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*Thursday, August 22, 2019*


Dove Awards TobyMac, Hillsong Worship, Kirk Franklin and More to Perform at the 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, Oct. 15

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced the first round of all-star performers for the historic 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, set for October 15 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. The landmark event will feature performances by Contemporary Christian Music trailblazer TobyMac, chart-topping modern worship group Hillsong Worship and award-winning Gospel legend, Kirk Franklin. In conjunction with the performer announcement... << Full Report >>

Ryan Stevenson Gotee Records' Ryan Stevenson Honored with RIAA Gold Single

Gotee Records' Ryan Stevenson has received his first RIAA Gold Certified single as an artist for his record-breaking song, "Eye of the Storm." This impactful song features GabeReal of TobyMac's DiverseCity Band and was co-written by producer Bryan Fowler (TobyMac, Chris Tomlin).  “My heart is full," shares Ryan Stevenson upon receiving his first artist RIAA Gold single. "I’m thankful for the success and impact of this song... << Full Report >>

Tenth Avenue North Tenth Avenue North Headlines NO SHAME TOUR with Austin French and Mike Donehey

Multiple Dove Award winning band Tenth Avenue North  will headline the upcoming No Shame Tour this fall with 2019 Dove Award New Artist of the Year nominee Austin French and a special acoustic storytelling performance by Tenth Avenue North lead singer and recent author Mike Donehey. Presented in part by Compassion International, the tour kicks off Oct. 3, in Rock Island, Ill., and will make stops in 22 cities across the U.S. before wrapping up in Brooklyn, N.Y. on... << Full Report >>

New Artist Titus Showers' "Who?" Remains No. 1 Gospel Album Debut By a New Artist

Singer, songwriter and new artist Titus Showers embarked on his solo career in 2019 and released his debut EP WHO? to consumer and critical acclaim on May 10, 2019. The project debuted No.1 on both Billboard Top Gospel Album and Gospel Album chart, No.4 on Billboard Top Independent Album... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 21, 2019*


Avalon Avalon's "Keeper Of My Heart" Encouraging Listeners With Inspiring Lyrics

After a 10-year recording hiatus, Avalon is back! The talented vocal group has released the song "Keeper Of My Heart" to radio and the track is already inspiring listeners with its encouraging lyrics... << Full Report >>

Bethel's The McClures Bow Soulful "Only Have One" Ahead of August 30 Debut

“Only Have One,” the latest single from acclaimed Bethel Music worship leaders Paul and Hannah McClure, is now available. Penned by The McClures along with Seth Mosley (for KING & COUNTRY) and Matt Hammitt (Sanctus Real), the soulful selection is currently featured on Spotify’s “New Music Friday Christian” and "Sing A New Song" playlists, as well as... << Full Report >>

VaShawn Mitchell's New Album "Elements" Tops Gospel Charts

ELEMENTS is the top Gospel album of the week hitting the top slots on two charts this week. VaShawn Mitchell’s exceptional 9th album entered in the Number 1 on the Top Gospel Albums Sales chart; and Number 2 on Top Gospel Albums chart (Gospel consumption)... << Full Report >>

Rising Gospel Star Ruth La'Ontra Remakes Choir Classic

The dynamic vocalist and rising gospel star, Ruth La’Ontra, has cut a stunning cover of the Thompson Community Singers’ 1992 classic, “In My Name.” The soaring ballad is the Most Added Song at gospel radio this week according to Nielsen BDS with a dozen new stations playing it. It rises to No. 37 on Nielsen BDS Gospel Airplay and No. 32 on the Mediabase Gospel... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 20, 2019*


God's House of Hip Hop Announces 20/20 Summer Fest, Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Los Angeles will be the top vacation destination for Christian Hip Hop, Latin Christian Hip Hop and Gospel Hip Hop fans next summer as 75 of the genres’ favorite artists will convene for the first ever 20/20 Summer Fest scheduled for Fri., July 1 and Sat., July 18 at the Banc of California Stadium, 3939 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 19, 2019*


toby TobyMac Announces "The St. Nemele Collab Sessions"

As he treats fans to his acclaimed live show on the summer festival circuit, 7x GRAMMY-winner TobyMac has also announced his latest project, The St. Nemele Collab Sessions. Available August 23 across all DSPs and physically on September 27, the LP features fan favorites including his latest RIAA Gold Certified single “I just need U.,” “Everything” & “The Elements.”... << Full Report >>

Finalists Announced for BET's "Sunday Best" - Joshua Copeland & Melvin Crispell, III

After making a triumphant return from its four-year hiatus earlier this summer,  BET’s  inspirational singing competition, “ Sunday Best ,” moves closer to crowning a new gospel superstar. Last night, the Grammy Award-winning songstress,  Fantasia heated up the stage with a debut performance of “Looking For You,” from her forthcoming album... << Full Report >>

Violinist Natalie P. Hall Releases New Single, "Jesus Is All"

Violinist Natalie P. Hall is releasing her rendition of “Jesus Is All” to Christian radio today. Hall’s version of the classic hymn, which is a jazz arrangement that combines the hymns “He Hideth My Soul” and “Jesus Is All,” goes for adds to Christian AC and Christian INSPO-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 16, 2019*


Leeland Leeland Announces Release of "Better Word," A New Live Album Out Sept. 13

Today, Integrity Music announces the release of Better Word from  GRAMMY®-nominated worship group  Leeland. Better Word,  their first full-length live album, will drop  September 13, 2019. The first single, "Way Maker," is available now... << Full Report >>

Hannah Kerr Announces Release Of New EP, "Listen More"

Black River Christian artist/songwriter Hannah Kerr announces the Sept. 13 release of her upcoming EP titled Listen More, while also releasing "Ordinary,"  a featured track on the project. Kerr is also set to hit the road this fall on Jordan Feliz's The Faith Tour, which kicks off Sept. 12... << Full Report >>

William McDowell Set To Release Live Album Sept. 20

GRAMMY-nominated and Dove Award winning worship leader, pastor and author, William McDowellwill release his new live album, The Cry (Integrity Music), on September 20th. The album was recorded  at Redemption to the Nations Church in Chattanooga, TN and features special guest artists Nathaniel Bassey, Travis Greene, Yolanda Adams, David and Nicole Binion, Tasha Cobbs Leonard and Trinity Anderson (worship leader of McDowell's Deeper... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Hillsong Worship Releases First-Ever Spanish Studio Album

Multi-platinum-selling Hillsong Worship expands its global mission with the release of their debut Spanish album. Available today, “HAY MÁS” (“There is More”) has entered the Spanish language market in a big way with the breakout single “Hermoso Nombre” already garnering over 10M global streams to date... << Full Report >>

Gotee Records Welcomes Courtnie Ramirez

Gotee Records announces the newest family member to its roster with the signing of Courtnie Ramirez. This enthusiastic singer with an effervescent disposition reflects the vibrancy of her Mexican and Guatemalan heritage that America fell in love with on Season 11 of NBC's "The Voice." Ramirez is excited and ready to share her original music - something she has dreamed about since she was a teenager. Her label debut song, "Perfectly Loved," is available... << Full Report >>

Jason Gray Jason Gray Releases "Order" EP, Volume 1 Of New Project

Centricity Music recording artist Jason Gray releases today (Aug. 16) his latest music project, Order, the first volume of a three-part album, Order Disorder Reorder. The 5-song recording is available now on digital retail and streaming outlets globally through https://jasongray.lnk.to/order, as well as at physical retail... << Full Report >>

Lauren Talley Releases Two New Albums Praising and Worshipping God

With her powerful, soulful voice, Lauren Talley is inspiring heartfelt worship and praise with two new albums: Loudest Praise: Hymns of Mercy, Love, and Grace, and Glorious God: Songs of Worship and Wonder. Both are available now from Horizon Records... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 15, 2019*


Mark Lee To Release New "How to Feel Alive" Single September 13

Mark Lee's new single for "How To Feel Alive" will be released Friday September 13th 2019. When we asked Mark about the new single, "How To Feel Alive," and the meaning behind it, he said: "After the Miracle on the Hudson, one of the passengers was reported to have said “I felt alive before - now I feel really alive.” Whenever we have a brush with death and encounter eternity, we feel more alive. People will go to great lengths to chase that feeling, whether it be mountain climbing or... << Full Report >>

Zach Williams Kendrick Brothers' "Overcomer" Movie Soundtrack Available Now

AFFIRM Films, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. (SPE) company, and Provident Films will be releasing the newest feature film from the Kendrick Brothers (WAR ROOM, COURAGEOUS) on August 23rd. In anticipation of this upcoming film, Provident Label Group has just released the OVERCOMER Soundtrack - music... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 14, 2019*


Dove Awards GMA Announces Nominees for 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, October 15 in Nashville

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today the nominees for the 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, revealed exclusively on Facebook 'Live' with the help of Natalie Grant, Jekalyn Carr and Karen Peck. This historic celebration will take place on Tuesday, October 15 in Nashville, Tennessee. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the show on Sunday, October 20, 8 p.m. EST / 5 p.m. PST. Voting for the final winners will run August 21 through August 28... << Full Report >>

Lauren Daigle Centricity Music Achieves Two #1 Singles On Multi-Genre Radio Charts

As an independent record label dedicating their efforts to uniquely invest in their artists and songwriters, those efforts continue to pay off again and again for Centricity Music. Achieving multiple GRAMMY Awards®, GMA Dove Awards®, and chart-topping hits in just the past couple of years alone, Centricity Music has another reason to celebrate with the unprecedented achievement of having two No. 1... << Full Report >>

Russ and Tori Taff to Receive ASCAP Golden Note Award at ASCAP Christian Music Awards September 16

The makers of some of today’s most inspiring music will gather in celebration when The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) honors six-time Grammy-winning artist Russ Taff and Grammy-nominated songwriter and author Tori Taff with its prestigious ASCAP Golden Note Award at the 41st annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards. The invitation-only evening of performance and praise takes place Monday, September 16, at The Franklin Theatre in downtown... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 13, 2019*


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

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 Eight, the latest entry in the website's popular free indie song compilation series. The massive 62-song compilation releases the same day Jesus freak Hideout celebrates 23 years online... << Full Report >>

Andy Mineo Andy Mineo To Release "Work In Progress" August 23

Rapper Andy Mineo  is set to crack open the vault and release WORK IN PROGRESS : a 12 track mixtape comprised of raw, unmastered and alternate versions of songs recorded over the years. The long-awaited project will be released on Friday, August 23rd and features “ Keepin It Movin feat. Guvna B,” “ I Don’t Need You... << Full Report >>

Attaboy To Release "WILD" Sept. 13 From Radiate Music

Leading school assemblies followed by evening, full-production concerts coast-to-coast and performing at camps during the summer months, Indiana-based pop/rock band Attaboy releases its sixth full-length and first Radiate Music album, WILD, Sept. 13... << Full Report >>

Industry Veteran Shane Boyd Launches Kickstand Entertainment

Christian music industry veteran Shane Boyd has launched Kickstand Entertainment, a full-service artist management firm specializing in faith-based talent. Initial signings to the Kickstand Entertainment roster include singer/songwriter/producer Carter Frodge, signed to Fair Trade Music Publishing, and Billboard Christian Hot AC/CHR hitmaker Joel Vaughn... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 12, 2019*


DavidLeonard David Leonard Set To Release Live Album August 30

David Leonard, formerly one-half of the GRAMMY Award nominated duo All Sons & Daughters and a former touring member of acclaimed band NEEDTOBREATHE, released his solo debut, The Wait, earlier this year to much praise. On August 30th, Leonard will release The Wait: Silence The Noise, a collection... << Full Report >>

Natalie Grant Grant, Carr and Peck To Announce Nominees for the 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, August 14

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) celebrates its golden anniversary on Christian and Gospel music's biggest night. The 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards will take place in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday, October 15 honoring outstanding achievements and excellence in Christian music since 1969. The 50th celebration will be a powerful evening of high-energy and unforgettable vocal events paying tribute to 50 years of special appearances and sensational stage highlights over the decades... << Full Report >>

No. 1 Rock, Top 3 Billboard Album Chart and more for Skillet's "Victorious"

Multi-platinum and GRAMMY-nominated rockers Skillet are celebrating the No. 1 debut on both the Top Rock and Christian SoundScan charts of their latest critically-acclaimed LP, VICTORIOUS. The album also entered at No. 3 on Billboard's Top Current Album chart, and... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 9, 2019*


Francesca Battistelli Francesca Battistelli Releases Remix of "Defender"

GRAMMY® Award-winner Francesca Battistelli releases “Defender (Neon Feather Remix)” across all DSPs today, August 9. The new version of the song is a richly textured spin-off of the original ballad, giving the powerful worship anthem a fresh perspective. In addition to “Defender,” Neon Feather has remixed recent versions of hit songs from We Are Messengers and TobyMac, among other artists... << Full Report >>

Pat Barrett Pat Barrett Set To Release Live Album August 23

Bowyer & Bow / Capitol Christian Music Group artist, songwriter and worship leader Pat Barrett will be releasing his first live project, Canvas and Clay, on August 23rd. Today the title track and preorder is available here. Barrett's live album follows his highly acclaimed and successful self-titled debut from 2018 that included the No. 1 single "Build My Life... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers Planetshakers Releases "Rain Part 3" Today

Internationally recognized praise band Planetshakers releases Rain Part 3 today (Aug. 9) at iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play and more digital and streaming outlets globally from Venture3Media (V3M). The four songs on the new EP were recorded during the annual... << Full Report >>

VaShawn Mitchell's New Album "Elements" Available Everywhere Today

Gospel music’s favorite artist, VaShawn Mitchell returns with ELEMENTS, available everywhere today. The multiple Stellar and Dove Award winner, and GRAMMY nominee, offers an exceptional 13-track album in commemoration of his successful 20-year career in music... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 7, 2019*


Newsboys Newsboys United To Headline Fox and Friends' All-American Summer Concert Series Aug. 16

Joining the ranks of some of today’s biggest artists, Christian music supergroup Newsboys United is set to headline FOX and Friends’ “All-American Summer Concert Series” next Friday, August 16. Throughout the top-rated cable morning show’s live broadcast, Newsboys United will take the stage outside... << Full Report >>

Elevation Worship Releases New Single, “See A Victory,” Aug. 9

Elevation Worship will be releasing a brand new single “See A Victory” this coming Friday, August 9. This song is one of ?ve that will make up their upcoming project titled At Midnight, which releases on August 30... << Full Report >>

Shirley Caesar Guest Stars on BET 'SUNDAY BEST' this Sunday at 8PM ET/PT

The Top 4 Season 9 hopefuls take viewers back to where it all began...the church! Each contestant will travel to a local church to lead praise and worship, then perform a traditional hymn live on stage. Plus, Shirley Caesar will perform and be a guest judge... << Full Report >>

JJ Hairston's 10th Album "Miracle Worker" Debuts at #2 on Billboard's Top Gospel Chart

GRAMMY nominated, Billboard Music Award Winner, and seven-time Stellar Award Winner JJ Hairston’s 10th album Miracle Worker is available now via Hairston’s JamesTown Music, which is distributed exclusively by Entertainment One. JJ Hairston’s 10th effort was released on Friday, July 26th and debuts... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 6, 2019*


Bryan Andrew Wilson Hits Billboard Top 30 With Single, "This Time"

Singer Bryan Andrew Wilson’s latest radio single, “This Time (In The Cut Mix),” rises to No. 27 on this week’s Billboard Gospel Airplay chart and it also reflects his message as an Atlanta pastor. “So many people are leaving church because of the hypocrisy of church folks,” Wilson says... << Full Report >>

Christian Rapper G.L.O. Releases New Single Today

Christian rap artist G.L.O, which stands for God’s Love Only, is releasing the title track from her recently-released album, “Reborn,” today. The new single is going for adds to Christian Hip Hop, Rhythmic, and Christian CHR-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 5, 2019*


Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith's 35 Years of Friends TV Special is Now Streaming On-Demand Free

35 Years of Friends:  Celebrating the Music of Michael W. Smith, taped earlier this year at Nashville's famed Bridgestone Arena was a moment in time where more than 50 artists came together to sing some of Michael W. Smith's biggest hits.  It was a very special night that we that our friends at TBN captured and is broadcast this past weekend... << Full Report >>

NF NF's New Album, "The Search," Hits No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart

Rapper NF has topped the Billboard charts with The Search, now the #1 album in America and the biggest-selling week for a rap album this year. Released on NF Real Music/Caroline, The Search sold 130,000 equivalent album units, with 84,000 in full album sales, making The Search the biggest selling album for a rap set this year... << Full Report >>

Rhett Walker Leads Acclaimed Additions To First Company Management Roster

GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriter Rhett Walker is among four acclaimed artists joining the growing First Company Management family, the firm’s general manager Mike McCloskey announced today... << Full Report >>

