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February, 2021



*Friday, February 26, 2021*


Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle Releases New Single, "Hold On To Me," Today!

Today, two-time GRAMMY Award winner and multi-platinum selling artist Lauren Daigle has released the long awaited, “Hold On To Me.” This marks her first original new music since 2018’s GRAMMY Award winning Look Up Child. This is also the first time the song has been commercially released, having been performed exclusively on tour. In pairing Daigle’s legendary range with sweeping melody and heartfelt lyrics, “Hold On To Me” embodies... << Full Report >>

Andrew Peterson Returns To Ryman Auditorium For "Easter Monday" Events

Recording artist, songwriter, producer, filmmaker, publisher and award-winning author Andrew Peterson returns to Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, bringing his “Easter Monday” to the iconic venue for back-to-back events April 5. Featuring a full band, singer / songwriter Taylor Leonhardt and special guest Skye Peterson, the limited capacity... << Full Report >>

The FAITHFUL Livestream Event To Be Held May 1

Earlier this year it was announced that the ministries of Compassion International, David C Cook, and Integrity Music are releasing the FAITHFUL Project, a collaborative project encapsulating a book, music, and livestream event. The album, FAITHFUL: Go and Speak, is slated to drop April 30, the FAITHFUL book will release May 1, and today... << Full Report >>

Pat Barrett Releases New Album Today, "Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly"

Today worship leader and songwriter Pat Barrett releases his new 17 track studio project, Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly, (Bowyer & Bow / Capitol Christian Music Group) available here. Accompanying the studio project are specially recorded live videos with appearances including Mack Brock... << Full Report >>

Gotee Records' Terrian Drops Debut EP Today, "Genesis of Terrian"

Today is the day that Gotee Records' powerhouse vocalist Terrian drops her debut project, Genesis of Terrian. The EP, produced by Kyle Williams and Darren Mulligan of We Are Messengers, features six songs including "I'm In Love (w/ Ian Alxndr)," "Love Your Children," "Stayed On Him (Isaiah 26:3)," and the current... << Full Report >>

Motown Gospel's Evvie McKinney Releases New EP Today

Motown Gospel/Capitol CMG recording artist Evvie McKinney announces the release of her highly anticipated EP, “This Is Evvie McKinney”, available on all digital platforms today and by clicking here. Accompanying the release, Evvie also debuts her... << Full Report >>

Casting Crowns The Christian Festival Association to Present the "Hope Lives On" Virtual Festival This Saturday

This Saturday, February 27, the Christian Festival Association (CFA) will present the Hope Lives On Virtual Festival. Presented in partnership with Eight Days of Hope, Compassion International, The Gospel Music Association, and more, the livestream event will feature performances by Casting Crowns, Skillet, for King & Country, Building 429, We The Kingdom, Rebecca St. James, speakers Eric Samuel Timm, John Cooper, and more... << Full Report >>

Futures Releases New Track, "Canít Steal This Love"

Futures is proud to announce the release of their new track “Can’t Steal This Love” (DREAM Records) available now.  This hopeful and melodic pop track by the team from Atlanta, GA features singer Ryan Rolls.  The group also releases their new music video for the track.  The song was produced by Andrew Barlow and the video... << Full Report >>

Branan Murphy Drops New Track, "Bored (feat. Byron Juane)"

Branan Murphy is set to release his new track “Bored (feat. Byron Juane)” (Paravel Records / DREAM Records) today!  The track was co-written and produced by Eric Ramey (Tauren Wells, Hollyn, Danny Gokey) and is available on all digital retail outlets. Fans of Branan’s lyrical vulnerability and penchant for tackling more sensitive subject matter will welcome this latest edition which addresses a fictional teenager that falls victim to substance abuse... << Full Report >>

Bryan Andrew Wilson a Ride with Trap Music on His New Single

Singer-Songwriter, Bryan Andrew Wilson, best-known for gospel songs such as “Turning Away” and the No. 1 hit “Overflow,” is driving into a new musical direction. The Atlanta-based artist who launched his career at the age of ten with the traditional hymn, “His Eye is on the Sparrow” (Malaco Records), is tossing that old time religion for Trap music on his new single, “The Ride” (Bryan’s Songs/The Orchard)... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 25, 2021*


5ive Takes Helm at True Breed Records

Acclaimed rap/hip-hop recording artist 5ive (Craig James) has been named managing partner of True Breed Records, it was announced today. 5ive, along with business partner Ray Ortiz, will now oversee all daily operations of the label. True Breed is an imprint of Nashville Label Group, a multi-genre record company launched three years ago by Seventh Day Slumber founder and frontman Joseph Rojas... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 24, 2021*


