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October, 2019



*Thursday, October 31, 2019*


Rusty Shipp to Release New Concept Album "Liquid Exorcist" Nov. 7

Nashville’s Rusty Shipp will release their highly-anticipated new album Liquid Exorcist on Thursday, November 7th. The concept album, which tells the story of sea mine terrorism in the 1940’s, has already spawned three singles with music videos (taking place on a submarine), and gained acclaim from CCM Magazine, HM Magazine, PureGrainAudio, Jesusfreakhideout.com... << Full Report >>

Crowder Winter Jam 2020 Tour Announces "Roadie For A Day" Contest

Winter Jam announced this week one of their biggest contests ever, the “Roadie For A Day” contest. The Grand Prize Winner will have the coveted opportunity to stand sidestage and watch the full show and will also receive a backstage tour, bus tour, a free Winter Jam 2020 Merch Pack, and 2 Jam Nation Ultimate Access Passes which, among... << Full Report >>

1K Phew Releases New Mixtape "What's Understood 2" Today, Oct. 31st

1K Phew, the up and coming rapper , announces the release of his new mixtape, What’s Understood 2. Arriving today (October 31) the 13-track project is now available for purchase and streaming across all DSPs here... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, October 30, 2019*


Justin McRoberts After 20 Years, Justin McRoberts Announces a New "Untitled EP" with Kickstarter Campaign

Almost 20 years ago, former 5 Minute Walk Records recording artist Justin McRoberts set out to do something special - write record an EP of raw, original worship music over the course of three days and release it. The Untitled EP ended up being a truly memorable release, and the singer/songwriter has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to create a new follow-up EP in the same vein... << Full Report >>

Skillet Skillet's "Monster" RIAA Certified 3x Platinum with "Hero" Garnering 2x Platinum Certification

12x Multi-Platinum rock band Skillet continues to rake in more RIAA certifications with “Monster” being certified 3x Platinum and "Hero" receiving 2x Platinum certification. "Monster" remains one of the most-streamed rock songs of all-time with over 3 billion global audio streams. As one of... << Full Report >>

RCA Inspiration Celebrates Two 2019 Soul Train Awards Nominations

RCA Inspiration is celebrating two nominations for the 2019 Soul Train Awards, with gospel icons Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA) and Donald Lawrence receiving nominations for Best Gospel/Inspirational Award. The acclaimed... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, October 29, 2019*


Michael Sweet Releases "The Making of TEN" Video

Building upon the strong debut on the charts with his latest album Ten, Michael Sweet has released the second part of the behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the album. “The Making Of Ten” (Part 2) can be seen here: https://youtu.be/IPGgnaAFyKQ. The new video takes the viewer inside the studio where Michael... << Full Report >>

Michael Sweet The Gray Havens Give Fans A November To Remember

Husband/wife duo, The Gray Havens, gear up for the back half of their twenty-three city See You Again Tour. The Gray Havens wrap up a busy 2019 with a full November show schedule. Tour stops throughout the southeast, Texas and the midwest give fans a final opportunity to experience... << Full Report >>

ANTHONY BROWN and group therAPy Bow at No. 1 on Billboard Top Gospel Albums Chart

Gold-selling gospel act, ANTHONY BROWN & group therAPy, debut at No. 1* on this week’s Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart with their fourth album, 2econd Wind: Ready (Key of A / Tyscot / FairTrade). In addition, the album also debuted at No. 1* on the Billboard Gospel Album Sales chart and generated over 1 million on demand streams in its first week... << Full Report >>

*Monday, October 28, 2019*


GRAMMY-Nominated Hitmaker William Murphy Releases His Latest "Same Grace" to Gospel Radio

After a celebratory response from his latest album Settle Here, GRAMMY®- nominated hitmaker William Murphy, is releasing his latest “Same Grace” to Gospel Radio. “Same Grace” marks the second single released from the #1 album, and follows after the heart-rending #1 hit... << Full Report >>

Gretchen Keskeys Offers "Words of Truth" with Inspirational New Album

Peace, unity, love, hope, and healing are just a few of the themes woven throughout Gretchen Keskeys’ upcoming third studio album, "Words of Truth" (Creative Soul Records), available everywhere on November 22. The celebrated singer/songwriter is no stranger to sharing heartfelt gems  of spiritually-centered... << Full Report >>

