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JFH Music News Archive

October, 2022

*Monday, October 31, 2022*

Zach Williams Zach Williams Announces His "A Hundred Highways Tour" This Coming Spring With Special Guest Blessing Offor

The Awakening Foundation announces that multi-GRAMMY® and GMA Dove Award®-winning artist and songwriter Zach Williams will hit the road next spring with his "A Hundred Highways Tour." Promising a bigger and better live show than ever before... << Full Report >>

Tasha Layton Tasha Layton Celebrates the Season with New Christmas Album

BEC Recordings' chart-topping singer/songwriter  Tasha Layton is set to herald the season with her full-length holiday debut, This Is ChristmasNovember 11, before hitting the road for one of the year’s most anticipated outings—the star-studded 2022 K-LOVE Christmas Tour... << Full Report >>

Blessing Offor Blessing Offor Makes Debut at Grand Ole Opry

At long last, multi-week No. 1 singer/songwriter Blessing Offor made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee. On October 25th, Blessing took the Opry stage to perform a stripped-down version of his track “Tin Roof,” before bringing the full band on stage to perform his Top 5 radio single “Brighter Days” – eliciting a rapturous... << Full Report >>

*Friday, October 28, 2022*

Lecrae Lecrae Releases "Fear Not" from "Church Clothes 4"

As Lecrae releases, Church Clothes 4, he boldly stands at the crossroads of sacred and secular, a lane he unashamedly accepts. In the ten years since the first Church Clothes mixtape (hosted by DJ Don Cannon) released in 2012, no one has been able to surpass the... << Full Report >>

Rusty Shipp Rusty Shipp Release Long Anticipated Concept Album

After releasing NINE new singles in 2022 from their upcoming album -- officially titled “Cosmic Innuendo, Vol. 1: Dark Side of the Ocean” -- which includes the radio hits “Bottom of the Barrel” and “What’s Kraken?”, Rusty Shipp have finally released the long-anticipated, full-length concept... << Full Report >>

KB Chart-Topper KB Releases New Song and Video, "Graves" ft. Brandon Lake

Chart-topper KB releases a scorching new track out now, as the acclaimed Christian hip-hop artist brings his potent lyrical delivery to “Graves” feat. Brandon Lake. The first single from his upcoming new album, KB has created the new track with Brandon Lake, solo recording artist and member of the... << Full Report >>

Restoration Worship Restoration Worship Releases New EP, "Where I'll Be Found"

TRIBL Records announces Restoration Worship's new EP WHERE I'LL BE FOUND. WHERE I'LL BE FOUND is a powerful musical experience that ushers listeners... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers Planetshakers Releases "GREATER: Live At Chapel" Today

Internationally recognized praise and worship band Planetshakers globally releases GREATER: Live At Chapel today (Oct. 28) from Venture3Media (V3M). Available now at all major digital and streaming outlets via, the album was recorded live by Planetshakers band on a mountaintop vista... << Full Report >>

Limoblaze Reach Records Announces New Artist Limoblaze with Release of "Sunday In Lagos"

In just a short span, Nigerian born, UK based award-winning musician, singer songwriter, Limoblaze (born Samuel Onwubiko) has received much industry acclaim and is now signing with Reach Records. He is a two-time winner of the African Gospel Music and Media Awards (2018, 2019), Crystal Awards Best International Act Award Winner (2019), and Premier Gospel Awards Best International Act winner... << Full Report >>

Pastor Mike Jr. Pastor Mike Jr.'s New EP, "Winning," Drops Today

11x Stellar Award Winner, Pastor Mike Jr., (affectionately known as PMJ) releases the highly anticipated EP, WINNING, today under the newly formed partnership with Black Smoke Music Worldwide and Motown Gospel and Capitol CMG’s Re:Think. Just in time for the holidays, WINNING also features PMJ’s first-holiday original song, “This Christmas, Just Jesus... << Full Report >>

Tauren Wells Tauren Wells Teams Up with Jimmie Allen and Erica Campell for "Up"

After earning GRAMMY®, BET and NAACP Image award nominations for his duet with H.E.R., “Hold Us Together (Hope Mix),” Tauren Wells returns with two dynamic new collaborations. He’s teamed up with chart-topping country artist... << Full Report >>

Brian Courtney Wilson Brian Courtney Wilson Drops New Album, "Transitions," Today

Brian Courtney Wilson celebrates today's release of his new album, TRANSITIONS. The new 11-track record is Wilson's most distinct musical statement to date and comes on the heels of his critically acclaimed 2021 album, STILL, which generated two Billboard Number One singles... << Full Report >>

Dee Black Dee Black Releases "The Gospel According To" and Announces Partnership with Intercept / Universal Music Group

Christian Rap artist Dee Black returns with a new project titled “The Gospel According To”.  The seven track E.P. takes you on a roller coaster of emotions including: dealing with doubt, self esteem, faith and purpose... << Full Report >>

Hannah Kerr Hannah Kerr Rings In The Holiday Season With A Jazzy Rendition of "Sleigh Ride"

Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist Hannah Kerr rings in the holiday season with a jazzy rendition of “Sleigh Ride,” arriving today (10/28) — listen HERE. Sticking to a traditional arrangement of the Christmas favorite... << Full Report >>

Trinity Award-Winning World-Pop Band Trinity Releases Christmas EP, "Let Love Be The Gift"