Charles Jenkins' "He'll Make It Alright" No. 1 on Billboard Gospel National Airplay Chart

Global spiritual leader, thought provoker and celebrated GRAMMY®-recognized, Stellar Award-winning artist Charles Jenkins celebrates his fourth #1 single on Billboard’s Gospel National Airplay chart with, “He’ll Make It Alright” (Charles Jenkins & Fellowship of... << Full Report >>

Jermaine Bollinger Releases New Single Today

Salvation Studios recording artist Jermaine Bollinger is set to release a new single today, “Set Us Free,” which goes for adds to Christian AC-formatted radio outlets. The single is from Bollinger’s current album “Runaway.” A video for “Set Us Free,” which was written by Bollinger and his wife, Mallory Bollinger... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 23, 2021*


Catch JJ Hairston on GMA3 this Friday, Feb. 26th at 1PM ET

JJ Hairston recently released his 11th album, Not Holding Back – available everywhere now. Given the current political climate, death and destruction, political banter and general social unrest, our nation could use some words of peace. JJ is carrying a simple message teaching us all to not hold back in 2021, as 2020... << Full Report >>

MARK209 Begins Auditioning Baritones

MARK209 announces they are now accepting applications for their baritone vocalist position.  Former baritone, Jimmy Reno, has decided to leave to pursue other interests. The MARK209 family wishes Jimmy and his new wife, Keran, the best in their future endeavors... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 22, 2021*


Anberlin Anberlin Aims To Livestream "Dark Is The Way, Light Is A Place" Album in Full on March 5th

Since last fall, Anberlin has been moving through their discography, performing full-album livestreams of each of their studio albums, often playing some songs for the first time ever in a live setting, and releasing each one as a digital download and on limited vinyl pressings... << Full Report >>

Joel Vaughn To Present "Louder Than The Lies: Live" This Sunday

Celebrating the release of his critically acclaimed, best-selling new recording, Louder Than The Lies, singer/songwriter Joel Vaughn is inviting fans around the world to a special online concert this Sunday. “Louder Than The Lies: Live” is set to premiere February 28 at 7:00 pm CT, and will feature Vaughn and his full band performing the... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, February 21, 2021*


DUPREE Releases Sophomore Album, "Never Forget"

Breakout Contemporary Christian/Country Rock band DUPREE (Dylan Dupree, Lauren Dupree) released their Sophomore album Never Forget on Friday, February 12. The album, which was produced by DUPREE and recorded in their studio, features 11 tracks and a fresh, new sound in the Christian genre. Their previously released singles "Your Way," "Never Forget," and "Mighty" - which are included on the album - are already gaining traction on Christian radio stations around the world... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 19, 2021*


toby Seven-time GRAMMY Winner TobyMac Drops New Single, "Help is on the Way"

Seven-Time GRAMMY® winner TobyMac is dropping his first single of the year, in tandem with a music video for "Help Is On The Way (Maybe Midnight)" today. Produced and written by TobyMac and Micah Kuiper, the new track is available across all DSPs... << Full Report >>

Sarah Kroger Sarah Kroger Releases First Spanish Single, "No Hay Temor En Tu Amor (feat. Blest)"

Today Integrity Music announces the new single from Sarah Kroger titled "No Hay Temor En Tu Amor (feat. Blest)." Translated as "No Fear In Love," the English version is found on her latest album release, 2020's Light... << Full Report >>

Hulvey Hulvey Drops New Single and Music Video for "Reasons", Feat. Lecrae and SVRCINA

Hulvey, from Reach Records, has dropped his highly-anticipated new single “Reasons” featuring his mentor and labelmate Grammy Award-winning rapper Lecrae and pop sensation SVRCINA. “Reasons” is impacting radio now and can be streamed and downloaded across all digital platforms. The song communicates the... << Full Report >>

Four-Time GRAMMY Nominee MALI MUSIC Premieres New Video, "Blessed"

Today, four-time GRAMMY® nominated artist, composer, and producer, Mali Music, premiered his new video for “Blessed,an up-tempo, hip-hop infused track from Mali’s latest album, The Book of Mali... << Full Report >>

John Waller John Waller Releases "But God," First New Radio Single In Over 2 Years, to Radio

Recording artist and songwriter John Waller releases his first new radio single in over two years, “But God.” The song is also at retail and streaming outlets globally now, and is the title track from Waller’s sixth... << Full Report >>

