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September, 2021

*Thursday, September 30, 2021*

Lacey Sturm Lacey Sturm and Brian "Head" Welch reflect on #ChooseLife as Suicide Prevention Month Comes to an End

Earlier this month, Lacey Sturm and Brian “Head” Welch teamed up with heartsupport (the nonprofit founded by Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red) for a groundbreaking livestream on Twitch. The rock and roll heavyweights were joined by members of bands like We Came As Romans, Memphis May Fire, Fit for a King and Silent Planet... << Full Report >>

Wande Wande and Porsha Love Release Music Video For New Single, "Don't Worry Bout It"

The Nigerian born-Texas raised emcee , Wande, just released a new single, the pop-leaning, Don't Worry Bout It ft. Porsha Love, released on the label's Summer '21 Playlist. "Don't Worry About It," is a really cool story about the journey that Porsha Love and I took to get here. We linked up in 2013 and wanted to work together for a while. Reach's Summer '21 Playlist... << Full Report >>

Christafari Reggae Icons CHRISTAFARI Bringing Hope To All 50 States This Year

Chart-topping Reggae pioneers CHRISTAFARI has toured full time for over three decades, taking their Gospel-infused world music to 25-30 nations on 5 continents annually. But everything changed with COVID-19 travel limitations. So at the beginning of 2021, the group felt the Lord calling them to tour the nation that needs it the most... << Full Report >>

Tasha Cobbs Leonard Tasha Cobbs Leonard Gives Surprise Performance on GMA for Hurricane Ida Victims

Earlier today, Grammy, Billboard Music, Stellar, and Dove Award-winning musician and songwriter Tasha Cobbs Leonard appeared on Good Morning America with co-anchor Robin Roberts, “GMA3” co-anchor T.J. Holmes, and senior meteorologist Rob Marciano for a special live tribute in Louisiana – sharing stories of resilience and what it means to be “America... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, September 29, 2021*

Shane and Shane Shane and Shane Launch New Era of Inspired Music and Innovative Resources for Worship

Furthering their longstanding mission to serve the Church through biblically-grounded, creatively-compelling worship resources, renowned duo Shane & Shane have bowed their first full-length set of original selections in more than six years. Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs, Vol. 1 released July 23 to critical acclaim, and tracks from the project... << Full Report >>

Ryan Stevenson Pandora Launches Christian Music "Hope for Hard Times" Station

One of the more interesting insights in the music industry's leading data analytics company's MRC Data's recent mid-year report, was the finding that "consumers are relying on musical optimism to get them through the aftermath of a stressful year." The study concluded that "55% of music listeners said one of the most important things that the music industry can provide this year is offering 'uplifting' and 'happy'... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, September 28, 2021*

Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE To Livestream First-Ever Headline Show at Nashville, TN's Bridgestone Arena on October 29

GRAMMY® Award-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE have announced they will livestream the Nashville, TN date of their Into The Mystery Tour on October 29 at 9:00pm CT. The show notably marks the band’s first-ever headline performance at Bridgestone Arena. Tickets for the livestream are available beginning today... << Full Report >>

Apollo LTD Apollo LTD Makes Giant Leap At Radio, Lands First No. 1 Hit, "Sunday Morning Feeling"

Residence/Centricity Music’s cinematic, alternative-pop duo Apollo LTD receives its first No. 1 with the sunny-vibes of “Sunday Morning Feeling (Feat. Ryan Stevenson)” showcased on the sophomore album from bandmates Jordan Phillips and Adam Stark... << Full Report >>

Amy Grant "The Jesus Music" Premieres in Nashville with Star-Studded Red Carpet

Last night Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame saw some of the biggest names in the history of Christian Music fill the red carpet for the premiere of The Jesus Music film, which Lionsgate is releasing to theaters nationwide this Friday, October 1st... << Full Report >>

Crowder Crowder's "Neon Steeple" Certified RIAA GOLD!

Fresh off the release of his latest single, “In the House,” three-time GRAMMY-nominated artist Crowder has yet another career highlight to celebrate, as his debut solo album, ‘Neon Steeple’ (2014), garners RIAA’s coveted GOLD certification... << Full Report >>

Falling Up Falling Up's Jessy Ribordy Announces New Children's Book, "Pete The Little Robot"

Illustrator Matt Smigiel (Cartoon Network, Boom Studios, Disney among others) recently teamed up with Falling Up frontman Jessy Ribordy to illustrate a children's book called The Little Robot. Falling Up disbanded in 2015 and members have gone on to their own personal projects. Jessy and Matt made this book based on a song by Falling Up for... << Full Report >>

Maryanne 'MJ' George Maryanne "MJ" George To Release "Not Just Stories" EP October 8th