One of Europe’s best-known Christian bands, Trinity releases its Christmas EP, Let Love Be The Gift, globally today (Oct. 28) from The Fuel Music to digital and streaming outlets everywhere via << Full Report >>

Faith City Music Tim Bowman Jr. & Faith City Music Release New Album, "Welcome to Faith City"

TRIBL Records, in partnership with Faith City Music, celebrate the release of the new album, WELCOME TO FAITH CITY, from GRAMMY, Dove, and Stellar Award nominated artist Tim Bowman, Jr & Faith City Music. Bowman & Faith City Music seek to deconstruct and redefine the concept of worship with their new album, WELCOME TO FAITH CITY, available now... << Full Report >>

Jason Crabb Jason Crabb Releases New Christmas Album, "Miracle in a Manger"

Two-Time GRAMMY® winner and 22-time GMA Dove Award winner Jason Crabb unwraps Christmas joy as he releases Miracle In A Mangerspreading holiday cheer and bringing focus to the true reason for the season... << Full Report >>

Wilfredo CHH Artist Wilfredo Releases New Song, "Turntables"

Orlando, Florida Hip Hop artist Wilfredo releases his new track “Turntables” today to all digital service providers. “Turntables” beat mixed with the thought provoking rhymes makes this motivational track a must have The song was produced by Kolby Niblack, and Jonathan Andrew Wright... << Full Report >>

Branan Murphy Branan Murphy Drops New Song, "Father"

Branan Murphy releases his new single “Father” (Paravel / DREAM) available on all digital service providers today. The song is released as both a single track and a multitrack coupled with a Dolby Atmos version on Apple Music. This upbeat pop song was produced by Grammy nominated and 2021 Dove... << Full Report >>

Joel Vaughn DREAM Label Group Releases Vol. 7 In The DREAM Christmas Series

It’s that time of year again….the birth of our savior. As we get into the final two months of 2022, DREAM Label Group has just released their seventh installment in the DREAM Christmas series. This year, All Creatures, Futures, Joel Vaughn and 29:11 Worship contribute originals to bring in the holiday season... << Full Report >>

New CCM Artist Tuakah Debuts with "Changed"

New artist, Tuakah, releases first single "Changed." Tuakah has a story that is quite different than most artist in the CCM music industry. Born and raised in Liberia, Tuakah, grew up singing in the choir at the Liberian church his father pastored. At age 20, Tuakah immigrated with his family to the US landing in South Dakota. It was there where Tuakah formed the worship duo, Norden Pass, and began performing at Christian music festivals and opening... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, October 27, 2022*

Reece Lache Reece Lache Debuts Production Chops on New Single, "RUN"

In the race of life, Reece Laché has gone through an array of experiences to reach the place she currently finds herself today. Regardless of whether she has been trying to stay ahead of the obstacles meant to slow her down or, as is now the case, running towards the ultimate of prizes, Laché has had a sole focus…RUN... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, October 26, 2022*

OOE DARE Records Hosts Inaugural DOVE Awards After Party

DARE Records, continuing their year-long 15th Crystal Anniversary celebration, the multi-genre leading home for independent artists, hosted its inaugural DOVE Awards afterparty dinner. Hosted by label CEO & Chairman Michael-Anthony “Mooki” Taylor and president Tara Griggs-Magee, the invite-only exclusive celebration was held at STK in downtown Nashville... << Full Report >>

Mitch Wong Mitch Wong To Release New Single, "Burial," Oct. 28

Australian songwriter and worship leader Mitch Wong introduces 'Burial', releasing Friday October 28, the first single from his forthcoming debut album. Written in collaboration with Cody Carnes, the new song explores the biblical nature of death and resurrection.  "I knew that this song would be track number one because the album goes on a journey from... << Full Report >>

Sean BE Sean BE to Join Winter Jam 2023 Pre-Jam Show

Chart-topping singer/songwriter and WieRok Entertainment recording artist Sean BE is among the star-studded lineup for Winter Jam 2023, it was recently announced. The 40-city nationwide outing—one of Christian music’s biggest annual tours—will be headlined by We The Kingdom, Jeremy Camp, Andy Mineo and Anne Wilson, among others, with Sean BE, Thrive Worship... << Full Report >>

Naomi Raine Naomi Raine Slated for Grand Ole Opry Debut on Oct. 29

Naomi Raine, the powerhouse front-woman of GRAMMY-winning gospel group Maverick City Music, will make her Grand Ole Opry debut, stepping into the historic circle in Nashville, TN on Saturday, October 29. Naomi will make appearances at both of the Grand Ole Opry’s shows on Saturday night at 7:30 PM and 10 PM, performing two original songs during each set. Fans can tune-in to the performance from home via... << Full Report >>

Rob Redeemed Is "Still Standin" With Latest Single of 2022

Saint Louis’ own Rob Redeemed has experienced the high and lows of the music industry grind over the past decade. No matter what has been in his path, Rob has been able to lean on the steadfastness of God’s promises. As the apostle Paul wrote to the church at Corinth, “For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, October 25, 2022*

Naomi Raine Naomi Raine Shares "Journey: The Docuseries" Parts 2 and 3

On October 11th, Naomi Raine launched “Journey: The Docuseries,” a seven-part behind-the-scenes look at the GRAMMY, Billboard Music, Dove and Stellar Award-winning artist’s life and her process of self-discovery while creating her incredible solo album ‘Journey’ (7.8 via TRIBL Records). Parts two and three are both... << Full Report >>

