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JFH Music News Archive

February, 2023



*Tuesday, February 28, 2023*


Amy Grant Amy Grant Sits Down for a One-on-One Chat with The Today Show, March 1st

Tomorrow morning, March 1st tune in to NBC's THE TODAY SHOW to catch Amy Grant's one-on-one interview with Craig Melvin where she shares about recovering from her bike accident, what it felt like to receive a Kennedy Center Honor....  plus an exclusive announcement you won't want to miss... << Full Report >>

Mitch Wong Mitch Wong Releases Debut Album

On Friday, February 24th, Mitch Wong released his debut album, 'a beautiful ending, a blessed beginning'. The first full-length project from the Nashville-based Australian worship leader takes listeners on a journey from burial to bloom. The concept revolves around the theme... << Full Report >>

Down East Boys The Down East Boys Hope to Uplift Hearts with "There's A Song For That"

The Down East Boys broke new ground for Southern Gospel in January with the release of “Celebration At The Empty Grave,” the... << Full Report >>

Worship Leader Timothy Davis Releases New Single Today

Pastor and songwriter Timothy Davis is set to release a new single, “On His Throne,” to Christian AC-formatted radio outlets today. A video for Davis’ latest single is available on YouTube... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 27, 2023*


SCC Steven Curtis Chapman Makes History, Receives His 50th No. 1 Radio Single With "Don't Lose Heart"

Steven Curtis Chapman is already the most-awarded Christian music artist in history and as of this week, he continues his reign. His current radio single, "Don't Lose Heart," has hit No. 1, making it Chapman's 50th career chart-topping song and the first artist to achieve... << Full Report >>

Taya Watch Naomi Raine and TAYA perform on Fox and Friends

5x GRAMMY-winning vocal powerhouse Naomi Raine and renowned vocalist TAYA joined forces to kick off Fox & Friends "Faith & Friends" concert series, which showcases some of the biggest names in Christian music leading up to Easter. The two performed a never-before-heard mashup of "Jireh" and... << Full Report >>

Visible Music College sells Madison Line Records

Visible Music College has sold its record label Madison Line Records to alumna Crystal Bergman. The Christian music school began and ran the nonprofit record label internally from 2000 as Visible Media Group, which later became... << Full Report >>

Eme B Delivers a Heartfelt New Gospel Single

An award-winning and versatile Ghanaian singer-songwriter, Eme B is making admirable strides toward success. The fast-rising artist continues to weave Gospel music that is driven by a passion to create meaningful and impactful Christian tracks... << Full Report >>

Seth and Nirva Combat Fear and Anxiety with "Armor"

Following a three-year recording hiatus, acclaimed husband/wife duo Seth & Nirva have made their long-awaited return to music with the compelling new single “Armor.” The debut track from the couple's forthcoming EP, “Armor” was penned by Seth & Nirva and produced by Willie Weeks. The song tackles fear, anxiety and... << Full Report >>

iNTELLECT Above the Clouds Make Their Return After Two-Year Hiatus

Above the Clouds is one of Christian rap’s hidden gems. The duo of iNTELLECT and Tae Lamar represent an element of hip-hop that has become a rare commodity, the pairing of the beat-maker and the emcee. Classic groups once set the trends for the genre and Above the Clouds is helping the culture remember what is truly special about individuals working together with a common goal in... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 24, 2023*


Citizens Citizens Release New Album, "I Can't Find The Edges Of You"

After months of anticipation, Citizens release their 6th album, 'I Can’t Find The Edges Of You'. A Seattle-born alternative band that never seem to compromise on their... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Bethel Music Release "Surrounded by Holy" from Upcoming Album

Today, GRAMMY nominated music collective Bethel Music&nbsp;has released the next song from their much-anticipated forthcoming album, Come Up Here. The introspective song, “Surrounded by Holy,” recognizes that God is all around and takes the time to... << Full Report >>

Jesse Sprinkle (Poor Old Lu, Demon Hunter, Dead Poetic, Starflyer 59) Invites Us To His "Universes"

The Charon Collective wants to announce the awesome news that we're working with the legendary Jesse Sprinkle! Yes... THAT Jesse Sprinkle... the one and only who has shared the stage with musical cornerstones like Dead Poetic, Demon Hunter, Morella's Forest, Starflyer 59, and Poor Old... << Full Report >>

Lecrae Lecrae Releases "Church Clothes 4: Dry Clean Only" with Six New Songs featuring D. Smoke, Rotimi, Torey D’Shaun, J Paul The Carpenter, and URSTRULYXYZ

Although Church Clothes 4 was previously announced as the final installment in the Church Clothes series, Lecrae isn’t slowing down and will be steadily releasing more new music this year! The six new songs on the Church Clothes 4 Deluxe: Dry Clean Only bonus... << Full Report >>

The New Song from Stockholm Worship Is Out Now, "Sing Hallelujah"

The powerful "Sing Hallelujah (The Victory Song)" from Stockholm Worship presented by Hillsong drops today. As the second song now... << Full Report >>

Cade Thompson Cade Thompson Releases New Track And Video Today For "Good God"