Tribl Records, the new premiere recording home for Christian and Gospel music artists, announces the release of the premiere South Asian Worship artist, Maryanne “MJ” George. Affectionally, known as MJ, she will release her debut solo album, Not Just Stories, on her birthday, Friday, October 8... << Full Report >>

*Monday, September 27, 2021*

River Valley AGES BEC Recordings Introduces River Valley AGES

BEC Recordings announces River Valley AGES - a band with a dream to inspire and empower the next generation. Their debut single, “Honest,” is available now and is accompanied by a lyric video... << Full Report >>

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

Curb | Word Entertainment’s Sidewalk Prophets announces their “Great Big Family Christmas” tour, presented by Great Big Family Productions. Tickets are on sale now HERE. A tour about making Christmas memories, the show will feature some of Sidewalk Prophets’ hit songs, as well as their original Christmas favorites. The band will surprise each guest with a Little Debbie... << Full Report >>

Keith and Kristyn Getty Hymn Writers Keith and Kristyn Getty Release Official Music Video for "It Is Well With My Soul"

Getty Music today released the official music video for Keith and Kristyn Getty’s new rendition of the timeless hymn, “It Is Well With My Soul.” The song is featured in the forthcoming film, “Sabina: Tortured for Christ, the Nazi Years, which shares the inspiring, true story of Sabina (Oster) Wurmbrand and her husband Richard, who founded The Voice of the Martyrs (VOM), an interdenominational missions organization that serves persecuted Christians around the world... << Full Report >>

*Friday, September 24, 2021*

Kirk Franklin GRAMMY-Winner Kirk Franklin, "Lean on Me" New Recording with Compassion Youth Singers

Grammy-winning music artist Kirk Franklin has teamed up with Compassion International to re-release his single, “Lean on Me,” featuring the voices of youth living in poverty around the world... << Full Report >>

Citizens Citizens Releases Live Album, "The Joy of Being Together," Today

Integrity Music's and Running Club Records' Citizens has reimagined their GMA Dove nominated album, The Joy of Being, as a live recorded album with today's release, The Joy of Being Together. The new album features the original tracks as well as six additional... << Full Report >>

Carla Bianco Carla Bianco Releases Music Video for Debut Single, "You Love Me As I Am," Today

Broadway powerhouse actor/singer, ASCAP Award-winner, and Billboard chart-topping songwriter, Carla Bianco, is thrilled to announce the release of the music video for "You Love Me As I Am," the title cut and debut single from her upcoming first contemporary Christian EP, You Love Me As I Am... << Full Report >>

for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Release New Song and Video, "For God is with Us"

Four-time GRAMMY winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY have released their latest track “For God Is With Us,” available today on all digital streaming platforms. The new track continues the sharpened pop sounds and production that for KING & COUNTRY unveiled with their current hit single... << Full Report >>

Foothills Collective Releases Latest Single, "On That Sunday Morning - Reimagined"

From death to life, darkness to light, Foothills Collective reminds listeners of the power of the resurrection in their latest single, On That Sunday Morning - Reimagined. The worship band from Foothills Church in Maryville, Tenn., shares the truth of the gospel through an upbeat and rhythmically stirring arrangement sure to capture the ear... << Full Report >>

Austin Ludwig Gives It All Back In New Single, "Breath Of The Father"

Austin Ludwig gives it all back in his newly released single, Breath of the Father. Birthed out of a spontaneous worship moment at Ludwig’s church, Breath of the Father is a response to give God back what He first gave us... << Full Report >>

Jonathan McReynolds Jonathan McReynolds, Mali Music Co-Release New EP Today

oday, GRAMMY® winning artists Jonathan McReynolds and Mali Music released their highly anticipated collaboration album, Jonny x Mali: Live in LA in partnership between Mali’s imprint, K Approved Enterprises... << Full Report >>

New Switch EP Helps Listeners Understand God's Love For Them, Out Today!

Today, Switch announced the release of its new EP Better ViewPart I(Sony Music/Provident's Essential Worship). The six-song EP has a mix of fun tracks and more reflective tracks, both of which will help listeners get a clearer picture... << Full Report >>

Kevin Quinn Pop Artist Kevin Quinn Drops Surprise Spanish Version of "Wildfire" Single

Fresh off the heels of his debut single “Wildfire,” Capitol CMG’s newest pop artist, Kevin Quinn, released a new Spanish-language version of the synth-forward track entitled “Fuego En Mi Interior.” With its catchy hook and refreshing theme, “Fuego En Mi Interior” continues to fuel... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Bethel Music Releases "Homecoming" Today, Sept. 24

Today, GRAMMY nominated, internationally renowned artist collective Bethel Music has released their long-awaited 12th compilation album, Homecoming (Live). The powerful 16 song offering embodies everything that the group stands for and marks the first time that the entire collective has appeared on the same album. Recorded over three... << Full Report >>