Jermaine Bollinger Releases "The Solid Rock" Today

Putting a 21st century arrangement on a 19th century classic hymn, Jermaine Bollinger releases a new single, “The Solid Rock,” to Christian AC-formatted radio outlets today. His latest release, based on “My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less,” is included on Bollinger’s album titled “Classics.”... << Full Report >>

Black Smoke Music Announces Partnership with Motown Gospel and Capitol

Today, successful independent label Black Smoke Music Worldwide announces its distribution and label partnership with Motown Gospel and Capitol CMG’s Re:Think. Led by Founder & CEO Kerry Douglas, Black Smoke Music Worldwide is already making way for the release of new music from 11-time Stellar Award... << Full Report >>

Join April Love, Chrisette Michele, Isaac Carree at The Gathering 824: A Soul Revival! on 10/30

On Sunday, October 30th, Legendary Gospel singer and songwriter Isaac Carree and Atlanta’s MyPraise 102.5 FM’s “The Nightly Spirit” Host Darlene McCoy-Jackson will host The Gathering 824: A Soul Revival! inside Terminal West located at 887 West Marietta St NW C in Atlanta, GA, 3 - 8 PM... << Full Report >>

*Monday, October 24, 2022*

Colony House Colony House Announces National Headlining Tour in Support of New Album

Nashville-based rock band, Colony House, has announced a nationwide headlining tour in support of their fourth full-length studio album, The Cannonballers, out February 3rd, 2023. The tour will kick off on February 11th, with a hometown show at The Ryman Auditorium. Tickets to that show are now available HERE, and the rest of the shows will be on sale Friday, 10/28 at 10 AM... << Full Report >>

Colton Dixon Colton Dixon Receives Standing Ovations During Opry Debut

American Idol finalist and fan favorite Colton Dixon made his OPRY debut this past weekend, receiving two standing ovations, blowing the singer-songwriter away, in the midst of a night that was a dream come true... << Full Report >>

Marvin Sapp Marvin Sapp Lands Seventh Soul Train Music Award Nomination

It’s beginning to look a lot like award show season, and Marvin Sapp has landed his 7th Soul Train Music Award nomination just weeks after celebrating his single “All In Your Hands” reaching the #1 position on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay Chart. He is nominated in the Best Gospel/Inspirational... << Full Report >>

DOE DOE Releases New Spanish Track, "When I Pray," Feat. Blanca

Chart-topper DOE continues to make a splash in sharing the gift of God’s love in her music, performing live at this year’s GMA Dove Awards and being honored with two wins during the night. DOE rocked the stage with the sold-out crowd on their feet, as she delivered a special arrangement of her #1 hit song... << Full Report >>

Award-Winning Songwriter/Producer Jeffrey LaValley Awarded Honorary Doctorate

While Jeffrey LaValley has been the recipient of numerous accolades in his 50 years in Gospel music, he most recently added a doctoral degree in sacred music from the Wayland Baptist Theological Seminary during their annual Fall Convocation held in mid-October... << Full Report >>

AJ Evans To Host EP Release Show in Philly Oct. 29

AJ Evans made a stunning debut into Gospel music with the release of his breakout single, "Hooked." A heartfelt expression of faith and adoration to Jesus, the song opened the doors for AJ to share his gifts with the world. AJ is set for the October 28th Enon Music Group release of Not 2 Young, his debut EP telling us that praise is for everyone and he’s not too... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, October 22, 2022*

Fuel4Soul Singer Gary Caserta Releases First Solo Single, "He Is"

Christian rock band Fuel4Soul’s lead singer Gary Caserta has released his first solo single, a soulful song titled “He Is.” The song is streaming now, and going for adds at Christian rock radio, where it is already impacting the charts... << Full Report >>

*Friday, October 21, 2022*

Dove Awards Winners Announced for the 53rd Annual GMA Dove Awards

The 53rd Annual GMA Dove Awards were handed out Tuesday night, October 18th, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee to a sold-out audience. The show aired tonight, Friday, October 21st, exclusively on TBN and was simulcast on SiriusXM The Message. Co-hosts Erica Campbell and Chris Tomlin led the all star... << Full Report >>

Blessing Offor Blessing Offor Announces Debut Album, "My Tribe," for January

Fresh off of his multi-week No. 1 radio hit “The Goodness” with TOBYMAC, and building on the success of his debut EP, Blessing Offor has announced his long-awaited full length debut My Tribe, available on all major music streaming platforms on January 13th, 2023. Blessing takes the themes introduced on his Brighter Days EP, and fully dives in with a sense of optimism, swagger, groove, and authenticity. A blend of family and community serve as the backdrop for this 16-track record – a love letter to... << Full Report >>

Love and the Outcome Love and The Outcome Celebrates "The Wonder of Christmas" With New Seasonal Song, Out Today

Curb | Word Entertainment’s Love & The Outcome celebrates the upcoming holiday season with “The Wonder of Christmas,” out today (10/21) — listen to the new holiday track HERE. The first in a pair of new seasonal selections releasing this year from Love & The Outcome, “The Wonder of Christmas” provides a glimpse into the birth of Jesus through the lens of a parent... << Full Report >>

Josh Baldwin Josh Baldwin Releases "Where The Glory Is" Album

Today, Bethel Music artist and gold certified singer-songwriter Josh Baldwin has released his long awaited fifth studio album, Where the Glory Is. The deeply personal record is a reflection of Baldwin’s journey with the Lord and is inspired by classic worship albums he listened to during his formative years. Where The Glory Is serves as a reminder that God is... << Full Report >>

