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*Saturday, July 20, 2019*


S.O. Takes On False Social Media Perception In "Goals" Featuring Lucy Grimble

Hip hop artist S.O. addresses social media ills on “Goals,” the debut single from his Augustine’s Legacy album dropping on September 6. This song, available now, comes amid reports of social media users experiencing depression driven by an excess of perfect, strategically-curated posts. In an effort to lessen the pressures, this week Instagram began hiding post likes in six countries... << Full Report >>

Gospel Music Legend Bill Gaither Announces Cities for Christmas Homecoming Tour

Multi-Grammy Award winning recording artist, Bill Gaither and prominent Christian events producer, Premier Productions, have announced plans to bring the Bill Gaither & The Gaither Vocal Band Christmas Homecoming Tour to select cities during December of 2019... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 19, 2019*


JoC Jars of Clay Announce Annual Nashville Christmas Show

Although the band officially stopped touring a few years ago, Jars of Clay has remained active nearly each holiday for an annual Christmas concert. Today, the four-piece pop rock band announced their 2019 show for December 7th in Franklin, TN... << Full Report >>

Local Sound Releases "Sunday School" EP Today

Local Sound's newest EP, Sunday School, is available everywhere today. Sunday School features five 1990s worship favorites with the trio's pop music spin. The EP includes Local Sound's treasured worship songs like "Shout To The Lord," "Open The Eyes Of My Heart," featuring special guest Paul Baloche as well as the hits "I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever... << Full Report >>

The Glorious Unseen's Ben Crist Launches Campaign for New EP

The Glorious Unseen was an acclaimed worship act on BEC Recordings, led by Ben Crist, but we haven't heard from either since their 2012 release, Lovesick. However, Crist has taken to Kickstarter to fund a new EP, which has less than 2 weeks left on the campaign. Click here to view the campaign... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Josh Baldwin Returns With "Let the Redeemed"

Josh Baldwin of Bethel Music is unveiling a brand new track, “Let the Redeemed,” today. The hopeful track compellingly declares God as a Deliverer who leads us out of the desert. “The most powerful sound on earth is the song of captives set free, and there is power in our testimony that releases hope to the world,” shares Baldwin... << Full Report >>

Attaboy Releases "Fearless" Single, Video Today

Leading school assemblies followed by evening, full-production concerts coast-to-coast and performing at camps during the summer months, Indiana-based pop/rock band Attaboy releases “Fearless” globally from Radiate Music. The song is available now on iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music... << Full Report >>

Manafest Manafest Releases New Single, "This is Not the End"

Rock / rap artist Manafest has released a new song today, July 19, 2019, from his upcoming new studio album slated to come out later this year. The song, "This Is Not The End," is co-written with Trevor Mcnevan from Thousand Foot Krutch and produced by Doug Weir.  "This Is Not The End" is  the first new song from Manafest since his 2017 release of Stones... << Full Report >>

Christian Rapper G.L.O. Releases New Album Today, July 19

Christian rap artist G.L.O, which stands for God’s Love Only, is releasing her new album today, an 11-song collection titled “Reborn.” The project is available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Apple Music, Spotify and all other digital stores and music streaming services... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, July 18, 2019*


John Van Deusen Premieres New Video "Whatever Makes You Mine"

John Van Deusen is thrilled to share a brand new music video for "Whatever Makes You Mine," premiering now on Substream Magazine. The song comes from Van Deusen's forthcoming album, (I Am) Origami Pt. 3 - A Catacomb Hymn, out this Friday, July 19th via Tooth & Nail Records. Pre-orders are available now... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 17, 2019*


Random Hero Opens New Chapter with "Tension" August 23

Christian rock hitmakers and fan favorites Random Hero are set to drop  Tension , their highly anticipated RockFest Records debut, August 23. Produced by Memphis May Fire's Kellen McGregor,  Tension  is the band’s most melodic, hook-laden release to date, providing a musical foundation squarely focused on elevating Random Hero’s urgent message of Hope and healing... << Full Report >>

Historical Marker on Nashville's Music Row for CCM, Belmont Church and Koinonia Coffeehouse

The Nashville Metropolitan Historical Commission, in association with the Nashville Metro Council, announced today the creation of a historical marker at 1000 16th Avenue South to be unveiled on Thursday, July 25th, to honor decades of the music impact of Belmont Church, Koinonia Coffeehouse and the Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) genre on the city of Nashville. Additionally, at today’s Nashville Metropolitan Council meeting, a resolution was read... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 16, 2019*


Zach Williams Zach Williams Announces His Headlining Tour "The Rescue Story Tour"

Multi-award-winning artist and songwriter Zach Williams has announced his fall headlining tour, "The Rescue Story Tour."  The 20-city tour will begin in Syracuse, NY on October 10 and wrap in Anderson, IN on November 10, and will include a special stop on November 3 at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. "The Rescue Story Tour," which will feature special guest artist Josh Baldwin of Bethel Music, is sponsored by Compassion International and Christian Healthcare Ministries... << Full Report >>

Andrew Peterson Andrew Peterson Announces 20th Anniversary Behold the Lamb of God Album and Tour

An annual concert tour lasting 20 consecutive years is a rarity in the music industry. But that’s exactly what this year marks for singer-songwriter-author-filmmaker Andrew Peterson, whose Behold the Lamb of God tour celebrates its 20th anniversary this Christmas season. To further commemorate this milestone, Peterson has recorded a new edition of the correlating album, Behold the Lamb of God: The True Tall Tale of the Coming of Christ, which will be released October 25... << Full Report >>

Skillet Skillet Debuts New Music Video for Hit Rock Song "Legendary"

Today, People.com has exclusively premiered the music video for multi-platinum rock band Skillet’s quickly climbing, Top 20 rock single “Legendary” in advance of their tenth studio album Victorious (August 2/Atlantic Records).

Skillet currently graces the cover of YouTubeMusic’s Rock Hotlist with “Legendary” while the track is the featured #1 spot on the playlist... << Full Report >>

DREAM Label Group Partners With PureFlix.com To Bring Music, Live Video To Streaming Video Service

DREAM Label Group announced today that it has become the first label to provide it's featured music and live video content on the streaming video on demand platform PureFlix.com. 

Centered around the journey of healing, encouragement and joy, DREAM artists such as Switch, Matthew Parker, Seacoast Worship (feat. Brandon Lake), We Are Leo, 29:11 Worship, Joel Vaughn and others will be included in five specialty curated playlists... << Full Report >>



Award Winner Shane Schauer Releases New Single

ChristianSongwriting.com’s current Songwriter of the Year Shane Schauer has released “Then Your Love,” a new single featuring vocalist Tasha Layton. Layton is a BEC Recordings (Tooth & Nail) recording artist who formerly toured the world as a background vocalist with pop superstar Katy Perry... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 15, 2019*


Amy Grant Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith Reunite for Seven Christmas Performances Across U.S.

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY® winners Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith are reuniting to co-bill their popular Christmas tour this upcoming holiday season, where they will be joined by special guest Marc Martel. Incorporating a full symphony orchestra at each performance, this musical mastery is being presented by Balsam Hill®. Kicking off November 30 in Cincinnati, OH the seven-city tour travels to Columbus... << Full Report >>

Elevation Worship Releases New Youth Worship Expression as ELEVATION RHYTHM

Elevation Church released two singles, extending the reach of their worship ministry with ELEVATION RHYTHM, a new worship team specifically geared towards youth. This new music was created to represent and engage the youth and young adults of this generation. ELEVATION RHYTHM debuted today with two singles, "EVERYTHING EVERYTHING" and "NEVER WALK AWAY."... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, July 13, 2019*


Chris August Signs to BMG Music Publishing

Chart-topping ASCAP songwriter-artist Chris August has signed a publishing agreement with BMG Music Publishing. The multiple GMA Dove Award-winning recording artist has also enjoyed success as a country songwriter and plans to continue to work in both genres... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 12, 2019*


Sara Groves Sara Groves, Audrey Assad, Ellie Holcomb, Propaganda and Robbie Seay Band Unite for Recently Released "Behold"

Behold,” available now, finds Sara GrovesAudrey Assad, Ellie Holcomb, Propaganda and Robbie Seay Band joining forces for a unique worship anthem inspired by International Justice Mission (IJM). The unlikely pairing was unveiled at IJM's Liberate... << Full Report >>

Royal Company Debuts New Single "Faithful Is Your Love" On DREAM

Following the announcement of the signing to DREAM Worship, Oklahoma City worship band, Royal Company is proud to release the debut of their track, "Faithful Is Your Love." A downtempo, powerful worship track with beautiful synthetic sounds and encouraging lyrics. Along with the release of the single, the group is performing it at the Nazarene Youth Conference in front of 9000 in Phoenix, AZ today. The group shares their heart behind the message of the song... << Full Report >>

NF NF Releases New Single and Video "Time" Ahead of Album Release

Following the stratospheric viral impact of the recently released “When I Grow Up , ” chart-topping Michigan rapper  NF  shared a new single and music video entitled “Time” today. Listen HERE. This marks the third song issued from his forthcoming... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers Planetshakers Releases "Rain Your Glory Down" Today

Internationally recognized praise band Planetshakers releases “Rain Your Glory Down” today (July 12) at iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play and more digital and streaming outlets globally from Venture3Media (V3M). Leading the song live today at Planetshakers Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, the band recorded the song during the annual conference held in April this year at Melbourne Arena in... << Full Report >>

Avalon Avalon's "Keeper of My Heart" Single Releases Today

For the first time in 10 years, celebrated vocal group Avalon's has released brand new music. The single,"Keeper of My Heart," is available NOW - via all digital outlets and on the radio. The song - written by Jordan Feliz, Matt Armstrong, and Bryan Fowler - was produced by Jay DeMarcus and Don Koch... << Full Report >>

Wolves at the Gate Release New Single, "Counterfeit"

Wolves At The Gate have released a new single, "Counterfeit". Stream HERE. "This is a fight song; a song of rebellion," explains vocalist/guitarist Stephen Cobucci. "Countless lies and deceptions are thrown at us every day from the news media, politicians, people who abuse religion, social... << Full Report >>

Mac Powell and the Family Reunion Release New Song "Mess of Me"

This summer, Mac Powell and the Family Reunion will release their full-length debut album Back Again on July 26th via Thirty Tigers. Led by the former lead singer of Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling group Third Day, the new band is southern roots and American rock. It's a collection of foot-stomping, hand-clapping tunes that pay tribute to Mac's early musical inspirations from his childhood, including Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, and Jim Croce to name a... << Full Report >>

We Are Messengers We Are Messengers Debuts New Single "Power" Today

Still reeling from the July 2 Songland (NBC) win, We Are Messengers proudly delivers its new single, “Power,” Friday, July 12. The track follows “Maybe It’s Ok,” which took top honors at the 2019 K-LOVE Fan Awards as Breakout Single of the Year. “Power” will be available everywhere through CURB | Word Entertainment... << Full Report >>

Blind Drummer Finds Renewed Vision with Creative Soul Records' All Together United

Christian rock band All Together United has partnered with Creative Soul Records for a still untitled album due later this year. The first single, “Hollow," will be released on Friday, July 12. As a child, founder/drummer Chad Hampton, dreamed of playing the drums. By the age of 12, he felt called to become a touring drummer in the Christian music industry. When his dreams didn’t immediately... << Full Report >>

Oh, Sleeper Releases New Album "Bloodied/Unbowed" via Solid State Records

American metalcore band, Oh, Sleeper, is back and more powerful than ever with today's release of their highly anticipated fourth full-length album Bloodied/Unbowed via Solid State Records. This includes singles " Decimation & Burial ," " Fissure ," and " The Island ," and is now available across... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Paul and Hannah McClure Find The Way Home With Inaugural Release Out Aug. 30

Long-time pillars in the Bethel Music community Paul and Hannah McClure are embarking on their first standalone album, The Way Home, out Aug. 30. The organic next step was announced during Bethel Music’s annual WorshipU. Brian Johnson, Josh Baldwin, Seth Mosley, Matt Hammitt, Mia Fieldes and a host of others joined Paul & Hannah as co-writers in the nearly four-year pilgrimage... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Hillsong Worship Releases New Single, "King of Kings"

Multi-platinum-selling Hillsong Worship announces the launch of a brand new single “King of Kings” that releases on the heels of the chart-topping “Who You Say I Am” which recently achieved RIAA-Certified Gold status and earned the group top honors for Worship Song of the Year at the 2019... << Full Report >>

Trinity Releases "The In Between" Today From The Fuel Music

Awards-winning, Netherlands-based, eclectic band Trinity announces the release of The In Between, today (July 12) from The Fuel Music. Released earlier in the Netherlands and having already received two Dutch Dove Awards, including “Album Of The Year,” the recording is now available today at iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon.com, Spotify... << Full Report >>

Debut Album from Humble Feet Bows Today

New artist Humble Feet is set to release its debut eponymous album today. “Humble Feet,” a 10-track collection, is available on all digital platforms, including iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and Apple Music. “Each of these songs was inspired by the Holy Spirit in my heart as I served in ministry and studied the Bible and encountered... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, July 11, 2019*


I Am They I AM THEY Continues To Climb The Charts With Their Latest Single, "Scars"

Pop-acoustic group I AM THEY (Sony Music/Provident Label Group) continues to climb the charts with their latest single, "Scars." The poignant song is currently No. 2 at Billboard's Christian AC Monitored chart and at press time, has obtained more than 18 million streams worldwide, while continuing to gain audiences across the U.S. every week... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 10, 2019*


KJ-52 New Single From KJ-52, "Have a Good Day," Out To Radio Today

“Have a Good Day” (featuring Los Angeles-based Inpop recording artist V. Rose), a new single from multiple Dove Award winner KJ-52, is being released to radio today. The single, from the legendary rapper’s new project, “What Happened Was…,” is being serviced to Christian CHR, Christian Hip Hop, and Rhythmic radio outlets... << Full Report >>

Foldinglights to Release Debut Album "Subterranean Hum" July 19

Following a string of single releases this year, Belfast singer/songwriter Foldinglights is set to release his debut album on July 19th. Drawing influences from artists like Jon Foreman, Foy Vance and Glen Hansard, 'Subterranean Hum' fuses both electronic and acoustic instruments, to create a diverse and unique landscape perfectly held together by Michael's vulnerable heart wide-open lyrics, which he delivers here with passion and conviction throughout... << Full Report >>

House of Peace Releases "Let Your Face Shine" Single

South Florida-based group, House of Peace, is pleased to announce the July 12 release of the highly-anticipated, new single, “Let Your Face Shine,” along with an accompanying lyric video, which is now available on YouTube. Available nationwide, the single is a precursor to the band’s second full-length project, Welcome to the River, which is set to be out this fall... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 9, 2019*


Steven Malcolm Hip-Hop Artist Steven Malcolm to Embark on Summertime 2019 "Tag Team Tour"

Coming off the success of The Second City album release, the critically acclaimed hip-hop artist Steven Malcolm will embark on his headlining summertime tour entitled the Tag Team Tour. The tour will kick off in Fernandina Beach, FL on July 22 and visit 12 other cities across the US, drawing to a close in Orlando, FL on August 31... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 8, 2019*


VaShawn Mitchell To Release New Album "Elements" August 9

Multiple Stellar and Dove Award winner, and GRAMMY nominee, VaShawn Mitchell returns with prolific new album ELEMENTS . In commemoration of his storied, and successful 20-year career Mitchell offers ELEMENTS as the culmination of the full breadth of his music journey. With a fusion of pop, rock, gospel and that signature Chicago Gospel... << Full Report >>

Seth Crane Releases Debut Single, "I Surrender"

Kentucky singer/songwriter Seth Crane releases his debut single, “I Surrender,” to Christian radio today. The song, the title track from his upcoming project, is being serviced to Christian AC radio outlets. “Through some really dark times, the words, ‘Crying out to the Father up above’ came to my heart and the song ‘I Surrender’ was written... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 5, 2019*


New Single, Preorders from War of Ages

War of Ages are back with an electrifying new album. “Void” is the highly anticipated follow up to 2017’s “Alpha”, and these 11 new tracks are well worth the wait. The band sequestered themselves at Sicktones Studios with engineer and WoA guitarist Jack Daniels to produce their strongest and most lyrically honest album yet. “Void” cashes in on... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 3, 2019*


Two Centricity Publishing Writers Featured on This Week's NBC "Songland" Episode

Centricity Publishing is making a mark on NBC’s reality-competition show Songland. Two of its staff songwriters, Steve Fee and Kyle Williams, were featured on last night’s episode, and Williams was the night’s winner with his song, “Getting Started.” In an exciting episode twist, Blacc also recorded and released Fee’s song, “Same Blood.” Watch Williams’ performance here and Fee’s here.... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 2, 2019*


We Are Messengers We Are Messengers' Kyle Williams Delivers Next Songland Hit

One month after We Are Messengers' compassionate song "Maybe It’s Ok" was named 2019's Breakout Single of the Year at the K-LOVE Fan Awards, band member Kyle Williams is breaking out in other ways. The guitar player's new composition, "Getting Started," was featured in an episode of NBC’s Songland this week, where it won its round (earning applause from songwriting mentor Ryan Tedder) and was recorded by global chart-topping solo artist Aloe Blacc.

"I wouldn’t change a thing," said three-time GRAMMY-winner... << Full Report >>

Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Joins Pandora's Billionaires Club

Multi-platinum selling and award-winning Hillsong UNITED joins Pandora’s Billionaires Club celebrating over 1.8 billion lifetime streams on the platform. One of only a handful of artists in its genre to reach this benchmark, the group was presented the prestigious award last night during their VIP (Diamond) Fan Experience held prior to their sold-out show at Madison Square Garden... << Full Report >>

7eventh Time Down 7eventh Time Down Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut

BEC Recordings artist and Christian radio hitmakers 7eventh Time Down marked another career milestone last weekend with their debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The band performed their signature hits “Just Say Jesus” and “God Is On The Move” before a sold-out audience at the Opry... << Full Report >>

Shaylee Simeone's "Dearly Loved" Affirms God's Promise

In an imperfect world where people come and go from our lives, God’s promise to “never leave us” is unique. Seeking grace and not perfection, Nashville-based singer/songwriter and worship leader Shaylee Simeone is learning what it truly means to trust His promises. Relatable while rooted in solid Biblical theology, Simeone’s journey is marked by the willingness to say “yes” to His calling, despite fear, doubt and natural reservations that come with being human. Through her single debut of... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 1, 2019*


Tasha Layton BEC Recordings Releases Tasha Layton EP, "LOVE RUNNING WILD"

It was last fall when BEC Recordings announced their signing of singer, songwriter, worship leader, speaker, and author Tasha Layton. Her current radio single, “Love Lifting Me” has reached Top 25 status on the Billboard Christian Airplay and AC Monitored charts, and Top 20 on the AC Indicator chart. Her debut single, "I Belong To You," which was touted by listeners as "beautiful with an amazing message," and "excellent... << Full Report >>

Integrity Music Set To Release New EP from Local Sound July 19th

Local Sound is set to release their second EP, Sunday School, with Integrity Music on July 19th. True to the title, Sunday School takes five of the group's favorite worship songs from their childhoods recorded with Local Sound's pop worship spin... << Full Report >>

Citizen Way Citizen Way Follows up Breakout Hit with New Single "The Lord's Prayer"

Citizen Way's new song “The Lord’s Prayer," the debut single from their upcoming album, is currently on all streaming platforms and will hit radio on Aug. 2. This powerful song sets the stage for the band’s third studio album with Fair Trade Services releasing this Fall and reflects the core purpose of the band... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, June 30, 2019*


Mac Powell and the Family Reunion Release New Song "Whoo! (feat. Craig Morgan)"

This summer, Mac Powell and the Family Reunion will release their full-length debut album Back Again on July 26th via Thirty Tigers. Led by the former lead singer of Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling group Third Day, the new band is southern roots and American rock. It's a collection of foot-stomping, hand-clapping tunes that pay tribute to Mac's early musical inspirations from his childhood, including Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash... << Full Report >>

Influence Music Reveals "Right Here (Hallelujah)" From Album "Rebels"

Influence Music has revealed their fourth single off their upcoming record Rebels titled “Right Here (Hallelujah)”. Sung by Whitney Medina, the single is available across all digital platforms with an accompanying music video on YouTube. Rebels is slated to release worldwide on July 19, 2019... << Full Report >>

Steve Gray Releases New Album, 'You Will Restore'

Steve Gray’s new album, You Will Restore, An experience in Psalms, is available now on all digital platforms. The 10-song album, written by Gray, features passages from the book of Psalms and combines contemporary, Middle Eastern, and orchestral cinematic elements. Gray, senior pastor of World Revival Church in Kansas City, Mo., says the album is an Old Testament reflection inspired by the heart and emotions of David. The album is his fourth solo album... << Full Report >>

*Friday, June 28, 2019*


90s Pop Artist Miss Angie Returns with New Worship EP, "Desert Flags"

Pop artist Miss Angie made her label debut in 1997 on Myrrh Records/Word Entertainment with 100 Million Eyeballs. After a follow-up album and a couple indie releases, Miss Angie started a family and put music on the backburner. However, the itch to make music again has pushed Angie to unite with producer Gabriel Wilson (who also formerly fronted Rock N Roll Worship Circus and The... << Full Report >>

Andy Mineo Andy Mineo Releases New Single "I Don't Need You"

After reflecting on the pressures of becoming successful and self-reliant, rapper Andy Mineo wrote and recorded “I Don’t Need You”. The third single from his upcoming WORK IN PROGRESS mixtape seemingly glorifies the mantra but, later reveals at the core of “I Don’t Need You” is fear. On the track, Andy skillfully breaks down the walls built by past trauma and puts his pride to the side to reveal exactly what he needs... << Full Report >>

DREAM Label Group Signs Singer Songwriter Charmelle Cofield

Powerful singer, songwriter and Kansas City native Charmelle Cofield signs with Dream Label Group in partnership with Platform Agency and released a brand new album entitled CHARMELLE today on all digital retailers (http://smarturl.it/CharmelleCofield)... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Newest Signee Brandon Lake Drops Debut Single "This Is A Move"

“This Is A Move” from South Carolina-based worship leader Brandon Lake is being unveiled today, marking his entrance as the newest member of the Bethel Music family. The awe-inspired track was co-written with Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Tony Brown and Nate Moore. The origins of the song are personal to Lake as they stem from his friend Micah’s miraculous... << Full Report >>

Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Releases Deluxe Edition of Album "People"

Hillsong UNITED announces the release of “People (Deluxe).” Available today, the compilation is an extension of the group’s record-breaking “People” live album and features seven brand new acoustic offerings and reworked versions of fan favorites such as “Good Grace,” “Whole Heart (Hold Me Now),” “Another In The Fire,” “Highlands,”... << Full Report >>

Rend Collective Experiment Brand New Rend Collective Single "YOUR NAME IS POWER" Out Today

On the heels of “Counting Every Blessing” marked as the biggest song of their career to date, Rend Collective is delivering “YOUR NAME IS POWER,” a brand new single available on all platforms today. The anthem of declaration and praise will hit radio airwaves on July 26. In celebration of the release, the group is additionally unveiling a live performance video of "YOUR NAME IS POWER" recorded in Nashville, Tenn... << Full Report >>