Riley Clemmons Riley Clemmons Debuts Uplifting New Single, "For the Good"

Today, artist on the rise and K-LOVE Fan Awards youngest nominee in history, Riley Clemmons, has released a new single, “For the Good.” The uplifting anthem showcases Riley’s powerful voice and range as a performer and is her first new music since the release of her critically acclaimed album, Godsend, was released earlier this year... << Full Report >>

Top-selling "The Voice" Winner Jordan Smith Releases 7-Song EP Today, "Be Still and Know"

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, and "The Voice" season 9 winner Jordan Smith announces today's release of Be Still & Know (Provident Label Group/Reunion Records)... << Full Report >>

GRAMMY-Nominee Mark Bishop's New Album, "Some Distant Mountain," Out Now

Award-winning Gospel singer, songwriter, and producer Mark Bishop is not one to look back or become burdened by the path he has already trodden. “Songwriters by nature are always moving forward,” he says, “You’re looking to create something... << Full Report >>

Clemency Release New Single, "Brave"

Nashville based Indie pop duo, Clemency, return with a brand new single that speaks a message of courage and boldness in the midst of fear. “Brave,” which stands as the follow up to their single “Dare to Dream,” was inspired by, and written for their children. It’s lyrics speak a message of encouragement for them to face their fears, but it is sure... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, September 23, 2021*

Sweet Allyson (AKA Allyson Jones) Offers New Song "Anchor In (Come to Jesus)"

Singer/songwriter Sweet Allyson (aka Allyson Jones) offers her new awe-inspiring penned song "Anchor In (Come To Jesus)," which is available now on select music retail platforms. Released on August 23, the song is produced by Justin Brooks. Download or stream "Anchor In (Come To Jesus)": SpotifyApple Music... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, September 22, 2021*

Skillet John Cooper's Best-Selling Book, "Awake and Alive to Truth," Now on Audible

Last fall, in bold fashion, GRAMMY-nominated, multi-platinum rocker John Cooper rebelled against relativism in his book Awake & Alive to Truth (Finding Truth in the Chaos of a Relativistic World). After nearly 10 printings and winning the Book Impact Award at this year's K-LOVE FAN AWARDS, Cooper's... << Full Report >>

Brian Fallon Brian Fallon Announces New Album of Classic Hymns

Brian Fallon announces a very special new album comprised of his recordings of classic hymns. Night Divine, produced and recorded by Fallon himself, arrives on November 5 via Lesser Known Records/Thirty Tigers. The album is available for pre-order now. To herald its arrival, Fallon shares the first single and album opener, “The Virgin Mary Had One... << Full Report >>

Matthew West Winners Announced for 2021 Virtual ASCAP Christian Music Awards

Kicking off its fall awards season, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) celebrates its annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards across all social media platforms today through Thursday, September 23. Honoring the most performed Christian music of the past year, the social media event will feature exclusive photos, videos... << Full Report >>

Randy and Jade Fisher Release New Song, "Do You Know Who You Are"

“Do You Know Who You Are,” a new single from Randy and Jade Fisher, a husband and wife Christian duo, goes for adds to Christian Rock-formatted radio outlets today... << Full Report >>

David Phelps David Phelps Celebrates Grand Ole Opry Debut

Platinum-selling StowTown recording artist David Phelps marked another milestone in an acclaimed career with his recent debut on the iconic Grand Ole Opry. The award-winning vocalist received a standing ovation at the close of his set, which included “Hello Beautiful,” the debut single from his latest release, GameChanger; the... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, September 21, 2021*

Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE's Rock Documentary "Into The Mystery" Hits Cinemas Nationwide November 3

Fathom Events and Greenwich Entertainment are proud to announce that “NEEDTOBREATHE: Into the Mystery” will be presented in movie theaters nationwide in a special one-night cinema event on November 3. This intimate documentary chronicles the recording of GRAMMY® Award-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE’s latest album, while quarantined in a historic... << Full Report >>

Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle Presented with Plaque Honoring Sixth No. 1 Single, "Hold On To Me"

Last night at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, Centricity Music presented a plaque to two-time GRAMMY Award winner Lauren Daigle in celebration of her sixth No. 1 single, “Hold On To Me.” The milestone extends Daigle’s record of most No. 1 hits among women on the Hot Christian Songs chart. Since the release of “Hold On To Me,” Daigle has raised funds through... << Full Report >>

Newsboys Newsboys Song "God's Not Dead" Certified Double Platinum

Newsboys, one of the leading acts in Contemporary Christian music, celebrates the double platinum certification of God’s Not Dead on the eve of their October 1st release of STAND. The song, off the album of the same name, sparked a movement with a book... << Full Report >>

Steph Carse Releases New Video, "Break Every Chain"

