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August, 2013



*Friday, August 30, 2013*


Love and the Outcome
Word Entertainment's breakthrough duo Love & The Outcome released their self-titled debut album on Tuesday to rave reviews and top 5 chart placement on the iTunes' Christian Albums chart. In addition, their debut single, "He Is With Us," has skyrocked to No. 13 on Billboard's Christian Songs chart making it the highest charting debut single currently on the chart and the duo the only new artist inside the top 15. On September 13, Love & The Outcome are kicking off NewSong...
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Natalie Grant
Grammy-nominated artist Natalie Grant recently performed at the "Let Freedom Ring" ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Grant delivered a powerhouse vocal of "I Love the Lord...
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*Thursday, August 29, 2013*


Stryper
Legendary rock band Stryper is proud to announce that the first annual Stryper Fan Weekend will be held in Nashville, Tennessee from October 11-13, 2013. The multi-platinum band will host the three-day fan event, which will be packed with exciting events and exclusive access to the band. Stryper Fan Weekend will include a Stryper concert, an exclusive first listen to the upcoming album...
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John Schlitt
Legendary vocalist John Schlitt has announced the release date of his new as-yet-untitled Christmas CD. The musical project, the Grammy and Dove Award winner's first recorded collection of Christmas music, will be released October 29. "It really is beginning to feel more like Christmas as we make the final decisions about my new Christmas CD...
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Wyoming rock/metal act on the rise Righteous Vendetta has confirmed an extensive fall touring schedule, including a direct support slot to Taproot on the September/October "Fall to Action Tour" as well as a stint with Trapt beginning on Halloween. A list of all confirmed dates can be seen...
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Grammy® Award-winning Gospel superstar, songwriter and producer Donald Lawrence will release the first volume of his highly-anticipated 20th anniversary albums on Tuesday, September 24th with Donald Lawrence 20 Year Celebration Volume I: Best for Last (Quiet Water Entertainment/ Entertainment One Music). Marking a musical celebration of Lawrence's prolific career in music and pioneering 20-year journey as a recording artist, songwriter, arranger, producer, sought-after collaborator and more, Lawrence...
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Syntax Distribution just completed a new deal with Skylite to digitally distribute the vast vintage catalog of Southern Gospel. This will place classic hits by greats like The Statesmen and the Oak Ridge Boys to digital service providers throughout the world...
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Soulful Singer/Songwriter Bryan Popin announces the You Can Make It Tour in support of his October 22 CD release of You Can Make It through a partnership with eOne Music. Popin is set to visit churches across the country sharing songs of inspiration. The tour kicks off on September 1, 2013 at Bishop TD Jakes' The Potter's House in Dallas...
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Continuing a milestone year following the April release of their critically-acclaimed fourth recording, Mercy, singer/songwriters and worship leaders Aaron & Amanda Crabb recently garnered four Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Award nominations, as well as a top award nomination from the Inspirational Country Music Association...
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Silverline
DREAM is proud to announce that this week, Jonathan Thulin's "Dead Come To Life" (Feat. Charmaine) and Silverline's "Vicious" are now #1 radio singles the same week. Silverline's radio single is the #1 most played single in Billboard Christian Rock Chart this week, while Jonathan Thulin's radio single is the most played single on Billboard's Hot AC / CHR 3 weeks in a row...
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3WB, Three Winans Brothers, made their much-anticipated live debut yesterday at the historic 50th Anniversary March on Washington ceremonies at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. The legendary trio - comprised of multiple GRAMMY® Award-winners BeBe, Marvin, and Carvin Winans - premiered their extraordinary new single, "If God Be For Us," which will be featured on their as-yet-untitled debut album...
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*Wednesday, August 28, 2013*


Sanctus Real
Sanctus Real is having quite an exciting week! Their latest album, Run, has been nominated for a Dove Award for Best Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year. They just released their brand new music video for their latest hit single, "Pray," which is currently charting on the AC Monitored charts. And, Sanctus Real's very own Matt Hammitt and Mark Graalman just returned from a trip with Compassion International to El Salvador...
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for King & Country
On Saturday night, critically-acclaimed duo for KING & COUNTRY performed before an audience of 34,000 people at Harvest Crusade at Angel's Stadium in Anaheim, CA. The event, now in its 24th year, is hosted by Pastor Greg Laurie and is designed to be an opportunity for Christians to invite family members and friends to hear the message of the gospel in an entertaining and non-threatening environment. "For King and Country was a great addition to the Harvest Crusade this year," said John Collins, Executive Director of Harvest Ministries. "Their performance was electric and had universal appeal...
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Israel Houghton
Five Integrity Music artists were honored last week with nine cumulative Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Award nominations. Three of these artists, Israel & New Breed, Darlene Zschech and All Sons & Daughters, release new offerings associated with the recently nominated recordings, while Rend Collective and All Sons & Daughters pick up their first-ever Dove Award nominations...
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*Tuesday, August 27, 2013*