*Friday, October 25, 2019*


Matt Redman Matt Redman Debuts Long-Awaited New Single "The Same Jesus"

Integrity Music is proud to announce the release of “The Same Jesus,” the long-awaited new single from Matt Redman. With “The Same Jesus,” Redman - a multi-GRAMMY AwardÒ-winning singer, worship leader, and songwriter - is back with this bold declaration for today’s church, a song that celebrates the story of God, and His faithfulness through every generation... << Full Report >>

The Porter's Gate Releases "Neighbor Songs" Today

Integrity Music and The Porter's Gate, a sacred ecumenical arts collective, release their second project, Neighbor Songs, today (click here).  Artists featured on Neighbor Songs include Josh Garrels, Audrey Assad, Casey J, Leslie Jordan... << Full Report >>

1K Phew To Release New Mixtape "What's Understood 2" Oct. 31st

Rapper 1K Phew announces his new mixtape pre-order and drops new single Kung Fu  feat. WHATUPRG and Ty Brasel. The mixtape, What’s Understood 2, is available for pre-order today across all DSPs via Reach Records. While the album is set to release October 31 st, fans can download and... << Full Report >>

RCA Inspiration, Essential Worship Announce Partnership with All Nations Worship Assembly

RCA Inspiration and Essential Worship, both divisions of Provident Label Group and Sony Music Entertainment, have announced a strategic music partnership with the global ministry, All Nations Worship Assembly, which is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and has campuses across the U.S. in Atlanta, GA, Huntsville, AL, Memphis, TN, Baltimore, MD, San Bernardino, CA, and Louisville, KY... << Full Report >>

Keith and Kristyn Getty Getty Music Releases "Sing! An Irish Christmas - Live at the Grand Ole Opry House" Today!

Coming off of a Dove Award win for "Inspirational Album of the Year," Keith and Kristyn Getty show no sign of slowing down. The prolific modern hymn writers release "Sing! An Irish Christmas – Live at the Grand Ole Opry House" featuring Keith & Kristyn Getty and friends today ahead of their TBN special "Sing! An Irish Christmas." Recorded live at the iconic Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, t he Gettys were purposeful in... << Full Report >>

Andrew Peterson Andrew Peterson Releases All New "Behold The Lamb Of God" Album Today

Singer-songwriter-author-filmmaker and 2019 Dove Award-nominated Andrew Peterson releases Behold the Lamb of God today (Oct. 25) from Centricity Music. The album is available at digital retailers and streaming outlets globally through the link http://Andrewpeterson.lnk.to/btlog, and is in physical retailers everywhere... << Full Report >>

MercyMe MercyMe Nominated for Amercian Music Award as Rallying New Single, "Almost Home" Drops Today

Multi-platinum band MercyMe, who won the 2018 American Music Award for Favorite Artist - Contemporary Inspirational, has just been nominated in the same category once again as their brand new single, "Almost Home," is available everywhere today. Following lead singer Bart Millard's Dove Award win for Songwriter of the Year (Artist), MercyMe recently debuted the new track live during the 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards... << Full Report >>

Sara Groves Sara Groves Releases New Christmas Album Digitally Today

Sara Groves, a Christian music folk-pop pioneer, singer, and songwriter, announces the release of her new Christmas project, Joy Of Every Longing Heart (Fair Trade Services). As the follow-up to 2008's O Holy NightJoy Of Every Longing Heart is available now... << Full Report >>

Chuckie P. Releases First New Music In More Than A Decade Today

“Faith Hope and Love,” the first album of new music in more than a decade from the multi-talented Chuckie Perez (aka Chuckie P.), is being released today. In the midst of writing, producing and hosting the popular “The Chuckie Perez Show” and pastoring a church in Southern California, Perez has been writing music for the new project... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, October 24, 2019*


Slick Shoes Rejoin Tooth & Nail Records, Announce New Live and Studio Albums!

