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*Thursday, October 19, 2017*


Beautiful Eulogy's "Worthy" Releases Tomrorow, Oct. 20

After a three-year hiatus, Beautiful Eulogy returns to offer their third studio album, Worthy, on October 20th. Worthy is a follow up to their 2013 release, Instruments of Mercy and it features guest appearances by Citizens, Aaron Strumple,... << Full Report >>
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Ryan Stevenson Wins First Dove Award

Gotee Records' Ryan Stevenson was honored with his first GMA Dove Award earlier this week at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Stevenson received the "Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year" award for his record-breaking single "Eye of the Storm," which he also performed with GabeReal of TobyMac's DiverseCity band during the main broadcast... << Full Report >>
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Chris Tomlin Wins 23rd GMA Dove Award for Worship Album of the Year, Receives Third American Music Award Nomination

Chris Tomlin took home his 23rd GMA Dove Award for Worship Album of the Year for Never Lose Sight at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards Tuesday night at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. The Dove Award comes on the heels of Tomlin's American Music Award (AMA) nomination for... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, October 18, 2017*


DREAM Records Artist Landry Cantrell Gets Married!

Congratulations are in order for Landry Cantrell! On September 30, DREAM Records artist Landry Cantrell married longtime girlfriend Kelsey Hicks. The pair exchanged vows in front of friends and family in the backyard of their new home... << Full Report >>
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Zach Willliams Wins Two GMA Dove Awards. Opens The Show With "Chain Breaker"

Provident Label Group/Sony Music artist Zach Williams was named New Artist of the Year at last night's 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. His record-breaking No. 1 song "Chain Breaker" also won for Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year. He was also nominated in three other categories and tied for most artist nods with... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, October 17, 2017*


MercyMe MercyMe and Zach Williams Take Home Top Awards at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

Tonight, the Gospel Music Association (GMA) handed out honors in 39 categories at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards plus special industry recognitions at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. Kari Jobe and Tasha Cobb Leonard hosted the sold-out show and Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on October 22 at 8 p.m. CST. Visit www.doveawards.com for more information.... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, October 16, 2017*


Natalie Grant Natalie Grant Shares Post-Surgery Update

Multi-GRAMMY® nominated and award-winning artist Natalie Grant has received positive news from her medical team following thyroid surgery on October 10th. Grant underwent surgery last week to remove half of her thyroid after two tumors were found in an ultrasound. The results of the surgery and pathology report revealed papillary thyroid cancer in two nodules in... << Full Report >>
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Ashes Remain To "Let The Light In" With Oct. 27 BEC Debut

Heralding a long-awaited return after more than six years, pop/rock fan favorites Ashes Remain are set to bow their BEC Recordings debut, Let The Light In, October 27. Produced by 7eventh Time Down frontman Mikey Howard—with lead Christian AC/Hot AC/CHR single “All of Me” produced by GRAMMY®-winner Seth Mosley and Mike... << Full Report >>
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NF NF's "Perception" Tops Billboard Top 200 Chart!

One of the realest fan movements of the year made this possible...Rapper NF's third studio album, Perception (NF Real Music/Caroline), has exceeded expectations to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200.... << Full Report >>
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"Work Songs: The Porter's Gate Worship Project, Vol. 1 (Live)" Hits Itunes Top 2 Amidst 5-Star Acclaim

The Porter’s Gate, a creative movement aiming to reimagine worship that welcomes, reflects and impacts both community and the Church, released globally with The Fuel Music distribution its first collection of all new modern hymns, Work Songs: The Porter's Gate Worship Project, Vol. 1 (Live), amidst 5-star acclaim. The live worship album featuring over a dozen artists, including... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, October 13, 2017*


Carmen Justice Fights The Right Fight with Highly Anticipated Solo EP

Carmen Justice has been dropping singles for the past year revealing her new sound as a solo artist leaving fans anxious for more, and today the pop/alternative artist is unveiling her debut solo EP Against The Odds available for purchase worldwide via iTunes, Amazon, google and Spotify... << Full Report >>
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Bryan & Katie Torwalt Release "Christmas" EP Today

Jesus Culture worship leaders, Bryan & Katie Torwalt are excited to share their new Christmas EP available today for the upcoming holiday season. The four-song EP features three classic Christmas songs along with a revisited song, "Emmanuel (God With Us Forever)," from their 2016 project Champion.  Click here to purchase their Christmas EP... << Full Report >>
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Point of Grace Serenades The Season with "Sing Noel" Oct. 20

Sing Noël, the highly-anticipated, new recording from Platinum-selling, GRAMMY®-nominated Point of Grace, bows October 20. Heralded for multiple classic Christmas recordings spanning a storied career, Sing Noël is Point of Grace’s fifth seasonal set and their LifeWay Worship debut.
 
Featuring 10 new arrangements of beloved carols and Christmas favorites, the project was produced by Kent Hooper and Phillip Keveren... << Full Report >>
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More Presenters Added to 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced the last round of presenters for the 48th Annual GMA Dove AwardsBeth Moore, Dr. Bobby Jones, Brandon Heath, Chonda Pierce, Jaci Velasquez, John Gray, Karen Peck Gooch, Kim Fields, Lauren Daigle, Mandisa, Miel San Marcos, Gov. Mike Huckabee, Montell Jordan, Trace Adkins, Travis Cottrell... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, October , 2017*


Chris Tomlin Chris Tomlin Announces "Good Good Father Tour" Sponsored by Amazon Music Unlimited

GRAMMY® Winner Chris Tomlin kicks off his "Good Good Father Tour" tonight in St. Charles, MO, sponsored by Amazon Music Unlimited. Additionally, Tomlin is releasing the Never Lose Sight Tour Edition album, featuring five unreleased live versions of his biggest hits, including "Home," "Good Good Father," and "Our God... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, October 11, 2017*


Hollyn Sadie Robertson’s LIVE ORIGINAL TOUR To Feature Anthem Lights, Chris McClarney of Jesus Culture, Steven Malcolm and Hollyn

On your mark; Get set; Go! On October 19th, The LIVE ORIGINAL TOUR brought to you by Help One Now is poised to begin a 16-city sprint across the nation. Best-selling author, speaker, and role model Sadie Robertson is anticipating all that God will do while she and her friends are encouraging thousands of young adults “to live uniquely and be the person God made [you] to be,” she said... << Full Report >>
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Gospel Song Records Announces Partnership with The Welcome Wagon

Gospel Song Records announces their partnership with The Welcome Wagon

The Welcome Wagon—made up of Presbyterian pastor Thomas Vito Aiuto and his wife Monique—was first introduced as a homespun, gospel-infused folk duo whose most comfortable venue was their own home. Although many of those qualities remain true, their current... << Full Report >>
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"WORSHIP RELIEF: Houston, You're Not Alone" Unites Artists For Hurricane Relief

Bethel Music, Chris Quilala, Cody Carnes, Hillsong Worship, Joel & Victoria Osteen, Kari Jobe, Passion, Pat Barrett and Tasha Cobbs Leonard will come together on Oct. 15 for"WORSHIP RELIEF: Houston, You're Not Alone," a special night of music at Houston's Lakewood Church starting at 7 p.m. CST... << Full Report >>
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War of Ages Announce New Album, "Alpha"

War of Ages are releasing a new full-length album on December 8. The band's 7th studio album is titled Alpha and, in keeping with the rest of the War of Ages canon, boasts powerful cover art by Illustrator Dave Quiggle... << Full Report >>
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Jonathan Cain Of Journey Premiere Streams First Christmas Album, "Unsung Noel," Today

Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and longtime keyboardist and rhythm guitarist in Journey, Jonathan Cain reveals today his first Christmas album, Unsung Noel, through an exclusive premiere stream from Billboard at www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/7997458/journey-jonathan-cain-unsung-noel-christmas-album... << Full Report >>
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Half Mile Home's Todd Burton's Son Killed In Gun Violence

Prayers and condolences to Half Mile Home's Todd Burton. This past Saturday his son DeAndre Andrus, 21, was shot and killed in what police believe to be a drive-by shooting that involved his cousin. Todd's son was found dead the next morning from the gunshot wounds in Akron's Goodyear Heights neighborhood... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, October 10, 2017*


Skillet Skillet Goes Beyond "Unleashed" with Deluxe Edition

Building on the success of their critically acclaimed and commercially successful release Unleashed, Skillet will release Unleashed Beyond, a deluxe version of their acclaimed 2016 release, on November 17. Unleashed Beyond boasts eight bonus tracks; five brand new unreleased songs, including “Breaking Free (feat. Lacey Sturm),” 2 remixes and the film... << Full Report >>
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Tenth Avenue North Celebrates the Holidays with "Decade The Halls Vol. 1"

Tenth Avenue North has announced their upcoming holiday record, Decade The Halls Vol. 1 (Remade Records), which will release on November 10th. This unique concept-album is a musical walk through the last 100 years of Christmas music with each song featuring a different decade starting in the 1920s all the way to present day. This album displays the band's creative and musical talent as they explore different instrumentation... << Full Report >>
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Francesca Battistelli Francesca Battistelli Bows Greatest Hits Collection Nov. 3

GRAMMY® Award winning artist Francesca Battistelli celebrates ten years of her artistry with the release of Greatest Hits: the first ten years. The 15-track album, which spans her decade long career and features six No. 1 radio hits, three top 5 hits, three top 10's and two new studio recordings, will be available November 3, 2017 with Fervent Records... << Full Report >>
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NEEDTOBREATHE's Josh Lovelace Premieres "You're My Very Best Friend" Video

On November 17th, Josh Lovelace of the Grammy nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE will release his debut family album Young FolkThe collection of songs features guest appearances from Ben RectorEllie HolcombSpirit Family Reunion, and members of children's music trio... << Full Report >>
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Chris Tomlin's Book "Holy Roar" Receives High Regard

Available today, high regard for GRAMMY® winner and  worship leader Chris Tomlin and Pastor Darren Whitehead's  HOLY ROAR, 7 Words that will Change the Way You Worship is flowing in from leading pastors and worship leaders across the globe... << Full Report >>
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Creative Soul's Melinda McGlasson Releases New Single

Creative Soul Records recording artist, worship leader and cancer survivor Melinda McGlasson releases a new radio single today. “Trust Him,” produced by Eric Copeland, is going for adds to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC radio... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, October 9, 2017*


Project 86 To Release 10th Studio Album, "Sheep Among Wolves" Dec. 5

Orange county’s seminal post-hardcore/rock champions Project 86, in celebration of their 20th year as a band, announce their 10th album release worldwide on December 5th, 2017. The Pledgemusic funded project highlights a lengthy career with an impressive, genre-defying milestone of ten songs, titled Sheep Among Wolves... << Full Report >>
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NF Announces North Amercian "Perception" Tour Today

Today, Michigan rapper, singer, and songwriter NF announces 2018 tour dates in support of his new album, Perception [Caroline]. Released Friday, October 6th,NF's third full-length album Perception quickly shot to #1 at iTunes on both the Hip-Hop Albums Chart... << Full Report >>
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More Talent Added to 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced more talent for the 48th Annual GMA Dove AwardsCasting Crowns, Erica Campbell, Hezekiah Walker, Hollyn, Jekalyn Carr, Joseph Habedank, Micah Tyler and Tauren Wells are set to perform during the awards show. Hollyn and Tauren Wells will host the... << Full Report >>
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7Core Music Announce Signing of Tina Boonstra

7Core Music are excited to announce new signing Tina Boonstra. Growing up as a songwriter in a missionary family, Tina expected her songs to find their home in the church halls she was so familiar with, but it wasn’t until she began performing on the London open mic... << Full Report >>
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Your Memorial Announce Final EP, Farewell Tour Details

Pre-orders have just become available for Your Memorial’s final project, due out November 10. The self titled EP was recorded with For Today/Nothing Left's Ryan Leitru at Graphic Nature Studios, and will be accompanied by a farewell tour this November. 

Check out the video for the lead single "Degenerate."... << Full Report >>

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*Friday, October 6, 2017*


Audrey Assad Audrey Assad's First Single From "Evergreen," "Deliverer," Releases Today

Critically acclaimed singer, songwriter and author  Audrey Assad releases today the first single from her third independent album and first new album of all new songs in four years, Evergreen. The song, “Deliverer,” was written, produced and engineered by Assad and Bryan Brown, mixed by Chad Howat of Paper Route and is available now at digital retailers globally from Fortunate Fall Records with Tone Tree Music distribution... << Full Report >>
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Rend Collective Experiment Rend Collective Announces Timely Project "Good News" To Release January 2018

Rend Collective announced today that the group's sixth studio album, Good News, is set to release in January, 2018. The first single from the anticipated project, “Rescuer (Good News),” has already been added by major... << Full Report >>
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Jeremy Camp Releases New Album, "The Answer"

GRAMMY nominee and multi-Dove Award winning artist Jeremy Camp's 9th studio album THE ANSWER (Capitol CMG) is out now. With The Answer Tour well underway and album reviews starting to pour in, Jeremy Camp's fall season is just getting started... << Full Report >>
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Hannah Kerr Announces Christmas EP, "Emmanuel"

Black River Christian's Hannah Kerr announces the October 20 release of her holiday EP, Emmanuel. The six-song project was produced by Mark Miller and will be available in both digital and physical formats. Emmanuel includes seasonal favorites such as "White Christmas," "O Come O Come Emmanuel," "Breath of Heaven," and "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," and two original songs - "Emmanuel" co-written by Kerr, Andy Gullahorn... << Full Report >>
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Matthew West's Latest, "All In," Impacts Multiple Billboard Charts

Four-time GRAMMY® nominee Matthew West dropped his newest album on Friday, Sept. 22. Since its release, All In has impacted multiple Billboard Charts, securing the No. 2 position on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart, while also charting at No. 16 on the Billboard Digital Albums chart and No. 20 on the Billboard Top Albums chart, securing a spot on Billboard's Top 200 chart. The 14-track release includes West's... << Full Report >>
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NF Releases New Album "Perception" Today

Today, Michigan rapper, singer, and songwriter NF releases his third full-length album, Perception [Caroline]-in stores and at all digital retailers. After the pre-order soared to #3 on Amazon's Rap Chart and #6 on the iTunes Overall Top Albums Chart, the record has already notably stood out as Capitol Music Group's fastest-selling D2C pre-order in 2017. Now, it currently holds spots in the Top 10 of both respective charts... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, October 5, 2017*


Francesca Battistelli Francesca Battistelli Announces Birth of Her Fourth Child

Fervent Records recording artist and GRAMMY® Award winner Francesca Battistelli and her husband Matt are proud to announce the birth of their fourth child, a son, born Sunday evening, October 1. Wyatt joins his siblings Eli (7), Audrey (5), Isaac (18 months)... << Full Report >>
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BEC Recordings Announces Kutless' New Album, "ALPHA / OMEGA," Releasing November 10

BEC Recordings’ band, Kutless, will release their new album ALPHA / OMEGA on November 10. The band’s tenth studio album is now available for pre-order here. With their upcoming album ALPHA / OMEGA, Kutless has created a collection of rock and worship songs of both original and cover tracks that are true to who the band has been for the last 17 years... << Full Report >>
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Tenth Avenue North Tenth Avenue North Announces 'Decade The Halls' Tour w/Zach Williams & Meredith Andrews

Multiple Dove Award winning band Tenth Avenue North has partnered with Compassionn International to present the "Decade The Halls" Tour this Christmas season, with special guests Zach Williams and Meredith Andrews. A holiday treat that brings a whole new meaning to the timelessness of Christmas, the "Decade The Halls" Tour will feature both traditional Christmas favorites... << Full Report >>
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Singer/Songwriter Melanie Penn Reveals Compelling Christmas Album To Release Nov. 3

Hailing from New York City, singer/songwriter Melanie Penn reveals her new Christmas project Immanuel, set to release Nov. 3rd. Her third studio album, Immanuel is a winsome collection of folk-pop songs, with nine originals and one classic carol retelling the... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, October 4, 2017*


Brandon Heath Brandon Heath Releasing New Album October 20

Five-time GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Brandon Heath will release his sixth studio album, Faith Hope Love Repeat, on October 20th. Working for a year-and-a-half on this upcoming album, Heath cultivated through more than 100 songs he wrote and co-wrote to... << Full Report >>
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Sivion Releases "Really His (feat. Krum)" Single In Anticipation of Full-Album Release

Sivion and Illect Recordings are excited to share "Really His". It's the final single leading in to the release of Dark Side of the Cocoon on Friday. Krum guests on the Sebastian Hochstein produced single... << Full Report >>
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Young Oceans to Release New Project "SUDDENLY (or the Nuclear Sunburst of the Truth Revealed)" October 20

For the past four years, ethereal rockers YOUNG OCEANS have quietly released independent albums, organically growing a grassroots audience of fans seeking a deep, personal worship music experience. This fall, YOUNG OCEANS will release not only a new album titled “SUDDENLY (or the Nuclear Sunburst of the Truth Revealed)”, they are preparing to tour for the first time in the band’s history... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, October 3, 2017*


SCC 6th Annual K-LOVE Christmas Tour To Be Headlined By Steven Curtis Chapman

Today K-LOVE officially announces their 6th annual K-LOVE Christmas Tour. The 19-city tour will be headlined by multi-GRAMMY® Award winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman and joined by special guests Plumb, We Are Messengers and Mark Martel. Official tour dates are listed... << Full Report >>
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Alive | City Named Winner of 2017 CFA National Talent Search

The Christian Festival Association (CFA), a group of the nation's largest Christian music festivals, announced today that "Alive | City" has been selected as the winner of its 2017 CFA National Talent Search Competition. The announcement was made in conjunction with the Association's annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee this week... << Full Report >>
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Christy Nockels' Newest Album Resonates with Families in Big Way

Singer-songwriter/worship leader Christy Nockels released her newest album, Be Held - Lullabies For The Beloved on Friday, bringing hope to families nationwide... << Full Report >>
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Christian Singer-Songwriter Stephanie Joy Releases Debut EP, "Walk Your Road"

Christian recording artist Stephanie Joy released her debut album, Walk Your Road, on September 22nd via Novanglus Records. The 6 song collection of timeless pop contemporary music, was produced by GRAMMY Award-winning producer Val Garay, whose credits include hitmakers like Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers and Bette Midler to name a few... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, October 2, 2017*


Christian Music Artists Respond to Las Vegas Music Festival Massacre

As the nation struggles to make sense of last night’s horrific massacre at the Route 91 Music Festival in Las Vegas, Christian music artists are sharing their thoughts, offering hope and praying for peace... Sadly we live in a flawed world and we're all vulnerable. It's so important to continue to campaign for love instead of hate. Love prevails, always. Praying and thinking of all the souls lost in Las Vegas... << Full Report >>
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Carrollton To Release New Album "Everything or Nothing"

Centricity Music band Carrollton is gearing up for a busy fall, with the release of a new album coming October 6 and a headlining tour beginning later this month. Produced by Scott Cash (Needtobreathe, Passion, Chris Tomlin) and the band themselves, the 10-track Everything Or Nothing has been a long-term labor of love for Carrollton... << Full Report >>
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*Sunday, October 1, 2017*


Peter Furler Announces "Songs & Stories Tour" with Ryan Stevenson

Former Newsboys frontman Peter Furler has announced the Songs & Stories Tour with Gotee Records artist Ryan Stevenson to launch this November. The acoustic tour will also feature Kevin Max on select dates... << Full Report >>
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KJ-52 Denounces Unlawful Copy of "Mental" Album For Sale Online

It's a sad truth that the more you dig into the inner-workings of the music industry - even the "Christian" music industry - and the more time you spend working within it, the more stories you are likely to hear like this one about KJ-52's 2014 Mental being unlawfully distributed by a former manager. Today, KJ sent out a letter to friends, exposing the ugly story behind the album involving misuse of the rights to the songs and withheld profits, urging readers not to buy a fake copy of the album and to spread the... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, September 29, 2017*


Brandon Heath Emmy Winning, GRAMMY Nominated Brandon Heath Announces New Baby + New Album

Brandon Heath shared the news of his new baby and new album today, exclusively on People.com. Brandon says, “I can’t wait to be a daddy! Siebe is just beautiful – she glows. I know she’s going to be such a great mom. We are working on getting everything ready and just painted the... << Full Report >>
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Syntax Creative Partners With First Company Management To Distribute Adam Agee

Syntax Creative is pleased to announce a new partnership with Nashville, Tennessee-based First Company Management to distribute the upcoming music project of CCM veteran Adam Agee. He will release his debut solo effort, a five-track EP titled Paper Planes, on Oct. 27 at all digital outlets. Paper Planes is also available for pre-order now... << Full Report >>
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Matt Redman Matt Redman’s Timely "Glory Song" Drops Today As Coast To Coast Tour Kicks Off

Two-time GRAMMY® winner Matt Redman is hitting Los Angeles, Atlanta, Fayetteville (N.C.) and Las Vegas around today's release of Glory Song, adding a pre-show worship leader Q&A to shows through his coast to coast trek. In support of the album... << Full Report >>
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Tina Campbell's "It's Still Personal" Is Out Now!

Tina Campbell, the multiple award winning soloist, multi-Grammy® winning recording artist, author, WE tv original series star, and now web series star, who, with sister Erica is one-half of the iconic Gospel duo, Mary Mary, releases her newest solo album... << Full Report >>
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Sivion To Release "Dark Side of the Cocoon" Oct. 6, 2017

Sivion and Illect Recordings announce the upcoming release Dark Side of the Cocoon. Sivion's Dark Side Of The Cocoon is a record about struggle, uncertainty, failure, pain, and redemption.  The overarching theme is "love" as seen through the lens of growth and patience developed... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, September 28, 2017*


Sara Groves Reveals Compelling New Hymns Record, "Abide With Me"

Sara Groves announces the release of her 13th studio album, Abide With Me, for Nov. 17th. Following her critically acclaimed Floodplain, the record includes songs carefully selected from Groves' personal list of hymns, with each song having provided a source of healing and comfort to the singer/songwriter throughout the... << Full Report >>
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Remedy Drive Launches Campaign To Fund New Album, "The North Star"

Indie rock band Remedy Drive is funding a brand new studio album titled The North Star, inspired by the fight against human trafficking. You can head to Kickstarter right now to help them meet their $20,000 goal. The band was previously signed to Word Records several years ago but has been operating independently to make new music to impact the world around them... << Full Report >>
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BrickHouse Entertainment Celebrates Landmark 5,000 Shows

After 19 years as a full-service management company, BrickHouse Entertainment has reached the milestone of managing over 5,000 shows. Owner and President Scott Brickell said “It's been an honor to work alongside our artists, their crew, labels, agents, promoters, buyers and sponsors to accomplish this monumental landmark.”

"What a journey! It has been an honor to call Brickell our manager for almost 18 years... << Full Report >>
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Introducing Aaron Cole on Gotee Records

Gotee Records is proud to announce the newest addition to their roster with the signing of Aaron Cole and his debut single, “Right On Time,” featuring Gotee founder and multi-GRAMMY winning artist TobyMac. As a label that takes special interest in developing young artists into honing their craft, Gotee Records has been working with Cole over the past two years and is ready to share his music with the world... << Full Report >>
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Sivion's New Single "Darkness" is About Being Light in Midst of Dark Situations

Sivion and Illect Recordings announce the release of the Darkness single. Produced by Sebastian Hochstein, this single is about being strong in the midst of struggle and dark days. Sivion shares, "As those who bare witness to God's grace, glory, and goodness; we walk in the "light" of His truth.  But we carry that light everywhere we go including some dark places.  There is so... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, September 27, 2017*


The Gray Havens To Release "Ghost Of A King Live" Oct. 6

On Friday, October 6, Artist Garden Entertainment will release Ghost Of A King Live, the first live recording from husband/wife duo, The Gray Havens... << Full Report >>
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Spoken to Join Gemini Syndrome and Deadset Society on North American "Brought to Light" Tour

Hot off of their Canadian run with Art of Dying and Skillet on the Unleashed Tour, Nashville rock band Spoken has announced that they will be joining Gemini Syndrome and Deadset Society (formerly Never Say Die) on the... << Full Report >>
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Singer / Songwriter Jason Whitehorn Releases Debut Solo Album

Singer/songwriter Jason Whitehorn independently released his debut worship & A/C-Inspo album September 22nd.  The anticipated album As Long As I Have Breath was released on REST Music with distribution through Worship Storytellers and was produced in London, UK by Matt Osgood... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, September 26, 2017*


Blanca Blanca Releases New "Real Love" EP

Giving fans a taste of new music, powerhouse vocalist Blanca released the Real Love EP (Word Entertainment) on Friday, Sept. 22. The five-track set is now available at all digital and streaming outlets and features the standout title track, which is currently impacting radio and streaming charts worldwide... << Full Report >>
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Artist Compilation Celebrates Devotional "My Utmost for His Highest"

Word Entertainment, together with Discovery House Publishing, will present a brand-new multi-artist compilation celebrating Oswald Chambers’ beloved devotional, My Utmost for His Highest, Sept. 29. The unique collection features 21 diverse artists across 13... << Full Report >>
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TN 4th Mass Choir Releases New Single To Gospel Radio

In a society where some believe choir music has lost its touch, the Tennessee Fourth Music Department proves there is still power behind the choir pews! Coined as the “TN 4th Mass Choir”, all one has to do is take a listen and be swept into the power of God flowing through the vessels of His people. For over three decades, the choir has... << Full Report >>
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Curtiss Glenn and Freedom Movement Celebrates 3 Weeks In Top 30 On Billboard's Gospel Airplay Chart

Birmingham Entertainment's Curtiss Glenn & Freedom Movement newest radio single "Oh My God" celebrates three consecutive weeks in the Top 30 on Billboard's Gospel Airplay chart. The soothing mid-tempo track is written by Curtiss Glenn and Amanda Gentry and produced by Glenn and co-producer... << Full Report >>
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Anthony LaBruno Releases New Radio Single, "Still God"

Veteran New Jersey-based worship leader and songwriter Anthony LaBruno is set to release a new single, titled “Still God,” to Christian radio today. The song is going for adds to INSPO and Soft AC-formatted stations. (Single is available exclusively through A-Sides Promotion.)... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, September 25, 2017*


Eshon Burgundy Releases "Nothing Above You" Music Video

Eshon Burgundy releases "Nothing Above You" music video, the first single from his upcoming For the Love of Money EP... << Full Report >>
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Aha Gazelle's New Single "Back In My Bag" Available Now

New Orleans rapper, producer, singer-songwriter, Aha Gazelle, officially releases Back In My Bag. Teased on his SoundCloud earlier this month to hold fans over, the track is now available on all... << Full Report >>
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*Sunday, September 24, 2017*


Dan Haseltine Announces New Childrens Book "Lulu and the Long Walk"

Dan Haseltine, best known for providing lead vocals for Jars of Clay since 1994, has turned to PledgeMusic to help fund a childrens book to raise awareness for the lifestyle of children in Africa... << Full Report >>
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*Saturday, September 23, 2017*


"100 Songs In A Year" Project Transformed Into Debut 10 Track Album For SOUTHVILLE Releasing October 6

Recorded at the famous Real World Studios in Bath and Bluebell Cottage in Somerset, SOUTHVILLE's Freedom's Tree will release on the 6th October with Elim Sound Publishing. The Yeovil based worship collective's first album features a selection of songs from the 100 written over the course of 2016. These 100 songs came from a writing pool of over 20 local church writers as... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, September 22, 2017*


toby TobyMac's Popular "HITS DEEP Tour" To Return To 29 Arenas In Early 2018

Seven-time GRAMMY® winner TobyMac will once again bring his dynamic “HITS DEEP Tour” to 29 markets next year, alongside a talent-packed line up including Danny Gokey, Mandisa, Ryan Stevenson and Finding Favour. The 2018 "HITS DEEP Tour" is a partnership with K-LOVE, Air1, Awakening Events... << Full Report >>
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NEEDTOBREATHE's Josh Lovelace Announces Debut Family Album

On November 17th, Josh Lovelace of the Grammy nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE will release his debut family album Young Folk. The collection of songs features guest appearances from Ben Rector, Ellie Holcomb, Spirit Family Reunion, and members of children's... << Full Report >>
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Pop Artist Branan Murphy Releases New Single "Enough"

Sony/Provident’s Essential Records pop artist Branan Murphy is dropping a new digital single today titled, "Enough." Click here to check out this new song as well as to see the newly released lyric video. The new track is the follow-up to Murphy's chart-topping label debut single, "All The Wrong Things," that featured "The Voice" Season 8... << Full Report >>
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Grammy-Nominated Rock Band RED Announces New Album "Gone" for October 27

GRAMMY-nominated rock band RED is set to release its sixth studio album titled Gone on October 27. The album’s digital pre-order is available now with instant downloads of two songs: the debut radio single... << Full Report >>
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Tim Timmons Releases "Who I Am" Today

Singer/songwriter, worship leader and record producer Tim Timmons, in partnership with 10,000 MINUTES Kids, independently releases today his second children’s project, Who I Am. This all new Bible-based, “kid-tested” and... << Full Report >>
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Matthew West Drops Critically Lauded "All In" Today

All In, the newest from four-time GRAMMY® nominee Matthew West, is available worldwide today. The 14-track release includes West's hit single, "Broken Things," which quickly became a radio favorite, and already... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, September 21, 2017*


Aha Gazelle Joins Lecrae On All Things Work Together Tour

New Orleans rapper, producer, singer-songwriter Aha Gazelle is joining Lecrae’s upcoming 24-date tour, All Things Work Together. As premiered on Beats 1 Radio with Ebro yesterday, the two Reach Records artists released “Whatchu Mean,” their newest single together, in anticipation of the tour. Kicking off in Memphis on Oct. 4th, dates include stops in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago and New York City... << Full Report >>
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DARE 2 BELIEVE 2017 Brings Big Names, Free Food and Family Fun to Vancouver September 27-29

DARE 2 BELIEVE 2017 (D2B 2017) is coming to Vancouver, Washington! From September 27-29, thousands are expected to converge on Esther Short Park (605 Esther Street) for this FREE community festival featuring live music and comedy, inspiring messages, a Kid Zone, free food and much more... << Full Report >>
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Kari Jobe and Tasha Cobbs Leonard to Host 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that award-winning singer-songwriter Kari Jobe and Gospel powerhouse Tasha Cobbs Leonard will team up to host the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Also joining the all-star lineup are performers Bri (Briana Babineaux)... << Full Report >>
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Natalie Grant Asks for Prayer Prior to Unexpected Thyroid Surgery

Natalie Grant will undergo surgery on October 10th to remove half of her thyroid, where two tumors have been found. As a result of the surgery, she will be canceling her shows and special appearances from mid October through the end of November to focus on recovery. Long known for her openness and transparency with her fans, Grant posted a personal video on social media, asking for prayer... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, September 20, 2017*


Chart-topper Isabel Davis Set to Release Debut Album On November 3rd

Uncle G Records in collaboration with Global Ministry presents gospel recording artist Isabel Davis’ forthcoming debut album, The Call LP on November 3rd. The Call marks the second album to be released on the label, which is distributed by eOne... << Full Report >>
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David Vaters To Release Highly Anticipated Sophomore Solo Album, "A Voice in the Wilderness: Volume 2"

On October 1st, the independent singer-songwriter, David Vaters will release his latest studio endeavor. Entitled ‘A Voice in the Wilderness: Volume 2,’ the album comes on the heels of Vater’s first volume of solo work which was released to critical acclaim in February 2017, to date with over 5 million streams on digital music platforms... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, September 19, 2017*


Matthew West Named Christian Music Songwriter of the Year at ASCAP Christian Music Awards

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) honored the songwriters and publishers of Christian music’s most performed songs of the past year at the 39th annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards on Tuesday, September 19th, at the Franklin Theatre in downtown Franklin... << Full Report >>
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Red Rocks Worship New Album, "HERE," Releases This Friday

This Friday, September 22, Red Rocks Worship releases their label debut full-length album, HERE, in partnership with Sony Music/Essential Worship. The anticipated 11-song live project, which has been the most pre-ordered album at iTunes' Christian... << Full Report >>
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Rich Mullins Honored With "The Joy Of Jesus" From Mac Powell, Matt Maher & Ellie Holcomb

It was 20 years ago today that Christian music lost one of its greatest poets and prophets, Rich Mullins. For those that knew him, he often served as a “voice in the wilderness” calling us all to a greater love, a deeper compassion, and an absolute commitment to our awesome God... << Full Report >>
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The Katinas Release New Single, "I Believe"

Popular CCM band The Katinas is set to release a new single titled “I Believe” today to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC-formatted radio stations. The song, written by the five Katina brothers – Sam, Joe, James, John and Jesse – is from the group’s current EP... << Full Report >>
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Illusionist, Evangelist Brock Gill Reveals Faith-Building Disciplines In "Feed The Dog" Book

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 will release his first book, Feed The Dog: 7 Spiritual Disciplines to Help You Grow in Your Faith, on Oct. 2... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, September 18, 2017*


Lauren Daigle Honored For Two Gold Singles

Just three years since she burst onto the Christian music scene, Lauren Daigle has received numerous accolades acknowledging the powerful reach of her music, ranging from Grammy nominations, Billboard Music Awards, to certified Gold status for her debut album, How Can It Be. Now the Centricity Music singer-songwriter has been honored for two Gold singles off of that 2015 debut... << Full Report >>
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Syntax Creative Creates Unique Deal To On-Board Two Australian Record Labels

Syntax Creative is pleased to announce a new partnership with both Krosswerdz Recordings and Unleashed Music, a pair of record labels based in Australia. Unleashed Music represents artists across a wide variety of genres while Krosswerdz is a revered name in the Aussie hip-hop scene. The first two releases from this deal are... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, September 15, 2017*


Colton Dixon Premieres "The Other Side" Video In Midst of Tragedy

USA Today and The Tennessean exclusively premiere Colton Dixon's latest music video, "The Other Side," from the artist's critically acclaimed Identity (March 24)... << Full Report >>
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GAWVI Releases New Single "Diamonds" Ft. Thai-German Pop Singer Jannine Weigel

Today Dove-award winning, electro-pop/dance artist GAWVI releases “Diamonds,” a new single featuring Thai-German pop singer, actress and model, Jannine Weigel. “Diamonds” is now available for purchase and streaming via Reach Records, with the lyric video for the track also available today... << Full Report >>
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Hillsong Worship Announces 2017 Christmas Album, "The Peace Project"

Today, the influential worship band behind the fastest growing single in church history (“What A Beautiful Name”), Hillsong Worship, announced their new Christmas album “The Peace Project,” the first from them in nearly five years. Still tracking an estimated 50 million people singing their catalogue of songs worldwide... << Full Report >>
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John Tibbs, Inspired To Offer Hope Amidst Political Divisiveness, Releases “Shepherd (Feat. Sandra Mccracken)”

Singer/songwriter John Tibbs independently releases today the third single and worship track “Shepherd (feat. Sandra McCracken)” from his Heartland EP set to release Oct. 13 on Windmill & Wave Records with Tone Tree Music distribution and Heritage (an imprint... << Full Report >>
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KB Announces New Album "Today We Rebel" To Be Released October 20

Billboard chart topping Christian Hip Hop artist, KB, announces the release of his latest effort, Today We Rebel, available for pre-order today, September 15, and releasing October 20 via Reach Records. Leading up to the album announcement, KB unveiled a series of visuals... << Full Report >>
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8-Time Grammy Nominee Matt Maher Releasing "Echoes" 9/29

Eight-time GRAMMY® nominated artist Matt Maher will be releasing his sixth studio album titled Echoes (Essential/Sony) on September 29. The album is now available for pre-order with two instant downloads, the radio single... << Full Report >>
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NF Releases New Single "Let You Down" Today

Today, Michigan rapper, singer, and songwriter NF shares a brand new single, "Let You Down." Check out the track HERE... << Full Report >>
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Thousand Foot Krutch "Untraveled Roads" Live Album Releases Today Amidst Acclaim

The first live-in-concert album in six years from rock favorites Thousand Foot Krutch, Untraveled Roads, releases globally today amidst acclaim on TFK Music with management, marketing, sales and distribution through The Fuel Music. The album is available now at... << Full Report >>
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Zach Williams' "Chain Breaker: Deluxe Edition" Releases Today

Today, GRAMMY®-nominated artist and songwriter Zach Williams releases Chain Breaker: Deluxe Edition digitally with Provident Label Group/Sony Music. You can download here or stream the album here or by visiting his website... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, September 14, 2017*


C3 Live Releases "Love So Wild"

House Red Music is set to release Love So Wild, the new live worship album from C3 Live. On September 29, the thirteen song worship album, distributed by New Day Christian Distributors, will be available at all digital outlets and Christian bookstores... << Full Report >>
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Julie Elias Releases New Praise Song, "Awaken"

Christian entertainer Julie Elias is set to release a new single today. The song, “Awaken,” is the debut release from her upcoming album, “A Girl Like Me,” due out this Fall. The praise song, written and produced by Elias, will be serviced to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>
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Kathie Lee Gifford Creates Inspiring New Family Musical Experience, "The Little Giant," Available Sept. 29