Jimmy Needham
The eagerly-awaited new project from Jimmy Needham, The Hymns Sessions – Vol. 1 will release September 10 and will be available at all digital music outlets and on Needham’s website, www.jimmyneedham.com. The self-produced album was originally a thank you gift to Needham’s fans who contributed to his kickstarter.com campaign. The response to the album was so strong that it encouraged Needham to release the project as an independent. The album showcases ten songs that include eight traditional hymns and two original tunes from Needham, which feature his unique musical style and makes this project not your ordinary “run of the mill” release...
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Mandisa
Today, three-time GRAMMY® nominee Mandisa releases Overcomer to an outpouring of acclaim as she readies to perform the project's No. 1 single and title track on Good Morning America (GMA) this Thursday, August 29th. The song "Overcomer" is an extension of the impactful message Mandisa has brought to her fans with previous hits, an anthem that there is hope in the midst of life's battles. The track peaked at No. 1 on the iTunes® Christian Singles Chart and is No. 1 on AC Indicator. Additionally, the song is Top 5 on the National Christian Audience chart with over 7.2 million in audience, further solidifying The Hollywood Reporter's christening of Mandisa as one of the Top 5 Idols with the most Billboard chart-toppers...
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Lastwatch, a female-fronted rock band based in South Florida, released their music video for "The Countdown" on VEVO and YouTube today. The track previously debuted on radio at #25 on the BDS Christian Rock chart and quickly climbed to #9. In addition, "The Countdown" is the #1 most requested song on Fuel Radio, Christianrock.net and URRockRadio.net...
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The City Harmonic
Internationally acclaimed band, The City Harmonic, announces the Oct. 5 launch of its fall headline tour featuring special guests Shawn McDonald and The Royal Royal. The tour will follow the Sept. 3 Integrity Music release globally of The City Harmonic's highly anticipated sophomore album, HEART, which is available to pre-order now at http://bit.ly/TCHHeart. Co-produced by the band - vocalist and pianist Elias Dummer, bassist Eric Fusilier, guitarist Aaron Powell and drummer Josh Vanderlaan - and Jared Fox, HEART places Christ at the center while delving into themes of grace, discipleship and being, and becoming...
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Fuzed Worship, a progressive worship band formed out of Joyce Meyer Ministries to unite and inspire a generation of young people to serve Christ and demonstrate His love, releases its highly anticipated By Your Blood EP today with distribution through Central South Distribution, Inc. and Joyce Meyer Ministries. Produced by GRAMMY Award-winning Tedd T (Newsboys, Mutemath, Rebecca St. James), the band's third recording emphasizes a life centered around worship, passion for the work of the cross and all that Christ has done...
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Dream Records band, Crave releases their debut self-titled album along with their music video for, "Not Alone" today. The album, which is out today, is quickly going up the iTunes Top Christian Album chart. The guys are currently playing select dates which you can check out on their website. In the meantime, check out what others are saying about their release. You can purchase the album today on iTunes- http://bit.ly/15g2lGh and Amazon - http://amzn.to/18Y35Uk The album was produced by Wide Open Music Group's founder, Stephen Williams as well as Noel Golden. Recently, Crave wrote and performed, "Ring The Bell...
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Jeremy Willet is the lead singer & songwriter for the band, Willet. On December 7th, 2010, he and his wife were approved by America World Adoption, to adopt an infant boy (0-18 months old) from Ethiopia, Africa. On June 1st, 2011, the dossier arrived in Ethiopia, and the couple started waiting for a referral. In November 2011, a major delay was announced in Ethiopia, increasing the wait time from 5-7 months to 18-24 months. Although this was difficult news, God made it clear that the family should remain faithful, and active in the ministry of caring for the poor. In October 2012, with news of another increased wait time of 24-32 months in Ethiopia...
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Matt Maher
The popular Christian Musician Summit returns to Nashville for its second year, with a schedule that includes workshops and performances featuring some of the best musicians in the CCM industry, including Brenton Brown, One Sonic Society (featuring Jason Ingram, Stu G & Paul Mabury), Matt Maher, Phillip LaRue, Sarah Macintosh, Dave Cleveland, Ian Eskelin, Jason Webb, Don Poythress, Tom Lane, Zoro the Drummer, Adam Nitti, Chance Scoggins, Tom Brooks and many others. CMS Nashville will be held October 4 and 5 at Belmont Church on Music Row...
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*Monday, August 26, 2013*


Natalie Grant
March on Washington Coalition announced today that Grammy-nominated, five-time Dove Award winning Female Artist of the Year Natalie Grant will perform at the 50th Anniversary "Let Freedom Ring" Commemoration and Call to Action event at the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 2013. Pop music artist LeAnn Rimes, Gospel R&B singer BeBe Winans and others, are also scheduled to perform at the event to commemorate the historic speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1963. Congressman John Lewis, who spoke at the March on Washington in 1963...
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OBB
Celebrating a recently-announced Dove Award nomination for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year for their eponymous debut, breakout Curb pop/rock sibling trio OBB continues to cross the country this summer visiting radio stations and surprising fans with special "pop-up" shows. A rare honor for a new artist, OBB's debut is among releases from such top names as TobyMac, Chris Tomlin, for King & Country and Plumb in the prestigious Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year category. The 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards will be presented October 15 in Nashville...
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Mars Hill Music / BEC Recordings is set to release the full-length worship project from Dustin Kensrue titled The Water and The Blood, which will release October 1. This project is a collection of mostly original worship songs, blending modern musical sensibilities and sounds with lyrics expounding a depth of robust and life-giving theological truth. This is the third full-length release from the partnership with Mars Hill Music / BEC Recordings. The debut music video from this album premiered today along with the live presale. Click here to watch "It's Not Enough" and preorder The Water and The Blood...
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*Friday, August 23, 2013*


Underoath
Underoath have become legends in the world of metalcore, having solid over 1.3 million albums with two RIAA-Certified Gold albums. The band became known for those Gold albums, 2004's They're Only Chasing Safety and 2006's Define The Great Line." These albums were monumental in developing metalcore into what it is today. What many fans don't know is that these two fantastic albums were Underoath's fourth and fifth albums...
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Bethel Music, the worship ministry of Redding, CA-based Bethel Church, already hit No. 1 on iTunes' Christian and Gospel chart with its highly anticipated and first-ever full-length studio recording, TIDES. Although not releasing until Sept. 3, remarkably, the album launched to the top of the chart through the momentum of pre-orders being accepted now at iTunes. TIDES also grabbed the No. 1 Christian and Gospel single position on iTunes with "Chasing You," a Jenn Johnson led song about following God with insatiable abandon...
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Forerunner Music’s latest project, Onething Live: You Satisfy My Soul, debuted this week in the Top Ten on Soundscan’s Praise and Worship chart. The album released August 13 and was recorded at the International House of Prayer annual Onething young adult conference in Kansas City, MO and features nine of its worship leaders. The album is available on iTunes and other digital service providers and is being distributed to physical and online retail outlets via New Day Christian Distributors...
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Audrey Assad
On the heels of her August 13th release of her latest album Fortunate Fall, Audrey Assad has announced the dates for her CD Release Tour... "We're excited to announce the current dates for the Fortunate Fall CD Release Tour! If we're coming to a city near you, be sure to pick up tickets asap because many of these will sell out very quickly...
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Leaders have released a music video for "Hell," the first single from their upcoming album Indomitable. "Hell" is the opening track on Leaders' sophomore album and takes a blunt look at the more gruesome aspects of the afterlife. "We didn't meet the dude who was playing the demon until we got there - he was creepy at first but he turned out to be really cool and was perfect for the part...
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The release of a new video from Beautiful Eulogy can only mean one thing… the album is coming next! Indie label Humble Beast doesn't have an official release date yet, but they anticipate "Instruments of Mercy" to drop in Oct 2013...
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R&B Legend and CCM recording artist Montell Jordan is the guest star in a promotional video for the upcoming season of Duck Dynasty on the A&E Network. The video shows Jase Robertson playing Jordan's classic hit single, "This Is How We Do It," on his duck call, with the rest of the Robertson brothers joining in vocally on the song. The camera angle widens to show Jordan sitting in a chair and not very enthused with the impromptu performance to deliver a fun, humorous promo video. Check it out here, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mA12MvrI8xs...
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Capitol CMG
Capitol CMG Label Group garnered a total of 39 Dove nominations for the upcoming 44th Annual Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Awards. The nominations were announced at the GMA’s Dove Awards press conference, held at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. The top Capitol CMG Label Group artist nominees for the Dove Awards are Chris Tomlin and Matt Redman each receiving nine ...
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*Thursday, August 22, 2013*