Yesterday, indie rock label Tooth & Nail Records teased the announcement of a "new(ish)" band signing, which would be revealed today. That "new-ish" band turned out to be nineties punk rock band Slick Shoes. The label announced the band's return, as well as two new projects from them: "Slick Shoes is back... << Full Report >>

for King & Country for KING & COUNTRY Nominated for First Ever American Music Award

Fresh off the announcement of their upcoming debut on the CMA stage, two-time GRAMMY® Award winners for KING & COUNTRY are honored to reveal their first ever American Music Award® nomination. The “2019 American Music Awards” will broadcast live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 24 at 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC... << Full Report >>

Natasha Owens Releases "A Christmas Twist" to Radio, Retail

Award-winning singer / songwriter Natasha Owens globally releases her first holiday-themed single, “A Christmas Twist,” today (Oct. 24) from Radiate Music. The lighthearted, ‘50s retro throwback cover of Si Cranstoun’s holiday hit goes for adds at radio outlets internationally and is available at iTunes, Apple Music... << Full Report >>

Indie Artist Teressa Mahoney Releases Remix, Music Video for "Kairos"

Indie artist Teressa Mahoney releases a new remix and music video for single, "Kairos." “I woke with a hint of a glimpse of You; felt like Moses, when he saw Your back as You came through.” - from "Kairos." "Kairos" is a song about the thin places. Places where the unseen feels almost tangible. Teressa explores her experiences with such things in this thought-provoking song which somehow manages to be fun and deep at the same time... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, October 23, 2019*


for King & Country for KING & COUNTRY to Perform with Dolly Parton at 53rd Annual CMA Awards

Two-time GRAMMY® Award winners for KING & COUNTRY are honored to announce their first ever performance on the CMA Awards stage, joining nine-time CMA Award winner and world-renowned entertainer Dolly Parton to perform their massive No. 1 hit “God Only Knows” at “The 53rd Annual CMA Awards.” Country Music’s Biggest Night™ will be hosted by Dolly along with Reba McEntire and Carrie Underwood, and will air live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 13... << Full Report >>

Provident Label Group/Story House Music Sign Leanna Crawford

In partnership with Provident Label Group, Story House Music, which is helmed by multi-award winning artist Matthew West, has announced the signing of Leanna Crawford. A singer/songwriter and touring artist, Crawford is the first official artist signed to the partnership deal... << Full Report >>

Compassion Live Presents Jennie Allen's 2020 Tour

Compassion LIVE presents the Bible teacher, author and visionary Jennie Allen's 2020 "The Get Out of Your Head" tour. Joining Allen on this special night will be New York Times best-selling author Jefferson Bethke and worship leader Davy Flowers. The evening will be based off of Allen's forthcoming book, Get Out of Your Head, which will be available in January 2020. See below for the complete list of cities and presale links to purchase tickets... << Full Report >>

Kenny Rogers To Release New Studio Recording, "The Love of God"

Kenny Rogers’ album The Love Of God (Deluxe Edition) which includes the previously unreleased song “The Gospel Truth” — the first-ever studio recording by Kenny Rogers and The Oak Ridge Boys — will be released on all digital platforms October 25, 2019. This is the first release of a studio recording by Rogers in over four years... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, October 22, 2019*


Crowder Winter Jam 2020 to Feature Crowder, Hillsong Young and Free, Passion, RED and More!

Christian music’s premiere multi-artist annual outing, the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, steps into a new decade with a fan-favorite headliner, GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriter Crowder. With such recent hits as “Red Letters” and “All My Hope,” the genre-spanning artist—who has sold more than 3 million units and appears regularly on the Grand Ole Opry—leads a star-studded 2020 lineup featuring some of the biggest names in Christian music... << Full Report >>

Brad + Rebekah Return with Personal Worship Anthem, "Rejoice"

Acclaimed husband/wife singer/songwriters and worship leaders Brad + Rebekah return with the single and video release of “Rejoice,” a personal worship anthem borne from a season of pain and uncertainty. Written by Brad + Rebekah, along with Kristene DiMarco and Joshua Silverberg, the song came to life during Rebekah's battle with cancer in 2018... << Full Report >>

Highlands Worship Globally Releases "Shine Heaven's Light: A Christmas EP" Nov. 1