The official music video for CCM artist, Steph Carse's "Break Every Chain" is out now. The video was directed by Carse and Chris Metts and deals with many of the issues affecting society today, including drug addiction, depression, bullying, suicide, and sex trafficking... << Full Report >>

Emilia Walasik Releases Music Video for "Infinite Love"

Country-Pop/Singer-Songwriter Emilia Walasik is transforming the Contemporary-Christian community through idiosyncratic storytelling that breaks genre stereotypes. Today, Emilia is thrilled to announce her new music video for “Infinite Love”, a track from her newly released album “Serenity”. "Infinite Love" was produced by Loyd Rieves... << Full Report >>

*Monday, September 20, 2021*

Riley Clemmons Riley Clemmons to Perform at Shein X Rock the Runway Virtual Fashion Show Sept. 26

On September 26th, artist on the rise Riley Clemmons will join a star-studded line up of artists including The Chainsmokers, Saweetie, Darren Criss, and Thuy at SHEIN X ROCK THE RUNWAY 2021. The virtual event is an exciting hybrid-special that is part music concert, mixed with innovative choreographed dances in a non-traditional fashion show. She will perform “Stuck Inside My Head” from her album... << Full Report >>

Michael Tait Siblings Lynda Randle and Michael Tait Reunite for Popular "Together for Christmas" Tour

Two of Christian music’s most celebrated siblings and unparalleled vocalists, Dove Award winner Lynda Randle and GRAMMY®-nominated Newsboys frontman Michael Tait, are once again joining forces for their popular “Together For Christmas” Tour. The genre-spanning duo is slated to present eight concerts in... << Full Report >>

Integrity Music Integrity Music Announces "Let's Have Church" EP From Thrive Worship, Out Sept. 24

Integrity Music announces the latest project to release from Thrive Worship. The five-song live EP, Let's Have Church, drops this Friday, September 24... << Full Report >>

*Friday, September 17, 2021*

Moriah Smallbone, Moriah Peters MORIAH (Smallbone) Reveals New EP and Visual Album, "Live from the Quarry"

Mexican-American Christian recording artist MORIAH (Smallbone) is set to release a new EP and visual album on October 29, titled Live from the Quarry. Passionate about expanding women’s roles and creativity behind the scenes, MORIAH not only wrote and produced the entire record, she also produced... << Full Report >>

Social Club Misfits Social Club Misfits' Marty Santiago Pens And Performs His Song "Psalm 144" For Pro Boxing Match With Vitor Belfort

Martin (Marty) Santiago of the award-winning duo Social Club Misfits exclusively penned the song "Psalm 144-Marty" for MMA fighter turned pro boxer Vitor Belfort and the now legendary boxing match against Belfort and Evander... << Full Report >>

Riley Clemmons Rescheduled (Again): Riley Clemmons to Make National TV Debut on Fox and Friends September 18

On Saturday, September 17th Riley Clemmons will make her long awaited national television debut on FOX & Friends. The star on the rise has had an incredible few months and quickly became one of the hottest developing acts of the summer. She performed at the MusiCARES x Amy Winehouse Foundation “Back To Amy” benefit, was tapped... << Full Report >>

toby TobyMac Releases New Single, "Promised Land," Today

Seven-Time GRAMMY® winner TobyMac has released his brand new single, "Promised Land." Written by TobyMac and Adam Agee, the track is the follow up to his No. 1 hit "Help Is On The Way (Maybe Midnight)," and is available across all DSPs and impacting Christian radio now... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers Planetshakers Release New Album, "Revival"

Internationally recognized praise band Planetshakers globally releases REVIVAL today (Sept. 17) from Venture3Media (V3M). Available to pre-buy / pre-save now at all major digital and streaming outlets, the album was recorded live during the REVIVAL Conference held April 1-3... << Full Report >>

Jonathan McReynolds Jonathan McReynolds, Mali Music To Co-Release New EP

GRAMMY® winning hitmakers Jonathan McReynolds and Mali Music have teamed up to co-release a new EP project, Jonny x Mali: Live in LA. Available for pre-order now, the live project contains six songs, including “Adulting,”... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Bethel Music Releases "I Believe (Live)" from New Album, "Homecoming"

Today, GRAMMY nominated, internationally renowned artist collective Bethel Music has revealed a full track list and lead vocalists for their upcoming 12th compilation album, Homecoming. This compilation marks the first time all members of the collective are on one album and was produced by Bethel Music’s own David Whitworth and Mat... << Full Report >>

We Are Messengers We Are Messengers Celebrates The "Friend Of Sinners" With New Song Drop Today

Curb | Word Entertainment band We Are Messengers continues to preview its upcoming third full-length studio album, Wholehearted, with the release of “Friend Of Sinners,” available today (9/17). Listen to the deeply personal track and pre-order/pre-save Wholehearted (releasing Oct. 15, 2021)... << Full Report >>