Motown Gospel Signs Nine-Time Grammyģ Nominated Singer/Songwriter Kelly Price

Motown Gospel, in joint venture with SANG GIRL! Inc., announces the signing of iconic singer and songwriter Kelly Price, as she readies the release of her new gospel project, Grace, on April 2, 2021. The 6-track EP is available for pre-order now, with the lead single, “Grace,” and an accompanying lyric video out today: https://KellyPrice.lnk.to/GRACE... << Full Report >>

Deon Kipping's "God Is Working" Trending Top 30 at Radio and Launches Label

After a four-year recording hiatus, Billboard No. 1 recording artist, songwriter, producer, and cancer survivor Deon Kipping "God Is Working" song is trending top 30 on BDS Gospel Airplay chart. Released November 20, 2020, the song is produced and written by Kipping and Will Davis and is the follow-up to his last recording, his 2016 Billboard #1 album Something To Talk About... << Full Report >>

JoC Jars of Clay to Headline First Ever White Owl Music Fest

GRAMMY® Award-winning band Jars of Clay is set to perform live at the inaugural White Owl Music Fest just outside of Nashville, TN. Ever since this multi-platinum band decided to cut back on touring, it’s become a rare gift to experience a live Jars of Clay concert. On May 29... << Full Report >>

Natalie Layne Releases Single, "Steady," Today

Acclaimed singer/songwriter and worship leader Natalie Layne is stepping confidently into a new season with her latest single, “Steady.” The upbeat pop anthem—contrasting the fallible nature of humanity with the certainty of a Savior who anchors us—is now available on streaming platforms... << Full Report >>

Kenna Turner West Makes Sonlite Records Debut with "Calling All Prodigals"

Born into the world of music — she’s the daughter of former Blackwood Brothers’ bass singer Ken Turner, and daughter-in-law to Country Music Hall of Famer Dottie West — Kenna Turner West opens a new chapter in her many-faceted career with the release of “Calling All Prodigals,” her debut single... << Full Report >>

Nathan Graves Announces New Single, "I'll Go," Feat. Bryann Trejo and Drew Ava

Christian Hip Hop artist Nathan Graves teams up with a CHH legend on his newest record. Bursting onto the scene in 2020, Graves has wasted no time in building impactful relationships. Look no further than his newest single “I’ll Go” that features Bryann Trejo. The song hits digital music retailers on February 19, 2021... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 18, 2021*


NF NF Announces New Project, "Clouds (The Mixtape)"

Today, the myth-making, chart-topping Michigan rapper NF announces his latest project and first mixtape, CLOUDS (THE MIXTAPE) out March 26, 2021, which is now available for pre-order/pre-add via NF Real Music/Caroline here. NF has also released the ominous, chest-beating title track, “CLOUDS,” in tandem with a fittingly cinematic video... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 17, 2021*


'68 Premiere New Single "Bad Bite" with Hand Drawn Music Video

The noisy Atlanta duo ‘68 shared the latest single "Bad Bite" from their highly anticipated full-length album Give One Take One, due out March 26th via Cooking Vinyl. The high energy track weaves dizzying riffs between the band’s colossal guitar tones and Nikko Yamada’s precision drumming. The accompanying music video was... << Full Report >>

The Rescued Releases First Single

The Rescued, a worship collective started by songwriter/musician James Jones, is set to release its first single, “iPraise,” today. The single, which Jones wrote and Kevin Clark produced, is being serviced to Christian AC and Praise & Worship-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

Gaither Music Group Celebrates Record Growth, Announces Employee Promotions and Adds Team Members

Following a record-breaking year in 2020 — one that saw Gaither Music Group expanding its international brand and digital platforms at a record-setting pace — the company is pleased to move into 2021 with a series of staff promotions and new hires... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 16, 2021*


Carman GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame Member, CARMAN, Iconic CCM Trailblazer, Dies at Las Vegas Hospital

GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame member, CARMAN, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at a Las Vegas, Nevada hospital, after fighting a series of complications resulting from surgery to repair a hiatal hernia... << Full Report >>

Stryper Wife of Stryper's Oz Fox Seeks Support for the Guitarist's Upcoming Brain Surgery

In 2018, Stryper guitarist Oz Fox suffered a seizure while the band performed a show in Las Vegas. After investigation, they found two masses in his head. Last year, he had another seizure at home in front of his wife, Annie, and Oz was taken to the hospital. Now the family is hoping to finally get him help by way of brain surgery, but the fees are astronomical and they could really use help... << Full Report >>