Plumb
The Gospel Music Association has honored Curb Recording Artist PLUMB with four nominations for the 44th Annual Dove Awards. Presented annually by the Gospel Music Association, The Dove Awards acknowledges outstanding achievements and excellence in Gospel music. Plumb's song "Need You Now (How Many Times)" is nominated for Song of the Year, Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year, and Contemporary Christian Performance of the Year. Her album Need You Now is honored with a nomination for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year...
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Stryper
Legendary rock band Stryper reveals audio samples for three tracks from their forthcoming studio album, NO MORE HELL TO PAY. Click here to listen to snippets of "Revelation," "Saved By Love" and "Marching Into Battle." NO MORE HELL TO PAY is set for a November 5th release in North America and will be available in two formats - standard CD and deluxe digipak featuring exclusive video content. Produced by frontman/guitarist/songwriter Michael Sweet, the set features some of Stryper's strongest and heaviest material ever...
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Big Daddy Weave
Dove Award-winning group Big Daddy Weave is hitting the road next month to headline "The Only Name Tour" featuring special guests Chris August and Unspoken. The tour, which is scheduled to hit over 30 cities, commences on September 13 in Statesville, NC. The release of their current Top 20 single "The Only Name (Yours Will Be)," also the namesake for the tour, comes on the heels of the massive success of their No. 1 hit song "Redeemed" and marks the second single from their ninth album Love Come To Life. In addition, the group and their smash hit "Redeemed" just received four Dove Awards' nominations for "Song of the Year," "Contemporary Christian Performance of the Year," "Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year...
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This past weekend NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series Driver Michael McDowell raced the #18 K-LOVE Toyota to a second-place finish at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Securing the pole position for Saturday's Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 and running strong throughout the day, McDowell helped K-LOVE end its 2013 racing schedule on a high note. McDowell has sported the K-LOVE logo on his cars at three races during this year's NASCAR schedule, including a top 10 finish at Daytona 500, along with the Johnsonville Sausage 200 and Nationwide...
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Salvation Road recording artist Brandy Allison was recently honored for the success of her latest music video, "Walkin' On Faith," which has surpassed 500,000 YouTube views to date. Commemorating the milestone, Allison was presented a plaque by GRAMMY®-winning recording artist Jason Crabb during a taping of the "Praise The Lord" television program at Trinity Broadcasting Network's (TBN) Nashville studios. The presentation, along with Allison's performance of "Trust In You," is slated to air as part of tomorrow's "Praise The Lord" broadcast on TBN...
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eOne Music partners with TSG Records to release Dove Award-nominted Spanish worship album Mi Corazón Canta - Cantos De Alabanza Songs of Praise Vol. 1, which is available in stores and online on August 27...
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*Wednesday, August 21, 2013*