Christy Nockels Christy Nockels Releases Two-Track Single, "Come Magnify" / "Home"

Three-time GMA Dove Award-winning worship leader, singer-songwriter, author and podcaster Christy Nockels releases the double-sided single “Come Magnify” / “Home” today (Oct. 21) on Keeper’s Branch Records with global distribution via The Fuel Music. Available now at digital and streaming outlets worldwide via... << Full Report >>

Iveth Luna Iveth Luna Drops New Single And Video Today, "Ears To Hear"

Today Red Street Records announces a new song to drop from Iveth LunaTitled "Ears To Hear," click HERE to listen and below to view the just-released performance video. "Ears To Hear" follows Luna's current radio single... << Full Report >>

Housefires Housefires Return with New Single, "Only Jesus" feat. Chandler Moore, DOE and Kirby Kaple

Today Billboard Christian chart-toppers, Housefires release their new single, “Only Jesus” - lifted from their forthcoming 2023 project, HOW TO START A HOUSEFIRE. “Only Jesus” is available wherever music is sold and streamed today. The forthcoming album, HOW TO START A HOUSEFIRE, is available now for pre-order... << Full Report >>

Crowder Crowder Releases New Christmas Album "Milk & Cookies"

Today (10.21), 3x GRAMMY-nominated, genre-defying artist Crowder releases ‘Milk & Cookies: A Merry Crowder Christmas’ (via sixstepsrecords/Capitol CMG). Featuring a mix ranging from a hilarious tribute to the North Pole’s working class titled ‘The Elf Song’ to a collaboration with Country Music Hall of Fame member Ricky Skaggs on a bluegrass-driven version of “Go Tell It on the Mountain,” the 14-track project is chock-full of festive originals, re-imagined classics and creative collaborations... << Full Report >>

MercyMe MercyMe Release New Album, "Always Only Jesus," Today

GRAMMY®-nominated band MercyMe has a lot to celebrate. Their 11th studio project, ALWAYS ONLY JESUS is available today, and their massive multi-format hit "I Can Only Imagine" has just received 5x RIAA Platinum Certification.... << Full Report >>

Landry Cantrell Landry Cantrell Drops New Song, "What He Didn't Do"

Pop artist Landry Cantrell releases his newest song “What He Didn’t Do“ today via all digital service providers on DREAM Records. The ballad showcases Cantrell’s vocal abilities with beautiful melodies mixed with a powerful message. Jonathan Gamble, who co-wrote with Cantrell on his last track “Source”, worked with... << Full Report >>

Dreamers Dreamers Releases New Self-Titled Album

Today, Dreamers releases their self-titled debut LP. The Australian-based worship team, out of Influencers Church, release a 10-song power barrage of beautiful melodies, hooky rhythms an hopeful lyrics that will make you dance one minute and raise your hands in worship the next. Songs from this hopeful album were produced by Lawrence Davies, Mark... << Full Report >>

Chosen Road Chosen Road Celebrates an "Appalachian Christmas" with New Album

Marking their debut as the flagship artist on Daywind Music Group’s newly relaunched Thoroughbred Records, bestselling bluegrass quartet Chosen Road will bow their first full-length holiday set, Appalachian ChristmasOctober 28. Produced by the band’s Jonathan Buckner... << Full Report >>

Regina Belle Regina Belle to Release New Album, "My Colorful Christmas"

GRAMMY®-winner Regina Belle will release a new album, My Colorful Christmas, on Tuesday, November 1st. Marking Belle’s first holiday album, My Colorful Christmas is available for pre-save/pre-order now, and contains ten tracks. Featuring the lead single “A Cradle in Bethlehem” which is going to radio, Belle brings her powerhouse voice to deliver an uplifting album of joyous celebration and soulful embrace for loved ones and God’s gifts of this festive... << Full Report >>

Munday Martin Munday Martin Releases His Second Album Today, October 21

Munday Martin has released “Random Acts Of Music” his sophomore album which is a 6 song EP. Munday Martin was promoted as the best up and coming artist in Nashville Tennessee by Nashville‘s biggest rock station recently, and without question is certainly making waves in the Christian and secular music industry with his retro rock vibe reminiscent of the 80s and 90s... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, October 20, 2022*

Mark Lee Boleyn Records Welcomes Mark Lee to Their Roster

Boleyn Records is proud to welcome artist Mark Lee to our roster. Boleyn Records is very excited to be working with him, and we will be releasing a Christmas song “Christmas Time Is Here” on November 18... << Full Report >>

Kim Person Kim Person Wins Female Artist of the Year at 7th Annual Avidity Awards

Powerhouse vocalist and gospel recording artist Kim Person takes home an Avidity Award for Female Artist of the Year this past weekend. The 7th Annual ceremony took place at the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts and Education in Memphis, TN... << Full Report >>

Lamont Sanders Lamont Sanders is the Top Winner at 7th Annual Avidity Awards

Gospel recording artist Lamont Sanders was the top winner at The 7th Annual Avidity Awards, in Memphis, Tennessee, on October 14, 2022, at the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts and Education... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, October 19, 2022*

Sister Duo Alicia and Whitney Release New Single

“Believe Again,” a new single from Alicia & Whitney, sister singer/songwriters, authors and worship leaders, is set to release to radio today, going for adds to Christian AC-formatted radio outlets. “Believe Again” follows the success of “Chasing Me Down” (non-remix version), which topped the charts at No. 1 for its... << Full Report >>

