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March, 2021

*Wednesday, March 31, 2021*

MercyMe MercyMe Announces Live and Outside Tour

GRAMMY® nominated, multiple American Music Award, Billboard Music Award and Dove Award-winning band MercyMe has announced their upcoming Live and Outside Tour. Following two sold out Show'tel Amelia Island performances earlier this month where fans escaped to the beachfront luxury of The Ritz-Carlton to see the band, MercyMe is excited to... << Full Report >>

Amy Grant Amy Grant to Appear on Entertainment Tonight This Evening

Following recent appearances on Good Morning America, Access Hollywood, Daily Blast Livein FORBES and much more to come, this... << Full Report >>

Koryn Hawthorne RCA Inspiration Releases "My Very OWN Easter" Compilation

Get lifted in the spirit with the new compilation My Very OWN Easter, released by RCA Inspiration in partnership with Relevé Entertainment and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Available now via digital music providers, the special EP release features performances by some of the... << Full Report >>

Dante Bowe Makes "Joyful" Debut at No. 2 On Billboard Charts

Platinum-selling artist and award-winning songwriter Dante Bowe has a lot to be joyful about this week as news hits that his latest single has entered the Billboard charts. ‘joyful,’ from his long-awaited sophomore... << Full Report >>

New Elim Sounds Album, "God is Still Moving," to Release May 7

Worship band Elim Sound is set to release their next album, God is Still Moving, on May 7th. What a season we’ve been in. This last year has seen us all facing new challenges and uncertainties. We’ve all been affected by Covid19 in so many ways, yet amongst the tensions and struggles we are... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, March 30, 2021*

Amy Grant In Case You Missed It: Faithful Project on the TODAY Show

Amy Grant and Ellie Holcomb appeared on "The TODAY Show" this morning performing "A Woman," the debut single from the FAITHFUL: Go and Speak album. Amy Grant, a six-time GRAMMY® Award winner, along with multi-GMA Dove Award... << Full Report >>

New Remix Single Out Today from Alicia and Whitney

A remix version of the top radio single, “Chasing Me Down” from sister duo Alicia & Whitney is being released today. The new single, featuring Christian Hip-Hop Artist Rezurrection, goes for adds to Christian AC, Christian Hot AC/CHR, and Christian Rhythmic-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

Blanca Danny Gokey and Blanca to Host "Because He Lives: An Easter Celebration"

WATCH: New trailer for the GMA’s first Easter broadcast special, Because He Lives: An Easter Celebration. Conceptualized as a way to celebrate and recognize Christ’s death and resurrection through song, the star-studded line-up includes powerful performances by Amy Grant, Anthony Brown... << Full Report >>

The Dominion Agency Welcomes Gospel Music Hall of Famers The Nelons

Southern Gospel industry leader The Dominion Agency announces the signing of Grammy®-nominated, Dove Award-winning Gospel Music Hall of Famers The Nelons to an exclusive booking agreement. One of the genre’s best-loved family groups for nearly four decades, The Nelons maintain a full touring itinerary, performing hundreds of concerts around the country each... << Full Report >>

*Monday, March 29, 2021*

Phil Stacey Releases New Single, "Let It Be Me"

Phil Stacey – season 6 finalist on American Idol, lauded singer/songwriter and worship leader – has released an inspirational new worship anthem, "Let It Be Me," focusing on personal worship.
The song is available now on all streaming/digital platforms... << Full Report >>

Paul Townes Shares His Musical Journey on New Single, "My Story"

While he has made music for quite some time, Christian Rap artist Paul Townes has only recently taken the next step in being “all in”. On his new single, “My Story”, Townes shares the path he has traveled, so far, with listeners... << Full Report >>

Titus Showers Honored With Proclamation By Louisiana's Tangipahoa Parish Government

Award-winning singer and songwriter Titus Showers was honored with a proclamation by Louisiana's Tangipahoa Parish Government on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 for his continued philanthropic and charitable contributions in the community. The proclamation was presented by Robby MillerParish President and CEO... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 26, 2021*

MercyMe MercyMe Set To Release "inhale (exhale)" April 30

GRAMMY® nominated, multiple American Music Award, Billboard Music Award and Dove Award-winning band MercyMe is set to release inhale (exhale) on April 30, and it is available across all DSPs for preorder today. In anticipation, MercyMe is also releasing a new instant grat track and... << Full Report >>


After a series of internet-busting moves and racking up over 60 million streams pre-release, chart-topping Michigan rapper NF unleashes his anxiously awaited new project CLOUDS (THE MIXTAPE) today.Listen to CLOUDS (THE MIXTAPE) via NF Real Music/Virgin Music HERE... << Full Report >>

Elevation Worship and Maverick City Release New Single "JIREH"

GRAMMY® nominated and Billboard #1 worship collectives Elevation Worship and Maverick City are gearing up for the release of their first collaborative live album, Old Church Basement. The album’s highly anticipated first single, “JIREH” features Chandler Moore and Naomi Raine (Maverick City Music)... << Full Report >>

DOE Releases New Singles "Good Now (Remix) feat. Wande" and "Good Now (Acoustic)"

Three-time GRAMMY® nominee DOE releases a brand new track with the single “Good Now (Remix)” feat. Wande. DOE and Christian hip-hop artist Wande pair up creating a blazing powerful anthem, amplifying the message of finding confidence and strength with faith in God. Carrying a hopeful outlook to get through struggles and worries, “Good Now (Remix)” delivers... << Full Report >>

Dante Bowe Releases New Album, "Circles," Today

After a long three year wait, platinum-selling artist and award-winning songwriter Dante Bowe has released his sophomore album circles. The 13-song collection contains some of Dante’s most personal work to date, exploring themes of gratitude, forgiveness, perseverance, and understanding. From the foot-stomping... << Full Report >>

CJ Ray Debuts New "Today" Music Video

Just in time for Easter, lyric-centric, singer-songwriter, CJ Ray premieres the Nicolas Wendl directed cinematic video for his acoustic ballad, “Today,” via... << Full Report >>

for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Celebrate GOLD Certification of "Burn the Ships"