Dove Awards
The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today, from Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University, the nominees in 42 categories for the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards. The awards show will take place on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN at 7:30pm CT. The show will be broadcast on Monday, October 21st at 8:00ET exclusively on the UP! Television Network. Voting for the final winners will run from September 3rd through September 24...
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Sara Groves
Sara Groves is embraced as an esteemed, talented singer-songwriter and consummate storyteller. On September 17, Sara will release The Collection, celebrating her career thus far and culling the best and brightest from her 10 studio albums. The Collection weaves together Sara's catalog of career successes from her debut record, Past the Wishing to her latest project, the critically praised release of Invisible Empires. In addition to the 23 songs from her repertoire, the September two-disc release will also include four brand new songs...
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Laura Story
Life is full of surprises and GRAMMY® winning artist, speaker, songwriter, author and worship leader Laura Story can testify to that. In the April 2011 release of Blessings, Laura saw an overwhelming response to her songs inspired from the diary entries of her life. The RIAA Certified Gold title track of the album, "Blessings," picked up a GRAMMY® Award for Best Contemporary Christian Song, a Billboard Music Award and multiple Dove Awards. In a fitting follow-up to her impactful record comes the release of Laura's next chapter, God Of Every Story, available September 30...
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THE CHARIOT announced their decision to call it a day last week in a highly viral YouTube video titled, "All's Well That Ends Well." The band announced the news via their social media outlets causing the video to quickly rack up over 100,000 views. Founding member and frontman Josh Scogin offers his own words: "Having enjoyed 10 wonderful years of playing shows...
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Swimming with Dolphins
Former Tooth & Nail Records signing Swimming With Dolphins is the latest to go it alone. After releasing Water Colours in 2011, Austin Tofte is raising funds for Swimming With Dolphins next release, Catharsis. For info on the IndieGoGo campaign, click here, and check out Austin's campaign letter...
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The first title in the One: A Worship Collective series from Integrity Music in partnership with Influence Resources, We Believe, released Aug. 6 amidst acclaim. In its debut week at retail, the album became Billboard's No. 1 Praise & Worship album, as well as launched all the way to No. 2 on the iTunes® Christian & Gospel charts during the week...
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for King & Country
Word Entertainment, Warner Music Group's Christian division now in its 62nd year, is celebrating their 49 nominations for this year's 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards. With the collaborative accomplishments of Word Entertainment entities, including Word Distribution, Word Label Group, Word Music Publishing, Word Print and Word Films, the company continues to be a reigning force in the industry. Among the 49 nominations, Aussie duo for KING & COUNTRY lead the pack with seven, followed by Big Daddy Weave with four nods and Francesca Battistelli with three...
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Capital Kings
Electronic-pop duo Capital Kings (Cole Walowac and Jon White) has had quite the breakout year. Since releasing their debut record in January, the D.C. natives have toured across the country on the Pollstar named "Top 100 Tours" - Winter Jam, performed during the halftime show at a Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA) game, played their first international show in Trinidad and opened for the nationally embraced rock band, Neon Trees…to name a few. Adding to the year's accolades comes this morning's announcement for their first Dove Award Nomination...
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Matt Redman
sixstepsrecords is celebrating 17 nominations for the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards with Matt Redman and Chris Tomlin leading the impressive nominations list with nine Dove nominations each. Kristian Stanfill and Crowder (David Crowder*Band) also received six Dove nominations each. The list of nominees was announced earlier today by the Gospel Music Association and special guests at Nashville's Lipscomb University...
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Icon For Hire
Icon For Hire have premiered a new song "Cynics & Critics" from their upcoming album coming on Tooth & Nail Records October 15th! Click the video below or go to their website iconforhire.com to check out the song. Icon For Hire have announced the "An Evening With Icon for Hire" tour, which will launch nationwide on September 19 and wrapping October 11. "An Evening With Icon For Hire" will feature a night of music, fashion and entertainment...
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Jonathan Thulin continues to have a massive impact with audiences and at Christian radio with his new single, "Dead Come To Life" (Feat. Charmaine). The song stayed No. 1 on Billboard's Hot AC/CHR chart for a second week. Also, the single held the #1 spot for the third straight week on the CHR Christian Music Weekly Chart. After returning from his headline tour in Sweden, Jonathan is performing select headline dates...
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iShine KNECT, the first television series specifically created for pre-teens and their families, has been nominated for two CableFAX Awards, which will be presented on September 25th at the Yale Club in New York City. The show was nominated for "Best Show or Series - Children's" and "Best Show or Series - Family Friendly," facing off against programming from The Hub Network, National Geographic Channel, Smithsonian Channel, Yes Network, UP and Sprout...
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Montell Jordan, along with Victory World Music, was honored with his first Dove nomination this morning since becoming a CCM artist two years ago. Jordan was nominated for his current project, Shake Heaven, which was nominated for Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album of the Year. The 2-disc project features the full CD and a live performance DVD of the album, and showcases guest artists such as Israel Houghton and New Breed, Chris August, Martha Munizzi, among many others. The project reached #3 on Billboard...
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*Tuesday, August 20, 2013*


Switchfoot
Fans have been buzzing about Switchfoot's long-planned album and movie Fading West and its plan for release this summer. However, with rumors that the album portion of the project has been pushed back to January of 2014, some friends of the Foot have been wondering when we can really expect everything to unfold. Today, Switchfoot made an official announcement about the "timeline" of the new project... "First up, we are almost finished with our new record! That's right, our ninth studio album, "Fading West", is being mixed as we speak (or type)...
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Dara Maclean
Fervent Records' soulful singer/songwriter Dara Maclean's sophomore effort Wanted, due out on September 24, is available for pre-order now at DaraMaclean.com. The album's title track and lead single climbed to No. 8 at Hot AC/CHR and jumped two spots to No. 28 at NCA. Produced by Paul Mabury (All Sons & Daughters, Hillsong, Meredith Andrews), Wanted is the eagerly-awaited follow-up to Maclean's debut album, You Got My Attention, which entered the iTunes Christian & Gospel Albums chart at No. 1 in 2011 and garnered her a spot as one of their "New Artists to Watch...
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Jeremy Camp
This month, Jeremy Camp launched Speaking Louder Ministries, named for his most recent album and song Speaking Louder Than Before. Today, Jeremy made a special announcement about the new ministry... (Visit the new website here!) “I will stand my watch and set myself on the rampart, and watch to see what He will say to me, and what I will answer when I am corrected. Then the Lord answered me and said: “Write the vision and make it...
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Captiol CMG's newest worship group, Soulfire Revolution, celebrates the release of their debut project, Revival, which peaked during street week at No.3 on the iTunes Christian and Gospel chart. Revival and the Spanish counterpart, Aviva, also reached No. 3 and No. 1 respectively on the Colombian iTunes overall album chart. Revival was produced by The Myriad frontman and longtime Jesus Culture producer Jeremy Edwardson, and features anthemic tracks with guest appearances including...
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Onward to Olympas have been with Facedown Records since 2009, releasing three albums and playing countless shows and festivals. They were a work horse of a band, touring continuously with an impressive level of dedication. Now they say goodbye in true OTO fashion with a run of tour dates this fall culminating in a final hometown celebration in Charlotte, NC. The band wants to thank everyone for their support over the years...
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Save the City Records released Amanda Noelle's debut album "Beautiful Name" today. The title track "Beautiful Name" was penned by producer/artist Jonathan Thulin, and it is a heartfelt anthem of worship. The "Beautiful Name" EP also includes pop tracks featuring Amanda's stellar vocal ability, and a feature from Manwell from Group 1 Crew on the song "Lights Out". The EP is available now on all downloadable digital stores, and on sale at the Girls of Grace 2013-2014 conference events where Amanda is the featured worship leader. Fans can also catch Amanda singing background vocals for Natalie Grant...
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Nashville-based Trendency Records announces the signing of gospel rap group Keno Camp to a label and distribution deal. The group is slated to release its album Riot in early 2014. The first single, "We Here," will be releasing October 15th of this year...
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Xist Music and Jahaziel have released the lead single from Jahaziel's forthcoming album due out later this fall. Jahaziel shares the inspiration for the song, "This song is a social commentary describing the darker side of the community I live in. A side that many within it want to escape, and one that many outside of it would rather ignore...
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Early buzz for worship artist David Glenn's new album "Relentless" has led to a distribution deal with Nashville-based Elevate Entertainment. Originally released on June 25th to digital outlets via Glenn's own Evident Music label, the album will now be available in stores everywhere on September 24th. Produced by Scotty Wilbanks (Third Day, Newsong, Decemberadio), Glenn's first nationally marketed release quickly climbed to #23...
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*Monday, August 19, 2013*