Steve Taylor VeggieTales Co-Creator Mike Nawrocki Announces Kickstarter Campaign To Help Bring THE DEAD SEA SQUIRRELS To Life

Mike Nawrocki, VeggieTales® co-creator and voice of Larry the Cucumber, had no idea his next animated adventure would star rodents. However, a few years' time and one amazing idea led to the creation of Nawrocki’s newest animated series THE DEAD SEA SQUIRRELS. And just like squirrels gather resources for winter... << Full Report >>

Bride BRIDE to Reissue "Snakes in the Playground" and "Kinetic Faith" on Vinyl and CD

Girder Records is proud to announce the re-release of two of Christian rock’s most iconic albums from Christian metal band Bride. Snakes in the Playground and Kinetic Faith will be completely remastered and release on CD as well as colored vinyl on May 21, 2021 with pre-orders starting on Feb 26, 2021... << Full Report >>

Casting Crowns Premier Vacations and Events Announces 2022 K-LOVE Cruise

Premier Vacations and Events is excited to officially announce their 2022 K-LOVE Cruise. Following the cancellations of their 2021 cruise due to COVID19, the fan-centric cruise will feature 17 artists including Casting Crowns, Cory Asbury, Crowder, Kari Jobe, Steven Curtis Chapman and Zach Williams... << Full Report >>

Rose Awuku Releases "Breakthrough" to Christian Radio

Songwriter/worship leader Rose Awuku is releasing a new single today, a song titled “Breakthrough” about the four-year struggle she and her husband experienced with infertility... << Full Report >>

Kelontae Gavin Celebrates Two No. 1's on Gospel Radio Charts

Kelontae Gavin celebrates a new milestone with two #1s on the Gospel radio charts, as his single “Hold Me Close” hits #1 on both the latest Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart and the Mediabase Gospel Chart. The double #1s for “Hold Me Close” also mark... << Full Report >>

Israel Houghton Israel And New Breed To Release Live Album, "Feels Like Home"

After months of experimenting with a remote quarantine setup, GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter, producer and worship leader Israel Houghton is bringing the at-home intimacy of his Worship Wednesday sessions and the electricity of a live Israel and New Breed recording to listeners with... << Full Report >>

Charles Jenkins' New Book "Seasons," Available Now and Single "He'll Make It Alright" #2 on Billboard's Gospel National Airplay Chart

Global spiritual leader, thought provoker and celebrated GRAMMY®-recognized, Stellar Award-winning artist Charles Jenkins, continues his mark as an author with the release of the book SEASONS: How To Grow And Succeed During Times Of Transition. Additionally, as an artist, his gospel music single... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 12, 2021*


Lacey Sturm Lacey Sturm Releases "State Of Me" Globally

Making history as the first female solo artist to top the Hard Rock Albums chart with her five-star acclaimed Life Screams (2016), Lacey Sturm returns today (Feb. 12) with her second single, “State of Me,” from her highly-anticipated... << Full Report >>

Kari Jobe Kari Jobe and Premier Productions Announce "The Blessing USA Tour"

Kari Jobe, in conjunction with Premier Productions, has announced The Blessing USA Tour. Sponsored by illumiNations and CovidSafeChurch.com and named after Jobe's GRAMMY-nominated and Dove Award-winning hit, Jobe is excited to hit the road for the first time in a year and spend an evening of worship in 22 cities across the U.S... << Full Report >>

Hulvey Rapper Hulvey Reveals Epic Collab Feat. Grammy Award Winner Lecrae & Pop Sensation SVRCINA in New Single "Reasons"

Reach Records’ artist Hulvey, has revealed an epic collaboration for his next single “Reasons”; it features guest appearances by Grammy Award-winning rapper Lecrae and pop sensation SVRCINA. “Reasons” will impact radio this month and will release worldwide on February 19, 2021... << Full Report >>

Amy Grant FAITHFUL Debut Single ft. Amy Grant and Ellie Holcomb

It was announced in January that the ministries of Compassion International, David C Cook, and Integrity Music are releasing the FAITHFUL Projecta collaborative project encapsulating a book, music, and live events. The album... << Full Report >>

Chart Topper Kelontae Gavin's "The N.O.W. Experience" Album is Pre-Order Available Now

Chart-topping sensation Kelontae Gavin continues to rise as a solo artist, songwriter, and musician, as he readies the release of his second full-length album. Titled The N.O.W. Experience, three tracks - “Hold Me Close,” “Hold Me Close (Reprise),” and “Victory” - are... << Full Report >>