Reece Lache Reece Lache Drops Double Single on Heels of Latest EP

Christian Hip Hop artist Reece Laché continues her impressive run through 2021 as she announced a new dual-single, Now or Never, hitting digital music outlets on September 17th. This comes following the August 20th release of her EP ‘Signs’ that has been met with much acclaim. The Louisiana native has put the industry on notice this year with her... << Full Report >>

Oba Reengy Oba Reengy Releases New Remix Single "Don't Leave" Featuring Royce Lovett

Oba Reengy releases the remix version of his single “Don’t Leave” featuring hip hop artist Royce Lovett (Paravel / DREAM) available at all digital retail outlets.  The Afrobeat track was co-written by Oba Reengy, TBabz and Royce Lovett and was produced by TBabz.  Oba shares more of what the track means to... << Full Report >>

Kim Gentry Meyer Releases Her New Christian Worship Single, "We Surrender to Love (Remix)"

After some time away from the music studio, Kim Gentry Meyer teams up with producer Karl Anderson of Anchour Studio and Vineyard USA lyric co-writer Adam Russell to release her fresh new single, We Surrender to Love (Remix). Kim’s vocal approach is most often described as a cross between Dolly Parton and Stevie Nicks. “I'm now really focusing my... << Full Report >>

Katie Lighty Releases New Single, "Never"

After her “Where I Belong” EP released in 2020, Katie Lighty dove deep into thought and prayer that birthed a beautiful song that continues to share the depth of her relationship with Jesus. With the past year being so tumultuous, Never reminds us that Jesus' love is far reaching and strongest when we feel we are falling apart... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, September 16, 2021*

toby TobyMac Announces Annual HITS DEEP TOUR With 29 Shows, in 26 Cities

TobyMac Hits Deep Tour returns for a full-scale arena tour in Spring of 2022. Announced today, the tour will feature TobyMac and DiverseCity along with special guests CROWDER, COCHREN & CO, CAIN AND TERRIAN. The tour kicks off in Jonesboro, AR on February 9th, with stops planned in California, Arizona, Montana, Missouri, New York, and more before wrapping up in Pittsburgh, PA on April 2nd... << Full Report >>

Tauren Wells Tauren Wells Surprises Couple During Marriage Proposal at Cracker Barrel in Phoenix, AZ!

Eight-time GRAMMY® nominee Tauren Wells surprised a couple in Arizona by being part of their engagement at a Cracker Barrel, helping the music-loving groom propose to his bride with one of their favorite songs. The two met at Cracker Barrel in 2020, and Wells is one of their favorite... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, September 15, 2021*

Skillet Skillet To Release New Album "Dominion" January 14, 2022

Multi-platinum rockers SKILLET announced today that their new studio album, DOMINION (Atlantic), will release January 14, 2022. Their 11th studio project, it follows SKILLET'S amazing track record of two RIAA certified multi-platinum albums, two Gold Albums... << Full Report >>

Natalie Grant Co-Hosts and First Round Performers Announced for the 52nd GMA Dove Awards

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) has announced Dove Award-winning Artists Natalie Grant and Jonathan McReynolds will co-host this year's GMA Dove Awards. Also revealed today were the first slate of nominated performers including: Lauren DaigleElevation WorshipKBCeCe Winans and Zach Williams... << Full Report >>

Crowder Crowder Joins The Recording Academy's "Positive Vibes Only" Series

Three-time GRAMMY-nominated artist Crowder joins the latest episode of The Recording Academy's Positive Vibes Only series, performing his multi-week No. 1 single "Good God Almighty." A standout from his 'Milk & Honey' album (6.11, sixstepsrecords/Capitol Christian Music Group), "Good God Almighty" sat atop the Billboard Christian Songs chart for five consecutive weeks and was... << Full Report >>

Essential Music Publishing and Provident Entertainment Salute Ethan Hulse on NSAI Songwriter of the Year Honor

Essential Music Publishing and Provident Entertainment are celebrating Essential Music Publishing songwriter, Ethan Hulse. On September 14th, Nashville Songwriters Association International named Hulse the NSAI Songwriter of the Year at the annual Nashville Songwriter Awards... << Full Report >>

Lucinda Moore Lucinda Moore's "Lord, I Hear You" Available for Preorder Now

ATLANTA, GA Stellar Award-winning powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, entrepreneur and label owner Lucinda Moore forthcoming digital track "Lord, I Hear You" is available for pre-order now. The song is set to be available for download and streaming Friday, September 17th via Moore's Nalah Music Group imprint and SONY Orchard.