Skillet
Uprise Festival maintains its footing as the Cumberland Valley’s premier Christian music event by pulling out all the stops for its 10th Anniversary Celebration. Welcoming 22 bands and speakers, including Jep & Jessica Roberts from A&E’s hit show “Duck Dynasty,” Skillet, Family Force 5, Newsboys, Reggie Dabs and many more, the two-day Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, September 20th and 21st at Shippensburg Fairgrounds in Shippensburg, PA. The full line up, ticket information and other details can be found online at www.UpriseFest.com...
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Royal Tailor
GRAMMY Award nominated pop/rock band Royal Tailor readies the release of its sophomore Essential Records offering, a self-titled album, available Oct. 22. The project delivers more of Royal Tailor's eclectic pop-infused rock paired with a purposeful message meant to inspire listeners to make a difference in the culture around them. Royal Tailor's illustrious label debut, Black & White (2011), set into motion a momentous first two years for the band, garnering its first No. 1 single with "Make a Move," a 2012 GRAMMY Award nomination, high-profile tour appearances and recognition among Google's "50 bands under 30...
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Daniel Bashta, Integrity Music worship leader and writer of "Like A Lion (God's Not Dead)," will take his music on the road this fall, visiting 38 cities across the U.S. with guest speaker Cody Deese for the free "Strip Everything Away Tour." Referencing the lyrics "strip everything away 'til all I have is You" from his song "Pursuit," Bashta launches the tour at the Salvation Army Church in Anaheim, Calif., on September 5 with stops in 19 states before concluding at Broad Street United Methodist Church in Burlington, NJ on November 18. A list of tour dates and cities follows below with information also available at "Strip Everything Away Tour...
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With a new vision and a new approach, Xist Music founders T. Black and Sean Simmonds have signed a long term partnership with one of music's long standing companies Malaco Music Group. "I'm truly excited about this opportunity; it gives us a partner that understands our vision, says T. Black, CEO of Xist Music." I really want to thank D.A. Johnson and Tommy (Couch) Jr. for allowing us to continue to build what God has blessed us with." Xist Music will operate as a stand alone label with the added services of a booking component and a publishing company. The new merger will allow for the expansion of the artist roster to reflect the ultimate goal, which is to provide Christian based hip-hip, urban and pop artists a strong label partner and also broaden the awareness and exposure behind the marketing efforts of each artist. The first release under the new partnership...
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Zondervan announced today the company's first country devotional book to be published on November 5, 2013. Country Faith ($12.99, ISBN 9780310422938) features the favorite scriptures of today's top country stars, along with a description of why the Bible passages resonate with them and how it impacts their daily spiritual walk. Fifty-six country artists took part in the project that includes Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry, Brad Paisley, among many others. Renowned music journalist, Deborah Evans Price, conducted the interviews and compiled the stories that are sure to become a treasured keepsake for fans worldwide...
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*Friday, August 16, 2013*


The Chariot have been rocking faces off since 2003, but according to the band, "All's Well That Ends Well." In a new, emotionally-charged video message to the fans, the band plays a stirring song over highlights of the band on the road and playing before the video shows a skull and "2003 - 2013." Moments later, the video announces "The Chariot Farewell Tour" that will take place October 10 to November 16 with special guests Glasscloud, Birds In Row, To The Wind and Rebuker...
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*Thursday, August 15, 2013*


Anthem Lights
Former Essential Records boy band Anthem Lights are gearing up to release their full-length sophomore album, You Have My Heart, but without the support of a record label, the foursome is looking to the fans for help. The band has released a brand new Kickstarter campaign with the goal set at $55,000. Check out their announcement below and visit the campaign page for more details... "Pre-order our second full-length studio album, help us fund the project, and get exclusive incentives! We're four guys who have been changed by God's love, and treasure the unique opportunity of creating and sharing music that encourages the faith of others...
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Audio Adrenaline
The Hands & Feet Project, in partnership with the Tim Tebow Foundation, is proud to announce their next big event to raise awareness for the children of Haiti. This September 6, join Audio Adrenaline and a few of their friends at their "Run For Joy" 5K Celebrity Fun Run to be held in Orlando, Florida during Disney World's Night Of Joy music event, where you can run for the orphaned and abandoned children of Haiti along with your favorite artists...
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Norma Jean
Norma Jean's critically-acclaimed new studio album, Wrongdoers (released on Razor & Tie), crashes into the Billboard charts this week debuting at #37 on the Billboard Top 200 with over 8,340 units sold in its first week out. Wrongdoers marks the band's second highest career-charting debut in over five years since the release of The Anti-Mother. Wrongdoers also debuts on a series of other Billboard charts including #3 on Hard Rock, #3 Vinyl and #7 on Rock. The band's previous 2010 album, Meridional (also on Razor & Tie) debuted at #45 on the Billboard Top 200...
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Bangalore, India-based metalcore band Final Surrender announce the release of their full length album Empty Graves on Rottweiler Records. The full album is slated to release September 24th, while the first single entitled "Refresh" will be releasing this coming Tuesday. Final Surrender started the journey into the world of progressive metalcore with the release of their first full-length album, The Expanse. The debut effort subsequently brought them...
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*Wednesday, August 14, 2013*


