bryan Fowler alongside Finding Favour's Blake NeeSmith. The cover animation video is already trending at No. 17 on YouTube... << Full Report >>

River Valley Worship Releases 2018 Declaration Song "World Needs Jesus" on BEC WORSHIP

BEC WORSHIP, a new imprint of BEC Recordings, announces the new signing of River Valley Worship. Kicking off 2018 with a declaration song, River Valley Worship recently released their label debut single, "World Needs Jesus," available now at Spotify and Apple music ( << Full Report >>

*Thursday, January 4, 2018*

Kevin Max Kevin Max Begins Fan-Funding New Album, "AWOL"

Solo artist Kevin Max is raising support to finish his new album AWOL, with the first half immediately available for download with pre-orders. AWOL is produced by Kieran Kelly and features guests including Andy Rourke of The Smiths and members of the band Passenger. AWOL will feature at least 12 tracks, and PledgeMusic packages include custom vinyl, CDs and other merchandise... << Full Report >>

Beautiful Eulogy Announces Final Tour Dates?

Hip Hop trio Beautiful Eulogy recently announced a string of tour dates for this month, but in an email that went out today, it appears these January tour dates may be the group's final ones as well. The email announced a specific local tour date to recipients and then added: "This will be our last official tour as Beautiful Eulogy, so if you were planning on coming out to a show, this would be the time to make it happen... << Full Report >>

Tasha Cobbs Leonard Smashes Good Morning America Performance

Multiple award-winner, best-selling artist Tasha Cobbs Leonard kicks off the new year with debut performance on Good Morning America. The Motown Gospel recording artist performed her current radio single “I’m Getting Ready,” to an overwhelming response and social media was abuzz with appreciation and excitement after Cobbs Leonard... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, January 3, 2018*

Capital Kings Announce Indefinite Break

Just recently, Switchfoot announced a "break" from the road for an undetermined amount of time, and today Gotee Records electronic pop duo Capital Kings have announced that they are "stepping away" from the band for now. In a Facebook post, the guys wrote: "CK fam, thanks for all the love this past year on all the new music and every one of you that came out to a show... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, January 2, 2018*

SCC The 6th Annual K-LOVE Christmas Tour Achieves Highest Attendance In Its History

The 6th annual K-LOVE Christmas Tour officially wrapped before Christmas, closing its successful 19-city run at the iconic Beacon Theatre in New York City. (Click here for JFH's tour review and photo gallery!) The tour, which kicked off over Thanksgiving weekend in Little Rock, AR and was produced by 25 Entertainment, had its highest attendance in its history by selling out an astounding eight shows... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, December 28, 2017*

Tasha Cobbs Leonard To Appear on Good Morning America Jan. 4

Motown Gospel recording artist Tasha Cobbs Leonard kicks off the New Year with a special performance of her popular hit song “I’m Getting Ready” on Good Morning America on Thursday, January 4, 2018. The top-rated national morning show airs on ABC at 7:00am EST... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, December 24, 2017*

Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Announces SECOND New Album, For Release Feb. 23

This week, CCM icon Michael W. Smith teased a big announcement for Christmas Eve, but few probably thought it would be anything as significant as this: a second new album release for early 2018! Just one week after the release of his brand new studio album, A Million Lights, on February 16th, Smith will release a brand new worship album, Surrounded, on Friday, February 23rd... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, December 20, 2017*

Provident Music Group Names Darren Elrod Executive Vice President / Chief Operating Officer

Provident Music Group/Sony Music Entertainment announces the promotion of Darren Elrod to Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer. Elrod was formerly Sr. Vice President, Finance & Operations. The position is effective immediately... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, December 19, 2017*

GRAMMY® Winner Bernie Herms Concludes Milestone Year with More Grammy® Nominations

Bernie Herms has had a career-defining year in 2017. The GRAMMY® award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for “Thy Will” (co-written with Hillary Scott and Emily Weisband), two GMA Dove Awards (Producer and Songwriter of... << Full Report >>

Tauren Wells Wraps An Astounding 2017 With Two Grammy Nominations

Provident Label Group/Sony Music Entertainment artist Tauren Wells has had quite a memorable year. From touring with Lionel Richie, to releasing his debut solo full-length Hills and Valleys, and the tremendous success of the album's self-titled debut single, Wells is wrapping up his 2017 by receiving two GRAMMY... << Full Report >>

