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August, 2018



*Friday, August 31, 2018*


Francesca Battistelli Francesca Battistelli Announces New Album, "OWN IT," Out Oct. 26

Curb | Word Entertainment announces the long-awaited release from multi-award winning artist Francesca Battistelli. Titled Own It, the album is set to release October 26, 2018 and is the follow-up to 2014's GRAMMY®-nominated album If We're Honest featuring the GRAMMY-winning song "Holy Spirit." A pre-sale of Own It begins today. Click here for details... << Full Report >>

The Afters The Afters' Powerful New Single, "Well Done," Available Now

“Well Done,” a song that points to the hope of Heaven and a life well lived, is the newest single from The Afters. The track will hit radio airwaves on Sept. 14, following The Afters’ upcoming performance at the notable Christian Music Broadcasters (CMB) Momentum Conference. It released to all digital outlets on Friday with features in key playlists... << Full Report >>

Stars Go Dim Set To Release "Better" EP on Sept. 21

Curb | Word Entertainment announces the upcoming EP release Better from pop artist STARS GO DIM releasing on September 21. Today the single, "Heaven on Earth" is available at all digital outlets as a 3-song single including an acoustic and remix version. This song is currently impacting radio on the Billboard National Christian Audience Chart and Mediabase National Christian Audience Chart. The Top 15 single is also featured on the Amazon Music playlist - Best of Christian 2018 So Far. Click below to watch the lyric video for... << Full Report >>

Jesus Culture Releases New Live Album Today

Today Jesus Culture releases their new live worship album, Living With A Fire. Click here to listen or purchase the album. The new project was recorded at Jesus Culture's home church during their conference in Sacramento, CA and features worship leaders Kim Walker-Smith, Chris Quilala, Bryan & Katie Torwalt, Derek Johnson and Chris McClarney... << Full Report >>

Inspiration Worship Releases Full-Length Debut Album, "Powerful," Today From Radiate Music

New Radiate Music artist and Michigan-based Inspiration Worship, featuring songwriter, vocalist and cancer survivor Linda Doane, globally releases its full-length debut Powerful today (Aug. 31) from Radiate Music. The new, 12-song album that carries Linda’s mission to share the gospel and God’s power in her life, is available at iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon.com, Spotify and more digital and streaming outlets everywhere... << Full Report >>

Leslie Woods' "Faithful" Releases Today on iTunes

INOV8 Music Group recording artist Leslie Woods is releasing her chart-topping single “Faithful to the End” today on iTunes and other digital outlets. “Faithful to the End,” Woods’ first new music in three years, debuted at No 1 on Christian Radio Chart with 734 radio outlets worldwide... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 30, 2018*


Plumb PLUMB Releases Second Book, "FIGHT FOR HER... Even if You Have to Fight Her"

Prolific multi-genre recording artist PLUMB continues to inspire and empower with the release of her sophomore book FIGHT FOR HER…Even if You Have To Fight Her. FIGHT FOR HER is a moving challenge to fight for each other... << Full Report >>

Dove Awards Tauren Wells, Jason Crabb and More to Perform at 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards, Oct. 16

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced the first round of all star performers for the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards, set for October 16 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. The event will feature performances by CCM standouts Big Daddy Weave, Cory Asbury and Tauren Wells and rising gospel star Koryn Hawthorne. There will also be a special collaboration by Dove Award winner Jason Crabb and superstar vocal group Rascal Flatts... << Full Report >>

Ric Sincere Features Wife, Crys Ricks, on New EDM Single "Tell Me" Out Now

Ric Sincere offers listeners a tip on strengthening their faith on “Tell Me,” the latest single from his debut album Beyond Belief due out on Sept. 28 and available for pre-order. The EDM hip hop track features his wife, Crys Ricks, singing the song’s soulful, dance chorus... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 29, 2018*


Avalon Avalon Reveals Next Chapter

In a video posted to their official website and social media platforms today, AVALON - beloved, lauded and iconic vocal group - revealed 'the next chapter' in their decorated career. With a very quick video - that is sure to garner excitement and further questions from... << Full Report >>

Gateway Set to Release New Live Album "Greater Than" Sept. 28

GATEWAY's new live worship album, Greater Than, has been announced to release on September 28th. The pre-order is available now with the instant download of the song "Deliverance." GATEWAY's upcoming album captures a move of God’s power, presence, and Spirit through a special night of worship at Gateway... << Full Report >>

