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JFH Music News Archive

August, 2019



*Saturday, August 31, 2019*


HillaryJane Debuts New Single, "God Of Always," On DREAM Records

HillaryJane releases her debut single on DREAM Records titled “God Of Always” today. The track was produced by Joshua Zegan, (For All Seasons, Blanca, Landry Cantrell). The track’s sound mixes a mid-tempo fresh pop sound with a beautiful melodies by HJ and lyrics full of hope and understanding... << Full Report >>

Lifepoint Worship Announces Pre-order Of New Album, "Heart Of Heaven," Releasing October 4th

Dream Worship artist, Lifepoint Worship announces the release of their 11 song album, Heart of Heaven on October 4th.  The album is now available for pre-order today with their track, “Change To Good” releasing today and “The Name of Jesus (feat. Kierre Bjorn)” releasing on Sept. 13th.  The... << Full Report >>

Life.Church Worship Announces Release of "God So Good," Out Sept. 20

Following the release of their EP, Death of Death, Oklahoma worship team Life.Church Worship begins pre-orders for their live album, God So Good, slated for release on September 20, 2019 (DREAM Worship). The eleven song album was produced by JT Murrell, co-produced by Dameon Aranda and David Wellman, and mixed by Sean Moffitt... << Full Report >>

Elias Dummer's "Enough" Hits Billboard's "Hot Christian Songs" Chart

Canadian worship leader Elias Dummer’s debut album “The Work Vol. 1” is on sale for $4.99 on the iTunes store through September 13th. Why? To celebrate, of course... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 30, 2019*


DavidLeonard David Leonard Releases "The Wait: Silence The Noise" Today

Today David Leonard, formerly one-half of the GRAMMY ® Award nominated duo All Sons & Daughters releases, The Wait: Silence The Noise , a new live collection of songs from his solo debut, The Wait , which was released earlier this year. On today's release, the recording puts a focus on the lyrics and allows the listener to worship - especially for anyone who’s been in that desert place looking for signs of life... << Full Report >>

Big Daddy Weave Big Daddy Weave Readies for Momentous Fall Season

The anticipated new project from Big Daddy Weave, When The Light Comes (Curb | Word Entertainment) officially releases September 13. The album is available for pre-order now by clicking here. Upon pre-ordering, fans immediately receive four of the new songs, including "This Is What We Live For," which releases today... << Full Report >>

New Artist Dove Nominee Aaron Cole Drops Highly-Anticipated Album, "Not By Chance"

This year's Dove Nominee for "New Artist of the Year," Aaron Cole has just dropped his highly anticipated full- length album NOT BY CHANCE. Available worldwide across all digital platforms, this project marks his first Gotee Records album debut and features 13 dynamic hip-hop tracks appealing to fans of Jon Bellion and Drake... << Full Report >>

Leigh Nash Venture3media Launches Simple Hymns Initiative, Releases "Songs Of Redemption" Today

Venture3Media (V3M) launches its Simple Hymns series with today’s (Aug. 30) release of Simple Hymns: Songs of Redemption featuring such well-known worship leaders as Pat Barrett (Housefires), Chris McClarney (Jesus Culture), Leigh Nash (Sixpence None the Richer)... << Full Report >>

New Single Released Today from Jermaine Bollinger

A new single from Christian music artist Jermaine Bollinger titled “Turn It Over” goes for adds today to Christian AC and Christian CHR/Hot AC-formatted radio outlets. The song, featuring Christian hip hop artist Point5, also is available today at all digital platforms, including iTunes and Spotify.” A video for “Turn It Over,” which was written by Bollinger and his wife, Mallory Bollinger, is available on YouTube... << Full Report >>

Bridges Nashville Release Debut Single, "Start Again," Aug. 30

Bridges Nashville is a church plant that meets at The Listening Room Café downtownNashville. Having launched less than a year ago, it’s inspiring and audacious tobe releasing their first single as a worship team. “Start Again” is a song writtenout of the testimonies happening within their small congregation. Stories ofsalvation, healing, redemption and new life... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 29, 2019*


for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY and Dolly Parton Announce Unprecedented Duet

Two-time GRAMMY® award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY announced today their unprecedented collaboration with the world-renowned entertainer Dolly Parton on a brand-new version of their award winning single “God Only Knows,” as well as a powerful music video. The iconic Country Music Hall of Famer’s presence on the track takes the song to new heights, with shimmering acoustic guitars complementing the song’s message of hope. The song will be available at all digital music... << Full Report >>