*Monday, December 18, 2017*

The City Harmonic The City Harmonic Celebrates Four Covenant Award Nominations

Worship band The City Harmonic and its 5-star-acclaimed album, Benediction Live: Worship from Churches Working Together in Canada, have received four nominations for the 39th Annual GMA Canada Covenant Awards. Featuring the group’s most loved songs recorded at its last concert together, Benediction Live... << Full Report >>

Zach Williams' Whirlwind Year Wraps With Second GRAMMY® Nomination

With a year that kicked off with a GRAMMY® nomination and now ends with another GRAMMY nod, from winning awards to topping the radio charts, there is no question that Zach Williams has had an astounding, and unforgettable, 2017... << Full Report >>

*Friday, December 15, 2017*

Switchfoot Switchfoot Announces Break from Touring "For the Foreseeable Future"

It's been twenty years since San Diego pop rock band Switchfoot released their label debut, The Legend of Chin back in 1997. The band has been actively touring regularly for almost their entire run, so it shouldn't come as too much of a surprise that the band has announced their decision to take an extended break... << Full Report >>

SCC Steven Curtis Chapman Announces SCC SOLO 2018 Tour Dates

Back by popular demand, multi- GRAMMY® Award winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman has announced he will continue his successful tour, SCC SOLO: A Night of Hits, History, and Influences, this spring. Adding 26 dates to the tour that kicked off this fall, the 2018 leg will kick off in Dallas, Texas on February 3 and will run through April, hitting historic venues like the Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta... << Full Report >>

Hawk Nelson Hawk Nelson Releases New Single & Announces New Album 2018

Today, Hawk Nelson releases their first new digital single in more than two years in anticipation of their forthcoming album next year. The new song, "He Still Does (Miracles)," is the debut single from their new studio album, Miracles (Fair Trade Records), which is set to release on... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, December 14, 2017*

Skillet Skillet's "Feel Invincible" Single Certified Gold as "Awake" Certified Double Platinum

2017 has been a landmark year of career milestones for rockers SkilletThe band dominated the Billboard Year End charts for 2017 landing at #1 on the Christian Streaming Songs Artists (have held the #1 spot since the charts inception in 2014); #1, #4, #6, and #10 on the Christian Streaming Songs (have held the #1... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, December 13, 2017*

Newsboys NEWSBOYS Unite for Unprecedented 2018 Tour

Following the abrupt blackout of GRAMMY®-nominated, Platinum®-selling Newsboys’ social media accounts, the band—with a little help from some old friends—reemerged today for a major announcement. Next year Newsboys will welcome back to the stage former bandmates Peter Furler and Phil Joel for the "Newsboys United Tour," showcasing... << Full Report >>

Amy Grant Amy Grant & Vince Gill To Appear On TODAY Dec. 14

Synonymous with the special time of year, Amy Grant will be trimming television airwaves, making it again a Tennessee Christmas! TODAY’s Jenna Bush Hager traveled to Grant and husband Vince Gill’s Nashville home to share in all things holiday. Set to air on Dec. 14, TODAY also joined the couple before they took the stage for a sold-out “Christmas At The Ryman” performance... << Full Report >>

BONRAY's "Good Life" Featured Song On Netflix's "Fuller House" Season 3 Trailer

"Good Life" from Sony Music / Provident Label Group band Bonray is the featured song for the popular Netflix series "Fuller House" Season 3 trailer. The trailer can be viewed by clicking here or on the trailer below. This isn't the first time the group's music has been used for a... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Worship Garners First-Ever Grammy Nomination

For nearly three decades, multi-platinum selling Hillsong Worship has captured the hearts of nations and generations through its catalog of songs. Building on that legacy, the group garnered its first-ever GRAMMY® nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song... << Full Report >>

Provident Distribution Re-Signs Longtime Partnership with Cedarmont Kids

Provident Distribution celebrates the longstanding partnership with Cedarmont Kids as they re-sign their distribution deal. Selling more than 22 million units, Cedarmont has scanned more units than any other Christian artist and has four titles, Bible Songs, Sunday School Songs, Action Bible Songs, and Toddler Tunes, that have been on the Soundscan charts for over 1,000 consecutive weeks... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, December 12, 2017*

"The North Star" Shines on Remedy Drive's Passion for Justice

Chart-topping rockers and modern-day abolitionists Remedy Drive return January 12 with The North Star. Produced by Philip Zach, the 12-song set draws from a range of sonic influences—from ‘80s electronic, to ‘90s grunge, to modern hip-hop—giving a voice to millions of human trafficking victims around the world, as well as educating and inspiring... << Full Report >>

Award-Winning Annie Moses Band Releases Christmas Singles, "O Holy Night," "Carol of the Bells"