Natalie Grant Natalie Grant & Danny Gokey Announce "Celebrate Christmas" Tour 2018

Award-winning artists Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey will ring in the holiday season together for the third year in a row as they co-bill their popular Celebrate Christmas Tour, presented by Compassion International... << Full Report >>

Brian Courtney Wilson Enters Top 5 at Radio with "A Great Work"

GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriter Brian Courtney Wilson’s current single, “A Great Work,” enters top 5 on Billboard Gospel Airplay chart today. Representing the fastest rising single of his career, the meaningful song has truly connected with... << Full Report >>

Nashville Christian Songwriters Preps for NCS Weekend Intensive Sept. 27-29

Nashville Christian Songwriters (NCS), a coaching and resource company dedicated to empowering Christian songwriters worldwide, is prepping for its upcoming NCS Weekend Intensive, which will run from September 27-29, 2018, in Franklin, Tennessee. The three-day event is specifically designed to serve... << Full Report >>

Worship Leader Mack Brock To Debut First Solo Project "Greater Things" Sept. 14

Veteran worship leader, singer-songwriter and new Capitol CMG recording artist Mack Brock will release his first-ever solo studio project, GREATER THINGS, nationwide on September 14, 2018. The brand-new, nine-track album consists of digital songs inspired by God's continued faithfulness... << Full Report >>

Singer/Songwriter Anita Faye Prepares to Unveil "Kingdom Journey"

Las Vegas-based singer/songwriter Anita Faye is busy prepping for the release of her long-awaited new CD, Kingdom Journey. The stellar new 13-song CD is slated to impact retail in September, 2018, from NiNiTunes, and will be available from... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 28, 2018*


Big Daddy Weave Big Daddy Weave's "Redeemed" Receives Platinum Certification Status

Curb | Word Entertainment is proud to announce that the No. 1 hit and multi award-winning song "Redeemed" from Big Daddy Weave has officially reached RIAA Platinum® certification. Earlier this week at an event in Nashville, the band members were presented plaques while being joined by their label, family and friends.... << Full Report >>

New Artist Robyn Christian Releases New Single

Robyn Christian - wife, mother and recording artist - is set to release her debut single today, “Dance It Out.” The upbeat tune, with a strong guitar rhythm, is going for adds to Christian AC and Christian CHR/Hot AC-formatted radio outlets. “Dance It Out” is from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming EP titled “Smile,” due to release September 21... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 27, 2018*


Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle Debuts Title Track from New Album, "Look Up Child"

Two-time GRAMMY Award nominee and platinum recording artist Lauren Daigle has teamed up with Zane Lowe’s World Record on Apple Music’s Beats 1, for the release of the title track from her forthcoming album, Look Up Child. A... << Full Report >>

Fathom Events To Bring "Russ Taff: I Still Believe" To Movie Theaters Oct. 30

From Fathom Events and Fuseic Entertainment comes the compelling documentary “Russ Taff: I Still Believe,” chronicling the multi-GRAMMY® and Dove Award-winning star’s unparalleled musical journey and behind-the-scenes battle with alcoholism... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, August 25, 2018*


Tedashii Tedashii's "Gotta Live" Reaches No. 1 at CHR

Congratulations to Tedashii and celebrated Pop CCM artist, Jordan Feliz, for reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Hot AC/CHR chart with their collaborative single, “Gotta Live,” after only 10 weeks of airplay! “Life is a gift from God that most never fully open," Tedashii explains. He wrote the song “to encourage everyone to go beyond the surface. To experience the gift of an... << Full Report >>

War of Ages Announces "The Warpath Tour"

War of Ages hit the road for a headlining tour this September. The Warpath Tour kicks off September 14 in the band's hometown Erie, PA with Capsize and Ghost Key. A full list of dates and ticket links can be found on the Facedown Records tour page... << Full Report >>

Christon Gray Releases Single "Together Forever"

Christon Gray releases the new song “Together Forever,” the lead single from his upcoming fourth solo album Clear The Heir (Fo Yo Soul/Essential Sound/Sony Music). “Together Forever” kicks off a new chapter for the chart topping rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer, following a period of personal trials after the release of his acclaimed second album The Glory Album. In the song, Gray shares his experience dealing with being a Christian and facing divorce along... << Full Report >>