Jamie Rowe's Debut Country Album "This Is Home" Embraces Country Storytelling With An Arena Rock Influence

Guardian vocalist Jamie Rowe returns to the music scene with the release of his debut Country release "This Is Home" on August 16th, 2019. The album was produced by former Taylor Swift bandleader, Jamey Perrenot, mixed by hit engineer Billy Decker, and was entirely funded by fans on crowd-funding platform, Kickstarter... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, August 4, 2019*


ANTHONY BROWN and group therAPy Soar To Billboard Top 5

The Grammy® Award nominated gospel troupe, ANTHONY BROWN & group therAPy – best-known for their No. 1 hits “Worth” and “Trust in You” - have muscled their way into the Top Five of the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart with their Go-go-flavored urban inspirational single, “Blessings on Blessings... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 2, 2019*


Zach Williams Zach Williams Announces Details Of New Album, "Rescue Story," Out Oct 4

Writing music and playing guitar spanning for two decades, it was when Zach Williams completely gave his life to Christ that everything changed and he knew he'd found his calling.  Now with immense clarity of purpose given only from God, Williams has also been blessed with a crisp and renewed vision of who he is as an artist and a songwriter... << Full Report >>

Big Daddy Weave Big Daddy Weave Announces New Album, "When The Light Comes," Out Sept. 13

The new album that fans have been waiting for from Big Daddy Weave, When The Light Comes (Curb | Word Entertainment), is almost here. Officially releasing September 13, the project's pre-order campaign begins today... << Full Report >>

William McDowell Releases Debut Single from Upcoming Album

GRAMMY-nominated and Dove Award winning worship leader, pastor and author William McDowell has released a new song, "I Don't Wanna Leave," available everywhere today . The song was recorded at Redemption to the Nations Church in Chattanooga, TN as part of his upcoming new live album, The Cry... << Full Report >>

Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp Launches "The Story's Not Over" New Album Pre-Order

GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriter Jeremy Camp’s new album The Story’s Not Over is available for pre-order and pre-add today on Apple Music/iTunes, and across all digital outlets, as well as in an exclusive fan store (www.thestorysnotover.com) featuring limited edition merch... << Full Report >>

Britt Nicole Building 429 Announces "Fear No More Tour" With Britt Nicole

Building 429 will embark on the “Fear No More Tour” this fall. Supporting the tour will be pop songstress and fellow GRAMMY® nominee Britt Nicole. The tour announcement comes on the heels of an exclusive touring partnership announcement uniting the GMA Dove Award-winning band with the largest producer of live Christian events, Premier Productions. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, August 6 at PremierProductions.com... << Full Report >>

Red RED Releases "From the Ashes" Single Today, August 2

GRAMMY® nominated, RIAA Certified Gold-selling rock band RED releases “From The Ashes” single today (Aug. 2) on RED ENTERTAINMENT with distribution from The Fuel Music into digital and streaming outlets globally, including iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Spotify and more outlets globally through https://ffm.to/2xebbag. “From the Ashes” reflects on where our minds can go when we’ve hit the bottom,” says RED bassist Randy Armstrong. “You’ve been written off, left out in the cold because the world doesn’t care about your situation and nothing in the past matters much today... << Full Report >>

Stillman Releases Debut Single, "Shook," Today With New Music Video

The Creak Music along with Integrity Music announces the debut single from songwriter and worship artist Stillman. Titled “Shook,” the song will appear on Stillman’s upcoming EP release, titled Whisper, scheduled to debut later this year. A music video for the song also is revealed today. Check it out here... << Full Report >>

Skillet's "Victorious" Lands Today, Entering iTunes Album Chart at No. 1

Lauded by words like “epic” (Cryptic Rock), "majestic sonic roller coaster" (RocknLoad), “dynamic and heavy” (Riff), and "aptly named" (Plugged In), Skillet’s anticipated Victorious is available today, entering iTunes album chart at No. 1. “Legendary,” the climbing top 20 active rock hit... << Full Report >>

J. Crum Releases New Single, "Unfamiliar"

J. Crum has just released his brand new single UNFAMILIAR. The self produced track features Luis Castro on bass. UNFAMILIAR is about finding and being secure in your identity. With the smooth bass line and lofi feel J. Crum gets introspective... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 1, 2019*


E58 Worship to Release Debut Project MAKE WAY on August 9

Birthed from a passion for creativity, collaboration, and authentic worship, Expression58 (E58) Worship is slated to launch their debut album, MAKE WAY, on August 9. Recorded live in Los Angeles, E58 Worship is the music branch of Expression58 Church in Glendale, CA... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 31, 2019*


Sanctus Real Sanctus Real Announces Release of New LP, "Unstoppable God," Available Aug. 30

Award-winning band Sanctus Real is back with their highly-anticipated ninth studio album, Unstoppable God, releasing everywhere August 30. The band recently launched a pre-sale campaign for the new ten-song project where fans can get two instant songs, including the debut single "Unstoppable God... << Full Report >>

Amanda Lindsey Cook To Set Out On First Headlining House On A Hill Tour Joined By Apollo LTD

Coming off the success of the massive arena tour with Hillsong UNITED where Amanda Lindsey Cook performed in front of sold-out crowds, the award-winning vocalist will embark on her first solo-headlining House On A Hill Tour alongside breakout pop duo Apollo LTD visiting 21 cities across the U.S. Promoted and produced by Premier Productions, tickets go on sale via www.amandalindseycook.com starting August 2... << Full Report >>

Kurt Carr's New Album, "Bless Somebody Else," Debuts At No. 2

Bless Somebody Else (Kurt Carr Gospel/RCA Inspiration), the newly-released album from Gospel legend Kurt Carr, makes its debut at #2 on the Gospel albums consumption charts, debuting at #2 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart and Soundscan’s Current Gospel Albums chart. Accolades have continued to pour in for the latest album from the two-time GRAMMY® nominated, award-winning Stellar Honors Hall of Fame trailblazing artist, songwriter... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 30, 2019*


Aaron Cole Makes Gotee Records' Full-length Album Debut With "Not By Chance" On August 30, 2019

Aaron Cole caught the attention of critics and music fans alike back in 2017 when he garnered two back-to-back #1 singles on the Billboard HOT AC chart. This summer, on August 30, 2019, the 20-year-old will release this first full-length album with Gotee, titled NOT BY CHANCE that will feature 13 dynamic hip-hop tracks appealing to fans of Jon Bellion and Drake... << Full Report >>

Scarlet White Loses Frontman Spencer Minor in Tragic Motorcycle Accident

Yesterday morning, Three Rivers, Michigan independent rock band Scarlet White announced that their lead singer, Spencer Minor, had died in a tragic motorcycle accident over the weekend. On Facebook, the band announced: "It is with heavy hearts we write this status... Spencer was involved in a motorcycle accident last night. We are confused and angry and sad at God’s timing. It’s never easy to get news that someone was taken all... << Full Report >>

KJ-52 KJ-52 Releases "What Happened Was... The Mixtape"

Multiple Dove Award rapper KJ-52 has released what may be a first for Christian hip hop with the release of “What Happened Was…the Mixtape.” The project contains all 23 chapters of the audiobook version of “What Happened Was,” KJ-52’s recently-released book, with a new remixed score by A.J. Jenkins (producer/songwriter whose credits include Jordin Sparks, Elijah Blake, Jason Derulo, Raven-Symone and others). “What Happened Was…the Mixtape” also contains seven unreleased demos from early... << Full Report >>

Firma Collective Re-imagines Worship Classic with Powerful New Single, "Be Thou My Vision"

First arriving on the scene in 2018, the Los Angeles-based modern worship group Firma Collective has been impacting radio this year, spending 5 weeks on the Billboard Christian New & Noteworthy Chart and more than 10 weeks on the CMW Worship Chart with their debut single, “Mercy’s Tree” (feat. Lexi Jones). Spotify alone has racked up more than one... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 29, 2019*


Jekalyn Carr Jekalyn Carr Set for Live Recording Saturday, October 5, in Atlanta

Three-time GRAMMY Award, two-time Billboard Music Award, NAACP Image Award nominated, and four-time Stellar Award-winning, and GMA Dove Award winning 21-year-old singer-songwriter Jekalyn Carr records her next album live at Atlanta’s Praise 102.5 FM 15th Annual Praise In The Park. Carr's live recording will take place on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the 17,000 seat Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood in Atlanta, GA... << Full Report >>

New Artist Humble Feet Releases Single from Debut Album

“Quench,” the new single off the eponymous debut album from Humble Feet, is being released today to Christian AC and Worship-formatted radio outlets. “I wrote ‘Quench’ while serving Jesus in full-time ministry in a foreign nation, a nation that is almost completely desert,” said Michael Taylor, Humble Feet’s founder and... << Full Report >>

C West Ties The Knot With Longtime Girlfriend

Singer-songwriter-guitarist on the rise, C West, has jumped the broom with his longtime girlfriend, Katie Soriano. The couple were married earlier this month on a private estate outside of Atlanta and they honeymooned in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The attractive couple met in and have been dating since 2016. The Buffalo-New York native recently released a haunting new acoustic Pop-Folk ballad, “West” (MBE/Tyscot), about the life he dreams of having with his new bride... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 26, 2019*


Peabod PEABOD Releases New Track for "Backpack" EP

Centricity Music hip hop artist PEABOD released a new single today, “Backpack,” adding to his other 2019 releases and completing his EP Backpack. The song and EP are available now on all digital outlets... << Full Report >>

Mac Powell and the Family Reunion Release Anticipated Debut Album, "Back Again"

Today, Mac Powell and the Family Reunion release their full-length debut album Back Again via Thirty Tigers. Led by the former lead singer of Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling group Third Day, the new band is southern roots and American rock... << Full Report >>

NF NF's New Album, "The Search," Is Out Today

After topping the Billboard 200 at #1 with his independently released 2017 album, Perception, Michigan rapper NF returns with The Search [NFREALMUSIC/Caroline], a 20-track set that wrestles with the tough, existential questions we all face – and refuses to accept pat answers. Raw, moving and illuminated by flashes of humor, NF’s s ignature tense and tight bars evoke an intense internal journey, a quest for personal peace and meaning... << Full Report >>

Matthew West Multi-Award Winning Matthew West Releases New Song and Video, "The God Who Stays"

In his new joint venture with Provident Label Group/Sony Music and his imprint Story House Music, Matthew West has released a brand new song and music video for "The God Who Stays." The song is available now on all digital platforms here... << Full Report >>

The Choir Release New Cover Song of Phil Collins' "In The Air Tonight"

Acclaimed veteran rock band The Choir releases a new single today, a cover of Phil Collins' hit, "In the Air Tonight." The song is available on all the popular digital outlets. About the single, the band announced: "The Choir covers the Phil Collins classic and iconic hit In The Air Tonight. The band re-imagines it with a haunting, ethereal and ambient version of the world-wide popular song... << Full Report >>

Cody Carnes Cody Carnes Releases New Song, "Run To The Father"

Worship leader and songwriter Cody Carnes has a brand new song, "Run To The Father," currently available everywhere. This year, Carnes has released two additional songs, "Nothing Else" and "Heaven Fall," both to high acclaim and response. "Nothing Else" marks Carnes most successful single to date and his first song to debut on the CCLI chart... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers' Youth Band planetboom Releases "Praise On Praise" Single, Video Today

The dynamic, multicultural youth ministry of Planetshakers Church, planetboom, releases “Praise On Praise” single today (July 26) at Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and more digital and streaming outlets globally from... << Full Report >>

Right Hand Shade Drops Self-Titled Debut Album Today

New England-based band Right Hand Shade, known throughout the region as a high-octane pop-rock band infused with soulful vocals and bluesy guitar riffs, releases its self-titled debut album today. The collection of 12 pop-rock songs with a faith-based message is available digitally on iTunes, Amazon Music... << Full Report >>

We Are Leo Releases New Single, "Your Voice"

Chicago-area pop group, We Are Leo, releases their brand new single "Your Voice" (DREAM Records) today. Lyrically, the song is about discovering Jesus as the Good Shepherd, (John 10) how He knows his sheep by name, and how He came leads us to abundant life. The track's production is chill, moody, beautiful and persistent... Drake meets LANY. This musical offering is the first in a series of singles that the group plans to release this year... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, July 25, 2019*


Amy Grant Nashville Mayor David Briley, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith Present at Historical Marker Unveiling

Today, the Nashville Metropolitan Historical Commission, in association with the Nashville Metro Council, celebrated the installation of a historical marker at 1000 16th Avenue South with an unveiling ceremony, honoring decades of the music impact of Belmont Church, Koinonia Coffeehouse and the... << Full Report >>

Wolves At The Gate Wolves at the Gate Release Video for "Drifter"

Wolves At The Gate have released a video for their single, "Drifter". Watch here: https://youtu.be/_Scnv5m8QYU. Last month, the song was featured on Revolver, who noted, "[Drifter] exemplifies the band's ability to write a lush and catchy track while holding onto the heaviness that separates them from the... << Full Report >>

Phil Keaggy Phil Keaggy and Rex Paul Announce Vinyl Release of New Rock Album, "Illumination"

Digital music took the music world by storm when it was first introduced via the venerable compact disc (CD) in the early 1980s. By the end of that decade, CDs had overtaken LPs in popularity. The digital revolution continued to evolve, spawning MP3 files, digital downloads, and online streaming. But for the faithful music aficionado, there was still only one true format--the vinyl LP... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 24, 2019*


Skillet Skillet Invites Fans Along for NYC Takeover

Multi-platinum selling rockers Skillet are poised to take over The Big Apple this Friday, July 26 ahead of their anticipated release of Victorious (Aug. 2, Atlantic Records). The 2X GRAMMY® nominees will light up the FOX & Friends All American Concert Stage with live performances during the popular morning cable broadcast starting at 7 a.m. EST. AOL Build will host a conversation with the group at 1 p.m. EST... << Full Report >>

Leigh Nash Leigh Nash To Release New Single, "Dime Adios (Say Goodbye to Me)," July 26

Singer/songwriter Leigh Nash has been busy touring solo dates for the past few months, while also working on some new music. Back in mid-April, Nash released a special two-song single featuring new song "God Gave Me Horses" and an updated anniversary edition of Sixpence None The Richer's "Kiss Me." Now, this Friday, Nash is releasing a new song called "Dime Adiós," featuring Matt Lovell... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 23, 2019*


Bethel Music Signs Georgia-Based Singer, Songwriter Dante Bowe Following Deep Roots With Collective

GRAMMY® nominated Bethel Music is continuing to add to their adept collective of worship leaders and songwriters with the addition of Dante Bowe. The roots of Bowe’s relationship with the Bethel Music family run deep with previous collaborations like "Glorious Day" and touring with the group including the recent Heaven Come... << Full Report >>

Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago Spring Onto Billboard Top 30

Over the last seven years, Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago, have created some of the most beloved songs of the new millennium including three Billboard No. 1 radio hits Awesome, War, Grace, and three top 10 radio hits, Just To Know Him, Winning, and Can’t Turn Back. Now, they are back with the third radio single, “Keep the Faith,” from their forthcoming... << Full Report >>

Landers Music Co. Releases New Single, "Walls"

“Walls,” a new single from Nashville-based Landers Music Co., is set to hit Christian AC and Christian CHR-formatted radio outlets today. A live music video for the acoustic version of “Walls” is available on YouTube... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, July 20, 2019*


S.O. Takes On False Social Media Perception In "Goals" Featuring Lucy Grimble

Hip hop artist S.O. addresses social media ills on “Goals,” the debut single from his Augustine’s Legacy album dropping on September 6. This song, available now, comes amid reports of social media users experiencing depression driven by an excess of perfect, strategically-curated posts. In an effort to lessen the pressures, this week Instagram began hiding post likes in six countries... << Full Report >>

Gospel Music Legend Bill Gaither Announces Cities for Christmas Homecoming Tour

Multi-Grammy Award winning recording artist, Bill Gaither and prominent Christian events producer, Premier Productions, have announced plans to bring the Bill Gaither & The Gaither Vocal Band Christmas Homecoming Tour to select cities during December of 2019... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 19, 2019*


JoC Jars of Clay Announce Annual Nashville Christmas Show

Although the band officially stopped touring a few years ago, Jars of Clay has remained active nearly each holiday for an annual Christmas concert. Today, the four-piece pop rock band announced their 2019 show for December 7th in Franklin, TN... << Full Report >>

Local Sound Releases "Sunday School" EP Today

Local Sound's newest EP, Sunday School, is available everywhere today. Sunday School features five 1990s worship favorites with the trio's pop music spin. The EP includes Local Sound's treasured worship songs like "Shout To The Lord," "Open The Eyes Of My Heart," featuring special guest Paul Baloche as well as the hits "I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever... << Full Report >>