Red Street Records’ recording artist Cade Thompson releases his brand new song “Good God” (stream HERE) along with an accompanying music... << Full Report >>

Christy Nockels Christy Nockels Releases First Album In Five Years, "This Is The Hour"

Three-time GMA Dove Award-winning worship leader, singer-songwriter, author and podcaster Christy Nockels releases her first full-length studio album in over five years, This Is The Hour, today (Feb. 24) on Keeper’s Branch Records with global distribution via The Fuel Music. Available now at digital and streaming... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers Planetshakers Releases New Recording Of Its Popular Song, "Nothing Is Impossible"

Internationally recognized praise and worship band Planetshakers globally releases “Nothing Is Impossible - Live In Manila,” today (Feb. 24) from Venture3Media (V3M). First released in 2011 and... << Full Report >>

Colton Dixon Colton Dixon to Release "Canvas" EP April 28

American Idol's Colton Dixon has announced the April 28th release of his 7-song EP, CANVAS (Atlantic), for which pre-orders/pre-saves are now available. The EP's highly-anticipated new single, "My Light," launches across all... << Full Report >>

Fallstar Drop New Single, Announce New Album

Fallstar's sixth studio album sees the band coming into their own, understanding the qualities of their previous records and how they relate to the band's identity; all culminating in the control and authority displayed on Sacred Mirrors... << Full Report >>

The Talleys Continue Live Series with "I Love The Lord / Total Praise"

For the second entry in their new Messages To Treasure: A Live Anthology series, featuring streaming-only live versions of their biggest and best-loved hit songs, The Talleys offer... << Full Report >>

Katy Nichole Billboard Chartbreaker Katy Nichole Releases Debut Album, "Jesus Changed My Life"

Centricity Music’s Billboard Chartbreaker Katy Nichole globally releases her highly anticipated, full-length album debut, Jesus Changed My Life, today... << Full Report >>

Cain New Worship EP From CAIN, "Honest Offering," Is Out Now

The new worship album from CAIN is out now. Honest Offering (Sony Music/Provident Entertainment), offers six songs, including two previously released leading up to... << Full Report >>

We Are Messengers We Are Messengers Captures The Essence of Home on New EP, "Hills Of Tyrone," Available Today

Curb | Word Entertainment’s We Are Messengers captures the essence of home on fresh EP, Hills Of Tyrone, dropping today — listen HERE. The band also celebrates a major milestone as “Maybe It’s Ok” — from their sophomore album, Power — achieves an RIAA Gold certification... << Full Report >>

Freedom Church Drop Their Full Live Album "Barbarians"

Today, UK worship group Freedom Church releases their new live album titled Barbarians available to all digital service providers via DREAM Worship.  The 11-song live album was recorded live at The... << Full Report >>

Canyon Hills Worship Canyon Hills Worship Releases Live Version Of "On and On"

Today, Canyon Hills Worship releases the live version of their song “On and On” to digital service providers on DREAM Worship.  To date, “On and On” is their most successful song being consumed over 10 Million times.  The live version is a powerful representation of worship with melodies... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 23, 2023*


Red Worship Paints a Vibrant Sound with Release of "The Loudest Color"

Tomorrow, Redemption Church's musical expression, Red Worship, is releasing their highly anticipated new EP, The Loudest Color. This EP takes listeners on a sonic journey, promising to uplift and inspire all who listen... << Full Report >>

Jody And Lani "Clear The Way" With Powerful Worship Anthem For The Church

Worship leaders Jody and Lani release their second single, "Clear The Way," on Feb 24. The simple phrase progressed from a sermon note, to a prayer, to a song written in a castle in Scotland... << Full Report >>

The 97th Annual Church Music Publishers Association Convention Takes Place February 27 - March 2, 2023 in Destin, FL

The Church Music Publishers Association (CMPA) is hosting its 97th annual convention at the Henderson Beach Resort complex in Destin, FL, February 27 through March 2, 2023. “My goal is to build upon the CMPA’s rich history by expanding our community with greater diversity,” says Bryant Scott who was elected CMPA... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 22, 2023*


Tauren Wells Tauren Wells Reimagines "Use a Friend" and Covers Beyonce's "Halo" for Spotify Singles

Today, 10-time GRAMMY® Award nominee Tauren Wells delivers two new Spotify Singles – a special version of “Use a Friend” and an exclusive cover of Beyonce’s “Halo”. Recorded at the famed Electric Lady Studios in New York City, the Spotify Singles version of “Use a Friend,” which... << Full Report >>

Wande Wande Blesses Fans with Highly Anticipated New Single, "Winning"

New year, new flows: Wande’s back with a fresh new single, “Winning,” after becoming a viral sensation with her “Hallelujah Roll Call” videos that show you can be unapologetically Christian, Black, and woman all at the same time. The Nigerian born hip-hop artist highlights her unique flavor of genuine excitement, community building... << Full Report >>

Maverick City Music Maverick City's "Kingdom Book One" Album Wins Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album at NAACP Image Awards