"Forevermore" From Australia & Atlanta Based Worship Movement, Influencers, Hits Today

Adding to a string of summer singles, Influencers are unveiling “Forevermore” today through Syntax Creative to all digital outlets. The compelling ballad builds to the anchoring chorus of “I am Yours forevermore” harkening back to Ephesians 1:18. The lyrics paired with the soaring instrumental were written by Sawyer Stromwall, Mark Evans and Chloe Evans... << Full Report >>

Jessica Crawford's New EP "Honestly" To Release September 14

On September 14, 2018 Jessica Crawford will release her latest Ep, "Honestly". This vulnerable four song collection was written in collaboration with Anthony and Chris Hoisington of Brotherls McClurg and recorded at Old Bear Studio. In true "Old Bear" fashion Chris Hoisington included creative sound elements in the production of every track. The songs contain sonic flavors that range from pop to folk to soul leaving the genre lines blurred just the way Jessica likes it.  Most importantly, hope is shared as Jessica sings about encountering Jesus in the midst of real life struggles including betrayal... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 24, 2018*


for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Releases Song and Video for "Amen"

Two-time GRAMMY® award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY just released their new song “Amen,” and a breathtaking music video to go with it, which was added to Spotify's "New Music Friday" Playlist today. This marks the fourth instant grat track from their highly anticipated album Burn the Ships, out October 5th. You can watch the video... << Full Report >>

Tori Kelly To Release Gospel Album, "Hiding Place," September 14

Capitol Records will release Tori Kelly's new project, Hiding Place, on September 14. Today, as the pre-order launched, the GRAMMY®-nominated artist shared the first single, "Never Alone" (feat. Kirk Franklin) - a soulful, transcendent track that finds hope in the midst of personal struggles. View Tori performing the song live with Kirk Franklin HERE... << Full Report >>

Rend Collective Experiment Rend Collective Releases "Good News: Deluxe Edition" Featuring Six New LIVE Tracks

Adding live sessions and recorded tracks from a sold-out hometown performance in Belfast to their latest chart topping album, Rend Collective is releasing Good News: Deluxe Edition digitally today. The album features 15 original tracks from the group's critically acclaimed Good News, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Christian Albums chart, in addition to six new live tracks. The six new recordings include live acoustic sessions of "Nailed To The Cross," "Rescuer (Good News)" and... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 23, 2018*


Integrity Music Indie Label The Creak Music Finds Home With Integrity Music

Newly launched independent label The Creak Music has inked an agreement for the collaboration and global release of projects through Integrity Music, beginning with The Creak’s debut artists, Ben & Noelle Kilgore. Based in Franklin, Tennesee, and co-owned by Brad King, Seth Talley and David Leonard (formerly of All Sons & Daughters), The Creak Music is also a full-service studio and production team whose credits include NEEDTOBREATHE, I Am They, Brandon Heath, JJ Heller, All Sons & Daughters and Ben & Noelle Kilgore... << Full Report >>

Annie Moses Band Annie Moses Band Announces 2019 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 the 2019 dates for the Annie Moses Summer Music Festival. This highly-anticipated annual event, which has become the centerpiece for the band’s vision for the arts and the mission of the Annie Moses Band’s music education 501C3 non-profit – the... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 22, 2018*


Danny Gokey Danny Gokey Invites Fans To Leave The World "Better Than You Found It"

As Grammy® nominee and Dove Award winner Danny Gokey embarks on this fall’s 30-city tour, he’s inviting communities to nominate people who are leaving their region “better than they found it.” Recognizing the mass shootings, suicides, and racial division plaguing the country, Gokey seeks to bring real hope to a world in seeming chaos... << Full Report >>

Singer, Songwriter Anthony Evans Jr. Shares New Memoir Out Now

Sharing his life in the new book, “Unexpected Places: Thoughts On God, Faith and Finding Your Voice,”  singer, songwriter Anthony Evans Jr. gives an honest, riveting narrative that chronicles his life from Dallas to Hollywood. In addition to Anthony’s book “Unexpected Places,” he simultaneously released a new single. A cover of the popular worship song “Reckless Love" done in a soulful... << Full Report >>

Twila Paris To Receive Prestigious ASCAP Golden Note Award

The heart of Nashville’s Christian music community will come together on Monday, October 15, at The Franklin Theatre in downtown Franklin, TN when The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) presents its prestigious ASCAP Golden Note Award to acclaimed singer, songwriter and author Twila Paris at the 40th... << Full Report >>