Pre-order "Lord, I Hear You"... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, September 14, 2021*

Casting Crowns Rock the Universe 2022 Returns With Headliners Casting Crowns, for King & Country, Matthew West And More

Get ready to rock, ride and rejoice – Universal Orlando’s Rock the Universe is back! Fans and youth groups can once again come together at Florida’s biggest Christian music festival to enjoy gripping performances by some of Christian music’s top artists, powerful worship experiences and thrilling theme park attractions during an unforgettable weekend of faith and fun at Universal Studios Florida, from January 28-30... << Full Report >>

*Monday, September 13, 2021*

Natalie Grant Natalie Grant and Charlotte Gambill Announce Their 2021/2022 Dare To Be LIVE Event Tour

On the heels of the release of their new book, Dare to Be: God Is Able. Are You Willing? (Harvest House Publishers) which debuted #1 in Amazon’s Devotional Books category, and the premiere of season two of their wildly popular Dare to Be podcast, 5-time Grammy® nominee Natalie Grant and renowned author and speaker... << Full Report >>

The Isaacs Get Their Day as Hometown Hendersonville, TN Proclaims September 14 "The Isaacs Day"

The multi-award-winning family group, The Isaacs, are honored to be citizens of Hendersonville, Tennessee and the sentiment is mutual. Mayor Jamie Clary deemed Tuesday, September 14, “The Isaacs Day.” This honor commemorates the day they become members of The Grand Ole Opry... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, September 12, 2021*

Matthew Parker 11 Independent Pop Artists Team Up on "Young Pop Renegades 2021: Origin"

In a unique project releasing October 1st, 11 independent pop artists are coming together to bring you an all-new compilation album of catchy, original pop music called “Young Pop Renegades 2021: Origin”. Spearheaded and dreamed up by pop/EDM artist Matthew Parker, the project includes heavy hitters... << Full Report >>

*Friday, September 10, 2021*

Jordan St. Cyr Jordan St. Cyr Drops New Single "Weary Traveler" Today With Lyric and Story Behind The Song Videos

"Weary Traveler," the empowering single from BEC Recordings artist and songwriter Jordan St. Cyr, drops today accompanied by a lyric video and story behind the song, and both can be viewed below. Already being added by stations around the... << Full Report >>

Brian Doerksen Brian Doerksen, Carolyn Arends, Steve Bell Release Song "215"

When Canada woke to the news of 215 children’s remains in unmarked graves beside a former residential school in late May, Canadians and Christians were shocked and heartbroken. In response, a group of Christian recording artists decided to sing a protest song. "215" is written by Christian music veteran & JUNO winner Brian Doerksen with input by Indigenous artist Cheryl Bear, and is joined by multiple JUNO award-winning artists Steve Bell, Carolyn Arends and more in a united song of grief and identification... << Full Report >>

Cade Thompson Cade Thompson Releases Debut Album, "Bigger Story"

Red street Records’ contemporary Christian artist Cade Thompson has released his highly anticipated debut album Bigger Story, available now across all streaming platforms.... << Full Report >>

Mirours Mirours Shares New Single "Parallax"

Today, alternative pop duo Mirours share their new single “Parallax.” Inspired by the tumult of 2020, the new song calls out Christian nationalism, corruption in politics, the devastation of George Floyd and the destruction that division in society can cause. Stream it here... << Full Report >>

Voctave, the Viral A Capella Sensation Vocal Ensemble, Signs Recording Agreement with CLUB44 Records

Voctave – the viral a cappella sensation with over 150 million views – has signed a recording agreement with CLUB44 RECORDS. The Billboard-chart topping 11-member ensemble will present a new holiday album The Spirit of the Season: Deluxe Edition, scheduled to be released on Friday, October 22, 2021. The addition of the ensemble is a welcome addition to the diverse and growing roster of musical talent... << Full Report >>

Worship Collective Dwell Songs Releases Debut EP, "Songs of Renewal"

Dwell Songs has released its debut EP, Songs of Renewal. The four-track project, birthed from the Dwell movement’s worship community in Little Rock, Ark., brings a renewed awareness of the refreshing power of God’s presence. Songs on the project include Heart Poured Out (featuring Alan Thomas from the band... << Full Report >>

Destiny Worship Music Pursues God's Voice Above All Else In New Single, "Whispers"

Destiny Worship Music leans in to hear the still small voice of God in their new single, Whispers. Produced by Walker Beach and written by Steven Vaggalis and Naomi Murray, the tender anthem is a call to quiet the noise for the whisper of God. “There is so much chaos, confusion and noise in our world today. Life has a way of... << Full Report >>

Grand Canyon University's Canyon Worship Releases New Album

Canyon Worship’s new album is now available on digital platforms. Every September, the student-led worship team from Grand Canyon University shares the songs and voices of their students in a highly-anticipated album. This year’s album, Canyon Worship 2021, is an album that points listeners to Christ as the answer to every... << Full Report >>

Ben Laine Releases Anthem For The Broken, Hopeless, And The Lost In New Single, "I Believe"