With a passion to encourage congregational worship, create resources for churches and draw listeners closer to God, Highlands Worship releases Shine Heaven’s Light: A Christmas EP Nov. 1 with global distribution through The Fuel Music. The six-song recording features Highlands Worship’s diverse group of talented songwriters and vocalists from the Birmingham, AL-based... << Full Report >>

*Monday, October 21, 2019*


Mike REAL Releases "Moonwalk" EP This Friday

Mike REAL is set to release his EP titled, Moonwalk, on Oct. 25, 2019. The EP showcases Mike REAL's creativity and superior rap skills over top notch beats. Moonwalk is a collection of six songs including singles "Tesla" featuring Flame and "Moonwalk" featuring KB. A visual... << Full Report >>



Tori Kelly GRAMMY Winner Tori Kelly Announces "Inspired By True Events Tour"

Two-time GRAMMY winner Tori Kelly will kick off 2020 with a tour in support of her new album, Inspired By True Events . The North American leg, produced by Live Nation, will kick off on January 28 at the House of Blues in Cleveland, OH. The headline run will include shows at Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City... << Full Report >>

*Friday, October 18, 2019*


Dove Awards 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards Airing Sunday, October 20 at 8 p.m. EST/ 5 p.m. PST on TBN

On Tuesday, the Gospel Music Association  celebrated the 50th Annual Dove Awards with a sold out crowd in Nashville, TN. The special evening shined a light on Christian and Gospel music's rich and diverse history and showcased the future of exceptional artistry. The awards will be televised on TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network) on Sunday, October 20 at 8 p.m. EST / 5 p.m. PST... << Full Report >>

Jesus Culture's Bryan and Katie Torwalt Release New EP, "Anticipation," Today

Jesus Culture's Bryan & Katie Torwalt released a new EP, Anticipation, available everywhere today. This project is a follow-up to their highly praised and well received album, Praise Before My Breakthrough, that released in 2018. Where the 2018 album was a collection of songs geared to minister to hearts in every season of life carrying hope and love of God... << Full Report >>

Nashville Life Music Releases New Single with Aaron Cole; New Album Slated Spring 2020

Integrity Music's Nashville Life Music releases a new song today, "Sing A Song (Part 2) [Feat. Aaron Cole]." The track, which originally debuted on the group's EP, Taylor House Sessions, has been reimagined with friend and 2019 Dove Award New Artist of the Year, Aaron ColeListen to the fresh, new version here... << Full Report >>

Elevation Nights 2020 To Bring the Music, Message of Elevation Church Across Nation

Premier Productions announces the first arena tour for Grammy-nominated Elevation Worship and Pastor Steven Furtick, founding Pastor of world-renowned Elevation Church... << Full Report >>

We Are Leo We Are Leo Releases New Pop Track With A Focused Message Of Devotion

DREAM Records is pleased to announce the release of We Are Leo's new song, "Eyes On U," featuring Southern California artist, Ryan Ellis. This track is the latest in a string of singles leading up to an EP by the Chicago-area pop group. The song was produced by frontman, David Duffield and written by Ryan Ellis, Joseph Sanborn, Jalon Richard, Matt... << Full Report >>

Pop Artist Elizabeth Grace Signs To DREAM Records, Launches New Single "Like Myself"

Dream Records is pleased to announce that the LA-based label has signed the brilliant Elizabeth Grace to it's growing roster. The debut single, "Like Myself" is available today. The track was produced by Justin Amundrud and co-written with Ray Ervin, and Jeff Owen from Tenth Ave North... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Kalley Debuts Lead Single and Music Video Today

Oasis,” the highly anticipated debut single from acclaimed Bethel Music singer/songwriter kalley, is now available. Produced by LaeL (Anberlin, Number One Gun), the track arrives today, ahead of kalley’s Bethel Music debut EPs—Faultlines Vol. 1 and Faultlines Vol. 2—set for release October 25... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, October 17, 2019*


Out of Eden To Reunite for "On Earth As In Heaven" Conference This Weekend

After a 13-year hiatus, sister trio Out of Eden is reuniting again at this year's “On Earth As In Heaven” conference at Grace Covenant Church in Chantilly, Virginia. The conference runs this weekend, from Friday October 18 to Saturday the 19th... << Full Report >>