PBS sensation and Emmy Award-winning folk artist Annie Moses Band is spreading holiday cheer this season with the release of its original musical arrangements of the Christmas classics “O Holy Night” and “Carol of the Bells.” Both beloved holiday favorites are available now for purchase digitally... << Full Report >>

*Monday, December 11, 2017*

Casting Crowns Casting Crowns Announces Spring 2018 Leg of 'The Very Next Thing' Tour w/ I AM THEY

Multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY® winning group Casting Crowns will hit the road in 2018 for the final leg of its hugely successful "The Very Next Thing" Tour, featuring special guest I AM THEY. “The Very Next Thing” Tour has hit 100 major markets since Fall 2016, resulting in... << Full Report >>

Corey Voss to Release First Full-Length Album Jan. 26

Integrity Music announces the January 26 global release of the live recording Songs Of Heaven & Earth from Tennessee-based songwriter and worship leader Corey Voss. The album, Voss’ full-length debut, explores the transformative power of praise, celebrating the Creator with lyrical imagery drawn from scripture and inspired by His creation... << Full Report >>

Seth and Nirva Shine In Year-End Media Spotlight

Critically-acclaimed husband/wife duo and Integrity Music recording artist Seth & Nirva are set for two national media appearances this month, prior to the release of a remix of their popular song and rally-cry, “We Won’t Back Down,” on New Year’s Eve... << Full Report >>

*Friday, December 8, 2017*

Capitol Christian Music Group Announces Signing Of Nashville-Based Pop Singer-Songwriter Riley Clemmons

Riley Clemmons, an 18-year-old pop singer-songwriter, is the newest signee of Capitol Christian Music Group (CCMG), home to some of the genre’s top names. The pop-infused artist has been fervently working on the craft of songwriting and performance for several years throughout her hometown... << Full Report >>

Fair Trade Services Announces New Signing With Austin French

Fair Trade Services is thrilled to announce their newest signing, contemporary pop artist Austin French. Originally from Georgia, French was surrounded by a musical family and began touring in churches, which led him to leading worship at the age of eighteen. In 2014, he won the hearts of millions of viewers, finishing as the runner-up on the ABC TV show... << Full Report >>

Sidewalk Prophets Sidewalk Prophets Announce The "Something Different Tour (in 3D)" With Special Guest Bonray

Word Entertainment's Sidewalk Prophets announce their 2018 Something Different Tour (in 3D). Kicking off in February and running through May, the 40-city "Something Different Tour (in 3D)" will feature special guest Bonray and sponsored by World Vision and Anderson University. See below for the 2018 tour dates - more dates will be announced on Tuesday, December 12th... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, December 7, 2017*

Brooke Robertson's "Have My Heart" EP Due Out Jan. 5

Have My Heart, the debut EP from Louisiana-based singer/songwriter Brooke Robertson, is set to bow January 5. Currently available for pre-order on iTunes, the worship-infused pop project was produced by Seventh Day Slumber’s Jeremy... << Full Report >>

The Gray Havens Release New Christmas Song Recorded With An iPhone

Artist Garden Entertainment releases “City of David,” the new Christmas song from husband/wife duo The Gray Havens. “City of David,”  birthed as a surprise to the duo while working on their new studio album. David Radford explains “We really hadn't planned on recording a... << Full Report >>

Ritchie Valentine Smith Releases WORDS OF FURY Volume 2

WORDS OF FURY, volume 2 in the Words of Power samurai fantasy series, is now released in the U.S. by the UK-based indie publisher, RVSMedia (Amazon ISBN-13: 978-1544214832; paperback $17.99; also available as Kindle eBook)... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, December 6, 2017*

Marc Martel's "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" Most Added At Radio Two Weeks In A Row

For the second week in a row, "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" from Marc Martel's recent holiday release The First Noel EP is the most added song at Christian radio... << Full Report >>

Ryan Stevenson Ryan Stevenson Celebrates the Season With New Single

Gotee Records' Ryan Stevenson has kicked off the holiday season with a new original Christmas song, "This Christmas Eve," which is currently on the Top 20 Billboard Christian Airplay and Top 30 Billboard Christian AC. He’s currently the only artist to have two songs charting at the same time in the Top 25 at... << Full Report >>

Heather Pillsbury Awarded Female Artist/Writer of the Year Honors at IMMERSE Conference

Athens-based Heather Pillsbury won top honors at the 2017 Gospel Music Association’s IMMERSE event in Nashville, TN. This ninth annual conference for developing artists, songwriters and worship leaders featured the best and brightest emerging talent in the industry. Heather was Female Artist/Writer of the Year, performing her original song “Walked on Water... << Full Report >>