Four-time GRAMMY Award-winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY reached a new RIAA milestone today with the Gold Certification of the GRAMMY® award winning album Burn The Ships. To coincide with the announcement, the duo today released a special gold branded version of Burn The Ships (Deluxe Edition: Remixes & Collaborations) – the deluxe edition of... << Full Report >>

North Point Worship Releases "Live From Decatur City" EP

Internationally known North Point Worship  releases Live From Decatur City today (March 26) to digital and streaming outlets internationally from North Point Music® and... << Full Report >>

Sir the Baptist and Anthony Hamilton Release New Single, "Jesus in the Ghetto"

Hip hop chaplain Sir the Baptist has released a brand-new single, “Jesus in the Ghetto,” with which he poses a question: what if people could see Jesus as a peer sharing the same struggles they face? Would this make Christians more confident in their beliefs?... << Full Report >>

Hollywood Vocal Coach Kira Fontana Releases New Worship Album, "Refuge"

Today, Friday March 26th, Kira Fontana, a Hollywood vocal coach who left the limelight for her faith, is releasing her debut worship album, called Refuge.... << Full Report >>

The Brown Boyz New EP "The ReIntroduction" Available Now

Multiple Stellar Award nominated traditional male group The Brown Boyz 4th project an EP titled The ReIntroduction released digitally through SIX19 Music and distributed by Dream Label Group/Capital Christian Distribution is available now for digital download and streaming... << Full Report >>

Acclaimed Group Fresh Start Worship Release New Single "We Are The Light"

Acclaimed group Fresh Start Worship releases the new single “We Are The Light,” available now via digital music providers. The multiple Stellar Award-nominated Gospel group continues to create a trailblazing progressive sound with their new single, an uplifting power... << Full Report >>

Chart Toppers Travis Greene, ft. Todd Dulaney Debut "Easter" Single

Chart topper Travis Greene kicks off the first set of new music from his forthcoming album with the new single “Easter” (feat. Todd Dulaney). Available now via digital music providers, the two GRAMMY® -nominated chart toppers teamed up to create an invigorating new anthem celebrating Easter... << Full Report >>

Amy Grant The Faithful Project's Amy Grant and Ellie Holcomb To Appear on The TODAY Show Nov. 30

Amy Grant and Ellie Holcomb will appear on "The TODAY Show" this Tuesday, March 30 performing "A Woman," the debut single from the FAITHFUL: Go and Speak album. Amy Grant, a six-time GRAMMY® Award winner, along with multi-GMA Dove Award... << Full Report >>

Sarah Reeves Sarah Reeves Drops "Anxious (Mokita Remix)"

Curb | Word Entertainment pop artist and songwriter Sarah Reeves drops a new version of “Anxious” today (3/26). “Anxious (Mokita Remix)” pumps up the volume on Reeves’ vulnerable song, providing the perfect soundtrack for the current anxiety-inducing season being experienced around the world as a... << Full Report >>

Natural State Releases "Steady" Today To Digital Outlets

“Steady,” a new single from Natural State, a Chattanooga, Tennessee-based band, is available today at all digital outlets. A radio release is set for April... << Full Report >>

Gawvi GAWVI Releases "Noche Juvenil," an All-Spanish Offering

As an homage fueled by nostalgia of times past, GAWVI created Noche Juvenil, which translates to Youth Night, to capture the Latino Christian experience he and his friends wished for while growing up. Consistent with his aim to create a new sonic lane for Christian Music, GAWVI taps... << Full Report >>

Noisy Duo '68 Release Bold New Album, "Give One Take One"

The noisy Atlanta duo 68 released their third full-length studio album Give One Take One, out now via Cooking Vinyl. Across ten tracks, vocalist and guitarist Josh Scogin (The Chariot, Norma Jean) and drummer Nikko Yamada, display their boldest songwriting yet, laden with hooks without losing any of their raw... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, March 25, 2021*

Atlanta-Based Perimeter Worship Releases New Single "Where You Belong"

Perimeter Worship announces the release of their newest single, "Where You Belong" (feat. Collin Baxter), written by Collin Baxter and produced by Chris Bevins and Craig Swift. In addition to the single, Perimeter Worship is planning to release a music video on March 28 and a short film on Good Friday, April 2 that will be centered around the theme of "Where You Belong."... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, March 24, 2021*

Andy Mineo Andy Mineo and Lecrae's "Coming In Hot" Catches Fire on Social Media

Andy Mineo and Lecrae’s “Coming In Hot” is catching fire on social media this week. The song has been trending at #2 on Instagram Reels for a month and has over 130K+ uses on IG Reels. With the song on its way to being RIAA certified Gold, Mineo recently responded to the virality of the song by posting a storytime video while announcing a gold plaque giveaway to the best UGC video... << Full Report >>

Gotee Records' Terrian Grabs Her First No. 1 With "Light It Up"

Gotee Records is proud to announce that powerhouse vocalist and songwriter Terrian just grabbed her first No. 1 radio single this week with "Light It Up." The song is featured on Terrian's debut EP, Genesis of Terrian, which released a month ago... << Full Report >>

*Monday, March 22, 2021*

Sidewalk Prophets Lifest Music City to Feature Top Band Sidewalk Prophets

Lifest Music City has announced the addition of the band Sidewalk Prophets to perform at their event to be held at Hideaway Farm in Bon Aqua, Tennessee, July 29-31, 2021. With five #1 hit songs and eight top 5 national hits, Sidewalk Prophets has solidified its place in the Christian music genre in the past few years. Though the pandemic affected... << Full Report >>

DJLC Releases New Project, "W.A.V.: We Are Victorious"

They say that hip hop is a young-man’s game. 19-year-old artist, producer, and engineer DJLC of Like Minded Gang (LMG) is set to carry out 1 Timothy 4:12 in a big way with his new EP ‘W.A.V.’... << Full Report >>