The Sound Releases Collaborations of Worship and Hip-Hop

Essential Sound has released four unique singles this summer that combine the musical components of worship and hip-hop music creating the collaboration called The Sound. The first four songs selected for The Sound are: "Spirit of the Living God (Canon Mix)," "Great Are You Lord (Howland Mix)," "Faithfulness (Howland Mix)," and "Only King Forever (Joaquin Bynum Mix)." Artists featured on these songs include Elevation Worship, Vertical Worship, Matt Maher, one sonic society... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 21, 2018*


Gawvi GAWVI Releases New Single "Fashion Joe" Featuring KB

Today GAWVI releases his new single “Fashion Joe,” now available for purchase and streaming at all DSPs via Reach Records. Featuring labelmate KB , “Fashion Joe” is the third consecutive single to be released from GAWVI this summer... << Full Report >>

Armond WakeUp Releases "Revelation Is Revolution" Music Video

Armond WakeUp releases a visual from the Even If I Lose album for his single "Revelation Is Revolution".

"Revelation Is Revolution" was filmed by Matelli Graves and edited by Gabyo, whose credits include Ralph Lauren, XXXTentacion and more... << Full Report >>



Recording Artist Michael Edmonds Signs with INOV8 Music

Singer/songwriter and recording artist Michael Edmonds has signed with INOV8 Music, the next in a series of career changes that include relocating to Nashville, Tennessee... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 20, 2018*


Blanca Powerhouse Pop Vocalist Blanca Announces Sophomore Album Shattered, to Release on September 14

Curb | Word Entertainment’s powerhouse vocalist Blanca will unveil her highly anticipated sophomore album Shattered on September 14, 2018. Fans can pre-order the project now via all digital platforms here. Following the release of the album, Blanca will be touring the country with friend and fellow artist Mandisa on Mandisa’s Girls Night Live Tour, which also features Jasmine Murray and Candace Payne (viral sensation “Chewbacca Mom”)... << Full Report >>

Tasha Cobbs Leonard To Launch The Revival Tour

Tasha Cobbs Leonard, best-selling gospel artist of the past year, announced the launch of The Revival Tour today. The highly anticipated tour begins November 1, in Atlanta, GA with nine additional dates across the country including Charlotte, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Dallas, Washington DC, Baltimore, New York City. A full list of dates and venues is... << Full Report >>

New Artist Rafael Releases Debut Single, "You Are"

New recording artist Rafael today is releasing his debut single, “You Are,” a song the Dallas-based singer co-wrote with Pastor Randy Jones of Burning Bush Ministries. The single is going for adds at Christian CHR and Christian Hip Hop radio outlets. The high-energy video for the single can be viewed here... << Full Report >>

Elvis Presley's WHERE NO ONE STANDS ALONE Is His First No. 1 On The Billboard Christian Album Chart

RCA/Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Elvis Presley – Where No One Stands Alone, a new Elvis album celebrating the artist’s everlasting love of gospel music, on Friday, August 10... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, August 18, 2018*


Orrico Reunite CCM Event To Bring Stacie Orrico, Rachael Lampa, Nikki Leonti and Crystal Lewis Together

Many artists have stepped into the spotlight over the years, only to step away for one reason or another. Among such gone-but-not-forgotten artists is hit-maker Stacie Orrico, who broke into the mainstream fifteen years ago with her self-titled release on Forefront and Virgin Records. Orrico recently announced a one-night event featuring herself and a few other favorites from yesteryear - Rachael Lampa and Nikki Leonti. Rounding out the lineup is the legendary Crystal Lewis, and... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 17, 2018*


LEDGER LEDGER Debuts "Not Dead Yet" Music Video

LEDGER's powerful music video for "Not Dead Yet" premiered exclusively on Billboard yesterday. The video, featured on Billboard's Rock homepage, shows shots of LEDGER in a boxing ring match, paired with flashes of the rocker in a boarded-up room, tackling anxiety, fear, and the fight to overcome... << Full Report >>

Mark Schultz Mark Schultz Releases New Album, "Follow," Today

Follow, the latest release from beloved singer/songwriter Mark Schultz is available today. This is the first full project from the beloved artist in six years and it's evident that music fans have been waiting for this music. The release rapidly climbed the iTunes Christian & Gospel albums chart, spending the day in the Top 10 of releases... << Full Report >>