Finnish Christian Pop Band Park 7 Release New Single, "I Still Believe"

Finnish Christian pop rock band Park 7 has released a new single “I Still Believe" with a beautiful video that can be viewed HERE. “I Still Believe” song is a catchy pop song about hope. It's about letting go of all the fear, loneliness and anxiety. Whatever happens, there is always hope... << Full Report >>

Realionaire Money Drops New Album About Hard Truths of Life

An honest and expressive take on the Hip Hop and Soul genre, Realionaire Money’s music will surely be appreciated by fans. An album free of gratuitous violence, profanity, glorification of drugs, and sexism, Money’s newest drop, ‘Bars of Revelation,’ is a refreshing new offering... << Full Report >>

Daniel Mulkey Releases His First Full Album, “Real” and Urges Listeners to Combat Shame

Augusta-based Christian singer-songwriter and worship leader Daniel Mulkey is releasing his first-ever full album entitled, "Real" on October 21st. Inspired by Psalm 107:2, Mark 5:19 and 1 Chronicles 16:8, "Real" encapsulates the importance of a Christian believer’s testimony, combatting the shame traditional churches struggled with... << Full Report >>

*Monday, October 17, 2022*

Sidewalk Prophets Sidewalk Prophets Co-Founders Dave Frey and Ben McDonald Pen Children's Book

Curb | Word Entertainment’s Sidewalk Prophets co-founders Dave Frey and Ben McDonald are proud to announce their new children’s book, The Luckiest Star, penned alongside Elizabeth Cardella Hayes. Illustrated by David Leonard, who illustrated the band’s album cover for Merry Christmas To You (Great Big Family Edition), with a forward by Paul William Young... << Full Report >>

*Friday, October 14, 2022*

SCC Steven Curtis Chapman Releases New Album, "Still," Today

Still, the anticipated new album from Steven Curtis Chapman is out now, courtesy of Provident Entertainment/ Sony Music. Click HERE to listen... << Full Report >>

Sarah Kroger Sarah Kroger's New Single Introduces Exciting Horizons for the Artist

Worship leader and singer-songwriter Sarah Kroger releases a new single with a soulful version of 'What A Wonderful World'. The song a statement as to what can be expected from Kroger’s newest creative exploration as she gears up to a new EP early in the new year... << Full Report >>

Hulvey Hulvey Releases New Single, "Closer," ft. Torey D'Shaun

Following the release of two new singles in two months (“Beautiful” and “Have Me”), Reach Records artist Hulvey arrives with a hard hitting yet refreshingly vulnerable new single, "Closer” featuring St. Louis native, Torey D’Shaun.... << Full Report >>

Tedashii Tedashii Releases New Album, "This Time Around 2"

Rapper, public speaker, podcast host, and founding member of the 116 Movement, Tedashii, is releasing a new EP, This Time Around 2, on October 14th. The album features Jon Keith, Big Breeze, Zach Paradis, and Reach Records label mates: Lecrae, Trip Lee, and 1K Phew... << Full Report >>

Consumed By Fire "Hope Says" From Consumed By Fire Is Out Now With An Acoustic Video

Today,Red Street Records announces the newest song from Consumed By Fire. "Hope Says" is out now (click HERE to listen). Accompanied by an acoustic video (view HERE or below), the song follows their current radio single, "First Things First," which was released over the summer and was their first since signing with the... << Full Report >>

Colony House Colony House Announces Album and Releases New Single, "Landlocked Surf Rock"

Nashville-based rock band, Colony House, has announced their fourth full-length studio album, The Cannonballers, out February 3rd, 2023. The news is accompanied by the release of the single, “Landlocked Surf Rock,” an apt description of the band’s signature sound and a tribute to their home state... << Full Report >>

Kristian Stanfill Kristian Stanfill Announces The Nov. 11 Release Of His Latest Solo Album, "Make It Out Alive"

sixtstepsrecords/Capitol CMG's Kristian Stanfill announces the release of his latest solo music. His new album, Make It Out Alive, will drop on November 11 and is available for pre-order beginning today (click HERE). Two early tracks - "We Need People" and "Another... << Full Report >>

Ty Brasel Ty Brasel Releases Inspirational New Single, “SHINING (feat. Aha Gazelle)”

Summer has officially come to an end, but IVAV recording artist Ty Brasel’s year is still heating up with “SHINING (feat. Aha Gazelle),” the hip-hop innovator’s newest single available today, bringing with it a sunny message of perseverance and purpose and making way for Brasel’s... << Full Report >>

Don Moen Don Moen Releases Intimate New Recordings of Beloved Worship Songs on "The Upper Room Sessions"

Internationally renowned singer/songwriter and worship music icon Don Moen has released a new project, The Upper Room Sessions, available today on all digital streaming platforms. The project includes new recordings of some of Don's most-loved songs through the years, including, "Like Eagles," "Dwelling Places," "All We Like Sheep," and more... << Full Report >>

Matt Sassano Matt Sassano Launches Mental Health Initiative with TheHopeLine

Chart-topping Christian rock radio vocalist Matt Sassano is proudly partnering with nonprofit organization TheHopeLine to launch the “My Dear God Letters” initiative. The initiative aligns with the message of his In Defiance EP, which was released in August... << Full Report >>