Three-time EMMY® winner Kathie Lee Gifford will unveil The Little Giant, a new recording that tells the David & Goliath story in a contemporary yet timeless way, on Sept. 29. Regis Philbin (as Jesse) and Broadway... << Full Report >>
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Lincoln Brewster Releases New Single, "No One Like Our God," Sept. 15

Celebrated worship leader Lincoln Brewster, known for church and radio favorites like “There Is Power,” “Today Is The Day” and “Let The Praises Ring,” releases his first new music in over three years with the single “No One Like Our God,” available globally September 15 through Integrity Music... << Full Report >>
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Sivion Releases Surprise Single, "Relax"

Sivion and Illect Recordings announce the release of Relax. The new single features production from Sebastian Hochstein (Scribbling Idiots). It's the first single from his forthcoming release due later this fall... << Full Report >>
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The Porter’s Gate Releases Debut Album Oct. 6

The Porter’s Gate, a creative movement aimed at reimagining and recreating worship that welcomes, reflects and impacts both community and the Church, announces the release of its first collection of all new modern hymns, The Porter’s Gate Volume 1: Work Songs... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, September 13, 2017*


for King & Country for King & Country Strike Gold with Three Certifications

Two-time GRAMMY® Award winners for KING & COUNTRY have struck gold as the Recording Industry Association of America has certified the group’s current album Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong. Gold, signifying sales of 500,000 albums. In addition,... << Full Report >>
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Nomis Releases Thought-Provoking Single, "Agape"

As a result of our upbringing, our appearance, and our perspectives, we all face obstacles that others can't fully understand. This is what makes our experiences unique. Nomis' "AGAPE" is a public petition for compassion towards those experiencing the trial that we just cant seem to relate to. In Nomis' latest release, he not only... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, September 12, 2017*


Planetshakers Band Releases "Legacy" CD/DVD, Launches U.S. Tour

Capturing the live praise and worship heard at Planetshakers conference held this past April in its home-city of Melbourne, Australia and at gatherings attended by tens of thousands in Manila (Capital of the Philippines) and Kuala Lumpur (Capital of Malaysia), Planetshakers Band releases its Legacy CD... << Full Report >>
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Roy Moye III Awarded Male Vocalist of the Year Honors at the GMA IMMERSE Conference

Wichita-based performer Roy Moye III 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. Roy... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, September 11, 2017*


Chris Tomlin Chris Tomlin And Pastor Darren Whitehead Partner On New Book, "Holy Roar"

GRAMMY® winner and world-renowned worship leader Chris Tomlin and Senior Pastor of Nashville's Church of the City, Darren Whitehead, have partnered to release a new book October 10, HOLY ROAR, 7 Words that will Change the Way You Worship. Asking reader's the question, "What does it mean to praise God?," Whitehead explains how the words from thousands of years ago can help us all grow in how we worship today... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, September 9, 2017*


Rhett Walker Band Debuts New Single "I Surrender" Today, Sept. 8

Today is the day that Rhett Walker Band releases their new single to Christian radio, titled "I Surrender," in partnership with Essential Records/Sony Music. "I Surrender" was penned by Rhett Walker - the band's lead singer and guitarist - along with Jeff Pardo who produced the song. Pardo... << Full Report >>
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Nashville Singer-Songwriter, Heather Schnoor, Debuts New Single "All In"

Nashville based singer-songwriter, Heather Schnoor, debuts her brand new single “All In” today on iTunes and Apple Music. Produced by Jeff Pardo (Hillary Scott, Rhett Walker Band, Francesca Battistelli), the single is the follow-up to Schnoor’s debut 2012 EP This One’s For You, which reached the Top 40... << Full Report >>
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Matt Redman's Awaited "Glory Song" Available For Pre-Order Now

Glory Song, the newest from two-time GRAMMY® winner Matt Redman, is available for pre-order today in advance of it’s Sept. 29 release with sixstepsrecords and Capitol CMG. “All Glory” and Glory Song’s just released radio single “Gracefully Broken” featuring Tasha Cobbs Leonard... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, September 7, 2017*


Chris Tomlin Is First Ever CCM Artist With Back-to-Back Nights at Historic Red Rocks Amphitheatre

On September 5th and 6th, GRAMMY® winner Chris Tomlin filled the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre two nights in a row, making history as the first Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) artist with back-to-back shows at the historic venue. This feat comes amidst a massive year for Tomlin, following his sold out Good Friday Nashville event this past April that made history as the largest ticketed Christian concert at Bridgestone Arena, and last fall, when Tomlin... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, September 6, 2017*


Blanca Blanca Debuts New Song, "Real Love"

“Real Love,” the brand-new song from powerhouse vocalist Blanca, is now available at all digital service providers and digital retailers. Upon release on Aug. 25, Spotify immediately added the fresh single to its New Music Friday Playlist, which boasts more than two million... << Full Report >>
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toby Lineup Announced for Hurricane Relief Concert Night of Hope Sept. 20

NIGHT OF HOPE a Hurricane Harvey relief concert will be held on Wednesday, September 20th at Verizon Theatre Grand Prairie. 100% of all ticket proceeds will go to support the relief efforts through Convoy of Hope. Night of Hope is a collaborative effort from local Christian radio stations... << Full Report >>
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MercyMe MercyMe Has Unprecedented Radio Run With "Even If"

Multi-platinum selling MercyMe's chart-topping radio single “Even If” dominated the Billboard and Mediabase radio charts with a 19-week streak at No. 1. The resonance of the song has also continued to place it at No. 1 on the iTunes® Christian chart for multiple weeks... << Full Report >>
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Johnson Ferry Worship Releases New Single

“The Cross Still Stands,” a single from Atlanta, Georgia,-based Johnson Ferry Worship, is set to go for adds to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC-formatted radio stations today. A lyric video is available at YouTube... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, September 5, 2017*


Humble Beast Signs Citizens

Humble Beast would like to welcome its newest signee, Citizens, to the roster. The label made the announcement to fans and family at Canvas Conference earlier this month in their hometown of Portland. Besides the band performing to close out the event, singer Zach Bolen spoke during a session at Canvas about his songwriting process and how... << Full Report >>
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RIO 24K Releases New EP "In The Meantime"

Rio 24K possesses a raw authenticity like many have never heard. With his NEW EP, In the Meantime, RIO 24K literally bears his soul with a no holds barred approach to addressing the Christian walk, current real-world issues, relationships, and dealing with his son’s cancer diagnosis... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, September 1, 2017*


Switchfoot Switchfoot and Lifehouse Team Up To Record A Song For Houston

In the wake of the devastation wrought on Houston, Texas and nearby areas from Hurricane Harvey, tourmates Switchfoot and Lifehouse teamed up on August 29th to record a song for the sole purpose of raising $50,000 to help Houston. You can now buy the song for $1.00 with additional donations to aid for Houston. Click here to download the song and donate... << Full Report >>
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Join Sanctus Real In Helping Those Affected By Hurricane Harvey

To help those in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey, Sanctus Real is wanting to do their part to help, and they are asking for your help too. Today the band announced they are offering their upcoming single, "Changed," two weeks early to their fans in hopes to raise money to directly help the families and community of Rockport, Texas. The band was originally scheduled to perform in Rockport at Seafair on October 15... << Full Report >>
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Christy Nockels To Release "Be Held - Lullabies For The Beloved" on September 29

Singer-songwriter/worship leader Christy Nockels announces the release of her upcoming album, Be Held - Lullabies For The Beloved, set to release September 29. The three-time GMA Dove Award-winner's newest compilation of songs contains both familiar melodies as well as original works penned by Nockels, and produced by husband and musical partner, Nathan... << Full Report >>
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Jamie Grace Drops "'91" Today, 9/1

Christian music’s pop princess extraordinaire is back with some new grooves! GRAMMY® nominated and GMA Dove award winner Jamie Grace, who burst onto the music scene in 2011, is back after taking a few years away from the spotlight and she’s better than ever with the release of her third project, '91, named for the year she was born... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, August 31, 2017*


Rend Collective Experiment Rend Collective Releases Hope-filled New Single "Rescuer (Good News)"

Known for being pioneers of modern worship, Irish band Rend Collective released their new single, “Rescuer (Good News)” to fans digitally on Friday, Aug. 25th. The first song off of their anticipated album, “Rescuer (Good News)” is set to impact radio on Sept. 1st... << Full Report >>
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HURT ROAD, Memoir From Mark Lee of Third Day Releases This Tuesday, Sept. 5

Hurt Road, the memoir from Mark Lee is set to release this Tuesday, September 5 with Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group. Mark Lee is a founding member and guitarist for the multi-GRAMMY® Award winning group Third Day... << Full Report >>
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Travis Greene To Perform "Together for Texas" To Aid Flood Victims

Tonight, GRAMMY® nominated and Stellar Award winning artist Travis Greene will join fellow world-renowned artists Natalie Grant, Jeremy Camp, Mark Hall of Casting Crowns, Danny Gokey, Jonathan McReynolds, Mandisa, Matt Maher, Matthew West, Ryan Stevenson and Hannah Kerr for a benefit... << Full Report >>
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Natasha Owens to Donate All Proceeds from New Album "We Will Rise" to Hurricane Harvey Flood Relief Efforts

Like all Americans, Christian singer-songwriter Natasha Owens has been heartbroken over the ongoing flooding in her home state of Texas following Hurricane Harvey. After much prayer and discussion with her team, she’s decided to donate all proceeds from the retail sales of her new album, “We Will Rise,” through the end of the year... << Full Report >>
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The Color Completes Successful Radio Tour

Award Winning pop group The Color, continues a rapid climb up the Billboard charts with their new single “Surprise.” The song is currently No. 35 on the National Audience chart, and has received new adds from WONU/Chicago, WJIE Louisville, Ky., and KFLR, Family Life Network. The good response comes on the heels of the band’s successful... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, August 30, 2017*


Tim Timmons Releases "Who I Am" September 22

Singer/songwriter, worship leader and record producer Tim Timmons independently releases his second children’s project, Who I Am, Sept. 22. Available for preorder beginning Sept. 8 at iTunes, Amazon.com and other digital retailers internationally, and available directly at... << Full Report >>
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More Talent Added to 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that Hillsong Worship, Matt Redman, Steven Malcolm and Tasha Cobbs Leonard will perform at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards along with previously announced performers Reba McEntire, MercyMe, CeCe Winans and Zach Williams. The awards show will be held live on Tuesday, October 17 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, August 29, 2017*


Josh Wilson Josh Wilson Signs Artist & Publishing Deal With Black River Entertainment

Black River Entertainment's CEO Gordon Kerr announces the signing of acclaimed recording artist and songwriter Josh Wilson to both Black River Christian and Black River Publishing. Black River Entertainment’s CEO Gordon Kerr says, “What a privilege to get to know Josh Wilson and his beautiful family... << Full Report >>
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Gospel Song Records Announces Partnership with The Sing Team

Gospel Song Records announces their partnership with The Sing Team. The worship band's full-length album, Sing On!, will be released September 15th. They've been on tour with Kings Kaleidoscope and Phil Wickham, and will go out again this fall with Citizens & Saints. Music resources will be made available on... << Full Report >>
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Sajan Nauriyal Releases New Single and Lyric Video

Since releasing his debut album at the end of March, Sajan Nauriyal has made a true connection with listeners all over the world. He and his team are now releasing his next single called “Yours”. A song that is anthemic, carries a EDM sound with pop sensibilities. The footage we see in the lyric video was originally captured at the launch party for his debut album in Seattle, WA... << Full Report >>
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Hall of Fame Vocalist Larnelle Harris Named This Year's Recipient of Orchestra Kentucky's Lifetime Achievement Award

Hall of Fame vocalist Larnelle Harris was named Orchestra Kentucky’s 2017 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Arts and Humanities.  Harris joins a distinguished list of performers and singers such as award-winning singer/songwriter Neil Sedaka, Peter Tork of the Monkees, and Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award winner, Paul Williams. Orchestra Kentucky director, Jeff Reed, said Harris was the perfect choice for the honor... << Full Report >>
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Brian Allen Releases New Single, "The One"

Christian singer/songwriter Brian Allen is set to release a new single, titled “The One,” to Christian radio today. The song, from Allen’s upcoming new CD, goes for adds to Christian INSPO and A/C-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, August 28, 2017*


NF NF Announces New Album "Perception," Available October 6

After quietly topping multiple charts last year, selling out over forty dates on his North American tour this year, and building a hyper-dedicated fan base, Michigan rapper, singer, and songwriter NF gears up to release his third full-length album, Perception [Capitol Records], on Friday, October 6th, 2017... << Full Report >>
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BEC Recordings Announces Signing of The Royal Royal

BEC Recordings announces their partnership with The Royal Royal, a worship band comprised of Gabriel and Nathan Finocchio. Since 2011, they’ve released two EP’s and two full length records. Their third album, Rococo, is set to release on BEC Recordings September 22nd. Pre-order the album here and get an instant download of their current radio single... << Full Report >>
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Gospel Song Records Announces Partnership with Emerald Hymns

Gospel Song Records announces their new partnership with Emerald Hymns. The worship band’s record, Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Songs, will be released digitally on September 8th. The band focuses on original liturgical music and leads worship out of Grace Church in Seattle, WA. Music resources will be made available on... << Full Report >>
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Jonny Lang Releases Video For "Stronger Together"

Jonny Lang’s brand new studio album, Signs, will be released in North America on September 8th via SayRai / Concord Records. The album (his sixth major label release) is his first in four years. Signs was released in Europe this past Friday via Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group... << Full Report >>
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Chonda Pierce Is "Getting Back To Funny" This Fall

The best-selling female comedian of all time and beloved “Queen of Clean,” Chonda Pierce returns to the road next month with her “Getting Back To Funny” Tour. Hitting more than 25 cities across the country, the fall outing will feature singer/songwriter, actress and author Karyn Williams... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, August 25, 2017*


Natalie Grant Natalie Grant, Charlotte Gambill Announce Dates for Dare To Be Tour 2018

Award-winning recording artist Natalie Grant and internationally-renowned author/speaker Charlotte Gambill are gearing up for the seventh annual Dare To Be Tour set to launch January 25, 2018. The highly-anticipated, multi-city women’s event kicks off in Raleigh-Durham and will... << Full Report >>
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Clay Crosse Releases New Single "I Will Trust In You" To iTunes

A new single, “I Will Trust In You,” by veteran Contemporary Christian recording artist Clay Crosse is available for sale today via iTunes. The song, which Crosse says draws its message from John 16:33, currently is playing at Christian INSPO and Christian AC-formatted radio stations throughout the nation... << Full Report >>
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Finding Favour Releases New Album, "Farewell Fear," Available Today

Gotee Records' Finding Favour has just released their latest album, Farewell Fear, which is available now by clicking here or visiting FindingFavour.com. Already charting Top 10 on iTunes... << Full Report >>
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The Heartbreaking, Hopeful Story of Alisa Turner

Worship artist Alisa Turner sings with passion and vulnerability. Her songs capture something almost mystical, yet deeply rooted in the hard stuff of the “now and not yet” grit of the everyday. It’s the lilt and innocence in her voice and the heartbreaking, but hopeful truth of her story... << Full Report >>
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Sandra McCracken Releases "Steadfast Live" CD / DVD Today

Singer, worship leader, record producer and modern-day hymn writer Sandra McCracken self-releases today her 12th independent album, Steadfast Live, amidst 5-star acclaim. The 17-track CD / DVD featuring special guests All Sons & Daughters and Liz Vice was recorded live with McCracken’s band this spring at Nashville’s Art House and is available now at iTunes, Amazon.com and other retailers around the... << Full Report >>
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John Tibbs' "Heartland" Releases Oct. 13, Title Track Available Today

Singer/songwriter John Tibbs independently releases today the second single and title track from his Heartland EP set to release Oct. 13 on Windmill & Wave Records with Tone Tree Music distribution and Heritage (an imprint of Bethel Music) digital marketing. Pledgers who preorder the EP at www.pledgemusic.com/projects/johntibbs will receive an instant download of... << Full Report >>
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Seventh Day Slumber Impacts Mainstream

VSR Music Group recording artist Seventh Day Slumber—one of Christian rock’s leading bands for nearly two decades—is impacting the mainstream with their acclaimed latest recording, Found. The album debuted on Billboard’s coveted Heatseekers Albums chart at #25 for the week of August... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, August 24, 2017*


MercyMe Reba McEntire, MercyMe, CeCe Winans & Zach Williams to perform at 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that Reba McEntire, MercyMe, CeCe Winans and Zach Williams will perform at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards on Tuesday, October 17 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on Sunday, October 22 at 8 p.m. CST. More talent announcements are forthcoming. Tickets are on sale now at the Allen Arena box office or... << Full Report >>
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Hannah Kerr's Single "Warrior" Most Added Song at Radio This Week

With more than 20 stations on, Black River Christian artist HANNAH KERR’s new single “Warrior” has launched as the most added song at Christian Radio. Warrior,” as well as a pop-infused “Warrior (Battle Cry Remix),” were written by Alyssa Bonagura and Tami Hinesh, and are... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, August 23, 2017*


Natalie Grant & Danny Gokey Announce Celebrate Christmas Tour 2017

Award-winning artists Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey will ring in the holiday season together again this year on the Celebrate Christmas Tour, presented by Medi-Share, a national healthcare-sharing organization. Following a successful run... << Full Report >>
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Red Rocks Worship Releases Their Album HERE On Sept. 22 With Sony Music And Essential Worship

Red Rocks Worship will release their label debut full-length album, HERE, on September 22 in partnership with Sony Music/Essential Worship. The anticipated 11-song live project, produced by Jeremy Edwardson, was recorded this past May at Denver's iconic Paramount Theatre in front of a sold-out crowd... << Full Report >>
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Higher Vision Redefines the Worship Experience with Upcoming Debut Album

Week after week, Higher Vision Church is packed with nearly 3,000 adrenalized God followers. The 12-year-old multigenerational congregation just outside of Los Angeles is quite diverse, and that diversity takes center stage on Higher Vision Worship’s debut album, “For Your Kingdom” – available for pre-order now and everywhere on October 6... << Full Report >>
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Maddie Rey Releases "Cruzin" To Christian Radio

A new single from teen Christian music recording artist Maddie Rey goes for adds today to Christian radio. The song, “Cruzin,” will be serviced to Christian CHR and Hot AC-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, August 22, 2017*


Holly Starr To Release "Human" Sept. 15

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Holly Starr returns September 15 with the highly-anticipated Human (Artist Garden Entertainment), her first recording in two years. Throughout the seven-song set, Starr explores God’s faithfulness amidst the complexities of earthly relationships... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, August 21, 2017*


MDSN (Madison) MDSN Debuts Official video for "Kerosene"

Integrity Music welcomes teen artist, songwriter and worship leader MDSN ("Madison") who just debuted her single and video for "Kerosene," to digital service providers and Christian radio.  The 16-year-old, who is based in Dallas, Texas, grew up singing in church alongside her worship leader parents, David and Nicole Binion, and serving on worship teams for the 10,000-member Covenant Church... << Full Report >>
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Fit For A King Announce Fall Tour Dates

On Friday, Fit For A King announced they will be heading out on tour this fall with In Hearts Wake. Like Moths To Flames and Phinehas will accompany the bands on the road, kicking off in St. Louis, and hitting cities including Chicago, Baltimore, New York, Nashville, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle. Tickets are on sale now... << Full Report >>
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Kelly Vaughn Releases New Single To Christian Radio

Popular Dallas singer/songwriter Kelly Vaughn is set to release a new single to Christian radio today. The song, “1000 Times Before,” which is being serviced to Christian INSPO and Christian AC-formatted stations, is already gaining momentum with early adds at more than 38 radio outlets... << Full Report >>
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Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp Releases "The Answer" Single And Music Video

The Answer, the upcoming album from multi-award winning and GRAMMY® nominee JEREMY CAMP is now available for pre-order. Officially releasing October 6 (Capitol CMG), The Answer can be pre-ordered by clicking here. Additionally, the album's new single "The Answer" also debuted Friday, joined by a music video... << Full Report >>
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Casting Crowns Casting Crowns, for KING & COUNTRY Announce A Glorious Christmas Tour

GRAMMY® award-winning artists Casting Crowns and for KING & COUNTRY announced today they will join forces this holiday season on A Glorious Christmas Tour. Presented by Compassion International, the tour marks a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see these two critically-acclaimed, top-selling Christian acts share the stage at... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, August 18, 2017*


Jesusfreakhideout.com Jesusfreakhideout.com Releases "Songs We've Been Trying To Tell You About (And Others We Haven't), Volume Six" Today!

JesusFreakHideout.com, one of the pioneers of Christian music media on the web, is proud to announce the release of Songs We've Been Trying To Tell You About (And Others We Haven't), Volume Six, the sixth entry in the website's popular free indie song compilation series. The 37-song compilation releases less than a week after the Jesus freak Hideout celebrated 21 years online... << Full Report >>
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Christy Nockels Unveils Powerful Single

Three-time GMA Dove Award-winning recording artist Christy Nockels has released a new single, "Build My Life," available today. Following the release of her widely praised Christmas album, A Thrill of Hope, Nockels hopes to invite listeners... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, August 16, 2017*


Clay Crosse Releases New Single "I Will Trust In You"

Veteran Contemporary Christian recording artist Clay Crosse is releasing a new single to Christian radio today titled “I Will Trust in You.” The song, going for adds to Christian INSPO and Christian AC-formatted stations, draws its message from John 16:33, the multi-Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter said... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, August 15, 2017*


Matthew West A Personal Letter From Four-Time GRAMMY® Nominee Matthew West About "All In"

Check out this personal letter from contemporary pop singer/songwriter Matthew West: "I’m so excited to announce that my new record All In is going to release this September! For the past few records, I’ve embarked on a unique journey of storytelling that really flipped my... << Full Report >>
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DREAM Records Releases "The Case For Christ" Soundtrack On CD

After a successful digital debut of The Case For Christ: Songs Inspired By the Original Motion Picture album, DREAM Records has partnered with Pure Flix Home Entertainment to release the CD as part of DVD release in all Christian Book retailers along with 11 exclusive behind the scene videos from the artists on the album to all retailers.... << Full Report >>
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Pen Pals (Jetty Rae & Heath McNease) Release "I Disappear"

Pen Pals, comprised of indie artists Heath McNease and Jetty Rae, are poised to debut their next recording together, titled I Disappear. This week, the pair debuted a new music video for the title track, which you can view below. Jetty shared this personal letter with the video's release... << Full Report >>
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Hillsong Young and Free Release New Single, "Love Won't Let Me Down"

GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free has issued a brand new single, “Love Won’t Let Me Down,” garnering over a half million first-week views on YouTube for the lyric video and acoustic video. The song tracked 416,429 digital streams with placement on top playlists... << Full Report >>
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Natasha Owens Shares Heartbreak and Hope with Fox News

Natasha Owens sat down with Fox News to talk about her new album, "We Will Rise,” and the heartbreak and hope that inspired it. In 2010, Natasha’s father died suddenly when the gun he was cleaning misfired, placing a bullet in his chest... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, August 14, 2017*


Cody Carnes' Solo Debut Releasing Sept. 15

Capitol CMG's newest worship leader artist Cody Carnes is set to release his solo debut on September 15th titled The Darker The Night / The Brighter The Morning. This debut comes on the heels of his singles, "The Cross Has The Final Word," and "Til The End of Time (feat. Kari Jobe)", which were released earlier this year. Carnes' debut album is now available... << Full Report >>
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Reconcile Releases Self-Directed Video for "Woke" featuring Lecrae

Reconcile releases his self-directed video for "Woke" featuring Lecrae. Lecrae gives the introduction to the powerful anthem that is much more than a rally cry for Black Lives Matter. Reconcile hypes up his fans with strong imagery throughout the video of the struggles African Americans have had in the United States. The "Woke" video flashes between color and black and white as Reconcile hoists an American flag in his hometown of Miami.... << Full Report >>
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"I Can Only Imagine" Film Acquired By Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) and Roadside Attractions have acquired rights to Jon and Andrew Erwin’s film I Can Only Imagine,  it was announced today by Lionsgate President of  Acquisitions and Co-Productions Jason Constantine and Roadside Attractions Co-Presidents and... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, August 11, 2017*


Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Releases "A Million Lights" Single Today

Multi-Platinum, GRAMMY® and Dove Award winner Michael W. Smith releases his first new song in three years, “A Million Lights,” today from Rocketown Records and The Fuel Music. World premiering last month on SiriusXM The Message and going for adds now at Christian radio everywhere, the song is available to download or stream at outlets like iTunes... << Full Report >>
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Bethel Music's Kristene DiMarco To Unveil Vibrant New Album, "Where His Light Was," On Sept. 22

Kristene DiMarco will release her first collection of hope-filled new songs with Bethel Music on Sept. 22, aptly titled Where His Light Was. For DiMarco, the album stands as a beacon, representing life lessons and revelations uncovered across the last 10 years of her life. Penned into 11 songs, the album’s axis is one of remembrance; exploring the way God illuminates our past and difficult seasons when we encounter His perspective and hear His voice... << Full Report >>
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The Voice finalist Koryn Hawthorne releases debut EP KORYN HAWTHORNE

Acclaimed singer and former “The Voice” finalist Koryn Hawthorne is ready to take the music world by storm revealing to fans her eagerly-awaited first album project, with her self-titled RCA Inspiration debut EP set for release today! When it came time to collaborate on this project, Koryn's powerhouse vocals and impassioned delivery attracted some of music’s biggest names, including GRAMMY Award® winning producers/songwriters Warryn Campbell and Bernie Herms... << Full Report >>
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Jesus Culture's "Love Has A Name" Releases Today; Outcry Tour Begins Tonight

Jesus Culture's new live worship album, Love Has A Name, is available today on Capitol CMG. The album was recorded at Jesus Culture's home church in Sacramento, CA and features their worship leaders Kim Walker-Smith, Chris Quilala, Bryan & Katie Torwalt, Derek Johnson and more... << Full Report >>
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GATEWAY Marking Newest Full-Length Album, "Monuments," With Fair Trade Services Release On Sept. 15

GATEWAY will release their most recent album Monuments on Sept. 15 with Fair Trade Services. GATEWAY finds its origin at Gateway Church in Southlake, Tex., one of the largest churches in North America ministering to nearly 40,000 attendees across multiple... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, August 10, 2017*


Lecrae Lecrae To Lead Winter Jam West

GRAMMY®, Dove, Billboard Music Award and BET Award-winning hip-hop trailblazer Lecrae is set to lead the lineup of top Christian artists for this year’s Winter Jam West, it was announced tonight. Continuing its milestone year with stops at nine major Western U.S. arenas in November, Winter Jam’s blockbuster first leg... << Full Report >>
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Micah Tyler Set To Release Full Length Album "Different" Oct. 20

Texas-based singer, songwriter Micah Tyler will release his first full-length record, Different, with Fair Trade Services on Oct. 20. Heralding the major release is Tyler’s six-track EP which released late last year and boasted “Never Been A... << Full Report >>
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Skillet Debuts New Lyric Video Supporting Mainstream Rock Radio Single "The Resistance"

Skillet has kept sizzling at rock radio since it released its 10th studio album, UNLEASHED, in August 2016. Billboard is exclusively premiering the lyric video supporting their third mainstream radio single from the record, “The Resistance." The song was just rolled out to mainstream rock radio and is currently being featured... << Full Report >>
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Tauren Wells Tauren Wells Energizes Arena Audiences Opening Lionel Richie's All The Hits Tour

Reunion Records/Sony Music Entertainment artist Tauren Wells is continuing to have an amazing summer energizing large audiences as the opening act for Lionel Richie's All The Hits Tour with special guest Mariah Carey. The 22-city tour, which is hitting the biggest arenas across the U.S., will hit Florida and Georgia this weekend then take a... << Full Report >>
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Pastor and Grammy-Winning Gospel Artist Smokie Norful to Release First Book

When the pressure of life seems to boil over—and it does for everyone—Pastor and Grammy-winning musician Smokie Norful has one piece of advice: take the lid off. This concept was inspired by watching his grandmother make her signature dish of sweet rice. When the heat got too high, the pot began hissing and boiling over, like it was about to... << Full Report >>
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Syntax Creative Teams With M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records

Syntax Creative is pleased to announce a new partnership with fellow San Diego-based enterprise M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records Inc., a gospel and jazz record label with services including marketing, booking, management and concert promotion. M.A.N.D.A.T.E. released a pair of singles in June... << Full Report >>
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Big Daddy Weave Launches Fall Leg of their Set Free Tour

Fervent Records artist Big Daddy Weave launches the Fall 2017 leg of their Set Free tour August 17th in Bossier City, LA. This fall’s 50 city tour debuted in the spring of 2017 to an enthusiastic reception from concert goers. The tour follows the release of Big Daddy Weave’s new single "Jesus I Believe." Guest artists include one of the fastest rising artists in Christian music, We Are Messengers, and breakout artist Micah Tyler... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, August 9, 2017*


48th Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominees Announced Today

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today the nominees for the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. The awards show will take place on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville at 6:30 p.m. CST. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on... << Full Report >>
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Jason Crabb to be Inducted into Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Jason Crabb, GRAMMY® winner and 21-time GMA Dove Award winning artist, will be honored by his home state of Kentucky when he is inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in 2018. The announcement was made today during a press conference at the Hall of Fame in Mount Vernon, KY... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, August 8, 2017*


Michael W. Smith Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith Announce 2017 Christmas Tour

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY® winners Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith co-bill their popular Christmas tour this holiday season, which will be joined for the second consecutive year by Republic recording artist Jordan Smith, Season 9 winner of NBC’s “The Voice... << Full Report >>
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Hollywood Veteran Alan Mehrez Announces the Launch of the Crossflix Internet Television Network

Meeting the strong demand for quality faith and family programming, CROSSFLIX launches today as the digital destination for Christian entertainment, education, and inspiration. Currently available on Apple TV, Google Chromecast, FireTV, Roku, Google Play and on the Internet, Crossflix is finalizing placement of their content on iOS, which will launch in the coming weeks... << Full Report >>
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Trent Phillips Presents 2nd Annual Collective Music Conference

Award winning producer Trent Phillips Presents… The 2nd Annual Collective Music Conference. The Collective is a creative space where musicians will connect, be informed and be inspired by some of the most well-respected leaders in the music industry. The Collective seeks to enhance... << Full Report >>
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New Canadian Act Hope's Creed Releases Single

New Canadian act Hope’s Creed is releasing a single today with “Samaritan Road – I Believe” going for adds to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC radio. The song, from the group’s debut album titled “Here I Am,” was written by band member Jayne Luy... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, August 7, 2017*


Dove Award Nominees To Be Announced Live On Facebook Aug. 9

Tune in to Facebook Live on Wednesday, August 9 for the nominees announcement for The 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards... << Full Report >>
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The Afters and Jason Gray Announce Live On Forever Tour w/ David Dunn

hart-topping, Dove Award-winning band The Afters and award-winning songwriter Jason Gray have announced the “Live On Forever” Tour this fall with special guest David Dunn. Presented by Prison Fellowship International, the fall tour kicks off Sept. 15... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, August 4, 2017*


Matt Redman Matt Redman's "Glory Song" Set For Sept. 29 Unveiling

Recorded at the legendary Capitol Studios in Los Angeles, Matt Redman’s Glory Song will release on Sept. 29 with sixstepsrecords, Capitol CMG. The two-time GRAMMY® winner’s newest collection of songs explores a sonically diverse musical backdrop, including uniting with 120 local... << Full Report >>
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Whiteheart Dismisses Reunion and New Album Rumors

A couple of news items have been popping up on our radar. We would like to address them both... "First, we have been getting a lot of questions about recent posts on Facebook that seem to suggest that a Whiteheart Reunion and a forthcoming Whiteheart album are... << Full Report >>
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We Are Leo Release New "61 / Twenty-Three (Unikron Remix)"

After We Are Leo released their debut The Rush & The Roar with DREAM Records in May, the label is pleased to release the Unikron Remix of their song "61 / Twenty-Three".  An overall uplighting track, Unikron's skills are prevalent in this melodic tune.  To find out when they are playing in... << Full Report >>
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Francesca Battistelli Francesca Battistelli's "Holy Spirit" Receives Gold Certification, Her Career Second

Fervent Records recording artist and hit songwriter, Francesca Battistelli, was recently honored at a small gathering of label, industry partners, family and bandmates for her second RIAA-Certified Gold record for the GRAMMY® Award winning and No. 1 single... << Full Report >>
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Andy Mineo & Wordsplayed Presents "Magic & Bird" New Mixtape

Reach Records lyrical powerhouse and founder of Miner League, Andy Mineo, joins rapper Wordsplayed, Miner League’s promising up-and-coming new artist, for the release of their 90s-inspired mixtape, Magic & Bird... << Full Report >>
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Casting Crowns Casting Crowns Extends The Very Next Thing Tour This Fall

Multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY® winning group Casting Crowns will hit the road again this fall to extend its hugely successful "The Very Next Thing" Tour, featuring special guest Grammy-nominated artist Zach Williams. “The Very Next Thing” Tour hit 80 major markets during its Fall 2016/Spring 2017 runs, resulting in some of the most successful shows of Casting Crowns’ career. With multiple sold-out performances and an overall attendance topping 375,000... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, August 3, 2017*


Cana's Voice Releases New DVD, "Live at Champion Forest"

StowTown Records is thrilled to announce the brand new DVD release, Live at Champion Forest, from powerhouse vocal trio Cana’s Voice.  Fan-favorite vocalists TaRanda Greene, Doug Anderson and Jody McBrayer, along with the Champion Forest Baptist Church Choir and Orchestra, came together for this riveting two-hour worship experience... << Full Report >>
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Newsboys Newsboys Lend a Hand in Mexico

Members of GRAMMY®-nominated, Platinum®-selling Newsboys took a break from their summer tour schedule to help build homes in Baja, Mexico, last week. In partnership with Baja Christian Ministries and God’s Not Dead Missions, Newsboys’ Michael Tait and Duncan Phillips joined volunteers from around the U.S. to construct two homes for disadvantaged... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, August 2, 2017*


Vertical Worship Debuts Self-Titled Album This Friday, Aug. 4

Vertical Worship announces the release of their latest project, Vertical Worship, available this Friday, August 4. This studio LP is their fifth release with Essential Worship/Provident Label Group/Sony Music since 2012 and follows their latest live recording, Frontiers, which released a year ago this week... << Full Report >>
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Bryan Popin's "I Got Out" Debuts @ No. 1 on Multiple Billboard Sales Charts

Rising Gospel star Bryan Popin has big news to celebrate. His Little Boy Wonder Music/Flaydo Music album and sophomore release I Got Out enters at No. 1 on both the Billboard Current Gospel Albums and Top Christian/Gospel Albums sales... << Full Report >>
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DJ DB405 and Parris Chariz Release New Single, "Check"

DJ DB405 starts "Check" off with a high energy intro on this vibey collaboration with Parris Chariz. "Check" sees Parris, in tongue in cheek fashion, sharing that he's worked hard enough to earn 2 types of checks... one with zeroes and another on his Instagram profile. In the first verse he details how he turned his life around... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, August 1, 2017*


MDSN (Madison) Integrity Music Welcomes Teen Artist MDSN

Integrity Music welcomes teen artist, songwriter and worship leader MDSN (“Madison”) and announces the August 11 release of her debut single, “Kerosene,” to digital service providers and Christian radio.   The 16-year-old, who is based in Dallas, Texas, grew up singing in church alongside her worship leader parents, David and Nicole Binion, and serving on worship teams for the 10,000-member Covenant... << Full Report >>
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Hillsong United Hillsong United Embarks on "Wonder in the Wild" Tour

Hillsong UNITED recently embarked on a surprise U.S. pop-up tour in celebration of their recent chart-topping album release, “WONDER.” Fittingly named “WONDER In The Wild Tour,” the multi-platinum-selling powerhouse is engaging fans to decide where they will travel and perform by submitting one-minute creative Instagram video entries using the hashtag... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, July 31, 2017*


Peter Furler Peter Furler Reunites With Newsboys At Kingdom Bound

Buffalo, NY – The past week thousands of Christian music fans attended Kingdom Bound – NY state’s largest Christian music festival. Featuring over 50 artists and located at Darien Lake Amusement and Water Park, the event offered something for everyone, but one moment stood out among the rest... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, July 28, 2017*


Nichole Nordeman Nichole Nordeman Releases "Every Mile Mattered" Today

Today, award-winning singer-songwriter Nichole Nordeman releases her fifth full-length studio record, Every Mile Mattered. The album is the follow up to her 2015 EP, The Unmaking, which featured the viral hit "Slow Down" that garnered over 23 million views... << Full Report >>
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Derek Minor Prepares for Blast Off on 'Astronaut' Featuring Deraj and Byron Juane

Derek Minor premieres his latest single “Astronaut” today on Rapzilla. The song featuring Deraj and Byron Juane is now available at online retailers... << Full Report >>
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Crowder Crowder Announces "American Prodigal" Fall Tour

Three time GRAMMY® nominated artist CROWDER announces his 20-city “American Prodigal Fall Tour,” which will begin on October 24 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, through November 16 in Wise, Virginia. The tour will feature special guest Jimi Cravity, and introduce The Young Escape. Tickets are on sale today. CROWDER’s “American Prodigal Fall... << Full Report >>
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Seventh Day Slumber Seventh Day Slumber Releases "Found" Today

Found, the critically-praised and highly anticipated new studio set from Christian rock powerhouse Seventh Day Slumber, bows today. The album’s title-cut and lead single—penned by Seventh Day Slumber’s Joseph Rojas and Jeremy Holderfield, along with acclaimed singer/songwriter Daniel Doss—has been serviced to Christian radio... << Full Report >>
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Righteous Vendetta Release Music Video for "Weight Of The World"

Wyoming-based Metalcore outfit RIGHTEOUS VENDETTA have unveiled a new music video for their song "Weight Of The World". The video debuted yesterday on Alternative Press and is for the current single off the band's new album, Cursed, which dropped back in March on Century Media. Speaking about the concept behind both the song and the video, the members of RV... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, July 26, 2017*


Universal Orlando's Rock the Universe 2017 Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets are now on sale for Universal Orlando’s Rock the Universe 2017 – where guests can rock, ride and rejoice at Florida’s biggest Christian music festival... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, July 25, 2017*


Integrity Music Announces Global Release Of Self-Titled Debut From Alisa Turner Aug. 25

Set for global release from Integrity Music Aug. 25 with the pre-sale beginning Aug. 4, Alisa Turner’s self-titled debut EP captures the lilt and innocence in Turner’s voice and the heartbreaking, but hopeful truth of her story. Produced by Grammy-nominated, Dove Award-winning Michael Farren, Alisa Turner inextricably weaves her very personal story... << Full Report >>
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Chris Tomlin Chris Tomlin Adds Second Date at World-Renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater

After an overwhelming response to the announcement of "Chris Tomlin: Worship at Red Rocks," multi-platinum selling artist Chris Tomlin has added a second night as a special "Chris Tomin & Friends" event on September 5th. With tickets for "Chris Tomlin: Worship at Red Rocks" in high demand, the show, taking place on September 6th, is nearly sold out. Reserved seats for "Chris Tomlin & Friends" on September 5th will go on sale this Friday, July 28th at 10am MT... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, July 24, 2017*


Skillet Skillet's "Lions" Latest In Series Of Radio Chart Climbers

Less than a month after being released to radio stations nationwide, Skillet’s “Lions” has already trekked to No. 6 on the Christian Hot AC chart while the newly released song is currently No. 29 on the Christian Airplay chart. Air 1 exclusively unveiled the lyric video for the powerful track... << Full Report >>
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Kings Kaleidoscope Kings Kaleidoscope To Release Mixtape August 18th

Kings Kaleidoscope explores new musical and visual expressions in their latest project “The Beauty Between.” A year after the launch of their last album “Beyond Control,” Chad Gardner, the band’s frontman, drew inspiration for the upcoming release from new friendships. The mixtape features several collaborations with hip-hop... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, July 21, 2017*


Plumb PLUMB Returns with "God Help Me" Single

Today, PLUMB launched the next chapter of her career, releasing her new single “God Help Me.” The song, produced by Jeremy Redmon (Big Daddy Weave), has already found a place on radio, being added out of the box to Air 1 Radio Network, and gaining support with music programmers across the country... << Full Report >>
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Provident Music's BONRAY Makes Debut With Their Single "Turn My Eyes"

Sony Music / Provident Label Group announces the official debut from Bonray. This four-piece group of siblings who officially signed with the label earlier this year, are ready to drop their first single, the anthemic "Turn My Eyes," also accompanied with a lyric video. "Turn My Eyes" is now at Spotify... << Full Report >>
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Bryan Popin Releases New Album, "I Got Out," Today

Gospel's rising star, Bryan Popin, in partnership with his label Little Boy Wonder Music/Flaydo Music and Fuel Music, releases his highly-anticipated new album I Got Out today, July 21, 2017. I Got Out is available in stores and on all digital outlets including iTunes, GooglePlay and Amazon Music. Kicking... << Full Report >>
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Grammy® Winner Tamela Mann and NAACP Image® Award-Winning Comedian David Mann Announce Fall 2017 Tour

Award-Winning Platinum Recording Artist Tamela Mann and NAACP Image® Award-Winning Comedian David Mann announce the 2017 fall tour dates for their wildly popular Mann's World Family Tour featuring David, Tamela, son David Mann Jr, and daughter Tia Mann, sharing an evening of music, comedy and family entertainment... << Full Report >>
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Grammy-nominated sensations The Walls Group release much anticipated new single "My Life"!