The Glorious Unseen's Ben Crist Launches Campaign for New EP

The Glorious Unseen was an acclaimed worship act on BEC Recordings, led by Ben Crist, but we haven't heard from either since their 2012 release, Lovesick. However, Crist has taken to Kickstarter to fund a new EP, which has less than 2 weeks left on the campaign. Click here to view the campaign... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Josh Baldwin Returns With "Let the Redeemed"

Josh Baldwin of Bethel Music is unveiling a brand new track, “Let the Redeemed,” today. The hopeful track compellingly declares God as a Deliverer who leads us out of the desert. “The most powerful sound on earth is the song of captives set free, and there is power in our testimony that releases hope to the world,” shares Baldwin... << Full Report >>

Attaboy Releases "Fearless" Single, Video Today

Leading school assemblies followed by evening, full-production concerts coast-to-coast and performing at camps during the summer months, Indiana-based pop/rock band Attaboy releases “Fearless” globally from Radiate Music. The song is available now on iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music... << Full Report >>

Manafest Manafest Releases New Single, "This is Not the End"

Rock / rap artist Manafest has released a new song today, July 19, 2019, from his upcoming new studio album slated to come out later this year. The song, "This Is Not The End," is co-written with Trevor Mcnevan from Thousand Foot Krutch and produced by Doug Weir.  "This Is Not The End" is  the first new song from Manafest since his 2017 release of Stones... << Full Report >>

Christian Rapper G.L.O. Releases New Album Today, July 19

Christian rap artist G.L.O, which stands for God’s Love Only, is releasing her new album today, an 11-song collection titled “Reborn.” The project is available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Apple Music, Spotify and all other digital stores and music streaming services... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, July 18, 2019*


John Van Deusen Premieres New Video "Whatever Makes You Mine"

John Van Deusen is thrilled to share a brand new music video for "Whatever Makes You Mine," premiering now on Substream Magazine. The song comes from Van Deusen's forthcoming album, (I Am) Origami Pt. 3 - A Catacomb Hymn, out this Friday, July 19th via Tooth & Nail Records. Pre-orders are available now... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 17, 2019*


Random Hero Opens New Chapter with "Tension" August 23

Christian rock hitmakers and fan favorites Random Hero are set to drop  Tension , their highly anticipated RockFest Records debut, August 23. Produced by Memphis May Fire's Kellen McGregor,  Tension  is the band’s most melodic, hook-laden release to date, providing a musical foundation squarely focused on elevating Random Hero’s urgent message of Hope and healing... << Full Report >>

Historical Marker on Nashville's Music Row for CCM, Belmont Church and Koinonia Coffeehouse

The Nashville Metropolitan Historical Commission, in association with the Nashville Metro Council, announced today the creation of a historical marker at 1000 16th Avenue South to be unveiled on Thursday, July 25th, to honor decades of the music impact of Belmont Church, Koinonia Coffeehouse and the Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) genre on the city of Nashville. Additionally, at today’s Nashville Metropolitan Council meeting, a resolution was read... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 16, 2019*


Zach Williams Zach Williams Announces His Headlining Tour "The Rescue Story Tour"

Multi-award-winning artist and songwriter Zach Williams has announced his fall headlining tour, "The Rescue Story Tour."  The 20-city tour will begin in Syracuse, NY on October 10 and wrap in Anderson, IN on November 10, and will include a special stop on November 3 at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. "The Rescue Story Tour," which will feature special guest artist Josh Baldwin of Bethel Music, is sponsored by Compassion International and Christian Healthcare Ministries... << Full Report >>

Andrew Peterson Andrew Peterson Announces 20th Anniversary Behold the Lamb of God Album and Tour

An annual concert tour lasting 20 consecutive years is a rarity in the music industry. But that’s exactly what this year marks for singer-songwriter-author-filmmaker Andrew Peterson, whose Behold the Lamb of God tour celebrates its 20th anniversary this Christmas season. To further commemorate this milestone, Peterson has recorded a new edition of the correlating album, Behold the Lamb of God: The True Tall Tale of the Coming of Christ, which will be released October 25... << Full Report >>

Skillet Skillet Debuts New Music Video for Hit Rock Song "Legendary"

Today, People.com has exclusively premiered the music video for multi-platinum rock band Skillet’s quickly climbing, Top 20 rock single “Legendary” in advance of their tenth studio album Victorious (August 2/Atlantic Records).

Skillet currently graces the cover of YouTubeMusic’s Rock Hotlist with “Legendary” while the track is the featured #1 spot on the playlist... << Full Report >>

DREAM Label Group Partners With PureFlix.com To Bring Music, Live Video To Streaming Video Service

DREAM Label Group announced today that it has become the first label to provide it's featured music and live video content on the streaming video on demand platform PureFlix.com. 

Centered around the journey of healing, encouragement and joy, DREAM artists such as Switch, Matthew Parker, Seacoast Worship (feat. Brandon Lake), We Are Leo, 29:11 Worship, Joel Vaughn and others will be included in five specialty curated playlists... << Full Report >>



Award Winner Shane Schauer Releases New Single

ChristianSongwriting.com’s current Songwriter of the Year Shane Schauer has released “Then Your Love,” a new single featuring vocalist Tasha Layton. Layton is a BEC Recordings (Tooth & Nail) recording artist who formerly toured the world as a background vocalist with pop superstar Katy Perry... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 15, 2019*


Amy Grant Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith Reunite for Seven Christmas Performances Across U.S.

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY® winners Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith are reuniting to co-bill their popular Christmas tour this upcoming holiday season, where they will be joined by special guest Marc Martel. Incorporating a full symphony orchestra at each performance, this musical mastery is being presented by Balsam Hill®. Kicking off November 30 in Cincinnati, OH the seven-city tour travels to Columbus... << Full Report >>

Elevation Worship Releases New Youth Worship Expression as ELEVATION RHYTHM

Elevation Church released two singles, extending the reach of their worship ministry with ELEVATION RHYTHM, a new worship team specifically geared towards youth. This new music was created to represent and engage the youth and young adults of this generation. ELEVATION RHYTHM debuted today with two singles, "EVERYTHING EVERYTHING" and "NEVER WALK AWAY."... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, July 13, 2019*


Chris August Signs to BMG Music Publishing

Chart-topping ASCAP songwriter-artist Chris August has signed a publishing agreement with BMG Music Publishing. The multiple GMA Dove Award-winning recording artist has also enjoyed success as a country songwriter and plans to continue to work in both genres... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 12, 2019*


Sara Groves Sara Groves, Audrey Assad, Ellie Holcomb, Propaganda and Robbie Seay Band Unite for Recently Released "Behold"

Behold,” available now, finds Sara GrovesAudrey Assad, Ellie Holcomb, Propaganda and Robbie Seay Band joining forces for a unique worship anthem inspired by International Justice Mission (IJM). The unlikely pairing was unveiled at IJM's Liberate... << Full Report >>

Royal Company Debuts New Single "Faithful Is Your Love" On DREAM

Following the announcement of the signing to DREAM Worship, Oklahoma City worship band, Royal Company is proud to release the debut of their track, "Faithful Is Your Love." A downtempo, powerful worship track with beautiful synthetic sounds and encouraging lyrics. Along with the release of the single, the group is performing it at the Nazarene Youth Conference in front of 9000 in Phoenix, AZ today. The group shares their heart behind the message of the song... << Full Report >>

NF NF Releases New Single and Video "Time" Ahead of Album Release

Following the stratospheric viral impact of the recently released “When I Grow Up , ” chart-topping Michigan rapper  NF  shared a new single and music video entitled “Time” today. Listen HERE. This marks the third song issued from his forthcoming... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers Planetshakers Releases "Rain Your Glory Down" Today

Internationally recognized praise band Planetshakers releases “Rain Your Glory Down” today (July 12) at iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play and more digital and streaming outlets globally from Venture3Media (V3M). Leading the song live today at Planetshakers Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, the band recorded the song during the annual conference held in April this year at Melbourne Arena in... << Full Report >>

Avalon Avalon's "Keeper of My Heart" Single Releases Today

For the first time in 10 years, celebrated vocal group Avalon's has released brand new music. The single,"Keeper of My Heart," is available NOW - via all digital outlets and on the radio. The song - written by Jordan Feliz, Matt Armstrong, and Bryan Fowler - was produced by Jay DeMarcus and Don Koch... << Full Report >>

Wolves at the Gate Release New Single, "Counterfeit"

Wolves At The Gate have released a new single, "Counterfeit". Stream HERE. "This is a fight song; a song of rebellion," explains vocalist/guitarist Stephen Cobucci. "Countless lies and deceptions are thrown at us every day from the news media, politicians, people who abuse religion, social... << Full Report >>

Mac Powell and the Family Reunion Release New Song "Mess of Me"

This summer, Mac Powell and the Family Reunion will release their full-length debut album Back Again on July 26th via Thirty Tigers. Led by the former lead singer of Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling group Third Day, the new band is southern roots and American rock. It's a collection of foot-stomping, hand-clapping tunes that pay tribute to Mac's early musical inspirations from his childhood, including Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, and Jim Croce to name a... << Full Report >>

We Are Messengers We Are Messengers Debuts New Single "Power" Today

Still reeling from the July 2 Songland (NBC) win, We Are Messengers proudly delivers its new single, “Power,” Friday, July 12. The track follows “Maybe It’s Ok,” which took top honors at the 2019 K-LOVE Fan Awards as Breakout Single of the Year. “Power” will be available everywhere through CURB | Word Entertainment... << Full Report >>

Blind Drummer Finds Renewed Vision with Creative Soul Records' All Together United

Christian rock band All Together United has partnered with Creative Soul Records for a still untitled album due later this year. The first single, “Hollow," will be released on Friday, July 12. As a child, founder/drummer Chad Hampton, dreamed of playing the drums. By the age of 12, he felt called to become a touring drummer in the Christian music industry. When his dreams didn’t immediately... << Full Report >>

Oh, Sleeper Releases New Album "Bloodied/Unbowed" via Solid State Records

American metalcore band, Oh, Sleeper, is back and more powerful than ever with today's release of their highly anticipated fourth full-length album Bloodied/Unbowed via Solid State Records. This includes singles " Decimation & Burial ," " Fissure ," and " The Island ," and is now available across... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Paul and Hannah McClure Find The Way Home With Inaugural Release Out Aug. 30

Long-time pillars in the Bethel Music community Paul and Hannah McClure are embarking on their first standalone album, The Way Home, out Aug. 30. The organic next step was announced during Bethel Music’s annual WorshipU. Brian Johnson, Josh Baldwin, Seth Mosley, Matt Hammitt, Mia Fieldes and a host of others joined Paul & Hannah as co-writers in the nearly four-year pilgrimage... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Hillsong Worship Releases New Single, "King of Kings"

Multi-platinum-selling Hillsong Worship announces the launch of a brand new single “King of Kings” that releases on the heels of the chart-topping “Who You Say I Am” which recently achieved RIAA-Certified Gold status and earned the group top honors for Worship Song of the Year at the 2019... << Full Report >>

Trinity Releases "The In Between" Today From The Fuel Music

Awards-winning, Netherlands-based, eclectic band Trinity announces the release of The In Between, today (July 12) from The Fuel Music. Released earlier in the Netherlands and having already received two Dutch Dove Awards, including “Album Of The Year,” the recording is now available today at iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon.com, Spotify... << Full Report >>

Debut Album from Humble Feet Bows Today

New artist Humble Feet is set to release its debut eponymous album today. “Humble Feet,” a 10-track collection, is available on all digital platforms, including iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and Apple Music. “Each of these songs was inspired by the Holy Spirit in my heart as I served in ministry and studied the Bible and encountered... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, July 11, 2019*


I Am They I AM THEY Continues To Climb The Charts With Their Latest Single, "Scars"

Pop-acoustic group I AM THEY (Sony Music/Provident Label Group) continues to climb the charts with their latest single, "Scars." The poignant song is currently No. 2 at Billboard's Christian AC Monitored chart and at press time, has obtained more than 18 million streams worldwide, while continuing to gain audiences across the U.S. every week... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 10, 2019*


KJ-52 New Single From KJ-52, "Have a Good Day," Out To Radio Today

“Have a Good Day” (featuring Los Angeles-based Inpop recording artist V. Rose), a new single from multiple Dove Award winner KJ-52, is being released to radio today. The single, from the legendary rapper’s new project, “What Happened Was…,” is being serviced to Christian CHR, Christian Hip Hop, and Rhythmic radio outlets... << Full Report >>

Foldinglights to Release Debut Album "Subterranean Hum" July 19

Following a string of single releases this year, Belfast singer/songwriter Foldinglights is set to release his debut album on July 19th. Drawing influences from artists like Jon Foreman, Foy Vance and Glen Hansard, 'Subterranean Hum' fuses both electronic and acoustic instruments, to create a diverse and unique landscape perfectly held together by Michael's vulnerable heart wide-open lyrics, which he delivers here with passion and conviction throughout... << Full Report >>

House of Peace Releases "Let Your Face Shine" Single

South Florida-based group, House of Peace, is pleased to announce the July 12 release of the highly-anticipated, new single, “Let Your Face Shine,” along with an accompanying lyric video, which is now available on YouTube. Available nationwide, the single is a precursor to the band’s second full-length project, Welcome to the River, which is set to be out this fall... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 9, 2019*


Steven Malcolm Hip-Hop Artist Steven Malcolm to Embark on Summertime 2019 "Tag Team Tour"

Coming off the success of The Second City album release, the critically acclaimed hip-hop artist Steven Malcolm will embark on his headlining summertime tour entitled the Tag Team Tour. The tour will kick off in Fernandina Beach, FL on July 22 and visit 12 other cities across the US, drawing to a close in Orlando, FL on August 31... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 8, 2019*


VaShawn Mitchell To Release New Album "Elements" August 9

Multiple Stellar and Dove Award winner, and GRAMMY nominee, VaShawn Mitchell returns with prolific new album ELEMENTS . In commemoration of his storied, and successful 20-year career Mitchell offers ELEMENTS as the culmination of the full breadth of his music journey. With a fusion of pop, rock, gospel and that signature Chicago Gospel... << Full Report >>

Seth Crane Releases Debut Single, "I Surrender"

Kentucky singer/songwriter Seth Crane releases his debut single, “I Surrender,” to Christian radio today. The song, the title track from his upcoming project, is being serviced to Christian AC radio outlets. “Through some really dark times, the words, ‘Crying out to the Father up above’ came to my heart and the song ‘I Surrender’ was written... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 5, 2019*


New Single, Preorders from War of Ages

War of Ages are back with an electrifying new album. “Void” is the highly anticipated follow up to 2017’s “Alpha”, and these 11 new tracks are well worth the wait. The band sequestered themselves at Sicktones Studios with engineer and WoA guitarist Jack Daniels to produce their strongest and most lyrically honest album yet. “Void” cashes in on... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 3, 2019*


Two Centricity Publishing Writers Featured on This Week's NBC "Songland" Episode

Centricity Publishing is making a mark on NBC’s reality-competition show Songland. Two of its staff songwriters, Steve Fee and Kyle Williams, were featured on last night’s episode, and Williams was the night’s winner with his song, “Getting Started.” In an exciting episode twist, Blacc also recorded and released Fee’s song, “Same Blood.” Watch Williams’ performance here and Fee’s here.... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 2, 2019*


We Are Messengers We Are Messengers' Kyle Williams Delivers Next Songland Hit

One month after We Are Messengers' compassionate song "Maybe It’s Ok" was named 2019's Breakout Single of the Year at the K-LOVE Fan Awards, band member Kyle Williams is breaking out in other ways. The guitar player's new composition, "Getting Started," was featured in an episode of NBC’s Songland this week, where it won its round (earning applause from songwriting mentor Ryan Tedder) and was recorded by global chart-topping solo artist Aloe Blacc.