Ben Laine finds purpose in the pain in his newly released single, "I Believe." With an unwavering resolve, Laine shares his confidence in God’s timing in the anthemic single, which was inspired by a conversation with a friend about grief and loss. “God has shown me many things through this song... << Full Report >>

Bloodlines New Single and Album from Bloodlines

Today, Bloodlines release "Lotus," the second single from their upcoming EP "HEVEL." The EP marries classic metal core with a distinctly progressive twist, and sees the Gulf Coast 4-piece taking cues from bands like For Today, Impending Doom and Convictions... << Full Report >>

New Music from Kevin Lemons and Higher Calling Available Today

It is hard to believe that the choir responsible for one of this year’s most electrifying songs is celebrating 25 years of glorifying God through song. The good news is that this is not only true, but the 100-member choir, Kevin Lemons and Higher Calling, is marking its silver anniversary with the release of a brand-new... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Bethel Music Announces 12th Live Album, "Homecoming," Due Out Sept. 24

GRAMMY nominated, and internationally renowned artist collective Bethel Music has announced their long-anticipated 12th compilation album, Homecoming, will be released September 24th. Recorded over three nights at the Redding Civic Auditorium, the epic sixteen track album was written over the last year and features all... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Young & Free Hillsong Young and Free Re-Releases "As I Am" with Artist Peter Cottontale

GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free and GRAMMY award-winning producer and recording artist Peter CottonTale announce the release of their special collaboration, “As I Am” (with Peter CottonTale). The original chart-topping... << Full Report >>

We Are Messengers We Are Messengers Releases New Version of "Come What May" with Cory Asbury Today

Curb | Word Entertainment’s We Are Messengers releases a new version of “Come What May” featuring Cory Asbury today (9/10). Listen to “Come What May + (feat. Cory Asbury)” HERE and watch the official music video HERE. The original version of “Come What May” serves as We Are Messengers’ current radio single and offers the first taste of new music from the K-LOVE Award-winner’s forthcoming third studio album, Wholehearted, which releases on 10/15... << Full Report >>

Francesca Battistelli Francesca Battistelli Unveils New Single, "God is Good," Today

Acclaimed Curb | Word Entertainment singer/songwriter Francesca Battistelli unveils brand new single, “God is Good,” today (9/10). The track can also be found in the upcoming film, God’s Not Dead: We the People, in which Francesca has a starring role. Listen to the poignant track HERE... << Full Report >>

Honor & Glory Honor & Glory Releases New Original Song "God of My Story"

Honor & Glory, the worship project started by members of Disciple, has released their first original track with “God of My Story.” The song is available at “God of My Story” follows up “Battle Belongs,” the band’s take on a Phil Wickham-penned anthem. This second track is the first fans have heard of original music written by... << Full Report >>

The Color The Color Releases New Song, "Stranger"

The Color’s new single, “Stranger” (DREAM Records) releases today to all digital retail providers today.  Their new single is bound to draw attention.  Written with Bede Benjamin-Korporaal and Jessie Early, and produced by Bede Benjamin-Korporaal (Hillsong Young & Free, Passion, Chris McClarney), “Stranger”... << Full Report >>

BC1Way Cover Classic Gary Oliver Song on New Single, "CELEBRATE!"

Over the last decade, Brandon Camphor & OneWay (BC1Way), a dynamic East Coast collective comprised of four lead vocalists – Brandon Camphor, Julia McMillan, Angela Jones, and Fred Cleveland have used their heavenly harmonies to lead music lovers only ONE WAY, to Jesus! As a result, the collective has earned four hit singles on the Billboard Top 30... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, September 8, 2021*

11th Hour 11th Hour Brings Faith and Creativity to "Anthem of the Ages"

Following the release of chart-topping singles “I Know It’s Mine” and “Whosoever Will May Come,” Southern Gospel trio 11th Hour returns with Anthem of the Ages, a full-length project for Sonlite Records that underlines the power and versatility of the group’s musical ministry... << Full Report >>

The Rescued Releases Unplugged Concert as Album

A video and audio version of a high energy, full-length unplugged concert by The Rescued, a worship collective founded by songwriter/musician James Jones, has been released. “The Rescued Unplugged Live” features eight songs available across multiple platforms... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, September 7, 2021*

Caroline Cobb Caroline Cobb Releases "A King & His Kindness" LP Oct. 1

Acclaimed singer, songwriter Caroline Cobb launches her fourth album, A King & His Kindness, to streaming, digital and retail outlets internationally Oct. 1 through Integrity Music. Available to pre-savepre-order now, the recording zooms in on the heart of Jesus and is rich with biblical imagery, intimate arrangements and poetic lyrics meant to help the Church rehearse and remember God’s Story... << Full Report >>

Michael W. Smith "The Jesus Music" Documentary is Coming To A Theater Near You, Tickets On Sale Sept. 8