GRAMMY®-nominated and double Stellar Award-winning sensations The Walls Group continues to shatter expectations as one of the most imaginative breakout artists in inspirational music today, as the hitmaking four siblings (Darrel Walls, Rhea Walls, Paco Walls, Ahjah Walls) release their new single... << Full Report >>
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RCA Inspiration Singer Koryn Hawthorne Releases Debut Single "Won't He Do It" Today

Today, singer Koryn Hawthorne releases her debut single on RCA Inspiration, ''Won't He Do It,'' produced by Rich Shelton, Makeba Riddick-Woods and Matthew Head. Showcasing her confident voice with the artistic delivery that has garnered Koryn widespread praise among both her peers and her fans, she’s considered one of the most exciting new voices for her generation. “Won’t He Do It” is only just the beginning of a line of new music to come... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, July 18, 2017*


Sandra McCracken Sandra McCracken Releases Steadfast Live CD / DVD August 25

Singer, worship leader, record producer and modern-day hymn writer Sandra McCracken, whose soulful, folk-gospel sound carries influences of artists like Emmylou Harris and Norah Jones, is set to self-release her 12th independent album, Steadfast Live, Aug. 25. The new, 17-track CD / DVD was recorded live this spring at Nashville’s Art House in a living room full of friends and family... << Full Report >>
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Manafest Manafest Releases 1st Rock Album In 5 Years, "Stones," July 21

Singer/rapper/songwriter/author/skater Manafest releases his second consecutive independent and ninth studio album, Stones, July 21 through The Fuel Music. His first “full-on” rock album in five years, Stones can be pre-ordered now at Manafest.com/stones and has already sparked a Top 40 Billboard Mainstream Rock National Airplay chart hit with its... << Full Report >>
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*Saturday, July 15, 2017*


Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE Celebrate One Year of "H A R D L O V E" With New EP

Yesterday, NEEDTOBREATHE announced plans for a special release of their 2016 studio project, H A R D L O V E, including a deluxe edition vinyl release and a new EP with B-sides. The band writes, "One year ago today, we put out our sixth studio album - H A R D L O V E - and invited you into one of the most ambitious and adventurous creative periods we as a band have ever gone through. It was a step outside of our comfort zones and was rewarding... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, July 14, 2017*


Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp Set To Release New Album "The Answer" Oct. 6

Multiple award winning and GRAMMY® nominee artist JEREMY CAMP will be releasing his new studio album, The Answer, this fall on October 6 (Capitol CMG). Supporting his new album, Camp will be headlining The Answer Tour with special guest Royce Lovett beginning on October 1 in Albuquerque, NM. The complete list of tour dates are listed below, and tickets go on sale today at jeremycamp.com. In addition fans can... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, July 13, 2017*


False Reports Hits Global Praise & Worship Icon Don Moen

Don Moen, global praise and worship icon, was hit by "fake news" this week as reports of his death went viral via the internet. A website, disguised to appear as a legitimate news source from Houston, TX, reported the death of the internationally beloved Moen and caused his fans to launch an avalanche of mourning via social, trending on Twitter, Google and more. The news spread so rapidly that Snopes.com (a website that 'fact-checks' online stories) felt it necessary to debunk the report. Click here to read that story.... << Full Report >>
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Creative Soul Records Artist Leslie McKee Returns With First Full-Length Studio Album

Creative Soul Records artist Leslie McKee is back with her new album, “Another Mile” – the long-awaited follow-up to her 2009 debut EP, “Trust In You.” Delivering a mix of powerful ballads and infectious pop-infused tracks, McKee’s vocals soar to new heights on her first full-length release, sharing a message of redemption, restoration and relationship woven through songs and stories that reflect her heart... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, July 12, 2017*


Kari Jobe Premier Productions Partners with GRAMMY® Nominee Kari Jobe for Highly Anticipated The Garden Tour

The largest producer of live Christian events, Premier Productions, is partnering with worship leader Kari Jobe for The Garden Tour, with special guest Cody Carnes. The namesake of her most recent album, tickets for The Garden Tour will be available for presale for a limited time starting July 14th through July 16th using the presale code LOVE. The official on sale date is July 17th... << Full Report >>
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Reach Records Announces New Video Series The Vault

Reach Records is proud to announce the launch of The Vault, an original video series highlighting popular music videos from Reach’s extensive catalogue. Once a month via Reach’s YouTube channel, a new episode will be released complete with fun facts, trivia, and behind-the-scenes stories from the making of classic videos... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, July 11, 2017*


Bryan Popin Launches The #IGotOutChallenge

Little Boy Wonder Music and Flaydo Music are giving fans the chance to enter-TO-win prize packages when they submit a lip sync video or dance video to Gospel's rising star, Bryan Popin's #IGotOutChallenge. To enter, fans submit their entry to Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, or Musical.ly using the hashtag, #IGotOutChallenge and tag @BryanPopin... << Full Report >>
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Bucks Music Group Launches New Publishing Company for Worship Songs, Gloworks

Bucks Music Group has launched a new company dedicated to worship music publishing alongside Martin Smith – a leading songwriter and artist in the Christian music genre. The new operation, called Gloworks, will offer songwriters in the worship genre the same competitive, commercial deals and services that the wider Bucks roster enjoys, as well as a bridge into other, more... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, July 10, 2017*


TFK Thousand Foot Krutch Reveals "Untraveled Roads" (Live) Sept. 15

Rock favorite Thousand Foot Krutch packs its biggest hits spanning the trio of independently-released, widely-acclaimed albums EXHALE (2016), OXYGEN:INHALE (2014) and The End Is Where We Begin (2012) into the power-packed, live-in-concert recording, Untraveled Roads... << Full Report >>
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Audrey Assad Audrey Assad Launches PledgeMusic Campaign For New Album, "Evergreen"

Critically acclaimed singer, songwriter and author Audrey Assad launches a PledgeMusic campaign today at http://pledgemusic.com/audreyassad, inviting participants in the journey toward the release of her third independent album and first new album of all new songs in four years, Evergreen. Slated to release internationally Feb. 23, 2018... << Full Report >>
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Planetshakers To Release New Music As The Ministry Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Over the past 20 years, Melbourne, Australia’s Planetshakers ministry has been hosting conferences that draw thousands from around the world for life-changing encounters with God. The music at these events has been captured on recordings by Planetshakers Band, including two Dove Award nominated albums. On July 14, the team returns with Legacy Part 2: Passion, featuring new songs recorded live with 20,000 worshipers during the 4-day Planetshakers conference held this past... << Full Report >>
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Tauren Wells Tauren Wells' LP HILLS AND VALLEYS Debuts Top 3

It is proving to be a hot summer for Reunion Records/Sony Music Entertainment artist Tauren Wells thanks to the digital release of his debut solo LP, Hills and Valleys, on June 23. The album made a successful first week appearance on the SoundScan Christian/Gospel Digital Albums chart at No. 3, while the title track is the third most-streamed and most-downloaded song in Christian music. The physical CD will be available at retail outlets beginning July 21... << Full Report >>
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Integrity Music Announces Staff Transitions for U.S./U.K. Operations

Integrity Music recently announced leadership transitions with label President Ryan Dunham stepping down to pursue other interests. Jonathan Brown, Vice President and Managing Director of Integrity Music’s European operation based in Eastbourne, U.K., will assume the role of label President effective immediately. Phil Loose, based in the U.K. and currently Integrity’s Director of Song Publishing for European operations, moves into Brown’s former role as VP/Managing Director... << Full Report >>
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Fernando Ortega Bows New Collection, "The Crucifixion of Jesus"

Fernando Ortega, one of Christian music’s most beloved singer/songwriters, returns August 4 with The Crucifixion of Jesus. His first release in six years, the thematic new work brings together 11 contemplative songs and six readings.  Co-produced by Ortega and Bernard Chadwick, and engineered and mixed by GRAMMY® Award-winner Brandon Bell, highlights of the album include "Blessed Be Our God Forever and Ever," “Prepare The Way, O Zion... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, July 7, 2017*


Britt Nicole's Positive Anthem "Be The Change" Hits No. 1

GRAMMY® nominee Britt Nicole's hit song "Be The Change" continues to make waves at radio, hitting No. 1 on this week's Billboard's Christian Hot AC Chart. The positive anthem, having already garnered 2.6 million streams, is Nicole's seventh career CHR No. 1, following suit with Nicole's last single, "Through Your Eyes," which remained No. 1 at Hot AC's radio for three weeks straight.... << Full Report >>
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Singer/Songwriter John Tibbs Returns To Indie Roots With Heartland EP Releasing This Fall

Singer/songwriter John Tibbs returns to his independent roots in partnership with PledgeMusic and Tone Tree Music for his Heartland EP set to release this fall on Windmill & Wave Records. Through July 14, pledgers who preorder the EP... << Full Report >>
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Holly Starr Returns To Studio For New Album "Human"

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Holly Starr is set to begin work on Human, her most vulnerable project yet and first album in nearly two years. A multifaceted Kickstarter campaign has launched for the recording, which will transparently trace the highs and lows of Starr’s life... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, July 5, 2017*


Newsboys Newsboys Announce All New BIG CHURCH NIGHT OUT TOUR This Fall

Premier Productions and GRAMMY® nominated Newsboys announce the all new Big Church Night Out Tour. With nearly fifty shows across the U.S., each night will foster a time of worship, ministry and unity. Joining the tour will also be Sidewalk Prophets, 7eventh Time Down, Derek Minor, Blanca, Adam Agee... << Full Report >>
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RCA Inspiration and Provident Music Group Announce Relaunch of Iconic Label, Verity Records

RCA Inspiration and Provident Music Group celebrate  the relaunch of Verity Records, reviving the iconic label that has been a modern standard-bearer in Gospel for almost two decades!  Reintroducing Verity, kicked off by the newly-launched single “Close” from Gospel icon Marvin Sapp, excitement is buzzing high among artists, the industry, and fans about the return of the beloved... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, July 3, 2017*


Andy Mineo Andy Mineo & Wordsplayed Presents Magic & Bird

Reach Records lyrical powerhouse and founder of Miner League, Andy Mineo, announces a collaboration with Wordsplayed, Miner League’s promising up-and-coming rapper, for the release of their 90s-inspired mixtape, Magic & Bird. Available for pre-order today, July 3... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, June 30, 2017*


Nichole Nordeman Nichole Nordeman To Release "Every Mile Mattered" July 28

On July 28th, singer/songwriter Nichole Nordeman will release her fifth full-length studio record, Every Mile Mattered, the follow up to her 2015 EP, The Unmaking, which featured the viral hit "Slow Down."... << Full Report >>
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Gotee Records' Finding Favour Will Release New Album August 25

Finding Favour
Gotee Records' Finding Favour will be releasing their new album, Farewell Fear, on August 25 as a follow-up to their 2015 album Reborn, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Christian Albums' chart. The album is now available for preorder digitally - http://2lin.cc/ff - and at their website findingfavour.com. As... << Full Report >>
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Jesus Culture Releasing New Album August 11

Jesus Culture and Capitol CMG announce the upcoming release of their new live worship album, Love Has A Name, releasing August 11. The digital preorder for the album is now available with an instant download for the song "Halls of Heaven" (http://jcltr.me/lovehasaname), which listeners can check out with the new lyric video... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, June 28, 2017*


Third Day To Release New Album "Revival" August 4

Provident Label Group/Sony Music announces the highly anticipated album from THIRD DAY, Revival, will release on August 4, 2017. The album's first single, "Revival," is at radio and available now at all digital service providers for download and streaming here... << Full Report >>
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SWITCHFOOT's 13th Annual BRO-AM Beach Fest Raises Over $200K

On Saturday, June 24th, Grammy-winning alternative rock band SWITCHFOOT celebrated the 13th annual SWITCHFOOT BRO-AM presented by Hurley and iHeartMedia at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, CA. The annual community celebration and charity eventgathered over 17,000... << Full Report >>
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Hillsong Young and Free Launch Summer US Tour

GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free will embark on a 10-city domestic tour of their acclaimed album “Youth Revival”. In a continuation of their sold out stateside shows, the summer leg of Youth Revival Nights will kick-off on July... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, June 27, 2017*


Singer Songwriter Kayla Bailey Releases New Single

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Kayla Bailey is set to release a new single today when “March On Christian Soldier” goes for adds at Christian AC and Christian CHR radio. The song, produced by Haxton Road Studios’ Neil Greenhaw, was written by Bailey and is from her album titled... << Full Report >>
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Hillsong United's "Wonder" Debuts No. 1 on Billboard Christian Chart

With over two million albums sold and 700 million career streams to date, multi-platinum-selling Hillsong UNITED continues to establish itself as one of the most influential artists in the history of contemporary Christian music topping multiple charts this week with its highly-anticipated sixth studio project... << Full Report >>
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Reconcile Partners with RMG Amplify for New Mixtape

Reflection Music Group announces the signing of Miami-based hip hop artist Reconcile to its RMG Amplify division, a label partnership that provides marketing support to established independent artists. The Billboard charting artist releases his song “Reckless... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, June 26, 2017*


Mad at the World To Release First New Album In 22 Years

Rock band Mad at the World, comprised of brothers Randy and Roger Rose, is reuniting to record and release their first new album in 22 years. The band released seven albums together between 1987 and 1995. To help fund their return to music, the duo have taken to Kickstarter to help make their new project a reality... << Full Report >>
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Todd Agnew Unveils "From Grace to Glory"

Chart-topping seven-time Dove Award-nominated singer/songwriter and worship leader Todd Agnew has unveiled his latest project, a 16-track collection of new songs, as well as unreleased, remixed, and favorite tracks from the vault... << Full Report >>
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FOR TODAY's Mattie Montgomery's Former Band BESIEGED Re-Releases Song

Before Mattie Montgomery was the vocalist in FOR TODAY, he fronted Michigan's BESIEGED. The band released a sole full-length effort, titled Atlantis, before Montgomery moved on to FOR TODAY. The album was released 10 years ago today, June 26, on Blood & Ink Records... << Full Report >>
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*Sunday, June 25, 2017*


7 Core Music Signs Throwback Kid

7Core Music are pleased to announce the 2nd of 3 brand new label signing's coming this year, Throwback Kid. Take a splash of Badly Drawn Boy, a spoonful of Jack Johnson, add a sprinkling of The Beach Boys and top off with a little Waterboys Fisherman’s blues era... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, June 23, 2017*


Former Mickey Mouse Club Star Jennifer McGill to Release Faith-Based Debut Solo Album

Two decades after her wildly successful Disney Channel series “The All-New Mickey Mouse Club” came to an end, Jennifer McGill is stepping back into the spotlight with her upcoming debut full-length solo album, “Unbreakable” - to be released in August... << Full Report >>
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The City Harmonic's Final Album, "Benediction Live"

Award-winning worship band The City Harmonic independently releases worldwide today (June 23) its fourth and final album, Benediction Live: Worship from Churches Working Together in Canada, with management, marketing and distribution through The Fuel Music and with support from FACTOR. Grappling with the struggle of everyday people and writing songs for worship fueled by a “together for the good of the city” ethos, The City Harmonic’s Benediction Live is meant to be both a blessing and a sending... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, June 22, 2017*


Facedown Records Announce Signing of Fleshkiller

Facedown Records is exited to welcome Fleshkiller  to the Facedown family. Founded by Ole Børud, Fleshkiller saw the light of day as a result of Extol’s return to hiatus after their last album in 2013... << Full Report >>
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PRAZOR Partners with Creation Festival for “Creation Station” Channel

PRAZOR has partnered with Creation Festival to create a music channel unique for the artists performing at the festival, as well as serve as host of the late night stage featuring the best up and coming artists in the Christian dance genre.  Creation Northeast will take place June 28-July 1 at Agape Farm in Mt. Union, PA... << Full Report >>
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Bernie Herms Named BMI Christian Music Songwriter of the Year

Acclaimed producer and prolific songwriter Bernie Herms received the BMI Christian Music Songwriter of the Year Award at last night’s BMI Christian Music Awards, the top honor of the night and another victory for Herms who won a GRAMMY® for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song earlier this year. He also received four BMI Song Awards for “Christ In Me,” “Just Be Held,” “Thy Will” and “Tell Your Heart To Beat Again... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, June 20, 2017*


"Hurt Road," Memoir From Mark Lee (Third Day) Releases Sept. 5

Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, announces they are releasing Hurt Road, the memoir from Mark Lee , on September 5. Lee is a founding member and guitarist for the multi-GRAMMY Award winning group Third Day... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, June 19, 2017*


Sanctus Real Announces New Single, "Safe In My Father's Arms"

It's been two years since we've heard new music from the multi-GRAMMY® nominated band Sanctus Real and they are excited to announce they are back with a brand new single. Titled "Safe In My Father's Arms," the song already the most downloaded and streamed tune according to PlayMPE at press time. "Safe In My Father's Arms" is a reminder of how good it... << Full Report >>
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Integrity Music Welcomes Worship Artist Alisa Turner

Integrity Music welcomes Nashville-based singer, songwriter and worship leader Alisa Turner and announces the August 25 release of her debut, self-titled project... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, June 16, 2017*


Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp Debuts New Single Today, "Word Of Life"

Multi-award winning artist and songwriter Jeremy Camp has announced his latest single debuts today. The poignant song, "Word Of Life," can be found at all digital formats by clicking here and will go for adds at radio next week on June 23. "Word Of Life" is the first single from Camp's upcoming album slated for release this fall... << Full Report >>
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Seventh Day Slumber Returns To Roots With Deeply Personal "Found"

One of Christian music's most popular rock acts for two decades, Seventh Day Slumber returns July 28 with Found (VSR Music Group/Capitol Christian Distribution), their 11th studio recording and first release in two years. Produced by the group's Jeremy Holderfield, Found features 10 new selections-all penned or co-written by the band-showcasing Seventh Day Slumber's comprehensive musical breadth, from hard rock anthems to melodic pop ballads... << Full Report >>
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GRAMMY Winner Chris Tomlin Announces Good Good Father Tour

GRAMMY award winner Chris Tomlin will be heading out across the country with special guest and GRAMMY nominee, Matt Maher. Kicking off October 13th in St. Paul, MN., the Good Good Father Tour will include performances of some of the most widely known worship songs in the world, such as "How Great Is Our God" and "Whom Shall I Fear [God of Angel Armies]," as well as... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, June 15, 2017*


Kingdom Bound 2017 Brings Star Studded Lineup to Darien Lake

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 this summer. The 31st annual festival takes place July 26-29 with more than 40,000 attendees from across the U.S. and Canada expected to attend. On-site accommodations are available, as well as full event and single day commuter passes.  All tickets include access to festival activities as well as admission to Darien Lake Theme and Water Park... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, June 14, 2017*


For KING & COUNTRY Wins Big Earning Three Awards at Fifth Annual K-LOVE Fan Awards

For KING & COUNTRY took top honors at the 2017 K-LOVE Fan Awards, broadcasted for the first-time ever in 500+ movie theaters across the country through Fathom Events. Four-Time Grammy Award® Nominee Matthew West and Emmy Award® Winner Elisabeth Hasselbeck... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, June 13, 2017*


Hillsong UNITED's "Wonder" Debuts No. 1 on iTunes Christian Chart

The multi-platinum-selling Christian music powerhouse and chart leading Hillsong UNITED’s new album, “WONDER” debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes Christian genre, in the Top 5 on iTunes over all genres and received playlist placements to over 4M followers on Spotify on Friday. As an additional bonus for fans, the band released custom lyric videos for every track on the album with never-before-seen footage of studio recordings and photoshoots. Undisputedly one of the genre’s most influential artists in the history of contemporary... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, June 12, 2017*


Bethel Music's Worship Nights Returns To U.S.

After a trek in Europe, Bethel Music's Worship Nights tour has returned to the U.S. alongside opener Housefires. The extended nights of worship and ministry will visit New Orleans, Dallas, Denver, Chicago and more June 10-20. Each night is a 3-hour experience of worship, ministry and teaching from Bethel Church core pastors. For the latest tour information... << Full Report >>
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Sadie Robertson Announces The Live Original Tour

Best-selling author, speaker and role-model, Sadie Robertson, announces her 16-city Live Original Fall 2017 Tour. The tour encourages tens of thousands of young adults “to live uniquely and be the person God made you to be.” The tour features Sadie’s older brother, author and speaker, John Luke Robertson; the innovative, high-energy harmony of Anthem Lights; worship sound of Jesus Culture’s Chris McClarney... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, June 9, 2017*


Matt Maher Debuts New Single, "Your Love Defends Me"

Eight-time GRAMMY® nominated artist Matt Maher is debuting a new song today, "Your Love Defends Me." It is available now at all digital outlets and streaming providers - click here and below to watch the official lyric video. The single has been released to radio and will be impacting on June 23rd with stations already jumping on board. Corey Mann from 96.9 WHPZ, South Bend said upon hearing the single... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, June 7, 2017*


The Afters The Afters Score No. 1 At Radio With "Shadows"

The Afters have garnered their sixth No. 1 with their latest "Shadows" earning the top spot on the Billboard Christian Rock Chart while the single continues to clip the Billboard Hot AC chart, hitting No. 7 this week. Found on their fifth album, Live On Forever, the track sets the tone of the record with its message of motivation and inspiration. Live On Forever released in the fall of 2016, and emerged out of a season of trials for the band, serving as a reminder of God's faithfulness and strength in our moments of weakness... << Full Report >>
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Tauren Wells Releases First Solo LP, HILLS AND VALLEYS, On June 23

Reunion Records/Sony Music Entertainment announces the anticipated release of Tauren Wells' new solo LP, Hills And Valleys. The digital-only deluxe edition features 15 songs and releases June 23. A physical version of the album, featuring 11 songs, will debut July 21. Full track listings for both album versions are below... << Full Report >>
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Integrity Music Welcomes Worship Leader/Songwriter Corey Voss

Integrity Music welcomes worship leader and songwriter Corey Voss and announces the July 28 release of Voss’ EP Songs of Heaven & Earth: Volume 1... << Full Report >>
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Forerunner Music Releases "Onething Live: All Cry Glory" June 23

Recorded during the International House of Prayer of Kansas City’s (IHOPKC’s) annual Onething young adult conference last December and marking the 11th live Onething album to date, Onething Live: All Cry Glory releases today from Forerunner Music, the official record label of IHOPKC. Featuring some of the most memorable songs from the 15th year-end premier event... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, June 6, 2017*


T.D. Jakes' MEGAFEST To Return June 28-July 1

Bestselling author, entrepreneur, and renowned pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes hosts the biennial MegaFest in Dallas from June 28 – July 1 at the famed Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas.  The internationally-acclaimed four-day faith, film and family festival is returning to Dallas for its third year. With the family favorite festival’s continued growth and popularity, this year’s event... << Full Report >>
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Bryan Popin Set To Release New Album "I Got Out" July 21

Gospel's rising star, Bryan Popin, and his label Little Boy Wonder Music/Flaydo Music, have entered into a distribution deal with Fuel Music to release his highly-anticipated new album I Got Out on July 21, 2017.... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, June 5, 2017*


John Waller John Waller Releases 1st New Single, Music Video In Two Years

Recording artist and songwriter John Waller, known for such inspiring hit singles as “Crazy Faith” (featured in the hit box office film, War Room), “While I'm Waiting” (featured in 2008’s No.1 independent film, Fireproof... << Full Report >>
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Fans Invited to Take Part in the Ultimate Fan Experience "K-LOVE Fan Awards: Ignite Hope" in Cinemas

Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Matthew West returned as hosts for this year's fifth annual K-LOVE Fan Awards. Held at the historic Grand Ole Opry, winners were announced live from the Opry stage in between performances from fan favorites including Big Daddy Weave, Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Crowder, Danny Gokey, For KING... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, June 2, 2017*


Tenth Avenue North Tenth Avenue North Fall Tour with Brandon Heath, Jon McLaughlin

Tenth Avenue North is thrilled to announced their fall "I Have This Hope" tour with special guests Brandon Heath and Jon McLaughlin. This exclusive tour will begin September 28th, and most markets' tickets will be available beginning June 9 here. The tour namesake is the band's current radio single that is No. 2 on the National Christian Audience chart from their most recent album Followers... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, June 1, 2017*


Iron Bell Music's GOD THAT SAVES Receives Rave Reviews

Since its release on May 19, stellar reviews have come in about God That Saves, the debut album from Essential Worship's Iron Bell Music. It's been said that the project from this Louisville, Kentucky-based worship group "demonstrate[s] such a robust declaration of faith over songs that are iron-cladded in the praise of Jesus sung over huge anthemic hooks," and is already touted to be one of the "top worship releases of 2017... << Full Report >>
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Mandisa Mandisa's First New Album In Four Years Sees Her Again At The Top Of The Chart

Following her GRAMMY® winning album Overcomer (2013), Mandisa’s fifth studio album Out Of The Dark has returned Mandisa to the top of charts, earning the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s... << Full Report >>
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MercyMe Multi-Platinum Selling MercyMe Announces East Coast Trek Of “Lifer Tour” This October

GRAMMY® nominated MercyMe will bring the second leg of their “Lifer Tour” to 14 markets October 7 – 29. Carrying the namesake of their latest No. 1 album, LIFER, the American Music Award winners will perform fan favorites such as “I Can Only Imagine,” “Flawless,” “Greater” and more, including their current chart-topper “Even If” which... << Full Report >>
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Chris Tomlin "Chris Tomlin: Worship At Red Rocks" Set For September 6

GRAMMY® winner Chris Tomlin will return to Denver's Red Rocks Amphitheater Wednesday, Sept. 6 for "Chris Tomlin: Worship At Red Rocks."  Expected to sell out as in the past, tickets for the special night of worship will be available for presale for a limited time starting June 1st at 9am MT until June 2nd at 9am MT using the presale password "tomlin." The official on sale date is June 2nd, starting at 10am MT.  Tickets will be available at... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, May 31, 2017*


Creative Soul Records Artist Leslie McKee Releases New Single

Creative Soul Records artist Leslie McKee is set to release a new single today when “What You’re Made Of” goes for adds at Christian INSPO and Christian AC radio. The song, produced by internationally-acclaimed producer Eric Copeland, was written by hit songwriters Molly Reed, Jeff Pardo, Justin Ebach, and Robbie Earle. The single is off McKee’s new album, which is garnering rave reviews, titled “Another Mile.”... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, May 30, 2017*


Ricardo Sanchez Celebrates Musical Roots On Live Worship Set

Difference Media recording artist and acclaimed worship leader Ricardo Sanchez is set to return August 18 with Taste + See, the GRAMMY®-nominated, Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter’s first project in nearly two years. Recorded live at San Antonio’s Cornerstone Church earlier this month, Sanchez wrote or co-penned all of the album’s 10 tracks... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, May 26, 2017*


THE ROCKET SUMMER to Release Double White LP of Do You Feel this Friday!

"Do You Feel is a special album within the Rocket Summer community," says THE ROCKET SUMMER's own BRYCE AVARY, "Fans have been asking since the album's original release 10 years ago if it would ever finally come out on vinyl. I think I've been longing for it maybe just as much.” On June 2nd, Avary will be answering the call with a vinyl release of... << Full Report >>
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Chris Tomlin Makes History and Sells Out Major Markets on 2017 Worship Night In America Tour

GRAMMY® winner Chris Tomlin brought the church together in unity and prayer throughout this spring with his Worship Night In America tour.  Featuring Chris Tomlin, Big Daddy Weave, Phil Wickham and Zach Williams,  the tour made 23 stops across the US, selling out arenas in major markets including Phoenix, Portland, Kansas City, and Seattle, while making history in Nashville as the largest ticketed Christian... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, May 25, 2017*


Stephen Christian Releasing "Wildfires" on July 28th on BEC Recordings

Anberlin's frontman, Stephen Christian announces the release of his new solo album, Wildfires, set to release on July 28th with BEC Recordings. With the disband of Anberlin in 2014 and working four part-time jobs, Christian began searching what was the next step for his future. During that challenging time, he was able to create this worship project that has special meaning to him. The debut single, "Gloria," from the upcoming solo album is already gaining traction at radio as it is the No. 2... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, May 24, 2017*


Aha Gazelle Reveals "Momma House" Video; Readies for "Trilliam 2"

After surprising fans with news of his recent signing to Reach Records, by way of an exclusive interview with Bay Bay The Ambassador, Aha Gazelle readies for the release of his forthcoming project, Trilliam 2 the second of a three-part mixtape series.  Self-written and self-produced entirely by the burgeoning rapper, producer and singer-songwriter, the 8-track release will arrive at all DSPs on June 9... << Full Report >>
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Michael Edmonds Releases New Single, "Heal The Land"

– “Heal the Land”, written and produced by Michael Edmonds, goes for adds today to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and AC Christian radio. Jason Hutchins of Element Room Productions engineered the project. An afternoon spent watching his young daughter play amid a group of culturally-diverse children resulted in Edmond’s new single which asks God to heal the racial tension that plagues... << Full Report >>
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Natasha Owens Rises Above Personal Tragedy to Bring Hope to Others with Upcoming Album

Natasha Owens is set to return July 7th with her upcoming album, We Will Rise - featuring the brand new single, “I Am Loved.” Quietly released in April, the “I Am Loved” lyric video has exploded with nearly 200,000 views to date, thanks to an increasingly growing fanbase that has been anxiously awaiting new music since the 2016 release of her No One But You EP... << Full Report >>
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Crowder, Danny Gokey, for KING & COUNTRY, Jesus Culture, Mandisa, MercyMe And More Slated For 2017 K-LOVE Fan Awards Performances

7eventh Time Down, Big Daddy Weave, Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Crowder, Danny Gokey, for KING & COUNTRY, Hawk Nelson, Jeremy Camp, Jesus Culture, Kari Jobe, Love & The Outcome, Mandisa, Matthew West, MercyMe, Natalie Grant, One Sonic Society, Ryan Stevenson, Tauren Wells, Tenth Ave North, We Are Messengers and Zach Williams will perform at the 2017 K-LOVE Fan Awards taking place this Sunday at Nashville... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, May 22, 2017*


Cool Hand Luke Returns To Fan-Fund New Album, "Cora"

It's been six years since founding member of Cool Hand Luke released his last project under the band's moniker. Of Man was set to close the book on indie rock band Cool Hand Luke's story, but recently, Mark Nicks -- lead vocalist and drummer for CHL -- announced a new album, titled Cora. The album is currently fundraising on Kickstarter with less than 5 days left... << Full Report >>
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Lauren Daigle Wins Two Billboard Music Awards - Named Top Christian Artist & Top Christian Album

Centricity Music's Lauren Daigle took home two Billboard Music Awards last night. Named Billboard's Top Christian Artist (she was nominated last year in the same category) Daigle also won Top Christian Album for the second year in a row with How Can It Be. Daigle was also nominated for Top Christian Song ("Trust In You"). The Billboard Music Awards were held live in Las Vegas from the T-Mobile Arena and aired on ABC... << Full Report >>
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Newsboys Reunite with Peter Furler for "The Cross Has The Final Word"

—“The Cross Has The Final Word,” the powerful new single from GRAMMY®-nominated, Platinum®-selling FairTrade Services recording artist Newsboys, has launched on Apple Music and Spotify, among leading streaming formats, and has been serviced to Christian radio... << Full Report >>
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Shawn Christopher's Six19 Music Inks Distribution Deal with DREAM Label Group and Capitol Christian

Music executive Shawn Christopher, President and Founder of Six19 Music and CEA (Christopher Entertainment Agency) has announced today, a distribution deal with Dream Label Group/Dream Records LLC who is distributed by Capitol Christian Distribution... << Full Report >>
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Joel Vaughn Releases 'If I Trust In You' Music Video

Joel Vaughn is proud to announce the release of the official music video for “If I Trust In You” off his current EP, Surrender.  Often referred to as the critical favorite on the album with... << Full Report >>
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*Sunday, May 21, 2017*


JFH News Shorts For May 21, 2017

Kevin Max will be releasing his new Serve Somebody EP in a new partnership with Gotee Records. The title-track is a Bob Dylan cover, but it is not clear what other songs will be on the record. KMax is in the studio this coming week with overdubs and finishes and will then transition to a final mix... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, May 19, 2017*


Hillsong UNITED Announce Surprise Album "Wonder" for Release June 9

Today, the multi-platinum-selling Christian music powerhouse and chart leading Hillsong UNITED announced their sixth full-length studio album titled Wonder, set to be unveiled in all music stores on June 9th. Undisputedly one of the genre’s most influential artists in the history of contemporary Christian music (over 2 million albums sold and 700 million career streams to date... << Full Report >>
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Canon Features Aaron Cole on New Single, "We Been Here"

Canon brings the heat for summer hip hop playlists on his new song, “We Been Here,” featuring Aaron Cole blazing the chorus and second verse. The track drops Friday on Reflection Music Group and is available at online retailers... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, May 18, 2017*


The City Harmonic The City Harmonic To Release First Live Album, "Benediction Live," June 23

Award-winning worship band The City Harmonic comes full circle with its first live album, Benediction Live: Worship from Churches Working Together in Canada, releasing independently June 23 with management, marketing and distribution through The Fuel Music and with support from FACTOR. The 14-track album was recorded April 29, 2017 in the town where it all started for the band, Hamilton, Ontario, and celebrates the songs and unifying worship movement that became a soundtrack for worshippers around the globe... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, May 17, 2017*


Bleach Performs Reunion Show, Joined By MercyMe, In Support of Adoption

Milam Byers, guitarist of rock band Bleach, and his family have been trying to raise an overwhelming $40,000 in order to adopt a child into their family. With the Byers family being halfway to their goal, their friends in the music world are rallying together to help them out. On Tuesday, May 23rd, Bleach will reunite once again, joined by MercyMe, Plumb and Rhett Walker, to help raise money for the Byers family adoption... << Full Report >>
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Unsecret Music Announces Signing of Artist / Songwriter FJØRA

Unsecret Music announces the signing of artist and songwriter Alexandra Petkovski to their roster. Working under the artist name FJØRA, Petkovski's official debut pop single titled “Wild Animals” will release early this summer... << Full Report >>
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Christian Winners Announced in 2016 International Songwriting Competition (ISC)

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is pleased to announce its 2016 Christian winners. Now in its 16th year, ISC is the world’s largest international songwriting competition, receiving more than 16,000 entries from 137 countries throughout the world. More than $150,000 in cash and merchandise is awarded to 71 winners in 23 categories, covering all genres of contemporary music, including Christian, EDM, Jazz, Latin, Rock, Pop, R&B/Hip-Hop, and much more... << Full Report >>
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Gerry Skrillz Releases New Single, "Trouble"

Gerry Skrillz is releasing his first new single since the release of his EP In Good Time. The song is titled "Trouble" and features production by Soundnami. "Trouble" reflects on the distress shared by those living in poverty, fighting to survive an increasing economic decline. Those dealing with these difficulties are often seen by society as a problem and bother. But many who are seen as an inconvenience and blemish will one day be exalted in glory... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, May 16, 2017*


Citizen Way's Newest Single "Bulletproof" Soars, Charting At Radio Before Add Date

Landing early spots on Billboard's AC Monitored, AC Indicator and National Christian Audience Charts, Citizen Way's just released single "Bulletproof" is skyrocketing at radio. The single had 56 out of the box adds combined... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, May 15, 2017*


Natalie Grant Natalie Grant and Jason Crabb To Headline American Gospel Celebration

Two of Christian music’s biggest voices—multi-GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriter Natalie Grant and GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter Jason Crabb—are set to headline the second annual American Gospel Celebration June 8 and 9 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Celebrating faith and freedom, the event will be highlighted by messages from best-selling author and renowned pastor John Hagee and author and pastor Matt Hagee... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, May 12, 2017*


Brandon Heath Brandon Heath Releases New Single "Whole Heart"

Grammy-Nominated singer/songwriter Brandon Heath releases a brand new song, “Whole Heart,” to radio, going for adds today. The single is also available at all digital and streaming outlets. Heath has been on the road this week introducing the song to radio partners including Sirius/XM, WRBS/Baltimore, FISH/Atlanta, His Radio Network, KLTY/Dallas and KSBJ/Houston... << Full Report >>
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Change's "Feels Like Nothing" Touches on Faith in God & Dealing with Depression

"Feels Like Nothing" is the culmination of many years away from the industry as an artist for Change. The song deals with Change's reconciling of his faith in God, and dealing with depression. It's something Change has dealt with his whole life, even as a child... << Full Report >>
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Matthew West Matthew West Releases New Single Today; New Studio Album Coming Fall 2017

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Matthew West releases his new single, "Broken Things" from his upcoming new album due later this fall. The single is available everywhere now by clicking here. The single will also be going for adds at radio next Friday, May 19th as a follow-up to his numerous No. 1 radio singles... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, May 11, 2017*


GMA Honors Celebration and Hall of Fame Induction Celebrates Gospel and Christian Music

GMA Foundation’s annual GMA Honors celebration was held on Tuesday, May 9 at Lipscomb University. Steve Green, Yolanda Adams, Gold City Quartet and Michael Blanton and Dan Harrell were inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame. The event also honored individuals and organizations that are impacting our culture both past and present. This year's honorees were Amy Grant... << Full Report >>
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Former For Today Lead Singer Launches Evangelism Training Program

Awakening Evangelism has launched BASE (Biblical Application, Supernatural Evangelism), an interactive 16-week course created to help encourage and empower Christians from around the globe to share their faith in their own areas of influence. The mission statement of the ministry states their heart to equip believers to touch and transform their world with the power of radical love, relentless courage, and timeless truth... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, May 10, 2017*


Red Rocks Worship Announces First Full-Length Album To Be Recorded This Thursday

In partnership with Sony Music/Essential Worship, Red Rocks Worship will record their label debut full-length album live tomorrow, Thursday, May 11 to a sold-out audience at Denver's iconic Paramount Theatre. A live stream of the recording will be available on Essential Worship's Facebook page beginning at 9:30pm ET / 8:30pm CT... << Full Report >>
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Summer OUTCRY Tour Feat. Jesus Culture & Lauren Daigle On Sale 5/15!