Wess Morgan Releases New "Tears" Single and Official Music Video Today

Soulful singer and Billboard chart-topping artist, Wess Morgan, is releasing his new Bowtie World Music ‘Tears’ single and video across digital streaming platforms today, Friday, October 14, 2022, through Beatroot Music Distribution. Fans can listen to the new single here and watch the official music video... << Full Report >>

Jim "Soni" Sonefeld, Longtime Drummer of Hootie and The Blowfish, Releases New Original Christmas Song "It's Love"

Author, songwriter, and performer Jim “Soni” Sonefeld is sharing a new original Christmas song, “It’s Love,” today on Vere Music ahead of the upcoming holiday season. Building on the roots-rock and gospel sounds of his recent EP Remember Tomorrow, released this past summer... << Full Report >>

Sam Purpose Releases Transparent New Project, "P.I.T.M.O.A."

Artists who are dedicated to their craft, despite their varying degrees of success, all will eventually arrive at a similar destination. There comes a point where it is no longer simply about making good music. Art begins to reflect life. Transparency, both terrifying and freeing at the same time. Artists mature and find that there is no other way that they can present themselves on records besides honestly. For Sam Purpose, that time is now... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, October 13, 2022*

Cain CAIN's Video Of "I'm So Blessed (Best Day Remix)" Goes Viral

Sibling trio CAIN is so "blessed" to release "I'm So Blessed (Best Day Remix") today. Listen HERE. This new version of their current radio single was quickly created to... << Full Report >>

Katy Nichole Billboard Chartbreaker Katy Nichole Receives Her First American Music Award Nomination

Centricity Music’s break-out artist Katy Nichole receives her first American Music Award nomination less that 10-months after releasing her debut, record-breaking Billboard No. 1 single, “In Jesus Name (God of Possible).” Nominated for Favorite Inspirational Artist, the 2022 American Music Awards are... << Full Report >>

Naomi Raine Follow Naomi Raine's "Journey" in New Docuseries

ICYMI: GRAMMY-winning vocal powerhouse Naomi Raine shared the first episode of her new personal video series ‘Journey: The Docuseries’ earlier this week. The new series explores the day-to-day of the GRAMMY, Billboard Music, Dove and Stellar Award-winning artist and her process of self-discovery while creating her incredible solo album... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin Kirk Franklin's "The Night Before Christmas" on Lifetime Dec. 10

Caught in a blizzard on Christmas Eve, estranged mother and daughter Journee (Naturi Naughton) and Nia (Lorea Turner) are forced to take refuge inside a church where a handful of also-trapped parishioners are reeling from the cancellation of their annual holiday concert. The spirit of the season takes hold as Journee and Nia weather the wintry storm together with the other churchgoers, including handsome youth pastor... << Full Report >>

The Welcome Wagon New Single "Matthew 7:7" from The Welcome Wagon Available Now

Brooklyn indie folk duo (Vito Aiuto and Monique Aiuto) The Welcome Wagon are thrilled to release their new single “Matthew 7:7” – available now. “Matthew 7:7” is the second single released off the band’s new album Esther set to release November 4th via... << Full Report >>

Kutless Kutless Launches New Podcast, "Rock In a Hard Place"

Christian rock veterans in Kutless have announced the launch of a new podcast titled Rock In a Hard Place. Hosted by Jon Micah Sumrall (vocals) and James Mead (guitar), the podcast will revisit crucial moments in Kutless history, sharing insight and humor along the way. You can subscribe to the podcast on your platform of choice at... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, October 12, 2022*

Sidewalk Prophets Sidewalk Prophets Announces 4th Annual "Great Big Family Christmas Tour"

Curb | Word Entertainment’s Sidewalk Prophets is excited to announce their upcoming 4th annual “Great Big Family Christmas Tour,” bringing their Great Big Family together for a time of carols, fellowship, and celebration. Fans can purchase tickets HERE now. “We absolutely love Christmas, and this tour is our favorite,” shares front man Dave Frey. “There is something special about coming together... << Full Report >>

Big Daddy Weave Katy Nichole, Big Daddy Weave Declaration "God Is In This Story" Hits No. 1 At Radio

Centricity Music’s  Katy Nichole  and Curb | Word Entertainment’s  Big Daddy Weave  land on top of the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart this week with... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, October 11, 2022*

Tauren Wells Tauren Wells Joins Universal Orlando's Rock the Universe 2023 Lineup

Platinum-selling recording artist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Tauren Wells, joins some of the biggest names in Christian music to perform during Universal Orlando Resort’s Rock the Universe 2023 - an unforgettable weekend of faith and fun at Universal Studios Florida - from January 27-29... << Full Report >>

Naomi Raine Watch Naomi Raine's Solo National TV Debut

GRAMMY-winning artist Naomi Raine is a vocal powerhouse who is best known for her leading role in the award-winning multi-cultural Gospel group Maverick City Music. This weekend, she made her national TV debut as a solo artist on Fox & Friends, performing Maverick City Music’s “Promises” and “Not Ready,” an R&B-tinged... << Full Report >>

David and Tamela Mann Tamela and David Mann Appear On Tamron Hall Show Wednesday, October 12

GRAMMY® Award-winning Gospel artist Tamela Mann and NAACP Image® Award-winning Comedian David Mann will appear on the Tamron Hall Show on Wednesday, October 12th. Tamela will give a breathtaking performance of her current single Finished followed by an intimate... << Full Report >>