"I wouldn’t change a thing," said three-time GRAMMY-winner... << Full Report >>

Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Joins Pandora's Billionaires Club

Multi-platinum selling and award-winning Hillsong UNITED joins Pandora’s Billionaires Club celebrating over 1.8 billion lifetime streams on the platform. One of only a handful of artists in its genre to reach this benchmark, the group was presented the prestigious award last night during their VIP (Diamond) Fan Experience held prior to their sold-out show at Madison Square Garden... << Full Report >>

7eventh Time Down 7eventh Time Down Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut

BEC Recordings artist and Christian radio hitmakers 7eventh Time Down marked another career milestone last weekend with their debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The band performed their signature hits “Just Say Jesus” and “God Is On The Move” before a sold-out audience at the Opry... << Full Report >>

Shaylee Simeone's "Dearly Loved" Affirms God's Promise

In an imperfect world where people come and go from our lives, God’s promise to “never leave us” is unique. Seeking grace and not perfection, Nashville-based singer/songwriter and worship leader Shaylee Simeone is learning what it truly means to trust His promises. Relatable while rooted in solid Biblical theology, Simeone’s journey is marked by the willingness to say “yes” to His calling, despite fear, doubt and natural reservations that come with being human. Through her single debut of... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 1, 2019*


Tasha Layton BEC Recordings Releases Tasha Layton EP, "LOVE RUNNING WILD"

It was last fall when BEC Recordings announced their signing of singer, songwriter, worship leader, speaker, and author Tasha Layton. Her current radio single, “Love Lifting Me” has reached Top 25 status on the Billboard Christian Airplay and AC Monitored charts, and Top 20 on the AC Indicator chart. Her debut single, "I Belong To You," which was touted by listeners as "beautiful with an amazing message," and "excellent... << Full Report >>

Integrity Music Set To Release New EP from Local Sound July 19th

Local Sound is set to release their second EP, Sunday School, with Integrity Music on July 19th. True to the title, Sunday School takes five of the group's favorite worship songs from their childhoods recorded with Local Sound's pop worship spin... << Full Report >>

Citizen Way Citizen Way Follows up Breakout Hit with New Single "The Lord's Prayer"

Citizen Way's new song “The Lord’s Prayer," the debut single from their upcoming album, is currently on all streaming platforms and will hit radio on Aug. 2. This powerful song sets the stage for the band’s third studio album with Fair Trade Services releasing this Fall and reflects the core purpose of the band... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, June 30, 2019*


Mac Powell and the Family Reunion Release New Song "Whoo! (feat. Craig Morgan)"

This summer, Mac Powell and the Family Reunion will release their full-length debut album Back Again on July 26th via Thirty Tigers. Led by the former lead singer of Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling group Third Day, the new band is southern roots and American rock. It's a collection of foot-stomping, hand-clapping tunes that pay tribute to Mac's early musical inspirations from his childhood, including Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash... << Full Report >>

Influence Music Reveals "Right Here (Hallelujah)" From Album "Rebels"

Influence Music has revealed their fourth single off their upcoming record Rebels titled “Right Here (Hallelujah)”. Sung by Whitney Medina, the single is available across all digital platforms with an accompanying music video on YouTube. Rebels is slated to release worldwide on July 19, 2019... << Full Report >>

Steve Gray Releases New Album, 'You Will Restore'

Steve Gray’s new album, You Will Restore, An experience in Psalms, is available now on all digital platforms. The 10-song album, written by Gray, features passages from the book of Psalms and combines contemporary, Middle Eastern, and orchestral cinematic elements. Gray, senior pastor of World Revival Church in Kansas City, Mo., says the album is an Old Testament reflection inspired by the heart and emotions of David. The album is his fourth solo album... << Full Report >>

*Friday, June 28, 2019*


90s Pop Artist Miss Angie Returns with New Worship EP, "Desert Flags"

Pop artist Miss Angie made her label debut in 1997 on Myrrh Records/Word Entertainment with 100 Million Eyeballs. After a follow-up album and a couple indie releases, Miss Angie started a family and put music on the backburner. However, the itch to make music again has pushed Angie to unite with producer Gabriel Wilson (who also formerly fronted Rock N Roll Worship Circus and The... << Full Report >>

Andy Mineo Andy Mineo Releases New Single "I Don't Need You"

After reflecting on the pressures of becoming successful and self-reliant, rapper Andy Mineo wrote and recorded “I Don’t Need You”. The third single from his upcoming WORK IN PROGRESS mixtape seemingly glorifies the mantra but, later reveals at the core of “I Don’t Need You” is fear. On the track, Andy skillfully breaks down the walls built by past trauma and puts his pride to the side to reveal exactly what he needs... << Full Report >>

DREAM Label Group Signs Singer Songwriter Charmelle Cofield

Powerful singer, songwriter and Kansas City native Charmelle Cofield signs with Dream Label Group in partnership with Platform Agency and released a brand new album entitled CHARMELLE today on all digital retailers (http://smarturl.it/CharmelleCofield)... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Newest Signee Brandon Lake Drops Debut Single "This Is A Move"

“This Is A Move” from South Carolina-based worship leader Brandon Lake is being unveiled today, marking his entrance as the newest member of the Bethel Music family. The awe-inspired track was co-written with Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Tony Brown and Nate Moore. The origins of the song are personal to Lake as they stem from his friend Micah’s miraculous... << Full Report >>

Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Releases Deluxe Edition of Album "People"

Hillsong UNITED announces the release of “People (Deluxe).” Available today, the compilation is an extension of the group’s record-breaking “People” live album and features seven brand new acoustic offerings and reworked versions of fan favorites such as “Good Grace,” “Whole Heart (Hold Me Now),” “Another In The Fire,” “Highlands,”... << Full Report >>

Rend Collective Experiment Brand New Rend Collective Single "YOUR NAME IS POWER" Out Today

On the heels of “Counting Every Blessing” marked as the biggest song of their career to date, Rend Collective is delivering “YOUR NAME IS POWER,” a brand new single available on all platforms today. The anthem of declaration and praise will hit radio airwaves on July 26. In celebration of the release, the group is additionally unveiling a live performance video of "YOUR NAME IS POWER" recorded in Nashville, Tenn... << Full Report >>

Tenth Avenue North Tenth Avenue North Set To Release New Album, "No Shame," August 2nd

Today Tenth Avenue North releases the title track of their upcoming album - No Shame - set to release on August 2nd (listen here). After more than a decade on the road, five studio albums and a season of transition, the band has found themselves wondering what they wanted to say next. This collection of songs on their sixth LP, No Shame, finds Tenth Avenue North... << Full Report >>

Tori Kelly Tori Kelly To Release New Album, "Inspired By True Events" August 9

Two-time GRAMMY winner Tori Kelly will release her new album, Inspired By True Events, on August 9 on Capitol/School Boy Records. Today, as the album pre-order launched, Tori shared the track “Sorry Would Go A Long Way.”  Download / stream “Sorry Would Go A Long Way” HERE... << Full Report >>

For All Seasons For All Seasons Release New Single, "Life In Your Love"

Centricity Music pop-worship band For All Seasons began 2019 with a big idea: release more than music. True to their name, the trio decided to explore themes of various life seasons and then craft a variety of content about those themes to engage with listeners. With today’s new song release “Life In Your Love,” they have surpassed... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, June 27, 2019*


Oh, Sleeper Premieres Single "The Island"

American metalcore band, Oh, Sleeper, is excited to be exclusively premiering the third single "The Island," coming off of their forthcoming record, Bloodied/Unbowed, today, via Alternative Press. Give it a listen here... << Full Report >>

Hillsong UNITED Adds Six New Dates to Widely Popular "People Tour"

Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED is expanding their resonating “People Tour” with six new dates in September. Presented by Premier Productions, cities added include Jacksonville, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Louisville, Oklahoma City and Bossier City. Throughout its nearly 30 date trek across the U.S. and Canada, Hillsong UNITED has sold-out multiple stops including LA’s Staples Center, NYC’s Madison Square Garden and D.C.’s The Anthem... << Full Report >>

Avalon Avalon Inspires Crowd at LifeWay's WorshipLife Conference

Celebrated vocal group Avalon inspired LifeWay WorshipLife attendees during the evening concert session on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in Gatlinburg, TN. The award-winning band premiered new songs - including their new radio single, "Keeper of My Heart" – from their forthcoming Red Street Records project... << Full Report >>

"The Chuckie Perez Show" Returns for a Third Season

The multi-talented Chuckie Perez, the Christian singer/songwriter, recording artist, TV host and music and TV producer who is also known as Chuckie P., returns with season three of the popular variety show, “The Chuckie Perez Show.” Production is set to begin July 18, with new episodes airing soon after on JUCE TV, TBN Africa, Uplift TV, Brio TV, and Parable TV... << Full Report >>

NF NF Releases New Single and Video, "When I Grow Up"

Today, chart-topping Michigan rapper  NF  unveiled his second new song “When I Grow Up” produced by Tommee Profitt from his forthcoming album – The Search, released via NFREALMUSIC/Caroline... << Full Report >>

Christian Recording Artist Steve Fee To Appear on NBC's "Songland" Tuesday July 2nd

Two-time Dove Award winner Steve Fee will feature in NBC’s “Songland” July 2nd. The show has ranked #1 in its time slot since its debut. Fee and other songwriters will work with producers Ryan Tedder, Ester Dean, and Shane McAnally as they pitch songs to popular hip-hop artist Aloe Blacc... << Full Report >>

Willet Releases "The Early Years (2007-2010)" Compilation To Digital Retailers

Earlier this year, the Willet brothers announced the end of the band stating “We accomplished everything (and more) that we ever set out to do.” With the upcoming Farewell Concert being held July 13th in their hometown of Westminster, MD, the band has decided to re-release 29 songs... << Full Report >>

Indie Artist Teressa Mahoney Drops New Single, "Not a Love Story," on All Major Music Platforms

On the heels of her highly-anticipated 2019 release, Beyond, Teressa Mahoney releases a new single, Not a Love Story. This song is based on the true story of two people meeting, getting married, and falling in love—in that order. The lilting strings and warm piano, along with the emotionally evocative lyrics enhanced by Teressa’s achingly-sweet vocals will... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, June 26, 2019*


KJ-52 Dove Award Winner KJ-52 Debuts as Author with "What Happened Was..."

Happy Birthday today to rapper KJ-52! The Dove Award winner is celebrating his 44th birthday by making his debut as an author with the release of “What Happened Was….,” a compilation of stories from his life, or, as KJ-52 puts it, “a testament to what God can do with a misfit.”... << Full Report >>

Kevin Max Kevin Max Announces New Larry Norman Covers Album

Larry Norman was often considered the "father of Christian rock" music, and it comes as no surprise that the artist had such a profound affect on the artist around him. Acclaimed singer/songwriter Kevin Max announced today his plans to record his own version of one of Larry Norman's albums, in its entirety. Kevin also launched a crowdfunding project for this endeavor... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, June 25, 2019*


Sibling Trio Scarlet Fade Releases New Music Video Today

The music video for “Pulse,” the title song from the project from sibling trio Scarlet Fade, is available today on YouTube. “Pulse,” written by band member Jordan Hoffman and Cale Kight, who also produced the single, currently is playing on Christian CHR-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

Switch Holds #1 Spot for 8 Straight Weeks

In celebration of their song holding the #1 spot on the Billboard Christian Hot AC / CHR chart for 8 straight weeks, Life.Church’s Switch released its music video of “Symphony (feat. Dillon Chase)” to digital retailers today. The video was shot by the video team at Life.Church and is available on iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon and other music download platforms... << Full Report >>

Lauren Talley Stirs Wonder and Awe of God with Two New Albums

With her powerful, soulful voice, Lauren Talley is inspiring heartfelt worship and praise with two new albums: Loudest Praise: Hymns of Mercy, Love, and Grace, and Glorious God: Songs of Worship and Wonder. Both will be available August 16 from Horizon Records... << Full Report >>

DRAUCKER Makes Sibling Rivalry Rock with Debut EP

The Savannah, Georgia-based rock group DRAUCKER has released their national debut EP, Good To Talk To (SweetBred Records). For the past few years, the group has been winning over a dedicated fanbase throughout the south with an aggressive concert schedule and opening spots for Drivin' N Cryin', American Idol’s Cade Foehner and more... << Full Report >>

*Monday, June 24, 2019*


Skillet Skillet Announces Co-Headlining Victorious Sky Tour with Alter Bridge

ALTER BRIDGE and SKILLET have announced that they will embark on a co-headline tour this fall. The Victorious Sky Tour kicks off on September 22 in Baltimore and runs through October 25 in Orlando. Dirty Honey will also appear. Pre-sale tickets are available now through June 27 at 10pm local time. Regular tickets go on sale on Friday, June 28 at 10am local time. Pre-sale tickets and VIP upgrades are available... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, June 23, 2019*


MARK209 Releases New Music Video

MARK209’s long anticipated new music video (“My Kind Of People”) will premiere July 6, 2019 on the television program, Gospel Music Today.   This will be the third music video release from MARK209, each directed by the Emmy Nominated filmmaker director, Joseph Spence.  This latest music video features their fan-favorite song “My Kind Of People” from their latest CD, “Thumbprint”.  “My Kind Of People” was co-written by Woody Wright... << Full Report >>

*Friday, June 21, 2019*


Sara Groves Sara Groves, Propaganda and Robbie Seay Release Collaborative Single, "Behold"

This fall International Justice Mission celebrated 20 years of their work in the world with the Liberate Conference. A few months before everyone gathered, a small group of artists partners watched a boot-leg copy of Gary Haugen’s practice speech, and worked on a collaborative project to capture his imperative taken from Isaiah: "Behold, I am doing a new thing, even now I am coming. Do you see it?... << Full Report >>

Zach Williams Zach Williams Releases Anticipated New Single "Resue Story"

Multi award-winning artist and songwriter Zach Williams has announced the release of "Rescue Story," his brand new song that is now at radio stations across the U.S. and at all digital and streaming platforms. "Rescue Story" is the first to release from Williams' upcoming album, slated to release this fall... << Full Report >>

Riley Clemmons Riley Clemmons Drops Multi-Track Of "Fighting For Me" Following Song's Amassing Of 2.4 Million Streams

Riley Clemmons is releasing a brand-new multi-track single of “Fighting For Me” today housing a piano and remix version of the resonating song. “Fighting For Me” has gained a lot of popularity, being streamed 2.4 million times, along with over 420,000 views... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin Kirk Franklin Premieres New Live Performance this Sunday

On Sunday, June 23rd at 3 PM EST / 2 PM CST, 14-time GRAMMY® winning artist Kirk Franklin will debut his first-ever VEVO live performance for the song “F.A.V.O.R.”. He is the first Gospel or Christian music artist to tape a Vevo Originalwhich are artists’ unique, live renditions of their songs. The “F.A.V.O.R.” live performance will premiere... << Full Report >>

Unspoken Unspoken Releases New Album, "Reason"

The three years since Unspoken’s last album release have been full of ups and downs, but every curveball has led here: to their third full-length record, Reason. The 12-track album is available now for physical purchase and on all digital outlets... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, June 20, 2019*


I Am They I AM THEY Announces Trial and Triumph Tour with Dan Bremnes and Elle Limebear

Pop-acoustic worship group I AM THEY is announcing plans to headline The Trial & Triumph Tour this fall, headed out during the month of September with special guests Dan Bremnes and Elle Limebear. Presented by Compassion LIVE, the... << Full Report >>

Matt Hammitt's Son Bowen Hammitt Releases Two New Singles In Support Of Upcoming Open-Heart Surgery

Since Matt Hammitt's son, Bowen Hammitt was born with a hole in his heart, the young boy has had to undergo multiple heart surgeries. Now, the son of the former Sanctus Real frontman is pursuing his own music, which you can hear at BowensHeart.com... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, June 19, 2019*


Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Invites Fans to Celebrate "35 Years Of Friends" With Fall Tour

Gospel Music Hall of Famer and multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Winner Michael W. Smith has announced plans for his fall headlining tour celebrating 35 years of his groundbreaking, iconic song “Friends”. The 23-city tour will launch in Springfield, Missouri on October 3 and will also feature stops in Atlanta, San Antonio, Phoenix, Sacramento and more before concluding November 17 in Kansas City, Missouri... << Full Report >>

Building 429 Building 429, Premier Productions Announce Exclusive Touring Partnership

GRAMMY® nominated, Dove Award-winning Building 429 and the largest producer of live Christian events, Premier Productions, create an exclusive partnership for the 20-city Fear No More Tour this fall. The tour, named for Building 429’s current hit single of the same name, will feature special guest Britt Nicole and be sponsored by World Vision... << Full Report >>

Mac Powell and the Family Reunion Release Video for New Single, "Back Again"

Following the announcement last week of their forthcoming debut album, Mac Powell and the Family Reunion released today the video for their new single and title track "Back Again." Capturing the group's dynamic live show, the country rock travelogue features clips of life on the road over the past few months as Powell and the band unveiled their new project... << Full Report >>

Avalon Announces New Album, New Headlining Tour

For the first time in 10 years, we will hear new music and get a new tour from three-time GRAMMY® Nominated, American Music Award and Dove Award winning recording artists AVALON. The group will take to the road again this fall to support their debut Red Street Records release, CALLED. More information about the new music will be forthcoming soon... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, June 18, 2019*