Nomis' New Single, "Atlas," Details Journey as an Artist, Father, and Husband

Drafting out of the momentum of the group cypher, "Open Season," Nomis releases his second single in the "Least of Green" series. Unlike the previous single, Nomis keeps the alphabet acrobatics all to himself on this one. "Atlas", is a fun song that celebrates Hip-Hop, speaks to the early years of Nomis' development as an artist, and ultimately lands where Nomis is now as a father and a husband back in his hometown of Oceanside, California. This song will give you the same feeling you had when you heard Just Blaze for the first time... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, October 16, 2019*


Dove Awards 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards Winners Revealed Tuesday Night in Nashville

The Gospel Music Association  celebrated the 50th Annual Dove Awards with a sold out crowd in Nashville, TN. The special evening shined a light on Christian and Gospel music's rich and diverse history and showcased the future of exceptional artistry.  The awards will be televised on TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network) on Sunday, October 20 at 8 p.m. EST / 5 p.m. PST... << Full Report >>

Natasha Phillips Releases New Single, "You Are Still God"

– “You Are Still God,” a new single from Atlanta-based artist Natasha Phillips is going for adds today to Christian AC and Christian INSPO-formatted radio outlets. Phillips co-wrote the song with Ashley Fruhling, Milton Gardner and Sean Hill, who also produced the project at Uphill Studios... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, October 15, 2019*


toby TobyMac Takes Home GMA Dove Award for Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year

TobyMac added another Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Award to his collection tonight, taking home the award for Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year. The multiple Dove Award winner opened the 50th Annual Show with an energetic and explosive performance of his reinvented version of "The Elements" with guest vocalist LEDGER. The track is featured on his latest project... << Full Report >>

MercyMe's Bart Millard Wins GMA Dove Award for Songwriter of the Year (Artist)

Bart Millard, lead singer for multi-platinum band MercyMe, added another Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Award to his long list of accolades, garnering the award for Songwriter of the Year (Artist) at the 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards. MercyMe unveiled their brand new single, "Almost Home," live during the show. The track will release everywhere October... << Full Report >>

*Monday, October 14, 2019*


MercyMe MercyMe 2020 Tour Announced Today Featuruing Jeremy Camp and David Leonard

Following back to back successful spring and fall 2019 Imagine Nation Tours, the MercyMe 2020 Tour was announced today. Featuring Jeremy Camp and David Leonard, the tour will run February 13 through April 5, 2020... << Full Report >>

Chuckie P. To Release First New Music In More Than a Decade Oct. 25

“Faith Hope and Love,” the first album of new music in more than a decade from the multi-talented Chuckie Perez (aka Chuckie P.), is set to be released October 25. In the midst of writing, producing and hosting the popular “The Chuckie Perez Show” and pastoring a church in Southern California, Perez has been writing music for the new project... << Full Report >>

*Friday, October 11, 2019*


Clay Crosse Clay Crosse Releases New EP, "Freewill Offering," Today

“Freewill Offering,” a new EP from Contemporary Christian recording artist Clay Crosse is being released today. The new collection of music from the Dove Award winner includes the hit radio single “Streets of Capernaum,” which received airplay at more than 900 radio outlets throughout the world... << Full Report >>

Mission House Mission House Drops New Single, Lyric Video Today For "I Don't Have Much"

Brentwood, TN   - Last month, Integrity Music debuted "Nothing Left To Do,"  the infectious first single release from Mission House The creative duo - comprised of Jess Ray and Taylor Leonhardt - drops their second single today... << Full Report >>

MDSN (Madison) MDSN Releases New Single, "Who We Are"

Integrity Music's worship artist and songwriter MDSN ("Madison") has released a call to her generation with a new song, "Who We Are," available today.  "'Who We Are' was written to be a revelation to an insecure generation," shares MDSN about the new single... << Full Report >>

Dove Awards GMA Announces Complete Talent Lineup and Partnership with SiriusXM for 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced the final round of performers and presenters for the 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Casting Crowns, Matthew West, GAWVITedashiiJekalyn CarrJonathan McReynoldsShirley Caesar, Dorinda Clark-ColeLedger... << Full Report >>