The local church is showing up at the OUTCRY Tour in a big, big way. With a great response to the Spring 2017 Tour, which spanned 18 cities and attracted nearly 90,000 people, Premier Productions is announcing its next venture - OUTCRY Tour Summer 2017... << Full Report >>
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Casting Crowns Tour Most Attended Since 2008, Fall 2017 Announced

Grammy-winning and multi-Platinum selling Casting Crowns has just completed their Fall 2016 / Spring 2017 "The Very Next Thing" tour with 80 major market dates. The tour featured some of the most successful shows of the band’s career, with multiple sold-out performances and an overall attendance topping 375,000, making this the most attended Crowns' tour since 2008. In addition to career attendance, the tour united more than 11,000 children with life-giving sponsorships through... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, May 9, 2017*


Bethel Music Announces "The War Is Over" From Songwriter/Worship Leader, Josh Baldwin, For May 26 Release

Bethel Music announces The War Is Over, Josh Baldwin's first solo project with Bethel Music, set to release May 26. Inspired by Baldwin's cross country move with his family from North Carolina to California, The War Is Over reflects synonymous themes of taking an appointed journey... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, May 8, 2017*


Matt & Toby Launch New Album Pre-Order

You can now pre-order the second record from Seattle duo Matt & Toby. Most fans know the duo from the heavyweight band Emery and their controversial yet deliciously addicting podcast Bad Christian but the mellowed side-project of multi-instrumentalists Matt Carter and Toby Morrell is something special all its own. Giving fans a preview with the single... << Full Report >>
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Lifeway Christian Stores To Feature David Baloche’s "Labyrinth" In Its Fall Retail Program

Recording artist, composer David Baloche released his contemplative, scripture-based debut album, Labyrinth, worldwide amidst acclaim March 24. Hitting top 10 on the iTunes Christian & Gospel chart during its first week at digital retail, the momentum continues as the nation’s largest Christian retail outlet... << Full Report >>
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"Build Your Kingdom Here: A Rend Collective Mixtape" Available Globally May 19

Integrity Music announces the May 19 global release of the 14-track Build Your Kingdom Here: A Rend Collective Mixtape.  The album features songs from the beloved Irish band’s groundbreaking folk-rock albums Organic Family Hymnal, Homemade Worship By Handmade People and The Art of Celebration, making it an excellent collection for fans and an ideal introduction for newcomers... << Full Report >>
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*Sunday, May 7, 2017*


Peter Furler Appears On New Newsboys Single

On Friday, a brand new song from the Michael Tait-fronted Newsboys hit iTunes -- with an unexpected added bonus. New song "The Cross Has The Final Word" features none other than original Newsboys member and longtime lead vocalist Peter Furler back on vocals, singing with Tait and the rest of the band. You can check out the song now on Spotify as well... << Full Report >>
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*Saturday, May 6, 2017*


Steven Curtis Chapman Performed At National Day of Prayer Ceremony

On Thursday, five-time GRAMMY® winning artist and songwriter Steven Curtis Chapman had the honor to perform at the 66th Annual National Day Of Prayer ceremony in Washington, D.C. Appearing before many faith leaders from around the U.S., Chapman performed two songs, "Great Is Thy Faithfulness" and "The Lord's Prayer." The ceremony was held in the Rose Garden at the White House... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, May 4, 2017*


Earth Groans Sign With Solid State Records

Solid State Records has announced the signing of South Dakota quartet Earth Groans. Over the past two years, the band has enthralled audiences across the continental U.S. with their music and message. 'We want to be a ministry first, and a band second' says vocalist Jeremy Schaeffer... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, May 3, 2017*


Switchfoot Celebrates 'May The 4th' with 'The Foot Awakens'

In honor of Star Wars Day Switchfoot recorded a rocking medley of the Imperial March and the Star Wars Theme Song while donning Star Wars costumes. This video features guitarrist Drew Shirley as a Han Solo, keyboardist Jerome Fontamillas as the Emporer, drummer Chad Butler as Obi-Wan, bassist Tim Foreman as Pricess Leia, and vocalist Jon Foreman as Luke Skywalker. It's over-the-top and completely hilarious. Check it out... << Full Report >>
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Cameron James Visits Washington D.C. And Performs on Today In Nashville

Pop artist Cameron James visited the studios at WSMV-TV's "Today in Nashville" last Friday to perform her single “Beside You."  After signing to DREAM Records, Cameron went into the studio with Joshua Silverberg (Jordan Feliz, Capitol Kings, Jesus Culture) to write her debut single, "Beside You."  This brilliant song carries a powerful message of encouragement and heavenly backup.  It's about a love that never leaves or forsakes you... << Full Report >>
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Sackloth & Ashes Releases Follow-Up Music To Debut

Twelve months after duo Sackcloth & Ashes released its debut single, “Sons of God,” which hit No. 2 on the ChristianRadioChart.com and found its way to international radio stations, the Missouri act is set to release the title cut from its upcoming release. The new song, titled “Star,” goes for adds today at Christian CHR and Christian Rock radio stations... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, May 2, 2017*


Zach Williams Releases New Music Video For New Single - "Old Church Choir"

GRAMMY®-nominated Essential Records' artist Zach Williams has just released a new music video for his song "Old Church Choir." Also slated as the next single to go to radio, it is the follow-up to his recording-breaking No. 1 debut hit, "Chain Breaker," which held the top spot at radio for 15 weeks. The video for "Old Church Choir," filmed just outside of Nashville and filled with extras who came from all across the country to be part, can be viewed... << Full Report >>
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Chart-topping superstar Donnie McClurkin releases new live video for "I Need You"!

Check out the enthralling new video from multiple GRAMMY®, Stellar, and Dove Award-winning Gospel superstar Donnie McClurkin, as the celebrated vocalist delivers a captivating worship experience in his live performance of “I Need You”, available on Vevo now... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, May 1, 2017*


Tooth & Nail Records Set to Launch Podcast "Labeled"

Veteran independent rock label Tooth & Nail Records are set to launch their brand new podcast Labeled: "The Stories, Rumors & Legends of Tooth & Nail Records." Airing weekly, with episode one available to stream via iTunes this summer, Labeled takes listeners behind the scenes of one of this generation's defining indie record labels. For more information, please visit: flyt.it/LabeledPodcast... << Full Report >>
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Entertainment Weekly Calls Beatitudes “Uplifting And Inspiring”

The 5-star-acclaimed, multi-artist Beatitudes album made its debut on Yahoo! Music and released to digital and physical retailers worldwide from Stugiology Music with management, marketing and distribution through The Fuel Music. The album, which showcases 18 new tracks (plus 2 bonus tracks) from multiple GRAMMY and Dove Award-winning artists, leaders in their respective genres of Christian/Worship music, is called “uplifting and inspiring” by Entertainment Weekly, is featured along with Sheryl Crow, Incubus, Lana Del Rey and others in Apple Music's April 21 newsletter, and is JesusFreakHideout's first 5-star review of 2017... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, April 28, 2017*


Third Day Third Day Returns To Their Musical Roots With New Single "Revival"

THIRD DAY has returned to their deep musical roots with the release of their new single "Revival." Releasing to radio today, "Revival" is available for purchase and streaming through all digital service providers by clicking here. In the creation of "Revival," THIRD DAY teamed up with producer and friend Monroe Jones, producer of such THIRD DAY classics as 1999's Time, 2000's Offerings: A Worship Album... << Full Report >>
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Six-Time GRAMMY Winner Amy Grant Inducted Into The Music City Walk Of Fame

In recognition of her significant contributions to Nashville and its musical heritage, six-time GRAMMY winner Amy Grant was inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame. Joining Grant were longtime friend and CAA agent John Huie, and Bart Millard from GRAMMY nominated multi-platinum selling band MercyMe, who gave an incredibly moving and heartfelt introduction to Grant... << Full Report >>
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Facedown Records Announces New Artist, Deathbreaker

Facedown Records is proud to introduce Deathbreaker, a powerful four piece hailing from Olympia, Washington. Deathbreaker lean into post-harcore a bit in their debut album Disconnect, creating breathing room in the album by branching out into more expressive territory. Disconnect was recorded with Matt Bayles at Red Room Studios (Norma Jean, Minus the... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, April 27, 2017*


Destini Rose Releases Debut Worship Album

Bringing a world of inspiration to this project after having spent an entire summer in the Great Smoky Mountains, new worship artist, Destini Rose, takes us on a spiritual journey through The Creation Album... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, April 25, 2017*


Skillet's Front Man, John Cooper, Featured On Marvel's Playback

Spearheading the effort to merge the two worlds of comics and music, Marvel Entertainment's Marvel Playback opens up conversation with some of music's biggest names. GRAMMY nominated Skillet's John Cooper joined Marvel's Playback to speak about his love for comics, and the lessons he's learned from their stories and heroes... << Full Report >>
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GRAMMY Winner Mandisa On ABC's Good Morning America Tomorrow

ABC's Good Morning America will broadcast the exclusive first television interview with Mandisa alongside a performance of her new single "Unfinished" tomorrow, April 26. After spending much of the past few years struggling with depression, Mandisa, who has proven to be one of American Idol's most successful alums as a Top 5 Idol with the most No. 1s, is ready to talk about her journey with transparency and vulnerability ahead of the release of her newest album, Out Of The Dark, out May 19... << Full Report >>
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Jordan Feliz to Release "The River Deluxe Edition" June 9th

Dove Award winning artist, Jordan Feliz, will release The River Deluxe Edition on June 9th. The project will feature 16 songs that includes such chart toppers as "The River," "Beloved", "Never Too Far Gone," along with five remix bonus tracks. The album was produced Joshua Silverberg (Michael W. Smith, Newsboys) and Colby Wedgeworth (Lincoln Brewster, Tenth Avenue North)... << Full Report >>
*Monday, April 24, 2017*


Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE Announce 3-Part "All The Feels" Fall Tour

NEEDTOBREATHE have announced their plans for a special set of fall tours launching in September. PART ONE coming to some of our favorite amphitheaters under the stars with very special guest Gavin DeGraw!
PART TWO to visit our favorite rock... << Full Report >>
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Kim Walker-Smith Releases Solo Album, "On My Side"

Jesus Culture's Kim Walker-Smith has released her first solo project in four years, On My Side, available now. Also beginning last weekend, was the popular Outcry Tour that features Walker-Smith and Jesus Culture hitting more than 15 major markets. See the remaining tour dates below... << Full Report >>
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Former NFL Player, Dallas Cowboys Chaplain & Spoken Word Artist Jonathan Evans Releases New Album "J-Walk"

Son of mega church pastor Dr. Tony Evans, Jonathan Evans, a mentor, author, speaker, spoken word artist and former NFL fullback is encouraging men of all ages in their spiritual walk with God on his new album J-Walk.  The spoken word record is available on all digital platforms worldwide and on JonathanBlakeEvans.com... << Full Report >>
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Rocketown Announces New Executive Director Kenny Alonzo As Organization Continues To Grow

Rocketown, a faith-based youth outreach facility located in the heart of downtown Nashville, has announced Kenny Alonzo as their new Executive Director. With two decades of experience in serving the Nashville community through non-profit organizations, Alonzo will join the tenured programs and services Rocketown continues to provide to the youth of Nashville.... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, April 21, 2017*


Essential Records Signs Branan Murphy

Sony/Provident’s Essential Records announces the signing of pop artist Branan Murphy as he releases his debut single "All The Wrong Things." Murphy's single features "The Voice" Season 8 finalist Koryn Hawthorne and is produced by Jordan Sapp. The song is available at radio, digital outlets and streaming platforms along with the premiere... << Full Report >>
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Bethel Music's "Starlight" Garners Critic Support As Record Tops Billboard's Christian Albums Chart

Called a "must have" by critics, Dove Award winning Bethel Music recently released album Starlight, the band's first full-length album recorded live on tour, has earned the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Top Christian Albums Chart. The acclaimed collective will begin the first trek of their... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, April 19, 2017*


Emery Emery Announces 10-City Tour For June

After smashing their crowdfunding goal by 154%, Emery is rewarding their fan’s generosity with a ten city tour starting June 7th in Lawrence, KS. The (once again) five-piece has set a new precedence in the DIY world, choosing to forego the traditional structure of touring, depending on booking agents and promoters, and reverse engineering the entire process. Emery’s innovation in the music... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, April 18, 2017*


Crowder Winter Jam Reigns Among World's Top Tours

Once again ranking among the biggest first quarter tours in the world, the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular brought its blockbuster 2017 Eastern U.S. run to a close earlier this month. Christian music's largest annual tour landed at #4 on Pollstar’s “1Q YTD Worldwide 2017 Ticket Sales Top 100 Tours” chart, it was recently... << Full Report >>
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Chris Tomlin Chris Tomlin Makes History with Largest Ticketed Christian Concert in Bridgestone Arena History

GRAMMY® winner Chris Tomlin's first annual Good Friday Nashville event made history this past weekend with nearly 15,000 in attendance making it the largest ticketed Christian concert in Bridgestone Arena history. Held Friday, April 14, joining Tomlin were Big Daddy Weave, Zach Williams, best-selling author Max Lucado and surprise special guests Hillary Scott from Lady Antebellum singing her No. 1 hit "Thy Will," as well as Matt Maher and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, April 17, 2017*


Derek Minor's "Change The World" Remix Debuted on iTunes and Spotify April 14

Award-winning Hip Hop artist, Derek Minor, is still receiving strong response to his four-week No. 1 song, “Change The World” (feat. Hollyn). The single continues to garner airplay and is Top 20 on Billboard’s Hot AC/CHR chart. In light of the popularity of the song, Minor issued a remix of the tune that was produced by Cardec... << Full Report >>
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Chris Howland and Spencer Kane Teamed Up For "I Got You"

Chris Howland and Spencer Kane have teamed up to bring us "I Got You", a hot new track which is sure to land on your playlist for the Spring and Summer. As Kane's expressive vocals sit wonderfully on top of Howland's tropical-pop production style, these two fellas certainly seem to bring out the best of... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, April 14, 2017*


Britt Nicole Britt Nicole's "Be The Change" Music Video Premieres

GRAMMY® nominee Britt Nicole's latest music video, "Be The Change" premiered on Huffington Post yesterday. Having just wrapped up her time touring on Winter Jam 2017... << Full Report >>
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Full Circle Music Announces Signing of Swedish Based Connect Worship

Under the leadership of GRAMMY® winning producer, Seth Mosley, Full Circle Music announces its signing of Swedish based musical collective, Connect Worship. Boasting over 20 No. 1 singles, with credits including Bethel Music, Newsboys, Matt Hammitt, and Jeremy Camp, Full Circle Music is excited to join forces with the Connect Worship... << Full Report >>
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Martha Munizzi Releases New Singles "He Has Won" and "Fearless"

Award-winning beloved artist Martha Munizzi kicks off a new chapter, as the inspirational GRAMMY®-nominated, Dove and Stellar Award-winner delivers a two-fold blessing of new music, with the release of dual digital singles “He Has Won” and “Fearless”. Available at all digital providers now... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, April 13, 2017*


Matty Mullins Drops New Lyric Music Video For "Unstoppable (Feat. Jordan Feliz)"

BEC Recordings' artist Matty Mullins releases a new lyric music video today for his hit single “Unstoppable (feat. Jordan Feliz).” The video features Mullins and Feliz walking around some of downtown Nashville’s most scenic attractions. Click here or the image below to watch this unique and fun video... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, April 12, 2017*


Amy Grant, Stu Garrard Record "Morning Light," Share Stories Of Mercy From The Beatitudes Project

Award winning guitarist, songwriter and author Stu Garrard (Stu G) is joined by six-time Grammy Award winning and Platinum-selling recording artist and philanthropist Amy Grant to tell remarkable true stories of mercy in The Beatitudes Project (#TheBeatitudesProject)... << Full Report >>
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Jaci Velasquez: Trust Rises From Understanding The One We Worship

For more than half her life, multi-platinum-selling, Grammy nominated artist Jaci Velasquez has pursued an entertainer’s dream, recording albums in English and Spanish and performing on stages around the world. From her debut at age 16, she has leaned full-throttle into her God-given gifts, racking up 16 No. 1 hits, penning three books, acting in seven films, gracing 50 magazine covers and launching a non-profit clothing line... << Full Report >>
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Inspirational Trio JuZang Release Debut Single 'Cry On' Via Work Music Group

Guielle, Patria, and Marisa better known as JuZang are ready to make their mark in music. Teaming up with the newly formed Work Music Group (founded by Grammy Award winning songwriter LaShawn "Big Shiz" Daniels and Record Executive Brandon N. Caddell) JuZang has already offered up new music... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, April 11, 2017*


Iron Bell Music To Release Album Via Essential Worship

Essential Worship announces the debut release from Iron Bell Music. Titled God That Saves, the project from this Kentucky-based worship group will be available May 19. Comprised of songwriters and performers Stephen McWhirter, Joel Gerdis and Josh Glauber, Iron Bell Music is the fruition of worship nights held year-round for the community of Louisville at an area barn... << Full Report >>
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The Rocket Summer Celebrates the 10 Year Anniversary of DO YOU FEEL with a North American Tour

Sometimes, to see how far you’ve come, you have to look back at your beginnings.  For multi-instrumentalist, BRYCE AVARY of THE ROCKET SUMMER, his evolution into the powerpop/indie rock powerhouse that he is becoming has origins in his dynamic and explosive entrance into the mainstream ten years ago with his breakthrough album... << Full Report >>
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Tamela Mann Receives First Billboard Music Award Nomination

Tillymann Music Platinum-selling artist Tamela Mann has garnered her first Billboard Music Award nomination for Top Gospel Artist. The awards show recognizes the hottest names in music today. Tamela is currently on the Mann's World Family Tour, co-headlining with husband, actor and comedian David Mann. The 25-city spring leg of the tour is making stops across the country, including three sold-out shows... << Full Report >>
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GRAMMY-Winning Recording Artist Tasha Cobbs Earns Two 2017 Billboard Music Award Nominations

GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter Tasha Cobbs received two nominations for the upcoming 2017 Billboard Music Awards, the leading trade publication announced yesterday. Receiving honors for Top Gospel Album (One Place Live) and Top Gospel Song ("Put A Praise On It"), the Motown Gospel recording artist picks up her third and fourth nominations since the categories were added last year... << Full Report >>
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Miami Rapper Oscar Urbina Releases "MP2 Darkness" Mixtape

Respected Miami rapper Oscar Urbina releases his mixtape MP2 Darkness Tuesday. The album can be streamed on Urbina’s SoundCloud page and downloaded on Toneden... << Full Report >>
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MercyMe MercyMe's LIFER Hits No. 10 on Billboard Top 200 and Tops Billboard Christian Chart

MercyMe's LIFER earned debut placements across multiple charts, including No. 10 on the Billboard Top 200 and No. 1 on Billboard Christian Album Charts. Throughout the street week of the album, LIFER sat atop the iTunes Christian Chart, while hitting No. 2 on the overall iTunes and Amazon Music Charts... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, April 10, 2017*


Mandisa Mandisa's Long-awaited Fifth Studio Album, "Out Of The Dark," Now Available For Presale

GRAMMY® award winning artist Mandisa's Out Of The Dark is now available for preorder with an instant download of the singles "I'm Still Here" and "Unfinished." The preorder of Out Of The Dark is available at iTunes, alongside the newly released exclusive presale bundles... << Full Report >>
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Provident Music Group Receives Eight Billboard 2017 Music Award Nominations

Provident Music Group celebrates eight nominations announced this morning for the "2017 Billboard Music Awards" honoring this year's most successful artists. Provident Music Group’s nominees include multiple nominees Kirk Franklin of Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA Records and Travis Greene of RCA Inspiration along with Casting Crowns of Beach Streat/Reunion Records and Zach Williams of Essential Records... << Full Report >>
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Skillet Skillet Earns Three Billboard Music Award Nominations

Multi-platinum selling band Skillet has garnered three nominations for the "2017 Billboard Music Awards," including nods for Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Album (Unleashed) and Top Christian Song ("Feel Invincible"). The honors add to their 2011 win and previous five nominations. The “2017 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, April 7, 2017*


Sarah Reeves Releases New Single, "Nowhere," Everywhere

Word Records’ pop singer, up-and-comer Sarah Reeves, released her brand new single “Nowhere” across all major digital platforms today. The entrancing, electro-pop track is the first song from her forthcoming Word Records debut album. With soaring vocals, the inspiring and danceable song was created after working her way out of an intensely trying phase of life and love... << Full Report >>
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I AM THEY Releases New Single "Crown Him"

Essential Records' I AM THEY has released a new single, "Crown Him," along with the lyric video featuring the new voice of Jon McConnell. This single is the follow-up to the band's 2015 self-titled debut that features the band's unique three-part vocal harmonies. Click here to check out the single... << Full Report >>
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Multi-Artist Beatitudes Album Preorder Begins Today, Features Instant Downloads

Beginning today, four songs from Beatitudes are available for immediate download with each preorder of the album from iTunes®, including for the first time today the tracks “The View from Here” featuring Hillsong UNITED and “Oh Mercy” featuring Matt Maher with additional vocals by Audrey Assad. Amy Grant’s song for the project... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, April 6, 2017*


Tye Tribbett Cracks Top 10 With "Work It Out"

Two-Time GRAMMY®, Soul Train, Dove and Stellar Award winning recording artist, musician, songwriter, producer and television host Tye Tribbett celebrates his current radio single “Work It Out” cracking Top 10 on Billboard Magazine’s Gospel Airplay Chart landing at No. 9 with +67 spins this week... << Full Report >>
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Chris Tomlin Chris Tomlin's Good Friday Event To Partner With And Donate Net Proceeds To Tennessee Kids Belong

GRAMMY® winner Chris Tomlin recently announced Good Friday Nashville, to be held at Bridgestone Arena Friday, April 14, which will unite families and churches all across Tennessee as Tomlin, Big Daddy Weave, Zach Williams and more lead in a time of worship while best-selling author Max Lucado shares a special message... << Full Report >>
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About A Mile Hit Single “Born To Live” Featured By YouTube Stars, Dude Perfect

About A Mile’s full-length sophomore album, Trust You All The Way, released globally amidst acclaim last fall and gets a huge boost this week from YouTube’s No. 1 sports channel, Dude Perfect. With more than 40 million fans and followers, over 2.5 billion online video views and 28 Guinness World Records in sports, Dude Perfect’s current Ping Pong Trick Shots 3 episode... << Full Report >>
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UK's 7 Core Music Announce Signing of FoldingLights

7Core Music are delighted to announce our latest signing FoldingLights. Michael Peter Ball is the artist behind FoldingLights. As a new member of the 7Coremusic family, Michael will be releasing his debut EP 'Exiles' this coming May. Desperate to add some of his... << Full Report >>
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Artist Garden Entertainment Releases New Music From TAL

Artist Garden Entertainment announces the April 7 release of new music from alternative hip hop artist, TAL.

TAL's new single "V" gives listeners a first glimpse of his forthcoming EP, Chicago Made. "V" was produced by Curb Records' pop artist/producer, Ryan Corn. TAL describes the new single as "my honest attempt in taking the first step towards vulnerability with myself and other people... << Full Report >>

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*Wednesday, April 5, 2017*


Family Force 5 Family Force 5 To Perform New Album Live Amidst Release Delays

Fans of Family Force 5 have been anticipating a new studio album from the band for quite some time now, with an original release slated for August last year and then delayed until March of this year, before being delayed yet again. Signed to Word Entertainment, Warner Bros. sold the label to Curb Records last year, which could possibly account for some of the release delays... << Full Report >>
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Ellie Holcomb Ellie Holcomb Makes Her OPRY Debut; Red Sea Road Receives Critical Acclaim

This past weekend, Dove Award winner Ellie Holcomb made her debut on the stage that she's dreamed of performing on her entire life, Nashville's famed Grand Ole Opry. Performing two songs from her current release Red Sea Road, she was introduced to the stage by long-time Opry members The Whites... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, April 4, 2017*


Clay Crosse Releases First New Music In Four Years

“Streets of Capernaum,” a new song from multi-Dove Award winner Clay Crosse, is arriving at Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC radio outlets today. The single, written by Crosse, is Crosse’s first new music since the songs from the 2013 album titled “reDedication.”... << Full Report >>
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Kristen Dalton Launches "Crowned: A Daughter Gathering", A Faith-Based Women's Conference

Former Miss USA Kristen Dalton has launched “Crowned: A Daughter Gathering”, a 2-day women’s faith-based conference where women of all ages can come together and experience God in a new and powerful way. The event will kick off on April 21 at 7pm with a one-hour LIVE special on the national networks JUCE TV and TBN and will continue on April 22 from 10am-2pm PT at the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach... << Full Report >>
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Jonathan Firey and Hobby Lobby Partner for Album Release

Much-acclaimed instrumentalist, Jonathan Firey, has partnered with arts and crafts mega-store, Hobby Lobby, to release a two-disc compilation of acoustic guitar hymns.  Available now, Bless this Home is being sold exclusively at Hobby Lobby locations across the country and can be heard via the overhead music system in-store... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, April 3, 2017*


Switchfoot Switchfoot Announces The Looking for Summer Tour with Lifehouse

For the first time ever, Switchfoot is going on tour with LIFEHOUSE!  The "LOOKING FOR SUMMER TOUR" continues the band's "Looking for..." themed tours that started with two legs of the "Looking for America Tour" last year and was followed by "Looking for Europe" and "Looking for the Philippines."  This latest summer tour with Lifehouse, which also features opener Brynn Elliott, has tickets up for pre-sale starting right now and lasts until Thursday at 10pm... << Full Report >>
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Colton Dixon Colton Dixon's Third Studio Album "Identity" Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Christian Albums Chart

Named “ambitious, vibrant and hopeful” by Christian Today, Colton Dixon’s third studio album Identity continues to resonate among listeners, topping the Billboard Christian Albums chart this week. Making an impact at radio, “All That Matters,” Dixon’s lead single from Identity continues to... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, March 31, 2017*


MercyMe MercyMe's "Lifer" Available Today

Multi-platinum selling MercyMe returns with LIFER, available worldwide today. MercyMe performed an album release show at New York City’s iconic The Town Hall last night where Fair Trade Services surprised the band with plaques honoring  "Greater" receiving Gold certification in digital download sales and an additional plaque for their latest single, "Even If," hitting number one on the Christian singles track chart. Following the American Music Award winners live performance on SIRIUS XM The Message, New York will... << Full Report >>
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Jaci Velasquez Jaci Velasquez Releases "Trust (Confío)" Worldwide Today From Integrity Music

Bilingual, multi-Platinum selling recording artist and actress Jaci Velasquez releases her first, full-length studio album in over five years today from Integrity Music. The highly-anticipated, critically acclaimed recording, both the English-language version, Trust, and Spanish-language Confío, is now available globally in over 160 nations. A Billboard Latin Music Award winner with five Spanish albums to her credit, this marks the first time for Velasquez... << Full Report >>
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Danny Gokey Danny Gokey Makes Debut Appearance on "Harry" April 3

BMG Recording artist, Danny Gokey, made a quick stop in New York City to premiere his new single, “The Comeback,” on Harry, the national talk show hosted by Grammy Award® winner, Harry Connick, Jr.  Gokey performed the song—the second radio release from his top-selling album, RISE (January 13, BMG)—backed by Connick’s internationally-acclaimed band. The episode airs on Monday, April 3... << Full Report >>
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Hillsong Worship's "What A Beautiful Name" Single Goes No. 1

Today, following their unprecedented rise to No. 1 earlier this week on the Christian charts, Australia-based Hillsong Worship released a 6-track “What A Beautiful NameEP, now available in all digital music stores. Second only to Hillsong’s own “Oceans” by Hillsong United as the most-streamed worship track weekly, “What A Beautiful Name” continues to report over 16k units per week, on track to overtake the former by week’s end... << Full Report >>
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Ryan Stevenson Gotee Records' Ryan Stevenson Releases New Single "The Gospel"

Gotee Records' Ryan Stevenson has released a new single, "The Gospel," available at digital outlets today. Click here to check out "The Gospel," which is the follow-up to Stevenson's No. 1 song "Eye of the Storm." Stevenson took the task of writing a follow-up song to a hit seriously with prayer and meticulous songwriting with co-writers Bryan Fowler and Toby McKeehan... << Full Report >>
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Hillary Scott & The Scott Family Release New Single, "Still"

Following two GRAMMY trophies for their chart-topping "Thy Will” and faith-based LOVE REMAINS, which debuted at No. One on Billboard's Top Christian Album chart, Hillary Scott & The Scott Family deliver the illuminating follow-up “Still." Available at Christian radio now, the uplifting track rests in the reassurance that God is attentive to our hardships... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, March 30, 2017*


MercyMe Summer Lights 2017 Tour Features MercyMe, Jeremy Camp, Natalie Grant & More!