Tenth Avenue North Tenth Avenue North Set To Release New Album, "No Shame," August 2nd

Today Tenth Avenue North releases the title track of their upcoming album - No Shame - set to release on August 2nd (listen here). After more than a decade on the road, five studio albums and a season of transition, the band has found themselves wondering what they wanted to say next. This collection of songs on their sixth LP, No Shame, finds Tenth Avenue North... << Full Report >>

Tori Kelly Tori Kelly To Release New Album, "Inspired By True Events" August 9

Two-time GRAMMY winner Tori Kelly will release her new album, Inspired By True Events, on August 9 on Capitol/School Boy Records. Today, as the album pre-order launched, Tori shared the track “Sorry Would Go A Long Way.”  Download / stream “Sorry Would Go A Long Way” HERE... << Full Report >>

For All Seasons For All Seasons Release New Single, "Life In Your Love"

Centricity Music pop-worship band For All Seasons began 2019 with a big idea: release more than music. True to their name, the trio decided to explore themes of various life seasons and then craft a variety of content about those themes to engage with listeners. With today’s new song release “Life In Your Love,” they have surpassed... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, June 27, 2019*


Oh, Sleeper Premieres Single "The Island"

American metalcore band, Oh, Sleeper, is excited to be exclusively premiering the third single "The Island," coming off of their forthcoming record, Bloodied/Unbowed, today, via Alternative Press. Give it a listen here... << Full Report >>

Hillsong UNITED Adds Six New Dates to Widely Popular "People Tour"

Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED is expanding their resonating “People Tour” with six new dates in September. Presented by Premier Productions, cities added include Jacksonville, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Louisville, Oklahoma City and Bossier City. Throughout its nearly 30 date trek across the U.S. and Canada, Hillsong UNITED has sold-out multiple stops including LA’s Staples Center, NYC’s Madison Square Garden and D.C.’s The Anthem... << Full Report >>

Avalon Avalon Inspires Crowd at LifeWay's WorshipLife Conference

Celebrated vocal group Avalon inspired LifeWay WorshipLife attendees during the evening concert session on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in Gatlinburg, TN. The award-winning band premiered new songs - including their new radio single, "Keeper of My Heart" – from their forthcoming Red Street Records project... << Full Report >>

"The Chuckie Perez Show" Returns for a Third Season

The multi-talented Chuckie Perez, the Christian singer/songwriter, recording artist, TV host and music and TV producer who is also known as Chuckie P., returns with season three of the popular variety show, “The Chuckie Perez Show.” Production is set to begin July 18, with new episodes airing soon after on JUCE TV, TBN Africa, Uplift TV, Brio TV, and Parable TV... << Full Report >>

NF NF Releases New Single and Video, "When I Grow Up"

Today, chart-topping Michigan rapper  NF  unveiled his second new song “When I Grow Up” produced by Tommee Profitt from his forthcoming album – The Search, released via NFREALMUSIC/Caroline... << Full Report >>

Christian Recording Artist Steve Fee To Appear on NBC's "Songland" Tuesday July 2nd

Two-time Dove Award winner Steve Fee will feature in NBC’s “Songland” July 2nd. The show has ranked #1 in its time slot since its debut. Fee and other songwriters will work with producers Ryan Tedder, Ester Dean, and Shane McAnally as they pitch songs to popular hip-hop artist Aloe Blacc... << Full Report >>

Willet Releases "The Early Years (2007-2010)" Compilation To Digital Retailers

Earlier this year, the Willet brothers announced the end of the band stating “We accomplished everything (and more) that we ever set out to do.” With the upcoming Farewell Concert being held July 13th in their hometown of Westminster, MD, the band has decided to re-release 29 songs... << Full Report >>

Indie Artist Teressa Mahoney Drops New Single, "Not a Love Story," on All Major Music Platforms

On the heels of her highly-anticipated 2019 release, Beyond, Teressa Mahoney releases a new single, Not a Love Story. This song is based on the true story of two people meeting, getting married, and falling in love—in that order. The lilting strings and warm piano, along with the emotionally evocative lyrics enhanced by Teressa’s achingly-sweet vocals will... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, June 26, 2019*


KJ-52 Dove Award Winner KJ-52 Debuts as Author with "What Happened Was..."

Happy Birthday today to rapper KJ-52! The Dove Award winner is celebrating his 44th birthday by making his debut as an author with the release of “What Happened Was….,” a compilation of stories from his life, or, as KJ-52 puts it, “a testament to what God can do with a misfit.”... << Full Report >>

Kevin Max Kevin Max Announces New Larry Norman Covers Album

Larry Norman was often considered the "father of Christian rock" music, and it comes as no surprise that the artist had such a profound affect on the artist around him. Acclaimed singer/songwriter Kevin Max announced today his plans to record his own version of one of Larry Norman's albums, in its entirety. Kevin also launched a crowdfunding project for this endeavor... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, June 25, 2019*


Sibling Trio Scarlet Fade Releases New Music Video Today

The music video for “Pulse,” the title song from the project from sibling trio Scarlet Fade, is available today on YouTube. “Pulse,” written by band member Jordan Hoffman and Cale Kight, who also produced the single, currently is playing on Christian CHR-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

Switch Holds #1 Spot for 8 Straight Weeks

In celebration of their song holding the #1 spot on the Billboard Christian Hot AC / CHR chart for 8 straight weeks, Life.Church’s Switch released its music video of “Symphony (feat. Dillon Chase)” to digital retailers today. The video was shot by the video team at Life.Church and is available on iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon and other music download platforms... << Full Report >>

Lauren Talley Stirs Wonder and Awe of God with Two New Albums

With her powerful, soulful voice, Lauren Talley is inspiring heartfelt worship and praise with two new albums: Loudest Praise: Hymns of Mercy, Love, and Grace, and Glorious God: Songs of Worship and Wonder. Both will be available August 16 from Horizon Records... << Full Report >>

DRAUCKER Makes Sibling Rivalry Rock with Debut EP

The Savannah, Georgia-based rock group DRAUCKER has released their national debut EP, Good To Talk To (SweetBred Records). For the past few years, the group has been winning over a dedicated fanbase throughout the south with an aggressive concert schedule and opening spots for Drivin' N Cryin', American Idol’s Cade Foehner and more... << Full Report >>

*Monday, June 24, 2019*


Skillet Skillet Announces Co-Headlining Victorious Sky Tour with Alter Bridge

ALTER BRIDGE and SKILLET have announced that they will embark on a co-headline tour this fall. The Victorious Sky Tour kicks off on September 22 in Baltimore and runs through October 25 in Orlando. Dirty Honey will also appear. Pre-sale tickets are available now through June 27 at 10pm local time. Regular tickets go on sale on Friday, June 28 at 10am local time. Pre-sale tickets and VIP upgrades are available... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, June 23, 2019*


MARK209 Releases New Music Video

MARK209’s long anticipated new music video (“My Kind Of People”) will premiere July 6, 2019 on the television program, Gospel Music Today.   This will be the third music video release from MARK209, each directed by the Emmy Nominated filmmaker director, Joseph Spence.  This latest music video features their fan-favorite song “My Kind Of People” from their latest CD, “Thumbprint”.  “My Kind Of People” was co-written by Woody Wright... << Full Report >>

*Friday, June 21, 2019*


Sara Groves Sara Groves, Propaganda and Robbie Seay Release Collaborative Single, "Behold"

This fall International Justice Mission celebrated 20 years of their work in the world with the Liberate Conference. A few months before everyone gathered, a small group of artists partners watched a boot-leg copy of Gary Haugen’s practice speech, and worked on a collaborative project to capture his imperative taken from Isaiah: "Behold, I am doing a new thing, even now I am coming. Do you see it?... << Full Report >>

Zach Williams Zach Williams Releases Anticipated New Single "Resue Story"

Multi award-winning artist and songwriter Zach Williams has announced the release of "Rescue Story," his brand new song that is now at radio stations across the U.S. and at all digital and streaming platforms. "Rescue Story" is the first to release from Williams' upcoming album, slated to release this fall... << Full Report >>

Riley Clemmons Riley Clemmons Drops Multi-Track Of "Fighting For Me" Following Song's Amassing Of 2.4 Million Streams

Riley Clemmons is releasing a brand-new multi-track single of “Fighting For Me” today housing a piano and remix version of the resonating song. “Fighting For Me” has gained a lot of popularity, being streamed 2.4 million times, along with over 420,000 views... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin Kirk Franklin Premieres New Live Performance this Sunday

On Sunday, June 23rd at 3 PM EST / 2 PM CST, 14-time GRAMMY® winning artist Kirk Franklin will debut his first-ever VEVO live performance for the song “F.A.V.O.R.”. He is the first Gospel or Christian music artist to tape a Vevo Originalwhich are artists’ unique, live renditions of their songs. The “F.A.V.O.R.” live performance will premiere... << Full Report >>

Unspoken Unspoken Releases New Album, "Reason"

The three years since Unspoken’s last album release have been full of ups and downs, but every curveball has led here: to their third full-length record, Reason. The 12-track album is available now for physical purchase and on all digital outlets... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, June 20, 2019*


I Am They I AM THEY Announces Trial and Triumph Tour with Dan Bremnes and Elle Limebear

Pop-acoustic worship group I AM THEY is announcing plans to headline The Trial & Triumph Tour this fall, headed out during the month of September with special guests Dan Bremnes and Elle Limebear. Presented by Compassion LIVE, the... << Full Report >>

Matt Hammitt's Son Bowen Hammitt Releases Two New Singles In Support Of Upcoming Open-Heart Surgery

Since Matt Hammitt's son, Bowen Hammitt was born with a hole in his heart, the young boy has had to undergo multiple heart surgeries. Now, the son of the former Sanctus Real frontman is pursuing his own music, which you can hear at BowensHeart.com... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, June 19, 2019*


Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Invites Fans to Celebrate "35 Years Of Friends" With Fall Tour

Gospel Music Hall of Famer and multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Winner Michael W. Smith has announced plans for his fall headlining tour celebrating 35 years of his groundbreaking, iconic song “Friends”. The 23-city tour will launch in Springfield, Missouri on October 3 and will also feature stops in Atlanta, San Antonio, Phoenix, Sacramento and more before concluding November 17 in Kansas City, Missouri... << Full Report >>

Building 429 Building 429, Premier Productions Announce Exclusive Touring Partnership

GRAMMY® nominated, Dove Award-winning Building 429 and the largest producer of live Christian events, Premier Productions, create an exclusive partnership for the 20-city Fear No More Tour this fall. The tour, named for Building 429’s current hit single of the same name, will feature special guest Britt Nicole and be sponsored by World Vision... << Full Report >>

Mac Powell and the Family Reunion Release Video for New Single, "Back Again"

Following the announcement last week of their forthcoming debut album, Mac Powell and the Family Reunion released today the video for their new single and title track "Back Again." Capturing the group's dynamic live show, the country rock travelogue features clips of life on the road over the past few months as Powell and the band unveiled their new project... << Full Report >>

Avalon Announces New Album, New Headlining Tour

For the first time in 10 years, we will hear new music and get a new tour from three-time GRAMMY® Nominated, American Music Award and Dove Award winning recording artists AVALON. The group will take to the road again this fall to support their debut Red Street Records release, CALLED. More information about the new music will be forthcoming soon... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, June 18, 2019*


Switchfoot Switchfoot Announce Special U.S. Fall Tour

After hyping it up with viral videos for a few days, San Diego rock band Switchfoot have announced their U.S. Fall tour, Switchfoot & Their Fantastic Traveling Music Show, in which they do something they've never done before. The full list of tour dates, complete with ticket info, can be found here... << Full Report >>

RCA Inspiration and McDonalds Team Up for Gospel Talent Showcase

RCA Inspiration (RCAI) joins forces with the 13th annual McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour and Dr Pepper ® this year to spotlight undiscovered talent and empower local communities with celebratory Golden Voice Talent Showcases and in-depth Master Classes in select cities. Local talent in each city will audition for a chance to perform at Golden Voice Talent Showcases in Atlanta and Tallahassee, where they will have the opportunity to win the night’s top prize... << Full Report >>

The Kingsmen's "Victory Shout" Debuts at #1 on Billboard Chart

The Kingsmen's latest album, Victory Shout, has debuted at #1 on Billboard's Southern Gospel chart. It also sits at #24 on Billboard's Contemporary Christian Albums chart and #33 on Billboard's Top Christian/Gospel Albums chart.... << Full Report >>

*Monday, June 17, 2019*


Attaboy Signs To Radiate Music, Releases "Waking Up" Single

Leading school assemblies followed by evening, full-production concerts coast-to-coast and performing at camps during the summer months, Indiana-based pop/rock band Attaboy has signed an exclusive agreement with Ian Eskelin’s Radiate Music. One of the first singles to launch under the new agreement, “Waking Up,” is available now on Spotify... << Full Report >>

*Friday, June 14, 2019*


for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Teams Up with Echosmith and Timbaland for "God Only Knows" Remix

Two-time GRAMMY award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY released a dynamic remix today of their smash hit “God Only Knows,” featuring Sydney Sierota of multi-platinum alt-pop trio Echosmith and award-winning producer Timbaland. Sydney’s sultry and emotive vocals weave effortlessly throughout Timbaland’s rhythmic and melodic sheen, sending the Australian duo’s longest charting Billboard hit into the stratosphere. You can listen... << Full Report >>

Mac Powell and the Family Reunion Announce Debut Album Out July 26; New Single "Back Again" Out Now

After months of touring and teasing new music, Mac Powell and the Family Reunion announced today their full-length debut album Back Again will release on July 26th via Thirty Tigers. Led by the former lead singer of Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling group Third Day, the new band is southern roots and American rock. It's a collection of foot-stomping, hand-clapping tunes that pay tribute to Mac's early musical inspirations from his childhood... << Full Report >>

Award-Winning Vocal Group Selah Signs With Integrity Music

Award-winning trio Selah announces they have signed with Integrity Music. With 20+ years together, Selah - comprised of Todd Smith, Amy Perry, and Allan Hall - continue to offer their unmatched musical talent, passion for ministry and a deep love for the Church. In their two-decade career, they have achieved more than four million units in music sales, received eight Gospel Music Association Dove Awards and an additional 14 nominations, a Gold-certified album, and eight No. 1 singles... << Full Report >>

Skillet Pandora Welcomes Skillet to Billionaires Club As "Feel Invincible" Goes Platinum

Certifications continue to roll in as Skillet gears up for the debut of their newest Victorious (Aug. 2, Atlantic Record). The multi-platinum selling super group joined Pandora's Billionaires club with over two billion streams. The rarity is reserved for those totaling over a billion... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, June 13, 2019*


Wolves At The Gate Wolves At The Gate Premiere New Single, "Drifter"

Wolves At The Gate are premiering their new single "Drifter" exclusively today via Revolver. Listen HERE. "'Drifter' exemplifies the band's ability to write a lush and catchy track while holding onto the heaviness that separates them from the radio-rock crowd," Revolver describes. "Drifter" is taken from the band's upcoming, self-produced fourth album Eclipse, due out 7/26... << Full Report >>

Seventh Day Slumber Seventh Day Slumber's "Closer To Chaos" Impacts Mainstream Charts

The critically-acclaimed and highly anticipated new recording from iconic Christian rockers Seventh Day SlumberCloser To Chaos debuted on multiple Christian and mainstream sales charts following its May 31 release. The project garnered the biggest release week sales for a RockFest Records artist since the label’s formation... << Full Report >>

Humble Beast Celebrates 10 Years with New Music Festival

We are excited to announce that—to celebrate Humble Beast’s 10 year anniversary (legit, it’s been that long!)—we are putting together a Music Festival for this year’s Canvas Conference!  We wanted to bring together the past, present, and future of Humble Beast and some friends to reminisce about what has been and to dream about what will be... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, June 12, 2019*


Skillet Kingdom Bound Festival Announces 2019 Lineup

The Kingdom Bound Festival, one of the nation’s largest and longest-running Christian music festivals, is set to return to Six Flags Darien Lake in Darien Center NY this summer, featuring a full slate of top Christian artists, including Crowder, for King & Country, and Skillet. Joining the star-studded lineup for their first appearances at the festival will be worship heavyweights Bethel Music and Passion Music. The 33rd annual festival is set to take place July 28-31 with Christian music fans from across Western New York, Pennsylvania, Southern... << Full Report >>

*Monday, June 10, 2019*


Authors Angie Smith, Danielle Walker and Annie F. Downs To Reconvene For "Come To Table Tour"

Providing a night of nourishment for women at all stages of life, the popular Come To The Table Tour with Angie Smith, Danielle Walker and Annie F. Downs will make its trek throughout the south in Sept. Compassion LIVE will present the night of friends, food and faith aimed at serving up an experience to feed the soul. The nearly completely sold-out string of evenings was postponed in April following the passing of Smith’s father... << Full Report >>

*Friday, June 7, 2019*


Matt Redman Matt Redman Signs with Integrity Music

Integrity Music announced today they have signed Matt Redman to their family of established artists and songwriters. A key songwriter for today’s church, Redman’s songs have been recorded by such artists as Chris Tomlin, Elevation, Jesus Culture, Passion, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Bethel, and Michael W. Smith. He most recently celebrated another No. 1 radio single as a co-writer for Pat Barrett's "Build My Life... << Full Report >>

Matthew West Matthew West Joins Marriage-Focused "Getaway Night" Tour

Matthew West is at the helm of a couples-focused “Getaway Night” this fall with special guests Willie and Korie Robertson of the television hit "Duck Dynasty" and Winning At Home’s Dan Seaborn. The unique offering presented by Premier Productions will serve as a night of relaxing and encouraging fun for couples. “Getaway Night” will hit 16 cities this fall... << Full Report >>

Unspoken Unspoken Releases a Stunt-Filled Music Video for "Reason"

Unspoken’s new music video is here, representing the title track from their upcoming June 21st release, Reason. Over 600 balloons and Unspoken's lead singer Chad Mattson’s 9-year-old daughter Romy take this music video to great heights! The band describes this as their favorite video they’ve ever filmed. Watch... << Full Report >>

Apollo LTD Releases New Album, "Out of Body"

Following the buildup of anticipation from their latest singles, indie pop duo Apollo LTD has released their full-length album Out of Body, available now on all digital outlets... << Full Report >>

Red RED Launches RED Entertainment, Releases New Single "The Evening Hate"

GRAMMY® nominated, RIAA Certified Gold-selling rock band RED releases “The Evening Hate” June 7 on its newly formed RED ENTERTAINMENT label with distribution for the first time from The Fuel Music (Thousand Foot Krutch, Adelitas Way, Lacey Sturm) into digital and streaming outlets globally... << Full Report >>

Crowder Releases New Music Video for "Let It Rain," Feat. Mandisa

3X GRAMMY Award-nominated artist Crowder is releasing the new music video for his Gospel-infused song “Let It Rain (Is There Anybody)” feat. Mandisa today. “Let It Rain (Is There Anybody)” feat. Mandisa amassed early momentum, charting weeks ahead of the official radio add date (5/31) and made striking impressions in major markets including Los Angeles... << Full Report >>

Shae Wilbur Releases "Unmovable EP" Today From Venture3Media

Internationally known recording artist and songwriter, Los Angeles-based TV Host, casting producer for American Idol, style expert for Emmy Award-winning talk show The Real, as well as Celebrity Page TV, The Wendy Williams Show, E! News and more, Shae Wilbur releases her five-song Unmovable EP... << Full Report >>

Crossroads Music Releases New Single, "God of the Breakthrough"

Crossroads Music’s new single, God of the Breakthrough, is available now on all digital platforms. 

The Cincinnati, Ohio-based worship collective of Crossroads Church shares the heart behind their prayers in God of the Breakthrough, written as a response to the death of one of Crossroads Church’s senior leaders, and a near-fatal heart attack that struck the Church’s executive pastor. The single is the sixth single Crossroads... << Full Report >>



*Thursday, June 6, 2019*


JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise Set to Release New Album "Miracle Worker" on July 26

GRAMMY nominated, Billboard Music Award Winner, and seven-time Stellar Award winner JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise are set to release their 10th album “Miracle Worker,” on July 26 via Hairston’s JamesTown Music, which is distributed exclusively by Entertainment One. Hairston’s 10th album will be accompanied by the release of a relationship book with his wife, Trina Hairston, titled, “A Miracle Marriage... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, June 5, 2019*


The Afters THE AFTERS Release New Studio Album and Video for "Fear No More"

Fair Trade Services artist The Afters are celebrating their long-awaited sixth studio album FEAR NO MORE, available now worldwide HERE. The debut single from the record, “Well Done,” and other fan favorites have resonated with listeners, racking up nearly 13 million streams in just a few months’ time. The songs have been featured in key playlists, including... << Full Report >>

Casting Crowns Casting Crowns Announces 'Only Jesus' Fall Tour w/Kari Jobe

GRAMMY® winning multi-platinum group Casting Crowns  has announced plans to extend its widely popular Only Jesus Tour this fall, following a successful 37-city spring run which included multiple sell-outs in arenas across the country. The tour, which takes its name from the band’s current top-selling album Only Jesus... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, June 4, 2019*


RCA Inspiration Celebrates Black Music Month's 40th Anniversary

RCA Inspiration (RCAI) has launched a month-long celebration with their campaign for Black Music Month, with the month of June commemorating the 40th anniversary of Black Music Month this year. During this month, RCA Inspiration’s Black Music Month campaign highlights the legacy of Gospel from RCAI and Verity Records’ current artists and catalog of releases spanning twenty-five years... << Full Report >>

*Monday, June 3, 2019*


Newsboys Newsboys United Return by Popular Demand to Headline "Greatness of Our God" Fall Tour

On the heels of the history-making #1 album, United, Christian music supergroup Newsboys United will return to the road this fall for one of the genre’s most anticipated tours, it was announced today. By popular demand, the “Greatness Of Our God” Tour will once again bring together former members Peter Furler and Phil Joel with Newsboys’ Michael Tait, Duncan Phillips, Jeff Frankenstein and Jody Davis for an autumn outing bound for more than 30 cities around the country... << Full Report >>

Natalie Grant Natalie Grant and Charlotte Gambill's "Dare To Be" Event Returns This Fall

Helmed by 7X GRAMMY® nominee Natalie Grant and international speaker Charlotte Gambill, the annual “Dare To Be” event tour will hit ten markets this fall by a brand new media partnership with K-LOVE/AIR1 and promoter partnership with Compassion Live. The trusted voices will again unite for the uniquely designed one-night event intentionally designed for women of all ages that encompasses encouragement, worship, special music and Bible teaching... << Full Report >>

*Friday, May 31, 2019*


Switchfoot Switchfoot Drops New NATIVE TONGUE Tour Live EP!