The Almost
Acclaimed rock group THE ALMOST premiered their music video "I'm Down" this week on ESPN. This propulsive, infectious, rock video featured Vitor Belfort, former UFC light heavyweight champion who is currently ranked the No. 2 middleweight fighter in the world and fellow UFC fighter Cezar Ferreira, winner of "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil." The music video was directed by Kevin Adamson. Click here to view the music video...
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Audio Adrenaline
Audio Adrenaline is ready to get back on the road to take on the fall leg of their "Kings & Queens Tour," hitting at least 30 cities throughout the nation. These fall dates are the extended run following up to the band's successful return to the touring landscape this past spring, coming on the heels of announcing their return last September. The tour, which will also feature Disciple, Stellar Kart, and Ryan Stevenson, is in support of Audio Adrenaline's Fair Trade Services March 2013 debut, Kings & Queens...
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Flyleaf
Platinum selling rock group Flyleaf recently wrapped up their nationwide tour with Payable On Death (P.O.D.). The tour was the second outing with new front woman, Kristen May. As a special thank you to their fans, Flyleaf unleashed free downloads of two bonus tracks from their recent EP, Who We Are. You can download "Great Love" on AbsolutePunk here and "Cage On The Ground" on...
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Building429
Building 429 is enjoying another hit single at Christian radio with "We Won't Be Shaken," as the song reached No. 1 for five weeks on the Hot AC/CHR chart and is currently No. 3 at AC Indicator. The accumulative impressions from radio airplay has now reached over 121-million and shows no signs of slowing down with continuing big radio adds that include, WRBS/Baltimore, MD and KCMS/Seattle, WA. Building 429 is humbled and honored with the strong support from radio and their fans and Jason Roy, lead singer for the band, wanted to extend a personal note of thanks. Please check out the link here: http://youtu.be/kCpVWo4J0ak...
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Releases from The Vault by legendary alternative music artist, Michael Knott Frontline Records, a subsidiary label of Meis Music Group, in collaboration with Gene Andrusco (Brainstorm Artists Int'l) and Michael Knott (Blonde Vinyl), are making these legacy albums available digitally for the first time on August 13th from the Frontline Vault. Simply put, Screaming Brittle Siren is a brilliant alternative recording. Within these tunes Michael Knott (of LSU fame) takes the listener to a place few artists are willing to go.inside his own soul...
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Fresh off the release of the music video for "YAH (You See Me)," The Ambassador is announcing the release date, track listing and producers for his new EP release "Hors D'Oeuvres." The Ambassador "Hors D'Oeuvres" hits digital stores Tuesday August 20th. Pre-order at SphereofhiphopStore.com: http://bit.ly/Amba_preorder...
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Chanel Haynes of Trin-i-Tee 5:7 launches her solo debut with her new CD Trin-i-tee 5:7 According To Chanel set for release fall 2013. The CD, released on her newly formed label, Obsidian Records, is distributed in partnership with Central South Distribution. The 12-song disc features the signature contemporary Gospel/Urban sound of Trin-i-tee 5:7, but for the first time, spotlights Chanel as a solo artist, songwriter, and producer on the project, which she produced with Darion Dorsey...
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Stereo Radio, an independent Christian pop/dance band based in Knoxville, Tennessee, has initiated a Kickstarter campaign to fund their opportunity to record an album with a highly recognized music industry professional. It's not just any new album, according to Zack Roskop, keyboardist and founding member. "We have been given an incredible opportunity to record with a well-known, successful producer, and in a top-of-the-line studio," says Zack. "The kicker is that we need to be recording in the studio at the end of August, which means we have less than 20 days to achieve our funding goal of $4,000...
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Jonathan Thulin's hit single, "Dead Come To Life" (Feat. Charmaine) is now #1 on the Billboard Hot AC / CHR chart as well as the Christian Music Weekly chart this week. The artist, who co-wrote the song with Charmaine, will be busy performing this fall. After a series of headline dates in September and October, Jonathan will join the JCTV Tour with his other band, PRESS PLAY along with special guests: Manic Drive, Silverline and speaker, Sean Park...
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*Tuesday, August 13, 2013*


JFH
August 13th is a date that those behind popular Christian music website JesusFreakHideout.com have always held dear. It was on this day in 1996 that site creator John DiBiase first humbly debuted Jesus Freak Hideout for the web. With that in mind, it seemed only natural that on the website's 17th anniversary in 2013 that JFH should release its fourth FREE independent music sampler--and third in a popular series--Songs We've Been Trying To Tell You About (And Others We Haven't), Volume Three (DOWNLOAD Link). With Volume One and Volume Two having released in 2012, Volume Three represents many new and familiar projects and artists from the independent music scene...
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JoC
GRAMMY and Dove Awards winning band Jars of Clay is set to release its eleventh studio album, Inland, on its own Gray Matters label with distribution through Tone Tree. Produced by Tucker Martine (My Morning Jacket, Beth Orton, The Decemberists) and mixed by Beau Sorenson and Jacquire King, Inland is available today for pre-order at iTunes® and Amazon.com, and will be available everywhere great music is sold Aug. 27. Additionally, multiple limited-edition pre-order packages...
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Newsboys
The internationally top-ranked Winter Jam 2013 Tour Spectacular-featuring 10 artists for $10-is set to hit 11 Western cities this fall, headlined by multi-GRAMMY®-nominated Newsboys. Once again boasting many of the top names in Christian music, Winter Jam West kicks-off in Los Angeles November 8 at Ontario's Citizens Business Bank Arena. Created and hosted by GRAMMY®-nominated NewSong, the tour also includes Tenth Avenue North; Thousand Foot Krutch; Plumb; and Building 429, along with a special worship set from Crowder (select cities) or Passion featuring Kristian Stanfill (select cities), in addition to a message from evangelist...
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The Digital Age
Fair Trade band The Digital Age released their debut studio album Evening:Morning today, August 13. The four-piece, Waco, TX based group, made up of Mike Dodson (Mike D), Mark Waldrop, Jack Parker and Jeremy Bush (Bwack), formerly of the GRAMMY®-nominated David Crowder*Band, have officially entered a new musical era with the album release that has been called "one of the most anticipated albums of the year (Indie Vision Music)." The album launches The Digital Age into their post-David Crowder*Band career and continues the original vision and ministry that inspired them to create music in the first place...
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Audrey Assad
Former Sparrow Records singer/songwriter Audrey Assad has released her brand new album Fortunate Fall independently today, August 13. This is the artist's third full-length studio album. In her official newsletter sent out today, Assad's team writes "It's been a crazy spring and summer, and we're so happy to be releasing this record into the wild. We hope our labor in Christ blesses you with rest in Christ. We couldn't be more proud of this piece of liturgical art. Our prayer is that it is a companion for you on the road to Emmaus. We just wanted to send you...
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Tricia Brock
Yesterday evening, multi-talented singer-songwriter and artist Tricia (of the GRAMMY®-nominated group Superchick) gathered with friends, family and supporters to kick off the release of her pop solo debut album, Radiate. The high-spirited new project, released today, August 13, shines through with “raw honesty and wisdom" (Crosswalk). Radiate includes Tricia’s lead single “Enough” as well as hooky, critic favorites like, “Pity Party,” “Good To Be A Girl” and “What I Know.” At the album release party, Tricia spoke to the intimate gathering of friends about her journey in making Radiate...
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Plumb
Today, we are proud to announce that PLUMB is honored to join the lineup for WINTER JAM 2013 WEST. Coming alongside artists such as Newsboys, Crowder, Tenth Avenue North, Thousand Foot Krutch, Newsong, Building 429 and more, the tour will run throughout the month of November. Winter Jam is just the latest addition to an incredibly successful year for Plumb. Her sixth studio album Need You Now has received rave reviews and incredible fan support. The title track received early confirmation from radio, keeping steady on the Billboard Christian Radio Charts for over a year. Her new Christian single "One Drop" is quickly moving up the charts as well...
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Ashley Cleveland
Three-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter Ashley Cleveland receives significant endorsements from Amy Grant, J.I. Packer, Jim Wallis, Dan B. Allender, PH.D, Michael Card and others for her first and self-penned book, Little Black Sheep, A Memoir. Releasing in September from David C Cook, the memoir will be available everywhere great books are sold. In the book, Cleveland shares her personal story of pain, music and beauty that shines through brokenness. Cleveland also lends her voice to the companion Little Black Sheep audio book releasing simultaneously from Oasis Audio...
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*Thursday, August 8, 2013*