Compassion Productions has announced its first annual summer concert series, Summer Lights 2017, featuring Grammy-nominated headliners MercyMe, along with fellow Grammy nominees Jeremy Camp and Natalie Grant. The summer tour, which also features worship artist Meredith Andrews and newcomer Jimi Cravity, is slated to hit eight major U.S. markets in the month of July including Kansas City, Indianapolis, Detroit, Baltimore, Charlotte and Raleigh before wrapping up in Pittsburgh on July... << Full Report >>
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Micah Tyler Scores First No. 1 Single With "Never Been A Moment"

Micah Tyler's "Never Been A Moment" has effectively become the most listened to song on Christian radio this past week, spending two weeks atop the Billboard AC Indicator and hitting No. 1 on the Mediabase Christian Audience chart earlier this week. In addition to the No. 1 chart placement, the single continues to make waves at radio, reaching No. 2 on the Billboard National Christian Audience chart and No. 3 on the Billboard AC Monitored chart. Watch the music video for "Never Been A Moment... << Full Report >>
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David Baloche's Debut, "Labyrinth," Gathers Peer Acclaim, Hits iTunes Top 10

Recording artist, composer David Baloche released his contemplative, scripture-based debut album, Labyrinth, worldwide amidst acclaim March 24. Hitting top 10 on the iTunes Christian & Gospel chart during its first week at digital retail, the full-length Labyrinth is the lead volume in an upcoming series that offers unique musical meditations using various translations from the Holy Bible, with this first project focusing on scriptures that address anxiety and stress... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, March 29, 2017*


K I D S Premiers "Side A EP" and Music Video For "Lost Boy" On JFH

Rock band K I D S (formerly Kids in the Way) is back with their first project in 10 years. Debuting in 2003 on Flickr with their album Safe From The Losing Fight, the band released two more full length project before disbanding in 2007. There was a quiet reunion between 2009 and 2011 (and JesusFreakHideout even featured a rough demo of "Electric Truth" on their first compilation... << Full Report >>
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Heath McNease Drops New Video and Single, "Rapper"

In the lead up to his new EP featuring Propaganda, J Givens, Derek Minor and more, Heath McNease partnered with Keyes (aka Heir Jordan) to drop a loosie that takes a satirical look at what it is to be a rapper Over a gritty beat from producer Wonderlust, both rappers dole out stern warnings about the dangers of getting to know an emcee. The video was shot and directed by Heath, Jordan and Chris Pochiba... << Full Report >>
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Tauren Wells Will Appear On Lionel Richie's Tour

Reunion Records/Sony Music Entertainment announces that Tauren Wells is the opening act for Lionel Richie's upcoming tour, All The Hits, with very special guest Mariah Carey. Hitting the biggest arenas in 22 markets across the U.S. and Canada, the tour will kick off July 21 in Oakland, CA and run through September 5... << Full Report >>
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Stephen Christian Set To Release New Album, WILDFIRES, With BEC Recordings

Anberlin's frontman, Stephen Christian announces the release of his new solo album, Wildfires, later this summer with BEC Recordings. With the disband of Anberlin in 2014 and working four part-time jobs, Christian began searching what was the next step for his future. During that challenging time, he was able to create this worship project that has special meaning to him.... << Full Report >>
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Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle and Reba McEntire To Peform at 52nd ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music® announced today additional performers, presenters and an unprecedented number of duos and special collaborations for the 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. The special will be broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 2 (live 8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network... << Full Report >>
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*####day, March 28, 2017*


GRAMMY®-Winning Artist Tasha Cobbs Receives Gold Certification For Ground-breaking Single "Break Every Chain"

Motown Gospel is celebrating the gold certification of “Break Every Chain,” the ground-breaking single by world-renowned worship artist Tasha Cobbs.  The award was granted by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) to commemorate sales of more than 500,000 units... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, March 27, 2017*


Fans Rush To Band's Aid After We Are Messengers Bus Accident

Word Records band We Are Messengers experienced a traumatic bus accident yesterday morning, in which their bus struck a car that was sitting on the highway with no lights on, resulting in the passenger's death. Both vehicles caught on fire, but the band was able to escape their bus unharmed... << Full Report >>
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Cana's Voice Releases First Music Video for "All My Reasons Are You"

One of the premiere vocal groups in Christian music, Cana’s Voice, has released their first music video for “All My Reasons Are You.” The upbeat song is from the trio’s current album, This Changes Everything, and was co-written by the album’s producer and Stowtown Records executive, Wayne Haun and... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, March 24, 2017*


Multi-Artist Beatitudes Album Preorder Begins Today

Preorders begin today for Beatitudes, a full-length album featuring top recording artists, leaders in their respective genres of Christian/Worship music and releasing from Stugiology Music April 21 with management, marketing and distribution through The Fuel Music. Available now for immediate download with each preorder of the album from iTunes® are “Morning Light” by award winning guitarist, songwriter and author... << Full Report >>
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VMG Records Debuts Album For First Artist, Sajan Nauriyal

The Seattle-born label VMG Records , known for its prior projects the JESUS IS Music Project feat. Judah Smith and DEVOS , are launching their new album and first artist Sajan Nauriyal, releasing on March 24th, 2017... << Full Report >>
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Passion's "Worthy Of Your Name" Available In-Store After Chart-Topping Digital Debut

Passion’s latest album Worthy Of Your Name is now available to listeners in-store, following its digital debut which hit No. 1 on Billboard's Top Christian Albums chart Feb. 17. Worthy Of Your Name was recorded live during Passion 2017 at Atlanta's Georgia Dome... << Full Report >>
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Colton Dixon Releases "Identity," Available Now

Colton Dixon's third studio album Identity is available now. Varying stylistically from past efforts, the new release embraces a fusion of pop elements with Dixon's traditional alternative-rock sound... << Full Report >>
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Selah Releases New Album, "Unbreakable," Today

Unbreakable, the first all-new studio release in nearly three years from multi Dove Award-winning Curb recording artist Selah, is now available. Produced by founding members Todd Smith and Allan Hall and longtime collaborator Jason Kyle Saetveit, the project also includes contributions from such acclaimed producers as Charlie Peacock (The Civil Wars) and Scott Cash (Dan Bremnes)... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, March 23, 2017*


Covenant Worship Releases "Sand & Stars" Album Globally April 14 From Integrity Music

Integrity Music announces the April 14 global release of Sand & Stars, a new full-length live album from Covenant Worship, the music ministry of the Dallas-area-based Covenant Church. Available as a physical album, standard digital album and digital deluxe recording featuring four videos, the Sand & Stars preorder (http://smarturl.it/SandandStars) begins tomorrow (March 24) with iTunes® offering the project... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, March 22, 2017*


Bethel Music Announces "Starlight," To Debut April 7

Dove Award winning Bethel Music announces their highly anticipated album Starlight, debuting on April 7. Bethel Music’s first full-length album recorded live on tour, including performances from each of the cities on the “Worship Nights Tour,” features songs on the album led by Bethel Music's Jenn Johnson, Steffany Gretzinger, Amanda Cook... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, March 21, 2017*


Members of Guardian + Whitecross Unite for Revival

Join Jamie Rowe (Guardian vocalist), Rex Carroll (Whitecross guitarist), David Bach (Guardian bassist), and Michael Feighan (Whitecross drummer) in the studio as the rock quartet revive some Guardian and Whitecross classics (plus a few surprises). The guys will also be playing some select live performances across the globe as well... << Full Report >>
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David Baloche, Paul Baloche Create LABYRINTH: Contemplative Scripture Album Available Mar 24

Integrity Music and multimedia group WILDFIRE7 announce the March 24 release of Labyrinth, a contemplative, scripture-based debut from artist and composer David Baloche, son of award winning worship leader/songwriter Paul Baloche, the album’s executive producer... << Full Report >>
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The B413 "NO FILTER LIVE" TOUR 2017 Kicks Off Next Month

Kicking off in just over a month is B413 "No Filter Live" 2017, a unique touring event specifically created for tweens and their parents. The tour will hit three key markets this spring - Bowling Green, KY (April 22), Austin, TX (May 5) and Ft. Smith, AR (May 6)... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, March 20, 2017*


Musical Missionary Rick Pino Set To "Rend The Heavens"

From the rising of the sun to its setting my name will be great among the nations, and in every place incense will be offered to my name, and a pure offering. For my name will be great among the nations, says the LORD of hosts.” (Malachi 1:11, ESV) Austin, Texas, is often referred to as the live music capital of the world. And for good reason. Every night, there’s between 600 to 1,000 musicians performing within the city limits. Meanwhile, in the... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, March 17, 2017*


Mandisa Mandisa Returns With "Out Of The Dark" On May 19

GRAMMY® winner Mandisa’s awaited fifth album, Out Of The Dark (Capitol CMG), will arrive on May 19, her first in four years. With 1 million+ records sold, Mandisa is back with a renewed passion for her music, after spending much of the past few... << Full Report >>
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Emery Emery Announces Seventh Album; Launches Crowdfunding

Some call them the real Seattle’s best. Some say they’re southern transplants who taught the Northwest how to rock. Some say their best years are in front of them. The mighty Emery is back for round seven, and this time it’s personal. And by personal we mean that once again Emery wants to invite you to be a part of their new record, coming this fall. Check the Indiegogo Campaign below to check out some great incentives and see Josh, Dave, Toby, Matt and Devin reflect on the past 15 years of Emery... << Full Report >>
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Kerrie Roberts Kerrie Roberts Releases "Boundless" on March 17th

GMA Dove Award-nominated powerhouse female vocalist Kerrie Roberts, known for her hit CCM pop songs “No Matter What,” “Outcast,” “Rescue Me (How the Story Ends),” and “What Are You Afraid Of,” is releasing her first ever full-length worship album, Boundless, March 17, 2017 on Vital Records. The album is distributed by New Day Christian Distributors and produced by Chris Cron... << Full Report >>
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Third Day Mark Lee of Third Day's Book HURT ROAD To Release This September with Revell Books

Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that in early September they are releasing the memoir of Mark Lee, a founding member of Christian rock group Third Day. Hurt Road (Revell; ISBN 9780800729004; ebook ISBN 9781493412471; $15.99) is the story of Mark Lee’s dreams and successes, losses and heartaches, and all the miles in between... << Full Report >>
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GAWVI Releases New Song "Rock N Roll" featuring ELHAE

Electro-pop/dance artist GAWVI surprises fans today by releasing another new track entitled “Rock N Roll” in advance of his forthcoming debut album, We Belong.  GAWVI collaborated with Atlantic Records’ singer/rapper ELHAE on the new record which can be downloaded instantly today with the album pre-order... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, March 16, 2017*


The O.C. Supertones Announce "Supertones Strike Back" 20th Anniversary Show

As Lucasfilm and Disney amp up the 40th anniversary of Star Wars this year, The Orange County Supertones are getting ready to celebrate 20 years of their fan-favorite sophomore album Supertones Strike Back this summer. For one night only, The O.C. Supertones will headline a reunion show with special guests (another blast from the past)... << Full Report >>
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Fair Trade Services' Jasmine Murray Is "Fearless" With Her Debut Hit Single

Fair Trade Services newest signing, singer and songwriter Jasmine Murray, is climbing the radio charts with her debut single, "Fearless." After a succesful 30-city radio promo tour, the song - heard on such stations as KLOVE, Way-FM, WPOZ/Orlando, The Fish/Nashville and Los Angeles, KTLA/Dallas and KTIS/Minneapolis - is currently at No. 12 on Billboard's NCA chart. At No. 13 on both the Billboard AC Monitored and AC Indicator charts, it jumped to... << Full Report >>
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Planetshakers Band Releases New EP Leading Up To Live Recording

For centuries, words and instruments have painted pictures of adoration to God that have echoed off the walls of cathedrals and filled the air of secret home churches. Yet, much like the people singing those sacred lyrics, the idea of worship and its musical sound have been on a journey... << Full Report >>
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Darlene Zschech's Acclaimed "Here I Am Send Me" CD/DVD Tops Charts Internationally

World-renowned worship leader, best-selling author and Hope Unlimited Church Sr. Pastor Darlene Zschech invites listeners through a journey declaring God’s greatness, love and call, and is giving worshippers a voice of response with her first recording in four years, Here I Am Send Me... << Full Report >>
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Thousand Foot Krutch Extends “Lifeline” To Radio

Rock favorites Thousand Foot Krutch have charted nine Active Rock hit singles since going independent in 2012. The aggressive follow-up to the band’s 2014 album, OXYGEN:INHALE, EXHALE has already sparked the Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame video and hit single, “Running With Giants,” while its hard-hitting follow-up single... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, March 15, 2017*


Story House Collective Adds New Members To Its Growing Team

Since its launch last fall, Story House Collective has added seven new members to its rapidly growing team. The multifaceted company was born out of Matthew West’s desire to impact culture by developing the next generation of storytellers, and the new team members are enthusiastic to help make that vision a reality... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, March 14, 2017*


Singer/Songwriter Shelly E. Johnson Releases New Easter Songs

Lifeway Worship's 2012 Songwriter of the Year and nationally known worship leader Shelly E. Johnson announces the release of "Victory" and "Weight of the World", two brand new Easter anthems for the Church... << Full Report >>
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DREAM Label Group Announces Partnership with Pureflix Entertainment As Exclusive Label For Soundtrack Releases

DREAM Label Group is proud to announce a partnership with Pure Flix Entertainment to exclusively release the “Songs Inspired” albums for all of the company’s upcoming films. The first release is The Case For Christ: Songs Inspired By The Original Motion Picture in connection with the highly-anticipated, upcoming film based on Lee Strobel's best-selling book... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, March 13, 2017*


Andrew Peterson Audrey Assad, Andrew Peterson Band Gear Stolen; Fans Respond to Help!

Audrey Assad’s tour with Andrew Peterson had a temporary setback when virtually all of their band gear was stolen in San Antonio, TX.  Audrey set up a GoFundMe page and invited her fans to help replace the gear, and they did, fully funding the goal in just 30-minutes... << Full Report >>
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Robert Randolph and The Family Band to Headline SouthSide Arts & Music Festival April 28

American funk and soul group Robert Randolph and The Family Band, led by acclaimed pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph, is joining the dynamic musical lineup taking part in the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival April 28-29 in Bethlehem. Randolph will headline the festival April 28... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, March 10, 2017*


Jesus Culture's Kim Walker-Smith Set To Release New Album April 21

Jesus Culture Music and Capitol CMG announce the release of the new solo album from their renowned worship leader Kim Walker-Smith. Her upcoming release, On My Side, will release on April 21st and follows her 2013 release Still Believe. The debut single, "Throne Room," is available today... << Full Report >>
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Marvel Comics Monsters Unleashed! Trailer Uses Skillet Track

Skillet’s “Back From the Dead” serves as the musical backdrop for Marvel Comics’ latest comic book series, Monsters Unleashed!, trailer. The track, which is top 20 on the Active Rock Building, Active Rock Rolling and Active Rock Published Charts, is found on their chart-topping album Unleashed. Frontman & lifelong Marvel fan John Cooper, alongside his bandmates were featured... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, March 8, 2017*


North Point InsideOut to Release New EP Nothing Ordinary April 7

North Point InsideOut will release its first project for Centricity Music on April 7th. Nothing Ordinary will feature five songs that were written and performed by North Point InsideOut worship leaders, musicians and songwriters. The first single, “Death Was Arrested,” is already having a powerful impact at Christian radio. “Finally, a worship song that has movement, tempo and a story about a love that will never leave you or forsake... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, March 7, 2017*


Exalt To Bring A Powerful Night of Worship To SXSW Music Festival on March 14th

Creative and diverse musical collaboration describes the partnership K-Nation Group and Song of Hope have made to present you with Exalt, an official SXSW Showcase featuring seven very distinct worship artists sponsored by Kids Against Hunger of Central Texas and Texas based custom drum company, 7Drums... << Full Report >>
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Miami Rapper Oscar Urbina Examines Education System on "Teacher Chronicles" Song

Respected Miami rapper Oscar Urbina eloquently dismantles the learning standards for students in his new song, “Teacher Chronicles,” the first single from his forthcoming mixtape, Molly Pitcher 2 Darkness. The track premieres on Rapzilla Tuesday... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, March 6, 2017*


Integrity Music, WeAreWorship Partner With WFX Network For Worship Training Events

Integrity Music is honored to partner with the WFX Network to produce two worship training events this year through the label’s WeAreWorship.com platform and featuring Covenant Worship, Travis Ryan and The Worship Society.

The first event, the REACH Conference, will take place May 15-16... << Full Report >>

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Gateway Publishing to Release Rita Springer's "Battles"

On March 24, Gateway Publishing will release the tenth album by prolific songwriter Rita Springer. The album, titled BATTLES, was recorded live at the Grand Prairie, TX campus of Gateway Church. The album is made up of eleven new songs including collaborations with songwriters such as Kalley Heiligenthal from Bethel Music, David and Nicole Binion from Covenant Worship and Mia Fieldes from Hillsong Music... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, March 2, 2017*


Derek Minor Makes First Appearance on "Today in Nashville"

Award-winning Hip Hop/CCM artist, Derek Minor, brought some sunshine to a stormy day in Nashville yesterday with his first appearance on WSMV-TV’s “Today in Nashville.” Co-hosts Kelly Sutton and Carole Sullivan, welcomed the talented singer/songwriter as he performed his three-week No. 1 single, “Change the World” and “Greatness 2/0.” Both songs are from Minor’s current album, Reflection. “Change the World” is partly inspired by Minor’s first visit to... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, March 1, 2017*


Andrea Kleid Announces The Launch Of BOXER POET

Andrea Kleid, former VP of Promotion at Word Entertainment, launches Boxer Poet, an innovative artist development company. Kleid will work alongside artists, labels and management companies to help increase an artist's emotional connection with fans through the power of identity and storytelling... << Full Report >>
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NewSpring Worship Released New Album "Able" February 24

NewSpring Worship released their latest album, ABLE on February, 24. This album was recorded in studio and with Dream Worship.  Featuring songs like "Worthy" and the title track, "Able", this album is a declaration of our confidence in Jesus to finish what He started... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, February 28, 2017*


SCC Steven Curtis Chapman And Mark Mattingly Launch The Stable Collective

GRAMMY-winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman and artist manager Mark Mattingly announce the launch of their new business venture, The Stable Collective. GRAMMY-winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman and artist manager Mark Mattingly announce the launch of their new business venture, The Stable Collective.... << Full Report >>
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OBB's "Sweater" Tops 1 Million Streams This Winter, Debuts Official Video

Since launching this winter, Atlanta Pop-Rock trio OBB have reached one million streams for their hit single “Sweater”.   The “pure pop song with infectious hooks" (BalconyTV) was written by Oswald Brothers Zach, Jacob and Nich, accompanied by Andreas Moss and Josh Bronleewe... << Full Report >>
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Kat&Jared Release Their Jubilant Debut Single "In Awe" To Radio

Husband-and-wife duo Jared and Kat Hartmann knew early on that their faith and love of music would drive their future together. Today, that bond has helped to create a new album full of uplifting tracks that honor the passion and purpose with which they live their lives. Their... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, February 24, 2017*


Worship Leader Cody Carnes Releases Debut Single Today

Capitol CMG welcomes worship leader and songwriter Cody Carnes to their roster family as he releases his debut digital single, "The Cross Has The Final Word," available today. Click here to check out this powerful new worship anthem that is making an impact around the world. Celebrating the new single, the live music video debuts today... << Full Report >>
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GAWVI Announces Debut LP We Belong; Releases First Single "Closer"

Today electro-pop/dance artist GAWVI releases “Closer,”  the undeniably fun and reverent first single from his newly announced debut album, We Belong. “Closer,” which impacts CHR radio on March 3, is available at all DSPs... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, February 23, 2017*


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

The GMA (Gospel Music Association) Foundation announces today its inductees and honorees for the annual GMA Honors Celebration set for Tuesday, May 9, at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. This year’s inductees include award-winning CCM artist Steve Green; Gospel legend Yolanda Adams; world-class Southern Gospel group Gold City Quartet and legendary management team and founders of Reunion Records... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, February 22, 2017*


MercyMe's New Radio Single, "Even If," Most Added Of Career

"Even If," the first single from GRAMMY® nominated MercyMe's awaited new album LIFER (Mar. 31) skyrocketed into its first week at radio, earning 74 adds across format and is already #13 on the Billboard National Christian Audience chart. Mirroring the excitement at radio, "Even If" also shot to No. 1 on the iTunes Christian chart... << Full Report >>
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Daniel Bashta Releases "My Resurrection (Live)" From GoForth Sounds

Critically acclaimed songwriter/artist/missionary Daniel Bashta, best known for writing “God’s Not Dead (Like a Lion),” releases My Resurrection (Live) March 10 from GoForth Sounds with The Fuel Music distribution. The album captures the unbridled spirt of Bashta... << Full Report >>
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THE CLASSIC CRIME Announce New Album "How To Be Human," Out April 20 via BC Music

Five years have passed since THE CLASSIC CRIME released their highly acclaimed album Phoenix, and now the Seattle rock group is back to unleash their fifth studio album, How To Be Human (Out April 28 via BC Music).  The album was completely funded via Kickstarter, with over 2,500 backers... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, February 21, 2017*


The Choir Offers Fans Entire "Shadow Weaver" Album at No Cost Ahead of WIDE EYED WONDER Tour

Grammy® nominated and Dove award winning alternative music legends The Choir are beginning 2017 with another album-honoring tour. Beginning March 17, the band will be performing their best-selling 1989 release, Wide Eyed Wonder, in its entirety... << Full Report >>
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Dixie Hardin Releases First Single

Singer/songwriter Dixie Hardin is set to release her first radio single today, as “You’re Still Holding It All” goes for adds to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC radio. The song was written by Hardin and award-winning producer and songwriter, Sean Hill, of Uphill Studios in Atlanta, Georgi... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, February 20, 2017*


BEC Recordings' David Dunn Released "Yellow Balloons" On February 17

BEC Recordings' David Dunn released his sophomore album Yellow Balloons on February 17. The album produced the hit single "I Wanna Go Back," which already landed in the Top 5 on the Hot AC/CHR chart. Releasing to high acclaim, critics have been praising Dunn's artistic creativity... << Full Report >>
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Integrity Music Welcomes Worship Artist Greg Sykes

Integrity Music has signed Covenant Award winning songwriter and worship leader Greg Sykes and will release Sykes’ debut EP, Reverse, and a radio single of the title track on March 10. A pre-order for the EP begins February 24 with the title track immediately available upon purchase... << Full Report >>
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Passion's Live Album "Worthy Of Your Name" Available Now

Passion has unveiled their latest live album Worthy Of Your Name, available on all digital platforms now with physical albums available March 24. "This album represents so much more than just new songs," Passion said. "It's the sound of hearts beating again... << Full Report >>
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*Saturday, February 18, 2017*


Steven Malcolm Releases Self-Titled Album

4 AGAINST 5 (IVAV) recording artist, Steven Malcolm, released his self-titled, debut album yesterday. The project started the day debuting in the Top 15 of the iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap Top Albums Chart. Malcolm co-wrote the 13 songs on the project... << Full Report >>
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'Hear My Cry' by Hope Chapel Releases On DREAM Worship

The Hermosa Beach-based worship team, Hope Chapel is proud to release their 2nd album on DREAM Worship titled, Hear My Cry; their 20th album overall. The group produced a hopeful, progressive and spirit-led worship experience through 10 beautiful tracks... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, February 17, 2017*


Lecrae Unveils "River Of Jordan (Feat. Breyan Isaac)" From "The Shack"

GRAMMY®-winning hip-hop artist Lecrae today released “River of Jordan,” featuring vocals from Breyan Isaac. The song is the latest available track from “THE SHACK: MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY THE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE.” “River of Jordan (feat. Breyan Isaac”)... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, February 16, 2017*


Jaci Velasquez Jaci Velasquez Announces First Major Tour In Seven Years

Bilingual, multi-Platinum selling recording artist and actress Jaci Velasquez announces her first major tour in over seven years, the “Trust Tour” launching March 2 in Jacksonville, FL. The tour supports her first, full-length studio album in over five years, the English-language Trust and Spanish-language... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, February 15, 2017*


Kari Jobe Kari Jobe's "The Garden" Debuts No. 7 on Billboard Top Albums Chart

GRAMMY-nominated worship leader Kari Jobe just released her third album, The Garden, which was the No. 7 best-selling album this week according to the Billboard Top Albums chart. In addition, it was the No. 2 album on the Christian & Gospel chart and the No. 6 album on the Digital Albums chart. The project also earned Jobe her third Billboard Top 200 Top 25 chart debut... << Full Report >>
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toby for KING & COUNTRY, Lauren Daigle And TobyMac Top Nominees For 2017 K-LOVE Fan Awards

for KING & COUNTRY, Lauren Daigle and TobyMac topped the nominations for this year’s fan-voted K-LOVE Fan Awards, honored in three categories each, including the top award of Artist of the Year. Big Daddy Weave, Chris Tomlin, Crowder, Danny Gokey, Hillary Scott, MercyMe, Natalie Grant... << Full Report >>
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Zach Williams' "Chain Breaker" Spends 15 Weeks at #1

As Zach Williams is just returning from his whirlwind weekend in Los Angeles celebrating his GRAMMY® nomination, he is now celebrating his hit single - "Chain Breaker" - which is literally breaking records. The impactful song continues to hold the No. 1 spot at radio - at an astounding 15 weeks to date - which has already surpassed the previous record by three weeks for a new artist's debut song hitting the top... << Full Report >>
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Singer / Songwriter Janet Blair Releases First Single

Singer/songwriter Janet Blair marks her radio debut with today’s release of “Eternity Grows,” produced by Jars of Clay guitarist, Matthew Odmark. The single, which is going for adds to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC radio, is from Blair’s CD, “Songs for the Waiting,” set to release on April 7th.... << Full Report >>
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CeCe Winans Returns With #1 Debut On Billboard Gospel Albums Chart

After a near decade-long hiatus, ten-time GRAMMY winner CeCe Winans returns, debuting atop the Billboard Gospel Albums Chart with her "finest and most eclectic work to date" (Garden & Gun), 'Let Them Fall In Love.' The record's lead single "Never Have To Be Alone" has already climbed to number four on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs Chart... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, February 14, 2017*


Hillary Scott & The Scott Family Honored With Two GRAMMY® Awards

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family's No. 1 single "Thy Will" and hit album LOVE REMAINS won two GRAMMY® Awards at the 59th Annual Awards show on Sunday, Feb. 12. "Thy Will" won the category of Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song, and LOVE REMAINS took the category of Best Contemporary Christian Music Album. A steadfast hit among audiences... << Full Report >>
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Amy Grant New Amy Grant Tune, "Say It With A Kiss," Exclusively Premieres on Yahoo! Music

New Amy Grant Tune, "Say It With A Kiss," Exclusively Premieres on Yahoo! Amy Grant's career spans more than 30 years and stretches from her roots in gospel into becoming an iconic pop star, songwriter, television personality and... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, February 13, 2017*


Switchfoot Switchfoot Teams up with CURE to Raise Money For Children With Treatable Disabilities

Multi-platinum selling, Grammy-winning band SWITCHFOOT has teamed up with CURE to help heal kids with treatable disabilities. The organization first joined the band on tour last fall and is out on the road with them again for "Looking For America: Part II." Together they have raised enough funds to provide over 200 surgeries for children in need. Learn more about to contribute and how your donation could affect the life of a child... << Full Report >>
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Songwriter/Producer Bernie Herms Takes Home GRAMMY® Award For "Thy Will"

Bernie Herms won a GRAMMY® award Sunday night for “Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song” for Hillary Scott and The Scott Family's song "Thy Will," which he co-wrote with Hillary Scott and Emily Weisband. Herms also produced Natalie Grant's album Be One, which was nominated for "Best Contemporary Christian Music Album... << Full Report >>
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Kirk Franklin Kirk Franklin Celebrates 2 GRAMMY wins, performance with Chance The Rapper, Tamela Mann

RCA Inspiration congratulates Kirk Franklin, as the multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning superstar was honored with two more awards to add to his collection, taking home hardware in both Gospel categories at the 59th Annual GRAMMY® Awards, held live from Los Angeles. The prolific artist, songwriter, and producer won Best Gospel Album for his chart-topper LOSING MY RELIGION (Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA Records), and won the Best Gospel Performance/Song category for the second consecutive year... << Full Report >>
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Tamela Mann Tamela Mann Takes Home Grammy® Award & NAACP Image Award

The weekend was one Tamela Mann will not soon forget. In a trifecta of honors, Gospel Music's "IT" Girl took home her first Grammy® Award for Best Gospel Performance Song for "God Provides" from her Billboard No. 1 album One Way, nabbed her second NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Gospel Album for One Way, and joined fellow Grammy® Award winners Chance the Rapper and Kirk Franklin on the Grammy® Awards CBS telecast... << Full Report >>
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*Sunday, February 12, 2017*


Selah Announces New Album "Unbreakable" for March 24 Release

Celebrating 20 years since their inception, multi Dove Award-winning Curb recording artist Selah is set to return March 24 with the highly anticipated Unbreakable. The iconic trio’s first all-new studio recording in nearly three years, Unbreakable was produced by founding members Todd Smith and Allan Hall and longtime collaborator Jason Kyle Saetveit... << Full Report >>
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*Saturday, February 11, 2017*


Solid State's Death Therapy Release New Lyric Video

Electro-metal duo, Death Therapy has released a new track with lyric video this afternoon. "Slow Dance (With Death)" is a thick-riffed track that intersects robotic 90"s industrial rhythms, crushing metallic riffage and melodic vocals. A cathartic musical release for vocals/bassist Jason Wisdom he explains the song as inspired by "an actual dark moment in my own soul." The track is taken from the forthcoming debut album... << Full Report >>
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Love & The Outcome Announce Expansion!

On Friday, husband-and-wife duo Love & The Outcome announced Jodi's pregnancy, which will mark the couple's second child... << Full Report >>
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Mid-Cities Worship Releases 'The Songs We Sing' On DREAM Worship

Mid-Cities Worship is proud to release their debut on DREAM Worship titled, The Songs We Sing. The Texas based worship team has produced, a powerful intentional, authentic and spirit-led worship album compromised of 11 tracks from within the house at Mid-Cities Community Church... << Full Report >>
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Cameron James Releases Debut Single 'Beside You' On DREAM Records

After recently signing to DREAM Records, Cameron James is proud to release her debut single "Beside You".  Cowritten and produced by Joshua Silverberg (Jordan Feliz, Capitol Kings, Jesus Culture), this brilliant song carries a powerful message of encouragement and heavenly backup.  It's about a love that never leaves or forsakes you.  The super catchy melodies mixed with the infectious pop production confirms that Cameron is part of a new wave of artists pushing the envelope of excellence in the industry.  "Beside You" has seen early success in the Billboard Hot AC / CHR format... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, February 10, 2017*


Hollyn Gotee Records' HOLLYN Releases Debut LP Today

Today, Gotee Records’ HOLLLYN releases her first full length album, One-Way Conversations. The album has already hit No. 2 on the iTunes Pop Albums chart just under Lady Gaga and Top 10 overall. It will be releasing physically to retail on March 3rd. Click here to listen to the album... << Full Report >>
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Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Release New Song And Music Video "Heaven Knows"

RIAA-platinum artists Hillsong UNITED released today a new song and music video, “Heaven Knows,” their contribution to “THE SHACK: MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY THE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE.”  The song, which appears in the film “The Shack,” is now available for streaming and purchase at all DSPs. A companion video for the song... << Full Report >>
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The Choir to Tour Classic WIDE EYED WONDER Album, Featuring Reunion with Former Member Robin Spurs

On the heels of a successful 2016 tour to celebrate their classic Circle Slide album, Grammy® nominated and Dove Award winning alternative music legends The Choir will usher in 2017 with another album-honoring tour. The focus of the band’s attention this time will be performing their best-selling 1989 release... << Full Report >>
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Beatitudes Album Featuring Industry-Leading Artists Releases April 21

Many of today’s top recording artists, leaders in their respective genres in the field of Christian/Worship music, have been tapped for Beatitudes, a full-length album releasing from Stugiology Music April 21 with management, marketing and distribution through The Fuel Music. The first single from the project... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, February 9, 2017*


Fair Trade Services and Tyscot Music Partner With Anthony Brown's Key Of A Music

air Trade Services announces a licensing partnership with Key Of A Music and Tyscot Music for the new Anthony Brown & group therAPy album. The first radio single from the upcoming release will be serviced to radio later this month and the album is scheduled for a late second quarter 2017 release; to be jointly marketed by FTS, Tyscot, Key of A, and Columbia Records.... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, February 8, 2017*


NewSong Winter Jam Makes History As Final Concert at Atlanta's Georgia Dome

The Winter Jam 2017 Tour Spectacular made history Saturday as the final concert in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome. The venue, which will close later this year, played host to more than 27,000 people for Winter Jam, marking one of the tour's biggest nights ever. Saturday's concert featured Winter Jam's all-star lineup along with special appearances from “American Idol” alum Danny Gokey; hip/hop recording artist Tedashii; “Duck Dynasty” stars Korie, John Luke and Mary Kate Robertson... << Full Report >>
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Daughter of Candace Cameron Bure, Natasha Bure, Releases Debut Teen Book on March 28

Singer, model, and social media celebrity, Natasha Bure, will release her debut conversational book, Let’s Be Real, that showcases her powerful message for teens: “this is real, this is life, and we all go through it.” The hardcover and e-book editions will be available via web and in stores nationwide on March 28, 2017 and can be purchased now for pre-order here... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, February 7, 2017*


Disciple Disciple's Josiah Prince Signs With Daywind Music Publishing

Josiah Prince, best known for his song writing and guitar work in Christian rock staple, Disciple, has signed an exclusive songwriting agreement with Daywind Music Publishing. Prince co-wrote nine of the tracks on the band's current album, Long Live The Rebels, including the current singles "God Is With Us" and "Erase." Upcoming cuts include "Tell Me," featured on the forthcoming Vital Records release by As We Ascend, Farewell To Midnight, that drops on March 17th... << Full Report >>
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Newsboys Newsboys Donate Over 3,000 FREE Concert Tickets To First Responders

Grammy® Award nominated, Platinum-selling band Newsboys in partnership with Premier Productions announces the 2017 extension of the Love Riot Tour. In addition, the band donated more than 3,000 tickets to First Responders and their families in a two-day "Buy One, Give One" special offer... << Full Report >>
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Julianna Zobrist Embarks On Nationwide Tour

Julianna Zobrist and her husband, Chicago Cubs World Series MVP Ben Zobrist, recently appeared at the National Prayer Breakfast festivities in Washington, D.C., where Julianna performed various songs from her latest album SHATTERPROOF.  The events created the meeting of two back-to-back U.S. Presidents in the past... << Full Report >>
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Derek Minor Derek Minor Single "Change the World" No. 1 on Billboard CHR Chart

Award winning Hip-Hop artist, Derek Minor, is enjoying success at CCM radio with his new single, “Change the World,” going No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot AC/CHR chart. The tune features guest artist, Hollyn, and is from Minor’s current album Reflection that released on his Refection Music Group (RMG) label, in partnership with Entertainment One. The project has been streamed on Spotify over... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, February 6, 2017*


SCC Steven Curtis Chapman Will Release Memoir March 7, 2017

In a music career that spans an astounding 30 years, Steven Curtis Chapman is the most awarded artist in Christian music history. He has received five GRAMMYs®, an American Music Award, 58 GMA Dove Awards, 48 No. 1 singles, and has more than eleven million... << Full Report >>
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Kirk Franklin Kirk Franklin, Shirley Caesar, Tasha Cobbs, and more-WOW Gospel 2017 debuts at #1

The acclaimed long-running series WOW GOSPEL has topped charts again, with the newly-released WOW GOSPEL 2017 debuting at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums Chart. Celebrating the must-have collection’s 20th installment, WOW GOSPEL 2017 marks the compilation set’s 18th consecutive year debuting at #1... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, February 3, 2017*


Matty Mullins BEC Recordings Announce New Signing With Matty Mullins

BEC Recordings announce the signing of CCM pop artist Matty Mullins to their roster. As frontman for the popular metalcore band, Memphis May Fire, Mullins is no stranger to the industry. With the success of his band, Mullins has been able to share faith-based positivity with large secular crowds all over the world... << Full Report >>
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Passion To Release "Worthy Of Your Name" Digitally February 17, Physical March 24

Passion is set to unveil their live album Worthy Of Your Name, the latest of their anticipated annual releases, available on all digital platforms... << Full Report >>
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Kari Jobe Grammy-Nominated KARI JOBE Releases THE GARDEN Today

Today GRAMMY-nominated and renowned worship leader Kari Jobe releases her third studio album, The Garden. In celebration of the release of her new album, Jobe debuted an acoustic video this week for the title track. Click the full report for this video along with the previously released acoustic video for "Heal Our Land... << Full Report >>
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Anthony Evans Releases Highly Anticipated New Album BACK TO LIFE

Recording Artist and Worship Leader Anthony Evans will release his highly anticipated 8th studio album Back To Life Friday, February 3rd. The collection of worship songs will be available through all digital retailers and exclusively at Lifeway Christian Stores. Back To Life includes 11... << Full Report >>
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Daniel Doss Returns With "Praise The King" March 3

Singer/songwriter and worship leader Daniel Doss returns with the deeply personal Praise the King (The Fuel Music) March 3, his first full-length recording in nine years. Produced by Doss, along with Brian Hitt (Plumb, Charles Billingsley) and Andrew Bergthold... << Full Report >>
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Hands Release "New Heaven / New Earth" EP

Hands are back with a 2-song EP "New Heaven / New Earth." The songs are available now worldwide on all digital outlets: iTunes, Amazon, Spotify.