Smooth Jazz Artist Michael Canaan Readies Debut EP for March 29

Composer, keyboardist and former Christian radio broadcaster Michael Canaan is set to release his much-anticipated solo debut, Caught Up In The Clouds, March 29. A trailblazer in the Smooth Christian Jazz genre, Canaan’s seven-song EP is hallmarked by easy-listening grooves and peaceful melodies inspired by Scripture... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 19, 2021*

Zach Williams Zach Williams Drops New Single, Lyric Video Today For "Stand My Ground"

It was earlier this week that Zach Williams added another GRAMMY Award® to his name with "There Was Jesus," his No. 1 duet with Dolly Parton, and to wrap his exciting week he announces the release of a new song, "Stand My Ground."... << Full Report >>

Red Rocks Worship Releases New EP Today

Today, Red Rocks Worship releases the new six-song EP, Things of Heaven (Where We Come From) (Essential Worship/Provident Label Group), which is the first installment of two-part EP with part two releasing later this year. Both Things of Heaven EPs offer songs for the listener that focus on the here-and-now of the kingdom... << Full Report >>

Jonas Myrin's New Song and Video, "For the Ones We Love" Releases March 26

Two time Grammy and Billboard Award winner, Jonas Myrin, will release his brand new original song and video, “For The Ones We Love, with Capitol CMG on March 26th. A truly international affair, the track was co-written by Jonas and Grammy nominated songwriter Sam Ellis... << Full Report >>

Hulvey Breakout Rapper Hulvey Teams Up With Labelmate Andy Mineo For Third Single, "We Against The World"

Twenty-two-year-old hip hop artist Hulvey has teamed up with his Reach Records labelmate Andy Mineo for his new single “We Against the World” that dropped worldwide today. This is the third single Hulvey has released, gearing up for his full-length album debut titled Christopher, set to release April 9, 2021... << Full Report >>

Harry Connick Jr. Releases New Album "Alone with My Faith" Today

Today, Grammy and Emmy Award winning singer and multi-instrumentalist Harry Connick Jr releases his new album ALONE WITH MY FAITH via Universal Music’s Verve and Capitol CMG – available everywhere now... << Full Report >>

SCC Netflix's Original New Film "A Week Away" Soundtrack Features Reimagined CCM Hits

Starring former Disney Channel and current Hallmark Channel stars Bailee Madison and Kevin Quinn, A Week Away is Netflix’s newest faith-based film, directed by Roman White; produced by Gabriel Vasquez, Steve Barnet, Alan Powell, Vicky Patel, Corby Pons, Bailee Madison and Roman White; and written by Kali Bailey and Alan Powell. The Netflix... << Full Report >>

Lincoln Brewster Lincoln Brewster Announces New Album, "Perfect Love," Out April 30

Integrity Music announces the highly anticipated release of Lincoln Brewster's new album, Perfect Love, on April 30. Leading up to the eleven-song project, the first single and album opener, "Move," releases today joined by a lyric video... << Full Report >>

Colton Dixon Colton Dixon Debuts New Single, "Made to Fly," On FOX Nation Special

Colton Dixon is debuting a brand new single today, "Made to Fly," (Atlantic/Fairtrade), along with a lyric video. Available across all DSP's today, Dixon is debuting the song tonight on a special concert edition of Ainsley's Bible Study on FOX Nation, and teased it on Fox & Friends this morning... << Full Report >>

Kierra Sheard-Kelly Set to Release Deluxe Version of Chart-Topping Album, "KIERRA"

GRAMMY® and Stellar Award-winning artist, actress, entrepreneur, and author Kierra Sheard-Kelly, is set to release a deluxe version of her chart dominating, #1 album KIERRA (Karew Entertainment / RCA Inspiration). Currently available for... << Full Report >>

Dante Bowe Channels His Roots on Upcoming Album, "Circles," Out March 26

Earlier this month, platinum-selling artist and award-winning songwriter Dante Bowe announced his sophomore album circles will officially hit shelves March 26th. The upcoming album contains some of Dante’s most candid work to date, as Dante explores themes of gratitude, forgiveness, perseverance, and understanding. Drawing sonic... << Full Report >>

Tauren Wells H.E.R. and Tauren Wells Release New Single, "Hold Us Together (Hope Mix)"

Platinum hit makers H.E.R. and Tauren Wells release the new single “Hold Us Together (Hope Mix),” available now at all major digital music providers, in a co-artist release by the RCA and Provident Entertainment artists. The two acclaimed singer/songwriters united their talents on H.E.R.’s song “Hold Us Together,” to create an empowering duet on this new recording... << Full Report >>

Cross Point Music Announces First-Ever LP, "Never Going Back," Releasing July 23

Nashville’s Cross Point Music  is set to release its first-ever LP, Never Going Back, July 23 from Centricity Music. Written and recorded by this collective of nearly 400 volunteer musicians, vocalists and songwriters anchored by worship leaders... << Full Report >>

Mission House Releases New Single feat. Josh Baldwin, "I Don't Have Much"

'I Don't Have Much' was penned by Mission House's Taylor Leonhardt during an extremely rough season. Working multiple jobs to pay the rent, exhausted, discouraged and feeling a lot of shame for all of it, Taylor tells how she had to learn how to ask for help, but even more than that, how to receive it... << Full Report >>

Steph Macleod Introduces New EP, "O Perfect Father"

Steph Macleod is a Scottish singer-songwriter, worship leader and mental health awareness advocate from Scotland, UK. His new EP, 'O Perfect Father' is a lockdown project and an extremely honest piece of work oozing with underlying folk tones, traditional and contemporary worship... << Full Report >>

First 15 Worship's EP "The Invitation" Debuts Today!