Newsboys
This fall, the multi-platinum selling band and steady touring act Newsboys will continue to share the message of how to 'change the world' with their highly anticipated Restart Tour. Hitting 20+ dates across the U.S., this four-time GRAMMY-nominated and chart-topping group will kick off their anticipated tour on September 20 and run through October 27. Newsboys will be promoting their brand new upcoming studio project, Restart, which is slated to release September 10 with Sparrow Records...
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Matt Papa, singer/songwriter/worship leader/musician, is scheduled to release his latest album, Look & Live, September 17, 2103 that features thirteen new songs written or co-written by Papa. The talented artist co-produced the new project along with StuG, guitarist for the band Delirious. The first song going for radio adds in mid-August will be "A Pilgrim's Progress (Keep Runnin')." The album will be available at all retail and digital music outlets with distribution being handled by Redeye Distribution. Look & Live is the first release on Papa's new independent label, 2 Cities Music, and Papa will launch a fall tour in support of the new project, Look & Live Tour 2013...
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The Strengthen What Remains boys are jumping in the van in support of their new release "Turning A Blind Eye"! They will be touring alonside Texas champs Heretic and Messengers. Dates are below and more information can be found at www.bloodandinkrecords.com. "Turning A Blind Eye" is available August 13, 2013 via Blood & Ink Records...
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Amy Grant
During Amy Grant's recent West coast tour run in support of the release of her best-selling and first studio record in a decade, How Mercy Looks From Here, Amy and her band took some time to enjoy America's favorite past time and make a pit stop to see the San Francisco Giants play. Amy was also able to meet up with retired World Series champ and Major League Baseball player, Willie Mays...
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David Glenn's latest album, "Relentless" (Evident Music), was released on June 25th, and quickly climbed to #23 on the iTunes Christian and Gospel Albums Chart. Produced by Scotty Wilbanks (Third Day, Newsong, Decemberadio), Glenn's first nationally marketed release is now available at iTunes, Amazon and wherever digital music is sold. Worship fans may know Glenn's music, even if they don't yet know his name, thanks to anthemic choruses such as "Glorify Your Name" and "Bread of Life" that are being sung by countless congregations every Sunday...
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*Wednesday, August 7, 2013*


Save the City Records is proud to announce a new partnership with Latebloom, the record label owned by decorated producer John Williams, also known as "Tha Kracken!" who has worked with nationally known artists Lecrae, Trip Lee, Tedashii, Mya, Jermaine Dupree, Cherish, Young Joc, Bow Wow, and Omarion. Under the new agreement, Save the City Records will license and release recordings from Latebloom. Tha Kracken says, "I'm excited about the new joint venture and to have Save the City Records help us spread...
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Chris Tomlin
GRAMMY® winner and multi-platinum recording artist Chris Tomlin is celebrating the RIAA Gold certifications for his 2010 album And If Our God Is For Us... and his 2009 Christmas album Glory In The Highest: Christmas Songs of Worship. And If Our God Is For Us... was awarded a GRAMMY Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album in 2012 and Glory In The Highest: Christmas Songs of Worship peaked at No. 1...
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*Tuesday, August 6, 2013*