RCA Inspiration congratulates the latest win for the hit album release of Kingdom Book One (Tribl Records/Fo Yo Soul/RCA Inspiration), as the acclaimed collaboration from chart-toppers Maverick City Music and Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA) was just announced among... << Full Report >>

Ellie Holcomb Triple 8 Management's Samantha Steele Promoted to Chief Operating Officer

Longtime artist manager at Triple 8 Management, with more than a decade’s experience, Samantha Steele now rises to Chief Operating Officer, helping lead a team of 30 managers, marketing, radio and partnership professionals. In the role, she oversees... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 21, 2023*


Ryan Stevenson Ryan Stevenson Returns with Hope-Fueled "Able"

Celebrating a decade as a Gotee recording artist, GRAMMY®-nominated, Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter Ryan Stevenson returns with “ABLE,” a soul-stirring testimony of God’s faithfulness. The title-track from his highly anticipated April 28 full-length set, “ABLE” was written by Stevenson... << Full Report >>

MercyMe Third Annual K-LOVE Presents Live At Red Rocks Sells Out In Just Five Days

The Awakening Foundation, powered by Awakening Events, announces that in just five days, all tickets for the 3rd Annual K-LOVE Presents Live at Red Rocks have sold out. This is the second fastest Christian music event to sell... << Full Report >>

Housefires Watch Housefires' GRAMMY.com Performance

Community-driven music collective Housefires recently joined The Recording Academy to perform a spirit-stirring rendition of its song "Lean On The Lord," which was released on the group's "immersive" (Forbes) new album 'How To Start A Housefire' (1.27 via Capitol CMG / TRIBL Records) - a... << Full Report >>

The Kingsmen Revisit Classic Songs on "Decades," a Stunning Retrospective

One can hardly begin to count the ways in which the world has changed since 1959, yet at least two things have been constant from then until now: the already timeless message of the Christian Gospel, and its powerful delivery through the music of Southern Gospel greats, The Kingsmen. Now, as their newest lineup... << Full Report >>

G.L.O Releases New Single, "Be Holy," Today

With 10 No. 1 singles to her credit, G.L.O releases a new single, “Be Holy,” to Christian CHR and Rhythmic-formatted radio outlets today. A video from the artist, whose stage name stands for God’s Love Only, is available on YouTube... << Full Report >>

Miri Ben Ari Joins Derrick Starks For Historic Concert Event

Grammy Award winning violinist Miri Ben-Ari joins Two Time BMI award winning songwriter and producer Derrick Starks in a Symphony of Brotherhood concert commemorating Black History Month... << Full Report >>

New Single "My Daddy" by Panebi Wilson Out Now

Canada-based anointed music minister and lead pastor of Grace Reality Centre, Panebi Wilson, activates his wordified musical year with a brand new single, ” MY DADDY”... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 20, 2023*


Anchor Hymns Anchor Hymns Release Their Second Project, "Give Thanks"

Anchor Hymns is a multigenerational collective of artists creating songs of worship and reflection infused with Neo Soul, Indie Rock, and Blues accents. Formed about a year ago, Anchor Hymns started as friends with the desire to write new songs based on those they sung growing up. The second part of their... << Full Report >>

Jonathan McReynolds Jonathan McReynolds Releases New Album, "My Truth" + Announces Spring Tour

Today, MNRK Music Group celebrates the release of the brand-new full-length album, MY TRUTH, from GRAMMY®, Stellar Award and DOVE Award winner, Jonathan McReynolds. MY TRUTH marks the fifth album release from the current 54th NAACP Image Award nominee. In celebration of MY TRUTH, McReynolds will embark on an 11-city... << Full Report >>

Donald Lawrence Donald Lawrence Revives Edwin Hawkins' Music and Arts Seminar

Choir music is as popular as ever. The world watched on television as London’s Kingdom Choir sang at Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s royal wedding. South Africa’s award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir has performed on the Academy Awards. The USA’s Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir lifted their voices during Barack Obama’s second inauguration ceremony. Today, choir music is not only sung in... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 17, 2023*


Leanna Crawford Leanna Crawford Releases "Make It Through" Due To Overwhelming Fan Response

"Make It Through" is out today from artist and songwriter Leanna Crawford. In fact, "Make It Through" (listen HERE) was a song... << Full Report >>

Petra Petra Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Release of "Petra - Fifty (Anniversary Collection)" and Select Tour Dates

Petra, the legendary Christian rock band, is celebrating their 50th anniversary with the release of a special 3-disc collection titled "Petra - Fifty (Anniversary Collection)". The collection features 50 career-spanning remastered tracks, chosen... << Full Report >>

Matt Redman Matt Redman Releases New Live Worship Album, "Lamb of God"

'Lamb of God' was recorded live at The Mission in San Juan Capistrano, a settlement founded in 1776 and recognized as the birthplace of Orange County. Matt Redman’s new album reflects on the age-old centrality and wonder of the cross. The contrast of these... << Full Report >>

Pat Barrett Pat Barrett Announces His "Acoustic Tour" with Josh Baldwin

Worship leader and songwriter Pat Barrett announces his "Acoustic Nights" tour featuring special guest Josh Baldwin. This tour will include an intimate night that weaves together stories and songs of worship that will begin on March 23rd and conclude on May 18th... << Full Report >>