SEU Worship Releases "Clouds Are Clearing: Mixtape 1B" Today

Provident Label Group/Essential Worship's SEU Worship releases the second installment of their mixtape projects, Clouds Are Clearing: Mixtape 1B today, click here to check it out. Also last week the group debuted the music video for the song "Pieces ft. KB" from Mixtape 1A, that released in November 2020... << Full Report >>

Land of Color Releases New Single "Warriors," Encouraging Others to Lead Like Jesus

Land of Color announces the release of their newest single, "Warriors." Written by Thomas Ewing, Gary Rea, Mike Donehey and Jeff Owen and produced by Geoff Duncan and Land of Color, "Warriors" marks their first release in 2021 ahead of a full album releasing later this year... << Full Report >>

Harry Connick Jr. Set to Release New Album "Alone with My Faith" March 19

With the pandemic casting a long shadow in 2020, Grammy and Emmy Award winning multi-instrumentalist Harry Connick Jr retreated to his home studio during the lockdown and emerged with an album of new music. Long regarded as one of America’s finest vocalists and pianists, the sheer breadth of Connick’s talents has never been more on display than with the... << Full Report >>

FALCONE RISING to Release Sophomore Album "Tableturner" on February 19

Creative Soul Records’ rock outfit FALCONE RISING will release their sophomore album, Tableturner, on February 19. Edgier than their self-titled debut, FALCONE RISING previewed the new music in December with the release of the first single, “Heart of Stone.” Watch... << Full Report >>

Demon Hunter Demon Hunter Share "Loneliness (Resurrected)" Single from Stripped Down Album Out March 5

DEMON HUNTER shared the latest single “Loneliness (Resurrected)” from their upcoming album, Songs of Death and Resurrection. This new version of their chugging slow-burner, originally from the album Peace, embraces the band’s most melodic and haunting moments, replacing crushing guitar tones... << Full Report >>

Rhett Walker Band Rhett Walker Drops "Gospel Song" Today

Today Provident Label Group/Sony Music drops "Gospel Song," the latest single from the GRAMMY® and multi-GMA Dove Awards® nominated southern rocker and songwriter Rhett Walker. Accompanied by a music video, the... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Young & Free Hillsong Young and Free Releases "All of My Best Friends" Acoustic Album

Today, GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free releases a brand-new acoustic EP featuring tracks off their latest album, “ALL MY BEST FRIENDS.” Offering a unique visual component for fans, the 8-track project features live performances of each acoustic iteration, including the... << Full Report >>

Cade Thompson Pens Heartfelt Love Song to His "Dear Future Wife"

Love is in the air and Red Street Records’ Cade Thompson has penned a honest and tender-hearted love song titled “Dear Future Wife” available across all digital platforms now. With the official music video premiering on his... << Full Report >>

Alex Henry Foster Releases "The Son Of Hannah" Video

Alternative phenom  Alex Henry Foster (AHF) releases today (Feb. 12) the first video, “The Son of Hannah,” from his live triple-vinyl / double-CD and concert film... << Full Report >>

29:11 Worship Releases New Track "Tether"

Phoenix, Arizona worship experience, 29:11 Worship releases their new track “Tether” to all digital retail outlets today. The multitrack releases also comes with a stripped down piano version and commentary from the team about the track. “Tether” is a downtempo, hopeful and deep worshipful song perfect for the season that the... << Full Report >>

The Color Releases Debut Single On DREAM "After My Heart"

The Color is proud to announce the release of their new radio single “After My Heart” to all digital retail outlets today.  Produced by Jeff Owens (Tenth Avenue North), Patrick Mayberry (Joel Vaughn, Landry Cantrell, Mack Brock) and Bede Benjamin-Korporall (Life.Church Worship, Coby James, Hillsong Young & Free),  “After... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 11, 2021*


Skillet Popular Wisconsin Festival Lifest is Bringing Music Back to Music City

According to the 2020 Music Industry Report, independent music venues in Nashville lost $22.6 million and 73.5% of their jobs. Nashville has the highest concentration of music industry workers in the United States, and their livelihoods have been decimated by the pandemic. But a long-running music festival that boasts more than 75,000 attendees each year for the past 20 years may be the catalyst to bring music back to Music City... << Full Report >>

Maverick City Music Dominates Various Billboard Gospel Music Charts

Contemporary worship music collective, Maverick City Music (founded by Tony Brownand Jonathan Jay), debuts at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Chart with the brand-new album, Move Your Heart. Additionally, the album’s lead single... << Full Report >>