Tauren Wells Tauren Wells' New Album "Citizen of Heaven" To Release Jan. 24, 2020

GRAMMY®, Billboard Award-nominated, and DOVE Award-winning triple-threat artist Tauren Wells announces the release date for his highly anticipated sophomore album,  Citizen of Heaven , the follow-up to his award-winning debut solo album,  Hills and Valleys... << Full Report >>

Red RED Release Cover Song, Announce EP, Tour

GRAMMY® nominated, RIAA Certified Gold-selling rock band RED is set to release The Evening Hate EP November 1st via RED ENTERTAINMENT / The Fuel Music to digital outlets worldwide. The 5-track EP features the lead single and title song featured... << Full Report >>

GRAMMY-Winning Gospel Icon Donnie McClurkin To Release "A Different Song" Nov. 15

Multiple GRAMMY®, Stellar, and Dove Award-winning Gospel icon Donnie McClurkin has unveiled his forthcoming album, A Different Song (CamDon Music/RCA Inspiration), available for pre-order now. A Different Song marks the eighth solo album released from the legendary... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Hillsong Worship Unveils New Album "Awake" Today

Grammy Award winning Hillsong Worship continues to spark worldwide revival with the release of Awake.” Available today, the new album builds on the... << Full Report >>

Royal Company Releases New Track, "Jesus It's You"

DREAM Worship is proud to announce the release of Royal Company's new single, "Jesus It's You" now available. The Oklahoma worship team's follow up to their track "Faithful Is Your Love" is a groove driven worship song full of beautiful melodies. The track was produced by David Wellman... << Full Report >>

New Hope Oahu's Youth Band: Y + YA Now Available

Hawaiian worship team, New Hope Oahu is proud to present, Beyond, the debut youth album under their new brand, Y + YA. The EP was produced at the DREAM Studios at New Hope Oahu church in O'ahu, HI. The group talks about the making of the EP... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, October 10, 2019*


Premier Cruises Announces Inaugural Northern Lights Cruise to Alaska

Premier Cruises recently announced the inaugural Northern Lights Cruise, sailing to Alaska July 21-28, 2020. Featuring Mike Weaver, Kari Jobe, Ryan Stevenson, Matt Hammitt, Mike Donehey, Brandon Heath, Ben Glover, Mark Harris, Mack Brock and many more, the cruise will be host to a weeklong... << Full Report >>

Ellie Holcomb Getty Music to Release New Single, "Elizabeth," Oct. 11

On Friday, October 11, Getty Music will release the new song "Elizabeth," performed by Kristyn Getty and Ellie Holcomb, which tells the unheralded story of Elizabeth around the time of Mary carrying Jesus before birth. This focus track will be the included as part of the forthcoming live holiday album " Sing! An Irish Christmas – Live at the Grand Ole Opry House." Modern hymn... << Full Report >>

Jacky Clark of Grammy Winning The Clark Sisters Inks Deal With United Alliance Music Group

Two-Time GRAMMY® Award, NAACP Image Award, Stellar and Dove Award-winning recording artist Jacky Clark-Chisholm, known as a member and eldest sister of three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning legendary group, The Clark Sisters has inked a distribution deal with Nashville-based... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, October 9, 2019*


Compassion Live and Annie F. Downs Team Up for the Love Better Tour In 2020

Compassion Live presents best-selling author Annie F. Downs' the "Love Better Tour" beginning February 2020. On this tour guests will enjoy a night of biblical teaching, incredible God stories and amazing worship. Annie F. Downs has enlisted pastor Jonathan (JP) Pokluda and Cross Point Music featuring Mike Grayson and Cheryl Stark as special musical guests leading worship. Tickets will go on sale on October 11th... << Full Report >>

GMA Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Kelontae Gavin and More Added to 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, October 15

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced another round of performances for the 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, including performances throughout the evening from all New Artist of the Year nominees, including Riley Clemmons, Aaron Cole, Austin French, Josh Baldwin, and Kelontae Gavin. In addition, there will be a tribute celebrating Bill and Gloria Gaither... << Full Report >>