Silent Planet Release New Single and Video, "Share the Body"

Silent Planet have released a new single/video, "Share the Body". Stream HERE. "This song is a tribute to the many people I've met who struggle with opioid addiction," frontman and lyricist Garret Russell explains. "I hope it can speak into the past trauma or present reality of... << Full Report >>

Informants Worship Releases New Single

Award-winning Canadian band Informants Worship, formerly known as Informants, begin a new chapter today with the highly anticipated release of “Show Me.” Written by founding members Christian Victory and Joshua Parmiter, along with Pete Mol, who also produced the track, the single encapsulates a new sound and direction for the acclaimed band. Stream or purchase "Show... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 16, 2018*


Mae MAE Premieres New Song, "Let It Die"

American rock band, MAE, is exclusively premiering their single "Let It Die" today via Billboard. The track is the second single off of their forthcoming self-titled record, produced by lead vocalist Dave Elkins. The highly anticipated record is due out this fall via Tooth & Nail Records, who MAE recently re-signed with... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 15, 2018*


Dawn Michele Fireflight's Dawn Michele Launches Pledge Music Campaign To Fund Solo Worship Album

While former Flicker Records rock band Fireflight is still making music, front woman Dawn Michele has been focusing on developing her own solo career, starting with her freshman worship release, Surrender. Dawn just announced a new crowd-funding campaign to help make the album a reality. On her official Facebook page, Dawn writes: "Would you support me through PledgeMusic?... << Full Report >>

for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Announce Nationwide Christmas Tour

Two-time GRAMMY® Award winners for KING & COUNTRY will hit the road in December with their Christmas tour extravaganza Little Drummer Boy | The Christmas Tour, presented by Compassion. The nationwide trek kicks off on 11/29 in Raleigh, NC, and will be heading to major markets such as Washington D.C. (EagleBank Arena), Chicago (Willow Creek), and Tampa (Amalie Arena). Joining the duo on tour is special guest Zach Williams, and rising star Cory Asbury... << Full Report >>

Tyscot Records, Integrity Music Collaborate For Global Release Of Worship Projects

Tyscot Records and Integrity Music, two of Christian and Gospel music’s largest independent labels, are collaborating for the global release of select worship projects beginning with a new album from critically-acclaimed, Atlanta-based worship leader, Casey J. The collaboration leverages the rich heritage and unique strengths of the two organizations, recognized as industry leaders in the Gospel and Worship music fields... << Full Report >>

Iryne Rock Releases "You Are My Shepherd" To Christian Radio

Worship leader and new recording artist Iryne Rock is releasing her single, “You Are My Shepherd (YAMS)” to Christian AC and Christian CHR/Hot AC-formatted radio outlets today. The song is from Rock’s debut album... << Full Report >>

Daryl Boyer to Release New Single "Love Reigns" to AC/Worship/Insp Radio Today

Singer/Songwriter Daryl Boyer is excited to announce the release of his first single "Love Reigns" to Radio and online retail since the success of his #1 hit "Never Looking Back" topped the Christian Music Weekly's (CMW) Christian Country Chart last December.The much anticipated single will be released to Christian Radio via the media giant PlayMPE today, Wednesday, August 15... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 14, 2018*


Chuckie Perez Joins Christian Film, "The Righteous Twelve"

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., will put his acting skills to work in the upcoming Avondale Pictures film, “The Righteous Twelve.”... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 13, 2018*


Stryper Official Statement from STRYPER Regarding Band Member Oz Fox's Health

News began circulating this morning that Stryper's Oz Fox suffered a medical emergency on stage in Las Vegas overnight. In order to provide accurate information and dispel any rumors, the band has issued an official statement: Our dear friend and lead-guitarist Oz Fox fell ill Saturday night while performing in Las Vegas with a side project that he sometimes plays in when not touring with Stryper. Oz... << Full Report >>

Nathan Sheridan Shares Journey on "Broken with You" Sept. 14

Broken With You, the Burtonwood Records debut from singer/songwriter Nathan Sheridan, will release September 14, distributed by New Day Christian Distributors (physical) and Capitol CMG (digital). Featuring 11 songs written or co-written by Sheridan, the collection draws from the young artist’s powerful life story of overcoming profound adversity and loss... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 10, 2018*