Switchfoot Switchfoot Announce Special U.S. Fall Tour

After hyping it up with viral videos for a few days, San Diego rock band Switchfoot have announced their U.S. Fall tour, Switchfoot & Their Fantastic Traveling Music Show, in which they do something they've never done before. The full list of tour dates, complete with ticket info, can be found here... << Full Report >>

RCA Inspiration and McDonalds Team Up for Gospel Talent Showcase

RCA Inspiration (RCAI) joins forces with the 13th annual McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour and Dr Pepper ® this year to spotlight undiscovered talent and empower local communities with celebratory Golden Voice Talent Showcases and in-depth Master Classes in select cities. Local talent in each city will audition for a chance to perform at Golden Voice Talent Showcases in Atlanta and Tallahassee, where they will have the opportunity to win the night’s top prize... << Full Report >>

The Kingsmen's "Victory Shout" Debuts at #1 on Billboard Chart

The Kingsmen's latest album, Victory Shout, has debuted at #1 on Billboard's Southern Gospel chart. It also sits at #24 on Billboard's Contemporary Christian Albums chart and #33 on Billboard's Top Christian/Gospel Albums chart.... << Full Report >>

*Monday, June 17, 2019*


Attaboy Signs To Radiate Music, Releases "Waking Up" Single

Leading school assemblies followed by evening, full-production concerts coast-to-coast and performing at camps during the summer months, Indiana-based pop/rock band Attaboy has signed an exclusive agreement with Ian Eskelin’s Radiate Music. One of the first singles to launch under the new agreement, “Waking Up,” is available now on Spotify... << Full Report >>

*Friday, June 14, 2019*


for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Teams Up with Echosmith and Timbaland for "God Only Knows" Remix

Two-time GRAMMY award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY released a dynamic remix today of their smash hit “God Only Knows,” featuring Sydney Sierota of multi-platinum alt-pop trio Echosmith and award-winning producer Timbaland. Sydney’s sultry and emotive vocals weave effortlessly throughout Timbaland’s rhythmic and melodic sheen, sending the Australian duo’s longest charting Billboard hit into the stratosphere. You can listen... << Full Report >>

Mac Powell and the Family Reunion Announce Debut Album Out July 26; New Single "Back Again" Out Now

After months of touring and teasing new music, Mac Powell and the Family Reunion announced today their full-length debut album Back Again will release on July 26th via Thirty Tigers. Led by the former lead singer of Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling group Third Day, the new band is southern roots and American rock. It's a collection of foot-stomping, hand-clapping tunes that pay tribute to Mac's early musical inspirations from his childhood... << Full Report >>

Award-Winning Vocal Group Selah Signs With Integrity Music

Award-winning trio Selah announces they have signed with Integrity Music. With 20+ years together, Selah - comprised of Todd Smith, Amy Perry, and Allan Hall - continue to offer their unmatched musical talent, passion for ministry and a deep love for the Church. In their two-decade career, they have achieved more than four million units in music sales, received eight Gospel Music Association Dove Awards and an additional 14 nominations, a Gold-certified album, and eight No. 1 singles... << Full Report >>

Skillet Pandora Welcomes Skillet to Billionaires Club As "Feel Invincible" Goes Platinum

Certifications continue to roll in as Skillet gears up for the debut of their newest Victorious (Aug. 2, Atlantic Record). The multi-platinum selling super group joined Pandora's Billionaires club with over two billion streams. The rarity is reserved for those totaling over a billion... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, June 13, 2019*


Wolves At The Gate Wolves At The Gate Premiere New Single, "Drifter"

Wolves At The Gate are premiering their new single "Drifter" exclusively today via Revolver. Listen HERE. "'Drifter' exemplifies the band's ability to write a lush and catchy track while holding onto the heaviness that separates them from the radio-rock crowd," Revolver describes. "Drifter" is taken from the band's upcoming, self-produced fourth album Eclipse, due out 7/26... << Full Report >>

Seventh Day Slumber Seventh Day Slumber's "Closer To Chaos" Impacts Mainstream Charts

The critically-acclaimed and highly anticipated new recording from iconic Christian rockers Seventh Day SlumberCloser To Chaos debuted on multiple Christian and mainstream sales charts following its May 31 release. The project garnered the biggest release week sales for a RockFest Records artist since the label’s formation... << Full Report >>

Humble Beast Celebrates 10 Years with New Music Festival

We are excited to announce that—to celebrate Humble Beast’s 10 year anniversary (legit, it’s been that long!)—we are putting together a Music Festival for this year’s Canvas Conference!  We wanted to bring together the past, present, and future of Humble Beast and some friends to reminisce about what has been and to dream about what will be... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, June 12, 2019*


Skillet Kingdom Bound Festival Announces 2019 Lineup

The Kingdom Bound Festival, one of the nation’s largest and longest-running Christian music festivals, is set to return to Six Flags Darien Lake in Darien Center NY this summer, featuring a full slate of top Christian artists, including Crowder, for King & Country, and Skillet. Joining the star-studded lineup for their first appearances at the festival will be worship heavyweights Bethel Music and Passion Music. The 33rd annual festival is set to take place July 28-31 with Christian music fans from across Western New York, Pennsylvania, Southern... << Full Report >>

*Monday, June 10, 2019*


Authors Angie Smith, Danielle Walker and Annie F. Downs To Reconvene For "Come To Table Tour"

Providing a night of nourishment for women at all stages of life, the popular Come To The Table Tour with Angie Smith, Danielle Walker and Annie F. Downs will make its trek throughout the south in Sept. Compassion LIVE will present the night of friends, food and faith aimed at serving up an experience to feed the soul. The nearly completely sold-out string of evenings was postponed in April following the passing of Smith’s father... << Full Report >>

*Friday, June 7, 2019*


Matt Redman Matt Redman Signs with Integrity Music

Integrity Music announced today they have signed Matt Redman to their family of established artists and songwriters. A key songwriter for today’s church, Redman’s songs have been recorded by such artists as Chris Tomlin, Elevation, Jesus Culture, Passion, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Bethel, and Michael W. Smith. He most recently celebrated another No. 1 radio single as a co-writer for Pat Barrett's "Build My Life... << Full Report >>

Matthew West Matthew West Joins Marriage-Focused "Getaway Night" Tour

Matthew West is at the helm of a couples-focused “Getaway Night” this fall with special guests Willie and Korie Robertson of the television hit "Duck Dynasty" and Winning At Home’s Dan Seaborn. The unique offering presented by Premier Productions will serve as a night of relaxing and encouraging fun for couples. “Getaway Night” will hit 16 cities this fall... << Full Report >>

Unspoken Unspoken Releases a Stunt-Filled Music Video for "Reason"

Unspoken’s new music video is here, representing the title track from their upcoming June 21st release, Reason. Over 600 balloons and Unspoken's lead singer Chad Mattson’s 9-year-old daughter Romy take this music video to great heights! The band describes this as their favorite video they’ve ever filmed. Watch... << Full Report >>

Apollo LTD Releases New Album, "Out of Body"

Following the buildup of anticipation from their latest singles, indie pop duo Apollo LTD has released their full-length album Out of Body, available now on all digital outlets... << Full Report >>

Red RED Launches RED Entertainment, Releases New Single "The Evening Hate"

GRAMMY® nominated, RIAA Certified Gold-selling rock band RED releases “The Evening Hate” June 7 on its newly formed RED ENTERTAINMENT label with distribution for the first time from The Fuel Music (Thousand Foot Krutch, Adelitas Way, Lacey Sturm) into digital and streaming outlets globally... << Full Report >>

Crowder Releases New Music Video for "Let It Rain," Feat. Mandisa

3X GRAMMY Award-nominated artist Crowder is releasing the new music video for his Gospel-infused song “Let It Rain (Is There Anybody)” feat. Mandisa today. “Let It Rain (Is There Anybody)” feat. Mandisa amassed early momentum, charting weeks ahead of the official radio add date (5/31) and made striking impressions in major markets including Los Angeles... << Full Report >>

Shae Wilbur Releases "Unmovable EP" Today From Venture3Media

Internationally known recording artist and songwriter, Los Angeles-based TV Host, casting producer for American Idol, style expert for Emmy Award-winning talk show The Real, as well as Celebrity Page TV, The Wendy Williams Show, E! News and more, Shae Wilbur releases her five-song Unmovable EP... << Full Report >>

Crossroads Music Releases New Single, "God of the Breakthrough"

Crossroads Music’s new single, God of the Breakthrough, is available now on all digital platforms. 

The Cincinnati, Ohio-based worship collective of Crossroads Church shares the heart behind their prayers in God of the Breakthrough, written as a response to the death of one of Crossroads Church’s senior leaders, and a near-fatal heart attack that struck the Church’s executive pastor. The single is the sixth single Crossroads... << Full Report >>



*Thursday, June 6, 2019*


JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise Set to Release New Album "Miracle Worker" on July 26

GRAMMY nominated, Billboard Music Award Winner, and seven-time Stellar Award winner JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise are set to release their 10th album “Miracle Worker,” on July 26 via Hairston’s JamesTown Music, which is distributed exclusively by Entertainment One. Hairston’s 10th album will be accompanied by the release of a relationship book with his wife, Trina Hairston, titled, “A Miracle Marriage... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, June 5, 2019*


The Afters THE AFTERS Release New Studio Album and Video for "Fear No More"

Fair Trade Services artist The Afters are celebrating their long-awaited sixth studio album FEAR NO MORE, available now worldwide HERE. The debut single from the record, “Well Done,” and other fan favorites have resonated with listeners, racking up nearly 13 million streams in just a few months’ time. The songs have been featured in key playlists, including... << Full Report >>

Casting Crowns Casting Crowns Announces 'Only Jesus' Fall Tour w/Kari Jobe

GRAMMY® winning multi-platinum group Casting Crowns  has announced plans to extend its widely popular Only Jesus Tour this fall, following a successful 37-city spring run which included multiple sell-outs in arenas across the country. The tour, which takes its name from the band’s current top-selling album Only Jesus... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, June 4, 2019*


RCA Inspiration Celebrates Black Music Month's 40th Anniversary

RCA Inspiration (RCAI) has launched a month-long celebration with their campaign for Black Music Month, with the month of June commemorating the 40th anniversary of Black Music Month this year. During this month, RCA Inspiration’s Black Music Month campaign highlights the legacy of Gospel from RCAI and Verity Records’ current artists and catalog of releases spanning twenty-five years... << Full Report >>

*Monday, June 3, 2019*


Newsboys Newsboys United Return by Popular Demand to Headline "Greatness of Our God" Fall Tour

On the heels of the history-making #1 album, United, Christian music supergroup Newsboys United will return to the road this fall for one of the genre’s most anticipated tours, it was announced today. By popular demand, the “Greatness Of Our God” Tour will once again bring together former members Peter Furler and Phil Joel with Newsboys’ Michael Tait, Duncan Phillips, Jeff Frankenstein and Jody Davis for an autumn outing bound for more than 30 cities around the country... << Full Report >>

Natalie Grant Natalie Grant and Charlotte Gambill's "Dare To Be" Event Returns This Fall

Helmed by 7X GRAMMY® nominee Natalie Grant and international speaker Charlotte Gambill, the annual “Dare To Be” event tour will hit ten markets this fall by a brand new media partnership with K-LOVE/AIR1 and promoter partnership with Compassion Live. The trusted voices will again unite for the uniquely designed one-night event intentionally designed for women of all ages that encompasses encouragement, worship, special music and Bible teaching... << Full Report >>

*Friday, May 31, 2019*


Switchfoot Switchfoot Drops New NATIVE TONGUE Tour Live EP!

Switchfoot has just dropped a brand new 6-track live EP, titled Live From The NATIVE TONGUE Tour, which includes the studio version of the title track from their latest album. To grab the EP on iTunes, click here... << Full Report >>

The Gray Havens Release New Remix Single of "Band of Gold"

Husband/wife duo, The Gray Havens, celebrate wedding season with a remix of their top streaming wedding song “Band of Gold.” Music played a huge role in The Gray Havens' (David and Licia Radford) own marriage and heavily... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Young & Free Hillsong Young and Free Releases New Single, "Every Little Thing"

GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free announces the release of their brand new single “Every Little Thing” featuring Christian hip-hop artist Andy Mineo. Originally released on Young & Free’s IIIstudio album, and re-presented on their live... << Full Report >>

Bill Gaither Takes "We Have This Moment Tour" To 23 Cities This Fall

Multi-Grammy Award winning recording artist, Bill Gaither, along with Premier Productions, will present the We Have This Moment Tour to 23 cities during the Fall of 2019, as he brings his multi-award winning group, The Gaither Vocal Band to 16 states during September, October and November... << Full Report >>

Andy Mineo Andy Mineo Releases New Single “Anything But Country"

Before there was any chart controversy in Country Music— 5 years ago, rapper Andy Mineo had his own thoughts about the genre and recorded “Anything But Country”. The second single from his upcoming WORK IN PROGRESS mixtape, calls out the stereotypes and biases that shape preference in music and... << Full Report >>

Vince Gill Announces "Okie" Album Pre-Sale, Track List and Lyric Video

GRAMMY Award-winning MCA Nashville country star Vince Gill recently announced that his new album, Okie, will be released on August 23. Okie, which is co-produced by Gill and Justin Niebank, is now available for pre-order. Today is also the premiere of the project’s second focus track titled... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin 14-time GRAMMY Winner, Kirk Franklin Releases LONG LIVE LOVE Album Today

Today, fourteen-time GRAMMY® Award winning artist, songwriter and producer Kirk Franklin released LONG LIVE LOVE (Fo Yo Soul / RCA), his much anticipated new album. LONG LIVE LOVE is Franklin’s thirteenth studio album and his first since 2015’s Losing My Religion... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers Planetshakers Releases "Fall on Me" Single

Internationally recognized praise band Planetshakers releases “Fall On Me” globally today (May 31) from Venture3Media (V3M). Available now at iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Apple Music and more, the new song was recorded during the annual... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, May 30, 2019*


NF NF Launches "The Search" With New Single, Video

Today, chart-topping Michigan rapper  NF  revealed the title of his forthcoming album – The Search – and gave fans a glimpse of what to expect, sharing the powerful title track and accompanying video. He also announced dates for the Live Nation produced The Search tour, which will launch this fall... << Full Report >>

Anthony Evans Anthony Evans' Album "Altared" Debuts at No. 1 On Billboard Gospel Chart

Anthony Evans’ album Altared, released on his self-started independent label and production company Sherman James Productions, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel Albums Sales Chart this week according to Soundscan. This marks his second consecutive album to debut at No. 1. The 11-track album features the NBC The Voice alumnus re-imagining and “Altaring” top worship songs along with recording heartfelt originals including the debut single “Fighting For Us,” which is climbing the gospel radio charts. Watch the... << Full Report >>

5ive Gets Down to Family Business with True Breed Records Debut

Family Business, the True Breed Records debut from acclaimed rap/hip-hop recording artist 5ive, releases June 7. Produced by 5ive and SPEC (Flame, V.Rose), the 14-song set chronicles 5ive’s past struggles with drug addiction and his miraculous redemption. The project also marks the debut release from True Breed Records, Nashville Label Group’s new hip-hop imprint helmed by Seventh Day Slumber frontman Joseph Rojas... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, May 29, 2019*


Zach Williams Zach Williams Receives Two More RIAA Gold Certifications

Multi-award-winning artist and songwriter Zach Williams can now add two more RIAA Gold® Certified Singles to his credit. He was awarded the official plaques during an album presentation yesterday by his label for his chart-topping single "Old Church Choir," which was No. 1 for an astounding 20 weeks (the second longest in Christian radio history), and fan favorite "Fear Is a Liar," his fastest consumed song to date. Williams' first certification was for "Chain Breaker," the 15-week top-charting song that became Gold Certified in January of 2018... << Full Report >>

Sidewalk Prophets Sidewalk Prophets Continue Their Ten-Year Anniversary Celebration With The "These Simple Truths Tour" This Fall

Today, Sidewalk Prophets announces the dates for the fall leg of their "These Simple Truths Tour." Celebrating their ten-year anniversary as a band, they kicked off the first leg of the tour this spring and plan to visit 30 more cities this fall. The first batch of tour dates releases today, and the remaining dates on the tour will be announced mid-June... << Full Report >>

*Friday, May 24, 2019*


Third Day Third Day Release Surprise Live Farwell Tour Album

Today, Atlanta rock band Third Day, who broke up last year after two decades of touring and making music together, announced the surprise release of a new double-disc live album that was recorded on their farewell tour. Live from the Farewell Tour is currently available exclusively from ThirdDay.com as a digital download or in a 2-Disc "Limited Edition" CD release... << Full Report >>

John Schlitt Members of dcTalk, Petra, WhiteHeart and Jars of Clay Form New Supergroup, CCM ALL STAR REVIEW