Switchfoot has just dropped a brand new 6-track live EP, titled Live From The NATIVE TONGUE Tour, which includes the studio version of the title track from their latest album. To grab the EP on iTunes, click here... << Full Report >>

The Gray Havens Release New Remix Single of "Band of Gold"

Husband/wife duo, The Gray Havens, celebrate wedding season with a remix of their top streaming wedding song “Band of Gold.” Music played a huge role in The Gray Havens' (David and Licia Radford) own marriage and heavily... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Young & Free Hillsong Young and Free Releases New Single, "Every Little Thing"

GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free announces the release of their brand new single “Every Little Thing” featuring Christian hip-hop artist Andy Mineo. Originally released on Young & Free’s IIIstudio album, and re-presented on their live... << Full Report >>

Bill Gaither Takes "We Have This Moment Tour" To 23 Cities This Fall

Multi-Grammy Award winning recording artist, Bill Gaither, along with Premier Productions, will present the We Have This Moment Tour to 23 cities during the Fall of 2019, as he brings his multi-award winning group, The Gaither Vocal Band to 16 states during September, October and November... << Full Report >>

Andy Mineo Andy Mineo Releases New Single “Anything But Country"

Before there was any chart controversy in Country Music— 5 years ago, rapper Andy Mineo had his own thoughts about the genre and recorded “Anything But Country”. The second single from his upcoming WORK IN PROGRESS mixtape, calls out the stereotypes and biases that shape preference in music and... << Full Report >>

Vince Gill Announces "Okie" Album Pre-Sale, Track List and Lyric Video

GRAMMY Award-winning MCA Nashville country star Vince Gill recently announced that his new album, Okie, will be released on August 23. Okie, which is co-produced by Gill and Justin Niebank, is now available for pre-order. Today is also the premiere of the project’s second focus track titled... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin 14-time GRAMMY Winner, Kirk Franklin Releases LONG LIVE LOVE Album Today

Today, fourteen-time GRAMMY® Award winning artist, songwriter and producer Kirk Franklin released LONG LIVE LOVE (Fo Yo Soul / RCA), his much anticipated new album. LONG LIVE LOVE is Franklin’s thirteenth studio album and his first since 2015’s Losing My Religion... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers Planetshakers Releases "Fall on Me" Single

Internationally recognized praise band Planetshakers releases “Fall On Me” globally today (May 31) from Venture3Media (V3M). Available now at iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Apple Music and more, the new song was recorded during the annual... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, May 30, 2019*


NF NF Launches "The Search" With New Single, Video

Today, chart-topping Michigan rapper  NF  revealed the title of his forthcoming album – The Search – and gave fans a glimpse of what to expect, sharing the powerful title track and accompanying video. He also announced dates for the Live Nation produced The Search tour, which will launch this fall... << Full Report >>

Anthony Evans Anthony Evans' Album "Altared" Debuts at No. 1 On Billboard Gospel Chart

Anthony Evans’ album Altared, released on his self-started independent label and production company Sherman James Productions, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel Albums Sales Chart this week according to Soundscan. This marks his second consecutive album to debut at No. 1. The 11-track album features the NBC The Voice alumnus re-imagining and “Altaring” top worship songs along with recording heartfelt originals including the debut single “Fighting For Us,” which is climbing the gospel radio charts. Watch the... << Full Report >>

5ive Gets Down to Family Business with True Breed Records Debut

Family Business, the True Breed Records debut from acclaimed rap/hip-hop recording artist 5ive, releases June 7. Produced by 5ive and SPEC (Flame, V.Rose), the 14-song set chronicles 5ive’s past struggles with drug addiction and his miraculous redemption. The project also marks the debut release from True Breed Records, Nashville Label Group’s new hip-hop imprint helmed by Seventh Day Slumber frontman Joseph Rojas... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, May 29, 2019*


Zach Williams Zach Williams Receives Two More RIAA Gold Certifications

Multi-award-winning artist and songwriter Zach Williams can now add two more RIAA Gold® Certified Singles to his credit. He was awarded the official plaques during an album presentation yesterday by his label for his chart-topping single "Old Church Choir," which was No. 1 for an astounding 20 weeks (the second longest in Christian radio history), and fan favorite "Fear Is a Liar," his fastest consumed song to date. Williams' first certification was for "Chain Breaker," the 15-week top-charting song that became Gold Certified in January of 2018... << Full Report >>

Sidewalk Prophets Sidewalk Prophets Continue Their Ten-Year Anniversary Celebration With The "These Simple Truths Tour" This Fall

Today, Sidewalk Prophets announces the dates for the fall leg of their "These Simple Truths Tour." Celebrating their ten-year anniversary as a band, they kicked off the first leg of the tour this spring and plan to visit 30 more cities this fall. The first batch of tour dates releases today, and the remaining dates on the tour will be announced mid-June... << Full Report >>

*Friday, May 24, 2019*


Third Day Third Day Release Surprise Live Farwell Tour Album

Today, Atlanta rock band Third Day, who broke up last year after two decades of touring and making music together, announced the surprise release of a new double-disc live album that was recorded on their farewell tour. Live from the Farewell Tour is currently available exclusively from ThirdDay.com as a digital download or in a 2-Disc "Limited Edition" CD release... << Full Report >>

John Schlitt Members of dcTalk, Petra, WhiteHeart and Jars of Clay Form New Supergroup, CCM ALL STAR REVIEW

Few artists have been more influential in defining the Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) brand than dcTalk, Petra, WhiteHeart and Jars of Clay. Main stage staples of the 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s, fans will soon be able to see something never before experienced as members of each group come together to collectively perform their biggest hits... << Full Report >>

Unspoken Unspoken Releases New Song, "Help Is On The Way"

One month out from the release of their highly anticipated third album, Unspoken has released a new song, “Help Is On The Way,” available now on all digital outlets... << Full Report >>

Joel Vaughn Debuts Music Video For "I Look To You"

Following the success of both "Pray It Up" and "More Than Good Enough" from his Control album series, Joel Vaughn is proud to announce the release of the music video for his next single, "I Look To You." The song appears on his latest release, Control Vol. 2 (DREAM Records). Joel shares the meaning by his new single and the making of the music video... << Full Report >>

Influence Music Drops New Single "Honest" Leading Up To Rebels Album Release

Influence Music is pleased to announce the release of “Honest”,  the 2nd single off their upcoming full-length Rebels, slated to release on July 19, 2019. Written by Melody Noel, Gabriel Wilson, Lauren Evans, and Rick Seibold and produced by Jordan Sarmiento... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, May 23, 2019*


Josh Wilson Josh Wilson Performs on CBN's 700 Club

Black River Christian artist Josh Wilson performed his current single, "Borrow (One Day At A Time)," yesterday on CBN's 700 Club. Wilsonspoke about his personal struggles with anxiety and panic attacks that inspired the song from his newest EP, Don't Look Back. Click here to watch his performance and interview. Wilson's interview with The 700 Club Interactive is also available now... << Full Report >>

Kurt Carr Headlines "Bless Somebody Else" Benefit Concert for the Historic Louisiana Churches

Gospel legend Kurt Carr is coming to Louisiana, headlining a “Bless Somebody Else” Benefit Concert – A Night of Hope and Inspiration on Saturday June 1st, at the Opelousas Civic Center in Opelousas, LA, along with hosting an open call for singers on Friday May 31st. Carr’s “Bless Somebody Else” Concert is raising funds to benefit the three historic black churches that burned down in the hate crime arsons that took place... << Full Report >>

Carrington Gaines Releases New Radio Single

Independent artist Carrington Gaines is set for today’s release of “Prodigal Son.” The new single, written by Gaines and produced by Seth Philpott and Andy Hunt, is being serviced to Christian AC and Gospel-formatted radio outlets. A video for the single is available on YouTube... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, May 22, 2019*


Dawn Michele Dawn Michele Fulfills PledgeMusic Commitments Despite Website's Collapse

Popular crowdfunding site PledgeMusic recently suspended operations after coming under fire for not paying the artists who were supposed to get the funds that fans paid to PledgeMusic. (Read an article from February in Billboard with more details.) Many artists' campaigns were greatly affected, including Leigh Nash (Sixpence None the Richer) and Fireflight's front woman Dawn Michele who was funding her debut solo album, Surrender... << Full Report >>

Kari Jobe Capitol CMG Publishing Launches First Ever Industry-Wide "Women Who Worship" Writing Event

Capitol CMG Publishing hosted 45 influential female worship artists, songwriters, and producers as a celebration of women who use their music to spread hope to the world. The inaugural Women Who Worship Writing Campwas used both as a time to connect and worship together, but also a time for collaboration. An expansive list of female creatives united for the 2-day event including Audrey Assad, Bethel Music... << Full Report >>

Fit For A King Releases Music Video for "When Everything Means Nothing"

Fit For A King have dropped a visually captivating music video for "When Everything Means Nothing" today. The standout single from recently released album Dark Skies has been heralded by fans and press alike as one of the band's most vulnerable and anthemic songs. Fans can watch the music video today... << Full Report >>

Sibling Trio Scarlet Fade Releases New Single

“Pulse,” the title song from the upcoming project from sibling trio Scarlet Fade, is releasing today to Christian radio. The song, written by band member Jordan Hoffman and Cale Kight, who also produced the single, goes for adds to Christian AC and Christian CHR-formatted outlets... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, May 21, 2019*


Gotee Records and GRITS Celebrate Platinum Certification

Celebrating their 25th year, Gotee Records recently recognized the label's first RIAA Platinum certification for the hip-hop duo GRITS' song "Ooh Ahh" that features TobyMac from the 2002 album, The Art of Translation. The song, which never had a music video nor was a radio single, was... << Full Report >>

Charlie Rey Drops Infectious New Single, "Undeniable Love," Today!

Artist and songwriter Charlie Rey debuts his brand new single today titled "Undeniable Love." The song is now available at the following DSP's: Pandora, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and Google Play... << Full Report >>

Bri Babineaux Will Record Sophomore Album Next Week in New Orleans

Singing phenom Bri Babineaux, who boasts over a half million Instagram followers, is headed to New Orleans to record her sophomore gospel album, The Encounter (Tyscot/Integrity). Jamel Kimbrough, a veteran keyboardist and music arranger, is producing the soul-stirring night of live praise and worship music that takes place Friday, May 31, 2019 @7 PM at Living the Word International, 2528 Old Spanish Trail, Slidell, LA 70461... << Full Report >>

Syntax Creative Leaves California for Tennessee

Syntax Creative is moving its headquarters from San Diego, California to Nashville, Tennessee. Although friends, sunshine, Mexican food and the land of perpetual vacation have all helped to launch Syntax Creative into one of the top independent digital distributors and marketing agencies, a move to Music City makes the most sense with its eyes pointed toward the future and its heart full of adventure... << Full Report >>

Crossroads Music to Release New Single, "God of the Breakthrough"

Crossroads Music knows what it means to pray for a breakthrough. The Cincinnati, Ohio-based worship collective of Crossroads Church is sharing the heart behind their prayers in their new single, God of the Breakthrough, set to release on digital platforms Friday, June 7. The single will be the sixth single Crossroads Music has recorded and released, following two EP’s and two full-length albums... << Full Report >>

PRAZOR Launches New Music Streaming Platform

PRAZOR has launched its new music streaming platform. The free Christian music streaming platform now offers a new and improved app that provides 32 hand-curated music channels of various genres including Contemporary Christian, Worship, Southern Gospel & Country, Urban, Alternative & Rock, World, Children, and more. Setting it apart from... << Full Report >>

*Monday, May 20, 2019*


Newsboys Newsboys "United" Debuts at No. 1

Celebrating a groundbreaking new era following the return of former members Peter Furler and Phil Joel last year, Christian music supergroup Newsboys has made history once again as United debuts at #1 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart following its May 10 release. The FairTrade Services project also debuts at... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Bethel Music's 2019 "Heaven Come Conference" Heads To Los Angeles and Dallas

L.A.’s Microsoft Theater and Dallas’ Verizon Theatre will house Bethel Music’s fourth “Heaven Come Conference” this year. The nearly sold-out California stop will take place May 23-25 before embarking on the Dallas locale Aug. 29-31. The multi-day event in downtown L.A... << Full Report >>

Emery Emery Launches Emeryland Community and New Single, "The Noose"

Progressive screamo rock legends Emery seek to revolutionize the artist-customer relationship on their 8th full-length album by launching Emeryland, an interactive online community centered around a private Discord server, a Twitch channel, and an IndieGoGo campaign... << Full Report >>

*Friday, May 17, 2019*


Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp Debuts New Single and Music Video Today

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Jeremy Camp returns with a brand new single “Dead Man Walking,” which debuts today, here, along with a music video which debuts today at 2pm here.
 
“Colossians 2:13-14 speaks of our lives before Christ as being ‘dead.’ There was a time I felt emotionally and spiritually dead, but then God changed me radically... << Full Report >>

John Van Deusen Signs to Tooth and Nail, Announces New Album

John Van Deusen is thrilled to announce his brand new record, (I Am) Origami Pt 3. - A Catacomb Hymn, out July 19th via Tooth & Nail Records. Van Deusen has also shared the first single, " Whatever Makes You Mine." Fans can stream it now and pre-order the new album at https://jvd.lnk.to/mine... << Full Report >>

Fred Hammond Earns 2019 BET Award for Top 15 Song

Today, BET Networks, announced the 2019 BET Award nominees for its annual BET Awards ceremony. GRAMMY®-Award winning, multi-platinum-selling musical icon, acclaimed vocalist, songwriter, musician, producer, and arranger, Fred Hammond has earned his 5th career BET Award nomination. He's nominated in the Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award category for his current Billboard Top 15 radio hit "Tell Me Where It Hurts... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin 14-time GRAMMY Winner Kirk Franklin Releases New Video and Song, "OK"

Today, 14-time GRAMMY® winning artist, songwriter and producer Kirk Franklin unveiled the video for his song “OK”. The “OK” video, which was directed by Matt DeLisi, premiered exclusively on BET Soul and BET Gospel. It can also be seen on BET.com and the Kirk Franklin YouTube channel... << Full Report >>

Anthony Evans Anthony Evans Releases New Album "Altared" Today

Little did Billboard No. 1 Selling Singer/Songwriter and Actor Anthony Evans know when he was in the studio working on his highly-anticipated new album Altared, releasing today, May 17, 2019 by Sherman James Productions, that the songs he was writing and recording to encourage his fans would come to so profoundly minister peace to him... << Full Report >>

KJ-52 KJ-52 x Poetics Release New Album Today, "What Happened Was..."

“What Happened Was….” a new album from six-time Dove Award-winning artist KJ-52 x Poetics is being released today. The eight-song Christian hip hop/rap project from the artist and producer team is available on iTunes, Spotify and all other digital formats. The eight-song collaboration, produced by Poetics, features appearances by Xay Hill, Dre Murray, V. Rose and others... << Full Report >>

Stars Go Dim Releases Sophomore LP, "Better," Today, May 17

Stars Go Dim releases its sophomore set, Better, today (5/17). Stars Go Dim is the moniker for Christian pop artist and songwriter Chris Cleveland, best known for his multi-week No. 1 hit, “You Are Loved,” from Stars Go Dim’s self-titled debut. His highly-anticipated follow-up, Better, has been in the works for nearly two years, as he began writing some of the album’s selections as early as 2017. Listen to the full album... << Full Report >>

Open Heaven Releases New Album "Revival Rising" On DREAM Worship

Open Heaven, the worship ministry of Faith Life Church near Columbus, Ohio, is proud to release their new album, Revival Rising. The 11-song album combines upbeat melodies with Spirit-filled, prophetic lyrics to provide a powerful, heartfelt response to the times in which we live. It sounds an anointed, impassioned call to seek answers in Jesus Christ, to draw close to Him, and shower His love and goodness on those around us who are fighting darkness... << Full Report >>

Philip White Releases New Album "Heart to Heart"

Rising Christian Artist Philip White returns today with music from his new album “Heart to Heart” His new album was produced by several greats in the music industry such as Juan Winans (Grandson to the legendary Gospel Group The Winans), Phil Hughley, Shayne Hill, Montrell Darrett (Producer & Member of Commissioned), and Kyle Lovett (Producer for Vashawn Mitchell)... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, May 16, 2019*


Andy Mineo Andy Mineo Releases New Music Video For "Keepin It Movin" Featuring Guvna B

Today, rapper Andy Mineo releases his new music video for “Keepin It Movin” featuring Guvna B on his YouTube channel. Directed and edited by Pete Wall (Light Media), the video captures scenes from Andy’s 2018 European tour including the 2-hour challenge where Andy and Guvna B quickly recorded and shot the video for the song... << Full Report >>

Surgeon John Falcone Finds Faith, Launches All-Star Christian Rock Concept Album

Creative Soul Records has announced the June 7th release of FALCONE RISING, the all-new Christian Rock concept album from classically-trained musician and successful surgeon, John Falcone. Produced by Jonathan Crone, FALCONE RISING features a Biblical basis of composition, with every song inspired by specific Bible verses... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, May 14, 2019*


Tasha Cobbs Leonard Launches Empowering Series for Women, CANDID

GRAMMY winner, and top-selling worship artist Tasha Cobbs Leonard set to launch CANDID, a series of empowering and ground-breaking events for women. Taking the ‘girls bunch’ concept to a new level, Cobbs Leonard will host the first CANDID, an exciting brunch event on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in Atlanta, GA... << Full Report >>

*Monday, May 13, 2019*


for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY's "God Only Knows" Spends Record Time Atop Billboard Charts

Two-time GRAMMY® award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY continue to set new personal benchmarks atop the Billboard charts. After tying massive hit “joy.” for the quickest rise to #1 in the duo’s history, recent single “God Only Knows” has accumulated 40 million streams and spent a total of six weeks at #1 on the Billboard Christian Airplay chart - the duo’s longest reign at the top of the Billboard charts to date. Additionally, “God Only Knows” spent its 12th week leading Australia’s TCM chart... << Full Report >>

MercyMe "Imagine Nation Tour" Anchored By MercyMe With Crowder And Micah Tyler Announce Fall 2019 Run

Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Louisville, Tulsa, Austin and Ft. Worth are among the stops planned for the fall continuation of the “Imagine Nation Tour.” Multi-platinum selling MercyMe will spearhead the run alongside fellow GRAMMY® nominee Crowder and GMA Dove nominee Micah Tyler... << Full Report >>

Thrive Worship's Debut Album, "A Thousand More," Grabs No. 1 Spot On Christian and Gospel Album Chart

The debut album from Thrive Worship, A Thousand More, released with Integrity Music tops the Christian & Gospel Album Chart this week. With more than 20,000 in sales its first week out, A Thousand More also makes Billboard's Top 25 overall album charts. Released on May 3, A Thousand More is the highest new artist debut album release in the last five years within the Christian... << Full Report >>

*Friday, May 10, 2019*


Andy Mineo Andy Mineo Announces Upcoming Mixtape, Releases New Single and Launches Music Podcast

Announced this week on Instagram, rapper Andy Mineo  is set to crack open the vault and release WORK IN PROGRESS , an 11 track mixtape comprised of raw, unmastered and alternate versions of songs recorded over the years. The full project is set be released on Friday, August 23rd . Fans can check out the first single: “Keepin It Movin” featuring Guvna B along with the premiere podcast episode of “The Work In Progress... << Full Report >>

JJ Heller Singer/songwriter JJ Heller Premieres Timely New Music Video for "A Mother Like You"

Yesterday, singer/songwriter JJ Heller premiered her timely new music video for her recently released “A Mother Like You” on Mother.ly a blog followed by over a million moms, providing inspiration to women exactly when they need it. Just in time for Mother's Day, the heart-warming track puts words to the often... << Full Report >>

Newsboys Highly Anticipated Newsboys "United" Album Drops Today

United, the history-making full-length recording from Christian music supergroup Newsboys, is now available. The FairTrade Services watershed release celebrates the return of former members Peter Furler and Phil Joel alongside Newsboys’ Michael Tait... << Full Report >>

Influence Music Unveils "Redeemed," In Anticipation Of Sophomore Release "Rebels" Available July 19, 2019

Los Angeles-based worship group, Influence Music, made up of artists Matt Gilman, Melody Noel, Michael Ketterer and Whitney Medina, has announced the release of their sophomore album Rebels on July 19, 2019. Rebels pre-order is available now, offering fans the debut single “Redeemed” as the instant gratis track with each purchase. In support of the launch... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, May 9, 2019*


Francesca Battistelli Francesca Battistelli Takes A Stand For Life In NYC After An Eventful Week In Nashville

After wrapping her headlining tour this spring, GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Francesca Battistelli hasn't stopped performing and appearing at various events. Last week she appeared at three major events, performing some of her biggest hits and sharing new songs from her latest release, Own It (Curb | Word Entertainment)... << Full Report >>

Phil Keaggy Phil Keaggy Collaberates with Multi-Instrumentalist Rex Paul for Transcendent New Rock Album, 'Illumination'

Legendary Gospel Music Hall of Famer and guitar virtuoso Phil Keaggy has joined forces with multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter and producer Rex Paul for their transcendent new rock album, Illumination, which is slated to release to retail on May 31, 2019 from Strobie Records.
 