Travis Greene Receives Gold Plaque For Hit Single "Intentional"

On August 23rd, three-time GRAMMY® nominated, multiple award-winning artist, songwriter, and producer, Travis Greene, was presented with a Gold Plaque from RCA Inspiration for his #1 smash hit single “Intentional”, which has been RIAA-Certified Gold® for a half-million in sales. The chart-topper was presented with this award during his annual Engage Culture Weekend, hosted from his home base of Columbia, SC... << Full Report >>

Elevation Worship Releases New Project, "At Midnight," At Midnight

Elevation Worship released their brand new project, At Midnight today, August 30. This project consists of five songs, including their already-released single, “See A Victory.” The songs on At Midnight tell a timeless message: God is in control even when we aren’t... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 28, 2019*


Jekalyn Carr Jekalyn Carr Announces Live Album Recording Title for Oct. 5 in Atlanta

Seven-time Billboard #1 chart-topper, three-time GRAMMY®, two-time Billboard Music Award and NAACP Image Award® nominated, GMA Dove Award and four-time Stellar Award-winning singer-songwriter Jekalyn Carr announces the title to her fifth live album, entitled CHANGING YOUR STORY. Slated for a 2020 release via her Billboard #1 independent record label Lunjeal Music Group, the 22-year-old published author, profound speaker, entrepreneur, and television and film actress will record her next live... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 27, 2019*


Lauren Daigle Bumble Teams Up with Two-Time GRAMMY Award-Winner Lauren Daigle in New Bumble BFF Campaign

Bumble, the women-first social networking app with over 65 million users worldwide, has teamed up with two-time GRAMMY®-winning artist Lauren Daigle to provide its users a once-in-a-lifetime experience to spread the message that #AskingForAFriend doesn’t have to be scary and that making a new friend can be an exciting adventure. One lucky Bumble... << Full Report >>

Hymns of Matt Boswell and Matt Papa Debuts at #1 Praise and Worship

Modern hymn writers Matt Boswell and Matt Papa debuted at #1 on the Nielsen’s Christian Praise and Worship Chart and #3 on the Billboard Christian Contemporary Chart, #4 overall with their new release His Mercy Is More –The Hymns Of Matt Boswell and Matt Papa. The album release coincided with the appearance of Boswell and Papa at Sing! 2019, a Getty Music Worship Conference in Nashville with events attended by more than 13,000 people in venues across the city. Buy it on... << Full Report >>

DREAM Label Group Signs Hip Hop Artist Dillon Chase To Its One Moment Records Division

DREAM Label Group is proud to welcome Dillon Chase to it’s roster. Dillon will be releasing his first single, “Paradise” on DREAM’s hip hop label, One Moment Records on September 27th... << Full Report >>

Melvin Crispell, III Declared Winner of BET Sunday Best Season 9

BET crowned Melvin Crispell, III winner of its ninth season of Sunday BestBET’s inspirational singing competition. The season nine winner will receive a recording contract with RCA Inspiration, a cash prize of $50,000 and the title “Sunday Best.” In partnership with BET, Crispell’s debut single... << Full Report >>

"The Chuckie Perez Show" is Back with New Episodes

A new season of “The Chuckie Perez Show” is in full gear, with expanded viewership and a slate of exciting guests. Hosted by the multi-talented Chuckie Perez, the popular variety show’s first guests include Uplift TV executive Isaac Hernandez, comic book creator Mario DeMatteo and author Ron Hardin... << Full Report >>

C3 Carlingford's New Synth-Pop Praise Song Celebrates 25 Years of Ministry

Following the release of an EP in 2018, C3 Church Carlingford is excited to release its latest track “We Will Not Be Moved”, written by Deb Sanasi, produced and arranged by Zach Walker... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 26, 2019*


Natalie Grant Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey To Helm Fourth Annual "Celebrate Christmas Tour" Presented By Compassion LIVE

Compassion LIVE is announcing the “Celebrate Christmas Tour” with Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey. The award-winning vocalists will unite for the fourth year, but will mark the 2019 holiday season with the tour’s first ever West Coast trek. The dozen dates will stretch from California, Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon and more... << Full Report >>

Gotee Records' Terrian Releases New Song, "In The Arms," Available Now!