Today is the day! First15 Worship debuts their five-song EP The Invitation. First 15 Worship is the music venture from First15, the daily devotional series that reaches millions around the world... << Full Report >>

Vincent Bohanan and SOV's "One Sound LIVE" EP Out Today Via HezHouse Entertainment

With a nod to the legacy of the late 1990s and 2000s choral Gospel music masters, HezHouse Entertainment today released the new EP One Sound Live from Vincent Bohanan & SOV, featuring the single “Any Day Now.” The release represents the Stellar-nominated choir’s first multi-track project for... << Full Report >>

Melanie Waldman Releases New Single, "Praise The Name"

Melanie Waldman announces the release of her newest single, "Praise The Name," written by Melanie Waldman and produced by Lori Chaffer. "Praise The Name" is the first single from her upcoming album, "PSALMSONGS." For this project, Melanie feels called to partner with others to bring this music to life and has ... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, March 18, 2021*

Crowder Crowder Announces New Album, "Milk & Honey," Due Out June 11

Today, singer/songwriter and worship leader David Crowder announced a new studio album titled Milk & Honey is due out this June 11th. Check out Crowder's announcement below with details about the project.  "Instagrams, I’ve got happy news! We’re releasing a brand new, full-length album titled “Milk and Honey” on June 11th. We’ll also be dropping a few new songs between now... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, March 17, 2021*

Bill and Gloria Gaither's Gospel Classic "Because He Lives" Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

“Because He Lives,” the beloved hymn penned by one of the most lauded couples in Christian music Bill and Gloria Gaither, marks its 50th anniversary this year. In honor of this legacy milestone, Gaither Music Group has initiated a yearlong celebration highlighting numerous performances of the song across many different platforms and genres. First released on October 18, 1971, “Because He Lives” is one... << Full Report >>

Phil Joel New Book, "Let's Back Up a Bit" To Feature Conversations with Pioneering Kiwi Christian Musicians

In his new book, Let’s Back Up a Bit: Conversations with Pioneering Kiwi Christian Musicians, Kiwi musician, Brett Wilson has conducted and collated interviews with some of the most important Christian musicians from New Zealand... << Full Report >>

The Erwins Deliver Genre-Spanning "This is Love" April 9

This Is Love, the highly anticipated new studio recording from GRAMMY®-nominated, Dove Award-winning StowTown recording artists The Erwins, is set to release April 9. The eight-song collection showcases a genre-spanning sound which has quickly become synonymous with the Texas-based siblings... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, March 16, 2021*

Sarah Reeves Curb | Word Entertainment's Sarah Reeves Celebrates Multi-Week #1 with "Just Want You"

Curb | Word Entertainment’s Sarah Reeves, whose music has been featured on television series across major networks like ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and Netflix, among others, celebrates a two-week #1 with “Just Want You” on the Mediabase Hot AC chart this week. The single also hit #1 on the Billboard Christian Hot AC/CHR chart... << Full Report >>

Gawvi GAWVI Makes Latin Music Debut With The Release Of "Que Paso"

With a profound desire to dive deep in his Latino culture and roots, and to combine his passion for reggaetón, GAWVI surprises his followers with “Qué Pasó,” the debut single of his first Spanish-language project... << Full Report >>

Jonathan McReynolds Earns First GRAMMY Award

Entertainment One congratulates Jonathan McReynolds on his first GRAMMY® Award win. Announced during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards Premiere Ceremony, McReynolds won Best Gospel Performance/Song for his Billboard Gospel #1 hit single... << Full Report >>

Annie Moses Band Annie Moses Band Releases "Tales From My Grandpa's Pulpit" April 16

The Annie Moses Band – the Nashville-raised and New York-trained ensemble – is back with a new album and DVD special. Tales From My Grandpa’s Pulpit finds the multi-instrumentalist sibling string band visiting their rich heritage, sharing stories of their family, their faith, and the musical journey that has made them one of... << Full Report >>

CHH Recording Artist Rhyan Lamarr Releases Music Video for "Distance (Remix)"

The beautifully-shot black and white "DISTANCE" (REMIX) music video was directed by Rhyan LaMarr and it showcases a short-musical that profiles a groom-to-be in the week before his wedding. The conversation amongst friends takes an interesting twist when a question is raised and every one shares their perspectives on relationships. The group includes men who are divorced, single, married... << Full Report >>

*Monday, March 15, 2021*

Zach Williams Zach Williams Receives A Second GRAMMY Award For "There Was Jesus," His Duet With Dolly Parton

Zach Williams has just added a bit more gold to his name, winning another GRAMMY Award® with "There Was Jesus," his No. 1 duet with Dolly Parton. in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song category. Announced virtually during the Premiere Ceremony of the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards, this is Williams' second career win, his... << Full Report >>

Provident Entertainment Receives Three GRAMMY Awards

Provident Entertainment's family of artists, labels, songwriters, and publishers are pleased to share they received three GRAMMYs at the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards® held yesterday, Sunday, March 14, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. They went into the awards with 18 nominations. For a full list of winners... << Full Report >>

Erskin Partners with Nik Ripken Ministries for "Is He Worth It?" Music Video

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Erskin has partnered with Nik Ripken Ministries (NRM) for the release of his latest music video, “Is He Worth It?” Spotlighting the plight of Believers in persecution, the video was directed by Jonathan Barker and produced by Luke Harvey and features scenes from the 2016 NRM and LifeWay Films documentary... << Full Report >>

RCA Inspiration Congratulates Mali Music on His GRAMMY® Award Win

RCA Inspiration, one of the premiere labels in Gospel and inspirational music, congratulates Mali Music (K Approved Enterprises/RCA Inspiration) on his first GRAMMY® Award win. Announced during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards Premiere Ceremony, Mali Music won... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, March 14, 2021*

PJ Morton Wins GRAMMY Award for "Gospel According to PJ"

R&B singer-songwriter and producer, PJ Morton, has scored a Grammy® Award for his first-ever inspirational music album, Gospel According to PJ (Morton Records/ Tyscot), in the category of Best Gospel Album. The award was revealed during the pre-telecast of the 63rd annual Grammy® Awards ceremony on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Mexican... << Full Report >>

The Fisk Jubilee Singers' Album, "Celebrating Fisk! (The 150th Anniversary Album)," Wins GRAMMY® Award in Best Roots Gospel Album Category