SCC
Highly acclaimed singer-songwriter Steven Curtis Chapman announces the release of his latest record, The Glorious Unfolding, available September 30, 2013. The project is the first full-length studio album with all original songs in seven years. Kicking off the launch, the new single, "Love Take Me Over," recently released and garnered 42 radio adds its first week out. Chapman will also visit 35+ cities on the first leg of "The Glorious Unfolding" Tour alongside GRAMMY-winning worship leader Laura Story and greatly noted songsmith Jason Gray. Garnering 47 No. 1 singles and approaching 11 million career albums sold, Steven Curtis Chapman...
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Stryper
Frontiers Records is proud to announce the release of iconic Christian rock band Stryper's new studio album, NO MORE HELL TO PAY; the offering has been confirmed for a November 5th release in North America and will be available in two formats - standard CD and deluxe digipak featuring exclusive video content. Produced by frontman/guitarist Michael Sweet, the set features some of Stryper's strongest and heaviest material ever. Check out a special video message from Michael Sweet here. Sweet also commented, "NO MORE HELL TO PAY marks our 30 year anniversary and what...
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for King & Country
Australian duo for KING & COUNTRY's forthcoming project, Hope Is What We Crave | LIVE, is scheduled for release on August 27 on Fervent Records and is available for pre-order now at forkingandcountry.com. This CD/DVD package was filmed at The Factory in Franklin, TN, on the final night of their first headlining tour, "The Proof Of Your Love Tour," in November 2012. Hope Is What We Crave | LIVE features nine live performances from for KING & COUNTRY's debut album, Crave, which was named iTunes' "Breakthrough Christian & Gospel Album of 2012...
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Norma Jean
Norma Jean toasts their new album release with a gallon of milk, or twenty. Watch the bands hilarious new music video for "If You Got It At Five, You Got it At Fifty" on Alternative Press HERE. The video was directed by former drummer Daniel Davison (August Burns Red, The Chariot, Manchester Orchestra). Norma Jean also celebrates the release of their new studio album, Wrongdoers (Razor & Tie) - iTunes Store HERE...
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Portland, Ore. worship band The Neverclaim is the latest addition to Essential Records' roster of artists. The group will release its debut label project, a self-titled CD, Sept. 24, 2013 while on tour to promote the album with Sanctus Real this fall. The Neverclaim comprises Jeremiah Carlson (lead vocals, acoustic guitar), Mitchell Maldonado (keys, banjo, guitar), Chuck Hill (bass, upright bass), Josh Anderson (lead guitar), Matthew Warren (guitar) and Jared Key (drums, percussion). The band first entered the national music scene after winning a talent contest held by radio network Spirit FM. Its unabashed rock sound combined...
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Integrity Music announces a global, live streaming event to be held in conjunction with the Aug. 13 release of New Life Worship's critically acclaimed CD/DVD/iTunes LP® Strong God. Featuring New Life Worship's Jon Egan, Cory Asbury and other emerging New Life Worship songwriters and worship leaders, and moderated by New Life Downtown Lead Pastor and songwriter Glenn Packiam, the event will be held live from New Life Church on Aug. 13 beginning at 7:00 pm MDT / 9:00 pm EDT and streamed at NewLifeStrongGod.com...
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GRACE UNPLUGGED won't hit theaters until Oct. 4, but B&H Books is ensuring those excited about this faith-affirming movie won't have to wait until then to experience its moving and meaningful content. B&H will release a pair of books based on the film Sept. 1: GRACE UNPLUGGED, a novelization of the script, written by Melody Carlson; and OWN IT, by Michael and Hayley DiMarco, which challenges readers to begin developing a belief in God that is truly their own - mirroring the journey of the movie's title character...
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*Monday, August 5, 2013*


Sent By Ravens
For almost 2 decades the Murray Hill Theatre, a non-profit nightclub on the westside of Jacksonville, Florida, has offered a safe place for young adults to enjoy live entertainment without drugs, alcohol, second hand smoke and negative lyrics. Murray Hill Thetare has put on over 2,100 live music events and has continues to its reputation as not only one of the best live music venues in the country and but arguably as the nation's premier Christian rock venue. This year, Murray Hill Theatre is commemorating its 18th Anniversary with a 2-Day festival style event that will feature The City Harmonic, House Of Heroes & the reunion of Tooth & Nail records' Sent By Ravens...
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*Friday, August 2, 2013*


Skillet
John Cooper, lead singer of the GRAMMY®-nominated and platinum-selling band Skillet, is set to participate in the 50th anniversary of the "I Have A Dream" speech. Hosted by THE DREAM@50 and American Eagle Outfitters, fans are invited to Times Square on Saturday, August 3 at 3:00pm-7:00pm, to show their solidarity for Dr. King's vision of a more equitable society and have their own dream for a better world videotaped and posted worldwide for the "My Dream" video series. In addition to Cooper, other celebrity participants include John Legend, Forest Whitaker...
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*Thursday, August 1, 2013*


Sanctus Real
Sparrow Records' award-winning band Sanctus Real has just announced "The Run Tour," with plans to hit 30 cities across the U.S. this fall. The supporting acts joining Santus Real on the road - Citizen Way, The Neverclaim and Everfound - will help kick off the tour on September 19 and go though November. Sponsored by Compassion International, a highlight of the tour markets are listed below and more are to be announced soon. The most updated schedule can be found at SanctusReal.com...
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Love and the Outcome
Word Entertainment's breakthrough duo Love & The Outcome are scheduled to release their self-titled debut album on August 27. The 11-track collection is available for pre-order today at loveandtheoutcome.com and features their debut single, "He Is With Us." The song has soared to No. 17 on Billboard's Christian Songs chart making it the highest charting debut single currently on the chart. In their Canadian homeland it is closing in on the Top 10 with a chart position of No. 12 on the CCRC chart...
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Kari Jobe
Dr. David Jeremiah, #1 New York Times bestselling author and one of the most esteemed pastors in America, will mark the release of his most significant work to-date, The Jeremiah Study Bible, with a celebration at the storied Theater at Madison Square Garden at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evening, December 5. Joining Dr. Jeremiah will be award-winning Christian recording artists MercyMe, Kari Jobe, and pianist Gordon Mote in a glorious tribute to God's Word in the heart of Manhattan. Worship leader Marshall Hall and New York's own Brooklyn Tabernacle Singers will also share the stage...
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Phil Wickham
If you purchase Phil Wickham's new album, The Ascension, now you can stream the full record and its acoustic version instantly (almost two months early!), plus get more exclusive bonus items for a limited time - Only available at PhilWickham.com! Visit PhilWickham.com now to buy the new album, "The Ascension," stream the album immediately...
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Show Hope
Show Hope™, a nonprofit orphan care ministry founded by GRAMMY® award winning Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth, has designated the month of August as "Adoption Aid Month." As this annual focus continues to promote a greater awareness and generate additional funding, the organization hopes to raise significantly more funds by August 31 to restore the hope of a family to even more waiting children around the world. "Since Show Hope's inception ten years ago, monetary donations to the Adoption Aid program have helped to provide more...
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INOV8 Music Group's Christian Pop Artist, Leslie Woods, has released her debut "Just Me" CD and "Clueless" bonus DVD today. The first three songs from the CD are re-mastered versions of songs that were produced by Zodlounge Music Production in Nashville, TN. Also included on the CD is her new song, "Clueless", co-written by Leslie, produced by Sean Hill of Uphill Studios in Atlanta, GA, mixed by Tony Palacios and mastered by Scott Sanchez...
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