DREAM Announces Samson: Songs From And Inspired By the Motion Picture Coming Out February 2nd

DREAM Label Group and Pure Flix Entertainment are proud to announce the release Samson: Songs From And Inspired By the Motion Pictureavailable February 2nd with pre-orders starting on January 19th.  The accompaniment album is in connection to the nationwide release of the Pure Flix... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, December 5, 2017*

NewSong NewSong Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut

One of Christian music’s most influential bands, GRAMMY®-nominated NewSong, recently made their Grand Ole Opry® debut on the stage of Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Performing their multi-format megahit—and one of the most popular modern holiday songs of all time—“The Christmas Shoes,” NewSong was also joined by GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter Francesca Battistelli for a rendition of... << Full Report >>

NF's "Let You Down" Achieves Gold Status

Continuing his run of impressive career milestones, Michigan rapper NF's focus single, "Let You Down," one of the fastest selling and highest consumed tracks... << Full Report >>

Eric Heron Reveals New Album "Afterglow: A Somewhat Complicated Story" and Preorder

On Friday, December 1st, rap artist Eric Heron unveiled the preorder link for his upcoming album Afterglow: A Somewhat Complicated Story which will be released on December 22nd. All those who preorder will instantly get the single “On Deck... << Full Report >>

*Monday, December 4, 2017*

Fireflight Fireflight's Dawn Michele Announces Solo Worship Album

Fireflight has been back in the studio recently working on a new single, with Disciple's Josiah Prince serving as the producer. But fans of the band's lead vocalist, Dawn Michele, can get ready to hear a lot more of her voice in the coming months... << Full Report >>

Black River Christian Adds Director of National Promotion & Strategy

Black River Christian’s VP of National Promotion Brian Thiele announces Ali Matkosky as the new Director of National Promotion and Strategy as reported by CMB... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, December 3, 2017*

Sleeping Giant To Release Final Album With Facedown Records

Sleeping Giant are bringing it home to Facedown Records to say goodbye with their final album “I Am,” set to release January 26... << Full Report >>

Germany's 38th Annual Christmas Rock Night Returns Dec 8 and 9

The 38th annual Christmas Rock Night in Germany approaching once again. The 2-day indoor festival takes place in Ennepetal (near Düsseldorf) on Dec 8 and 9, 2017... << Full Report >>

Germaine Martel Signs with HISstory Music Group and Releases "Jesus" Single

Gifted producer and artist Germaine Martel is ready to make HISstory! His first single for HISstory Music Group, titled "Jesus", will be available for purchase via digital outlets on December 1, 2017. A new full length album, Human 3: The Holy Trilogy, is scheduled to follow in 2018... << Full Report >>

GAWVI Is On A "High Note" With His Latest Single

Today Dove-award winning, electro-pop/dance artist, GAWVI, releases his brand new single “High Note.” The feel-good record, expressing gratitude and simply celebrating all life has to offer, is now available for purchase and streaming via Reach Records, with a pseudo video for the track also... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, December 2, 2017*

Family Force 5 Family Force 5 To Host Special Free Christmas Show Featuring Original Vocalist

After using things like footage from A Christmas Story to cleverly and mysteriously tease something involving their former lead singer, Solomon "Soul Glow Activatur" Olds, Family Force 5 announced earlier today plans for a special free Christmas concert in Nashville. The event is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, December 13th at The Anchor in Nashville, and the band made free RSVP spots available to reserve online. However, at the time of this article, RSVPs have already closed... << Full Report >>

*Friday, December 1, 2017*

Jon Foreman Jon Foreman To Release Feature Film "25 In 24" March 2018

Aspiration Entertainment, in partnership with lowercase people, announced the release of the documentary film 25 IN 24, which follows Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman on his journey playing 25 shows in 24 hours. Adding to the release Foreman also announced a spring 2018 tour that includes a live performance and full screening of the film... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, November 30, 2017*

Marc Martel's "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" Most Added At Radio

Marc Martel's current single, "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas," from his just-released The First Noel EP (Marc Martel Music), is the most added song at radio this week according to Billboard. This is a first for Martel, an intentionally independent singer, songwriter and musician... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, November 29, 2017*

Hit Producer/Songwriter Bernie Herms Receives Two GRAMMY® Nominations

Acclaimed songwriter and producer Bernie Herms received two GRAMMY® nominations – Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for "Oh My Soul" recorded by Casting Crowns and Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for his work as producer of Danny Gokey's hit album... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, November 28, 2017*