Switchfoot Switchfoot Announces New Song for UNBROKEN: PATH TO REDEMPTION

GRAMMY Award®-winning and platinum selling recording artists SWITCHFOOT debuted their first new song in over two years, as announced today on the band’s social media pages. The brand-new track, “You Found Me,” was written for the motion picture UNBROKEN: PATH TO REDEMPTION and is the lead single from the film’s soundtrack album, releasing day and date with the film’s theatrical release on... << Full Report >>

toby TobyMac's "Everything" Music Video Lands Everywhere As Song Hits Radio

A dance-infused music video for Everything,” the latest toe-tapper from TobyMac is available everywhere followed by a bevy of early radio adds as the track officially hits radio today. The video initially premiered on K-LOVE after the 7X GRAMMY® winner surprised fans with the track's release in July. “Everything” follows “I just need U.” which marked TobyMac’s biggest single in six years soaring quickly to the... << Full Report >>

Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle Dishes New Details About New Album "Look Up Child"

Two-time GRAMMY Award nominee Lauren Daigle has revealed new details about her much anticipated album, Look Up Child, including the official track listing and a very special lyric video for “You Say.”  An additional preview from the ambitious 12 track album, “Still Rolling Stones,” has been released and can be heard here: https://bit.ly/2M9NejD  The soulful track... << Full Report >>

Jonny Diaz Jonny Diaz Releases New Album, "Sweetness and Sorrow"

hart-topping CCM artist Jonny Diaz returns with a 12-song album, Sweetness and Sorrow. Featuring six brand new songs, along with a handful of Diaz’s previous hits on the album’s Deluxe Edition, this new project is available now for physical purchase and on all digital platforms... << Full Report >>

The Protest The Protest Building Buzz With New Album

Legacy, the RockFest Records debut from The Protest, is receiving rave reviews from both mainstream and Christian media, while the project’s first single, “What Else You Got,” is a multi-format hit at mainstream rock and Christian radio.
 
Co-written by the band and Disciple’s Josiah Prince, “What Else You Got” is currently #26 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Indicator chart as well as #10 on Billboard’s Christian... << Full Report >>

Casting Crowns Casting Crowns Releases Brand New Single, "Only Jesus"

GRAMMY-Award winning and multi-Platinum selling band CASTING CROWNS has released a brand new single, "Only Jesus." This song is the title track of the upcoming studio project to be released this fall. "Only Jesus" is available for purchase and can be heard at the digital outlets here... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Josh Baldwin Unveils New Song "Stand In Your Love" Today

Josh Baldwin of Bethel Music is releasing Stand In Your Lovetoday, following the initial unveiling of the song at Bethel Music’s annual “Heaven Come Conference” at Dallas’ Verizon Theatre. Penned by Baldwin alongside Rita Springer, Mark Harris and Ethan Hulse... << Full Report >>

Rhett Walker Band GRAMMY-nominated Rhett Walker Band Releases Self-Titled EP Today

GRAMMY-nominated Rhett Walker Band has released their self-titled EP today with Essential Records/Sony Music. The six-song EP features the debut single "Say Hello," and its follow-up, "Like Your Father Does," which Rhett Walker Band debuted on the Grand Ole Opry, their tenth appearance, earlier this summer... << Full Report >>

Fit For A King Premieres Anthemic New Track "When Everything Means Nothing"

Fit For A King are giving fans a look into their more vulnerable side through the release of their latest single "When Everything Means Nothing" today. The track, which is premiering with Alternative Press today touches upon the struggle of comparing yourself to other people's "highlight reels" on social media. "We just wanted people to know that no one is living a perfect life. If you're struggling through depression, anxiety, anything... << Full Report >>

ZOE Worship Drops Inaugural EP "Be Okay" Ahead of Conference

Today, as Los Angeles-based ZOE Church kicks off the awaited sophomore run of its sold out two-day mega conference, the eclectic new worship group from the popular millennial church launches their first-ever musical project hours before doors open at Zoe Conference 2018: an impassioned 4-track EP titled BE OKAY, now available on all major music streaming platforms including iTunes and Spotify... << Full Report >>

Caitie Hurst Caitie Hurst Releases Debut EP

Centricity Music artist Caitie Hurst may be a newcomer, but that hasn’t stopped her from climbing the charts and becoming a standout with her early releases.  Now the pop CCM singer is releasing her first EP, How Could I Be Silent. Featuring seven songs, all written or cowritten by Hurst, the record is... << Full Report >>