California Teen, Lily Kelly, Killed by Drunk Driver Leaves Legacy in Worship Song

15 year-old Lily Kelly was tragically killed when the car she riding in was hit by a drunk driver. In the days that followed, a song emerged that Lily had written and recorded just six months before. Family and friends found comfort in Lily’s original song, “I AM,” which tells of her close relationship with Jesus and her thorough... << Full Report >>

New Vineyard Worship UK Christmas Song, "The Lord Has Come," Out Nov. 8

On Friday 8th November, Vineyard Worship UK & Ireland will release a brand new Christmas song, ‘The Lord Has Come’, written by Vineyard songwriters and worship leaders Joe Blustin and Samuel Lane from St Albans Vineyard church... << Full Report >>

TFK TFK Announce "The End Is Where We Begin" Vinyl Release

Thousand Foot Krutch has announced a special double-LP re-release of their 2012 album, The End is Where We Begin, which will include a second disc of bonus material. This double LP set features The End Is Where We Begin on the first LP, and a collection of alternate mixes on the second LP. These alternate mixes have never before been released on vinyl. Both LPs... << Full Report >>

What We Do In Secret Signs to Facedown Records

Facedown Records is proud to welcome What We Do In Secret to the Family! Between the dichotomies of life – aggression and peace, darkness and light, love and chaos – sits a dissonant space where the truth exists, for those who have the courage to find it. Positioned right in the middle of that dissonance is What We Do In Secret, a Memphis metalcore band that has leveraged... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, October 8, 2019*


Tenth Avenue North Tenth Avenue North Announces Decade The Halls Tour 2019 with Plumb, Land of Color

Following the kick-off of their fall headlining No Shame Tour last weekend, m ultiple Dove Award winning band Tenth Avenue North  has announced plans to bring back the fan-favorite “Decade The Halls” Tour this Christmas season, featuring special guests Plumb and Land of Color. The third annual seasonal outing will play several markets exclusively during the month of December... << Full Report >>

Singer Songwriter Rick Lee James Partners with CRW for New Radio Special

In partnership with CRW Radio Promotions, singer/songwriter and worship leader Rick Lee James debuts a brand new radio special. The “Thunder Radio Special” is available beginning today, October 8... << Full Report >>

*Monday, October 7, 2019*


Original Audio Adrenaline Frontman, Mark Stuart, To Release Memoir November 5

Fans of legendary Christian pop rock band Audio Adrenaline will remember all too well the struggle that lead singer Mark Stuart had with his voice in the last couple years of the band's long run. After Audio A called it quits in 2007, Stuart spent most of his time ministering with The Hands and Feet Project in Haiti, finding a new purpose for his life. For the past two years, Stuart has been working on a memoir about his experiences in the band and in the time since, and he's now readying for the book's release on November 5th... << Full Report >>

Relient K Relient K Announce Track List for Fan-Voted Vinyl Release

Recently, Relient K invited fans to help them pick the track list for a new, upcoming hits collection that would be exclusive to vinyl. All Work & No Playlist consists of 20 songs voted on by fans, spanning their career. Check out the announcement and total track list below. You can preorder the album now here: http://www.relientk.com/results... << Full Report >>

Zach Williams Zach Williams Releases Long-Awaited New Album, "Rescue Story"

Rescue Story, the long-awaited album from GRAMMY® and GMA Dove Award ® -winning artist Zach Williams is out now. Supporting Rescue Story, which is  the follow-up to his GRAMMY-winning album... << Full Report >>

*Friday, October 4, 2019*


Phil Wickham Phil Wickham Debuts CHRISTMAS, His New Holiday Album

Christmastime is here! Fair Trade Services is excited to officially announce the holidays are upon us with the release of Phil Wickham's new album. Simply titled Christmas, the ten-song project is the follow-up to his 2011 holiday debut, Songs For Christmas... << Full Report >>

Venture3Media Releases 2nd Album In "Simple Hymns" Series: "Songs Of Worship"

Venture3Media (V3M) continues its Simple Hymns series with today’s (Oct. 4) release of Simple Hymns: Songs of Worship featuring such well-known worship leaders as Mack Brock (Elevation Worship), Chris McClarney (Jesus Culture), Paul And Hannah McClure (Bethel Music)... << Full Report >>