World Gone Cold World Gone Cold Release New Melodic Rock Single, "Apology"

Today World Gone Cold, featuring members of P.O.D, Demon Hunter, Disciple, The Letter Black, and Attack Attack!, release their heavy, hook-laden track “Apology.” According to vocalist Ryland Raus, the track boasts... << Full Report >>

Micah Tyler New Music From Micah Tyler Is Coming - His New EP, "People Like Us," Is Out March 24

Fair Trade Services artist and songwriter Micah Tyler announce the upcoming release of his latest project, People Like Us.Available March 24, the EP is now available for pre-order joined with an instant grat of the powerful title track... << Full Report >>

Consumed By Fire Consumed By Fire Drops New Song Today, "It's A Yes"

Red Street Records’ band Consumed By Fire announces their second release of 2023, “It’s a Yes.” The track (listen HERE), available everywhere today... << Full Report >>

Skillet Skillet Releases "Dominion: Day of Destiny"

17x platinum rock band SKILLET's DOMINION: DAY OF DESTINY (DELUXE EDITION) is available today as they launch the Rock Resurrection Tour... << Full Report >>

Jay Parrack Returns to Solo Career with "Down In My Heart"

One of Southern Gospel music’s most compelling voices returns to center stage with Horizon Records’ release of “Down In My Heart,” a new single... << Full Report >>

Point Of Grace Point of Grace to Release New Studio Album April 28

Turn Your Eyes (Songs We Love, Songs You Know) Volume II, the first full-length studio set in five years from multi Dove Award-winning, Platinum-selling trio Point of Grace, bows April 28 and is now available for pre-save. The highly anticipated Fervent Records (Curb | Word Entertainment)... << Full Report >>

The Steeles Release New Album, "Be The Reason," Today

Three years and seven radio hits after their debut StowTown Records album, The Steeles have released their newest album, Be The Reason. This collection of songs is available at all digital music outlets today here and is distributed worldwide... << Full Report >>

Grand Varsity (Mouthpi3ce, Germaine Martel, and Dee Black) Releases "Closer"

Mouthpi3ce, Germaine Martel, and Dee Black team up to form Grand Varsity. The first single entitled “Closer” produced by Germaine Martel is a hard-hitting track with high-level lyricism. The trio maintains the gospel's message while trading punchlines and witty metaphors. You can expect a full-length project from them soon... << Full Report >>

GRAMMY-Nominee Melvin Crispell III Releases New Single, "Alright"

Chart-topping GRAMMY®, Dove and Stellar Award nominated artist, Melvin Crispell III, has released his latest single and lyric video for “Alright.” The 2019 BET’s “Sunday... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 16, 2023*


iNTELLECT iNTELLECT Stays "Winning" With His Newest Single Release Featuring DJ Sean P

Releasing on February 17, 2023, the latest collaboration between Ohio emcee iNTELLECT and DJ Sean P is an ode to those who choose Winning. The record’s cover art features basketball legend Michael Jordan, and just like MJ, iNTELLECT is refusing to accept defeat... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 15, 2023*


Natalie Layne Centricity Music Signs Natalie Layne To Exclusive Recording, Publishing Contract

Centricity Music, the No. 1 Billboard Top Christian Albums Imprint for three consecutive years, has signed soul-inspired pop singer/songwriter, pianist and worship leader Natalie Layne to an exclusive, worldwide recording and publishing contract. From Colorado Springs and currently residing in Nashville, Layne’s latest independent single... << Full Report >>

Jelani Aswad Releases New Single, "Provide"

A new single, “Provide (featuring Cliford Gray),” is being released to Christian radio today by pastor and musician Jelani Aswad. The single goes for adds to Christian Hip-Hop and Rhythmic-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 14, 2023*


The Kingdom Heirs Take on Legendary Songs on "Something Good Volume 3"

When a legendary group takes on legendary songs, the results are bound to be special—and indeed, the first two collections of favorites from the Kingdom Heirs were so well received that the quartet has returned to the well once more for Something Good, Volume 3, on Sonlite Records. The album... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 13, 2023*


Bryan & Katie Torwalt Transparent Productions Announces Inaugural "Worship Nights Tour" This Spring

Transparent Productions is proud to announce a new tour launching this spring, Worship Together Nights. In partnership with Worship Together, the inaugural tour will visit twelve markets and kick off on April 27 and run through May 13. Official tour dates and markets are listed below and tickets are on sale now... << Full Report >>

HolyName HolyName Announces Livestream of First-Ever Live Performance

HolyName is preparing to bring their aggressive worship to the masses on February 17th. The band will be streaming a performance live on Veeps at 8:00 PM EST, their first-ever live appearance. Featured artists on the livestream will include Brian “Head” Welch (Korn), Brook Reeves (Impending Doom) and Ryan Clark (Demon Hunter), among... << Full Report >>

The Enigmatic Kody Free Re-emerges and Addresses His "Failure To Launch"