The independently released project is already generating strong reviews from the media, including... << Full Report >>

Riley Clemmons Riley Clemmons Scores Coveted Top 20 Spot On SoundExchange's 2018 Year End Breakout Artist Chart

SoundExchange honored 19 year-old singer, songwriter Riley Clemmons as a 2018 Year End Top 20 Breakout Artist while in her hometown of Nashville this week. The distinction comes as Clemmons’ self-titled debut album tallies a notable and growing 35 million global career streams. Clemmons’ company on the list spans genres including names such as Mitchell... << Full Report >>

The 6th Annual GMA Honors and Hall of Fame Ceremony Celebrated May 8

The 6th Annual GMA Honors and Hall of Fame Ceremony was held this evening at Lipscomb University in Nashville. Legendary CCM artist Don Moen, President and CEO of New Day Christian Distributors Dottie Leonard Miller, southern gospel artist Janet Paschal and GRAMMY® award-winning gospel singer Tramaine Hawkins were inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame... << Full Report >>

Worship Leader Paul Wilbur's "Roar From Zion" Becomes Immediate Bestseller

Preeminent messianic worship leader and Dove Award nominee, Paul Wilbur, who has sold over three million albums globally, released Roar From Zion through his newly formed partnership with Venture3Media (V3M)... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, May 8, 2019*


Skillet Skillet Announces New Album "Victorious," for August 2 Release

Every victory merits a theme song, and victory is exactly what multi-platinum, two-time GRAMMY® nominee rockers Skillet hail as they partner with Billboard to announce the soundtrack to triumph on their tenth full-length album, Victorious due August 2nd (Atlantic). The follow-up to the RIAA Gold-certified Unleashed (their fourth consecutive album to receive either a gold, platinum... << Full Report >>

Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Celebrates Largest Street Week with "People" Debut

Multi-platinum selling and award-winning group, Hillsong UNITED celebrates its largest career street week sales to date with the release of their new album, People.” Debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album, Top Christian/ Gospel Album and Top Current Album charts, the compilation also garnered the No. 1... << Full Report >>

Provident Label Group Announces Signing of Elle Limebear

Sony's Provident Label Group announces the newest signing of female worship leader Elle (ELL-ee) Limebear. Over the last few months, listeners have been introduced to this fresh voice hailing from Brighton, UK with five songs available digitally on Spotify, Apple Music and... << Full Report >>

Martin Smith Martin Smith's IRON LUNG Releases Friday; Drops Three Live Music Videos

It was last month when Integrity Music officially announced May 10th as the release date for Martin Smith's upcoming album, Iron Lung. As the follow-up to last year's live recording, Love Song For A City, and his last studio recording, 2014's Back To The Start, the acclaimed worship artist, songwriter, and producer is ready to debut his highly anticipated and most personal album ever recorded... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, May 7, 2019*


SWITCH's 'Symphony (feat. Dillon Chase)' Reaches No. 1 on Billboard Hot AC/CHR Chart

Today, DREAM Records announces that “Symphony (feat. Dillon Chase)” from Life.Church’s Switch has reached No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Hot AC/CHR chart and No. on the Hot CHR chart. The song is also rising on the Billboard Christian AC charts, receiving 70 adds and reaching No. 14 on the Billboard Christian AC Indicator chart, No. 15 on Billboard Christian AC Monitored chart and No... << Full Report >>

Creative Soul Artist Leslie McKee Releases New Single

“Along the Way,” the new single from Creative Soul Records artist Leslie McKee goes for adds today to Christian AC radio. The single is the third from “Another Mile,” the recording artist and worship leader’s current album, with earlier singles “What You’re Made Of” and “I’m Alive” topping the charts at both Christian Radio Chart Weekly and Christian Radio Chart Monthly... << Full Report >>

*Monday, May 6, 2019*


toby TobyMac Announces Theatre Tour Following Blockbuster Success Of "HITS DEEP Tour"

7X GRAMMY® winner TobyMac's “I just need U.” just scored RIAA Gold Certification aligning with the wrap of his ever popular “HITS DEEP Tour” drawing hundreds of thousands. “I just need U.” is housed on TobyMac’s latest... << Full Report >>

Ryan Stevenson Ryan Stevenson Drops New Version of "With Lifted Hands," Featuring Martin Smith

Award-winning artist Ryan Stevenson has released a new version of his current single, "With Lifted Hands." This brand-new rendition features Martin Smith, the founding member of the modern worship band Delirious? Check out the new version here. The album version of "With Lifted Hands" is climbing the charts, currently jumping into the Top 20 on the major Christian radio airplay charts, Billboard and Mediabase... << Full Report >>

Anthony Brown and group therAPy Drop New Single

The Grammy® Award nominated gospel troupe known as Anthony Brown & group therAPy has dropped a hot, percussive new song entitled “Blessings on Blessings” (Key of A/ Tyscot/ FairTrade) to carry the faithful though the summer months ahead. The bright, feel-good track has a hint of the DMV’s indigenous Go-go sound. It is now available on Apple Music, Amazon Music... << Full Report >>

Indie Band Willet Make Farewell Announcement

Indie band Willet have announced their chapter together is coming to a close. They will be holding a farewell show in Westminster, Maryland on July 13. Their official statement and final concert info is below: "In 2006 Willet set out with an optimistic goal to change the world through music. Although the original goal hasn’t really changed, we all agree that the methods in which we approach it has. As a band and as brothers, we’ve realized that the time has come for Willet to end... << Full Report >>

*Friday, May 4, 2019*


Hollyn Hollyn To Release New EP "Bye, Sad Girl" In September

Gotee Records' HOLLYN has announced her new 6-song EP, bye, sad girl., that will release on September 6. The lead song from the project, "i feel bad for you," is available today. This song was co-written and produced by Cole Walowac (NF, Aaron Cole). Leading up to the release in September, a new song will be available each month... << Full Report >>

Citizens Release New Album, "Fear"

Today, Citizens latest full-length album,  Fear  is out. Fans can stream or download the album now: http://bit.ly/2VeQ0Z2. Later this month, the band will kick off a North American tour next month, with more dates to come in this fall. For a full list of dates... << Full Report >>

Phil Wickham Phil Wickham Unveils Brand-New "Singalong 4 (LIVE)" with Exclusive Premiere of Visual Album on Apple Music

Worship Leader Phil Wickham unveiled Singalong 4 (LIVE) today.  Featuring special guests Matt Redman and Brian and Jenn Johnson (Bethel Music), the live worship experience captures a special evening of raw and honest worship that took place in Southern, CA with Phil Wickham and friends alongside a community of worshipers... << Full Report >>

Apollo LTD Releases New Single, "Misfits"

Indie pop duo Apollo LTD has released anew single today, “Misfits,” available now on all outlets. “Misfits” features Jordan Phillips’ and Adam Stark’s retro-smooth production, with electronic synths and falsetto vocals coming together for an addictive, mesmerizing hook. It also... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, May 2, 2019*


Worship Band Binley To Release New Single May 10

Southern California-based worship band, Binley, is slated to release their new single Never Gonna Let You Go Friday, May 10.  The single, featuring Brandon Gill, and founding member Andrea Hamilton Binley, will be the third single the band has released. Known for its energetic worship and electro-pop sound, Binley hopes to create genuine worship experiences while filling a felt need for upbeat, relevant worship music... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, May 1, 2019*


Michael W. Smith Over 50 Artists Join Forces To Honor Michael W. Smith At Bridgestone Arena

35 Years Of Friends: Celebrating The Music Of Michael W. Smith was packed with over 3 hours of performances from singers including: Amy Grant, Wynonna, Randy Travis with Steven Curtis Chapman, Jordin Sparks with Jordan Smith, Rascal Flatts, The Backstreet Boys’ Brian Littrell, Charlie Daniels, the Gatlin Brothers, Vince Gill with Wayne Kirkpatrick, Matthew West, Avalon, The Oak Ridge Boys, CeCe Winans, Francesca Battistelli, Sandi Patty with Natalie Grant, Ricky Skaggs with the Isaacs, Jason Crabb, Lee Greenwood, Mark Lowry... << Full Report >>

Rick Lee James Debuts New "The Lord is Our Shepherd" Music Video

Acclaimed singer/songwriter and author Rick Lee James unveils his poignant and deeply personal “The Lord Is Our Shepherd (To The Babies We Lost)” music video today at 12:00 pm CT. The intimate clip, which features James at the piano, was directed and edited by Jason Elam for Agape Media. Penned by James, the Psalm 23-inspired song pays tribute to the four unborn children he and his wife have lost through miscarriage... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 30, 2019*


for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Announce 2019 North America Tour

Two-time GRAMMY® award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY is heading back out on the road, as the 2019 Billboard Music Award nominees just announced the burn the ships | world tour: North America. The extensive run will see for KING & COUNTRY bring the bow of the proverbial “ship” to life with a thrilling new stage and lighting setup, and will hit arenas in major markets including Nashville, TN; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; San Diego, CA; and British Columbia with more to follow... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 29, 2019*


Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Release New Album 'PEOPLE' and Full-Length Concert HD Film

Premier worship collective, Hillsong UNITED, return with their long-awaited new album (April 26th). Featuring 12 live tracks, ‘PEOPLE’ was recorded in Sydney, Australia, which worshippers from around the world can experience thanks to the HD visual film which accompanies this release... << Full Report >>

*Friday, April 26, 2019*


Gotee Records Adds Worship Pastor Jon Reddick to the Family

Gotee Records announces the signing of worship pastor and songwriter Jon Reddick with the release of his debut single, "You Keep Hope Alive," available today. Reddick co-wrote the song with Anthony Skinner and Jess Cates, and it was produced by Nathan Nockels... << Full Report >>

Thrive Worship Announces Integrity Music Partnership/New Album Release

Integrity Music is excited to announce the newest signing to their roster, Thrive Worship. Starting out as the worship team for Bayside Church based in Sacramento, California, Thrive Worship has quickly grown into a sprawling eight-campus worship family whose songs and weekly Sunday night worship services are transforming their northern... << Full Report >>

Steven Malcolm Steven Malcolm Drops Unexpected Single Featuring Natalie Grant Titled "Even Louder"

Critically acclaimed hip-hop artist Steven Malcolm has teamed up with award-winning powerhouse vocalist Natalie Grant with a surprise release of an epic anthem titled “Even Louder.”  The song that merges music genres is available for purchase across all digital platforms... << Full Report >>

Mallary Hope Mallary Hope Releases New Album, "Out of My Hands"

Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope's debut full-length project, Out Of My Hands, released today to critical acclaim. Hope's first-ever full-length project, the album sees the songstress in her rawest form with themes of identity and self-worth woven throughout each song... << Full Report >>

Life.Church Worship Signs to DREAM Records

Today, Life.Church Worship, which recently signed with the LA-based label DREAM Records, launched the pre-order for a brand-new EP. The Death of Death EP was written by worship pastors from Life.Church as celebration the promises of God... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, April 25, 2019*


Seventh Day Slumber Seventh Day Slumber To Release "Closer To Chaos" May 31

Closer To Chaos, the much anticipated new studio recording from seminal Christian rockers Seventh Day Slumber, is set to bow May 31. Debuting on RockFest Records—the groundbreaking label founded by Seventh Day Slumber frontman Joseph Rojas last year—Closer To Chaos finds the group returning to their melodic rock roots with a collection of 10 brand new songs. The album will be available for preorder... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, April 24, 2019*


Danny Gokey Danny Gokey's "Haven't Seen It Yet" Debuts #1 on Billboard Top Christian and Gospel Album Chart

GRAMMY® nominee and Dove Award winner  Danny Gokey’s fifth studio album release,  Haven’t Seen It Yet , makes an impressive debut on the  Billboard TopChristian & Gospel Album chart landing at  #1 . Gokey previously announced the second leg of the  Hope Encounter Tour, featuring a 31-city line-up, kicking off on September 26 th... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 23, 2019*


Sanctus Real New Single from Sanctus Real, "Unstoppable God," Makes Debut

Fair Trade Services announces the new single from Sanctus Real, titled "Unstoppable God," which is out now and available at all digital music providers. "Unstoppable God" is the follow-up to the band's  smash top 5 hit “Confidence,” which has accumulated more than 16 million streams at press time... << Full Report >>

Phil Wickham and Chris Quilala Release New Song, "You Cannot Be Stopped"

Renowned worship leaders Phil Wickham (Fair Trade Services) and Chris Quilala (Jesus Culture / Capitol Christian Music Group) have released a new song, "You Cannot Be Stopped." The new song, which they co-wrote together, was released on Good Friday and is available here.... << Full Report >>

Citizen Way Tour Bus Catches Fire, Announce Fundraising Campaign

Citizen Way A fire ignited on Citizen Way's Generosity Rocks tour bus during a recent tour stop in Michigan. Thankfully, no one was seriously injured in the fire but the bus is a complete loss. Firefighters were able to recover the bible of Citizen Way’s Ben Calhoun that his father used in seminary, charred black and opened to Ephesians 2 - “We are saved by grace through our faith in Jesus.” Calhoun’s daughter Ava was traveling with him at the time. Her stuffed animal from childhood, Buttons, was also recovered from the ashes... << Full Report >>

Integrity Debuts Worship Artist Sarah Kroger's "Bloom" April 26

Integrity Music will release the label debut, Bloom, from Catholic worship leader and songwriter Sarah Kroger on Friday, April 26th. Kroger’s label debut takes personal declarations of God’s mercy and shapes them into universal messages of unfathomable love. It features artists Adam Agin and John Tibbs as well as a cover of Amanda Cook’s “Pieces” featuring Audrey Assad, who also produced the album... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 22, 2019*


Jekalyn Carr Releases "I See Miracles" to Gospel Radio

It's her birthday! And, to celebrate, Jekalyn Carr – internationally acclaimed and award-winning artist/author/actress/speaker/entrepreneur – is releasing a brand new track, "I See Miracles," to Gospel radio on today, her 22nd birthday. The inspiration behind the song came from the interactions Jekalyn has shared with people from around the globe as she ministered. "During my visits to different cities, so many people would come to me,... << Full Report >>

Shane Schauer Named 16th Annual Christian Songwriter of the Year

Shane Schauer, a singer/songwriter and worship leader from Fayetteville, Arkansas, has been selected Songwriter of the Year of the 16th annual ChristianSongwriting.com competition. The contest, sponsored by CM United, is the longest-running Christian songwriting contest in existence. Schauer earned the honor for his song, “All To You.” The son of a worship leader, Schauer has been involved with music ministry his entire life... << Full Report >>

Jimmy Fortune Announces New Album, "God and Country"

Country Music Hall of Fame and Gospel Music Hall of Fame member Jimmy Fortune is proud to announce his new album God & Country available across all music platforms on May 24. God & Country, released via Gaither Music Group, reflects and celebrates the beauty of America, the courage of those who have made it free and the hymns that have warmed the hearts of its citizens for centuries. The recording will also be available in Cracker Barrel Old Country... << Full Report >>

*Friday, April 19, 2019*


Comrades Announces New Album, Lead Single

Comrades are coming on strong with their sophomore release "For We Are Not Yet, We Are Only Becoming." The full length shows a new level of passion from the husband/wife team and delivers more of the post-hardcore ambient chaos we love... << Full Report >>

Tori Harper Releases "Revival" Today, Joins Prayer Movement

Franklin, TN-based singer/songwriter Tori Harper releases “Revival” today (April 19) to digital retailers and streaming outlets globally through The Fuel Music at the link, http://toriharper.com/revival... << Full Report >>

"Father's Love" Single From Influencers Available Today On Good Friday

Good Friday serves as a fitting date for Influencers to debut “Father’s Love,” their latest in a string of singles. The resounding song centers around the greatest act of love in history, remembered on this holiday. A cornerstone of the song is Romans 8:15 which says “So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, April 18, 2019*


Mallary Hope Mallary Hope To Perform LIVE on FOX and Friends this Easter Sunday Ahead of Album Release

Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope will take center stage this Easter Sunday on Fox & Friends. The Georgia native will be performing LIVE her latest single, "Me," featured on Hope's upcoming album Out Of My Hands (Apr. 26)... << Full Report >>

Integrity Music Releases New EP from Local Sound Today

Integrity Music announces the release of Local Sound's EP, The Free World, Vol. 1, available today. Encompassing five songs, the first song to debut, "Nobody," released last September. The Free World, Vol. 1 is the follow-up to their independent EP from 2017... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, April 17, 2019*


JJ Weeks JJ Weeks Signs First-Ever Solo Artist Exclusive With Radiate Music

Renowned, Macon, GA-based singer-songwriter JJ Weeks, known for writing and leading hit-making songs like "Let Them See You," "Alive In Me," "What Kind Of Love" and "Do Not Be Afraid," has signed his first-ever, exclusive agreement as a solo artist with Ian Eskelin’s Radiate Music. The debut song to release under the new arrangement, “Choices,” will hit digital retail and streaming outlets globally April 19 and goes for adds at radio May 17... << Full Report >>

Trinity Releases "Anthem Of Love" April 19 From The Fuel Music

Awards-winning, Netherlands-based, eclectic band Trinity announces the release of its third North American single, “Anthem Of Love,” April 19 from The Fuel Music. Available April 19 at iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon.com, Spotify and more digital retail and streaming outlets everywhere through the link https://the-fuel-music.lnk.to/anthemoflove, the unifying single is meant to help “create heavenly parties in and outside the church... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 16, 2019*


Chris Rice Chris Rice To Release New Hymns Album May 17th

Fair Trade Services and Chris Rice have teamed up once again for a new album, Untitled Hymn: A Collection of Hymns, releasing everywhere May 17th. The preorder, which includes instant songs including a re-imagined take on the fan favorite “Untitled Hymn (Come To Jesus),” is now available here. It has been more than a decade since Chris Rice has released new solo music - it was then that Rice... << Full Report >>

Anthony Evans Recording Artist and Worship Leader Anthony Evans Releases New Album, "Altared," May 17

Little did singer/songwriter, actor and worship leader Anthony Evans know when he was in the studio working on his highly-anticipated new album Altared, releasing May 17, 2019 by Sherman James Productions, that the songs he was writing and recording to encourage his fans would come to so profoundly minister peace to him... << Full Report >>

Chris and Conrad's Conrad Johnson Steps into Solo Spotlight

Singer/songwriter, worship leader, producer and former Chris & Conrad co-founder Conrad Johnson is poised for a new chapter in an already-acclaimed career, making his solo debut—known simply as Conrad—with a series of new songs this spring. Lead single “Never Let You Go,” an upbeat, powerful testimony to the steadfast love of God, is now available at streaming platforms, including Spotify and Apple Music . The song was also recently featured on Spotify's New Music Friday Christian playlist... << Full Report >>

Recording Artist and MMA Trainer MIKE LEE Puts Spotlight on Bullying with Epic New Music Video

Recording artist and MMA trainer Mike Lee has released an epic new music video for his single, THE HEAT. The song features the band VONDI, which is a Canadian-American music and production duo consisting of Stephen Von HeyKing and Cody Norris... << Full Report >>

Tyscot Records' YouTube Channel To Debut New Javen Music Video On Good Friday

Good Friday will be especially good this Friday as Tyscot Records’ YouTube channel premieres an exciting new live performance of the festive song “Jehovah” by seasoned singer and TV host, Javen. The rhythmic African sing-along track hails from Javen’s current Top Ten album, Grace (JCM/Tyscot Records). It was... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 15, 2019*


We Are Messengers We Are Messengers Celebrates "Honest" First Week, Wraps Hits Deep Tour

It’s been a milestone week for We Are Messengers. The band wrapped TobyMac’s 37-stop “Hits Deep Tour” (4/7), and celebrated the release of its new EP, Honest  (3/29), which immediately rocketed onto Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel Top 10 and continues to rise... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin Tune-In to the 34th Stellar Awards to Premiere on BET Easter Sunday, April 21

The  34 th  Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards  will premiere on  BET Network on Easter Sunday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. CT. Produced by  Central City Productions,  the biggest night in gospel music, hosted by  Kirk Franklin, will be the key program for the networks family focused line-up for the day... << Full Report >>

*Friday, April 12, 2019*


Martin Smith Integrity Music Reveals Details For Martin Smith's Album, "Iron Lung"

Integrity Music has officially announced May 10th as the release date for Martin Smith's upcoming album, Iron Lung. As the follow-up to last year's live recording, Love Song For A City, and his last studio recording, 2014's Back To The Start, the acclaimed worship artist, songwriter, and producer is ready to debut his highly anticipated and most personal album ever recorded... << Full Report >>

Reach Records Announces New Artist and First Female Signee Wande with New Single "Blessed Up"

Atlanta based independent label, Reach Records, announces Wande, the latest signee and first female emcee on the roster in the label’s historic 15-year legacy with a brand new single. Explaining the weight of the moment Wande says, “I’ve been doing everything independently and now I have people behind me, so it takes a lot of pressure off my back. Now things can be done on a bigger scale... << Full Report >>

Gotee Records' Announces New Artist Terrian with New Song and Video

Gotee Records welcomes a new artist, Terrian, to the family with the release of her debut song and music video, "God With Us," available now. The song was produced by Chuck Butler (Tauren Wells, India Arie) and co-written by Terrian. A familiar face to concertgoers, Terrian joined TobyMac's Diverse City band in 2017 - being seen on the last two Hits Deep tours... << Full Report >>

Syntax Creative Partners with Woodlands Church

Syntax Creative is excited to announce a new partnership with Woodlands Church, a multi-site church with around 18,000 weekly attendees. Well-known preacher Kerry Shook, the founding pastor of the church, will serve as the executive producer of Woodlands Worship. Woodlands will release its new album, Live, on May 3 while the first of... << Full Report >>

The Gray Havens Reimagine Heaven with "Far Kingdom (Reimagined)" Single

The Gray Havens celebrate the end of their successful Storehouse Tour with a Nashville show and the digital release of Far Kingdom (reimagined). Far Kingdom, originally released on The Gray Havens Fire & Stone album in 2015, continues to drive tremendous fan engagement at live shows. Feeling like the song had not reached its full potential, the Havens' David Radford began to dream and... << Full Report >>

Danny Gokey Danny Gokey's New Album "Haven't Seen It Yet" Available Now!

GRAMMY® nominee and Dove Award winner  Danny Gokey’s fifth studio album,  Haven’t Seen It Yet ,  is available now wherever music is sold and available for streaming. Additionally, the second leg of Gokey’s hit  Hope Encounter   tour has been announced, featuring a 31-city line-up... << Full Report >>

Worship Leader Mack Brock Releases Debut Physical Album, "Greater Things"

Worship leader Mack Brock released his debut physical album, Greater Things, available now. Including tracks from the singer-songwriter's digital release of the same name unveiled last fall, the project also contains songs from the Mack's latest critically acclaimed EP, Covered, which documents the five-time Dove award nominee's own hopes, dreams, fears and anxieties in the midst of uncharted territory... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, April 11, 2019*


The Union of Sinners and Saints 25-City "StoryTeller" Tour Kicks Off In June

Few artists have been more influential in defining the CCM brand than Petra and WhiteHeart, so fans will likely jump out of their skins when they hear that John Schlitt, lead singer of Petra, and Billy Smiley, guitarist, singer, and founder of WhiteHeart, have teamed up for the new 2019 StoryTeller Tour with special guest Jason Fowler. The tour launches June 26th in Omaha, Nebraska. The Union of Sinners and Saints features members... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, April 10, 2019*


Building 429 Building 429 Receives One Of The Biggest Radio Add Weeks In History For An Independent Artist

GRAMMY® nominated, Dove Award-winning Building 429 has released another coast-to-coast radio hit with its new single “Fear No More.” Meant to encourage listeners to hold fast to faith amid life’s inevitable setbacks, the song gathered a remarkable 35 adds in its debut week at radio to become one of the biggest independent artist singles to ever hit Christian radio. The song also becomes the... << Full Report >>

Integrity Music Announces Partnership With Nashville Life Music; Debut EP Arrives May 24

Integrity Music is proud to announce its new partnership with Nashville Life Music. Created out of the Music City-based Nashville Life Church, Nashville Life Music will debut their six-song EP, Taylor House Sessions, on May 24... << Full Report >>

Jared Anderson To Release New Single, "Keep Your Eyes on Jesus," April 26

Acclaimed songwriter and recording artist Jared Anderson to release new single, “Keep Your Eyes on Jesus,” April 26. “Keep Your Eyes on Jesus” is a family-forward, heartfelt song about letting go just in time for spring and graduation season. Written from him as a father to his kids, this song is meant for walking those you love through growth and transition... << Full Report >>

Jonathan Cain Featured At NCAA Final Four Tournament

Writing/co-writing some of the biggest rock songs in history, including “Don’t Stop Believin’,” which is the No. 1 digital catalog rock song, as well as mega hits such as “Faithfully,” “Open Arms,” “Separate Ways,” “Who’s Crying Now” and many more, Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 9, 2019*


Anberlin Anberlin Announce U.S. Tour!