Selah Set To Release New Album, "Firm Foundation," November 1st

Award-winning trio Selah will release their new album, Firm Foundation, on November 1st with Integrity Music. This will mark the first release with the new label partnership. The debut song, "Jesus Is King," from the forthcoming album along with the pre-order is available today here... << Full Report >>

DREAM Label Group Announces "DREAM Christmas Vol. 4" Due Out November 1st

After a five year hiatus since the last DREAM Christmas series, the label group will release the fourth volume on November 1st. A combination of original compositions and new takes on holiday classics, this Christmas album will feature seven of DREAM's artists; Switch, We Are Leo, HillaryJane, Lifepoint Worship, Joel Vaughn, 29:11 Worship and Canyon Hills Worship... << Full Report >>

Elevation Rhythm Releases New Single, "Reality"

ELEVATION RHYTHM, the most recent extension of Elevation Church’s worship ministry, released their brand new single, “REALITY.”  ELEVATION RHYTHM is committed to producing exciting energy and down-to-earth vibes that youth can connect with, and their single “REALITY” fully embodies that vision. With it’s uptempo beat... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, October 3, 2019*


Ryan Stevenson Ryan Stevenson Releases Personal New Single and Video Today, "When We Fall Apart"

Today, award-winning artist and songwriter Ryan Stevenson announces the release of a personal new single, "When We Fall Apart." Stevenson specifically penned the song for his mother, Phyllis Stevenson, and chose to debut the song today, the 10th anniversary of her passing... << Full Report >>

Red RED In Final Days of New Album GoFundMe Campaign; New EP Out Nov. 1st

Rock quartet RED has been raising money for their next full-length studio album, slated for an April 2020 release. The campaign, which has currently raised almost $90,000 of its $100k goal, ends next week on October 10th... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, October 2, 2019*


Skillet Skillet to Make New York Comic Con Debut Friday, October 4

Z2 Comics is launching multi-platinum rock band Skillet's New York Comic Con (NYCC) debut in a big way in support of their brand new, best-selling graphic novel, EDEN: A Skillet Graphic Novel. The New York based publisher began collaborating with musicians to create graphic novels centered on unique... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, October 1, 2019*


Poor Old Lu Make Stretch Goal In Last Days of "Sin" Vinyl Re-Release Campaign

Most music fans probably know Aaron Sprinkle best for his solo music or acclaimed work as a producer for acts like Anberlin and Acceptance, but what many might now know, is that Sprinkle used to be an integral part of the 90's alternative rock band, Poor Old Lu. The band recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund a remastered re-release of their sophomore album, SIN, which would also get a special vinyl release. They've thankfully hit their goal... << Full Report >>

Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp's "The Story's Not Over" Debuts As #1 Christian Album In the Country

GRAMMY®-nominated artist Jeremy Camp is celebrating the No. 1 debut on Billboard’s Top Christian Albums chart of his latest critically-acclaimed LP, The Story's Not Over. The album also entered at No. 6 on Billboard's Top Current Album chart and No. 3 on Billboard’s Digital Album chart... << Full Report >>

William McDowell's New Album Debuts No. 1 on Billboard's Gospel Albums Chart

GRAMMY-nominated and Dove Award winning worship leader, pastor and author, William McDowell, released his new live album, The Cry (Integrity Music), on September 20th, and it debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Gospel Albums Chart. This is McDowell's fifth No. 1 debut album in his storied... << Full Report >>

Anthony Brown and group therAPy #1 on Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart for 3rd Consecutive Week

Key of Music, Tyscot Records, and Fairtrade gospel sensation, ANTHONY BROWN & group therAPy maintains the number one position on the Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart for three consecutive weeks with viral single, "Blessings on Blessings"... << Full Report >>

Rachel Zello Releases New Single, "Living Loving You"

“Living Loving You,” a new single from Christian vocalist Rachel Zello goes for adds today to Christian AC and Hot AC/CHR-formatted radio outlets. The song, from Zello’s full length project titled “Within the Mystery,” is available for download at all digital retailers. A music video for... << Full Report >>




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