Inspirational Recording Artist, Lena Byrd Miles, Preps Debut Album Release, "Brand New"

After establishing herself as one of the most sought-after vocalists in Contemporary Gospel, LENA BYRD MILES is ready to deliver her debut album, "BRAND NEW". ". The project - set for an October 14, 2022 release - is available for pre-order now. The album is being released via My Block Inc. - the independent Gospel imprint led by Grammy Award-winning producer, Warryn... << Full Report >>

GMA Second Round of Performers and Special Guests Announced for This Year's GMA Dove Awards

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) has announced the second round of performing artists for the 53nd Annual GMA Dove Awards. In addition to previously announced performers, the night will also include Anne WilsonBlessing OfforBrooke LigertwoodDOEMaverick City MusicSocial Club MisfitsSteven MalcolmSteven Curtis Chapman... << Full Report >>

Cody Carnes Premier Productions and Cody Carnes Announce The God is Good! Tour

Premier Productions and Cody Carnes announce the God is Good! Tour with special guest Benjamin William Hastings. The tour will span eight cities and will see Carnes on his first solo headlining tour. “Wow, this is my first headlining tour,” said Carnes. “I’m so expectant for these nights. We’re months away and I’m already dreaming up ways to make this night special. I love... << Full Report >>

*Monday, October 10, 2022*

Brandon Lake Brandon Lake Partners with Nashville-Based Program to Offer Counseling During Fall 2022 Tour

Brandon Lake has partnered with Evan and Jenny Owens, founders of REBOOT Recovery in Nashville, Tenn., to provide immediate help to concert goers those battling depression, anxiety, and other mental health struggles. Concert goers will be directed by Lake to scan a QR code during the concert to receive a free copy of the Owen’s new release... << Full Report >>

Vineyard Worship Vineyard Worship and Dreaming The Impossible To Release "Running" October 14

The second Vineyard Worship single recorded live at their youth event, Dreaming The Impossible, is set to release on 14th October. The song, titled ‘Running’, is interpreted by songwriters and worship leaders Beth McNeil and Jon Solway. ‘Running’ is a slower and meditative track adorned with strings and spacious voicings that explores the beauty of Jesus’... << Full Report >>

*Friday, October 7, 2022*

1K Phew 1K Phew Releases Solo Album, "As I Am"

Reach Records' award-winning artist, 1K Phew, has released his first official solo album, As I Am! The album's theme, come as you are, imparts an important message that is sure to resonate with people who know God, but feel trapped in the streets. 1K Phew is intentional about creating music that the holy yet hood can relate to. For 1K Phew, it's about... << Full Report >>

Mosaic MSC Mosaic MSC Releases Deluxe Edition of "This Is How I Thank The Lord"

Los Angeles-based Mosaic MSC has released the deluxe version of their album, This Is How I Thank The Lord, available here. Featured on the deluxe edition are five live tracks recorded at... << Full Report >>

Bryan & Katie Torwalt Bryan and Katie Torwalt Release Studio Version of "Sound Mind"

Worship leaders Bryan & Katie Torwalt are releasing a studio version of their song "Sound Mind" available today. The original version of the song was released earlier this... << Full Report >>

for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Drops New Recording of "Love Me Like I Am" feat. Jordin Sparks

Multi-GRAMMY® Award winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist FOR KING + COUNTRY drops a new version today of their song “Love Me Like I Am” featuring Multi-Platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks... << Full Report >>

Tasha Cobbs Leonard Tasha Cobbs Leonard's New LP, "Hymns," Out Today

Today, GRAMMY®, Billboard Music, Stellar, and Dove Award-winning musician and songwriter Tasha Cobbs Leonard unveils HYMNS – the biggest gospel album of the year – out today via Motown Gospel. There's something utterly timeless about Leonard’s extraordinary new work; something at once both warmly familiar and breathtakingly fresh... << Full Report >>

Crowder Crowder Announces Holiday Album "Milk & Cookies," Out Oct. 21

On Friday, October 21, 3x GRAMMY-nominated, genre-defying artist Crowder will release his Christmas album, ‘MILK & COOKIES: A Merry Crowder Christmas’ (via sixstepsrecords/Capitol CMG). With a title that puts a seasonal spin on his lauded 2021 release ‘Milk & Honey,’ the project is available for preorder today (10.7)... << Full Report >>

Elevation Worship Elevation Worship Reaches The Global Church With New Songs In Spanish And Portuguese

Two unique projects drop from Elevation Worship today, LEÓN and LEÃO. LEÓN offers eight songs in Spanish while LEÃO is a two-song project recorded in Portuguese that features "LEÃO (LION)... << Full Report >>

Cypress Spring Shares New EP "Rebel Reborn" Available Now

Christian country hip-hop artist Cypress Spring is proud to announce the release of his debut evangelical EP, Rebel Rebornvia Average Joes Entertainment. Kalan Miller takes the beloved Cypress sound and fuses it with elements of Christianity as he shares his testimony through hard-hitting... << Full Report >>

Jenna Torres Drops Empowering Second Single, "Just A Mountain"

Today, country singer-songwriter Jenna Torres issues the second single, “Just A Mountain,” from her upcoming album, the followup to 2021’s critically-acclaimed All Heart. The uplifting single explores how we deal with seemingly insurmountable obstacles like heartbreak, depression, and hard... << Full Report >>