Curb Records is excited to announce a 2021 GRAMMY® win for the Fisk Jubilee Singers’® album, Celebrating Fisk! (The 150th Anniversary Album), in the Best Roots Gospel Album category. Listen to the album HERE... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 12, 2021*

Tim Timmons Tim Timmons Announces Release Of New Album, "HERE," April 16, Now Available For Pre-Sale

Tim Timmons and Integrity Music are excited to announce the release of his latest album, HERE. Officially dropping April 16, the album pre-order begins today and offers the single, "No Other Gods," as an instant grat... << Full Report >>

Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle Debuts New Music Video for New Song, "Hold On To Me"

Today, two-time GRAMMY Award winner and multi-platinum recording artist Lauren Daigle tackles the concept that life is not always what it appears to be in the official music video for “Hold On To Me.” This sentiment has never been truer in an age of social media where people can present their lives how they choose and hide what is actually going on behind closed doors. In the video directed by John Gray... << Full Report >>

Sidewalk Prophets Curb | Word Entertainment's Sidewalk Prophets Announces "The Songs That Got Us Here, A Live Stream Anthology" Tour

Curb | Word Entertainment’s Sidewalk Prophets announces “The Songs That Got Us Here, A Live Stream Anthology” tour, a concert event in which the band’s entire catalog will be played over the course of five nights. Each show is one-night only, with a different album being played from beginning to end each night... << Full Report >>

Shaylee Simeone Releases New Single "God of the Wilderness"

Shaylee Simeone announces the release of her newest single, "God of the Wilderness," written by Shaylee Simeone, Aaron Sprinkle, Dane Allen and Kenny Davis (who also produced it). Shaylee is releasing music every month and already has her next two singles ready, which will be released soon!

She has seen success with several of her other singles like... << Full Report >>

Skillet Skillet Announce Spring 2021 Drive-In Theater Tour

SKILLET, one of the best-selling rock bands of the 21st century who have garnered two Grammy nominations and are a member of the Pandora Billionaires Club, have announced Spring 2021 tour dates.

Building on the previous success of the Drive-In Theater Tour, Awakening Events has confirmed the fourth package of the 2021 series. Skillet, along with Jordan Feliz... << Full Report >>

"Rise Up," The New Song and Video from Array Of Hope is Out Now

Array of Hope, a New Jersey-based ministry creating and producing transformative events, films, and music for churches and faith-based organizations, announces the release of their latest song "Rise Up," which is available now. A new music video for "Rise Up" also drops today and can be... << Full Report >>

Urban Contemporary Gospel Recording Artist Karlos Cobham Releases Heartfelt New Single, "Moving On"

Urban Contemporary gospel recording artist, entrepreneur and visionary Karlos Cobham releases his latest single "Moving On," available now for download or streaming on all digital platforms... << Full Report >>

J. Crum Releases "Monochrome Melancholy (ft. Tylynn)"

Nebraskan hip-hop artist J. Crum is releasing his newest single "Monochrome Melancholy", alongside fellow Nebraska emcee Tylynn and Nashville producer Syde-FX. "Monochrome Melancholy" is a catchy yet introspective song all about the grind of creating and pursuing a career. It speaks on keeping a healthy perspective in our pursuits. “"Don’t feel validated... << Full Report >>

Culture Creative Company Releases Their First Live, Full-Length Album, "At The Table"

Creative Culture Co. announces the release of their first live, full-length album, “At The Table,” through Integrity Music. The album features some of their previous released singles such as “Dwelling Place... << Full Report >>

Bruce Baker Releases Newest Rock-Inspired Single, "I Know Why"

Bruce Baker announces the release of his newest single, "I Know Why," which was written and produced by Bruce Baker Music. Bruce Baker is an international singer/songwriter and composer who started singing at an early age, competing in school talent shows and impressing audiences with his abilities at the young age of 12. Teaming up with some of the biggest names... << Full Report >>

Cincinnati-Based Crossroads Music Releases New Single "Conquered Grave"

 Crossroads Music announces the release of their newest single, “Conquered Grave.” Written by Austin Livingood, Dustin Smith (from Here Be Lions) and Robbie Reider and produced by... << Full Report >>

Alex Henry Foster Releases "Winter Is Coming In" Single

Alternative phenom  Alex Henry Foster  releases today (March. 12) the second video/single, “Winter Is Coming In,” from his live triple-vinyl / double-CD and concert film Standing Under Bright Lights that is set to release April 16 and available to preorder now from... << Full Report >>

Dante Bowe Finds Joy in Everyday Life with New Music Video "Joyful"

Today, platinum-selling artist and award-winning songwriter Dante Bowe is spreading positivity with “joyful,” the lead single from his forthcoming sophomore album Circles. The gospel and R&B infused track reminds listeners that although most of us have experienced change in our lives, some things - like joy - remain constant. With an infectious beat and uplifting lyrics that can’t help but put a skip in your step, Dante declares that all we have is today to make joy contagious... << Full Report >>

Kari Jobe Grammy-Nominated Song, "The Blessing," by Kari Jobe, Goes Gold

Last year, Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes and Elevation Worship gathered and co-wrote the song, "The Blessing," which quickly became a viral hit song around the world just days after recording and releasing it. Less than a year after the live video was released, it has more than 44.4 million... << Full Report >>

Dee Black Releases Fifth Studio Album, "The Blood Vol. 1"

Dee Black's new EP, The Blood Vol. 1, is his fifth album release. Dee moves his approach in a mainstream direction while keeping his faith strongly evident throughout the record. 1 John 1:7 lays out the theme for the EP. "Made Me" is look back and story of God's redemption and "Goals" reminds us that anything is possible with God.... << Full Report >>

Gas Street Music Release Debut EP, "REWILDING"

Gas Street Music's ‘Rewilding’ captures the heart of what it means to live in the wide-open space we read of in scripture; wild, uninhibited, free of the constraints of expectation or prescription... << Full Report >>