Annie F. Downs Debuts on New York Times Best-Seller List with "That Sounds Fun"

Best-selling author, podcaster, who many call the "Expert on Fun," Annie F. Downs has made her debut on The New York Times bestseller list with her brand new book, That Sounds Fun. No. 6 on the Advice, How-To & Misc. list, Downs is in good company, joining other top authors like Sanjay Gupta, James Clear, Joanna Gaines and many... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 10, 2021*


Lauren Daigle Top Christian Albums Imprint Centricity Music Partners With ADA Worldwide For Distribution

Centricity Music, the No. 1 Billboard Top Christian Albums Imprint for the third consecutive year, partners with Warner Music Group’s ADA Worldwide for distribution in 2021 and following 10 years with CCMG/Universal. Known for its commitment to artist development and stylistic diversity, Centricity Music looks to build on ADA’s successes as its partner for... << Full Report >>

Grammy Winner and New Artist Rudy Currence #1 Single "I Belong Here" Spends Two Weeks Atop Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart

Grammy Award winning producer, songwriter and independent new artist Rudy Currence Billboard No.1 hit song "I Belong Here" spends its second consecutive week atop Billboard's Gospel Airplay chart (week ending Feb 13.)
Additionally, the song, which Currence wrote solo cracks Top 10 on the Hot Gospel Songs chart... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 9, 2021*


Switchfoot Switchfoot Announce Special "The Beautiful Letdown" Album Performance Livestream

With the pandemic and resultant lockdown almost entirely derailing the live music industry, Switchfoot has been making lemonade from lemons, so to speak, with monthly livestream events. Recently, the band celebrated twenty years (!!) since their 2000 album, Learning To Breathe released with a special performance of the full album. The San Diego quintent recently announced that their breakout 2003 album, The Beautiful Letdown will be the next full-album live performance, slated for February 25th at 5PM PST... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin Kirk Franklin and Sony Music Entertainment Debut New Podcast Series, "Good Words with Kirk Franklin"

Sixteen-time GRAMMY-winning artist, songwriter and producerKirk Franklin and Sony Music Entertainment today announced the launch of “Good Words with Kirk Franklin,” a new podcast series that welcomes people from every cross section of life who seek inspiration and empowerment. Through intimate conversations... << Full Report >>

RCA Inspiration Announces Strategic Partnership with Marquis Boone Enterprises

RCA Inspiration, one of the premiere labels in Gospel and inspirational music, announces a strategic partnership with the entertainment company Marquis Boone Enterprises, to release upcoming projects from Kelontae Gavin and Fresh Start Worship. The record label, under its partnership with the entertainment company... << Full Report >>

KJ-52 KJ-52 Releases New Single, "One Year Ago," to Christian Radio

One year following the announcement of the retirement of KJ-52, the multiple Dove Award-winning rapper announces the release of a debut single from an album of new material. “One Year Ago,” a new single featuring Whosoever South, is being released to radio today. The single, from the legendary entertainer’s upcoming musical project of the same name, is being... << Full Report >>

Red Street Records and Jason Crabb Announce Sponsorship of NASCAR Driver Natalie Decker

Red Street Records – owned by Rascal Flatts’ member Jay DeMarcus – is proud to announce the label’s sponsorship of Natalie Decker as she joins RSS Racing, managed by... << Full Report >>

Jarrell Hosley To Release "Worship Culture, the Studio Perspective" Feb. 26

Portland Oregon Jarrell Hosley is a young man with a great future.  He has learned over the years that a life placed in the hands of God will lead to a great adventure, so he has intentionally surrendered himself to God.  That surrender is evidenced through a lifestyle of worship and is the very essence of his new EP... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 8, 2021*


for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Announce Deluxe Version of Album "Burn The Ships"

Four-time GRAMMY Award-winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY today announced the forthcoming release of their latest album Burn The Ships (Deluxe Edition: Remixes & Collaborations), out everywhere on March 26, 2021. Starting with the GRAMMY winning collaboration with Dolly Parton in 2019 for the... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 5, 2021*


Apollo LTD Apollo LTD Releases Sophomore Album "Nothing Is Ordinary, Everything Is Beautiful"

Cinematic, alternative-pop duo Apollo LTD releases its sophomore LP Nothing is Ordinary, Everything is Beautiful from Residence/Centricity Music. Available now at all major... << Full Report >>

All-Star NFL Lineup Joins the 22nd Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration Sat, Feb. 6, 8/7c on BET