Israel Houghton Israel and New Breed Release "Worship Anywhere" Today

Today (10.7), 3x GRAMMY-winning collective Israel & New Breed unveil their new live project ‘Worship Anywhere’ via District 11 Entertainment. The moving 14-track album was recorded live at Camp New Breed in Nassau, NY, and features spirited collaborations with Adrienne Bailon-Houghton, Joe L. Barnes... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, October 6, 2022*

Chosen Road Daywind Music Group Relaunches Thoroughbred Records

Daywind Music Group, home to top Gospel labels Daywind Records and New Day Records and upstart mainstream bluegrass label Billy Blue Records, is relaunching Thoroughbred Records, a bluegrass Gospel label with historic ties to the genre. Thoroughbred’s first signing is Chosen Road which debuts with a... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, October 5, 2022*

Naomi Raine Naomi Raine's "Journey: Acoustic Sessions" Releases Today

Today (10.5), GRAMMY-winning vocal powerhouse Naomi Raine releases ‘Journey: Acoustic Sessions’ via TRIBL Records. The LP re-imagines six songs from her stellar solo album ‘Journey,’ released in July, and features her most vulnerable songwriting yet as she tackles issues such as marriage, motherhood, mental health and more with 100% authenticity. On the intimate... << Full Report >>

Samuel Day Releases Electrifying Music Video for His Song, "Rise"

Independent Christian pop artist Samuel Day has released an electrifying music video for his song “Rise,” a track that spent 27 weeks on CMW’s Rhythmic chart. The video is available on YouTube as of October 5. You can watch it here: << Full Report >>

Tasha Cobbs Leonard Tasha Cobbs Leonard Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut with Emotionally-Poignant Performance

GRAMMY®, Billboard Music, Stellar, and Dove Award-winning musician and songwriter Tasha Cobbs Leonard made her debut at the legendary Grand Ole Opry last night for an emotionally reverent three-song performance. The soul-stirring setlist included her 2017 hit “You Know My Name,” 2013 global sensation “Break Every Chain,” and “The Church I Grew Up... << Full Report >>

Cody Carnes Worship Songwriters from All Around the World Gathered in Historic Franklin, TN for Songwriting, Learning, Worship Nights and Writer's Rounds

Writing Worship just wrapped their 2nd annual Writing Worship Conference in Franklin, TN last week. Founded by Eric and Krissy Nordhoff and hosted at the Fourth Avenue Church of Christ, the 2022 conference... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, October 4, 2022*

Zach Williams Zach Williams' "Jesus Fault (feat. Walker Hayes)" Set for CMT Debut Today

Today, two-time GRAMMY Award winner and multi-platinum selling artist Zach Williams will see his collaboration with fellow platinum-selling country star Walker Hayes hit national country television. The highly-anticipated official music video for Williams’ “Jesus’ Fault feat. Walker Hayes” makes its TV debut on CMT and CMT Music. The country twinged single... << Full Report >>

Colton Dixon Colton Dixon To Host Live YouTube Q&A Tomorrow Oct. 5

American Idol's Colton Dixon will host a live YouTube Q&A tomorrow, October 5th, at 11am ET, to premier the official studio acoustic performance video for his No. 1 hit track... << Full Report >>

Jon McLaughlin Jon McLaughlin Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Debut, "Indiana"

Island Def Jam/UMe celebrates the 15th Anniversary of Jon McLaughlin’s stirring debut album, Indiana, by releasing a remastered, digital-only 15 Year Anniversary edition on all streaming partners. Initially released in 2007, the digital-only deluxe edition... << Full Report >>

Joshua Aaron Releases First Album in History Recorded Live at Jerusalem's Garden Tomb

Award-winning, American-Israeli artist Joshua Aaron recently released the first album in history to be recorded live at the Garden Tomb in Jerusalem. The record, “LIVE at the GARDEN TOMB” includes the first released version of the Hebrew-translated, chart-topping, Elevation Worship and Kari Jobe song "The Blessing.”... << Full Report >>

*Monday, October 3, 2022*

Tasha Cobbs Leonard Tasha Cobbs Leonard Brings Tears to Tamron Hall with Performance and Chat

“Gospel great,” dubbed by Tamron Hall, Tasha Cobbs Leonard appeared on the Tamron Hall Show to showcase and discuss her new album HYMNS, out this Friday on Motown Gospel. The platinum-selling, GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter/actress/musician/entrepreneur has accomplished so much in her years in the industry, racking up awards and accolades that many of her... << Full Report >>

Marvin Sapp Marvin Sapp Lands Sixth #1 Radio Single as "All in Your Hands" Tops Gospel Chart

Marvin Sapp has another #1 song under his belt, as “All In Your Hands,” the debut single off of Substance - his 15th album – reaches #1 on the Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart... << Full Report >>

The Booth Brothers Enter New Season With StowTown Records Release, "Speak Jesus"

StowTown Records has announced the highly-anticipated release of the newest recording from The Booth Brothers. Speak Jesus features the multi-award winning trio at their very best, delivering smooth harmonies with an energy and excitement that has catapulted them to the forefront of the gospel music genre... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, October 1, 2022*

Quartet Gospel Star Keith "Wonder Boy" Johnson Passes Away at 50

One of the current kings of gospel quartet music, Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson, has died suddenly at the age of 50. Johnson was found dead in his Atlanta, GA home this morning. An autopsy is scheduled. Johnson was known for big gospel radio hits such as “Let Go and Let God Have His Way,” “Be Right,” and “Hide Behind the Mountain.”... << Full Report >>

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