Despite frequently insisting to fans that they were not back together after Anberlin reuniting last year for a special show in Florida with Underoath, the band followed that up with a couple intimate "secret" shows, and then recently announced a short tour overseas. Today, rumors have been quieted with a surprise U.S. tour announcement that has the band returning to many major markets in the United States... << Full Report >>

Bryan Popin Inks Distribution Deal with UAMG/Sony Music/Orchard/New Day

Fresh off the heels of Billboard #1 recording artist and independent label executive, Bryan Popin's joint business venture with Fred Jerkins' Darkchild Gospel, Popin and his imprint, Little Boy Wonder Music has secured a distribution deal with Nashville-based record label, United Alliance Music Group (UAMG). Under the terms of the new strategic distribution deal, UAMG will function as the label and distributor through... << Full Report >>

Live Concert DVD Releases to Coincide with 15th Anniversary of "The Passion of the Christ"

Debney Productions and Costa Communications, in cooperation with Icon Productions, announce the DVD/On-demand release of “The Passion Oratorio: A Live Concert Event.”The concert was filmed before an audience of over 6000 people at the world-renowned Mosque-Cathedral in Cordoba, Spain. It was the first orchestral concert performed in the mosque in over 40 years... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 8, 2019*


for King & Country for KING & COUNTRY Reaches #1 with Latest Single, "God Only Knows"

Two-time GRAMMY® award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY continues to reach new milestones with “God Only Knows,” the latest single from the band’s critically acclaimed album burn the ships. The track hits #1 on the Billboard Christian Airplay chart, tying the hit single “joy.” as their fastest rise to #1. “God Only Knows” also hit #2 on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs, made up of streams... << Full Report >>

Tauren Wells Tauren Wells Earns "Billboard Music Award" Nomination

2019 Billboard Music Award” (BBMA) nominations were recently announced with  Tauren Wells’ smash hit #1 single, “ Known, ” receiving a nod for  Top Christian Song . In addition to celebrating his BBMA, Wells also released a revamped version of his debut album’s track, “ God’s Not Done with You... << Full Report >>

Servant Debuts "Happy," Featuring V.Rose

Gospel singer/rapper/writer Andre "Servant" O'Neal is an independent artist that resides in Phoenix, AZ who has sold thousands of records. He has toured with the likes of Andy Mineo, Sho Baraka, Bizzle, No Malice, Datin, V.Rose, Hillary Jane, Black Knight (Brandon P) and many more over the past 10 years... << Full Report >>

*Friday, April 5, 2019*


Kim Walker-Smith Releases New Song, "Just Be"

Jesus Culture's Kim Walker-Smith has released a new song today, "Just Be," available now. This song releases in conjunction with her debut book, Brave Surrender: Let God's Love Rewrite Your Story (Zondervan) , which became available earlier this week... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Young & Free Release Acoustic Album "III (Studio Sessions)"

GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free announces the release of their new acoustic album “III (Studio Sessions),” which is available digitally today. The live, in-studio compilation features nine stripped back acoustic tracks and stunning video renditions of powerful, original worship anthems from the group’s latest album... << Full Report >>

Kathie Lee Gifford Releases Film featuring Nicole C. Mullen, "The God Who Sees"

Kathie Lee Gifford released her film directorial debut today, which can be found at www.godwhosees.com. The God Who Sees is a breathtaking short film based on the song of the same title, available also on iTunes now, and is written by Gifford and Grammy-nominated, Nicole C. Mullen... << Full Report >>

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Journey Member Jonathan Cain Releases "More Like Jesus" May 3

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Journey member Jonathan Cain globally releases his fourth new solo album in as many years, More Like Jesus, May 3 from Identity Records with The Fuel Music distribution. Billboard breaks the story around Cain’s anticipated, 15-song album and premieres the track... << Full Report >>

Detroit's American Arson Joins the Facedown Family

Facedown Records is very excited to introduce you to American Arson and their brand new EP "Rise & Fall", out today on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and everywhere else music is sold and streamed... << Full Report >>

Building 429 Releases "Fear No More" To Radio / Retail Today From 3rd Wave Music, The Fuel Music

GRAMMY® nominated, Dove Award-winning Building 429, widely known for its RIAA Gold-selling “Where I Belong” and more chart-topping No. 1 radio hits like “We Won't Be Shaken,” “Listen To The Sound and “Glory Defined,” releases today (April 5)... << Full Report >>

Mandisa Mandisa And Matthew West To Return As Co-Hosts For EMMY® Winning K-LOVE Fan Awards

K-LOVE Fan Award-winners and GRAMMY® noted artists Mandisa and Matthew West will return to Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House on Sun. Jun. 2 as co-hosts for the seventh annual 2019 K-LOVE Fan Awards. The hosting duo made their fresh debut... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, April 4, 2019*


Tedashii Tedashii Hosts "Round Table" Talk on Trauma, Mental Health and Perseverance

Following his release of NEVER FOLD, rapper Tedashii sits down with friends and industry leaders for a meaningful conversation surrounding trauma, mental health and perseverance. For The Glory: A Round Table Discussion is a sincere, honest and open dialogue featuring: rapper, Lecrae; music industry veteran and mental health advocate, Shanti Das; radio host... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, April 2, 2019*


TBN and Big Idea Content Group Partner to Produce All-New "VeggieTales" Episodes

TBN and Big Idea Content Group announced at the National Religious Broadcasters Convention, they will partner to produce all new and original episodes of VeggieTales, the leading children’s faith-based property. Coming to TBN Fall 2019, each episode will remain true to the classic VeggieTales brand to deliver clever storytelling, biblically-based lessons, and memorable songs. Big Idea Content Group is part of UPHE Content Group, a repertoire center of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment... << Full Report >>

Brandston's Reissue Campaign Continues with Debut Album, "Letterbox"

Cleveland’s Brandtson – favorites of the 90’s emo-punk era - stood out with a pop-leaning punk sound highlighted by their intricate and infectious dual vocal harmonies and dueling guitar lines. Led by the anthemic charge of “Blindspot” and the starkly evocative “January”; their debut album, Letterbox, is a love letter to the... << Full Report >>

Florida Pastor Norman Lee Schaffer Releases New Single

“Bright Light,” the new single from pastor, singer/songwriter and entertainer Norman Lee Schaffer is releasing to Christian Country-formatted radio outlets today. The song is from “Follow Me,” an album produced by Schaffer and Trace Collins. A video for “Bright Light” is available at YouTube... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Radio Disney Welcomes "Bright Ones" Cast to Los Angeles Studio

The cast of Bethel Music’s Bright Ones spent time with Radio Disney in Los Angeles last week to chat about the upcoming film, in theaters for one special evening on Apr. 22. Tune in to Radio Disney tomorrow, Apr. 3 throughout the day to hear the cast's interview. Following the lives... << Full Report >>

*Monday, April 1, 2019*


Newsboys [April Fool's Day] Industry Vets and Fan Favorites Unite To Form New Supergroup, CCM Avengers

With the immense popularity of superhero films and interwoven cinematic universes, it's no surprise that this kind of crossover and unification would leak into other mediums and genres of entertainment. With the drastic changes in the Christian music industry over the past decade, a ragtag band of CCM favorites--old and new--have joined together to fight against the industry decline, forming a supergroup they're unapologetically calling CCM Avengers... << Full Report >>

34th Stellar Gospel Music Awards Winners Announced!

Central City Productions wrapped up the taping of the 34th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards on Friday, March 29 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The biggest night in gospel music, hosted by Kirk Franklin, will premiere on  BET Network on Easter Sunday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. CT... << Full Report >>

BMI Honors The Luminaries of Gospel at 2019 Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards

BMI honored the best and brightest in gospel music at the BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music luncheon, held on March 28th at La Cave in Las Vegas, Nevada. Multi Stellar Award-winner and two-time GRAMMY nominee singer/songwriter Travis Greene was awarded Song of the Year for his triumphant single “You Waited,” which hit number one on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart and earned him the title of... << Full Report >>

Chonda Pierce Showcases The "Unashamed" In Latest Box Office Event

Following her emotionally gripping box office hits “Laughing in the Dark” (2015) and “Enough” (2017), beloved best-selling comedian Chonda Pierce is set to return to the big screen in May with "Unashamed." Presented by Fathom Events and Fuseic Entertainment and premiering in more than 1,000 cinemas nationwide for two nights—Tuesday, May 7 and Thursday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m. local time... << Full Report >>

UTR Agency Announces New Summer Tour Featuring Emerging Artists

UTR Agency, the new talent agency started in February of this year by 20+ year veteran music agent, Michael Kelley, has announced The Emerge Tour 2019, a soon-to-be annual tour focused on developing up-and-coming Christian bands... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 29, 2019*


Unspoken Unspoken Announces Third Album, "Reason," with New Single

Unspoken released a new single today, along with the announcement of their third album, both titled “Reason.” The new album will mark the band’s first full-length record in three years, set for release June 21. Listeners can check out the song “Reason” through all digital outlets and its lyric video, plus pre-order the album next week on Unspoken’s website... << Full Report >>

Riley Clemmons Riley Clemmons Drops New Strength-Filled Power Ballad "Fighting For Me"

19 year-old singer, songwriter Riley Clemmons is unveiling a brand new single – “Fighting For Me” – today. “Fighting For Me” is set to hit radio on Apr. 19, serving as a follow-up to her breakthrough hit “Broken Prayers” and “Better For It” which received Radio Disney airplay... << Full Report >>

Martin Smith Releases New Single And Video for "Fire's Gonna Fall"

Today Martin Smith, the acclaimed worship artist, songwriter, and producer, releases his second single “Fire's Gonna Fall” (Integrity Music) to all digital sales and streaming platforms. Joined by a lyric video, the song is the follow-up to "Great & Glorious," which released earlier this month. Both songs will be featured on Smith's upcoming studio album, titled Iron Lung, slated for release later this spring. Further details about the new album are to follow... << Full Report >>

American Idol Alum, David Francisco, Launches "LIONHEARTS: 30 Stories in 30 Days" Video Series

DAVID FRANCISCO whose story inspired MILLIONS on the hit show, American Idol – has launched an inspirational video series called, LIONHEARTS: 30 Stories in 30 Days. The video series will support the release of his single, "LIONHEART," to be released on April 26, 2019 just one day prior to the anniversary of his accident, April 27, 2019... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Amanda Lindsey Cook Releases "House On A Hill" Today

Bethel Music's Amanda Lindsey Cook has unveiled her latest, House On A Hill, available now. The product of two months spent tucked away in a secluded house in the wooded hills of Nashville, TN, Amanda both wrote and recorded for the critically acclaimed album, inviting a few close friends into the process including GRAMMY®-winning producers Jason Ingram and Paul Mabury (Lauren Daigle, Cory Asbury), and long-time collaborator Steffany Gretzinger... << Full Report >>

Darlene Zschech Darlene Zschech Releases New Song, "Forever My King"

Integrity Music has released the new song, “Forever My King,” from world-renowned Australian worship leader Darlene Zschech and her New South Wales church, Hope Unlimited (HopeUC). The live-recorded song was captured during the annual HopeUC Worship Gathering last year and features guests Leeland, Dustin Smith and Chardon Lewis. Click here to download or stream the new song... << Full Report >>

Newsboys Newsboys Stand "United" with History-Making May 10th Album Release

On the heels of last year’s blockbuster Newsboys United reunion tour and the current hit single, “Greatness Of Our God,” Christian music supergroup Newsboys is set to unveil their latest FairTrade Services set May 10. United, the groundbreaking recording bringing together former members Peter Furler and Phil Joel with Michael Tait, Duncan Phillips, Jeff Frankenstein and Jody Davis, was produced by Furler and Geoff Duncan. Furler—a driving force behind such iconic Newsboys hits as "He Reigns," "Entertaining Angels" and "Shine"—also co-wrote four of the album's 10 selections... << Full Report >>

Josh Wilson Josh Wilson Debuts Unique 360 Loop Music Video For "Borrow (One Day At A Time)"

On the heels of releasing his current single "Borrow (One Day At A Time)" to Christian radio earlier this year, Black River Christian artist Josh Wilson has just released the new music video, "Borrow (One Day At A Time)" - The Solo Experience. The unique video was shot in Nashville... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, March 28, 2019*


We Are Messengers We Are Messengers Deliver "Honest" EP March 29

We Are Messengers will release its new EP, Honest, on Friday, March 29 via Curb | Word Entertainment. Hailed as "both carefully genuine and creatively brilliant" by New Release Today, the six-song set — produced by Tedd T. (Francesca Battistelli, Stars Go Dim) and Benjamin Backus (for KING & COUNTRY, Blanca) — marks the Dove Award-nominated act’s first new project since its self-titled debut album... << Full Report >>

Laura Hackett Park's "Artist" Illustrates God's Divine Artistry

Inspired by the greatest Artist of all time, it could be said embracing one’s God-given artistry is a powerful way to give praise back to Him. Through this revelation, Kansas-City-based singer/songwriter and worship leader Laura Hackett Park is responding to God’s calling, inspired to be more like her Creator. Realizing how much God loves big and vibrant expressions of His love, Laura bears witness to Revelation 4:11 which says, “...for You created all things and for Your pleasure they exist and were created... << Full Report >>

Daryl Boyer Ties #1 Spot on Christian Country Chart

Chart topping recording artist Daryl Boyer has done it again, with his second song to hit the #1 spot on the Christian Music Weekly Christian Country chart. His new single  "Running Down Revival" has just tied the top slot along with Grammy winning artist Zach Williams and Inspirational Country Music Association's nominee for Vocal Group/Band of the Year... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, March 27, 2019*


Kirk Franklin Kirk Franklin to Release New Album "LONG LIVE LOVE"

Thirteen-time GRAMMY® winning artist, songwriter and producer, Kirk Franklin, will release his highly anticipated new album, LONG LIVE LOVE, on May 31, 2019. The album, which is Franklin’s thirteenth studio offering, features the hit single... << Full Report >>

Jon Egan Debuts "UNVEIL" Album This Friday

With his first solo project, worship leader, songwriter, husband and father Jon Egan has created a gathering of worshipful songs that can only come from the furnace of real life. Releasing Unveil this Friday, March 29 (Integrity Music), his 13-song live collection is wrapped full of songs bearing hope, joy, and community... << Full Report >>

Alicia & Whitney Release First Ever Career Single

“New Thing,” the first single release from sister duo Alicia & Whitney, is headed to Christian INSPO/Soft AC, and Christian AC-formatted radio outlets today. The single is from “A Portrait of Worship,” an 11-song collection of music written by the sisters... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, March 26, 2019*


The Afters THE AFTERS to Release their Sixth Studio Album "FEAR NO MORE"

The Afters new album FEAR NO MORE releasing through Fair Trade Services. Releasing May 31, 2019, with album pre-order on April 5. With the pre-order, fans are able to access three instant downloadable tracks, including “Lightning,” the current radio single “Well Done,” and the title track “Fear No More.”... << Full Report >>

Jekalyn Carr Jekalyn Carr Announces Special Guests for 2nd Annual "You Will Win" Conference

Jekalyn Carr – internationally acclaimed and award-winning artist/author/actress/speaker/entrepreneur – has announced special guests for her second annual "You Will Win" Conference. The event will be held June 21 - 22, 2019 in Orlando, FL.  Carr is excited to welcome Tim Bowman, Stephen Brown, Maranda Curtis, JJ Hairston, Koryn Hawthorne, Willie Moore Jr... << Full Report >>

*Monday, March 25, 2019*


Kirk Franklin 34th Annual Stellar Awards To Premiere on BET Easter Sunday April 21

The BET Networks broadcast premiere date of The 34th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards presented by AT&T has been updated to Easter Sunday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. CT. The biggest night in gospel music returns to BET after a 15-year hiatus with gospel legend Shirley Caesar, Sonya Blakey, VaShawn Mitchell, Jelani Winston, Katlyn Nichol... << Full Report >>

Tedashii Tedashii's "Never Fold" Debuts at #9 on Billboard Rap Chart

NEVER FOLD, the fifth studio album from rapper Tedashii, makes waves with multiple top 10 entries on the charts. Released on March 8th, NEVER FOLD debuted this week at #9 on Billboard’s Current Rap Album Overall Chart and #7 on Billboard’s Christian Album Charts. Heralded by chart-topping singles like “Gotta Live” featuring Jordan Feliz and lead single, “God Flex” featuring Trip Lee —the 17-track project evokes the Texas-bred rapper’s renewed creative vision and commitment to persevere. The album also features appearances by LeCrae, Crowder, 1K Phew, Jarry Manna, Parris Chariz, Sara Reeves and Kam Parker... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 22, 2019*


My Epic Debuts New Single, "White Noises"

The first single from the upcoming My Epic EP "Violence" is here! Listen to "White Noises" at Spotify, Apple Music, and all digital outlets... << Full Report >>

Mallary Hope Mallary Hope Unveils Rawest form of Herself with "Out Of My Hands" Set to Release Apr. 26

Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope has announced her debut full-length project, Out Of My Hands, set to release Apr. 26. Hope's first-ever full-length project, the seventeen-track album sees the Georgia native in her rawest form, with themes of identity and self-worth woven throughout each inspired song... << Full Report >>

Worship Leader Mack Brock Makes Inspired Return with Critically Acclaimed "Covered," Available Now

Worship leader Mack Brock released his latest Covered, available now. Documenting the five-time Dove award nominee's own hopes, dreams, fears and anxieties in the midst of uncharted territory, the EP has earned the praise of critics, with Hallels dubbing the compilation "everything we have grown to love about Mack: heartfelt Christ-centered songs sung in his inimitable signature style... << Full Report >>

Influencers Drop "Believe Again" Single, Building To Full Album Debut

“Believe Again” is available today, marking the latest drop from the worship group Influencers. The diverse set of voices are continuing to release new music ahead of a full album unveiling later this spring. "The heartbeat of Influencers Worship and this song 'Believe Again' is to awaken the dreams that God has put in the hearts of all." shares Influencers' Mark Evans... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, March 21, 2019*


Francesca Battistelli Francesca Battistelli's Headlining "The Own It Tour," Kicks Off Tonight

On the heels of releasing her latest single, "Defender" to radio, the second radio single from her latest album, Own It (Curb | Word Entertainment), GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Francesca Battistelli is ready to take her headlining "The Own It Tour" on the road. The 18-city tour kicks off tonight in Washington, D.C. and will wrap in Tucson, Arizona April 14... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, March 20, 2019*


Danny Gokey Danny Gokey Announces New Album "Haven't Seen It Yet" for April 12 Release

Grammy® nominee and Dove Award winner  Danny Gokey, announced that his fifth studio album “ Haven’t Seen It Yet,”  is available for pre-order now; and available for purchase at all major retail stores and digital retailers on Friday, April 12 th , 2019. The second digital single “ New Day ” has been released as part of the album launch campaign, and the accompanying high-energy  lyric video  is also available. Two additional album tracks will release prior to the album’s release... << Full Report >>

Melinda McGlasson Releases New Single "My Deliverer" To Radio

Worship leader and cancer survivor Melinda McGlasson announces today’s release of “My Deliverer,” the newest single from her EP titled “Heaven to Me.” The single will be serviced to Christian AC and Christian CHR-formatted radio outlets.

“My Deliverer” was written by Matt Armstrong, Nicole Serrano and Micah Kuiper... << Full Report >>



*Tuesday, March 19, 2019*


Stryper Iconic Rock Band STRYPER Announces 2019 HISTORY Tour

Chart-topping rock band STRYPER will return to the road in May for the 2019 HISTORY Tour — Greatest Hits & Covers that influenced our generation. The all-new HISTORY Tour comes on the heels of the band’s yearlong God Damn Evil World Tour, which concluded in Japan in February... << Full Report >>

*Monday, March 18, 2019*


LOVECOLLIDE Receives First-Ever JUNO Award For Acclaimed "Tired Of Basic" Album

Following their first-ever JUNO Award nomination, sisters Lauren Budnick and Brooke DeLeary of the faith-forward pop duo LOVECOLLIDE were honored by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) last night with the 2019 Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year JUNO Award for Tired Of Basic... << Full Report >>

Unsigned Only Music Competition Launches Special “Video Only” Promotion

The Unsigned Only Music Competition is launching a special “Video Only” promotion and will be accepting both professional and homemade music video entries from March 20-29, 2019. Original music and cover songs are eligible. Artists can enter by going to: https://www.unsignedonly.com.... << Full Report >>

Erskin Anavitarte To Release "Love Moves" April 11

Love Moves, the highly anticipated sixth recording from singer/songwriter, adoption advocate and diversity spokesperson Erskin Anavitarte, bows April 11. Produced by Stephen Leiweke (Chris Tomlin, Sara Groves), the project will be available on leading music platforms, including Spotify and Apple Music... << Full Report >>

Gospel Group Zion's Joy! Releases Debut National Album on Habakkuk Music

Habakkuk Music has released the national debut album, What Would Heaven Look Like, from Gospel group Zion’s Joy! The much-anticipated album includes the title track, which was at the center of a media storm in recent months, and the new single, “Tis' So Sweet,” released today... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 15, 2019*


Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Announces New Album "People" for Release April 26

Multi-platinum selling and award-winning group, Hillsong UNITED announces the release of their highly anticipated album, “PEOPLE.” Slated to debut worldwide on April 26, the live project with twelve new songs is available for preorder today and features the brand new single... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, March 14, 2019*


Highlands Worship "Jesus You Alone" Debuts at No. 1

With a passion to encourage congregational worship, create resources for churches and draw listeners closer to God, Highlands Worship released its third, full-length album, Jesus You Alone, March 1 with global distribution for the first time through The Fuel Music. Debuting at No. 1 on the SoundScan Praise and Worship chart and selling 9,810 copies in its first week at retail, the album also received 466,000 on demand streams in the US alone... << Full Report >>

Horizon Music Releases New Single, "Waterfall"

“Waterfall,” a new single from Horizon Music, the worship team at Horizon Community Church, is being released today to Christian AC and CHR-formatted radio outlets. The new song is from the album titled “Victory,” which has been released by Maranatha/Capitol Records. A lyric video for “Waterfall” is available at YouTube... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, March 13, 2019*


Crowder Crowder Debuts "Wildfire" Music Video

Three-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated artist Crowder just released his new music video for “Wildfire.” The video’s exclusive Tennessean premiere comes as Crowder  begins his second week on MercyMe’s nationwide “Imagine Nation Tour,” which includes stops in Los Angeles, Baltimore, and Memphis. The critically-acclaimed musician continues to defy boundaries, with Rolling Stone calling “Wildfire” “a loud, club-worthy banger doubling as a church anthem... << Full Report >>

KJ-52 KJ-52 Launches Kickstarter to Fund New EP and Book Project

Independent hip hop artist KJ-52 has just launched a new Kickstarter campaign to fund not only a brand new EP of music, but a companion book (and audiobook) as well. Both titled What Happened Was..., through the project, the acclaimed rapper intends to shed some light on his personal experiences in the music industry through the years. Click here to go to his campaign page where you can hear samples of new music and the audiobook version of What Happened Was...... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, March 12, 2019*


Sidewalk Prophets Sidewalk Prophets Celebrate Ten-Year Anniversary With The "These Simple Truths Tour"

The band Sidewalk Prophets announces their "These Simple Truths Tour," kicking off this spring and running into the fall. Celebrating their ten-year anniversary as a band, t he acoustic tour, which is sponsored by World Vision, promises to be an intimate experience where concertgoers will take a journey through the band's history and hear numerous... << Full Report >>

My Epic "Violence Tour" Announced

My Epic have announced a tour in support of their upcoming EP “Violence.” The tour with Valleyheart starts mid-May and runs through the 1st of June. Tickets on sale Friday... << Full Report >>

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Journey Member Jonathan Cain Releases "More Like Jesus" Single March 22