The Jesus Music documentary film, A Kingdom Story Company in conjunction with K Love Films and Southland Studios, is directed by Andrew and John Erwin. The documentary is already receiving praise for its fascinating interpretation and thorough history of the Christian Contemporary Music movement. Featuring artists such as Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, TobyMac, Michael Tait and so... << Full Report >>

Relent Relent Announces Highly-Anticipated Sophomore Album, "Heavy"

Texas nu-metal outfit Relent has announced the release of their highly anticipated Rockfest Records sophomore album, Heavy. The album will be available through all major outlets on October 1. “Heavy is an anthem for the hurting,” the band explains. “It’s a story of trauma, tribulation and therapy. Where so many have been silenced, Heavy has a way of speaking for those... << Full Report >>

Lecrae Lecrae Speaks Out About Depression

It is National Suicide Prevention Week (September 5th-11th) and two-time Grammy Award-winning artist and New York Times best-selling author, LECRAE, shares that he too has suffered from crippling depression. In this riveting video posted on his YouTube channel, Lecrae, a survivor of sexual, verbal and physical abuse... << Full Report >>

*Friday, September 3, 2021*

Chris Renzema Chris Renzema Releases Third Album Today

Acclaimed singer / songwriter Chris Renzema releases his third full-length and second Centricity Music album, Get Out of the Way of Your Own Heart, today (Sept. 3). Available now at digital and streaming outlets everywhere, the album features lyrics that cut to the bone while singing about hope and echoing the universality of both pain and praise... << Full Report >>

Lacey Sturm Love & Death and Lacey Sturm to Headline Groundbreaking Suicide Prevention Livestream on Twitch

eartSupport is joining forces with bands like Love & Death, Lacey Sturm, We Came As Romans, August Burns Red and Memphis May Fire for one massive, hope-filled livestream for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10. The livestream will take place on Twitch at 5:00 PM Eastern, and you can RSVP to the event at... << Full Report >>

Randy Stonehill Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, and More Honor CCM Legend Randy Stonehill

GRAMMY Award-winning artists Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Jars of Clay, Ashley Cleveland, Russ Taff, and over 20 other recording artists have joined together to create a tribute in honor of singer-songwriter Randy Stonehill’s 50th anniversary in Christian music. Fans are invited to participate... << Full Report >>

Tasha Cobbs Leonard Tasha Cobbs Leonard Releases Soul-Stirring Rendition of Black National Anthem

Today, Grammy, Billboard Music, Stellar, and Dove Award-winning musician and songwriter Tasha Cobbs Leonard releases her own rendition of The Black National Anthem, “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” Full of masterful vocal runs and emotive verve, Leonard’s voice soars to the heavens with a message of solidarity and strength. This reimagined track, exclusively... << Full Report >>

Jekalyn Carr Jekalyn Carr Releases New Single, "My Portion," with WayNorth Music

Jekalyn Carr releases a brand new single, “My Portion,” with WayNorth Music. The steady and vibrant mid-tempo song, available now, is amplified with Carr’s signature dynamic vocals and reminds us of the Promises of God... << Full Report >>

Elias Dummer Elias Dummer Releases New Single "The Gospel is Rest" with Land of Color

Offering a balm for weary souls in the throes of troubled times, award-winning singer/songwriter Elias Dummer bows “The Gospel Is Rest” today. Featuring acclaimed duo Land of Color, the contemplative track was penned by Dummer... << Full Report >>

ICF Worship ICF Worship & YADA Worship Release New "Gut Zu Mir" Single

ICF Worship introduce ‘Gut Zu Mir’, the second single from their forthcoming EP. Initially introduced on ICF Worship’s latest album... << Full Report >>

Canyon Hills Worship Canyon Hills Worship Releases New Song, "Spirit Of God"

Canyon Hills Worship release their new track “Spirit Of God” (DREAM Worship) today and is available at all digital service providers.  The track was written by Koby Orr and Michael Monroe of Canyon Hills Worship and Brandon Coker and Clay Finnesand of North Point Worship.  This worship ministry has been busy writing and... << Full Report >>

Stephanie Summers BET "Sunday Best" Season 10 Winner Stephanie Summers Releases "Mighty Strong God"

Acclaimed singer Stephanie Summers, releases the new single “Mighty Strong God,” available now at digital music providers. Summers - whose powerful performances garnered top honors as the BET “Sunday Best” Season 10 winner on the hit Gospel competition - has also launched the new track as the first single out to Gospel radio... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, September 2, 2021*

Danny Gokey Danny Gokey's Album "Jesus People" Debuts At No. 1

Three-time GRAMMY® nominee and American Idol alum Danny Gokey celebrates his newest studio album, Jesus People, debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart. The album also charted at No. 6 on the Billboard Top Current Album Sales chart and No... << Full Report >>

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