"After all these years, we still feel like we have art that is worth creating and something to say that is worth saying... << Full Report >>

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Righteous Vendetta Release New Single, "Weight Of The World"

RIGHTEOUS VENDETTA have revealed the first single off their upcoming full-length record, Cursed. The new song, "Weight Of The World" can be heard using the link below and is also the first instant grat track for those who pre-order the album. The pre-order for Cursed is available... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, February 2, 2017*


Aaron Shust Aaron Shust to Release First Live Album "Love Made A Way" March 10

Even with twelve years as a successful Christian music artist under his belt, Aaron Shust takes on new territory with his latest project: his first live album. Shust’s new record for Centricity Music, Love Made A Way, is scheduled for release March 10... << Full Report >>
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Laura Story's New Album "Open Hands" To Release March 3

Open Hands (FAIR TRADE SERVICES), the awaited release from Laura Story will be available on Mar. 3, 2017. The GRAMMY® winner’s fifth full length album finds her continuing to deliver her notable reflection, vulnerability and personal honesty in 11 new tracks... << Full Report >>
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The Hands & Feet Project Introduces IKONDO, A Mission Guest Village In Grand Goave, Haiti

The Hands & Feet Project is a non-profit organization that provides respite care for the orphaned and abandoned children of Haiti. Founded in 2004, The Hands & Feet Project is also dedicated to creating dignified jobs that help keep families together, which is why they are proud to announce their newest... << Full Report >>
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Andrew Marcus Garners Song of the Year Honors at 38th Covenant Awards

Acclaimed BEC recording artist and worship leader Andrew Marcus received honors for Song of the Year and Praise & Worship Song of the Year at the 38th Annual Covenant Awards, presented by GMA Canada... << Full Report >>
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Darlene Zschech Releases Live CD/DVD, "Here I Am Send Me," From Integrity Music March 3

Renowned worship leader, author and pastor Darlene Zschech releases the Here I Am Send Me (Hineni) CD/DVD globally on March 3 from Integrity Music. Recorded live with her team at Hope Unlimited Church on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, February 1, 2017*


Crowder Unsigned Only Competition Launches Valentine's Promotion, "Win Some Love"

In honor of the upcoming Valentine's Day holiday, Unsigned Only is running a special two-week promotion,"Win Some Love," from February 1-15, 2017. Unsigned Only would like to give some love back to its entrants and give them a chance to win some great prizes (valued at $6,500)... << Full Report >>
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Cana's Voice Delivers Powerful Performance for Video Shoot

Cana’s Voice traveled to Houston,Texas recently to deliver a powerful performance for a live video taping. The concert was at Champion Forest Baptist Church and featured special guest, Mark Lowry, along with the church’s choir, orchestra and members of the band. Worship Pastor, Brent Dyer, was the conductor for the evening. The general public was invited to attend the program that featured the members of... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, January 31, 2017*


Blanca Presenting The B413 "NO FILTER LIVE" TOUR 2017

Together with iShine, Provident Label Group, Essential Artist Services and Tween Gospel Alliance, they announce the B413 "No Filter Live" Tour. This unique tour, which will hit three key markets in spring 2017 - Bowling Green, KY (April 22), Austin, TX (May 5) and Ft. Smith (May 6) - is a two-hour event specifically designed for tweens and their parents to best prepare the tween demographic... << Full Report >>
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Husband-and-Wife Duo Out of the Dust Find Redemption with Self-Titled Debut

Husband-and-wife duo -- Out of the Dust, comprised of Chris and Stephanie Teague, will release their self-titled national debut album on March 7th, via Discovery House Music. Out of the Dust features 11 songs birthed from a difficult and raw time in the Chris and Stephanie's lives, including a separation, divorce, and remarriage. Their lyrics address not... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, January 30, 2017*


Meredith Andrews Announcing the Vertical Nights Tour, Featuring Meredith Andrews

Essential Worship's Vertical Church Band and Premier Productions have partnered and are proud to announce the upcoming dates for their Vertical Nights Tour. Kicking off March 8 in South Bend, Indiana, the tour is scheduled to hit 14 markets across the U.S. Tickets are on sale now by visiting here... << Full Report >>
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Angel Taylor of Trin-I-Tee 5:7 Releases New Single

latinum-Selling, Two-Time Grammy® Award Nominated, Two-Time Dove Award Winning recording artist Angel Taylor, formerly of one of the Best Selling Gospel Groups of All-Time, Trin-i-Tee 5:7, has released a brand new single titled “Everything” (Taylor Made Music) is available now via iTunes... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, January 27, 2017*


Skillet Atlantic Announces "The Shack: Music From And Inspired By The Original Motion Picture"

Atlantic Records has announced its release of “THE SHACK: MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY THE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE,” due everywhere on Friday, February 24th to coincide with the nationwide release of the film from Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment label on March 3.  “THE SHACK: MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY THE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE” is available now for pre-order... << Full Report >>
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Hollyn Gotee Records' HOLLYN Releasing First Full-Length Album Feb. 10

Gotee Records' HOLLYN announced this week that she will be releasing her debut LP album, One-Way Conversations, next month on February 10. This album is the follow-up to her acclaimed self-titled EP that produced the No. 1 single "Alone (feat. TRU)" and the Top 5 single "Nothin' On You... << Full Report >>
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The Brilliance Unveil "All Is Not Lost"

All Is Not Lost, the sophomore release from The Brilliance is available now, and critics are calling it "the album you need to hear in 2017... << Full Report >>
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"WOW Gospel 2017" CD and DVD Collection Features Gospel Hits

Today, the award-winning hit series WOW GOSPEL releases the latest must-have Gospel hits, with the new double-disc and DVD collection WOW GOSPEL 2017, available digitally and at all major retailers.  Marking the 20th year of the gold and platinum-selling series, the new WOW GOSPEL 2017 installment comprises a carefully curated collection, creating an immersive and uplifting gospel music and visual experience... << Full Report >>
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Brian & Jenn Johnson's "After All These Years" Debuts At No. 1 On iTunes Christian Albums Chart

Available today, Dove Award winning Bethel Music’s Brian & Jenn Johnson debut After All These Years, applauded as "beautiful offerings of worship" and "sure to be one of the top worship albums of the year." Hitting No. 1 on the iTunes Christian Albums chart, the 10-track album comes more than 10 years since their last solo release together, featuring an 80-piece orchestra with every song cowritten by the duo... << Full Report >>
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Joel Vaughn Releases New EP, "Surrender"

Joel Vaughn releases his second EP, Surrender, today.  Leading up to the album's release, Joel pre-released his album on iTunes and via his IndieGoGo profile which awarded fans the opportunity to getting their names in the album's credits, a chance to write a song with him and an exclusive acoustic show... << Full Report >>
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Electro-Pop/Dance Artist GAWVI Releases Official Video For "In The Water"

Having made serious waves in 2016 with his breakout solo EPs, entitled Lost In Hue and Holding Hue, GAWVI now returns with the official video for one of the standout tracks, “IN THE WATER.”... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, January 26, 2017*


Tauren Wells Debuts "Hills And Valleys" Video

With the first single from Provident Label Group's Tauren Wells, "Love Is Action," capturing the No. 1 spot at CHR radio for eight weeks in a row, Wells is now debuting his follow-up single, "Hills And Valleys." Releasing to both Christian AC and CHR radio, the song is available in three versions – “Hills And Valleys,” found on the Undefeated EP; a remix version ("The Hills Remix") and an acoustic piano-driven rendition ("The Valleys Version")... << Full Report >>
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Aaron and Amanda Crabb Perform at Inaugural Ball

Acclaimed Difference Media husband/wife duo Aaron & Amanda Crabb performed at Family Research Council’s Faith Freedom & Future Inaugural Ball last week. The couple, along with comedian Chonda Pierce and recording artists Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes and Guy Penrod, were among the headliners at the black-tie gala in Washington, D.C., on inauguration night... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, January 25, 2017*


Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Heads Out On The Revolution Tour This Spring

Three-time Grammy® Award winner and multi-platinum recording artist Michael W. Smith is set to launch The Revolution Tour, featuring Dove Award-winning New Artist of the Year Jordan Feliz and special guest Nathan Tasker (pop duo Love & The Outcome will appear instead of Feliz on the first two weeks of the tour). Presented by Compassion International, the spring tour is set to kick off March 24, in Kingsport, Tenn... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, January 24, 2017*


Audrey Assad Audrey Assad, Andrew Peterson Launch "The Edge Of Dawn Tour" Feb. 25

Critically lauded singers, songwriters and authors Audrey Assad and Andrew Peterson launch “The Edge of Dawn Tour” Feb. 25 in Richardson, TX. The multi-state, multi-denominational church tour will run through late March and will feature new music and fan favorites from each of these artist’s celebrated song repertoire.... << Full Report >>
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Facedown Fest 2017 Line Up Announced

Facedown Records are beyond excited to announce the line-up for the Twenty Year anniversary edition of Facedown Fest happening May 11 - 13, 2017 at the Glasshouse in Pomona, CA.  It's an honor to have worked with so many great artists over the past 20 years and Facedown are humbled that many of them are coming back to perform reunions at this years Fest!  These very special reunions include: A Plea For Purging, In The Midst Of Lions, Overcome... << Full Report >>
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Noisey Documentary Exclusively Featured Creation Festival Northeast In “I Saw The Light”

The nation's largest outdoor Christian music festival, CREATION FESTIVAL NORTHEAST, became the exclusive host for mainstream media news outlet VICE MEDIA as they set out to produce the documentary film feature "I Saw The Light" on Christian Music in the Festival environment. NOISEY, the online daily music channel of VICE Media, traveled to the Creation Music Festival to film the documentary and catch a glimpse... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, January 23, 2017*


Jaci Velasquez Jaci Velasquez To Release First New Album In Five Years

Bilingual, multi-Platinum selling recording artist and actress Jaci Velasquez will release her first, full-length studio album in over five years. The highly-anticipated recording, both the English-language version, Trust, and Spanish-language Confío, will release globally to over 160 nations March 31 from Integrity Music. A Billboard Latin Music Award winner with five Spanish albums to her credit, this marks the first time for Velasquez... << Full Report >>
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MercyMe LIFER, Awaited New Album From GRAMMY® Nominated MercyMe, To Release On Mar. 31

On the heels of their RIAA Certified Gold and GRAMMY® acclaimed Welcome To The New (2014), MercyMe will release LIFER (FAIR TRADE SERVICES) on Mar. 31, 2017. The core of LIFER is the question of what it looks like to live as followers of Christ that are committed for life. With 2014's Welcome To The New, MercyMe... << Full Report >>
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Apple Music's Artist Of The Week Zach Williams Holds No. 1 At Radio

As 2016 came to a close, Essential Records' artist Zach Williams was wrapping up an astounding year. Not only did he receive his first GRAMMY® nomination, he was also featured on numerous best of 2016 lists - while also topping their sales charts - with outlets such as iTunes and Amazon (for the "Chain Breaker" single and EP)... << Full Report >>
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Danny Gokey Danny Gokey's "Rise" Debuts at #1 on Billboard's Top Christian/Gospel Albums Chart

Danny Gokey’s RISE debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel Albums Chart, #9 on the Top Current Albums Chart and #32 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. His fourth studio album, RISE (January 13, BMG) follows Danny’s latest studio album Hope In Front Of Me which also debuted at #1 and crossed 50 million cumulative U.S. streams today... << Full Report >>
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*Saturday, January 21, 2017*


Needtobreathe JFH News Shorts: Needtobreathe, Paper Route, Cool Hand Luke, Eisley, Matty Mullins

The hip-hop artist KJ-52 released his album Jonah yesterday (January 20). You can listen to the album in it's entirety on his soundcloud page here. Paper Route To Make Late Night TV Debut
Paper Route is scheduled to appear on Late Night with Seth Meyers Wednesday, February 1... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, January 20, 2017*


Matt Hammitt Surprises Audiences With "United Again" Single Release On Inauguration Day

Addressing the current state of division among the nation, GRAMMY® nominated Matt Hammitt debuts the lyric video for single "United Again" (FCM Records, Seth Mosley), encouraging communities to find strength and unity among God. Amid protests and demonstrations on Inauguration Day, the song serves as an anthem for the Church, unifying those who feel disheartened... << Full Report >>
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Tedashii Kicks Off 2017 With The Release Of "Free"

Hip-hop recording artist, TEDASHII, kicks off 2017 with the release of his brand new single “FREE,” available for purchase and streaming across all DSPs via Reach Records today (January 20). A carefree installment to his decade-long body of work, the record sets the tone for what’s to come from the fearless rapper this year... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, January 19, 2017*


Death Therapy (ex Becoming The Archetype) Premieres New Song!

Enigmatic music duo, Death Therapy has released a new track this morning. "The Lie" premiering courtesy of New Noise Magazine is taken from the forthcoming debut album The Storm Before The Calm. The album is to be released on via Solid State Records (Fit For A King, Slient Planet) on 2/24/17... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, January 18, 2017*


toby TobyMac Releases Music Video For "Love Broke Thru"

Billboard exclusively premieres the official music video for TobyMac's "Love Broke Thru," exploring the power of love and compassion in the face of adversity. Featuring a young man grappling with his anger amidst his grandfather's calls for peace, the video tackles the subject of protests that have been happening around the country... << Full Report >>
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Lauren Daigle OUTCRY: Spring 2017 Tour Dates and Line-Up Announced

OUTCRY announces dates and the line-up for the 18-city OUTCRY: Spring 2017 Tour, which champions, represents and promotes the local church: the Bride of Christ. The tour will highlight the creativity, heart and mission of the local church. Featuring a unique combination of artists and worship leaders, OUTCRY: Spring 2017 Tour provides attendees with a rare opportunity to see this group of artists together on one stage... << Full Report >>
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Ellie Holcomb Ellie Holcomb Premieres Music Video from Upcoming Album, "Red Sea Road"

Singer / songwriter Ellie Holcomb will release her sophomore album, Red Sea Road, next week on January 27. In anticipation of her forthcoming release, today Billboard.com premiered her music video for the single "Find You Here," which is also the new album's current radio single. View Holcomb's video taped in the Appalachian Mountains over a 48 hour girls... << Full Report >>
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Dusty Marshall Debuts "My God (ft. Illuminate & Jenisis Praise)" Music Video

Dusty Marshall releases the single titled "My God" from his forthcoming full length album, Beauty in the Struggle. This song is a high-energy banger, which features HOG MOB and ITW Ministries CHH heavyweight Illuminate, hot off the release of his recent solo album Authenticity. "My God" sets high expectations of what's to come from Dusty Marshall's new album... << Full Report >>
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Hardcore Band Strengthen What Remains Drops New Song

Florida metallic-hardcore band STRENGTHEN WHAT REMAINS has premiered a new song, titled "Liberation Of The Spirit" on Rock Feed. The track is taken the band's upcoming, 3-song promo release, which is due out Jan. 27 via Blood & Ink Records. Pre-orders are on sale now. Of the new song, frontman Joshua White comments: "'Liberation Of The Spirit' is my favorite track on the promo tape... << Full Report >>
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Jekalyn Carr To Perform At Superbowl Gospel Celebration

19 year old GRAMMY® nominated teen sensation Jekalyn Carr has been added to the performance line-up for the 19th Annual NFL Sanctioned Super Bowl Gospel Celebration. Carr will join top Gospel and Christian artists Yolanda Adams, Lecrae, Natalie Grant and CeCe Winans and... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, January 17, 2017*


Matt Hammitt Debuts Single "Tears" Under Songs for FCM

GRAMMY® nominated Matt Hammitt debuts latest single "Tears," as a part of the second solo project of his career. Going for adds on Feb. 3, the song will impact AC and Hot AC/CHR radio and has already hit No. 1 on Play MPE's Top 20 Christian downloads and streams. Hammitt is the first signed writer to Songs for FCM, the Full Circle Music publishing company helmed by GRAMMY® winning producer Seth Mosley... << Full Report >>
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RCA Inspiration Collects 23 Nominations for the 2017 Stellar Awards

RCA Inspiration continues to deliver top inspiring hit music over the past year that reach across genres of contemporary and traditional Gospel, hiphop, and more, collecting 23 nominations for the upcoming 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, January 16, 2017*


Sommer Floyd Unveils New Radio Single From Her Debut CD, 'Ray of Light'

Emerging recording artist Sommer Floyd is excited to announce the release of the new radio single from her debut CD, Ray of Light. "Drop and Run" goes for adds to Christian INSPO, Soft AC and AC formats today, Monday, January 16, 2017 through A-Sides Radio Promotion... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, January 13, 2017*


Bethel Music's Brian & Jenn Johnson To Unveil "After All These Years"

More than 10 years since their last solo release, Bethel Music's Brian & Jenn Johnson will debut their highly anticipated album After All These Years on January 27, capturing the wonder, conviction, and tenderness of heart behind the story of who they've become and who they've remained over the past season... << Full Report >>
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Colton Dixon's Third Studio Album "Identity" Is Set To Release March 24

Colton Dixon's third studio album Identity is set to release March 24, as announced yesterday on Billboard. Varying stylistically from previous releases, Identity will blend Dixon's traditional alternative-rock sound with pop elements, delivering a number of upbeat, danceable tracks. "I think this is the most fun I've had making an album," Dixon told Billboard, who also... << Full Report >>
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Canon Premieres New Anthem, "Fighters"

Canon takes his art seriously. The Reflection Music Group rapper and producer explains his mode of operation for success as an emcee on his new self-produced single “Fighters,” now available on iTunes... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, January 11, 2017*


Big Daddy Weave Kicks Off 2017 With Their Set Free Tour

Fervent Records/Word Entertainment artist Big Daddy Weave will kick off 2017 with their Set Free tour. The 25-city tour, which will begin January 25th in Joplin, Missouri, will feature guest artists We Are Messengers and Zach Williams. The current singles from the three artists - Big Daddy Weave’s “The Lion and the Lamb,” We Are... << Full Report >>
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Chonda Pierce To Perform At Faith Freedom & Future Inaugural Ball

Best-selling comedian Chonda Pierce is set to take the stage for a performance at the Faith Freedom & Future Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C., January 20. Presented by Family Research Council, one of the country’s leading policy organizations, the ball is among a slate of high-profile celebrations to follow the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump earlier that day... << Full Report >>
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Chris Tomlin To Unite Church For Good Friday Event April 14

In honor of Good Friday, GRAMMY® winner Chris Tomlin aims to unite the church in remembrance and celebration of the meaningful day with Good Friday Nashville, to be held at Bridgestone Arena Friday, April 14. Believers will unite and turn their eyes to the cross as Tomlin, Big Daddy Weave, Zach Williams, Mosaic MSC and many more lead in a time of worship and best-selling author Max Lucado shares... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, January 10, 2017*


Cana's Voice to Launch New Year with Video Shoot in Houston, TX

Cana’s Voice remains a busy touring act and will start off the New Year with a live concert videotaping at Champion Forest Baptist Church, Houston, Texas on Jan. 22. Mark Lowry will be the special guest on the program, and the church’s choir will join Cana’s Voice on several songs. This will be a free concert, with an open invitation for anyone to attend and be a part of the live taping. Doors will open at 6 pm CST and the concert will begin at 7 pm CST.  Cana’s Voice will perform songs... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, January 9, 2017*


Kirk Franklin Unveils New Single and Visual for "My World Needs You"

Today, 10-time GRAMMY® Award winning recording artist, songwriter and producer Kirk Franklin, has released his latest single, “My World Needs You” to radio stations and debuted a visual for the song exclusively on BET.com. The heartfelt song speaks about the social injustices happening around the world today and calling upon God to bring strength in time of hardships... << Full Report >>
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*Sunday, January 8, 2017*


TFK Thousand Foot Krutch Release Winter Jam EP

After teasing with fans with last night that they would be releasing an EP "real soon", rock band Thousand Foot Krutch made good on their promise and have released a new EP called the Winter Jam EP. The EP is comprised of three songs: "Push" straight from their most... << Full Report >>
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Northern California Pop-Punk Act Light the Way Sign to Indie Vision Music

New Northern California Pop-Punk act Light the Way, sign to Indie Vision Music for exclusive digital distribution of their debut Ep recording "Grace". The highly anticipated new ep from Northern California pop-punk act, Light The Way, will be hitting digital networks through Indie Vision Music on January 26th! Pre-Orders for this mind blowing debut ep will go... << Full Report >>
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*Saturday, January 7, 2017*


JFH News Shorts: Colton Dixon, Matt Hammitt Ayiesha Woods, nobigdyl

Colton Dixon, the former American Idol contestant, just released the album artwork for his upcoming album Identity (see above) which will be releasing sometime this year through Capitol CMG Recrods. A new single called "All That Matters" will be released on January 13... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, January 6, 2017*


55,000 Pack Atlanta's Georgia Dome For Passion 2017

More than 50,000 18-25 year olds from 90 countries and all 50 states packed the Atlanta Georgia Dome for Passion 2017, an annual conference bringing young adults from around the globe together to proclaim the name of God, with daily sessions featuring renowned speakers and artists. Returning to The Georgia Dome for the first time in four years, the three-day conference kicked off Monday, Jan. 2 and concluded Wednesday, Jan. 4, marking one of the final events held at the arena before its planned demolition this year... << Full Report >>
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Former Lead Vocalist In 1 Girl Nation, Carmen Justice Steps Out As Solo Artist

Carmen Justice has been a front-woman in Dove nominated girl band 1 Girl Nation for the past five years, and this year, she is stepping out on her own as announced... << Full Report >>
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AMP Announces New Album and Shares First Single

FUTUREGEN, AMP's junior release, shines a spotlight on the Future Generation and the expansive potential they hold. A symphony that swings from modern electronica to grand orchestrals, the album brings into focus the next rising generation, rallying them on to run toward the prime joy of making Christ known and glorified. The track list, featuring AMP's signature sound and lyricism, is both electric and vertical, passionate and authentic, contagious and full of praise... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, January 5, 2017*


Skillet Skillet's "Feel Invincible" Scores First Hot Christian Songs Chart Topper

Skillet has sold 11 million units worldwide, closed out 2016 with seven mainstream rock and 10 Christian year end chart placements and were once again the Top Christian Streaming Songs Artist of 2016, but 2017 marks the first time the band has topped Billboard’s Top Christian Songs Chart... << Full Report >>
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Integrity Music Launches New Instrumental Series With Debut Album, "Still: Volume 1"

Integrity Music announces the January 13 release of Still: Volume 1, the debut album in a new instrumental series that will feature guest “artist-producers,” giving each project its own unique aesthetic. Guest producers for Still: Volume 1, which was recorded in various locations in the UK and mastered at the legendary Abbey Road Studios, are the acclaimed Manchester, UK-based independent band Rivers & Robots... << Full Report >>
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Creative Soul Records Artist Gretchen Keskeys Releases Video for Powerful Single, “The Battle”

Creative Soul Records artist Gretchen Keskeys has just released a new video for her powerful single, “The Battle.” The religious anthem is featured on her 2016 debut album, “Walking in the Spirit” - available now at all major digital outlets including iTunes... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, January 4, 2017*


Sidewalk Prophets Sidewalk Prophets Premieres New Music Video for "Impossible"

Sidewalk Prophets premiered their latest music video last night for their song “Impossible” with a little help from the Sidewalk Prophets Family, who helped promote the video across hundreds of social network profiles - reaching half a million people - in a coordinated effort. “Impossible,” the third single from Something Different, is currently Top 30 at BDS/Billboard and Mediabase AC-Indicator... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, January 3, 2017*


Sadie Robertson To Host Winter Jam Artist Q&A

As the famed Winter Jam Tour Spectacular—led this year by Crowder, Britt Nicole and Tenth Avenue North, among a slate of top artists— kicks-off its 46-city run this Friday, the tour’s popular Jam Nation VIP membership program is set to offer an exclusive pre-show artist Q&A in each city hosted by author and speaker Sadie Robertson, co-star of A&E's hit series "Duck Dynasty" and a 2014 finalist on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars."... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, December 28, 2016*


Crowder Crowder Shares "Run Devil Run" Performance From The Grand Ole Opry

Rare Country is exclusively premiering Crowder's performance of "Run Devil Run" from the Grand Ole Opry. "All We Sinners," also found on his latest GRAMMY® nominated album American Prodigal, was among the songs included in his set at Nashville's iconic Ryman Auditorium... << Full Report >>
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Jekalyn Carr Spends 30 Consecutive Weeks In Top 5 on Billboard's Gospel Airplay Chart

Teen sensation Jekalyn Carr ends 2016 spending 30 consecutive weeks in the Top 5 on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart with her #1 hit single “You’re Bigger”. The single debuted in the Top 5 on June 6th and landed at #1 on September 14th spending four non-consecutive weeks in that position. On December 6th THE RECORDING ACADEMY® announced that Carr received a GRAMMY® nomination in the category of Best Gospel Performance/Song... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, December 23, 2016*


American Idol Finalist Chris Sligh Releases New Album

With his first new music since 2013, “American Idol” Top 10 finalist Chris Sligh releases a new CD today through iTunes. The 11-song electropop/worship project titled “Mighty Roar/Healing Flood,” features music written or co-written by Sligh, who also engineered, produced, mixed and mastered the album... << Full Report >>
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Hillsong Young & Free Debuts "Falling Into You" Music Video

GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free's newest music video for their current radio single "Falling Into You" premiered exclusively with Billboard. To view the video, click here. "We've had the best year in twenty-16 seeing the world and meeting so many new people," Hillsong Young & Free's Laura Toggs shared exclusively with Billboard. "To celebrate, we're releasing a new... << Full Report >>
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Reba McEntire Inspires With New Album On February 3

Reba McEntire has never been one to "rest on her laurels" (Associated Press) and continues to prove that her strong work ethic couples well with passion as she prepares to release SING IT NOW: SONGS OF FAITH & HOPE on February 3, 2017 jointly through Nash Icon Records and Capitol Christian Music Group. For an entertainer with an... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, December 22, 2016*


As We Ascend Signs With Vital Records/Daywind Music Group

Newly formed rock band, As We Ascend, is proud to partner with Vital Records and Daywind Music Publishing, a division of Daywind Music Group, distributed by New Day Christian Distributors.  Comprised of guitarists Justin Forshaw and Jake Jones (both former guitarists of We As Human), and Robert Venable on drums, As We Ascend has already released their first single, “Wash Away” to radio, where it is currently climbing the Billboard Christian Rock chart... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, December 20, 2016*


Michael W. Smith Over 130,000 Celebrate Christmas With Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith and Jordan Smith

With 32 shows nationwide, an excess of 130,000 people celebrated the holiday season with Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith and Jordan Smith. Kicking off on Nov. 11 at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theater, multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY® award winning artists Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith co-billed their popular symphony-filled Christmas tour joined by Republic... << Full Report >>
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Hillsong's "Let Hope Rise" Film Debuts On DVD Today

This Christmas season, Hillsong – Let Hope Rise, the movie that chronicles the spectacular and miraculous rise to prominence of the Australia-based worship band, Hillsong UNITED, and features powerful performances of their most iconic and beloved hit songs such as, “Oceans” “Mighty To Save” and “Hosanna”, will be available on Digital HD, On Demand, DVD and Blu-ray... << Full Report >>
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JFH News Shorts: Andy Mineo, Twenty One Pilots, Jamie Grace, Oh Sleeper, J.Givens

Twenty One Pilots and Mutemath teamed up to drop a collaborative project last night entitled TOP x MM (The Mutemath Sessions). The EP reimagines five songs from Twenty One Pilolts with Mutemath playing various instruments--all shot on camera and available to watch on YouTube. The project will be available for free download for 30 days after its release. Grab your copy now via WeTransfer... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, December 19, 2016*


Zach Williams Drops Full-Length Album Unannounced - Out Now!

Newly minted GRAMMY® nominee Zach Williams has just dropped his new full-length album, Chain Breaker (Essential Records). Williams made the surprise album announcement this past weekend during a hometown show in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Available now at iTunes, the Chain Breaker LP offers ten songs - five from his EP of the same name along with five new tunes. Click here to download the album... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, December 16, 2016*


Kari Jobe Grammy-Nominated KARI JOBE Announces Her New Studio Album THE GARDEN

GRAMMY-nominated and renowned worship leader Kari Jobe will release her third studio album titled The Garden on February 3, 2017. This album follows the highly acclaimed live project Majestic that produced the hit single "Forever" and "I Am Not Alone." The Garden was written and recorded during a season of pain and loss for Jobe's family... << Full Report >>
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The Beatitudes Project, An Album, Book, Documentary Film To Release Early 2017

The Beatitudes Project – a book: Words From the Hill (An Invitation to the Unexpected) from NavPress, a full-length album: Beatitudes with The Fuel Music, and a documentary film currently in the works – reveals a wide world of connected stories: real people from all faiths and walks of life who embody mercy, poverty, meekness, the hungry and thirsty, the peacemakers, the mourners, and the pure in heart... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, December 15, 2016*


TFK Thousand Foot Krutch Fights With “A Different Kind Of Dynamite”

Known for its adrenaline-fueled anthems that consistently fire-up sports enthusiasts around the world, Thousand Foot Krutch’s “A Different Kind Of Dynamite” has been tapped as the official theme song for the Dec. 18 WWE "Roadblock: End of The Line" pay-per-view event. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 180 countries and 25 languages and reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide. “A Different Kind Of Dynamite” is from TFK’s current album... << Full Report >>
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Christy Nockels Releases Christmas Album, "The Thrill Of Hope"

Upon a successful debut, Christy Nockels' first-ever Christmas record The Thrill Of Hope is receiving widespread praise from critics, citing the album as "the most original and inspired holiday album" and "a beautiful yuletide reminder." Along with features on WSMV's Today In Nashville, The Tennessean, American Family Radio, Moody Radio and more, Nockels made a guest appearance during LifeWay's annual Christmas Chapel... << Full Report >>
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Casting Crowns Receives RIAA Platinum Certification for "Peace On Earth"

Multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY-award winning band CASTING CROWNS has been awarded RIAA Platinum certification for their Christmas album Peace On Earth. This marks their fifth career Platinum certification in addition to their 2x multi-Platinum album, two RIAA Platinum DVDs, seven RIAA Gold albums, four Gold DVDs, one RIAA Platinum single and five RIAA Gold certified digital singles. The group continues to hold the position as Billboard's top-selling act in Christian music... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, December 14, 2016*


Kari Jobe Kari Jobe Announces Dates For 2017 The Garden Tour

Grammy®-Nominated and Dove Award-Winning Recording Artist and Worship Leader Kari Jobe announces dates for The Garden Tour, which features songs from her highly-anticipated upcoming album The Garden. The Garden Tour marks the first time Jobe has toured in nearly three years, and it kicks off in Tampa, Fla. on February 23, 2017 and visits 30 cities around the country through April 2017. Special guests for select dates include... << Full Report >>
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More Than 50,000 To Unite Under One Roof At Passion 2017

More than 50,000 young adults from across the globe will gather to worship and hear from renowned speakers Monday, Jan. 2 through Wednesday, Jan. 4 for Passion 2017, returning to Atlanta's Georgia Dome for the first time since 2013. Spearheaded by Passion Founders Louie and Shelley Giglio, attendees will hear from Christine Caine, Beth Moore, John Piper, Levi Lusko... << Full Report >>
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RCA Inspiration Receives Nominations for 2017 NAACP Image Awards

RCA Inspiration has been honored with two nominations, unveiled today for the upcoming 48th NAACP Image Awards in 2017.  Gospel icons Donnie McClurkin and Fred Hammond garner nominations in the Outstanding Gospel Album category for THE JOURNEY (LIVE) and WORSHIP JOURNAL LIVE... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, December 13, 2016*


Meredith Andrews Meredith Andrews To Appear On Todd Starnes' Annual Christmas Show

Word Worship artist Meredith Andrews is set to appear on The Todd Starnes Christmas Show December 24 and 25 on FoxNews.com. This annual Christmas show was taped live at Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, TN on Tuesday, December 6. The program will air at 6:30 PM CT on hundreds of Fox Radio, American Family Radio and Bott Radio stations... << Full Report >>
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Skillet Skillet Announce Second U.S. Leg of The Unleashed Tour

2016 is proving to be a milestone year for Skillet and 2017 is shaping up to continue the trend. Coming off the band’s most successful European headline run to date that included numerous sold-out performances, Skillet will embark on the second U.S. leg of The Unleashed Tour. The 26-city tour will kick off on February 8th in Clifton Park, NY and will make stops in Philadelphia, PA; Spokane, WA; Los Angeles, CA and Denver, CO to name a few... << Full Report >>
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toby TobyMac Debuts "Bring On The Holidays" Music Video

Yahoo! Music exclusively premiered the official music video for TobyMac's festive single "Bring On the Holidays," the first Christmas offering from the GRAMMY winner in five years. "The holidays are definitely my favorite time of year," the multi-platinum selling artist tells Yahoo! Music exclusively. "I wanted to write a song about my struggles as a traveler trying to make it home to... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, December 12, 2016*


JFH News Shorts: Demon Hunter, Fever Fever, Hearts Like Lions, Owl City

As we are approaching winter, Demon Hunter took this as an opportunity to release a song off their new album Outlive entitled "Cold Winter Sun." Outlive is currently slated for a release in March of 2017, and the band is currently accepting pre-orders through a PledgeMusic campaign. Click here to watch the lyric video... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, December 10, 2016*


toby TobyMac Invites Listeners To "Bring On The Holidays" with New Single

To the surprise of thousands of fans, GRAMMY® recognized TobyMac debuts his latest Christmas single "Bring On The Holidays," available today. Revealing the song on social media, "Bring On The Holidays" marks the first time in five years the platinum selling artist has released Christmas music. "Bring On The Holidays" is available for purchase, HERE... << Full Report >>
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CeCe Winans Premieres "Hey Devil!" From First LP in 9 Years

Head over to NPR Music to check out "Hey Devil!," the soul-stirring new "playful raver" from ten-time Grammy-winner CeCe Winans' new album 'Let Them Fall in Love,' coming out February 3 on Puresprings Gospel/Thirty Tigers... << Full Report >>
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John Reuben Teams With Aaron Cole for "Believe" Film Single

"ANGELS and DRUMS," the original song performed in a Bollywood style music video that is featured in the end credits of the motion picture “BELIEVE” (in theatres now), releases to fans nationwide today. After making its radio debut on Dec. 8 on 101.9 BOOST FM in St. Louis, Mo., the song will receive airplay on Hip Hop and CHR format station around the country this holiday season.  The single is currently available for free download a... << Full Report >>
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Matthew West Matthew West Named BILLBOARD Hot Christian Songwriter Of The Year

Following numerous No. 1 radio singles, songwriting awards, touring in front of a million people and even co-hosting the K-LOVE Fan Awards for a second time, 2016 has been an extraordinary year for award-winning artist and renowned songwriter Matthew West... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, December 8, 2016*


Hannah Kerr Joins Building 429 on "Christmas in the Round Tour"

Black River Christian singer/songwriter, Hannah Kerr, joins the GRAMMY nominated band, Building 429, on its “Christmas in the Round Tour,” which also features Matt Hammitt and Jonny Diaz. It will be an intimate evening of worship, stories and holiday classics that is based on Nashville’s beloved tradition of “musicians in the round.” The tour launches Dec. 9 in Massachusetts and concludes on the 17th in Fla., and is sponsored by Food For The Hungry... << Full Report >>
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Cheri Keaggy's Song "Hope is Believing" Featured in Family Inspirational Film, 'Christmas Ranch'

"Hope is Believing," the new song from Dove Award winning singer/songwriter and recording artist Cheri Keaggy, will be featured in the delightful holiday-themed Family Inspirational feature film, Christmas Ranch, from DBM Films.

Just in time... << Full Report >>
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Hillsong Young & Free Honored With First GRAMMY® Nomination

.Youth Revival (Live) has earned Hillsong Young & Free their first GRAMMY® Nomination. Thesophomore album was named as a nominee in the BestContemporary Christian Music Album category. Making an impact at Christian radio, Youth Revival (Live) has garnered two Top 5 singles, as their newest "Falling Into You" quickly climbs the charts. The Recording Academy will present.. << Full Report >>
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NewSong Celebrates "The Best Christmas Ever!"