Gotee Records announces the release of "In The Arms," the newest single from Terrian of TobyMac's DiverseCity Band. This song, co-written by Terrian and worship leaders Anthony Skinner, Jon Reddick and songwriter Jess Cates, is available now here. It... << Full Report >>

ROY3LS Releases Debut Single, "Stampede"

Radar Talent Agency is pleased to announce its newest artist, ROY3LS. ROY3LS, a sibling Christian Pop band based out of Nashville, TN, recently launched their debut single, STAMPEDE, featuring expected harmonies along with a sonic delivery. The group consists of three sisters; Destini Rose, Faith Ann Marie, and Stefanie Lynn... << Full Report >>

Three-time Grammy Nominee and World Renowned Vocalist Crystal Lewis Unveils Jazz "Rhapsody," Available Now

It’s been four years since her last album release, three-time Grammy-nominated and world-renowned vocalist Crystal Lewis is delivering her most captivating body of work yet Rhapsody, a jazz album featuring soul and swing throughout. The album is available worldwide with an exclusive vinyl edition that will release later this fall... << Full Report >>

BEC Recordings Releases Benefit Project "Convoy Of Hope: Hope Has A Name"

BEC Recordings is honored to announce the release of Convoy of Hope: Hope Has A Name, debuting September 13. Benefitting the faith-based and non-profit organization Convoy of Hope, the 14-song project features multiple worship songs from churches around the U.S., such as River Valley Worship, Crossroads Music, Red Rocks Worship, Christ Church Fellowship, and many more... << Full Report >>

North Point InsideOut Releases "Abundantly More" EP Aug. 30

North Point InsideOut, a musical expression of worship from North Point Ministries' seven churches in Atlanta, GA, releases its highly anticipated Abundantly More EP from North Point Music® and Centricity Music Aug. 30. Wanting to inspire people to follow Jesus, and internationally known for its worship anthem “Death Was Arrested,” InsideOut’s five new songs on its sixth EP will be available at digital retail and streaming outlets globally through https://npinsideout.lnk.to/abundantlymore_EP, as well as at physical retail... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Brings "Heaven Come Conference" To Dallas This Week

Following May’s “Heaven Come Conference” in Los Angeles, which brought together more than 5,000 attendees from around the country, Bethel Music’s second “Heaven Come” gathering of the year will be held at Dallas' Verizon Theatre later this week. Hosted by Brian and Jenn Johnson and the entire Bethel Music Team, the August 29-31 conference is set to include messages from renowned leaders Kris Vallotton... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 23, 2019*


Audrey Assad The Porter's Gate Partners with Integrity Music for New Release, "Neighbor Songs"

Integrity Music is partnering with The Porter's Gate, a sacred ecumenical arts collective, to release its second project titled Neighbor Songs on October 25. The first track, "Nothing to Fear (feat. Audrey Assad)," is available today... << Full Report >>

Josh Wilson Josh Wilson Celebrates New Season with First Company Management

Acclaimed Black River Christian singer/songwriter and radio hitmaker Josh Wilson is the latest addition to the First Company Management roster, it was announced today by the firm’s general manager, Mike McCloskey. Home to GRAMMY®-nominated, Platinum-selling Newsboys, First Company is among Christian music’s top full-service entertainment management agencies, representing a stable of distinguished artists across the genre... << Full Report >>

Pat Barrett Pat Barrett's Live Album, Canvas And Clay, Releases Today

Bow / Capitol Christian Music Group artist, songwriter and worship leader Pat Barrett releases his first live project, Canvas and Clay, available here. This new live album follows his acclaimed self-titled debut from that featured the No. 1 single "Build My Life." The follow-up radio single, "Better," is currently No. 26 on the Christian Airplay chart and gaining audience impressions each week... << Full Report >>

Watch the Season 9 Finale of SUNDAY BEST this Sunday at 8PM ET/PT on BET

With the competition officially over, this will be an unforgettable night of fun with the final 2 contestants, Kirk, the judges and an array of special guests as BET concludes the series with an all-star Gospel celebration. And of course, at the end of the show, BET will announce the winner of Sunday Best season 9... << Full Report >>

Motown Gospel Soul Singer Gene Moore Releases New Album "Tunnel Vision" Today

Tunnel Vision, the sophomore album from Motown Gospel recording artist Gene Moore, is available across all music services today ( https://GeneMoore.lnk.to/TunnelVision ).
A testimony of Moore’s faith and strength in God through song, Tunnel Vision features the lead single and summer anthem “Won’t Be Moved” written by Billboard-charting singer/songwriter BJ the Chicago Kid... << Full Report >>

*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 >>


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