Minnesota hip-hop artist Kody Free tackles the concept of “blowing up” with three new records that compose his latest release. Failure To Launch is a short EP that packs a large amount of thought and processing into its listening experience... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 10, 2023*


Danny Gokey Danny Gokey's Nonprofit to Host Better Than I Found It "Bus Stop" Give Backs as a Part of His Spring Tour

Better Than I Found It, the outreach arm of the nonprofit organization founded by three-time GRAMMY® nominee and American Idol alum Danny Gokeytoday announced the details surrounding their Better Than I Found It “Bus Stop” give back events during... << Full Report >>

Limoblaze LIMOBLAZE Releases New Double Single, "TWO"

Afrobeats has become one of the fastest-growing genres of music since 2012 as streaming penetrates the continent of Africa. Alongside the wave of African music’s popularity, Christian music is seeing its own trend with the Afro-Gospel movement... << Full Report >>

Brooke Ligertwood Acclaimed Songwriter and Worship Leader Brooke Ligertwood Releases "A Thousand Hallelujahs" Multi-Track

GRAMMY-award-winning songwriter, producer, and worship leader Brooke Ligertwood releases a multi-track EP for her song, "A Thousand Hallelujahs." The release features multiple versions of the powerful anthem including a new radio version (which is impacting radio today), a live performance, a Passion 2022 live recording, and an acoustic rendition of "A Thousand Hallelujahs"... << Full Report >>

Kierra Sheard Kierra Sheard-Kelly Releases New Single "Praise Through"

GRAMMY®, Stellar, and Dove Award-winning artist Kierra Sheard-Kelly, is releasing her new single and music video for “Praise Through” (Karew Entertainment/RCA Inspiration). The chart-topping vocal powerhouse delivers this first new single for 2023 from her upcoming new album All Yours, with “Praise Through” following... << Full Report >>

Village KNG Certified Vets Pettidee and KnowdaVerbs to Release We Are Village KNG Group Project

Who would think to pair the crunchy, CeeLo-ate-a-Transformer vocals of Pettidee with the boom-bap lyricism of unlocked action figure KnowdaVerbs? The idea actually originated with both emcees. Dig a little deeper and you’ll find the two men have a healthy history thanks to the connective tissue of... << Full Report >>

Blanca Blanca Recruits Tauren Wells for Fresh Version of "Something Better"

Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist Blanca recruits 10-time GRAMMY® nominee Tauren Wells for a fresh version of her current radio single, “Something Better,” out today (2/10). Preview the reimagined track HERE... << Full Report >>

Hannah Hobbs Worship Leader Hannah Hobbs' Album, "Sundown," Available Now

Worship leader and songwriter Hannah Hobbs has released her intimate live solo project, Sundown, available today. Her solo debut features a live recording night of worship and includes Hillsong's Ben Fielding, Cass Langton, Alexander Pappas as well as Rita Springer and more. Inspired by the Sabbath, Sundown was recorded to enter into a time of rest and refreshing in God's presence... << Full Report >>

Rich Mullins Rich Mullins Never-Before-Heard Live Recording Is Out Now, Titled DEEP VALLEY

The latest recording in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the untimely passing of American songwriter and Gospel music icon Rich Mullins is out now. Deep Valley, Mullins' first-ever live recording to be made available to the public, releases today on Old... << Full Report >>

Earnest Pugh Award-Winning Gospel Hit-Maker Earnest Pugh Signs w/Shanachie; Releases New Song For Black History Month

Emmy Award-winning, Singer/Songwriter and gospel hit-maker Earnest Pugh has a special new release to mark Black History Month. The Amazon best-selling author is set to release his riveting inspirational new single “Keep Hope Alive.” The song is a heart-and-spirit stirring anthem connecting the struggles of African-Americans today with the triumphs of the Civil Rights movement... << Full Report >>

Lauren Talley Lauren, Amber and Kenna Release Much-Anticipated First Single

Last year’s news that Southern Gospel singing and songwriting favorites — and long-time friends — Lauren TalleyAmber Eppinette Saunders and Kenna Turner West were coming together for a special project spurred a groundswell of anticipation that is now being met with the release of their first single... << Full Report >>

Freedom Church Releases New Single, "Purify"

Following their recently released track “Chariots”, Freedom Church is proud to announce the release of their next live song title “Purify” available on DREAM Worship.  Last year, the group recorded a live performance album during their men’s worship evening which culminated in an 11-song live recording that is... << Full Report >>

Sean BE Sean Be Takes "Center Stage" with Compelling New Single

Taking “Center Stage” alongside some of Christian music’s leading artists during this year’s Winter Jam Tour, chart-topping singer/songwriter Sean BE bows his aptly-titled latest single today. A high-energy pop anthem, "Center Stage" has quickly become a fan favorite in concert and... << Full Report >>

Skillet Skillet Announce Spring 2023 European "Day of Destiny Tour"

17x platinum, GRAMMY-nominated rock band SKILLET has announced their spring 2023 European "Day of Destiny Tour."  Embarking on a 21 city trek, the tour will kick off April 14 in Manchester, UK, with tickets... << Full Report >>