With their popular annual Christmas tour in full swing, holiday singles currently impacting mainstream and Christian radio, and key national television appearances on tap, GRAMMY®-nominated NewSong is celebrating the season with their latest critically-acclaimed release, The Best Christmas Ever!  The group performed the album’s title-cut on Monday’s live broadcast of “The 700 Club,” and the show... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, December 7, 2016*


Acceptance To Return With First New Album In 12 Years In February

Rock band Acceptance only released one studio album, titled Phantoms, back in 2005 before breaking up. Now, twelve years later, the band is releasing a brand new studio album, titled Colliding by Design on February 24th through Rise Records... << Full Report >>
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Danny Gokey Danny Gokey Partners With Bon-Ton Stores With Christmas Song

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. announced the launch of a partnership with American Idol alum and BMG recording artist Danny Gokey. Gokey’s exclusive recording of the classic “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” serves as the Bon-Ton Stores’ signature song for the 2016 holiday television campaign. The song will also be a bonus track on... << Full Report >>
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Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle Earns Second Career GRAMMY Nomination

Centricity Music artist Lauren Daigle was honored with her second career GRAMMY® nomination for “Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song” for “Trust In You” from her award-winning and Gold-selling album, HOW CAN IT BE. Recently completing her sold-out, debut headline tour, “A Night With Lauren Daigle,” Daigle is currently on the road in support of her new Christmas album, BEHOLD, with for King & Country on the “A for King & Country Christmas Tour... << Full Report >>
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Natalie Grant and Bernie Herms Earn A Combined Five GRAMMY Nominations

Award-winning Natalie Grant received two GRAMMY® nominations for “Best Contemporary Christian Music Album” for Be One and “Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song” for “King Of The World.” Grant’s husband, producer and songwriter Bernie Herms... << Full Report >>
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It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like "A Tennessee Christmas" for Amy Grant

In describing Tennessee Christmas to Billboard, multi-platinum selling singer, songwriter Amy Grant called it “a lovely blend of family and real-life experience, with all the happiness and sadness that comes from this time of year when people are really nostalgic, and all the good and bad kind of bubbles up.” PEOPLE.com is exclusively unveiling the music video... << Full Report >>
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Integrity Music's All Sons & Daughters, Michael Farren Garner GRAMMY Awards® Nominations

Integrity Music is pleased to announce that All Sons & Daughters were honored with a GRAMMY Awards® nomination for “Best Contemporary Christian Music” album for their new project, Poets & Saints, and songwriter Michael Farren was honored with a nomination for “Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song” as cowriter of Lauren Daigle... << Full Report >>
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Marc Martel Releases First Solo Christmas Project "The Silent Night EP"

Queen Extravaganza and former Downhere vocalist, Marc Martel, has released his first solo Christmas project, “The Silent Night EP.” The record was produced by Martel, with help from Jordan Wiberg, and features seven holiday classics presented with the powerful vocals of Martel. The first single from the record, “What Child Is This?” is one of the most added Christmas songs of 2016, and debuted... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, December 6, 2016*


Crowder "American Prodigal" Earns Crowder Third GRAMMY® Nomination

Crowder's newest recording, American Prodigal, has garnered a GRAMMY® nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album. The recognition marks the third consecutive GRAMMY® nod for Crowder following honors from his first solo album, Neon Steeple. The Recording Academy will present... << Full Report >>
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Zach Williams Receives First GRAMMY Nomination

Essential Records' artist and songwriter Zach Williams can now add GRAMMY nominee to his name. From the announcement of the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards nominations this morning, Williams was recognized for his debut No. 1 single, "Chain Breaker," in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song category, which acknowledges both the artist and songwriters. Williams wrote the song with Mia Fieldes and Jonathan Smith. Upon receiving the nomination this morning... << Full Report >>
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Full Circle Music Celebrates GRAMMY® Nomination Amidst Latest Songwriter Signee

Announced earlier today, Seth Mosley, founder of Full Circle Music, received a GRAMMY® nomination for his songwriting on for KING & COUNTRY's hit “Priceless,” included in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance category.... << Full Report >>
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Provident Music Group Celebrates Eight Nominations For The 59th Annual Grammy Awards

Provident Music Group was honored with eight GRAMMY nominations this morning as the nominees were announced for the 59th GRAMMY Awards. Among those nominated were first-time nominee Zach Williams of Essential Records and multiple nominee Kirk Franklin of Fo Yo Soul/ RCA. The Recording Academy will present the 59th GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. The awards will be live from Staples Center... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, December 5, 2016*


Trip Lee Releases Second Single "Billion Years" From "The Waiting Room"

On Friday, December 2nd, acclaimed hip-hop recording artist, author and founder of BRAG ministry, Trip Lee, released the second single, “Billion Years,” from his forthcoming mixtape The Waiting Room.  “Billion Years” features a massive hook by Taylor Hill and is a worshipful cut that thunders with hope, “A billion years ahead, this whole world will be nothing/There’s a joy that is coming, like the morning... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, December 2, 2016*


Emery Emery's Devin Shelton To Release Solo Album "Sensation" January 6

Primarily known as bassist/backup vocalist for Emery, Devin Shelton will be dropping his second solo effort January 6th, 2017 on BC Music. Shelton wants to give fans an early listen to the title track “Sensation”, out today at DevinSheltonMusic.com. After a successful crowd fund campaign, Sensation will be released on BC Music... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, December 1, 2016*


WORD Publishing's Tony Wood Puts A Bow on 2016 with 7 New Christmas Songs

As 2016 draws to a close, Word Publishing's Tony Wood celebrates an incredible career spent penning hit songs, with a remarkable 29 No. 1s to his name. Wood is finishing 2016 with seven new co-written Christmas songs: HOW GLORIOUS THE LOVE OF HEAVEN by Stars Go Dim, GOD WITH US by We Are Messengers, SON OF GOD, SON OF MAN by Travis Ryan, DANCE IN THE DAWN by Selah, WELCOME TO THE WORLD YOU MADE by Austin... << Full Report >>
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Darlene Zschech’s New Album Set for Release in March

Integrity Music is honored to announce that it has extended its longtime relationship with renowned worship leader, author and pastor Darlene Zschech and is preparing for the March release of a new live album from Zschech and her church, Hope Unlimited, in New South Wales, Australia... << Full Report >>
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Premier Productions Announces Dates for RoadTrip Spring Break 2017

Premier Productions announces dates for RoadTrip Spring Break 2017, where Christians from across the country can gather in Panama City Beach, Fla. at Laketown Wharf to experience music from artists such as Elevation Worship, Lauren Daigle and Colony House for an all-new spring break experience. RoadTrip Spring Break 2017 offers a choice of three separate weekends including March 8-11, March 15-18, and March 22-25. Packages are on sale... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, November 30, 2016*


Newsboys Newsboys Set Dates For 2017 Love Riot Tour Featuring God's Not Dead LIVE! Rivals

Grammy®-Nominated and Platinum-Selling Band Newsboys announces the 2017 extension of the Love Riot Tour, which sees them perform their hit songs live in more than 50 additional cities nationwide. The Love Riot Tour begins in Milwaukee, Wis. on February 2 and runs through early May. The tour will also feature a never-seen-before, all-new theatrical experience, God's Not Dead LIVE! Rivals. Written and produced by John and Sarah Bolin (The Thorn) and featuring original... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, November 29, 2016*


Matt Redman Matt Redman Debuts "Help From Heaven" Music Video Featuring Natasha Bedingfield

Billboard exclusively premiered 2x GRAMMY winner Matt Redman's new music video for "Help From Heaven" from his first-ever holiday album These Christmas Lights. Featuring Redman's longtime friend, GRAMMY nominated Natasha Bedingfield, the video was filmed in Los Angeles' First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood... << Full Report >>
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Anthony Evans Releases New Album "Back To Life" February 3, 2017

Recording Artist and Worship Leader Anthony Evans' highly-anticipated new album Back To Life releases February 3, 2017 through Sherman James Productions. A collection of worship songs, this new album features NBC's The Voice alumnus on 11 worship-themed tracks exploring authenticity, vulnerability, honesty and the way that the culmination of those three things brought him Back to Life... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, November 28, 2016*


Jesusfreakhideout.com Jesusfreakhideout.com Releases 20th Anniversary Compilation, "JFH 20"

JesusFreakHideout.com, one of the pioneers of Christian music media on the web celebrated two decades online this summer. For the past few years, JFH has celebrated their anniversaries by releasing new free indie compilations brimming with new and familiar talent in the CCM scene. But to mark 20 years, the JFH team wanted to do something special. JFH decided to pare down the tracklist to a trim 20 artists and teamed with their friends in Jars Of Clay to have any and all proceeds generated by this new compilation go to Blood:Water Mission... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, November 23, 2016*


Vocal Few Releases The "Snowdrift EP," Out Nov. 25

Vocal Few's Matt and Kristie MacDonald have decided to give you your gift early this year. Presenting...The Snowdrift EP, a collection of Christmas tunes to stuff your stockings with! You can perk up your holidays now by streaming Snowdrift today at http://ido.bi/3sk. Since the duo doesn't like traditional Christmas carols, Vocal Few decided that a complete re-write of "Oh Holy Night" was in order. The video is streaming now at VocalFew.com... << Full Report >>
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Derek Minor Debuts New Video "Look at Me Now"

Derek Minor releases the video for “Look at Me Now” with a digital premiere on BET.com. “Look at Me Now” is the latest video from his hit album, Reflection, which debuted at #5 on Billboard’s Top Rap Albums chart. His current hit single “Change the World (feat. Hollyn), also continues to impact radio, rising up the Christian Hot AC/CHR chart to #18. In the new Will Thomas-directed video for “Look at Me Now,” Minor recalls his days as a teenager, aspiring rapper and producer. “I remember being 15 years old, sitting in my room with a Roland... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, November 22, 2016*


Hillsong UNITED Honored With First American Music Award

Hillsong UNITED was honored with their first American Music Award (AMA) during Sunday night’s broadcast on ABC. 2016 marked the third consecutive nomination for the multi-platinum selling band in the Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational category. 

"Although awards are never our final goal the best ones are the Fan voted awards," shares the band. "We would like to thank and let people know we appreciate them and their support... << Full Report >>

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*Friday, November 18, 2016*


For King & Country Release "Into The Silent Night (Extended)" Today

For King & Country have released a surprise Christmas EP today after teasing some upcoming new music on their social media pages for the past two days. The project, entitled Into The Silent Night (Extended) is a re-release of their 2011 release Into The Silent Night with the addition of a brand new recording "Glorious." This project is being released on the heels of their upcoming headlining Christmas tour with Lauren Daigle, which kicks off in Tampa, Florida on November 29th... << Full Report >>
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OBB Debuted at #19 on US Viral Top 50

Atlanta Pop-Rock outfit OBB are pleased to announce the success of their new single “Sweater,” which since its release a mere three weeks ago is breaking records. Beyond debuting at #19 on the "Spotify: USA Viral Top 50 Chart” and trending to #14, their monthly listeners have increased +582% to 197,689, and they’ve been added to popular playlists such as “New Music Friday," "Young & Free" and "Weekly Buzz... << Full Report >>
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Blood & Ink Releases Free 2016 Sampler on Bandcamp

Blood & Ink Records released their "2016 Sampler" today via Bandcamp. The compilation is free and features 8 tracks from some of the label's newest bands... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, November 17, 2016*


Ellie Holcomb Ellie Holcomb Set To Release New Album January 27, 2017

The 2014 GMA Dove Award winning New Artist of the Year Ellie Holcomb will release her sophomore album, Red Sea Road, on January 27, 2017. This record celebrates the Hope we have in Jesus, and the powerful & personal ways Ellie has seen Him make Red Sea Roads through some of the most heartbreaking times of her life... << Full Report >>
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Tamela Mann's "Take Me To The King" RIAA Certified Platinum

Grammy® Award Nominee Tamela Mann's record-breaking, chart-topping single "Take Me To The King" receives the highly coveted honor of an RIAA platinum certification with more than one million singles sold. The ballad, written and produced by long-time friend and Gospel Star Kirk Franklin marked the first collaboration between Tamela and Franklin since launching her solo career. "God Provides," the follow-up collaboration to the platinum single reclaimed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Gospel Radio chart this week. Written and produced by Kirk Franklin... << Full Report >>
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Casting Crowns Announces Spring Leg Of "The Very Next Thing" Tour

Multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY® winning group Casting Crowns will hit the road again this spring for the second leg of "The Very Next Thing" Tour, featuring K-LOVE Radio’s Male Artist of the Year Danny Gokey and special guests Unspoken. Presented by Compassion International and Museum of the Bible, the 40-city arena tour kicks off Feb. 16, in Baltimore and will make stops in markets like Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Chicago, New York... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, November 16, 2016*


KJ-52 KJ-52 Launches PledgeMusic Campaign For 11th Album

Last week, hip hop artist KJ-52 announced that his next studio project would be funded via PledgeMusic as an indie release. Yesterday, KJ launched the campaign for the album, which is titled Jonah, after his real first name. Visit the campaign here for more info: http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/kj52... << Full Report >>
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The Brilliance To Unveil Hope-Filled "All Is Not Lost," Available January 27, 2017

In a world faced with suffering, division and hate, liturgical band The Brilliance is declaring that - even still - All Is Not Lost, the title of their inspiring sophomore album, set to release January 27, 2017. The New York-based duo, comprised of David Gungor and John Arndt... << Full Report >>
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Canon and Derek Minor Debut "Over Do It" Video

Canon and Derek Minor put a hip-hop spin on Richard Pryor’s 1985 comedy Brewster’s Million for their video for “Over Do It” from Canon’s Loose Canon Vol. 3 album on Reflection Music Group that debuted at #15 on Billboard’s Rap Albums chart. The music video premiered on Radio One / Interactive One sites for the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, Charlotte’s 92.7 The Block, Atlanta’s Hot 107.9, Houston’s Boom 92 and Washington D.C.’s 93.9 WKYS... << Full Report >>
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Ricardo Sanchez Wins Inaugural Gospel Album Trophy At 36th Annual Tejano Music Awards

GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriter and worship leader Ricardo Sanchez took home the inaugural Album of the Year – Gospel trophy for his critically-acclaimed 2015 Difference Media debut, Grand Symphony, at the 36th Annual Tejano Music Awards. Sanchez also performed one of the project’s standout tracks, “Halle, Halle,” at Saturday's event in San Antonio, Texas.Grand Symphony was nominated alongside recordings from leading Tejano and Christian artists Kari Jobe; David Garcia y Los Milagros de Cristo; Javier Galvan; Jerry Sanchez; and Kayla Sandoval... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, November 15, 2016*


Drew Smith Announces Release of New LP, "A Dream Never Dies"

Recording artist Drew Smith sets to release an inspirational album, A Dream Never Dies, on November 15. The 10-track LP, produced solely by Kevin Mayfield fka Hot Handz, features Sharon Ann, BET's Sunday Best season 6 finalist Kefia Rollerson and more. Standing as a thought-provoking piece of art that makes up a project full of life and hope, A Dream Never Dies shares the story of a dreamer and a survivor... << Full Report >>
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Pittsburgh Welcomes Gaither Homecoming Christmas Spectacular

Multi-Grammy Award winning recording artist, Bill Gaither will present the Gaither Christmas Homecoming music spectacular at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, PA, on Friday, December 2, 2016. The legendary recording artist will present an exciting celebration, filled with the very best in Christian music, including Gaither's own multi-award winning group, The Gaither Vocal Band. This special event will begin at 7:00pm... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, November 14, 2016*


Jon Bauer Celebrates Eight Covenant Award Nominations

Singer/songwriter and recording artist Jon Bauer has received eight GMA Canada Covenant Award nominations, including nods for three of the highest honors: Artist of the Year, Album of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year, it was recently announced... << Full Report >>
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*Sunday, November 13, 2016*


Chris Tomlin Chris Tomlin Announces 2017 Worship Night In America Tour

Grammy winner Chris Tomlin continues to bring the church together in unity and prayer with his Worship Night In America tour, kicking off April 4, 2017. Featuring Chris Tomlin, Big Daddy Weave, Phil Wickham, Zach Williams, Mosaic MSC and Jason Barton, the tour will make 23 stops across the US, filling arenas with thousands of voices lifted in praise... << Full Report >>
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Cimorelli Releases Second Album, "Alive"

In 2013, six sisters made headlines with their pop-infused EP, Made in America. Christina, Katherine, Lisa, Amy, Lauren, and Dani, better known as Cimorelli are world-renowned for their tight harmonies, signed with Universal Music Group's Island Records UK, embarked on an international tour, performed on Good Morning America, and even won the 2013 Teen Choice Web Star Award for their astronomical success on YouTube, with over 1 billion views. To the outside world... << Full Report >>
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JJ Heller Releases Debut Full-Length Christmas Project

Indie music and radio favorite JJ Heller released her debut full-length Christmas album, Unto Us, Friday, November 11. Funded through a successful Kickstarter campaign, Unto Us is a blend of traditional holiday songs and new originals that capture the memories and feelings of JJ's youth... << Full Report >>
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Austin & Lindsey Adamec Release First Christmas Single

Radiate Music husband / wife duo Austin & Lindsey Adamec premiered their first Christmas single, “Welcome To The World You Made,” Friday Nov. 11 from Radiate Music. Available now at iTunes, Apple Music and other major digital retailers, the song is also going for radio airplay and its lyric video can be seen onYouTube... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, November 11, 2016*


Trip Lee Releases New Single "Too Cold" Today!

Acclaimed hip-hop recording artist, author and founder of BRAG ministry, Trip Lee, releases his new single "Too Cold" today (November 11) via Reach Records. Available digitally to stream and purchase across all DSPs, "Too Cold" is the first taste of new music from Trip Lee since the release of his fifth LP Rise which debuted at #2 on the Billboard Rap chart and #16 on the Billboard 200... << Full Report >>
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New Day Christian Distributors and Word Entertainment Announce New Distribution Relationship

New Day Christian Distributors and Word Entertainment are pleased to announce an expanded distribution relationship. Effective January 2, 2017, all titles from Word Entertainment will be exclusively distributed in the physical format to Christian Retail by New Day. The agreement encompasses Word Entertainment’s record and film partners and all artists on the Word and Curb Christian rosters, including: Meredith Andrews, Chris August, Francesca Battistelli... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, November 10, 2016*


Switchfoot Switchfoot Announces Cold Turkey Party Live from The Hollywood Palladium on November 25th

Multi-platinum selling, Grammy-winning band SWITCHFOOT is thrilled to announce that they have teamed up with Live Nation for their first ever “Cold Turkey Party.” The band will be celebrating the day after Thanksgiving with a live stream of their show from The Palladium in Los Angeles, CA for fans across the country via Live Nation TV’s Facebook page, Live Nation’s YouTube Channel, and LiveNation.com starting at 9:30pm PST/12:30am EST... << Full Report >>
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Crowder Wraps Headlining Tour With Sold-Out Stops

With sold out stops across the country including North Carolina, Minnesota, Louisiana, Pennsylvania and more, Crowder’s headlining “American Prodigal Tour” featuring Tedashii and The New Respects has wrapped its coast to coast trek. The 2X GRAMMY® nominee returned to the Grand Ole Opry stage the day following the tour. The sold-out Opry performances of “Run Devil Run” and “All We Sinners,” both found on Crowder’s latest record American Prodigal, took place at the historic Ryman Auditorium, birthplace of the Grand Ole Opry... << Full Report >>
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Hillsong Young & Free Releases "Real Love" Video To Help Syrian Refugees

Hillsong Young & Free have announced a free release of the video "Real Love" for a very special reason. Instead of paying for the download, the band is asking people to donate to a World Vision program that provides aid to Syrian refugee children. Young & Free’s Laura Toggs said the idea to encourage real love for refugees came about after delays with the video when... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, November 9, 2016*


Yancy Releases New Christmas EP Delivering Holiday Fun With "Little Drummer Boy"

Kid-friendly Christian singer-songwriter Yancy has released her first new Christmas music in 7 years. Little Drummer Boy, her new 3-song EP, is quickly becoming a holiday favorite for all ages and is available now via Syntax Distribution at iTunes... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, November 8, 2016*


Skillet Skillet First Christian Band To Hit No. 1 On Mainstream Rock Chart As "Feel Invincible" Takes Top Spot

GRAMMY® nominated and multi-platinum selling rockers Skillet are celebrating their first No. 1 single on the Mainstream Rock Chart with their anthemic hit “Feel Invincible” off their latest project, UNLEASHED (Atlantic).  Announced first to 500,000 fans via Facebook Live, the track, previously No. 1 at Christian rock as well... << Full Report >>
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J Vessel Debuts "Dance Like U (feat. A Star)" Music Video

"Dance Like U (feat. A Star)" is the latest single from the debut album, Reflections, from 20 yr old Londoner, J Vessel. On this upbeat club friendly feel-good track this 20 yr old Londoner is joined by leading UK grime artist A Star.  This video includes submissions from J Vessel fans all over the UK... << Full Report >>
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About A Mile Offers Everyone Two Free Songs From Acclaimed New Album, "Trust You All The Way"

About A Mile’s full-length sophomore album, Trust You All The Way, released globally amidst acclaim Oct. 28 from Radiate Music. Today the band announces they are giving away two of the lead singles from the album, both the current single and title track and the pop flavored Top 25 Billboard Christian Hot AC/CHR National Airplay Chart hit single “Born To Live.” The songs can be downloaded now for a limited time... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, November 7, 2016*


KJ-52 Announces Forthcoming New Music To Be Released Independently

One of the hardest working artists in hip hop has been busy working on new music. KJ-52 announced today that his next studio project is shaping up to be a PledgeMusic-driven indie release, tentatively titled Jonah, after his real first name... << Full Report >>
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Dove Award-Winning Bethel Music Kids To Release "Christmas Party" EP Nov. 18

Dove Award-winning Bethel Music Kids (#BethelMusicKids) releases their Christmas Party EP internationally Nov. 18. The new recording follows their first full-length album and concert film, Come Alive, which launched to the top of the retail charts amidst acclaim when it released Dec. 2015 and went on to receive the GMA Dove Award... << Full Report >>
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New "Country Faith Volume 2" Scheduled For November 18 Release

The latest in the hit Country Faith music series, Country Faith Volume 2, will release on November 18 to Christian retail through Word Entertainment and to mainstream retail and digital outlets through Curb Records.
Based on the popular book Country Faith penned by award-winning author/journalist Deborah Evans Price, the new music project will feature... << Full Report >>
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Rebekah Lyons New Book Claims Freedom From Anxiety Is Found In God

An honest and vulnerable voice who puts a new face on the struggles women encounter, author and co-founder of Q Ideas with husband Gabe, Rebekah Lyons has penned her second book, You Are Free – Be Who You Already Are (Zondervan), available Feb. 21, 2017. In her latest, Lyons shares the freedom Jesus offers from competition and performance, offering us a life of purpose... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, November 4, 2016*


Matt Redman Unites Thousands Through Viral Performance Of "10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)" From Times Square

Matt Redman's powerful rendition of GRAMMY® winning single "10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)" live in Times Square at 2015 NY CityFest, has received a rapid rise in viewers, raising its initial viewer count tenfold. Garnering half a million views in the last 72 hours on YouTube alone, over 50,000 people have shared the now trending video on Facebook... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, November 3, 2016*


The City Harmonic To Part Ways Summer 2017

The City Harmonic announced that they will be disbanding in 2017. Below is a letter from the band to fans about what we can expect in the coming months. The City Harmonic will be hosting a Facebook Live Event on Saturday, Nov. 5, beginning at 7:00 pm EDT. Fans / friends of the band who would love to talk more about the announcements by the band in the letter below are invited to participate during this live event... << Full Report >>
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Casting Crowns Celebrates 11th No. 1 Single

Multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY® award winning group Casting Crowns released their eighth studio album, The Very Next Thing, in September and just celebrated their 11th No. 1 radio single with "One Step Away." The band is currently on their own “The Very Next Thing” 40-city tour, presented by Compassion International and Museum of the Bible... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, November 2, 2016*


NEEDTOBREATHE To Release "Live From the Paste Studio" 7" Vinyl Single

NEEDTOBREATHE is hard at work traveling the country on tour with Mat Kearney right now, but they're already planning a special bonus release for the holidays. "As a special treat to y'all for being the best fans in the world, we put together a little holiday music project for all the vinyl lovers out there," they wrote in a newsletter sent out yesterday... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, October 31, 2016*


Veridia Veridia Debuts New Music Video For "Still Breathing"

As they kicked off their month-long tour with Evanesence this past weekend from Dallas, alt-rock band VERIDIA has also just debuted their latest music video for their current radio single "Still Breathing." Uniquely filmed in a haunted house located in Nashville, the video was directed by Matt DeLisi, the director behind the band's previous video, "Pretty Lies... << Full Report >>
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Hillsong Hillsong Worship's "let there be light." Garners No. 1 Spot On Billboard Top Christian Albums Chart

let there be light., the latest from Hillsong Worship, claimed the top spot on Billboard's Top Christian Albums Chart alongside claiming No. 7 on Billboard's Top Albums Chart and No. 14 on the Billboard 200 Chart upon its release. The latest LP is a bold prayer over this world today, that the light that has shone on us through the Gospel be the light we now bear and shine forth as the Church of Jesus Christ. Following their Sept./Oct... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, October 28, 2016*


Relient K Relient K Surprises Fans With New Halloween EP Today

Earlier Thursday afternoon, Relient K celebrated the 15-year anniversary of the release of The Creepy EP, which had a Halloween themed album cover, but not much else related to the spooky holiday. The band is currently on tour with Switchfoot on their Looking For America Tour (who also, coincidentally, surprised fans with the release of a new live album last Friday), and have been playing select new Halloween songs for fans. Right around midnight into Friday the 28th, Relient K revealed the surprise release of a brand new EP, appropriately titled, The Creepier EP...er... << Full Report >>
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Vocal Few To Release New Seasonal EP Nov. 25

Husband/wife duo Vocal Few (featuring The Classic Crime frontman Matt MacDonald) have announced the pair's first holiday release.

Snowdrift EP is a "seasonal" album of original songs about existential crisis, joy, loneliness, snowstorm-induced camaraderie, and holiday-induced religious baggage. In short, it's "Christmas music for those of us who don't like Christmas music" (besides Amy Grant's "A Christmas Album," which Matt's wife Kristie plays... << Full Report >>

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MercyMe's "Welcome To The New" Receives RIAA Gold Certification

GRAMMY® Nominated MercyMe's Welcome To The New (2014) has been honored with RIAA Gold Certification, marking the sixthgold album for the band in addition to a double platinum album and a platinum video. Welcome To The New earned two GRAMMY® nods, multiple GMA Dove Award honors and an American Music Award nomination. In addition, the album boasts three No. 1 singles with "Greater," "Flawless" and "Dear Younger Me," and one Top 5 single with "Shake." MercyMe is planning to unveil a new record in 2017... << Full Report >>
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Sho Baraka's "The Narrative" Debuts at No. 6 on iTunes Hip Hop Chart & No. 26 on iTunes Overall

Critically acclaimed hip hop artist Sho Baraka unleashed The Narrative last week, and it was well received by fans and critics alike as it peaked at No. 6 on iTunes Hip Hop Chart and No. 26 on iTunes Overall Albums Chart. Created with the intention to generate a discussion among each other about the social issues we face today and throughout history, Sho Baraka is doing just that... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, October 26, 2016*


Sidewalk Prophets Sidewalk Prophets Announces Second Leg of "The Prodigal Tour"

Sidewalk Prophets will be taking their hit music, energetic live performance, and thought-provoking creativity on the road this winter and spring as they announce the 2017 leg of “The Prodigal Tour.” The tour is in partnership with The Mocha Club, a non-profit that the band has passionately supported since visiting the Democratic Republic Of The Congo in 2011 and seeing the organization's work first-hand in caring for needs of the area... << Full Report >>
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Integrity Music Releases New Worship Songs For the Christmas Season "Majesty In A Manger" Now Available

>Committed to resourcing churches with songs of substance for every service need, Integrity Music announces the global release of Majesty In A Manger, a new worship album for the Christmas season. Produced by Dove Award winner Michael Farren (AllAboutWorship) and Daniel Kinner (Mandisa/Royal Tailor), the album features 11 tracks including new songs and an instrumental... << Full Report >>
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Joel Vaughn Releases New Song "As You Are"

Pop artist Joel Vaughn has released his new single, "As You Are" which will be a part of a new album coming out on January 27th, 2017.  Joel Vaughn debuted his DREAM Records release, Kinetic which has quickly gained new fans for his upbeat, pop melodies.  The debut single, "Wide Awake" track debuted at #15 on the Billboard Hot AC / CHR chart and was the featured song on Tennis Trick Shots... << Full Report >>
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Set For The Fall Named Winner In 2016 Talent Search Competition by Christian Festival Association

The Christian Festival Association (CFA), a group of the nation's largest Christian music festivals, announced today that "Set For The Fall" has been selected the winner of its 2016 CFA National Talent Search Competition.  Set For The Fall had won the regional the talent search competition at Kingdom Bound Festival in Darien Center, New York last July.  The band was selected by a panel of judges from among a group of talented Christian artists who had also won regional competitions at 2016 CFA festivals from coast to coast.  As a result of their overall victory, Set For The Fall will receive a full performance slot at all participating 2017 CFA events.... << Full Report >>
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Exclusive Music Makers Bootcamp From GRAMMY® Recognized Full Circle Music Returns

Full Circle Music, the GRAMMY® award winning team of songwriters and producers, have announced the return of their popular Music Makers Bootcamp. The exclusive 40-spot offering geared towards producers, songwriters and artists includes live training on hot topics like selling music online, mixing, writing songs that last and more. The return of Music Makers Bootcamp will take place on Jan. 26-28 at the legendary Sound Kitchen Studios in Franklin, Tenn. With the last experience selling... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, October 25, 2016*


Zach Williams' "Chain Breaker" Music Video Explodes

For the third week in a row at radio, "Chain Breaker," the debut single from Essential Records' artist Zach Williams, continues to hold the No. 1 spot of the Christian AC Indicator chart. The song has climbed into top 5 on the Christian Airplay chart and has also been the top-selling single on the iTunes Christian Songs chart for the past few weeks. "Chain Breaker" is also No. 15 on Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart, joining such artists as twenty one pilots... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, October 24, 2016*


Crowder Winter Jam Rolls Out 2017 Tour Lineup

A capacity crowd of artists, industry and VIP fans gathered at Nashville’s Hard Rock Café earlier this evening for the highly anticipated reveal of the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular's 2017 lineup. Featuring performances from multiple newly announced tour artists, the launch party was exclusively live-streamed to viewers around the world via jamtour.com.
 
The annual multi-artist extravaganza—one of the world’s leading first quarter tours—Winter Jam 2017 is set to showcase 10 of Christian music’s best and brightest artists: multi GRAMMY... << Full Report >>
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Chris Tomlin Celebrates New Album Release

GRAMMY® Award winner Chris Tomlin's 11th studio album Never Lose Sight debuted Friday, October 21 to a warm reception from critics and fans alike. The praised release is being called a "gospel-soaked gift of songs" (CCM Magazine), "a brand new set of songs that will impact congregations globally" (Worship Leader) and "one of the best worship albums you will hear this year" (Louder Than The Music). Billboard applauded the "moving," music, complimenting Tomlin's smooth vocals upon exclusively debuting "All Yours" last week... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, October 21, 2016*


Ginny Owens Releases "Love Be The Loudest" Nov. 18

Award-winning singer-songwriter Ginny Owens releases her ninth studio album, Love Be The Loudest, Nov. 18 on her indie label, Chick Power Music, with The Fuel Music distribution. Prior to the release, two brand new Apple Music and Spotify SuperSingle tracks from the album, the reimagined version of Owens’ No. 1 hit song “If You Want Me To” and “The Loudest Voice,” will be available beginning today... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, October 20, 2016*


David Dunn Debuts Music Video for New Single

BEC Recordings' David Dunn has debuted the music video for his new single, "I Wanna Go Back," from his forthcoming early 2017 release Yellow Balloons. Click below to watch this music video. This single is currently the No. 2 most added song at AC radio for the second week in a row with 25 adds. Click here to get the single at digital outlets... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, October 19, 2016*


Hillsong Worship's "let there be light." Available Now

Hillsong Worship's latest let there be light. CD/DVD is available now. Remarked as one of the best albums of the year (The Christian Beat), let there be light. is a bold prayer over this world today, that the light that has shone on us through the Gospel be the light we now bear and shine forth as the Church of Jesus Christ... << Full Report >>
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Hip-Hop Artist Andalé Releases New Single "Phenomenal

Acclaimed Christian hip-hop artist Andalé (pronounced un-da-lay) has released a new song entitled, “Phenomenal,” his first since signing with G.Favored Entertainment Group in partnership with Dream Records and Capitol Christian Distribution.... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, October 18, 2016*


Original Maylene and the Sons of Disaster Member Launches Worship Project

In 2009, after three unbelievable albums, legendary southern metal band Maylene and the Sons of Disaster said goodbye to bassist and co-founder, Roman Haviland. The jolly giant had been an integral part of the band since the beginning, but was ready for a life outside the industry, at least for a while. Now, Roman is reemerging with a new project and a fresh perspective on life, faith, and music. To be more specific, he has in mind a worship album unlike anything you've heard before... << Full Report >>
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Take 2 Productions Launches Kickstarter for DVD release of 2005 Broken Records 20 Year Reunion Concert

Undercover, The Altar Boys, Crumbacher, The Choir, 441.  In 2005, these bands reunited to play a show and acknowledge a time 20 years earlier when they all released albums on a small label out of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, Broken Records.  It was a time that would forever change the face of Christian Music.

Long before Switchfoot, Underoath, Third Day, and Skillet, these artists were stretching the limits placed on them by an industry... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, October 17, 2016*


Matthew West Announces Launch Of Story House Collective

Recent ASCAP 2016 Christian Songwriter of the Year award recipient Matthew West has announced the launch of Story House Collective, a new venture inspired by his desire to translate his and others’ stories into impactful experiences. “Story House Collective has been on my heart for a while, and I am so excited to see it come to fruition,” Matthew West shares. “It’s a vision that represents the core of everything I do. I’m passionate about seeing people’s stories impact lives, and I want to utilize the resources and platform I’ve been... << Full Report >>
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Los Angeles-based emcee NAK joins the Good Fruit Family

Good Fruit is thrilled to announce that Los Angeles-based emcee NAK has joined the label family as an artist, alongside J. Han, Sam Ock, Promise and AMP!... << Full Report >>
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Compassion International Announces The 9th Annual Rock & Worship Roadshow

The 9th annual Rock & Worship Roadshow, presented by Compassion International, has announced its official 2017 tour lineup. Award-winning and chart-topping artists Steven Curtis Chapman, Francesca Battistelli, Rend Collective, Passion, Family Force 5, Jordan Feliz, along with Derek Minor and Urban Rescue, will join together for Christian music's most uplifting and entertaining concert experience for the whole family... << Full Report >>
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Journey’s Jonathan Cain Offers Exclusive Facebook Live "What God Wants To Hear" Listening Party Oct. 18

Jonathan Cain, longtime keyboardist and rhythm guitarist in Journey, co-writer of the No. 1 catalog rock song in iTunes’ history, “Don’t Stop Believin’,” as well as writer of “Faithfully” and co-writer of “Who’s Crying Now,” “Open Arms” and many more international hit songs, will host an exclusive Facebook Live listening party Tuesday, Oct. 18, beginning at 7:00 pm CDT for everyone... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, October 14, 2016*


Dove Awards 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards Airing Sunday, October 16 on TBN

The GMA Dove Awards celebrate the contributions of artists from every style of Christian/Gospel music. Nominees are determined by over 1,600 professional members, and winners are voted on by the entire GMA membership of nearly 2,500.  Hosted by for KING & COUNTRY and Tye Tribbett, the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards features performances by the biggest names in Christian and Gospel music, including Natalie Grant, Matthew West, The Isaacs,... << Full Report >>
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Disciple Disciple Releases New Album "Long Live The Rebels" Today

After a massively successful Kickstarter campaign, DISCIPLE is releasing its13th studio album – LONG LIVE THE REBELS – today, October 14.  In a partnership with Tooth & Nail / BEC Recordings, LONG LIVE THE REBELS is already being lauded as the band’s strongest album to date... << Full Report >>
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Steven Malcolm Releases First Single From Upcoming Album

4 AGAINST 5 recording artist Steven Malcolm’s first single, “Hot Boy,” releases today at iTunes and all digital retail outlets. “Hot Boy” is the first song from Malcolm’s upcoming, early 2017 full-length album release, with all 13 songs on the project being written or... << Full Report >>
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Derek Minor Releases "Reflection" Album Today

Derek Minor releases his sixth album Reflection today on his Reflection Music Group label in partnership with Entertainment One Music Nashville. The heralded album is available for purchase on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon, and has made an immediate hit debut at Number 2 on iTunes US Hip-Hop Albums Chart... << Full Report >>
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Phil Wickham Phil Wickham Unveils "Children Of God: Acoustic Sessions" Today

With his spring release of Children Of God called "Phil Wickham at his best" (Worship Leader) and “a welcome truth for all of us” (CCM) by critics, Phil Wickham is releasing Children Of God: Acoustic Sessions today. In response to a high demand from fans, Wickham has created a stripped down version of Children Of God, including three additional bonus tracks "Foot Of The Cross," "Here With Me" and... << Full Report >>
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Tenth Avenue North Tenth Avenue North Releases New Album; Receives RIAA Gold Certification

Tenth Avenue North releases their fifth studio project, Followers, today. This project has already produced the No. 1 song at CHR radio with the debut single "What You Want." Leading up to this album release, the group has posted multiple lyric videos, each accompanied by a video journal from lead singer Mike Donehey sharing the meaning behind the songs. Click here to check out the video journals and below for the lyric videos... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, October 13, 2016*


Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Tops 2016 With American Music Award Nomination And GMA Dove Award

Hillsong UNITED has been honored with a third consecutive American Music Award (AMA) Nomination and two GMA Dove Awards this week. The fan-fueled AMA's will take place in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 20 on ABC where the band is up for Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational. At Tuesday’s 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards, UNITED’s EMPIRES album garnered Worship Album of the Year and Music Packaging of the Year amidst additional nominations in major categories like Artist of the Year and Song of the Year. The 47th annual ceremony will air Sunday (Oct. 16) on Trinity Broadcasting Network... << Full Report >>
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Michael W. Smith Outtakes Revealed From Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith and Jordan Smith's Christmas Tour 2016

In anticipation of the 2016 Christmas Tour kickoff, a humorous outtake reel from promotional footage with multi-platinum GRAMMY® winners Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith, joined by Jordan Smith, winner of NBC's The Voice, has been unveiled. The three artists obviously enjoy being together and the video contains outtakes from their attempts to record market specific liners for their tour... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, October 12, 2016*


Chris Tomlin Chris Tomlin Honored With SoundExchange Digital Radio Award Recognizing One Billion Digital Plays

SoundExchange yesterday awarded GRAMMY® winner Chris Tomlin its prestigious Digital Radio Award in recognition of his incredible popularity on digital radio. Tomlin has amassed more than one billion performances on the more than 2,800 digital radio services... << Full Report >>
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Jordan Feliz Wins Dove for New Artist of the Year

It was an exciting night at the 47th annual Dove Awards for Jordan Feliz, as he was honored with the trophy for New Artist of the Year. The moment was made even more special when the audience erupted with applause and a standing ovation when his name was announced. It was also touching when Lauren Daigle, last year’s New Artist of the Year winner, gave the award to her labelmate. Music fans will be able to view the entire... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, October 11, 2016*


Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle Leads With Three Wins at 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards

Tonight the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards were held at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. Awards were handed out in 44 categories plus special award categories. The sold-out show was hosted by for KING & COUNTRY and Tye Tribbett and featured performances by TobyMac, Tamela Mann, Hillsong UNITED, Matthew West, Natalie Grant and more.  The show will air on TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network) on Sunday, October 16th at 7 p.m. PST. For further information, please visit... << Full Report >>
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East Texas Band Strangers&Heroes Debut Single

East Texas band Strangers&Heroes is set to release its debut single, “Impact”, today to Christian rock and Christian CHR-formatted radio stations.... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, October 10, 2016*


Stryper Stryper Kicks Off 30th Anniversary To Hell with the Devil Tour with Record Attendance

Multi-platinum rock band Stryper kicked off their 30th Anniversary To Hell with the Devil Tour in late September, with record crowds in attendance for the first eight shows. With 28 cities to go before the band takes an indefinite hiatus from the road, tickets and VIP Meet & Greet packages are selling out fast... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, October 7, 2016*


Jesus Culture's Chris Quilala Announces Debut Solo Album; "Split The Sky" Releases Nov. 11

Jesus Culture Music announces the release of the debut solo project from worship leader Chris Quilala. Titled Split the Sky, the album will release on November 11 (Jesus Culture Music/Capitol CMG). Earlier this week Quilala... << Full Report >>
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Hip-Hop Veterans D.O.C. Return as Nimisilla Park

Twenty-six years ago after GRAMMY and Dove Award nominees D.O.C. (Disciples of Christ) first burst onto the Contemporary Christian Music scene, the hip-hop veterans are back with a new album and a new name. Rebranded as Nimisilla Park, D.O.C.’s founding members Alton Hood and Michael Brown have created a new sound that is bold, unapologetic and melodically infectious. Produced by David Oswald Cox (Nicole C. Mullen, Stacie Orrico, Pettidee), their new EP Welcome to Nimisilla Park (Coal Mine Entertainment) is available today (October 7) wherever digital music is sold including iTunes and Amazon... << Full Report >>
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Humble Beasts' Sho Baraka Hits On Hot Topics On "The Narrative" Set To Drop October 21

It has been three years since critically acclaimed hip hop artist Sho Baraka released new music, but on October 21, the Humble Beast artist will reveal his highly anticipated fourth studio album The Narrative on digital platforms with physical CDs available starting November 11. The Narrative is the follow up album to the chart topping record The Talented Tenth and features guest appearances by Lecrae... << Full Report >>
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DRÖM Artist Chris Howland Releases New Single, "Savior Feat. Joel Vaughn"

After recently signing with DRÖM, Chris Howland debuts his first track, "Savior" which features DREAM Records artist, Joel Vaughn.  The two teamed up to write a positive inspirational tune  that has powerful hooks and soothing melodies.