Futures Releases New Easter Worship Song "Mercy Story"

Atlanta-based group Futures brings in the Easter season with their new song “Mercy Story” (DREAM Records) releasing everywhere digitally today.  Coming off the heels of their two fresh pop releases “Can’t Steal This Love” and their current radio single “Just So Good”, the latest offering from Futures is a... << Full Report >>

Rousing New Single from Kevin Lemons and Higher Calling Available Now on All Digital Outlets

Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling is celebrating its 25th year anniversary as one of the most dynamic and captivating choirs in Gospel music with a new recording project that will be released later this year. As an introduction to the forthcoming LP, the single “For Your Good” is available today on all... << Full Report >>

Rare of Breed Redefines CHH with New Album "Godtwang"

For years, Rare of Breed has been a staple in the independent Christian Hip Hop scene. Working alongside many of the subgenre’s most recognizable names including Mouthpi3ce, Alex Faith, Mike Teezy, and several others. The North Carolina emcee has shown noteworthy consistency... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, March 11, 2021*

for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Announce Concert Film Special

On March 25th at 7pm CST, four-time GRAMMY Award-winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY will be showcasing the for KING & COUNTRY THE LIVE CONCERT FILM - a full-length concert performance from the duo’s internationally acclaimed Burn The Ships I The World Tour. The one-hour... << Full Report >>

NF NF Releases "LOST (Feat. Hospsin)" Video and Song Today

Today chart-topping Michigan rapper NF releases the visually vast video for “LOST (feat. HOPSIN).” Filmed in the Colorado mountains, and directed by NF, watch and listen HERE. The LA based rapper and producer HOPSIN joins NF on... << Full Report >>

Amy Grant Gospel Music Association Announces Easter Broadcast Special on TBN, "Because He Lives: An Easter Celebration"

The Gospel Music Association is proud to announce its first Easter broadcast special, Because He Lives: An Easter Celebration. Conceptualized as a way to celebrate and recognize Christ’s death and resurrection through song, the star-studded line-up includes powerful performances by Amy Grant, Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, CeCe Winans, Ellie Holcomb, Jekalyn Carr, Karen Peck & New River, Natalie Grant & Bernie Herms, Nicole C.,... << Full Report >>

OWN to Premiere Easter Gospel Music Special "OUR OWN EASTER" Hosted by Bebe Winans and Deborah Joy Winans

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that “Our OWN Easter,” a one- hour gospel music special celebrating the glory of the Resurrection will premiere on the network Tuesday, March 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT following the critically-acclaimed drama series, “Queen Sugar.”... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, March 10, 2021*

Nikki Berry Takes Us On A Journey To Restoration

Nikki Berry is living with purpose while walking in the power of the Holy Spirit as she is anointed by God to bring good tidings to people from all walks of life, minister healing to the brokenhearted and show people that Jesus makes all the difference. A mechanical engineer by profession with the music of the church deeply rooted in her heart, Nikki's message is evident in... << Full Report >>

Chart-Topper Bryan Popin "Beautiful Savior" Ft. TASHA Is Top 10 At Radio For Multiple Weeks

Billboard chart-topping songwriter, producer and multiple Stellar Award nominated recording artist Bryan Popin's latest single "Beautiful Savior" featuring Tasha Page-Lockhart peaks at #9 on Billboard Gospel Airplay chart (week ending March 13, 2021). An audacious cut... << Full Report >>

Zachary Ray Releases New Remix of Popular Song, "Let Go"

“Let Go - Nathan Walters Remix” is set to go for adds today to Christian Hot AC and CHR-formatted radio outlets. The new version of Zachary Ray's single is produced by Walters, member of the popular band Plus One... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, March 9, 2021*

Zack Landry Releases New Single, "Hold On"

Award-winning gospel artist Zack Landry is releasing a new single titled “Hold On” to gospel-formatted radio outlets today. The song, which Landry wrote, was produced by Brandon Butler on the IndieBlue label. The song releases to digital outlets on March 12th with the video to follow on March 15th... << Full Report >>

Lawrence Jamal Releases New Single Today

“Pick Me Up,” a new single from hip hop-influenced Christian artist Lawrence Jamal, goes for adds today to Christian CHR and Christian Rhythmic-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

Songwriting University and Partners Announce Winners of First Annual Christmas Songwriting Contest

Nashville’s innovative Songwriting University (SU), in partnership with the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation and Gibson Gives—the charitable arm of Gibson guitars—has announced the winners of their first annual Christmas Songwriting Contest... << Full Report >>

*Monday, March 8, 2021*

Pastor Mike Jr. Tops The Radio Chart

The early arrival of Spring ushers in a new wind as Blacksmoke Music Worldwide celebrates award winning recording artist Pastor Mike, Jr. taking his second number one radio designation for his latest single, "I Got It"... << Full Report >>

Reece Lache Drops Her Second Single of the Year, "Know Me"

Arguably one of the most exciting artists in the Christian Hip Hop scene, Reece Laché is an emcee that wants listeners to know that she exists far beyond the music. With the new single, “Know Me”, Laché provides a clearer vision into who she is than any record to date... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, March 7, 2021*

"You're Gonna Live: A Night of Hope and Healing" Tonight on BET's Facebook at 7/6c

ANWA Cares presents You’re Gonna Live: A Night of Hope & Healing alongside Dr. Matthew Stevenson III and Pastors JJ & Trina Hairston. The must-see musical event seeks to educate our communities with information on COVID-19 that will equip them to make the best decisions for themselves and families. JJ and Trina Hairston will be speaking with some of... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 5, 2021*

Sanctus Real Sanctus Real Debuts New Single Today, "My God Is Still The Same"

Today, the award-winning band Sanctus Real announces the release of their latest single, the powerful anthem "My God Is Still The Same" (Framework Records/ The Fuel Music)... << Full Report >>

Tauren Wells Tauren Wells Announces Release of "Citizen of Heaven Live" on April 16, 2021

During a time when music lovers are longing for a live concert experience, GRAMMY® nominee Tauren Wells felt compelled to release Citizen of Heaven LIVE, which includes 15 audio tracks and 4 videos that were recorded during his album launch event in January 2020 at Lakewood Church in his hometown of Houston, TX. To pre-save the LIVE album and receive the... << Full Report >>

Riley Clemmons Riley Clemmons' New Commercial Single, "Keep On Hoping" Radio Version Results In Most Career Adds

Pop singer/songwriter Riley Clemmons (Capitol CMG) adds to her ever-growing catalog of soul-boosting hit singles with “Keep on Hoping,” out today on streaming platforms everywhere. Initially released exclusively to radio on February 28, the track saw Clemmons’ largest radio add week since her debut single... << Full Report >>

Dens Re-Imagines "Taming Tongues" Album

Dens have announced a re-worked version of their 2020 release re-titled "Tamed Tongues." Read the band's statement about the motivation behind the new project below.