Dallas Cowboy QB Dak Prescott and Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady have joined the All-Star lineup of NFL players set to appear on the 22nd Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration this Saturday on BET to congratulate Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson on receiving this year's "Faith In Action" Award. Watson will be honored for his philanthropic work to support... << Full Report >>

Elias Dummer Elias Dummer Readies Highly Anticipated Sophomore Set

Juno Award and multi GMA Canada Covenant Award-winning singer/songwriter and co-founder of The City Harmonic, Elias Dummer has officially launched a crowdfunding initiative for his highly anticipated sophomore set, The Work Vol. II... << Full Report >>

Cody Carnes Cody Carnes Releases Deluxe Edition Of Grammy-Nominated Album

Last year, worship leader and songwriter Cody Carnes earned two GRAMMY® Award nominations, his first career nominations, one for his studio album, Run To The Father, and also for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for "The Blessing (Live)." Today he is releasing the deluxe edition of this GRAMMY nominated album... << Full Report >>

Facedown Records Signs Bloodlines

Facedown Records is proud to welcome Bloodlines to the Family. From the Gulf Coast of Texas come Bloodlines, a four-piece modern -core outfit taking cues from bands like For Today, Impending Doom and Convictions. The band’s 2019 debut LP Hostile | Minds, which marries classic metal core... << Full Report >>

Worship Leader Mack Brock Strips It Back With New Acoustic EP

Capitol CMG worship artist / songwriter Mack Brock releases a newly recorded acoustic EP, Cafe Sessions, in partnership with Worship Together. This eight-song EP was recorded in Nashville, TN and features audio and video versions of each song. Cafe Sessions is available today... << Full Report >>

Alex Henry Foster Releases Triple-Vinyl / Double-CD Live Album, Concert Film "Standing Under Bright Lights" April 16

Alternative phenom Alex Henry Foster  (AHF) is set to release his triple-vinyl / double-CD live album and concert film Standing Under Bright Lights 4/16/21 from Hopeful Tragedy RecordsThe project, available to... << Full Report >>

Voices of Fire "Hit The Refresh" With Debut Single

Today, RCA Inspiration, one of the premiere labels in Gospel and inspirational music, and Pharrell Williams’ company, i am OTHER, released “Hit The Refresh,” the debut single from Voices of Fire. Written and produced by... << Full Report >>

Unspoken Unspoken Announces "Help Is On The Way" To Radio

Centricity Music recording artist Unspoken showcases raw, authentic pop musicality across each of the 12 songs featured on the band’s acclaimed, bestselling album, Reason. Following the album’s title track becoming a multiformat No. 1 radio hit and two more Top 20 hit singles... << Full Report >>

Run51 Releases Their New Track, "Great Is Thy Faithfulness"

DREAM Records is proud to announce the release of Run51's new release "Great Is Thy Faithfulness." The song still has its strong melodic and familiar identity while producer Jeremy Green added some secret sauce to the production elements making the old hymn sound modern... << Full Report >>

JUDAH. Releases Debut Solo Album, "7"

JUDAH. is releasing "7" today, February 5, 2021. The seven track project is the artist's debut solo effort and features several guest appearances including Jon Foreman, Amanda Lindsey Cook, Jon Guerra and Aodhan King. Accompanying the album are six “Live from RHRSL” performance videos, including one music video with Jon... << Full Report >>

Matthew West Matthew West To Host West Love Fest - Virtual Concert Feb. 12-14

Five-time GRAMMY® nominated artist Matthew West will host a Valentine's weekend "West Love Fest - A Brand New Virtual Concert" February 12-14th. West and his band will deliver three nights of music, laughs, and so much more from his home studio, the Story House, in Nashville. This will... << Full Report >>

StowTown Records Celebrates A New Release From Triumphant Quartet

StowTown Records has announced the release of a brand new recording from Singing News fan favorite and GMA Dove Award-winning artist Triumphant QuartetBigger Than Sunday features the popular group... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 4, 2021*


Amy Grant Amy Grant to Perform "Every Heartbeat" on ABC's Good Morning America February 10

Six-time GRAMMY-winner Amy Grant will perform her iconic hit, "Every Heartbeat," next Wednesday, February 10th on ABCs Good Morning America. Her first television performance since her open heart surgery last summer, it also commemorates American Heart Month as well as a year-long campaign celebrating the 30th anniversary of her blockbuster album, Heart In Motion... << Full Report >>

The Gray Havens The Gray Havens Reveal New Album With First Single

The Gray Havens release the title track and first single from their new album “Blue Flower” on February 5. In addition to releasing two EPs and a pair of covers in 2020, The Gray Havens were quietly working on a new concept album the Havens' David Radford began dreaming up in 2019. The album... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 3, 2021*