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Journey member Jonathan Cain releases his first new single of 2019, “More Like Jesus,” from Identity Records. Available at digital retailers and streaming outlets globally March 22 from The Fuel Music at https://the-fuel-music.lnk.to/morelikejesussingle, the song is... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 8, 2019*


Tedashii Tedashii Releases New Album, "Never Fold"

Today Reach Records and rapper, Tedashii celebrates the release of his highly anticipated fifth studio album, NEVER FOLD. As the follow up to his 2016 critically acclaimed release, THIS TIME AROUND—NEVER FOLD continues the journey while boldly exploring new soundscapes and styles. Heralded by chart-topping singles like “Gotta Live” featuring Jordan Feliz and lead single... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Amanda Lindsey Cook Announces "House On A Hill," Set to Release Mar. 29

Before the new year, Bethel Music's Amanda Lindsey Cook reemerged to fans on social media after a long hiatus, posting a handwritten note which explained the singer's absence, hinting at new music in the works. Today Cook reveals the letter's allusive meaning with the announce of her upcoming House On A Hill, set to release Mar. 29... << Full Report >>

Martin Smith Releases First Single, "Great & Glorious," March 8 Ahead Of New Album

Acclaimed worship artist, songwriter and producer Martin Smith releases the single “Great & Glorious” March 8 to digital sales and streaming platforms ahead of an all-new, studio-recorded album slated for release this summer. Produced by Smith and Gabe Wilson (Bethel, Rock ‘N’ Roll Worship Circus), “Great & Glorious” is a raucous, Gospel choir-backed anthem celebrating the freedom and new... << Full Report >>

Francesca Battistelli Francesca Battistelli Releases New Single "Defender" Today

GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Francesca Battistelli releases her new single today titled "Defender" along with a lyric video. "Defender" is Battistelli's second radio single from her latest album, Own It (Curb | Word Entertainment), and follows her top ten hit "The Breakup Song... << Full Report >>

Cody Carnes Cody Carnes Releases "Heaven Fall" Single Today

Worship leader and songwriter Cody Carnes is releasing a new song, "Heaven Fall," today. This marks the second song this year that Carnes has released. Check out the new song available everywhere here... << Full Report >>

Third Day's Mark Lee Announces "The Church Tour" with David Glenn

Mark Lee from Third Day has teamed up with acclaimed Atlanta worship leader David Glenn for the Church Tour 2019. They have put together a special evening of music and stories, featuring acoustic versions of your favorite worship and Third Day songs as well as new solo material from both artists. The fifteen-city tour includes stops in Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and... << Full Report >>

Worship Leader Mack Brock Dives Into Uncharted Territory with Unveiling of "Covered" Set to Release Mar. 22

Worship leader Mack Brock announces his latest Covered, set to release Mar. 22. Documenting the five-time Dove award nominee's own hopes, dreams, fears and anxieties in the midst of uncharted territory, Covered finds Brock unveiling his most vulnerable music to date... << Full Report >>

Nashville Based Indie Pop Duo Clemency Release New Single, "Captive"

Nashville based indie pop duo, Clemency, unveiled a new single today called “Captive,” marking the return of the band since 2017. Brothers Jason and Paul Watkins, natives of Yukon, Oklahoma, have been making music together since high school. The duo, now residing in Nashville, have spent years developing their sound, which has... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers Planetshakers' Joth Hunt Reveals Bout With Cancer; "Only Way" Single Releasing Today Bolstered Hunt’s Faith On Journey To Becoming Cancer-Free

Internationally recognized praise band Planetshakers releases its “Only Way” single globally today (March 8) from Venture3Media (V3M). Available at iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play and more digital and streaming outlets everywhere, the new song was recorded at Planetshakers Conferences in the Philippines and Malaysia in January, and was produced, written, mixed and sung by Planetshakers... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, March 7, 2019*


Matthew West Matthew West Signs With Provident Label Group/Sony Music; Announces New Imprint

Provident Label Group/Sony Music has announced the signing of multi-award winning artist, songwriter, author and well-known storyteller Matthew West to their roster. In conjunction with their new partnership is the newly-created imprint Story House Music, which mirrors West’s management company, Story House Collective. With support from Provident, West will develop and launch young artists’ careers through the new imprint... << Full Report >>

Luke + Anna Hellebronth To Release Debut Album, "Motions Of Mercy," March 22

Integrity Music announces the March 22 global release of Motions Of Mercy, the debut album from Luke + Anna Hellebronth, husband/wife worshippers who lead the international Worship Central resource and training platform and serve at St. Luke’s Gas Street in Birmingham, U.K.... << Full Report >>

Landry Cantrell Announces New Single "Beyond," Due Out April 5th

California native Landry Cantrell just announced on his Facebook account that his new single from his forthcoming album will be called, "Beyond." A couple days ago, the song was also sent to Billboard Christian Hot AC, CHR and AC radio stations. Following two top 20 National Audience Charting singles with "Before You" and "Gravity", Landry Cantrell's "Beyond" is a beautiful pop track that moves the needle forward in the industry while staying... << Full Report >>

Julie Elias Releases New Single, "Forgive Me," Today

“Forgive Me,” a new single written and recorded by Julie Elias, is set to drop to Christian AC and CHR-formatted radio outlets today. The new music is from Elias’ 12-song CD, “A Girl Like Me.” View the video for “Forgive Me” at YouTube... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, March 6, 2019*


MDSN (Madison) New MDSN Single, “Hunger,” Available March 8

Integrity Music announces the release of new single “Hunger” from teen worship leader and songwriter MDSN, daughter of acclaimed Dallas, Texas-based worship leaders and pastors David and Nicole Binion. Penned by MDSN (pronounced “Madison”) and Mitch Wong (Planetshakers), “Hunger” is a tender ballad of desperation and an entreaty for Christ-followers to return to their first love. The song, featuring MDSN on lead vocals, first appeared last fall on the Binion’s best-selling album, Dwell. ... << Full Report >>

Facedown Records Release Sleeping Giant Farewell Documentary

12 years from the date of their very first show, Sleeping Giant took the stage for the last time in Southern California. This documentary contains footage of the band's final performances, as well as interviews with band members as they remember how it all began... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, March 5, 2019*


Building 429 Building 429 Launches 3rd Wave Music, Releases "Fear No More" Single To Radio/Retail April 5

GRAMMY® nominated, Dove Award-winning Building 429, widely known for its RIAA Gold-selling “Where I Belong” and more chart-topping No. 1 hits like “We Won't Be Shaken,” “Listen To The Sound and “Glory Defined,” releases its next single, “Fear No More,” on its newly-formed 3rd Wave Music April 5. In addition to radio, the single will receive distribution for the first time from The Fuel Music into digital and streaming outlets globally... << Full Report >>

Skillet Z2 Comics Partners with Skillet for "Eden: A Skillet Graphic Novel"

Coming on the heels of Apocrypha: The Legend Of BabyMetal and the upcoming The Ghost Of Ohio graphic novel, Z2 Comics is pleased to announce their next title is a collaborative partnership with multi-platinum, GRAMMY-nominated rockers Skillet. Eden: A Skillet Graphic Novel is based on an original story idea created by Skillet frontman John Cooper alongside the creative team of Z2 Comics: Josh Frankel and Sridhar Reddy. Writers Alex Paknadel and Dan Watters of Random Shock Studios are writing the comic with... << Full Report >>

*Monday, March 3, 2019*


Phil Joel Phil Joel Pens Personal Stories of Pursuing God's Heart In New Book

GRAMMY®-nominated, Dove Award-winning Newsboys United bassist and Zealand frontman Phil Joel is set to add author to his diverse credits with the April 16 release of Redwoods and Whales: Becoming Who You Actually Are. Published by Thomas Nelson’s Emanate Books, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Redwoods and Whales is a collection of Joel’s own epiphanies of God's greatness and transforming power told through personal stories and truths learned from his life and musical journey... << Full Report >>

*Friday, March 1, 2019*


Matthew West Watch "The Roadshow Tour" 2019 Epic Mash Up

Compassion LIVE’s “The Roadshow Tour” 2019 kicked off in a big way last weekend with opening arena crowds in Virginia, Pennsylvania and Michigan. As evidence of the fun, Matthew West, Tenth Avenue North, Matt Maher, Leanna Crawford and very special guest Michael W. Smith recorded a special backstage mash up of their biggest hits in whimsical unity... << Full Report >>

Highlands Worship Globally Releases "Jesus You Alone" Today From The Fuel Music

With a passion to encourage congregational worship, create resources for churches and draw listeners closer to God, Highlands Worship releases its third, full-length album Jesus You Alone, today (March 1) with global distribution for the first time through The Fuel Music. The 15-song album with over 70-minutes of music... << Full Report >>

Duo Jerard and Jovaun Sign To Motown Gospel

Premiere music label Motown Gospel announces its newest artist signee—husband and wife duo Jerard & Jovaun. The powerhouse singers bring their online popularity to a new digital EP, WHAT A BEAUTIFUL NAME , available today for pre-order... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Channel's 'Now with Natalie' Ft. Hailey Bieber, Kelly Rowland and Others Out March 3

Hillsong Channel’s newest docuseries, “Now with Natalie” features in-depth conversations with today’s leading figures in entertainment, sports and fashion about finding purpose beyond fame. Co-executive produced and hosted by fashion stylist and influencer, Natalie Manuel Lee, the show will lift back the veil on celebrity life to give viewers an inside look at how they grapple with industry pressure and define happiness on... << Full Report >>

WHATUPRG Releases Sophomore EP With Reach Records

WHATUPRG, the Atlanta based rapper, producer and self-proclaimed creative, announces the release of his sophomore EP  RAUL . Arriving today (February 28), the 7-track project is now available for purchase and streaming across all DSPs here... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 28, 2019*


Don Moen Reacts to GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame Induction Announcement

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) revealed the latest slate of inductees and honorees for this year's GMA Honors & Hall of Fame Ceremony, to be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville, TN. Don Moen – internationally renown worship leader, singer, songwriter, author, and executive – was announced as one of the individuals slated to... << Full Report >>

Independent Artist Latrese Releases New Single

“One Touch,” the newest single from independent Christian artist Latrese is set to release to Christian AC and Gospel-formatted radio outlets today. “One Touch” is the follow up to “Rest In Love,” the singer’s first single, which debuted at No. 1... << Full Report >>

Annie Moses Band Annie Moses Band Announces Gov. Mike Huckabee as Gala Host for the 16th Annual Annie Moses Summer Music Festival

Nashville-based award-winning, Juilliard-educated Annie Moses Band, known for its impeccable artistry and genre-defying music, announces today that special guest Governor Mike Huckabee will host the “Grit and Grandeur” Grand Gala July 20 during this year’s 2019 Annie Moses Summer Music Festival. Now in its 16th year, this highly-anticipated annual event, which culminates with the Grand Gala, will be held... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 27, 2019*


Cindy Morgan 13-Time Dove Award Winner Cindy Morgan Releases New EP "Autumn and Eve" March 8

2-time Grammy Nominee and 13-time Dove Award-winner Cindy Morgan is gearing up for the release of her new EP, Autumn & Eve, on March 8, 2019. This is the follow-up of her critically acclaimed 2015 album Bows & Arrows (which won Best Folk Album at the 38th GMA Covenant Awards)... << Full Report >>

Newsboys CAA Signs Newsboys

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has signed GRAMMY®-nominated, Platinum®-selling Newsboys and will represent the band in all areas in conjunction with the H20 Artist Agency. CAA will expand the touring opportunities for Newsboys, featuring Michael Tait, Duncan Phillips, Jeff Frankenstein and Jody Davis, as well as Newsboys United, which includes former Newsboys band members Peter Furler and Phil Joel... << Full Report >>

Natasha Owens Releases Third Full-Length Album, "Warrior," March 29

Award-winning singer / songwriter Natasha Owens globally releases her third, full-length album, Warrior, March 29 from Radiate Music. The first radio single and title track from the album goes for adds at radio outlets internationally beginning today... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers' Youth Band planetboom Releases 1st Full-Length Album, "Jesus Over Everything"

Following a wave of creativity, passion for the world’s youth and the release of five singles that have collectively received more than three million views on YouTube alone, the dynamic, multicultural youth ministry of Planetshakers Church, planetboom, reveals its first full-length album, companion book and audiobook. All entitled Jesus Over Everything, the projects globally release March 22 from Venture3 Media... << Full Report >>

Jekalyn Carr Announces 2nd Annual "You Will Win" Conference

Jekalyn Carr – internationally acclaimed and award-winning artist/author/actress/speaker/entrepreneur – has announced plans for her second annual "You Will Win" Conference. The event will be held June 21 - 22, 2019 in Orlando, FL. Registration and more information are now available at www.youwillwin.org... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 26, 2019*


Tedashii Tedashii Releases New Single “God Flex” and Announces Album

Rapper Tedashii releases “God Flex”, a new single available now for purchase and streaming across all DSPs via Reach Records. Explaining the meaning behind the song, Tedashii says, “It’s about a time in my life when it felt like I wanted to give up. But the sun came out and it made everything new. God flexed in my moment and he can flex in your moment... << Full Report >>

LOVECOLLIDE Receives JUNO Nomination For Acclaimed "Tired Of Basic" Album

Sisters Lauren Budnick and Brooke DeLeary of the faith-forward pop duo LOVECOLLIDE released their third full-length album, Tired Of Basic (4/13/18) on ABS Entertainment, LLC with global distribution through The Fuel Music. Garnering a GMA Canada Covenant Award nomination, widespread... << Full Report >>

Jon Egan To Release New Live Album, UNVEIL, March 2

This album is for the weak because it was made by the weak, it’s for the broken because it was made by the broken.” Worship leader and songwriter Jon Egan has battled depression and anxiety for most of his life and knows firsthand what it means to bring a sacrifice of praise. With new album Unveil, available March 29 through Integrity Music, the former lead singer of Desperation Band invites listeners to do the same, singing God’s promises over and through their own struggles... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 25, 2019*


JJ Heller JJ Heller Releases Poignant Rendition of 'Mary Poppins Returns' "The Place Where Lost Things Go"

In case you missed Bette Midler's heartwarming performance of the Oscar nominated tune from Mary Poppins Returnswhich earned a standing ovation at last night's 91st Academy Awards, singer/songwriter JJ Heller has released a wistful rendering of the beloved "The Place Where Lost Things Go... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Bethel Music Partners with Fathom Events Bringing First Ever Feature Film, "Bright Ones," To Cinemas Nationwide for One Day Only

Bethel Music’s Bright Ones will bring its first ever feature film of the same name to cinemas nationwide this spring for a special one-night event. Presented by Fathom Events, families will be able to enjoy the film in over 700 select movie theaters on Apr. 22. In addition to the screening, Bright Ones will be available in select churches through the Fathom Affinity Network in partnership with Collide... << Full Report >>

Laura Kaczor Impacting Christian Radio with Ian Eskelin-Produced Single, "Greater"

Contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Laura Kaczor is kicking off the new year with the release of “Greater,” the latest radio single from her fourth studio album, Restore Me (LifeThirst Music) — produced by Dove Award-winning Producer of the Year, Ian Eskelin (All-Star United, Francesca Battistelli, Kutless). The message of the song is resonating with stations, landing an impressive 37 adds in the first few weeks, receiving airplay from coast to coast as well... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, February 24, 2019*


Legendary CCM Act David & The Giants Announce New Album

David Huff, pioneer CCM artist along with the group David and the Giants are proud to announce the release of their brand new studio recording, “What Are You Waiting For?” due out on March 5th, 2019. This is their first new recording as a group since 1996. It reunites the original members of David Huff, Rayborn Huff, Clayborn Huff... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 22, 2019*


Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Releases "AWAKEN: The Surrounded Experience" Today From Rocketown Records, The Fuel Music

Iconic, multi-Platinum-selling, three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Michael W. Smith hosted an inclusive, multi-racial, multi-denominational and multi-generational gathering of 14,000 people at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN last August. The energy, passion and unity of the event was captured as it happened on AWAKEN: The Surrounded Experience releasing today (Feb. 22) from... << Full Report >>

Lindy & The Circuit Riders Release "Driven By Love"

Lindy & The Circuit Riders, helmed by worship leader Lindy Conant-Cofer, release their highly anticipated Driven By Love to critical claim. The 15-track collection, available now with Bethel Music's imprint, Heritage Music, sees Conant-Cofer alongside the Circuit... << Full Report >>

UPPERROOM Releases First Full-Length Album, "To The One," Today

UPPERROOM globally releases amidst acclaim its fourth recording and first full-length album, To The One, today (Feb. 22), through The Fuel Music. Available now at iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon.com, Google Play and more outlets internationally through https://the-fuel-music.lnk.to/totheone, the new full-length recording captures nine anthems that have inspired not only the members of UPPERROOM, the church in... << Full Report >>

CCM Artist Madaline Garcia Releases New Single

Known for her unbelievably strong voice and kind, gentle spirit, Madaline Garcia, has an aggressive release schedule this year starting with her new single. “I Am Found” is available now for purchase and streaming across all DSPs via WieRok Entertainment. ... << Full Report >>

New Instrumental Worship Album "Still:Volume 3," Featuring The Creak Music, Available March 1

Integrity Music announces the March 1 global release of Still:Volume 3, a new installment in the label’s critically-acclaimed instrumental series that features guest artist-producers delivering a unique sound and aesthetic to each album. For the 12-track Still:Volume 3, the producers and musicians of Franklin, Tennessee-based indie label and production studio... << Full Report >>

Influencers' Latest Single Born Out Of Experiences In Haiti And U.S.

With origins in Haiti and domestically, Influencers’ newest “† (just the cross)” is being unveiled today. While helping with the feeding efforts of Convoy of Hope in Haiti, the song was born post seeing a literal cross on the Haitian hilltop. The diversity-filled, Aussie worship group finished the track while on retreat in their adopted home of Georgia. The track was two years in the making with the sovereignty and simplicity of the cross being at the core of the song... << Full Report >>

Sister Duo Alicia & Whitney Release New Album

Alicia & Whitney, a sister duo based in Branson, Missouri, are releasing a new album today on iTunes and other digital distributors. The project, titled “A Portrait of Worship,” is an 11-song collection written by the sisters. The album is also available for purchase on the duo’s website... << Full Report >>

Casting Crowns Casting Crowns Celebrates 14th No. 1 Radio Single; New Music Video Debuts

Multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY® winning group Casting Crowns begins the year with the group's 14th No. 1 radio single with the title track of the newest album, Only Jesus. The single is currently No.1 on the National Christian Audience chart for three weeks. The multi-week No. 1 single, "Only Jesus," was one of the fastest-charting songs of 2018. "Only Jesus" gave Casting Crowns their 26th Top 10 song on the Hot Christian Songs chart, the most by any artist... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 21, 2019*


Ryan Stevenson Ryan Stevenson Celebrates No. 1 Billboard Christian AC Single, "No Matter What"

Gotee Records and First Company Management recently celebrated Ryan Stevenson's No. 1 Billboard AC single "No Matter What." This single hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Christian AC Indicator chart for three consecutive weeks and according to Billboard is still in Christian radio’s overall Top 20 recurrent songs. It is his third consecutive Top 5 Billboard Christian Airplay and Christian AC radio single in the last three years... << Full Report >>

Integrity Music Welcomes Award Winning Worship Artist William McDowell

Integrity Music welcomes worship leader, pastor, author and recording artist William McDowell and announces the forthcoming release of a new, live album from the GRAMMY Award nominee. McDowell, who serves as pastor of Orlando, Florida’s Deeper Fellowship Church, previously released five critically-acclaimed albums – As We Worship, Arise, Withholding Nothing, Sounds Of Revival and Sounds Of Revival: Part 2 – winning Dove and Stellar Awards and earning a GRAMMY nomination for his work... << Full Report >>

Mike Mains & The Branches Premiere New Single, "Live Forever"

Mike Mains & The Branches are premiering their new song "Live Forever" exclusively today via PopMatters. Stream  HERE . "Live Forever" is the latest single from the band's upcoming album, When We Were In Love, their first in five years, due out on 4/5 via Tooth & Nail Records. In support, the band will embark on a spring tour, kicking off in Columbus, OH on 3/9 and wrapping up in Ferndale, MI on 4/19. See below for a full list of dates. For more information, and to pre-order When We Were In Love, please visit: https://mikemainsmusic.com/... << Full Report >>

Tuesday, February 19, 2019*


Andrew Peterson Andrew Peterson Prepares for Second Annual Resurrection Letters Tour

Dove Award-nominated recording artist, songwriter, filmmaker, and award-winning author Andrew Peterson prepares for his second annual Resurrection Letters Tour, with most tour dates booked and tickets going fast (available here). Featuring indie artist Taylor Leonhardt and special guest Skye Peterson, the tour runs April 5 through May 11... << Full Report >>

for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Reaches Top 10 with Latest Single, "God Only Knows"

Two-time GRAMMY® award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY continues to reach new milestones with their latest single “God Only Knows.” The track is currently No. 6 on the Billboard Hot Christian chart and is quickly approaching an impressive 20 million total on demand streams. “God Only Knows” has already reached Top 10 on both the Billboard and Mediabase audience charts, making... << Full Report >>

Bryan Popin's Little Boy Wonder Music Teams with Fred Jerkins' DarkChild Gospel

Billboard #1 independent recording artist, 2018 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Award winner and 2019 two-time Stellar Award nominee Bryan Popin and his imprint Little Boy Wonder Music has secured a joint business venture with Fred Jerkins' DarkChild Gospel... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 18, 2019*


Fireflight Fireflight Joins RockFest Records Family

GRAMMY® nominated Christian rock favorites Fireflight have signed an exclusive recording contract with Nashville Label Group’s RockFest Records, it was announced today. Since their 2006 debut, Fireflight has become one of the genre’s most beloved bands with nine #1 Christian rock hits to their credit... << Full Report >>

Christopher Williams Releases Songs Based on Old Testament Book of Joel

Award-winning singer-songwriter Christopher Williams released his 12th independent album, We Will Remember, on February 8, 2019. These twelve songs are designed for congregational worship and personal devotional, and are based on the Old Testament book of Joel... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Bethel Music Shares Story of Three-Year Old Jaxon Taylor Who Inspired New Song from "Victory"

“The Power Of Praise - The Miracle of Jaxon’s Healing” video piece was just unveiled sharing the astonishing experience from multiple voices including his parents Joel and Janie Taylor, Jonathan & Melissa Helser, Brian & Jenn Johnson and Bill Johnson. In the battle for the now three year-old Jaxon, the son of Bethel Music CEO Joel Taylor, the global church community... << Full Report >>

James Gardin To Release "Sweet Jesus" EP Friday, February 22

Sweet Jesus! By no means is that anyone taking the Lord's name in vain. Think of it as more of a proclamation of excitement and expectation of the brand new EP by Illect's James Gardin. James Gardin often refers to himself as The World's Most Encouraging Rapper but considering his work rate and the influx of loosies over the past couple of years, he may need to change... << Full Report >>

Urban Inspirational Soul Band Sensere Release New Album

The electrifying, urban-inspirational soul band, Sensere, is back in a major way with their third independent full-length project, God, Family, The Band (WrightSound Records/IndieBlu. Released a few weeks ago, this set is 35 minutes of energetic, musical brilliance that captures Sensere’s distinct, soulful sounds and God centered message. The album is currently sitting at #22 on the Billboard Gospel Album Sales chart... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 15, 2019*