The band has also released a new video for the lead single "To (Tamed Sessions)"... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Hillsong Worship Ushers in Easter Season with New EP

GRAMMY® Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling Hillsong Worship announces the release of their latest project, “At Easter.” Available worldwide today, the brand-new EP features a compilation of five revamped Hillsong classic anthems that take the listener on a Resurrection journey from Pilgrimage (“How Can You Refuse Him Now?”) to Praise... << Full Report >>

Matthew West Matthew West and Carly Pearce Release Duet of "Truth Be Told"

Five-time GRAMMY® nominated singer/songwriter Matthew West and chart-topping CMA Awards® winner and three-time ACM® Awards nominee Carly Pearce partner for a duet version of his No. 1 radio single, "Truth Be Told" that is available everywhere today. Spending four weeks at the top of the radio charts, the single was originally from West's 2020 album, Brand New... << Full Report >>

Demon Hunter Demon Hunter Release Album of Reimagined Tracks Today

DEMON HUNTER released their new album, Songs of Death and Resurrection today via Solid State Records. The American metal institution has always been known for their defiant heaviness expertly mixed with transcendent melodies. On Songs of Death and Resurrection, DEMON... << Full Report >>

Ken Gober Seeks to Heal a Hurting Nation with Inspiring New Single

Contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Ken Gober has released his new single, “I Will Heal” - a song of hope and restoration for a world that needs encouragement now more than ever. The new single from his forthcoming EP is available today from 4LifeMusick Entertainment wherever digital music is sold... << Full Report >>

CLINE Releases New Single "Refuge" Written For the Local Church

CLINE announces the release of their second single, "Refuge," written by Jacqueyln Cline, Garrett Cline, Darrick Cline and Curt Gibbs (who also produced it). CLINE will be releasing four additional singles after "Refuge" and has something special planned for later in 2021... << Full Report >>

7 Hills Worship Releases New Single, "Found A Love"

7 Hills Worship announces the release of their newest single, “Found A Love,” written and produced by 7 Hills Worship, also produced by Colton Price. 7 Hills Worship, is a worship team and ministry of 7 Hills Church in the Cincinnati area. They desire to give the world something to sing along to... << Full Report >>

First 15 Worship Announces Debut EP "The Invitation," Out March 19

First15, the popular daily devotional series that reaches more than 1.6 million people around the world, is excited to announce their new music venture aptly named First15 Worship. They are slated to release their debut EP, The Invitation, on March 19. Today, the project drops its first single, "Hide And Seek," along with a lyric video... << Full Report >>

E. Dewey Smith Releases Solo Single "Your Presence is a Gift" Today

Renowned faith-leader, author, and pastor E. Dewey Smith, releases "Your Presence Is A Gift," today under his new record label, Pebble Street Records... << Full Report >>

Koryn Hawthorne Koryn Hawthorne teams up with R&B Artist Queen Naija for "Speak to Me (Queen Mix)"

To kick off Women’s History Month, chart-topping GRAMMY®- nominated songstress, Koryn Hawthorne, released a girl power rendition of her chart dominating single “Speak to Me” featuring R&B artist Queen Naija. Premiering exclusively on Rated... << Full Report >>

Ryan Stevenson Ryan Stevenson Releases "When We Fall Apart" Ft. Vince Gill & Amy Grant

Gotee Records' award-winning artist and songwriter Ryan Stevenson releases a new version of his song, "When We Fall Apart" with GRAMMY-winning artists Vince Gill and Amy Grant. The original song was featured on Stevenson's 2020 release, Wildest Dreams... << Full Report >>

Billboard Charting R&B Hitmaker Tiffany Bynoe's Remake of The Isley Brothers "Make Me Say It Again" Out Now

A multi-genre Billboard charting artist who has scored hit singles in Adult Contemporary/Smooth Jazz, R&B and Gospel music, versatile soul songstress Tiffany Bynoe lays a sensual foundation for the upcoming spring release of her highly anticipated full length debut album with her latest single... << Full Report >>

Blanca Curb | Word Entertainment's Blanca Gets In The "Zone" With Fresh Track, Featuring GAWVI

Curb | Word Entertainment powerhouse vocalist Blanca gets in the “Zone” on her latest song, “Zone (feat. GAWVI),” available today (3/5) – listen HERE. The self-assured track, also produced by GAWVI, previews Blanca’s... << Full Report >>

AJ Evans Expresses His Devotion In New Single

AJ Evans gives the impression of any normal teenager upon first encounter. But when given the microphone and the music begins, his love for God and reverence for the things of God shines like the noonday sun. AJ puts it all in proper focus with the release of Hooked, his debut single for Enon Music Group//The Orchard/Sony available for pre-order on Friday, March 5th... << Full Report >>

Sam Tinnesz Releases Tragically Inspiring "I Don't Miss You"

Multi-genre, hitmaking songwriter and recording artist Sam Tinnesz is known for developing alternative powerhouses like Ruelle while his own voice drives hits like the 150+million-times-streamed “Play With Fire” and the Top 40 Dance collab with billion-times-streamed pop staple Kygo, “Don't Give Up On Love.” Most recently, Tinnesz’s vocal instrument is featured on the 2021 Virgin Records pop dance track “Fences,” which he wrote and recorded with... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, March 4, 2021*