Contemporary Gospel Artist Andrea Rene Returns With A Danceable Love Song To God for Valentine's Day, "My One True Love"

The love of God is incomprehensible, inexhaustible and inescapable. Although February is known as the month of love for couples, Contemporary Gospel Artist Andrea René (formerly known as Andrea René Williams) is reminding believers and non-believers alike that the ultimate love comes from God and God alone. Her brand... << Full Report >>

Gerry Skrillz Aims to Break Cycles on Marvs Produced "Piece of Mind"

Los Angeles, CA based producer Marvs and Hip-Hop Recording artist Gerry Skrillz team up for this contemplative record. The song invites the listener into Gerry's journey to confront hard truths about himself and the search to break the cycle of just surviving rather than thriving. The single kicks off what is expected to be a busy year of releases that feature a voice of hope via rap music... << Full Report >>

Jamie Pritchard Releases 2nd Single and Title Track, "Tapestry," Ahead of EP

Christian Singer songwriter and worship leader Jamie Pritchard, from Poole, has released a new single, ‘Tapestry ft, Nathan Jess’, the second of four singles before the six track EP ‘Tapestry’ is released on the 12th of May, pre-save here... << Full Report >>

Reece Lache Reece Lache' and Holy Gabbana Remain Strong Even On Their "WEEEAKDAYS"

Days have not always been memorable ones for Reece Lace’. Even so, her determination has been steadfast. Resulting in the Louisiana artist breaking barriers and reaching levels that at one point appeared improbable. With the release of her single WEEEAKDAYS, Lache’ features Holy Gabbana to help pen an anthem for listeners who find themselves on the frontlines... << Full Report >>

Procyse Partners with J. Rhodan For the Collaborative Single, "Need You"

Procyse and J. Rhodan prepare for their upcoming EP with the lead single Need You. In the midst of a crazy world, Need You delivers a calming vibe that allows the listener to remained focus on the source of our help when we’re in the storm. The J. Rhodan production is... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 9, 2023*


Jordan St. Cyr Jordan St. Cyr Receives His First Juno Award Nomination; New Music Coming This Spring!

BEC Recordings is thrilled to announce artist and songwriter Jordan St. Cyr has been nominated for a Juno Award. Recognized for his debut self-titled album in the Contemporary Christian/ Gospel Album of the Year category, this is St. Cyr's first Juno nomination... << Full Report >>

Marcus Jordan's "Call On The Name" #1 on Billboard Gospel Airplay and Mediabase Gospel Chart

Gospel recording artist, musician, producer, and songwriter Marcus Jordan earns his first #1 song on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart and Mediabase Gospel chart with “Call On The Name.” The second... << Full Report >>

Releasing on Valentine's Day, New Song "Your Heart" by Kate Stanford

Kate Stanford, a rising vocal tour-de-force in the world of Christian Music, is set to release her newest single YOUR HEART on February 14, on all major music platforms, including Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube. YOUR HEART promises to be a divine love song just in time for Valentine’s Day. With lush harmonies showcasing her ethereal vocals and an upbeat sing-a-long chorus, the song celebrates... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 8, 2023*


SCC A New Version Of Steven Curtis Chapman's "Don't Lose Heart" Featuring Mitchell Tenpenny Will Release Feb. 17

A new version of Steven Curtis Chapman's current single, "Don't Lose Heart," is set to release February 17 (Provident Label Group/Sony Music) and features Mitchell Tenpenny. The two artists shared the song live this past Friday night when Chapman made a surprise appearance during Tenpenny's sold-out Ryman show... << Full Report >>

KJ-52 KJ-52 Releases New Single, "No Bad Days (feat. PEABOD)" To Radio

A new single, “No Bad Days” (featuring PEABOD), is being released today by legendary rapper KJ-52 to Christian Hip-Hop and Christian Rap-formatted radio outlets. PEABOD, who appears on the record, is a popular Seattle-based hip hop singer/songwriter and producer who is signed to the Centricity label... << Full Report >>

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors Celebrate Togetherness on New Studio Album

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors celebrate togetherness on their new full-length studio album Strangers No More – due out June 7th via Magnolia Records. The new album was recorded in Asheville, NC at Echo Mountain Studios with producer... << Full Report >>

Elio Alcindor Releases A Hit New Single Premised On The Love For God

Elio Alcindor is a hit new up-and-coming musical star who wishes to create music premised on spirituality and its existence within human beings. Even after going through immense personal challenges including the tragic passing of his wife and the loss of his younger brother during an earthquake, the rising star has remained hopeful about the... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 7, 2023*


Cochren & Co. Cochren and Co.'s New Album RUNNING HOME Available Now

Gotee Records' Cochren & Co. has released their sophomore album, Running Home. This album follows the acclaimed debut project, Don't Lose Hope (2021), that produced... << Full Report >>

Dolly Parton and Dionne Warwick Team for Gospel Duet "Peace Like a River"

Musical legends Dolly Parton and Dionne Warwick are having their first ever collaboration with their recording of a gospel duet entitled ‘Peace Like A River,” which Dolly wrote and Damon Elliott, Dionne’s... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 6, 2023*