Few artists have been more influential in defining the Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) brand than dcTalk, Petra, WhiteHeart and Jars of Clay. Main stage staples of the 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s, fans will soon be able to see something never before experienced as members of each group come together to collectively perform their biggest hits... << Full Report >>

Unspoken Unspoken Releases New Song, "Help Is On The Way"

One month out from the release of their highly anticipated third album, Unspoken has released a new song, “Help Is On The Way,” available now on all digital outlets... << Full Report >>

Joel Vaughn Debuts Music Video For "I Look To You"

Following the success of both "Pray It Up" and "More Than Good Enough" from his Control album series, Joel Vaughn is proud to announce the release of the music video for his next single, "I Look To You." The song appears on his latest release, Control Vol. 2 (DREAM Records). Joel shares the meaning by his new single and the making of the music video... << Full Report >>

Influence Music Drops New Single "Honest" Leading Up To Rebels Album Release

Influence Music is pleased to announce the release of “Honest”,  the 2nd single off their upcoming full-length Rebels, slated to release on July 19, 2019. Written by Melody Noel, Gabriel Wilson, Lauren Evans, and Rick Seibold and produced by Jordan Sarmiento... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, May 23, 2019*


Josh Wilson Josh Wilson Performs on CBN's 700 Club

Black River Christian artist Josh Wilson performed his current single, "Borrow (One Day At A Time)," yesterday on CBN's 700 Club. Wilsonspoke about his personal struggles with anxiety and panic attacks that inspired the song from his newest EP, Don't Look Back. Click here to watch his performance and interview. Wilson's interview with The 700 Club Interactive is also available now... << Full Report >>

Kurt Carr Headlines "Bless Somebody Else" Benefit Concert for the Historic Louisiana Churches

Gospel legend Kurt Carr is coming to Louisiana, headlining a “Bless Somebody Else” Benefit Concert – A Night of Hope and Inspiration on Saturday June 1st, at the Opelousas Civic Center in Opelousas, LA, along with hosting an open call for singers on Friday May 31st. Carr’s “Bless Somebody Else” Concert is raising funds to benefit the three historic black churches that burned down in the hate crime arsons that took place... << Full Report >>

Carrington Gaines Releases New Radio Single

Independent artist Carrington Gaines is set for today’s release of “Prodigal Son.” The new single, written by Gaines and produced by Seth Philpott and Andy Hunt, is being serviced to Christian AC and Gospel-formatted radio outlets. A video for the single is available on YouTube... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, May 22, 2019*


Dawn Michele Dawn Michele Fulfills PledgeMusic Commitments Despite Website's Collapse

Popular crowdfunding site PledgeMusic recently suspended operations after coming under fire for not paying the artists who were supposed to get the funds that fans paid to PledgeMusic. (Read an article from February in Billboard with more details.) Many artists' campaigns were greatly affected, including Leigh Nash (Sixpence None the Richer) and Fireflight's front woman Dawn Michele who was funding her debut solo album, Surrender... << Full Report >>

Kari Jobe Capitol CMG Publishing Launches First Ever Industry-Wide "Women Who Worship" Writing Event

Capitol CMG Publishing hosted 45 influential female worship artists, songwriters, and producers as a celebration of women who use their music to spread hope to the world. The inaugural Women Who Worship Writing Campwas used both as a time to connect and worship together, but also a time for collaboration. An expansive list of female creatives united for the 2-day event including Audrey Assad, Bethel Music... << Full Report >>

Fit For A King Releases Music Video for "When Everything Means Nothing"

Fit For A King have dropped a visually captivating music video for "When Everything Means Nothing" today. The standout single from recently released album Dark Skies has been heralded by fans and press alike as one of the band's most vulnerable and anthemic songs. Fans can watch the music video today... << Full Report >>

Sibling Trio Scarlet Fade Releases New Single

“Pulse,” the title song from the upcoming project from sibling trio Scarlet Fade, is releasing today to Christian radio. The song, written by band member Jordan Hoffman and Cale Kight, who also produced the single, goes for adds to Christian AC and Christian CHR-formatted outlets... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, May 21, 2019*


Gotee Records and GRITS Celebrate Platinum Certification

Celebrating their 25th year, Gotee Records recently recognized the label's first RIAA Platinum certification for the hip-hop duo GRITS' song "Ooh Ahh" that features TobyMac from the 2002 album, The Art of Translation. The song, which never had a music video nor was a radio single, was... << Full Report >>

Charlie Rey Drops Infectious New Single, "Undeniable Love," Today!

Artist and songwriter Charlie Rey debuts his brand new single today titled "Undeniable Love." The song is now available at the following DSP's: Pandora, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and Google Play... << Full Report >>

Bri Babineaux Will Record Sophomore Album Next Week in New Orleans

Singing phenom Bri Babineaux, who boasts over a half million Instagram followers, is headed to New Orleans to record her sophomore gospel album, The Encounter (Tyscot/Integrity). Jamel Kimbrough, a veteran keyboardist and music arranger, is producing the soul-stirring night of live praise and worship music that takes place Friday, May 31, 2019 @7 PM at Living the Word International, 2528 Old Spanish Trail, Slidell, LA 70461... << Full Report >>

Syntax Creative Leaves California for Tennessee

Syntax Creative is moving its headquarters from San Diego, California to Nashville, Tennessee. Although friends, sunshine, Mexican food and the land of perpetual vacation have all helped to launch Syntax Creative into one of the top independent digital distributors and marketing agencies, a move to Music City makes the most sense with its eyes pointed toward the future and its heart full of adventure... << Full Report >>

Crossroads Music to Release New Single, "God of the Breakthrough"

Crossroads Music knows what it means to pray for a breakthrough. The Cincinnati, Ohio-based worship collective of Crossroads Church is sharing the heart behind their prayers in their new single, God of the Breakthrough, set to release on digital platforms Friday, June 7. The single will be the sixth single Crossroads Music has recorded and released, following two EP’s and two full-length albums... << Full Report >>

PRAZOR Launches New Music Streaming Platform

PRAZOR has launched its new music streaming platform. The free Christian music streaming platform now offers a new and improved app that provides 32 hand-curated music channels of various genres including Contemporary Christian, Worship, Southern Gospel & Country, Urban, Alternative & Rock, World, Children, and more. Setting it apart from... << Full Report >>

*Monday, May 20, 2019*


Newsboys Newsboys "United" Debuts at No. 1

Celebrating a groundbreaking new era following the return of former members Peter Furler and Phil Joel last year, Christian music supergroup Newsboys has made history once again as United debuts at #1 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart following its May 10 release. The FairTrade Services project also debuts at... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Bethel Music's 2019 "Heaven Come Conference" Heads To Los Angeles and Dallas

L.A.’s Microsoft Theater and Dallas’ Verizon Theatre will house Bethel Music’s fourth “Heaven Come Conference” this year. The nearly sold-out California stop will take place May 23-25 before embarking on the Dallas locale Aug. 29-31. The multi-day event in downtown L.A... << Full Report >>

Emery Emery Launches Emeryland Community and New Single, "The Noose"

Progressive screamo rock legends Emery seek to revolutionize the artist-customer relationship on their 8th full-length album by launching Emeryland, an interactive online community centered around a private Discord server, a Twitch channel, and an IndieGoGo campaign... << Full Report >>

*Friday, May 17, 2019*


Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp Debuts New Single and Music Video Today

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Jeremy Camp returns with a brand new single “Dead Man Walking,” which debuts today, here, along with a music video which debuts today at 2pm here.
 
“Colossians 2:13-14 speaks of our lives before Christ as being ‘dead.’ There was a time I felt emotionally and spiritually dead, but then God changed me radically... << Full Report >>

John Van Deusen Signs to Tooth and Nail, Announces New Album

John Van Deusen is thrilled to announce his brand new record, (I Am) Origami Pt 3. - A Catacomb Hymn, out July 19th via Tooth & Nail Records. Van Deusen has also shared the first single, " Whatever Makes You Mine." Fans can stream it now and pre-order the new album at https://jvd.lnk.to/mine... << Full Report >>

Fred Hammond Earns 2019 BET Award for Top 15 Song

Today, BET Networks, announced the 2019 BET Award nominees for its annual BET Awards ceremony. GRAMMY®-Award winning, multi-platinum-selling musical icon, acclaimed vocalist, songwriter, musician, producer, and arranger, Fred Hammond has earned his 5th career BET Award nomination. He's nominated in the Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award category for his current Billboard Top 15 radio hit "Tell Me Where It Hurts... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin 14-time GRAMMY Winner Kirk Franklin Releases New Video and Song, "OK"

Today, 14-time GRAMMY® winning artist, songwriter and producer Kirk Franklin unveiled the video for his song “OK”. The “OK” video, which was directed by Matt DeLisi, premiered exclusively on BET Soul and BET Gospel. It can also be seen on BET.com and the Kirk Franklin YouTube channel... << Full Report >>

Anthony Evans Anthony Evans Releases New Album "Altared" Today

Little did Billboard No. 1 Selling Singer/Songwriter and Actor Anthony Evans know when he was in the studio working on his highly-anticipated new album Altared, releasing today, May 17, 2019 by Sherman James Productions, that the songs he was writing and recording to encourage his fans would come to so profoundly minister peace to him... << Full Report >>

KJ-52 KJ-52 x Poetics Release New Album Today, "What Happened Was..."

“What Happened Was….” a new album from six-time Dove Award-winning artist KJ-52 x Poetics is being released today. The eight-song Christian hip hop/rap project from the artist and producer team is available on iTunes, Spotify and all other digital formats. The eight-song collaboration, produced by Poetics, features appearances by Xay Hill, Dre Murray, V. Rose and others... << Full Report >>

Stars Go Dim Releases Sophomore LP, "Better," Today, May 17

Stars Go Dim releases its sophomore set, Better, today (5/17). Stars Go Dim is the moniker for Christian pop artist and songwriter Chris Cleveland, best known for his multi-week No. 1 hit, “You Are Loved,” from Stars Go Dim’s self-titled debut. His highly-anticipated follow-up, Better, has been in the works for nearly two years, as he began writing some of the album’s selections as early as 2017. Listen to the full album... << Full Report >>

Open Heaven Releases New Album "Revival Rising" On DREAM Worship

Open Heaven, the worship ministry of Faith Life Church near Columbus, Ohio, is proud to release their new album, Revival Rising. The 11-song album combines upbeat melodies with Spirit-filled, prophetic lyrics to provide a powerful, heartfelt response to the times in which we live. It sounds an anointed, impassioned call to seek answers in Jesus Christ, to draw close to Him, and shower His love and goodness on those around us who are fighting darkness... << Full Report >>

Philip White Releases New Album "Heart to Heart"

Rising Christian Artist Philip White returns today with music from his new album “Heart to Heart” His new album was produced by several greats in the music industry such as Juan Winans (Grandson to the legendary Gospel Group The Winans), Phil Hughley, Shayne Hill, Montrell Darrett (Producer & Member of Commissioned), and Kyle Lovett (Producer for Vashawn Mitchell)... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, May 16, 2019*


Andy Mineo Andy Mineo Releases New Music Video For "Keepin It Movin" Featuring Guvna B

Today, rapper Andy Mineo releases his new music video for “Keepin It Movin” featuring Guvna B on his YouTube channel. Directed and edited by Pete Wall (Light Media), the video captures scenes from Andy’s 2018 European tour including the 2-hour challenge where Andy and Guvna B quickly recorded and shot the video for the song... << Full Report >>

Surgeon John Falcone Finds Faith, Launches All-Star Christian Rock Concept Album

Creative Soul Records has announced the June 7th release of FALCONE RISING, the all-new Christian Rock concept album from classically-trained musician and successful surgeon, John Falcone. Produced by Jonathan Crone, FALCONE RISING features a Biblical basis of composition, with every song inspired by specific Bible verses... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, May 14, 2019*


Tasha Cobbs Leonard Launches Empowering Series for Women, CANDID

GRAMMY winner, and top-selling worship artist Tasha Cobbs Leonard set to launch CANDID, a series of empowering and ground-breaking events for women. Taking the ‘girls bunch’ concept to a new level, Cobbs Leonard will host the first CANDID, an exciting brunch event on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in Atlanta, GA... << Full Report >>

*Monday, May 13, 2019*


for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY's "God Only Knows" Spends Record Time Atop Billboard Charts

Two-time GRAMMY® award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY continue to set new personal benchmarks atop the Billboard charts. After tying massive hit “joy.” for the quickest rise to #1 in the duo’s history, recent single “God Only Knows” has accumulated 40 million streams and spent a total of six weeks at #1 on the Billboard Christian Airplay chart - the duo’s longest reign at the top of the Billboard charts to date. Additionally, “God Only Knows” spent its 12th week leading Australia’s TCM chart... << Full Report >>

MercyMe "Imagine Nation Tour" Anchored By MercyMe With Crowder And Micah Tyler Announce Fall 2019 Run

Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Louisville, Tulsa, Austin and Ft. Worth are among the stops planned for the fall continuation of the “Imagine Nation Tour.” Multi-platinum selling MercyMe will spearhead the run alongside fellow GRAMMY® nominee Crowder and GMA Dove nominee Micah Tyler... << Full Report >>

Thrive Worship's Debut Album, "A Thousand More," Grabs No. 1 Spot On Christian and Gospel Album Chart

The debut album from Thrive Worship, A Thousand More, released with Integrity Music tops the Christian & Gospel Album Chart this week. With more than 20,000 in sales its first week out, A Thousand More also makes Billboard's Top 25 overall album charts. Released on May 3, A Thousand More is the highest new artist debut album release in the last five years within the Christian... << Full Report >>

*Friday, May 10, 2019*


Andy Mineo Andy Mineo Announces Upcoming Mixtape, Releases New Single and Launches Music Podcast

Announced this week on Instagram, rapper Andy Mineo  is set to crack open the vault and release WORK IN PROGRESS , an 11 track mixtape comprised of raw, unmastered and alternate versions of songs recorded over the years. The full project is set be released on Friday, August 23rd . Fans can check out the first single: “Keepin It Movin” featuring Guvna B along with the premiere podcast episode of “The Work In Progress... << Full Report >>

JJ Heller Singer/songwriter JJ Heller Premieres Timely New Music Video for "A Mother Like You"

Yesterday, singer/songwriter JJ Heller premiered her timely new music video for her recently released “A Mother Like You” on Mother.ly a blog followed by over a million moms, providing inspiration to women exactly when they need it. Just in time for Mother's Day, the heart-warming track puts words to the often... << Full Report >>

Newsboys Highly Anticipated Newsboys "United" Album Drops Today

United, the history-making full-length recording from Christian music supergroup Newsboys, is now available. The FairTrade Services watershed release celebrates the return of former members Peter Furler and Phil Joel alongside Newsboys’ Michael Tait... << Full Report >>

Influence Music Unveils "Redeemed," In Anticipation Of Sophomore Release "Rebels" Available July 19, 2019

Los Angeles-based worship group, Influence Music, made up of artists Matt Gilman, Melody Noel, Michael Ketterer and Whitney Medina, has announced the release of their sophomore album Rebels on July 19, 2019. Rebels pre-order is available now, offering fans the debut single “Redeemed” as the instant gratis track with each purchase. In support of the launch... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, May 9, 2019*


Francesca Battistelli Francesca Battistelli Takes A Stand For Life In NYC After An Eventful Week In Nashville

After wrapping her headlining tour this spring, GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Francesca Battistelli hasn't stopped performing and appearing at various events. Last week she appeared at three major events, performing some of her biggest hits and sharing new songs from her latest release, Own It (Curb | Word Entertainment)... << Full Report >>

Phil Keaggy Phil Keaggy Collaberates with Multi-Instrumentalist Rex Paul for Transcendent New Rock Album, 'Illumination'

Legendary Gospel Music Hall of Famer and guitar virtuoso Phil Keaggy has joined forces with multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter and producer Rex Paul for their transcendent new rock album, Illumination, which is slated to release to retail on May 31, 2019 from Strobie Records.
 