Natalie Grant Natalie Grant Receives GRAMMY® Nomination for "Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song"

Award-winning singer-songwriter Natalie Grant received a GRAMMY® nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for "Clean." This is her seventh GRAMMY® nomination. "Clean" was solely penned by Grant and is on her ninth studio album Be One (Curb Records, November 15, 2015)... << Full Report >>

MercyMe Earns Two GRAMMY® Nominations

MercyMe scored two nods for the upcoming 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. The recognition in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song category for “Even If” and Best Contemporary Christian Album category for LIFER totals five career nominations for the multi-platinum selling... << Full Report >>

Travis Greene Receives GRAMMY Nom for Best Gospel Album

RCA/Inspiration recording artist TRAVIS GREENE received a 2018 GRAMMY® nomination today for “Best Gospel Album” for his chart-topping and critically acclaimed album, CROSSOVER:  LIVE FROM MUSIC CITY... << Full Report >>

Provident Music Group Receives 10 GRAMMY Nods

Provident Music Group/Sony Music has been honored with ten GRAMMY nominations. Provident Music Group leads among all Christian-based record labels for the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Provident artists recognized are Zach Williams (for Best Contemporary Christian Album) and Travis Greene (for Best Gospel... << Full Report >>

*Monday, November 27, 2017*

Andrew Peterson To Host 18th Annual Behold the Lamb of God Tour

Anticipation grows for singer-songwriter Andrew Peterson’s 18th annual Behold The Lamb Of God Tour, with several shows already sold-out. Heralded as a meaningful Christmas tradition among and beyond the CCM community, the revered musical event begins its eleven-city run November 30, going through December 17. Tickets are available here... << Full Report >>

Hannah Kerr's "Warrior" Continues To Inspire Into 2018 As Her Highest Charting Radio Single

Black River Christian's Hannah Kerr has a lot to be thankful for as she heads in to the Christmas season with her first hit single, “Warrior.” Prior to Thanksgiving day when most Christian radio stations switch to playing Christmas music, "Warrior" was at No. 17 on the Christian AC Indicator chart and No. 23 on both the Christian AC and Christian Airplay charts. “Warrior” has been streamed more than 2.7 million times and Overflow, the album including the hit single "Warrior... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, November 22, 2017*

Violinist Susan Holloway Releases "Joy to the World"

Just in time for the upcoming holiday season, accomplished violinist Susan Holloway has released her new album, Joy To The World. The compilation of Christmas classics and faith-based standards is available now on iTunes, Spotify and at << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, November 21, 2017*

Rapper Young Saint Releases "Transition Live"

Award-winning Christian hip hop/rap artist Young Saint has released his latest effort entitled, TRANSITION LIVE (G-one Music Group, LLC), available now on all purchasing and streaming digital outlets including iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify... << Full Report >>

*Monday, November 20, 2017*

Remedy Drive Amplifies Efforts To Fight Modern Day Slavery

With an ongoing commitment—both onstage and off—to fight human trafficking, this year chart-topping rockers and modern day abolitionists Remedy Drive have further increased their efforts to combat the sex slavery epidemic around the world. While band co-founder and frontman David Zach has become a frequent guest speaker on the topic at universities... << Full Report >>

Julie Elias Counts Career First Among Blessings This Thanksgiving

Julie Elias is set for a Thanksgiving holiday filled with gratitude as the Christian entertainer celebrates a career first of breaking into the Top 50 on the Billboard Christian INSPO/Soft AC charts alongside the release of her new album, “A Girl Like Me.” The chart-climbing single, “Awaken,” is the debut release from the 12-song album... << Full Report >>

Illusionist, Evangelist Brock Gill's "Feed The Dog Book" From Lifeway Proves To Be Popular Resource

Celebrating 20-years of ministry, astounding audiences around the world with his edgy, daring and unique performances as one of this generation’s leading illusionists, Brock Gill released his first book, Feed The Dog: 7 Spiritual Disciplines to Help You Grow in Your Faith, amidst acclaim last month though... << Full Report >>

6th Annual K-LOVE Christmas Tour Kicks Off On Saturday, Shows Already Selling Out!

Announced earlier this fall, the highly successful K-LOVE Christmas Tour will again hit the road this upcoming holiday season. Visiting 19 key markets across the U.S., at press time three of those cities have already sold out - Jackson, MS (Nov. 30), Pittsburgh, PA Dec. 7) and Indianapolis, IN (Dec. 10) - and tickets continue... << Full Report >>

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