New York Times Best-Selling Author and Podcaster Annie F. Downs' That Sounds Fun Network Adds Two New Podcasts

Since its launch last May, New York Times best-selling author and podcaster Annie F. Downs' That Sounds Fun Podcast Network is continuing its significant growth. Currently home to seven shows, including her own "That Sounds Fun" podcast, which has over 44 million downloads, Downs' Network is... << Full Report >>

Grammy Nominated Singer Jason Nelson Drops First Single in 3 Years

Jason Nelson, best-known for his No. 1 gospel ballads “Shifting the Atmosphere” and “Forever,” is showcasing another dimension to his immense talent on the smooth, mid-tempo track, “Residue” (Tyscot / FairTrade). Dueling guitars – including Nelson on Bass - open this R&B-flavored groove about a bright future with no residue of a dark past... << Full Report >>

A&P Records Honors Titus Showers with Billboard No. 1 Plaque

This past weekend in Hammond, Louisiana, one of gospel music's emerging independent record companies A&P Records honored singer-songwriter Titus Showers with a Billboard #1 plaque for his radio hit "It's Gonna Be Alright" (remix), which featured Jermaine Dolly. The plaque was presented by his sister and president/CEO of A&P Records Regina Showers-Gordon... << Full Report >>

UK Worship Leader Luke Wareham to Release His Latest Single, "Refuge"

‘Refuge is the latest song to be released by Luke Wareham alongside his friend Matt Caddick, two worship leaders and songwriters based in the South West of England. The song has been produced by brothers Tim and Jonny Stephenson and is to be released on the 12th March.  Luke released his debut EP 'Whisper’ along with his friend Rachel... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, March 3, 2021*

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

“Ephphatha,” a new single from recording artist G.L.O, which stands for God’s Love Only, goes for adds today to Hot AC/CHR and Gospel-formatted radio outlets. G.L.O wrote the song with Alex “Ace 1” Espinoza at the helm as producer for the single... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, March 2, 2021*

Mike Donehey Mike Donehey Releases First Solo EP Today, Plans for Future Releases

Singer/songwriter, author and podcaster Mike Donehey is a founding member of the hit CCM band, Tenth Avenue North, which called it quits in 2020. Their farewell tour was cut short due to the global pandemic leaving him at home during a lockdown wondering what was next. Being part of a band for two decades, he is now learning what it means to create and release music on his own. Donehey makes his musical solo debut today with the release of his EP, Work of Art, which is a thank you to his fans and those that supported his Kickstarter campaign... << Full Report >>

Essential Music Publishing Promotes Andie Rankins To Director Of Publishing Administration

Andie Rankins has been promoted to Director of Publishing Administration at Essential Music Publishing, a division of Provident/Sony Music Entertainment, where she manages the administration of a growing catalog of award-winning copyrights. Previously EMP's Manager of Publishing Administration, Rankins led the change for the conception and development of the intuitive new online licensing tool... << Full Report >>

*Monday, March 1, 2021*

Andrew Ripp Lands His First No. 1 With "Jericho" On Multiple Charts

Soulful singer-songwriter Andrew Ripp landed his first No. 1 single with his song “Jericho” at Billboard’s Christian Airplay, Christian AC Monitored, and Christian AC Indicator. The song has also reached the top spot on the Mediabase Christian Audience chart as well as the Christian AC Monitored Chart. The powerful anthem continues to deeply connect with audiences around the world... << Full Report >>

Deitrick Haddon and Trap King Zaytoven Perform "Sick World" on ABC TV's "GMA3"

Grammy® Award nominated singer-songwriter, Deitrick Haddon, and Trap music king, Zaytoven, gave an explosive performance of their new collaboration, “Sick World” (Black Own Black Entertainment / Tyscot), on ABC TV’s “GMA3” this week. Backed by a five-piece band – including Zaytoven on keytar... << Full Report >>

Earnest Pugh Brings The Outpour Experience To The East Coast

The Gentleman of Gospel, EARNEST PUGH —Emmy Award Winning -3x #1 Billboard Charting Artist- will honor the request of the Rochester, NY community to make an in-person and Virtual Appearance on Good Friday (April 2nd) at 7:30pm... << Full Report >>

Resurrection Experiences Freedom From Chainz

Christian Hip Hop Artist Rezurrection delivers a high energy single entitled "Chainz". This Single Features The Melodic Rap Style Of Erica Mason. Chainz Talks About Being Free in Jesus After Being Bound By The Enemy. The Single Grabs Your Attention By Using A Sample From The Gospel Classic "My Liberty" popularized by Yolanda Adams and the Southeast Inspirational Choir... << Full Report >>

Platinum-Selling Artist Dante Bowe to Release "Circles" March 26

On March 26th, platinum-selling artist and award-winning songwriter Dante Bowe will release what insiders are already calling ‘his most personal recording to date,’ Circles [Bethel Music]. The much-anticipated follow-up to his critically-acclaimed debut, Son of a Father, details his road to self-discovery and lessons learned on his journey from homelessness to hits... << Full Report >>

Legin is "Feelin Blessed" Ahead of Good Enuf Concert Series

Acclaimed hip-hop and spoken word artist, church leader, speaker and community advocate Legin is set to release his latest single, “Feelin Blessed,” March 12. The windows-down groove explores life’s successes and failures, focusing on Legin’s own account of nearly failing his family in pursuit of his dreams. Produced by Cardec Drums... << Full Report >>

Procyse and iNTELLECT Join Forces for New EP, "The Art of Grace"

While the world still continues on a journey of adjustment, there is much to be said about a feeling of familiarity. When it comes to hip hop, there is a certain sound that will forever be considered “classic”. Jazz samples, boom-bap drums, fresh cuts, and above all...lyrical ability. Enter the newest collaboration between Procyse and iNTELLECT... << Full Report >>

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