Passion Passion Releases New Song, "I've Witnessed It"

sixstepsrecords/Capitol CMG's Passion has released their newest song, "I've Witnessed It," which debuted at Passion Conference last month. For more than two... << Full Report >>

Maverick City Music Maverick City Music Win Four GRAMMY Awards, Tying with Beyonce for Most Wins of the Night

Congratulations to TRIBL recording artist Maverick City Music who won FOUR awards at the 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Maverick City Music completely swept all Gospel and Contemporary Christian music categories, winning every category in which they were... << Full Report >>

Vincent Bohanan Vincent Bohanan and SOV Celebrate 9th Anniversary with New Single

Vincent Bohanan founded the Sound of Victory (SOV) Fellowship Choir in January 2014 to provide young gospel singers with the platform and outlet to freely develop and express their musical talents in a... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, February 5, 2023*


Disciple Disciple Invites Fans to "Promise to Live" with Impactful New Single

Disciple released “Promise to Live” on February 1, the second song from forthcoming album Skeleton Psalms (slated for April 28). You can find “Promise to Live” on all major streaming services: https://disciple.ffm.to/promise.bio... << Full Report >>

Last Chance Marie and I Am Spartacus Join Soundtrack for New Show, "Manna: The Wafer King"

Image Pictures is pleased to announce Last Chance Marie and I Am Spartacus as part of their latest TV show's soundtrack. Their pop punk sound fits in perfect with the dramedy tone of the new series "Manna: The Wafer King." "I've been a fan of Christian pop punk for most of my... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 3, 2023*


Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle Announces Partnership with Atlantic Records

Pop superstar Lauren Daigle just announced via her newsletter her new signing with Atlantic Records for mainstream distribution. It appears that Daigle will remain with Christian label Centricity Music for distribution to the Christian market... << Full Report >>

Danny Gokey Tickets Available Now for Danny Gokey's Spring JESUS PEOPLE Tour with Jordan Feliz and Blanca

Transparent Productions is thrilled to announce the spring leg of Danny Gokey’s “Jesus People” Tour. Tickets are currently on sale with three dates already being sold out. Danny Gokey’s “Jesus People” Tour is a continuation of the successful fall run, which sold-out six dates. Three-time... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Bethel Music Release New Single, "Holy Forever"

Today, Grammy Nominated and internationally renowned artist collective Bethel Music has released a new song from their upcoming album, “Holy Forever.” The powerful piece is a reminder and recognition of the power and holiness of God and is a reminder to turn attention away from ourselves and to the God who stands above all things. Listen to “Holy... << Full Report >>

Marcus Jordan's New EP "My Life" Debuts at #4 on iTunes Christian Chart, #53 All-Genre

Emerging independent Gospel recording artist/songwriter Marcus Jordan's new EP My Life debuts at #4 on the iTunes Christian chart and #53 on the All-Genre chart... << Full Report >>

Cline Releases "Worthy One" with Mo Pitney

Family trio CLINE serves up an original worship anthem with “Worthy One,” available today, 2/3. The group — consisting of brothers Garrett and Darrick Cline and Garrett’s wife, Jacquelyn — enlists the help of Curb recording artist Mo Pitney for this congregational-friendly selection that finds Jacquelyn and Pitney harmonizing. Both a vertical offering of... << Full Report >>

Lecrae Lecrae Premieres Krunk-Fu Music Video, "Good Lord," featuring Andy Mineo

Don't take your Church Clothes off just yet! On Friday, February 3rd at 11 am, Lecrae Moore and Andy Mineo will premiere the video short "Good Lord," a new krunk-fu film directed by Nathan "Dust" Corrona, with additional creative direction by its co-stars Lecrae and Andy Mineo. The music video for “Good Lord” is a great story about an awful... << Full Report >>

Colony House Out Today: "The Cannonballers" by Colony House

The music of Colony House—an indie rock band made up of brothers Will and Caleb Chapman, as well as Scott Mills and Parke Cottrell—is playfully self-described as “landlocked surf rock.” Their personal genre designation is as much inspired by their hometown of Franklin, Tenn. as their new album The Cannonballers, released on 2/3/23... << Full Report >>

Rock Supergroup World Gone Cold Release Debut Single, "Opposites Attract"

Today World Gone Cold, featuring members of P.O.D, Demon Hunter, Disciple, The Letter Black, and Attack Attack!, unveil their first hard-hitting single “Opposites Attract.” The melodic... << Full Report >>

Women Who Worship Release New Song, "Great Mystery," Today

Women Who Worship, a collection of female worship artists, songwriters and creatives, has released a new song from the upcoming self-titled project. The new track, "Great Mystery," features Jessie Early and is available today along with the live performance video. Last month, Women Who Worship released the first... << Full Report >>

Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Drops Expanded Edition of "Are We There Yet?"