The independently released project is already generating strong reviews from the media, including... << Full Report >>

Riley Clemmons Riley Clemmons Scores Coveted Top 20 Spot On SoundExchange's 2018 Year End Breakout Artist Chart

SoundExchange honored 19 year-old singer, songwriter Riley Clemmons as a 2018 Year End Top 20 Breakout Artist while in her hometown of Nashville this week. The distinction comes as Clemmons’ self-titled debut album tallies a notable and growing 35 million global career streams. Clemmons’ company on the list spans genres including names such as Mitchell... << Full Report >>

The 6th Annual GMA Honors and Hall of Fame Ceremony Celebrated May 8

The 6th Annual GMA Honors and Hall of Fame Ceremony was held this evening at Lipscomb University in Nashville. Legendary CCM artist Don Moen, President and CEO of New Day Christian Distributors Dottie Leonard Miller, southern gospel artist Janet Paschal and GRAMMY® award-winning gospel singer Tramaine Hawkins were inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame... << Full Report >>

Worship Leader Paul Wilbur's "Roar From Zion" Becomes Immediate Bestseller

Preeminent messianic worship leader and Dove Award nominee, Paul Wilbur, who has sold over three million albums globally, released Roar From Zion through his newly formed partnership with Venture3Media (V3M)... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, May 8, 2019*


Skillet Skillet Announces New Album "Victorious," for August 2 Release

Every victory merits a theme song, and victory is exactly what multi-platinum, two-time GRAMMY® nominee rockers Skillet hail as they partner with Billboard to announce the soundtrack to triumph on their tenth full-length album, Victorious due August 2nd (Atlantic). The follow-up to the RIAA Gold-certified Unleashed (their fourth consecutive album to receive either a gold, platinum... << Full Report >>

Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Celebrates Largest Street Week with "People" Debut

Multi-platinum selling and award-winning group, Hillsong UNITED celebrates its largest career street week sales to date with the release of their new album, People.” Debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album, Top Christian/ Gospel Album and Top Current Album charts, the compilation also garnered the No. 1... << Full Report >>

Provident Label Group Announces Signing of Elle Limebear

Sony's Provident Label Group announces the newest signing of female worship leader Elle (ELL-ee) Limebear. Over the last few months, listeners have been introduced to this fresh voice hailing from Brighton, UK with five songs available digitally on Spotify, Apple Music and... << Full Report >>

Martin Smith Martin Smith's IRON LUNG Releases Friday; Drops Three Live Music Videos

It was last month when Integrity Music officially announced May 10th as the release date for Martin Smith's upcoming album, Iron Lung. As the follow-up to last year's live recording, Love Song For A City, and his last studio recording, 2014's Back To The Start, the acclaimed worship artist, songwriter, and producer is ready to debut his highly anticipated and most personal album ever recorded... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, May 7, 2019*


SWITCH's 'Symphony (feat. Dillon Chase)' Reaches No. 1 on Billboard Hot AC/CHR Chart

Today, DREAM Records announces that “Symphony (feat. Dillon Chase)” from Life.Church’s Switch has reached No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Hot AC/CHR chart and No. on the Hot CHR chart. The song is also rising on the Billboard Christian AC charts, receiving 70 adds and reaching No. 14 on the Billboard Christian AC Indicator chart, No. 15 on Billboard Christian AC Monitored chart and No... << Full Report >>

Creative Soul Artist Leslie McKee Releases New Single

“Along the Way,” the new single from Creative Soul Records artist Leslie McKee goes for adds today to Christian AC radio. The single is the third from “Another Mile,” the recording artist and worship leader’s current album, with earlier singles “What You’re Made Of” and “I’m Alive” topping the charts at both Christian Radio Chart Weekly and Christian Radio Chart Monthly... << Full Report >>

*Monday, May 6, 2019*


toby TobyMac Announces Theatre Tour Following Blockbuster Success Of "HITS DEEP Tour"

7X GRAMMY® winner TobyMac's “I just need U.” just scored RIAA Gold Certification aligning with the wrap of his ever popular “HITS DEEP Tour” drawing hundreds of thousands. “I just need U.” is housed on TobyMac’s latest... << Full Report >>

Ryan Stevenson Ryan Stevenson Drops New Version of "With Lifted Hands," Featuring Martin Smith

Award-winning artist Ryan Stevenson has released a new version of his current single, "With Lifted Hands." This brand-new rendition features Martin Smith, the founding member of the modern worship band Delirious? Check out the new version here. The album version of "With Lifted Hands" is climbing the charts, currently jumping into the Top 20 on the major Christian radio airplay charts, Billboard and Mediabase... << Full Report >>

Anthony Brown and group therAPy Drop New Single

The Grammy® Award nominated gospel troupe known as Anthony Brown & group therAPy has dropped a hot, percussive new song entitled “Blessings on Blessings” (Key of A/ Tyscot/ FairTrade) to carry the faithful though the summer months ahead. The bright, feel-good track has a hint of the DMV’s indigenous Go-go sound. It is now available on Apple Music, Amazon Music... << Full Report >>

Indie Band Willet Make Farewell Announcement

Indie band Willet have announced their chapter together is coming to a close. They will be holding a farewell show in Westminster, Maryland on July 13. Their official statement and final concert info is below: "In 2006 Willet set out with an optimistic goal to change the world through music. Although the original goal hasn’t really changed, we all agree that the methods in which we approach it has. As a band and as brothers, we’ve realized that the time has come for Willet to end... << Full Report >>

*Friday, May 4, 2019*


Hollyn Hollyn To Release New EP "Bye, Sad Girl" In September

Gotee Records' HOLLYN has announced her new 6-song EP, bye, sad girl., that will release on September 6. The lead song from the project, "i feel bad for you," is available today. This song was co-written and produced by Cole Walowac (NF, Aaron Cole). Leading up to the release in September, a new song will be available each month... << Full Report >>

Citizens Release New Album, "Fear"

Today, Citizens latest full-length album,  Fear  is out. Fans can stream or download the album now: http://bit.ly/2VeQ0Z2. Later this month, the band will kick off a North American tour next month, with more dates to come in this fall. For a full list of dates... << Full Report >>

Phil Wickham Phil Wickham Unveils Brand-New "Singalong 4 (LIVE)" with Exclusive Premiere of Visual Album on Apple Music

Worship Leader Phil Wickham unveiled Singalong 4 (LIVE) today.  Featuring special guests Matt Redman and Brian and Jenn Johnson (Bethel Music), the live worship experience captures a special evening of raw and honest worship that took place in Southern, CA with Phil Wickham and friends alongside a community of worshipers... << Full Report >>

Apollo LTD Releases New Single, "Misfits"

Indie pop duo Apollo LTD has released anew single today, “Misfits,” available now on all outlets. “Misfits” features Jordan Phillips’ and Adam Stark’s retro-smooth production, with electronic synths and falsetto vocals coming together for an addictive, mesmerizing hook. It also... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, May 2, 2019*


Worship Band Binley To Release New Single May 10

Southern California-based worship band, Binley, is slated to release their new single Never Gonna Let You Go Friday, May 10.  The single, featuring Brandon Gill, and founding member Andrea Hamilton Binley, will be the third single the band has released. Known for its energetic worship and electro-pop sound, Binley hopes to create genuine worship experiences while filling a felt need for upbeat, relevant worship music... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, May 1, 2019*


Michael W. Smith Over 50 Artists Join Forces To Honor Michael W. Smith At Bridgestone Arena

35 Years Of Friends: Celebrating The Music Of Michael W. Smith was packed with over 3 hours of performances from singers including: Amy Grant, Wynonna, Randy Travis with Steven Curtis Chapman, Jordin Sparks with Jordan Smith, Rascal Flatts, The Backstreet Boys’ Brian Littrell, Charlie Daniels, the Gatlin Brothers, Vince Gill with Wayne Kirkpatrick, Matthew West, Avalon, The Oak Ridge Boys, CeCe Winans, Francesca Battistelli, Sandi Patty with Natalie Grant, Ricky Skaggs with the Isaacs, Jason Crabb, Lee Greenwood, Mark Lowry... << Full Report >>

Rick Lee James Debuts New "The Lord is Our Shepherd" Music Video

Acclaimed singer/songwriter and author Rick Lee James unveils his poignant and deeply personal “The Lord Is Our Shepherd (To The Babies We Lost)” music video today at 12:00 pm CT. The intimate clip, which features James at the piano, was directed and edited by Jason Elam for Agape Media. Penned by James, the Psalm 23-inspired song pays tribute to the four unborn children he and his wife have lost through miscarriage... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 30, 2019*


for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Announce 2019 North America Tour

Two-time GRAMMY® award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY is heading back out on the road, as the 2019 Billboard Music Award nominees just announced the burn the ships | world tour: North America. The extensive run will see for KING & COUNTRY bring the bow of the proverbial “ship” to life with a thrilling new stage and lighting setup, and will hit arenas in major markets including Nashville, TN; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; San Diego, CA; and British Columbia with more to follow... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 29, 2019*


Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Release New Album 'PEOPLE' and Full-Length Concert HD Film

Premier worship collective, Hillsong UNITED, return with their long-awaited new album (April 26th). Featuring 12 live tracks, ‘PEOPLE’ was recorded in Sydney, Australia, which worshippers from around the world can experience thanks to the HD visual film which accompanies this release... << Full Report >>

*Friday, April 26, 2019*


Gotee Records Adds Worship Pastor Jon Reddick to the Family

Gotee Records announces the signing of worship pastor and songwriter Jon Reddick with the release of his debut single, "You Keep Hope Alive," available today. Reddick co-wrote the song with Anthony Skinner and Jess Cates, and it was produced by Nathan Nockels... << Full Report >>

Thrive Worship Announces Integrity Music Partnership/New Album Release

Integrity Music is excited to announce the newest signing to their roster, Thrive Worship. Starting out as the worship team for Bayside Church based in Sacramento, California, Thrive Worship has quickly grown into a sprawling eight-campus worship family whose songs and weekly Sunday night worship services are transforming their northern... << Full Report >>

Steven Malcolm Steven Malcolm Drops Unexpected Single Featuring Natalie Grant Titled "Even Louder"

Critically acclaimed hip-hop artist Steven Malcolm has teamed up with award-winning powerhouse vocalist Natalie Grant with a surprise release of an epic anthem titled “Even Louder.”  The song that merges music genres is available for purchase across all digital platforms... << Full Report >>

Mallary Hope Mallary Hope Releases New Album, "Out of My Hands"

Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope's debut full-length project, Out Of My Hands, released today to critical acclaim. Hope's first-ever full-length project, the album sees the songstress in her rawest form with themes of identity and self-worth woven throughout each song... << Full Report >>

Life.Church Worship Signs to DREAM Records

Today, Life.Church Worship, which recently signed with the LA-based label DREAM Records, launched the pre-order for a brand-new EP. The Death of Death EP was written by worship pastors from Life.Church as celebration the promises of God... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, April 25, 2019*


Seventh Day Slumber Seventh Day Slumber To Release "Closer To Chaos" May 31

Closer To Chaos, the much anticipated new studio recording from seminal Christian rockers Seventh Day Slumber, is set to bow May 31. Debuting on RockFest Records—the groundbreaking label founded by Seventh Day Slumber frontman Joseph Rojas last year—Closer To Chaos finds the group returning to their melodic rock roots with a collection of 10 brand new songs. The album will be available for preorder... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, April 24, 2019*


Danny Gokey Danny Gokey's "Haven't Seen It Yet" Debuts #1 on Billboard Top Christian and Gospel Album Chart

GRAMMY® nominee and Dove Award winner  Danny Gokey’s fifth studio album release,  Haven’t Seen It Yet , makes an impressive debut on the  Billboard TopChristian & Gospel Album chart landing at  #1 . Gokey previously announced the second leg of the  Hope Encounter Tour, featuring a 31-city line-up, kicking off on September 26 th... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 23, 2019*


Sanctus Real New Single from Sanctus Real, "Unstoppable God," Makes Debut

Fair Trade Services announces the new single from Sanctus Real, titled "Unstoppable God," which is out now and available at all digital music providers. "Unstoppable God" is the follow-up to the band's  smash top 5 hit “Confidence,” which has accumulated more than 16 million streams at press time... << Full Report >>

Phil Wickham and Chris Quilala Release New Song, "You Cannot Be Stopped"

Renowned worship leaders Phil Wickham (Fair Trade Services) and Chris Quilala (Jesus Culture / Capitol Christian Music Group) have released a new song, "You Cannot Be Stopped." The new song, which they co-wrote together, was released on Good Friday and is available here.... << Full Report >>

Citizen Way Tour Bus Catches Fire, Announce Fundraising Campaign

Citizen Way A fire ignited on Citizen Way's Generosity Rocks tour bus during a recent tour stop in Michigan. Thankfully, no one was seriously injured in the fire but the bus is a complete loss. Firefighters were able to recover the bible of Citizen Way’s Ben Calhoun that his father used in seminary, charred black and opened to Ephesians 2 - “We are saved by grace through our faith in Jesus.” Calhoun’s daughter Ava was traveling with him at the time. Her stuffed animal from childhood, Buttons, was also recovered from the ashes... << Full Report >>

Integrity Debuts Worship Artist Sarah Kroger's "Bloom" April 26

Integrity Music will release the label debut, Bloom, from Catholic worship leader and songwriter Sarah Kroger on Friday, April 26th. Kroger’s label debut takes personal declarations of God’s mercy and shapes them into universal messages of unfathomable love. It features artists Adam Agin and John Tibbs as well as a cover of Amanda Cook’s “Pieces” featuring Audrey Assad, who also produced the album... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 22, 2019*


Jekalyn Carr Releases "I See Miracles" to Gospel Radio

It's her birthday! And, to celebrate, Jekalyn Carr – internationally acclaimed and award-winning artist/author/actress/speaker/entrepreneur – is releasing a brand new track, "I See Miracles," to Gospel radio on today, her 22nd birthday. The inspiration behind the song came from the interactions Jekalyn has shared with people from around the globe as she ministered. "During my visits to different cities, so many people would come to me,... << Full Report >>

Shane Schauer Named 16th Annual Christian Songwriter of the Year

Shane Schauer, a singer/songwriter and worship leader from Fayetteville, Arkansas, has been selected Songwriter of the Year of the 16th annual ChristianSongwriting.com competition. The contest, sponsored by CM United, is the longest-running Christian songwriting contest in existence. Schauer earned the honor for his song, “All To You.” The son of a worship leader, Schauer has been involved with music ministry his entire life... << Full Report >>

Jimmy Fortune Announces New Album, "God and Country"

Country Music Hall of Fame and Gospel Music Hall of Fame member Jimmy Fortune is proud to announce his new album God & Country available across all music platforms on May 24. God & Country, released via Gaither Music Group, reflects and celebrates the beauty of America, the courage of those who have made it free and the hymns that have warmed the hearts of its citizens for centuries. The recording will also be available in Cracker Barrel Old Country... << Full Report >>

*Friday, April 19, 2019*


Comrades Announces New Album, Lead Single

Comrades are coming on strong with their sophomore release "For We Are Not Yet, We Are Only Becoming." The full length shows a new level of passion from the husband/wife team and delivers more of the post-hardcore ambient chaos we love... << Full Report >>

Tori Harper Releases "Revival" Today, Joins Prayer Movement

Franklin, TN-based singer/songwriter Tori Harper releases “Revival” today (April 19) to digital retailers and streaming outlets globally through The Fuel Music at the link, http://toriharper.com/revival... << Full Report >>

"Father's Love" Single From Influencers Available Today On Good Friday

Good Friday serves as a fitting date for Influencers to debut “Father’s Love,” their latest in a string of singles. The resounding song centers around the greatest act of love in history, remembered on this holiday. A cornerstone of the song is Romans 8:15 which says “So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, April 18, 2019*


Mallary Hope Mallary Hope To Perform LIVE on FOX and Friends this Easter Sunday Ahead of Album Release

Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope will take center stage this Easter Sunday on Fox & Friends. The Georgia native will be performing LIVE her latest single, "Me," featured on Hope's upcoming album Out Of My Hands (Apr. 26)... << Full Report >>

Integrity Music Releases New EP from Local Sound Today

Integrity Music announces the release of Local Sound's EP, The Free World, Vol. 1, available today. Encompassing five songs, the first song to debut, "Nobody," released last September. The Free World, Vol. 1 is the follow-up to their independent EP from 2017... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, April 17, 2019*


JJ Weeks JJ Weeks Signs First-Ever Solo Artist Exclusive With Radiate Music

Renowned, Macon, GA-based singer-songwriter JJ Weeks, known for writing and leading hit-making songs like "Let Them See You," "Alive In Me," "What Kind Of Love" and "Do Not Be Afraid," has signed his first-ever, exclusive agreement as a solo artist with Ian Eskelin’s Radiate Music. The debut song to release under the new arrangement, “Choices,” will hit digital retail and streaming outlets globally April 19 and goes for adds at radio May 17... << Full Report >>

Trinity Releases "Anthem Of Love" April 19 From The Fuel Music

Awards-winning, Netherlands-based, eclectic band Trinity announces the release of its third North American single, “Anthem Of Love,” April 19 from The Fuel Music. Available April 19 at iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon.com, Spotify and more digital retail and streaming outlets everywhere through the link https://the-fuel-music.lnk.to/anthemoflove, the unifying single is meant to help “create heavenly parties in and outside the church... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 16, 2019*