Matthew West Matthew West Presents: West LOVE Fest

Matthew West is back with West Love Fest! Matthew is getting the band together for three incredible nights of music, laughs and so much more. Celebrating a year since the release of his album Brand New, Matthew will be playing through all of the songs, including his current smash hit "Truth Be Told" and other favorites. This will be a night of positivity, encouragement and... LOVE... << Full Report >>

First15 Calls Musicians to Submit Work for 365 Days of Worship

Faith-focused singers and songwriters can get their work heard by an audience of 1.5 million, as devotional ministry FIRST15 looks for artists to partner with in pairing worship music and daily devotionals... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 2, 2021*


River Valley Worship Releases "The Ensemble Project" Feb. 12

In partnership with BEC Recordings, River Valley Worship announces The Ensemble Project, their newest release, out February 12. The first song to drop from the album, "Shadows // Spotlights," is available now on all digital platforms... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin Marvin Sapp, Kierra Sheard, Koryn Hawthorne, and Kirk Franklin Earn Image Awards Nominations

RCA Inspiration celebrates five nominations for the 52nd NAACP Image Awards®, dominating the category of Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album with nods for Marvin Sapp, Kierra Sheard, and Koryn Hawthorne this year, along with two nods for Sheard and Kirk Franklin in the category of Outstanding Gospel/Christian Song... << Full Report >>

PJ Morton Earns 2 NAACP Image Award Nominations

R&B singer/producer PJ Morton’s critically acclaimed album, Gospel According to PJ (Morton Inspiration/ Tyscot), has earned two nominations in the forthcoming 52nd Annual NAACP Image Awards program. The winners will be announced during the two-hour live television broadcast airing on BET with simulcasts across... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 1, 2021*


Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle To Release New Single, "Hold On To Me," February 26

Two-time GRAMMY Award winner and multi-platinum selling artist Lauren Daigle kicks off 2021 with the release of her new single, “Hold On To Me.” It marks her first offering since the release of 2018’s GRAMMY Award winning break out album Look Up Child. “Hold On To Me,” to be released February 26th combines Daigle’s legendary range and powerhouse vocals with the sweeping melody and heartfelt lyrics that convey a deep message of hope... << Full Report >>

Leanna Crawford Leanna Crawford Releases Poignant Video for Current Single "Mean Girls"

Provident Label Group and Story House Collective have released "Mean Girls," the poignant new music video from singer and songwriter Leanna Crawford. "Mean Girls," her current radio single, is featured on her self-titled six-song EP debut with the label... << Full Report >>

Latin Superstars Ricardo Montaner, Evaluna Montaner, Mau Y Ricky, and Camilo Collaborate on "Amen"

The undeniable magnetism of a family that has helped shape the popular scene in Latin America is reflected in "Amén," a song written, produced, and performed by all its members. For... << Full Report >>

Gospel Today Magazine Publisher To Release Memoir, "Unstoppable"

Publisher, life coach, mentor, and entrepreneur Dr. Teresa Hairston, widely considered one of the most significant voices in Gospel media and culture, will release her eighth book, "Unstoppable: The Incredible Journey of America's #1 Christian Lifestyle Magazine," a chronicle of Hairston's amazing sojourn in the male-dominated Christian marketplace and music industry... << Full Report >>


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Jim & Melissa Brady Ever Faithful [Daywind]
Teddy Campbell Band/font> Marry Me - Single [Gee Tree]
Casting Crowns The Power of the Cross - Single [Provident]
Stephen Christian Awaken - Single [BEC]
The Color No Greater Love [DREAM]
Jason Crabb Home for Christmas - EP [Red Street]
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Hillsong Worship Thatís The Power (feat. Benjamin Hastings) - Single [Capitol CMG/Hillsong]
Idle Threat Driftwood - Single [Tooth & Nail]
Lion of Judah Closer [BEC/Gospel Song]
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The Old Paths Every Story Whispers His Name - Single [Sonlite]
Aaron Shust Every Morning - Single (independent)
Rebecca St. James Kingdom Come (feat. for KING & COUNTRY) - Single [Bethel]
Stephanie Summers Mighty Strong God [Provident]
Cade Thompson Cade Thompson Christmas - EP [Red Street]
Tim Timmons HERE (Live With Friends) [Integrity]
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Anne Wilson My Jesus (feat. Crowder) - Single [Capitol CMG]


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