Today, multi-award-winning and platinum-selling artist UNITED releases an expanded edition of their latest album “Are We There Yet?” featuring a collection of songs about journey – exploring the challenges, heartache, and magnificence of this life of faith. The... << Full Report >>

Chase Tremaine Readies New Single "Tired Side of Content" Ahead of Third Studio Album, Accidental Days

In "Tired Side of Content" is the third and final single from Chase Tremaine's forthcoming third album, Accidental Days: a song that marries bold proclamations and evocative imagery with the most urgent and immediately gratifying alt-rock of Tremaine’s burgeoning career... << Full Report >>

The Kingdom Choir Return with New Single and US Tour Dates

Offering love, hope and inspiration, The Kingdom Choir today make a timely return with their brand-new single "Not Giving Up". Founded in 1994 by Karen Gibson MBE (the Godmother of Gospel), The Kingdom Choir have continued to win hearts since... << Full Report >>

Martin Smith Martin Smith Releases New Song with Kari Jobe, "Holy"

UK worship artist and songwriter Martin Smith releases a unique version of his song, "Holy," with Kari Jobe. The original song appears on Smith's most recent album, Dancing In The Fire, which was released last year. Click here to listen to the new version of "Holy... << Full Report >>

Pastor Mike Jr. Pastor Mike Jr.'s New Album, IMPOSSIBLE, is Available Now

Today, 11x Stellar Award Winner, Pastor Mike Jr., (affectionately known as PMJ) releases the highly anticipated new album, IMPOSSIBLE. IMPOSSIBLE marks the second release under the new partnership between Black Smoke Music Worldwide, Motown Gospel and Capitol CMG’s Re:Think. IMPOSSIBLE is available now wherever music is... << Full Report >>

Matthew Parker Jacob Stanifer and Matthew Parker Team Up To Release "Bird's Eye View"/span>

Today, pop artists Matthew Parker & Jacob Stanifer release their new single “Bird’s Eye View” available on all digital service providers via DREAM Records. This fun, pop track brings up the question of wisdom and the desire to understand more of God. It also brings a bigger picture concept of... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 2, 2023*


Syntax Creative Syntax Creative Reaches Platinum Status as Spotify Preferred Provider

It’s official. Syntax Creative has earned the highest honor Spotify awards for digital distributors — Platinum status for its preferred provider program. “Preferred providers meet our highest standards for providing quality metadata and protecting against infringement,” says Jennifer Masset, Spotify Global Head of Indies... << Full Report >>

Skillet "Psycho in My Head," Skillet's New Active Rock Track, Named Theme for WWE's "Elimination Chamber"

17x platinum, GRAMMY-nominated rock band SKILLET's new Active Rock track, "Psycho In My Head" (impacting February 7) has been named the theme song for WWE's “Elimination Chamber," one of their most popular annual events. Known for its unique headline... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 1, 2023*


SCC Steven Curtis Chapman Signs With one:eight entertainment; Readies For Spring Tour

It was announced that Steven Curtis Chapman, the most-awarded artist in Christian music history, has signed with one:eight entertainment for management representation. The news was exclusively shared courtesy of Billboard... << Full Report >>

Petrina Pacheco Releases New Single, "Calling You Back"

Petrina Pacheco releases “Calling You Back” to Christian AC and Christian country-formatted radio outlets today. The new single follows two No. 1 songs from the singer/songwriter, “I’m Not Her Anymore” and “My Savior... << Full Report >>

Keith and Kristyn Getty Keith and Kristyn Getty Nominated for 2023 GRAMMY Award for "Confessio"

Keith & Kristyn Getty Earn First GRAMMY® Nomination for Confessio - Irish American Roots, Best Roots Gospel Album. Confessio – Irish American Roots traces the Gettys’ journey back to their native homeland to explore the connection between... << Full Report >>

Priests of Melchizedek Inspire with New Christian Single

An empowering Christian single, the Priests of Melchizedek’s newest drop, “Upon All People” is one which takes audiences through a whirlwind of emotions. The emotion-fueled, layered single enunciates a string of heartening messages, based on the scripture... << Full Report >>


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SINGLES
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This Friday, April 19, 2024
ALBUMS
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Consumed by Fire First Things First Commentary Album [Red Street]
Darin and Brooke Aldridge Talk of The Town [Billy Blue]
Godspeed Religious Death (Remastered) [Charon Collective]
Joseph Habedank autobiography [Daywind]
Koryn Hawthorne ON GOD (Deluxe) [Provident]
Pastor Mike Jr. I Got Away - EP [Rock City]
Sanctus Real All Along [Framework / The Fuel]
Treasure Seeker A Tribute to the Past (Reissue) [Ulterium]
Vineyard Worship Christ In All Things - EP [Integrity]
Phil Wickham I Believe (Hometown Version) [Fair Trade]
Anne Wilson REBEL [Capitol CMG]

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Mack Brock Time and Time Again - EP [Centricity]
Aaron Cole Sorry, I Changed [RCA Inspiration]
Alex Henry Foster Kimoyo [Hopeful Tragedy]
Gileah Taylor Slow Parade [Velvet Blue]
Various Artists Unsung Hero: The Inspired By Soundtrack (Digital/CD) [Girder]

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Nate Parrish I'm Alright - Single [Fair Vaux]
Unspoken What He Says About You - Single [Centricity]

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