Chris Rice Chris Rice To Release New Hymns Album May 17th

Fair Trade Services and Chris Rice have teamed up once again for a new album, Untitled Hymn: A Collection of Hymns, releasing everywhere May 17th. The preorder, which includes instant songs including a re-imagined take on the fan favorite “Untitled Hymn (Come To Jesus),” is now available here. It has been more than a decade since Chris Rice has released new solo music - it was then that Rice... << Full Report >>

Anthony Evans Recording Artist and Worship Leader Anthony Evans Releases New Album, "Altared," May 17

Little did singer/songwriter, actor and worship leader Anthony Evans know when he was in the studio working on his highly-anticipated new album Altared, releasing May 17, 2019 by Sherman James Productions, that the songs he was writing and recording to encourage his fans would come to so profoundly minister peace to him... << Full Report >>

Chris and Conrad's Conrad Johnson Steps into Solo Spotlight

Singer/songwriter, worship leader, producer and former Chris & Conrad co-founder Conrad Johnson is poised for a new chapter in an already-acclaimed career, making his solo debut—known simply as Conrad—with a series of new songs this spring. Lead single “Never Let You Go,” an upbeat, powerful testimony to the steadfast love of God, is now available at streaming platforms, including Spotify and Apple Music . The song was also recently featured on Spotify's New Music Friday Christian playlist... << Full Report >>

Recording Artist and MMA Trainer MIKE LEE Puts Spotlight on Bullying with Epic New Music Video

Recording artist and MMA trainer Mike Lee has released an epic new music video for his single, THE HEAT. The song features the band VONDI, which is a Canadian-American music and production duo consisting of Stephen Von HeyKing and Cody Norris... << Full Report >>

Tyscot Records' YouTube Channel To Debut New Javen Music Video On Good Friday

Good Friday will be especially good this Friday as Tyscot Records’ YouTube channel premieres an exciting new live performance of the festive song “Jehovah” by seasoned singer and TV host, Javen. The rhythmic African sing-along track hails from Javen’s current Top Ten album, Grace (JCM/Tyscot Records). It was... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 15, 2019*


We Are Messengers We Are Messengers Celebrates "Honest" First Week, Wraps Hits Deep Tour

It’s been a milestone week for We Are Messengers. The band wrapped TobyMac’s 37-stop “Hits Deep Tour” (4/7), and celebrated the release of its new EP, Honest  (3/29), which immediately rocketed onto Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel Top 10 and continues to rise... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin Tune-In to the 34th Stellar Awards to Premiere on BET Easter Sunday, April 21

The  34 th  Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards  will premiere on  BET Network on Easter Sunday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. CT. Produced by  Central City Productions,  the biggest night in gospel music, hosted by  Kirk Franklin, will be the key program for the networks family focused line-up for the day... << Full Report >>

*Friday, April 12, 2019*


Martin Smith Integrity Music Reveals Details For Martin Smith's Album, "Iron Lung"

Integrity Music has officially announced May 10th as the release date for Martin Smith's upcoming album, Iron Lung. As the follow-up to last year's live recording, Love Song For A City, and his last studio recording, 2014's Back To The Start, the acclaimed worship artist, songwriter, and producer is ready to debut his highly anticipated and most personal album ever recorded... << Full Report >>

Reach Records Announces New Artist and First Female Signee Wande with New Single "Blessed Up"

Atlanta based independent label, Reach Records, announces Wande, the latest signee and first female emcee on the roster in the label’s historic 15-year legacy with a brand new single. Explaining the weight of the moment Wande says, “I’ve been doing everything independently and now I have people behind me, so it takes a lot of pressure off my back. Now things can be done on a bigger scale... << Full Report >>

Gotee Records' Announces New Artist Terrian with New Song and Video

Gotee Records welcomes a new artist, Terrian, to the family with the release of her debut song and music video, "God With Us," available now. The song was produced by Chuck Butler (Tauren Wells, India Arie) and co-written by Terrian. A familiar face to concertgoers, Terrian joined TobyMac's Diverse City band in 2017 - being seen on the last two Hits Deep tours... << Full Report >>

Syntax Creative Partners with Woodlands Church

Syntax Creative is excited to announce a new partnership with Woodlands Church, a multi-site church with around 18,000 weekly attendees. Well-known preacher Kerry Shook, the founding pastor of the church, will serve as the executive producer of Woodlands Worship. Woodlands will release its new album, Live, on May 3 while the first of... << Full Report >>

The Gray Havens Reimagine Heaven with "Far Kingdom (Reimagined)" Single

The Gray Havens celebrate the end of their successful Storehouse Tour with a Nashville show and the digital release of Far Kingdom (reimagined). Far Kingdom, originally released on The Gray Havens Fire & Stone album in 2015, continues to drive tremendous fan engagement at live shows. Feeling like the song had not reached its full potential, the Havens' David Radford began to dream and... << Full Report >>

Danny Gokey Danny Gokey's New Album "Haven't Seen It Yet" Available Now!

GRAMMY® nominee and Dove Award winner  Danny Gokey’s fifth studio album,  Haven’t Seen It Yet ,  is available now wherever music is sold and available for streaming. Additionally, the second leg of Gokey’s hit  Hope Encounter   tour has been announced, featuring a 31-city line-up... << Full Report >>

Worship Leader Mack Brock Releases Debut Physical Album, "Greater Things"

Worship leader Mack Brock released his debut physical album, Greater Things, available now. Including tracks from the singer-songwriter's digital release of the same name unveiled last fall, the project also contains songs from the Mack's latest critically acclaimed EP, Covered, which documents the five-time Dove award nominee's own hopes, dreams, fears and anxieties in the midst of uncharted territory... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, April 11, 2019*


The Union of Sinners and Saints 25-City "StoryTeller" Tour Kicks Off In June

Few artists have been more influential in defining the CCM brand than Petra and WhiteHeart, so fans will likely jump out of their skins when they hear that John Schlitt, lead singer of Petra, and Billy Smiley, guitarist, singer, and founder of WhiteHeart, have teamed up for the new 2019 StoryTeller Tour with special guest Jason Fowler. The tour launches June 26th in Omaha, Nebraska. The Union of Sinners and Saints features members... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, April 10, 2019*


Building 429 Building 429 Receives One Of The Biggest Radio Add Weeks In History For An Independent Artist

GRAMMY® nominated, Dove Award-winning Building 429 has released another coast-to-coast radio hit with its new single “Fear No More.” Meant to encourage listeners to hold fast to faith amid life’s inevitable setbacks, the song gathered a remarkable 35 adds in its debut week at radio to become one of the biggest independent artist singles to ever hit Christian radio. The song also becomes the... << Full Report >>

Integrity Music Announces Partnership With Nashville Life Music; Debut EP Arrives May 24

Integrity Music is proud to announce its new partnership with Nashville Life Music. Created out of the Music City-based Nashville Life Church, Nashville Life Music will debut their six-song EP, Taylor House Sessions, on May 24... << Full Report >>

Jared Anderson To Release New Single, "Keep Your Eyes on Jesus," April 26

Acclaimed songwriter and recording artist Jared Anderson to release new single, “Keep Your Eyes on Jesus,” April 26. “Keep Your Eyes on Jesus” is a family-forward, heartfelt song about letting go just in time for spring and graduation season. Written from him as a father to his kids, this song is meant for walking those you love through growth and transition... << Full Report >>

Jonathan Cain Featured At NCAA Final Four Tournament

Writing/co-writing some of the biggest rock songs in history, including “Don’t Stop Believin’,” which is the No. 1 digital catalog rock song, as well as mega hits such as “Faithfully,” “Open Arms,” “Separate Ways,” “Who’s Crying Now” and many more, Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 9, 2019*


Anberlin Anberlin Announce U.S. Tour!

Despite frequently insisting to fans that they were not back together after Anberlin reuniting last year for a special show in Florida with Underoath, the band followed that up with a couple intimate "secret" shows, and then recently announced a short tour overseas. Today, rumors have been quieted with a surprise U.S. tour announcement that has the band returning to many major markets in the United States... << Full Report >>

Bryan Popin Inks Distribution Deal with UAMG/Sony Music/Orchard/New Day

Fresh off the heels of Billboard #1 recording artist and independent label executive, Bryan Popin's joint business venture with Fred Jerkins' Darkchild Gospel, Popin and his imprint, Little Boy Wonder Music has secured a distribution deal with Nashville-based record label, United Alliance Music Group (UAMG). Under the terms of the new strategic distribution deal, UAMG will function as the label and distributor through... << Full Report >>

Live Concert DVD Releases to Coincide with 15th Anniversary of "The Passion of the Christ"

Debney Productions and Costa Communications, in cooperation with Icon Productions, announce the DVD/On-demand release of “The Passion Oratorio: A Live Concert Event.”The concert was filmed before an audience of over 6000 people at the world-renowned Mosque-Cathedral in Cordoba, Spain. It was the first orchestral concert performed in the mosque in over 40 years... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 8, 2019*


for King & Country for KING & COUNTRY Reaches #1 with Latest Single, "God Only Knows"

Two-time GRAMMY® award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY continues to reach new milestones with “God Only Knows,” the latest single from the band’s critically acclaimed album burn the ships. The track hits #1 on the Billboard Christian Airplay chart, tying the hit single “joy.” as their fastest rise to #1. “God Only Knows” also hit #2 on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs, made up of streams... << Full Report >>

Tauren Wells Tauren Wells Earns "Billboard Music Award" Nomination

2019 Billboard Music Award” (BBMA) nominations were recently announced with  Tauren Wells’ smash hit #1 single, “ Known, ” receiving a nod for  Top Christian Song . In addition to celebrating his BBMA, Wells also released a revamped version of his debut album’s track, “ God’s Not Done with You... << Full Report >>

Servant Debuts "Happy," Featuring V.Rose

Gospel singer/rapper/writer Andre "Servant" O'Neal is an independent artist that resides in Phoenix, AZ who has sold thousands of records. He has toured with the likes of Andy Mineo, Sho Baraka, Bizzle, No Malice, Datin, V.Rose, Hillary Jane, Black Knight (Brandon P) and many more over the past 10 years... << Full Report >>

*Friday, April 5, 2019*


Kim Walker-Smith Releases New Song, "Just Be"

Jesus Culture's Kim Walker-Smith has released a new song today, "Just Be," available now. This song releases in conjunction with her debut book, Brave Surrender: Let God's Love Rewrite Your Story (Zondervan) , which became available earlier this week... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Young & Free Release Acoustic Album "III (Studio Sessions)"

GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free announces the release of their new acoustic album “III (Studio Sessions),” which is available digitally today. The live, in-studio compilation features nine stripped back acoustic tracks and stunning video renditions of powerful, original worship anthems from the group’s latest album... << Full Report >>

Kathie Lee Gifford Releases Film featuring Nicole C. Mullen, "The God Who Sees"

Kathie Lee Gifford released her film directorial debut today, which can be found at www.godwhosees.com. The God Who Sees is a breathtaking short film based on the song of the same title, available also on iTunes now, and is written by Gifford and Grammy-nominated, Nicole C. Mullen... << Full Report >>

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Journey Member Jonathan Cain Releases "More Like Jesus" May 3

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Journey member Jonathan Cain globally releases his fourth new solo album in as many years, More Like Jesus, May 3 from Identity Records with The Fuel Music distribution. Billboard breaks the story around Cain’s anticipated, 15-song album and premieres the track... << Full Report >>

Detroit's American Arson Joins the Facedown Family

Facedown Records is very excited to introduce you to American Arson and their brand new EP "Rise & Fall", out today on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and everywhere else music is sold and streamed... << Full Report >>

Building 429 Releases "Fear No More" To Radio / Retail Today From 3rd Wave Music, The Fuel Music

GRAMMY® nominated, Dove Award-winning Building 429, widely known for its RIAA Gold-selling “Where I Belong” and more chart-topping No. 1 radio hits like “We Won't Be Shaken,” “Listen To The Sound and “Glory Defined,” releases today (April 5)... << Full Report >>

Mandisa Mandisa And Matthew West To Return As Co-Hosts For EMMY® Winning K-LOVE Fan Awards

K-LOVE Fan Award-winners and GRAMMY® noted artists Mandisa and Matthew West will return to Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House on Sun. Jun. 2 as co-hosts for the seventh annual 2019 K-LOVE Fan Awards. The hosting duo made their fresh debut... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, April 4, 2019*


Tedashii Tedashii Hosts "Round Table" Talk on Trauma, Mental Health and Perseverance

Following his release of NEVER FOLD, rapper Tedashii sits down with friends and industry leaders for a meaningful conversation surrounding trauma, mental health and perseverance. For The Glory: A Round Table Discussion is a sincere, honest and open dialogue featuring: rapper, Lecrae; music industry veteran and mental health advocate, Shanti Das; radio host... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 2, 2019*


TBN and Big Idea Content Group Partner to Produce All-New "VeggieTales" Episodes

TBN and Big Idea Content Group announced at the National Religious Broadcasters Convention, they will partner to produce all new and original episodes of VeggieTales, the leading children’s faith-based property. Coming to TBN Fall 2019, each episode will remain true to the classic VeggieTales brand to deliver clever storytelling, biblically-based lessons, and memorable songs. Big Idea Content Group is part of UPHE Content Group, a repertoire center of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment... << Full Report >>

Brandston's Reissue Campaign Continues with Debut Album, "Letterbox"

Cleveland’s Brandtson – favorites of the 90’s emo-punk era - stood out with a pop-leaning punk sound highlighted by their intricate and infectious dual vocal harmonies and dueling guitar lines. Led by the anthemic charge of “Blindspot” and the starkly evocative “January”; their debut album, Letterbox, is a love letter to the... << Full Report >>

Florida Pastor Norman Lee Schaffer Releases New Single

“Bright Light,” the new single from pastor, singer/songwriter and entertainer Norman Lee Schaffer is releasing to Christian Country-formatted radio outlets today. The song is from “Follow Me,” an album produced by Schaffer and Trace Collins. A video for “Bright Light” is available at YouTube... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Radio Disney Welcomes "Bright Ones" Cast to Los Angeles Studio

The cast of Bethel Music’s Bright Ones spent time with Radio Disney in Los Angeles last week to chat about the upcoming film, in theaters for one special evening on Apr. 22. Tune in to Radio Disney tomorrow, Apr. 3 throughout the day to hear the cast's interview. Following the lives... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 1, 2019*


Newsboys [April Fool's Day] Industry Vets and Fan Favorites Unite To Form New Supergroup, CCM Avengers

With the immense popularity of superhero films and interwoven cinematic universes, it's no surprise that this kind of crossover and unification would leak into other mediums and genres of entertainment. With the drastic changes in the Christian music industry over the past decade, a ragtag band of CCM favorites--old and new--have joined together to fight against the industry decline, forming a supergroup they're unapologetically calling CCM Avengers... << Full Report >>

34th Stellar Gospel Music Awards Winners Announced!

Central City Productions wrapped up the taping of the 34th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards on Friday, March 29 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The biggest night in gospel music, hosted by Kirk Franklin, will premiere on  BET Network on Easter Sunday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. CT... << Full Report >>

BMI Honors The Luminaries of Gospel at 2019 Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards

BMI honored the best and brightest in gospel music at the BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music luncheon, held on March 28th at La Cave in Las Vegas, Nevada. Multi Stellar Award-winner and two-time GRAMMY nominee singer/songwriter Travis Greene was awarded Song of the Year for his triumphant single “You Waited,” which hit number one on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart and earned him the title of... << Full Report >>

Chonda Pierce Showcases The "Unashamed" In Latest Box Office Event

Following her emotionally gripping box office hits “Laughing in the Dark” (2015) and “Enough” (2017), beloved best-selling comedian Chonda Pierce is set to return to the big screen in May with "Unashamed." Presented by Fathom Events and Fuseic Entertainment and premiering in more than 1,000 cinemas nationwide for two nights—Tuesday, May 7 and Thursday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m. local time... << Full Report >>

UTR Agency Announces New Summer Tour Featuring Emerging Artists

UTR Agency, the new talent agency started in February of this year by 20+ year veteran music agent, Michael Kelley, has announced The Emerge Tour 2019, a soon-to-be annual tour focused on developing up-and-coming Christian bands... << Full Report >>


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This Friday, August 23
Pat Barrett Canvas and Clay (Live) [Bowyer & Bow / Capitol]
Vince Gill Okie [MCA Nashville]
Andy Mineo Work In Progress [Reach]
Gene Moore Tunnel Vision [Motown Gospel]
The Porter's Gate Nothing To Fear (feat. Audrey Assad) - Single [Integrity]
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TobyMac The St. Nemele Collab Sessions (Digital Only) [Forefront/Capitol]


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Paul and Hannah McClure The Way Home [Bethel]
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