LEDGER LEDGER Unveils Compelling New Single, "Completely," Available Now

LEDGER has released a brand-new single, "Completely," available now with Fair Trade Services. Last year saw drummer and vocalist Jen Ledger of multi-platinum selling, GRAMMY® nominated rock band Skillet stepping out from the behind the drums as her own frontwoman to release her critically acclaimed self-titled EP. LEDGER (Atlantic, Hear it Loud) made the highest debut on Billboard's Top Christian Albums Chart... << Full Report >>

Passion Passion Drops New "Step Into The Light" Single Featuring Sean Curran

Recorded in front of nearly 40,000 young adults, Passion is unveiling “Step Into The Light” featuring Sean Curran today. Not initially on the January release of Follow You Anywhere, the song’s release comes in the midst of much anticipation and conversation after the song was debuted live at Passion 2019. Passion 2019 drew audiences from across the globe filling arenas in Atlanta, Dallas and Washington, D.C. To listen to “Step Into The Light... << Full Report >>

Highlands Worship Releases Single "Jesus You Alone" Today

With a passion to encourage congregational worship, create resources for churches and draw listeners closer to God, Highlands Worship releases a brand new, full band recording of “Jesus You Alone” today (Feb. 15) with global distribution for the first time through The Fuel Music. Available now at iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon.com, Spotify and more digital retail and streaming outlets everywhere through https://the-fuel-music.lnk.to/jesusyoualonesingle, the new single is from the worship ministry of Birmingham... << Full Report >>

Jonathan McReynolds Earns 50th NAACP Image Award Nomination for 'Outstanding Gospel Album'

Entertainment One Nashville  celebrates a  50 th  NAACP Image Award  nomination for  Jonathan McReynolds, whose Billboard #1 album  “Make Room”  received a nomination for “Outstanding Gospel Album.” The nominees for the 50th NAACP Image Awards were exclusively announced at the Television Critics Association’s (TCA) TV One joint press conference with  Derrick Johnson , President... << Full Report >>

29:11 Worship Releases "Marble & Mortar Vol. 1" On DREAM Worship

Tempe, AZ worship experience, 29:11 Worship releases their debut album on DREAM Label Group's Dream Worship today. This soaking worship album is the first in a two part volume. Released as an eight-song EP, Marble & Mortar Volume I is collection of pieces with an expressive and heartfelt mission to go deeper into an experience with God in a congregational setting or in a personal devotion time. By combining the worlds of creativity and a heart for the Church, this is sure to be a project to challenge you in your walk with... << Full Report >>

Reach Records' 1K Phew Debuts "What's Understood" EP

1K Phew, the Atlanta based rapper-songwriter and Reach Records recording artist, announces the release of his new EP What’s Understood. Releasing today (February 15, 2019), the 7-track project is now available for purchase and streaming across all DSPs here... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music "Bethel Music En Español" Available Today

Offering a 14-track collection of Bethel Music favorites, Bethel Music En Español is out today marking the first full length release completely in Spanish. Bethel Music En Español pairs known Bethel Music voices like Jonathan & Melissa Helser, Josh Baldwin, Brian & Jenn Johnson, Steffany Gretzinger, Cory Asbury and others with leading voices influencing Latin America. Internationally recognized artist and author Christine D'Clario joins the... << Full Report >>

Neon Feather Releases New Song, "Come To Life," Featuring Matty Mullins

Centricity Music artist Neon Feather, aka Ben Thompson, has released his latest song, “Come To Life,” featuring CCM singer Matty Mullins. The pop track is available now on all digital outlets. The song features Neon’s top-notch production, with up-tempo synth hooks and rhythmic base-drops. Neon says he loved the opportunity to work with Mullins on the song, along with cowriter Paul Duncan... << Full Report >>

Duo The Cashmans Launch Pre-Release Campaign for 'City of God'

Evangelistic husband and wife singer/songwriter duo, The Cashmans, are thrilled to announce a special pre-release campaign for the long awaited national release of their CD, City of God. The project is slated to impact retail March 1, 2019, from CLG Distribution, and will be available digitally from major online retailers, including iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play, at an MSRP of $9.99... << Full Report >>

Kevin Ward Release New Single, "He Loves"

Kevin Ward grew up in a military family and was quickly influenced by music. He listened to his mother singing at home and in church and was quickly influenced by those sounds and began singing at a young age. Now, Kevin has given his life to Christ and through some prior mishaps and struggles in his life, came up with the song, “He Loves”. This song delivers an emotional and testimonial message that God loves us no matter what state we are in... << Full Report >>

Erica Mason Releases New Single, "Talks With Loneliness"

At some point, many of us have struggled with feeling like we are alone. In her new single, "Talks with Loneliness," Erica Mason addresses her own feelings of loneliness and exposes the truth of her emotions. While being surrounded by a crowd, Erica struggled with still feeling invisible.  She talks about the importance of running to God to find true intimacy. When the heart has many voids, one is tempted to use comforts to fill that void... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 14, 2019*


Phil Wickham Premier Productions Presents OUTCRY Revival Nights Tour 2019

Premier Productions presents OUTCRY Revival Nights Tour 2019, sponsored by World Vision. The lights and sounds of a movement, OUTCRY is a gathering of worshipers and a hallmark of revival within the local church. Featuring a unique collaboration of some of the industry's top worship artists, this year's lineup features Phil Wickham, Passion Music, Chris Quilala from Jesus Culture, Cody Carnes, Lindy Conant, Meredith Andrews, with speaker Chad Veach. Artists vary by market. Each night will offer the chance to come together as one unified... << Full Report >>

Tasha Cobbs Leonard Earns NAACP Image Award Nomination for Outstanding Gospel Album

Multiple award-winner, singer-songwriter Tasha Cobbs Leonard earns her 2nd NAACP Image Award nomination for her 2018 album “Heart.Passion.Pursuit.: Live At Passion City.”  The phenomenal live album, which offered outstanding live performances of Cobbs Leonard’s popular songs, debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Gospel chart when it was released in November 2018 and... << Full Report >>

Melinda McGlasson Celebrates New EP with Release Concert

Worship leader and cancer survivor Melinda McGlasson is set to celebrate the release of her new EP with a release concert on Sunday, February 17. McGlasson will perform songs from her 5-track project at the event, which will be held at Connection Church in Guymon, Oklahoma... << Full Report >>

RCA Inspiration Celebrates 2 NAACP Image Award Nominations

Kirk Franklin RCA Inspiration celebrates two nominations for the 2019 50TH NAACP Image Awards®, with chart-topping artist Koryn Hawthorne garnering recording nods for Outstanding New Artist, and Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary) for her #1 full-length debut Unstoppable... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 13, 2019*


Skillet Skillet's John Cooper Launches "Cooper Stuff Podcast" Today

Taking a cue from what he gets asked about most from fans, a desire to have some fun and to live out the golden rule, multi-platinum and GRAMMY® nominated Skillet front man John Cooper has officially launched his “Cooper Stuff” podcast today. Available on Skillet’s YouTube Channel, iTunes and more... << Full Report >>

Ron Rawls, Mandisa's Musical Director, Releases First Single as Solo Artist

Grammy and Dove Award-winning musician Ron Rawls enters the artist arena with today’s release of his first single as a solo entertainer. “Heaven’s Perspective,” is going for adds to Christian AC and Gospel-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 12, 2019*


Sarah Kroger Integrity Music Welcomes Worship Artist Sarah Kroger

Integrity Music welcomes Catholic worship leader and songwriter Sarah Kroger and announces the April release of her new album, Bloom, produced by Audrey Assad. The album is preceded by singles “Pieces,” featuring a duet with Assad, on Feb. 22 and “Freedom In The Spirit” on March 22... << Full Report >>

Essential Music Publishing Congratulates Jason Ingram and Paul Mabury on their FIRST GRAMMY AWARDS

Provident Music Group/Sony Music along with Essential Music Publishing congratulate producers/songwriters Jason Ingram and Paul Mabury on their first career GRAMMY Award wins Sunday night at the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards®. Ingram and Mabury were honored as winners for the Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for "You Say" by Lauren Daigle... << Full Report >>

John Schlitt John Schlitt Releases First New Music In Six Years

Legendary CCM entertainer John Schlitt is back at Christian radio with the rock vocalist’s first new music since 2013 with “Fighting the Fight,” a single co-written by Schlitt and Ryan Horn. The single, out today, is being serviced to Christian AC radio through A-Sides Radio Promotion. For more information about the single, contact jeff[at]asidesradiopromotion.com... << Full Report >>

G.I. Celebrates 20 Years in Music with Rising Top 15 Single, "I'm Ready"

2018 ASACP Rhythm & Soul Award recipients and Stellar/Dove Award-nominated urban group, G.I. (God's Image), continues to climb the Billboard and Mediabase Gospel Airplay charts as they celebrate 20 Years of Music and Ministry. "I'm Ready" has cracked Top 15 on Mediabase Gospel Airplay and spends its 4th week in the Top 20 on Billboard Gospel Airplay peaking this week at #18. The single is available now for download and streaming on all digital... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 11, 2019*


James Gardin Releases "Chitown Boogie" Lyric Video

Just like the cold blasts that are synonymous with the Windy City, James Gardin once again breezes through in the form of a welcome and life-sized juxtaposition and drops this warm and catchy ditty, Chitown Boogie. This fresh new single finds The World's Most Encouraging Rapper linking up once again with his frequent collaborator, TheyCallMeHeat, to wax lyrical about the peaks and valleys of life in his inimitable... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 8, 2019*


Sara Groves Sara Groves Reveals Brand-New Single "Jesus, See The Traveler," Featuring Poignant Collaboration with Daughter

Singer/songwriter Sara Groves unveiled "Jesus, See The Traveler," available today. A poignant collaboration with Groves' daughter, Ruby, Groves received inspiration for the song while traveling overseas, listening to recounted stories of refugees fleeing war and oppression in various parts of the world... << Full Report >>

Big Daddy Weave Big Daddy Weave's Anticipated New Single "ALIVE" Out Now

Curb | Word Entertainment award-winning band Big Daddy Weave's highly anticipated new song, “Alive,” releases today. The new single makes its debut at radio while the music video for "Alive" launches on multiple outlets online. "Alive" is the first single from the band's new album, slated to release this fall... << Full Report >>

Elias Dummer The City Harmonic Frontman Elias Dummer Releases Debut Solo Album Today

Worship leader Elias Dummer, the former frontman and founding member of The City Harmonic, released his debut album today in association with Integrity Music. “The Work Vol. 1” is a collection of 11 bold and thoughtful worship songs that wrestle with questions of identity and discipleship in an age obsessed with image and achievement... << Full Report >>

Christy Nockels Christy Nockels Releases "In Every Way" Single Today

Three-time GMA Dove Award-winning worship leader, singer-songwriter Christy Nockels announces the release of “In Every Way” today (Feb. 8) on Keeper’s Branch Records with global distribution for the first time through The Fuel Music. Available now at... << Full Report >>

Meredith Andrews Meredith Andrews Releases New Song from March LIVE EP

In anticipation of her live EP, Faith And Wonder (Live), releasing next month on March 8th, Meredith Andrews has released another new song "Open Over Us (Live)." Check out the song and pre-order the EP here, and click below to watch the live music video. On her first live EP, Andrews invites the world to experience a very special night of congregational worship that took place in downtown Nashville at her home church The Belonging Co... << Full Report >>

Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Releases New Single, "As You Find Me," Today

Multi-platinum selling Hillsong UNITED announces the release of their brand new single “As You Find Me.” Out today with accompanying live performance video, the track features lead vocals from UNITED’s Tulele Faletolu, who joins with Taya’s accompanying vocals in a declaration of God’s unrelenting love and grace for all humanity... << Full Report >>

Wild Harbors Build Monument with Poignant, Personal Stories

Maryland-based husband/wife duo Wild Harbors are set to bow their highly anticipated full-length debut, Monument, March 15. Produced by Andrew Osenga (Laura Story, Caedmon’s Call), the alt-pop singer/songwriter collection features 10 story-driven tracks wrapped in memorable melodies and warm harmonies... << Full Report >>

Life.Church's Switch Releases Debut EP On DREAM Records

The new EP by Life.Church's Switch, titled “Symphony” (DREAM Records), is now available. The six-song album was produced by Louis Biancaniello, Michael Biancaniello and Dameon Aranda. The title track, featuring Dillon Chase, was sent to radio stations in January and started gaining traction immediately. The song received over 20 adds before its add date of Feb. 11. It can currently be heard on stations like WAY-FM... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 7, 2019*


Zach Williams Zach Williams and Willie & Korie Robertson Team Up For "The Israel Encounter"

GRAMMY® winner Zach Williams will join New York Times Bestselling Authors Willie and Korie Robertson for "The Israel Encounter" - a one-of-a-kind trip to Israel November 14-21. Limited spots are available for this rare gathering that will journey to some... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Bethel Music's "VICTORY Tour" with Tasha Cobbs-Leonard and Housefires Kicks Off Nationwide Trek

Bethel Music's "Victory Tour" with Tasha Cobbs-Leonard and Housefires kicked off Monday with a sold-out night at Miami’s The Fillmore. Multiple dates have followed suit, selling out in top markets including Birmingham, Houston and Dallas. The 31 date stretch finds the collective touring together for the first time in over a year while playing unique venues such as... << Full Report >>

The Persuaded to Debut "Dawn of Destruction" March 1

Dawn of Destruction, the full-length debut from Nashville-based metalcore foursome The Persuaded, is slated to bow March 1. Produced by Dathon Conner (Spoken, Icon For Hire), the RockFest Records release features 10 tracks showcasing both clean and screamed vocals atop fiercely driving guitars. The project will be available for pre-order beginning February 15, unlocking instant-grat tracks “Wolves” and “Forced Silence.”   Born from a season of pain... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 6, 2019*


Mike Mains & The Branches Premiere "Breathing Underwater" Video

Mike Mains & The Branches are premiering the video for their new single, "Breathing Underwater", exclusively today via Substream Magazine. "Breathing Underwater" is taken from the band's upcoming album, When We Were In Love, their first in five years, due out on 4/5 via Tooth & Nail Records. In support, the band will embark on a spring tour, kicking off in Columbus, OH on 3/9 and wrapping up in Ferndale, MI on 4/19. See below for a full list of dates. For more information... << Full Report >>

John Schlitt Takes the Stage Tonight at 'CCM United: Music, Moments, and Memories' Concert Event

Legendary rock vocalist, Grammy and Dove Award-winning, GMA Hall of Famer John Schlitt will take the stage tonight, February 6, 2019, to perform at the CCM United Music, Moments, and Memories concert event which will be held at the historic Franklin Theatre in downtown Franklin, Tennessee.... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 5, 2019*


Jekalyn Carr Garners Double No. 1's

Jekalyn Carr – multi-award winning Gospel artist, speaker, author, and entrepreneur – is celebrating a rare feat. The talented individual has garnered the No. 1 spot on two national airplay charts simultaneously with the song, "It's Yours." "It's Yours" has clearly become a favorite among listeners, touching hearts and impacting lives and that is reflected on the charts. Carr hit the No. 1 spot on the... << Full Report >>

Real-Life Chronicles Of 13 Courageous Women Unveiled in Mercy Multiplied's Nancy Alcorn's New Book

Readers will meet brave women like Heather, Kirstin, Franny, Matilda and more in Treatment or Transformation: 13 Real Stories Why You Can’t Argue With A Changed Life (March 1) the latest from Mercy Multiplied Founder and President Nancy Alcorn. The book of renewal spans stories of women choosing to reach out for help in the face of... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 4, 2019*


DREAM Records Adds Pop Artist HillaryJane To Roster

Los Angeles based label, DREAM Records, has welcomed pop artist, HillaryJane to it's roster.  Together, they will release a couple of new singles scheduled for this summer.   “We are extremely excited about our new partnership with DREAM,” says HJ. “It’s an honor to get to work with such a great team who strongly supports our music and overall vision... << Full Report >>

New Artist Titus Showers Offers Debut Radio Single, "In His Name"

A native of Hammond, Louisiana, a picture-perfect town with a population of about 20,000 people is home to celebrated singer-songwriter and new solo artist Titus Showers, Titus, the former lead singer of two-time Stellar Award nominated sibling group, The Showers, has impacted Gospel radio with his debut radio single and worship anthem "In His Name." The digital single track set to release on all digital and streaming platforms along with a live music video premeire, Friday, March 15... << Full Report >>

Matthew Parker Debuts New Music Video for "Alice"

Matthew Parker has unveiled the new music video for his track "Alice." “Back in October, Tristan Peace, my brother Luke and I drove around the Smoky Mountains while hauling a desk and a whole bunch of other stuff in the car just to make this music video. We filmed at 4 locations and put in a lot of work but had a great time. I also could hardly walk because of my not-quite-healed broken leg, but that just made it more of an interesting memory... << Full Report >>

Casey J's Sophomore Album, "The Gathering," Tops Gospel Charts

The highly anticipated second album from award-winning worship singer and songwriter, Casey J, THE GATHERING, enters both the Billboard Gospel Consumption and Gospel Albums Sales charts at number 2... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 1, 2019*


Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Releases "AWAKEN: The Surrounded Experience" Feb. 22 From Rocketown Records

Inspired by his Good Morning America-featured live worship album Surrounded, which is nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album–his eleventh GRAMMY nomination, Michael W. Smith hosted “A Night to Pray, Worship and Be Awakened” at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN last August. The energy, passion and unity of the event was captured as it happened on AWAKEN: The Surrounded Experience releasing Feb. 22... << Full Report >>

City RockFest Celebrates Five Years as Christian Music's Hardest Rocking Tour

Boasting a who’s who of Christian rock's biggest acts, the City RockFest Tour is set to launch its fifth year in February as Christian music’s top multi-artist hard rock outing. Industry leaders and tour founders Seventh Day Slumber anchor the 2019 lineup, which brings metalcore favorites Righteous Vendetta to the RockFest stage for the first time. In... << Full Report >>

Worship Leader Lindy Conant-Cofer Makes Emboldened Return with Lindy & The Circuit Riders

Lindy & The Circuit Riders, helmed by worship leader Lindy Conant-Cofer, unveils their latest, Driven By Love, set to release Feb. 22. with Heritage Music, an imprint of Bethel Music. The powerful 15-track collection sees Conant-Cofer alongside the Circuit Riders empowering the next generation of believers to cultivate a culture of action... << Full Report >>

Catch Grammy-Nominated #1 Artist Koryn Hawthorne and Lecrae on Single, "Unstoppable"

GRAMMY®-nominated chart topper Koryn Hawthorne, has released a fiery power anthem with her single “Unstoppable” (feat. Lecrae). Newly-released to radio and available now at digital music providers, the official music video for “Unstoppable” (feat. Lecrae) will... << Full Report >>

Sivion Releases "Fight Club" Single featuring Son and Daughter

Sivion releases "Fight Club" single featuring his son, Andreon Michael, and daughter, Lucyclubhouse. Ephesians 6:12-13 reminds us that "our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand... << Full Report >>

JJ Heller Unveils Brand-New Song Inspired by Singer/Songwriter's Real-Life Love Story

Songstress JJ Heller released a brand-new single, "It'll Be Alright," available today. Inspired by her own relationship with her husband of 15 years, Dave Heller, the song describes the richness experienced in lasting relationship versus the temporary affection often chased in popular movies and music of today. To listen to "It'll Be Alright... << Full Report >>

The Ruins Release Debut EP on DREAM Records

DREAM Records artist The Ruins releases their debut offering of musical goodies on their self-titled EP. This beautifully crafted 6-song album is available on all digital outlets. Among the tracks, the self-titled album showcases their single, "Deliverance." Reminiscent of Plumb, the song's big sound, is sure to... << Full Report >>

UK's Luke and Anna Hellebronth Release New Single, "Abide," Ahead Of Debut Album

Birmingham, U.K.-based husband and wife worship leaders Luke + Anna Hellebronth have released their fourth single, “Abide,” available through all digital platforms February 1, leading up to the release of their debut album, Motions Of Mercy, in March... << Full Report >>

Jonny Diaz Jonny Diaz Shares "Broken People" Lyric Video

Centricity Music artist Jonny Diaz releases a new lyric video today for his latest radio single “Broken People.” Written by Diaz with Jeff Pardo and Tony Wood, the heartfelt, mid-tempo track comes from his 2018 EP Sweetness & Sorrow... << Full Report >>

Passion Passion's "Follow You Anywhere" Hits Shelves Today

Passion’s latest album Follow You Anywhere is available in physical retailers today. The 10-track collection garnered 2.6 million streams within the first week of its digital release, setting a new record for both Passion and sixstepsrecords. The earlier digital drop... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, January 31, 2019*


UNPLANNED Premieres In US Theaters March 29, 2019

UNPLANNED: THE TRUE STORY OF ABBY JOHNSON - in theaters nationwide March 29, 2019 - is the dramatic account of a former Planned Parenthood superstar. Johnson was one of their greatest allies as the youngest director of a clinic in the nation, until she walked out after assisting in an abortion of a 13-week-old fetus... << Full Report >>

Run51 Drops New Single, "Authentic"

Worship collective Run51 releases new track "Authentic" on DREAM Records.  The infectious pop track, catchy hooks and hopeful lyrics were penned by Genie Uribe, Joshua Norwood, Chaz Miles, Jason Burris, and Jeremy Green.  The group has been writing with producers and songwriters to put forth their debut album since announcing their signing to DREAM... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, January 30, 2019*


Blanca Pop Artist Blanca Scores Fourth #1 Single with "What If"

Pop Christian artist Blanca has garnered her 4th No. 1 Hot AC/CHR hit with her current single “What If.” Produced by Jeff Sojka and Josh Zegan, the chart-topping track has landed over 1.2 million on demand streams making Blanca’s career on demand streams up to 33 million... << Full Report >>

Drake White Kicks Off 2019 In Haiti With Agape To The Nations

Acclaimed songwriter and recording artist Drake White, along with his wife Alex, spent the first week of 2019 in poverty stricken Les Cayes, Haiti. Hosted by Agape to the Nations, the couple (alongside a group of 30 missionaries) served teenagers who’ve aged out of orphanages across the Carribbean country. “I first found out about Agape to the Nations when Alex went last year... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, January 29, 2019*


Switchfoot SWITCHFOOT's "Native Tongue" Makes Impressive Chart Debut

Momentum continues for SWITCHFOOT as fans and critics resonate with the GRAMMY® Award-winning rock band's message of love and positivity in their new album Native Tongue. The 14-song collection, released January 18 via Fantasy Records, debuted in the Top Ten on multiple Billboard, Amazon and iTunes charts... << Full Report >>

*Monday, January 28, 2019*


Artist & Author Jean Watson Pens Transformational Debut Book, "Everything Can Change in Forty Days"

Internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter/recording artist Jean Watson has added author to her list of creative accomplishments. Watson's debut book, Everything Can Change in Forty Days: A Journey of Transformation in Christ, recently released by Franklin, Tennessee, based Seedbed Publishing. Designed to be used as either a personal daily devotional, or as the basis for a small group study, Watson says she wrote the book out of frustration with her own lack of spiritual growth in her Christian life... << Full Report >>