Holly Starr Holly Starr Releases New Single Featuring Matthew Parker

Artist Garden Entertainment announces the release of Holly Starr's HUMAN Remix featuring Matthew Parker. The digital single is the first of three new songs from the new HUMAN Deluxe Edition album scheduled to release to digital outlets and physical retail stores later this year... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 9, 2018*


Don Moen to Release First Book, "God Will Make A Way"

Don Moen - internationally renown, multi-award winning worship artist and writer - is set to release his first book God Will Make a Way: Discovering His Hope in Your Storyon October 16, 2018. The book will be published by Emanate Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson. The book is available for pre-order now at www.DonMoenBook.com... << Full Report >>

Edward Chilungu's New Album, "SOUNDTRACKS," Available on October 12, 2018

Old Bear Records artist Edward Chilungu's new album, SoundTracks, will be releasing on October 12, 2018. “I play music as a means for me to find communion with God. I want my music to be a means that invites others to have communion with God too.” Meet Ed Chilungu. Ed is one of the most talented and interesting people that we’ve ever worked with. When you sit in a room with him while he’s composing and sharing music - two things become very evident... << Full Report >>

Metal Band Chaotic Resemblance Releases New Album, "Covenant"

Surf Metal Records metal band Chaotic Resemblance is back with their new album, Covenant. The second full length album, Covenant is the follow up to the bands 2014 release of Get the Hell Out. Like Get the Hell Out, Covenant was... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 8, 2018*


Dove Awards GMA Announces Nominees for 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards, October 16 in Nashville

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today the nominees for the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards, revealed exclusively on Facebook Live with the help of Travis Greene and Francesca Battistelli. The awards show will take place on Tuesday, October 16, at Lipscomb University. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the show on Sunday, October 21. Voting for the final winners will run August 20 through August 27... << Full Report >>

Mosaic MSC To Release New Album "Heaven" September 14

Mosaic MSC, the cultural worship collective of Mosaic, a church movement started in the heart of Hollywood with campuses across Los Angeles, Orange County, and Mexico City, announces the release of their third career album to date and second major Essential Worship label project with “HEAVEN.” Releasing Sept. 14, 2018, the compilation is available for pre-order today featuring an exclusive pre-sale package that offers fans a special version of the album and an early access ticket code to the group’s first-ever headline... << Full Report >>

Leslie Woods Releases First New Music in Three Years

INOV8 Music Group recording artist Leslie Woods is releasing her first new music in three years with the single “Faithful to the End,” which goes for adds today at Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC-formatted radio stations. The song is also releasing to iTunes on Friday, August 31st and is now available for pre-order... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 7, 2018*


Jordan Feliz Jordan Feliz Celebrates Song "The River" Going Gold

When Jordan Feliz released his debut single “The River” three years ago, he had no idea what was in store for the pop CCM song or for the next season of his musical career. Today we have the answer, as the “The River” has become RIAA-Certified Gold... << Full Report >>

Silent Planet Announces "When The End Began"

Silent Planet has announced their new record When the End Began, which will be released later this year on Solid State Records. Ahead of the record, they have released two singles, "Vanity of Sleep" and "Northern Fires... << Full Report >>

Point Of Grace Point of Grace Inducted into Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame

Joining a distinguished list of world-class artists, GRAMMY®-nominated, Platinum-selling Christian music luminaries Point of Grace were recently inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in Muskogee. In addition to the beloved trio, whose founding member Denise Jones hails from Norman, Oklahoma, this year’s honorees included acclaimed worship singer/songwriter Dennis Jernigan and GRAMMY®-winning gospel vocalist and pianist Smokie Norful... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers' Youth Band Planetboom Releases "LEMME TELLYA" Aug. 10

The dynamic, multi-cultural youth ministry of Planetshakers Church, Planetboom, releases its fourth single, “LEMME TELLYA,” Aug. 10 with global distribution by Venture3 Media. The declarative song conveys the goodness and greatness of God and will be available through iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Google Play and more digital and streaming outlets internationally... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 6, 2018*


for King & Country Kingdom Bound Festival Draws Record Crowds

Last week thousands of Christian music fans attended Kingdom Bound – one of the longest running Christian music festivals in the country and the largest in New York state. Featuring over 50 artists including GRAMMY-Winners TobyMac, for King & Country, and Casting Crowns, and located at Darien Lake Amusement and Water Park, the event featured something for everyone and drew the largest crowds seen at the festival in well over a half a decade... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 3, 2018*


Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE To Release "Acoustic Live Vol. 1" November 16

Announced via social media and a letter to fans, NEEDTOBREATHE has begun teasing their next release - a full-length live acoustic album, set to debut November 16th. Titled Acoustic Live Vol. 1, preorders have already begun. The band wrote: "Friends, Last fall, we got to do something we've never done before... a fully acoustic tour. It was something we had wanted to do for a while, and was one of the most consistent requests we got... << Full Report >>

for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Announce Album Release Tour

Two-time GRAMMY® award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY are bringing their acclaimed live performance to a city near you, as the band announces the Burn the Ships | Album Release Tour, presented by AEG, in support of their upcoming record. Fans will get an even closer look at the action, as the tour includes some of America's most intimate venues across the country. The 10-date trek kicks off on October 2nd and will stop in major U.S. cities like New York... << Full Report >>

Riley Clemmons Riley Clemmons' Debut Out Today Amidst Radio Disney Airplay

Heralded by a debut single (“Broken Prayers”) that raked in 16 million streams earlier this year, Riley Clemmons is dropping heranticipated self-titled debut with Capitol CMG today, Aug. 3. The wave of songs from the full length album have been received with great sonority. In addition... << Full Report >>

Phil Wickham Phil Wickham's Critically Lauded "Living Hope" Hits Today

Living Hope, the newest from worship leader Phil Wickham is available today. The 13-track release includes Wickham's hit single and the album's title track, which has already garnered support from over 40 stations, including K-LOVE, SiriusXM, Family Life Network, Star 99.1/NYC, JoyFM/St. Louis, and Shine.fm/Chicago. "Till I Found You" is also currently being played on Hot AC/CHR stations around the country, including Air 1 and SpiritFM/Tampa. Both songs have... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Kids Gears Up for Seventh Project, "Can You Believe It?"

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 3, 2018) — HILLSONG KIDS, the children’s ministry of Hillsong Church, will release its seventh career project “Can You Believe It!? – Songs of Truth” worldwide on Sept. 21. Available for pre-order today at all digital retail providers along with the single “My Best Friend,” the collection includes a digital album, CD and DVD... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 2, 2018*


"Russ Taff: I Still Believe" To Celebrate Redemption on the Silver Screen

Russ Taff: I Still Believe,” a gripping documentary chronicling the beloved vocalist's unparalleled musical journey and behind-the-scenes battle with alcoholism, is slated for a fall premiere in movie theaters around the country. Currently in production, the Fuseic Entertainment film is a story of hope, showcasing the multi-GRAMMY® and Dove Award-winning superstar’s ultimate embrace of God’s healing and restoration... << Full Report >>

MARK209's "Thumbprint" Release Marks a Huge Success

“THUMBPRINT” – the newest mainline album by MARK209 was officially released to more than 200 friends, family, fans, media, and industry leaders on July 17, 2018. The release party was held in the Crown Ballroom of the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville. Proof of the quartet’s wide-spread fan base, attendees came from 15 states including New Hampshire, Texas and Oklahoma with some driving 13 hours to join the celebration... << Full Report >>

The Great Romance Releases New Single, "Stolen Me"

St. Louis area worship/rock band The Great Romance is releasing a new single today titled “Stolen Me,” an upbeat song produced by Allen Salmon, who has worked with Mute Math, Sanctus Real and others. The single is going for adds to Christian AC, Christian CHR/Hot AC-formatted radio outlet... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 1, 2018*


NewSong "Greatest Hits Live Tour" To Spotlight Christian Music Icons

Bringing together a who’s who of Christian music icons for an evening of some of the biggest songs in the genre’s history, the “Greatest Hits Live Tour” is set to hit seven cities in November. Presented by GRAMMY®-nominated industry leaders NewSong, the inaugural outing will also showcase multi-GRAMMY®-nominated, Dove Award-winning artists Point of Grace, Avalon and Nicole C. Mullen, as well as GRAMMY® and Dove Award-winning singer/songwriters Bob Carlisle and Rebecca St. James... << Full Report >>




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