I wrote the lyrics for "Savior" close to 4 years ago. I tried singing it myself, but that didn't really work... << Full Report >>

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*Thursday, October 6, 2016*


Jonathan Butler and World Famous Guitar Company D'Angelico Guitars Partner to Inspire Musicians

Inspired by his love for music and the power it has to change lives, Grammy® Award-Nominated Rendezvous Music Recording Artist Jonathan Butler is teaming up with world famous guitar company D'Angelico Guitars to present their custom-made instruments to musicians of all ages committed to excellence in their craft.

"It's important to keep music education alive at any age," said Butler. "Music has the power to transcend hardships and generations. It allows the voiceless to create their own song, their own narrative, and it provides a source of solace and inspiration all in one. D'Angelico Guitars are generous in partnering with us to... << Full Report >>

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*Wednesday, October 5, 2016*


Silent Planet joins For Today's Farewell Tour

Silent Planet has been announced for the final leg of For Today?s The Farewell Tour. Hitting both coasts through November and December, the dates will also feature Norma Jean and My Epic. Speaking on the tour the band released the following statement ?anyone in the music scene will tell you how For Today has always worked hard to give opportunities to other bands while putting everything they have into their shows... << Full Report >>
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Jamison Strain has a 'Beautiful Beginning' with New Album

(NASHVILLE, Tennessee) – Singer-songwriter Jamison Strain hasn’t had much down time since the July release of his latest album, Beautiful Beginning. He’s toured relentlessly, including a September tour with Building 429 and Finding Favour, and the upcoming Wonder Tour 2016 alongside OBB and Love Collide. Sponsored by ChildFund International and Adelphoi Music Group, the Christmas tour will hit cities nationwide through mid-December... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, October 4, 2016*


Lacey Sturm's New Book "The Mystery" Releases Today

GRAMMY® Nominated artist and author Lacey Sturm has released her second book “The Mystery: Finding True Love In A World Of Broken Lovers,” available today. Two years after Sturm's book debut, “The Mystery” includes Sturm’s personal account of her own journey and struggles, giving fans a look inside her life from heartbreak to wholeness. Sturm helps readers understand that any loving relationship begins with knowing your own identity in Christ... << Full Report >>
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Worthy Media Group Launches New Live Events Division

The Worthy Media Group, parent of Worthy Publishing, is pleased to announce the launch of Worthy Live Events. J. David Huffman, an experienced live event and marketing professional, has come on board to serve as Vice President of this ambitious new division. Byron Williamson, president and CEO of Worthy Media, said, “Worthy’s book imprints publish in print, audio and eBook formats... << Full Report >>
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GMA Announces More Talent and Special Awards Winners for 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces more presenters for the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Bill Gaither, CeCe Winans, David Mann, Hezekiah Walker, Jaci Velasquez, Janice Gaines, Lauren Daigle, Sadie Robertson and Wally from WAY-FM will join hosts for KING & COUNTRY and Tye Tribbett for the sold-out awards... << Full Report >>
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Meredith Kinleigh Releases New Single, "Living Sacrifice"

INOV8 Music Group artist Meredith Kinleigh, who has spent much of 2016 touring with the likes of Grammy Award-winning vocalist Jason Crabb and platinum-selling band Kutless, announces today’s release of a new single. The song, titled “Living Sacrifice,” was written by award-winning songwriters Mike and Deanna Geier. “Living Sacrifice” is being serviced to Christian INSPO and Christian AC-formatted radio stations and is available on iTunes, Google Play... << Full Report >>
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Grace Chapel Worship Preps Release of Full Length Worship CD, 'So Loved'

Grace Chapel Worship, the worship team from Grace Chapel in the beautiful small town of Leiper's Fork, Tennessee, situated in the rolling hills south of Nashville, is thrilled to announce the release date for their stunning new full-length worship CD, So Loved, on the Grace House Music label. The highly anticipated new project will make its debut on Friday, October 7, 2016, through iTunes, Amazon Music and Google Play... << Full Report >>
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Cheri Keaggy Unveils New Radio Single, 'Be My Sabbath'

Dove Award winning singer/songwriter and recording artist Cheri Keaggy has released "Be My Sabbath," the second radio single from her highly acclaimed project, No Longer My Own. The new single goes for adds to Christian AC, Soft AC, and INSPO radio formats today, October 4, 2016, through A-Sides Radio Promotion... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, October 3, 2016*


Crowder's "American Prodigal" Debuts Top 5 On Top Albums Billboard Chart And More

American Prodigal, the latest project from Crowder, has garnered a strong street week, landing at No. 1 on the Christian & Gospel Albums Chart, No. 3 on the Digital Albums Chart, No. 5 on the Top Albums Billboard Chart and No. 12 on the Top 200 Billboard Chart. "It is so great seeing... << Full Report >>
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Meredith Andrews Releases Video Series With Kay Warren

Word Worship artist Meredith Andrews has partnered with co-founder of Saddleback Church and best-selling author Kay Warren in a video series titled "Meredith Andrews + Kay Warren: Deeper." On the heels of her recent album release, titled Deeper, Andrews is joined by her friend Kay Warren on camera as they share how to dig deeper in their faith... << Full Report >>
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Gospel Icon Fred Hammond Released New Album 'Worship Journal Live' on Friday 9/30

Award-winning gospel superstar and producer  

Fred Hammond releases his much-anticipated new album WORSHIP JOURNAL LIVE today on RCA Inspiration.  Recorded live from Houston, the 12 track album delivers an exquisite blend of all-new songs handpicked from Hammond... << Full Report >>

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Indie Vision Music Releases Free Download of "Hearts Bleed Passion Vol. 6"

Indie Vision Music is proud to release their first independent band compilation since the site went into hibernation over a year ago. With a relaunch on the horizon, the independent Christian music website is celebrating with the release of HEARTS BLEED PASSION Vol. 6, a massive project featuring a vast variety of 88 different artists from around the globe. 

Indie Vision Music first launched compilation projects in 2004 with the first 3 volumes being printed on CD (now available free of charge in the IVM Bandcamp Music Store). These curated artists all share a personal love and passion for their music, their art, and their craft... << Full Report >>

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*Friday, September 30, 2016*


Matt Redman Matt Redman To Debut First-Ever Holiday Album "These Christmas Lights" On October 21

Debuting the first Christmas album of his career, 2X GRAMMY® winner Matt Redman will unveil These Christmas Lights on October 21. Filled with powerful and diverse collaborations, featured artists on the album include longtime friends Natasha Bedingfield, Chris Tomlin and Tasha Cobbs. These Christmas Lights finds Redman sharing his interpretation on quintessential holiday songs, along with creating new... << Full Report >>
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Laura Story Laura Story's "Open Hands" Featuring Mac Powell Hits Radio And Online Retailers In Advance Of New Album

With notable hits like “Mighty To Save” and “Blessings,” GRAMMY® winning songstress Laura Story is releasing “Open Hands” featuring fellow GRAMMY® winner Mac Powell of Third Day to radio along with iTunes, Amazon Music and Spotify... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, September 29, 2016*


Theocracy Releases "Wishing Well" Lyric Video

The Athens, Georgia-based melodic metal band THEOCRACY just released a lyric video for the track "Wishing Well" from their highly anticipated new album "Ghost Ship". The album will be released on October 28th in Europe and North America through Ulterium Records... << Full Report >>
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Newsong Rings In The Holidays With "The Best Christmas Ever!"

The Best Christmas Ever!, the third full-length holiday release from GRAMMY®-nominated NewSong, is set to bow October 21 from HHM Records/Word Distribution. Featuring 10 favorites from the group’s best-selling projects The Christmas Shoes (2001) and The Christmas Hope (2006), The Best Christmas Ever! also showcases five newly recorded songs: the title-cut and lead single (co-witten by NewSong's Eddie Carswell... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, September 28, 2016*


Jenny & Tyler to Release Holiday Album "Christmas Stories" Nov. 4

Husband and wife folk-pop duo, Jenny & Tyler, will release a new holiday album, Christmas Stories, Nov. 4, with pre-sale orders beginning Oct. 21. Produced by Ben Shive (Rend Collective, Brandon Heath, Andrew Peterson), the project features eight Christmas classics and one original song written by Jenny, Tyler, and Trent Monk, “Christmastime,” which is the single going for adds at Christian radio on Nov. 24. Christmas Stories marks the first time the duo worked with Shive, and the end result is a jazz sound with a nostalgic feel that is reminiscent of Bing Crosby... << Full Report >>
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Derek Minor, ft. BJ the Chicago Kid, Debut "Until I'm Gone" Video

Derek Minor teams with BJ the Chicago Kid for “Until I’m Gone,” the third single from Minor’s sixth album, Reflection, out on Minor’s Reflection Music Group/eOne Music on October 14, and now available for pre-order on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon. The music video premieres Wednesday on BILLBOARD.... << Full Report >>
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TODDZERO Gets Brutally Honest With New Album “My Precious Limp”

Los Angeles-based Indie Rock artist TODDZERO has performed on some of music's biggest stages, including SXSW and the MTV Movie Awards Pre-Show, and his critically acclaimed songs have been heard on hit TV shows like the Freeform/ABC Family series The Fosters. But when TODDZERO started to write songs for his latest album, My Precious Limp, he faced an unusual dilemma. It would by easy, and comfortable, to write another collection of songs about the usual themes... << Full Report >>
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Stryper Adds Final Tour Dates and VIP Meet & Greets to 30th Anniversary To Hell with the Devil Tour

Multi-platinum rock band Stryper has announced additional dates and VIP Meet & Greet packages for this fall's 30th Anniversary To Hell with the Devil Tour. All dates are now announced, and most cities are expected to sell out. For tickets and meet and greet packages, visit www.stryper.com... << Full Report >>
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Selah Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut

Celebrating another major milestone in a career spanning nearly two decades, Dove Award-winning Curb recording artist Selah made their debut on the Grand Ole Opry on Friday. Introduced by Grand Ole Opry member Ricky Skaggs, the renowned trio performed “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” and “Amazing Grace” to a capacity audience at the Grand Ole Opry House.? ?
 
The evening’s star-studded lineup also included 2016 CMA Award nominee... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, September 27, 2016*


Matthew West Matthew West Releases New Christmas Project Oct. 21

This October 21, award-winning artist and songwriter Matthew West will debut his second full-length studio holiday album, Unto Us: A Christmas Collection (Capitol CMG). Featuring ten songs, five  brand new songs along with five of his biggest Christmas hits, this holiday collection will be sure to get every listener in the spirit and is a reminder of God’s love and faithfulness - the true reason for the season... << Full Report >>
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Lowercase Noises Joins BC Music

The team at BC Music would like to welcome Lowercase Noises to the family. As an avid fan of all things BC, Albuquerque's Andy Othling is thrilled to join the ranks and hopes to bring a fresh sound and style to the lineup. Othling originally began playing music to become a shredder, but over time was introduced to the likes of Sigur Ros and Stars of the Lid, which inspired his current musical trajectory. These days, Othling is finding meaning in the instrumental and we are happy to be a part of the next... << Full Report >>
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Christy Nockels To Debut First Ever Christmas Record "The Thrill Of Hope" November 4

Inspired to share her first Christmas album with the world, Christy Nockels will unveil The Thrill Of Hope on November 4. The Thrill Of Hope introduces Nockels' take on holiday classics mixed with original songs, including “Song In The Air,” “Wrap This One Up,” Amaryllis” and “Our Christmas Song,” penned originally... << Full Report >>
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Tanya Godsey Releases "Love Lines The Last Horizon" Friday, Sept. 30

Singer-songwriter, speaker and worship leader Tanya Godsey, whose artistry occupies the space somewhere between the sincerity of Sara Groves and the passion of Bethel Music’s Steffany Gretzinger, independently releases her long-awaited, critically acclaimed and third full-length album, Love Lines The Last Horizon, Sept. 30. Four songs from the album are available now for immediate download with... << Full Report >>
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"Trouble Go Down" Marks Debut Pairing of Ron Block and Jeff Taylor

Trouble Go Down, the debut collaboration from 14-time GRAMMY®-winning member of Alison Krauss + Union Station, Ron Block, and GRAMMY®-nominated multi-instrumentalist Jeff Taylor, bows October 21. Produced by Block and Taylor, the 14-song set features bluegrass and folk-inspired renditions of favorite hymns and original selections... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, September 26, 2016*


Tedashii Tedashii Releases New Music Video For "I'm Good" From His Latest EP

Thoughtful lyricist and hip hop recording artist, Tedashii, returns today with the release of a new music video for "I'm Good," a song found on his latest 7-track EP This Time Around. "I'm Good" is enjoying early success at radio, currently No. 21 and climbing on the Christian Hot AC/CHR radio chart with over 340 spins to date in top markets including Tampa, Virginia Beach, Oklahoma City, Des Moines, and Springfield, MO... << Full Report >>
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MercyMe MercyMe Launches Exclusive Free Download Campaign Of Hit Single "Greater"

Continuing to celebrate the success of Welcome To The New (2014), GRAMMY® nominated band MercyMe announces an exclusive two week free download of their smash hit "Greater," available today. Powered by FreeCCM.com, the free song is available for download until October 9. The second single from the band's latest release, "Greater" has lived up to its name, spending 16 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard National Christian Audience chart... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, September 23, 2016*


Disciple DISCIPLE to Release LONG LIVE THE REBELS on October 14

Two-time Dove Award winning Disciple is a staple in the Christian hard rock scene. Known for it's unique blend of faith with intense yet accessible music, the band has forged a deeply connected fan base along the way. Now, after a massively successful Kickstarter campaign, the band is poised to release its 13th studio album, LONG LIVE THE REBELS, on October 14 in partnership with Tooth & Nail / BEC Recordings... << Full Report >>
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The Afters Kick Off Tour In Support Of New Album "Live On Forever"

Following the recent debut of their acclaimed studio album Live On Forever, The Afters are taking their new music to fans across the country as they head out on the Love Riot Tour alongside Newsboys and Ryan Stevenson. The tour will hit venues all across the US, making stops in cities such as New York City, Chicago, Houston and more... << Full Report >>
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Crowder Performs On Fox & Friends From New Album "American Prodigal"

Coinciding with the release of American Prodigal, 2X GRAMMY® nominee Crowder performed on FOX & Friends this morning. Immediately following the release of the album and national performance, Crowder’s nationwide “American Prodigal Tour,” featuring Tedashii and The New Respects, will kick-off to over 20 markets from west coast to east coast September through November... << Full Report >>
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Hannah Kerr Releases First Full Length Album, OVERFLOW

Singer/songwriter Hannah Kerr has joined Casting Crowns and Matt Maher on "The Very Next Thing Tour," which just kicked off last night in El Paso, TX. The tour will hit close to 40 markets across the U.S., and the most current tour schedule can be viewed here. On the heels of the tour comes the digital release of Kerr's first full-length album, Overflow, which releases today on Black River Christian/Provident Label Group... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, September 22, 2016*


Crowder To Appear On FOX & Friends Tomorrow As "American Prodigal" Drops Nationwide

Coinciding with the release of American Prodigal, 2X GRAMMY® nominee Crowder will perform on FOX & Friends tomorrow, Sept. 23. Immediately following the release of the album and national performance, Crowder’s nationwide “American Prodigal Tour,” featuring Tedashii and The New Respects, will kick-off to over 20 markets from west coast to east coast September through November... << Full Report >>
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Propaganda and Sho Baraka Team For Spotlight Tour

Join Humble Beast for a conversation with Sho Baraka & Propaganda. Each night the pair plan to dive deep into the topics of compassion, unity, ethics, race, faith, and the church. They hope that by bringing these conversations to the forefront each night, we can move past the Twitter rants & Facebook debates to a place where people are no longer disillusioned, but inspired & equipped to step back into their communities with fresh eyes, compassion in their hearts, good news on their lips... << Full Report >>
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"Chasing Me Down" The Latest Single From Israel Houghton & NewBreed Climbs into The Top 10 on BDS

Multi-GRAMMY® Award, Stellar and Dove Awardwinning recording artist, Israel Houghton and NewBreed's most recent single "Chasing Me Down" has climbed into the Top 10 on the BDS Gospel National Airplay Chart. The inspirational song has been featured on the chart 24 weeks and counting... << Full Report >>
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"let there be light.," Newest Audio & Visual Collection From Hillsong Worship, To Ignite On Oct. 14

Recorded live at the annual Hillsong Conference in Sydney, Australia, Hillsong Worship's latest let there be light. CD/DVD will release on Oct. 14. let there be light. is a bold prayer over this world today, that the light that has shone on us through the Gospel be the light we now bear and shine forth as the Church of Jesus Christ. Each song on the new Hillsong Worship project let there be light. is reflective of this core prayer. Including anthems such as "What a Beautiful Name... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, September 21, 2016*


Ryan Stevenson Ryan Stevenson's "Eye of the Storm" Remains at the Top for the 12th Week

Gotee Records' Ryan Stevenson continues to impact listeners with his multi-platform, hit single, "Eye of the Storm (featuring GabeReal)," which remains at No. 1 on the Billboard / Mediabase AC Chart for the chart-breaking 12th consecutive week. This milestone breaks the record for the year of 11 weeks at No. 1 surpassing Casting Crowns' "Just Be Held" and Lauren Daigle's "Trust In You." Stevenson's song also made label history earlier this summer as the first single to go... << Full Report >>
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Paul Baloche To Release New Album, "Your Mercy," October 7

Worship leader and Dove Award winning songwriter Paul Baloche has been serving the local church on a global scale for almost 30 years, crafting songs such as "A New Hallelujah," "Open The Eyes Of My Heart," "Your Name" and "Above All" that have been recorded in 10 languages and sung by believers around the world. He also has created a variety of training resources for worship teams while mentoring the next generation of worship leaders. Now this "worship pastor of worship pastors" launches his next season of ministry... << Full Report >>
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Christon Gray Releases New Video For Hit Single "Stop Me"

Rapper, singer, songwriter and producer Christon Gray debuted the video for his hit single, "Stop Me" on Hiphopdx.com this week. The adrenaline filled hip hop track from Gray's sophomore solo project, THE GLORY ALBUM has been featured on multiple television campaigns including spots for Honda, ESPN and HBO. Gray continues the momentum, by dropping the remix for "Stop Me" featuring J. Givens yesterday on the Sway In The Morning radio show... << Full Report >>
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Full Circle Music Wraps Inaugural Music-Makers Bootcamp And Celebrates Multiple No. 1 Hits

It's been another noteworthy month for the award-winning audio production and songwriting team Full Circle Music, concluding their first Music-Makers Bootcamp, continuing the launch of the online resource Full Circle Academy, being honored with No. 1 hits and more. Created with the intention of helping the next generation of artists, producers and songwriters... << Full Report >>
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More Talent Announced for the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards, October 11 at Lipscomb University

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces more performers and presenters for the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Bethel Music and Phillips, Craig & Dean will perform, and Chris Tomlin, Jordan Feliz, Tasha Cobbs and Willie Moore Jr. will present. Royce Lovett, Seth and Nirva, The Bowling Family, Todd Dulaney and the writers of Chris Tomlin's "Good, Good Father," Anthony Brown and Pat Barrett, are set to perform at the pre-telecast. The awards show, hosted by for... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, September 20, 2016*


Lecrae Lecrae Receives RIAA Gold Certification For Breakthrough Album "Anomaly"

Grammy-award winning rap artist Lecrae celebrates the RIAA Gold Certification of his breakthrough album Anomaly. Released with Reach Records on September 9, 2014, Anomaly debuted at #1 on the coveted Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart, receiving universal acclaim and making Lecrae a force in rap music. The Atlanta-based artist, community leader, activist and entrepreneur has helped to revive the genre's conscious sensibility with his message of inspiration... << Full Report >>
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Andy Mineo Caters To Deaf Community With Innovative Music Video "Hear My Heart"

Hip Hop artist and lyrical powerhouse, Andy Mineo, releases the highly anticipated music video for "Hear My Heart," the second single off his newest album Uncomfortable which debuted on the Billboard album charts as the #1 Independent, #3 Hip Hop and #10 Top 200 album in the country upon release via Reach Records... << Full Report >>
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Satellites & Sirens Reveal Cover, Track Listing And First Song From "TANKS"

As Satellites & Sirens' new album, TANKS leads up to the start to their October 1st pre-order, the group is proud to release their first single, "TANKS" for everybody to hear. "We live in a world that recently feels so filled with hate. I know it has always been there but it seems like racism, war, bullying, and just a lack of care... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, September 19, 2016*


Tamela Mann's Album "One Way" Scores No. 1 On Billboard's Top Gospel Album Chart

Grammy® Award Nominated, NAACP Image Award-Winning Artist and Billboard Chart-Topping Singer TAMELA MANN's new album, One Way, debuts at No. 1 on multiple music sales charts, including both the Billboard's Top Gospel Album Chart and Billboard's Top Christian/Gospel Chart. The album entered Billboard's Top 200 at No. 45. One Way features the chart-blazing power ballad and No. 1 digital sales track, "God Provides," which is currently No. 3 on the Billboard Gospel Radio Chart this week... << Full Report >>
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Inaugural Brave Worship Conference To Be Held Nov. 11-12 in Nashville

Dove Award winning songwriter Krissy Nordhoff and worship leader Maribeth Dodd will see their lifelong dream of mentoring fellow female worship leaders and songwriters come true when the inaugural Brave Worship Conference takes place Nov. 11-12 at Gateway Franklin Church right outside of Nashville. Registration is now open at www.braveworship.com/conference... << Full Report >>
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Veridia's "Still Breathing" Debuts On All Digital Formats#

Today alt-rock band VERIDIA announces the release of their newest single, "Still Breathing," which is now available on all digital formats. The song will impact radio next Friday, September 23... << Full Report >>
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toby TobyMac Announces 2017 "HITS DEEP Tour" and Live Album

Announced on K-LOVE/AIR1, TobyMac shared the diverse line-up for his 2017 “HITS DEEP Tour” including Matt Maher, Mandisa, Mac Powell from Third Day, Capital Kings, Ryan Stevenson and Hollyn who will join him on a trek of over 30 arenas across the U.S. presented by K-LOVE/AIR1, Food for the Hungry and Awakening Events. Tickets for the 2017 "HITS DEEP Tour" will go on sale on Sept. 23... << Full Report >>
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Citizens & Saints Releases Highly Praised Album, "A Mirror Dimly," On September 16

Citizens & Saints dropped their highly praised third studio album A Mirror Dimly last Friday, September 16. Touted as one of the top worship album’s of the year, A Mirror Dimly is a result of a difficult time for the group as they dealt with the downfall of Mars Hill Church. Front man Zach Bolen had the chance to discuss the album with podcasts such as Catalyst Podcast, Deconstructionists Podcast... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, September 16, 2016*


Sarah Kelly Music School Set To Open Doors At A New Location In Houston Area On September 24

The privately-owned Sarah Kelly Music School is set to open doors at a new location on the well-known Market Street in The Woodlands, TX (Houston) on September 24. The school was founded in 2010 by two-time GRAMMY® nominee Sarah Kelly and her husband, producer Jonas Ekman. Beginning with only a handful of students, today they now average between 130-150 students annually from around the world... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, September 14, 2016*


Jonathan David & Melissa Helser Release "Beautiful Surrender" Sept. 30

Worship leaders and songwriters Jonathan David & Melissa Helser internationally release their eighth recording and first new album in four years, Beautiful Surrender, Sept. 30 from Bethel Music and through Provident Distribution. Widely recognized for their 2016 "Song" and "Worship Song of the Year" GMA Dove Award-nominated hit single "No Longer Slaves," which is featured as a bonus song on the new album... << Full Report >>
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Sandi Patty Sells Out String of Fall Dates On Her Historic Forever Grateful: The Farewell Tour

he Most-Awarded Female Vocalist in Gospel Music History and Christian Music Icon Sandi Patty is following up her spring capacity-crowd run of shows by tacking on a string of sold-out shows on her Forever Grateful: The Farewell Tour. After high demand for tickets led to consistently sold-out shows across the country on the spring leg of the tour, four shows have already sold out on the fall run of the historic final outing. Celebrating her latest album... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, September 13, 2016*


Big Daddy Weave Big Daddy Weave Honored with Rich Mullins Impact Award

Last week, radio industry peers gathered at the annual CMB Momentum in Orlando, Fl. celebrating Christian Radio. Fervent Records' Big Daddy Weave was honored by Christian Music Broadcasters with the Rich Mullins Artist Impact Award for their long-time contributions to the music and ministry of Christian Radio... << Full Report >>
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*Monday, September 12, 2016*


Amy Grant To Unveil "Tennessee Christmas," First New Holiday Album In Nearly 20 Years

Multi-platinum recording artist Amy Grant will unveil her first all-new Christmas album in nearly twenty years on October 21, just in time for the holiday season. A collection of thirteen new recordings, including the title track, Tennessee Christmas offers a blend of heartfelt originals and Grant’s own spin on popular Yuletide classics, seamlessly weaving together the joy... << Full Report >>
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Diamond-Selling Band Journey’s Jonathan Cain Set To Release "What God Wants To Hear" Oct. 21

Jonathan Cain, longtime keyboardist and rhythm guitarist in Journey, co-writer of the No. 1 digital catalog song in history, “Don’t Stop Believin’,” as well as writer of “Faithfully” and co-writer of “Who’s Crying Now,” “Open Arms” and many more international hit songs, will release his solo album, What God Wants to Hear, Oct. 21 on Identity Records with The Fuel Music distribution... << Full Report >>
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GRAMMY® Winner Chris Tomlin To Release "Never Lose Sight" October 21

GRAMMY® winner Chris Tomlin is preparing to unveil his eleventh studio album, Never Lose Sight, available everywhere October 21. Following in the footsteps of several chart-topping albums, Never Lose Sight features 11 new songs, including the beloved track "Good Good Father," which hit No. 1 on Billboard's Christian Digital Songs, Hot Christian Songs and Christian Airplay charts, also topping the MediaBase Christian Audience chart... << Full Report >>
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Hillary Scott & The Scott Family's "Thy Will" Tops Three Radio Charts This Week/span>

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family's "Thy Will" has hit No. 1 on the National Christian Audience chart. Additionally, the single holds the No. 1 position on Billboard's Christian Digital Songs chart for the 13th consecutive week along with the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot Christian Songs chart for the seventh week... << Full Report >>
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Planetshakers Band to Release New Album “Overflow” Sept. 30

The Dove nominated Planetshakers Band will release their new album, Overflow, Sept. 30 to the worldwide market through Integrity Music. he project was recorded live at the Planetshakers annual spring conference in Melbourne and features 15 new, original songs that were co-written by the band, and produced by worship leader and producer for Planetshakers, Joth Hunt... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, September 9, 2016*


Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE to Perform on Conan on Monday, September 12

NEEDTOBREATHE is scheduled to perform on Conan on Monday, September 12. The band announced today in an email, "Hello from the road! We've spent the last few weeks kicking off TOUR DE COMPADRES and we have to say, this is our favorite tour that we've ever done. The crowds, the rest of the bands, the crew... crushing it... << Full Report >>
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Crowder Crowder To Headline "American Prodigal Tour" In Support Of Anticipated New Album

Immediately following his Sept. 23 awaited debut of American Prodigal, Crowder's nationwide "American Prodigal Tour," featuring Tedashii and The New Respects, will kick-off to over 20 markets from west coast to east coast September through November. The headlining trek will support his newest 17 track album of the same name. The 2X GRAMMY® nominee debuted music from the project with a "Run Devil Run" music video featuring a Smokey... << Full Report >>
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GAWVI Releases New EP "Holding Hue," Available Today

Critically acclaimed hip-hop producer, and now fully-fledged electro-pop/dance artist, GAWVI, returns with his second solo EP, Holding Hue. Released via Reach Records, Holding Hue is the follow up EP to GAWVI's Lost In Hue, which debuted as the Billboard's No. 2 Dance/Electronic album last month... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, September 8, 2016*


Skillet Skillet Premieres New Video for "Stars"

After a popular sit-down with the GRAMMY® nominated rockers, Skillet, People.com is exclusively premiering the new music video for "Stars" from the band's chart-topping album UNLEASHED (Aug. 5). The announcement comes shortly after the hit single reached No. 1 on the BDS Hot AC/CHR chart. "Stars" follows in the footsteps of the band's chart-climbing Active Rock and No. 1 Christian Rock track "Feel Invincible" whose music video has gained over ten million views on YouTube to-date... << Full Report >>
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SCC and Crowder To Appear on 5th Annual K-LOVE Christmas Tour

25 Entertainment and K-LOVE are proud to announce the upcoming K-LOVE Christmas Tour. The much-loved tour, which is now in its fifth year, will be co-headlined by multi-GRAMMY® Award winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman and two-time GRAMMY nominated artist Crowder, and joined by special guest Unspoken. Tickets are now available for purchase by visiting... << Full Report >>
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Chris Tomlin and Jason Crabb To Headline Sixth Annual Music With A Mission

Jim Gray (conductor, Nashville Symphony) along with the Grammy® award-winning Nashville Symphony, are gearing up for this year’s Music with a Mission on Sunday, October 2, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the beautiful Schermerhorn Symphony Center with proceeds benefiting Nashville Rescue Mission. The Mission serves over 2,000 meals a day, and provides over 800 men, women, and children experiencing homelessness with safe shelter each night... << Full Report >>
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Matthew Parker Announces New Full Length Album, "Adventure"

After a strong debut with his album, Shadowlands, electronic pop artist Matthew Parker is proud to announce the upcoming release of his new album "Adventure", which comes out on October 21st. Matthew started getting recognition when he began remixing artists like Capital Kings, Jonathan Thulin, Lecrae, Andy Mineo before releasing original material. His new album and single titled "Adventure" is certainly not a one dimensional piece of art. It mixes EDM, Pop and Hip Hop and his new fresh sound is getting quite the buzz after he recently released a preview... << Full Report >>
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Tamela Mann Drops New Album "One Way" Friday, September 9

Grammy® Award Nominated, NAACP Image Award Winning Artist and Billboard Chart-Topping Singer TAMELA MANN releases her highly-anticipated new album ONE WAY Friday, September 9 on her Tillymann Music label through RED Distribution. Simultaneously, Walmart is releasing a special edition of the album that includes two exclusive bonus tracks. One Way features the power ballad single "God Provides," which is currently No. 4 on the Billboard Gospel Radio Chart this week. "God Provides" is written and produced by long-time friend and collaborating partner, Gospel Music Icon Kirk Franklin... << Full Report >>
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*Wednesday, September 7, 2016*


Natalie Grant Celebrate Christmas with Natalie Grant & Danny Gokey

Two of Christian music's powerhouse vocalists, Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey, will ring in this year's holiday season together on the Celebrate Christmas Tour, where they will share the stage each night in a fully-integrated set. Launching Dec. 1, the Celebrate Christmas Tour is scheduled to hit 11 cities including stops in Alabama, Texas, Indiana... << Full Report >>
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Selah and Todd Smith Lead Inspirational Chart

Greatest Hymns, Vol. 2, the latest release from multi Dove Award-winners Selah, has landed at #1 on Nielsen SoundScan’s Inspirational chart this week, while There’s A Light, the new solo offering from Selah founding member Todd Smith, takes the #2 position on the same chart. Both projects bowed August 26 from Curb Records... << Full Report >>
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Michael Sweet's "One Sided War" Lands On Billboard 200 At #77

Stryper frontman Michael Sweet continues to grow musically. His latest release One Sided War, released via Rat Pak Records, made a massive impact on the charts this week. The latest solo album from Sweet landed at #77 on the Billboard 200 with over 8300 units sold and was also #1 on the Hard Rock Albums and Top Christian Albums charts. One Sided War was also the #4 on Top Rock Albums, #6... << Full Report >>
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Kirk Franklin, ft. Pharrell's "123 Victory Remix" Available Now

Kirk Franklin's latest chart-topping hit, "123 Victory Remix" (featuring Pharrell Williams), is now available at all digital providers. Franklin teamed up with singer-songwriter, rapper and producer Pharrell Williams to create the fresh new version, featuring the smooth sounds of Williams on the hip-hop infused track. The recently-released collaboration between the two multiple GRAMMY®-winning superstars marks another #1 record in Franklin's prolific career... << Full Report >>
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*Tuesday, September 6, 2016*


Chris Tomlin Chris Tomlin & Pat Barrett Write First Children's Book, "Good Good Father"

Chris Tomlin, Christian worship leader and Grammy and Dove award-winning music artist, has written songs that are sung by more people on a weekly basis than any other songwriter in the world. Now, his most recent single and K-LOVE "Song of the Year," Good Good Father (written by Pat Barrett and Tony Brown), lends inspiration to the children's picture book of the same name, available Oct. 4, 2016... << Full Report >>
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*Friday, September 2, 2016*


Switchfoot SWITCHFOOT's "Live It Well" Garners No. 1 Spot On Hot AC Radio Chart

GRAMMY® winning SWITCHFOOT's "Live It Well" has topped the Hot AC Chart at Christian radio. The hit comes from the GRAMMY® winners' tenth studio album Where The Light Shines Through (Vanguard Records, Capitol Christian Music Group) which debuted at No. 1 on the Christian Albums chart, No. 3 on the Rock, Alternative and Overall Digital Albums charts and No. 10 on the Billboard Top 200... << Full Report >>
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Geoff Moore Returns with 'The Next Thing' Today

The Next Thing, the long awaited and highly anticipated CD from Contemporary Christian music legend Geoff Moore, releases today, Friday, September 2, 2016. The multi-Grammy nominated Dove Award winner's new project, which was released through Right Angle Music, is available on Moore's website, geoffmoore.com, and on iTunes, Amazon and other online retailers... << Full Report >>
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GMA Announces Performers for 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards, October 11

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces initial list of performers set to appear at the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards. TobyMac, Anthony Brown and Group TherAPy, Steven Curtis Chapman and Hollyn will perform. Blanca and Travis Greene will host the pre-telecast. In addition, LifeWay will join the event as a presenting sponsor. Hosted by for KING & COUNTRY and Tye Tribbett, the awards show will take place on Tuesday... << Full Report >>
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#EWCON - Essential Worship Set to Host Conference for Worship Leaders, Pastors and Creatives

Essential Worship will be hosting #EWCON, a conference for worship leaders, pastors and creatives this month in Chicago. The two-day conference is geared to inspire and refresh those in ministry. #EWCON will take place at the historic Cathedral (935 North Dearborn Street) in Chicago on September 29-30. Registration is open now here... << Full Report >>
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*Thursday, September 1, 2016*


Britt Nicole Britt Nicole Announces Release Date For Fourth Studio Album

On the heels of her Grammy-nominated third album and Top 40 success, Britt Nicole announced today that her fourth studio album, Britt Nicole, will be released in all stores this October 7th. Her announcement comes as a welcome surprise to her bevy of growing fans who have long suffered the wait since her last mega hit, Gold, which landed Britt her first Grammy nomination and fifth #1 radio single the same year... << Full Report >>
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Audrey Assad Releases "Inheritance" Deluxe Edition Oct. 7

Critically lauded singer, songwriter and author, Audrey Assad, steps out from behind the piano to lead four new versions of songs from her five-star acclaimed and No. 1 selling Adult Contemporary (CMTA / SoundScan) album, Inheritance, released earlier this year. Collaborating with renowned cellist and composer Cara Fox, these re-imagined songs, live concert recordings and videos... << Full Report >>
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Remedy Drive Releases "Hope's Not Giving Up" Sept. 2

Chart-topping rock band Remedy Drive returns September 2 with Hope's Not Giving Up, their 11th studio recording. Produced by Philip Zach, the project follows 2014's acclaimed Commodity-inspired by Remedy Drive founder and lead vocalist David Zach's undercover efforts to rescue human trafficking victims from slavery-and continues to declare a message of Hope and freedom... << Full Report >>
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