Natasha Phillips Releases New Video, "Run To You"

Atlanta-based artist Natasha Phillips is releasing a new video today for her chart-topping single, “Run To You.” The song debuted at No. 1 on CRC Weekly, as well as hitting the top spot on the CRC Monthly chart... << Full Report >>

*Friday, January 26, 2019*


Newsboys Newsboys United Reveal "Greatness of Our God" Single Prior To May Album Release

“Greatness Of Our God,” the debut single from Christian music supergoup Newsboys United, bows today from FairTrade Services. Penned by Colby Wedgeworth, Bryan Fowler and Ethan Hulse, and co-produced by Peter Furler and Geoff Duncan, the song is hitting Christian radio formats around the country this week and is now available to stream/buy... << Full Report >>

Former Sanctus Real Frontman Matt Hammitt Releases Acoustic EP

Former Sanctus Real frontman Matt Hammitt released a new, surprise EP today, titled Living Room Sessions. About the 3-song EP, Hammitt announced: "Today I released three NEW acoustic recordings called the "Living Room Sessions." I'm excited for you to hear them... << Full Report >>

We Are Messengers We Are Messengers Gets Honest With New EP and Reveal New Single

We Are Messengers is poised to release the first batch of new music since the Dove Award-nominated act’s 2016 critically-acclaimed self-titled debut. Extending their track record of transparent songwriting, the group will release the Honest EP March 29, 2019. Honest is available for pre-order starting today. The six-track set was produced by Tedd T. (Francesca Battistelli, Stars Go Dim) and Benjamin Backus (for KING & COUNTRY, Blanca) and features powerful radio hit... << Full Report >>

Lecrae Tickets Available Now for Unashamed Tour Featuring Lecrae, Andy Mineo, GAWVI, KB, Tedashii, Trip Lee, 1k Phew & WHATUPRG

Reach Records’ artists Lecrae, Andy Mineo, GAWVI, KB, Tedashii, Trip Lee, 1K Phew, and WHATUPRG will unite once again stage for the sixth  Unashamed Tour this spring. In partnership with William Morris Endeavor and Rush concerts, the tour will kick off in Washington DC on March 14 and carry through to April 13 visiting 18 major markets including Dallas, Atlanta and Chicago. See full list of tour dates and venues below. When describing why this tour is so impactful, Marcus Hollinger, VP of Marketing... << Full Report >>

For All Seasons For All Seasons Releases New Song, "Every Good Thing"

Centricity Music band For All Seasons has planned a year full of new releases, starting today with their digital single “Every Good Thing." In addition to new music, each month the band is releasing podcast episodes, music videos, and live Q&A sessions, all of which tie together with a common theme, for their yearlong “More Than Music” project... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Bethel Music Delivers "Victory" Today

Marking the first Bethel Music Collective release in two years, VICTORY is available today. The 14 track collection stems from the personal journeys of Bethel Music, including miracles, a raging wildfire, a joy-filled adoption and battles with anxiety, fear and... << Full Report >>

Steven Malcolm Steven Malcolm Drops New Album "The Second City" Available Worldwide

Steven Malcolm alongside 4 Against 5, a division of Curb | Word Entertainment, has officially dropped his highly anticipated album The Second City that features 15 dynamic tracks. The brand new album is out now and is available to purchase, stream and download across all digital platforms worldwide... << Full Report >>

The Gray Havens Announce 40 City Tour, New Music

Artist Garden Entertainment announces the launch of a 40 City tour and the release of new music from The Gray Havens. On January 25, The Gray Havens release a re-imagined version of “Forever,” a song from their recent She Waits album. Artist Garden‘s Keith Stancil shares “ Mainstream remixer, Laudr8, reached out with interest in working with The Gray Havens after hearing the original version... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, January 24, 2019*


Newsboys Winter Jam 360-Degree Stage Brings Fans Closer Than Ever

The Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, Christian music’s largest annual tour and one of the top first quarter outings in the world, kicked off earlier this month unveiling a 360º “in-the-round” center stage. A historic first for the tour—giving attendees an up-close and personal look at every angle— Winter Jam’s blockbuster lineup performs on a 120-foot stage facing the widest expanse of seats in each arena. ... << Full Report >>

Francesca Battistelli Francesca Battistelli to Bring "The Own It Tour" to Top Markets This Spring

Francesca Battistelli has announced "The Own It Tour," named after the multi-award winning artist's latest critically acclaimed release. This March and April, the tour will hit top markets across the country including Denver, Houston, Portland, Seattle and more. Promoted by Premier Productions and produced by Sometimes Savvy Management, the tour features special guests Stars Go Dim and Elle Limebear... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, January 23, 2019*


Hannah Kerr Impacts Radio with New Single, "Split The Sea"

Black River Christian artist/songwriter Hannah Kerr’s newest single, "Split the Sea," is at Christian radio now after being one of the most added singles on add date. "Split the Sea" can be heard on many stations nationwide including WCVO Columbus, WRBS Baltimore, Family Life Radio and WPAR Roanoke. In addition, today the lyric video exclusively debuted at CBN online. Now playing on many of top digital playlists including Amazon Music's Fresh Christian, Apple Music's The A-List Christian, Spotify's Top Christian and << Full Report >>

Faith Artist Agency Celebrates 10 Years Of Packed Out Shows For Christian Music Artists

Christian booking agency Faith Artist Agency is celebrating a decade of booking music artists in packed out venues from coast to coast. The anniversary comes at the same time as founder Brandy Wahlman takes over full ownership of the company. The Nebraska-based booking agency has a history of working with critically acclaimed and world-renowned artists... << Full Report >>

Broadway Musical About BeBe Winans, "Born For This," Releases Music Video

The Broadway-bound production of BeBe Winans' new autobiographical musical BORN FOR THIS, releases its first-ever music video of the title song, starring Donald Webber, Jr., who is set to depict Winans when BORN FOR THIS comes to Broadway (theatre and dates TBA). Mr. Winans makes a cameo appearance in the music video, as well... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, January 22, 2019*


Bethel Music Bethel Music and Jeff Roberts and Associates Announce Partnership Furthering Touring Arm of Bethel Music

Industry powerhouses Bethel Music and Jeff Roberts & Associates (JRA) are partnering to support the extensive touring efforts of Bethel Music. The collective of artists that form Bethel Music have been taking their music across the U.S. and around the world, including a recent trek in the UK... << Full Report >>

Rick Lee James Unleashes "Thunder" February 8

Thunder, the highly anticipated eighth recording by acclaimed singer/songwriter and author Rick Lee James, will be available beginning February 8. Produced by Chris Hoisington of Brothers McClurg at Old Bear Studio in Buffalo, New York, Thunder features 10 songs, including the title cut co-written by the late Rich Mullins along with renowned songsmiths Lowell Alexander and Phil Naish... << Full Report >>

*Monday, January 21, 2019*


The Ruins Release New Track "Run" And Begin Pre-orders For Debut EP on DREAM Records

Following the announcement of signing to DREAM Records, The Ruins have announced that their debut EP will be releasing on February 1st. The Atlanta-based group has begun taking pre-orders on iTunes, Amazon, and Apple Music now. With the album's pre-order, fans will be able to buy / stream their first track "Run" now. The 6 song EP also... << Full Report >>

*Friday, January 18, 2019*


Switchfoot SWITCHFOOT's "Native Tongue" Available Now

GRAMMY® Award-winning rock band SWITCHFOOT releases their 11th full-length album, Native Tongue, today via Fantasy Records. Throughout 2019, SWITCHFOOT will take the project's message of love and hope to their multitude of fans on the North American leg of their Native Tongue Tour, which kicks off February 14th in Asheville, N.C... << Full Report >>

Tori Kelly Tori Kelly Announces The Acoustic Sessions Tour

GRAMMY nominee Tori Kelly will kick off The Acoustic Sessions Tour on February 25 at the Fox Theatre in Tucson. The North American headline tour will include a February 28 concert at the historic Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles and an April 3 show at Kings Theatre in Brooklyn. See below for itinerary or visit www.torikellymusic.com... << Full Report >>

Phil Wickham Phil Wickham Unveils Intimate "Living Hope (The House Sessions)," Available Now

With the fall release of his critically lauded Living Hope, Phil Wickham has unveiled Living Hope (The House Sessions), available now. Recorded live in an intimate setting, Living Hope (The House Sessions) invites listeners into a meaningful, visceral time of worship... << Full Report >>

"WOW Gospel 2019" Presents 30 Hit Tracks On Series' Newest Edition

Get the sensational collection WOW Gospel 2019, available now.  The latest hit installment from the longtime award-winning WOW Gospel series, the two-disc WOW Gospel 2019 album delivers a total of thirty tracks with today’s biggest songs and treasured artists.  For over twenty years, the renowned compilation series has charted a course in discovering new voices mixed with fan favorites on each multi-track album, and been a top hit on the... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Worship Garners No. 1 Spot on Billboard's Christian Airplay Chart

GRAMMY award-winning Hillsong Worship garnered the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Christian Airplay chart this week with "Who You Say I Am." The breakout single took top honors amongst a list of Christian music’s biggest songs. The track also continues to hold steady at No. 2 for its ninth week on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs chart... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, January 17, 2019*


Worship Pioneer Martin Smith Celebrates New Era, Joins First Company Management Family

Following his signing to Integrity Music last year, modern worship pioneer and former Delirious? frontman Martin Smith continues to blaze new trails as a solo artist, most recently joining the First Company Management family. One of Christian music’s leading full-service personal artist management firms, First Company welcomes Smith under the representation of general manager Mike McCloskey... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, January 16, 2019*


Josh Wilson Josh Wilson's New Single "Borrow (One Day At A Time)" Makes Huge First Week Impact!

"Borrow (One Day At A Time)," the new single from Black River Christian artist and songwriter Josh Wilson, is being heard around the U.S. and making an impact with every listen. The song, which he was inspired to write based on his own personal struggles with anxiety and panic attacks, was co-written with James Tealy (Lauren Daigle, Kari Jobe)... << Full Report >>

FIT FOR A KING To Support August Burns Red on The Dangerous Tour

Fit For A King are excited to kick off 2019 supporting friends in August Burns Red on The Dangerous Tour. Starting later this month in Lexington, KY, they will be joined by Miss May I and... << Full Report >>

Jenny and Tyler Release Special Edition of "There Will Be A Song" on Noisetrade

Christian music folk/pop tastemakers Jenny & Tyler are set to offer a special edition of their critically acclaimed 2018 release, There Will Be A Song, beginning January 18 on NoiseTrade. The project—which CCMMagazine.com hails as “a breath of musical fresh air”—was produced by Tyler Somers and explores themes of justice, love and beauty.   
The NoiseTrade download of There Will Be Song features 12 tracks mastered for iTunes, as well as liner notes... << Full Report >>

New Year, New Staff Promotions at Centricity Music

Following an outstanding 2018, indie Christian label Centricity Music is beginning the new year with staff promotions and transitions. John Stokes has been promoted to Vice President of Sales and Digital Marketing . Stokes became part of the Centricity team two years ago, strenghtening its reach among streaming outlets and retail... << Full Report >>

Koryn Hawthorne To Perform At Atlanta Hawks Game Monday, January 21

Dove Award-winning and GRAMMY®-nominated chart-topping artist, Koryn Hawthorne will be performing at NBA Atlanta Hawks Game Faith and Family Day (National Anthem, Half-time show, and Post Game performances) Monday, January 21... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, January 15, 2019*


Tenth Avenue North Tenth Avenue North's "Control" Named Mediabase's 2018 Christian Song of the Year

Tenth Avenue North's single, "Control," was named Mediabase's 2018 Christian Song of the Year. The Song of the Year honor is given by Mediabase to the song that has the most spins during the year. This song spent 10 weeks at No. 1 on Mediabase’s Christian AC chart and six weeks at No. 1 on Mediabase’s Christian Audience chart. In addition to Mediabase, “Control” spent 14 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s AC Indicator chart, 10 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s AC Monitored chart, and seve weeks at No. 1 on... << Full Report >>

Trinity Releases “Wherever We Go” Jan. 18 From The Fuel Music

Awards-winning, Netherlands-based, eclectic worship band Trinity announces the release of its second North American single, “Wherever We Go,” Jan. 18 from The Fuel Music. Available Friday at iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon.com, Spotify and more digital retail and streaming outlets everywhere, the single is meant to be an anthem that brings people together... << Full Report >>

*Monday, January 14, 2019*


for King & Country for KING & COUNTRY Release New Single "God Only Knows"

Two-time GRAMMY® award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY just released their newest single, “God Only Knows,” available now at all digital service providers at the link provided HERE. The track, featured on their latest full-length release burn the ships, serves as a message of hope to those feeling distressed. You can watch an exclusive clip of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone discussing the “Story Behind the Song” at the link provided... << Full Report >>

Singer / Songwriter Jason Whitehorn Releases New Single, "(His Name Is) Jesus!" To Radio

After the success of his independent album As Long As I Have Breath, Worship Leader and singer/songwriter Jason Whitehorn returns with the release of “(His Name is) JESUS!” at the break of 2019. The new release is a simple, yet powerful song with a four word - and certainly unforgettable chorus... << Full Report >>

*Friday, January 11, 2019*


Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Releases New Single "Whole Heart (Hold Me Now)" Today

Multi-platinum selling Hillsong UNITED announces the release of their brand new single “Whole Heart (Hold Me Now).” Out today with accompanying live performance video, the powerful worship anthem features lead vocals from Taya and showcases UNITED’s signature sound. You can listen to the song here and watch it here... << Full Report >>

Revival Spirit Rings Out On "Songs of the House" from Corey Voss, Madison Street Worship

Worship pastor Corey Voss, the writer behind “I Got Saved” and “Praise The King” and voice behind the popular “God Who Moves The Mountains,” introduces his church creative team, Madison Street Worship, with the appropriately titled Songs Of The House available globally February 8... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers Planetshakers Releases "Rain Part 1" Jan. 18

Internationally recognized praise band Planetshakers releases Rain Part 1 globally Jan. 18 from Venture3Media (V3M). Available to preorder beginning today (Jan. 11) at iTunes and Google Play, and to stream Jan. 18 from Spotify, Apple Music and more, the new four-song digital EP from Planetshakers was recorded in Melbourne, Australia at Planetshakers Church and features over 27-minutes of music... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, January 10, 2019*


JJ Heller JJ Heller Creates Music as Medicine for Parent and Child Alike in "I Dream Of You (Vol. II)" Available Now

JJ Heller’s latest, I Dream Of You (Vol. II) is available now. Appealing to parent and child alike, the stirring 15-song collection of timeless covers and lullabies is comprised of songs from the 50’s through today including favorites like “Here Comes the Sun,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Edelweiss” and more, along with three brand-new originals... << Full Report >>

Steven Malcolm Steven Malcolm Reveals Video To Title Track For Forthcoming Album "The Second City"

Hip Hop artist Steven Malcolm has over 15 million on demand streams, over 4.7 million YouTube views, has been heard on ESPN and most recently Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s NBC show “The Titan Game”, and today Malcolm premiered his brand new music video for “The Second City” on his YouTube Channel. The video has already received an outpour of support and has been added into rotation on REVOLT TV and BET JAMS. This new track is available to purchase across all digital platforms and is the title track of his forthcoming sophomore album available on Friday, January 25, 2019... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, January 9, 2019*


Pat Barrett Pat Barrett's Single "Build My Life" Multitrack Single Available Now

Bowyer & Bow / Capitol Christian Music Group artist, songwriter and worship leader Pat Barrett has recently released a multitrack single of his song "Build My Life" that is also currently going for adds at radio and was the most added single this week with 34 adds out of the box. The multitrack single featured a radio, studio... << Full Report >>

'A Ragamuffin Benefit for Rick Elias: The Jesus Record Live' Concert Event to Help Defray Medical Expenses

Contemporary Christian music legend Rick Elias, a founding member of A Ragamuffin Band, was recently diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Friends and colleagues have banded together to produce a benefit concert designed to help defray the enormous expenses associated with the treatment of his insidious disease... << Full Report >>

7eventh Time Down 7eventh Time Down's "Brand New Day" Dawns March 1

“Just Say Jesus” and “God Is On The Move” hitmakers 7eventh Time Down return March 1 with Brand New Day, the band’s highly anticipated fourth BEC studio recording. Featuring 10 tracks, six of which were produced by 7eventh Time Down frontman Mikey Howard, the project also showcases production contributions from GRAMMY® Award-winner Theron “Neff-U” Feemster (Michael Jackson, Mary J. Blige), Ian Eskelin (Francesca Battistelli, Sidewalk Prophets) and Colby Wedgeworth (Tauren Wells, Zach Williams). Click... << Full Report >>

Justin McRoberts Waterbrook-Multnomah To Release Justin McRoberts' Book, "Prayer: 40 Days Of Practice"

Acclaimed independent singer/songwriter Justin McRoberts debuted his music to a national audience in 1999 when 5 Minute Walk Records (home to Five Iron Frenzy) released his album, Reason for Living. McRoberts has carved out a successful career as a musician and author in the years that have followed, releasing multiple albums and even conceptual projects... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, January 8, 2019*


UPPERROOM Releases First Full-Length Album, "To The One," Feb. 22

UPPERROOM independently releases its fourth recording and first full-length album, To The One, Feb. 22, as well as releases its third EP, Moments: Color 003, this Friday, Jan. 11. Both recordings will be distributed globally through The Fuel Music... << Full Report >>

*Monday, January 7, 2019*


Disciple Disciple Heads Back To The Studio To Start New Album!

Rock band Disciple announced today that they've just re-entered the studio to record their 14th studio album -- their first as a newly signed artist on Tooth & Nail Records. Frontman and founder Kevin Young wrote: "We are back in the studio making our 14th Studio Recording. We are beyond excited.  I literally got butterflies when I walked in the studio this morning.   We've spent... << Full Report >>

Mallary Hope Singer/Songwriter Mallary Hope Celebrates the New Year with Birth of Baby Boy

Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope and husband, Ryan Dokke, Sr. VP/GM At Curb | Word Entertainment, celebrated the new year by welcoming their baby boy into the world this week. Jase Dokke was born Jan. 03, weighing 8lbs 10ounces and 19inches long.

“We’ve been praying so hard for our sweet boy and are so excited to finally meet him!” shared Hope... << Full Report >>

Cody Carnes Cody Carnes Releases New Song, "Nothing Else"

Worship leader and songwriter Cody Carnes has released a brand new song "Nothing Else" available now. Click here to stream or purchase the song. He performed the single live last week at Passion 2019, where nearly 40,000 young adults from across the globe filled arenas in Atlanta, Dallas and Washington, D.C. Click on the lyric video below to check out the new single that is impacting fans everywhere... << Full Report >>

Switchfoot SWITCHFOOT Premieres "Let It Happen" Music Video

Billboard.com exclusively premieres SWITCHFOOT's powerful music video for "Let It Happen," the fourth instant grat track available to fans who pre-order the band's album, Native Tongue, available January 18 via Fantasy Records. The music video celebrates the brotherhood of the GRAMMY® award-winning rock band with footage from their 20-plus year career. To watch the music video... << Full Report >>

Jason Gray Music City Management Grows Its Artist Roster, Adding Jason Gray

Nashville-based Music City Management, helmed by industry professional Josh Petersen, has announced the addition of Centricity Music recording artist and songwriter Jason Gray to its artist roster. Gray, whose music and artistry has been touted as "perfect acoustic pop with the ability to gently turn a common phrase into a work of art" and is "one of the most profound and impactful artists Christian music has ever seen," has had a very successful career to date. Achieving two No. 1 singles - "Nothing Is Wasted," which held the No. 1 spot at... << Full Report >>

*Friday, January 4, 2019*


DavidLeonard David Leonard, Formerly of All Sons and Daughters and Jackson Waters, to Release First Solo Project, "The Wait," March 15

David Leonard, formerly one-half of the GRAMMY Award nominated duo All Sons & Daughters and a former touring member of acclaimed band NEEDTOBREATHE, releases his first solo album March 15 with The Wait. Using audio and video mediums set against a backdrop of alternative pop, The Wait (Integrity Music) tells Leonard’s story of wrestling through heartache, depression, confusion... << Full Report >>

Meredith Andrews Meredith Andrews Releases Title Track of Upcoming LIVE EP

Kicking off the new year with a new song, worship leader, and songwriter Meredith Andrews has released the title track "Faith And Wonder (feat. Cody Ray Lee & Abbie Simmons) [Live]," from her upcoming live EP Faith And Wonder (Live), which releases on March 8, 2019. This song features UPPERROOM's Cody Ray Lee and Abbie... << Full Report >>

Nathan Sheridan Chronicles Tragedy to Triumph on Wednesday's "The 700 Club"

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Nathan Sheridan is slated to be featured on the Wednesday, January 9 television broadcast of The 700 Club. In the poignant segment, Sheridan chronicles a tumultuous childhood—his parents struggled with drug addiction and he lost his sister to cancer at a young age—that left him emotionally ravaged. Rescued from his troubled home and raised by loving grandparents who helped lead him to the Lord... << Full Report >>

Passion Passion Leads With New Album "Follow You Anywhere," Available Now Digitally

Helmed by Passion (comprised of Kristian Stanfill, Brett Younker and Melodie Malone), Follow You Anywhere released yesterday, unveiling a new 10 track album which features the trio alongside Crowder and Sean Curran. Follow You Anywhere dropped at the sold-out Passion 2019 where nearly 40,000 young adults from across the globe filled arenas in Atlanta, Dallas and Washington, D.C. The collection of music is perennially created for the thousands of 18 to 25 year-olds that unite for the... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Bethel Music's Latest Album "Victory" To Release Jan. 25

Miracles, a raging wildfire and a joy-filled adoption; battles with anxiety, fear and health – enter Bethel Music’s newest record Victory debuting Jan. 25, 2019. Known for anthems like “No Longer Slaves,” “One Thing Remains” and more, this awaited collection reminds the listener that Bethel Music is a community of real people traversing life’s challenges and triumphs, just like those on the other end of each song... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, January 1, 2019*


Casting Crowns Mac Powell Helps Out Casting Crowns On Lead Vocals Amidst Mark Hall's Recovery

Former Third Day vocalist Mac Powell joined fellow Atlanta group Casting Crowns on stage this week to help out vocally. Crowns' lead singer Mark Hall recently underwent surgery on his vocal chords, which has left him needing to not put so much strain on his voice while he continues to heal. Earlier this week, Hall posted on his personal Instagram feed a photo of him with Powell, with the caption:  "Big thanks to a hero and a friend, @macpowell for standing with me and singing my songs this week as I wait for my voice to heal. Please keep praying for me, friends... << Full Report >>


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This Friday, July 19
Josh Baldwin Let the Redeemed - Single [Bethel]
Jason Crabb Day One - Single [Red Street]
Disciple Cuff the Criminal - Single [Tooth & Nail]
Jordan Feliz "Faith" Radio Version - Single [Centricity Music]
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David Vaters Red Sea - Single (independent)
John Van Deusen (I Am) Origami Pt. 3 - A Catacomb Hymn [Tooth & Nail]


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